Socially responsible leadership; addressing diversity and racism in international education
Please rectify the errors in your form
Nunana Nyomi & Jane Larsson
< 1 min read

About the talk

Tune into this workshop with Nunana Nyomi and Jane Larsson from Council of International Schools, to look at racism and discrimination through multiple lenses. Explore strategies to address it effectively within diverse learning institutions, and how CIS as an organization has begun its own self-assessment. 

They also share elements of institutional change and the foundational skills that CIS is using to educate itself and its membership community. Explore what steps you can take a as community to overcome challenges with discrimination and discover the social change cycle to break through older working methodologies

Key objectives

  • Experience deep thinking on personal experiences, perspectives and your current understanding of racial inequity in all its forms 
  • Find answers to how you can address discrimination structurally and systematically

Speakers
Nunana Nyomi
Associate Director of Higher Education Services, CIS
Jane Larsson
Executive Director, CIS
Disclaimer - This event is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle’s events and webinars are organised to enable an exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community and are not a replacement for official IB workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB. Please seek assistance from your school’s IB coordinator and/or refer to official IB documents before implementing shared ideas and strategies in your classroom.

Up next: Related articles, talks and more

The all-in-one collaboration platform for educators.

Toddle streamlines planning, assessments, reports, projects, portfolios, and family communication - all from one place!

Book a free demo
Back
Nunana Nyomi
Nunana Nyomi is the Associate Director of Higher Education Services for the Council of International Schools (CIS). In this role, he develops programming that connects schools and universities to support students as they make the transition to higher education. He also serves on the CIS Board Committee on Inclusion through Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism. Nunana has a MA in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University. Having been brought up as a Third-Culture Kid, Nunana has developed a high level of adaptability to new environments and a deep empathy for those considered to be cultural outsiders.You can learn more about the Council of International Schools, here.
Jane Larsson
Jane Larsson has led the Council of International Schools (CIS) as Executive Director since her appointment in 2010. Jane has been an active member and contributor to global and regional international associations, speaking at conferences around the world on critical aspects of international education that enable school communities to improve their effectiveness. She currently serves as Chair of the International Taskforce on Child Protection and on the Board of Directors of the International Commission Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA).
Leadership
Socially responsible leadership; addressing diversity and racism in international education
Through this workshop, Nunana and Jane Larsson will look at racism and dicrimination through multiple lenses to address it effectively within diverse learning institutions, and how CIS as an organization has begun its own self-assessment.

They will also share elements of institutional change and the foundational skills CIS is using to educate itself and it's membership community. Explore what steps you can take a sa community to overcome challenges with discrimination. Discover the social change cycle to break through older working methodologies Nunana will also help you adopt an anti- racist approach to impact in your school communities.