EDU604 Assignment Spring 2019 Solution & Discussion Due Date: August 2019
Five advantages of comparative education?
Solution idea.from handout:
Purposes of comparative education are:
• Make Choices:
Comparisons are not new to our life. It’s a very routine thing; we all do comparisons like
parents make comparisons when choosing schools that what better so comparative
education is also there to make choices in education.
• Richer Understanding:
We also make comparisons for richer understanding, we try to understand what is
working and we try to go in depth to understand the nature of the issue.
• Plans for Future:
This also makes you to plan for future so you look at different country context. It means
you can get ideas what does it working and what not so you can plan for the future.
• Understanding the local issues in a global context:
Another reason why we should study in comparative education, it is very useful in the
context of understanding the local issues in a global perspective so you realize what the
global significance of the local issues so you can’t decide about the issues of languages in
education within the Pakistani context only infect you are looking at global perspective.
• Discover underlying principles:
It also somehow helps you when you are making these comparisons to discover the
underline principles and you see that what kind of theory is working.
• Grasp the dynamics of cause and effect:
You grasp the dynamic cause and effect so at least there is some sort of predictability or
understanding because you can’t control all the variables but you have understanding that
how it will go.
• Broaden understanding of educational issues:
Comparison of education definitely broadens the understanding of educational issues and
gives us wider perspective to understand what’s going on.
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