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Many students attending international schools are Third Culture Kids, or TCKs. The TCK experience of living in a highly mobile world has a huge impact on children, with research demonstrating the negative impact of mobility upon academic achievement. International teachers are perfectly placed to guide their TCK students through the ups and downs of the transition process.
In this workshop, Sarah will share practical techniques from her doctoral research to address the challenges presented by an overseas move and promote wellbeing at each stage of the transition experience. 
This interactive workshop will focus on the following learning objectives:

About Sarah

Sarah is the leading expert on Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in Asia and one of only a handful of people to hold a doctorate in this field of study worldwide. Her doctoral thesis focused on engaging emotional
intelligence to support expatriate children with the challenges of transition. She currently works as a consultant, trainer and ICF Associate Certified Coach. Her work builds seamlessly on her background as an international teacher and head of curriculum for the personal, social and health education curriculum at Tanglin Trust Junior School in Singapore.

Sarah is an experienced and accomplished moderator of training courses and workshops for teachers, students and parents. Her goal is always to make learning meaningful and impactful. She’s a passionate advocate of equipping the expatriate community with positive and practical strategies to ease the emotional friction of transition.