SGIS ARTS TEACHER CONFERENCE - 2 February 2024

We are looking forward with great anticipation to the second annual SGIS Arts Teacher Conference. Hosted by the International School of Lausanne, and kindly sponsored by Gerstaecker and SGIS, this event will bring together eighty arts educators from over thirty schools across Switzerland for a day of professional development and collaborative planning. The conference is create by teachers, for teachers, with participants offering a robust and exciting programme of twenty-three workshops across four hour-long sessions. It promises to be a wonderful day of learning and discovery. Click here for more information. (Registration is now closed.)


 

COLLEGE DU LÉMAN HOSTING IB VISUAL ARTS CATEGORY 3 WORKSHOP


College du Léman is organising with IBO a workshop for multi-school participants: Promoting the use of emerging media in the Visual Arts curriculum.

It will be hosted in spring 2024 (Dates to be confirmed : 23-24 May or 7-8 June)

Please find below a Form to sign up or pre-register.
https://forms.office.com/e/SvHEqLJi7j

This workshop aims to support educators interested in promoting emerging media in IB Visual Arts. It focuses on enhancing awareness, understanding, and teaching strategies for emerging media, encouraging collaboration among practitioners to establish best practices and meet the evolving needs of students in the visual arts curriculum. Emerging media (digital installation, Data Visualization?, AI? Generative Art? Bio art?VR...) offer new avenues for artistic expression and challenge traditional boundaries within the field of visual arts.

 


SGIS TRAVELLING EXHIBITION 2023-24

We are thrilled to announce that our SGIS Travelling Exhibition is now unfolding across Switzerland! Showcasing 47 creative works from painting, drawing, printing, digital and mixed media, this event celebrates the talent of students from 13 participating schools. Our dynamic exhibition brings a kaleidoscope of styles and expressions to 8 host schools across the country. To follow the exhibition, click on the link below:
 
• International School Basel (November): Facebook Instagram
• Leysin American School (December): Facebook
• ICS Inter-Community School Zurich (January)
• International School of Zug and Luzern (February)
• International School of Schaffhausen (March)
• La Garenne International School (April)
• Aiglon College (May)
• St. George's International School (June)
 
Other participating schools:
• College Beau Soleil
• KLAS - Kumon Leysin Academy of Switzerland
• ISCS The British School of Zug
• Institute International Lancy, Geneva
• Brillantmont International School
 

SGIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL - November 2023

The inaugural SGIS Symphony Orchestra Festival took place at International School Basel on 2-4 November 2023. 60 students from 6 international schools across Switzerland gathered to rehearse and perform a wonderful programme of 8 pieces under the guidance of 7 conductors. The participating schools were:

  • Aiglon College
  • Institut le Rosey
  • International School Basel
  • Inter-Community School Zürich
  • International School of Zug and Luzern
  • International School of Geneva (Le Grand Boissière Campus)

The video of the final concert can be viewed here. As you can see and hear, there was a palpable joy in our learning and music-making. We are already looking forward to the next time this festival ensemble convenes!

New Teaching Vacancies from Member Schools