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Global perspectives benefit students as the world becomes more interconnected.

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Corbett Prep is proud to serve as the flagship school for the International School Connection (ISC), a network of educators from around the world who aim to advance global education.

Corbett Prep is “an international beacon of innovation, systemic thinking among the staff and global learning activities for students,” according to the ISC website.

The ISC has praised Corbett Prep for its complex and well-rounded approach to academics. Corbett Prep's staff provides “a daily context for learning about other cultures and ways of viewing the world today.”

Corbett Prep will host trainings and offer classroom observations through the ISC. Teachers worked closely with ISC leaders in 2018-19 to implement and offer feedback on Global Learning Benchmarks the ISC recommends schools integrate into their curriculum.

 

Advancing Global Learning

The ability to respect diverse perspectives and backgrounds is important for students in an increasingly interconnected world. Working with the International School Connection, Corbett Prep hopes to help other schools offer the same advantages to their students.

The ISC hopes to establish partnerships with more schools and provide administrators with the framework and support to transform their schools into global learning centers.
 
ISC services will include
  • school partnership programs
  • international school study visits
  • Global Learning Center training
  • certification and support
 

ISC History in Tampa

As Independent Day School, Corbett Prep worked closely with the ISC when it operated previously in the 1990s and early 2000s. Through the ISC, IDS Middle School teachers began collaborating with Vasa Real Middle School in Stockholm, Sweden. Teachers in both countries came up with topics for students to discuss, such as books and environmental issues, and students videoconferenced monthly to share their perspectives.
 
Nine IDS Middle School students and three teachers traveled to Sweden in 2010 to attend the ISC Water Wise Conference. Students from nine countries and six continents explored together the issue of water resources as well as the importance of international youth leadership and cooperation.
 

Retirements and leadership changes put the ISC on hold for six years, but the group has reorganized and is launching new programs and services.

Learn More

You can read more about the International School Connection or sign up for trainings and services on its website.