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Educational organization


Patterns of organization of education provision approached usually at country (or nation) level, the most important level where formal education is regulated.



The concept of education systems refers to the patterns of organization of education provision approached usually at country (or nation) level, the most important level where formal education is regulated. Systematic description, comparison, and analysis of evolution of education systems are the main subjects of comparative education, an interdisciplinary field developed at the border of education sciences, history, economics, and philosophy.

In this chapter, I will treat education systems applying the following blueprint: I will start discussing the models of convergence and divergence in education systems, then I will refer briefly to theories of change in educational organization and will end the section by referring to contemporary tendencies in the...

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Hatos, A. (2014). Educational System. In: Michalos, A.C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Springer, Dordrecht.

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