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Children and war

Helping students cope

School personnel need to provide a safe, supportive environment where children feel free to discuss their thoughts and feelings about war. Leah Davies advises that by listening carefully and answering questions on a level students can comprehend, children will learn that they are not alone in their concerns.

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Board resources

Governing thoughts
Four articles from International Teacher Magazine, looking at governance and strategic planning in international schools.
Five essentials

Five essentials

Paul Cabrelli identifies five essential qualities of effective school boards.

Vision, Mission, Strategy

Vision, Mission, Strategy

How three key planning elements can link to form a sustainable strategic plan.

Planning for uncertainty

Planning for uncertainty

Why flexible strategic plans serve schools well in periods of uncertainty.

Sustainability in schools

Sustainability in schools

Paul Cabrelli looks at the importance of sustainability for strategic planning.

 

Feature image: Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay

 

 

 

Sustainability in schools

A guide to strategic planning

Paul Cabrelli has recently explored the idea of “sustainability in schools” as a speaker both at the COBIS conference for Bursars, HR Managers and HR staff at St. Julian’s School, and the CEESA Job – a- like conference for Business Managers, Chief Accountants and Facility Managers, arguing that this is a 21st Century issue that must not be ignored. 

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MUN

A call for a more critical implementation

Whilst recognising the dedication and commitment of the students participating in the Model United Nations (MUN) programme, Kyle Kopsick suggests it is in some aspects the way MUN works is flawed and a change of approach is needed.

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Five essential ideas

Effective School Governance

In a competitive and often unpredictable world, effective school governance is crucial if a school is to remain true to its mission and achieve its vision. Consilium Education’s Paul Cabrelli reflects on five essentials that sustain excellence and help governors enjoy their time in office.

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