1.1 Define the term Comparative Education
COMPARATIVE OF EDUCATION
Comparative Education has been defined in different ways by various authors. There has been no clearly accepted definition of Comparative Education. However, there has been one agreement among the scholars that Comparative Education is concerned with comparisons in education.
Comparative Education is an analytical survey of systems of education and problems with a view of establishing similarities and differences. It makes comparisons across geo-political, historical and cultural boundaries. The process of comparison involves analyzing forces which make for resemblances and differences between systems of education or problems of education.
Then looking at the reasons why different solutions have been attempted to problems in education that seem common to all. Lastly, finding out why these systems are the way they are.