An SGIS sponsored one-day free CPD course!

Friday 20th February 2015

Maths course

A rare one-off international visit by Maths specialist Ruth Merttens!
Ruth Merttens is a prominent ‘thought leader’ in numeracy. Based in the UK, Ruth has written maths programmes and text books as well as being a government advisor and key consultant in developing 21st century numeracy skills for our 21st Century students. Ruth talks about the 4 pillars of numeracy – the central skills and understanding necessary for developing essential numeracy and problem solving skills.

Of interest to:

  • All Primary Teachers of Mathematics
  • Maths Coordinators
  • CPD Coordinators
  • Classroom Assistants

Free course available to all staff in SGIS member Schools !!

Lunch and all refreshments 20chf

Course Date: Friday 20th February 2015
Time: Registration - 9h00-9h30
Course from 9h30 to 15h00
Location: La Côte International School, 1170 Aubonne, Vaud
Open to: all SGIS member schools

rsvp to:
Alison Piguet
Head of Primary
La Côte International School
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Direct Number: 022 827 2933
Main Office: 022 827 9000

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FROM URGENCY TO AGENCY – Sustainability at the Heart of Learning

Sustainability Workshop 26th & 27th November 2021

The UN has called ‘Code Red for Humanity’ in its most recent IPCC report. How do we as educators mitigate the climate anxiety our students may experience (and staff, we might add) and use it as an opportunity to forge local actions? In this workshop we base ourselves on the conviction that schools are capable of, and obligated to, play an important role in mitigating Climate Change.

In our view, schools should reinvent themselves to become learning communities that go beyond preparing for the future; instead they should help shape that future, by allowing students and educators to prototype solutions for today’s challenges. By allowing students to actively engage with the local impacts of Climate Change, they could learn about the SDGs, Systems Thinking, Design Thinking, collaboration, etc - all skills which will serve them well in their further lives. In that way, sustainability can become a core driver of education, very much in line with IBO’s vision about student agency. It will allow for learning to be challenge-based, relevant, local and utterly engaging. It will give students a voice and allow them to make necessary changes in their school environment, at home and beyond.

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