AISC Blog

Inclusive Education: Who, What, Where, When, Why?!

We are very excited to announce the first keynote speaker at Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) — Shelley Moore, the Inclusion Consultant from Vancouver, British Columbia. Shelley Moore is a highly sought ...
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Call for speakers: AISC 2019

Join 500+ International Schools Leaders The Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) is the annual event for international school leaders and educators in the Asia Pacific region. AISC brings together the international schools community to ...
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The Science of Learning – how small changes can result in big improvements

The way that our brains absorb and retain information most efficiently and the way that our students are taught in classrooms are often not the same; in fact according to ...
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AISC2018 conference programme announced

We are happy to announce the release of the 2018 Programme! We are excited to be welcoming so many of leading education experts to Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) this ...
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Improving Student Wellbeing and Introducing Transformational Change, Keynote Topics at AISC

Dr. David Gleason and Professor Michael Fullan will be keynote presenters at this year’s Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) to be held on December 14-15 at Hong Kong Convention and ...
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Full Agenda and Speaker List Now Available

If you are planning to attend the Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference the full speaker list and agenda is now available. Join AISC for two days of topical presentations and discussions ...
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How Does Stress and Academic Pressure Affect Teenagers?

Education innovator, Dr. David Gleason, believes that stress and pressure caused by increased academic demands are the cause of many problematic conditions among teenagers. There is no doubt that sometimes ...
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Welcome Back from your Summer Vacation!

If you enjoy listening to and debating innovative school and learning issues, please do not miss the Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) coming up this December 14th and 15th at Hong Kong Convention & ...
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AISC 2017 Call for Paper! Call for Innovations!

Five months away from AISC, we are currently researching and developing the conference program with direct input from early years educators! Please be invited to speak at the extraordinary international ...
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AISC Announces the 2017 Keynote Speaker

Have you got some insights into education to share with peers in Asia-Pacific region? The Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) is a yearly gathering of principals and teachers to meet ...
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How Schools Support and Help Nurture Students’ Mental Health

Pressure to succeed is high for all students; be they students at local or international schools. Preventing tragedies and ensuring student’s mental health is a priority and the responsibility lies ...
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Meet the Advisory Board of Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference 2017

The 3rd annual Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) has assembled the prestigious Advisory Board for 2017, which held its first meeting recently. We are pleased to form the Advisory Board ...
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Thank you for making AISC 2016 a great start and grand success!

We would like to express gratitude for your support and attendance at the second edition of the Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC)  organised by Diversified Communications Hong Kong and supported by the ...
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Learning through playful inquiry

In today’s educational environment many educators feel that the idea of play, to support learning, has been outplayed by the strong push on early academic learning. Teachers of young children ...
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“Educate the educators”- How the International Task Force on Child Protection raises the awareness of effective child safeguarding

“If abuse is not reported, the pattern is likely to continue elsewhere. Time and time again, we have heard of offenders who were working in schools and their colleagues had ...
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The International Task Force on Child Protection helps support child safeguarding at international schools

Child safeguarding at schools is not an easy subject to discuss or debate. However with new studies having been undertaken there is increased support and information available to school leaders ...
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Strategies for supporting students’ wellbeing and achievement

Recently Mr Tim Conroy-Stocker, Secondary Special Educational Needs (SEN) Advisor of English Schools Foundation (ESF) shared his thoughts on the importance of students’ wellbeing and achievement. Tim further elaborated on ...
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Wellbeing and achievement: Two sides of the same coin

Parents and teachers understandably believe that children’s happiness and achievement are both equally very important. Mr. Tim Conroy-Stocker, Secondary Special Educational Needs (SEN) Advisor shared his thoughts. As an associate fellow of ...
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Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) 2016 at a Glance!

Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) 2016 will bring together the international schools community to explore topical education issues that educators within Asia Pacific international schools are keen to debate. AISC 2016 at ...
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How to improve child safeguarding at school

Sadly, child abuse, violence and exploitation have become common around the globe.How do international schools avoid and respond to child abusers and child sex offenders?  Regardless of location, curriculum or ...
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Intelligent Disobedience : Helping students think for themselves

Teachers and parents try to instill obedience into children and disobedience is challenged by families and schools. However what if the teaching and adherence to obedience restricts a student’s intelligent ...
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Mark your diary for the Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference in December 2016!

The Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC) is the annual event for international school leaders and educators in the Asia Pacific region. This year AISC will take place at Hong Kong ...
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Sharing Ideas!

"I am really looking forward to networking and sharing ideas with other enthusiastic educators"

Mr. Philip Williams, Teacher Librarian, Vientiane International School

2015-08-06T04:41:54+00:00

Mr. Philip Williams, Teacher Librarian, Vientiane International School

"I am really looking forward to networking and sharing ideas with other enthusiastic educators"

Networking with Peers!

“My colleague Dave Buckley and I are excited to be attending and presenting at AISC.  This will be a great opportunity to learn from and network with other colleagues.  See you there!”

Ms. Brenda Cook, Principal, Glenealy School Hong Kong

2015-08-06T06:08:08+00:00

Ms. Brenda Cook, Principal, Glenealy School Hong Kong

“My colleague Dave Buckley and I are excited to be attending and presenting at AISC.  This will be a great opportunity to learn from and network with other colleagues.  See you there!”

A Chance to Learn!

“AISC is a very welcome addition to the current calendar of conferences available in Asia, offering a chance to learn more about innovation, creativity and leadership from some very passionate educators.”

Mr. Ross Parker, Technology Director & Teacher of ICT, International College Hong Kong

2015-08-06T04:39:13+00:00

Mr. Ross Parker, Technology Director & Teacher of ICT, International College Hong Kong

“AISC is a very welcome addition to the current calendar of conferences available in Asia, offering a chance to learn more about innovation, creativity and leadership from some very passionate educators.”

Very energetic and engaged delegates

Professor Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design at UCL Knowledge Lab in London

2019-03-19T15:16:33+00:00

Professor Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design at UCL Knowledge Lab in London

Unprecedented Opportunity!

“AISC presents an unprecedented opportunity in Hong Kong to share professional learning in an international context, and I feel privileged to be part of it.”

Mr. Jamie Schmitz, Head of Primary, Renaissance College, Hong Kong

2015-08-06T04:25:07+00:00

Mr. Jamie Schmitz, Head of Primary, Renaissance College, Hong Kong

“AISC presents an unprecedented opportunity in Hong Kong to share professional learning in an international context, and I feel privileged to be part of it.”

Learn & Share!

“The reason why the conference has been so successful is that people come here to learn, people also come to share, there are so much good practices within the sector of international schools!”
Mr. Colin Bell, CEO, Council of British International Schools
2017-03-20T08:10:08+00:00
Mr. Colin Bell, CEO, Council of British International Schools
“The reason why the conference has been so successful is that people come here to learn, people also come to share, there are so much good practices within the sector of international schools!”

A Regional Event!

“I am really looking forward to sharing ideas on innovative curriculum development with practitioners from all round the region.”

Mr. Chris Binge, Principal, Island School

2015-08-06T06:47:02+00:00

Mr. Chris Binge, Principal, Island School

“I am really looking forward to sharing ideas on innovative curriculum development with practitioners from all round the region.”

Spectacular Event!

"AISC is a spectacular event for international educators, and I am truly excited to be there this coming December 2018!"

Ms. Nisanart Tavedikul, Assistant Director, The American School of Bangkok, Thailand

2015-08-06T06:49:19+00:00

Ms. Nisanart Tavedikul, Assistant Director, The American School of Bangkok, Thailand

"AISC is a spectacular event for international educators, and I am truly excited to be there this coming December 2018!"

One of the very best conferences

“I have been to many conferences during my 26 years in education.  The AISC conference is one of the very best conferences in my experience.  Presentations were both scholarly and practical, speakers were inspiring, and the exhibits had tremendous diversity.  I strongly recommend this conference to all educators.”

Mr. Darin Schmidt, Principal, Shenzhen American International School

2019-03-19T11:37:03+00:00

Mr. Darin Schmidt, Principal, Shenzhen American International School

“I have been to many conferences during my 26 years in education.  The AISC conference is one of the very best conferences in my experience.  Presentations were both scholarly and practical, speakers were inspiring, and the exhibits had tremendous diversity.  I strongly recommend this conference to all educators.”

An Awesome Event!

“I had a ball meeting and learning with everyone and was thrilled at everyone’s engagement and excitement. You put together an awesome event!”

Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath, Director, Science of Learning Group

2019-02-13T15:22:25+00:00

Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath, Director, Science of Learning Group

“I had a ball meeting and learning with everyone and was thrilled at everyone’s engagement and excitement. You put together an awesome event!”

Peer-to-peer Communities!

“AISC is not merely a conference but a platform for passionate educators building peer-to-peer communities through presentations, workshops, roundtable discussions and case studies. It’s really worthwhile to attending!”

Ms. Iris Tan, Co-Principal, Yew Chung International School, Hong Kong

2017-03-07T02:30:35+00:00

Ms. Iris Tan, Co-Principal, Yew Chung International School, Hong Kong

“AISC is not merely a conference but a platform for passionate educators building peer-to-peer communities through presentations, workshops, roundtable discussions and case studies. It’s really worthwhile to attending!”

Exciting Platform!

"AISC's focus on 'doing things differently' makes for an exciting platform for discussion."

Ms. Angela Reilly, Admissions and Enrolment Manager, Hong Kong Academy

2015-08-06T04:19:10+00:00

Ms. Angela Reilly, Admissions and Enrolment Manager, Hong Kong Academy

"AISC's focus on 'doing things differently' makes for an exciting platform for discussion."