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Educating the Whole Child for the Whole WorldThe Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era$
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Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780814741405

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.001.0001

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Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World

Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World

The Ross Model in Sweden

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Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World
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Sally Booth

Michele Claeys

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0014

This chapter identifies a singular initiative in transnational education. Europe's task of educating large numbers of non-European children—now largely Muslim refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants from Africa, the Middle East, and Asia—requires a new vision and practice of education. Sweden is once again taking the lead; however, adapting the Ross model to fit a Swedish public high school in a deeply segregated neighborhood proves to be an enormous challenge. The chapter traces the multiple-year effort of a team of principals, teachers, and staff from Ross and Tensta working transnationally to adapt the ideas and philosophy of Ross to a new context. This collaboration includes work to consolidate the Ross curriculum and pedagogy, synthesize the ethos and spirit of Ross, and establish a school environment conducive to the model.

Keywords:   transnational education, non-European children, Ross model, Swedish public high school, Ross School

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