Upcoming Workshops

Understanding and Designing Quality Differentiation: A Three-day Institute



This intensive three-day institute is designed to help teachers and other educators continue to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skill necessary to work competently

August 9th - 10th - 11th, 2018
Perth

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

August 14th - 15th, 2018
Gladstone, Queensland

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Inquiry as a mindset for teaching and learning A one day workshop for Elementary Teachers



For many years, inquiry as an approach has been associated with ‘units of study’. At times, inquiry is almost seen as a ‘subject area’ in itself…something we might ‘do’ on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons!

August 17th, 2018
Chennai

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

August 18th - 19th, 2018
Mumbai

Kath Murdoch

Inquiry as a mindset for teaching and learning A one day workshop for Elementary Teachers



For many years, inquiry as an approach has been associated with ‘units of study’. At times, inquiry is almost seen as a ‘subject area’ in itself…something we might ‘do’ on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons!

August 20th, 2018
Delhi

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



Kath Murdoch is an experienced teacher, author, university lecturer and popular consultant who has worked for many years in schools throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, America and Europe.

October 6th - 7th, 2018
Zurich

Kath Murdoch

Reading is Thinking Comprehension, Collaboration and Inquiry



Kids' thinking matters! When our students begin to understand that their thinking matters, learning changes. They develop a passion for literacy.

October 20th - 21st, 2018
Luxembourg

Stephanie Harvey and Debbie Miller

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

October 27th - 28th, 2018
Bangkok

Kath Murdoch

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding



Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

31st October - 1st November, 2018
Hong Kong

Jennifer Wathall

Documentation in the Early Years: An Active Process of Seeking Deeper Understanding



Documentation is a powerful strategy in early childhood education, a complex and significant process that invites us to reflect on and interpret the meaning and significance of children’s learning.

3rd – 4th November, 2018
Hong Kong

Fiona Zinn

Middle Level Education - “Middle Level, Living it, Loving it and Laughing About it.”


A nationally-recognized presenter, author, and humorist, Jack Berckemeyer, began his career as amiddle school teacher in Denver, Colorado. After two years of teaching he was named as an outstanding educator at his school, and shortly thereafter he was identified as one of the outstandingeducators in the district.

10th – 11th November 2018
Seoul

Jack Berckemeyer

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

1st - 2nd December, 2018
Amman, Jordan

Kath Murdoch

Transforming Schools: Leading and Learning through Complex Systems



As schools grow, evolve and transform, ensuring that all school stakeholders grow as well is essential.
This institute identifies the structures necessary for challenging the isolating silos that exist in schools, departments and offices as they inhibit adult growth.


1st - 4th December 2018
Luxembourg

Dr. Fran Prolman

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

January 12th - 13th, 2019
Beijing

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary / elementary classroom.

January 19th - 20th, 2019
Shanghai

Kath Murdoch

Effective Feedback Practices



This workshop is designed to deepen participants’ understanding of how high-impact formative assessment practices can be woven into daily teaching activities.

January 19th – 20th, 2019
London

Jan Chappuis

The Writing Workshop



Principles that guide our work: All children can write and want to write. Acknowledge first what the child CAN do

January 26th - 27th, 2019
Luxembourg

Ralph Fletcher & Martha Horn

The Thinking Classroom for Literacy and other Process-Driven Disciplines: A Concept-Based Approach



Designing a high-quality curriculum is one of the most important steps in promoting student thinking, differentiating instruction and ensuring that learning continuously improves.

February 1st - 2nd, 2019
Zurich

Lois A. Lanning

Having Hard Conversations



As teachers and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed - with parents, colleagues, or students.

February 2nd - 3rd, 2019
Baar, Zurich

Jennifer Abrams

Documentation in the Early Years: An Active Process of Seeking Deeper Understanding



Documentation is a powerful strategy in early childhood education, a complex and significant process that invites us to reflect on and interpret the meaning and significance of children’s learning.

2nd - 3rd February, 2019
Switzerland

Fiona Zinn

Concept-Based Instruction: Designing Effective Lesson Plans Using Tools to Support Inquiry and Transfer



What does Concept-Based Instruction actually feel like? How do you move from a written Concept-Based Curriculum unit to what is actually taught in the classroom? How do you design your lessons to help students uncover important transferable understandings?

February 3rd, 2019
Zurich

Lois A. Lanning And Tiffanee M. Brown

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding



Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

February 5th - 6th, 2019
Dubai

Jennifer Wathall

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

February 8th - 9th, 2019
Jordan

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute



Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group.

February 20th - 24th, 2019
Dubai

Jim Knight

The Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders



Alexis Wiggins is the founder and director of CEEL – the Cohort of Educators for Essential Learning. She has worked as a high-school teacher.

March 9th – 10th, 2019
London

Alexis Wiggins

Assessment for Learning



There is now a large and growing evidence base that helping teachers develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of, if not the most powerful ways to improve student learning.

March 9th – 10th, 2019
London

Dylan Wiliam

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

March 18th – 19th, 2019
Hong Kong

Trevor MacKenzie

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

March 22nd - 23rd, 2019
Munich

Trevor MacKenzie

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

March 25th - 26th, 2019
Dubai

Trevor MacKenzie

Reading is Thinking Comprehension, Collaboration and Inquiry



Kids' thinking matters! When our students begin to understand that their thinking matters, learning changes. They develop a passion for literacy. The refrain of What time is recess? When's lunch? becomes an anthem of "Can we please go read now?"

March 30th - 31st, 2019
Hong Kong

Stephanie Harvey and Debbie Miller

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

April 5th - 6th, 2019
Toronto

Kath Murdoch

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding



Jennifer Chang-Wathall is an independent educational consultant, author and honorary faculty adviser for the University of Hong Kong.

April 13th - 14th, 2019
The Hague

Jennifer Wathall

Differentiated Instruction



Carol Ann Tomlinson is William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education where she is also Co-Director of the University's Institutes on Academic Diversity.

April 13th - 14th, 2019
The Hague

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Transforming Schools: Leading and Learning through Complex Systems



This institute identifies the structures necessary for challenging the isolating silos that exist in schools, departments and offices as they inhibit adult growth. Strong collaboration structures and skills become the process necessary for organizations, teams and meetings to be high functioning ones.

April 25th - 28th, 2019
Seoul

Dr. Fran Prolman

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

May 30th - 31st, 2019
Brisbane

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

August 31st - September 1st, 2019
Seoul

Kath Murdoch

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

September 14th - 15th, 2019
Seoul

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Assessment for Learning



There is now a large and growing evidence base that helping teachers develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of, if not the most powerful ways to improve student learning.

September 17th - 18th, 2019
Dubai

Dylan Wiliam