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16 February 2022

By Tanay Naik & Megan Brazil

How might we enhance our current systems and establish new protocols that help us achieve our aspirational goal of having better representation within our teaching teams? more

By Anna, Year 12

In the spirit of listening and elevating student voices, Anna asks to be heard, to highlight the importance of a positive mindset, and to understand that teachers play an important role in a student's adolescence... more

By Nixon Nyangaga

In this Pearl, Nixon, the Department Head at the International School of Kenya, offers sage advice about making sure your kids know you are a human! more
WOMEN WHO LEAD

By Kim Cofino

Finding a space of wellbeing in a busy leadership role is no easy feat. After living through two years of almost constant crisis, it almost seems an unfair expectation to have... more

By Katy Gandon

The results of a recent study including 4,300 teachers shows wellbeing challenges facing international schools... more

By Blake Roberts

This executive summary on practices to sustain teacher morale is an easy to implement toolbox for school leaders looking to improve their school's morale... more

By Joana Mollet

Local artist Joana Mollet talks about working with kids from Oeiras International School, Portugal in a meaningful, collaborative, conservation art workshop... more

By Dr. Deborah Welch

Whether you are a new head or a veteran, it can be daunting to anticipate what sort of questions you'll be asked. These two action steps can help guide your preparations... more

By David Willows

If we moved beyond the idea of school as simply about a set of products and services, what kinds of experiences would we create? How might it impact the way in which students access curricular content? more
PODCAST

By Silvia Tolisano, AMISA radio

This episode is dedicated to the late Silvia Tolisano. She was an author, an educational consultant, and international educator. This interview explores shifting the culture of education... more
By Shwetanga Chakrabarty

Have you ever been asked, "Where are you from?" If you have never been asked this question I really envy you. Well, to the infinite times I have been asked this question, I have not come up with the right answer or the same answer ever! That is the trick up my sleeve to combat dilemmas of cultural appropriation and cultural nuances... more
By Nicholas Alchin

Stories can be wonderful pedagogical tools; their openness and ambiguity can draw students into deep and rich conversation; and an appreciation of the ideas of others. I recently came across a tale that has stayed with me, and that now hovers in the back of mind when I interpret a situation... more
By Daniel Kerr

So I have to admit that the year 2021 was indeed a difficult one, for all of us, and this year has sadly started in an eerily similar fashion. It's crazy to think that we have been living in this dystopian existence for almost two years now, and yes, it's been deflating and demoralizing in so many ways. I also have to admit that even though I have had it much, much easier than most people, 2021 did finally start to take a toll on me, particularly through that final month of December... more
GLOBAL BOOK REVIEWS
By Margriet Ruurs

Students in international schools often speak several languages. Supporting their language development, and love of reading in any language, through books is important. Many books are available in different languages but finding books printed in two languages is harder. Here are some of my favourites... more
WORTH READING
Becky Bush has been appointed Head of Early Years at Newton College in Lima, Peru.
Dr. Mike O'Connor has been appointed Principal of The British International School of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia beginning August 2022.
Fabiano Franklin has been appointed High School Principal of Escola Eleva in Brazil.
Luci Willis has been appointed Head of Secondary School at Raha International School in United Arab Emirates.
Christopher Muller has been appointed Secondary School Principal at Colegio Maya in Guatemala.
John Liu has been appointed Vice Principal for Wellness and Wellbeing, Grades 11 and 12, at United World College of South East Asia in Singapore.
Have you announced
your new position yet?
Check out the TIE Event Calendar for upcoming events, webinars, job fairs and more...
ECIS Designing for Equity
Feb. 17, 2022
 
AMISA MINDSHIFT Series: Dismantling and Rebuilding an Educational Framework for the Future
Feb. 17 & 24, Mar. 3, 2022
 
Search Associates Recruiting Fair
Feb. 18-20, 2022
 
AIELOC Community Visioning Session
Feb. 19, 2022
 
EARCOS Mathematics Differentiation & Enrichment
Feb. 19-20, 2022
 
ISKL Why Identity-Centered Learning Makes a Difference to Your Child
Feb. 22, 2022
 
AISH OASIS Day: Leading a Coaching Culture
Feb. 22, 2022
 
ISC Explore ISC Outreach
Feb. 22, 2022
AISA Building a Safe and Resilient Community: How Schools Prepare for; Respond to; and Recover from Disruptive Actions
Feb. 23, 2022
 
AISA The Covid-19 New Normal of Business Operations
Feb. 23, 2022
 
ISS iFair-Virtual Job Fair
Feb. 24-27, 2022

EARCOS Assessment Practices for Accelerating Learning (K-5 Math)
Feb. 24, Mar. 10 & 24, 2022
 
ISC FOBISIA Annual Leadership Conference
Feb. 25- 27, 2022

Mar. 1, 2022
 
AISA DEIJ Design Challenge
Mar. 3, 2022
 
AIELOC Disability Rights are Human Rights: Dignity for all Children in the Classroom
Mar. 5, 2022
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PRINCIPALS' TRAINING CENTER
Rome: 20 - 26 June 2022
Online: 27 June - 3 July 2022
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Online: 6 - 12 July 2022

Rome: 28 June - 4 July 2022
Rome: 14 - 20 July 2022
Online: 15 - 21 July 2022
Online: 18 - 24 June 2022
Rome: 6 - 12 July 2022
Rome: 14 - 20 July 2022

Online: 15 - 21 July 2022

TLI - TEACHER LEADERS
Online: 12 February - 26 March 2022

Online: 26 March - 30 April

Rome: 7-9 July 2022

CTC - COUNSELORS
Rome: 23 - 27 June 2022

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