Tag archives for October 2014

IAAAC Conference, October 17th 2014, NIST, Bangkok

IAAAC Conference,
October 17th 2014,
NIST, Bangkok

The International Association of Athletic Administrators & Coaches (IAAAC) was created to provide international athletic directors, coaches and teachers with a forum to communicate and network. The IAAAC is not-for-profit and aims to improve professional development opportunities to promote and improve best practices in physical education. It also serves as a resource, providing its members with resources related to sports and athletics in international education. Visit the official website at http://www.i3ac.com for additional information.

Keynote Speakers

SILVER HAWKS
Lynn Kachmarik

Ike-Nwanko
Ike Nwanko

Register online here:
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The Communication Friendly Spaces Approach by Elizabeth Jarman, 18th October, Harrow, Bangkok.

The Communication Friendly Spaces Approach by Elizabeth Jarman

Date: Saturday 18th October 2014
Time: 9 – 11.30am
Venue: Harrow International School, Bangkok
Cost: 1,800THB
Dateline: ASAP
Contact person: Jo Khanteetao, Deputy Head of Lower School joanne_k@harrowschool.ac.th

Harrow International School, Bangkok is hosting a presentation by Elizabeth Jarman. Elizabeth is an internationally recognised educator who specialises in creating optimum conditions for learning. This presentation is targeted at Early Years and Primary educators who have an interest in how we can use the learning environment to positively affect communication and pedagogy.

For more information on Elizabeth Jarman and her work, visit www.elizabethjarmantraining.co.uk

Flier:
Jarman presentationLQ

Philosophy for Children (Level 1 Training Course) 12th-13th October, Brunei

Philosophy for Children (Level 1 Training Course)
12th-13th October
Jerudong School, Brunei

Cost: 600BND

Places available for a 2 day P4C Level 1 course led by a highly experienced UK trainer.

Contact: stephen.gardiner@jis.edu.bn

P4C Level 1 Training Course at JIS

FOBISIA JAW Secondary Science Key Stages 4 and 5: The Challenges and Opportunities, Friday 3rd October – Saturday 4th October, 2014, Jakarta

FOBISIA JAW Secondary Science Key Stages 4 and 5:
The Challenges and Opportunities

Friday 3rd October – Saturday 4th October, 2014

BIS Jakarta

This workshop is an opportunity for Secondary Science teachers to collaborate and share good practice within the FOBISIA community and will focus on the opportunities and challenges faced in the teaching of Science at KS4 and KS5.
As member organisations of FOBISIA we all have a wealth of experience and talents in delivering the Science curriculum at KS4 and KS5 and we aim to share good practice and expertise over the two days.

Using Edmodo, participants will construct a shared agenda and facilitate workshop sessions to address the issues we all face. The workshops will be active and will look at sharing good practice.
The range of workshops may cover (but not limited to) curriculum, learning, ICT, resource management, leadership and management, assessment for learning within the context of KS4/5 Science. Through Edmodo we will construct our own programme and agenda.

Timing:
08:30 – 16:00 Friday 3rd October, dinner 07.00pm
08:45 – 14:00 Saturday 4th October

Cost:
Rp. 200,000 (c.US$20) to cover refreshments

Deadline for registration :Friday 12th September.
To register, or if you have any questions, please contact Nigel Wilsonlock (Head of Science) nigel_wilsonlock@bis.or.id
or Rachel Edwards (Deputy Head of Secondary) rachel_edwards@bis.or.id

Hotel and transport information will be sent to registered participants.
We look forward to welcoming you to BIS Jakarta.

FOBISIA JAW Science Flyer BIS Jakarta

FOBISIA Assessment for Learning JAWs, Friday 3rd – Saturday 4th October, 2014, Bangkok

FOBISIA Assessment for Learning JAWs

Friday 3rd – Saturday 4th October, 2014

Bangkok Prep School

08:30 – 16:00 Friday 3rd October
09.00 – 14:00 Saturday 4th October

Cost: 700 THB (to cover refreshments and lunch on both days)

We would like to invite all those with an interest in formative assessment to attend our ‘Assessment for Learning JAWs’. This workshop is an opportunity for both primary and secondary teachers to network with other FOBISIA members, to share good practice and to co-construct new knowledge.
All participants will be actively involved in planning the agenda and facilitating the sessions. Our intention is to use Dylan Wiliam’s five key strategies of formative assessment to help structure the two days. We will also spend some time discussing the changing role of assessment within the new National Curriculum.

FLIER:
AfL – Flyer – 2014-15

PE and Sports Coaching Conference, Monday 20 – Tuesday 21 October 2014, Dulwich College, Suzhou

PE and Sports Coaching Conference

Date: Monday 20 – Tuesday 21 October 2014
Venue: Dulwich College, Suzhou
Costs: £199 /day
£349 /2days
£599 /2 days, 2 delegates from the same school
+ extra for accommodation (please refer to flier)

Deadline: ASAP
Booking: on-line at
http://www.independentcoacheducation.co.uk/suzhou
or +44(0)15395 60060

FLIER:
Dulwich Suzhou Conference 1406191

Asia Fitness Convention 2014, Friday 10 – Sunday 12 October 2014, Bangkok

Asia Fitness Convention 2014

Date: Friday 10 – Sunday 12 October 2014

Venue: BITEC, Bangkok
Costs:
Preregister: USD325 1 Day USD425 3 Days
Onsite: USD365 1 Day USD465 3 Days

Register at http://www.asia-fitness.com/registration

Further details, including schedule are enclosed in the flier below.

AFC Schedule

Embedding outstanding learning in all classrooms, Wednesday 15th October 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.), Bangkok

Embedding outstanding learning in all classrooms

Date / time: Wednesday 15th October 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Venue: Holiday Inn, Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £200 (TBh 10,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience: This course is aimed at ALL primary & secondary teachers / school leaders who want to create outstanding learning environments in which all pupils will make outstanding progress.

This course will cover: Creating a healthy learning / physical environment; Planning that aids learning and not just ‘teaching’ – with a specific focus on: learning objectives and success criteria; Strategies to support differentiation in every lesson; Using Assessment for Learning, to turn ‘levels / grades’ into actions; Recent research to support classroom practice (including: brain-based / accelerated learning; thinking skills; visible learning; mindsets as well as ‘learn to learn’); Putting these into practice in your classroom
Materials

Each participant will receive an electronic copy of all the materials used during the course plus internet links to all sites / resources.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX,
ENGLAND.

FLIER:
BKK Autumn 2014 Programme sent 26th August 2014

WEBLINK:
http://www.apa-ec.co.uk/

Developing Strategic Leadership in the Primary & Secondary School, Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th October 2014, Bangkok

Developing Strategic Leadership for Middle & Senior Leaders

Date / time: Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th October 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Venue: Holiday Inn, Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £500 (TBh 25,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience: Primary: Subject Leaders / Co-ordinators and Key Stage Leaders Secondary: Heads of Subject Departments / Heads of Year or Key Stages. Headteachers / Deputy Head Teachers and Senior Leaders responsible for: review, monitoring and self evaluation / performance management & quality assurance systems.

The programme Enhancing participants’ core professional skills through: observing learning, analysing and interpreting data & reviewing pupils’ work and making judgements as to both the quality and impact; Focusing on outcomes and the impact of what a school provides; Finding out the views of pupils, parents and other stakeholders; Judging how well led and managed are subjects, key stages or other aspects of the school; Setting review, monitoring and self-evaluation (RMSE) within current policy frameworks for routine monitoring & accountability, external accreditation / inspection; Line management arrangements: processes and protocols and reporting procedures.

Participants will be provided with a toolkit of resources to enable them to:
 Plan an annual programme to enable then to have a half-termly oversight of the quality of standards within each / all areas of the subject / department / school;
 Present the evidence and evaluation judgements in specially-designed reporting formats;
 Use ‘mind mapping’ software as a mechanism for storing and interpreting your own evidence

Course tutor: Andy Phillips
Materials: Each participant will receive electronic copies of all course materials.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX, ENGLAND

WEBLINK: http://www.apa-ec.co.uk/

FLIER:
BKK Autumn 2014 Programme sent 26th August 2014

FOBISIA CPD: Assessment for Learning JAWS October 3-4, 2014, Bangkok

FOBISIA CPD: Assessment for Learning JAWS

Dates: Friday 3 – Saturday 4, October, 2014

Host: Bangkok Prep, Bangkok, Thailand

Cost: 700THB (covers refreshments and lunch for 2 days)

Registration Deadline: Friday September 12, 2014

Contact: sburrows@bkkprep.ac.th

This workshop is an opportunity for both primary and secondary teachers to network with other FOBISIA members, to share good practice and to co-construct new knowledge. All participants will be actively involved in planning the agenda and facilitating the sessions. Our intention is to use Dylan Wiliam’s five key strategies of formative assessment to help structure the two days. We will also spend some time discussing the changing role of assessment within the new National Curriculum.

The Five Key Strategies of Formative Assessment:

1. Clarifying, sharing, and understanding goals for learning and criteria for success with learners.
2. Engineering effective classroom discussions, questions, activities, and tasks that elicit evidence of students’ learning
3 Providing feedback that moves learning forward.
4 Activating students as owners of their own learning.
5 Activating students as learning resources for one another.

Notes:
Please confirm with the event host before making travel arrangements
FOBISIA CPD events are designed for the sharing of information and practice.
Accommodation information is found on the attached flyer
Professional standards of dress are appreciated

FOBISIA AFL FLIER BELOW

AfL – Flyer – 2014-15