Becoming International

Singh, Niki
October 2002
Educational Leadership;Oct2002, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p56
Describes the Primary Years Programme, a curriculum framework developed by the International Baccalaureate Organization for primary students at international schools. Brief history; Themes defined by the program regarding traditional disciplines and broad ideas relevant to human beings; Concepts outlined by the program for teachers to consider as they plan. INSET: What Is an International Person?.


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