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Level 1 Workshop, NIST International School, March 2017

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Socrates is attributed with having stated, “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel” and so it was that nine committed educators gathered at the Professional Learning Hub of NIST International School over the weekend of 18 – 19 March 2017, to fan the fire of their quests to develop […]

Level 1 Workshop @ NIST International School, March 2016

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A group of passionate educators joined us on a learning journey of Level 1 Compass Education training workshop on March 12-13, 2016, hosted by the Professional Learning Hub of NIST International School. The workshop was facilitated by our trainers Cindy Chen and Lynda Rolph with nine educators with the passion to bring sustainability and systems […]

Level 1 Workshop @ Dalian American International School, February 2016

Upon returning from their Chinese New Year break, 24 teachers, administrators and students from Dalian American International School (DAIS), China participated in a customized Level 1 Practitioners Training Session. Students had previously attended the Student Empowerment Training in August and numerous members of the faculty and administration had participated in an introduction to Systems Thinking […]

Compass Education Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Workshop at NIST International School, Bangkok

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On the weekend of Sept 26-27, a diverse and inspirational group of educators gathered together for the Compass Education Level 1 and Level 2 training workshops hosted at NIST International School sponsored by EARCOS. With the lead of experienced trainers Teresa Tung (Level 1), Mike Johnston (Level 2), and new additions to the team of […]

Learning to Lead in a Changing World

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by Tegar Laga Joebhaar, Year 13, Lanna International School Thailand What steps would you take to maintain a sustainable nation? Well for five nights this summer, I was part of the Compass Youth Camp at Prem. The camp was a mix of outdoor activities and a workshop on sustainability. With a focus on youth leadership, […]

Students Teach Teachers about Sustainability at DAIS

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by Michael E. Baldwin This summer eighteen Dalian American International School (DAIS) students took part in leadership training and then provided professional development for the entire teaching staff of the school on sustainability. The leadership training which took place on August 5-6, 2015, was offered to students who demonstrated interest in leadership through summer internships […]

Compass Education Level 1 Certification Workshop at UWCSEA, Singapore

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UWCSEA, Singapore 29-30 August 2015 Towards the end of August, just as many teachers were getting their heads back in the classroom, eleven dedicated educators from UWCSEA, Singapore attended a full weekend Level One Compass Workshop (Practitioner) training. The participants were a mix of teachers (mostly, but not exclusively, from the Primary School) and the […]

Student Empowerment Training at Dalian American International School (DAIS)

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Robert Steele and Michael Lees, two of the Compass Education’s trainers, had the great opportunity to continue to spread our CE tools and methods to the Administration, Faculty, Staff and students of Dalian American International School (DAIS), located in Dalian, China. On the 4-6 August 2015, they trained eighteen amazingly talented and passionate High School students on […]

Compass Youth Leadership Camp: Becoming Sustainability Leaders

CYC Organiser and Participants with Dara Ang Representatives

On 22-26 June, we launched our first ever Compass Youth Leadership Camp (CYC) at the lush and green campus of Traidhos Three-Generations Community for Learning in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Based on the foundations of systems thinking and sustainability, the camp is specially designed by youth for youth with goals to help them to be powerful […]

Compass Education Level 1 Certification Workshop at UWCSEA, 29-30 August 2015

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Towards the end of August, just as many teachers were getting their heads back in the classroom, eleven dedicated educators from UWCSEA, Singapore attended a full weekend Level 1 Compass Workshop (Practitioner) training. The participants were a mix of teachers (mostly, but not exclusively, from the Primary School) and the Service Learning department. A great mix […]