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EDS 312: Comparative Education: Encyclopedias

Education Indicators


Available Online

These publications are both part of the Unesco Institute of Statistics Document Library which contains various reports on internationatl education issues and trends.



Available Online

Background Information


Use encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference materials to find background information on your topic.

 

International Encyclopedia of Education (2011 Edition)

Over 1,200 entries structured alphabetically and organized thematically around 22 major educational themes, including Comparative and International Education. 


World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide

REF LB15 .W87 2001 V. 1 - V. 3

Also available online (DIRECT ACCESS ONLY IF YOU ARE ON CAMPUS)

 

This 3-volume country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.

IF YOU ARE OFF CAMPUS, FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO GET TO THIS ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA:

1.    Go to databases at Emory

2.    Click on "G"

3.    Click on "Gale Virtual Reference Library"

4.    If you are off campus, you will be asked to enter your Emory net id and password 

5.    Click on "+" next to "Education"

6.    Click on "World Education Encyclopedia"

Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators

LB 2846 .E2472 (Most recent copy in Reference section, all others in stacks)

Also available online

OECD = Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. This resource provides a wide range of comparable and up-to-date indicators on the performance of national education systems. Key indicators look at who participates in education, what is spent on it, how the systems operate, and the results achieved.

 

Eurypedia: European Encyclopedia of International Education Systems

Online

News, summaries, and reports on European country educational systems.

 

 

 

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