Jenny GILLETT

Senior Curriculum Manager




Özgeçmiş

Jenny has worked for the IB for 10 years, based in their global centre in The Hague. Working as a Senior Curriculum Manager in the IB’s learning and teaching division, she oversees the development of the Diploma Programme Theory of Knowledge and Philosophy courses, as well as leading on central elements such as Approaches to Teaching and Learning. Before joining the IB Jenny worked as a teacher for 7 years at schools in the UK. She is a true lifelong learner with a degree from Oxford University, 3 Masters degrees, and a PhD in philosophy.

Konu Özeti

Developing independent learners and thinkers is an aspiration at the heart of many education systems and school mission statements. But what does this really mean, why is it so important, and what does it look like in practice? In this session Jenny Gillett, Senior Curriculum Manager at the International Baccalaureate, will share her reflections as well as insights from her work with IB schools around the world.