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1 March 2023

By William Norris

A sustainable and innovative model for music-making within a general music curriculum… more

By Dr. Rebecca Bower and Steven Ayling

For cross cultural kids, global mobility is an inextricable part of their experience growing up within the international school community… more

By Lee Fertig

What do we need to do as stewards of our educational institutions to prepare international schools for the next 20-30 years… more

By Kenya J. Washington

You’ve updated your CV, attended the job fair, and you’re ready to sign on the dotted line… more

By Juan Jacobs Sheblak

More work is necessary for our students to feel that every child matters… more
PEARLS OF WISDOM

By Nicholas Kolentse

As we move ahead, we have the opportunity to create a new normal that best serves the interests and needs of our… more

By Damian Bacchoo

Do international schools exist to perpetuate privilege? There is a need at times to remind ourselves what we think the purpose of education is… more

By Ahaan Chakrabarty, Year 12

A student's experience learning through journalism... more
UNHINGED COLLABORATION PODCAST

By Tricia Friedman and Kathleen Naglee

Explore the “Unhinged Quarterly Review” resource, developed for teams to use in order to feed their curiosity about what collaboration is…. more
GUIDANCE FOR GLOBAL FAMILIES

By Natasha Winnard

Strategies to support international educators whose children go overseas to university… more

By Conrad Hughes

What strikes me is less the fact that just about everybody is on their phones and more what they are doing on their phones... more
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

24th February 2023 marked a year since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It has been a year of extreme resilience for the people of Ukraine and their leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy. In the words of Zelenskyy, “We have become one family…” This should become the definition of global citizenship in international education... more
By Conrad Hughes

My life changed when I relocated to Eswatini (then Swaziland) to attend a United World College, Waterford Kamhlaba, which was also an established anti-Apartheid school. Here I learned shoulder to shoulder with the children and grandchildren of Nelson Mandela, Albert Sisulu, Mosiuoa Lekota and Desmond Tutu... more
By Matthew Piercy

Before biting into a protein bar the other day, I contemplated how the very thing I was about to eat was analogous to schools. The front of the wrapper was not the image of an athlete. Nor full of color or fancy font. Rather it was simple. What if schools were as transparent... more
By Daniel Kerr

So over the past couple of years, we have made it a top priority to ensure that students have a stronger and more impactful voice in all aspects of our school organization. One example of this priority can be seen in our current curriculum committee structure... more
WORTH READING

Katie Martin, Devin Vodicka
Getting Smart
Liam Hammer has been appointed Head of School of the International School of Lusaka in Zambia.
Katherine Gendy has been appointed High School Principal of Al-Bayan Bilingual School in Kuwait.
Mark McCallum has been appointed Director of the International School of Dongguan in China.
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Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
PTC-EAL Instructing and Assessing Multilingual Learners(IAML)(asynchronous)
Feb 12 - Apr 22, 2023
 
PTC-CTC Mental Health and Well-being in International Schools (six synchronous sessions)
Feb 25 - Apr 22, 2023
 
Whiteness Accountability Group for International Educators
Mar 2, 2023
 
Search Associates Job Fair-London
Mar 18 - 19, 2023
 
PTC-GTC Put Teeth and Meaning into the Head’s Evaluation
Mar 19, 2023
 
EARCOS 19th annual Teachers' Conference
Mar 21 - 25, 2023
 
AMISA Annual Educators’ Conference
Mar 28 - 31, 2023
 
AISA Supporting Inquiry-Based Learning with News Media Resources
Mar 29, 2023
 
AISA Predicting and Managing Risk: A Seminar and Discussion to Mitigate International School Challenges in 2023
Apr 12, 2023
 
AMISA From Foundations to Fluency: The Science of Reading in Action
Apr 12, 2023
 
EARCOS Anti-Human Trafficking in Schools: What we can do to take action
Apr 15, 2023
 
Using ChatGPT & Generative AI to Foster the 4 C's
Apr 18, 2023
 
AISA A Whole School Approach to Supporting Students with Eating Disorders
Apr 19, 2023
 
Whiteness Accountability Group for International Educators
Apr 20, 2023
 
AISA 2023 School Heads Retreat
Apr 28 - 29, 2023
 
Search Associates Job Fair-Dubai
Apr 29 - 30, 2023
 
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