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By Susan Ledger, Lesley Vidovich, Tom O'Donoghue

This ebook explores the dynamics of curriculum coverage techniques excited about the adoption, creation and enactment of the foreign Baccalaureate fundamental Years Programme (IBPYP), authorised through the foreign Baccalaureate association (IBO). It addresses deficits in present literature and gives perception into and the complexities concerned inside a framework that takes cognisance of the relationships among worldwide, nearby, nationwide and native degrees of schooling coverage strategies. In doing so, it contributes to the present physique of analysis on foreign schooling, distant schooling and coverage techniques. The IBPYP is likely one of the 3 programmes that visit make up the more and more well known suite of programmes provided through the IBO. Given the exponential development of foreign colleges brought on by an ever altering globalized international and a cellular staff, overseas curriculum coverage is turning into extra advanced. This has bring about a reputation of the necessity for a variety of coverage research reports within the box. The examine awarded during this publication used to be conceptualised within the mild of such reputation. This rather uncharted box has been explored through targeting the most ‘unusual’ settings. therefore, the adoption, creation and enactment of the IBPYO at 3 distant foreign colleges has been tested. The examine additionally addresses how the phenomena of ‘international faculties’ and ‘remote colleges’ supplement or compete with, one another. This leads to a greater figuring out of the academic regulations informing either ‘international colleges’ and ‘remote faculties’ and the interconnectivity that may exist among them.

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These contexts are intertwined and porous. On this, Marginson and Rhoades (2002) coined the concept of a ‘glo-na-cal agency heuristic’ to help capture the dynamic interactions between different contexts at global, national and local levels. It is argued that globalization at a macro level is influenced by technological, economic, political, and social change (Appadurai 1996; Knight 2001). At a meso level, globalization is often affected by a nation’s individual history, traditions, culture and priorities (Ruddy 2008).

This involves analysing philosophy, curriculum, organization and resources at the school level in order to see if it has the capacity to address the IB Programme Standards and Practices (IBO 2003a, 2011c). Once accepted as a candidate school, the authorization process commences with the support of the regional IB officers. Schools work through this ‘candidature phase’ over a few years. It involves a ‘training period’, in which schools enact the Programme Standards and Practices. School policies, processes, organization and resources are designed and delivered to reflect the mandated practices.

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