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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

Upcoming Workshops

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.

Previous Workshops

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   

ECIS Middle Leadership Courses:

  • 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.

Workshops for Early Education Educators

  • 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