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Chen, Hongjie – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Advanced knowledge is the basis for higher education, but less research on higher education deals with it. The essay elaborates on the major point in several ways: first, the practice-oriented higher education research tends to ignore advanced knowledge; secondly, higher education shall never turn a blind eye to advanced knowledge due to their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Essays, Evaluation
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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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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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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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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