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Comparative Education: Welcome

Archive material related to comparative education


Comparative education is an academic and interdisciplinary subject which applies historical, philosophical and social science theories and methods to classify and explain characteristics of different national education systems. It studies why educational systems and processes vary and how education relates to wider social factors and forces. Comparative education grew from international education, which analyses and fosters international orientation in knowledge and attitudes, and brings together students, teachers and scholars from different nations to learn about and from each other.

Compare, 1973

Image of front cover of Compare, journal of the Comparative Education Society in Europe, British Section, January 1973



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