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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice

AISA is committed to contributing, in authentic and meaningful ways, to the pressing need to address the lack of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice within the international school sector globally. Within the Africa region, the goal of AISA’s DEIJ programme is to enhance the effectiveness of AISA schools in promoting a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just community for all educators, school leaders, co-professionals and students in a manner that is contextually relevant and that results in sustainable change.

AISA strives to incorporate diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice into all aspects of our Wellbeing for all programming to help us achieve our organisational mission, and deepen our impact.

To guide us in this effort, AISA is establishing a DEIJ Design Team, which will include a diverse representation of individuals from AISA member schools who can bring to the team their unique experience, skills, and perspectives pertinent to BIPOC Educators, LGBTQ+ Educators, Women Educators, among others. To find out more about the type of work the Design Team will be doing, please refer to the terms of reference here.

If you are interested in becoming part of the AISA DEIJ Design Team, please Click Here to apply.

DEIJ Learning Events

AISA provides various learning events focused on diversity, equality, inclusion, and justice. As an AISA member, you are able to register for these and other learning events.

AISA’s webinar programme is a key tool for raising awareness about critical issues in international education.

Some of our planned webinars include:

  • Developing Strategies to Protect and Support LGBTQ+ Students Within Your Legal and Cultural Context (For School Counsellors)
  • Creating an Environment That Supports LGBTQ+ Students to Achieve Their Potential (For School Leaders)
  • Making a Difference for Students with Learning Differences (Panel: SENIA & member schools)
  • DEIJ: Empowering Diverse Student Voices

Current DEIJ Deep Dives include:

  • Moving from ‘diversity and inclusion’ to ‘diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice’.

If you missed our previous DEIJ webinars, you can find these on our Learning Channel here.

Click the below button to see all our current and planned learning events.

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DEIJ Community

Join AISA’s DEIJ Community

AISA has created several online communities for our members. These will include online forums, called Affinity Groups facilitated by AISA members in the field of diversity, equality, inclusion, and justice. AISA will also make opportunities for the groups to meet during the AISA conference. Groups include:

  • BIPOC educators
  • LGBTQ+ educators
  • Women in Leadership
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DEIJ Resources

As a new AISA Programme, we are in the process of building a range of diversity, equality, inclusion, and justice resources collected from some of the most respected experts in the field. Please feel free to add to the collection by clicking on the below button:

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DEIJ Resources

DEIJ Strategic Partners

Diversity Collaborative

AISA has joined the Diversity Collaborative global community of like-minded educational professionals committed to creating and sustaining a more diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just international school community through its focus on leadership.
The Diversity Collaborative conducts research on the leadership pipeline and recruitment practices, provides leadership development, and advocates for international school communities to critically reflect on diversity or the lack thereof, develop equity-minded stakeholders, promote inclusive environments and serve as social justice activist

Click here to find out more about Diversity Collaborative
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Executive Director: director@aisa.or.ke
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