There are five marked stages in the development of Comparative Education.
a) Traveler's tales.
b) Educational borrowing.
c) International educational co-operation.
d) Search for the forces and factors that shaped national educational system.
e) Empirical and quantitative approach.
a) TRAVELER'S TALES: travelers, scholars, traders and men in search of adventure visited foreign countries for a variety of reasons. They wrote what they saw in the countries visited by them. This included description of schools and type of education provided. Hiuen Tsang and Marco Polo described their observations of the countries visited by them. These attempts were subjective and ...
The expert examines the five stages in its development for comparative education.