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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 2 Workshop, Guatemala, 20-21 May 2017

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In this workshop participants will explore the challenges and means of integrating sustainability values, principles and practice into education – specifically existing curriculum and school culture. Special emphasis is placed on the use of systems thinking to enhance teaching and student learning. Systems thinking tools and methods will be demonstrated and participants will have the […]

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 […]

Level 2 Educator Certification Workshop@ NIST, March 18-19, 2017

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Level 2 Compass Education (Educator) Certification Workshop Applying Systems Thinking for Sustainability School Transformation Hosted by The Professional Learning Hub @ NIST, Bangkok, Thailand To download the flyer, click here Workshop Overview In this workshop participants will explore the challenges and means of integrating sustainability values, principles and practice into education – specifically existing curriculum and […]

Level 1 Practitioner Certification Workshop @ NIST, March 18-19, 2017

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Level 1 Compass Education (Practitioner) Certification Workshop Thinking, Learning & Acting for a Flourishing & Sustainable World Hosted by The Professional Learning Hub @ NIST, Bangkok, Thailand To download the flyer, click here This is what participants who have attended level 1 have said:  “I used to think that the concept of sustainability was a bit of a […]

Level 1 & 2 Workshops @ UWCSEA, 24-27 September 2016

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Compass Education Level 1: Thinking, Learning & Acting for a Flourishing & Sustainable World Trainer: Kath Lane & Kate Doré Who should attend: Teachers and program leaders who want to integrate sustainability education and systems thinking into their teaching practice. It would also be of value to curriculum leaders and principals interested in understanding what the practical application […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]