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ERIC Number: EJ932432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-0010-8146
Adult Education in China 1978-2008: An Analytical Review on the Influence of National Educational Policies
Sun, Qi
Convergence, v42 n1 p23-37 2009
Through an overview and analysis of the major national education and adult education policies, this paper endeavours to present the driving forces of the development of contemporary Chinese adult education, to identify and examine the highlights of current practices, and to discuss future developments. Questions for exploring and informing the study include: (a) What are some of the driving forces for the development of Chinese adult education? (b) What are some of highlights of Chinese adult education? and (c) What is the future of Chinese adult education? Contemporary Chinese national education and adult education policies and regulations relevant to Chinese adult education are reviewed and examined to help answer these questions and portray a picture of contemporary Chinese adult education.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China