December 2021

Recruiting trends, specialised sports academies, post-colonial outreach in Ghana, low-cost live streaming from classrooms in Dhaka and assisting mass vaccinations in KL.

Recruitment trends

Recruitment trends

A new report shows shifts in international school teacher recruitment and CPD. Anne Keeling has more.

Sports Academies

Sports Academies

Nick Mooney looks at the benefits that Specialised Sports Academies are bringing to international schools.

EduSpots!

EduSpots!

A network of community projects in Ghana meets both global and local learning needs as Cat Davison reports.

Classroom broadcast

Classroom broadcast

How low cost live streaming from the classroom helped students still at home at one school in Dhaka.

The myth of falling

The myth of falling

Does failure really toughen you up? Not without a process of healing, argues social psychologist Dr. Helen Street. 

JOBLINK

JOBLINK

ITM's convenient JOBLINK page of  leading international school associations and agencies advertising the latest positions.

Rapid response

Rapid response

Chika Kumashiro-Wilms tells how a simple question led to the mass-vaccination of refugees in Malaysia at ISKL.

Internet of things

Internet of things

What is the 'Internet of Things' and how can it be used in schools? Uma Shankar Singh looks at some of the issues.

Changing the world

Changing the world

If you want to find out how to change the world for the better, Margaret Rooke suggests listening to young people.

The cookie jar

The cookie jar

Huma Shah wonders if we are doing enough to protect online privacy, despite recent strides in safeguarding.

Circle and chairs

Circle and chairs

Early Years creativity has been central to a project recognised at a major Milan design event, as Holly Warren reports.

Social Gaps

Social Gaps

Simon Dunford looks at the gaps in social learning that need to be closed on the return to on-campus learning.

September 2021

September 2021

The changing face of professional development, research-based ideas for setting up your classroom, the rise and rise of blended learning and the impact of your leadership style on learning.

 

Call for nominations!

Call for nominations!

Nominations for the International School Awards 2022, hosted by ISC Research are open until 30th September.

Classrooms by design

Classrooms by design

According to Kate McCallam, it’s worth considering the research about classroom design before setting up for the year.

Making it stick

Making it stick

Finding ways to measure the long-term impact of online professional development. Dr. Helen Bilton reports.

Inclusive inspiration

Inclusive inspiration

Do ‘inclusive’ leadership styles in teachers motivate students? Research by Paul Parham and Gloria Moss suggests they do.

Creative connections

Creative connections

A daily walk sparks off all sorts of connections for Andrew Tidswell about the link between curiosity and creativity.

Change the narrative

Change the narrative

Take back control! Despairing talk of ‘catching-up’ after Covid is self-defeating, argues Al Kingsley.

On the blend

On the blend

Anne Keeling on the latest report from ISC Research looking at emerging practice in international teaching.

Right for you?

Right for you?

Dr. Natasha Ridge looks at 5 questions you should ask about yourself and the school that offers you an interview.

No turning back

No turning back

Renee Rehfeldt thinks that Covid has made PD fairer and more accessible in international schools, despite a sense of loss.