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ERIC Number: EJ720523
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-1598-1037
China's Higher Education Reform 1998-2003: A Summary
Lixu, Li
Asia Pacific Education Review, v5 n1 p14-22 2004
Profoundly important and unprecedented changes have taken place in China's higher education since 1998, when Zhu Rongji Administration (1998-2003) decided to carry out a new round of educational reform. These changes include some breakthroughs in macro administrative system reform, growth in the total amount of educational expenditure, the enlargement of the recruitment scale of higher education, and positive changes in personnel, reward distribution and rear service reforms. The purpose of this paper is to offer a summary of these reforms. It discusses (1) the internal reasons for the reforms, (2) the main events and measures, (3) the main contents and achievements, (4) and the main problems of these reforms. (Contains 19 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China