Comparative education

definition

Comparative study of current educational theory and practice in different countries.

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example of use

Provision should be made at the national, regional and international levels for the regular exchange, making use of contemporary information and communication technologies, of information, documentation, and materials obtained from research and development, in particular: (a) publications concerning comparative education, psychological and pedagogical problems affecting general and technical and vocational education, and current trends ;(b) information and documentation concerning curriculum development, methods and materials, study opportunities abroad, and employment opportunities, including human resource requirements, working conditions and social benefits (2002:39).

UNESCO.2002.Records of the General Conference, 31st session, Paris, 15 October to 3 November 2001, v. 1: Resolutions. Paris: UNESCO

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