“That Makes Us Very Unique:” A Closer Look at the Institutional Habitus of Two International Schools in Finland and France

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Abstrakti

International education is booming. However, because of its omnipresence and indefiniteness, the meaning of the term ‘international’ has diluted. What does ‘international’ signify in international schools, especially in relation to the subjects therein? Based on a discourse analysis of interview data, this chapter reviews the meaning of ‘international’ in two dissimilar international schools in Finland and France deploying the concept of institutional habitus. Institutional habitusis discussed through the elements interpreting it;educational status, organisational practices, and the expressive characteristics. These elements create a space, wherecertain types of identifications and experiences are encouraged and solicited. Regarding the wider discussion on education of diversities, this chapter proposes considering the concept of institutional habitus and the school-specific translations of ‘international’ as powerful silent partnersin international education.
AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
OtsikkoSilent Partners in Multicultural Education
ToimittajatTuija Itkonen, Fred Dervin
JulkaisupaikkaCharlotte, NC
KustantajaInformation Age Publishing
Sivut93-116
Sivumäärä24
ISBN (elektroninen)978-1-68123-723-7
ISBN (painettu)978-1-68123-722-0, 978-1-68123-721-3
TilaJulkaistu - 2017
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA3 Kirjan osa tai toinen tutkimuskirja

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