Hear from Jane Larsson, CIS Executive Director about the new realities for international education and how we will continue to serve your membership. Learn more about information and resources to answer our membership community’s most frequently asked questions.
In the midst of a global pandemic, we’re learning and adapting to a whole new set of circumstances and a wide set of factors at play—cultural, personal, professional, and otherwise. We can begin to recognize the powerful role culture plays in our responses during times of stress and uncertainty.
Members of the International Taskforce on Child Protection are dedicated volunteers who maintain focus on their fundamental responsibility to keep children as safe as possible in education. Read their latest report and resources.
It's been a strange start for Nico Evers in his new role as CIS Director of Higher Education Services. He has established himself by bonding with his new team via video and quickly identifying where to focus his efforts and contribute to our community of schools and universities. Hear more from Nico.
Guiding an organization through a global pandemic whilst also attending to personal suffering requires extraordinary effort. Key amongst these are the efforts that leaders are making to protect the mental health and well-being of their communities. Read key considerations and accompanying in-depth article.
What does this new reality mean in terms of school reputation and what lies ahead for international schools? Marketing and reputation management consultant, Dr Stephen Holmes, reflects on the situation and offers some advice.
What can we do to keep ourselves mentally resilient despite these unusual pressures? Here are some ideas for you to consider.
Are you confident Zoom is configured correctly and provides a safe and suitable remote learning experience for your staff and students? Here are some effective practices and things to consider when using Zoom for your virtual classrooms.
This is the second article in our series on how schools and universities can adapt to new learning environments, prepared in response to the many questions we have received from our members in recent weeks.
'Campus closed' vs 'school closed'. The language we use as international leaders influences this conversation and should give assurance to the community that the mission and vision of the school guide the decisions we make as a Board.
Ellen Mahoney reflects on the mental health of educators during times of uncertainty and provides suggestions and resources to help address feeling powerless or ill-equipped or hopeless.
Schools and universities are making extraordinary efforts to support their communities right now. This is the first in a series of articles to address challenges and the many questions we’ve received, explaining how to keep students safe and protect their well-being in new learning environments.
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March no longer looks like any of us would have expected it to. Managing uncertainty is now my most important role—in the face of a virus which has succeeded in disrupting education across the world. How do you manage a virus?
How do you fare in these uncertain times, in terms of managing ambiguity? Is this an opportunity to grow as you plough through the day’s uncertainties? Are you confident in your ability to manage ambiguity personally and professionally?