Tag archives for February 2015

Frantic Assembly for Dance and Drama Teachers, Monday 16th February, Patana, Bangkok

Frantic Assembly
When: Monday 16th February
Where: Bangkok Patana School, Bangkok, Thailand
Cost: 6000 Baht

Frantic Assembly creates thrilling, energetic and unforgettable theatre. The company attracts new and young audiences with work that reflects contemporary culture. Vivid and dynamic, Frantic Assembly’s unique physical style combines movement, design, music and text. Bring your exploration of devising techniques to life by engaging the skills and experience of a specialist Creative Practitioner. This workshop will give you an insight into how Frantic Assembly creates new work and provides them with skills to embark on their own devised projects. Workshops will be pitched to the level and experience of the group.
The workshop does not explore suggested themes and texts, or devise performances for examinations.
· Warm up
· Team building and trust exercises
· Skills building activity (such as lifting technique)
· Creative tasks and devising processes
· Cool down reflection and questions

Frantic Assembly is led by Artistic Director Scott Graham. Scott formed the company with Steven Hoggett and Vicki Middleton in 1994 and continues to collaborate with many of today’s most inspiring artists. Having toured extensively throughout the UK, Frantic Assembly has built an enviable reputation as one of the most exciting companies in the country. The company has also performed, created and collaborated in 30 different countries across the world.

Please register online here

Full details can be found on this Flyer here

Keele University Asia Programme for International School Teachers – Opening Evening in Bangkok, Wednesday 25th February

Keele University Asia Programme for International School Teachers – Opening Evening in Bangkok

This is to give you advance notice of an Open Evening taking place at;

The British Council, Siam Square, Pathumwan, Bangkok – Wednesday 25th February (19.00-21.00)
Dr Stephen Whitehead and Mr Denry Machin (Keele University, UK) will be in attendance to advise and answer any questions on the following programmes:

MBA Education (International)

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (International) – PGCEi

MA Education (International)

For further information and to book a place please contact Dr Stephen Whitehead at: s.m.whitehead@keele.ac.uk

Learning Support and SEN FOBISIA Jaws, 31st January – 1st February 2015, Regents Pattaya

Learning Support and SEN FOBISIA Jaws
31st January – 1st February 2015,
Regents Pattaya
Cost: 2000 Baht
(transport to/from hotel and lunches and one dinner)

Outside of the UK it can be difficult for Learning Support departments to find the opportunity to meet other colleagues with a view to improving our work within our own schools. This workshop is a great opportunity for Learning Support teachers, specialists and assistants from different schools and backgrounds to get together and share our knowledge, information and best practice. This workshop will draw on the expertise of ‘The Village Special School’ for specific presentations.

Deadline for registration is 19th January 2015
Our recommended hotel is the Amari Pattaya
If you have any questions please contact:


BTN Saturday Session: Early Years – 7th February 2015, St Andrews, Dusit

Dear All,
The first BTN Saturday Session will have an Early Years focus and is open to all teachers and teaching assistants interested in this phase of school.

Date: Saturday 7th February 2015
Time: 9am – 2.30pm
Location: St. Andrews International School Dusit Campus (www.standrewsdusit.com)

There will be a wide range of workshops to enjoy and opportunities to network with staff from other schools. Confirmed Workshops include:
• Speech and Language in Early Years
• Ipads, apps and activities for early learners
• Using ICT in Early Years
• Music activities in Early Years
• Yoga with early learners
• Enhancing Continuous Provision
• Storytelling in Early Years

Cost: 1000 Thai Baht (including drinks and snacks throughout the day, lunch, and drinks at an in-school social after the workshops have finished)

To register please complete the form here: http://goo.gl/forms/UurwkbA16b

We are currently looking for more teachers to run workshops. If you are able to do so please
contact Alistair (alistair.do@standrews.ac.th) by Friday 19th December. All staff members who
volunteer will receive free entry to the entire Saturday Session.

Saturday Session Registration

Dragonfly CPD – Bangkok, (January – May 2015) – SEN, IPads. Learning, Teaching and Leadership



January 26th – Inclusive Learning in the Primary School
January 27th – Developing the Thinking Child in Primary Education
January 28th – Learning Differences: Meeting the Needs of SEN Learners
January 29th – From Policy to Practice: A Whole School Approach to SEN
January 30th – iPads: Practical Strategies for SEN Pupils and Teachers


February 23rd – New to iPads: A Beginner’s Course
February 24th – Make Your Primary Classroom an iPad Classroom
February 25th – Make Your English Classroom an iPad Classroom
February 26th – Make Your Maths Classroom an iPad Classroom
February 27th – Make Your PE Classroom an iPad Classroom


May 25th – Effective Marking and Feedback
May 26th – The Evidence-Based Classroom
May 27th – 20 Outstanding Teaching Techniques
May 28th – Embedding Literacy and Numeracy Rich Teaching Ideas
May 29th – 30th – Aspiring/Recently Appointed Subject Leaders (Two Day Course)

FLIER (for further details):


Real PE, 28th February – 1st March 2015, Singapore

Real PE
28th February -1st March 2015
Tanglin, Singapore

Lisa Cannell
Director of CPD
Email: CPD@tts.edu.sg
Tanglin Trust School,
95 Portsdown Road,
Singapore 139299

1. Primary 2 day practical and interactive ‘real PE’ course. For deliverers of children aged 3-11 years.
Resources include;
– Schemes of Work for all year groups (7 in total) from Reception to Year 6.
– Market leading Assessment for Learning tools for all classes.
– Supporting resources including: First FUNs pack, Interactive Short Stories, FUNs student cards, FUNs for Everyone folder plus interactive DVD, Raising the Bar Folder, Raising the Bar Student cards, Learn to Compete, Compete to Learn and ‘real PE’ learning journey posters.

Price £485 per individual
Price £985 per school to include training for up to 3 staff.

2. Secondary 2 day practical and interactive ‘real PE’ course. Aimed at teachers and sport specific coaches of
children aged 11-18 years.
Using a Multi-ability approach to accelerate learning for all students and extend the more able.
Resources include;
– Market leading Assessment for Learning tools for all classes.
– Sport specific performance tracking tools.
– Supporting resources including: FUNs Student cards, FUNs for Everyone folder plus interactive DVD, Raising the Bar folder, Raising the Bar student cards, Learn to Compete, Compete to Learn and ‘real PE’ learning journey posters.

Price £485 per individual
Price per school £985 to include training for up to 3 staff.

Take a look at the ‘real PE’ Showcase video please visit this link:

Should you have any queries, please get in touch with:
T: + 44 20 8863 0304
E: info@createdevelopment.co.uk

Real PE International Singapore 28 Feb and 1 March 2015-1

FOBISIA Secondary Pastoral JAWS, 27th-28th February 2015, Brunei

Secondary Pastoral JAWS
Jerudong International School, Brunei
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February 2015

This Job Alike Workshop is an opportunity for FOBISIA Pastoral Leaders across the region to get together to share good practice and develop new ideas about pastoral care. All participants will be actively engaged in creating the agenda to ensure that the two day event meets the needs and wishes of those attending. All sessions will be delivered by those participating in the workshop.

Some initial ideas for session topics are listed below:
 Introducing and evaluating Pastoral Systems
 Supporting Academic performance
 Effective Communication between key stakeholders
 Use of technology to increase parental engagement
 Effective and engaging ways of delivering PSHE
 Best practice in boarding
The above sessions are merely suggestions and may be adapted or dropped according to the wishes of those involved. It is hoped that the agenda will evolve based on the experience and interests of those attending. A Google Drive Folder will be shared with all delegates to build the agenda collaboratively as well as sharing resources in the run up to this event.

To register for the event please use this link.

Deadline: Friday 30th January 2015
The fee for attending will be $100BND. Suggested accommodation for the event is the Radisson Hotel. The rate per night is $150 BND+10% tax. Add an extra $16BND for breakfast. To contact the hotel please email reservations.brunei@radisson.com.

The fee will include meals, transport to and from the hotel plus relevant resources.
Any further enquiries please email: richard.humes@jis.edu.bn.
Kind regards,
Richard Humes
Acting Deputy Principal

Term 2 Secondary Pastoral JAWS JIS