Dr. Suzanne Choo (ELL)
A/P Deng Zongyi (CTL)
Date: 12 May 2016
Time: 3.30pm to 5.00pm
Venue: National Institute of Education
Block 2, 2/F, Seminar Room 2
(NIE2-02-01) 1 Nanyang Walk Singapore 637616
China’s rise, the increasing emphasis on international benchmarking in education, and the global recognition of East Asian countries’ success have brought the issue of Chinese education to the fore. Concretely, the concept of a “Chinese education model” has sparked debate and has become a major focus of education research worldwide. I will tackle this controversial issue by synthesising a diversity of perspectives from a forthcoming edited volume (Chou & Spangler, 2016) on the theme. This work reveals that Chinese education models, present in many different geographic and institutional contexts, shape social and institutional norms as well as belief systems and behaviours of individuals in China and beyond.
Prof. Chuing Prudence Chou received her PhD in Comparative and international Education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a professor in the Department of Education at National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taiwan. Her research interests include comparative studies on international higher education reform, the impact of world-class university ranking, and cultural exchange in rival states. Her most recent volume co-edited with Jonathan Spangler is entitled Chinese Education Models in a Global Age (Springer, 2016)
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Greetings from the Chinese Heritage Centre!
We would like to warmly invite you to register for our upcoming International Symposium on The Formation and Development of New Chinese Diasporas: A Transnational, Cross-Regional, and Interdisciplinary Comparative Study.
The distinguished speakers include Prof Cheng Ter-Hsing James (Soochow University, Taiwan), Prof James Chin (The University of Hong Kong), Prof Dai Fan (Jinan University, China), Prof Deng Jian-Bang (Tamkang University, Taiwan), Prof Gao Jia (The University of Melbourne, Australia), Prof Ho Lynn-Ee Elaine (National University of Singapore), Prof Adam Horaleck (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic), Prof Evelyn Hu-Dehart (Brown University), Dr Karsten Giese (GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, Germany), Prof Li Minghuan (Jinan University, China), Prof Peter S. Li (University of Saskatchewan, Canada), Dr Li Xiaoling Eva (The University of Saskatchewan, Canada), Dr Liu Liangni Sally (Massey University, New Zealand), Prof Park Yoon Jung (Rhodes University, South Africa), Prof Shao Chunfen (University of Sydney, Australia), Prof Shen Hsiu-hua (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), Mr Shen Xiaolei (Peking University), Prof Song Changzoo (University of Auckland, New Zealand), Dr Wu Bin (University of Nottingham, UK) and Prof Zhou Min (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore).
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