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Making a World of Difference

“Making a World of Difference,” the ISS tagline, was inspired by the work that ISS and other international school educators do day in and day out to educate students to become thoughtful and imaginative global citizens and leaders. One needs only to read a newspaper, watch TV, or follow social media to realize why the type of education provided at international schools is essential to our shared futures. I hope and expect that international school graduates will help combat the nationalism, parochialism, hate and terror that unfortunately seem to be resurgent today in many parts of the world, including the United States. I’m also optimistic that the type of multicultural, interdisciplinary and experiential education that most international schools practice will prepare students well to help tackle the complex global issues that their generation will face, such as climate change, immigration and global trade.
My ISS colleagues and I look forward to another year of serving the international school community and by extension nurturing the next generation who will “make a world of difference.” Happy New School Year for many of you and Happy Spring to those of you in the Southern hemisphere!

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ISS News

Meet our new Chief Innovation Officer: John Burns!

As the Director of Creativity & Innovation, John Burns led Level 5 , the ISS maker space in China. This summer he became the first Chief Innovation Officer for ISS. In this new role, John will work to grow best practice, identify opportunities for innovation, and lead change across various facets of our organization.

"It’s been great to watch Level 5 develop into an internationally recognized hub for creativity and innovation over the past 18 months," John said. "I’m also looking forward to working with the wider ISS team and identifying opportunities to scale best practice across our organization."

Exciting Changes at ISS Asia Pacific and Shekou International School

Dale Cox, who has been the Head of Shekou International School (SIS) in China since 2012, is now ISS Vice President, Asia-Pacific starting in the 2017-18 school year.

With Dale changing positions, SIS welcomed Robert Stearns to the helm for the 2017-18 school year. Greg Smith has accepted the appointment for 2018-19 and beyond. Read more about Dale, Robert and Greg!

New ISS Managed Schools

We are pleased to welcome two new campuses into the family of ISS managed schools: Thai-Sikh International School and American English Academy!

We are so proud to work alongside these schools as they make a world of difference in their students' lives.

Global Recruitment

New Membership Features

You talked, we listened - and today, the ISS Global Recruitment Team is proud to announce we've totally revamped our membership. Get ready to take your recruiting adventure to new heights!

  • ISS membership now lasts for two full years, regardless of when you are hired in that period.
  • Even as a hired candidate, stay involved in the community by seeing job alerts and attending in-person events and informative webinars.
  • Enjoy access to new and exciting professional development opportunities.
  • You're forever part of the family! Returning ISS alumni only pay $75 to renew their membership after their first two years.
  • You join an actively-connected global community of educators; just check out #ISSedu on Twitter to see them in action!
  • We're offering new and improved resources on your dashboard, with more features to come!

Get Started Today!


Professional Learning


Learning Together Out in the Field ISS School Site Visit Collaborations

The start of each school year means the launch of another year of professional learning for teachers.

Travel with me to ISS schools in Cayman, Madagascar, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan, and learn along with the faculty!

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ISS Communities

We love our ISS online community! Thanks for opening up your world to us through social. Here are some highlights from this month.





Jump in at#ISSedu to share your story, and for a chance to be featured in our next Digital Digest!

Video Highlight

Each month we'll be sharing videos from our events and community. To get started, in case you missed our webinar on August 30 about the benefits of teaching abroad, watch it on our youtube channel.



Check out all of our events and conferences | 2018/19 conference dates: Atlanta, GA, USA (December 9-11, 2018)  •   Bangkok, Thailand (January 4-7, 2019)  •   San Francisco, CA, USA (February 7-10, 2019) |