International Education Goes Global: Transnational Education Corporations as Global Actors
“Global” is a word that appears everywhere in connection with the international education business. In promotional material, the larger firms boast of their global operations. Schools promise not an international education but a “global” one. A commonly-stated goal is to develop “global citizens” to meet the challenges of the future. This chapter examines the meanings of “global” education.
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