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‘Becoming a Compass School’ (BACS) Workshop at NIST International School, 2010

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On November 5-7, 2010, the third ‘Becoming a Compass School’ workshop was held on the campus of NIST International School, Bangkok, Thailand. A diverse group of fourteen educators, school administrators and NGO representatives from China, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Kyrgyzstan participated in a three-day learning experience. The workshop introduced to participants the concept of Education for Sustainable […]

‘Becoming a Compass School’ (BACS) Workshop at Prem Tinsulanonda International School, 2010

BACS participants engaged in an activity

From May 15-16, 2010, the second ‘Becoming a Compass School’ (BACS) introduction workshop was held on the campus of Prem Tinsulanonda International School (PTIS) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. By this time the Accelerator tools had gone through a re-design to better align them with the needs and organizational context of teachers and schools. This workshop […]

The Inaugural ‘Becoming a Compass School’ (BACS) Workshop at Prem Tinsulanonda International School, 2009

Inaugural ‘BACS’ Workshop at PTIS, October 2009

The very first ‘Becoming a Compass School’ (BACS) workshop was conducted from October 10-11,  2009 on the campus of Prem Tinsulanonda International School (PTIS) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This was essentially the test-drive of a new idea and adaptation of the AtKisson ISIS Accelerator tools to an education and schools context; previously, the AtKisson ISIS Accelerator […]

Sustainability Education Professional Development Workshop at International School Manila (ISM), 2013

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On August 31 through September 1, 2013,  Robert Steele, one of our most experienced Compass Education trainers, with the superb assistance of Tom McLean, Sustainability Coordinator for International School Manila (ISM), facilitated a two-day Sustainability Education Professional Development (PD) workshop for 26 teachers from all three schools (Elementary, Middle and High Schools) of ISM. The main […]

‘Compass in the Classroom’ Workshops at NIST International School

‘Compass in the Classroom’ workshop at NIST

Twenty-nine teachers from Primary, Middle and Secondary Schools and one administrator of NIST International School, Bangkok, Thailand  joined this one-day workshop to learn about the Compass for enhancing student learning and curriculum planning. One portion of the day was devoted to an introduction to Compass Education, the Sustainability Compass, and a series of experiential exercises […]

‘Compass in the Classroom’ Workshops at KIS International School (KIS)

‘Compass in the Classroom’ workshop at ISB

Twenty-two teachers of KIS International School (KIS), Bangkok, Thailand who are responsible for PYP and MYP level classes and three administrators participated in an afternoon workshop to learn about the Compass and how it can be used for bringing the concept of sustainability into their own classrooms. This workshop let teachers experience, through several hands-on […]