Presentation One, Slide 5: Globalization of Education- Refers to the worldwide
discussion, process and institutions affecting local educational practices and polices.
Presentation One, Slide 6: Not a one way street! Interaction between
Rainer Asia Pacific Nation
Our country, Rainer, is very diverse when it comes to the people that reside in our area.
We have a strong obligation to schooling and typically excel
Caledonia Sub-Saharan Nation
Caledonia is known for being a very diverse nation because of our eight ethnonationalities and languages and on top that, ten smaller concentrated n
Goals & Curricula
a What do you want the system to achieve? Societal goals?
To improve creativity and critical thinking skills
Promote _in the school system
a Curricula: STEM? Liberal Arts? Something else?
The globalization of education-
Comparative international education vs. globalization of education-
Knowledge economy- human capital, ecomonic development, lifelong learning, multicultarlism, WORK
Human capital- skills people have in order to
11 Nov. 2011
Education policies for raising student learning: The Finnish Approach
o Finland moved from an industrial society to the knowledge economy
model, which still exist today.
Competitive market economy in a non-market welfare society
17 Nov. 2011
New Zealand School System
o Mandatory attendance for six through sixteen, but many parents enroll children at
o Made up of 2,700 schools, accounting from some 60,000 students.
Secondary school is slightly shorter than
27 October 2011
BCT Chapter 10: Japan
Encouraging Individualism, Maintaining Community Values
Overview of Education
o Three tiered system for governance and administration of system with national,
prefectural and municipal components.
13 October 2011
BCT: Chapter 4- Chile
o Reforms- large scale programs that start at the top and aim to completely resolve
an issue using a silver-bullet approach; however, these approaches typically do
not take into account the effects to the
China: Turning the bad master into the good servant
Decentralization and Expansion
o Major reform since 1980s
o Communism started in 1946 and in 1966 Moa Zedong took leadership
Cultural Revolution spurred by launch of change of ideology
School subjects ch
6 October 2011
BCT: Chapter 16
Introduction: United States
o Some of Americas greatest focal points have been on literacy, unity and equality
since the mid-19th century.
o Due to an increase social problems, politicians have begun to place blame
24 August 2011
Globalization of Education: Chapter One
As time has gone on, governments have taken notice of how education links to a healthy
economy. The National Governors Association and many multinational CEOs worked
together on publications that work
Education in Ghana
Education in Ghana dates back to the early 1600s; however, up until the mid-1800s the system
relied heavily on cultural tradition and generational wisdom passed from elders to children. After
hundreds of years of reform and experiment
CSE Mid-Term Exam
Globalization of Education- the worldwide discussions, processes and institutions
affecting local educational practices and policies. The globalization of education
reflects DYNAMIC interactions between local and global. There is a