Leading in a Climate of Change
A selection of webinars based on the 2020 COBIS Annual Conference

Following the cancellation of our 2020 Annual Conference, we are pleased to present a series of free webinars showcasing a selection of the sessions that were being prepared for the conference. The programme includes sessions for schools as well as sessions for Supporting Members and Exhibitors. Full session descriptions can be found at the bottom of this page.

Access Webinar Recordings

  • COBIS 2020 Update and the challenges and opportunities for the international schools market as a result of coronavirus, Colin Bell, CEO and Trevor Rowell, Chairman, COBIS and Will Bedford, Senior Manager, Schools Division, ISC Research, Tuesday 12 May 2020, 1pm (BST)
  • Celebrating COBIS Students, Alisa Sacofsky, Student Engagement Officer, COBIS, Wednesday 13 May 2020, 1pm (BST)
  • Leading in a Climate of Change: Building a Shared Vision for Your School, Jeni Dellman, Head of Primary School, British School Muscat, Thursday 14 May 2020, 1pm (BST)
  • The COBIS Patron's Accreditation and Compliance Process: A Differentiated Approach to External Validation, COBIS Accreditation Team, Monday 18 May 2020, 1pm (BST)

  • For Supporting Members/Exhibitors: Building Engagement: Perspectives on Successful Relationships with COBIS Member Schools, COBIS Membership and Communications Teams, Tuesday 19 May 2020, 1pm (BST)

  • How Teachers Can Tackle Climate Change, Angus MacKay, Director, Division for Planet, and Manager, Green Development and Climate Change, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Monday 1 June 2020, 1pm (BST)

  • A New Approach: Launching a Curriculum for Tomorrow, Paul Seedhouse, BSF Academic Director, British Schools Foundation, Thursday 4 June 2020, 1pm (BST)

  • Making School-Based Teacher Training Work For You, Emma Hollis, CEO, NASBTT, Monday 8 June 2020, 1pm (BST)

  • For Supporting Members/Exhibitors: The Latest 'Need-to-Know' Data and Intelligence on the International Schools Market, Diane Glass, Commercial Director, ISC Research, Tuesday 9 June 2020, 1pm (BST)

  • The Changing Face of Leadership: Strengthening Your Team Through Diversity, Claire Nuttall, Headteacher (Primary) Vice Principal, St George's International School, Luxembourg, Thursday 11 June 2020, 1pm (BST)

Full Session Descriptions

Other Recent Webinar Recordings from #COBIS20 Presenters

  • How to Attract Teachers to Work in Your School (in Normal Times and in Lockdown), Mark Steed, CEO and Principal, Kellett School, Hong Kong (access recording)
  • Leading Self Before Leading Others, Matt Messias, Dragonfly Training (access recording)

We have curated a number of other webinars, including case studies from schools, in response to the current school closures and global health challenges. Recordings can be found here. More information and resources for schools can also be found on the COBIS Covid-19 Knowledge Hub