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Cai, Yuzhuo – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper explores ways to enhance overseas Chinese graduate employability by taking Finnish-educated Chinese students/graduates as an example. In so doing, it understands that graduate employability development is a joint effort of multiple stakeholders including students, graduates, academics, program coordinators, employers, and policymakers.…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Foreign Students, College Graduates, Foreign Countries
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Singh, Michael; Han, Jinghe – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
How can the education of teacher-researchers from China be framed in ways so that they might make Chinese learnable for primary and secondary school learners for whom English is their everyday language of instruction and communication. The concept "making Chinese learnable" and the characters of the language learners are explained in the…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wang, Li; Du, Xiangyun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper presents a qualitative study of immigrant Chinese teachers' professional identity and beliefs about the teacher-student relationship in an intercultural context. Theoretically, this study takes its departure from a sociocultural perspective on understanding professional identity. The empirical analysis in the study drew mainly upon…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Asians, Parent Role, Role Models
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Yang, Rui – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Over the past decades, the internationalization of higher education in China has had considerable achievements, and has contributed to the current transformation of the Chinese system into one of the largest and arguably most promising ones in the world. Setting the Chinese experience in an international context, this article assesses the latest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Universities
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Xing, Xin; Dervin, Fred – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Although there is an increased interest in overseas training for educational leaders in China, little is known about the value of such programs. This qualitative case study explores Chinese school principals' perceptions of leadership practices and professional development after undertaking a Finnish training program. The article also explores…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Zhang, Jia-Wei; Wong, Lam; Chan, Tak-Hang; Chiu, Chi-Shing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Using a qualitative case study approach, the authors analyzed the curriculum adaptation process for one project learning activity in School K, which is a SID school in the context of school-university collaboration. Multiple sources of data were collected for triangulation, including interviews, documents and observations. Curriculum adaptation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Retardation, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
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Li, Aisi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
The foundation of Shanxi University is a prime example of the collaborative efforts in higher education between the Chinese and British in late Qing China (1842-1912). Both sides made compromises, with the Chinese adapting their ideas of educational sovereignty, and the British agreeing to work under the supervision of the local government. Such a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Educational History
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Kwan, Covina Y. W. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper is based on a study of three Confucius Institutes in Canada. The research aims to explore the nature of operations at Confucius Institutes, ranging from the selection of partnering Chinese universities, to the program planning at each individual site. Specifically, it focuses on the perceived impacts of the Confucius Institute…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Confucianism, Foreign Countries
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Zha, Qiang; Hayhoe, Ruth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This paper attempts to address connections between the Chinese model for development or the "Beijing Consensus" and Chinese universities. Chinese universities seem to be caught between serving governmental agendas and pursuing their own goals as an academic community. Up until recently, they had become used to following the lead of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Institutional Autonomy, Government School Relationship
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Keenan, Barry C. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Educational values in both the United States and in China have suffered from the social and political reach of economic markets in each society. The models for counteracting the marketization of values in higher education can however be found in each country's past educational traditions. Surprisingly, the developmental values inherent in small…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Higher Education, Economics
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Ma, Jinyuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This article explores the way in which the World Bank has worked effectively with China in higher education. It investigates whether or not the cooperation between the two has changed in line with their changing relationship. More specifically, it discusses whether the World Bank's China agenda reflects the reform package of socio-institutional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, International Organizations
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Cheng, Qiang; Wang, Jian; Zhang, Shaoan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Guided by cultural border crossing and teacher identity development theories, this case study explores the bumpy process of a junior Chinese faculty member's border crossing into the U.S. teaching culture and analyzes the challenges, coping strategies, and consequences of his border crossing on teaching and teacher identity development. The…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Asians
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Keiser, David Lee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The moral and ethical charge of teaching and teacher education includes sustaining equanimity and paradox, and maintaining poise amongst contradicting policies and interests. This paper draws upon the wisdom of the Tao Te Ching to address some paradoxes in education and teacher preparation. Specifically, the article looks at four chapters of the…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Ethics, Teacher Education, Philosophy
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Zhao, Juanjuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This paper is a cross-cultural comparative study in education philosophy. A comparative and philosophical approach is used to interpret texts from the Analects of Confucius and to find connections with ideas of critical educators. In comparing Confucius' educational thought with that of Paulo Freire, John Dewey and other theorists in critical…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Cross Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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Wang, Hongyu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This essay argues that the concept of reaching peace within in order to sustain peace outside in classical Confucianism and Daoism offers us important lessons for peace education in the contemporary age. Building harmonious connections between differences in one's personhood paves a path for negotiating interconnections across conflicting…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Peace, Philosophy, Teaching Methods
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