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Wei, Shuguang; Liu, Xianjun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This paper examines the Canada-China Management Education Program (CCMEP, 1983-1996) between the University of Toronto (UT) and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). In this paper, we create a "Three Levels/Four Parameters" analytical framework, based on the concept of mutuality from Johan Galtung (1980) and the concept…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Education, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Cooperation
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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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Liu, Qin; Jiang, Yumei – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This article examines the outcomes of the overseas experiences of Chinese visiting scholars and the implications of visiting scholar programs for faculty development at Chinese universities. On the basis of semi-structured interviews with 17 returned Chinese visiting scholars who spent six to 12 months in a faculty of education at one of five…
Descriptors: International Programs, Institutional Cooperation, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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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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Guidoin, Robert; Wang, Lu; Douville, Yvan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
The Department of Surgery at Laval University has been a key player in the development of Canada-China cooperation since the 1980s. The projects initiated and developed by Jean Couture and Guojin Liu to address cancer issues, and specifically breast cancer, were heralded as outstanding successes. In the meantime, the Department of Surgery at Laval…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Programs, Surgery, Higher Education
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Kwan, Covina Y. W. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper is based on a study of three Confucius Institutes in Canada. The research aims to explore the nature of operations at Confucius Institutes, ranging from the selection of partnering Chinese universities, to the program planning at each individual site. Specifically, it focuses on the perceived impacts of the Confucius Institute…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Confucianism, Foreign Countries
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Hayhoe, Ruth; Pan, Julia; Zha, Qiang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This article looks at a series of university linkages between Canadian and Chinese universities that were supported by the Canadian International Development Agency as a result of a development agreement signed in 1983 between the two governments. It first reviews relevant theoretical literature on higher education in a global context, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Cooperation, Management Development, Program Descriptions
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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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Huang, Xiaodan; Trube, Barbara; Yi, Chunlan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
This article reports a study on the China-Canada-United States English Immersion (CCUEI) Moral Education and Social Studies (MESS) curriculum materials for elementary classes (Grades 3-6) with the aim of learning how the curriculum addressed the dual goals of MESS content and English language learning. An analysis comparing the CCUEI third grade…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Textbooks, National Standards, Teacher Surveys
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Zhang, Jing; Pelletier, Janette; Doyle, Antoinette – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
The goal of this paper was to examine promising effects of a bilingual family literacy program: to track the changes of families' literacy activities through a bilingual family literacy intervention, and to examine the children literacy gains in both Chinese and English across socioeconomic sub-groups. The intervention was an eight-week, two hours…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mothers, Foreign Countries, Family Literacy
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Guo, Shibao; Pungur, Lydia – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
This article compares teacher education in China with Canada, with the aim of fostering a cross-cultural dialogue between the two systems. Using case studies the article attempts to address the following questions: What can the two countries learn from each other? Can Canadian teacher education be a possible alternative model for China? Can…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods