International Education in Practice: Dimensions for National & International Schools

Synopsis

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. Contents include: The history and nature of international education; Curricular dimensions of international schools; Professional development in international education; The organization and management of international schools; International schools and their communities; The prospects for international education.Truly international in scope, this is a book that anyone involved with international education should read.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Bob Sylvester
  • Ian Hill
  • Charles A. Gellar
  • Martin Skelton
  • Helen Drennen
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2002