ERIC Number: EJ300192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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The Historical Background: Examinations and Controls in Pre-Modern China.
Hu, C. T.
Comparative Education, v20 n1 p7-26 1984
Premodern Chinese education emphasized an intricate system of examinations used by the government to select its officials from among the "shih" (scholars). A dual tract educational system existed: state and some private schools for examination bound scholars, and private schools for others fortunate enough to receive some education. (MH)
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Comparative Education, Competitive Selection, Confucianism, Educational History, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Examiners, Foreign Countries, Government Employees, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Governmental Structure, Higher Education, Memorization, Private Education, Social Status, State Schools, Test Bias, Test Format, Test Results, Test Wiseness, Testing Programs, Traditionalism
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: China