Peer-to-Peer

In-Person Interactive Peer Sharing and Learning for International School Staff

A participant-driven gathering of educators providing the opportunity to connect in person, share practices, and explore common professional inquiries.

Schools that have registered for our past events:

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Peer sharing and learning opportunities for every role.

Join us at our peer-to-peer learning events to take a significant step forward in your professional journey. These events are specifically designed for educators, leaders, and support staff in the education sector, offering practical, hands-on learning experiences.

By attending, you’ll gain valuable insights into the latest teaching methods, leadership strategies, and support techniques, directly from your peers who understand the challenges and rewards of your role. It’s not just about learning; it’s about sharing your experiences and growing together with others who are just as passionate about education as you are.

These events are also a fantastic opportunity to connect with people from various educational backgrounds. You’ll build a network of colleagues who can provide support, advice, and collaboration opportunities long after the event is over. Staying current in your field is essential, and there’s no better way to do that than by engaging directly with fellow professionals who are facing the same day-to-day challenges. So, don’t miss out on this chance to learn, grow, and connect!

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Upcoming Events

September 7, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
American International School of Guangzhou

This peer sharing and learning event is an excellent opportunity for all leaders, offering them essential tools and knowledge to start their leadership journey confidently and effectively. Participants will learn from peer presenters sharing their strategies for how to prepare their team for the year ahead, as well as share resources and experience with other participants.

October 19, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
Nanjing International SchoolΒ 

This participant-driven gathering is an opportunity to connect in-person, share practices, and explore common professional inquiries on the topic of student agency. Through the power of collaboration, we can unlock a world of possibilities in amplifying student choice, motivation, creativity, and achievement.

October 23rd, Wednesday

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

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EARCOS Leadership Pre-conference Introduction

This Pre-conference session will introduce essential leadership tools and resources to
Heads of Faculty, Year Level Leaders, Pastoral Leaders and Coordinators. This Pre-
conference is open to all paid conference delegates and is free for PeerSphere members. If
you aren’t a PeerSphere member, you can convert your Pre-conference registration fee into an annual membership.

November 9, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
Ningbo

Compassionate Connections: Enhancing Pastoral Care in Schools

This event is for educators, school counselors, and administrators focused on strengthening pastoral care in educational settings. This half-day in-person event is designed to provide practical strategies and insights for developing a more compassionate, supportive, and effective pastoral care system in schools.

December 7, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
Shenzhen

DEI & Recruitment

This peer sharing event is designed for any staff involved in the recruitment of staff. This event emphasizes peer sharing, mutual learning, and practical skill enhancement. The breakout sessions will provide a platform to share experiences, insights, and best practices with one another, fostering a collaborative learning environment.

January 18, 2025

12:00 – 4:30 PM
Wuhan or Fuzhou

Next-Generation Assessments

This peer sharing and learning event is designed specifically for teachers and educational administrators who are looking to enhance their assessment practices. It provides practical, hands-on training in developing, implementing, and analyzing school assessments. Attendees will learn how to create more effective and meaningful assessment tools that align with educational objectives and cater to diverse student needs.

Past Events

January 20, Saturday

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Harrow, Shanghai

This participant-driven gathering is an opportunity to connect in-person, share practices, and explore common professional inquiries.

February 24, Saturday

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Wellington, Tianjin Β 

Through the power of collaboration, we can unlock a world of possibilities in supporting teacher wellbeing and mental health within our varied contexts.Β We’ll cover topics like:

– Wellbeing from within – the importance of self-awareness for teacher wellbeing

– The power of connection – supporting colleagues for improved wellbeing

– Streamlining systems for success – supportive systems to enhance teacher wellbeing

March 16, Saturday

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Western Academy of Beijing

Generative AI is taking the education world by storm. How can we possibly keep up? In this participant-led session, we’ll explore and collaborate on some of the potential uses and implications of adapting effectively to these new technologies.

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April 20, Saturday

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Dulwich College (Singapore)Β 

An afternoon dedicated to Middle leaders connecting and supporting each other to address concrete issues with actionable solutions.

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April 27, Saturday

Lunch timeΒ 
Hangzhou International School

This is a social event for ACAMIS PLC/PeerSphere members that will take place the evening before the Spring Leadership Conference and will be hosted by Venture Education.

June 15, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
QSI International School Chengdu

This peer sharing and learning event is designed for international school staff, including administrative staff and other non-teaching personnel. This event offers a unique opportunity for all staff to enhance their intercultural skills, reflect on how they can improve relationships across the school, and share strategies for effectively contributing to a positive school environment.

Why Attend?

Collaborative Learning and Experience Sharing

One of the most valuable aspects of these events is the opportunity for attendees to engage in collaborative learning. Participants can share their experiences, challenges, and successes with peers facing similar situations. This exchange of ideas and strategies not only provides practical solutions but also offers fresh perspectives that can be applied in their professional roles.

Skill Enhancement and Professional Development

Each event is designed to target specific skills and knowledge areas relevant to the participants’ roles. Whether it’s innovative teaching methods, leadership skills, assessment strategies, pastoral care techniques, or support staff responsibilities, attendees gain valuable insights and practical tools that can be directly applied in their work settings. This leads to personal and professional growth, which is crucial for career advancement and job satisfaction.

Networking Opportunities

These events are excellent platforms for building professional networks. Attendees meet peers from various institutions and roles, allowing them to form connections that can lead to future collaborations, mentorships, or even career opportunities. Networking in such environments can provide support systems and professional communities that are beneficial for long-term career development.

Staying Current with Trends and Best Practices

The educational landscape is continually evolving, and these events present an opportunity to stay updated with the latest trends, technologies, and methodologies in education. This is essential for educators, leaders, and support staff to remain effective and relevant in their roles. Being informed about current best practices and emerging innovations ensures that they can provide the best possible education and support to their students and institutions.

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June 15, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
QSI International School Chengdu

This peer sharing and learning event is designed for international school staff, including administrative staff and other non-teaching personnel. This event offers a unique opportunity for all staff to enhance their intercultural skills, reflect on how they can improve relationships across the school, and share strategies for effectively contributing to a positive school environment.

June 15, Saturday

12:00 – 4:30 PM
QSI International School Chengdu

This peer sharing and learning event is designed for international school staff, including administrative staff and other non-teaching personnel. This event offers a unique opportunity for all staff to enhance their intercultural skills, reflect on how they can improve relationships across the school, and share strategies for effectively contributing to a positive school environment.

Get in touch to learn how we can tailor PeerSphere for your school’s needs.

You can book a free professional development consultation directly with one of our co-founders below or, email us at [email protected].

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