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Educational Policies and Legislation in China

Authors:
Xu, Xiaozhou
Mei, Weihui

ISBN:
978 981 13 0874 1
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
267
List price(s):
119.99 USD
89.99 GBP
99.99 EUR

Publication date:
6 September 2018

Short description: 

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of educational policies and legislation in China, particularly following the introduction of Reform and Opening Up in 1978.

Full description: 

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of educational policies and legislation in China, particularly following the introduction of Reform and Opening Up in 1978. The scope of this book: (1) provides the theoretical basis and framework of educational policies; (2) explains key educational laws and legislation; and (3) introduces readers to policies for educational internationalization, private education, lifelong learning and teacher education. The book is intended for researchers, teachers and graduate students in the field of comparative education, educational policy and legislation, educational management. Readers will find essential information on the most important educational laws and legislation, as well as the recent characteristics of and trends in educational policies in China.

Table of contents: 

Theoretical Basis of Chinese Educational Policies.- Educational Legislation Systems.- The Outline and Planning of Educational Development in China.- Educational Internationalization Policies in China.- Private Education Policies.- Lifelong Learning Policies.- Teacher Policy.- Characteristics of and Trends in Educational Policy and Legislation in China.

Biography: 

Professor Xiaozhou Xu is an outstanding scholar in the field of comparative education and entrepreneurship education. He is Dean of the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences at Zhejiang University, and Yangtze River Scholar Chair Professor of Ministry of Education of China. He is currently the holder of UNESCO Chair in Entrepreneurship Education and President of UNESCO Entrepreneurship Education Network National Chapter of China. He undertook international and national research projects from UNESCO, the World Bank, and the National Social Science Fund of China. He edited a range of influential series which cover Entrepreneurship Education Research, Changes in Higher Education Policy, 60 Years of Education in China and Research on Strategy and Decision of Education Development. He has published over a hundred essays in academic journals, and over ten monographs including Building the Entrepreneurship Education System in University, Strategies of College Students' Entrepreneurial Skill Development, etc. Over ten research outcomes were rewarded by Ministry of Education of China and Zhejiang Province Government. Dr. Weihui Mei is an Associate Professor of Comparative Education at the College of Education, Zhejiang University. Her research interests include comparative higher education, educational policy, entrepreneurship education, relationship between university and region development, etc. She has published two manuscripts on entrepreneurship education in higher educational institutions in the USA, and on strategy on Italian education. She has also published dozens of research articles in Chinese, English and Italian journals.

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