FOBISIA offers a range of PD opportunities to all our member schools.  Our popular Job Alike Workshops (JAWS) is available EXCLUSIVELY to FOBISIA member schools only.

The JAWS embodies the spirit of sharing of good practices, collaboration and developing new ideas.  It is expected that those who participate in JAWS to actively contribute to discussion and host workshops.


CPD CALENDAR 2018 - 2019


15 Sep CPD Executive Meeting - Region CNorth London Collegiate School, JejuNeil Tamlyn
21-22 Sep World Languages (MFL) JAWSGarden International School, KLDavid James
21-23 Sep Drama JAWSPrince of Wales Island International SchoolElizabeth Streat
22 Sep CPD Executive Meeting - Region AHarrow International School, BangkokTim Jefferis
22 Sep CPD Executive Meeting - Region BGarden International School, KLDavid James
5-6 Oct Bringing History into the 21st Century JAWSRegents International School PattayaMichael Harrowell
5-6 Oct Media Studies JAWSTraill International SchoolAmanda Kirsop
12-13 Oct 208Outstanding Middle Leadership JAWS (Creating a High-Performance Team) North London Collegiate School, JejuNeil Tamlyn
10 Nov PE and Sport in International Schools JAWSJerudong International SchoolNicholas Sheehan
9-10 Nov World Languages JAWSThe British School GuangzhouChristopher Pye
16-17 Nov Including the Whole Child ConferenceDiscovery Bay International SchoolSusan Walter
16-17 Nov Hands on KS 1 Phonics/Literacy JAWSThe British International School of Kuala LumpurSimon Clarke
16-17 Nov STE(A)MDulwich BeijingJames Gilmour
23-24 Nov EYFS JAWS - Outdoor Learning and Continuous ProvisionBritish International School HCMC & British International School HanoiChris McKelvie
Kate Fitzpatrick
23-24 Nov Primary Literacy/EAL JAWSSt. Andrews International School BangkokDiane Field
23-24 Nov Excelling in Middle Leadership JAWSSri KDU International School & The British School KLAndrew Wyeth,
Aidan Edmanson
23-24 NovTeaching Mastery in Primary Maths JAWS St. Christopher's International Primary School Tim Lamb
30 Nov -      1 DecDeveloping Visionary Student Leadership and Voice JAWSBritish School JakartaLouise Jeffs


18-19 Jan Science - Enhanced Questioning and Feedback JAWSHarrow International School Bangkok Tim Jefferis
18-19 Jan Secondary Geography JAWSJerudong International SchoolNicholas Sheehan
25-26 Jan Developing Communication Friendly Spaces in Foundation Stage ConferenceBritish School JakartaLouise Jeffs
25-26 Jan Design and Technology and Art across Junior and Senior Schools JAWSDulwich College SingaporeKathryn Hall
25-26 Jan Primary TA JAWSKinabalu International School

Margaret Renshaw

15-16 Feb Assessment: developing a new assessment blueprint from ECY through to A level JAWSGarden International School, Kuala LumpurDavid James
15-16 Feb Developing EPQ Best Practice JAWSThe Alice Smith SchoolMaria Osowiecki
1 - 2 Mar Technology for the non-specialist Primary Teacher and Teaching Assistant JAWSSt. Andrew's International School BangkokDiane Field
5-7 MarLab Technician Health and Safety Training (CLEAPSS) Conference and JAWSBritish International School Ho Chi Minh CityLee Falconer
8-9 Mar CPD Leaders ConferenceBritish School GuangzhouSteve Cottrell
8-9 Mar SEN and Inclusion JAWSSt. Andrew's International School BangkokDiane Field
8-9 Mar Teaching Excellence in Computer Science and ICT JAWSSri KDU International SchoolAndrew Wyeth
8-9 Mar Supporting EAL Learners in the Mainstream Classrooms JAWSGarden International School, KLDavid James
15-16 Mar Developing a Successful International School Swimming Programme JAWSBangkok International Preparatory & Secondary SchoolMartin Breen
22-23 Mar Raising Standards in Mathematics: Developing Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving from EYFS to KS2 JAWSHarrow International School Bangkok Tim Jefferis
26-27 AprDeveloping Excellence in Writing JAWSInternational School BruneiRick Smith
3-4 May Early Years, Primary, Secondary Music JAWSBritish International School Ho Chi Minh CityChris McKelvie
3-4 May Business and Economics JAWSGarden International School, KLDavid James
3-4 May Mother Tongue in International Schools JAWSTanglin Trust SchoolBenyna Richards
3-4 May Secondary Maths JAWSJerudong International SchoolNicholas Sheehan
10-11 May Promoting Staff, Student and Parent Wellbeing JAWSThe Alice Smith SchoolJaime Thistleton
31 May – 1 Jun

World Language JAWS - Developing Active Learning to Promote Engagement, Creatiity and Rigour


Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School co-host with Harrow BangkokJosh Watters
Tim Jefferis


The Federation of British International Schools in Asia. (FOBISIA)
39/4 Todsamon Clubhouse Building
M FI, Soi Lasalle 39/1, Sukhumvit 105, Bangna
Bangkok, Thailand 10260   Phone: +66 82 574 1110
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