UNESCO Chair on lnternational and Comparative Educational Research
The purpose of the UNESCO Chair is to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation on international and comparative education research. It also aims to strengthen capacities within CRICE with a view to establishing it as focal point for issues pertaining to education in South East Asia. The Chair will undertake jointly with partners research to identify and document important contemporary education issues in Malaysia and in South East Asia, taking into account the different degrees of development and to range of cultural diversity of the region. This is the very first UNESCO Chair to be awarded to Malaysia and the first to focus on education in the South East Asian region globally.