By Jayne Lund It’s the beginning of another school year. There are new teachers, new students, and their families, lots of excitement and some trepidation about living overseas or entering an international school, maybe for the first time. There have been days of preparation for…

By Debi Caskey, Deputy Head of School for Learning, International School Bangkok Howard Gardner, Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is quoted as saying: “I want my children to understand the world, but not just because the world is…

By Lucas Zimmerman Have you ever wanted to go back in time to your university days and find out exactly what you wanted to do when you grew up? People graduate from prestigious universities all over the world not convinced of what their future holds….

By Sam Johnston, Director of Learning at St. George’s School ST. GEORGE’S SCHOOL IS A LEARNING COMMUNITY. Of course, it is—it’s a school. It’s no surprise that we think of St. George’s as a Learning Community. It almost goes without saying. Almost, but not quite….

By Dean Outerson If you think about it, schools haven’t changed much. My experience with school was basically the same as my parents’ experience and even my grandparents’ experience. The education model that continues to survive well into the 21st century was conceived in the…

By Linda Belonje. Director of Marketing and Development, KIS International School A well-rounded education offers students the opportunity of developing skills that are deemed useful in life, at school, and in the real world. Some of the skills that are in demand are leadership skills….

By Brett Penny (Head of School, NIST International School) & Jared Kuruzovich (Director of Communications, NIST International School) “Expansion of leadership is about empowerment – opportunity, space, support, capacity and growth.” – XVII, Building Leadership Capacity for School Improvement Businesses and organizations around the globe…

by Jake Varley, Primary Principal, Berkeley International School As educational leaders, we face great challenges. Sir Ken Robinson observes that ‘the more complex the world becomes, the more creative we need to be to meet its challenges’. For this reason, it is critical to instead look…

By Jason Cooper, Primary Principal, Bangkok Patana School As we begin another school year, I’d like you to think about your definition of success. What is it that you will discuss with your child/children in June 2019 when you reflect on the academic year? Often,…

By Paul Gambles You may have noticed that household debt in Canada has gone up a little recently. To be precise, it has increased by some C$1.53 trillion or 250% since the end of 1999; and by C$910 billion or 74% in the last decade…