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Terry Haywood

In: The SAGE Handbook of Research in International Education

Chapter 7: A Simple Typology of International-Mindedness and its Implications for Education

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A Simple Typology of International-Mindedness and its Implications for Education
A simple typology of international-mindedness and its implications for education
TerryHaywood

The search for a commonly agreed definition of international education has a substantial history that is well documented. Although there appears to be wide recognition of the value and importance of this form of education, be it for the individual, the national society or the global community, it has been particularly hard to pin down precisely what is involved. Fundamentally, the word ‘international’, whose literal significance refers to interaction between nations, may not be adequate to describe what many educators have really intended when using it as an adjective in the educational context, where they would like it to imply a combination of political astuteness, communication ...

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