Ian Davies (UK), Eric Kingman Chong (China), Terrie Epstein and Debbie Sonu (USA), Carla Peck and Alan Sears (Canada), Andrew Peterson (Australia), Alistair Ross (European Union), Maria Auxiliadora Moreira dos Santos Schmidt (Brazil).
An international team of authors is producing a book to be published by Palgrave Macmillan. We will discuss how education is developed about - and for - the nation. Case studies of individual countries will illuminate how the form of education that emerges within countries reflects (or fails to reflect) the multi-national nature of those locations. We will make comparisons between countries and reflect on the extent to which these countries see themselves as preparing students for international (i.e. inter-national or, between the nations) understanding and experience. We will explore the ways in which this national provision has developed in relation to post-national globalising forces.
As such, there are three overlapping themes to the book: