Professional Development

Welcome to VISIBle 2024!

Vienna International School (VIS) is pleased to again offer official IB professional development workshops. These workshops follow all guidelines as outlined by the IB and use highly experienced IB workshop leaders. You will receive an official IB certificate of attendance upon completion of your workshop. 

Our main event will be held on October 24 – 26, 2024, offering workshops across PYP, MYP and the DP. 

The introductory workshop, Making the PYP Happen: Implementing Agency, will be held on September 19 -21, 2024.

For general inquiries about the workshops, please contact ibworkshops(at)

Registration for these workshops is now opened. REGISTER HERE

Further information on the workshops can be found in the workshop flyer.

VISIBle 2024 workshops:

PYP - Primary Year Programme

Category 1

  • Making the PYP happen: Implementing agency (September 19-21)

Category 2

  • Engaging collaborative communities
  • Making space for learning
  • Learning and teaching for conceptual understanding

Category 3

  • The role of arts

MYP - Middle Year Programme

Category 2

  • Individuals and societies
  • Design
  • Physical and health education
  • Language and literature

Category 3

  • Building self-directed learners through approaches to learning
  • Managing assessment: Arts-Visual and performing
  • The role of the coordinator

DP/ CP Diploma Programme

Category 3:

  • Language A: Exploring literature in translation
  • The role of the coordinator

IB Education - All Programmes

  • Social and emotional learning
  • Approaches to Learning
  • The role of the librarian
  • Multilingualism: Philosophy, policy and practice