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Global perspectives on primary education
This free course, Global perspectives on primary education, provides an introduction to comparative education studies and will compare and contrast primary schooling around the world. You will look into classrooms and hear from teachers, teacher educators and policy makers from a range of education settings and countries. You will also learn about United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 and the agenda for free, universal, quality education.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- know the basics about the field of comparative and international education studies
- understand the purposes of international goals for quality education
- develop skills to compare and contrast education policies and practices.
First Published: 30/01/2020
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Schools around the world
- 2 Primary education: why compare?
- 3 Primary education: the global context
- 4 Making comparisons
- Further reading
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