The job-alike will be presented from the perspective of those who are actually making a transition between educational and social cultures - students, parents and staff. It will focus on how transitions affect one’s sense of identity and belonging. It will explain the various benefits and challenges Cross Cultural Kids/Third Culture Kids may experience as they embrace a global life and it will consider the various stages of the transition cycle, offering insights on what to expect in terms of emotions, practical ways to leave well and enter well, and how and why to address unresolved grief.
Why should you join:
- To gain understanding about the importance of transitions & belonging.
- To learn strategies and tools to help students, parents and staff through the various stages of transition and find a sense of belonging.
- To develop understanding of the transition cycle and the importance of belonging for students’ general well-being and learning experience.
What is a Job-Alike?
It is an opportunity to promote collaboration among education professionals with similar job responsibilities to enhance their craft, share knowledge and network regionally. These highly intensive learning sessions provide an opportunity to share resources, information and engage in discussions and planning that will immediately benefit their schools.
This job-alike is for anyone with a responsibility for planning, facilitating or supporting transitions-care in their school.
Time Requirement: 2 hours, plus 1-hour reading before the job-a-like
Breakout Stands: There will be 2 facilitators for this job-a-like, each will facilitate a discussion on 1 of 4 topics:
- Strategies for nurturing identity and belonging
- Practical ways to leave well and enter well
- How and why to address unresolved grief
- How to ensure we include leavers, stayers, and arrivers in addressing transitions
Post Meeting Activity: Peer Review a PD Plan (Optional). An online collaborative PD program planning template will be provided for outlining your Transitions Program and for peers to comment on.
Certificate Course: 4 hours of professional learning
Meeting Time: 15:00 - 17:00 Hong Kong Time Zone (China Standard Time)
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Meeting Software: Zoom for Audio/Video and Teams for file sharing
Access to Recordings: Included for registrants and available in Teams for 1 year
Space is limited to 60 people to ensure interactive and productive dialog. A school campus may only send 4 people. If a school has multiple campuses it may send 4 people per campus. A campus may be considered the Primary, Middle and Secondary school sections of a school if those sections don’t share responsibilities or budget for leadership development.
What is the cost of the online learning experience?
US$100 per person
SPECIAL BULK DISCOUNT
US$200 for 4 people.
First Participant is Free, each additional participant will pay the ACAMIS Member rate
US$150 per person
SPECIAL BULK DISCOUNT
US$300 for 4 people.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO PARTICIPANTS
Email communication before the course start date
Emails related to this Online PD Program will be sent from email@example.com. Please immediately add this email sender to your safe sender list.
Approximately 2-weeks before the start of the course, participants will be emailed a course introduction, instructions for how to participate and a pre-course survey and readings, if applicable. If you do not receive this email please let us know.