Analysis of the issue “In China, traditional education is exam-oriented. Teachers emphasize on basic knowledge and skill training, but the lack of cultivation of student’s creativity. ” This is one of the basic reasons for the problem. There are more reasons are listed below. Too many students in a classroom Research shows that students in smaller classes perform better in all subjects and on all assessments than in larger classes.
Introduction The education culture varies among every country. From the documentaries “Secondary School” and “Two Million Minutes”, the life of secondary school students in Hong Kong, China, the United States (US) and India differ. In the following paper, comparison between the secondary school life and related social values shown will be discussed. I. “Well-rounded” Education in different Countries “Well-rounded” education is always mentioned by the educators for children development in schools.
This secondary source authored by Eva Huang, John Benson and Ying Zhu reports on the importance of education on China traditionally, socially, and politically. The role of education development and the competition for limited spots in schools and jobs have on society. The obsession with education in government policies and how it lead to a national development strategy. The authors assert that the development of the Chinese education system is good for China’s changing economy by boosting the growth of the educational workforce. This is a useful article to have read for my research because it helps the reader to get to know how China’s education system works because of the detail it goes into when describing how the various groups get impacted by education.
The article is going to show the positive or negative impact for students, schools and society on using mother tongue teaching method in all schools. It is not matter students studying in Chinese or English language-oriented school, they would be most influenced because the textbook or teacher teaching language might be changed. It is benefited academically for local student to study most of subjects in mother tongue teaching system including Chinese and history. ( Man-fai L et al, 1985) They could understand immediately when they had some complicated words in book or through teacher speaking. It has little barrier for students to
There are great differences between the educational practices and traditions of China and the United States. Lucas and Villegas (2013) pointed out that even though both academic systems have both positive and negative attributes in the manners in which they educate their children in high school, the same dissimilarities exist even more profoundly between American and Chinese international university students as well and have a very detrimental affect the educational success of Chinese international students at the university level as well. Several Chinese international students, Chinese international high school leaders and international university preparation program leaders will participate in structured interviews to ascertain their views and experiences by replying to open-ended questions in an open and forthright manner. Qualitative research will be employed to achieve the purpose of this academic case study, which is to determine the efficacy of Chinese high school international preparation programs for Chinese international students who hope to study in American universities. According to Choeda and Dupka (2016), the qualitative approach strengthens academic research in that the qualitative approach aides researchers in comprehending students’, teachers’, and educational administrators’ distinctive
Chinese and American cultures differ when it comes to parenting. American culture tends to complement a child and praise unlike Chinese who tend to criticize. There are main instances where Chinese Americans have been treated with a complimentary lifestyle in school but have a different culture of criticism when they are back at home. It is very confusing
According the Chad Hansen (1993), Chinese is an ideographic language. Chinese learners are visual learners whereas English is a phonological language and one of the key skills to learning English auditory, such as listening and speaking. As an EFL teacher, it is important for myself to understand how my students learn a language and what I can do to teach to my student’s needs. The local Education Authority in Hong Kong offers professional development for teachers to sign up for courses and workshops to understand how teachers can improve and reflect their teaching for the students. As previously mentioned, teachers in Hong Kong find it very difficult to find time to attend workshops or courses organised by the Educational Department
Family is people that are the closest to these students, they should be more understanding, open and patient to listen to their children’s worries and problems about universities’ lives (“Coping with bad grades”, n.d.). Friends are another group of people that these students can talk to. Sometimes these students do not possess any help-seeking behaviors so parents and friends have to be observant and approach them first. They might be reluctant at first but if they feel that they can believe in the people they are talking to, they will express their feelings and worries about universities lives. After the talk, parents should understand the reasons why these students are having hard times at universities and feeling stress.
The students are interested in foreign flexible and creative method of education. Within the Chinese educational system, the method of teaching is different. There is far greater emphasis on rote learning and the ‘right’ answer. The main teaching method is cramming system. In the foreign environment, they will not worry about gutter oil and melamine .Mainland students will suffer from these.
One possible course of action can be, people who are passionate about being teacher or professors and have authentic degrees can teach students in China. Students in India can also be helped in this way, to improve their skills. They can be taught different types of skills need and where and when they are needed. The degrees in China should be made authentic and legal by the government. Another course of action can be, youth travelling and studying abroad and taking degrees there.