This was  the inaugural meeting for this group. It was held on November 25th 2010 in Berne with 18 people participating from all parts of Switzerland.
The purpose of forming this group is:

  • to share ideas and practices,
  • to set up future directions for this group
  • to establish cross school linkages

There were many topics of discussion, but one of the key  outcomes was for the group to  identify  key areas of common interest for all schools.

  • Internationalism and Global citizenship (CIS standards 8th edition has raised the importance of this)

  • Classroom Management/Differentiation

  • Mentorship – dealing with new teachers

  • Language teachers training for  mother tongue teachers,

  •  Supporting the Teaching of  Language B

  • Curriculum Mapping – what software is available (Rubicon and others)?  All schools were interested in how this was being handled in different schools.

  • An awareness of the different software that is used to support  the administration of the school.

  • Identification of  ways in which Swiss schools can share more with each other.

Time was also spent discussing possible solutions to problems that were raised by some participants.

It was agreed that this group should continue to meet and that the next meeting will be held in Berne, later in the semester.

Upcoming events

  • Formations à l'Ecolint

    Microprogramme de Philosophie pour les Enfants. Deadline for registration/inscription: 18 May 2018. Symposium: Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction - a Vehicle for Understanding. 17 May 2018 at La Grande Boissière 17h-19h. Register here CAS:...

  • MYP Cluster workshop hosted by the Danube International School, Vienna

    18th and 19th May, 2018 MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) Dear colleagues, We are proposing to organize a cluster workshop for MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) at our school...

  • Physics for Non-Specialists Workshop

    Leysin American School Switzerland,  21st September 2018 10:00 - 22nd September 2018 16:00 An intensive, but fun, two-day physics teaching course for non-specalists. Delivered by experts in supporting physics education worldwide in a low stress, but...

The SGIS Annual Conference 2019

« Can we walk the talk? »

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 1st AND 2nd 2019

at International School of Basel, Switzerland

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