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Educational Development in Western China : Towards Quality and Equity.

Author: John Chi-Kin Lee; Zeyuan Yu; Xianhan Huang
Publisher: Dordrecht : Sense Publishers, 2015.
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In 2000, the â#x80;#x9C;Western Developmentâ#x80;#x9D; plan of the Chinese Mainland attracted attention of educators and policy makers. Around that period, the Chinese government also launched large scale and systemic curriculum reforms in basic education and secondary education in achieving quality education across the vast country. Despite significant progress that has been made in educational investments and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, John Chi-Kin
Educational Development in Western China : Towards Quality and Equity
Dordrecht : Sense Publishers,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Chi-Kin Lee; Zeyuan Yu; Xianhan Huang
ISBN: 9789463002325 9463002324
OCLC Number: 1023551529
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Culture and Ethnicity
Description: 1 online resource (343 p.)
Contents: Intro; TABLE OF CONTENTS; 1. EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN WESTERN CHINA: Towards Quality and Equity; INTRODUCTION; Status and Quality of Education in Western China; Issues of Education in Western China: Lacking Educational Quality and Existing Inequality; CONCLUDING REMARKS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTES; REFERENCES; 2. REVIEW OF THE PRESSING RESEARCH ISSUES ON WEST OF CHINAâ#x80;#x99;S ETHNIC MINORITY EDUCATION; INTRODUCTION; STUDY ON POLICIES OF ETHNIC MINORITY EDUCATION IN CHINA; Preferential Policy Serves an Important Function in the Development of Ethnic Minority Education Policy Related to Chinaâ#x80;#x99;s Ethnic Minority Education Should Be Shifted from Preferential to SpecialStudy on Ethnic Minority Education and Inheriting of Culture; Mission of Ethnic Minority Education; Educational Function of Ethnic Minority Culture; Problems of Cultural Inheriting of Ethnic Minority; Influencing Factors of the Inheriting of Culture in School Education; Significance, Approaches and Measures of School Education Inheriting Ethnic Minority Culture; CURRICULUM REFORM OF BASIC EDUCATION IN ETHNIC MINORITY AREAS Problems Existing in the Curriculum Reform of Basic Education in Ethnic Minority AreasThe Direction of Curriculum Reform of Basic Education in Ethnic Minority Areas; STUDY ON BILINGUAL EDUCATION OF ETHNIC MINORITY; Problems Existing in Bilingual Education; Modes of Bilingual Education; Strategy of Bilingual Education; Policies of Bilingual Education; NOTE; REFERENCES; 3. DEVELOPMENT OF WHAT, FOR WHAT, AND FOR WHOM?: Deweyan Perspectives on Education for Minority Nationalities in Western China; INTRODUCTION; Understandings of Development in Education; Minority Language and Minority Education Types of Bilingualism and Language Proficiency, Experience, Growth and InteractionApproaches to Challenges of Development and Education in China; Multicultural and Bilingual Education in China; Innovation Diffusion as a Window on Internal and External Factors Influencing Education; Development as Increasing Attainment of Formal State Education; SAMPLE DIFFUSION BY GENDER/NATIONALITY AND COHORT; Changes in Compulsory Primary Education Attainment; Changes in Compulsory Basic Education Attainment: Junior Secondary Education; Changes in Upper Secondary Education Attainment (Non-Compulsory) Changes in Post-Secondary Education Attainment (Non-Compulsory)DISCUSSION; Relevance of Pre-2000 Attainment Data to Post-2000 and Current Situation; Relationship of Educational Development and Minority Occupational Structure; Need for Comparative, Multiple Case Study Research; Need for Dialog and Collaboration in Minority Education; NOTES; REFERENCES; APPENDICES; 4. GENDER INEQUALITY AND ETHNICITY: Educational Stratification in Western China, 1949â#x80;#x93;2004; INTRODUCTION; PERSPECTIVES ON GENDER STRATIFICATION IN ETHNICITY; Modernization and Economic Growth; State Policy and Ideology

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In 2000, the â#x80;#x9C;Western Developmentâ#x80;#x9D; plan of the Chinese Mainland attracted attention of educators and policy makers. Around that period, the Chinese government also launched large scale and systemic curriculum reforms in basic education and secondary education in achieving quality education across the vast country. Despite significant progress that has been made in educational investments and attainments in China, issues of quality and regional disparities across China remain, especially in the less developed, western part of China where the significance of ethnic diversity, urban-rural dis.

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