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ISC Research News - January 2021
ISC Research News - January 2021

International School Awards to be live streamed for all to see

  • First live stream is 10:00 UTC (10:00 GMT/14:00 Gulf Standard Time/17:00 Indochina Time) on Monday 18th January 2021
  • Second live stream is 18:00 UTC (18:00 GMT/13:00 Eastern Standard Time/10:00 Pacific Standard Time) on Monday 18th January 2021
  • Full recording of the awards available online from Tuesday 19th January 2021

Mark your calendar for 10:00 or 18:00 GMT on Monday 18th January 2021 to watch the live 45 minute stream of the 2021 International School Awards. A link to the live stream will be available here and the link will also posted on ISC Research social media (Twitter and LinkedIn). Note that the Vimeo link is currently empty but is the link that will host the live stream. The stream will open from 10:00 GMT and again from 18:00 GMT. You can watch the virtual ceremony live on any device from anywhere. Just follow the link and click play.

During the ceremony, the winner of the International School of the Year 2021 will be announced. The school will be selected from 264 nominations that represent international schools in 62 countries.

In addition to the International School of the Year, twelve category award winners will be announced. All winning initiatives will be featured on the programme. You can follow all live social media announcements on Twitter and LinkedIn at #ISAwards2021

The awards celebrate initiatives ranging from teaching and learning, future thinking innovators, international impact, and environmental, to ethical values, safeguarding, digital technology and wellbeing. From the winners of these categories will be announced the International School of the Year 2021.

Viewers will see some exceptional educational achievements by a variety of international schools during the programme. "We are humbled by the depth and breadth of outstanding educational initiatives being achieved by international schools this year, some of which have been implemented during such a difficult time," said Leigh Webb, CEO of ISC Research, hosts of the awards. Sponsor of the International School Awards 2021 is Pearson. Lisa Evans, International Marketing Director at Pearson said "The global pandemic has placed new demands on teachers and learners and forced educationalists to rethink how to reach, teach and assess learners. We're supporting these awards to celebrate the hard work every international school has demonstrated in the face of such adversity - the nominees are fantastic examples of endeavour, resilience and innovation."

Category sponsors are Anthony Millard Consulting, Bett, BlueSky Education, Cognia, ECIS, Education Perfect, Explore Learning, Global Citizen Year, Moreland University – TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education, Monash University, National Geographic Learning, and Study Melbourne

A full recording of the awards ceremony will be featured on the ISC Research website and via ISC Research LinkedIn and Twitter from Tuesday 19th January.

This year's shortlisted schools are:

International Impact Award

  • International School of Prague, Czech Republic
  • Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Thailand
  • SALT International School, South Korea

Pathways to continued and university education

  • British International School Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • English International College, Spain

Teaching and Learning Award

  • American Community School of Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • British International School Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Fairview International School, Malaysia
  • The British International School of Houston, USA
  • Wellington College International School Hangzhou, China

Future thinking innovators

  • American Community School of Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • British International School Phuket, Thailand
  • International School of London, UK
  • Shrewsbury International School Bangkok City Campus, Thailand
  • The British School New Delhi, India

Environmental Initiative

  • Colegio Los Nogales, Colombia
  • Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket, Sweden
  • The Sultan's School, Sultanate of Oman
  • Warwick Academy, Bermuda

Wellbeing Initiative

  • Alice Smith School, Malaysia
  • British International School Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • The British School in The Netherlands, The Netherlands
  • The International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Lanna International School, Thailand

Ethical Values

  • Colegio Los Nogales, Colombia
  • Dulwich College, Singapore

Strategic Leadership

  • Branksome Hall Asia, South Korea
  • The International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • International School of Prague, Czech Republic
  • Nord Anglia International School, Hong Kong
  • Transylvania College, Romania

Inclusion Initiative

  • Alice Smith School, Malaysia
  • Green Land Pré Vert International School, Egypt
  • Nord Anglia International School Manila, Philippines

Safeguarding Initiative

  • British Vietnamese International School Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • International School Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jeddah Prep and Grammar School, Saudi Arabia
  • The English School, Kuwait

Community Initiative

  • Branksome Hall Asia, South Korea
  • British International School Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket, Sweden

Digital Technology

  • British International School Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Deira International School, UAE

  • Rugby School, Thailand

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