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22 June 2022

By David B. Hawley

As a school leader, I have been on a decades-long quest to make schools safe spaces in every way that can be imagined and to do this intentionally and inclusively… more

By Joanna Lippert, Grade 12

In order for the LGBTQ+ community to be properly integrated into society, we need to normalize talking about their issues, especially in schools... more

By PhysEquity

In this episode, the PhysEquity team is in a conversation with Emily Meadows, an LGBTQ+ consultant and published author specializing in international schools... more

By Ayako Catherine Nozue and Hoi Ching (Cathy) Ng

Teachers and students at Utahloy International School Guangzhou celebrate diversity and inclusivity by dressing in rainbow colors... more

By Traci Rapp

In this Pearl, Traci offers an explicit strategy for amplifying student voice... more

By Catarina Song Chen, Dr. Wallace Ting, and Lindsay Prendergast

The Global Leadership Stories series showcases real case studies from the new publication International Education Leadership: Stories From Around the Globe.... more

By Michael Griffin

Transforming “I don’t know” into a learning experience enables and scaffolds better quality thinking, problem-solving, and hence, learning… more

By Vickie Swann

Let’s identify the passion, values, and joyful steps to explore so there will be a path that leads us from planning to practice... more

By Emily Meadows and Tamara Friedman

We are white international educators showing up to do the ongoing work of whiteness accountability as one piece of anti-racism progress... more

By Mick Amundson-Geisel

A group of students formed the ISY “Student Support Group” to take action in assisting the wellbeing of their classmates in a time of mental health crisis... more

By Inna Polianska

The story of a Ukrainian family living through the horrors of the war from afar... more

By Freshal Abcede

Students learn and understand how influential people make decisions based on their values and beliefs, and how they positively influence the community... more
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

At the tip of a gun...Is the story of many...The bullet that is nested in its womb...Does not want to see the day...Let it stay. more
By Margriet Ruurs

Here are some wonderful new releases that all feature animals. Some focus on movement, others on the animals’ special features. Some are fiction, most are nonfiction. But all of them are great to share with students and young readers! more
By Paul Magnuson

Recently a group of colleagues and the two of us, Jennifer and Paul, experimented with what might have been the easiest PD experience we ever set up. more
By Daniel Kerr

Recently, I’ve had a few difficult and emotionally draining conversations with adults, which started to fuel a slow and downward trend in my energy level and spirit ... I’m so fortunate that my mental health booster shot is just outside my office door. I have access to instant hugs and belly laughs every time that I walk down a Lower School corridor. more

Nakul Grover
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Magnus Cowie, Alan Stevens, Diane Trif, Rachel Eaton-Jones, Andy Gough, and Duncan Ogilvie
ISC Research
Aubrey Curran has been appointed Head of School of Yoyogi International School in Japan.
Diana Cash has been appointed Deputy Director of American International School of Nouakchott in Mauritania.
Dan Yamasaki has been appointed Head of School of Del Mar Academy in Costa Rica.
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PTC Instructional Supervision and Evaluation (online)
Jun 18 - 24, 2022
PTC Assessment Leadership in the International School
Jun 20 - 26, 2022
CTC Getting to Solutions: The Heart of Counseling
Jun 23 - 27, 2022
TIE Resume Workshop
Jun 23, 2022
AIELOC Transforming our Institutions to Defend and Empower Student Identities
Jun 23, 2022
AIELOC Pursuing our Collective Leadership and Pathways for DEIJ
Jun 25, 2022
PTC Leadership and Team Dynamics (online)
Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2022
PTC Curriculum Leadership in the International School
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2022
PTC Creating an Effective School
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2022
EAL Teachers: EAL in the Mainstream Classroom
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2022
CTC Counselors: Mental Health and Well-being in International Schools
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2022
ISS Book Talk: Becoming an International School Educator
Jun 29, 2022
DEI Leaders - Annual Conference
Jun 29 - 30, 2022
PTC Curriculum Leadership in the International School (online)
Jul 6 - 12, 2022
PTC Leadership and Team Dynamics
Jul 6 - 12, 2022
PTC Instructional Supervision and Evaluation
Jul 6 - 12, 2022

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