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Zhang, Qilong; Ning, Kang; Barnes, Ruth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
Resource allocation and funding in higher education is crucial to the success of reform and transformation of our higher education system. With a view to identifying trends and best practices in the area, utilizing a method of systematic literature review, we have critically reviewed relevant theories and practices from developed counties that are…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Higher Education, Developed Nations, Resource Allocation
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Huang, Ju; Xu, Shijing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This article is part of a narrative study of Chinese beginning teacher induction through cross-cultural teacher development, which has been developed and contextualized in the "Teacher Education Reciprocal Learning Program" between the University of Windsor (UW), Canada and Southwest University (SWU), China. This program is part of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness
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Zha, Qiang; Hayhoe, Ruth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper attempts to address connections between the Chinese model for development or the "Beijing Consensus" and Chinese universities. Chinese universities seem to be caught between serving governmental agendas and pursuing their own goals as an academic community. Up until recently, they had become used to following the lead of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Institutional Autonomy, Government School Relationship
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Zhao, Zhenzhou – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The global flow of citizenship education in China has spurred much discussion in Chinese academic circles. This study explores the interaction between citizenship education and China's the existing political-ideological education and moral education as a space is negotiated a space in the current "ideoscape." A qualitative approach is…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Context, Politics of Education, Ideology
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Law, Wing-Wah – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Since the early 20th century, numerous scholars have proposed theories and models describing, interpreting, and suggesting the development paths countries have taken or should take. None of these, however, can fully explain China's efforts, mainly through education and citizenship education, to modernize itself and foster a modern citizenry since…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Standards
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Doyle, Antoinette – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Family literacy programs in North America and the United Kingdom have enjoyed widespread public and political support. Thousands of initiatives following a variety of models currently operate under the spectrum of family literacy programs. In this paper, the influence of learning theories, the research on children's early literacy development, and…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Program Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Family Literacy
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Zhou, Yong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
The turn towards using domestic experience in contemporary Chinese educational studies has led to the development of theoretical frames rooted in the reality of Chinese society. This article identifies four ways of understanding and reforming Chinese society that have been developed by 20th century Chinese educators. By reflecting on these four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Environment, Educational Principles, Educational Sociology
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Zhang, Suling – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
Female education is an indispensable part of educational practice and research. In recent years, along with the development of both the women's liberation movement and the expansion of the practice of female education, Chinese academic circles have become increasingly concerned with female education. Of these concerns, methodological innovation…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Womens Education
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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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Zhang, Renjie – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Moral socialization of students consists of five elements: process, subject, agent, content and pattern. This paper discusses the studies of the former three: their progress and perplexities, covering the following puzzles: "Why does the youth socialization take longer time?" "Are there any critical periods in student…
Descriptors: Socialization, Moral Values, Foreign Countries, Developmental Stages
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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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Xiaoman, Zhu; Xiujun, Feng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
A source-identifying and comparative study of the development of the outlook on citizenship education in China and the Western countries indicates that there emerges a tendency of similar orientations in terms of relations between citizens and the state and society, between citizens' rights and obligations and between citizenship education and…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Changzheng; Huan, Zhijian; Li, Huaizu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
By using the education Gini coefficient (EGC), as the indicator of education equity, this paper will calculate the degree of education equity in China during 1978-2004. Results show that although education equity as a whole has improved significantly since 1978, it is rather at a low level compared with the international average. Due to the great…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Social Change
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Zhang, Xuemin; He, Youning – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
In market economy, man is both the essential productive factor and the consuming subject. Education promotes the two aspects. As shown by investigations on the influence of educational attainment on consumption, education has great influences on people's consumption level, consumption structure, consumption modes and consumption concepts. The…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Role of Education, Free Enterprise System, Economics
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Liu, Dianzhi; Zhang, Ronghua – Frontiers of Education in China, 2006
This study is conducted with self-developed questionnaire on 910 middle school students, aimed at describing middle school students' academic subjective well-being and exploring its influential factors. Results show that (1) Academic subjective well-being of middle school students is generally low and there exist differences in different schools…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Social Influences, Well Being
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