Established in 1970 and organized as an NGO in operational relations with UNESCO, the World Council of Comparative Education Societies is an international organization of comparative education societies from across the globe.

Cancun, Mexico

XVII World Congress of Comparative Education Societies
to be held in Cancun, Mexico in 2019

We invite comparative education societies to work upon the far and the near future of education, either with a global or a local perspective. To re-think about the ends of education, to make reflections about pedagogies, about the curriculum of the future, the future profile of families and learners, or their new educational settings, or about the fate of teacher training, future scenarios portray so many topics for comparative education.

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WCCES Executive Committee Meeting 2017

Association Francophone d’Éducation Comparée (AFEC)
President: Professor Régis Malet

EC Meeting dates October 10-11, 2017
by invitation from the President

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L'ouvrage dirigé par Geoff Whitty et John Furlong, Knowledge and the Study of Education, offre un panorama international et critique sur le développement de la recherche en éducation et des sciences de l'éducation.

Master of International Management, Education & Training at the University of Bordeaux: an online and bilingual program designed to support the development of skills for educators, trainers, managers and leaders entering or advancing in international mobility and in young and adult learning and training in diverse settings that require international understanding and intercultural know-how.


VI Congreso nacional e internacional de estudios comparados en educación

I​nclusión, Calidad y Equidad en la Educación. Pasado, Presente y Futuro en perspectiva comparada.

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Sixth Worldwide Forum for Comparative Education

Two hundred years of comparative education: nation-state, globalization and disciplinary development. Sept. 23-24, 2017. Beijing, China.

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2nd International and 4th International Conference on Comparative Education

To be held on September 25-27, 2017 at SEAMEO INNOTECH, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.

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IIPE - Aesthetic Peaces: Social, Political & Embodied Learning — Responses for Human & Planetary Survival

Innsbruck, Austria. Aug. 27-Sept. 2, 2017

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AFEC - Diversité culturelle et citoyenneté : Enjeux éducatifs à l'heure de la globalisation

Corte du 12 au 14 octobre 2017

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Second International Conference on Comparative Education

Theme: “The Teacher of the 21st Century in a Compared Perspective: Transformations and Challenges towards the construction of sustainable societies” on 29th, 30th and 31st January, 2018.

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Calls for Submissions

N'Dri Assie-Lumumba

WCCES president featured in CIES newsletter

WCCES members are encouraged to read President N'Dri Assie-Lumumba's submissions in the latest edition of the newsletter of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The first article is her interview as outgoing member of the CIES Board of Directors (pp. 10-11) and the second article is her last report as the representative of CIES to WCCES as well as remarks on the Beijing Congress (pp. 21-22).

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