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International Education In Practice

Author : Mary Hayden
ISBN : 9781135725280
Genre : Education
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Edited by three leading figures in the field, this book offers an absolutely authoritative interpretation of international education today. Under the umbrella of groups such as the International Baccalaureate Organization, academic research, increasing student numbers and interest from national school systems, international schools are rapidly developing in terms of curriculum, standards and influence. This book brings together present thinking on all aspects of international education, its management and the best practices. Truly international in scope, this is a book that anyone involved with international education should read.

International Education

Author : Jeff Thompson
ISBN : 9781136357442
Genre : Education
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This volume examines the lives of young adolescents in Japanese middle schools, focusing on the dynamics of school, family, and social life, and explores the change from child to adolescent that takes place in the middle school years.

Introduction To International Education

Author : Mary Hayden
ISBN : 9781847878618
Genre : Education
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'This is a book for all who work in international education or want to understand more about a rapidly expanding sector. For those who are new to the field it provides an excellent introduction. To tackle such varied subjects... needed a professional of wide expertise, wisdom and clarity of composition. These Mary Hayden, with her vast experience of international education and research, provides... highly recommended' - is (International Schools Magazine) 'Essential reading for everyone involved in international education' - International Schools Worldwide 'The first thing to be said about this informative book is that it's a good read! I found myself enjoying every page as the author has a writing style that is engaging and instructive...The book has something for everyone, from those experienced in the field of international education to interested novices' - International Schools Journal Interest in the field of international education has never been more intense, and a rapidly expanding number of schools and organizations worldwide now offer curricula that claim to be international in nature. Written by an expert in the field of international education, this comprehensive guide examines the key themes of this evolving field. The book explores the various origins, definitions and classifications of international education, and considers the audiences it serves, including the students, teachers, parents and administrators. It also looks at issues including quality assurance and role of international schools in the future. This valuable book will be an excellent source of reference to academics, those engaged in postgraduate study and practising teachers.

The Changing Landscape Of International Schooling

Author : Tristan Bunnell
ISBN : 9781317814481
Genre : Education
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The number of English-medium international schools that deliver their curriculum wholly or partly in the English language reportedly reached 6,000 in January 2012. It is anticipated this number will rise to over 11,000 schools by 2022, employing over 500,000 English-speaking teachers. The number of children being taught in these schools reportedly reached 3 million in March 2012. Alongside this phenomenal growth the landscape of international schooling has changed fundamentally, moving away from largely serving the children of the expat and globally mobile business community and Embassies, towards serving the ‘local’ children of the wealthy and emerging middle-class. This has been reflected in the shift away from non-profit ownership by the school community towards ownership by for-profit companies and proprietors. In this book, Tristan Bunnell explores the changing landscape of international schooling and discusses the implications of these changes, both in terms of theoretically conceptualizing the scale, nature and purpose of the field, and in terms of practically serving and administering the growing industry that international education is becoming. The Changing Landscape of International Schooling will be worthwhile reading for researchers, academics and students of international schooling, leaders and teachers in international schools, and those interested in the broader development of international education.

International Education And Schools

Author : Richard Pearce
ISBN : 9781472509147
Genre : Education
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Over the last forty years, the estimated number of international schools worldwide has increased from fewer than 300 to 6400 in 2012. This explosion is a response to the needs of a world in which borders are being traversed with ever greater ease and children increasingly need to be prepared for the global opportunities that await them. In this book, international school specialists reflect on where the movement has come from, how it stands and where developments are heading, offering insightful observations on these unique institutions. This is a comprehensive resource for students, researchers and professionals with an interest in the future of education in a globalized world.

Handbook Of Research On Global Business Opportunities

Author : Christiansen, Bryan
ISBN : 9781466665521
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the modern globalized economy, it is important for businesses of all sizes to take advantage of the opportunity to enter diverse markets around the world. Through an international presence, organizations can remain competitive. The Handbook of Research on Global Business Opportunities combines comprehensive viewpoints and research on various business enterprises from around the world in companies of all sizes and models, discussing different aspects and concerns in the global business environment such as corruption, taxation, supply chain management, and economic impacts. This handbook is an essential reference source for business executives from both large and small firms, business scholars, researchers, academics, students, and professionals.

Bilingualism In International Schools

Author : Maurice Carder
ISBN : 9781853599408
Genre : Education
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Carder presents a model for successfully instructing bilingual students in international schools across the curriculum. The author presents a three-programme model which will provide content-based English-language skills, provide appopriate staff training, and develop students' mother tongues.

The Sage Handbook Of Research In International Education

Author : Mary Hayden
ISBN : 9781473943490
Genre : Education
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The landscape of international education has changed significantly in the last ten years and our understanding of concepts such as ‘international’, 'global' and ‘multicultural’ are being re-evaluated. Fully updated and revised, and now including new contributions from research in South East Asia, the Middle East, China, Japan, Australasia, and North America, the new edition of this handbook analyses the origins, interpretations and contributions of international education and explores key contemporary developments, including: internationalism in the context of teaching and learning leadership, standards and quality in institutions and systems of education the promotion of internationalism in national systems This important collection of research is an essential resource for anyone involved in the practice and academic study of international education, including researchers and teachers in universities, governmental and private curriculum development agencies, examination authorities, administrators and teachers in schools.

International Schools

Author : Mary Hayden
ISBN : 9280313207
Genre : Business & Economics
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This publication provides an insight to the origins and characteristics of international schools, curriculum and assessment, students and teaching staff, and the management, leadership and governance of these schools. It also discusses how international schools (usually private and fee-paying) might develop in the future against a backdrop of growing forces of globalization and other international influences. In all cases, attention is drawn to the implications of the issues discussed for both policy-makers and planners in national and international contexts.

Managing External Relations In Schools And Colleges

Author : Jacky Lumby
ISBN : 1853964611
Genre : Education
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This book explores all the major aspects of managing external relations in schools of all phases, as well as in colleges. The authors use empirical research evidence to analyze how schools and colleges can manage external relations to achieve productive and supportive relationships with their communities. They explore how a responsive philosophy and appropriate marketing can be adopted in order to ensure continuous development.

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