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As a learning community, BBIS supports and creates professional development opportunities for our staff throughout the school year.

BBIS staff attend and deliver workshops and presentations at key international conferences hosted by e.g.​ AGIS, ECIS and CIS.  We also host in-house workshops and invite experts to train our staff on a regular basis.

Recent Workshops

Ron Lalonde - Character Strengths & Positive Teaching Practises, January 2020

Ron Lalonde - Positive Education Parent Session, January 2020

Michaela Jung - Positive Education, 2019 & 2020

BBIS Summer School

Since 2015, leading educational researcher Mark Church from Harvard Graduate School of Education provides summer courses based on the principles of Making Thinking Visible and Creating Cultures of Thinking.

Previous Workshops

BBIS Teacher Summer School 2019:

Mark Church - Making Thinking Visible

European Summit on Sustainable Leadership

ECIS Middle Leadership Course - Assessment & Leadership

ECIS Middle Leadership Course - Managing & Embracing Conflict

BBIS Teacher Summer School 2018:

Mark Church -  Making Thinking Routine

Elke Paul, Michaela Jung, Fran Korthals - Positive Education in a Nutshell

ECIS Middle Leadership Courses:

  • Culture of Leadership
  • Building & Leading Teams

Google Summit at BBIS

BBIS Teacher Summer School 2017:

Mark Church - Promoting a rich story of learning

Workshops for Early Education Educators

  • Tinkering as a way of Inquiry
  • Documentation and Play

ManageBac User Group Conference

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry with Kath Murdoch

BBIS Teacher Summer School 2016:

Mark Church - Creating a Culture Where Thinking & Understanding Thrive

BBIS Teacher Summer School 2015:

Mark Church - Creating a Culture of Learning