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30 March 2022

As we continue to come together to support Ukraine, we are reminded of the many regions of the world in prolonged conflict and crisis. TIE will continue to share updates on the #StandWithUkraine page, including a new message from Rachel Caldwell at PSI, Kyiv. In addition, we encourage reflections and updates from schools across the world on the situations in their countries. Please continue to share information, pool resources, and network in any way possible to support our international school community.

By Vickie Swann

I hope each of you will take a moment to identify and honor your passions, to live by what we teach and provide for our students and colleagues and stay awake at night for all the right reasons... more

By Dr. Liam Hammer

A recently completed dissertation explores a global phenomenon of a sizeable ethnic gap in international schools' teacher salaries... more

By Natasha Winnard

Why is it that parents look outside the school's services for additional help? They say that it takes a village to raise a child. These days that "village" often seems to include a range of specialists... more

By Piotr Olczak

For data to be useful they should be collected and collated systematically and for a clearly identified purpose. The right data collection method can mean the difference between useful insights and time-wasting misdirection... more
PEARLS OF WISDOM

By Marjorana Karathanasis

In this Pearl, Marjorana shares a practical example of a strategy her school used to help teachers and leaders get focused on the importance of identity. more

By Mira Chan, Grade 10

Despite two years of interrupted teaching, learning, and community engagement, a school council empowers youth to remain passionate and committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals... more

By Tom Wallbridge

Students for the Environment (SFE) gained board approval to make the International School of Kenya (ISK) carbon neutral by 2030. Students helped rewrite and strengthen the school environmental policy... more

By Laura Light

The Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) held their Annual Global Leadership Conversation Humans of AAIE: Curators of Care in February 2022 and we were so pleased to have 100 schools from within our community joining us for the Virtual Conversation...more

By Ä°rem Noyaner

Hisar Schools continue to bring students from all around Turkey together in training activities in line with the "Open Source" approach... more
PODCAST

By Dominique Dalais

This series of podcasts will focus on international teachers of color from around the world who share their stories of how they have been discriminated against in their schools across the world... more

By Dr. Deborah Welch

You've made it to the semi-finalist interview stage. Use these three tables to organize and focus on the "presentation" aspect of interviewing... more

By Ahaan Chakrabarty, Year 11

If students are assisted in overcoming financial obstacles, they can accomplish miracles. Every school is booming with dreams, they just need the funds to turn them into reality... more
By Nicholas Alchin

The world is reacting to the war in Ukraine in an unprecedented manner. Moral condemnation, political outrage and commercial isolation of Russia is overwhelming (though not yet unanimous; and there are disturbing questions to ask about why this conflict is being treated differently to, say, the conflicts in Yemen, South Sudan, Ethiopia, or Nigeria)... more
By Daniel Kerr

So two Mondays ago, the French government dropped the mandatory mask wearing for students and teachers inside and outside of the school buildings. I have to admit that when I first heard this news I was both relieved and excited, and I could hardly sleep at all on the Sunday night before, thinking about seeing full faces and smiles for the first time in almost two years... more
By Shwetangna Chakrabarty

The battle in Ukraine makes one wonder, will we ever see the end of War? I have always prayed for the war to end since childhood, I prayed for the war to end as my dad was in the armed forces. He had a long career in the Indian army as a doctor and commanding officer with many accolades to his name... more
By Matthew Piercy

Who would have imagined that arguably the greatest leader of all time would reflect on how "school" seemingly stood in the way of his learning? Yet still, he managed to hone his skills of compassion, strength, and bravery. And what about Shackelton's mastery of developing camaraderie and decision making? more
WORTH READING

Gleb Tsipursky
Harvard Business Review

Sarah Schwartz and Marina Whiteleather
Education Week

Paul Gorski, Marceline DuBose, and Katy Swalwell
ASCD
Julie Cox has been appointed Elementary School Principal at Nova International Schools in Macedonia.
Matt Manfredi has been appointed the Middle School Principal at Sandnes International School in Norway.
Ruth Sanderson has been appointed Principal at The British School of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
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May 31, 2022
 
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ISS Beyond the Obvious: Admissions
Apr. 5 & 12, 2022
 
EARCOS Systems Thinking for Sustainability in the Classroom: Introduction to the Compass Tools
Apr. 9, 2022
Apr. 23, 2022
AMISA Counselor Case Consultation Sessions
Apr. 25, 2022
 
AISA Service Learning Virtual Conference Day
Apr. 27, 2022
 
AMISA Speaker Showcase: Denice Frohman
Apr. 28, 2022

ISS Decolonizing International Education: Educators for Peace
May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022
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