Degree System in Mainland China [E-Book]: Development and Implications / Luo Siming
Siming, Luo.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2003
15 p.
China, People’s Republic
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The main objective of our study is to briefly review the development of the degree system in mainland China. Detailed information has been found by studying historical documents. The degree system in mainland China has witnessed rapid development and great changes in the last two decades, notably the introduction of professional degrees. Meanwhile, problems remain such as the imbalance of degree rank structure and poor recognition of the status and importance of professional degrees exist. Socioeconomic factors leading to the changes are analyzed and the reasons and implications are discussed. The study reveals that certain types of economy produce certain kinds of education system, regardless of ideology...