Re:locate Global at the 2016 COBIS Annual Conference

Re:locate Global are delighted to be supporting the COBIS (Council of British International Schools) Annual Conference 2016, May 8-9. We will be exhibiting at the conference this year and will be showcasing our wealth of education resources designed to help the global mobility profession gain a deeper understanding of the international education and schools community.

International educators from across the globe

Each year international educators from across the globe gather in London as COBIS members convene at their annual conference to discuss excellence in the teaching of a British curriculum to a global community of students.

The conference attracts Principals, Heads, Governors and Senior Managers from British International Schools worldwide plus colleagues who are interested in learning more about the diverse and growing International Schools sector.

The theme of this year's conference is ‘Authentic Leadership: Inspirational Stories for Learning in British Schools Overseas.’

Due to COBIS’ expanding numbers, there is a new venue for the conference. The InterContinental London - The O2 will play host to hundreds of delegates this year.

Re:locate Global Guide to International Education and Schools

Guide to International Education & Schools

This year, Re:locate Global has produced a wealth of resources to help relocation professionals gain a better understanding of international education and schools. Our Guide to International Education and Schools is packed full of information and advice for HR, global managers, employers, relocation professionals and relocating parents. Its unique editorial content, beautiful illustrations and high-quality production make it a first in the global mobility market.  And we will be showcasing our education and global mobility resources at the COBIS conference this year.

Keynote speakers

COBIS keynote speakers include:

  • Joe Simpson, World renowned mountaineer, author, speaker and the subject of the BAFTA Award winning film Touching the Void,
  • Professor Deborah Eyre, international education leader, academic and author.
  • Curtis Jobling, British illustrator, animator and author, he is best known for his roles as production designer of children’s TV hit, Bob The Builder and author/illustrator of children’s books, most notably the Wereworld series of middle grade fantasy novels.
  • Richard Addis, British journalist and entrepreneur. He has edited the Financial Times and Sunday Telegraph, and currently edits The Day, an education resource for schools. Richard will chair a panel discussion joined by Wendy Berliner, The Guardian, Lord Knight, TES Global and Nicky Cox MBE, First News.
  • Neil Strowger CEO, Bohunt Education Trust and Headteacher, Bohunt School Liphook - featured school of BBC documentary Are Our Kids Tough Enough? 
We look forward to seeing you there.

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