Comparative Education at Universities World Wide

The Editors

The Book
The Editors

Charl Wolhuter studied at the Rand Afrikaans University, the University of Pretoria and the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He obtained a doctorate in Comparative Education at the University of Stellenbosch. He was a junior lecturer in History of Education and Comparative Education at the University of Pretoria and a senior lecturer in History of Education and Comparative Education at the University of Zululand. He is currently professor of Comparative Education at North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa. He is the author of various books and articles on History of Education and Comparative Education.


Nikolay Popov graduated from Sofia University, Bulgaria, in Education and Philosophy in 1986. He obtained two doctorates in Comparative Education – PhD (1990) and Dr.habil (2002). All his teaching and research activities have been focused on the history, theory and practice of Comparative Education. He has conducted comparative studies on management, finance, structures, teacher training, education laws, school curricula and books in various countries. He is currently Professor of Comparative Education at Sofia University. He is author of 21 books and 105 articles and chapters on Education in Bulgaria and Comparative Education.


Bruno Leutwyler is head of the Institute for International Cooperation in Education at the University of Teacher Education Central Switzerland. After teaching several years in primary and secondary education in Switzerland and South America, he studied education and psychology at the University of Zurich where he obtained his PhD in 2007. His current research and teaching activities cover Comparative and Intercultural Education as well as Internationalisation of Teacher Education.


Klara Skubic Ermenc is Assistant Professor of Comparative Pedagogy at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She holds a doctorate in pedagogical sciences. She teaches several undergraduate and graduate courses: Comparative Pedagogy, Educational Systems, European Education Policy, Intercultural Pedagogy. Her fields of research are: intercultural education and education of students with immigrant background, concepts of knowledge in pedagogical science, European trends in vocational education. She works as a consultant for the development of vocational education and training in Slovenia.