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What Curriculum Studies can tell us about the IB Diploma Programme

Though the field of curriculum studies is relatively young, curriculum is an ancient concept (Egan, 2003 in Corrigan & Ng-A-Fook, 2012). The word itself comes from the Latin currere, which means to run (Goodson, 1995, p.25). Despite this historic root – or … Continue reading

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An Analysis of the Issues involved in Managing an Effective Organizational Culture in an International School

“The only thing of real importance that leaders do is to create and manage culture” (Schein 1985 in Stoll 1999, p.105) Management is a contentiously-defined term; organizational culture is a notoriously difficult concept to pin down; and international schools not … Continue reading

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Which learning strategies can be used to transcend the digital divide for 21st Century high school students in an African international school?

The digital divide is a concept predicated on the theory that the future (or present) is digital and information-based, and that those without the resources to partake will be (or are being) ‘left behind’. The implications of this for education … Continue reading

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How near is Bishop Mackenzie International School to the Ideal School for International Education?

In deciding to include the words ‘International School’ in its title, it could be asserted that Bishop Mackenzie (hereafter BMIS) is making certain claims about the education that it provides. A casual observer might think of an international school as … Continue reading

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