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Level 1 Certification Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 1-2 September 2018

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EARCOS-SPONSORED PROFESSIONAL LEARNING WEEKEND COMPASS EDUCATION LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP “Thinking, Learning & Acting for a Flourishing & Sustainable World” When: September 1-2, 2018 (Saturday and Sunday) 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Where: Wells International School (On-Nut Campus) Trainers: Teresa Tung/Cindy Chen Who should attend: Teachers and leaders who want to integrate sustainability education, tackle complex global issues, and […]

Compass Youth Camp, 21-28 June 2017, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Compass Youth Leadership Camp (CYC) is designed by youth for youth. Based on the foundations of systems thinking and sustainability, this unique camp will help participants to be powerful and effective change makers in their communities. Camp Details Gain language, tools and skills to be a more effective changemaker in your school and community through… Local […]

7 Elements to Building a Sustainability & Service Learning “Ethos” at International Schools

by Laurence Myers, Sustainability & Service Learning Coordinator, International School of Kuala Lumpur Recently I was asked to speak to a visiting group of educators and educators-in-training from Macau. I rummaged through my old slides, pictures, notes and the like and put together a presentation that would probably put the world’s most hardened HS students to sleep […]

Human Impact on Tioman Island

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Working with the Sustainability Coordinator, we identified our grade level trips as opportunities to utilize systems thinking on sustainability with students. As a result we created several lesson plans utilizing the Sustainability Compass. In the first lesson, all 6th grade students participate in the “HDB Condo Case Study” where they place the nearby construction of […]

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: A Pathfinder for Change

As an organisation and a leading actor in the global movement in transformative education, Compass Education continues to reach out and connect with learning communities and organisations all over the world to advocate education for sustainable development. In December 2015, we were very fortunate to be invited by the UNESCO to share our initiative “Compass Education: A Tool to Better Understand […]

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 […]