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YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3EXAMS

DIPLOMA TEACHER EDUCATION SYLLABUS

YEAR I - EDUCATION

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1.3.0 COMPARATIVE EDUCATION   (20 HOURS)

1.3.1.0 Specific Objectives

1.3.2.1 Introduction to the study of Comparative Education

  • Definition of Comparative Education

  • History of Comparative Education

  • Importance of studying Comparative Education

  • Methods used in the study of Comparative Education

1.3.2.2 Factors that determine national character

  • Educational

  • Geographical

  • Economical

  • Language

  • Religious

  • Political

  • Historical.

1.3.2.3 A Comparative study of specific Education systems

a) Africa (Study Group A and any other group from the following)

Group A: Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Uganda

Group B: Senegal, Togo, Rwanda, Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo

Group C: Mozambique, Angola, Guinea Bissau

Group D: Morocco, Egypt, Sudan

Group E: South Africa, Ethiopia, Liberia

b)  Rest of the world

At least two countries from the following: Britain, France, U.S.A, India, Germany, Malaysia, Japan, Sweden, Norway, China, Denmark, Canada, Australia

Note: The comparative study should be based on the following aspects:

  • organization of Education

  • educational administration

  • financing of education

  • curriculum development

  • teacher education

  • educational opportunities

  • educational policies

1.3.2.4 Global trends in Education

  • e-learning

  • Distance and Open learning

  • Student exchange programmes

  • Environmental Education

  • Inclusive education

  • Free Primary Education (FPE) and Universal Primary Education (UPE)

  • Education For All (EFA)

  • Alternative Teaching approaches (multi-grade, multi-shift, mobile schools and others)

1.3.2.5 The role of International and local agencies in the provision of education:

  • UNESCO

  • UNICEF

  • NEPAD and others.