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Transitions – How does this apply to aspiring educational leaders?

  All of us know people that we have encountered in our lives that just “have it together.” We are jealous by their constant happiness and ability to adapt rapidly to change. This is the type of person that the book Transitions by William Bridges wants us all to be. As we transition (or prepare …

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Inclusion/induction of TCK’s (third culture kids) at international schools

As international school leaders it is our responsibility to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for our diverse student populations. Third culture kids (TCK’s) are students that move frequently to different international schools as their parents international jobs change. Some are children of diplomats, some are children of businesswomen/men, some are children of international educators. Because …

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Be Thankful.

As an introduction to the International School Leadership Blog, I find it appropriate to reflect on the recent presentation I attended by Ruby Payne (author of A Framework for Understanding Poverty). Along with many thought-provoking concepts on poverty and global classism, she shared a fabulous clip from a TED Talk on Beauty. Enjoy!