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Pan, Maoyuan; Luo, Dan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Four financial models of massification of higher education are discussed in this essay. They are American model, Western European model, Southeast Asian and Latin American model and the transition countries model. The comparison of the four models comes to the conclusion that taking advantage of nongovernmental funding is fundamental to dealing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, College Administration, Educational Finance
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Ding, Weili; Lu, Ming – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
Lacking guidance of general equilibrium (GE) theories in public economics and the corresponding proper mechanisms, China has not surprisingly witnessed an inequality in educational expenditures across regions as well as insufficiency of funds for education in poor areas. It is wrongly thought that what happens is due to the decentralized financing…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Access to Education
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Zhang, Da-jun; Xu, Xing-chun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2006
In order to better understand the relationship between educational psychology research and educational reform, this essay reviews the development of educational psychology studies in the last 20 years in China. The study shows that: (1) Rapid development has been made in the areas of establishing discipline systems; (2) Research fields have been…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Psychology, Educational Quality, Educational Practices