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Ng, Peter Tze Ming – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Christian higher education (CHE) had been totally disappeared from the China mainland since the 1950s, and related studies only revived in the past 40 years since Deng Xiaoping's reform and opening up policy in 1978. The present paper is an attempt to report what had happened in the past 40 years, and to illustrate some significant contributions…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Pickus, David – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This article argues that ideas from the ancient past supply insight about the future of Chinese universities. I make this case by outlining three claims about the nature and purpose of education in Homer, Plato, and Augustine. I propose that conversations based on these ideas illuminate central underlying problems facing Chinese higher education…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Educational Objectives
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Youlu, Shen; Xinyi, Qiao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
The balanced development of compulsory education has been given due and lengthy coverage in the "Outline of China's National Plan for Medium and Long-Term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020)" which, to some extent, reflects the needs of our time and the demands of the general public. However, detailed analyses reveal that many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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Li, Sharon X. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
China is becoming an increasingly important actor in global governance. This paper contends that China participates by promoting its own global governance concepts on the one hand and by complying with the established global norms on the other. The paper introduces several key global governance concepts of the Chinese government and argues that…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Governance, Global Approach
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Cheng, Ying; Liu, Niancai – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
This study reviews the developments of 9 Chinese top universities supported by "985 Project" during 1997-2005 based on the analysis of a series of scientometric indicators, including the total number of publications indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, the cumulated impact factor of publications,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Indicators, Recognition (Achievement)
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Jinyu, Qi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
China's Western Development is a policy adopted to boost its less developed Western regions, that is, a systematic project and a longterm and arduous task. The development of compulsory education in China's minority areas is the key to it. This paper attempts to use the beneficial experience of developing compulsory education support system of…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Educational Finance
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Zeng, Tianshan, Deng, Youchao; Yang, Runyong; Zuo, Xiaomei; Chu, Zhaohui; Li, Xiejing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
Balanced development of compulsory education is not only the cornerstone of education equity, but also the fundamental part for realizing a harmonious society. There have been several achievements in balancing the development of compulsory education in China, such as narrowing the gaps in compulsory education between rural, urban, and other areas.…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Urban Schools, Compulsory Education, Foreign Countries
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Zhai, Bo – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
Educational balance refers to the ideal that educational organizations and people who receive education enjoy equal treatment in educational activities under the thought of fair education and principle of educational equity, and the educational policy as well as legal system that guarantee its actual operations. The essence of balanced education…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Equal Education, Supply and Demand, Foreign Countries
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Shusheng, Yu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2006
Academic discourse is a way of questioning and exposition in academic research. For a long time, talking about China in a Western way has caused two harmful consequences, which separated theoretical research from its object and from its subject of researches in the field of Chinese educational studies. With the prerequisite of cherishing our own…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Educational Development, Educational Research, Foreign Countries