The book covers the broad spectrum of 'Comparative Education' as an emerging discipline within the framework of education in India and UK; USA; and China. This thoroughly revised edition of the book introduces the systems, patterns and problems of education while highlighting the similarities and differences in various educational systems, the way these have been conceived including the solution worked out by each country to the problems in the field. The book has been organized, keeping in view the syllabi of different universities for B.Ed., M.Ed., M.A. (Education) and M.Phil. It has already been approved by a number of universities as a text and reference book. It will also prove useful for teachers and educational administrators in dealing with the problems of education in their day-to-day work.
Part-One: National Systems of Education: 1. Understanding Comparative Education, 2. Comparative Educational Structures, 3. Pre-Primary and Primary Education, 4. Secondary Education, 5. Higher Education, 6. Teacher Education, Part-Two: Problems in Comparative Education: 7. The Government of Education, 8. Educational Autonomy, 9. Organisation of Curriculum, 10. Student Unrest, 11. Examination System, 12. Problems of Admissions, 13. Correspondence Courses, 14. Adult Education • Bibliography