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  • ISL Training in the Cayman Islands
    ISL Training in the Cayman Islands
    Minister of Education Tara Rivers and Principal Monteith discuss the delivery of a customized International School Leadership Certificate Program in their country.
  • Moving from Great to Excellent
    Moving from Great to Excellent
    Dr. Joanne Robinson, CEO of ISL, interviews Dr. Michael Fullan, O.C. about the pivotal role of principals in moving schools and systems from great to excellent, with deep, widely shared ownership of the reform agenda on the part of teachers, school and board leaders.  An ISL Production  
  • Uplifting Leadership
    Uplifting Leadership
    Uplifting Leadership. John Hamilton, Director of ISL interviews Dr. Andy Hargreaves about six factors of leadership that link together to achieve improbable success: Dreaming with Determination, Creativity with Counter-flow, Collaboration with Competition, Pushing and Pulling, Measuring with Meaning, and Sustainable Success. An ISL Production
  • Enacting School-Level Leadership Practices
    Enacting School-Level Leadership Practices
    Linda Massey, Associate Director of Professional Development, with the Ontario Principals’ Council interviews Dr. Ken Leithwood on practices that define effective instructional school leadership. This in-depth discussion addresses key questions from school leaders about how to more effectively enact these instructional leadership practices. (An ISL Production)
  • Why Select ISL for Your Instructional Leadership Training?
    Why Select ISL for Your Instructional Leadership Training?
    Dr. Gisela Wajskop of Brazil, former Professor at the Institute of Education in San Paulo, interviews Dr. Joanne Robinson CEO of ISL about the nature of instructional leadership, Ontario’s success in school improvement and the high quality training provided by International School Leadership in countries around the world.
  • International School Leadership – Denmark 2015
    International School Leadership – Denmark 2015
    Elisabeth Rudi Lund, Deputy Principal in Oslo, Norway, speaks about the experience of completing ISL Modules 1 and 2 online.  “ISL provides the best research and relates it to actions for student improvement…. and challenged me to put these ideas into action.”
  • Innovative Leadership
    Innovative Leadership
    Cam Fraser, OPC Program Lead, interviews Dr. Lyn Sharratt about innovative leadership, as defined in her book, Good to Great to Innovate . Two of the many questions include: What does it take for a principal or a teacher in a school system to become good, great, and then innovate to ensure students have optimum learning opportunities? How do you address 21st century learning skills?
  • Maximizing Impact, is your ‘why’ big enough?
    Maximizing Impact, is your ‘why’ big enough?
    Dr. Joanne Robinson, CEO of International School Leadership and Omar Mekki, Vice-President of The Norwegian School Leader Association briefly explore the history and challenges associated with the changing role of school leaders and the associated need for focused professional learning.
  • Mentoring and coaching for head teachers
    Mentoring and coaching for head teachers
    Dr. Joanne Robinson, CEO of International School Leadership writes on Mentoring and Coaching for head teachers: A qualitative study of adaptive expertise, appearing in the June 2015 Italian publication Ricercazione, a periodic journal focused on learning research and innovation in education.
  • Inside an ISL training session
    Inside an ISL training session
    This short video provides the viewer with a snapshot of an ISL training session in Peru.
  • Testimonial Machabeng College
    Testimonial Machabeng College
    Testimonial from Machabeng College
  • Challenging Conversations
    Challenging Conversations
    Dr. Andy Scott, ISL Director of Program and Operations, and Mary Kelly, Principal of the Canadian Bilingual School in Kuwait present a workshop at the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) in Barcelona, Spain on November 20, 2015.
  • Council of International Schools
    Council of International Schools
    The Council of International Schools recommends ISL programs to all member school. The recommendation follows several years of working closely with ISL to understand the quality and to provide suggestions for increasing the focus on intercultural competences.
  • Chinese Leaders’ Testimonials for ISL Modules 1 and 2
    Chinese Leaders’ Testimonials for ISL Modules 1 and 2
  • Testimonial Evidence of the Impact of the ISL Program
    Testimonial Evidence of the Impact of the ISL Program
    Testimonial Evidence of the Impact of the ISL Program
  • 2015 International School Leadership Report
    2015 International School Leadership Report
    2015 International School Leadership Report
  • 2016 International School Leadership Report
    2016 International School Leadership Report
    2016 International School Leadership Report
  • 2017 International School Leadership Report
    2017 International School Leadership Report
    2017 International School Leadership Report
  • Testimonial Evidence of the Impact of the International Schools and Systems Course
    Testimonial Evidence of the Impact of the International Schools and Systems Course
    Testimonial Evidence of the Impact of the International Schools and Systems Course
  • A Glance Beyond our Borders
    A Glance Beyond our Borders
    International Experiences of Administrators Compared: A Report on Professional Exchanges between School Administrators
  • The Moral Imperative Realized
    The Moral Imperative Realized
    The Moral Imperative Realized
  • Motion Leadership
    Motion Leadership
    Motion Leadership
  • Motion Leadership in Action
    Motion Leadership in Action
    Motion Leadership in Action
  • Putting Faces on the Data
    Putting Faces on the Data
    Putting Faces on the Data
  • Leadership and Sustainability
    Leadership and Sustainability
    Leadership and Sustainability
  • From Administrative Management to Professional Guidance
    From Administrative Management to Professional Guidance
    Practices and Exploration on Improvement of Principal Leadership by Qingdao Education Bureau Presented by Mr.Wang, XianTing, Director of Education Decision-making Department of Qingdao Institute of Education Sciences “Evolving Understanding of System-Level Leadership” Conference, May 11th to 13th, 2017, Toronto.
  • Preparing Principals and Developing School Leadership Associations for The 21st Century
    Preparing Principals and Developing School Leadership Associations for The 21st Century
    The paper presents a summary of the discussions at a symposium facilitated by the Ontario Principals’ Council and International School Leadership, with representatives from Peru, Australia, Denmark, Ireland, and Canada.
  • Mary Jean Gallagher
    Mary Jean Gallagher
    Mary Jean Gallagher’s presentation Hope, reason and action. October 23, 2015. International School Leadership/Ontario Principal’s Council International Symposium: System change through school leadership. Toronto.
  • International Symposium
    International Symposium
    International Symposium 2015: System change through school leadership. Omni King Edward Hotel Toronto. October 21-13
  • Steve Munby
    Steve Munby
    Steve Munby’s report, Five interesting cities. October 21, 2015. International School Leadership/Ontario Principal’s Council International Symposium: System change through school leadership. Toronto.
  • Steve Munby
    Steve Munby
    Steve Munby’s presentation Leadership and collaboration across an education system. October 23, 2015. International School Leadership/Ontario Principal’s Council International Symposium: System change through school leadership. Toronto.
  • Interesting cities research
    Interesting cities research
    At our International Symposium, we had a ‘sneak peek’ at the Interesting Cities research from Steven Munby’s presentation to school leadership associations from around the world. As per Steven’s highlights, the actual research report was posted yesterday as a free download.
  • General Presentation
    General Presentation
    The Ontario Principals’ Council and International School Leadership general presentation at the International Leadership Symposium
  • Strategies for Whole System Change Placemat Activity Summary.
    Strategies for Whole System Change Placemat Activity Summary.
  • Ontario Principals’ Council – Fullan Address
    Ontario Principals’ Council – Fullan Address
    In this 18-minutes video clip, Michael Fullan addresses the Ontario Principals’ Council. The focus of the address is on the role of school leaders, professional capital, new pedagogies for deep learning, and leading from the middle.
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