Compass Schools-Manila Case Study


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This is a slideshow that was presented to the Compass Schools Workshop in Chiang Mai April 2013 about the ongoing sustainability initiative at ISM

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Compass Schools-Manila Case Study

  1. 1. International School Manila Case Study 1
  2. 2. ContentsPart 1: Questions for youPart 2: Manila Case StudyPart 3: Questions for me
  3. 3. Part 1Questions for you
  4. 4. Question 1What is the purpose of a school?3mins
  5. 5. Question 2How do schools know when they are successful?3mins
  6. 6. 2 Key Linking PointsTo succeed Initiatives must:1. Be compatible with the existing values of the school2. Provide clear evidence that they are assisting theschool complete its mission
  7. 7. Sustainability Institutionalized Raised profile Scaled up Embraced Adopted a framework perspectivesIncluded more people Empowered students Analyzed what was happening Raised awareness
  8. 8. School Year 2009-2010Pre TomAttended EARCOS, met Alan Atkisson andintroduced to Pyramid and Compass
  9. 9. Hit them in the Heart
  10. 10. Hit them in the headSource:
  11. 11. School Year 2010-2011
  12. 12. WholeSchoolVision How do we communicate it? What are we being? What are we doing? Community Garden Service Partners Homeroom Inter club communication Resource Inquiring and reflectiveskilled Self-directed and balanced Responsible caring problem Knowledgeable andand Assemblies Efficiency Blog solversEffective communicators individuals Curriculum learnerscontributors ethical connections Curriculum News letters and publications School events Events Global Issues
  13. 13. School Year 2011-12
  14. 14. School Year 2012-2013
  15. 15. With permission, AtKisson, Inc
  16. 16. EconomyOutcome: To improve through an economicalperspective we must try to reduce resources to thebare essentials
  17. 17. Well BeingOutcome: Being open-minded and having agreater awareness of how our habits andmindsets affect the environment
  18. 18. Nature Indicator: Energy consumption as expressed bykilowatt hours billed per month
  19. 19. Society Indicator: The number of students takingthe bus and the number of cars entering thecampus on the first day of each semester.
  20. 20. Economy Indicator: Reams of paper used perdepartment and per grade level
  21. 21. Well Being Indicator: Attitudes and behaviorssurvey Produced by Search Institute
  22. 22. Economy- Paper
  23. 23. ADB Involvement
  24. 24. Why is it happening? Systems
  25. 25. Why is it happening? Feedback loops
  26. 26. Nature Innovation:•Solar panels
  27. 27. Society Innovation:•School bus fees incorporated into school fees•School bus centralized pick up points
  28. 28. Economy Innovation:•Share information on paper use more regularly and openly•Support teachers in developing alternative options to usingpaper
  29. 29. Society StrategyEmphasis on promoting benefits of new waySaferAs quickMore sociableBetter for environmentPositive impact on whole of the school neighborhood
  30. 30. Definitions SustainabilityA set of conditions and trends in a given system that can continue indefinitely. With permission, AtKisson, Inc
  31. 31. School Year 2013-2014• 20% Release time from full time teaching• Write job description for position as K-12Sustainability Coordinator
  32. 32. School Year 2014-2015Leave ISM in a state where the initiatives evolve without me
  33. 33. Part 3: Questions for me