International schools as gateways to the intercultural development of North-American teachers

  title={International schools as gateways to the intercultural development of North-American teachers},
  author={Maria Savva},
  journal={Journal of Research in International Education},
  pages={214 - 227}
  • M. Savva
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • Education
  • Journal of Research in International Education
This study uses a chronological lens to examine North-American teacher experiences in international schools abroad. Using semi-structured interviews, teachers compare their experiences in the United States or Canada with their experiences in international schools abroad. Findings suggest that struggles associated with being the ‘other’ in a foreign country often transformed a superficial intercultural awareness into a deeper intercultural understanding among teachers. Despite this broader… 

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