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September 2018

Managing & Embracing Conflict (ML Course) | Berlin | 14-15 September 2018

September 14, 2018 @ 8:30 am - September 15, 2018 @ 4:30 pm CEST
Berlin Brandenburg International School, Schopfheimer Allee 10
Kleinmachnow,, 14532 Germany
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SOLD OUT

This two-day course focuses on the vital work leaders must do to manage and embrace conflict in their professional lives. During the course, participants learn to identify when they are in a conflict, what their roles and responsibilities are. Participants also learn strategies and protocols to draw on for further conversations / dialogue / discussion, to prepare for, engage in, and manage conflicts, and explore ways to recognise and avoid conflicts. The course will address the following questions: --What are…

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Designing Adult Learning (ML Course) | London | 22-23 September 2018

September 22, 2018 @ 8:30 am - September 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm BST
The American School in London, 1 Waverley Place
London, NW8 0NP United Kingdom
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£495

Designing Adult Learning is a hands-on interactive course that gives teachers effective facilitation tools to lead teacher teams. Whether you are interested in being a subject area leader, department head, grade-level team leader or are just interested in being an effective team member, join us! The course will dive deeply into effective facilitation strategies, adult learning theory, leading dynamic and productive professional learning communities, differentiated professional learning models,The A and tools for expanding your professional learning network. This course is…

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Building and Leading Teams (ML Course) | Mumbai | 25-26 September 2018

September 25, 2018 @ 8:30 am - September 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MMT
Dhirumbai Ambani International School, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400098 India
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$325

In this two-day course, these questions are explored: --What are some characteristics of a highly functioning team? --How can I facilitate the creation of a team focused on student learning? --How can protocols, structures and norms facilitate thinking and a focus on student learning? --What types of conversations are critical and when are they likely to occur? --What processes and behaviours can be prepared in advance to enable difficult situations and conversations to be well managed?   From the extensive…

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Governance Retreat (Düsseldorf) | 28 September 2018: REGISTRATION CLOSED

September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CEST
International School of Düsseldorf, Niederrheinstrasse 323
Düsseldorf, 40489 Germany
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CLOSED

How does the relationship between the board and the head manifest itself within the framework of Strategy and Vision? What are the roles and responsibilities of each, and what does leading practice look like, in terms of this partnership? How do we dream about (and plan for) the future, alongside the normal business of the board? Join us for a one-day Master Class in governance and leadership where we will focus on these questions and more. This highly interactive retreat…

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October 2018

2018 ECIS & AISAP Admission and Advancement Conference (Waterloo) | 4-6 October 2018

October 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - October 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CEST
St. John’s International School, Drève Richelle 146, 1410
Waterloo, Belgium
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€600

ECIS and AISAP (Association of Independent School Admission Professionals) have teamed up to provide a dynamic professional development and networking conference. This will be a place for professionals in admission, enrolment management, and advancement of independent and private schools to gather to learn new skills, enhance existing skills, and share best practice. We can be stronger together by learning together! Be ready for an exhilarating three days packed with new discoveries, insights, deep-dive sessions, and more. It's going to be…

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Curricular Design and Leadership (ML Course) | New York City | 13-14 October 2018

October 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - October 14, 2018 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Riverdale Country School, Lower School, 1 Spaulding Ln
New York, NY 10471 United States
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$495

In this two-day course, these questions are explored: --Why is a guaranteed and viable curriculum fundamental and how as a leader, can you ensure its central role with your team? --What role do middle leaders play in supporting the curricular vision of the school and ensuring curricular alignment? --What strategies and tools can middle leaders practice to facilitate curriculum development and review? At the centre of teacher leadership is a commitment and desire to improve student learning. We know there…

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November 2018

Assessment and Leadership (ML Course) | Berlin | 2-3 November 2018: SOLD OUT

November 2, 2018 @ 8:30 am - November 3, 2018 @ 4:30 pm CET
Berlin Brandenburg International School, Schopfheimer Allee 10
Kleinmachnow,, 14532 Germany
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SOLD OUT

What role do teacher leaders play in ensuring teachers are engaged in current, best practice around assessment? In this course we will cover key areas to deepen the understanding and best practices that should be at the heart of student learning. Explore how you can influence and support the use of internal assessment data to inform teaching and learning. Walk away equipped with practical knowledge, powerful strategies, and with protocols and tools for assessment leadership. In this two-day course, these…

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February 2019

Having Hard Conversations | Madrid | 5-6 February 2019

February 5 @ 8:30 am - February 6 @ 3:30 pm UTC+0
Camilo José Cela University, Calle Castillo de Alarcón, 49,
Madrid, Villanueva de la Cañada 28692 Spain
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€495 – €700

Course led by: Jennifer Abrams As educational leaders and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed - with supervisees, colleagues, parents or students. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments? What questions should we be asking ourselves before we speak, and what environments are best for when we do speak? Based on Jennifer's books, Having Hard Conversations and Hard Conversations Unpacked, and her work with conflict and interpersonal communication, this…

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BUILDING & LEADING TEAMS (ML COURSE) | MADRID | 19-20 FEBRUARY 2019

February 19 @ 8:00 am - February 20 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Camilo José Cela University, Calle Castillo de Alarcón, 49,
Madrid, Villanueva de la Cañada 28692 Spain
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€495 – €700

In this two-day course, these questions are explored: What are some characteristics of a highly functioning team? How can I facilitate the creation of a team focused on student learning? How can protocols, structures and norms facilitate thinking and a focus on student learning? What types of conversations are critical, and when are they likely to occur? What processes and behaviours can be prepared in advance to enable difficult situations and conversations to be well managed? From the extensive body…

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2019 Multilingual Learning Conference | London | 1-3 March 2019

February 28 @ 8:00 am - March 3 @ 1:00 pm GMT
Novotel London West, Hammersmith International Centre, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith
London, W6 8DR United Kingdom
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£520

Join us in London for our 2019 conference, “Unity through Multilingualism: Growing Home, Host, and Instructional Languages." Sub-themes include home language, host country language, EAL, language acquisition/foreign language, and more! The conference will include stimulating presentations on a combination of research-based best practices and approaches, as well as opportunities for workshops, discussions and sharing from both experts and participants. Invited conference speakers include: Jim Cummins, Jean-Marc Dewaele,  Lise Fontaine, Ofelia García, Fred Genesee, Mary Hayden, Paul Kei Matsuda, Victoria Murphy and Monika Schmid. 

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March 2019

Rethinking Assessment Summit | Frankfurt International School | March 7-8

March 7 @ 8:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Frankfurt International School, An der Waldlust 15
Oberursel, 61440 Germany
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€495 – €700

Join Global Online Academy (GOA) in Frankfurt for Rethinking Assessment! Rethinking Assessment is a two-day summit for educators interested in learning about and developing new assessment practices that promote durable and transferable learning. At this Summit, you will become immersed in emerging thought in the field of designing 21st century assessments and have the opportunity to apply these ideas to your own designs.

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CURRICULAR DESIGN AND LEADERSHIP (ML COURSE) | DOHA | 22-23 MARCH 2019

March 22 @ 8:30 am - March 23 @ 4:30 pm UTC+0
€495

In this two-day course, these questions are explored: Why is a guaranteed and viable curriculum fundamental and how as a leader, can you ensure its central role with your team? What role do middle leaders play in supporting the curricular vision of the school and ensuring curricular alignment? What strategies and tools can middle leaders practice to facilitate curriculum development and review? At the centre of teacher leadership is a commitment and desire to improve student learning. We know there…

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April 2019

MANAGING AND EMBRACING CONFLICT (ML COURSE) | MADRID | 9-10 APRIL 2019

April 9 @ 8:30 am - April 10 @ 4:30 pm CEST
Camilo José Cela University, Calle Castillo de Alarcón, 49,
Madrid, Villanueva de la Cañada 28692 Spain
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€495 – €700

This two-day course focuses on the vital work leaders must do to manage and embrace conflict in their professional lives. During the course, participants learn to identify when they are in a conflict and what their roles and responsibilities are within such a situation; strategies and protocols to draw on for further conversations / dialogue / discussion to prepare for, engage in, and manage conflicts; and to explore ways to recognise and avoid conflicts.The course will address the following questions:…

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2019 Physical Education Conference | Barcelona | 15-18 April 2019

April 15 - April 18
European International School of Barcelona, Avinguda del Pla del Vinyet 110, 08172 Sant Cugat del Vallès
Barcelona, 08172 Spain
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€535

The Barcelona Team wants to guide you in the next ECIS PE Conference "Towards an Active World." Our theme this year was inspired by the need to promote a more active and healthier lifestyle.  Innovative and inspirational PE teachers can promote this change in attitude which in turn can lead to an improvement in the learning process, healthy habits, and overall well-being of our students. Let us share with you new ideas and methodologies to inspire students, and staff, in embarking on…

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2019 Leadership Conference | Lisbon | 24-27 April 2019

April 24 - April 28
Hotel Cascais Miragem, Av. Marginal 8554
Cascais, 2754-536 Portugal
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€720

We are about to explode into an era of exponential learning. In this era, schools should be embracing a transformative purpose of a scale that will keep pace with exponential learning. From artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, and data science to synthetic biology, nanotechnologies, networks, and more, schools are environments for cultivating and constructing an appropriate intersection with society, in order to ensure our young people (and our own institutions) are at the forefront of relevance. This new era…

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BUILDING AND LEADING TEAMS (ML COURSE) | LONDON | 27-28 APRIL 2019

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
€495 – €700

In this two-day course, these questions are explored: What are some characteristics of a highly functioning team? How can I facilitate the creation of a team focused on student learning? How can protocols, structures and norms facilitate thinking and a focus on student learning? What types of conversations are critical, and when are they likely to occur? What processes and behaviours can be prepared in advance to enable difficult situations and conversations to be well managed? From the extensive body…

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May 2019

CURRICULAR DESIGN AND LEADERSHIP: DRESDEN, 03-04 May

May 3 @ 8:30 am - May 4 @ 3:30 pm UTC+0
Dresden International School, Annenstrasse 9
Dresden, 01067 Germany
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€495 – €630

ECIS is working in collaboration with AGIS (The Association of German International Schools) to bring you the Curricular Design and Leadership course (part of the Middle leader Certificate Programme) on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th May 2019 at Dresden International School. In this two-day course, these questions are explored: Why is a guaranteed and viable curriculum fundamental and how as a leader, can you ensure its central role with your team? What role do middle leaders play in supporting the curricular vision…

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Culture of Leadership: New York, 09-10 May

May 9 @ 8:30 am - May 10 @ 4:30 pm UTC+0
Riverdale Country School, Lower School, 1 Spaulding Ln
New York, NY 10471 United States
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$452 – $795

This core module focuses on the unique and crucial aspect of effective operation of international teacher leadership at the middle level. During the course, participants explore critical aspects of the middle leader role, enhancing understandings, developing knowledge and building and practising skills aimed at strengthening their effectiveness as middle leaders. Participants leave the course with clear plans to assist them in the practical and effective application of their learning. The course will address the following questions: What does research claim…

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August 2019

Middle Leader Certificate: Building and Leading Teams | 22-23 August 2019 | Pennsylvania

August 22 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Episcopal Academy, 1785 Bishop White Drive
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States
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$452 – $795

In this two-day course, these questions are explored: What are some characteristics of a highly functioning team? How can I facilitate the creation of a team focused on student learning? How can protocols, structures and norms facilitate thinking and a focus on student learning? What types of conversations are critical, and when are they likely to occur? What processes and behaviours can be prepared in advance to enable difficult situations and conversations to be well managed? From the extensive body…

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September 2019

Student Support Conference | 27-28 September 2019 | Luxembourg: SOLD OUT

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm CEST
International School of Luxembourg, 36 Boulevard Pierre Dupong
Luxembourg, 1430 Luxembourg
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€380 – €450

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED We would like to thank everyone for their interest in the 2019 Student Support Conference. Due to high demand, this conference is now sold out. However,we are planning for future Student Support events and more information will be available soon. If you would like to express your interest in attending future Student Support events, please register your details via the form below and we will keep you up to date:

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