IB Theory of Knowledge

unit icon 10 Units
unit icon 187 Lessons
unit icon 2 Years
Our IB Theory of Knowledge online course combines IB-authorised content with a focus on asking questions, listening to the perspectives of others, and forming evidence-based opinions; all relevant material is included within the course. Our global online classrooms are particularly useful to stimulate discussions with a wide variety of cultural viewpoints
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M2026 Year 1

$1,535 *

M2026 Year 2 rollover

$1,610 *

Please note, that all courses offered are subject to receiving a minimum enrolment number. Your Pamoja point of contact will be in touch as we approach the start date if we are unable to take a course forward.

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Course Structure

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to IB Theory of Knowledge and the core theme: Knowledge and the Knower
  • The Arts
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Natural Sciences
  • Technology
  • Language
  • Human Sciences
  • Knowledge and the Knower
  • The Essay
  • The Exhibition

The Benefits

Upon completion of this IB Theory of Knowledge course, students should be able to:
  • Analyse knowledge claims and respond to knowledge questions in the context of different areas of knowledge and themes.
  • Express ideas accurately and honestly, using examples from their own experiences as learners and from their broader life experience.


What is different in taking IB Theory of Knowledge online?

Students will have the opportunity to:
  • Study alongside students from around the world.
  • Gain experience of using the latest online learning tools.
  • Regularly communicate with teachers and fellow students.
  • Take part in interactive and engaging lessons that allow them to learn, review and practise easily.
  • Practise essential 21st century skills such as digital literacy, collaboration and self-organisation.
Some things won’t be different though. Standards and expectations will be just as high as in a face to face classroom.  

Activities and Assessment

The course material conveys the main underpinning concepts of TOK IB and provides an environment where various aspects of these can be discussed and debated. The global online classroom naturally presents opportunities for collaboration through the development of wikis and class projects, and the participation in live lessons and discussion forums. Students are encouraged to reflect on their learning and make regular journal entries throughout the course. Summative assessments in the form of an essay, exhibition or presentation occur at the end of each unit (each six weeks). Specific time is allotted in the final weeks to complete the final essay and exhibition. Formative assessments include writing in wikis, journals and discussion forums throughout the course.

Advice from Our Teachers

In order to succeed in IB Theory of Knowledge, we recommend students set aside five to six hours a week.

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