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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2012–2013
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KASA4 Comparative education - book exam 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Kasvatustieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Education

Learning outcomes

General description

The objective of the course is that the student
- understands the growing significance of comparative research in the development of educational theories and education policy-making
- learns to analyse educational phenomena in an international perspective.

Book exam (in english) for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education. Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials on general examination days of the School of Education.  


Bray, M. & Adamson, B. & Mason. M. (eds.), Comparative Education. Springer. 2007. (Chapters 1, 4, 5, 7, 9 and 15) 

Phillips, D. & Schweisfurth, M.,Comparative and International Education: an Introduction to Theory, Method and Practise.  London: Continuum. 2008 and 2006.

Green, A., Education, Globalisation and the Role of Comparative Research. London Review of Education 1 (2), 83-97. 2003. (can be found via Nelli-portal, e-journals)

Jones, P.W., Education and the World Order. Comparative Education 43 (3), 325-337. 2007. (can be found via Nelli-portal, e-journals).


Tuomas Takala, Teacher responsible


Book exam on the following general examinations of the School of Education (enrolment in NettiOpsu at the latest one week before the exam)
Fri 26-Oct-2012 at 12-16, Main building, lecture hall D10a+b
Fri 14-Dec-2012 at 12-16, Main building, lecture hall D10a+b
Fri 15-Feb-2013 at 12-16, Main building D10a+b
Fri 12-Apr-2013 at 12-16, Main building D10a+b