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Hacking, Elisabeth Barratt; Blackmore, Chloe; Bullock, Kate; Bunnell, Tristan; Donnelly, Michael; Martin, Susan – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
International Mindedness is an overarching construct related to multilingualism, intercultural understanding and global engagement (Hill, 2012). The concept is central to the International Baccalaureate (IB) and sits at the heart of its education policies and programmes. The aim of this research study was to examine systematically how schools…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Advanced Placement Programs, Multilingualism, Cultural Awareness
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Sanders, Justin; Ishikura, Yukiko – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
In 2011, the Japanese government, in partnership with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization, embarked on an ambitious agenda of increasing the number of schools offering the IB Diploma Programme (DP) in Japan. One of the biggest challenges in this initiative is improving the recognition of the IB Diploma as an acceptable and sought…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Educational Change, College Admission, State Universities
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Gardner-McTaggart, Alexander – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
This article presents original research into International Baccalaureate international schools' directors in Western Europe, based on multiphase contact with six director participants over two years and employing an aspect of critical-phenomenology. Successful leadership in this context responds to market demands with a commodification of Anglo…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, International Schools, Administrators
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Yang, Guang; Badri, Masood; Al Rashedi, Asma; Almazroui, Karima – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
The employment of expatriate teachers is explored here through the perspective of their organisational commitment. Drawing on the results of a public school teacher survey conducted in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in 2014, this study used a multilevel framework to investigate the effects of teacher characteristics, school environment, and district…
Descriptors: Foreign Nationals, Public School Teachers, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Foreign Countries
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Parish, Karen – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
This article takes a 'vertical' comparative case study approach to the study of the human rights logic of the International Baccalaureate. It explores how the global human rights logic is experienced and adhered to by students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in one state school in Poland. As part of a larger study the…
Descriptors: International Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
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Belal, Susie – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
Although the rapidly expanding International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is a well-recognized program perceived to offer best practices in education, including developing international mindedness in students and engaging with the local communities, there is little empirical evidence to support these outcomes. This mixed methods case…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Outcomes of Education
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Blaj-Ward, Lia – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
This article explores, from within the social constructivist paradigm and drawing on data from twenty-one semi-structured interviews with international postgraduate university students approaching the end of a one-year full-time taught Masters degree in the UK, the range of language development brokers that have had an impact on these students'…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Language Usage, Language of Instruction, Semi Structured Interviews
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Asoodar, Maryam; Atai, Mahmood Reza; Baten, Lut – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
This study explored the expectations, perceptions and experiences of students involved in Erasmus programs. The objective was to achieve a better understanding of students' cultural and intercultural needs in order to underpin the development of teaching materials in Intercultural Education Resources for Erasmus Students and their Teachers…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Questionnaires, Study Abroad, Universities
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Dickson, Anisah; Perry, Laura B.; Ledger, Susan – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
This study examines access to International Baccalaureate schools in Australia. It is important to examine whether, as a highly regarded form of rigorous academic education, IB programmes are available to a wide range of students. We examine the location of schools in Australia that offer one or more of the IB Primary Years Programme, Middle Years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Access to Education, School Location
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Emenike, Nkechi W.; Plowright, David – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
This study examines the extent to which indigenous Nigerian students attending international schools in their own country are able to successfully negotiate their identities from conflictual perspectives within their schools and home communities. Using a sample of 66 students aged 12 to 18 years, from two international schools in Nigeria, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, International Schools, Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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Solano-Campos, Ana – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
In this study, I investigated language ideologies in a state-funded International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme school in the United States. I conducted ethnographic observations, focus groups, and interviews in a fourth grade classroom in one of the largest refugee resettlement areas in the country. Findings indicate that although the…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Elementary School Students, Bilingual Students, Refugees
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Prickarts, Boris – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
This article focuses on a case study of internationalisation of education, a process of change pertaining to the mission, vision and delivery of education. Teachers working in international schools can be understood as gearing a student's disposition towards the ability and preparedness to handle and value differences and diversity. In an effort…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, International Schools, Case Studies
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Bedenlier, Svenja – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
In this article, findings are reported from a phenomenology-oriented study on prolonged international mobility and the effects of internationalization on the professional lives of six academic faculty at a Turkish research university. Drawing on research on international mobility of faculty and the present context of Turkish higher education, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Azzam, Ziad – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
90% of the Dubai's K-12 educational provision is in the hands of the private sector, with the majority of schools operating on a for-profit basis. Demand for private schooling is unabated. In its attempt to strike a balance between consumer protection and continuing to attract private investment to address the shortage of school places, Dubai's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Supply and Demand
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Machin, Denry – Journal of Research in International Education, 2017
The number of international schools is growing, especially in Asia. This presents competitive challenges; most obviously for student recruitment and retention. However, demand for places at these schools is also growing. As a result, while international schooling may feel competitive, aggregate economic data show that growing numbers do not…
Descriptors: International Schools, Asians, Student Recruitment, Competition
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