This book presents a comprehensive and cutting-edge overview of the educational governance reform trajectory and the latest issues in China, addressing several important topics such as administration, internal management, provision, enrollment, employment, financing, examinations, evaluation and quality assurance. In addition, this important and timely book discusses the educational system at all levels, from primary and secondary schools to colleges and universities, and each chapter ends with a discussion of the status quo, problems facing China and coping strategies for further reform. The past 68 years (1949-2016) have seen a sea change in social, economic, cultural, political and educational fields. Systematically describing the educational landscape in China, the book also reveals how the massive changes in China have shaped education, and how education has responded to the new demands placed on it.
Offering essential insights into educational reform in China, the book represents a valuable resource, especially for researchers and graduate students in the field of education.
Biografie (Ming Yang)
Dr. Ming Yang is Senior Environmental Economist at an international organization based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the organization, he worked for four years as Energy and Environment Economist and Energy Technology Economist for the International Energy Agency of the OECD in Paris. Before that, he was Energy Adviser and Climate Change Specialist for two years at the Asian Development Bank. Dr Yang is good at quantitative analysis in issues related to economics, engineering, technology and climate change. In 1986, he undertook a feasibility study with MARKAL model on China s Three Gorges Power Plant. In 1994, he simulated negotiation process by using EFOM model. In 2007, with the IEA's ETP model (the new version of MARKAL) he designed two scenarios for IEA s Energy Technology Perspectives 2008. Over the past two decades, he has about 100 articles published in journals and conference proceedings. He significantly contributed to quantitative analysis and writing of four books on energy and climate change that were published in the Asian Development Bank and the International Energy Agency. Ming holds a Ph.D. in energy economics and planning from the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok jointly with l'Institut d'Economie et de Politique de l'Energie (IEPE), Université des Sciences Sociales, Grenoble, France.