Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Download this course

Share this free course

Global perspectives on primary education
Global perspectives on primary education

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Global perspectives on primary education


Welcome to this free course, Global perspectives on primary education. The course is an introduction to comparative education studies, where you will begin to compare and contrast primary schooling around the world.

The content and activities of this course content are drawn from a range of education settings, educators and countries. You will look into classrooms and hear from teachers, teacher educators and policy makers. You will also learn about United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 and the agenda for free, universal, quality primary education.

There are some glossary terms which appear in bold text. You can find definitions for these in the glossary at the end of the course.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course E309 Comparative and international studies in primary education [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , a compulsory Level 3 course in the BA Hons Education Studies (Primary) qualification.