BOOK LAUNCH AND TALK: Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers (2nd edition)

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Speakers: Ruth Hayhoe and Li Jun Chair: Mark Bray Friday 21 April, 11:45am-12:45 pm. Room 403 Runme Shaw Building The first edition of this book, published in Canada, was developed a decade ago to help teachers in multicultural schools to understand the nature and value of comparative and international education. This second edition, published in […]

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CIES Presidential Address

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In March 2016, Mark Bray was elected to the Presidency of the US-based Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). This is the oldest and largest society in the field, established in 1956 and having over 3,000 members. At the 61st annual conference, 6-9 March 2017 in Atlanta, USA, Mark Bray concluded his work with a […]

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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

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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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March 6-10, 2016 in Vancouver – the 60th Annual Conference of CIES!

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March 6-10, 2016 Vancouver, BC| Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre   “Six Decades of Comparative and International Education: Taking Stock and Looking Forward”   Call for Proposals Early bird submission deadline: September 15th, 2015 Final submission deadline:  October 15th, 2015 * Please note that the final submission deadline will NOT be extended beyond this date. No exceptions […]

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