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Social-Emotional Learning: Strategies and Programs that Support Students

  • 24 January 2020
  • 08:30 (UTC-00:00)
  • 25 January 2020
  • 16:00 (UTC-00:00)
  • International School of Kenya

In this institute, participants will get an in-depth look at what it takes to deepen connections between students and staff and across the school community. This will provide a deep dive into social and emotional learning. 


KEY AUDIENCE: MS/HS Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Advisory Program Coordinators

The intent of this institute is to increase teacher’s confidence, skill and expertise around building relationships with students, managing emotional issues that arise, and supporting each other.

As a result of attending this institute, you expect to:

  • Understand theory of relationships.
  • Recogizing one's own strengths and challenges and learning to recognize the same in students.
  • Learn how to use coaching skills in social-emotional learning (e.g. advisory programs, co-curricular programs, etc.).
  • Get to know your school community and what that means for relationships with students.


 Membership  Full Affiliate  Individual 
 Early-Bird Rate  US$ 415  US$ 435  US$ 435
 Full Registration  US$ 435  US$ 460  US$ 460

Early-bird Deadline: 25th November 2019

Cancellation Date: 24th December 2019

Kate Weiler's educational journey started by supporting students to mobilise social action projects. She has supported teachers to champion citizenship and self esteem, coached high school students with Yes Futures and spent the past three years establishing a preventative mental health service where she trained teachers and youth workers and led targeted interventions in schools. She now works as a trainer and consultant for Young Minds and Project Wayfinder.

Dr. Jo Taylor is a chartered educational psychologist, registered with the HCPC. He works with children, families, staff and senior leaders in East London. His work influenced by an ecological approach, meaning that he likes to ensure interventions are effective at multiple levels around an individual or organisation. In addition, he taught Psychology, Citizenship and Sociology at secondary level and has designed and delivered a module on the Leading Change course at the University of Cambridge. 




The International School of Kenya
Kirawa Road, Off Peponi Road, Kitusuru
Nairobi, Kenya 

Visa and Health
Visitors to Kenya require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Exempt countries include all those travelling with a passport from an East African Country. For other exempt countries see the new Kenyan Government eVisa website where you can also apply for an entry visa.

A visa MUST be obtained prior to travel. Visa cost US$51

All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.


Trademark Hotel

Physical Address: Village Market, Gigiri  Nairobi
Phone No: +254 (20) 725 000/ +254  732 186 000
Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 135
Single Occupancy Rate (Bed Only): US$ 116

Reference: International School of Kenya

Hob House

Physical Address: Kinanda Road, Off ISK Back Road, Kitisuru, Nairobi.
Phone No: +254 717 533 860 | +254 712 922 098
Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 100 - 120
Booking: Make your reservation here

Airport Transfers

  • Send the Trademark Hotel your arrival/departure details to arrange for your transfers - Approximately US$ 60 per way.
  • Uber is available in Kenya and you can book for your transfers on arrival through the mobile App.
  • Registered taxis are also available at the airport.

Hotel – School Transport

The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Trademark Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening. Hob House is a few minutes' walk to ISK and you can also get a taxi to drop you off.

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