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13 September 2023


What are international school standards of practice, and why are they so vital for ensuring quality teaching and learning in international schools? more

By Lena Lee and Natasha Winnard

An interview with author and former international school student, Lena Lee, about her experiences growing up moving every three years… more

By Doline Ndorimana

A few guidelines that can help us maintain our sense of self and wellbeing so that we can do this important, complex, and rewarding work… more

By Mark McGowan

Ideas on how to use summer bliss for a good start to the school year… more

By Nancy Craker-Yahman

Classroom reminders for the start of the new school year… more

By Eloïse Engel

Strategies for building a strong team and an environment that values collaboration and builds trust... more

By James Howard

In this pearl, James shares his experience with a positive leader who helped reinvigorate his energy, focus, and belief that educators can change lives… more

By Ryan Persaud

Taking a multi-pronged approach to supporting and sustaining the DEIJ work in your school will lead to a greater chance of long-term success… more

By Sue Easton

The successful 2023 June-July Institutes underscore the pivotal role PTC plays in shaping the leaders of tomorrow's international education landscape… more

By Scott B. Freiberger

Inspire scholars to take action, lead with love, and kindle compassion... more

By Leo Thompson

Give students control of their learning, growth, and development through an integrated learning system that is not solely based on relentless pressure… more

By international school student, Canada

Passing climate legislation is difficult in a polarized political era but is the fate of humanity not worth the challenge… more
By Matthew Piercy

In the tapestry of education, tolerance and welcoming are no longer enough. Appreciation and belonging are what will weave the threads of connection, understanding, inclusion, and empathy. Threads that will create a foundation where students can grow, flourish, and find their place in this vast world... more
By Paul Magnuson

On May 30, 2023, Batsheva Frankel, the host of the Overthrowing Education podcast, reached a milestone by uploading her 100th episode. I’m a little late, but I’d like to honor Batsheva and all those involved with the podcast with a short blog... more
By Conrad Hughes

Critical thinking is widely considered to be a core educational goal and is rightly appreciated for its central educational importance. There are different ways of viewing criticality, from a narrow reckoning of it as logical, syllogistic thinking to a more inclusive appreciation of academic and intellectual honesty, deep listening, and reflection rather than immediate hard-nosed skepticism... more
By Daniel Kerr

I have been through this enough times however, across 7 countries over 25 years, to know that at some point I will experience some lows, as I begin missing the people that I love from my last school, and from home (my son who just started college for example), and as I get quickly thrown out of my comfort zone having to learn so much about how things are done around here... more
By Margriet Ruurs

Do you live in a city? Have you ever moved to a different city? Books can shed light on the places we live but also on the reasons why we live there and how our surroundings influence our lives... more
Jennifer Swinehart has been appointed Deputy Head of School of the American School of Bombay in India.
Christopher Manning has been appointed Head of School of Silk Road International School Chicago in the United States of America.
Tracy France has been appointed Founding Secondary Principal of KIS International School Reignwood Park in Thailand.
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Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
AIELOC-Identity-Based Harm Session
Sep 13, 2023
AIELOC-Community Visioning with the International School Anti-Discrimination Task Force
Sep 16, 2023
BCIS Virtual Recruitment Fair
Sep 16, 2023
PTC-GTC Welcome to the Board!
Sep 17, 2023
Advocacy Circle
Sep 23, 2023
Learning Support Affinity Group
Sep 23, 2023
PTC-GTC International School Governance Matters!
Sep 29, 2023
PTC-GTC International School Governance Matters
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2023
Using Your Voice for Change
Sep 30, 2023
AISA Conference 2023
Oct 7 - 9, 2023
Advocacy Circle (BIPOC Members Only)
Oct 14, 2023
ISS EDUrecruit Fair
Oct 14 - 15, 2023
PTC-GTC Becoming an Effective Board Chair
Oct 15, 2023
NESA 2023 Fall Leadership Conference
Oct 19 - 22, 2023
Empowering BIPOC leaders to rise above adversity and lead with resilience
Oct 19, 2023
Behind the Curtain: Uncovering Experiences of Racial Discrimination in International Schools
Oct 21, 2023

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