UNESCO Chair in Comparative Education (976), established in 2012 at the University of Hong Kong (China).


Comparative education.


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • carry out collaborative research with partners in the field of comparative education (trends and issues related to quality and equity in education, including private tutoring);
  • provide policy analysis and advice to assist policy-makers and practitioners;
  • design, produce and disseminate widely studies, policy briefs and other resources in the field of comparative education; and,
  • provide training at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to students, teachers, administrators and related personnel.

Host Institution

The University of Hong Kong (China)

UNESCO Chair's website


Launch Ceremony for the UNESCO Chair, May 18, 2012.

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education; UNESCO Office in Beijing.



Prof. Mark Bray, UNESCO Chairholder

The University of Hong Kong

Faculty of Education

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2219 4194

E-mail: mbray(at)