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John Catt’s Guide to International Schools – out now July 6, 2012

Posted by Jonathan Barnes, editor in Independent Education, New releases.

We’re pleased to announced the release of John Catt’s Guide to International Schools 2012/13.

This authoritative guide is fully updated and revised and more schools than ever before are profiled.

The directory includes information on more than 2,500 international schools worldwide.

It also features details of international curricula and examinations, educational organisations and associations and Ministries of Education worldwide.

The editorial section includes the following articles:

●Dr Ian Hill, deputy director general of International Baccalaureate, on the history and development of international schools;

●ISC Research on the growth in number of international schools worldwide;

●EF International Academy on diversity in the classroom;

●Jean Vahey, of the European Council of International Schools, on the importance of outreach programmes;

●Stephen Spahn, Chancellor of The Dwight School in New York City, on the ‘spark of genius’ within every pupil;

●Anne Keeling, of Fieldwork Education, on the International Middle Years Curriculum;

●Kevin Bartlett, director of the International School of Brussels, on ‘constructing learning, conserving choice’;

●The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students (AEGIS) on the importance on high-quality guardianship;

●Angela Wright, on Cambridge ESOL examinations, on the correct pitch of English language exams;

●Veronica Cancio De Grandy, of European University, on five rules for job success;

●Habitat for Humanity, on how volunteering inspires future leaders.

To order a copy of the book, visit our bookshop at www.johncattbookshop.com.



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