Mark Bray becomes President of the Comparative & International Education Society

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The 60th anniversary conference of the Comparative & International Education Society in Vancouver concluded with a great success.  The conference was attended by 2,800 academics and education professionals including 31 delegates from the Faculty of Education. CERC and the Faculty had great visibility. The University and CERC logos were prominent on the conference bags, signs for the Faculty-sponsored opening reception and […]

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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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New Books!


CERC has in June 2015 published two new books in its Monograph Series in Comparative and International Education and Development. They are both available for free download. – Monograph No. 12 entitled UNESCO’s Origins, Achievements, Problems and Promises: An Inside/Outside Perspective from the US. by Raymond E. Wanner. Please download from here. List price: US$16/HK$100. – The […]

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

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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


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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New MEd-CGSED Cohort


Each year, HKU welcomes a new and dynamic cohort of students for the MEd programme in Comparative and Global Studies in Education and Development (CGSED). The 19 students in the 2016/17 are as dynamic as their predecessors. They come from 11 countries/jurisdictions, namely:   Cambodia Canada China Mainland Hong Kong India Japan Lao PDR Malaysia […]

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