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Supporting international students through an EDI lens

  • Date: November 21, 2024
  • Time: 12:30 – 13:30
  • Cost: BAISIS member – £55, BSA member – £75, Member additional attendee – £25, Non-member – £110
  • Audience: TBC
  • Platform: Zoom (online)

Course Outline:

This training is designed to empower practitioners with essential tools and strategies to create a truly inclusive environment for international students. Together, delegates will explore how an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) lens can enhance your practice and provide equitable support to students from diverse cultural backgrounds. An EDI lens can be applied to academic and pastoral support and indeed across all practices and support provided to students. Join this webinar to explore how to become a catalyst for meaningful positive development within your school community.

Training topics will include:

This training is designed to empower practitioners with essential tools and strategies to create a truly inclusive environment for international students. Together, delegates will explore how an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) lens can enhance your practice and provide equitable support to students from diverse cultural backgrounds. An EDI lens can be applied to academic and pastoral support and indeed across all practices and support provided to students. Join this webinar to explore how to become a catalyst for meaningful positive development within your school community.

Learning outcomes:

  • Empathy and understanding for the experiences of students who come from different countries and cultures
  • Confidence and strategies to facilitate and encourage intercultural engagement and understanding
  • Suggestions for whole-school approaches to support international students through an EDI lens, ensuring the academic, social and emotional wellbeing of all.

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Speaker:

Gaelle Sullivan, Director Research and Inclusion, Director TIOB

Gaelle is Head of Research Services and Inclusion and joined the BSA in January 2023. She is an experienced senior leader and has worked in a range of state and independent schools. She is a qualified SENCO and holds a Masters Degree in Inclusive Education. Prior to joining the BSA, Gaelle was Deputy Head Pastoral, DSL and Head of Boarding at an all-girls independent school in the South-East.