Attention: You are using an outdated browser, device or you do not have the latest version of JavaScript downloaded and so this website may not work as expected. Please download the latest software or switch device to avoid further issues.

Blog > Professional Development > Win 1 of 2 tickets to ECIS Leadership conference, 24-27 April 2019

Win 1 of 2 tickets to ECIS Leadership conference, 24-27 April 2019

Still not sure if you can make it to the ECIS Leadership Conference in Lisbon this April? Perhaps we can help!

We have teamed up with ECIS to offer you an amazing opportunity - a chance to win one of two Diamond tickets to the Annual ECIS Leadership Conference, which cover:
  • your choice of 2-day pre-conference training, including Transferable Skills course from Pearson, and 
  • a 2-day conference pass.
You will need to cover the cost of your travel, accommodation, and any related expenses. 

How to enter
To enter the Prize Draw to win one of the tickets, you have to comment on this post before midnight on 14 April 2019, UK time, with a short description of how you are going to cascade the learnings from the conference to benefit your wider school community.

You will need to be logged in to the community to enter the competition. By entering the competition you accept the Terms and Conditions of the competition. 

Conference theme
The 2019 conference theme is Exponential learning. We are in the midst of deceptive growth, exploding into an era of exponential learning. From artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, and data science to synthetic biology, nanotechnologies, networks, and more, schools are environments for cultivating and constructing an appropriate intersection with society, in order to ensure our young people (and our own institutions) are at the forefront of relevance.

Pearson’s Transferable Skills Course
The world is changing. What can schools do to transform teaching to prepare students for 21st century workplace? Join our two-day course to find out how to embed transferable skills in your school and really make a difference to your students' outcomes!

Transferable skills are increasingly important for students entering Higher Education and the workplace. This course helps school leaders to understand what transferable skills are and how they can support teachers to use them in the classroom. You will also learn about the support that Pearson provides for transferable skills across the curriculum and published resources.

In this course you will learn about:
  • Why transferable skills are important
  • Different types of transferable skills
  • Developing a whole-school approach to teaching transferable skills
  • Integrating transferable skills into lesson plans
  • Practical activities to develop transferable skills in the classroom
  • Benefits and challenges of using transferable skills
Schools leaders will come away equipped with practical tips on how to embed transferable skills effectively across different curriculum areas.


Similar stories

Share how your school promotes multilingualism for a chance to WIN up to £500 resources

Competition time! Multilingual success in your school is a global competition designed to celebrate good practice in supporting and encouraging multilingualism in international sch… More...

Competition Entry Form - Multilingual success in your school

Please fill out this form to enter the competition. More...

Debunking the ‘immersion only’ myth

Bilingual education models are impressive in theory, but they’re usually less effective in practice. What strategies c… More...

Image by Sue Barr
The insatiable demand for international school teachers

The already extensive job opportunities will rise in number, as countries get wealthier and the growing middle classes d… More...

Image by Abhishek Maji
The unstoppable growth of British International Schools

Two decades ago there were 1,000 English-language international schools globally. Today, there are more than 8,000, with… More...

Most read

Should smartphones be banned in schools? The big debate

Are mobile phones in schools a distraction or can they be beneficial to students? More...

Ideas for celebrating International Mother Language Day in your class

How are you celebrating International Mother Language Day this year? Here are some ideas for your classroom. More...

Teaching learners with dyslexia: small changes which make a big difference

In this article we speak to dyslexia awareness specialist Martin Bloomfield who shares his advice for how to make your l… More...

The role of the story in teaching primary maths

Josh Lury, Power Maths author, explores how storytelling plays a vital role in teaching maths. More...

This website is powered by