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Nov 01 2014
NIST International School, Bangkok

Innovative Global Education is excited to announce a new conference with set of workshop offerings at NIST International School, Bangkok, Thailand on the 1 to 2 of November.

Each workshop will take place over a day and half and is facilitated by an expert in that field.

To find out more about the workshops click on the links below.



Activate, Collaborate and Facilitate: Finding Pathways for Inquiry in Secondary Schools

Facilitator: Julian Edwards, Bangkok, Thailand

NEW:This is the first time this workshop has been facilitated at an IGE conference.

Activities that Develop Scientific Thinking in Elementary & Middle School Students

Facilitator: Jane Altemen, Bangkok, Thailand

Previous Feedback: ‘Jane provided a workshop where we were involved in investigating scientific principles. Through the investigation we were able to see the process involved and actively participate.’

Jane was amazing, she made me realize science is all about thinking, she used provoking strategies and experiments to engage us that I can use back in my school.’

Mathematics and Inquiry in the Elementary School: Where do I start?

Facilitator: Mignon Weckert, Singapore

Previous Feedback: ‘I feel inspired to go back to school and go through the inquiry journey together.’

‘I really liked that we had time to plan together to process our learning’

Teaching for Conceptual Understanding

Facilitator: Andrea Muller, Auckland, New Zealand

Facilitator: Tania Lattanzio, Singapore

NEW: This will be the first time this workshop has been facilitated at an IGE conference.

Inquiry Centered Leadership

Facilitator: Richard Owens, Singapore

Previous Feedback: ‘I found the workshop highly thought provoking.’

‘I learnt new aspects of leadership and new methods in problem solving.’

Traces of Learning: Documenting Young Children’s Learning

Facilitator: Fiona Zinn, Tasmania, Australia

Previous Feedback about Fiona: ‘This workshop really transformed my concept of documentation.’

‘I have brought back ideas not only to better my documentation but also for my classroom practices.’

Working with English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners: Practical Classroom Application and Strategies

Facilitator: Beth Queeny- Dressler, Bangkok, Thailand

Previous Feedback: ‘It was a wonderful workshop and the leader Beth was amazing. She was energetic, informative and used a lot of resources such as wikispaces and google docs that allows us to continue sharing ideas and communicating with each other after the workshop.

‘Lots of useful strategies & time for discussion.’

Inquiry in the Thai Additional Language Classroom

Facilitator: Isariyabhorn Uwanno (On-Ann), Bangkok, Thailand

Facilitator: Lilian Wong, Hong Kong 

New: This will be the first time this workshop has been facilitated at an IGE conference.

Participant Information
Workshop Timings:
Saturday 1 November
8.30 - 9.00       Introduction to the workshops
9.00 - 10.30     Session One
10.30 - 11.00   Break (snacks provided)
11.00 - 1.00     Session Two
1.00 - 1.45       Lunch (lunch provided)
1.45 - 3.45       Session Three
Sunday 2 November
8.30 - 10.30     Session Four
10.30 - 11.00    Break (snacks provided)
11.00 - 1.00      Session Five (conclusion of workshop)
All participants will receive a certificate of participation for the workshop.
Early Bird Fee: US$250
Registration fee after the 15 August: US$280
Registration fee after the 15 Septemberl: US$310
Cancellation Policy
Please note that each workshop will proceed based on participant registration. Innovative Global Education will inform you by October 1st, 2014 if the workshop is to be cancelled. If the workshop is cancelled your full payment will be reimbursed.
Workshop Participation
If Innovative Global Education is informed by October 1st, 2014 that a participant is unable to attend the workshop, a full refund will be given. If notification of not being able to participate is after October 1st, 2014 IGE will be unable to refund the registration fee. 
If, for any reason, a school needs to either transfer a registered participant to another workshop from the workshop registered or change the name of the participant attending a workshop, Innovative Global Education can make these changes on request from school or participant.
Alternative Payment Methods
If you are unable to pay for this event using a credit card please contact to arrange possible alternative payment methods. Where requested, an invoice can be sent to school and/or individual that will include bank details for electronic transfer.
Innovative Global Education is pleased to partner with New International School, Bangkok who have located two hotels in close proximity to school. Rates have been negotiated for the Innovative Global Education Conference. When contacting please state you are a registered participant at the Innovative Global Education Conference
Hotel Suggestions

U Sukhumvit

U Sukhumvit enjoys a prime location in the heart of Bangkok’s business and dining area in Sukhumvit Soi 15, just 300 meters away and a 4 minute walk to NIST.  The overall interior and architectural design concepts are created with a modern living lifestyle in mind but featuring unique local touches.

For reservations, please email with your booking details and mention that you are attending the Innovative Global Education (IGE) Conference at NIST International School to avail of the following rates:
Superior Room at THB 1,600 net*
Deluxe Room at THB 2,100 net*
*rates are inclusive of breakfast and WiFi internet ac


Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 offers a new kind of comfort, approachable style and fun.  Located in the heart of Sukhumvit, the hotel is situated 5 minutes away from the subway and sky train and is also 900 meters away and a 10 minute walk to NIST. Here, you can enjoy the simple pleasures in life, including great value and stylish comfort, feel-good treats, free bottled water, Free Wi-Fi, and the promise of a great night’s sleep

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For reservations, please email with your booking details and mention that you are attending the Innovative Global Education (IGE) Conference at NIST International School to avail of the following rates:
Comfort Deluxe Room at THB 3,100++ sgl / THB 3,400++ dbl*
Comfort Premium Room at THB 3,400++ sgl / THB 3,800++ dbl*
*rates are inclusive of breakfast and WiFi internet access
*++ is comprised of 10% Service Charge and 7% Local Tax