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  Broadcast-Satellite Television Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The main objectives of the project were the improvement of the quality of educational TV programmes aimed at training unqualified primary school teachers and increasing the proportion of qualified teachers, the extension of the coverage of educational TV programmes, and the training opportunities for in-service teachers in the poor rural areas and minority areas.
The specific objectives were to support 26 counties which were backward in economy and minority areas in their development of educational TV stations for distance teacher training; to upgrade the qualifications of 25,000 unqualified primary school teachers in the 26 counties in four years; and to improve the teaching abilities of qualified teachers.
The provincial educational departments are responsible for the examination of teacher training through TV education, the formulation of unified subjects and questions to be examined, while the Prefectural Normal Schools are in charge of correcting the examination papers and awarding the Graduation Certificate of Normal School.
www1.worldbank.org /disted/Technology/broadcast/tv-03.html   (1994 words)

 Early Childhood Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In urban areas, pre-school education is kindergartens that last for one to three years and could be full-time, part-time, boarding, or hourly.
The educational activities conducted in kindergartens constitute a systematic and purposeful process of education conductive to the holistic development of children.
As an activity that can be used in the classroom to educate students about China’s culture would be to do research on the type of dances and singing that the younger children do in the early childhood programs in China, since this is such an important part of their curriculum.
www.usd.edu /ttd/multicultural/resources/china.htm   (950 words)

 Back of the Class - Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
China's first ruler after the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1911, General Yuan Shikai, pushed for compulsory and free primary schooling for the male population.
This was the first time China's intelligentsia had become a political force independent of the country's rulers and the students attacked the government for spending 80 per cent of its budget on the military.
China admitted that 70 per cent of teachers were either untrained or unqualified and just 60 per cent of children managed to finish primary school.
thormay.net /chinadiary/education.html   (2241 words)

 China education and university list
China has adopted a nine-year compulsory schooling system, which means all children are required to attend school for at least nine years.
Higher education in China is to train specialists for all the sectors of the country's development.
The focus of China's education is to improve the country's intellectual outlook and bring about competent students in all aspects of China's development.
www.index-china.com /index-english/education-s.htm   (577 words)

 Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 9-year compulsory education is being implemented nationwide in stages in a planned way; primary schooling has been prevailed in areas concentrating 91% of Chinese population; higher education, occupational and polytechnic education, diversified adult education and ethical education have been developed rapidly.
Ministry of Education is the supreme education administration body in China, which is responsible for carrying out related laws, regulations, guidelines and policies of the central government; planning development of education sector; integrating and coordinating educational initiatives and programs nationwide; maneuvering and guiding education reform countrywide.
Since 1978 when China inaugurated the opening and reform initiative, international communication and cooperation in the education sector has migrated onto a new stage cheering healthy development of abroad studying, increasing number of foreigners studying in China, and expanding cross-border academic communication.
www.warriortours.com /intro/education.htm   (890 words)

 China Education
China is a country of 9,600,000 square kilometres in size, with a population of more than 1,200,000,000.
China has a 50-year history of having foreign students studying in her universities and colleges.
Of the total of foreign students studying in China in 1999, 71% of them (31914) came from countries located in Asia, 13% (5621) from European countries, 11% (4938) from countries in North and South America, 3% (1384) from countries in Africa, 2% from countries in Oceania.
www.internationaleducationmedia.com /china   (781 words)

 Education in China
A professor from the College of Education, Professor Deng Ming, met with us this morning to discuss the history of education in China, some current statistics, and some future goals that are set before them.
Mass education is in place and quality education is moving away from just the elite to include all children, rural and urban.
In the western part of China there are many private schools for families who would like religion to play a role in their childs education, but public schools still see the largest enrollment.
homepage.mac.com /awalter/Personal80.html   (678 words)

China’s legal education may be traced to the ancient time.
As far as legal education is concerned, the period of schooling for LL.B on-campus students covers 4 academic years.
The modern legal education in China has been long influenced by civil law tradition, including the Germany conceptualistic method.
www.aals.org /2000international/english/chinaintro.htm   (1583 words)

 Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Education has come a long way since the days of Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) when teachers were at the bottom of the social scale on the basis of the then current maxim: " The more knowledge you have, the more counterrevolutionary you are.
Higher education almost ground to a halt during the "Cultural Revolution." The Chinese Government has given priority to education and has achieved remarkable results over the last 20 years.
China's reform policy have also speeded up the spread of education in poor and remote areas.
www.paulnoll.com /China/History/history-education.html   (341 words)

 China Education Center -- Study in China is now a lot closer than you think
China Education Center (CEC) was established in 2001.
The objective of China Education Center is to promote foreign students studying in China.
China Education Center works closely with high schools and universities to provide a smooth educational experience for foreign students in China.
www.chinaeducenter.com /en   (180 words)

 Precious Children: Article: Early Childhood Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Traditional early childhood education in China currently faces both internal and external challenges changing family structures and increased influence of foreign ideas and values.
The one child policy in the People's Republic of China is altering family roles and child-rearing practices, raising concerns about the possible harmful effects of too much attention and pampering.
It is difficult to observe the ordinary functioning of a typical school in China because officially approved and arranged visits for foreigners are usually made to "model" programs and involve special arts and performances (Gentry, 1981; Shepherd, 1991).
www.pbs.org /kcts/preciouschildren/earlyed/read_vaughan.html   (2609 words)

 China Education, Study in China, China School
China Daily, June 7, 2006 - Today's college entrance exam is often likened to thousands of people and horses trying to cross a narrow footbridge.
Xinhua, May 22, 2006 - China's Ministry of Education warned Monday that there are now less than one percent of the five million professional Chinese-as-a-second-language teachers that are expected to be needed over the next five years.
Chinese Ministry of Education releases that in 2001, total number of foreign students in China is over 350,000, and this number is approximately the same as the total number of Chinese students studying abroad.
www.chinatoday.com /edu/a.htm   (384 words)

We have experienced problems in American education for so long that we some times forget that it is an international problem crossing all financial and cultural lines.
Education in China is very different from what we experience in the United States.
China has started to give "lip service" to the issue but an increase in the education budget of only 1% tells the real story.
www.hopkins.k12.mn.us /Pages/District/Special/RonW/educationchina.html   (1515 words)

 The Epoch Times | The Commercialization of Education in China
Since the 1990s China has aimed to increase the percentage of GDP used for education and to reach 4 percent by the end of last century.
Even the paltry educational spending is distributed very unevenly and irrationally between rural and urban areas, resulting in further losses of educational opportunities among those who live at the bottom of society.
Statistics show that in 2002 the government’s total educational investment was 580 billion yuan (US$ 70.03 billion), 77 percent of which was used in urban areas, where less than 40 percent of the Chinese population resides.
english.epochtimes.com /news/4-9-19/23266.html   (803 words)

 Education in China: How China Nurtures the Young Dragons
This respect for education is a result of the cultural heritage being shaped and refined with the goals and determination of China's recent and current national leaders.
Quality Education is to enhance the quality of Chinese citizens by focusing on imparting to children an accurate and scientific view of the living world while nurturing in them desirable attitudes toward life and the social values.
The role of art education as part of Quality Education for young children is not geared toward training in artistic skills in the children.
www.apmforum.com /columns/china21.htm   (1950 words)

 overview of education
For the purpose of the present publication, it is convenient to divide education in China into four categories: primary education, secondary education, higher education and adult education.
Therefore, a provision of the Education Law is that China shall be divided into three categories: cities and economically developed areas, towns and villages with medium development, and economically backward areas.
The influence of the SEC is directly felt mostly in the institutions of higher education, as the governance and management of primary and secondary schools is left to the local governments.
www-personal.ksu.edu /~dbski/publication/overview   (2323 words)

 International Higher Education--9/4
It is clear that he highly values China's newly emerging, private higher education institutions because they benefit society, encourage educational fund raising, make use of intellectual resources, and serve as a means by which to recruit qualified teachers.
Due to the complexity of China's private higher education system and concerns with potentially disturbing planned readjustments, a ban was placed on publishing reports in the major newspapers.
Other administrators deny the advantages of private higher education from another perspective, believing that China's higher education system is already too vast, and that the state is hardly able to support public higher learning institutions.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/newsletter/News09/text4.html   (935 words)

 Scientific Acupuncture Clinic Center --- TCM Education in China !   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Presently, all of universities or colleges of TCM in China are established by the government, you must meet the entrance examination before you enter an university or college of TCM.
There are different levels of TCM education in China, the entry level is 5 years college study for BS degree of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
From the brief introduction of the education of TCM in China, you may find why China is a leading Nation in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
www.scientificacupuncture.com /tcmeducationinchina.htm   (390 words)

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China’s success in feeding, housing and clothing this vast population is a monumental achievement of planning and maximum use of available resources.
Education is all pervasive in Chinese society and this is reflected in China’s education policy.
Aesthetic education fosters students “correct” viewpoints of the appreciation of the beautiful things (established by traditional standards) and to develop abilities of aesthetic judgement and creation of all beautiful things in their daily lives.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1982/4/82.04.02.x.html   (3229 words)

 Education System in China
Tuition is free during the nine-year compulsory part of education.
Primary education is a six year course in which pupils study core subjects such as Chinese, Maths, History, Geography, Science etc. There is also a certain level of elementary political and moral education.
There are literally hundreds of universities in China, but these vary immensely in the level and quality of education.
www.liuzhou.co.uk /china/educationinfo.htm   (564 words)

 China General Information, China Information (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-3.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
China and France on Thursday signed a joint statement and 14 cooperation agreements ranging from aviation and nuclear power utilization to the prevention of infectious diseases.
China will provide different types of textbooks and reading materials for different levels of learners and teaching staff will also be provided with extra teaching materials, Zhou said.
China's foreign debt rose 6.01 percent in the first half of the year to reach $297.9 billion at the end of June.
www.chinatoday.com.cob-web.org:8888   (3653 words)

 Early Childhood Education in China
The purpose of the symposium was to exchange early childhood education practices that focused on the development of creativity.
I am very curious about learning and observing more on the development of art in young children in China and with all the new evidence on early learning from the brain research, I wonder what new synapses are being connected with this kind of experiential learning.
I will say again that I think we, early childhood educators, from China and the United States have a lot to learn from each and it is very clear that we care deeply about our children and want them to have the best learning experiences.
www.newhorizons.org /trans/international/okeeffe.htm   (1255 words)

 InternationalEd.org | Publication
Far less well known but equally impressive are the great strides China has made in education in a relatively short period of time and its ambitious plans for the future.
China also has a strong cultural commitment to education and its students are willing to study long hours.
In addition, there is a need for Chinese education to move beyond simply knowledge acquisition to promoting the ability to think independently and apply knowledge in new situations, two traits in which American schools hold a comparative advantage.
www.internationaled.org /educationinchina.htm   (825 words)

 Teach Or Study in China
KOLKATA - Here is an alert for all monolingual speakers of native English: if you thought your ability to speak English would continue to give you a leg-up in the world, where this language has been the primary language for international communication for several decades, you are in for trouble.
China is a country of 9,600,000 square kilometres in size, with a population of more than 1,300,000,000.
China government has a very good and exoteric policy for foreigners who come to China to work or study abroad.
careerinchina.ca   (351 words)

 China Environmental Education Program
According to Chinese education officials, WCS's were the first foreign curricula invited into China’s schools on a wide scale.
The MOE has acknowledged that WCS’s education program in China has brought the first environmental curriculum to Chinese schools, prepared the first Chinese professionals qualified to train their colleagues in environmental education strategies, and reached more than a hundred thousand students in four Chinese provinces.
Wuyishan, one of the highest mountains in southeast China, is another natural area of global importance according to a 1992 survey of protected areas in China conducted by WWF and Chinese environmental officials.
www.wcs.org /sw-education/internationaleducation/466147   (503 words)

 WAIS - World Affairs Report - Private Education in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is noteworthy that the Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress addressed the conference and emphasized the importance of private education for the future of China.
The importance given to private education in a socialist society, perceived outside of China as inconsistent with Communist ideology, must be seen in the perspective of developments in China in the last two decades.
While the government supports the contribution of private schools to the nation's educational needs, the underlying demand and driving force for an alternative to public schools comes from parents and from their ambitions and expectations for their child.
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/China/china_private.html   (513 words)

 Chinese Education, China Education: Travel China Guide.com
A good education has always been highly valued in China, as the people believe that education ensures not only the future and development of the individual but also the family and the country as a whole.
The development of education system led to a form of evaluation that became the means by which dynastic China appointed those with talents as officials.
After that, China's education system fell into something of a state of confusion due to the changes in national government.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/education   (455 words)

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