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ROB EVANS AND MICHAEL THOMPSON:"Hopes and Fears"
Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 8:00AM EDT
Michael and Rob will provide a seminar on helping school leaders understand the sources of, and cope constructively with, the changing landscape of the parent-school relationship. Wednesday's CONVERSATION will focus on their new book, Hopes and Fears– yet Rob and Michael will not ignore the ongoing crisis leadership challenges and dilemmas we continue to face around the globe.
OUR WEEKLY GLOBAL LEADERSHIP CONVERSATION
Thursdays at 8:00AM EDT
Our weekly global leadership CONVERSATION continues. where we place key leadership issues out front for all to see. Then we tackle the problem-solving as a community.
Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:00AM EDT
THE LATIN AMERICA CONVERSATION
Thursdays at 10:00AM EDT
This week we renew our CONVERSATION, working together as we grapple with the unique leadership issues and context of Latin America.
Thursday, May 6, 2021 2021 10:00AM EDT
AAIE COVID BRIEFING HIGHLIGHTS
MONDAY, MAY 3, 2021 - #203
153,084,533 COVID-19 Cases Worldwide
This week's CONVERSATIONS
From a phony war to the second wave turning India upside down
The "Death Paradox" and India's Young
COVID-19 is a vascular disease- Salk Institute
Wednesday, "Hopes and Fears" with Rob Evans and Michael G. Thompson
What we hear even if the risk is one in a million
Grotesque miscalculations in South America's infections (5% of world population and 32% of world Covid deaths)
What to Do If a Staff Member Refuses the Vaccine?
This question was sent out to school leaders, and in this document we have included the abbreviated input from directors around the world.
Like everything related to the past year, this is a complicated. "Murky" subject and has a broad variation of ways of addressing depending on the local context.
Thank you everyone who shared thoughts and hopefully some of your ideas will help others through yet another complication in this year of COVID confusion.
Message from Myanmar: A Paralyzing Crisis with No Clear End in Sight
The situation in Myanmar has quickly deteriorated since my last update written at the end of February. At that time, response to the military coup that had taken place appeared in the form of massive peaceful protests, attracting literally millions of people, throughout the country. While the initial response to these protests was one of tolerance, this quickly changed when it appeared the demonstrations were building. As a result, moving demonstrations began to appear, where people would gather to demonstrate, and then move to another site when the military showed up.
Read the update by Dr. Gregory A. Hedger, Director, The International School Yangon
WORTH A READ
We Are Turning COVID-19 Into a Young Person’s Disease
Even as cases drop among vaccinated Americans, the coronavirus still can spread among unvaccinated people—who will be disproportionately children.
by Sarah Zhang in The Atlantic
WORTH A WATCH
Psychologist: I expect most young people will bounce back
Author and psychologist Angela Duckworth tells Anderson Cooper why she thinks most kids will bounce back from the negative impacts of the pandemic.
Watch the CNN Health interview.
WORTH A READ
Remote Learning Is Here to Stay
About two in ten districts have already adopted, plan to adopt, or are considering adopting virtual schools as part of their district portfolio after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. District leaders cited reasons related to student and parent demand for continuing various forms of online instruction in future years.
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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.