• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This Handbook analyzes the origins, contributions, and interpretations of international education. The authors identify approaches to research that will enhance our knowledge and understanding of the field, and extend and even redraw it, on the basis of the research evidence presented. Key features includes a historical overview of the ways in which the term "international education" has been interpreted; the theoretical interpretation of international education in its current context; international education in practice: exploration of the issues in terms of students, curricula, pedagogies, and organizing formal institutions; and conceptual challenges for international education in the future.

A Case Study of the Development of an International Curriculum Leading to IGCSE Certification
A case study of the development of an international curriculum leading to igcse certification
PaulBeedle, TomEason and SarahMaughan

It opens your eyes wide to the outside and inside world.

This student, from the Edron Academy, Mexico City, is describing her experience of the Cambridge IGCSE course, Natural Economy, recently renamed Environmental Management. That any course of study should prompt such a response is a cause for celebration. That the comment should so eloquently reflect the ambitions of the course designers, makes it doubly gratifying. Environmental Management is concerned with education for sustainable development. It embodies the ‘International’ in IGCSE – the International General Certificate of Secondary Education. This chapter explores the development of the ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles