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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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Calnin, Gerard; Waterson, Mark; Richards, Sue; Fisher, Darlene – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
A significant corpus of research now consistently confirms that school leadership is the second most important in-school variable to impact on student outcomes. Investing in leaders and aspiring leaders is therefore an imperative for schools and school systems. However, much of the educational leadership research emerges from national systems of…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Advanced Placement Programs, International Schools, International Education
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Steffen, Verónica; Villaverde, Ángeles Bueno – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to contribute to discussion as to whether the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) meets the needs of early childhood (3-5 years old) learners. The research underpinning the article adopted a mixed method approach comprising both a qualitative and a quantitative framework located in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Advanced Placement Programs, Program Implementation, Foreign Countries
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Palmer, Nicholas – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
Global citizenship education (GCE) is an essential element of twenty-first-century teaching and learning. For some, GCE signifies an attitude of cosmopolitan purpose, placing humanity ahead of self. For others, GCE embodies a fractured sense of both learner and educator identity. For a third group, GCE is a critical interrogation of pervasive…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, International Schools, Empathy
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Gardner-McTaggart, Alexander – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
This article provides a systematic review of research on leadership in international schools, though not focusing on International Baccalaureate schools which are the focus of a separate paper. International schools are autonomous, private bodies that cater to the globally advantaged. Accordingly, this literature review views them and their…
Descriptors: International Schools, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Social Capital
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Ploner, Josef – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
With the increasing mobility of international students to UK universities, the appropriate facilitation of their transition remains a critical issue in terms of higher education practice and research. Much existing research and practice is characterised by assimilationist approaches to transition where international students are seen to 'adapt to'…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Transitional Programs, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Savva, Maria; Stanfield, Dave – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
This article examines the developing discourse of international-mindedness and the problematic nature of its theoretical foundation alongside its actual manifestation in international school settings. In particular, it explores the discord between international-mindedness as a benevolent form of character development compared to…
Descriptors: International Schools, Global Approach, International Education, Multicultural Education
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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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