Case studies

Case studies

Ahead of the Conference we asked you and education experts to take a closer look at the different facets of international education. The diversity of perspectives on this page stands as a proof of the complex nature of international education and the varying impact it has on students, teachers, employers and governments worldwide.

Expert view

  1. International education: a view from South Korea

    Paul Friend, Principal at the North London Collegiate School on Jeju Island, South Korea, and some of his students explain what international education means to them.

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  2. International education: a view from Switzerland

    Christian Wölfle, Vice Principal at KV Zürich Business School, explains how they prepare their students for life in "increasingly global and competitive world." 

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  3. International education: a view from Cambridge

    Tim Oates of Cambridge Assessment looks back to the Middle Ages and the origins of international education and addresses some of the factors affecting the rapid changes in the character of international education today.

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  4. Transforming language education: a view from Italy

    Gisella Langé, Foreign Languages Inspector with the Italian Ministry of Education, explains how Italy "completely changed the paradigm of language learning and teaching."

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  5. International education: a view from Poland

    Dr Terry Creissen, Principal of The British School in Warsaw, Poland, talks about the journey his students take in order to become global citizens.

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  6. International education: a view on what it means for developed and developing countries

    Professor James Tooley of University of Newcastle explores the contrasting views on international education in developed and developing countries.

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  7. International and national education: a view from South East Asia

    Isabel Nisbet of ALCAB explains why there has been a recent growth in the popularity of international education in South East Asia.

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Your view

  1. Internationalising higher education

    Dr Hanan Khalifa, Head of Research and International Development at Cambridge English, explores why and how higher education should internationalise.

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  2. International education and national education - a view from Albania

    Artur Shkurti, author, Head Teacher and founder of "Udha e shkronjave", the first Albanian Private School, and founder of the Albanian National Olympiads on Maths and General Formation tells us what international education means to him.

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  3. International Education - Being Open

    Anesa Hosein, a former international student, now a lecturer in Higher Education at the University of Surrey, shares her views on international education.

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  4. The new role of business in global education

    Kate Tallant, Director at FSG, a non-profit organisation working to develop solutions to the world's most challenging social issues, explains the new role of business in education.

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  5. Education reform and internationalisation - a view from Kazakhstan

    Cristina Rimini of Cambridge International Education gives her views, from the ground in Kazakhstan, on the country's education reforms and the book detailing the research underpinning the changes, Education Reform and Internationalisation: The Case of School Reform in Kazakhstan, which Cristina contributed to.

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  6. Dominique Slade

    The global skills race - a view from Mauritius

    Dominique Slade, Head of International Projects at OCR, explains the 'hot issues' of skills mismatches and shortages and the global race to produce world class IT graduates.

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