Posts by Alexandra Plummer

Librarians, the unsung heroes of international schools?

The international school librarian might not be at the forefront of your mind when you think about international schools dealing with a global pandemic. This time has revealed numerous ways in which librarians play a critical role in supporting the entire school community, beyond offering a quiet space for your reading pleasure. Read on to… Read more »

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How to prepare for a one-way video interview.

  One-way video interviews are a relatively new way to gain insight into a potential candidate’s fit for a role in an international school.  At first glance they appear to be incredibly nerve-wracking. The candidate can’t see the interviewer so it can feel very daunting but with some familiarity and preparation, it can be learned…. Read more »

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Re-opening international schools – a behind the scenes account.

More schools continue to reopen around the world. While we are coming to terms with social distancing becoming the ‘new normal’, what does it really take when re-opening international schools? We are seeing more schools in Europe begin to re-open. Schools are prioritising health and safety precautions and student and staff wellbeing.  Beyond this, they… Read more »

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Covid-19: Changes in International Education

We have all witnessed the vast changes that the Coronavirus global pandemic has had across all aspects our lives. In the international education sector the impact is likely to shape the future of international education as we know it. We’ve observed changes that we expect are likely to stick around post pandemic. While each point… Read more »

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5 ways schools are preparing to reopen

We have been closely following international school closures and the creative ways students, teachers and parents have been adjusting to Covid-19 around the world. Now we are starting to see the next shift—the reopening phase! But, what will post lock-down school reopening look like? Across the globe schools closed in order to contain the Covid-19… Read more »

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