IB Leadership Institute

Fees for the following workshops: (exclude Governance workshop)
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One single workshop @ SGD$1,250
Two consecutive workshops @ SGD$2,000

  • Leading through an understanding of culture and context
  • Understanding leadership
  • Leading for effective teaching and learning
  • Leading with a clear vision and strategy

Workshops

Workshop name Programme Language Level
Understanding leadership (2.5 Days: 23-25 June) All English Cat 3
Governance: Introduction to the IB for school owners and board members (Leadership) (2 Days: 24-25 June) (CANCELLED) All English Cat 3
Leading with a clear vision and strategy (2.5 Days: 26-28 June) All English Cat 3
Leading for effective teaching and learning (2.5 Days: 26-28 June) All English Cat 3
Leading through an understanding of culture and context (2.5 Days: 23-25 June) All English Cat 3

Speakers details

Darlene Fisher & Kim Edwards
(Facilitating: Leading for effective teaching and learning)

Darlene Fisher has worked for more than 30 years as a teacher and administrator. Within the last 16 years, she has worked in IB World Schools in Oman, Thailand, India, Turkey, and the UK. Darlene is currently working at ECIS to develop educational programmes for teachers and school leaders in international schools. She also supports schools in the process of IB authorization. Darlene’s doctoral studies focus on educational leadership and the impact of culture, and she helps to develop leadership workshops and pathways for heads of IB World Schools.

Darlene's leadership mantra: Culture matters in international leadership.

 

Kim Edwards has taught in Australia for more than 30 years. For the past 10 years, she has been responsible for implementing and coordinating the MYP and Personal Project at PLC in Perth. Kim is an experienced IB trainer, MYP workshop leader, school visit team leader, consultant and field representative. She has presented at national and international conferences in America, Australia, India, and Singapore as well as regularly hosting and presenting to visiting schools.

Kim's leadership mantra: Creating a collaborative culture leads to higher levels of trust and respect.

 

Mona Seervai & Kim Edwards
(Facilitating: Understanding Leadership)

Kim Edwards has taught in Australia for more than 30 years. For the past 10 years, she has been responsible for implementing and coordinating the MYP and Personal Project at PLC in Perth. Kim is an experienced IB trainer, MYP workshop leader, school visit team leader, consultant and field representative. She has presented at national and international conferences in America, Australia, India, and Singapore as well as regularly hosting and presenting to visiting schools.

Kim's leadership mantra: Creating a collaborative culture leads to higher levels of trust and respect.

 

Mona Seervai says she has lived life in 10-year nuggets—first pursuing biochemistry until her mid-twenties, then working with poor urban women, trying to organize them around shelter in Mumbai. This is Mona’s twelfth year as the principal of a school offering the DP, Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and a candidate for PYP. The IB has reaffirmed Mona’s educational philosophy and beliefs, helping her to meet many like-minded individuals across the world. Mona has been on the Regional Council since 2012 and also serves on the Board of the Indian School Leadership Institute.

Mona's leadership mantra: A leader is one who is active, passionate and has the energy to drive programmes and the warmth and empathy to carry the team forward and support when there are challenges.

 

Nigel Forbes-Harper & Deidre Fischer
(Facilitating: Governance: Introduction to the IB for school owners and board members)

Nigel Forbes-Harper moved from the UK to Australia in 1972 and began his full-time teaching career in 1980 in Western Australia. This career took Nigel to Papua New Guinea, the Northern Territory of Australia, Turkey and Thailand, where he served as Head of the Senior School at Prem Tinsulanonda International School. Nigel later served for five years as head of School Services in the Asia Pacific region and was responsible for the management of IB programmes in IB World Schools in the region. He returned to Australia in 2012.

Nigel’s leadership mantra: Collaborate, listen, reflect, decide.

 

Deidre Fischer discovered the world of teaching in the IB in 1998 when she moved overseas, teaching in the Philippines, China, Mongolia, and Indonesia. She has held a variety of leadership and management roles, including Head of School in three IB World Schools. Deidre combines her depth and breadth of experience with her love for teaching and facilitating within her own business. The core value that drives her career is integrity and the fundamental belief of being respectful and helping others achieve their potential.

Deidre's leadership mantra: Great leaders find ways to connect with their people and help them achieve their potential.

 

Darlene Fisher & Sean Watt
(Facilitating: Leading through an understanding of culture and context)

Darlene Fisher has worked for more than 30 years as a teacher and administrator. Within the last 16 years, she has worked in IB World Schools in Oman, Thailand, India, Turkey, and the UK. Darlene is currently working at ECIS to develop educational programmes for teachers and school leaders in international schools. She also supports schools in the process of IB authorization. Darlene’s doctoral studies focus on educational leadership and the impact of culture, and she helps to develop leadership workshops and pathways for heads of IB World Schools.

Darlene's leadership mantra: Culture matters in international leadership.

 

Sean Watt has held leadership positions in schools for more than 15 years. He has worked in Primary, Middle and Senior School settings through a range of classes and subjects. Sean’s senior leadership positions include Head of Teaching and Learning, Head of Middle School and Head of Junior School. He has been involved in developing and leading workshops with the IB for the past three years.

Sean's leadership mantra: Every person has a worth that needs fostering and developing.

 

Deidre Fischer & Sean Watt
(Facilitating: Leading with a clear vision and strategy)

Deidre Fischer discovered the world of teaching in the IB in 1998 when she moved overseas, teaching in the Philippines, China, Mongolia, and Indonesia. She has held a variety of leadership and management roles, including Head of School in three IB World Schools. Deidre combines her depth and breadth of experience with her love for teaching and facilitating within her own business. The core value that drives her career is integrity and the fundamental belief of being respectful and helping others achieve their potential.

Deidre's leadership mantra: Great leaders find ways to connect with their people and help them achieve their potential.

 

Sean Watt has held leadership positions in schools for more than 15 years. He has worked in Primary, Middle and Senior School settings through a range of classes and subjects. Sean’s senior leadership positions include Head of Teaching and Learning, Head of Middle School and Head of Junior School. He has been involved in developing and leading workshops with the IB for the past three years.

Sean's leadership mantra: Every person has a worth that needs fostering and developing.