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Mission of Center

We seek to contribute to a better understanding of education development in China and to strengthen education relationship between the United States and China.


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What We Do

Outreach and Exchange

Through a variety of outreach and exchange activities, the Center on Chinese Education seeks to promote the exchange of education ideas and experiences between Chinese and American education researchers and practitioners.  The current activities sponsored by the Center on Chinese Education are described briefly in the following.

 

Seminar on Chinese Education:  Knowledgeable scholars and practitioners of Chinese education are invited to speak on Chinese education development and policies periodically.  See Upcoming Events on the homepage of the website of the Center on Chinese Education for announcement of a future seminar.

 

Visiting Scholars from China:  University faculty members and other education researchers from China may apply to be Visiting Scholars at Teachers College.  Visiting Scholars are expected to finance all the costs of their visit to Teachers College.  Interested individuals from China may send an email or letter to the Director of the Center on Chinese Education, along with a resume. 

 

Delegations of Chinese Educators:  The Center on Chinese Education hosts delegations of Chinese educators periodically.  These delegations are expected to finance all the costs of their visit to Teachers College.

 

Publications:  Six lists of publications are posted on the website of the Center on Chinese Education -- (1) Research on Access to Quality Compulsory Education, (2) Research on Privatization, Choice, and Reform in Basic Education, (3) Research on Higher Education Development, (4) Research on Education and National Development, (5) Presentations in Seminar on Chinese Education, and (6) Presentations and Papers by Visiting Scholars.  Most of the publications can be downloaded.