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EDUC 644. Comparative and International Education

Credits: 3

This course offers an overview of the multidisciplinary field of comparative and international education, introducing students to the theory and practice of comparative and international education research, the main stakeholders and mechanisms driving global educational policy, and theories of policy borrowing and transfer. Through scholarly accounts, policy documents, and teaching cases, students will become familiar with the core challenges facing educational actors and systems around the world, the relationship between education and national development, and how various stakeholders participate in the landscape of educational aid and development.

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