John Cannings

John is an experienced IB Educator, Author and Chartered Geographer (Royal Geographical Society), who has been an IB workshop leader for the last nineteen years in both IBAEM and IBA regions and online workshops. He taught at the Intercommunity School in Zurich for 15 years and during that time was both Diploma and CAS Coordinator (As a IB subject teacher he has taught Geography, TOK and MYP Individuals and Societies).

In addition to his experience in the IB, John has also taught Geography in the Australian, UK and Swiss National Systems. Since 1998 John has been an examiner for IB Geography. In addition, he has also been an examiner for the Extended Essay in Geography since 2004. He has been a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society since 2007.  He has been involved with curriculum reviews for CAS and also has long experience with Assessment in the Diploma. John’s experience with CAS includes monitoring school records in IBAEM and co-authoring two books and a number of articles on the subject.

In addition, he is a faculty member with Sustainability Education attending and contributing to their summits held in Berlin and Jersualem. 

Approaching Sustainability Through the IBDP Core