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Wang, Weijian – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
This article uses a queer lens in an intersectional analysis of students' schooling experiences in rural China. I argue that a queer perspective has been largely neglected and issues related to sexuality have not been carefully investigated in Chinese educational contexts. Drawing on queer theory and an intersectional framework, I re-interpret one…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Educational Experience, Rural Education, Homosexuality
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Shen, Lisa Chu – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
School stories in contemporary China, which target a pre- and early-adolescent readership, frequently evoke representations of girlhood and boyhood in normative gender terms. The present article considers issues of femininity and gender in "Tomboy Dai An" ("Jia Xiaozi Dai An"), one among a series of commercially successful…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Femininity, Gender Differences, Authors
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Liu, Shujie; Xie, Wei – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2018
We discuss Chinese students' assessment of key qualities of excellent teaching based on a study of master teaching using the Teacher Behavior Checklist. Although male and female students agreed on several qualities, we also found several interesting gender differences in students' perceptions of the qualities that constitute master teaching.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness
OECD Publishing, 2018
While policy debate is often focused on the whole teaching profession, primary and secondary teachers differ in more ways than one. While all countries require teachers to have at least a bachelor degree to enter the profession in primary or lower secondary education, the structure and content of the programmes vary and are less geared towards…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Comparative Analysis, Educational Indicators
OECD Publishing, 2018
Rapid technological advances can have an impact on personal, social and professional development. Implications for education include changes in the demand for knowledge and skills as well as expanding possibilities for teaching and learning.
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education, Robotics
OECD Publishing, 2017
This report examines how the two global mega-trends of population ageing and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Trend Analysis, Equal Education, Health
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Yamada, Shoko – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2016
This paper explores the convergence and divergence in the discourses and practices of comparative education in Japan, North America, and Greater China. Research demands, institutional settings, and social and historical background determine the nature of the research discussed and practiced in each place. Some particular patterns were identified…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Chen, Haichun – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2015
It was widely reported in China that female college students were fitter than male college students in a recent fitness study in Jiangsu Province, China. After carefully examining the finding and its related context, I believe that this specific finding was a "side effect" of the changes made in the "2014 Chinese Students Fitness…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Standards, College Students, Gender Differences
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Zhang, Jiahong; Yuen, Mantak; Chen, Gaowei – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2015
Career-related parental support plays an essential role in the process of promoting young people's career development. Currently, research on career-related support from parents in China is still fairly limited; but at a time when the employment situation in China is changing rapidly, it is considered especially important to study this topic with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Influence, Career Development, Vocational Education
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Lee, Ming-Hsuan – Comparative Education Review, 2014
The rapid decrease in gender inequality in education over the past several decades in China has drawn significant attention in the existing literature. Several factors have been proposed or examined to explain this decrease. However, few studies have examined this topic from the perspective of the changing job structure and skill requirements in…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness
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Zhang, Yu; Kube, Erin; Wang, Yuzhong; Tracey, Terence J. G. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2013
A diverse Chinese sample of 2567 high school and college students was utilized to examine the structural validity of the PGI-S (Tracey, 2010) with respect to the fit to the circumplex structure, the theoretical model underlying the RIASEC types and the eight PGI (Tracey, 2002) interest types. The randomization test of hypothesized order relations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Interests, Interest Inventories, High School Students
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Wang, Catherine Yan – Higher Education Management and Policy, 2013
China has made huge strides in expanding access to higher education since the 1980s. The main approach to achieve mass higher education was cost-sharing reforms of tertiary education. This article examines the policy reforms that affected tuition, fees and subsidies for tertiary students since the end of the 1980s and looks at the effects in terms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Finance Reform
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Nelson, Larry J.; Hart, Craig H.; Yang, Chongming; Wu, Peixia; Jin, Shenghua – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study examined via teacher reports the behavioral correlates of different forms of nonsocial play among Chinese preschoolers, as well as potential gender differences in the linkages in a sample of preschoolers (249 boys, 257 girls) from two cities in mainland China. Measurement models estimated with two-group confirmatory factor analyses…
Descriptors: Play, Prosocial Behavior, Aggression, Females
Fraillon, Julian; Schulz, Wolfram; Ainley, John – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
This report presents findings from the Asian regional module of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS), sponsored by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). ICCS studied the ways in which young people in lower-secondary schools are prepared to undertake their roles as citizens.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Grade 8
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Stith, Andrea Lynn; Liu, Li; Xu, Yibin – Chinese Education and Society, 2011
During its brief twenty-five-year history, and under the close management of the central government, the postdoctoral training system in China has grown rapidly into a permanent element of the Chinese science and technology research system. Although designed to be attractive to elite Chinese Ph.D. talent both living abroad and in China, it turned…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Education, Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries
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