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.

International-Mindedness and the Brain: The Difficulties of ‘Becoming’

International-Mindedness and the Brain: The Difficulties of ‘Becoming’

International-mindedness and the brain: The difficulties of ‘becoming’
  • The three goals
  • The first goal is to see the thing itself In and for itself, to see it simply and clearly For what it is. No symbolism please.
  • The second goal is to see each individual thing As unified, as one, with all the other Ten thousand things.
  • In this regard, a little wine helps a lot.
  • The third goal is to grasp the first and second goals, To see the universal and the particular, Simultaneously.
  • Regarding this one, call me when you get it.
(Budbill 2002)

Much that is good gets taken over and used for other purposes. For instances, no sooner did Bob Geldof announce that he was to give three days a year ...

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