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September 2020

Dragonfly Training: Effective differentiation for 21st Century Learning | 24-25 SEPTEMBER 2020

24 September 2020 @ 09:00 - 25 September 2020 @ 18:00 BST
Virtual
£120 – £150

Providing effective Differentiation continues to be a challenge for teachers in schools throughout the world and is often highlighted as an area for improvement in school inspection reports too. It is also true that many suggest it is actually impossible to differentiate effectively for all pupils!  However, by re-thinking what Differentiation really IS, and by re-thinking what we DO in the classroom, it becomes possible to differentiate in a way that is both highly effective and sustainable. Course Outcomes: Develop…

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October 2020

ECIS/ICMEC: WHAT IS THE ROLE OF SCHOOL NURSES IN PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT? | 26 OCTOBER

26 October 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:30 GMT

ECIS/ICMEC: What is the role of school nurses in preventing and responding to child abuse and neglect? SOLD OUT: Register interest for future events and be the first to know when live: CLICK HERE 26 October 2020, 1pm (UK TIME) Intended Audience: Medical professionals, their supervisors, and child protection designates/deputies. Child protection webinar series for medical professionals and response teams. The frequency and severity of physical and sexual abuse and neglect during the COVID response is rising across the world.…

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November 2020

COMMUNICATING IN CHALLENGING TIMES | 5-6 NOVEMBER 2020

5 November 2020 @ 10:30 - 6 November 2020 @ 17:00 GMT
€220 – €500

Communicating in challenging times Facilitator: Jennifer Abrams No matter where what role we play in a school, we all want to make a difference, yet things move fast in education these days and often in our communications we are left confused, overwhelmed, and not as successful as we could be. We need to build up our 'think before we speak' skills, ‘resistance management’ communication for when we do speak, and for the sake of our health, our ‘stress tolerance.’ This…

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ECIS/ICMEC WORKSHOP: SUPPORTING ETHICAL SCHOOL RESPONSE IN CHILD PROTECTION | 09 NOVEMBER

9 November 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:30 GMT
Free

ECIS/ICMEC WORKSHOP: Supporting ethical school response in child protection SOLD OUT: Register interest for future events and be the first to know when live: CLICK HERE Facilitated by: ICMEC-International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Supported by The US State Department. Intended Audience: Medical professionals, their supervisors, child protection designates, and response team members. The workshop is interactive and will last for 90 minutes The frequency and severity of physical and sexual abuse and neglect during the COVID response is…

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ECIS & ICMEC FREE WEBINAR: HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL FOLLOW-UP DISCUSSION GROUP: 24 NOVEMBER

24 November 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:00 GMT
Virtual
Free

ECIS & ICMEC FREE WEBINAR: HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL FOLLOW-UP DISCUSSION GROUP FREE WORKSHOP Facilitated by: ICMEC-International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Supported by The US State Department. Intended Audience: Medical professionals, their supervisors, and child protection designates/deputies. Join us for a healthcare professional follow up discussion group.  This meeting will enable healthcare professionals working in schools to discuss challenges, model practice, and anonymized cases with Dr. Jordan Greenbaum, child abuse physician with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children…

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CANVERSATION: AMAR LATIF | 25 NOVEMBER

25 November 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:00 GMT
Free

Join Kam Chohan for the first of our new CANversations. During these challenging times, we all need some positivity and good news to inspire the international education world.  Join us as we talk with inspirational people from all walks of life. CANVERSATION WITH: AMAR LATIF About Amar Amar lost his sight when he was 18 years old but still wanted to explore the world. However, when he approached mainstream travel companies as a solo blind traveller, he faced rejection. In…

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WOMENED: Eradicating Systemic Bias: How to Identify and Counter International School Blind-spots: 25 NOVEMBER 2020

25 November 2020 @ 16:00 - 17:00 GMT
Virtual

ECIS & WOMENED HEART TO HEART SERIES Eradicating Systemic Bias: How to Identify and Counter International School Blind-spots 25 NOVEMBER 2020 | 16:00 GMT | FREE   Join this dynamic session with our inspiring contributors, who will be looking at:   Structural bias in international schools - western-centric, patriarchal systems? What role does gender-based bias play for aspiring & existing women leaders? Is it possible to eradicate systemic biases that hold women back? How can we empower ourselves/others to be…

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January 2021

ECIS Middle Leaders Certificate Overview: 22 JANUARY 2021

22 January @ 13:00 - 14:00 GMT
Virtual

ECIS Middle Leaders Certificate Overview: 22 JANUARY 2021: 13:00 -14:00 GMT FREE WEBINAR Teacher leaders are crucial partners in facilitating school change that has a direct and meaningful impact on student learning. The ECIS middle leader certificate programme translates quality research around teacher leadership into a credible professional pathway. The programme identifies and nurtures the skills and behaviours needed to be an effective teacher leader who influences their school community. We would like to invite you to join Nancy Squicciarini…

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MIDDLE LEADER CERTIFICATE: BUILDING & LEADING TEAMS: 27 & 28 JANUARY 2021

27 January @ 09:00 - 28 January @ 13:00 GMT
Virtual
£200 – £250

MIDDLE LEADER CERTIFICATE: BUILDING & LEADING TEAMS Wednesday 27 January (9:00 - 11:00) , (11:30 - 13:00) Thursday 28 January (9:00 - 11:00), (11:30 - 13:00) Facilitated by: Nancy Squicciarini, Head of Community Relations, International School of Luxembourg   ECIS is working in collaboration with AGIS (The Association of German International Schools) to bring you the Building and Leading Teams course (part of the Middle Leader Certificate Programme). This course will be split into 4 sessions across 2 days and…

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IMPLEMENTING A RESILIENCE-BASED SEL PROGRAME: 28 JANUARY 2021

28 January @ 15:00 - 16:00 GMT
Virtual

Implementing a Resilience-Based SEL Program: Promoting Student Success & Providing a Social-Emotional Vaccine 28 January  2021: 15:00   PRESENTER: William G. Nicoll, Ph.D. & Monica A. Nicoll, Ph.D., Resilience Counseling & Training Center   Description: Social-Emotional Competence is now recognized as being of equal, if not greater, importance than academic competence in determining students’ life success. The degree of social-emotional competence might well be thought of as one’ Resilience Quotient (‘RQ’). Research indicates it is one’s RQ (not IQ, GPA,…

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February 2021

OUTREACH MARKETING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD: 04 FEBRUARY 2021

4 February @ 15:00 - 16:00 GMT
WEBINAR
Free

Outreach marketing in a virtual world 15:00-16:00 GMT Innovation. Design thinking. STEAM. Maker spaces. Our schools have become incubators of 21st-century skills. We are building new spaces, enhancing technology in our curricula, and creating new faculty titles. But, in enrollment management, are we selling these concepts in the same old way? With creeping tuition and lower demand especially in early childhood programs, schools need to reinvent practices that used to be state-of-the-art, such as the typical open house that was…

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CANversation: DESIGN FOR CHANGE: KIRAN BIR SETHI & SARAH KUPKE | 12 FEBRUARY 2021

12 February @ 13:00 - 14:00 GMT
Virtual
Free

CANversation With Kiran Bir Sethi and Sarah Kupke A free webinar from ECIS. 12 February 2021 | 13:00 GMT Join Kam Chohan, ECIS CEO, in conversation with two very dynamic and inspirational educators.  During these challenging times, we all need some positivity and good news to inspire the international education world. Kiran Bir Sethi is a Designer who became a Teacher, a Principal who grew into an Education Reformer and subsequently morphed into a Social Entrepreneur. A trained Graphic Designer,…

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MULTILINGUAL WEEK | 22-27 FEBRUARY 2021

22 February @ 08:00 - 27 February @ 17:00 GMT
£40 – £50

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Our Monday through Saturday theme ‘Collaborations: Developing Every Student’s Linguistic Repertoire’ has been selected as we wish to recognise that collaboration across subjects and school roles can lead to tremendous opportunities for creativity, innovation and enriched perspectives throughout the language learning process. We are committed to discovering and highlighting successful collaborations that may be occurring between researchers, class teachers, language specialists, students and school leaders. Subject to the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are hoping that…

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March 2021

WOMENED HEART TO HEART: #HEFORSHE ALLIES ON WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: 02 MARCH

2 March @ 11:00 - 12:00 GMT
Virtual
Free

 #HEFORSHE ALLIES ON WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: ACHIEVING AN EQUAL FUTURE IN A POST-COVID WORLD 02 March 2021 : 11:00-12:00 GMT PRESENTERS: Angeline Aow and Kyra Kellawan Join Angeline Aow (WomenEdDE) and Kyra Kellawan (WomenEdESP) for an #IWD2021 special edition #HearttoHeart about how male colleagues can support both aspiring and existing female leaders in education, with both their peers and the students under their care. In line with this year’s International Women’s Day 2021 theme – “Women in leadership: Achieving an…

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World Languages Day: 16 March

16 March
£15

World Languages Day: 16 March. A  day of presentations and dialogue from AERO ( American Education Reaches Out) and supported by the US Department of State. Now more than ever, the world needs multilingual, multicultural citizens. What is learned from the continuous and deep study of languages is unparalleled in the study of any content available today in schools. Working with the AERO World Languages Team, ECIS is sponsoring this WORLD LANGUAGE DAY as an integral part of a commitment…

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April 2021

The School Collaborative: Supporting international schools as they move beyond the pandemic: Events throughout 2021

22 April @ 09:00 - 18:00 BST
Virtual

THE SCHOOL COLLABORATIVE ASK QUESTIONS, LEARN FROM EXPERTS, SHARE BEST PRACTICE. In association with ECIS, Together School, & Clearpath EPM. The challenges faced by schools during the COVID-19 pandemic and how schools have responded, adapted, and moved forward are learnings that for the most part should be applied to making schools safer, more secure, and more engaging places where students can grow, learn and develop. Join the School Collaborative forum, browse the informative articles and resources, plus, collaborate with schools…

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May 2021

Fireside Chat with EnRusk: Embracing Crisis as a Catalyst for Change: 04 May

4 May @ 14:00 - 14:45 BST
Virtual
Free

Embracing Crisis as a Catalyst for Change: A Fireside Chat with Executive Director Kam Chohan and Dr Kynan Robinson. After nearly a year living and teaching through a global pandemic, we all have a new appreciation for what it means to survive a major crisis. But we also have an opportunity to embrace a new understanding of “crisis” as an invitation for change. Certainly, we all learned a lot about ourselves, our schools and how we need to change to…

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MLIE MeetUps: What’s working and what is not working in your multilingual classroom? What are your next steps?: 06 May

6 May @ 15:00 - 16:00 BST
Virtual
Free

MLIE MeetUps: Let's Talk Languages! Join a world of multilingual educators every month for our virtual get-together to discuss all things language learning-related. Our topic for May: What's working and what is not working in your multilingual classroom? What are your next steps? REGISTER HERE

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Blended Learning Mastery Series 2021: 12 May- 02 June

12 May @ 08:00 - 2 June @ 17:00 BST
Virtual
Free

The Blended Learning Mastery Series 2021 is a FREE professional development programme and webinar series, offered by Education Perfect in partnership with ECIS. The programme seeks to answer numerous questions including: What exactly is blended learning? How can we plan effective blended learning programmes that truly enhance and support learning, rather than just making it more complicated? And most importantly: How can we move from ‘survival mode’ to a focus on sustainable digital practice that will enhance student outcomes and…

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Middle Leader Certificate: The Culture of Leadership: 12, 19, 26 May, 02 & 09 June

12 May @ 16:00 - 9 June @ 18:00 BST
Virtual
£200 – £250

THE CULTURE OF LEADERSHIP Facilitated by: Teresa Belisle & Jimena Zalba   Wednesday 12 May (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Wednesday 19 May (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Wednesday 26 May (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Wednesday 02 June (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Wednesday 09 June (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) - bonus optional session   Delivered virtually via Zoom, you will need to attend all 4 virtual sessions in order to gain the certificate.   This core module split across 4 two hour…

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WomenEd Heart to Heart Series: Feminist International Schools: 18 May

18 May @ 17:00 - 18:00 BST
Virtual

Feminist International Schools About this Event Join Angeline Aow (WomenEdDE) and Kyra Kellawan (WomenEdESP) on 18 May for this #HeartToHeart discussing the concept of Feminist Schools. Instead of calling for more feminism in schools, we will discuss and dissect the recent concept put forth that we need feminist schools - schools that identify as feminist institutions, and a curriculum and education policy that embraces feminist values and goals as foundational, not an optional add-on. If in the current COVID-19 crisis,…

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Libraries Week: 23-29 May

23 May @ 08:00 - 29 May @ 17:00 BST
Virtual
£ 40 – £ 50

LIBRARIES WEEK: MAY 23-29 2021 We're getting ready for a week-long collaboration of all things library-related, and this year, the focus is on bringing the world together - we'd love for you to join us. Bringing the world together is ultimately about bringing people together - the members of our school communities and those who are part of our much larger global society.  Through our library collections, spaces, staffing, programmes, and policies, we have the ability to transform our libraries…

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June 2021

Middle Leader Certificate: Design Thinking Process – Leading Change: 03, 10, 17, 18 June

3 June @ 16:00 - 18 June @ 18:00 BST
Virtual
£ 200 – £ 250

DESIGN THINKING PROCESS - LEADING CHANGE   Thursday 3 June (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Thursday 10 June (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Thursday 17 June (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Friday 18 June (16:00 - 18:00) (BST) Delivered virtually via Zoom, you will need to attend all 4 virtual sessions in order to gain the certificate. Facilitated by: Jim Ellis Goals of the Course Educators are designers, designing the program, schedule, and lessons that shape a student’s experience. Driving much of the…

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MLIE MeetUps: Transition Programmes: How are you supporting your multilingual students when they join your school community? 04 June

4 June @ 18:00 - 19:00 BST
Virtual
Free

MLIE MeetUps: Let's Talk Languages! Join a world of multilingual educators every month for our virtual get-together to discuss all things language learning-related. Our topic for June: What's working and what is not working in your multilingual classroom? What are your next steps?  

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Wellbeing Café: Flipping to Growth-Done Gently: 09 June

9 June @ 12:00 - 12:30 BST
Virtual
Free

Welcome to the Wellbeing Café: a series of bi-weekly community conversations via Zoom, facilitated by CreatePositive. All over the world, cafés are welcoming places to pause, gather, exchange news and views, and to be refreshed and inspired.   FLIPPING TO GROWTH-DONE GENTLY: 09 JUNE As the end of the school year comes closer in the Northern hemisphere, many of us are looking to flip to a growth perspective to end on a high rather than a low note. Taking a…

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ECIS Leadership Summits: 10 June

10 June @ 11:00 - 12:00 BST
Virtual
Free

ECIS LEADERSHIP SUMMITS: 10 June | 11:00-12:00 With: Tim Kelley, Director, International School of Stuttgart Marta Medved Krajnovic, Head of School, Western Academy of Beijing FOR ECIS MEMBER SCHOOLS During these very unique and challenging times, it's imperative that we support each other and share best practice. How do we ensure our schools continue to thrive? How do we maintain cohesion with our staff and students? Our best hope is that this can become a safe place for leaders to…

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Middle Leader Certificate: Assessment and Leadership: 24 & 30 June, 5 & 12 July

24 June @ 16:00 - 16 July @ 18:00 BST
Virtual
£200 – £250

Middle Leader Certificate: Assessment and Leadership All times are in London time. Thursday 24 June 16:00 - 18:00 Wednesday 30 June 16:00 - 18:00 Monday 5 July 16:00 - 18:00 Monday 12 July 16:00 - 18:00 Delivered virtually via Zoom you will need to attend all 4 virtual sessions in order to gain the certificate 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…

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August 2021

Dialogue with Debra: The Nature of Intercultural Understanding: 05 August

5 August @ 12:00 - 12:45 BST
Free

Dialogue with Debra: The Nature of Intercultural Understanding: 05 August   "I warmly invite you to join us as we explore the nature of intercultural understanding, and meaningful and powerful ways we can encourage and nurture its growth and development." Debra   We are partnered with Debra Rader, international educator, author, consultant and workshop facilitator to offer a monthly series focused on Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Understanding. Developing intercultural understanding is at the heart of international-mindedness, global competence and…

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Supporting the Mental Health of Students with Additional Learning Needs, post-pandemic: 23 August

23 August @ 15:00 - 16:00 BST
Free

Supporting the Mental Health of Students with Additional Learning Needs, post-pandemic   Presented by the Student Support Special Interest Group   REGISTER HERE

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September 2021

Dialogue with Debra: The Nature of Intercultural Understanding: 02 September

2 September @ 12:00 - 12:45 BST
Free

Dialogue with Debra: The Nature of Intercultural Understanding   "I warmly invite you to join us as we explore the nature of intercultural understanding, and meaningful and powerful ways we can encourage and nurture its growth and development." Debra   We are partnered with Debra Rader, international educator, author, consultant and workshop facilitator to offer a monthly series focused on Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Understanding. Developing intercultural understanding is at the heart of international-mindedness, global competence and global citizenship…

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ECIS Book Club: Launch Event: 16 September

16 September @ 17:00 - 18:00 BST
Free

We are delighted to launch the ECIS book club, designed to promote our love of literature in a positive & nurturing environment. Our purpose remains to bring our community together to learn about and discuss issues that matters to us. We will also be sharing from our recent libraries conference the list of ‘Good Reads’ that were compiled during the conference.   Launch Event: 16 September | 17:00 BST We invite you to join us in reading Sathnam Sangera’s  Empireland:…

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Vienna International School Student Support Panel Discussion: 22 September

22 September @ 15:30 - 16:30 BST
Free

Vienna International School Student Support Panel Discussion 22 September: 15:30-16:30 BST The VIS student support team will have a panel discussion where they will give a description of the services on offer at their school, strengths of their program, and areas they hope to grow. The panel wants to take this as an opportunity for our ECIS student support community to ask questions, learn about services from another school, and share some of the great things you are doing at…

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MLIE Meetups: Working with students new to English: 23 September

23 September @ 15:00 - 16:00 BST
Free

MLIE Meetups: Working with students new to English 15:00-16:00 BST (UK time) Join the Multilingual Learning in Education Special Interest Group for this hour-long session via Zoom. Sessions take place on a monthly basis. We very much hope that you can join us. REGISTER HERE

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