Although all schools offer some support to new students, international schools often take this a step further. With new students arriving from all over the world, international schools have learned how to greet new students and welcome them into their new community.
Family Resources & Stories
Changing schools can be difficult for children, and going to a new school that is also in a new country is even more challenging. While you will be saying goodbye to your old school, you are also deciding what school is right for you and your family in your new home.
Although it is exciting to be moving to a new school and on to a new adventure, it is important that you make the time to say goodbye to your current school. As you plan your move make sure to make time to help your children say goodbye to their teachers and friends.
Located in the center of Europe, Belgium has much to offer for those relocating internationally. However, every country does have its own unique features - and if you are moving to Belgium there are certainly some things that you will want to understand before you arrive.
Every move is challenging, but there are so many things to consider for an international move it can feel overwhelming. From what documents and paperwork you need, to moving your things, to where you are going to live, there are a lot of things to research. The best thing you can do to lower your “moving abroad anxiety” is to plan out as much as you can in advance.
Moving can be stressful on the entire family, and moving to a new house, town or even country can feel overwhelming for children. The stress of leaving the familiar for the unknown is hard for children of all ages. From the beginning, how you prepare for the move and deal with it together can have a big impact on the success of relocating internationally.
Learning in Action Stories
Learning in Action is a platform to provide authentic windows into life and learning at ISB by capturing learning stories from members of our community. We hope you enjoy the stories from our students, employees and parents, organized into different digital publications and topics.
Learning in Action Digital Publications
Challenge is such a vast concept. It was important for us to start being very explicit by what we mean when we talk about Challenge at ISB. We know that our work is a learning process, one that has its successes but also struggles, one that keeps on evolving.
Teaching social justice, teaching active anti-racism, teaching the importance of standing up for the human rights of all peoples, are essential aspects of who we are as a school. Join us as we explore some of this year’s learning journeys at ISB in the area of social justice.
As a future-oriented school, ISB gives each student opportunities to customize their learning journey in ways that are relevant for their individual success. In this publication we celebrate how ISB's mission of inclusion, challenge, and success supports different learning paths.
The third Learning in Action issue is live and it covers the theme of Fear. The goal is to open a window for all of us to embrace our fears, and remember: It is ok to be afraid!
The second edition of Learning in Action is a celebration of the creativity and strength of members of our community to continue embracing the unpredictable despite challenging circumstances.
Although lockdown and distance learning gave us a moment to question the very fundamentals of what we once considered "normal". Do we want to go back to what we were?