1. What are the major challenges faced by China's public education system? How do these compare and contrast to education challenges in the US? In other parts of Asia?
2. What do China's new (2010-2020) education reform measures aim to do?
3. What is the role of the teacher in the Chinese classroom?
Open House as Public Schools Welcome Guests, Shanghai Daily, March 20, 2017
China’s Role in International Education by the Numbers by Allan Goodman, Huffington Post, November 14,2016
Why Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning Differently by Alix Spiegel, NPR, September 2, 2013
China’s education system leaves students woefully unprepared for the real world by Jenny Anderson, Quartz, March 2, 2016
A Shifting Education Model in China by Bruce Fuller, The Atlantic, December 14, 2015
PISA's China Problem by Tom Loveless, Brookings, October 9, 2013
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New Curriculum Reform in China and its Impact on Teachers by Linyuan Guo, Canadian and International Education, January 8, 2013
A Comparative Study of Teacher Preparation and Qualifications in Six Nations, Chapter 2, "The Qualifications of the Teaching Force", edited by Richard M. Ingersoll, Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), 2006
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Ditching the stigma of vocational education by Yang Meiping, Shanghai Daily, September 3, 2016
China: Vocational Education Matches Youth with Jobs and Helps Sustain Growth The World Bank, February 17, 2012
Education Reform in China: What the educators think OECD Insights, March 19, 2010