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AISA 2015 Conference

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Date: March 6-11, 2015
Location:
Cape Town, South Africa
Venue: The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

After a consultative process with the entire AISA Membership, the annual AISA Conference in the 2014-15 academic year will be held in March 2015 as follows:

Please note there is no conference event in October 2014


AISA School Leaders Retreat
March 6-8, 2015

AISA School Leaders Retreat will be held in Cape Town, South Africa on March 6-8, 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. This will be a holistic two day programme dedicated to addressing the personal & professional development needs of administrators in the AISA region. Heads of School, Principals & Board Members are encouraged to attend in teams.

Click here for the School Leaders Retreat Programme.

The 2015 Leaders Retreat Facilitators will be:-

Facilitator

Area/Topic

Teresa Arpin

Governing for Learning

Chip Barder

Financing Learning

Kevin Bartlett

Leading for Learning

Gordon Eldridge

Leaders Training


Click here for details of AISA 2015 Job-a-like sessions

Click here for Registration and Fees.

Click here for Hotel Accommodation Details.

Click here for Important Travel and Health Information (Particularly on South Africa Visa Requirements)

 


AISA Business Managers Institute
March 6-8, 2015

AISA Business Managers Institute will be held at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on March 6-8, 2015. This institute targets AISA School Leaders, Business Managers, as well as those who manage Marketing, Communications, Development and Admissions. Please note this is not an accounting institute.

Click here for the Business Managers Institute Programme

Click here for details on Job-a-like sessions

The Leaders Retreat Facilitators will be:-

FacilitatorArea/Topic
David WillowsBusiness Management

Click here for details of AISA 2015 Job-a-Like sessions

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Pre-Conference Institutes

AISA Educators Conference will be preceded by various pre-conference institutes at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) as follows:

Institute

When?

International Baccalaureate Training

  • IB - Collaborative Planning (PYP)
  • IB - Librarians (MYP)
  • IB - TOK (Diploma Programme)
  • IB - Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Access for all students in the MYP years 4-5/DP (special needs) (MYP + Diploma Programme)

March 5-7, 2015

AISA Dashboard Working Group (By Invitation Only)

March 6, 2015

Moodle Training for Teachers (Bring your own laptop)

March 6-7, 2015

AISA Child Protection Working Group Meeting (By Invitation Only)

March 6-7, 2015

AISA Professional Learning Working Group Meeting (By Invitation Only)

March 6-7, 2015

Trauma Counseling for International Schools (First Responders Training)

March 6-7, 2015

AISA SchooLink Coordinator’s Meeting (By Invitation Only)

March 6-7, 2015

AISA Service Learning Institute

March 6-7, 2015

IGCSE Workshops (Cambridge)

  • Teaching and Assessing Skills for IGCSE Science
  • Teaching and Assessing Skills for IGCSE Maths
  • Teaching and Assessing Skills for IGCSE English

March 7, 2015


Click here for Registration and Fees.

Click here for Hotel Accommodation Details.

Click here for Important Travel and Health Information (Particularly on South Africa Visa Requirements)

 


AISA Educators Conference
March 8-11, 2015

AISA Educators Conference will be held at Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa on March 8 – 11 2015. During the Educators Conference there will be workshops and institutes targeting both administrators and teachers.

Click here for the 2015 AISA Educators Conference Programme

The  AISA 2015 Educators Conference facilitators will include

The Leaders Retreat Facilitators will be:-

Consultant

Area / Topic

Website

Cathy Berger Kaye

Service Learning

www.cbkassociates.com

College Board

AP Calculus (including vertical teaming/pre-AP)

College Board Calculus

College Board

AP Micro/Macroeconomics

College Board Micro/Macroeconomics

Donna  Kalmbach Phillips

Action Research

www.pacificu.edu/coe/faculty/phillips.cfm

Doug Williams

Maths

www.blackdouglas.com.au

James Stronge

Principal Performance Evaluation

www.strongeandassociates.com

Jill Spencer

Project-Based Learning, Understanding By Design, & Common Core strategies

jillspencer.net

Juliette Jooste

Thinking Schools

www.thinkingschoolssa.co.za

Kevin Bartlett

Common Ground Collaborative – an overview for School Administrators

(Monday 9 March 2015 Only

www.thecgcproject.org

Laura Benson

Literacy Coaching

www.laurabensonbooks.com

Lynne Coleman

Critical Friends Groups

cornerstone-ed.com

Michael Furdyk

Teaching and Learning with Technology

www.furdyk.com/speaking.html

Mike Pasternak

Drama

www.ista.co.uk

Rich Allen

High impact teaching strategies/

greenlighteducation.net/teachers.html

Stephanie Parsons

Common Core & Balanced Literacy

www.stephanieparsons.com

Ted & Carolyn Temertzoglou

PE Institute  (2.5 days)

Ted & Carolyn Temertzoglou

Chris Roose

Security in International Schools – A guide for Business Managers and Administrators

 

Doug Walker

Trauma Counseling for International School Administrators

(Tuesday 10 March 2015 Only)

 


And Lots More… Please come back and check here often!

Click here for details of AISA 2015 Job-a-Like sessions

Click here for Registration and Fees.

Click here for Hotel Accommodation Details.

Click here for Important Travel and Health Information (Particularly on South Africa Visa Requirements)

 


Opportunities for Business Associates

Many of our Associate Members also attend conference and often exhibit their products and services for teachers and administrators. Some also conduct very popular workshops in their areas of expertise.. More information for exhibitors as well as sponsorship opportunities is available here. 

 


Social Events and Networking

At each of the above events there are also many social events planned, including the opening reception, and the final gala celebration which lasts until late. Gala tickets will be available at a subsidised cost of US$ 60. Make sure you sign up for the Gala when you register.

 


Over to You! AISA's first (semi) Un-conference!

Have you ever been at a conference and thought "If only we had some time to meet and chat about that!".

Participants at AISA 2015 will have an opportunity to experience our new half day ‘semi un-conference’ on Wednesday afternoon (March 11, 2015) where we will arrange some things and you can arrange some things according to what you’d like to learn, see or do while in Cape Town! Throughout the event you will have the chance to meet colleagues from across the continent on a professional and social level.

More details soon and how you can participate.

 

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