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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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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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Hua, Huang; Vong, Sou Kuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This study investigates experienced teachers' resistance in an era of neoliberalism in Macau. The narratives of three experienced teachers are examined under a post-structuralist framework. The findings indicate that the traditional Chinese Confucian ideology of education guides the experienced teachers' professional practice and offers them an…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Educational Philosophy, Experienced Teachers, Neoliberalism
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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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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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Bilik, Naran; Erdene, Has – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
Anxieties about Chinese-Mongolian-English trilingual program in Inner Mongolia reflect three linguistic ideologies, that is, the instrumental and the essentialist among Mongolian elites and the assimilationist among Han elites. Mongolian ethnicity is on trial in front of an upsurge of Chinese nationalism. Both pro and con trilingual education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Multilingualism, Chinese
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Lijia, Wang; Lai, Manhong; Lo, Leslie N. K. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This paper highlights Chinese teachers' ethical concerns in their relationships with students, colleagues, and students' parents. Through a qualitative study of 26 teachers, it was found that the teachers were often trapped in a dilemma between teaching to students' real development and teaching to the test. The ethics of professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Ethics
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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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Varghese, N. V. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
International cooperation and collaborations played an important role in the economic and educational development of several countries. In the 1950s and 1960s external aid was an important modality to establish cooperation between countries, especially between developing and developed countries. Cross-border activities in higher education used to…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Institutional Research
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Wong, Mei-Yee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This article explores the dynamics of power-sharing between teacher and students in learning and teaching situations, and describes the theoretical bases, implementation, and results of an empirical study in three elementary schools in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Findings from 58 class observations…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Environment, Educational Practices
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Khoo, Yishin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This paper examines the educational implications of two curriculum initiatives in China that have produced curricular materials promoting education for sustainable development (ESD) in minority-populated ethnic autonomous areas in China. The two curriculum projects present distinctive discourses, conceptions, models, frameworks and scopes of ESD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups
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Marginson, Simon – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Academic freedom is best understood not as an abstract universal principle or an ideal state of being but as concrete university practices nested in specific relational environments. As such, practices of academic freedom vary across the world, according to variations in political cultures, educational cultures and state-university relations. The…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Global Approach, Comparative Education, Educational Practices
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Gao, Su – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
The assumption that inquiry-based instruction is more effective in influencing student science achievement than traditional didactic teaching has been the driving force of science education reform in recent decades and in many countries. However, the empirical relationship between these two kinds of science teaching and student science performance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Educational Practices, Science Achievement
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Weng, Xuan; Lin, Jing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This study explores the lived experiences of Chinese teachers in American Chinese Schools. Max van Manen's methodology for hermeneutic phenomenological research provides a framework for the study, and the philosophical writings of Heidegger, Gadamer, and Derrida guide the textual interpretations. Pedagogical voices of Aoki, Pinar, and Greene,…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Chinese, Teaching Experience, Hermeneutics
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