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Professor Zheng Lei's presentation on sex composition of sibling and education attainment in China

On April 14, 2014, professor Zheng, Lei, a visiting scholar from Beijing Normal University's Faculty of Education, delivered a presentation titled sex composition of sibling, intra-household resource allocation and educational attainment in China. Published: 4/16/2014 1:47:00 PM

Professor Chen Chao's presentation on staff-faculty ratio in public universities

Professor Chen Chao, a visiting scholar from Naikai University of China, presented his research on the March 3 of 2014. His topic is on the ratio of administrators and administrative staff-to-faculty in public universities and its implications. Published: 3/4/2014 1:00:00 PM

Professor Xia Xue's presentation on quantity and quality of primary and secondary school teacher quality in China

On February 17, 2014, Xia Xue, a visiting scholar from Northeast China Normal University, gave a presentation on the quantity and quality of primary and secondary school teachers in China. Published: 2/17/2014 6:36:00 PM

Professor Zhou Huimei's presentation: the institutional analysis of changes of the mass education museum in Republic of China

On the February 3 of 2014, Zhou Huimei, a visiting scholar from Beijing Normal University's Faculty of Education, gave a presentation on the changes of mass education museum in Republic of China. Published: 2/3/2014 4:15:00 PM

CoCE welcomes visiting scholars and students in the new semester of spring 2014

CoCE welcomes visiting scholars and students in the new semester of spring 2014

Center on Chinese Education is hosting a group of visiting scholars and students for the 2013-2014 academic year, who continue to be present in the spring 2014 semester. Published: 2/1/2014 1:27:00 PM

The Joy of Dr. Ruth

The Joy of Dr. Ruth

Preaching good sex --and good relationships-- in an uncertain world Published: 11/6/2013

Giving Their Regards to TC Way

Giving Their Regards to TC Way

An enthusiastic crowd kicks off the academic year by celebrating TC's new address Published: 9/5/2013

TC and China

TC and China

This spring, when Frances Schoonmaker returns to China's Nanjing Normal University for the first time in 15 years, she'll be braced for a shock. Published: 6/28/2013

Professor Xia Xue's presentation on quantity and quality of primary and secondary school teacher quality in China

On February 17, 2014, Xia Xue, a visiting scholar from Northeast China Normal University, gave a presentation on the quantity and quality of primary and secondary school teachers in China.  

Her study analyzed the issue from the economics perspective. She first described the major problems of the teacher labor market in China, such as the low standard of teacher credentialing, teacher loss and shortage in rural areas mainly due to low wages.  Then she analyzed several causes of the problems. Discussion about possible measures was followed.  

A copy of her paper is downloadable from the link below.
http://tc.columbia.edu/i/a/document/30422_Xia-teachers.pdf  
(2/17/2014)