Just completed a year long course with international senior leaders from around the world- Cayman Islands, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Malaysia and UK. It has been a privilege to coach and guide these senior leaders on their year long journey and watch their leadership growth. Each had a research project, looking at learning in their own school setting and context and how it could be improved, using data informed decisions and working with others
I had the privileged of returning to NGG International School in Denmark and was inspired by the young artists in the making. The children were using the inspiration of artists around the world to create their won art- you may recognise some. The work of Piet Mondrian, Jackson Pollock to name a few. The children then found the artist's home country in the world, what a great way to begin the journey to international mindedness and awareness.
I was honoured to be invited as a guest to the British Council this week to meet delegates from the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. There was a sharing of how "Connecting Classrooms " in this region is allowing the children the opportunity to build links with children from other parts of the world, to create an international cultural understanding of others growing up in the world. There were stories of children linking with one another from Cairo, Egypt with Indi
I have just returned from a life changing experience working in a voluntary basis in Malawi. I was privileged to be asked to join Mzuzu International Academy for a week of training and coaching. The teachers and the children were amazing, open to learn and to improve. I was able to take many new books for the school library, giving the youngest children access to quality reading books. During my visit I was invited to a local government school, where class sizes are on averag