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Aligning Learning for Students, Faculty, Staff …and Parents


Carlene Hamley and Kasey Burns at ECIS

Shekou International School (SIS) has long been committed to challenging, authentic, and personalized student learning. Located in Shenzhen, China, this ISS School is also a 21st Century Learning and Apple Distinguished School. SIS has an inquiry-based curriculum and pedagogical approach designed to nurture each child’s curiosity, and intentionally designed classrooms to facilitate daily exploration.

Several years ago, under the direction of Carlene Hamley (Director of Learning) and Kasey Burns (Director of the Early Childhood Center) the School adopted a similar approach to faculty and staff learning. Rather than rely on visiting experts, they identified the strengths and expertise of faculty and staff, as well as their learning needs, and organized a schedule of workshops that leveraged the School’s internal resources and addressed their particular learning priorities.

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Exciting New Partnership Between ISS and Sias University


ISS will be partnering with Sias University in Zhengzhou, China to open the city’s first international school for foreign students. The initial opening is planned for August 2019. Read about this new school!

ISS School Supply


Supplying an international school is a journey! Recently our Warehouse Team followed a box through our warehouse on its way to a school.

Fall NewsLinks is here!

We recently sent out the first all-digital edition of NewsLinks.

If you haven't already read it, be sure to check out the great stories!


Share Your School Stories!

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?
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Shekou International School Hosts First Edtech Summit in China!


The focus of the two day Edtech summit was 'create, connect and learn'. Attendees were involved in empowering hands-on breakout sessions, inspiring keynote speakers, and fun activities including a high-energy demo slam.

Read about this exciting event!



Congratulations UNIS Hanoi

The 2017/18 academic year marks the School’s 30th year in operation, 20 years as the first IB school in Asia and the Head of School’s 10th year at the helm of UNIS Hanoi.

Read about the celebration!

Celebrating 50 Years at the International School of Uganda!


Another exciting anniversary! ISU opened its doors to 11 students in 1967 and 50 years later, the school is attended by more than 540 students from over 60 nations.

Congratulations on this milestone!


Global Recruitment

Following Our Candidates Around the World!


The Global Recruitment Team loves hearing from our candidates, whether it’s at the beginning or middle of a new journey. Recently Chante Greene, an educator originally from North Carolina, reached out to share more of her story! We met Chante last year when she came to San Francisco for the ISS job fair, partnered with Teach Away. We're so excited to share the latest news from Chante and her family.

Webinar: What is an IRC?
How to make the most of your experience!

In case you missed our third webinar of the season, check out the video recap!

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.


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Video Highlight

Snapshot: 3 Months at Level 5

If you're in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of school already feels like a distant memory, take a look at the amazing things that have happened at Level 5. Only three months into the new school year and so much has already taken place. We can't wait to see what the next three months have in store!

Follow @TheLevel5 on twitter for the latest news.

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) |