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Michele Schweisfurth, Professor

Professor of Comparative and International Education at University of Glasgow

Michele Schweisfurth is Professor of Comparative and International Education at the University of Glasgow, and President 2023-24 of the British Association for International and Comparative Education. Her primary research interest is pedagogy, focusing on internationally travelling policies and notions of ‘best practice’. Originally from Canada, she has worked as a teacher, teacher educator, or adult educator in six different countries, and conducted research and consultancy in many others. Past roles include editor of the journal Comparative Education, Chair of Trustees for the UK Forum for International Education and Training, Senior Research Fellow with the Education team at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and Director of the Centre for International Education and Research at the University of Birmingham. Further details at:

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