About Chapters International
About Chapters International
About Chapters International
About Chapters International

Upcoming Conference


Early Year Educators Conference Thinking big Learning as Participation

By Matt Karlssen & Tara Papandrew, Anne van Dam, Fiona Zinn, Matt Glover

Hong Kong | 7th - 8th September 2019


Powering Up Learning Through Inquiry

By Guy Claxton, Kath Murdoch, Kimberly Mitchell And
Trevor MacKenzie

Luxembourg | 23rd - 24th November 2019

Upcoming Workshops

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiated Instruction

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Brisbane | 19th – 20th August 2019

Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Leading for Differentiation

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Brisbane | 21st August 2019

Diversity is a hallmark of most contemporary schools. Students represent a variety of languages, cultural groups, economic backgrounds, levels of adult support, learning issues, degrees of academic advancement, and so on.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Seoul | 31st August - 1st September 2019

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

Dylan Wiliam

Learning, Memory, Questioning and Feedback

- Dylan Wiliam

Hong Kong | 13th - 14th September 2019

For many years, most teacher education programmes included substantial coverage of theories on the psychology of education.

Ken O'Connor

Reviewing And Revising Your Grading

- Ken O'Connor

The Hague | 14th – 15th September 2019

How well are you communicating about your students as learners? When did you last review and revise your policies and practices?

Dylan Wiliam

Assessment for Learning

- Dylan Wiliam

Dubai | 17th - 18th September 2019

There is now a large and growing evidence base that helping teachers develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of, if not the most powerful ways to improve student learning.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Seoul | 5th - 6th October 2019

The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Mumbai | 16th - 17th November 2019

The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Yong Zhao

Chapters International Celebrates their 10th Year

- Yong Zhao

Luxembourg | 22nd November 2019

Medical products are required to disclose both their intended outcomes and known side effects. Educational policy and practice, however, carries no such labels.

Paul Andersen

Unlocking The Power Of The Next Generation

- Paul Andersen

Zurich | 30th November - 1st December 2019

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) represent the largest conceptual shift in teaching science in decades. The addition of engineering design and an increased emphasis on the practices of science could revolutionize science education.

Jay Mctighe

How can you design learning experiences that make it much more likely that students will understand content and be able to apply it in meaningful ways?

Kath Murdoch

Learner Agency Through Personal Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Baar, Switzerland | 18th - 19th January 2020

There has been growing interest in ‘personalised learning’ for many years now. Increasingly, schools are making arrangements to provide more opportunities for learners to learn to be self-directed and to have their needs and interests met through the curriculum.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiated Instruction

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Munich | 24th - 25th January 2020

Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

Kathy Collins Matt Glover

Reading and Writing Through Inquiry (K-6)

- Kathy Collins And Matt Glover

The Hague | 1st - 2nd February 2020

Universal Learning Principles and Beliefs Through a Lens of Writing While there are certainly differences between writers at various ages, there are fundamental beliefs about teaching writing that influence writers of all ages.

Guy Claxton

The Learning Power Approach

- Guy Claxton

Bangkok | 7th - 8th February 2020

Everyone knows what the Holy Grail of education is: schools and classrooms that help all students get the best grades they can AND build genuinely useful, transferable real-world capabilities and dispositions at the same time.

Kath Murdoch

Learner Agency Through Personal Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Dubai | 7th - 8th February 2020

There has been growing interest in ‘personalised learning’ for many years now. Increasingly, schools are making arrangements to provide more opportunities for learners to learn to be self-directed and to have their needs and interests met through the curriculum.

Jennifer Abrams

Having Hard Conversations

- Jennifer Abrams

Abu Dhabi | 14th - 15th February 2020

As teachers and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed - with parents, colleagues, or students. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments?

Tiffanee M. Brown

Concept-Based Literacy Lessons

- Tiffanee M. Brown

Hong Kong | 15th - 16th February 2020

Learning experiences are what bring a Concept-Based Literary classroom to life. Teaching to a conceptual level of understanding does not mean that all your “old” literacy learning experiences are no longer relevant or valued.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part One

- Jim Knight

Kuala Lumpur | 15th - 16th February 2020

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part Two

- Jim Knight

Kuala Lumpur | 17th - 18th February 2020

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Jim Knight

Coaching And Communicating Skills For All Leaders

- Jim Knight

Shenzhen | 20th – 21st February 2020

For more than two decades, Growth Coaching International (GCI) has been the leading provider of coaching professional development in Australia and New Zealand.

Dr. Fran Prolman

Building Your Mid-Level Leadership

- Dr. Fran Prolman

Middle East | 20th – 22nd February 2020

Join us for a highly-engaging, practical and interactive four-day institute designed to build your mid-level leadership.



Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiated Instruction

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Shanghai | 22nd - 23rd February 2020

A hallmark of today's classrooms is the diversity of learners gathered together in one place. Students typically differ in culture, language, entry points into varied curricula, interests, adult support systems, enthusiasm for learning, self-confidence, and a host of other attributes.

Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

EAL Collaboration In CLIL Classrooms

- Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

China | 27th - 28th February 2020

Traditional programs for English learners provided separate services in the form of EAL pull-out classes with a language-led curriculum in elementary schools or EAL sheltered content classes taught by EAL teachers in secondary schools.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part One

- Jim Knight

Europe | 27th - 28th February 2020

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Kathy Collins

Inquiry Reading Instruction

- Kathy Collins

Dubai | 28th - 29th February 2020

For a great many teachers, an underlying tension can arise when we strive to be well-planned, yet we also want to infuse our reading workshop with an inquiry-mindset.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part Two

- Jim Knight

Europe | 29th February – 1st March 2020

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Jim Knight

Bilingualism And Bilingual Education In International Schools

- Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

China | 29th February – 1st March 2020

Bilingual or dual-language programs in international schools offers opportunities and challenges to school leaders and teachers, especially for those whose previous experiences have been in English-language school settings.

Dylan Wiliam

Learning, Memory, Questioning and Feedback

- Dylan Wiliam

Baar, Switzerland | 7th - 8th March 2020

For many years, most teacher education programmes included substantial coverage of theories on the psychology of education.

Paul Andersen

Unlocking The Power Of The Next Generation

- Paul Andersen

Hong Kong | 7th - 8th March 2020

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) represent the largest conceptual shift in teaching science in decades. The addition of engineering design and an increased emphasis on the practices of science could revolutionize science education.

Jennifer Wathall

Concept-Based Mathematics

- Jennifer Wathall

Shanghai | 7th - 8th March 2020

Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

EAL Collaboration In CLIL Classrooms

- Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

Luxembourg | 14th - 15th March 2020

Traditional programs for English learners provided separate services in the form of EAL pull-out classes with a language-led curriculum in elementary schools or EAL sheltered content classes taught by EAL teachers in secondary schools.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Santiago, Chile | 14th - 15th March 2020

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

Tiffanee M. Brown

Concept-Based Literacy Lessons

- Tiffanee M. Brown

Zurich | 14th - 15th March, 2020

Learning experiences are what bring a Concept-Based Literary classroom to life. Teaching to a conceptual level of understanding does not mean that all your “old” literacy learning experiences are no longer relevant or valued.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Panama City | 17th - 18th March 2020

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

Kimberly Mitchell

The Leading for Inquiry

- Kimberly L. Mitchell

Hong Kong | 21st – 22nd March 2020

Kimberly, author of Experience Inquiry, is an internationally-recognized speakeron student-driven learning and inquiry-based instruction.

Trevor MacKenzie

Inquiry Mindset For Middle To High School Educators

- Trevor MacKenzie

Hong Kong | 21st - 22nd March 2020

Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

Dr. Fran Prolman

Building Your Mid-Level Leadership

- Dr. Fran Prolman

Shanghai | 27th – 29th March 2020

Join us for a highly-engaging, practical and interactive four-day institute designed to build your mid-level leadership.



Kathy Collins Matt Glover

Reading and Writing Through Inquiry (K-6)

- Kathy Collins And Matt Glover

Shanghai | 28th - 29th March 2020

Universal Learning Principles and Beliefs Through a Lens of Writing While there are certainly differences between writers at various ages, there are fundamental beliefs about teaching writing that influence writers of all ages.

Kath Murdoch

Learner Agency Through Personal Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Bangkok | 4th - 5th April 2020

There has been growing interest in ‘personalised learning’ for many years now. Increasingly, schools are making arrangements to provide more opportunities for learners to learn to be self-directed and to have their needs and interests met through the curriculum.

Jennifer Wathall

Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction

- Jennifer Wathall

Rotterdam | 4th - 5th April 2020

You will learn answers to questions like these: How is knowledge structured and how can we utilize that structure to develop the intellect?

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Beijing | 18th - 19th April 2020

The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Shanghai | 25th - 26th April 2020

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

John Feierabend

First Steps In Music

- John Feierabend

Dalian China | 30th April - 3rd May 2020

All children are born with the potential to become musical. With inappropriate or no music experiences children can loose their intuitions for music.

Marilyn Friend

Co-Teaching: Classroom Collaboration

- Marilyn Friend

Brisbane | 11th – 12th May 2020

Co-teaching has become an integral part of educators' efforts to include students with special needs in typical classes.

Jennifer Wathall

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding

- Jennifer Wathall

Melbourne | 7th - 8th August 2020

Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Brisbane | 11th - 12th September 2020

The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.