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Three Models for International Education

published by Kendall Connolly

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Three Models for International Education
And how they serve their students.
What makes a school
International?
Sharing International Perspectives
Fostering International Coooperation
International schools seek to make an environment where students and teachers are...
Main Organizations
3
2
US State Department
1
US Department of Defense
2
Council for International Schools
For International Education
US Dept. of Defence
For Military Dependents Stationed Overseas
Owned and Operated by DoD
Uses American curriculum and standards.
US State Dept
For US expats and their dependents
Each school is independent, but can join state dept. listings and oversight
Uses American curriculum and standards.
Many are IB league schools.
Council for International Schools
For any citizens of any country.
Each school is independent.
Each school must have commitment to international education.
Exists to foster international cooperation.
ALL organizations are committed to excellent education in a global context.
US Dept. of Defense and US State Dept. Are mostly focused on American students and providing a solid American-style education.
Council for International Schools is primarily focused on creating global citizens, and uses ideas from multiple countries in their pedagogy.
Sources: Council for International Schools. "Mission and Vision". http://www.cois.org/page.cfm?p=3848. Council for International Schools. "For Schools." http://www.cois.org/page.cfm?p=1904 Department of Defense Education Activity. http://www.dodea.edu/ US Department of State. "Schools Worldwide". https://www.state.gov/m/a/os/c1684.htm