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Hayhoe, Ruth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This paper is a personal reflection on a lifetime experience of bridging the values and ideas of two distinctive faith traditions: the Christian and the Confucian. The author has chosen to focus on the lives and beliefs of two great teachers: St. Paul in Europe of the first century CE and Confucius in China of the 5th century BCE First the context…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Christianity, Comparative Analysis
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Dong, Zefang; Wang, Yanbin; Chen, Wenjiao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
There is a close interactive relationship between social mobility and educational selection. On one side, the character, direction, speed, level, methods and trends of social mobility affect the aims, goals, functions, scope, strategy, content and methods of choice in education. On the other side, the goals, basis and means of choosing education…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Foreign Countries, Social Mobility, Resource Allocation
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Gao, Desheng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Gender justice includes three basic dimensions: gender equality, respect for difference, and free choice. In reality, schools construct and reproduce the gender injustice of the social culture through multiple dimensions that include the visible and the invisible curriculum, and the teacher's behaviour. In terms of gender justice, the social…
Descriptors: School Culture, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Gender Issues
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Zeng, Xiaodong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Regulation refers to governmental restrictions over enterprise in order to protect public interest. Research on governmental regulation in China primarily focuses on public utility, and inadequate attention has been paid to regulating college tuition. Currently, although the educational administrative agencies have successfully kept college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cost Effectiveness, Tuition, Government Role
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Liu, Yunshan; Wang, Zhiming – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Based on studies of literature and the freshman admission data from 1978 to 2005 in Peking University, the research reveals how female student enrollments grew from nil to a considerable size, and how the exclusion of women college admission was overcome to achieve gender balance. However, the paper argues that this progress is limited in that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Professional Training, Enrollment
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Wu, Daishu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
In the past 20 years, China has seen an influx of foreign pedagogies that emphasize Western concepts such as dualistic opposition and linear development. As educational studies have become localized to China's environment, there has been a tendency to substitute transplanted ideas for methods based on local research. As such Chinese educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Asian Culture
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Lao, Kaisheng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
During the past twenty years, higher education institutions in China have gained enormous rights due to both the streamlining of administration and the decentralization of the government. Their legal status has hence changed dramatically. However, the expansion of their rights has also brought about the possibility of higher education institutions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Colleges
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Xu, Jing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Over the past decade higher education reforms in most European countries have been oriented towards creating a European Higher Education Area which is envisaged in the "Bologna Declaration." Based on an illustration of a variety of difficulties encountered higher education institutions in a wide range of participating countries, this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Shi, Kouzhu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Private schools were very prosperous in Shanghai during the Republican period. Shanghai Municipal Educational Bureau adopted a pattern of indirect management, especially attaching importance to normalizing and guiding the mechanism for operating a school by taking the basic measures for the registration administration. Meanwhile, appropriate…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Finance, Educational Administration, Public Education
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Xiao, Xingyan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Due to the social environment of China's reform and opening up, as well as China's education system with knowledge impartation as its focus, some college students lack the humanistic care and education of value and significance of life. Universities should plan effective activities to make students realize the importance of life. They should…
Descriptors: College Students, World Views, Foreign Countries, Social Environment
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Ruoling, Zheng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
The retention or abolition of national college entrance examination (CEE) has triggered a fierce controversy in academe. Although controversial causes and focus vary from time to time, the result remains the same--adopting uniform national examinations and making it innovative all the time. Since CEE has political, social and educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Change
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Jiang, Erlin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
In the era of globalization, China, Korea and Japan have put forward favorable policies to develop higher education. The essay is aimed to make a comparison of their various policies. The conclusion is that, when facing similar forces and problems against the background of globalization, the guidelines and goals of the key construction projects in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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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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Yang, Xiaowei – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
The scientificalization of educational research methods was always the most predominant in the two tides of educational experiment in China in the twentieth century, the result of which was unexpectedly dissatisfactory, because researchers misunderstood the connotation of scientificalization in such a degree that resulted in the worship for…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Logical Thinking, Foreign Countries
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Chu, Hongqi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
The marketization of education cannot serve as the guiding principle in constructing the modern school system, nor can it be directly transplanted from modern enterprise system. Because the modern school system is a kind of "educational institution" rather than an "economical institution", what it should focus on is not the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Student Development, Role of Education, Government Role
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