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.

Global Citizenship and the Role of Human Values

Global Citizenship and the Role of Human Values

Global citizenship and the role of human values

The Development of Human Societies

Primitive human beings were gregarious and enterprising. They formed groups and dispersed in different directions to establish themselves as distinct, separate communities. With the passage of time and with the urge to discover the world around and the space beyond, contacts between the continents and communities were created gradually through adventurous travel, trade and wars. People moved, voluntarily or through compulsion, to other communities, carrying with them their wares, ideas and ideologies different from those of the communities they entered. This initially led to confrontation resulting in constant friction between communities. The ‘invaders’ in possession of superior skills and power subjugated and ruled the local population ...

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