Challenges for a K-12 School in the Middle East #edWeb http://youtu.be/GqsQI9PLi9Q Issues and Challenges for a K-12 School in the Middle East #edWeb #edwebchat
Perspectives from an International School: Issues and Challenges for a K-12 School in the Middle East
Presented by Michael S. Bartlett -- Curriculum Coordinator, Secondary School and Head of Science, Victoria International School of Sharjah.
International Teacher Educators Community http://itec.macam.ac.il/portal/ MOFET ITEC (International Teacher Educators Community) is a MOFET Institute initiative that is being developed with the aim of contributing to the international community of educators in general and teacher educators in particular.
The establishment of MOFET ITEC is based on the principle of sharing knowledge in the field of teacher education and education in general with various communities around the world.
The Global Education Website http://www.globaleducation.edu.au/ The Global Education Website is initiated and funded by AusAID to support its Global Education Program.
The objective of the Global Education Website is to increase the amount and quality of teaching of global education in Australian primary and secondary schools.
The site supports the AusAID Global Education Program which aims to raise awareness and understanding among Australian school students of international issues, development and poverty, and to prepare them to live in an increasingly globalised world and to be active citizens shaping better futures.
The strategy of the project is to provide an Internet Site and curriculum material that is of high professional standard, is attractive, teacher friendly; and accessible.
The Global Gateway http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org The Global Gateway is an international website, enabling those involved in education across the world to engage in creative partnerships. It is a one-stop-shop, providing quick access to comprehensive information on how to develop an international dimension to education.
Whether you want to find a partner school in another country, access quality teaching materials or just find out what the global dimension is all about, look no further.
Thirteen Education Ministers Talk http://en.unesco.org/themes/education-21st-century The February 2004 issue of Education Today, UNESCO? newsletter on education, features interviews with thirteen Education Ministers from across the global.
The Ministers describe how education is faring today in their countries and give a sense of educational challenges worldwide.
Regardless of the ministers who were interviewed or the specific contexts of their countries, it became evident that all of their education systems were under some sort of pressure, such as meeting demand, ensuring quality and equality, providing adequate facilities and IT access, and doing all this often with limited resources.
Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Czech Republic, Jamaica, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, United States.
International Schools Association (ISA) http://isaschools.org/ The International Schools Association (ISA) based in Geneva, was established at UNESCO House in Paris in 1951, as a non-governmental international organization for the development of co-operation among its member schools and with all those interested in promoting international understanding.
1. To encourage co-operation among international or internationally-minded schools through consultation on teaching and administrative questions.
2. To facilitate or undertake the study of educational problems of interest to such schools.
3. To encourage the creation of new international schools.
4. To nurture interest in national schools for international matters as a means of improving international understanding.
5. To establish curricula and educational norms for international schools.
6. To publicize the aims and principles of international schools and promote international understanding among national schools.
7. To further worldpeace and international understanding through education.
Association for the Advancement of International Education http://www.aaie.org/ Association for the Advancement of International Education
AAIE is recognized as the preeminent organization in the area of American/international education and the organization in the United States that speaks for American/international schools.
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