Foundation Adaptive Schools Seminar with Doug Woodward

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Foundation Adaptive Schools Seminar with Doug Woodward

Doug Woodward will engage participants to learn how to build strong collaborative and caring work cultures.

By Su-Yen Chan

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Date and time

January 12, 2024 · 8am - January 20, 2024 · 3:30pm +08


The International School of Kuala Lumpur - ISKL (Ampang Hilir) No. 2 Lorong Kelab Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 55000 Malaysia

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About this event

  • 8 days 7 hours
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Workshop Details:

Date: January 12th to 13th & 19th to 20th, 2024

Venue: The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) - Ampang Hilir, No. 2, Lorong Kelab, Polo Di Raja, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur  Room No: MPR 1

Fees: USD450

Deadline for Cancellation of Registration: 24th August 2023

Registration Deadline: 1st September 2023

 Note: For those who do not wish to register through credit card, kindly contact Su-Yen ( 

Workshop Overview

In this Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar workshop, learn how to build strong collaborative and caring work cultures, in which results-oriented faculties work together for continuous school improvement. Explore the latest practical findings in organizational development, team learning and navigating the currents of change.Participants will learn practical frameworks and tools for developing collaborative groups that bring collective responsibility in student learning. Leaders and group members will learn ways to influence and attain more productive and satisfying meetings in which members develop new norms and skills for collegial interaction, goal clarification, problem-solving and decision-making. Working in a variety of settings, skilled and confident facilitators will increase their ability to accelerate group development.This workshop is specially designed to support site administrators, teachers, district and agency personnel and staff developers who convene and manage work teams, site councils, shared decision making groups and faculty committees. 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • An increased capacity to initiate, develop, sustain high functioning groups
  • New lenses for diagnosing the stages and phases of group development
  • An expanded repertoire of practical facilitation tools
  • Understandings of when and how to engage groups in dialogue and discussion, the limitations , forms and values of each
  • Skills to move groups beyond consensus to common focus
  • Ways to value and use dissension, argument and conflict
  • Strategies for keeping group members on track, on topic, energized and resourceful

About the organizer

Organized by
Su-Yen Chan

I am Su-Yen Chan, the Professional Learning Program Manager from The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) and I manage the Professional Learning Events for ISKL.

Established in 1965, The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) has become known as a center of excellence in the world of international education. ISKL is a co-educational, private, non-profit school responsible for the learning journey of over 1,600 students aged 3-18 years representing more than 70 nationalities at its campus in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Accredited through the Council of International Schools (CIS) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), ISKL offers a robust international curriculum that combines leading North American educational frameworks with global best practices. The curriculum recognizes that students are on a lifelong learning journey and is driven by ISKL’s mission to prepare students for life, helping them to shape their paths as global citizens, supporting them in discovering their passions, developing their competencies, and having an ethical impact on the world.