International school

Larkmead School in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England

School that promotes international education in an international environment.

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International education

International education refers to a dynamic concept that involves a journey or movement of people, minds, or ideas across political and cultural frontiers.

The 13th century world-system, as described by Janet Abu-Lughod

It could also involve a reorientation of academic outlook such as the pursuit of "worldmindedness" as a goal so that a school or its academic focus is considered international.


Person who resides outside his or her native country.

Expatriate French voters queue in Lausanne, Switzerland for the first round of the presidential election of 2007
Long among the complexities of living in foreign countries has been the management of finances, including the payment of taxes; here, a 32-page IRS publication from 1965 for Americans living abroad

Other expenses may need to be paid, such as health care, housing, or fees at an international school.

IB Diploma Programme

Two-year educational programme primarily aimed at 16-to-19-year-olds in 140 countries around the world.

Château at Ecolint where IB was developed.

According to Peterson, "the breakthrough in the history of the IB" came in 1965 with a grant from the Twentieth Century Fund, which commissioned Martin Mayer, author of The Schools, to produce a report on the feasibility of establishing a common curriculum and examination for international schools that would be acceptable for entry to universities worldwide.

International Primary Curriculum

Independent programme of education for learners aged 5 to 11, cited by The SAGE Handbook of Research in International Education in 2015 as one of the three major international systems of education and one of two identified programmes specifically with international education objectives.

The 13th century world-system, as described by Janet Abu-Lughod

The curriculum was developed in the late 1990s by a group of international school educators and the support of Shell Oil's international education division and was launched as a standalone international curriculum in 2000.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education

English language based examination similar to GCSE and is recognised in the United Kingdom as being equivalent to the GCSE for the purposes of recognising prior attainment.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education

Before the early 2010s, most schools offering the IGCSE were private international schools for expatriate children around the world.

Independent school

Independent in its finances and governance.

Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, one of the oldest independent boarding schools in the United States
Share enrolled in private institutions at the pre-primary education level (2015)
Share enrolled in private institutions at the primary education level (2015)
Share enrolled in private institutions at the tertiary education level (2015)
Scotch College, Melbourne
Students of a private school in Hnahthial, Mizoram, India
An independent school in Hnahthial, India
Tsun Jin High School, a Chinese independent high school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
St Andrew's College, an independent primary and secondary school in Christchurch, New Zealand
Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, United States

Some independent schools are run by religious institutes; others have no religious affiliation and are driven by a national philosophy (such as international schools), pedogogical philosophy (such as Waldorf-Steiner schools), or specific needs (such as special schools).


British multinational education and examination body formed in 1996 and wholly owned by Pearson plc since 2005.

The British curriculum offered by the Edexcel International board is among the most taught at International Schools along with the curricula offered by Cambridge International Examinations and, the International Baccalaureate Organization.

Yokohama International School

Yokohama International School (横浜インターナショナルスクール) is a co-educational international school located in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan.


Sovereign city-state and microstate on the French Riviera a few kilometres west of the Italian region of Liguria, in Western Europe, on the Mediterranean Sea.

Monoecus in Roman Liguria in Italy, around 1st century BC
Rainier I of Grimaldi, victor of the naval battle at Zierikzee and first sovereign Grimaldi ruler of Monaco
Monaco (as part of the Republic of Genoa) in 1494
Map of the French annexation in 1860
The Mayor of Monaco announcing concessions, ending the absolute monarchy of Prince Albert I in 1910
The marriage of actress Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier III brought media attention to the principality.
View of Monaco in 2016
Panoramic view of Monaco from the Tête de Chien (Dog's Head) high rock promontory
Albert II, Prince of Monaco
Palace guards in Monaco
Satellite view of Monaco, with the France–Monaco border shown in yellow
Panoramic view of La Condamine and Monte Carlo
In the centre is La Condamine. At the right with the smaller harbour is Fontvieille, with The Rock (the old town, fortress, and Palace) jutting out between the two harbours. At the left are the high-rise buildings of La Rousse/Saint Roman.
Enlargeable, detailed map of Monaco
Wards of Monaco
Land reclamation in Monaco since 1861
Temperature change in Monaco since 1901 in the context of global warming
Fontvieille and its new harbour
Monte Carlo Casino
1978 Monégasque franc coin with an effigy of Rainier III
Street sign in French and Monégasque in Monaco-Ville.
Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate
Sainte-Dévote Chapel
Formation lap for the 1996 Monaco Grand Prix
Stade Louis II, home of AS Monaco FC
A view of the 2011 Monaco Porsche Supercup. Motor racing is very popular, with one course encompassing almost the whole country.
Panoramic view of Monaco City and the port of Fontvieille
Seaside façade of the Salle Garnier, home of the Opéra de Monte-Carlo
Oceanographic Museum
Lycée Albert Premier of Monaco
Monaco's flag and its coat of arms
The Rock of Monaco in 1890
Embassy of Monaco, Paris, France

There are also two grant-aided denominational private schools, Institution François d'Assise Nicolas Barré and Ecole des Sœurs Dominicaines, and one international school, the International School of Monaco, founded in 1994.


State of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo, in the region of East Malaysia.

Entrance to the Madai Cave.
Left: The first concession treaty was signed by Sultan Abdul Momin of Brunei on 29 December 1877.
Right: The second concession treaty was signed by Sultan Jamal ul-Azam of Sulu on 22 January 1878.
Japanese civilians and soldiers prior to their embarkation to Jesselton after their surrender to the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) in Tawau on 21 October 1945.
Donald Stephens (left) declaring the forming of the Federation of Malaysia at Merdeka Square, Jesselton on 16 September 1963. Together with him was the then Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Abdul Razak (right) and Mustapha Harun (second right).
The State Administrative Building (right), behind the Wisma Innoprise (left).
The Sabah State Legislative Assembly Building in Kota Kinabalu.
A Malaysian Army soldier armed with Colt M4 standing guard in Sabah east coast as part of the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM).
Map of the British North Borneo with the yellow area covered the Philippine claim to eastern Sabah, presented by the Philippine Government to ICJ on 25 June 2001.
Sabah is located south of the typhoon belt, making it insusceptible to the devastating effects of the typhoons which frequently batter the neighbouring Philippines, such as the Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
Sunset over the shorelines of Sabah
Blue-eared kingfisher in the lower Kinabatangan River area, which is endemic to the island of Borneo. Kingfisher is also once a state bird of Sabah and featured in one of its coat of arms.
A walkout through the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre.
A lorry carrying timber in Tawau. Logging has contributed over 50% of the state revenue.
Aerial view of Mamut Mine with water that has filled the mine. Its water is reported to be dangerous for consumption due to the high presence of heavy metals.
Container ship passing through the Likas Bay in the South China Sea.
Paddy field in Tambunan District.
Fishery activities in the harbour of Sandakan.
High voltage electricity pylon located near the Kimanis Power Plant.
Babagon Dam, the biggest water catchment in the state.
Telecommunication towers atop Mount Silam facing Darvel Bay of Lahad Datu.
The advertisement of Peninsular-based radio stations: Era FM, My FM and Hitz FM in a building, showing the radios had set up their offices in the capital city of Sabah.
The building of Sabah Broadcasting Complex in Donggongon.
Eight-lane highway in the capital city of Kota Kinabalu, part of the Pan-Borneo Highway.
Sabah State Railway train passing through a tunnel of the Western Line in Pengalat Besar, Papar District.
Boats and ferries at the Kota Kinabalu marina.
Kota Kinabalu International Airport (Terminal 1).
Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu, one of the main private hospitals in Sabah.
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) chancellory building.
Sabahan secondary school students in their uniform.
The branch building of National Department for Culture and Arts in Kota Kinabalu.
The Sumazau dance performance of Papar Kadazan at the Monsopiad Cultural Village.
The roundabout in Tambunan with the sculpture of Sompoton, the main musical instrument of Sabah.
A swordfish hinava served with sandwich bread
Extract from the title page of the British North Borneo Official Gazette (the British North Borneo Herald) of 16 April 1902.
Three Came Home, a 1950 Hollywood film based on the memoir of Agnes Newton Keith life in Sandakan, North Borneo (present-day Sabah) during World War II.
The Borneo Bug Fest in 2016, featuring Volkswagen Beetle.
The Borneo International Marathon in 2015.
Likas Stadium which is the home stadium for Sabah FA.
Subsidiary peak of Mount Kinabalu
Smile Islands of Manukan, Mamutik and Sulug
Lahad Datu District sea panoramic view
Padas River Valley
The northern tip of Borneo at Tanjung Simpang Mengayau facing both the South China Sea and Sulu Sea.
Crocker Range, the main mountain ranges in Sabah, part of the Crocker Range National Park.
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Bajau house
Bisaya house
Brunei Malay house
Dusun longhouse
Illanun house
Lotud house

Based on 2013 statistics, Sabah has a total of 207 government secondary schools, five international schools (comprising Charis International School, Kinabalu International School, Sayfol International School, as well the Indonesian School of Kota Kinabalu and Japanese School of Kota Kinabalu).