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Cai, Yuzhuo; Zuo, Bing – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this article is (1) to provide a critical analysis of the Finnish experience of education reforms based on published Chinese research on Finnish education and (2) to discuss how such experience can serve as a model as China embarks on its own path toward educational reform. Design/Approach/Methods: This article is based on…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Social Environment, Case Studies
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Anderson, William – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
This report is based on statistics published yearly in the World Bank and the Education Statistics Yearbook by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. Using these freely available statistics, "ECNU Review of Education" aims to provide a basic comparative overview of representation of female teachers in all levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ailei, Xie – Chinese Education & Society, 2019
Based on the data collected in a one-year long fieldwork in Zhong, a county located in middle part of China, this article reconsiders the concept of "useless schooling," which was proposed in recent studies on the perceptions of value of education among lower-class rural residents in China. It calls for a understanding of those changes…
Descriptors: Low Income, Rural Areas, Educational Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Howitt, Clara – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2019
This paper focuses on the Reciprocal Learning Programmes between Western and Eastern educational systems through a Sister School project as well as, a Reciprocal Learning Programme through preservice programs between a Canadian university and a Chinese university. Benefits of the Reciprocal Learning Programs include reflective practice of…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Western Civilization, Non Western Civilization
Zhu, Yiming – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: This article aims to shed light on a latest education policy blueprint in China, titled "China's education modernization 2035," which was issued by the Central Government of China in February of 2019. Design/Approach/Methods: This is an analytical policy review. Findings: The author argues that this new Chinese educational…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Analysis
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Ping, Wang – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2016
There is a trend towards the shift of the Uyghur language as the language of instruction in schools in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. This article presents several examples of such a shift first and then it reviews the concept of language rights (LR) and applies them to the current situation of the Uyghur language in education…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Language Maintenance, Language Minorities, Foreign Countries
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Rasmussen, Palle; Zou, Yihuan – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2014
In recent decades, the concept of accountability has attracted more and more attention in public governance and management. The management of education is no exception. This article presents and discusses the evolution and current status of educational accountability in two different national contexts, China and Denmark. Two main sectors of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Foreign Countries, Governance, Educational Administration
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Hayhoe, Ruth – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2014
This commentary on Wu Zongjie's article "Interpretation, autonomy and transformation: Chinese pedagogic discourse in a cross-cultural perspective" begins by suggesting the usefulness of Wu's polar opposite depiction of Confucian and modern pedagogy as ideal types for comparative exploration. It goes on to suggest that the term…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Epistemology, Teacher Education
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Niu, Weihua; Kaufman, James C. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2013
The article integrates the seven papers of the two special issues with a special focus on discussing the differences in people's beliefs about creativity between the Chinese and American cultures: How it is conceived, evaluated, and nurtured. It uses three metaphors to capture major differences in these aspects, and highlights areas with profound…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Creativity, Cross Cultural Studies, Attitudes
Zou, Li; Sherraden, Michael – Online Submission, 2010
A growing number of national and local governments view child development accounts (CDAs) as an innovative policy tool for social and economic development. This article reviews the global landscape of CDAs, presents three CDA policy cases from Asia, analyzes main themes and discusses potential implications for China. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Foreign Countries, Local Government, Child Development
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Minhui, Qian – Chinese Education and Society, 2010
This article argues that the choice of cultures by ethnic education was determined by a given form of elitist ideology and a power agency. After the conversion of China's society from a planned economy to a market economy, this elitist ideology and power agency has become diversified and includes the elitist ideology of statism. Empowerment has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Group Unity, Ideology
Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Zhang, Yi – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
Throughout the world, gender defines an omnipresent and personal identity. Historically gender effects have ventured far beyond the biological aspects of reproduction and deep into societal constraints of action, appearance, freedom, and destiny. Gender provides convenient labels, descriptions, and expectations. Unfortunately history provides many…
Descriptors: Oral History, Siblings, Mothers, Daughters
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Niu, Zhikui – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: By reviewing the related literature on the Jiaoshi Pinren Zhi (JPZ) system, this paper seeks to indicate that the implementation of JPZ not only has led to domestic brain drain and the imbalance of teachers' qualities between different areas and schools, but also has violated children's equal rights to education guaranteed by the…
Descriptors: Employment, Free Enterprise System, Childrens Rights, Educational Change
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Hung, Fan-sing – Compare: A Journal of Comparative Education, 2008
This paper compares the returns to education in transitional economies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), such as Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic and the Ukraine in the 1990s, and in China in the 1980s and 1990s. In the pre-transition period, the returns to education in the six CEE countries were low at about 2-4%,…
Descriptors: Free Enterprise System, Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Outcomes of Education
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Pan, Su-Yan; Law, Wing-Wah – Education and the Law, 2006
This article explores the role of law in shaping the growth of private education, as a part of educational reforms in response to social change in the People's Republic of China (PRC) after the 1980s. This paper argues that law acts as a new social game rule, one used by the state to govern, regulate and promote new relations and interactions…
Descriptors: Private Education, Social Change, Educational Change, Government Role
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