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25 October 2023

By Dr. Devin Pratt

The attacks in southern Israel have had a profound impact on the global community and, in very personal ways, the Walworth Barbour American International School community… more

By QF Press Office

Fostering understanding and empathy for those affected by conflict resonates with Qatar Foundation’s core values of empathy and compassion… more

By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

At the recent AISA conference, Umoja (unity) was not only an idea but a movement, a culture of community that would spread throughout the participants… more

By Adam J. Smee

We need to create interesting alternatives to more rigid academic programs like the IBDP in order to accommodate the ever-changing nature of education… more

By Kim Cofino

Bringing the elements of clarity, consistency, and community into place is the first step to building a thriving coaching culture… more
PEACE YOU HAVE MY WORD

By Daryl Oware, Grade 12

Each piece of student work is evidence that education for Peace is a powerful tool to develop self-awareness, poetic appreciation, and critical thinking… more

By Lianne Dominguez

Adopting the international school standards of practice is our collective testament to prioritizing holistic growth… more

By Daniel Cruz, Alannah William, Grade 10, Safia Ben Halim, Grade 11, and Mayz El Abiedi, Grade 11

Students need hands-on learning with real-world projects that not only highlight global issues but also drive them to find solutions for change… more

By Tiffany Crook

Alegria, the English language acquisition program, symbolizes a new beginning, reflecting the dawn of new opportunities, growth, and journeys… more
PEARLS OF WISDOM

By Flor Portocarrero

Whenever we need to drive change, consider ways to shrink the challenge, show the path, and boost the motivation narratives… more

By Adam Duckworth and Dr. Yujiro Fujiwara

It is vital that we examine the use of AI, reflect on its implications on educational practices, and provide guidelines for creating policies in schools… more

By Juan Jacobs Sheblak

By sharing our stories and creating inclusive communities, we can work towards a future where everyone's voice is heard and valued… more
By Conrad Hughes

For those of us who have the privilege to live away from the shadow of terrible human suffering that we see in the world, what position should we take when it comes to armed conflicts? This is not a simple question and one that many would probably rather avoid altogether, but we cannot because... more
By Margriet Ruurs

Picturebooks are the perfect tool to learn and talk about different cultures, about emotions that you and others might feel, and to share experiences. Using picture books in the classroom can help create compassion and respect for different cultures. Here are some brand-new releases that will add value to reading in the global classroom... more
By Daniel Kerr

So over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about how quickly life speeds along, almost invisibly at times, and how important it is to be purposeful about finding ways to slow down and live in the present. I’m usually pretty good at that honestly, but recently I’ve had a couple of experiences that have made me reflect on ways that I can do even better... more
By Matthew Piercy

Life’s rhythm these past few months has resembled more staccato than flow. However, after more than three decades, I find myself on the familiar yet uncharted path of rediscovering my love for running. In turn, I notice an improved sense of joy, creativity, and legato-like feel to life. Smooth and steady... more
WORTH READING

Caroline Knorr
Common Sense Media

The Learning Network
The New York Times
Lori Marek has been appointed Secondary Principal of the American International School of Guangzhou in China.
Rick Odum has been appointed Secondary School Principal of Canggu Community School in Indonesia.
Winsome Saldanha has been appointed Head of School of Thalun International School in Yangon Myanmar.
Have you announced
your new position yet?
Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
EARCOS 53rd Annual Leadership Conference 2023
Oct 26 - 28, 2023
 
AMISA - 3rd Annual STEAM Educators Conference
Oct 27 - 28, 2023
 
AIELOC-Women of Color in ELT Virtual Conference
Nov 5, 2023
 
PTC-GTC Measuring Your Mission: the Board’s ‘Do or Die’ Job!
Nov 12, 2023
 
AISA DEIJ Guide: Pathways to Transformation - Teaching & Learning
Nov 15, 2023
 
Search Associates Singapore Teaching and Leadership Job Fair
Nov 17 - 19, 2023
 
ISS Virtual iFair
Nov 18, 2023
 
AIELOC Nothing Micro About Microaggressions
Nov 29, 2023
 
ISS Unlocking Efficiency: AI Personalized Report Card Comments Made Easy
Nov 29, 2023
 
PTC-GTC Put Teeth and Meaning into the Head’s Evaluation
Dec 3, 2023
 
Videos for Change 2023 Global Film Festival (live stream- 2 time zones)
Dec 7, 2023
 
AIELOC & Whiteness Accountability Group Harm Reduction in International School Service Learning
Dec 7, 2023
 
AMISA/ISS Job Fair
Dec 8 - 9, 2023
 
AIELOC Cultivating an Equitable and Inclusive Community Through Systematic DEI Review Process
Jan 12, 2024
 
ISS Virtual iFair
Jan 13, 2024
 
AIELOC Advocacy Circle (BIPOC Members Only)
Jan 13, 2024
 
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