International Journal of Comparative Education and Development


The Official Journal of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong



Table Of Contents: Volume 19 Issue 1

Obstructive and promotive factors for access to school and learning in primary school in Zambia

Sugata Sumida

The purpose of this paper is to identify the obstructive and promotive factors that affect students’ access to school and learning attainment in Zambia. Much of the…

Do PISA data justify PISA-based education policy?

Luisa Araujo, Andrea Saltelli, Sylke V. Schnepf

Since the publication of its first results in 2000, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) implemented by the OECD has repeatedly been the subject of…

Edges of sustainability through numbers, themes and discourse

Mustafa Öztürk

The purpose of this paper is to identify critical gaps in the conceptualization and interpretation of sustainability by investigating the postgraduate research (theses and…



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