APPLICATION

Application process

Applications are now closed!

THE PROCESS

How to apply

Applications are now closed. 

The awards are open to all international schools.

  1. Select the appropriate award category that best represents your initiative. See all categories and criteria below.
  2. Select the relevant application form for the award category you have chosen.
  3. Complete the application form, responding to every question. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for judging.
  4. It is essential that you follow the word count limits within the application form. Any content over the identified word limit will be removed before your application is sent to the judges. This means that you must keep your submissions within the word count required.
  5. Select your supporting evidence carefully. You are allowed to submit no more than 5 photographs and 1 video per application.
  6. Once complete, send your application form with supporting evidence and photographs to applications@iscresearch.com no later than Thursday 30th September 2021. Any applications submitted after the closing date will not be accepted.
  7. Preferably photos and videos should be submitted via social media links. For example, if your photos are on Facebook, select the photo or album you want, copy the URL of the image from the browser bar and paste the URL into your application. Alternatively you can submit them via www.wetransfer.com with your school name clearly identified.

 

CATEGORIES

2022 Award categories

Community building

This award will recognise a school initiative that involves students working with external groups to help build stronger community connections.

Community wellbeing

This award will recognise a school initiative that supports school community wellbeing including the pastoral care of students.

Digital technology in learning

This award will recognise a digital technology initiative that has had impact on student learning and which includes evidence of developing digital responsibility as part of the initiative.

Diversity, equity, inclusion and justice

This award will recognise an initiative that has had genuine impact on the entire school community. 

Environmental

This award will recognise a school initiative that involves students working with external groups to help build stronger community connections.

Ethical values education

This award will recognise an initiative that supports students in their development of ethical values which will encourage them to think and act as global citizens. 

Innovation and creativity in learning

This award will recognise a school initiative that supports students in future thinking and creative innovation. 

International impact

This award will recognise a school initiative that demonstrates how international education and the school ethos have had a positive impact within the locality and/or on a global scale. 

Pathways to continued and university education

This award will recognise how an initiative supports students in preparing them with the skills and selection process for best fit future study that includes continued education and lifelong learning.

Safeguarding

This award will recognise a school initiative that supports safeguarding within the school community, which may include security and radicalisation.

Strategic leadership

This award will recognise an initiative that has been collectively spearheaded by a leadership team, senior leadership team or governing body. 

Teaching and learning

This award will recognise a subject-specific or whole-school initiative that has supported teaching and learning to the benefit of the students.

International school of the year

This award is selected by the judges from one of the winners of the 12 individual categories.

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