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Course Guide Course Assignment Guide Topic 1: An Introduction to Comparative Education 1.1 Introducing to Comparative Education 1.2 Proponents of Comparative Education 1.3 Defining Comparative Education Summary Key Terms References The Purpose of Comparative Education 2.1 The Purpose of Comparative Education 2.2 A Brief Review of Literature 2.3 Planning 2.4 Improvement and Innovation 2.5 International Understanding Summary Key Terms References The Scope of Comparative Education 3.1 Key Concepts in Education 3.2 Education Philosophy 3.3 Education Planning 3.4 Education Policy 3.5 Goals and Objectives 3.6 Education Structure 3.7 A Case Study Summary Key Terms References Education Structure in Japan 4.1 Contemporary Japan 4.2 History of Education in Japan 4.3 Structure of Education 4.4 Issues in Japanese Education v - xv xvii - xxii 1 2 6 13 17 18 18 20 21 24 28 31 36 39 40 40 42 43 46 49 51 54 58 63 65 66 66 67 68 69 71 87

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Summary Key Terms References Topic 5: Higher Education Policy in Sweden 5.1 Higher Education Policy 5.2 History of Education in Sweden 5.3 Higher Education Policy in Sweden Summary Key Terms References Educational Planning in South Africa 6.1 Examining Education Planning 6.2 History of Education in South Africa 6.3 Educational Planning in the Rainbow Nation Summary Key Terms References Goals of the Primary School Curriculum 7.1 Curricular Goals 7.2 Curricular Control 7.3 Formulation of the Curriculum 7.4 Curricula Content Summary Key Terms References

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