Policy Research and Advocacy
The China Educational Development Yearbook
The China Educational Development Yearbook, Volume 1
Chief Editor: Yang Dongping; Deputy Chief Editors: Chai Chunqing, Zhu Yinnian

The first volume of the English-language Chinese Research Perspectives on Educational Development (formerly 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 2010, which witnessed the formulation of theOutline of China’s National Plan for Medium and Long Term Educational Reform and Development 2010-2020.

With the formulation of the Outline and the start of implementation in 2011, China saw progress by the government, at all levels, in prioritizing educational development. Scholars and practitioners discuss 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 surveys and research on a variety of topics from government’s investment in education to the mental health of Elementary and Secondary school teachers and students.

Chinese Research Perspectives on Educational Development, Volume 1 informs the Western readers of the current educational development in policy, practice, and research in China.

Chinese Research Perspectives on Educational Development is a co-publication of Brill and Social Sciences Academic Press (China).

Table of contents

Gerard Postiglione

Educational Reform in China: An Overview 
Yang Dongping

Funding for Compulsory Education in Rural Areas 
Cheng Gang 

Early Childhood Education in China: Problems and Solutions
Chu Zhaohui

Issues Involved When Seeking Balanced Development of Urban and Rural Compulsory Education 
Fan Weichen

Compulsory Education for Migrant Children: A Case Study 
Han Jialing

Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Rural Areas 
Ye Zhong, Tu Xiaoming

Curriculum Reform amid Controversy 
Zhai Jinyu

The Current Situation of Rural Substitute Teachers in China 
Zhu Yinnian

The Reform of China’s University Entrance Examination System 
Wang Xiong, Zhu Zhengbiao

Chinese Ethnic Minorities and Bilingual Education
Teng Xing, Hai Lu

Improving the Quality of Higher Education in China 
Shen Yushun

Bureaucracy in Chinese Universities 
Xiong Bingqi

The Debt Crisis in China’s Colleges and Universities: Causes, Resolutions and Contradictions 
Lin Li

Employment Issues Facing China’s College Graduates 
Tian Yongpo

Reform of Financial Aid to University Students: Policy for Enhancing Equity
Shen Hong, Wei Li

The Development of Private Schools in China 
Hu Wei, Xie Ximei and Chai Chunqing

Reform of Vocational Education in China 
Xing Hui, Li Shiwei

Art Education in China 
Li Gongming, Hu Bin

The Societal Push to Develop the Education System in 2007 
Wang Sheng

The Current Status and Future Prospects of Education Legislation 
Song Yanhui

The Innovation of Local Educational Systems 
Cong Chunxia

Educational Corruption in China 
Ren Jianming

The Remedy for Undesirable Academic Practices 
Jing Jianbin

Satisfaction with Chinese Education: A 2007 Survey 
21st Century Education Development Research InstituteHorizon Research Consultancy Group 

Confucius Institutes and International Promotion of the Chinese Language 
Wang Yan 

Hong Kong and Macao University Recruitment of Mainland Chinese Students 
Li Mei, Xue Wenzheng 

A 2007 Summary of the Education System in Hong Kong 
Zhao Zhenzhou

A Summary of Education in Taiwan in 2007 
Huang Kunjin

The 2007 Almanac of Chinese Education
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