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Yang, Liuning – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Across China, the household registration (hukou) policy has restricted the school admission of rural-urban migrant children in urban areas. In 2017, the Nanjing government issued the "Tenants Have the Same Right as Householders" (THSRH) policy to allow tenants in urban areas access to public-school resources. However, what the migrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Migrant Children, School Choice
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Zhang, Nini; Yu, Dongqing; Guo, Karen – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2021
Home-school cooperation in children's education is complex. It could be even more complex in rural contexts, due to the potential contributions of isolated location, insufficient resources, a lack of teachers' professional competence, parental absence or parents' limited understandings about education. A questionnaire survey was designed to…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Parent Participation, Rural Schools, Kindergarten
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Lin, Jie – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Business English was officially approved to be an undergraduate major in China in 2007, which set off throughout China a boom of establishing Business English as undergraduate majors in educational institutions. Students swarm towards schools with Business English programs assuming their high job prospects after graduation. This study is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business English, Majors (Students), Urban Schools
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Yang, Bai – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
This paper presents the Sichuan case study: Badi Primary School, a semi-agro-pastoral town primary school in Danba County of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province. Section 1 introduces the context of the town and the school. This is done by analyzing discourses of education policy in the town and the school. Through this analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Sino Tibetan Languages, Language Usage
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Qin, Lixia; Villarreal, Elsa – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Globally, much of the criticism has been directed at the quality of university-based teacher education in preparing teachers for impoverished schools. Drawing on data from an incentive program of teacher education in China, the authors comparatively investigated the field experiences of pre-service teachers from contrasting setting (urban and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Practicums
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Su, Xin; Harrison, Neil; Moloney, Robyn – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
The Inland Xinjiang Senior Secondary School Class Policy (Neidi Xinjiang Gaozhongban Zhengce, hereafter the Xinjiang Class Policy) was executed by China's Ministry of Education (MOE) in September 2000. It allows and funds middle school-aged students, mostly ethnic minorities from southern Xinjiang's impoverished rural and nomadic regions to attend…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Well Being, Cultural Awareness
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Li, Yiran – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
In China's latest school funding reform, the central government remarkably increases input in basic education. However, this fiscal re-centralisation of education provision is implemented through a highly decentralised administration structure and yet local governments have long been criticised by the public for their inefficiency and misconduct.…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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Clothey, Rebecca; Otkur, Arafat; Morrison, Jeaná – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
This paper examines how rural origin combines with ethnicity as a factor in higher education access among one ethnic group, the Uyghur, a Muslim minority who mostly reside in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. As one of China's 55 officially recognized minority groups, many of whom reside in rural areas, Uyghurs make an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Youth, Muslims, Minority Group Students