CERC is featured in the latest issue of Education Matters (Vol. 14 No. 1 2016). The cover story is about the work done by the Shadow Education SIG, entitled ‘Private Tutoring: Out of the Shadows, Into the Limelight’. To view the entire issue, please click here.
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 […]
CERC is delighted that on 15 December 2015 one of its distinguished Associate Members, Prof. Ruth Hayhoe, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK). The citation was read by Prof. Lee Wing-On, who was CERC’s first Director and is now Vice President of the OUHK. Prof. Lee noted that […]
The 2014 cohort of CGSED officially graduated on the graduation ceremony held 4 December 2015. Leigh Dalgarno was addressing the whole congregation as a representative of all MEd students – and included on behalf of the CGSED group a reference to the Famous Cube!
The University of Hong Kong is recruiting a new cohort of Master students. Apply (closing date 16 May 2016) and earn a Master of Education in Comparative and Global Studies in Education and Development from the Faculty of Education. Comparison is a fundamental tool for all forms of enquiry. When applied to education in an international setting, […]
By Andy Green Chair: Mark Bray In an era which is rapidly losing the idea of education as a ‘public good,’ it is useful to remember the origins of our modern education systems, and the role of the state in their creation. Today we see a rapid marketising of education around the world, with […]