International schools: Do we want to put our kids in a bubble ?

My son is not even one year old yet, so technically I still have plenty of time to think about his educational path. Yet I am worried and concerned about what I should do.  For a child with multicultural roots like mine, is it really the best decision to enroll him into an international school? […]

International school enrolment on pace to reach $60 billion by 2022 – ICEF Monitor – Market intelligence for international student recruitment

As the international schools market continues its expansion, ICEF Monitor reviews some riveting statistics as well as the growth drivers behind the trend. International school enrolment by the numbers Researchers Mary Hayden and Jeff Thompson noted in their authoritative 2008 paper “International Schools: Growth and Influence” that it is difficult to know how many international […]

What kind of global citizens are teachers creating? | Teacher Network | Guardian Professional

As teachers, our own perspectives should be questioned rigorously as they inform the global citizenship we teach and the future society we shape, argues Caroline Ferguson Global citizenship education is a sociological experiment. Most schools promise to create global citizens or global leaders, but what kind of global citizen do we want to create? It’s a blurred […]

What Makes a School International? (TIE Online)

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” The Bard reminded us that a name by itself means nothing – it’s what’s behind the name that really matters. Does having the word international in a school’s name make it international? That is the question! Shakespeare references […]

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