ISS News

The Lessons Between the Lines

Bruce McWilliams, ISS Executive Vice President

It’s funny how sometimes the smallest things resonate the loudest. Maybe it’s the feeling you get walking down a school hallway for the first time; perhaps it’s a paragraph buried inside a young student’s essay. You often can’t describe why, but unremarkable moments have the power to reveal the grander journey of a school.

 

Opening in 2018/19: LEVEL 5, Bahrain

International Schools Services is proud to announce that it will be opening a second LEVEL 5 in 2018/2019. Located at Riffa Views International School LEVEL 5, Bahrain will be an agile space for educators, students and the wider community to unleash their personal creativity and explore innovative practices.

 

A Warm Welcome and a Fond Farewell

ISS Senior Leadership Team Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Sharon Lawler-Sudell has joined ISS as Chief Marketing Officer. However, we must wish farewell to Erin Uritus, Director of Business Development, Marketing & Communications, who will be leaving ISS to become CEO of Out & Equal.


 

School News

Vision International School Students
Attend Ajyal Youth Film Festival

VIS high school students took part in the fifth annual Ajyal Youth Film Festival in Doha, Qatar.

Read about this exciting event
 

Fundraising in High Style

Ruamrudee International School hosted a “Water of Life” fashion show fundraiser to support the school’s ongoing Water and Reforestation Project.

Read about the fundraiser

Putting the Pieces Together

Cayman International School and the Common Ground Collaborative

Jeremy Moore, Director, Cayman International School

Dedicated school leaders are in a perpetual state of quilting together the pieces to cultivate a school with unwavering identity and unification. We analyze, problem solve and strategize, yearning for boundless learning to flow in a culture of positivity. We make progress and good things happen, but the cycle never stops. What if there was a way to stop juggling and bring all the pieces together?

Read Jeremy's Article


Share your school stories with the ISS Community!

Is your school celebrating a special milestone or anniversary? Are your students jumping into exciting community outreach? Do you have photos from a recent class trip or school event you're proud of? Submit your article online!

Global Recruitment Team


Teacher Feature: Melissa Leach

Melissa is a behavior interventionist who grew up overseas, and is now following the call back abroad, moving from Colorado to the Cayman Islands.

Read her story


Teacher Feature: John Godwin

John's journey in international education began in 1989 at an ISS job fair! When you've been an educator for 44 years, you have some great stories to reflect on.

Read John's reflections

 

Professional Learning

Building Global Mindsets as a Foundation of Global Competence

Homa Sabet Tavanger
 

ISS is proud to partner with Homa Sabet Tavanger as we expand how educators incorporate Global Mindedness into their philosophy, culture and pedagogy.
 

Effective 21st-Century education must be relevant and responsive to the challenges posed by the global economy, and create opportunities for all learners to find their sphere of influence in an integrated, open system.


 

ISS Communities

We love our ISS online community! Thanks for opening up your world to us through social media. Here are some highlights from this month.
Jump in on twitter at #ISSedu to share with our community. And in case you didn't know, we're also on instagram!

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