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Dervin, Fred; Simpson, Ashley – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This article examines a scholar's discourses related to edu-business in the context of Sino-Finnish edu-business. Based on a critical approach to interculturality, and the decade-long critiques of culturalism, a case study serves as an illustration of the use of the concept of culture by a scholar from Finland to retail Finnish education in China.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Ethics, Higher Education
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Yang, Rui – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Since the 19th century, Chinese societies, as latecomers to modernization, have prioritized Western learning. Modelled on European and North American experiences, modern universities were created to serve this purpose. Having little linkage to their indigenous cultural traditions, they operate in Confucian socio-cultural contexts, with constant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Confucianism, Asian Culture
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Wang, Yan; Ieong, Sao Leng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
China's reform and opening up policy has not only freed the country to become a global economic giant but also tuned its higher education in with international trends. This study examines how internationalization has impacted core university values and whether or not this newly globalized higher education will embrace diversity so that Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Social Change, Higher Education
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Su, Zhixin; Dunlap, Jody; Xia, Huixian; Wang, Jian; Mao, Dan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This paper reports findings from a comparative study of urban vs. rural school principals in China. It is an extension and replication of an earlier study on the profiles and preparation of school leaders in the US and China. The study illustrates modern portraits--demographic characteristics of urban and rural principals in China, explores their…
Descriptors: Principals, Comparative Analysis, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
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Yuan, Hui; Huang, Xingfeng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Based on four longitudinal evaluation reports of the China-England Mathematics Teacher Exchange (MTE) and related materials provided by the Chinese and English program teams, this article analyzes the impact of the MTE on English mathematics education. Certain positive impacts on mathematics teaching in England were found, especially regarding the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, International Cooperation, Teamwork
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Wei, Liqing; Hu, Yanhua – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
International exchange is an important part of China's educational opening up, cooperation, and connection with other countries. It also serves as a unique strategic resource, helping to develop and consolidate mutual political trust, diplomatic exchange, economic and trade relations, cultural exchange and educational cooperation between China and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Social Change, Peace
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Marginson, Simon – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The paper reviews the rapid development of higher education and science in China in the last forty years. It discusses the conditions and strategies of that development, including the ways that it embodies a distinctive Chinese approach to higher education. In particular, the paper reflects on the policies whereby China coordinated with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Higher Education, Science Education
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Ehizuelen, Michael Mitchell Omoruyi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
Education, skills, and the development of an African workforce are at a critical moment. While it is recognized that Chinese firms hire local people, the focus of the debate is more on the position and opportunities for training and advancement. As such, the paper tries to answer the following questions. Does China really contribute to skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Educational Practices, Education
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Welch, Anthony – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The four decades since reform and opening up have seen dramatic changes in China's higher education system. Focusing on international dimensions, the analysis supports the view that reform and opening up was not merely an economic and political reform, but an opening of the mind to the outside world, after the disaster of the Cultural Revolution.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Social Change
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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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