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Day 2: Teaching and Learning | 30th November 2022

Please note that all agenda timings are in Singapore Time (Greenwich Mean Time +8). All content will be available to delegates for on-demand viewing for 30 days after the conference has concluded.
9:00 am
Conference Registration and Guided Tour of the Conference Platform
9:30 am
Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks
Opening Keynote Presentation – Visions and Values for the Future of Education, Teaching and Learning
Dr Conrad Hughes
Dr Conrad Hughes
Campus and Secondary Principal
The International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière
Confirmed
10:30 am
Sponsored Presentation
10:50 am
Morning Facilitated Networking Break

Attendees are encouraged to network with fellow delegates and speakers via the chat function on the conference platform. There will be an opportunity for delegates to opt into a more structure networking opportunity, which will consist of a series of brief one-to-one meetings to informally introduce delegates to peers and thought leaders in attendance.

11:20 am
Keynote Panel Discussion – Nothing About Us Without Us: Augmenting Student Voices and Agency in International Schools
  • How can schools empower students to become co-collaborators in determining the focus of their education?
  • The benefits of facilitating student leadership and ownership over DEIJ, sustainability, and wellbeing initiatives
  • The importance of acknowledging students’ role as key stakeholders and centring students’ voices, ideas, and concerns when developing your long-term school strategy
Stephen Taylor
Stephen Taylor
Director of Innovation in Learning and Teaching
Western Academy Beijing, China
Confirmed
Matt Seddon
Matt Seddon
Secondary Principal
Bangkok Patana School, Thailand
Confirmed
Kim Gration
Kim Gration
Associate Assistant Head – Pastoral and Wellbeing
Harrow International School Hong Kong
Confirmed
Justin Park
Justin Park
Principal and Head of School
SALT International School, Korea
Invited
12:05 pm
Roundtable Discussion Series
Roundtable 1 – Promoting a Culture of Bilingualism: Translanguaging in International Schools
  • What are the benefits of bilingual education and how can school leaders establish a culture of bilingualism within their school?
  • How can translanguaging benefit student learning experiences and embed them within the local culture in which their school is situated?
  • How can senior leaders source, recruit and retain teachers who are capable of teaching in a bilingual environment?
Eowyn Crisfield
Eowyn Crisfield
Director
Crisfield Educational Consulting
Invited
Roundtable 2 – Cultivating Meaningful Community Partnerships Between International Schools and the Local Community
  • Discover best practice guidance about how to develop meaningful and equitable partnerships between international schools and members of their local community when establishing service-learning initiatives
  • How can schools empower students to develop and participate in initiatives that benefit the local community beyond the school?
  • The importance of centring the voice and needs of the local community when developing long-term partnerships and initiatives
Leslie Anne Wallace
Leslie Anne Wallace
Principal
Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong, China
Invited
Roundtable 3 – Sponsored Roundtable: Equipping Students with Twenty-First Century Competencies
  • How to prepare students for industry by equipping them with twenty-first century competencies
  • What areas should international schools be focusing on with regards to their curricula to ensure that their students thrive once they leave school?
1:05 pm
Lunch Break
2:05 pm
Afternoon Keynote Presentation – The Virtual Classroom: AR, VR and the Future of Education
  • How can international schools capitalise on recent advancements in AR and VR to enhance learning delivery and education objectives?
  • What does the advent of the Metaverse mean for international schools and how can educators ensure that they effectively safeguard children in the Metaverse?
  • How can AR and VR aid and enhance remote and blended learning?
Bernard Marr
Bernard Marr
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Bernard Marr & Co.
Invited
2:35 pm
Panel Discussion – How Can Asian International Schools Meaningfully Embed DEIJ into Curricula?
  • How can schools adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of an increasingly local student population?
  • Negotiating the often Western-centric, colonial legacy of international curricula
  • Integrating local history and reflecting local identity meaningfully within the curriculum
  • How can schools diversify their curricula to foster intercultural learning?
Simon Probert
Simon Probert
Deputy Head
Harrow International School Shanghai
Confirmed
Carma Elliot
Carma Elliot
College President
United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA), Singapore
Invited
Xoài David
Xoài David
Co-Founder
Organisation to Decolonise International Schools (ODIS)
Confirmed
Dr Alexander Gardner-McTaggart
Dr Alexander Gardner-McTaggart
Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership
University of Manchester
Confirmed
3:20 pm
Case Study Presentation – Embedding Sustainability Within Your School Curriculum and Community
  • Hear how Prem Tinsulanonda International School in Chiang Mai, Thailand, created a holistic sustainability strategy
  • Discover best practice guidance about how your school can likewise successfully and meaningfully incorporate sustainability within your curriculum and galvanise your whole school community
Dr Emma Shaw
Dr Emma Shaw
DP Environmental Systems and Societies Teacher, CP Coordinator
Prem Tinsulanonda International School
Confirmed
Lynda Rolph
Lynda Rolph
Head of Community
Prem Tinsulanonda International School
Confirmed
Charlotte Hankin
Charlotte Hankin
Eco-Committee Lead and Grade 3/4 Homeroom Teacher
Prem Tinsulanonda International School
Confirmed
3:50 pm
Afternoon Facilitated Networking Break

Attendees are encouraged to network with fellow delegates and speakers via the chat function on the conference platform. There will be an opportunity for delegates to opt into a more structure networking opportunity, which will consist of a series of brief one-to-one meetings to informally introduce delegates to peers and thought leaders in attendance.

4:20 pm
Panel Discussion – Rethinking Assessment and Innovating Accreditation
  • What is the product of international education? Is high academic attainment in the form of exam results still the aim?
  • What is the future of assessment?
  • Do current exam-oriented assessment practices fail neurodiverse and SEND students?
  • Is exam-based assessment useful for students when it comes to tertiary education?
  • How can schools meaningfully assess concept thinking skills?
Dr Jadis Blurton
Dr Jadis Blurton
Founder and Head of School
The Harbour School (THS) Hong Kong
Confirmed
Ross Parker
Ross Parker
Director of Technology & Assessment
International College Hong Kong
Confirmed
Rami Madani
Rami Madani
Head of School
International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Confirmed
5:05 pm
Fireside Chat – The World Beyond the Bubble: Preparing Students Academically, Emotionally, and Culturally for Life Beyond International School
  • How can schools equip students with the autonomy and research-based skills required to thrive in tertiary education?
  • How can students stand out from the crowd in terms of their university applications?
  • How can schools champion alternate pathways available to children for whom tertiary education is not the best option?
  • How can schools ensure that they are building capacity in learners to ensure success beyond the educational environment?
Sian May
Sian May
Head of School
The Alice Smith School, Malaysia
Confirmed
Fathma Mauger
Fathma Mauger
Principal
Larrakeyah Primary School, Australia
Confirmed
Anthony Coles
Anthony Coles
Head of College
Dulwich College Beijing, China
Invited
5:35 pm
Chair’s Closing Remarks