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Tierney, Robert J. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The paper offers a critical appraisal of the global knowledge developments in education using China's contributions in a fashion similar to a case study. The paper scrutinizes the complicity of Western educational research to euro-centric biases and discusses the pursuit of a global epistemological eclecticism. To support this claim, the magnitude…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Ethnocentrism, Research Problems
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Hunko, Liubov; Paziura, Nataliia; Shevchenko, Katerina – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
This paper explores distinctive features of Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) training at several well known Ukrainian and Chinese universities. Comparative analysis was performed taking into consideration important criteria in the educational process of the degree programs (legislative, social, organizational, technological). The Chinese experience…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students
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Creso, Sá; Grieco, Julieta – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This paper examines the approach Brazil has taken to promote the internationalization of higher education over the last decade. Three key areas are identified: human resources development, institution building, and international partnerships. Our analyses of initiatives in these areas demonstrate that Brazil does not follow global trends such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Human Resources
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Yang, Rui; Xie, Meng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
Scholarly relations between developed and developing countries have long been characterized by imbalances and asymmetries. The "centers" in the North give direction, provide models, produce research and function as the pinnacles of the academic system while institutions in developing countries copy their development from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, International Cooperation, Institutional Cooperation
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Rensburg, Ihron; Motala, Shireen; David, Solomon Arulraj – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
The evolution of South African universities continues to be shaped by both apartheid and more recent post-apartheid policies. Yet the South African university system is mainly an elite, low participation and high attrition system, offering a medium quality education. Moreover, there is uneven attention to the opportunities that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
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Yan, Chunmei; He, Chuanjun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
The philosophy of "publish or perish" has already been adopted as a yardstick by the vast majority of Chinese higher education institutions in their attempts to benchmark Western research universities in recent years, which has led to increasing pressure on university teachers to produce research publications. This paper addresses this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, English Teachers, Writing for Publication
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Miles, Steven B. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This review essay analyzes the historiography of Confucian academies ("shuyuan") in imperial China, focusing on five representative books published in China between 2008 and 2014, including two new editions of books originally published in 1995 and 2004. The five authors share a deep concern about the nature of academies, particularly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historiography, Confucianism, Asian Culture
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Sinclair, Paul; Blachford, Dongyan; Pickard, Garth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
Through funding from the Canadian International Development Agency's (CIDA) China Program, the University of Regina (UofR), Canada, implemented two major development projects with the Educational Institute of Jilin province (EIJP) from 1990 to 2001. This paper re-examines this historic cooperation. The paper argues that prevailing theories of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, International Cooperation
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Wang, Songliang; Caldwell, Claude; Wei, Liqing; Su, Haiyan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
The Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University-Nova Scotia Agricultural College (FAFU-NSAC) 2 + 2 undergraduate program initiated in 2003 is a model for creative collaboration between China and Canada in undergraduate education. This paper addresses the achievements of the program development and highlights the process for successful curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, International Programs, Institutional Cooperation
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Tierney, William G.; Lanford, Michael – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
In this essay, we interrogate the role of academic freedom in the 21st century by describing its historical genesis in the modern university, its association with the concept of tenure, and how it is reinterpreted by different cultural and social contexts. Afterwards, we examine traditional infringements by national governments upon academic…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Higher Education, Educational History, Tenure
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Marginson, Simon – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Academic freedom is best understood not as an abstract universal principle or an ideal state of being but as concrete university practices nested in specific relational environments. As such, practices of academic freedom vary across the world, according to variations in political cultures, educational cultures and state-university relations. The…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Global Approach, Comparative Education, Educational Practices
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Coniam, David – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This article examines the issue of the quality of teacher-produced tests, limiting itself in the current context to objective, multiple-choice tests. The article investigates a short, two-part 20-item English language test. After a brief overview of the key test qualities of reliability and validity, the article examines the two subtests in terms…
Descriptors: Teacher Made Tests, English (Second Language), Language Tests, Multiple Choice Tests
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Mingyuan, Gu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Minority language literacy is an important issue in national education policy for any multi-nationality country. China sticks to the policy of safeguarding the rights and interests of ethnic minority groups to use their own languages and writing systems. In education, considering communications among different nationalities and the development of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Language Minorities, Mandarin Chinese, Ethnic Groups
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Yang, Peidong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
With the rise of educational mobilities worldwide, students' experiences of educational sojourn, especially that of the Chinese Mainland students, have come under greater research attention in recent years. Amongst diverse kinds of Chinese students/scholars abroad, this paper focuses on a type that finds themselves in a unique country under…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Ethnography
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Cai, Yuzhuo – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper explores ways to enhance overseas Chinese graduate employability by taking Finnish-educated Chinese students/graduates as an example. In so doing, it understands that graduate employability development is a joint effort of multiple stakeholders including students, graduates, academics, program coordinators, employers, and policymakers.…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Foreign Students, College Graduates, Foreign Countries
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