General information

Module title EDUCATION IN POLAND AND OTHER COUNTRIES – COMPARATIVE REVIEW
Language English
Module lecturer Anna Mankowska (coordinator), Celina Czech-Włodarczyk
Lecturer's email a.manko@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position dr, dr
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 45
ECTS 5
USOS code 11-EPOC

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

• demonstrate a basic knowledge of the principles of international and comparative education• describe the central concepts of international and comparative research • apply these principles and concepts to comparative analysis of educational practices and policies• formulate a general understanding of the Polish educational system and other, its characteristics and objectives• reflect on practical experiences, such as observation in Polish schools and/or preschools, and compare the functioning of these institutions to similar entities in other countries• describe current issues and trends in international and comparative education

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

English on intermediate level, allowing for the free speaking and reading the articles in English

Syllabus

Week 1: IntroductionWeek 2: Defining Comparative Education: Conception of the field Week 2: Culture and education Week 3: Comparing SystemsWeek 4: Comparing PlacesWeek 5: Comparing CulturesWeek 6: Early childhood education and care across EuropeWeek 7: Compulsory education and its functionWeek 8: Higher education in the era of GlobalizationWeek 9: Ideologies and educationWeek 10: Religion and educationWeek 11: International schoolsWeek 12: Insider- outsider research in comparative and international education Week 13: International research in the field of education: PISA, TALIS, TIMMS itdWeek 14: Education and international development- social justice in the field of educationWeek 15: Assessment, presentation of research paper

Reading list

• Noah H. J, Eckstein M.A., Defining Comparative Education: Conception of the field [in:] Noah H. J, Eckstein M.A.,Doing Comparative Education: Three Decades of Collaboration, Comparative Education Research Center, 1998, p. 35-41.• Manzon M., Comparing Places, [in:] M. Bray, B.Adamson, M.Mason eds. Comparative Education Research Approaches and Methods, Hong Kong 2007, p. 85-123.• Bray M.& Jkai K., Comparing Systems [in:] M. Bray, B.Adamson, M.Mason eds. Comparative Education Research Approaches and Methods, Hong Kong 2007, p. 123-125.• Mason M., Comparing Cultures [in:] M. Bray, B.Adamson, M.Mason eds. Comparative Education Research Approaches and Methods, Hong Kong 2007,165-197.• Masemann V.L., Culture and education [in:] eds. R.F. Arnove, C.A. Torres, S. Franz Comparative Eduction, The dialectic of the Global and local, Lanham 2013, p. 113-133• Hörner W., Nowosad I. Poland. [in:] Hörner W., Döbert H., Kopp B.V., Mitter W. (eds) The Education Systems of Europe. Springer, Dordrecht 2007, p.590-606. • Teaching Comparative Education: trends and issues informing practice, Edited by PATRICIA K. KUBOW & ALLISON H. BLOSSER, 2016, Symposium books, Oxford Studies in Comparative Education• Religion and Education: comparative and international perspectives, Edited by MALINI SIVASUBRAMANIAM & RUTH HAYHOE, 2018, Symposium books, Oxford Studies in Comparative Education• International Schools: current issues and future prospects, Edited by MARY HAYDEN & JEFF THOMPSON, 2016, Symposium books, Oxford Studies in Comparative Education• Knowledge and the Study of Education: an international exploration, Edited by GEOFF WHITTY & JOHN FURLONG, 2017, Symposium books, Oxford Studies in Comparative Education• Revisiting Insider–Outsider Research in Comparative and International Education, Edited by MICHAEL CROSSLEY, LORE ARTHUR & ELIZABETH McNESS, 2016, Symposium books, Oxford Studies in Comparative Education