International Education in Practice: Dimensions for Schools and International Schools

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Mary Hayden, Jeff Thompson, George Walker
Routledge, Dec 16, 2003 - Education - 233 pages
Edited by three leading figures in the field, this book offers an absolutely authoritative interpretation of international education today. Under the umbrella of groups such as the International Baccalaureate Organization, academic research, increasing student numbers and interest from national school systems, international schools are rapidly developing in terms of curriculum, standards and influence. This book brings together present thinking on all aspects of international education, its management and the best practices.
Truly international in scope, this is a book that anyone involved with international education should read.
 

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Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
HISTORY AND NATURE
an International
a commitment to universal
Defining international in an international curriculum
Criteria for curriculum continuity in international
Cultural dimensions of national and international
an international schools
pragmatism
THE ORGANIZATION OF SCHOOLS
a dimension
An international dimension to management
International education and issues of governance
board renewal and
The language of international education

The role of continuing professional development in

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