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13 October 2021

By Cheryl-Ann Weekes, M.Ed

An authentic apology has three parts: why, because, and. The 'why' is where you provide an explanation of your actions. The 'because' is where you acknowledge the harm done. The 'and' is what you will do differently in the future or the changed behavior. By using this framework, the person receiving the apology will know that you have given thought to their feelings... more

By Kim Cofino

If, as a woman, you feel isolated in your leadership journey, you're not alone! Many aspiring women leaders feel exactly the same way. Trying to find a mentor isn't always easy... more

By Alysa Perreras

To engage with intersectionality in international schooling, to deeply examine how systems of oppression intersect to create disparate experiences for staff and students, can feel intimidating... more

By Proserpina Dhlamini-Fisher

"As leaders we need to know that the journey is not easy. We need to be resilient, hopeful, and be very clear on what our personal purpose is"... more

By Nicholas Alchin

We often use choice and autonomy interchangeably, as if they are the same thing - but I have now come to think that these are two very different things; and one matters much more than the other... more

By David Richards

Additional measures need to be in place to help students meet the new requirements imposed by many institutions... more

By Amanda Bates

The Black Expat podcast, Global Chatter, is an ongoing conversation that focuses on international mobility, identity, race, career, and more, as it relates to Black and Brown people. In this episode, Amanda talks with Kevin Simpson of AIELOC on "How to Become Education Expat Entrepreneur"... more

By Stephen Rhodes

Policies and curriculum on dealing with e-cigarettes should be based on an understanding of current research on the relationship between nicotine addiction and the adolescent brain... more

By Sarah Metzger

Many children have been limited in their access to early childhood facilities, outdoor activities, and playdates with friends. This has impacted young children in their development of gross motor, self-regulation, and cooperation skills... more

By Qatar Foundation Press Office

The members of an all-female Afghan robotics team evacuated from Afghanistan to Qatar are to continue their education through scholarships to study at Qatar Foundation's Education City... more

By Marko Mädge

As the Bavarian International School (BIS) celebrates 30 years, it focuses on its future with a vision towards equity, diversity, and inclusion... more

By Johnny Schwerk

Despite the obvious challenges of participating in a conference online, the delegates from Lincoln Community School, Ghana showed great resilience and courage in the MUN debates... more

By Grade 5 Students

In the spirit of amplifying student voice, two fifth grade students from Chile write letters sharing ideas for improving their educational experience... more

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of the new TIE resume?
By Daniel Kerr

So I have been spending a lot of time this week trying to get to know the names of our new students, which incidentally might just be the most critical aspect of my job as we begin the new school year. I have been eating lunch with them and hanging out with them at recess, and tracking kids down on the playground before school, and you know what, it's given me plenty of time to reconnect with an undeniable and absolute truth, which are awesome! more
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

This September, it will be one and half years since I crossed any international border. Being an international school teacher, one of the much-awaited times of the year is the summer or winter holidays, when expats like me cross many boundaries to reach our destinations... more
By Paul Magnuson

In January 2013 I started my first language course on Duolingo. Little did I know just how many hours I would spend over the next eight years! Right up to this morning, in fact, during my walk with Gilligan, our koiru ... chien ... Hund ... cachorro ... perro ... more
By Margriet Ruurs

In this column I share my favorite books to read aloud, curl up with and put into the hands of young readers. This week, a look at books about libraries and books... more

Jason A. Grissom,
Anna J. Egalite,
and Constance A. Lindsay
The Wallace Foundation
Dominic Maher is the founding Principal at the Lolland International School in Denmark which opened its doors in August 2021.
Thomas Cangiano has been appointed Head of School at the American Community School Beirut in Lebanon as of September 2021.
David Ottaviano is the new Head of School at the International School of Florence in Italy.
Justin Kilcullen-Nichols has been appointed Principal of the newly established Leonardo da Vinci Academy in the Czech Republic.
Graham Howell is the founding Principal at the PACE Modern British School in the United Arab Emirates.
Fred Schafer has been appointed as the new Elementary School Principal at Beijing City International School in China.
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