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How IB networks and associations support IB educators in Asia-Pacific with staying connected (Part 1)
IB educators from Australia and Vietnam as well as the IB’s PYP Authorisation Manager discuss the many roles that programme networks, IB Associations, principal groups and other organisations play in Australasia and across the Asia Pacific region. This panel of speakers will share insights on where educators can go for support and how can schools and educators can connect with networks and Associations.
Experiencing Grief During COVID-19 with Jacqueline Brown, PhD, NCSP
Jacqueline Brown, PhD, NCSP, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Montana, and the director of the Grief & Resilience Among Youth Research Lab to talks about experiencing grief during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also gives insight into the various stages of grief and shares advice on how to personally cope with grief, and how to be a support to others.
IB Educators on leadership and well-being
IB educators from three Asia-Pacific based IB World Schools in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong, cover school leadership in the current climate, and how schools’ senior leaders can promote well-being in their teaching community.
Stress Management During COVID-19 with Dr. John Kelly
Teaching is a demanding job, and teachers already deal with a high level of stress on a daily basis during a normal school year. Now, as a result of protective measures that have been put in place around the globe due to COVID-19, teachers have suddenly needed to move to a completely new way of working and adjust mentally, physically and emotionally. So how do we adjust? In this episode of IB Voices, school psychologist Dr. John Kelly from the Commack School District in New York gives us some crucial advice.
Crisis communications and the value of the IB educator network (IBEN) in the Asia-Pacific region
IB educators from Hong Kong and Australia discuss COVID-19 (coronavirus), their approaches to communication, the value of the IB Educator Network (IBEN), and how teaching remotely has paved the way for successful collaborative planning.