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The Center for Comparative Education in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to bringing a global perspective to the study of educational policy and practice.

Irving Epstein (Illinois Wesleyan University) to Give Lecture on Youth, Social Movements and Technology

Irving Epstein (Illinois Wesleyan University) to Give Lecture on Youth, Social Movements and Technology

March 26th, 2015

The Center for Comparative Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Irving Epstein (Illinois Wesleyan University) who will give a lecture titled “Comparing 21st Century Student Movements: Old Wine in New Bottles or the Beginnings of Fundamental Structural Change” on Wednesday April 1st, 6:15-7:15 in Cuneo 104, Lake Shore Campus. Epstein is Professor of Educational Studies […]


Professor Noah W. Sobe elected Vice-President of CIES

Professor Noah W. Sobe elected Vice-President of CIES

March 15th, 2015

On March 12, 2015 at the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. it was announced that Professor Noah W. Sobe, Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Program Chair and Director of the Center for Comparative Education at Loyola University Chicago, had been elected Vice-President of the Society…


Dr. Rebecca Adami to give lecture on Women’s Role in the development of Human Rights  Wednesday March 18th, 6pm-7pm

Dr. Rebecca Adami to give lecture on Women’s Role in the development of Human Rights Wednesday March 18th, 6pm-7pm

March 10th, 2015

Rebecca Adami of Teachers College, Columbia University will be giving a lecture titled “Women’s Role in the Development of ‘Human Rights’” Wednesday March 18th, 6pm-7pm in Regents Hall, Lewis Towers 111 E Pearson Street. Professor Adami is a Fulbright Fellow and visiting scholar at the Department of Arts and Humanities, Teachers College as well as […]


Lecture on “Rethinking ‘Context’ for Comparative Education Research” at OISE, Toronto

Lecture on “Rethinking ‘Context’ for Comparative Education Research” at OISE, Toronto

December 15th, 2014

Professor Noah W. Sobe, Director of the Center for Comparative Education, delivered a guest lecture at CIDEC, Ontario Institute for the Study of Education, University of Toronto, Canada titled “Rethinking ‘Context’ For Comparative Education Research: Theory, Method and Application to the Comparative Study of Accountability in Education.”  An Adobe Connect recording of the December 10, […]


CEPS Faculty on Lecture Tour in Brazil

CEPS Faculty on Lecture Tour in Brazil

October 10th, 2014

On October 6-7 Professors Amy Shuffelton and Noah W. Sobe, both faculty in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, delivered a series of lectures at the State University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP) in Brazil. As part of a cycle of seminars on education, the family and childhood, Professor Shuffelton spoke on parent involvement and the privatization […]


Professor Monisha Bajaj (University of San Francisco) to give lecture and workshop on Human Rights and Education

Professor Monisha Bajaj (University of San Francisco) to give lecture and workshop on Human Rights and Education

October 1st, 2014

On Tuesday November 4th, in conjunction with Loyola’s Center for the Human Rights of the Child, CEPS will be welcoming Professor Monisha Bajaj of the University of San Francisco to campus for a workshop and an evening lecture.  Prof. Bajaj has a global reputation for her work on human rights education and currently directs USF’s […]


Loyola Intl Higher Education Students in Beijing

Loyola Intl Higher Education Students in Beijing

January 13th, 2014

A group of 16 students in Loyola’s MEd program in International Higher Education spent the first week of January in China as part of a hybrid J-Term course that involved one week at Loyola’s campus, The Beijing Center…


Professor Sobe delivers lecture at Beijing Normal University

Professor Sobe delivers lecture at Beijing Normal University

January 9th, 2014

Prof. Sobe spoke on “The History of Emotions in Education” at Beijing Normal University on January 9, 2014 as a guest of the Institute for Historical Research.


Loyola hiring Assistant/Associate Professor of International Higher Education

October 13th, 2013

The School of Education, Loyola University Chicago announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level with primary teaching, research and service responsibilities in International Higher Education. The selected individual will join faculty in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies and Higher Education programs …


CCE Lecture Series: Prof. Kazuhisa Fujimoto on Japanese Lesson Study Meetings (Sept. 24th)

CCE Lecture Series: Prof. Kazuhisa Fujimoto on Japanese Lesson Study Meetings (Sept. 24th)

September 25th, 2013

The Center for Comparative Education was pleased to recently host Professor Kazuhisa Fujimoto of Keio University (Japan) …