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Title: Basic Education in China

Basic Education in China
Wang, Dinghua,PhD
Basic Education Department Ministry of Education,
China is developing country with a population
taking up one fifth of the worlds total. 367
million people are below 18.
The Choice of China
Adopting the strategy of reinvigorating the
country through science and education
Converting the population pressure into huge
human resources
  • The Chinese Government has put forward the
    scientific development outlook of putting people
    in the first place and promoting the harmonious
    development of economy and society and the idea
    of building a socialist harmonious society.

Great Achievement in Chinas Basic Education
  • 95 of total population receives 9 year
    compulsory education.
  • High school education grows up quickly.
  • Curriculum reforms are undergoing pretty well.
  • Teachers are respected.
  • A series of educational laws promulgated and

  • Pressing Challenges in
  • Chinas Basic Education

  • Although K-12 education in China has made
    significant advances, the overall development has
    been quite uneven and imbalanced. Obvious gaps
    exist between different schools. It can neither
    respond well to the needs of rapid socio-economic
    development, nor satisfy the aspiration of the
    broad masses for balanced basic education.

International metropolitans like Beijing and
As a developing country, the urban-rural divide
is evident in China.
But in Vast rural areas, agriculture is still
chief industry
Urgent demand for Quality
  • Quality is the lifeline for education. Basic
    Education in some areas and many schools in some
    areas can not meet the increasing demand from
    the public for a high quality education.
  • Parents have very high demand for high quality.
  • High quality education not only refers to
    education with better infrastructure, but also
    refers to qualified teaching contingent, improved
    teaching process, better management, and proper
    philosophy of running schools.
  • Teachers quality needs to be improved.

Curriculum must be more oriented and relevant to
students in the country-side.
  • Although innovations are undergoing with entrance
    examinations into higher education institutions.
  • Examination related subjects emphasized.
  • Too much learning burden is faced up with

Campaigns for basic education
Compulsory Education
To universalize the 9-year compulsory education
in the entire country has great bearings on
Chinas modernization effort. It is both a grave
challenge and a task that must be carried out by
this interim government.
  • Curriculum Reform
  • Conduct comprehensive reform of curriculum,
    textbook, in basic education.
  • Leverage the excellent cultural and educational
    traditions of China as well as the advanced
    curricula, textbooks and teaching methods of the
    other countries.

Objectives of new curriculum in China
  • 1. To understand Chinas history and her
    current status thus become ready to assume
    responsibilities for their personal and national
    development, in the meantime to respect other
    nations and their cultures and to be ready to
    participate in international development and

  • 2. To master the basic skills for reading,
    writing and arithmetic operation, basic knowledge
    for culture and science, necessary skills to
    express themselves and communicate with others,
    capacity to process information, to acquire basic
    labor skills, so that they can adapt effectively
    to the learning society

  • 3. To develop, through observation and
    experience, a scientific understanding of the
    environment, sustainable development and
    ecological ethics, and to be able to identify,
    analyze and solve problems in their daily life

  • 4. To understand and care for the society,
    to form appropriate moral values and behavioral
    habits, ready to serve the people and the

  • 5. To develop sound self-consciousness and
    independent personality thus to take good care of
    life, learn to rationally plan for and assess
    ones own development and to cope with
    frustrations in the social life to be accustomed
    to engage in regular physical exercise and proper
    living habits

  • 6. To develop healthy interest for esthetic
    appreciation of the beauty of the nature,
    society, science and art to be inclined to join
    in different cultural activities.

Increase Decrease
multiple solutions for problem solving. concept of space development. content of statistics. practice and comprehensive application. calculator and computer as tools. difficulty level and speed. conceal deliberately-man made questions. delete some complicated and seldom-appeared contents. Reduce complexity of formulas and terminologies. reduce requirement for identifying skills.
Increase Decrease
link of student life experience and demand for chemistry. chemical experiment and chemical social survey activities. In the light of modern sciences, add new material. consciousness of students to environmental pollution, enhance capacity of self protection. some unnecessary and boring chemistry concepts. chemistry calculation. demonstration experiment.
Teacher preparation and professional development
  • Build upon the current teachers training,
    attract more talented people to join the
    teachers profession. Implement the Gardeners
  • Reward excellent teachers by every Teachers Day
  • Set up codes of conduct of teachers

  • Improving the qualifications of teachers
  • Laying much emphasis on the turning out of
    qualified teachers in the western part of China.

Student learning
  • Active learning
  • Interactive learning
  • Hands-on ability
  • How to fish instead of giving fish

Teaching Process
  • Teaching reforms
  • Classroom teaching
  • Social participation
  • Project oriented study
  • Team work
  • In teaching process, ICT is widely applied.

  • Teaching Assessment
  • Grade instead of 100 marks
  • More encouragement
  • Qualities at all aspect are encouraged
  • Continuous innovations toward entrance
    examination will be conducted

Through introduction of computer labs,
satellite reception devices, CD-ROM playing
devices, and VCD and DVD materials, quality
educational resources will reach rural schools in
remote and poor areas.
Model 1 DVD player at teaching points
From 2003 to 2007, DVD Players and various
teaching DVDs will be equipped for 110 thousand
rural teaching points, in order to provide
educational resources for 5.1 million pupils in
rural and mountainous areas.
Model 2 Satellite receiving stations at all
rural primary schools
The satellite teaching receiving stations are
being built up in 384 thousand rural primary
schools so that the needs of 81 million rural
pupils to educational resources can be met. And
this job could help improve educational quality
and teacher level of rural primary schools.
Model 3 Computer classrooms at all rural middle
We are establishing 38 thousand computer
classrooms in 38 thousand rural middle schools so
as to deliver educational resources and
information technology to 31 million rural middle
  • Any nation belongs to the world. The
    Chinese nation enjoys a historical and cultural
    tradition not broken for 5,000 years. Education
    in China can not and will not sustain without the
    Chinese cultural traditions.

Our collaboration and cooperation in the field
of education will bring us even closer.
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