About the Center

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.

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) …


Loyola Faculty to Present at Comparative Education World Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina (June 24-28, 2013)

May 3rd, 2013

Faculty from Loyola University Chicago’s School of Education will be making a number of presentations at the XV Comparative Education World Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 24-28….


Loyola Team Edits Special Journal Issue

Loyola Team Edits Special Journal Issue

March 20th, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Tavis Jules, Assistant Professor, and a team of graduate students who guest-edited an issue of Current Issues in Comparative Education (CICE), one of the leading journals in the field of comparative and international education. The issue dealt with education in small states in a number of innovative and creative ways…


Loyola Students Faculty and Alumni Presenting at CIES 2013

February 28th, 2013

In New Orleans March 10-15 the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) will hold its annual conference and students, faculty and alumni from Loyola University Chicago will, as usual, be a prominent presence….


International Higher Education MEd Cohort starting Fall 2013!

February 10th, 2013

The Cultural and Educational Policy Studies and Higher Education programs at Loyola University Chicago are pleased to announce that we are launching an International Higher Education MEd cohort that will begin coursework in Fall 2013!


Loyola School of Education in Beijing

Loyola School of Education in Beijing

January 30th, 2013

In January 2013 a group of students enrolled in Loyola’s International Higher Education MEd global cohort program met at The Beijing Center for a short-term study abroad course (ELPS 448) on International Higher Education


New Research on US Performance on International Assessments

January 20th, 2013

A new report from Stanford University researchers Martin Carnoy and Richard Rothstein that examined US performance on International Assessments finds that, contrary to widespread perceptions, US students do not drastically lag behind students from other countries…