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16 March 2022

We are all coming together as an international school community at this moment of crisis to support Ukraine. Many schools in the region are sharing updates and ways to help. Please continue to share information, pool resources, and network in any way possible by commenting on posts on the #StandWithUkraine page. Send messages and updates for this page to [email protected].

By Kim Cofino

As leaders we have the challenge of managing time and priorities to find space for personal wellbeing and also the responsibility to model strategies for wellbeing for others... more

By Colleen Broderick

This provocation to expand what is possible for the future of school is a curated collection of resources organized to provide fodder for a very different conversation about change... more

By Conrad Hughes

One of the most challenging problems of practice that teachers and heads face in schools is how to discuss burning political events, in particular, war... more

By Ellen Mahoney

The following is a guide for International School educators working in schools in Ukraine, Russia, and other impacted communities... more

By Ben Fishman

Keep your conversations simple and easy to understand. Conversations should be developmentally appropriate. The age of your students will dictate how much information is shared... more

By Kyle Wagner

I truly believe as cultivators of our world's future decision and policy makers, that the best starting point is to talk about what is happening, and help students understand what is at stake... more

By Irena Barker

CEO of the Council of British International Schools has written to British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, asking for assurances that Ukrainian teachers will face "no barrier" to enter the UK. more

By Agnieszka Åšwietliczko

With the outbreak of the war and when the first refugees arrived at the border, the phrase "Polish hospitality" took on real meaning... more

By Olli-Pekka Heinonen

The IB condemns acts of war and violence. Our mission tells us there is a way to manage conflict through dialogue and as a united community... more
By Gregory Hedger

For the last 30 years my wife, Kirstin, and I have worked as international educators. We've had the opportunity to work in seven countries - Romania, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Cayman Islands, Qatar, Venezuela and Myanmar, raising our three daughters, Kaija, Sadie, and Anna, along the way. While we have found something special we've appreciated about every country we've lived in... more
By Stephen Dexter

Yes it's been a brutal two years. Yes, we have lost contact with friends, the human connections of social activity, and the ease of travel. I used to travel 4-5 times a year minimum. Since 2020, I've travelled twice. Twice! I've forgotten even the basics like how to pack for the plane... more
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

Have you ever discussed Restorative Justice? Have you tried to implement Restorative Justice? Do you know the meaning of Restorative Justice? I should have started by defining it first as to my surprise not many know anything about it and yet we wish for a peaceful world! more
By Nicholas Alchin

Learning to teach can be a scary business. Parents will know the difficulties with one or two children, so the first time you face 30 or so, all of whom can sense your beginner's nerves... well, you can imagine... more
GLOBAL BOOK REVIEWS
By Margriet Ruurs

Most picture books tell stories in very few words. Often the illustrations add to the story. And in some picture books, the art tells the entire story. Wordless picture books offer an opportunity to make up your own story, to add words that change with each reading... more
WORTH READING
Michael Taylor has been appointed the Head of School at UIA - International School Tokyo, Japan.
Dr. Nada Collins will join the American International School of Argentina (Asociación Escuelas Lincoln) as the new Superintendent in July 2022.
Zak Palsha has been appointed as the Director of the American Cooperative School of Tunis, Tunisa as of summer of 2023.
Have you announced
your new position yet?
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Mar. 16, 2022
 
ISS Hope and Women's Leadership with Jane Goodall
Mar. 17, 2022
 
Search Associates Recruiting Fair
Mar. 18-20, 2022
 
AIELOC Community Visioning Session
Mar. 19, 2022
 
EARCOS Inclusion with Russell Lehmann
Mar. 19, 2022
 
EARCOS From Goals to Growth: Intervention in every classroom
Mar. 19 & 26, 2022
 
Mar. 21, 2022
 
ISC Bett 2022: Welcome back to the EdTech's biggest reunion
Mar. 23-25, 2022
AMISA Annual Educators' Conference
Mar. 24-26, 2022
 
EARCOS Coming Out of Covid: Seizing the opportunity to design post-pandemic education
Mar. 26, 2022
 
GTC Strategic Policy: The missing link for governing in both crisis and calm?
Mar. 27, 2022
 
ISS Diversity Collaborative Meeting
Mar. 28, 2022
 
Whiteness Accountability Group for International Educators
Mar. 31, 2022
 
Apr. 2, 2022
 
AMISA Daring Classrooms
April 5 - May 24, 2022
 
EARCOS Creating Space for Women in International School Leadership
April 23, 2022
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