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Education Around the World: A Comparative Introduction

Author: BROCK COLIN
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 14/02/2013
ISBN: 9781441169402
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Quick overview A concise comparative introduction to education in each major geographical region of the world and the major issues in international education today.

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From Europe and the USA to Sub-Saharan Africa and the emerging economic powers of Brazil, China and India, this book is an essential one-volume guide to the major issues in comparative and international education today and the insights that rigorous and appropriate study can offer for education provision, policy and practice. Education Around the World provides a complete introduction to the field including: - The history of the study of comparative and international education and why it matters today - Issues of scale in conducting thorough comparative research with reference to the USA and the world of small states - National and International educational development with examples from Europe, the emergent powers of Brazil, Russia, India and China, and the problems and prospects of Sub-Saharan Africa

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