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Service Learning New Year!

Service Learning New Year!

The new year is always a good time for reflection on what we’ve been doing to make a positive difference in our own lives and in the lives of others. As well, it’s a good time to step back, look ahead to any changes or resolutions we would like to make for the new year.

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.

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.

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...

The Great ISY Ice Bucket Challenge

The Great ISY Ice Bucket Challenge

ISY is raising awareness and funds for the United World Schools project. United World Schools is a charity that builds schools in remote places where the children there would not otherwise have access to education.