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Edruptors Conference 2023

Took place on: June 6, 2023
How are international schools meeting the needs of everyone as their communities continually evolve? Discussions will focus on learner agency and how to foster it.

Edruptors Conference 2023

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Fostering agency across the community

 

The Virtual Edruptors Conference will explore agency for all within international school communities. How are international schools meeting the needs of everyone as their communities continually evolve? Discussions will focus on learner agency and how to foster it throughout an international school community combined with the tough challenges international schools have faced over the last twelve months and how schools are responding.

 

Conference Agenda

6 June 2023

Welcome from ISC Research

Panel session: A multicultural, multilingual learning journey
From the earliest years, international schools are supporting self-management and personalised learning journeys through language, culture, values and choice. This session will explore how initiatives in the early years can impact students of all ages.

Hosted by Janelle Torres, South East Asia Research Manager at ISC Research
Panellists:
– Jessica Davis, ES EAL Teacher at Saigon South International School, Vietnam
– Matt Hajdun, Assistant Director of Learning – Language Development at TCS, Colombia
– Helen Avetisyan, Whole School Multilingualism Lead Teacher at Western Academy Beijing

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Panel session: Learner agency despite and beyond curriculum constraints
How are international schools enabling learner agency within and around their middle years curriculum? What is the impact of learner agency during these years? How are international schools enabling students to foster their passions and aspirations to guide their futures?

Hosted by Pia Maske, East Asia Research Manager at ISC Research.
Panellists:
– Tim Logan, Directing Consultant at No Tosh and podcaster @Future Learning Design
– Dominique Dalais, Physical & Health Education Curriculum Lead at United Nations International School of Hanoi (UNIS Hanoi)
– Jamie Hagan, Advanced Skills Teacher and leading on Character Education across the school at GEMS Founders School Dubai

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Panel session: Agency in action
Does learner agency require system change? How are international schools developing a community culture that empowers all students within the current, rigid educational paradigm?

Hosted by Nalini Cook, Head of Global Research at ISC Research
Panellists:
– Naheed Bardai, Principal at UWC Atlantic College
– Nneka Johnson, Director of Innovation and Strategic Development at International School of Dakar – ISD
– Alan Phan, Head of School at North London Collegiate School HCMC & Diversity Collective Founder

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Thank you from ISC Research

 

7 June 2023: Spotlight on international school leaders

Panel session: What’s hurt? What’s helped?
International schools are being challenged like never before. What have been the toughest challenges of the last 12 months and what has helped address them? School leaders share their most trusted support mechanisms.

Hosted by Nalini Cook, Head of Global Research at ISC Research
Panellists:
– Ben Marsh, Director at International School Myanmar
– Ildiko Murray, Head of School at Changchun American International School
– Simon Mann, Interim Principal at British Vietnamese International School Hanoi

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