Schools of the World

Course Description

An examination of globalization’s impact on P-12 school by viewing a variety of P-12 schooling models from across the world. Compare and contrast with U.S.’s system of local control of funding and governance, and roles states and federal government play. Accountability, student assessment of learning, governance, funding, culture, and religion are also considered in this examination.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify stated and unstated purposes of schooling in other nations’ P-12 school systems.
  • Recognize globalization’s cultural, political, and economic impact on P-12 schooling.
  • Relate stated educational philosophies to purpose and goals in various nations.
  • Describe national P-12 school finance models as they relate to various nations’ educational purpose and goals.
  • Describe national curricula as they relate various nations’ purpose and goals.

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