Our family's last day at WISS in January 2015.

A reflection of international education in China

For expats, China is an exotic and chaotic location, and a culture so foreign it may feel as though you’ve moved to another universe. For many, part of a supportive school community can make or break a posting. Our five-and-a-half years in China were life-changing – and our three years at the Western International School Read more about A reflection of international education in China[…]

Cross cultural communication in Australia

Cross cultural communication was part of our every day life in China. Yet, until our return, I hadn’t fully appreciated its importance in Australia, particularly with Indigenous communities. Late last month, I attended an event hosted by our school’s ‘unity club’, a new parent-led group to celebrate the cultural diversity of our school community. Their first Read more about Cross cultural communication in Australia[…]