BA (First-Class Honours in Education),
University of Sydney (1972)
PhD, University of Sydney (1978) Major
fields: international and development education; history of education;
education policy and planning
Personal Chair, International and
Development Education, University of Sydney, Australia (2006 to present)
Director, Research Institute for Humanities
and Social Sciences, University of Sydney (2005 to present)
Pro-Dean, Faculty of Education and Social
Work, University of Sydney (2000-2004)
Head, School of Social, Policy and Curriculum
Studies, University of Sydney (1996-2000)
Deputy Director of the Australian higher
education system's international education agency IDP Education Australia
Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, Faculty
of Education, University of Sydney (1975-2005)
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
Australia New Zealand Comparative and
International Education Society, President (1980-1981; 1990-1991), Founding
World Council of Comparative Education
Societies, Research Commission (1990-1998)
Member of Editorial Boards: Globalisation, Societies and
Journal of Educational Development; Peabody
Journal of Education; and Prospects:
Quarterly Review of Comparative Education. He is a regular reviewer for
these journals and for Comparative
Education; Comparative Education
Review; Compare and International
Review of Education, and numerous academic presses.
Financing of Education: Lending, Learning and Development (second edition revised and updated).
London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer (2007).
and the World Bank. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers (2006).
The United Nations
and Education: Multilateralism, Development and Globalisation. London & New
York: RoutledgeFalmer (2005).
Literacy and Basic
education for Adults and Young People: A Review of Experience. Paris: UNESCO
Policies for Third World Education: UNESCO, Literacy and Development. London
and New York: Routledge (1988).
International Relations in Education. Hawthorn: Australian Council for
Educational Research (1986).
world order. Comparative
Education 43(3) 2007, 325-337.
educational development: an institutional policy analysis. International Journal of Educational
development 26(6) 2006, 605-617.
UNICEF and educational development. International
Journal of Educational Development 26(6)
the UNESCO mandate: multilateral prospects for educational development. International Journal of Educational
Development 19 (1) 1999, 17-25.
internationalism: democratic prospects for world education. Comparative Education 34 (2) 1998, 143-155.
On World Bank
education financing. Comparative
Education 33 (1) 1997, 117-129.
UNESCO and the
politics of global literacy. Comparative
Education Review. 43 (1) 1991, 41-60.
regionalism: higher education and development in the South Pacific. International Journal of Educational
Development 9 (3) 1989, 195-209.
UNESCO - in search
of a tradition. Melbourne Studies
in Education 1982, 257-277.
Contributed By: Elizabeth Cassity, University of Sydney