patents strong brand names good reputation among customers cost advantages from proprietary know-how exclusive access to high grade natural resources favorable access to distribution networks
Administrative support from IB coordinator
New research site development
Experienced and knowledgeable staff
shifts in consumer tastes away from the firm's products emergence of substitute products new regulations increased trade barriers
Currently not all students get 1st or 2nd choice
lack of patent protection a weak brand name poor reputation among customers high cost structure lack of access to the best natural resources lack of access to key distribution channels
Suggestion to reduce to 3
Causes a negative impact on other subjects early in term 1
8 months is too long
Approaching individual teachers
Students can spend a lot of time preparing proposals at a busy time, only one will ultimately be useful.
Some of our weakest students can be denied access to one subject after another.
No enforced structure
an unfulfilled customer need arrival of new technologies loosening of regulations removal of international trade barriers
Use staff in other areas of the school, Psychology is doing this with a big team, 9 non Psychology staff supported by HOD, NaT, LHe, councillors, DCo, DMc, CFe, Dam, DSh
All department staff to supervise EEs
Would require training, Suggestion to be part of core training for all / new supervisors (CIE)
Encourage non DP teachers
Dedicated time to focus on Methodology/General criteria could be invaluable, Suggestion of one afternoon with different areas for different subjects/groups, Suggestion of one day workshop / lab at the end of grade 11
Introduction of a World EE
Introduction of Interdisciplinary EEs
Suggestion to have a centralized system with students top 3 choices in order and try to ensure all get 1st or 2nd
Maths and Second Languages?