Drawing together contributions from experts in the field, this book offers an overview of representative problems in educational development that are common to many societies. The practices and issues that are identified are illustrated with examples from a diversity of nations and estimates of how well the matters reviewed might be resolved in the future are provided. The book is divided into four main sections; a comprehensive introduction to the nature of comparative education, the process of instruction, educational structures and personnel, and influences on educational operations. A concluding chapter provides an overview of the future. .
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...a valuable focus...and readers interested in, for example, the goals of education, instructional methods and materials, delivery systems (formal, nonformal, informal), language and education and the economics of education...will find much of interest here...there are insights that should help to widen the perspective of researchers primarily concerned with policy and practice in their home education systems.
International Review of Education
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