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THE FUTURE OF EDUCTION: Now & Next
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Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) and AAIE have partnered again to continue igniting sparks of innovation across our global learning communities. WE invite you to join conversations with schools who are championing student voice, taking meaningful action on ethics and equity and innovating for the new realities of our learning.
September 22-24, 2021
OUR WEEKLY GLOBAL LEADERSHIP CONVERSATION
With Will Richardson
Thursdays at 8:00AM EDT
Our international school leadership CONVERSATIONS are the place where we take on the dilemmas of leading our school community through a global pandemic.
September 23, 2021
LATIN AMERICA HEAD OF SCHOOL CONVERSATION
With Sonia Keller, Michael Adams and Dereck Rhoads
Thursdays at 10:00AM EDT
This week is hosted by Sonia Keller, Michael Adams, and Dereck Rhoads, the unique leadership context of Latin America provides the context for crisis leadership and school sustainability CONVERSATIONS.
September 23, 2021
AAIE COVID BRIEFING HIGHLIGHTS
Data and Ideas to Support Your Crisis Leadership
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 - #248
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THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION NOW AND NEXT
September 22-24 (7:00- 10:00AM EDT)
A CONVERSATION of a Different Kind - living the ideas of student voice, equity and new realities for teaching and learning.
The Diversity Collective
Why a Diversity Recruitment Platform is Necessary
The board of trustees of AAIE has committed to a strategy that promotes leadership CONVERSATIONS on issues surrounding implementation of DEIJ concepts, policies and everyday actions across our schools. In this article, Dr. Alan Phan provides exactly the kind of insight and provocation we want to encourage. Alan is offering both a resource and an invitation.
Read the article by Dr. Alan Phan
The Sidecar Summit: Bringing Women in Leadership to Life
The first Sidecar Summit, a gathering of adventurous women leaders in preK-12 education, took place in the mountain town of Red Lodge, Montana. The mission: to acknowledge the challenges of leading-while-female in a school setting – challenges brutally laid bare by COVID; recognize that the leadership landscape is at an inflection point for change; and brainstorm how this landscape can be ‘womanized’ so that school leaders (of all genders), their teams, and the school communities they serve can truly thrive.
Read the article by Bridget McNamer
NEWS WE'RE FOLLOWING
Students across much of the world are trading in Zoom windows for chalkboards, in a global moment of hope and apprehension. In some places, including parts of the United States, many school doors shut for a year and a half have swung open, even amid resurgent coronavirus outbreaks. In five countries — Bangladesh, Kuwait, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela — in-person schooling was paused nationally for 18 months. In the Philippines and Venezuela, there’s no end in sight.
Article by Sammy Westfall in The Washington Post
Masks, vaccines, tests, and other tools work—if we use them in schools and beyond.
An interview with Keri Althoff, PhD, an associate professor in Epidemiology, and Elizabeth Stuart, PhD, AM, the associate dean for Education and a Bloomberg Professor of American Health in Mental Health.
Interview by Stephanie Desmon, John Hopkins Public School of Health
It’s not edible, but it can save lives. The virologist Ian Mackay explains how.
The metaphor is easy enough to grasp: Multiple layers of protection, imagined as cheese slices, block the spread of the new coronavirus. No one layer is perfect; each has holes, and when the holes align, the risk of infection increases. But several layers combined significantly reduce the overall risk. Vaccination will add one more protective layer.
By Siobhan Roberts in the New York Times
During Thursday's GLOBAL CONVERSATION, Will Richardson offered an article with the hope we would make it a must read. Where the ideas within could help us recognize that making sense of all the circling urgencies surrounding us is to understand that we must act collectively.
Post by Adrienne Maree Brown
Many parents and school administrators are faced with a dilemma of growing urgency: How do we ensure that kids are safe at school while still reaping the benefits of in-person learning?
By Alicia Zhou in STAT News
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Our weekly updates for leaders. Five articles we think you will find important, a few books we think are worth a read and some words of encouragement to get you through these difficult times.
On this page, you will find an archive of our every-other-day email updates regarding the COVID-19 virus, along with our weekly COVID-19 online conversations. Each newsletter contains fresh links to the latest information and developments, along with handpicked resources to assist leaders in this difficult time.