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Two Day Conference: Leading Improvement in Classroom Instruction- Kuwait

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  •  March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In Partnership with the Canadian Bilingual School

Block 2, Zaid Al-Khalil Street

P.O. Box 1251, South Khaitan, Kuwait

Telephone 24744023 (in country)


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Breakfast 8 AM and Lunch 12 Noon


Participants will

  • examine conditions to ensure high expectations for all students
  • understand the relationship between self-regulation, learning skills and readiness for learning
  • explore various learning styles and instructional strategies to meet the individual needs of all, including the Teaching-Learning Critical Pathways
  • identify the unique needs of learners such as English as a Second Language Learners, English Language Learners and students with special education needs
  • understand backwards planning, the universal design for learning, differentiated instruction and Marzano’s Nine Instructional Strategies
  • utilize inquiry-based learning strategies to engage students in higher order thinking
  • identify assessment “for, as and of” learning and how each informs teacher and planning and instruction providing descriptive feedback to scaffold student learning.

Your Instructor

Stephen McCombe

Stephen is an instructional leader who served as a principal for many years in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ISL calls upon Stephen to provide workshops for a wide variety of visitors to Ontario. His most recent work has taken him to the Cayman Islands and Denmark.

In Denmark, working as a team member, Stephen visited schools and classrooms for two intensive weeks. During this time, Stephen guided teachers in a self-reflection process and provided insights into improving classroom instruction. Stephen returns in 2017 to provide workshops for educators.

Stephen values staff collaboration to improve capacity in the context of a Professional Learning Communities (PLCs).  Consequently, he was a major contributor to The Principal as Professional Learning Community Leader, in 2015 published an article in a Danish publication, Canadisk Paedagogik i Skolen. It remains a key focus for Stephen in the process of assisting schools in the improvement process.

Stephen brings his deep instructional knowledge and exemplary teaching skills to this conference.


Registration Fee: $625 CAD (Program, Breakfast and Lunch)

Location: Block 2, Zaid Al-Khalil Street

P.O. Box 1251, South Khaitan, Kuwait

Green Event: Participants must bring a device to access online resources.

Registration Deadline: January 31, 2017

Participants will receive the ISL Module 5 Completion Certificate.


Suggested hotel:

Crowne Plaza Kuwait Al Thuraya City

Farwaniya Block 3 – Street 103 P.O Box 18544 Farwaniya, Kuwait City – 81006, Kuwait 

Hotel Front Desk: 965-184-8111 Fax: 965-247-32020

Email: cp.atc@ihg.com