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ACTION
PLAN FOR
ISA
APRIL
2012
REASONS FOR APPLYING FOR ISA
I
The nternational
School
Award (ISA )is an
Accreditation scheme for
Curriculum-based
International work in schools. The
scheme provides Recognition of a
Learning experience in which a
Global Dimension is embedded.
• Support the existing
curriculum and will make
our students truly global.
•
Enhance the language and
ICT skills of students and
mentors.
•
Add to the school
Prestige and Image
International Policy
International Policy to be
appended with the
Dossier
should reflect the International
Dimension feature of school
policies and planning.
International Co- ordinator /Committee
• Clear role and a written job
Description
• To be appended at the time of
Submission of Dossier of
evidence.
(or an International
Committee with a clear role.)
Curriculum-Based Activity
• Reflect the International Work
already going on
• Is your International Work part of
the Regular Teaching and Learning
Process in school?
• Does an International Dimension
feature in your Curriculum
Planning?
Curriculum-Based Activity
• What International Activities are
planned for the school year which
your Action Plan will cover?
• Are events such as International
Days or Pupil visits related to the
Curriculum?
• Do International Teacher visits
Result in Curriculum Activities
involving others in School?
Range of Year Groups Involved
• Which Teachers and Pupils are involved
in existing or Planned International
Activity?
• Does your School’s International Work
involve Pupils of different ages?
• If International Activity is concentrated
in one or two year groups, which other
Pupils could become involved as part
of the Action Plan?
Range of Subject Areas Covered
• Does your International work involve
Teachers and Pupils from a range of
subject areas?
• If International Activity is
concentrated in one or two
Curriculum areas, can you
widen the scope?
Year-Round Activity
• Is Your International Work a
Feature of your School
throughout the year?
“Things as fragile as a
thought, a dream, a
legend, they can go on
and on!”
• If Activities Culminate in Events
held in the Summer Term, can
you show Planning work with
Pupils in your Action Plan?
Are Activities Evaluated?
•
•
•
Do you analyse the Success of the
international activities in your
school?
What Outcomes are you seeking
for each activity; what will have
changed when the Activity is
completed?
Do you record the Pupils'
International Experiences in
records of Achievement, a School
Magazine, a Display of work, the
School Prospectus, or in another
way?
• What
will
be
the
Evaluation Method for
each Activity? (e.g. Pupil
Questionnaires,
Pupil
Interviews, Pupil group
Discussions, Assessment
of Pupils’ Work, Staff
Questionnaires,
Staff
Interviews/Discussions,
Parent Questionnaires,
Parent Interviews /
Discussions ) ?
Collaborative Work with Partner
Schools in Other Countries
• Do You have Established Partnerships • Do you have contingency plans
with Schools in Other Countries?
if a partnership experiences
difficulties or if funding fails to
• If so, What joint work is Planned?
materialise?
• Are joint activities linked to the
curriculum in your school?
• If not, how will you find partners and
what joint work is feasible within the
limited timescale of the action plan
(eg a teacher visit to plan a later pupil
to pupil project)?
Safe Learning and Collaborating
Platforms for Teachers and Students
schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/
www.facetofaithonline.org
www.epals.com
ACTION PLAN
• Include a
range of
international activities
in and across your
school
• This international work
to be undertaken as
part of the regular
teaching and learning
processes in your school
• Pupils from majority of
the year groups to
be
engaged
in
curriculum-based
international activity
“A good plan today
is better than a
perfect plan
tomorrow”
• Should
continue
throughout the year
• Should be across
majority of subjects
undertaken at school
• Have
collaborative
project
with
an
international partner
school from UK or
anywhere else
• Include methods of
evaluation
ACTION PLAN FOR INTERNATIONAL
WORK APRIL 2012 – FEBRUARY 2013
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Curriculum activity
A minimum of 7 activities
Refer to the Guidance Note for the desired
mix of activities
Teacher Responsible
Subjects
Participants
Period
Name and title of the teacher
responsible for each activity
Include all subject
areas involved
Include no. of pupils &
their classes and the
countries being covered
Month &
duration of
activity
Evaluation
Methods
Refer to the Guidance
Note for ideas
Learning Outcome
Refer to the Guidance Note
for ideas
Curriculum Activity
Curriculum
Activity
Minimum
Seven
Activities
Teacher
Responsible
Name and
title of the
teacher
responsible
for each
activity
Subjects
Include
all subject
areas
involved
Participants
Include no. of
pupils & their
classes and
the countries
being covered
Period
Duration of
activity
Learning
Outcome
Evaluation
Methods
Refer to the
Guidance
Note for
ideas
Sample Action Plan


Curriculum activity
A minimum of 7 activities
Refer to the Guidance Note for the desired
mix of activities
Title:
1.My Global Friends
Brief description:
Enactment of the folk tales from various
countries depicting their rich culture, traditions
and societal system & also appreciate the moral
behind them.
The children will learn about the geographical
location on the globe and some aspects of
culture of these countries viz a viz India.
Learn the way people greet each other in
different countries.
Students will be involved in making of props
(for eg. Colouring & pasting).
Parental involvement will be invited for
selection & making of costumes.
Teacher responsible
Name and title of
the teacher
responsible for each
activity
Shama Kapoor
(In charge)
Preeti R.
(Co-In charge)
Sarika A.
Neha T.
Punam K.
Sonali B.
Dipika P.
Neha V.
Shailja C.
Nidhi D.
Suchitra N.
Kajal K.
Ashita M.
Subjects
Include all
subject areas
involved
General
Awareness
Language
ICT
Art & Craft
Performing Arts
Participants
Period
Include no. of pupils & Month &
their classes and the duration of
countries being
activity
covered
Pre-Primary students
& staff
Wales
India
Russia
China
MayOctober
2011
Evaluation
methods
Refer to the
Guidance Note
for ideas
Learning Outcome
Refer to the Guidance Note
for ideas
Presentation of
Folk Tales in
assembly
Records of
invites
and
circulars for Interschool meet.
Response sheetvisiting teachers
& invitees.
Blogs
on
Connecting
Classrooms &/or
F2F
E-newsletter
&
You tube links
clippings
of
uploaded videos
School magazine
report.
School to become a more
fun - filled place for tiny
tots.
Strengthening of the homeschool bond.
Creative skills of students &
mentors further enhanced
& showcased.
Enhanced awareness of
World & culture of some of
the nations.
Language development,
better motor skills & also
development of interpersonal skills.
Students will learn the
making of props (for eg.
Colouring & pasting)
Better parental involvement
as they will be involved in
selection & making of
costumes.
Dossier Contents
Section 1
• About the school
• Experience of the ISA Coordinator
• Approved action plan
• International Policy
• International Coordinator Job
Description
Section 3
Evidence of activities as per the action plan
• Activities One- Seven- Names
– Please add further sections
depending on the number of
activities presented. Refer to the
dossier guidance while compiling
evidence.
Section 4
Section 2
• Completed Activity Summary
Sheet
• Supplementary Activities
Section 5
• Future Plans
Nita Arora
British Council School Ambassador
Principal
Sri Venkateshwar International School,
Sector-18, Dwarka, New Delhi-75
[email protected]
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ISA Journey
May it EMPOWER you, your
colleagues and the young
global citizens further!

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