Introduction to the MYP Personal Project
The MYP personal project is the culminating project for MYP students in Year 5. The project allows students to work toward a learning goal, create a product/project, and document their learning journeys. Students engage in practical and self-directed learning through a cycle of inquiry, action, and reflection. The personal projects also lays particular emphasis on students’ development of ATL skills. It prepares them to be independent thinkers and problem solvers of the future.
Watch this three minute explainer video to gain a quick overview of the personal project to share with students, teaching teams or parents. This video provides quick answers to everything from supervisor responsibilities to student guidelines as you get started on the personal project journey.
What you’ll learn:
- What makes up the personal project
- Roles and responsibilities for supervisors and coordinators
- How to build timelines for the personal project
Do have a look at the Personal Project Handbook for Supervisors to get step-by-step instructions on how to guide your students through the cycle of inquiry, action and reflection in their personal project journey.