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10 April 2024

By Nicholas Forde

With another school recruiting season almost in the rear-view mirror, it is worthwhile reflecting on what went well and what could be improved… more

By Dr. Samantha Olson-Wyman, Dr. Kristen Moreland, and Jordan Benedict

We are asking instructional coaches and leaders who support instructional coaching to share their insights and experiences in this survey… more

By Corey Topf

Instead of individually shouldering the burdens of designing student-centered learning experiences, we want to design a collaborative, innovative diploma… more

By Megan Vosk and Shafali

To face the challenges of today’s world, we need the mental and emotional capacity to see clearly, look deeply, and reflect carefully… more

By Kathryn Rymarz

In this Pearl, Kathryn shares a personal experience where she discovered that there are lots of good things to learn from making mistakes… more

Our mission is to provide a space for content created by international school practitioners who are participating in respectful, solutions-oriented conversations aimed at the advancement of education for all our students.  more

By Juan Jacobs Sheblak

A more critical examination and adaptation of the methods are necessary to ensure that DEIJ efforts are both inclusive and impactful... more

By Estelle Hughes

In keeping each other accountable, let us not lose sight of our diversity of understandings and practices in DEIJ… more

By Loretta Fernando-Smith

Join us as we delve into the stories of these inspiring educators and gain a deeper understanding of the transformative power of education across borders... more

By John RC Potter

The world of teaching, leading, and counseling has become more complex and more challenging… more

By Kim Cofino

Coaching conversations are about holding space for your coaching partner to reflect and recognize their own capacity… more

By Gavin Kinch

“What would you do if you were Principal of a school in Kyiv when Russia invaded?” Gavin talks with the former Director of Pechersk School International… more
By Paul Magnuson

Two students come into biology class. No, that sounds like the start of a joke. I’ll start over. I’m sitting in the back of the biology class, next to a sink and a counter with some stains from a previous experiment... more
By Daniel Kerr

So recently I have been incredibly inspired by our students, across all of our divisions, and it has left me smiling from ear to ear. You see, over the past few weeks I have watched our students compete on the soccer field, in the pool, on the volleyball and badminton courts, on stage in the fantastic grade 7 and elementary school drama performances, and in the ISTA festival... more
By Margriet Ruurs

Walking… it might be as beneficial as reading! So here are some wonderful reads about walking: walking people, walking animals, even walking trees. They include brand-new as well as long-loved titles. There are other wonderful books about the importance of walking, some of which I reviewed for this TIE column before... more
By Conrad Hughes

I have often heard this argument: graduates of international schools struggle to adapt to non-international environments, including their own. After years in a type of international bubble, the transition to a local reality can be difficult... more

Ryan Nagelhout
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ken Fernandez has been appointed Superintendent of XCL American Academy in Singapore.
Samantha Olson-Wyman has been appointed Elementary Principal of Colegio Maya in Guatemala.
Derek Dalasta has been appointed Elementary School Principal of the Asociacion Escuelas Lincoln in Argentina.
Have you announced
your new position yet?
Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation: Exploring Deeper Learning in International Schools: Strategies, Successes, and Challenges
Apr 11, 2024
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation: Navigating the Path To Success: Building and Supporting Instructional Coherence
Apr 18, 2024
AMISA Virtual Job Fair
Apr 18, 2024
EARCOS Spring Heads Institute 2024
Apr 26 - 27, 2024
Search Associates Dubai Job Fair
Apr 27, 2024
AISA 2024 School Heads Symposium
May 3 - 4, 2024
PTC-GTC Becoming an Effective International School Board Chair
May 5, 2024
AAIE Global Conversations: From Reactive to Proactive in Supporting Religious Diversity in International Schools
May 9, 2024
AISA DEIJ Guide: Pathways to Transformation - How Can We Measure the Progress We're Making?
May 15, 2024
AAIE Global Conversation: Walk the Talk: A Call to Nonviolent Communication
May 16, 2024
PTC-GTC Welcome to the Board!
May 19, 2024
AAIE Global Leaders Conversation: Reimagining School Operations: A Journey Towards Integrating AI and Automation for Customized Efficiency
May 30, 2024
PTC Creating an Effective School (online)
Jun 15 - 21, 2024
PTC Assessment Leadership in the International School
Jun 17 - 23, 2024
PTC Instructional Supervision and Evaluation
Jun 17 - 23, 2024
PTC Instructional Supervision and Evaluation (online)
Jun 24 - 30, 2024

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