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An up to date listing of partner organisations and supporters who can provide services, training and further resources/programming as required. Learn more about each partner via the links below.

Be a Better Ally

Be A Better Ally:
Why might we need to re-think our definition of allyship? LGTBQ+ allyship starts with you. Be a  Better Ally.

Tricia Friedman is an experienced workshop leader who has presented at dozens of conferences around the world. Tricia will work directly with your school to ensure your specific needs, goals and context are at the heart of the workshop.

The Association of International Educators & Leaders of Color (AIELOC)

AIELOC began as an affinity group on Facebook on March 14, 2017 after a colleague was discouraged from applying for a leadership position at an international school due her race and country of origin not matching the expectation. In January 2020 the group moved to become an association open to all past, present, and future educators and leaders around the world committed to speaking up, learning, advocating for change, taking action in addressing racism and discrimination in the international school ecosystem, amplifying the work of BIPOC, and researching topics of interest. LEARN MORE

Carney Sandoe Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultancy

CS&A draws from more than 40 years of history of working with schools and educational organizations to offer consulting services in the important and ever-growing area of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work. Wherever your organization may be in terms of its cultural competency work or its diversity and inclusion efforts, we welcome the opportunity to facilitate a deeper level of understanding and growth with your team. LEARN MORE

Diverse Educators

Diverse Educators have built a series of toolkits to collate resources on key themes affecting schools and educators in a wide variety of settings. Access the toolkits here: and see their toolkit authors who have helped to curate excellent recommended reading, listening and watching lists to develop knowledge and understanding on each theme.

Debra Rader, International Educator, Author, Consultant and Workshop Facilitator of Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Understanding

Developing intercultural understanding is at the heart of international-mindedness, global competence and global citizenship education, and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and antiracist education. It is an essential disposition and competence to develop in ourselves, each other and the children we teach.

Teaching and learning for intercultural understanding is an ongoing journey, and as such we value collaboration and aim to support our international school colleagues as they engage in this vital work. Professional development is most effective when we apply our new learning to our work, and reflect on our successes and challenges as we continue the learning process.

All ECIS members are welcome to attend ‘Dialogue with Debra’ meet-ups offered from 12.00-12.45 on the first Thursday of each month to ask questions, float ideas, receive feedback, and share practice and resources. This will be of particular interest to colleagues who have attended prior Institutes, are interested in learning more about developing intercultural understanding, have a copy of Debra’s book, Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Understanding: Engaging Young Hearts and Minds (Routledge, 2018), and are enrolled in the ECIS Preparing for International Teaching Certificate (PITC) and Awareness in Global Perspectives courses.


Global Equality Collective


The Global Equality Collective is taking diversity and inclusion a step further and making it easy for you to put equality first. Equality benefits everyone.

GEC have launched an app that simplifies the process of working towards equality, diversity, and inclusion. Member schools can download an app, which includes 2 simple checkbox assessments: one for the leadership team, and one for the employees. Take advantage of a 25% discount for ECIS members until the end of December. Contact GEC for the special ECIS Member code.

The app is available on all devices, giving you immediate access to your equality and inclusion status, easily identifying gaps and providing an action plan. LEARN MORE

Lantana Publishing

Lantana is an award-winning children’s book publisher and social enterprise with a mission to publish inclusive books celebrating diversity, social and emotional learning and environmental sustainability.

Working with authors from under-represented groups from across the globe, Lantana print with non-petroleum-based inks on Forest Stewardship Council certified paper to minimise their carbon footprint.

For ECIS members, Lantana are delighted to offer a 10% discount on book purchases from their site, using coupon code ECIS10 at checkout. LEARN MORE


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