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The British School of Paris

Paris COBIS CONFERENCE 2013 Enabling 21st Century Skills COBIS Teachers’ Conference Fri 15 – Sat 16 February 2013 COBIS Teaching Assistant Programme Fri 15 – Sat 16 February 2013 COBIS Middle Leaders Programme Fri 15 – Mon 18 February 2013

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Contents Opening Session

Page

2

Pages

3-6

Pages

8 & 16

Page

7

Sir Roger Fry, Mr Colin Bell & Dr Steffen Sommer

Programmes

Keynotes: Rosemary Taylor & Tom Barwood

Middle Leaders Programme (4 days) Friday 15th- Monday 18th February 2013

Teachers’ Conference (2 days)

Pages 8- 17

Friday 15th- Saturday 16th February 2013

Teaching Assistant Programme (2 days)

Page

18

Friday 15th- Saturday 16th February 2013

Exhibitors

Pages 19-23

Maps

Pages 24

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Sir Roger Fry

Mr Colin Bell

Dr Seffen Sommer

President of COBIS and Chairman of King’s Group

COBIS Executive Director

Headmaster of The British School of Paris

Sir Roger was born and educated in England and is a qualified teacher. He has been active in promoting British Education abroad all his life, and has founded five schools in Spain and others in England and Panama. King’s College Madrid is the flagship school of the King’s Group of schools. Its Headteacher is a member of the Headmasters and Headmistresses Conference (HMC).

As COBIS Executive Director, Colin works with and supports talented students, support staff, teachers, leaders and governors from British International schools of global quality spanning over 50 countries worldwide.

Dr Sommer was educated in Germany and Russia before embarking on a doctorate in the UK.

From 1996 to 2011 Sir Roger was Chairman of COBIS the Council of British International Schools (formerly COBISEC). During that period the membership grew fourfold, the association became a constituent member of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) of the UK, and negotiations with the DFE led to the introduction of a British Government recognised inspection scheme for British Schools Overseas. This has led to an increasing number of advantages for British schools abroad, such as the ability for NQTs to complete their first year teaching in member schools. Sir Roger has been active in other fields also. He founded the British Hispanic Foundation in Spain in 1981. He has been National President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain, a Director of the Independent Schools Council in England and a member of the House of Laity of the General Synod of the Church of England for ten years. He was appointed OBE in 1993, CBE in 2002 and Knighted by the Queen in 2012. He is an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College Oxford and received the Spanish Order of Civil Merit from the King of Spain in 1994.

Other posts help by Colin, which complement the work of COBIS include being - Chair of the UK Independent Schools Council (ISC) General Secretaries group, a Director of the Independent Schools Teacher Induction Panel (IStip), a member of the Project Board with the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) which in October 2012 has launched a new initiative, the International Child protection Certificate (ICPC). Prior to COBIS, Colin has taught in the UK, Far East and Europe and has led educational projects, in the UK and internationally working with the DFE, Teachers International Development Programme - Government Office for London, London Challenge ‘Keys to Success’ Leadership recruitment - National College, Leadership Succession Planning, Teaching and Development Agency, Teacher training, Eteach.com, International school development and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames where for 6 years, he was a member of the school improvement inspectorate, with responsibility for school workforce recruitment, development, extended schools and leadership succession planning. Colin is delighted to participate in the February 2013 COBIS Conference and on behalf of the COBIS community offers sincere thanks to Dr Steffen Sommer and his team at The British School of Paris for hosting and coordinating what will be a highly rewarding and memorable professional development programme.

Being a fluent speaker of English, German, French, Russian and Spanish, and well versed in modern Greek, Dutch and Mandarin Chinese, he worked as a translator for Peugeot before starting his career in education at Rugby School, where he spent 7 years teaching Modern Languages. Dr Sommer was Deputy Head at Sutton Valence School in Kent for five years before joining The British School in The Netherlands as Head Teacher of the BSN Senior School, where he was responsible for the introduction of the IB Diploma Programme as well as many other future orientated projects. Dr Sommer holds the National Professional Qualification for Headship and trained as an ISI inspector. He is married to Sabine and they have one daughter, Maxene.

21st Century Skills for a 21st Century Job Market (talk) The talk focuses on the development of 21st Century skills as the currency of the future. Since the digital age has stepped up the speed at which the wheel of history is turning, education faces the challenge of having to prepare students for a future, which at the time of preparation cannot be clearly defined. With the world knowledge doubling in shorter and shorter periods of time, our children will undoubtedly be breaking new ground as they start their careers. The toolkit we provide at school, therefore has to empower the next generation to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

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Middle Leaders Programme - 4 days DAY 1 - Friday 15th February 2013 08h45

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School

08h45-9h15

Registration & Coffee

Time 09h30-11h00 11h00-11h15 11h15-12h45 12h45-13h30 13h30-15h00 15h00-15h15 15h15-16h45

Session title T o deepen middle managers' understanding of themselves and their leadership Coffee T o extend middle managers' knowledge and understanding about leadership Lunch T o develop leadership skills Coffee T o develop leadership skills (continued)

16h45

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

Social event

at 19h00: Gala dinner at the Holiday Inn Bougival

Room Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A*

DAY 2 - Saturday 16th February 2013 08h45

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School

08h45-9h15

Registration & Coffee

Time 09h30-11h00 11h00-11h15 11h15-12h45 12h45-13h30 13h30-15h00 15h00-15h15 15h15-16h45

Session title T he role of the middle leader/manager Coffee Our current educational agenda Lunch An emotionally intelligent leader Coffee An emotionally intelligent leader (continued)

16h45

Room Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A*

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

DAY 3 - Sunday 17th February 2013 08h45

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School

08h45-9h15

Registration & Coffee

Time 09h30-11h00 11h00-11h15 11h15-12h45 12h45-13h30 13h30-15h00 15h00-15h15 15h15-16h45

Session title Effective professional development Coffee Working with teams Lunch Giving feedback Coffee Giving feedback (continued)

16h45

Room Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A*

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

DAY 4 - Monday 18th February 2013 08h45 08h45-9h15

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School Registration & Coffee

Time 09h30-11h00 11h00-11h15 11h15-12h45 12h45-13h30 13h30-15h00 15h00-15h15 15h15-16h45

Session title Coaching for improvement

16h45

Coffee Improving teaching and learning in your area Lunch Presentation skills Coffee Presentation skills (continued)

Room Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A* Refectory Room 1A*

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

*Rooms 1B, 1C and 1D will be used as directed by your course leader.

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Teachers' Conference - Day 1 Friday 15th February 2013 08h45 08h45-9h15 09h00-17h00

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School Registration & Coffee Exhibitors' Area Open

Time

Speaker

Session title

Age Focus

Room

09h15-09h30

CB/ST S/Sir Roger Fry

Welcome by COBIS, BSP and Sir Roger Fry

All

Hall

Rosemary Taylor

Keynote: 21st Century learning and the aggregation of marginal gains…

KS2 / Secondary

Hall

09h30-10h30

10h30-10h50 Coffee

Refectory

11h00-12h30

Pascal Jacquelin

Soft Skills: How we teach is what we teach

All

Room 2H

11h00-12h30

Adam Boddison

Enabling 21st Century Skills - IGGY

Secondary (Gifted and T alented)

Room 2F

11h00-12h30

Nigel Newton*

Leadership opportunities for students across the age groups

Secondary

Room 2M

11h00-12h30

Sue T hompson and Philip Wileman

Inspiring the next ST EM generation: using cognitive abilities testing to identify spatial learners

KS2 / Secondary

Room 2D

11h00-12h30

Rachel Griffin

Nonsense words and talking pens - Innovations of synthetic phonics (SEN/EAL)

Early Years & KS1 Room 2E

11h00-12h30

Janet Evans

"Who am I?" and "Where do I come from?" : Using visual texts to discuss some of the big questions in life

All

Room 2O

11h00-12h30

Lindy Griffiths*

Interdisciplinary approaches to subject teaching

Secondary

Room 2N

11h00-12h30

Suzanne T empleton*

Developing soft skills in students to make maximum impact for interview/employment: “how soft skills can raise the profile of your international school”

Secondary

Room 2P

12h30-13h30 Lunch

Refectory

13h30-15h00

Rosemary T aylor

Using brain-based research to get it right for girls and boys

KS2 / Secondary

Room 2G

13h30-15h00

Lindy Griffiths*

Interdisciplinary approaches to subject teaching

Secondary

Room 2N

13h30-15h00

Sue T hompson and Philip Wileman

Inspiring the next ST EM generation: using cognitive abilities testing to identify spatial learners

KS2 / Secondary

Room 2D

13h30-15h00

Nigel Newton*

Leadership opportunities for students across the age groups

Secondary

Room 2M

13h30-15h00

Soola Georgiou

Child Protection

All

Room 2X

13h30-15h00

Gillian Wilkinson

How Learning Platforms engage students in the art of learning

All

Pascal Jacquelin

Soft Skills: How we teach is what we teach

All

Room 2H

15h30-17h00

Glennis Pye

T he expansion of MFL teaching at Primary phase; the interdisciplinary approach to teaching the areas of knowledge

Primary

Room 2G

15h30-17h00

Caroline Brady and Claire Parkin

T eaching strategies from EYFS to Year 6

Primary

Room 2C

15h30-17h00

T im McLachlan

How to engage and empower your students today and realise their dreams tomorrow

All

Room 2D

15h30-17h00

Adam Boddison

Enabling 21st Century Skills - IGGY

15h30-17h00

T om Barwood*

T eaching methods that enable the acquisition of transferrable skills

Secondary

Room 2L

15h30-17h00

Suzanne T empleton*

Developing soft skills in students to make maximum impact for interview/employment: “how soft skills can raise the profile of your international school”

Secondary

Room 2P

15h00-15h30 Coffee 15h30-17h00

Room FROG Refectory

Secondary (Gifted and Room 2E Talented)

17h00

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

19h00

Gala Dinner at the Holiday Inn Bougival

*Speakers sponsored by Insetcourses.com

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Teachers' Conference - Day 2 Saturday 16th February 2013 08h45 08h45-9h15 09h00-17h00

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School Registration & Coffee Exhibitors' Area Open

Time

Speaker

Session title

Age Focus

Room

09h30-10h30

Tom Barwood*

Keynote: Enabling 21st Century Skills

All

Hall

10h30-10h50

Coffee

Refectory

11h00-12h30

Suzanne Templeton*

Developing soft skills in students to make maximum impact for interview/employment: “how soft skills can raise the profile of your international school”

Secondary

Room 2P

11h00-12h30

Tom Barwood*

Teaching methods that enable the acquisition of transferrable skills

Secondary

Room 2L

11h00-12h30

Caroline Brady and Claire Parkin

Teaching strategies from EYFS to Year 6

Primary

Room 2C

11h00-12h30

Tim McLachlan

How to engage and empower your students today and realise their dreams tomorrow

All

Room 2D

11h00-12h30

Nigel Fossey and Amelie Azeem

From reform to new form: A learning journey at BSB (workshop)

Secondary

Room 2E

11h00-12h30

Nigel Newton*

Leadership opportunities for students across the age groups

Secondary

Room 2M

12h30-13h30

Lunch

Refectory

13h30-15h00

Adam Boddison

Enabling 21st Century Skills - IGGY

Secondary (Gifted and Talented)

Room 2G

13h30-15h00

Tom Barwood*

Teaching methods that enable the acquisition of transferrable skills

Secondary

Room 2L

13h30-15h00

Glennis Pye

The expansion of MFL teaching at Primary phase; the interdisciplinary approach to teaching the areas of knowledge

Primary

Room 2C

13h30-15h00

Keith Pearey

Implementing mobile learning

All

Room 2H

13h30-15h00

Rachel Griffin

Nonsense words and talking pens - Innovations of synthetic phonics (SEN/EAL)

Early Years & KS1

Room 2E

13h30-15h00

Lindy Griffiths*

Interdisciplinary approaches to subject teaching

Secondary

Room 2N

15h30-17h00

Suzanne Templeton*

Developing soft skills in students to make maximum impact for interview/employment: “how soft skills can raise the profile of your international school”

Secondary

Room 2P

15h30-16h30

Dr Sommer

21st Century Skills for a 21st Century Job Market

All

Room 2H

15h30-17h00

Glennis Pye

The expansion of MFL teaching at Primary phase; the interdisciplinary approach to teaching the areas of knowledge

Primary

Room 2C

15h30-17h00

Tim McLachlan

How to engage and empower your students today and realise their dreams tomorrow

All

Room 2D

15h30-17h00

Janet Evans

"Who am I?" and "Where do I come from?" : Using visual texts to discuss some of the big questions in life

All

Room 2E

15h30-17h00

Lindy Griffiths*

Interdisciplinary approaches to subject teaching

Secondary

Room 2N

15h30-17h00

Nigel Newton*

Leadership opportunities for students across the age groups

Secondary

Room 2M

15h00-15h30

Coffee

Refectory

17h00

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

*Speakers sponsored by Insetcourses.com

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Teaching Assistant Programme - 2 days Speakers: Estelle Tarry & Anna Cox

DAY 1 - Friday 15th February 2013 08h45 08h45-9h15

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School Registration & Coffee

Time

Session title

Age Focus

Room

09h30-10h30

Introduction

Early Years to KS2

Rooms 2A & 2B

10h30-10h45

Coffee

10h45-12h45 12h45-13h45

Role of Teaching Assistant (TA)

15h00-16h00

Early Years to KS2

Rooms 2A & 2B

Lunch

13h45-14h45 14h45-15h00

Refectory Refectory Meeting the needs of the individual

Early Years to KS2

Rooms 2A & 2B

Coffee

Refectory

Meeting the needs of the individual (continued)

Early Years to KS2

Rooms 2A & 2B

17h00

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

19h00

Gala at the Holiday Inn Bougival

DAY 2 - Saturday 16th February 2013 08h45 08h45-9h15

Arrival/Shuttle from Holiday Inn Bougival to Junior School Registration & Coffee

Time

Session title

Age Focus

Room

09h30-10h30

Effective classroom management

Early Years to KS2

Rooms 2A & 2B

10h30-10h45 10h45-12h00 12h00-13h00

Coffee Effective classroom management (continued)

15h15-16h15 17h00

Early Years to KS2

Lunch

13h00-15h00 15h00-15h15

Refectory Rooms 2A & 2B Refectory Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Early Years to KS2

Coffee

Rooms 2A & 2B Refectory

Plenary

Early Years to KS2

Rooms 2A & 2B

Departure/Shuttle from Junior School to Holiday Inn Bougival

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Leading Learning from the Middle

Day 1: Friday 15th February 2013 Dr Karen Ardley To deepen middle managers’ understanding of themselves and their leadership behaviours To extend middle managers’ knowledge and understanding about leadership To develop leadership skills

Day 2: Saturday 16th February 2013 The role of the middle leader/manager Our current educational agenda An emotionally intelligent leader

Day 3: Sunday 17th February 2013 Effective professional development Working with teams Giving feedback

Day 4: Monday 18th February 2013 Coaching for improvement Improving teaching and learning in your area

Karen Ardley is a highly successful leadership consultant, trainer and executive coach. Drawing on her teaching and management experience in primary, secondary and post-16 phases, Karen provides members of the school workforce with key insights into practical strategies to improve learning and school performance. Having worked closely with schools as LA adviser in three authorities, Karen is a trained Ofsted Team Inspector, a Performance Management Adviser and Regional Trainer and Quality Improvement Coach with the Training and Development Agency (TDA). She led the Design and Development team working on the NCSL programme, Leading from the Middle and wrote the change module in Leadership Pathways. She has recently designed the new International Qualifications for Existing and Aspiring Principals for the National College and has been involved in piloting the programme in China. Karen led a team of Kenyan writers to produce a professional development programme to support the introduction of the Free Primary Education Programme for the Kenyan Ministry of Education and Science. She has also worked for UNESCO in Ethiopia and the Aga Khan Foundation in Tanzania. She is currently developing a leadership programme for seven hundred Head teachers working in United Nations (UNRWA) schools across the Near East. Karen is an excellent and well-established programme designer and facilitator. She provides all leaders with key insights into motivating people and improving learning. All Karen’s work is based on leading edge research and her continuing experience of working with schools and learners of all ages. Passionate about the development of leadership skills and strategies to improve learning for all, Karen designs and delivers interactive and motivating programmes for leaders and aspiring leaders at all levels in schools in the UK and internationally (including Iran, UAE, Kuwait, Spain, Libya, Egypt, Czech Republic, Holland, Slovakia, Malaysia, Portugal, Lebanon, West Bank and Chile).

Presentation skills

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Keynote: 21st Century Learning and the Aggregation of Marginal Gains...’ Remember London 2012? What we can learn from the successful Olympians and why it’s often the smallest things we do that make the biggest difference…

Using brain-based research to get it right for girls and boys (Seminar) A fascinating look at the hard-wiring and the socialised gender difference influencing the fundamental differences in how girls and boys learn.

Dr Rosemary Taylor A former Head teacher, Rosemary is now Senior Partner of Key Issues Consultancy. Key Issues offers a wide range of educational training and consultancy services led by a team of well-qualified and experienced professionals. Rosemary’s specialist field is educational psychology and she works all over the world in training teachers and developing schools and has been described by a former Secretary of State for Education as “one of this country’s finest educational thinkers”. The last few years have been especially busy for Rosemary, speaking at conferences throughout Europe and she was recently appointed as a UN Advisor to the Government of Kuwait, developing school leaders in the Middle East. Rosemary is a regular contributor to educational and management publications and is also a writer and editor for The Good Schools Guide. She is a very experienced lecturer and guest speaker and a member of numerous professional bodies, including the Forum for the Gifted & Talented and the Professional Speakers Platform.

How we teach is what we teach (seminar) Teaching cannot be reduced to the mere passing on of knowledge. Social learning is constantly at work in the classroom. So what exactly do/can we teach our students through our behaviour in the classroom?

Pascal Jacquelin

Through various activities, this short seminar serves a triple objective:

Pascal Jacquelin is a trained EFL teacher and life and executive coach. He studied English linguistics at the Sorbonne Nouvelle, and Coaching and Psychology at Université Paris 8.

Defining the different types of soft skills;

For many years he taught in secondary schools in France then went on to head the English and Economics programme at Université de CergyPontoise where he taught various subjects including public speaking, negotiations and management. Since 2003 he has been working as a freelance coach and corporate trainer and has published many books for learners of English. Over the past year he has taught several workshops at the British School of Paris.

Determining which soft skills can be incorporated into each teacher's teaching; Encouraging introspection, observation and change.

Pascal Jacquelin is a strong advocate of teaching soft skills in schools at all key stages.

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Nonsense words and talking pens Innovations of synthetic phonics (SEN/EAL) (seminar/workshop) Synthetic phonics has been firmly established in the government’s new literacy policy, and there are many programmes available to today’s language teacher. But what if you could find a systematic synthetic phonics programme, that progressed via a phonetic spelling and grammar programme throughout KS1, taught the children how to deal with non-phonetic spellings, nonsense words and spelling rules, and did so in a multi sensory, multi-modal way? This session will provide the attendees with a selection of tips, techniques and new innovations for teaching reading, writing and st spelling in the 21 century. It will include practical suggestions on how to teach decoding and encoding skills, and how to assess reading in line with the government’s new tests for 6 year olds.

Rachel Griffin Rachel Griffin started her teaching career in a secondary school in Kent teaching English and Drama. Since then she has taught in primary and secondary schools in England and France, and at one point ended up running a nursery. She was first drawn to Jolly Phonics products when she attended a training course while teaching at the Lyceé International, and saw how quickly the children picked up their sounds using this multisensory approach. As a Jolly Phonics trainer, Rachel has worked with KS1 teachers, teaching assistants, and SEN/EAL coordinators to help them deliver phonics in both English and French, as well as presenting seminars at ELSA, TESOL France and at private schools abroad. She is currently working on a project with a French NGO - SOS Education, and preparing to introduce Jolly Phonics to Gabon in 2013.

Implementing Mobile Learning (seminar)

Here at the British School of Paris we have just introduced iPads for all pupils from Nursery through to Year 13. This has proved to be an interesting yet challenging initiative for all members of the school community - Governors, Leaders, Teachers, Pupils and Parents. This seminar will be based on a reflection of two key aspects of the process: how we managed to deploy over 1000 devices to pupils and teachers, and how the devices are being used by pupils and teachers throughout the school. Other schools may have already introduced mobile devices, or be planning to introduce them: this seminar will provide us with the ideal opportunity to share our experiences.

Keith Pearey Keith has taught in schools in England, Jordan and France. He is currently Deputy Headmaster of the British School of Paris and has a particular passion for IT. The recent implementation of iPads in school has been a major project that has had a significant impact on teaching and learning throughout the school.

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Dr Caroline Brady

Claire Parkin

Caroline Brady has been a lecturer at St. Mary's University College since April 2009 having previously taught in a range of primary schools and other educational settings. Caroline has a degree in Psychology and a PGCE with an Early Years specialism. In addition, Caroline has gained a post-graduate diploma in Literacy and Dyslexia and worked as a specialist teacher - an area in which she is still involved.

Claire Parkin has been a lecturer at St Mary’s University College since September 2012. Prior to this, she has worked as a senior teacher within the primary school setting and also as a teacher to young adults with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Claire has a degree in English, Religious Education and Theology and a PGCE in Primary Education. She also has a post graduate certificate in PSHE and a leadership qualification with the National College for School Leadership.

Caroline teaches Professional Studies and Early Years, both of which carry strong themes of relationships, wellbeing and inclusion. Caroline is involved in school partnership in a variety of ways, including her role as support tutor for BA ITT, PGCE and GTP, for which she is Primary Co-ordinator. Caroline has recently been involved in writing a collaborative book based upon themes within primary pedagogy and is currently involved in a research project which is tracking the progress of trainee teachers placed within a partnership cluster. Caroline is currently working on her MA in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion and is due to complete in 2013. Caroline has delivered various training in the UK and internationally, including NQT induction sessions on inclusion and behaviour management, Safeguarding and a Literacy workshop in an International School in Portugal in 2011.

During her time teaching within the Primary School setting, Claire frequently ran INSET training sessions for staff in the areas of PSHE and Primary provision for Gifted and Talented learners across the curriculum. These are strong areas of interest for Claire and she continues to lecture in them alongside Primary RE at St Mary’s University College. Claire is currently studying for a Post-graduate certificate in Higher Education which she hopes to continue at Masters level in 2013. Her research interests include studying the impact of emotional intelligence upon learning and achievement and she is continuing to carry out research started last year in this area with a local Primary school.

Teaching strategies from EYFS to Year 6 (seminar/workshop)

This session will address the role of PSHE in promoting transferable skills, positive relationships and responsibility amongst pupils within the Early Years and Primary age ranges, and will give consideration to the wider objective of enabling young people to achieve personal wellbeing and contribute to societal wellbeing in the future. The workshop will offer practical activities and incorporate reflection on the use of PSHE in the primary classroom.

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Making modern languages more than just a side dish on the primary menu (seminar/workshop)

Language learning has always been at the centre of Glennis’ academic and professional life. She was bitten by the language-learning bug from an early age and studied French and Spanish at university. Since then Glennis has taught English as a foreign language in a range of pedagogical settings in several different countries (including Spain, Poland, Japan and France). Glennis has contributed as a lexicographer to monolingual and bilingual ELT dictionaries, written a series of vocabulary practice books for Cambridge University Press and produced online quizzes for non-native speakers of English for the BBC. Glennis has been a class teacher in an international primary school in Belgium and has taught French and Spanish at secondary schools in the UK.

Glennis Pye Since 2009 Glennis has been a visiting lecturer at St Mary’s University College in Twickenham, Greater London where she contributes to both the primary and secondary modern languages programmes for trainee teachers. Glennis is involved with the primary languages exchange initiative for trainee teachers at St Mary’s and at universities in France and Spain, and she collaborates with a local primary school in the delivery of their modern languages lessons and continues to teach French and Spanish at secondary level. Glennis has a keen interest in new technologies and their impact on teaching and learning and is currently researching the use of social media in education.

Tim McLachlan

How to Engage and Empower your Students Today to Realise their Dreams Tomorrow (Workshop) The Charity delivers the Be the Best you can Be! Programme designed to inspire, engage and empower young people to discover their potential, pursue and fulfil their dreams. The Programme is the translation of the inspiration of London 2012 into action, as a Legacy for the 21st Century. This unique Programme includes a Staff Development Workshop to enhance the facilitation skills of Teachers to help them unlock their own potential and that of their students.

Tim McLachlan is the Director of 21st Century Legacy, the national UK Charity founded by Dr David Hemery CBE as an Educational Legacy inspired by the London 2012 Olympic Games. After schooling in Derbyshire, and university in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tim pursued his chosen career in the Voluntary Sector to improve the quality of life for as many individuals as possible. Following roles including Strategy, Fundraising, Public Relations and Operational Management, in 2002 he was the first student in the history of the University of Liverpool to undertake and apply an MBA specifically to the Voluntary Sector. Tim was appointed Chief Executive of a Scotland-wide Charity in 2005 and head-hunted to be Chief Executive of a national Charity based in north-west England in 2008. st

This workshop will include excerpts from that Workshop as practical skills for you to share with your colleagues and pupils to help them ‘Be the Best they can Be’ in whatever area of life they choose.

Tim joined 21 Century Legacy in 2010 and has been responsible for its rapid growth from an embryonic localised pilot scheme to a national Social Enterprise Charity with an international vision. By November 2012 over 78,000 young people in Primary and Secondary Schools across the UK were engaged in the Be the Best you can Be! Programme.

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Child Protection Course This training enables staff to develop awareness and understanding of safeguarding and child protection so they are well equipped to carry out their crucial role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The training is suitable for anyone whose work brings them into contact with children, either directly or indirectly, including teaching staff, non-teaching staff and volunteers. All participants will receive a child protection reading pack.

Soola Georgiou Soola Georgiou is a barrister-at-law working as a Senior Education Manager at Islington Council. She has a strong background in law and child protection. She is involved in the education department’s statutory duty to ensure children attend school regularly and in the development and delivery of safeguarding and child protection training across the borough’s schools and nationally. She is also a Local Authority Designated Officer for allegations against staff and is an advisor to schools on any child protection and safeguarding matters.

“Who am I?” and “Where do I come from?”: Using visual texts to discuss some of the big questions in life. (seminar/workshop) Many picturebooks deal with philosophical issues, some almost without knowing it! Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs; Stormy Night by Michele Lemieux; I Am Thomas by Armin Greder, Le Petit Homme et Dieu by Kitty Crowther and The Red Tree by Shaun Tan are just five of the many picturebooks posing big questions which provoke philosophical thought and discussion. It is the way in which picturebooks are read, considered and discussed that often open up their potential for philosophical consideration. This does mean however that any picturebook being considered must provide a rich, complex playground for the discussion of philosophical thoughts and ideas hence, the quality of such books must be unquestionable. This seminar/workshop will look at a variety of texts and will go on to show how teachers can use picturebooks and visual texts to promote philosophical discussion with children of all ages. It will be a practical and visually stimulating session showing examples of children’s oral and written work in relation to the texts.

Dr Janet Evans Janet Evans is a Senior Lecturer in Education and part time freelance Educational Consultant. Formerly a primary school educator, she has written nine books on language, literacy and maths education. Her latest academic book, Talking Beyond the Page: Reading and Responding to Picturebooks focuses on a reader response approach to responding orally to picturebooks and was published in March 2009 by Routledge. Her current research interests include an exploration of children’s responses to strange, ambiguous and unconventional picturebooks. Janet has taught in India, Nigeria, Australia, America, Canada, Chile and Spain and she has presented papers at many international conferences. In 2010 she was awarded a research scholarship to study at the International Youth Library in Munich.

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Inspiring the next STEM generation: using cognitive abilities testing to identify spatial learners (seminar)

Carl Sagan once said, “We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.” Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects are indeed under the spotlight: they are crucial to a country’s success, yet we often hear that we are continuing to face a lack of qualified engineers, scientists and technologists and employers are finding it difficult to recruit STEM skilled staff.

Sue Thompson Sue Thompson has worked for GL Assessment since 1993, initially in Rights and then in the development of assessments for the guidance and FE sectors. In the past ten years, Sue has been responsible for commissioning and publishing many of GL Assessment’s most successful test series, including the York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension, the New Group Reading Test and, most recently, the fourth edition of the Cognitive Abilities Test. Sue is continually reviewing our reasoning and literacy portfolios and forging relationships with authoring teams and institutions that are conducting research in all of these areas.

At the same time spatial learners – those who think first in images and only after in words - often excel at STEM subjects but they are often sidelined in mainstream education because traditional learning methods do not interest them. In many cases, these learners only realised their talents once they have entered the world of work. So, what does a STEM learner look like? How can we spot and teach to their strengths? What should we be doing to encourage STEM at Primary level, as well as in Secondary schools? The Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT) is the UK’s most popular reasoning test, used by over 50% of UK secondary schools to determine a pupil’s potential exam results and learning preferences. It is proving increasingly popular with international schools, particularly because it does not rely on a child’s grasp of English and it can be taken online. From Spring 2013, it will also include IGCSE indicators. The new edition of CAT contains a greater emphasis on uncovering spatial learners and enables teachers to develop individual learning targets to ensure their educational needs are being met. This session will provide an overview of the key characteristics of spatial learners, explain how they can be identified using CAT4 and provide some examples how they can be supported in the classroom, across both Primary and Secondary education.

Phil Wileman Phil Wileman is the lead training consultant for GL Assessment, responsible for the organisation and delivery of customer training across the full range of GL Assessment’s Education and Health & Psychology resources in the UK and internationally. In particular, he specialises in training for our assessments for children with special educational needs and the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT). Phil joined GL Assessment in 2002, after a career as secondary school teacher. He worked at several secondary state schools in many different capacities, including Head of Department, Pastoral Year Head and Director of Studies. For the last six years of his teaching career, he was a member of the Senior Leadership Team as Assistant Headteacher, with specific responsibility for the analysis and use of internally and externally generated pupil performance data. Phil qualified as a teacher in 1983 after gaining a Post Graduate Certificate of Education from Liverpool University. Prior to that, he graduated with honours in Chemistry from Leeds University.

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“Enabling 21st Century Skills – IGGY” (session) st

This session will explore the 21 century skills required to achieve success in the world’s top ranking universities for both teaching and research. IGGY is a global educational social network for gifted students aged 13 to 18 and is designed to allow its members to reach their full potential. IGGY members should have the potential to perform in the top 5% of their peers globally and the IGGY experience gives them the opportunity to collaborate and compete with peers on a common intellectual plane. IGGY can help to facilitate the development of the necessary skills and competences that will allow students to compete in an increasingly globalised environment, but schools, teachers and parents all still have an important part to play. This session will provide some practical ideas, supported by research and practice, which can be used to up skill our brightest students. This session will also consider how to identify and nurture talent in young people. There are many methods of identification used around the world including IQ tests, cognitive ability tests and above-level testing, but is testing actually necessary and does it always identify the right people? Sometimes, there are academically gifted students who do not perform well in tests for a variety of reasons, e.g. they are from challenging backgrounds or are not motivated st to perform. Converting this kind of raw talent into 21 century skills is of particular importance and this session will explore some options for making this suggestion a reality.

Adam Boddison Dr Adam Boddison is the Academic Principal for IGGY, a global educational social network for gifted students aged 13 to 18. Prior to this, Adam was seconded from the University of Warwick to the RSA Academy and was the West Midlands Area Coordinator for the Further Mathematics Support Programme. He is interested in how technology can enhance teaching and learning and in recent years he has particularly focused on video conferencing and other media-technology. Adam is a qualified clinical hypnotherapist and regularly talks to teachers and students about how mathematics, statistics and psychology can be used to create mathematical magic. He is also the author of ‘The Maths behind the Magic’ (available on Amazon).

Lastly, there is a view amongst some people that supporting our most able youngsters is elitist and that gifted organisations are clubs for the middle and upper classes. This session will challenge that view and argue that gifted education is becoming an inclusive, rather than an exclusive, community.

How Learning Platforms engage students in the art of learning (session)

This session will be in the format of a presentation by Gillian Wilkinson, International Business Manager for Frog and Keith Pearey, Deputy Head from British School of Paris. The session will look at how learning platforms can: Gillian Wilkinson International Business Manager for Frog Gillian is in charge of growing the Frog international business, working with private and public schools, central government, associations and regional partners to support the expansion. Gillian has a wealth of experience in the international market and can provide valuable insight into how schools and associations are seeing the benefits of Frog outside of the UK.

provide students with 24/7 access, anywhere in the world to engaging online resources; allow students to become independent learners; allow students to take control and contact their teachers through the learning platform for assistance; help staff to tailor lessons and homework tasks to learners of differing abilities; engage students by utilising modern media such as blogging and forums. As well as a formal presentation, there will also be live examples of how to engage students in the art of learning.

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Nigel Fossey

Amelie Azeem

Vice Principal of The British School of Beijing

French Teacher and Deputy Head of learning and teaching

Nigel Fossey joined BSB in 2012 as Vice Principal. He graduated from the University of Oxford in 1992 with an MA in Geography and also holds a PGCE and a Masters in Education. Nigel has worked in the UK, Germany and Greece and has been teaching for twenty years. Most recently he was Head at St. George’s International School in Luxembourg where he developed the secondary school and established a sixth form. In addition he is a member of the Executive Committee of COBIS (Council of British International Schools).

Amelie Azeem joined BSB 5 years ago, as our French teacher. She has 2 master’s degrees: she graduated in American Literature and Civilisation, and in French as a Foreign Language. She taught in Pakistan for a year and 8 years in the UK before venturing to China.

Nigel is passionate about learning and developing the capacity of the school to deliver outstanding results. He lives in Shunyi with his wife Emma and three young children who all attend BSB. In his spare time Nigel enjoys travelling, reading, theatre and badminton. He is very much looking forward to exploring China with his family.

After taking the position of Key Stage 3 Coordinator 2 years ago, Amelie is now the school’s Deputy Head – Learning and Teaching. She works very closely with our team of teachers and specialists to ensure High quality Teaching and Learning in the classrooms, identifying further professional development for staff and putting induction and support programmes for our students.

From Reform to New Form: A Learning Journey at BSB (workshop) This is going to be a small workshop focussing on our learning journey as a school to transform teaching and learning using new technology and harnessing students’ creativity. We will be delivering a brief presentation followed by an interactive workshop where discussions are facilitated about how to move forward to transform the twentieth century classroom into the twenty-first century classroom. There will be a discussion about blogging (how to do it well) and making better use of student voice. Delegates will be encouraged to be reflective and share experiences/support strategies.

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Keynote: Enabling 21st Century Skills

Teaching methods that enable the acquisition of transferable skills (seminar)

Tom Barwood

Is there a potential for ‘overteaching’ as there is for ‘overparenting’? Keen to nurture and help our students we end up showing them how, rather than letting them find out for themselves. With the pressure to get through the curriculum, maintain school results and please ever demanding parents this style of teaching is a safe bet. However in the long term it produces nothing more than ‘Sat Nav’ learners capable of following directions to perfection but lost outside the confines of what they understand to be ‘proper’ learning. So is there a compromise model which can do both? The answer is a wholehearted ‘Yes’. Utilising much of the work put forward on the concept of ‘Growth and Fixed Mindsets’, Tom Barwood will ably take you through what a lesson will look like that will foster an independent, resourceful and reflective learning style.

Tom is many things – teacher, presenter, author, motivator, coach. Spend a day with him and apart from new ideas, fresh insights and new knowledge you will also return to school or college inspired and feeling ready for anything. He specialises in the fields of motivation, self-esteem, thinking skills, learning how to learn, applying accelerated learning to the classroom, employability and dealing with student disaffection - particularly amongst boys. In the last ten years Tom has visited hundreds of schools and colleges all over Britain, Europe and the Middle East covering the entire academic spectrum. In every situation whether it be students, teachers, faculties or head teachers it is Tom’s enthusiasm, passion for learning, inspiring presentational style and desire to see everyone fulfill their true potential that mark him out as different. His Teacher’s Pocketbook ‘Learning to Learn’ is part of the Education award winning series and is currently available in various languages and many parts of the world. Tom is also a contributor to Teachers TV and has had various articles published, the most recent being in ‘Curriculum Briefing’.

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Leadership opportunities for students across the age groups (seminar) Passion, judgment, communication skills are just some of the words used to describe the qualities of successful leaders. Are people born with these or can they be taught? A recent CBI report focusing on education states: “Over the next three to five years, employers expect to need more people with leadership and management skills”. The business community is looking to schools to help develop these skills. How should schools respond to this? What kinds of opportunities and activities can schools provide for students in order to develop their leadership capabilities? 1) Choose a leader. What kind of leadership dispositions do we wish to develop in students? 2) What are leadership dispositions? Identifying and developing positive leadership qualities in students. 3) Integrating leadership development and dispositions, a whole curriculum approach.

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4) How to recognise achievement and assess your school’s effectiveness.

Nigel Newton Nigel Newton is a teacher, researcher and consultant with considerable experience of secondary and post-16 education, including teaching for over 12 years both in the UK and Spain. Nigel has conducted research on college recruitment strategies, course inductions, and how students choose their courses successfully. Over the last two years he has successfully piloted innovative strategies to help improve students’ course decision-making, identifying this as critical to improving post-16 retention and attainment. This work has used on-line tools in the contexts of both school and college. Nigel is enthusiastic about stimulating students' motivation to learn. "Excellent exam results come through students’ desire to learn. It's our first task to stimulate and then feed this desire." He has also written for the Times Educational Supplement on a range of topics, co-authored a national report on graduates and participated in several national education forums.

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Developing soft skills in students to make maximum impact for interview/employment: “how soft skills can raise the profile of your international school” (seminar) The seminar will involve looking at how teachers and tutors can maximise the soft skills which students have in order to st develop their 21 century potential. The seminar will review key ideas around personal imaginary and projecting an image of self-confidence, and presentation skills and body language for the students. The tutorial will review projecting the use of body language – harnessing the power of non-verbal communication and the skills involved in whole-body listening – great for students and teachers. Suzanne will look at the use of the softskills wheel to identify the skills students have and what actions must be taken to increase those skill levels. Suzanne has developed a workbook for teachers to use with students at Key Stage 4 and 5.

Suzanne Templeton Following a successful career in teaching, where she gained extensive senior and middle leadership and management experience in schools in the SW of England, Suzanne Templeton became a freelance educational consultant in 2003, and she is now a Director of a CPD training company, insetcourses.com As a tutor and consultant, Suzanne has a very wide portfolio of expertise. She works as a trainer/consultant in primary, secondary and Post-16 colleges in both the state and independent sector all over the UK, and with international schools in Europe and the Middle East. As well as delivering one-day training courses for a number of the leading independent CPD providers, she also runs In-house training days on a whole-school basis, with hundreds of staff, or to groups of staff on aspects of the curriculum or leadership. Her training and consultancy portfolio includes Geography, where she is a Moderator for a leading Examination Board, leadership and management at all levels, Learning & Teaching, including classroom observation and feedback, primary and secondary, PSHE – Personal Social and Health Education and LSA/TA training. Within the area of Geography and Humanities/Citizenship, she continues to work in many parts of the country supporting both Senior Leadership Teams, Department Heads and teachers in schools and colleges with developments in the curriculum, and with the continual drive to improve results. Suzanne is OfSTED trained on the New (January 2012) Framework, and the September 2012 Framework, and is currently working with primary and secondary schools on all aspects of this. A particular aspect of her work is in working with schools and staff over a period of time, to develop and support them.

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Interdisciplinary approaches to subject teaching (seminar) What is interdisciplinary teaching? We will explore our understanding of what interdisciplinary teaching is and examine how the use and integration of methods and learning styles from more than one subject area can be used to examine a theme, issue, question or topic. Why teach In an interdisciplinary fashion? At the heart of this seminar is the belief that students can enhance their learning through an interdisciplinary approach that enables them to improve their critical thinking skills, and are better positioned to understand challenging problems and to devise viable solutions. How to teach in an interdisciplinary manner We will conclude this seminar with a six step approach to effectively integrate ideas from multiple disciplines; along with teaching tips and ideas on what types of classes are best suited for interdisciplinary teaching. Throughout the seminar, participants will explore the key ideas of interdisciplinary teaching through the exploration of real life practical examples that they can then try in their own learning environment.

Lindy Griffiths Lindy Griffiths is an Independent Consultant, Professional Coach and experienced Trainer with 30 years of experience, specialising in Teaching and Learning and Behaviour Management. She combines work as an education consultant both in the UK and abroad with her practice as a Personal and Professional Coach. After 22 years of teaching and managing in schools, Lindy worked for a local authority in the north-west of England training teachers. She worked with senior leadership teams in schools to develop policy and to devise and implement strategic planning. In addition she helped many departmental teams and individual teachers to improve their practice. Lindy then shifted her focus to Teaching & Learning. She had responsibility for Assessment for Learning and Gifted and Talented Education across the authority. After becoming freelance, Lindy has worked in the UK and Europe on a number of initiatives including the training of coaching teams to work in schools to raise achievement and improve pedagogy. Always at the heart of what she does are the joint aims of developing emotional health and wellbeing and maximising the potential of people, whatever they do. In what remains of her spare time, she is Chair of Governors in a Primary school.

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Day 1: Friday 15th February 2013 Introduction This session will introduce the Programme, outlining the format, structure and the expectations. It will consider the purpose of the training weekend and the potential of leading to the University Certificate for Teaching Assistants in an International Context (CTAIC). Role of a Teaching Assistant (TA) It will highlight the importance of the Role of Teaching Assistants, what it means to be professional and the importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). It will also consider the deployment of TAs and the importance of TAs’/ Teachers’ relationships.

Dr Estelle Tarry Estelle Tarry is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Northampton. She is the Course Leader for the Teaching Certificate for Teaching Assistants in an International Context (CTAIC) and is an MA and PhD Supervisor, mainly supervising students whose focus is comparative education. Estelle has experience as Head of School in international schools, in Thailand. The Netherlands and Sri Lanka.

Meeting the needs of the individual This session will explore the needs of children specifically in an international context. It will consider English as an Additional Language (EAL) and Gifted and Talented (G&T). It will also consider the emotional and academic needs related to mobile children in transition and the issues surrounding ‘third culture kids’. Day 2: Saturday 16th February 2013 Effective classroom management This session will consider effective classroom management and behaviour strategies. It will focus on what we mean by appropriate behaviour and strategies, and their implementation to promote positive behaviour for children. Special Educational Needs (SEN) This session will consider general SEN, including the characteristics of Dyslexia and the Autistic Spectrum, and the impact on learning. The session will examine strategies for learning and teaching to cater for these characteristics and the importance of personalised learning including Individual Education Plans (IEPs). There will be a focus on child protection and measures that can be taken by individuals and schools. Plenary This session will draw out the learning from the students, reflecting on the Programme and the possible impact the sessions will have on the TA’s practice.

Dr Anna Cox Anna Cox is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Northampton. She is the Course Leader for the PGCE Early Years Education and is an MA and PhD supervisor in Early Years. Anna previously worked at Sheffield Hallam University on both undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training programmes. She also delivered mathematics modules for Teaching Assistants on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses funded by the local authority.

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Stuart Thorne ~ European Sales Manager Scientific & Chemical International Carlton House, Livingston Road, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 0QZ, United Kingdom Mobile: + 44 7912 272 043 Tel: +44 1902 402 402 - Fax: + 44 1902 402 343 Export Sales Office: + 44 1902 355 456 Email: stuart.thorne@scichem.com Web: www.scichem.com Delivering tomorrow's science

today Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd have been supplying laboratories since 1957. We are the largest supplier of science equipment to schools across the UK. SciChem International has many years experience of supplying science equipment and chemicals to schools worldwide. Our extensive range of equipment, complimented by our own branded products, numerous exclusive products have helped us stay at the forefront of educational product development. Our dedicated International Sales Department will ensure a prompt, efficient and personalised service from start to finish. We provide quality goods, excellent stock levels, catalogues in printed and CD format and an online ordering facility. Please come and speak to me during the conference and I will be delighted to discuss any of your science requirements for the coming year.

Nelson Thornes Limited Delta Place 27 Bath Road TH Cheltenham, GL53 7 , United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1242 278 283 Fax: +44 (0) 1242 267 311 Email: internationalsales@nelsonthornes.com Web: www.nelsonthornes.com

Nelson Thornes is a leading educational publisher providing innovative learning solutions of the highest quality that support teachers and motivate students from all international backgrounds. We listen to and understand the needs of our customers. Extensive market research with teachers as well as contributions from experienced examiners are instrumental in the planning, writing and reviewing of our wide portfolio of resources. Key titles for 2013 are as follows: Nelson International Primary Science - Nelson International Primary Mathematics - Science for Cambridge Secondary 1 - Mathematics for Cambridge IGCSE速 - Business Studies, Economics and Accounting for Cambridge IGCSE速 - Mathematics for Cambridge International A Level - Biology, Chemistry and Physics for Cambridge International A Level

Collins Education 77-85 Fulham Palace Road London W6 8 JB, United Kingdom Contact: Thomas Wiltshire Tel: +44 (0) 1413 063 484 Email: international.schools@harpercollins.co.uk Web: www.collinseducation.com Collins Education is a leading publisher of resources for primary and secondary age children. Highlights for primary include Collins Big Cat, a bestselling reading scheme for children aged 3-11 and New Primary Maths, a flexible numeracy scheme, which develops the skills needed for success in Maths. Secondary highlights include leading Maths and Science courses for lower secondary, New Maths Frame working and KS3 Science and a suite of resources for Cambridge IGCSE and Edexcel International GCSE. Letts and Lonsdale, which produce a wide-range of revision and practice materials and Belair, which produces handbooks for teachers that illustrate how to use display as an integral teaching and learning tool, are also part of the Collins Education family.

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FrogTrade Ltd D Mill Dean Clough, Halifax West Yorkshire HX3 5AX, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)1422 395931 - Fax: +44 (0)1422 354232 E-mail: gillian.wilkinson@frogtrade.com Web: www.frogtrade.com Twitter: @danniskeels

Frog is the UK's leading learning platform for schools and has over 12 million users worldwide. Using intuitive technology, people can easily build anything they can find on the internet (website, videos, apps) in the safe environment of the school. Frog links directly to a school's development plan and a team of expert coaches works together to drive the plan forward. Everyone, including parents, can choose how Frog looks so they have a completely personalised experience, making Frog fun to use and loved by all.

Park Lane Business Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 9GU, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)7961 787 324 Fax: +44 (0)1623 887 062 Contact: Steve Williams Email: Stephen.williams@tts-group.co.uk Web: www.tts-group.co.uk

With over 27 years experience, TTS is a leading manufacturer and supplier of educational resources for kindergardens and primary schools in the UK and worldwide. We supply innovative, award winning, high quality educational products and teaching resources. At TTS we believe that educational resources should be innovative, interesting and engaging for children.

Workshop Safety & Maintenance UK Ltd Head Office Sandford Industrial Park Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 2AN, United Kingdom Tel: + 44 (0) 844 800 1102 Contact: Jayne Henning Email: jaynehenning@safetyandmaintenance.co.uk WSM UK operates WORLDWIDE providing Specialist Technical Services to Educational, Industrial & Public Sector Organisations. Offering: Safety & Compliance Auditing Preventative & Reactive Maintenance LEV Testing, Inspection & Certification (in the UK this is a mandatory requirement to be carried out no later than 14 month intervals) Laser & CAD/CAM Machinery Servicing & Repairs Annual or 3 Year Fixed Price Service Contracts for D & T Equipment (with extensive report package) Repairs, Upgrades & Full Refurbishment to Machinery Supply of New Machinery & Equipment Workshop Design & CAD Layout Consultation Project Management Service Minor and Major Machinery Installations Familiarisation training Competitive Rates Members of ILEVE, CIBSE, DATA & BOHS

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Sports Leaders UK 23-25 Linford Forum Rockingham Drive, Linford Wood Milton Keynes, MK14 6LY, United Kingdom Contact: Julie Russel Senior Digital Marketing Officer Tel: + 44 (0) 1908 689 212 - Fax: + 44 (0)1908 393 744 Email: jrussell@sportsleaders.org Web: www.sportsleaders.org

Sports Leaders UK deliver sports leadership awards and qualifications to more than 160,000 people a year. Learners from nine years old can achieve awards and nationally recognised qualifications, offering progression from Level 1 (age 13) to Higher Education, enabling schools, colleges and universities to integrate leadership into their academic programmes and helping students to develop and demonstrate skills that go far beyond leading sport. Sports Leaders help to instill an important link between schools and local communities, by volunteering with link schools, colleges, universities, local authorities, National Governing Bodies for sport (NGBs) and community groups. Sports Leaders UK helps develop essential life skills including organisation, motivation, communication and working with others. These skills help improve professional and team development and provide training for staff and students involved with school, college and university sports clubs.

Geraldine Byrne Events & Marketing Administrator International Education Cambridge University Press Shaftesbury Road Cambridge, CB2 8RU, United Kingdom Email: gbyrne@cambridge.org Direct Line: +44 (0)1223 325 619 Fax: +44 (0)1223 325 573 Cambridge University Press is a leading educational publisher in the UK, publishing high-quality, curriculum-based books and software for primary & secondary schools in the UK and for international schools worldwide. We provide educational expertise and specialist support through working with key authors who have extensive knowledge of the education market and curriculum developments. Our materials are fully trialled prior to publication to ensure they meet schools’ needs and the highest standards of design and production.

Cambridge International Examinations 1 Hills Road Cambridge CB1 2EU, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1223 553 554 Email: info@cie.org.uk Web: www.cie.org.uk

Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5 to 19 year olds. We are part of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s top universities and trusted for excellence in education. Our qualifications are recognised by the world’s universities and employers. We understand education. More than 9,000 schools in over 160 countries are part of our Cambridge learning community. Our mission is to provide excellence in education, and our vision is that Cambridge learners become confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. We are a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation. We invest constantly in research and development to improve our programmes and qualifications.

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St Mary’s University College School of Education Waldegrave Rd Twickenham TW1 4SX, United Kingdom Contact: Paula Askew Academic Director for CPD & Outreach Tel: + 44 (0) 2082 404 000 Email: askewp@smuc.ac.uk Web: www.smuc.ac.uk

St Mary’s University College was founded in 1850 as a teacher training institution. Since then the University College has grown and offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It is a campus university based in West London by the river Thames with good transport links to Central London and Heathrow airport. The School of Education is judged outstanding by OFSTED for both Primary and Secondary teacher training and offers a range of CPD locally , nationally and internationally. Also Masters programmes in Education both by face to face in schools and distanced learning modes of delivery. Specific Professional Development and consultancy, both at Primary and Secondary Level include: Mathematics/Numeracy - Literacy 5-11 including Phonics - Boys and Literacy - Supporting Dyslexic pupils - Teaching EAL students in mainstream classrooms - Cross Curricular teaching - Sustainability in the curriculum - Physical Literacy - Coaching courses - Assessment Support for research and other scholarly activity - Summer Curriculum update conferences for teachers

NOMOTECH ZA de l'Estuaire 53 avenue de la Pierre Vallée 50220 Poilley, France Contact : Nicolas Leconte, WiFi Business Unit Director Tel: + 33 (0)6 10 87 48 10 - Fax: + 33(0)2 33 60 50 07 Email : nleconte@nomotech.com Leader in high density WiFi solutions, NOMOTECH, a branch of SFR (first alternative global telecom carrier in France) has designed, built and now operates hundreds of WiFi networks and provides broadband wireless connections to thousands of new users every day. NOMOTECH provides solutions for many prestigious sites in France and Africa, including tourist and entertainment venues: "Le Grand Palais", ParisTech Engineering High School, the Westin Hotel, The Méridien Etoile Hotel, CapBreton harbour and beaches, PATHE GAUMONT (French cinemas), Stadiums of the African Soccer World Cup in Gabon and many more. Recently, NOMOTECH installed a full covering WiFi network at the British School of Paris that enables 1000 iPad users (pupils and teachers) to connect, on a daily basis, to broadband internet and to an internal application server, in accordance with a tightly controlled access policy. Beyond WiFi network deployment, NOMOTECH also offers operation services to its customers, including remote supervision, on-site maintenance, upgrades and advance service platform developments.

Outlook Expeditions 8-9 Chestnut Court, Ffordd y Parc, Parc Menai, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom Contact: Mark James Tel: + 44 (0)1248 672789 Email: info@outlookexpeditions.com Web: www.outlookexpeditions.com Outlook Expeditions is the premier independent provider of youth expeditions for schools. Guided by quality and conscience we want the schools we work with to choose an adventure to suit them. Since 2001 we have been sending teams from British and International schools all over the world on Tailor-Made expeditions, from the Himalaya to the Sahara, from the coral reefs of the Red sea to the Amazon. Our programmes are designed to support personal and academic development including the CAS element of the International Baccalaureate. Students and teachers benefit from the highest possible levels of expedition safety and customer service, delivered by a team committed to support, guide and inspire.

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Axantis 5 promenade de la Bonnette 92230 Gennevilliers, France Contacts: Stéphanie Dubois Tel : 01 46 85 46 85 - Portable : 06 26 40 69 90 David Swirsky Tel : 01 46 85 46 97 Email: stephanie.dubois@axantis.fr Website: www.axantis.fr

In a Business world where technologies and services are constantly changing, our Company, after 26 years partnership working with Xerox Group, offers to its customers a range of digital printing equipment, document management solutions, supplies and office furniture. With this wide offer of products and services, we rely on 3500 active customers for a annual turnover of 20 million Euros.

SODEXO 24 boulevard des Iles 92441 Issy Les Moulineaux Cedex, France Contact : Christine Ouayoun Responsable Régional - Sodexo Education Mobile : + 33 (0)6 30 98 32 69 Email : c.ouayoun@wanadoo.fr Web : www.sodexo.com

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon in Marseilles, France, Sodexo is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 40 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 420,000 employees in 80 countries across the globe. In combining the diverse talents of our teams, Sodexo is the only company to integrate a complete offer of innovative services, based on over 100 professions. We develop, manage and deliver a unique array of On-site Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services for all our clients to improve the Quality of Life. Our experiences with our over 75 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance…every day.

Asdan Education Wainbrook House, Hudds Vale Road, St George, Bristol BS5 7HY, United Kingdom Tel: + 44 (0)1179 411 452 Fax: + 44 (0)8715 289 116 Email: info@asdan.org.uk Web: www.asdan.org.uk

ASDAN Education is a charitable social enterprise with awarding body status, providing programmes and qualifications to more than 6,000 registered centres, including Independent and International Schools. In partnership with the Independent Schools Association ASDAN has produced the Excelsis Award, designed to develop and accredit soft skills for learners in the 21st century at all levels. ASDAN enables learners around the globe to achieve and thrive, through a full range of curriculum resources and accreditation opportunities that explicitly develop skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life.

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REFECTORY

FIRE ASSEMBLY POINT POINT DE RASSEMBLEMENT EN CAS D’INCENDIE

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Room 1D

WC

WC

Room 1C Room 1A

Room 1B

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Room 2A Room 2B

TA’s area

Room FROG

Room 2P WC

Room 2N Room 2O

Room 2L Room 2M

WC

Room 2H

Room 2X

(Child Protection)

Room 2G

Room 2F

Room 2C Room 2D

Room 2E

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Council of British International Schools (COBIS) COBIS is a membership association serving British International schools of global quality, with a membership base of more than 150 schools in over 50 countries worldwide. Full COBIS membership is awarded to schools which meet the British Government approved standards for British schools overseas (BSO) and which have been inspected by one of the 6 inspectorates approved by the Department for Education. BSO inspections offer rigorous quality assurance and are monitored by Ofsted. As well as quality assuring the schools in its membership, a fundamental aim of COBIS is to support and represent their interests in Britain and overseas, particularly with government, education authorities and educational associations, in order to advance the interests of British schools outside the UK. For the benefit of support staff, teachers, leaders and governors, COBIS also provides regular forums for discussion through conferences, seminars and continuing professional development, as well as a network of support through consultancy, research and promotional activities. In addition COBIS coordinates a range of interschool student competitions and promotes child protection, safeguarding and safer recruitment practices to the international school community which includes CRB processing for COBIS member and non-member schools. COBIS is a member of the UK Independent Schools Council (ISC).

For more information about COBIS, visit: www.cobis.org.uk (e) executive.director@cobis.org.uk (t) +44 (0)208 240 4142 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:

LONDON: 11-13 May 2013 32nd COBIS Annual Conference. “Precious Cargo-Leading British School Overseas� Park Plaza Hotel, Victoria, London

Ser vin g Br it is h In t er n a t ion a l Sch ools of Globa l Q u a lit y


COBIS Paris Conference Programme Feb 2013