What's going on in international schools

Read the latest issue here

eZine  Read it

PDF  Download it

is magazine reflects the diversity and professionalism of international educators; written by teachers and administrators of international schools, it is published three times a year and received by schools in 157 countries, catering for students aged two to 19 years.

Published in January, May and September, magazine subscriptions can be purchased via our online bookshop. Individual issues are available for download as e-zines below and archive copies of the magazine are also available in PDF form.

If you would like to submit copy for inclusion in the magazine, or for more information, please email the editors, Mary Hayden and Jeff Thompson, via editor@is-mag.co.uk.

Supporters

is (International School) is supported by leading organisations who supply goods and services to the international school sector. We thank them all for their support over the last 15 years. Their backing has helped is become the pre-eminent publication serving the world's 3000+ international schools.

Please click here to find out more about our supporters and to read how they can help your school.

Archive

IS Magazine 16.3

Released Summer/Winter 2014

IS Magazine 16.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2014

IS Magazine 16.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2013

IS Magazine 15.3

Released Summer/Winter 2013

IS Magazine 15.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2013

IS Magazine 15.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2012

IS Magazine 14.3

Released Summer/Winter 2012

IS Magazine 14.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2012

IS Magazine 14.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2011

IS Magazine 13.3

Released Summer/Winter 2011

IS Magazine 13.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2011

IS Magazine 13.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2010

IS Magazine 12.3

Released Summer/Winter 2010

IS Magazine 12.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2010

IS Magazine 12.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2009

IS Magazine 11.3

Released Summer/Winter 2009

IS Magazine 11.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2009

IS Magazine 11.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2008

IS Magazine 10.3

Released Summer/Winter 2008

IS Magazine 10.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2008

IS Magazine 10.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2007

IS Magazine 9.3

Released Summer/Winter 2007

IS Magazine 9.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2007

IS Magazine 9.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2006

IS Magazine 8.3

Released Summer/Winter 2006

IS Magazine 8.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2006

IS Magazine 8.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2005

IS Magazine 7.3

Released Summer/Winter 2005

IS Magazine 7.2

Released Spring/Autumn 2005

IS Magazine 7.1

Released Autumn/Spring 2004

Formats

eZine issues

Available in both Flash and HTML5 formats.
Just click on the links to read each issue.
If you do not already have Adobe Flash Player you can download it for free here:
www.adobe.com/ap/products/flashplayer/

PDFs

Just click on the links to read each issue.
If you do not already have Adobe Reader you can download it for free here:
www.adobe.com/products/reader/

Submissions

Guidelines for submission

is magazine is written by staff in international schools for staff in international schools.

Editor Caroline Ellwood is happy to listen to all editorial ideas, whether they come from teachers, support staff, Heads, governors – anyone with an involvement in this vibrant and exciting sector.

We also welcome submissions of brief news articles, telling the wonderful stories of achievement and creative learning that go on every day. We are also very keen to receive photos either to accompany your article or standalone, although please do ensure that you have all the necessary permissions for the photos.

Guidelines:

  • If you have an idea for a longer editorial article for is magazine, please email the editor via editor@is-mag.com with your suggestion. Caroline will get back to you, although this may take a few days. By submitting, you are giving us permission to use your article in both print and digital form.
  • is magazine is published three times a year, at the start of each school term (September, January and May). To help with planning and publishing deadlines, please do get in touch with the editor as far as possible in advance of the issue you would like your article to appear.
  • Suggested article length: approx 1300 words, plus two photographs, for a double-page article. News articles should be around 200 words in length, ideally accompanied by a selection of photos.
  • We will also consider book or product reviews (appropriate to the magazine).
  • Please include some brief biographical information and your email address.
  • We do not accept articles that are written in an advertorial style. All editorial must be of genuine use to international school staff.
  • We reserve the right to reject articles. Whilst we are keen to celebrate the diversity of international education, we also need to make sure that articles reflect the aims and values of the magazine.
  • We need to ensure that the content of each issue is balanced so it may sometimes be necessary to keep articles on hold for future issues. We will try to inform you beforehand which issue your article will appear, but cannot guarantee this.
  • We reserve the right to edit articles. Please let us know if you wish to see the edited version before we go to print.
  • We prefer to publish articles that have not been published before anywhere. If your article has been published previously, please inform us of this and ensure that you have permission to have it published elsewhere.

Photo Guidelines:

  • Please supply photos as an attachment by email to reach us by the appropriate deadline.
  • All images submitted to us - especially those featuring children - must come with all appropriate permissions for use and by submitting images, you thereby give us permission to use these images in both print and digital publications.
  • Please ensure that your photos are of as high a resolution as possible. This means 300dpi or above. As a guide, photo files should be over 1mb in size.
  • Photos for use on the inside pages can be portrait or landscape.
  • Photos to be considered for the front cover must be portrait and at least 2272 x 1074 pixels.