News, views and peer-reviewed educational research, summarised
EDDi is designed to keep you up-to-date with current research and best practice - with a heavy focus on international education.
Alongside opinion pieces, practical teaching advice and leadership guidance, we distill lengthy peer-reviewed and published academic articles (each article we read often running to 8,000 words), giving you the key highlights and takeaways.
What it takes us hours to digest each week, you can read in 20 minutes.
Collated and edited by a team of experienced international school leaders and university academic staff, EDDi gives you access to vital educational research an opinion.
Each edition of EDDi offers:
1. A carefully curated SELECTION of opinion pieces, practical advice and news.
2. An expert SUMMARY of 3-4 educational research papers. Our aim is less than 1,000 words per article. That’s a 5 minute read per article - and, you won’t be reading every article every week, just those which interest you.
We also publish ‘EDDi Extras’, occasional Special Editions (example here), thought-provoking opinion pieces (example here) and share interesting podcasts (listen here).
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR
International schooling is varied and complex; a world of diversity and difference, poverty and privilege, contradiction and constant change.
Alongside the delightful children, the professional freedoms, and the potential of a better lifestyle, there is also the reality of teachers awkwardly struggling with culture, language and dislocation, of missteps and mistakes, and of homesickness.
In this section of the book discussion moves away from the schools themselves, looking instead at how international schooling might affect and change you.
The authors examine culture shock and reverse culture shock, the joys (and travails) of travelling with family, they advise you on how to establish your ‘brand’ as an international schoolteacher, and how to manage uncertainty.
Chapters also consider the issues you might face if, put bluntly, you are not a White, native-English speaker: not all international schools welcome diversity to the extent their mission statements might suggest.
Over five practical and impactful chapters, the book reveals what you’ll experience on your international journey – the good, the bad, and the occasionally ugly.