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Schooling in East Asia, Forces of Change : Formal and Nonformal Education in Japan, the Republic of China, the Peoples Republic of China, South Korea, North Korea, Hong Kong, and Macau.

By: Thomas, R. Murray.
Contributor(s): Postlethwaite, T. Neville.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Kent : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2014Copyright date: ©1983Description: 1 online resource (365 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483152493.Subject(s): Education -- East Asia | Education and state -- East Asia | School management and organization -- East AsiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Schooling in East Asia, Forces of Change : Formal and Nonformal Education in Japan, the Republic of China, the Peoples Republic of China, South Korea, North Korea, Hong Kong, and MacauDDC classification: 370 Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Front Cover -- Schooling in East Asia -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Chapter 1. Describing Change and Estimating Its Causes -- An Influential Past -- The Purpose of the Book -- The Structure of the Country Chapters -- A Model for Analyzing Causal Forces -- Seven Types of Significant Forces -- Conclusion -- References -- Part I: The Case of Japan - A Prologue -- Backgrounds of Japanese Education -- Forces of Educational Change in Japan -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2. Japan -- Demographic, Economic, and Political Conditions -- The Aims of Schooling -- The Structure of the System -- Educational Administration -- Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology -- Examining, Promoting, and Certifying Students -- Supplying Educational Personnel -- Prospects for the Future -- References -- Part II: The Two Chinas - A Prologue -- Political Change and Schooling 1900-1948 -- Forces of Change: A Comparison -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3. The Republic of China (Taiwan) -- Interacting Forces from Socio-economic Planning and the Educational System -- The Political Ideal and Educational Policy -- Educational Progress and the Evolving Schooling Structure -- Educational Administration -Its Political Setting and Historical Background -- Curricula and Teaching Methods -- The Role of Examinations -- The Social Status and Education of Teachers -- Future Problems and Plans -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4. The People's Republic of China (Mainland China) -- Socio-political Backgrounds -- Pedagogical Goals -- The Education System: General -- The Education System: Formal -- The Education System: Nonformal -- Educational Administration and Supervision -- Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology -- Examinations and Certification -- Educational Personnel: Training and Supply.
Future Plans and Problems -- References -- Part III: The Two Koreas - A Prologue -- Political Events and Schooling in Korea before 1945 -- Forces of Change: A Comparison -- Conclusion -- References -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5. The Republic of Korea (South Korea) -- The Geographic and Socio-political Setting -- Educational Aims -- The Structure and Growth of the Education System -- Educational Administration -- Curriculum Development and Instruction -- The Entrance Examination System -- Supplying Educational Personnel -- Educational Research Activities -- Prospects for Future Development -- References -- Chapter 6. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) -- Goals, Growth and Structural Change -- The Regular School System -- Nonformal and Informal Education -- The Administrative System -- Curriculum Development -- Teaching Methodology -- Providing Educational Personnel -- Future Prospects -- References -- Part IV: The Two Colonies - A Prologue -- Forces of Educational Change in the Colonies -- Conclusion -- Reference -- Chapter 7. Hong Kong -- Six Facets of Hong Kong Society -- Geographic and Socio-political Influences -- Educational Goals -- Structure of the Education Effort -- Educational Administration and Supervision -- Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology -- Student Examinations, Promotion, and Certificates -- Supplying Educational Personnel -- Future Plans and Problems -- References -- Chapter 8. Macau -- The Structure and Extent of Schooling -- Curricula and Teaching Materials -- Educational Personnel -- Future Prospects -- References -- Chapter 9. Country Comparisons and Future Prospects -- A Comparative Appraisal of the Seven Countries -- Prospects for the Years Ahead -- References -- Index.
Summary: Schooling in East Asia: Forces of Change describes the condition and backgrounds of formal and non-formal education in five East Asian nations and in two colonies. The book also considers the forces that have influenced the form that the seven educational systems have assumed. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with an identification of the several significant historical features of East Asia. The next seven chapters are presented in four parts. Part I centers on Japan, Part II on the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People's Republic of China on the Asian mainland, Part III on South Korea and North Korea, and Part IV on the two colonies of Hong Kong and Macau. The final chapter presents a comparative analysis of the seven societies' schooling efforts.
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Front Cover -- Schooling in East Asia -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Chapter 1. Describing Change and Estimating Its Causes -- An Influential Past -- The Purpose of the Book -- The Structure of the Country Chapters -- A Model for Analyzing Causal Forces -- Seven Types of Significant Forces -- Conclusion -- References -- Part I: The Case of Japan - A Prologue -- Backgrounds of Japanese Education -- Forces of Educational Change in Japan -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2. Japan -- Demographic, Economic, and Political Conditions -- The Aims of Schooling -- The Structure of the System -- Educational Administration -- Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology -- Examining, Promoting, and Certifying Students -- Supplying Educational Personnel -- Prospects for the Future -- References -- Part II: The Two Chinas - A Prologue -- Political Change and Schooling 1900-1948 -- Forces of Change: A Comparison -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3. The Republic of China (Taiwan) -- Interacting Forces from Socio-economic Planning and the Educational System -- The Political Ideal and Educational Policy -- Educational Progress and the Evolving Schooling Structure -- Educational Administration -Its Political Setting and Historical Background -- Curricula and Teaching Methods -- The Role of Examinations -- The Social Status and Education of Teachers -- Future Problems and Plans -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4. The People's Republic of China (Mainland China) -- Socio-political Backgrounds -- Pedagogical Goals -- The Education System: General -- The Education System: Formal -- The Education System: Nonformal -- Educational Administration and Supervision -- Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology -- Examinations and Certification -- Educational Personnel: Training and Supply.

Future Plans and Problems -- References -- Part III: The Two Koreas - A Prologue -- Political Events and Schooling in Korea before 1945 -- Forces of Change: A Comparison -- Conclusion -- References -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5. The Republic of Korea (South Korea) -- The Geographic and Socio-political Setting -- Educational Aims -- The Structure and Growth of the Education System -- Educational Administration -- Curriculum Development and Instruction -- The Entrance Examination System -- Supplying Educational Personnel -- Educational Research Activities -- Prospects for Future Development -- References -- Chapter 6. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) -- Goals, Growth and Structural Change -- The Regular School System -- Nonformal and Informal Education -- The Administrative System -- Curriculum Development -- Teaching Methodology -- Providing Educational Personnel -- Future Prospects -- References -- Part IV: The Two Colonies - A Prologue -- Forces of Educational Change in the Colonies -- Conclusion -- Reference -- Chapter 7. Hong Kong -- Six Facets of Hong Kong Society -- Geographic and Socio-political Influences -- Educational Goals -- Structure of the Education Effort -- Educational Administration and Supervision -- Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology -- Student Examinations, Promotion, and Certificates -- Supplying Educational Personnel -- Future Plans and Problems -- References -- Chapter 8. Macau -- The Structure and Extent of Schooling -- Curricula and Teaching Materials -- Educational Personnel -- Future Prospects -- References -- Chapter 9. Country Comparisons and Future Prospects -- A Comparative Appraisal of the Seven Countries -- Prospects for the Years Ahead -- References -- Index.

Schooling in East Asia: Forces of Change describes the condition and backgrounds of formal and non-formal education in five East Asian nations and in two colonies. The book also considers the forces that have influenced the form that the seven educational systems have assumed. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with an identification of the several significant historical features of East Asia. The next seven chapters are presented in four parts. Part I centers on Japan, Part II on the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People's Republic of China on the Asian mainland, Part III on South Korea and North Korea, and Part IV on the two colonies of Hong Kong and Macau. The final chapter presents a comparative analysis of the seven societies' schooling efforts.

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