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The Confucian Perspective of Education on “Self-Cultivation”

scores in the exam, the lofty status of moral education has actually existed just in name only. How to find the balance between knowledge teaching and moral education has become a difficult educational topic. In the context of globalization, Chinese society has shown a trend of multiple existence of

“The Students Have Been Spoilt Previously”

A Case Study on the Professional Development of Chinese Language Teachers in Hamburg

Ping Ren and Meinert Meyer

-centered didactics. And what holds for Ms. T also holds for the majority of my other teachers. Most of the cfl teachers have identified their professional difficulty finding a balance between motivating students and ensuring learning achievements; having fun and learning with hard work; students’ orientation and

Horst Zeinz

fields education can make the difference by turning the balance to peace or to conflict.” (Jäger 2015). Results of a study from Heidelberg, Germany show that the participation in projects of peace education has a positive effect on the peaceableness of the participants: They are more willing to approach

Xinyun Hu and Nicola Yelland

renamed Information Technology in ece Curriculum in the second semester of 2009. At the time, the Guide to the Pre-Primary Curriculum suggested that preschools should balance the time that they spent on ict with children’s other daily activities: Time spent on using technological products (such as

Der Ruf nach Vertrauen

Zum (Un-)Verhältnis von Politik, Inszenierung und Pädagogisierung des Vertrauens

Kerstin Jergus

Vertrauen durchaus unterschiedliche Formen der Verletzlichkeit impliziert; es entsteht ein Verhältnis der Ungleichheit, das für Vertrauen konstitutiv ist. Es handelt sich bei Vertrauen nicht um Wechselverhältnisse, die checks and balances ausgleichen könnten, obwohl der ökonomische Tausch den Schauplatz

Zheng Zhang

membership building turned out to be transformative for students with stronger facility with English. Moreover, to counter balance the dominant Canadian perspectives in the Canadian Alberta curriculum, student participants such as Kelly and Aaron recommended expansive transnational education curricula that

Dongmei Tao

Abstract

The transformation of local colleges and universities (地方本科) has a direct bearing on the structural adjustment of higher education (高等教育结构调整). In order to improve the system of modern vocational education, recently the Central Government has rolled out policies to turn some colleges and universities into application-oriented technical colleges (应用技术型高校), which are positioned as undergraduate-level vocational colleges and universities (职业本科). However, these policies not only fail to reflect local conditions and but also involve excessive red tapes. Through an analysis of the global trends in the classification of higher education institutions (高等教育机构) and the status quo of higher education in China, the author believes that a balance should be stricken between vocational education and general education (普通教育) to form an interconnected and ternary structure consisting of academic, professional, and vocational education (“学术型-专业应用型-职业技术型”三元交叉体系). This shall help local colleges and universities to better position themselves and speed up the transformation process.

Xu Zhang

rural small-scale schools (Table 13.1), the proportion of male and female teachers are 49.3% and 50.7% respectively which indicates the gender balance of rural small-scale school teachers. However, there is a severe interschool ratio imbalance in gender; for example, all of the 5 teachers in a primary

Jing Liu

Since the promulgation of the Outline of China’s National Plan for Medium and Long-term Education Reform and Development: 2010–2020 (《国家中长期教育改革和发展规划纲要(2010–2020年)》) in 2010, equality and balance have again become the two main subjects of China’s compulsory education development. Right at the