Education in East Asia

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-07-18
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Education in East Asia is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. With chapters written by an international team of leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan, covering local regional developments in each country as well as recent reforms and global contexts. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole and guides to available online datasets, this handbook will be an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels.

Author Biography

Pei-tseng Jenny Hsieh is a Research Officer in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford, UK. Previously, she has been an Education Consultant in Europe, Australia and Taiwan.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Regional Overview Pei-tseng Jenny Hsieh \ 1. Japan: Japanese Education Revisited Shin'ichi Suzuki \ 2. Japan: The Internationalization of Japanese Universities Yuki Imoto \ 3. Japan: Resource Allocation in Japanese Education Takehi Kariya \ 4. South Korea: Education Policy Jieon Hong \ 5. South Korea II, Bae-Sik Hong \ 6. North Korea Jeong-ah Cho, Hyangkue Lee and Ki-seok Kim \ 7. China: Key Trends and Issues in Education Zhou Zhong \ 8. China: The Role of Independent Colleges in an Expanding Higher Education System Kai Yu \ 9. China: Cross-Regional Partnerships in Higher Education Development Yue Li \ 10. Hong Kong: Structuring Diversity for a Diversified Society Alka Sharma \ 11. Macao: Govern-Mentality and Education Development in the Post-1999 Era Sou Kuan Vong \ 12. Mongolia: Higher Education as a Basic Need Enhzul Dambajantsan \ 13. Taiwan: Trends and Agendas in Educational Reform Hsiao-Lan Tseng \ 14. Taiwan: Globalisation and Higher Education Policy Pei-tseng Jenny Hsieh \ Bibliography \ Index

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