International Schools in the Twenty First Century
This article discusses the extent to which a small but influential clusters of international schools have the potential to lead national schools into the promised land of ‘global citizenship’ (UNICEF, 1991), ‘education for international understanding’ (UNESCO, 1968), and ‘world mindedness’ (Sampson & Smith, 1957). The article looks at the task ahead and the journey travelled so far in the promotion of mutual understanding and cross-cultural education from the perspective of some fifty teachers and twenty students interviewed at a variety of international schools.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of Sydney
Publication date: 01 January 2007
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