OpenApply Admissions Conference Shanghai: Recap

Hosted at Western International School of Shanghai
English Address
No. 555 Lian Min Road
Xujing Town Shanghai
Qing Pu District PRC 201702

Chinese Address

Friday, November 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
So What Do We Do About Mobility - Part I

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The largest study in educational research history demonstrates that moving harms learning.  This finding is incomplete. Ota’s work explores the vast potential for growth in a life moving amongst cultures, and how we can harness it for our students and ourselves.

In Session 2 of the day, Ota examines how the psychological challenges described in his first presentation can only be tackled at the community level. He presents a framework for building comprehensive “Transitions Teams” at international schools. This practical workshop will help you assess your school’s current level of transitions services, interact with professionals at similar schools, and identify realistic goals for moving a resilient Transition Team at your school forward.

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Drs. Douglas W. Ota

Psychologist, Coach, Author, Presenter | NIP Registered Child Psychologist
Doug Ota was raised in La Jolla, California, the son of a Japanese father and an English mother.  Their separation when he was three showed Ota how to grow up between worlds.  The death of his brother and step father trained Ota in grief.  He has made a career out of wondering... Read More →

Friday November 4, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm CST
Secondary Library Western International School of Shanghai