New book in CERC-Springer Series

CERC has just published its No. 32 of CERC Studies in Comparative Education: Researching Private Supplementary Tutoring Methodological Lessons from Diverse Cultures. CERC members are entitled for 20% discount of the new book. Click here for the order information. The details of the book are as follows: Private supplementary tutoring, widely known as shadow education because of the way […]

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Unearthing the Human: A Posthuman Approach to Human Evolution and Education for Sustainable Development

Simon Ceder

By Simon Ceder Chair: Liz Jackson Over the last 15 years, there has been increasing interest in using posthuman approaches in edu-cational research, particularly in early childhood education, but also in research methodology and curriculum studies. This seminar presents an overview of this development. It also proposes ways to introduce post-human perspectives into two areas […]

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Traveling Researchers, Colonial Difference: Comparative Education in an Age of Exploration

Noah Sobe Poster

By Noah W. Sobe Chair: Mark Bray This seminar examines Marc-Antoine Jullien’s 1816/17 Esquisse et Vues Préliminaries d’un ouvrage sur L’Éducation Comparée in relation to European traditions of travel and global colonial expansion.  It argues that principles of colonial difference saturate Jullien’s proposal — notably in the ways that it enables and disables subjectivities and subject positions as […]

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Building capacity in Latin America: Science, technology and higher education to leverage development

book launch,  21 Nov

By Hugo Horta & Jae Park Chair: Mark Bray This seminar focuses a new book, co-edited by Hugo Horta, about higher education, science and technology in Latin America. It argues for the need to better integrate science technology policy and higher education policy to promote learning trajectories for inclusive development. These require strong public investments […]

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CERC Movie Afternoon

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17 November 2016 Thursday 1.45 pm Room 403 Meng Wah Complex This 2010 controversial movie, directed by Carol Black, portrays the invasion of “Western” education in a village in Ladakh, India and discusses the far-reaching implications of such invasions on indigenous societies and the planet as a whole. Join us to gain insights not only […]

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Round Table on the 2016 Global Education Monitoring Report

Round table GEM

Chair: Mark Bray Participants: Cheng Kai-Ming, Liz Jackson, Wesley Teter – and all others who can join the event around the Round Table. In September 2015 the global community convened at the United Nations Headquarters to set 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a target date of 2030. The fourth goal focuses on education. UNESCO […]

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School-based counselling policy, policy research and implications: Findings from Hong Kong and Japan

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By Mantak Yuen & Raymond Chan  Chair: Mark Bray This seminar will provide an overview of the existing policy landscape in Hong Kong and Japan. Key issues in school counselling will be identified in each region, and the rationale underpinning policies for school-based counseling will be discussed. The impact of policy on school practices is […]

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