FOBISIA launches its social media platform...
Our aim is to have more people visiting the site than ever before, not just for schedule information but to post pictures of their own participation in FOBISIA events. We're looking for all-round engagement.
The website has a contemporary look and now with links to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can involve teachers and students alike throughout Asia.
BANGKOK, THAILAND, 28 November 2019 – The International School Awards 2020, sponsored this year by TES, provide an opportunity to showcase some of the exceptional initiatives coming out of international schools around the globe. The awards are hosted by leading international school researcher and FOBISIA Affiliate Member of nearly 20 years, ISC Research, with the support of International School Leader Magazine.
Thirteen of the 35 schools shortlisted for the International School Awards 2020 are located in Asia, of which six are FOBISIA Member Schools. FOBISIA is the premier Federation supporting and promoting high-quality British-style international education in Asia. With more than 30 years of shared history, the FOBISIA family is a diverse and inclusive community of 69 Member Schools across 18 countries.
"It's great to highlight the contributions international schools make in supporting local communities, ensuring student wellbeing and safeguarding, delivering outstanding learning and leadership, and fostering future-thinking, inclusion and ethical values. I am also delighted to see so many FOBISIA schools among those shortlisted in this celebration of international education," said FOBISIA CEO, John Gwyn Jones.
The shortlisted FOBISIA Member Schools include Sri KDU International School in Malaysia, Tanglin Trust School in Singapore, The Alice Smith School Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong in China, The British School New Delhi in India and St. Andrew's International School Bangkok in Thailand.
The winning international school initiatives will be recognised at the International School Awards in London in January.
MEDIA RELEASE - FOBISIA CEO Visits Member Schools in Bangkok and Penang
BANGKOK, THAILAND, 26 September 2019 – In his first month as CEO of FOBISIA John Gwyn Jones has taken time out to visit some of FOBISIA's Member Schools in Bangkok and Penang. Mr Jones met with staff and toured the facilities at Bromsgrove International School, Charter International School, Garden International School Sathorn, Shrewsbury International School Riverside, The Regent's International School in Bangkok, as well as Prince of Wales Island International School, St. Christopher's International Primary School, The International School of Penang (Uplands) in Penang.
FOBISIA is the premier Federation supporting and promoting high-quality British-style international education in Asia. With more than 30 years of shared history, the FOBISIA family is a diverse and inclusive community of 68 Member Schools across 18 countries.
Mr Jones' recent Member School visits are testament to FOBISIA's commitment to promoting the interests of its Member Schools, as well as supporting and fostering cooperation between them. "One of the most valuable things about being part of the FOBISIA family is the opportunity for peer-to-peer support at every level", said Mr Jones. "FOBISIA wouldn't have such high-quality professional development offerings nor such an extensive student enrichment programme, if it wasn't for our Member Schools' enduring commitment to bringing something to the table for the benefit of all. FOBISIA is more than just a group of schools; it is the way the Federation's membership works together that makes it unique".
FOBISIA CEO, John Gwyn Jones, will be visiting as many Member Schools as he can throughout the region over the coming year. Mr Jones said he was looking forward to meeting senior leaders from all of the Member Schools in the Federation at FOBISIA's 27th Annual Leadership Conference in Macao, as well as teachers and TAs at FOBISIA's 3rd Biennial Teaching Community Conference – FOBISIA Shares in Penang in November.