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Shuang, Zhang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Shimenkan is a remote and mountainous village in Weining county, Guizhou province, an area traditionally populated by Miao ethnic minority. The arrival of Christian missionaries just over 100 years ago began Shimenkan's transformation from an illiterate school-less place, to a "revered site of Miao education." Today, Shimenkan has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Rural Areas, Ethnic Groups
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Qunhui, Ou; Na, Du – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This study considers the role of teachers' multicultural awareness in promoting minority students' ethnic identity by considering the situation in one particular middle school. A case study of a Hani student is presented to show how teachers' multicultural awareness affects ethnic identity and the academic achievement of minority students. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Ethnicity, Ethnic Groups
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Yuan, Xun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
In the last three decades, along with rapid economic and social changes in China, dramatic changes have taken place in Chinese higher education, where Chinese universities have been experiencing a variety of systematic reforms. Chinese universities are also facing some new issues yet they have largely neglected the task of establishing their own…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Social Responsibility, College Role
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Wang, Xiaoyan; Gano-Phillips, Susan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
In this paper, the authors explore the implementation of the government mandate in Hong Kong to move from three-year to four-year undergraduate degree programs which include studies in general education (GE), through an analysis of policies and activities related to the curriculum reform. While the authors are interested in the substance of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, General Education, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study
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Youlu, Shen; Xinyi, Qiao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
The balanced development of compulsory education has been given due and lengthy coverage in the "Outline of China's National Plan for Medium and Long-Term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020)" which, to some extent, reflects the needs of our time and the demands of the general public. However, detailed analyses reveal that many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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Jiang, You Guo – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Ma Xiangbo was born in 1840 and became a pioneer of educational reform during the republican period. He was responsible for introducing the idea that science and humanities should be valued equally in liberal arts education, a concept that became key to the model of university education. Ma's view of education combined Western humanism and science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Liberal Arts, Universities, Educational History
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Wong, Mary Shepard – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This article presents the findings of a historically-informed comparative study that juxtaposes the lives of three missionary educators in China in the early 20th century with three Christian educators in China today. Data sources included hundreds of letters from the women written in China to their families and friends over several decades and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Christianity, Females
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Hayhoe, Ruth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This paper is a personal reflection on a lifetime experience of bridging the values and ideas of two distinctive faith traditions: the Christian and the Confucian. The author has chosen to focus on the lives and beliefs of two great teachers: St. Paul in Europe of the first century CE and Confucius in China of the 5th century BCE First the context…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Christianity, Comparative Analysis
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Seeberg, Vilma; Luo, Shujuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This paper explores the relationship between girls' schooling and empowerment in western China in the first decade of the 21st century. This paper adopted a capability-empowerment framework based on Sen's capability approach into which were integrated concepts by Bourdieu, Appadurai, Nussbaum, Kabeer, and Unterhalter, to help to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Children, Young Adults
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Bahry, Stephen A. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
While quality in education has long been a significant issue, definitions of quality are often taken for granted rather than argued for, allowing the possibility that the criteria used by researchers and planners to judge quality may differ from local stakeholders' perspectives, particularly regarding the place within quality education of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Stakeholders, Language Minorities
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Li, Jun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This article aims at a comprehensive examination of the Chinese model of teacher education by critically revisiting the developmental trajectory of the teacher education system in China over the past century, with a particular focus on policy trends since the 1990s. It interrogates the Chinese model of teacher education with two macro lenses: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Models, Educational Development
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Jacobsen, Craig K. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This paper is a critical examination of the life and work of David Crook (1910-2000) as an English teacher in China from just prior to 1949 through the 1980's. It describes Crook's struggle to transcend attitudes of superiority commonly associated with native speaking English teachers at the time as well as his efforts to introduce innovations in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Dockett, Sue; Perry, Bob – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Over the last decade, there has been increasing awareness of the importance of engaging young children in research about their experiences and considering ways in which children's experiences, expectations and perceptions influence both their interactions and those of others. This has resulted from recognition of young children as active citizens,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Phenomenology, Educational Experience
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Pardhan, Almina – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This paper considers perceptions of children's learning and classroom practice to support learning in the Pakistani early years educational context. In Pakistan, there is a growing focus on quality provision of early childhood education and building early childhood education teacher capacity. Over the course of one academic year, data were…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Urban Schools, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Cheng, Doris Pui-Wah – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
For centuries, educators and psychologists have advocated "play" as the ideal activity for the development of young children. Actually, play has been found currently to be the central pedagogy in the learning of young children in 21 countries in the world. However, the quality of play-based pedagogy is becoming a key concern across…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Play, Teacher Characteristics, Early Childhood Education
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