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Comparative Education - OD0133013
Title: Comparative Education
Guaranteed by: Ústav výzkumu a rozvoje vzdělávání (41-UVRV)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: both
E-Credits: 0
Hours per week, examination: 25/0, other [HS]
Extent per academic year: 25 [hours]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (20)
summer:unknown / unknown (20)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level: specialized
Belongs to the student work of type: disertační práce
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: prof. PhDr. Eliška Walterová, CSc.
Classification: Pedagogy > Pedagogy, External Subjects, General Subjects, Special Pedagogy, Pedagogy and Psychology for Teachers
To deepen the theoretical and methodological foundations of comparative education, and to understand the historical and contemporary contexts, processes, strategies and trends in the development of education around the world and, particularly, in Europe. To provide an introduction to the study of various types of educational systems and to improve the skills necessary for working with international databases, to critically reflect and to analyse the educational systems from a comparative perspective.
Last update: Laufková Veronika, PhDr., Ph.D. (23.10.2018)
Literature - Czech

Bray, M.; Adamson, B.; Mason, M. (Eds.) Comparative Education Research. Approaches and Methods. Hong Kong: Springer, 2007.

Dale, R.; Robertson, S. (Eds.) Globalisation and Europeisation in Education. Symposium Books: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Hörner, W.; Döbert, H.; Kopp, B.von; Mitter, W. The Education Systems of Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, 2007.

Last update: Laufková Veronika, PhDr., Ph.D. (23.10.2018)
Syllabus - Czech

·       Research field, structure and functions of comparative education. Types and methods of comparative studies.

·       Development of comparative education and international studies, comparative education in different regions of the world.

·       Globalization as a context for the development of comparative education, global issues and consequences of globalization in education.

·       Global actors (UNESCO, OECD, World Bank, EU) and the international association (WCCES), their contribution and influence on educational policy.

·       Cultural and typological differences in educational systems, tools of comparison (ISCED 2011, quality indicators).

·       Education in Europe, European value paradigm, integration process as a context of education.

·       Cultural identity, languages and language policy, minority education, language teaching in Europe.

·       Education policy of the EU, priorities and principles, forming a common European education area.

·       Trends and selected issues in educational systems, specific aspects of the transformation of education.

Last update: Laufková Veronika, PhDr., Ph.D. (23.10.2018)
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