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PP Updates!

April 30 to June 4 2018 and through the summer :)
  • Introduction to PP parents & students
  • Investigation of topic
  • 17 May set Topic
  • 4 June Goal Statement
  • 4 June Action plan
  • NO changes after 13 August

August 20 to November 5 2018

  • Independent research
  • Collaborate with Supervisors (TBA 20 August)
  • 10 August Compulsory meeting with Supervisor
  • Taking action with outcome/product
  • 5 November Product Submission due

November 2018 to February 2019

  • Report writing Workshops
  • 6 December 2018 Criteria A & B due
  • 14 January 2019 First Draft submission due
  • 28 January 2019 Final Report submitted to Managebac & Academic Honesty Form to MYP Coordinator
  • 26 February 2019 PP Exhibition
  • 15 March 2019 Projects submitted for Moderation


Student Forms & Mandatory Documents

Use ManageBac for:

  • Personal Project Proposal
  • Process Journal
  • EasyBib Link
  • Academic Honesty Form
  • Supervisor Meeting Form

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This LibGuide was created by Kathy Fester, using and adapting information from the from the OCC (Online Curriculum Centre IBO)MYP Projects Guide 2016 and Yokohama International School Personal Project Guide and the Mater-Christi College Personal Project Guide

Thank You!

Concordian International School, Bangkok

The content is shared under a Creative Commons Attribuition-Noncommerical license.

Personal Project Overview

The aim of the MYP Personal Project is to encourage and enable students to:

  • participate in a sustainedself self-directed within a global context
  • generate creative new insights and develop deeper understandings through an in-depth investigation
  • demonstrate skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to complete a project over an extended period of time
  • communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • demonstrate responsible action through, or as a result of, learning
  • appreciate the process of learning and take pride in your accomplishments

The inquiry process in MYP projects involves a wide range of activities that extend knowledge and understanding and develops skills and attitudes.

The Personal Project involves:

  • deciding what you want to learn about
  • identifying your prior knowledge
  • discovering what you will need to know to complete the project
  • creating proposals or criteria for your project
  • planning your time and materials
  • recording developments of the project
  • making decisions
  • developing understanding and solving problems,
  • communicating with your supervisor and others
  • creating a product or developing an outcome
  • evaluating the product/outcome and reflecting on your project and your learning.

Recommended time: 25 hours

Each project is completed individually. No group projects.

Project begins, May


The Personal Project is assessed using four Criteria. Each criteria is worth 8 marks, for a maximum of 32 marks, the final grade will be between 1-7.

  • Criterion A: Investigating (research) 8 marks
  • Criterion B: Planning  8 marks
  • Criterion C: Taking action  8 marks
  • Criterion D: Reflection 8 marks
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