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This blog post by Andreas Schleicher describes the challenges for teachers teaching in rural China, as witnessed by Mr. Schleicher in October, 2013.
This blog post by Andreas Schleicher describes the challenges for students learning in rural China, as witnessed by Mr. Schleicher in October, 2013.
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The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.
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Many strengths are apparent in the Chinese system for vocational education and training in upper secondary schools. The strengths include: The establishment of 9 year schooling with almost all children in China now completing lower secondary education.
Learning for Jobs, the initial report of the OECD policy review of vocational education and training, presents a set of policy recommendations to help countries make their vocational systems more responsive to labour market needs and boost economic growth.
Like many countries, China faces the dilemma of expanding its tertiary education system within a tight fiscal constraint. Challenges in China include the unprecedented scale in student numbers and the rapidly rising aspirations of students and parents for upward social mobility through education.
Programme for Co-operation with Non-Member Economies - co-operation with China
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This Country Note on China forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist countries in the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of their social and economic objectives.