Professional Development Highlights
AAIE webinar “ Lessons learned. The liberating force of crisis” Presented by WAB leaders, sharing our COVID 19 crisis management plans and reflections
Speaker at ECIS Heads Conference, Madrid. “Changing Spaces, Changing Pedagogy.”
“Building Learning Communities” PD with Steve Barkley.
“Designing Successful virtual learning“ PD with Global Online Academy.
Presenter at the Future of Education Now conference. Beijing . Key Factors for developing self-directed learning in the Elementary School. EY-Gr5
Co-Organized 2019 Collaboration for Growth Symposium between five regional like-schools, resulting in closer cooperation and sharing of good practices.
“Building Educational Spaces for Personalized Learning“ PD with Architect Rosan Bosch.
Attended Brain Research Conference. Focus: Empathy. San Francisco. Resulting in changes to approaches to early literacy and mindfulness practices across the school.
Senior advisory committee for $70m building project at Western Academy Beijing for Personalizing Learning with architects Fielding Nair
Oversaw the introduction of personalized data collection system using Evidence for Learning App
Study Tour AS Mumbai to gather input for Fielding Nair building projects at IICS, Istanbul
Attended “Personalizing Learning“ CEESA conference, Dubrovnik.
Designed and Implemented whole-school curriculum review cycle to foster K-12 curriculum links
Established robust school wide assessment practices to improve standards, consistency and personalization
Council of International Schools
School accreditation team-visitor training
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Data wise: Using assessment results to improve teaching and learning
Cultures of Thinking- Dr Ron Ritchart.
Apple Education Leadership Summit, Geneva
Leading Assessment (PTC)
Feedback: roles and strategies for impacting student learning- Bambi Betts
Instructional Supervision and Evaluation (PTC)
Creating and Administering Effective Schools (PTC)
Inquiry practice- Kath Murdoch
Leadership Tools: with a focus on supervision of teachers- Bambi Betts
ESL in The Mainstream
Leadership and Group Dynamics (PTC)
PYP/MYP Joint trainers workshop to strengthen connections across the programmes
Inquiry in the PYP- Kathy Short
PYP workshop leader training, Geneva
PYP and the Arts, Bucharest
No Blame Approach to Bullying training
Kagan workshop on cooperative teaching strategies
Inservice comparing best practice of writing assessments: Six traits, British national curriculum and First steps
Assessment in the PYP workshop