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Tarek Razik’s biography on our Board of Trustees page says that he is “focused on progressive and innovation education” and he certainly seems to be living up to this in the way he approaches educator recruitment. As head of school at Jakarta Intercultural School in Indonesia, Tarek ensures that there is student representation in the interview process for new staff ...

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As another series of CIS child protection workshops draws to an end, I have been reflecting on what we have learned, what the impact of the workshops has been, and what some of the key challenges and questions are for schools going forwards. Here are some of the highlights.

CIS, led by Pauline O’Brien, Director of Career & Recruitment Services, has been working closely with Yoyogi International School in Tokyo, to support the school in their search to secure the excellent leadership qualities and competencies needed to drive the school’s future ambitions. Pauline O’Brien subsequently visited the school in February to ascertain the school’s recruitment needs and review the current school leadership structure. Following this thorough audit, CIS set about the search for the next Head and Deputy Head of School for Yoyogi International School.

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Since GDPR became law in the EU with its long-reaching global tentacles, our online world has been flooded with pop-up windows. At their top, a small checkbox followed by lengthy text (or a link to it). How many of us quickly check the box to get the window to go away as soon as possible? Often, I wonder, “Does anyone actually read the text that follows below?”

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As I boarded a plane to Jordan last month, I felt excited to be returning … for many reasons. I last visited the country in 2015 together with the CIS Board of Trustees during the height of the Syrian refugee crisis. We had purposefully scheduled our meeting there to learn more about the region and the impact of the crisis on education. 

We recently announced changes to how we work with U.S. accreditation agencies. Our research from across 116 countries identified four drivers as the foundation for high-quality international education and our international accreditation framework.

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Who else has a better chance to make a positive impact in our world than those of us who have devoted our careers to the education of children and young adults as they grow, develop and find their places in the world, no matter where their paths may take them. Our ideal of global citizenship inspires and sustains us in our daily work.

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