The China Educational Development Yearbook, Volume 3


Editor: Dongping Yang
The third volume of the English-language The China Educational Development Yearbook offers international scholars a glimpse into key issues in Chinese education today from the perspective of Chinese academics, practitioners, and applied researchers. This volume starts with an excellent overview of educational developments in 2009, which witnessed the formulation of the National Outline for Medium and Long Term Educational Reform and Development initiated by the Chinese government. The formulation of the Outline is a milestone event for Chinese education and has triggered enormous enthusiasm for the belated educational reform. Scholars and practitioners discussed the significance of the Outline and its implications on the development and reform of pre-school education, basic education and higher education. In addition, this volume provides timely attention to the educational implications of major developments such as the impact of the financial crisis on China’s education, corruption in various branches of academics, and the development of non-profit educational organizations.

The China Educational Development Yearbook, Volume 3 informs the Western readers of the current educational development in policy, practice, and research in China.

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Editorial Board
International Advisory Board:
Jing Lin is Professor of International Education Policy at University of Maryland at College Park. She has published four books and numerous articles on Chinese education and society, focusing on social changes, school reform, equity issues and innovations in education. She has also published two books on peace education, entitled Love, Peace and Wisdom in Education (2006), and Transforming Education for Peace (2008).
Gerard Postiglione is Professor and Head, Division of Policy, Administration, and Social Science, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. He is editor of the journal Chinese Education and Society, and Director of the Wah Ching Centre of Research on Education in China. His most recent books are China’s Assimilationist Language Policy: The Impact on Indigenous/Minority Literacy and Social Harmony, with G. Beckett (London: Routledge Press. 2011) and Crossing Borders in East Asian Higher Education with D. Chapman and W. Cummings (Springer, 2010).
Table of contents
Chapter 1: 2009 Blue Book of Education: China on the Eve of Tremendous Changes
Cheng Fangping, Liu Yiguo, and Wuhua
Chapter 2: Formulation of National Outline for Medium and Long-term Education Reform and Development
Huang Shengli and Diao Wen
Chapter 3: Development and Reform of Pre-School Education in China: Under the Focus of Public Opinion
Gao Xia and Zhang Shouli
Chapter 4: Deviations from Proper Norms and Standards and “School Selection Rush” Plaguing Primary and Secondary Schools
Li Xinling and Fan Weichen
Chapter 5: A Research on the Modern Distance Education Project for Rural Primary and Secondary Schools in Four Counties in Gansu Province
Zhang Mei and Zhang Jin
Chapter 6: A Research on Implementation of Performance-based Pay Policy of Teachers in Compulsory Education
Chai Chunqing and Wang Xiong
Chapter 7: Pay Attention to and Improve the Growth Environment of Teenagers
Huang Shengli
Chapter 8: Corruption in College Admissions and Countermeasures
Wang Xiong and He Zhongzhou
Chapter 9: Higher Education: Facing “Tisen’s Question”
Yang Min, Wang Feng, and Lin Li
Chapter 10: Survey on Implementation of the National Stipend Policy in Secondary Vocational Schools
Fo Zhaohui and Xing Hui
Chapter 11: Financial Crisis and China’s Education
Xiong Bingqi
Chapter 12: Analysis on Educational Financing of Central and Local Governments in China in 2008
Zhou Ling
Chapter 13: A Retrospection of School Removal and Merging in Rural Areas
Yang Lan
Chapter 14: A Revisit to the Education of Migrant Children under New Circumstances
Wang Xiaoyan
Chapter 15: A sample Survey of the Integration of Smaller Ethnic Group Culture into the National Curriculum System of Basic Education
Ba Zhanlong, Hai Lu, and Zheng Lijie
Chapter 16: Corruption and Irregularities in Academic Activities and Abnormal Academic Ethos
Ge Jianxiong
Chapter 17: 2009 Public Satisfaction at Educational Provision in Thirty Chinese Cities
21st Century Education Research Institute
Chapter 18: The Development of Educational Non-Profitable Organizations
Liang Xiaoyan
All those interested in developments in education and education policy in China. Also an excellent primary source for examining how researchers, policy makers, and educators in China discuss and analyze educational issues confronting their country.
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