Everything that the China Studies department does is tightly interwoven with the school’s rigorous academic goals and serves an authentic purpose.
The ECIS HUB is a partnership between WAB and ECIS to foster teacher professional development in the Asia region.
To keep up with students need to learn to be successful in the future, teachers need to continuously be developing new skills and knowledge that will allow them to serve their students' changing needs. WAB is proud to partner with ECIS to support this learning for all teachers in the region.
CTP: Change through Partnership: Student-Led Conference and Programme: October 15, 2022 and April 2, 2023
CHANGE through Partnership – In association with International School London
CHANGE through Partnership or CtP is designed to support your school in moving from a classic model of service to one of community partnership. CtP will consist of a fall conference and a spring conference with more support during the school year.
International School Anti-Discrimination Task Force: Inaugural Event: Geneva, October 14-15 2022
ECOLINT (International School of Geneva)
14-15 October 2022
Audience: School Directors & DEIJ Staff
We are proud to announce the creation of the International School Anti-Discrimination Task Force, jointly founded by ECIS, Ecolint, The International Baccalaureate, and AIELOC. Our shared vision is for international schools to be truly diverse, inclusive, safe, equitable and welcoming for all students, staff and families by promoting practices that eliminate racism, implicit bias and discrimination of all kinds. As part of this, we invite school leaders and DEIJ staff to join us for the very first inaugural event.
This work is of great importance to ECIS. To be partnering with the IB, Ecolint and AIELOC as founder members of the International School Anti-Discrimination Task Force, brings for us all hope for a more inclusive future. We will work collaboratively to bring systemic change.
Continued Commitment and Child Protection Trainings
Child protection courses offered by ECIS in partnership with ICMEC are a foundation for many schools around the globe. ECIS offers a China Specific Course in Mandarin.
IPGCE with Tes
ECIS is proud partners with Tes Institute and offers their International Teacher Training and Development. ECIS Members can take advantage of a 5% discount on this university-certified international teacher qualification.
More Middle Leaders Courses
ESCS's MLCs have grown in depth and balance. They now offer 8 options for courses, 4 of which are required for certification. ECIC facilitators Helen Morgan, Nancy Squicciarini, Teresa Belisle, Jimena Zalba and Jim Ellis will be seeking continual improvement by visiting each other’s’ courses, and sharing best practice. Next school year, Nunana Nyomi will add another course to the smorgasbord. By offering more courses, we will extend the opportunity for participants to reach certification within a year. Flexible timing will provide for better accessibility for colleagues in Asia.
ECIS Courses and Certification
ECIS supports thousands of international educators and leaders throughout the world. Have a look at the range of courses, all designed to add value to your professional development and benefit WAB's learning community
ECIS is commitment to promoting diversity, equity , inclusion and justice. A cohort of educators work together exploring learning together, creating community, and building a sense of belonging in our schools towards actionable strategy. LEARN MORE
ECIS Insightful Magazine
ECIS is always interested to hear from educators. Visit Insightful to learn more about how you can share your ideas and experiences with the world.
Developing Global Awareness and Commitment to Equity and Justice
ECIS is re-writing its Global Perspectives online course to reflect its and its member schools' commitment to DEIJ, as well as the ever-changing world in which we live. The new course will feature identity, cultural influences and biases and intercultural sensitivities, and engaging with diversity and embracing inclusion will all be features of the new course. The course will be designed for staff, students, and families transitioning to new schools and cultural settings It will be suitable for transition and mentoring program as well as classroom teaching. READ MORE
WAB is continuously investing in Robotics to offer our students the most relevant program possible.
WAB has been shortlisted for the prestigious International School Awards (ISA), in the category of “Strategic Leadership”.