Education Around the World: Education in East Asia

Editor: Pei-tseng, Jenny Hsieh
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-4411-4009-8
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Pending
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Exploring contemporary issues and challenges facing education in East Asia, including recent reforms and global contexts, from China and Japan to Mongolia and Korea

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Table of Contents

  • Series Editor's Preface - Colin Brock
  • The Contributors
  • Introduction: Education in East Asia – A Regional Overview - Pei-tseng Jenny Hsieh
  • Chapter 1 China: An Overview - Zhou Zhong
  • Chapter 2 China: The Role of Independent Colleges in the Expanding Higher Education System - Kai Yu and Hubert Ertl
  • Chapter 3 Hong Kong: Structuring the Education System for a Diversified Society - Alka Sharma
  • Chapter 4 Macao: Governmentality and Education Development in the Post-1999 Era - Sou-Kuan Vong
  • Chapter 5 Japan: Cultural Roots versus Systemic Provision - Shin'ichi Suzuki
  • Chapter 6 Japan: Internationalisation in Education and the Problem of Introspective Youth - Yuki Imoto
  • Chapter 7 Japan: A Silent End to a Silent Revolution? Post-war Changes in Resource Allocation - Takehiko Kariya
  • Chapter 8 Mongolia: From Nomadic to Communistic to Liberal - Enkhzul Dambajantsan
  • Chapter 9 North Korea: An Overview - Jeong-ah Cho, Huang-kue Lee and Ki-Seok Kim
  • Chapter 10 South Korea: Education in a Multicultural Society - Jiyeon Hong
  • Chapter 11 South Korea: College Admissions System and Reform Issues - Soojeong Lee and Eul Sook Kim
  • Chapter 12 Taiwan: Trends and Agendas in Education Reform - Hsiao-Lan Sharon Chen
  • Chapter 13 Taiwan: Examinations - Pei-tseng Jenny Hsieh