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21 June 2023

By Michael Neumann and Tyler Shepard

Through our school-wide celebration of Pride, we aim to cultivate an atmosphere of inclusivity where every member of our community feels valued… more

By Lotus Das-Hyland, Grade 11 student

Every day we make the choice to love, as students and as teachers, to love those around us, and to love ourselves… more

By Marta Folch

Students created an app to connect socially concerned youth with local volunteer opportunities… more

Jackie Rakochy

Grade 5 students delved into their passions, uncovering ways to create positive change in areas ranging from environmental conservation to social justice… more

By Leigh Anne Toler

In this Pearl, Leigh Anne reminds us that “we don’t work for adults. We work for kids…” more

By Dominique Dalais

I advocate and take action in the spaces I occupy so that I can stand up for students and staff who might need support in their everyday lives… more

By Juan Jacobs Sheblak

We have an obligation to create a learning environment that allows each child to prepare for an unknown future… more

By Samuel J. Richards

One-hundred-and-ten-year school history was used to cultivate design thinking and interdisciplinary project-based learning… more

By Nickolas Hironao Harris

As educators, we have a crucial responsibility to recognize and appreciate the various identities and cultures which our students represent… more

By Voices Around The World 2023

Students around the world came together as one voice to sing an anthem about hope and peace… more

By Ryan Persaud

Any initiative or change that we may be trying to move forward is going to take buy-in and a collaborative effort… more
By Paul Magnuson

I’m not sure if English needs another portmanteau. After brunch and spork all others fall a bit short. But the term pracademic struck a chord with me when Ruth Kane, University of Ottawa, shared the dissertation of Trista Hollweck (now also a faculty member at the same university) that explores what it is to be a pracademic... more
By Conrad Hughes

The other day I was lucky enough to attend the graduation ceremony at La Chataigneraie, one of the three campuses of the International School of Geneva. It was a special graduation: 50 years of the IB at the campus with a guest star appearance of the first IB Diploma coordinator, Anthony Peiris, who spoke touchingly about how different things were in 1973... more
By Matthew Piercy

Kevin O’Leary of the hit TV show Shark Tank purports how compliance is the fastest-growing cost in American business. A close friend of mine recently was blindsided when his small business was threatened with a lawsuit. His website was not accessible to the blind. When he first told me this, I honestly wondered if I missed the punchline... more
By Margriet Ruurs

It’s been a long time since I saw a newly published alphabet book. Imaginary Alphabet by Sylvie Daigneault brings back memories of Wallace Edwards’ Alphabeasts. From a clumsy camel to velvety vampire bats and many in between, the book is full of fanciful animals in tutus and twirling on ice... more
By Daniel Kerr

So this week, for my final post of the school year, I want to talk about one of my favorite things about school…maybe my most, most favorite thing of all the things that I love about coming to work each and every day. I’ve written about this before, but this past week the following sentiment has resonated with me even more profoundly than ever before... more
By John Mikton

In recent years, there has been a remarkable surge of attention and resources devoted to artificial intelligence (AI). This momentum has been further amplified by the sudden appearance of ChatGPT and the development of Natural Language Processing (NLP) models... more

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Elizabeth Imende has been appointed Executive Director of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA).
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