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JOIN US FOR THE

NESA Design Summit: Pandemic as Portal

January 22-23, 2021

A two-day Design Summit in collaboration with
Riffa Views International School and ISS LEVEL 5

FOR EDUCATORS · COACHES · COUNSELORS · LEADERS

Now is the time to use disruption as a driver. Join in this online Design Sprint to find solutions as we move through the Pandemic Portal together. Leverage change powerfully and systemically across our NESA schools: the Design Summit allows for global collaboration in service of school transformation.

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED - THANK YOU


Collaborate &
Co-create

Engage in the Design Cycle

Create Ongoing Connections

Explore a Problem of Practice



HOW WILL IT WORK?

Participants will work in interest-based teams and use an innovation management platform to crowdsource, co-create and scale ideas over the course of the event.

Not sure what innovation management is? Check out this 40 second video »

Individuals or teams bring an idea or area to develop and:

      • Collaborate with others based on interest strand/problem of practice;
      • Engage in a Design Sprint in teams to co-create a product, plan or tool;
      • Reflect on lessons learned, identify opportunities moving forward, and co-create strategies and products;
      • Leave with a tangible product, plan or tool.

The Summit will also include an Opening Plenary for all participants, and close with sharing and showcasing for transformation and future collaboration.

EXAMPLE STRANDS

  • Wellbeing
  • Meaningful Assessment
  • Innovative Pedagogies

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Digital Safety & Child Protection
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Or any problem of practice that you’re currently facing.


WHO IS IT FOR?

Educators · Leaders · Coaches · Counselors

Individuals or school teams who want to use the Design Cycle to co-create and experiment with solutions to drive change.


JOIN US AS WE EXPAND OUR POSSIBILITIES!

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22
• 8:00am-12:00pm GMT+2
• 1:00-3:00pm GMT+2
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23
• 8:00am-1:00pm GMT+2

Times are for Athens, Greece GMT+2

ABOUT THE FACILITATORS


Chief Innovation Officer

International Schools Services

JOHN BURNS

John Burns is the Chief Innovation Officer for International Schools Services (ISS), a nonprofit that has launched over 100 international schools and placed over 50,000 educators worldwide. He primarily works on creating cultures in which innovation can spark and has led the development of numerous infrastructure, design and professional learning initiatives across #ISSedu.

Head of School

Riffa Views International School, Bahrain

TARA WAUDBY

Tara Waudby believes compassion elevates innovation and that peace begins in schools. She is committed to shifting educational paradigms and is co-founder of the Compassion Summit, a global movement committed to building a coalition of compassionate schools. Her additional interests include futuring, positive psychology, fostering mission-driven schools, and using a systems approach to schooling.

Director of Learning

Riffa Views International School, Bahrain

JESSICA DAVIS

Children should leave school happy, confident and with curiosity to learn. Jessica Davis’ work as Director of Learning at Riffa Views International School is to lead schools and teachers in the quest to develop happy, confident and curious learners. Balancing teacher agency with system coherence, Jessica is helping lead the RVIS community into the future of education while supporting and honoring the RVIS culture. .


Registration Fees

The per school fees include unlimited faculty attendance for both days of the Online Design Summit.

All fees quoted are in US Dollars (USD).
An invoice will be sent following registration.

  • NESA Member School: $150/school
  • NESA Affiliate School: $150/school
  • Non-member School: $225/school
  • Individual Registration (NESA Member/Affiliate): $50/person
  • Individual Registration (Non-member): $75/person

Please review the Cancellation Notice before registering.

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED

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