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ERIC Number: ED526794
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Strategic Examination on and Thinking of the Systematic Reform of Chinese Teacher Education
Yang, Tian-Ping
Online Submission, US-China Education Review B 4 p516-533 2011
The strategic transformation from traditional formal education to modern teacher education starting in mid-1980s has been initially realized in China, meanwhile, some problems still exist, which can be seen from the following five aspects: (1) The teacher educational function of normal universities or colleges has been more or less decreased; (2) The teacher educational task of comprehensive universities has not achieved completely; (3) The teacher educational resources of secondary normal schools have been lost seriously; (4) The level of teacher education of colleges in charge of teacher further education needs to be improved urgently; and (5) The teacher education model of all levels of colleges and universities remains outdated and simplistic. It is necessary to consult the process and trend of foreign teacher educational reform and development, seek countermeasures, lay emphasis on the system innovation and explore the modern teacher system of Chinese characteristic that aims to combine internationalization and localization, directionality and openness, professionalizing and generalization, teacher education's specialty-based feature and its realization in universities, stage-by-stage education and lifelong education, teacher education system's standardization and multiplicity, so that it can make some new historical contributions to the scientific development of China's education cause. (Contains 2 footnotes.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China