May 2008 Thailand
Attended a 3 day IB workshop at Bangkok – Role of Science and Social studies in PYP.
Invited to give a 1 hour presentation at the Regional Conference of IB Asia Pacific in Singapore. A presentation on the purpose of the school,‘groom contributors to the society, not just consumers’
Bali Indonesia : to lead a workshop on Sustainability as International mindedness an IB Regional workshop where Heads of schools,Senior teachers from International schools in IB Schools of Asia Pacific Region attended.
Singapore: Invited to give a 1 hour presentation at the IB Heads conference where Heads of IB world schools from all continents attend to share and learn.
Visited Singapore to see the new global centre of IB regional office and call on the Regional Director Ian Chambers to discuss and share about the future plans of Silver Oaks.
Visited Cornish college Melbourne Australia to see how schools design their own philosophies and purposes while meeting the state and national standards and the IB standards. Interactions with teachers, students and most of all Kerry Bolger the Principal of the school helped in learning about the needs and goals of teaching and learning in Australian and International context.
Visited Sydney centre for innovative learning and Northern Beaches Christian School to learn how a school emerged as a research centre.
Learnt through close interactions with Anne Knock Director of SCIL, Stephen Harris Principal of NBCS and Steve Collis key member of SCIL.
Invited to present at IB Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Kaulalampur Malaysia on ‘How a school assumed leadership’ to build capacities in teachers, develop community and groom leaders for the society.