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UWS Newsletter Nov 2019

UWS Newsletter Nov 2019

The latest news from the village of Wan Kaung and the United World Schools project including a visit from the organization to ISY and the upcoming Sports-a-thon.

December Baskets 2019

December Baskets 2019

The Annual Tradition of giving back to the Custodial, Security and Maintenance teams at ISY who do so much everyday to make all our lives cleaner, safer and in good working order.

UWS Sports-a-thon Dec 2019

UWS Sports-a-thon Dec 2019

It’s back! The United World Schools Sport-a-thon fundraising event will take place on Saturday 7th December. Come along and cheer on ISY students performing sponsored activities to raise money for UWS.

Service Learning – On the Right Track

Service Learning – On the Right Track

Service learning is really beginning to take shape at ISY. Students are becoming more and more familiar with the 5 stages of service learning which are: Investigation, Preparation, Action, Reflection, and Demonstration.

ISY Flood Drive 2019

ISY Flood Drive 2019

The Community in Action service learning group is having a flood drive, where materials including; soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mosquito nets, blankets and basic English and Burmese books are to be collected school-wide.

Service Learning Update – September 9th

Service Learning Update – September 9th

ISY Service Learning BlogService Learning Blog - September 9thTodd Davis, Service Learning CoordinatorService Learning Update Service Learning groups have been very active their first couple of meetings and are mostly investigating their chosen interests for...

Service Learning with Cathy Berger Kaye

Service Learning with Cathy Berger Kaye

In March this year, a representative group of teachers and administrators attended a three day workshop in Bangkok on integrating service learning into the curriculum. The facilitator of this workshop was Cathy Berger Kaye, a world authority on curriculum development...

UWS Fact Finding Mission

UWS Fact Finding Mission

This week a group of 4 ISY staff visited the village of Wan Kong in Eastern Shan Sate on a fact finding mission. The group included Dr. Hedger, Nick Sturmey, Florent Robert and Gavin Ailes and they were accompanied by Dr Kay Khaing Win, the UWS country manager. UWS...

UWS Update

UWS Update

We are very excited to announce that the United World Schools team have now identified the village where the funds we have raised will be used to build a school and train teachers.  The village is called Wan Kaung and it is in the hills in the Eastern part...