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.
AGIS Secondary Principal Meeting, 27th March 2020
Ron Lalonde - Character Strengths & Positive Teaching Practises, 6-7 January 2020
Ron Lalonde - Positive Education Parent Session, 7th January 2020
Michaela Jung - Positive Education for Admin Staff, January 2020
Michaela Jung - Positive Education for New Staff, 8th-9th August 2019 & 4th December 2019
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.
BBIS Teacher Summer School 2019:
Mark Church - Making Thinking Visible, 5-7 August 2019
European Summit on Sustainable Leadership, 30 May - 1 June2019
ECIS Middle Leadership Course - Assessment & Leadership, 2-3 November 2018
ECIS Middle Leadership Course - Managing & Embracing Conflict, 14-15 September 2018
BBIS Teacher Summer School 2018:
Mark Church - Making Thinking Routine, 6-8 August 2018
Elke Paul, Michaela Jung, Fran Korthals - Positive Education in a Nutshell, 9-10 August 2018
- Culture of Leadership, 16-17 March 2018
- Building & Leading Teams, 20-21 April 2018
Google Summit at BBIS, 8-9 January 2018
BBIS Teacher Summer School 2017:
Mark Church - Promoting a rich story of learning, 9-11 August 2017.
- Tinkering as a way of Inquiry, 3 April 2017
- Documentation and Play, 4 April 2017
ManageBac User Group Conference, 24-25 March 2017
Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry with Kath Murdoch, 4-5 February 2017
BBIS Teacher Summer School 2016:
Mark Church - Creating a Culture Where Thinking & Understanding Thrive, 11 - 13 August 2016
BBIS Teacher Summer School 2015:
Mark Church - Creating a Culture of Learning, 4 - 7 August 2015