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International Schools and International Education

Improving Teaching, Management and Quality, 1st Edition

Edited by Mary Hayden, Jeff Thompson

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Description

This work tackles the issues that staff and management of international schools need to address in order to ensure that their teaching and organization is of a high standard and quality. It contains a wide range of contributions from international school experts around the world.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors vii

Preface XV

1 Quality in diversity 1

Mary Hayden and JeffThompson

PART A:THROUGHTHE CURRICULUM

2 Assessment and educational quality: implications for

international schools 15

John Lowe

3 Inclusive education in international schools: a case

study from Singapore 29

Gail Bradley

4 Curricular interstices and the Theory of Knowledge 42

John Mackenzie

5 Images of international education in national and

international schools: a view from Jordan 51

Samia AI Farra

6 The politics of international education 62

Peter Zsebik

PART B:THROUGH HUMAN RESOURCES

7 Student mobility and the international curriculum 73

Anne McKillop-Ostrom

8 Recruitment of teachers for international education 85

Brian Garton

vi CONTENTS

9 Professional development and reflective practice 96

William Powell

10 The role ofwomen in senior management in

international schools 112

Carol Thearle

11 The international school and its community: think

globally, interact locally 124

Keith Allen

PART C:THROUGH SCHOOL MANAGEMENT

12 Moving from school effectiveness to school

improvement in international schools 143

Michael Fertig

13 Long-term planning in international schools 158

Joseph J Blaney

14 Strategic planning for international schools: a

roadmap to excellence 169

Niall Nelson

15 International schools, globalization and the seven

cultures of capitalism 179

james Cambridge

PART D: CONCLUSION

16 International education: connecting the national

to the global 193

George Walker

Index

About the Editors

Mary Hayden

Jeff Thompson

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General