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.

Schools Self-Evaluating Their International Values: A Case Study

Schools Self-Evaluating Their International Values: A Case Study

Schools self-evaluating their international values: A case study
JamesCambridge and CliveCarthew

This chapter discusses the evaluation of the implementation of a questionnaire designed by the International Schools Association for the review by schools of their international values. The original questionnaire was entitled ‘Self-assessing Internationalism: an Instrument for Schools’ and will be referred to as ‘the Instrument’, although the title has since been revised. The evaluation was conducted by the International Baccalaureate Research Unit (IBRU), based at the University of Bath, UK, for the International Schools Association in partnership with a variety of schools in different parts of the world – only a few of which could be described as ‘international schools’. The chapter starts with a review of ...

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