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Yan, Qing; Li, Chenggu; Zhang, Jing; Ma, Zuopeng; Luo, Fenglong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
Providing further knowledge to and refinement of public facility location theory, this paper focuses on the distribution of basic educational facilities in China. The aim towards an equilibrium in the distribution of education resources has captured widespread attention in recent years. The basis of an education equilibrium is the balanced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Facilities, Equal Education, Middle Schools
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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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Kim, Jin-Hee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This study aims to understand equity issues of international students' learning in Korean higher education institutions by engaging with the issue of racism and identifies how international students in Korea reshape their learning trajectory and how we could provide equitable and quality education for international students. Espousing a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Racial Bias, Equal Education
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Parmenter, Lynne – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
The aim of this paper is to explore perspectives on equity, quality, motivation, and resilience by focusing in depth on the perspectives of educators in one small, semi-rural school in Japan. The paper is intended to provide rich, in-depth data and discussion as a way of providing insights from different perspectives into findings from large-scale…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools
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Bickenbach, Frank; Liu, Wan-Hsin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Over the past decade the scale of higher education in China has expanded substantially. Regional development policies have attempted to make use of scale expansion as a tool to reduce inequality of higher education among regions with different development levels by providing poor regions with preferential treatment and support. This paper analyzes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Equal Education, Economic Development
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Diya, Hu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Many traditional ethnic cultural items are being endangered in China. Using the Dongba dance culture of the Naxi people as a case study, this paper seeks to analyze and interpret the endangerment of culture from an educational perspective, based on an analysis of the interaction between the cultural transmission mechanism of Dongba dance and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian Culture, Dance, Ethnic Groups
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Wang, Houxiong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
Access to higher education in China has opened up significantly in the move towards a mass higher education system. However, aggregate growth does not necessarily imply fair or reasonable distribution of opportunity. In fact, the expansion of higher education has a rather more complex influence on opportunity when admissions statistics are viewed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Equal Education, Higher Education
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Yu, Hongxia; Ding, Xiaohao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
This paper analyzes the behavior of families in China regarding private tutoring, applying game theory to its discussion of their actions. It finds that families will definitely give their children private tutoring after school in order to obtain better educational opportunities in situations where the distribution of educational resources is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics, Game Theory, Educational Opportunities
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Zhang, Suling – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
Female education is an indispensable part of educational practice and research. In recent years, along with the development of both the women's liberation movement and the expansion of the practice of female education, Chinese academic circles have become increasingly concerned with female education. Of these concerns, methodological innovation…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Womens Education
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Gong, Fang; Li, Jun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
Since the late 1990s the Chinese government has implemented two key policies for the development of higher education. The first was launching Project 985, with the purpose of seeking excellence through creating internationally competitive universities. The second was a radical move to a mass system of higher education. In this context, China's top…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Zhang, Jianxin; Verhoeven, Jef C. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
The level of development of higher education (HE) is an important indicator to measure the development of the social economy and the civilization of a region or country. In this article, we compare the distribution of the freshmen of ethnic minorities (EMs) with the distribution of EMs over the population, based on a sample of 1 464 freshmen from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment Rate, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
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Ho, Esther Sui-Chu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
This paper seeks to examine the quality and equality of basic education of Hong Kong based on the first three cycles of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). Results from these three assessments suggested that the Hong Kong students have an outstanding performance in mathematics, science and reading. In particular, the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Performance Factors, Educational Quality
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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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Wang, Jiayi; Li, Ying – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
The paper has compared the quality of compulsory education of rural schools in West China with the counties, cities, and provincial capitals, and find out that there is a big gap between the quality of West rural and urban compulsory education, the quality of some grades of the rural primary schools has not achieved the basic requirement of the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Junior High Schools, Rural Schools, Teacher Effectiveness
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Liu, Yunshan; Wang, Zhiming – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Based on studies of literature and the freshman admission data from 1978 to 2005 in Peking University, the research reveals how female student enrollments grew from nil to a considerable size, and how the exclusion of women college admission was overcome to achieve gender balance. However, the paper argues that this progress is limited in that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Professional Training, Enrollment
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