AWARD CATEGORY

Wellbeing

This award will recognise a school initiative that is being implemented that supports the wellbeing of a school’s stakeholders, including the pastoral care of students.

INITIATIVE

Details and eligibility

This award will recognise a school initiative that is being implemented that supports the wellbeing of a school’s stakeholders, including the pastoral care of students.

Your application needs to include evidence of how your initiative supports wellbeing beyond what the school should be delivering as an effective international school.

Your application must focus on one school initiative and address the following criteria:

  • How and why the initiative has identified a challenge or opportunity, and is addressing the wellbeing needs of its stakeholders
  • How the initiative has incorporated views and/or action of students, staff or other stakeholders beyond school leadership as part of development of the initiative
  • Evidence of how the initiative has demonstrated a positive impact on teaching, learning, and intercultural understanding of the entire school community
  • How the initiative has been developed as a long-lasting initiative for the school; one that can be improved and developed over time and could be sustainable through successive staff changes
  • Evidence of the strategies that are enabling this initiative to be shared with other schools (this could include links to details about this initiative on a public website, on public access YouTube video(s), through publicly accessible media, or details of community engagement, conference or workshop presentation)

     

    2022 Award sponsor

     

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    Applications now open

    The awards are open to all international schools, including online schools. Select the award category that best represents your initiative and apply online via our new application platform. Read more about our application process and our judges.

    Applications can be submitted until 8th July 2022 at 23:59 (GMT+1).

    EVIDENCE

    Evidence requirements

    Five photographs. Photographic evidence must be limited to five photographs only. Each photograph must be supported with an explanatory caption.

    One video. Your video should explain/show your initiative including evidence of its success within the criteria required.

    2022 WINNER

    Rugby School Thailand, Thailand

    2022 Wellbeing Initiative Award winner

    CATEGORIES

    2023 Award categories

    Community partnership

    This award will recognise a school initiative that involves students as community partners, working in collaboration with an external group to develop impact in the community.

    Digital technology in learning

    This award will recognise a school initiative that involves digital technology to support student learning in a way that includes the development of digital responsibility as part of the initiative.

    Diversity, equity, inclusion and justice

    This award will recognise an initiative being implemented as part of a school’s strategic journey towards developing DEIJ (diversity, equity, inclusion and justice).   

    Ethical values education

    This award will recognise how a school initiative is supporting students in their development of ethical values which encourage them to think and act as global citizens.

    Future pathways

    This award will recognise how a school initiative is preparing students with the skills and/or values to support their future pathways.

    Innovation and creativity in learning

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

    Safeguarding

    This award will recognise a school initiative that supports safeguarding within a school community. This may include the prevention of radicalisation.

    Strategic leadership

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

    Sustainability

    This award will recognise an initiative being implemented as part of a school’s sustainability ethos.

    Wellbeing

    This award will recognise a school initiative that supports the wellbeing of a school’s stakeholders, including the pastoral care of students.

    International school of the year

    This award is selected by the judges from one of the winners of the 10 individual categories.

    Also included in last year's awards

    International impact

    This award recognised a school initiative that demonstrated how international education and the school ethos had had a positive impact within the locality and/or on a global scale. 

    Teaching and learning

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