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Stand With Ukraine

We are all coming together as an international school community at this moment of crisis to support the Ukraine and the world at large. Please help share information, pool resources and network in any way possible by commenting here and sending contributions to this page to [email protected]. We will get them published and shared through our platforms as quickly as possible.

QSI’s Kyiv International School Update
QSI’s Kyiv International School Update
By Eben Plese
Apr 2022
We are committed to continuing to support our staff associated with Kyiv International School, and we are committed to reopening as soon as we are able…

How Can You Help?
How Can You Help?
By Pechersk School International
Mar 2022
PSI in Kyiv has put together a list of organizations where you can donate to help people affected by the crisis.

Art For Peace
Art For Peace
By Pechersk School International
Mar 2022
Join the global, student-driven art movement #ArtForPeaceInUkraine. Spread a message for peace via student voices and to engage the attention of the whole world to the current attack on Ukraine.

Offer Support to International Schools in the Region
Offer Support to International Schools in the Region
From PSI, ISK, ASW, AISB
Mar 2022
Use these links to reach out to schools in the Ukraine and surrounding region with offers of support so that they can more effectively match them with areas of need.

#StandWithUkraine: An Update from PSI, Kyiv


#StandWithUkraine: An Update from PSI, Kyiv
Rachel Caldwell
Mar 2022
Whilst the main enduring message is a call for peace, the other is a celebration of kindness, empathy, and generosity.

A Message from Perchersk School International, Kyiv


A Message from Perchersk School International, Kyiv
By Rachel Caldwell
Feb 2022
Our world has been rocked entirely by the inhumane, illegal, and devastating attack on Ukraine. Our staff, students, and parents are all in shock and are dealing with many layers of anxiety and grief.

American School of Warsaw for Ukraine


American School of Warsaw for Ukraine
By Agnieszka Swietliczko
Mar 2022
With the outbreak of the war and when the first refugees arrived at the border, the phrase "Polish hospitality" took on real meaning.

ISK for Ukraine


ISK for Ukraine
By International School of Krakòw
Mar 2022
The International School of Kraków, is committed to providing as much support for those in need as it can.


A Statement from Quality Schools International


A Statement from Quality Schools International
By QSI - Kyiv International School
Mar 2022
Quality Schools International is deeply concerned about the well-being of the staff, students, and families of Kyiv International School (KIS). United efforts have been made throughout QSI to look after the safety of all staff and faculty members.

Message from Vilnius International School, Lithuania


Message from Vilnius International School, Lithuania
By Rebecca Juras
Mar 2022
I've  been thinking about the real needs at the moment and that would be setting up a network of counseling services for teachers. 

We Are All Citizens of the World


We Are All Citizens of the World
By Paul Fochtman
Mar 2022
“We are all citizens of the world. Therefore, an attack upon world peace is an attack upon our shared home.”

 American International School of Budapest (AISB) Responds


American International School of Budapest (AISB) Responds
By American International School of Budapest (AISB)
Mar 2022
Our school has been working to coordinate its response to the crisis, in the hope that we can mobilize our community to make a difference in the lives of those impacted. 


An Open Letter from IBO Director General on Ukraine


An Open Letter from IBO Director General on Ukraine
By Olli-Pekka Heinonen
Mar 2022
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 leaning on the strength of our learner profile and our belief in one shared humanity and planet.

COBIS asks PM for Assurances Over Ukrainian International School Staff


COBIS asks PM for Assurances Over Ukrainian International School Staff
By Irena Barker
Mar 2022
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.

Update from AAIE


Update from AAIE
By Laura Light
Mar 2022
On Thursday, March 3, 2022, the AAIE Global Conversation welcomed community members from Ukraine and Lithuania, as well as from CEESA and the Office of Overseas Schools.

How to Educate in a Time of Conflict


How to Educate in a Time of Conflict
By Conrad Hughes
Mar 2022
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.


A School Staff Guide for Supporting Students Impacted by the Crisis in Ukraine


A School Staff Guide for Supporting Students Impacted by the Crisis in Ukraine
By Ellen Mahoney
Mar 2022
The following is a guide for International School educators working in schools in Ukraine, Russia, and other impacted communities. It is designed to help educators navigate through the coming weeks and beyond.

How to Talk about Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Using Model UN


How to Talk about Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Using Model UN
By Kyle Wagner
Mar 2022
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.

Guidelines to Consider when Explaining the Russia-Ukraine War to Elementary Students


Guidelines to Consider when Explaining the Russia-Ukraine War to Elementary Students
By Ben Fishman
Mar 2022
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.