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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.

'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.  

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?

There's been a recent surge of online learning activity as schools and universities around the world look for solutions to continue their teaching, learning and student support while institutions close due to the outbreak of Covid-19/coronavirus. While this surge will help to protect the well-being of their students, these institutions now face the additional challenge of how to protect students while they learn virtually.

On #SaferInternetDay (11 February) we join thousands of you in promoting the safe and responsible use of technology for young people. Where do you start when tackling such a broad and complex topic in an international school context? We called on our colleagues at Childnet International and 9ine Consultancy for information, guidance and resources.

When our university members seek out students from CIS member schools, they want to diversify their own campus with students who want to continue their development as global citizens. Consequently, some of our university members actively incentivize students from our school members with scholarships, grants and other attractive opportunities.

“Essentially, there's no bigger issue in international schools than safeguarding,” said Ed Dorrell, Tes head of content. In the second-ever Tes International Podcast, Ed talks to Jane Larsson, CIS Executive Director and chair of the International Taskforce on Child Protection.