“The cafeteria at the United Nations would hardly feature more nationalities than ours”
I spent 25 years at St. John’s College which is an international community of learners.
Four years ago I came to UWC-USA which is a very international community of learners. We have students every year from over 90 countries, 125 languages are spoken on our high school campus, and the cafeteria at the United Nations would hardly feature more nationalities than ours.
The transition from higher education to secondary had few major surprises – a school year has highs and lows no matter where the school is and what its focus may be.
But I did learn – or relearn – three things about intercultural learning communities: