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Globalization is considered among the most important phenomena influencing various developments in the contemporary world. Drawing knowledge from sociology, policy studies, cultural studies, economics and other social sciences, this course aims to provide students with multiple theoretical and conceptual perspectives on globalization and associated practices in education within different contexts. Specifically, by examining the causes and consequences of globalization, students will have a thorough understanding of the complex global phenomenon and its impacts on economic, political, cultural and social spheres. On this basis, focusing on education, students will identify the changes and challenges brought about by the complex and contradictory process of globalization. They will also interrogate different ethics and values that are used to evaluate the impacts of globalization by examining local and foreign issues at different levels of education, thereby having a global perspective on education.