Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers

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Karen Elizabeth Mundy, Kathy Bickmore, Katherine Madjidi
Canadian Scholars' Press, 2008 - Education - 394 pages
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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Karen Mundy is Professor of Comparative and International Education, Associate Dean of Research, International and Innovation, and President Elect of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) at the University of Toronto.
Kathy Bickmore is Professor of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at U of T.
Ruth Hayhoe is Professor in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at U of T.
Meggan Madden is Assistant Professor at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She teaches in the International Education Management program.
Katherine Madjidi, PhD, has her doctorate in Leadership, Higher and Adult Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the U of T. She currently teaches the Ecology of Leadership program at the Regenerative Design Institute.

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