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Liu, Bohong; Li, Yani – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
In the field of Chinese higher education, gender is still a significant issue, as is a general ignorance of gender discrimination against women. Issues related to gender can be observed throughout the process of education: at the time of entering an institution, during the educational process and as an outcome of education. The following seven…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Student Organizations, Gender Discrimination
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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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Hongju, Wei – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
China's "Compulsory Education Law," determining the development of compulsory education, was first promulgated in 1986 and then amended in 2006. It has been a symbolic milestone in the history of Chinese education. During two decades, there have been totally 8 influential reforms in compulsory education funding policy. From the viewpoint…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Finance
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Yu, Jianhai – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Policy burdens of HEIs (higher education institutions) lead to the soft budget constraint (SBC) and the excessive loans of HEIs. Since information asymmetry and incentive are incompatible, policy burdens will result in the adverse selection of the president, and the excessive loans and low efficiency of HEIs. When HEIs are with policy burdens, the…
Descriptors: Debate, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Yao, Yun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
Having experienced three stages of "preliminary establishment", "rapid and comprehensive development" and "steady development" for twenty years, China's postdoctoral system is moving towards a new one, the stage of "quality improvement and innovation development." Remarkable achievements in the system…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Scientific Research, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
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Zhao, Hongbin; Sun, Baicai – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
In China's current educational fiscal decision making, problems are as follows: no law to trust or not abiding by available laws, absence of equity and efficiency, as well as the standardization of decision-making procedures. It is necessary to set up effective fiscal decision-making mechanism in education and rationally devise reliable paths.
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Economics, Economic Factors
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Cai, Yingqi; Feng, Xiaoxia – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
This paper presents a profile about the financial system of the early childhood education (ECE) in China. The problems discussed are related to (1) segmentation of Tiao and Kuai (some education institutions are directly administered by provincial governments, and some were affiliated to the relative administrative departments of the state), (2)…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
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Li, Zu-chao; Xu, Wen – Frontiers of Education in China, 2006
According to records from 2002, there will be a continuous increase in the number of classes, full-time teachers and teaching staff in urban primary and junior secondary schools during the period 2005-2020. At the same time, the demand for classes and teachers of non-compulsory education will decrease yearly. It is estimated that the budgetary…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational Demand, Urban Areas, Urban Schools
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Zhang, Min-xuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2006
From a financial perspective, the criteria for category distinction of higher education institutions should be based on the ownership of institution property and income for recurrent expenditure. The development of modern higher education witnessed the period wherein higher education institutions have both private property and private payment for…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Ownership, Financial Support
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Sun, Qi-lin; Kong, Kai – Frontiers of Education in China, 2006
Basic education is not only an essential means for eliminating stratification and differences in society but also one of the main reasons for the enlargement of the gap between the rich and the poor. Because it faces pressure in the context of globalization, a balanced development of basic education would be a good way to relieve this pressure.…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Social Stratification