Sky School Curriculum Hackathons are two day long rapid curriculum development events, which usually take place over a weekend.  Being involved in a hackathon represents an exceptional chance to:

  • Make a difference to refugee education and become part of a team that creates one module for Sky School’s groundbreaking high school diploma programme

  • Learn and practise curriculum development strategies in a diverse, energetic and highly capable team. Explore leading practices and educational models for conceptual learning from experts.

  • Work alongside and form relationships with exceptional educators and experts to build your professional capacity.

  • Spend a great weekend in a beautiful location with fantastic people whilst growing as an educator and being part of something important.


BECOME A SKY SCHOOL COURSE LEADER

Do you have a strong belief that education is a right for all children and youth? Do you want to develop your capacity as an educational changemaker? Become a Sky School course leader.

Sky School Course Leaders work with core Sky School team to collaboratively lead the development of individual Sky School courses, from conception to implementation and review of the course. Course leaders are supported and mentored by Sky School’s Director of Education Stuart MacAlpine.

The following course leader positions are currently available:

NARRATIVES AND LANGUAGE COURSE LEADER - read more about the course and the role, who we are looking for, and how to apply HERE. Apply by 18 March.

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP COURSE LEADER - read more about the course and the role, who we are looking for, and how to apply HERE. Apply by 18 March.

NON-VIOLENCE, MINDFULNESS AND WELLBEING COURSE LEADER - read more about the course and the role, who we are looking for, and how to apply HERE. Apply by 18 March.


JOIN US AT AN UPCOMING HACKATHON

ECONOMIES, ETHICS AND DECISION-MAKING - UWC Atlantic College, Wales, 4-5 May

Do you have experience of teaching social sciences curriculums? Join an exceptional team of 8-12 individuals to develop a course where learners develop the ability to make choices about resources, exploring ideas of choice, scarcity and opportunity, and how people make ethical decisions about resources at different scales.

Find out more about the hackathon and who we are looking for HERE. Apply to participate HERE by 21 March.

NARRATIVES AND LANGUAGE - UWCSEA East, Singapore - 15-16 June

Do you have experience of teaching language and narrative, designing humanities curriculums or does your work involved journalism, media or storytelling? Join an exceptional team of 8-12 individuals to develop a course where learners develop their ability to ‘read’ and ‘write’ cultures as community members, writers, artists and changemakers.

Find out more information about the hackathon and who we’re looking for HERE. Apply to participate HERE by 15 April.

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP - UWCSEA East, Singapore - 15-16 June

Do you have experience of teaching ethical leadership, leadership or related topics, or experience of designing programmes in these areas? Join an exceptional team of 8-12 individuals to develop a course where learners explore how to create new value for communities through ethical leadership.

Find out more information about the hackathon and who we’re looking for HERE. Apply to participate HERE by 15 April.

NON-VIOLENCE, MINDFULNESS AND WELLBEING - UWCSEA East, Singapore - 15-16 June

Do you have experience of teaching or designing programmes in  non-violence, mindfulness or wellbeing, or does your work involve providing mentoring or psychosocial support to students? Join an exceptional team of 8-12 individuals to develop a course where learners will develop their ability to manage complexity and build peace through focusing on personal peace and nonviolence as a way of being and engaging with others.

Find out more information about the hackathon and who we’re looking for HERE. Apply to participate HERE by 15 April.