<ul><li>What is  </li></ul><ul><li>International Mindedness? </li></ul>
Global Quiz Who is this?
Global Quiz Where is this?
Global Quiz What is this?
<ul><li>International Mindedness  </li></ul><ul><li>is more than knowing about other countries and cultures </li></ul>
A Global Citizen Oxfam - 1997
An International Standard of Education <ul><li>A term used to describe a school which may, for example  </li></ul><ul><li>...
An International Education <ul><li>Includes a focus on global issues, not just those of one particular country or culture....
An International Education <ul><li>Has characteristics which should include- </li></ul><ul><li>- Exposure to different cul...
<ul><li>NOT teaching groups of students of different nationalities </li></ul><ul><li>NOT studying the history, geography a...
The IBO Mission Statement <ul><li>The International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable an...
The IB Learner Profile <ul><li>Thinker Risk-taker </li></ul><ul><li>Inquirer Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Ope...
A good educators demonstrate <ul><li>Initiative    take action, before being asked </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection    How c...
Consider -   <ul><li>What will international mindedness look like in my classroom/school in my students, and  me ?  </li><...
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International Mindeness

  1. 2. <ul><li>What is </li></ul><ul><li>International Mindedness? </li></ul>
  2. 3. Global Quiz Who is this?
  3. 4. Global Quiz Where is this?
  4. 5. Global Quiz What is this?
  5. 6. <ul><li>International Mindedness </li></ul><ul><li>is more than knowing about other countries and cultures </li></ul>
  6. 7. A Global Citizen Oxfam - 1997
  7. 8. An International Standard of Education <ul><li>A term used to describe a school which may, for example </li></ul><ul><li>Teach a franchised/licensed program from overseas, </li></ul><ul><li>Teach in English or another foreign language (taught by native-speaking teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>Uses resources and equipment brought from overseas </li></ul>
  8. 9. An International Education <ul><li>Includes a focus on global issues, not just those of one particular country or culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages students to understand that all cultures have equal validity and to practice tolerance and understanding, leading to a peaceful world. </li></ul><ul><li>Adopts values both across cultures and within each culture. </li></ul>
  9. 10. An International Education <ul><li>Has characteristics which should include- </li></ul><ul><li>- Exposure to different cultures within the school </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to different cultures outside the school </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers who demonstrate international-mindedness </li></ul><ul><li>- A balanced, formal curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>- Leadership that incorporates the values of internationalism </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>NOT teaching groups of students of different nationalities </li></ul><ul><li>NOT studying the history, geography and </li></ul><ul><li>customs of other countries </li></ul><ul><li>NOT arranging for foreign exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>NOT having a strong foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>department. </li></ul>An International education is: … though each of these might help - Prof. George Walker, former Director General, IBO
  11. 12. The IBO Mission Statement <ul><li>The International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. </li></ul><ul><li>To this end the IBO works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. </li></ul>
  12. 13. The IB Learner Profile <ul><li>Thinker Risk-taker </li></ul><ul><li>Inquirer Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Open-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable Principled </li></ul>Being most of these things, most of the time, is the key to international mindeness
  13. 14. A good educators demonstrate <ul><li>Initiative  take action, before being asked </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection  How can I do it better, be better? </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation  be on time, follow deadlines, plan effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboratation </li></ul><ul><li>Being caring  set boundaries and consequences, prepare students for their future </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing about the modern world </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing about current educational trends and use this knowledge </li></ul>
  14. 15. Consider - <ul><li>What will international mindedness look like in my classroom/school in my students, and me ? </li></ul>

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