Preface to Volume 1 - The China Educational Development Yearbook
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Beginning with the abolishment of the imperial examinations, China's educational system has been modernizing for the past seventy years. By 1977, the Cultural Revolution had ended and the national college entrance examinations had been restored. Today, remarkable changes are being made to the system. By 2006, nine-year compulsory education was available to over 95% of the population and 23% of Chinese citizens were studying in higher learning institutions. China has the world's largest number of…

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Yang, Dongping, “Preface to Volume 1 - The China Educational Development Yearbook”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 25 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004171787_003>



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