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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 2017 Reflections

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During the last week of June 2017, high school students from seven countries met for seven days at the Traidhos Three Generational Learning Community in Mae Rim, Thailand for Compass Education’s annual Compass Youth Leadership Camp. Known to its alumni and team as CYC, this camp bonds together aspiring leaders from around Asia who are […]

Youth Leadership for a Sustainable Future: the start of CYC 2017!

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The Compass Youth Camp (CYC) is almost upon us! This year we have students from Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and the Philippines. They will be taking part in activities involving system thinking, sustainability, and leadership for practical use in the Mae Kapiang Karen tribe village as well as in their home communities. 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 […]

Compass Youth Camp 2016 Comes to a Close

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Compass Youth Camp (CYC) 2016 camp has sadly come to an end! The participants, including the facilitators and coordinators, have been non-stop busy since day one. Throughout the week, students learned important systems analysis concepts and tools such as the Sustainability Compass, systems mapping, and feedback loops. While learning these, they also engaged in many […]

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 […]