Global Perspectives: Professional Learning Communities in International Schools (Fully Institutionalize Behaviors Consist by Timothy S. Stuart

Global Perspectives: Professional Learning Communities in International Schools (Fully…

byTimothy S. Stuart

Kobo ebook | June 28, 2016

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Transform your school into a high-performing, student-centered PLC. Tailored specifically to international schools, this resource will guide you through every aspect of PLC implementation. The book’s contributors are all international-school educators with firsthand experience successfully reculturing their schools into PLCs. They offer real-world examples, strategies, and techniques to bring unparalleled professional growth to international teachers. Each chapter includes research-based recommendations for and authentic examples of systemic PLC implementation.


  • Define the professional learning community process and understand how third culture kids can particularly benefit from PLCs.
  • Shift from a teacher-focused school to a learning-focused culture.
  • Understand the strengths and challenges of implementing PLCs in already high-performing schools.
  • Learn to work in collaborative teams across grade levels, departments, and courses.
  • Create a guaranteed, viable curriculum for the unique characteristics of international school students.


Introduction Making the Case for Professional Learning Communities in International Schools

1 Building a PLC Culture in International Schools—A Superintendent’s Perspective

2 Understanding the International School Student

3 Understanding the International School Teacher

4 Creating a Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum in International Schools

5 Creating a Learning-Focused International School

6 Creating an Inclusive International School

7 Harnessing the Potential of Singleton Teachers in International Schools

8 Building a Progressive International School

9 Learning from the Jakarta Intercultural School Story

10 Transforming the Singapore American School


Title:Global Perspectives: Professional Learning Communities in International Schools (Fully…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 28, 2016Publisher:Solution Tree PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942496818

ISBN - 13:9781942496816