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Prof K Watson

Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Reading


MA, PGCE, PhD (University of Reading)
Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Reading
Formerly: Professor of Education (with special reference to Comparative and International education) University of Reading and Director of the Centre for International Studies in Education, Management and Training (CISEMT)
Areas: Comparative and international education; education in the developing world
Research: Aspects of educational development especially in South-East Asia and Western Europe; Community education; Education in Multiracial societies; Multicultural Education; Separate Christian School provision
Publications: ‘Educational Dilemmas: Debates and Diversity’, 4 Volumes (Teachers, Teacher Education and Training; Reforms in Higher Education; Power and Responsibility; Quality in Education) London, Cassell (co-editor, 1997) ‘Doing Comparative Education Research: Issues and Problems’, Wallingford:Symposium Books (2001) ‘Comparative and International Research in Education - Globalisation, Context and Difference’, London, Routledge (co-author, 2003) ‘Religion in Education’, Vo1.4, Leominster, Gracewing (co-editor, 2003)

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