Comparative and international education: issues for teachers

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Canadian Scholars' Press, 2008 - Education - 394 pages
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This comprehensive new text explores major issues in education today through international and intercultural research. The contributors draw on comparative research from North America, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East, and touch on themes including history and philosophy of comparative education, the right to education, teacher formation, alternative pedagogies, testing, multiculturalism, gender, conflict resolution, and global citizenship. Offering a vivid portrayal of global educational practices, contributions from preeminent scholars, and invaluable teaching resources, this text is vital reading for teachers, teachers-in-training, and comparative education scholars.

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