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Zayim-Kurtay, Merve; Zhu, Chang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Higher education systems need to increasingly transform in order to face new challenges of society in a modern and global context. Both Europe and China are facing challenges in restructuring their higher education systems and embracing the potential for higher education to deliver innovative teaching and learning as well as social and economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
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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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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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Zhang, Wenxiao; Li, Yanqing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The present study is set in the context of ongoing educational reform that advocates fostering self-regulated learners and using assessment to improve learning. Drawing on existent research on classroom assessment (CA) and self-regulated learning (SRL), the authors have formulated a conceptual framework outlining the CA features that promote SRL…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Educational Change, Guidelines
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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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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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Shi, Jinghuan; Jo, Lyeong; Hu, Maobo; Li, Jiayi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The development of the higher education system in China has experienced huge changes alongside the transitions in the socio-economic milieu since the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Among the major structural transformations of higher education, the reform during the 1950s and the one from 1998 to 2009 can be seen as two…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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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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Tzu-Bin, Lin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
Despite being ranked highly, the 2012 PISA result shows that the M-shape distribution of Taiwanese students is top of the 65 participating countries. This shows that the gap between high and low achievers in Taiwanese schools is the biggest. This paper aims at exploring Taipei's responses to this M-shape phenomenon. It starts from mapping out the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Liu, Peng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
The existence of turnaround schools has been a problem in the Chinese education system. There are diverse causes including the education system itself, the financial system, and other issues. However, there has been a lack of research to help us fully understand this phenomenon. This article provides a holistic perspective on the strategies the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Holistic Evaluation
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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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Ma, Yingyi; Wang, Lifang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
As the Chinese mainland has transitioned from elite to mass higher education, the race to attend university has escalated to become a race to attend selective universities. This study focuses on rural female university students and explores how they make sense of their higher education admission experiences. We rationalize that the inquiry into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Rural Areas, Females
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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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Xiong, Weiyan; Jacob, W. James; Ye, Huiyuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare Korean and Mongol minorities in the People's Republic of China in terms of their native language preservation and educational experiences at the higher education level, and to investigate differences and similarities between Korean and Mongol minorities' language issues. Content area experts on Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Poole, Adam – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This article is designed as the starting point for future research into the implementation of the funds of knowledge concept in the People's Republic of China. Utilizing an exploratory research design, I sketch how the funds of knowledge concept could be used by teachers to empower ethnic minority and city-born migrant children disadvantaged by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Background, Cultural Capital, Research Design
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