Measuring Inequality of Education: Multiple Viewpoints and Methods

Tuesday 30 September, 12.45 to 2.00 pm, Runme 202

Speaker: W. James Jacob

Chair: Mark Bray

This seminar will explore themes from the book co-edited by W. James Jacob, and published by CERC, entitled Inequality in Education: Comparative and International Perspectives. The book includes both conceptual chapters and national case studies using a range of methods. It also offers a strategic comparative and international education policy statement on recent shifts in education inequality. Perspectives are drawn from 18 countries across six geographic regions.

As a special arrangement, the thick book (584 pages) will be made available at half price during the seminar. [Normal price: HK$300; seminar price: HK$150].

W. James Jacob is Director of the Institute for International Studies in Education at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He is also Historian of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES). His research interests include higher education management; good governance; culture, language, and identity; quality assurance; and organizational effectiveness.

W. James Jacob, Tuesday 30 September