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Inviting Principals, School Heads, Board Members, Business Managers, Admissions Manager, Counsellors and Middle Leaders to the AISA 2018 Leadership Conference.
Our varied conference programme offers deep learning experiences for everyone in school leadership and for those wanting to grow into senior leadership roles.
Learning with international experts, participants can choose from any of our nine Deep Dives to immerse themselves in specialised institutes and network with peers.
The 2018 ALC has a wide range of leadership topics to explore, learn and apply. Most of our Deep Dives offer 5 hours with one expert facilitator and like-minded leaders to drill down into the depths of an issue or concept to a level where you are able to implement your thinking back at school.
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The Jefferson Overseas Technology Institute (JOSTI) is an annual five-day technology training experience for overseas educators who are interested in “hands-on” training for integrating technology across various grade levels and curriculums. There will also be a special emphasis on virtual learning, highlighting collaborative communities and shared resources.
This annual conference is set to take place from 18th – 22nd June 2018 at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, in Fairfax, Virginia.
JOSTI 2018 offers training in two strands:
• Real Educators Only! (K-12)
• Real Techies Only!
Who: JOSTI is for educators (teachers, administrators, technology staff, librarians) who wish to increase awareness, understanding and use of technology.
The technology training will be open to approximately 100 participants. One participant per school will be given priority; others will be enrolled on a space-available basis.
To apply please send or fax the attached JOSTI Registration 2018.pdf completed form by March 2, 2018 to:
Office of Overseas Schools
U.S. Department of State, Room H 328-SA1
Washington, D.C. 20522-0132
AISA is delighted to announce a new partnership with Independent School Management (ISM) that gives AISA member schools the opportunity to become members of ISM for a greatly reduced fee.
Special AISA member school rates for ISM:
ISM resources are highly regarded, in fact, AISA has incorporated several into our new School Effectiveness Framework. Download your copy here.
Inviting AISA Member School Educators & External Consultants
AISA welcomes interest from highly skilled, experienced facilitators who are experts in their field who want to lead learning at our events.
AISA's professional learning programme currently includes an annual conference for educators, a leadership conference and many two-day deep learning institutes. See the website here for details of our current offerings.
If you are interested in facilitating professional learning at one of our events, please complete the application form below to join our consultant pool. Once we have checked the referees you provide, we will consider how we could make use of your expertise in one of our events and also share your details with our member-schools when they ask for facilitators in specific areas of expertise.
We cannot guarantee that by completing this form you will be offered a role in one of our professional learning events but we encourage you to share your details with us so we are aware of all that you have to offer.
Consultant Pool Application Form: Here
Registrations for AISA-GISS 2018 are now open! Register on the website here!
For more information please contact Ana Satzke at International School of Kenya on the official email: email@example.com.
All schools benefit from a varied and diverse workforce and all children deserve successful role modles that reflect the richness of humanity.
Women are under-represented in senior leadership positions across the AISA family of schools. We want to change this.
AISA is faciitating a one day symposium that will:
Kim Rayl, American International School of Lagos
Pauline O'Brien, Council of International Schools
Identifying & Realising My Next Leadership Role
Mary Russman, US Department of State
Overcoming External & Internal Obstacles
For more information and to register, see the ALC2018 website here
This event is best suited for Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders, School Counsellors, Board Members and anyone involved in their school's accreditation process.
Over the last 20 years, the number of international schools has grown dramatically to support the increased demand of expatriates and diplomats seeking an internationally recognised education for their children. Currently, there are over 8,000 international schools worldwide serving 4.5 million students and employing 420,000 educators. The Atlantic covered the story this summer and found these current numbers are expected to double over the next 10 years.
Risk and Reality host Robert Johnson takes a deep look into the world of international schools through the lens of former teachers, international administrators, and students, who share their experiences studying and working abroad, and some of the cultural challenges, security threats and health risks that come with the territory. Guests include Dr. Peter Bateman, the Executive Director of AISA; Maya Nelson, Principal at Hong Kong International School; Benjamin Marsh is the Principal at Excelsior International School; and several other teachers and administrators.
The Risk and Reality podcast is sponsored by Clements Worldwide.
Listen to the full podcast at the Risk and Reality page: http://riskandreality.libsyn.com/5-what-is-it-like-to-teach-abroad
AISA is delighted to partner with BoardSource to provide our entire school community of board and school leaders open access to BoardSource’s expertise and guidance through the BoardSource’s membership program for networked organizations.
Understanding the board’s overall responsibilities as well as the role it plays in such areas as advocacy and ambassadorship, fundraising and financial oversight, strategic planning, and much more is vital to your leadership and the organization’s success. We hope you take advantage of the many opportunities you have to learn about nonprofit governance through this BoardSource membership.
The networked organizational membership grants all board and staff of AISA member schools a BoardSource membership. Membership benefits include:
To begin accessing your BoardSource membership benefits, simply create a username and password through our unique sign-up form at: www.boardsource.org/AISA
Then from there, log-in to www.boardsource.org with your established username and password to access member benefits and rates.
If you have any questions or would like additional information about BoardSource’s membership program, please feel free to contact its Member Relations team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1-877-626-2737.
EduCare is a leading provider of online Safeguarding and Duty of Care training. EduCare and AISA work together to offer high-quality, effective online safeguarding training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to International Schools around the world.
EduCare has recently updated nine of their most popular safeguarding courses to meet the specific needs of those working within the international schools sector.
All courses are included in the EduCare for Education online learning service which combines essential safeguarding and duty of care training courses with a robust reporting suite to evidence learning.
EduCare for Education consists of over 20 high-quality online learning courses that are designed and produced by recognised experts and cover essential duty of care training areas.
AISA Member Schools are also eligible for an exclusive 10% discount off EduCare for Education.
Contact Laura Brain via email or call +44 1926 436230 to find out more.
What is EduCare Online Safeguarding and Professional Development Training?
EduCare for Education is an online learning service which provides unlimited access to a range of CPD Certified training courses written or endorsed by subject experts.
Courses cover topics such as:
Each course is independently verified at between 1 and 6 hours of CPD by the CPD Certification Service.
Personalised certificates are provided upon course completion to provide evidence of learning, and management reports enable you to track who has completed the training.
AISA Members are entitled to a 10% preferred discount off EduCare for Education
Alternatively register for your no obligation FREE trial.
Visit the EduCare website to find Out More.
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