ChinaSource Quarterlies

Education in China

Vol. 3, No. 3

Articles in this Issue


Education: For Whom? And Why?

The editor's perspective.

Lead Article

The Marketization of China’s Education

Major shifts are ocurring in the Chinese education system. What are those changes and how are they affecting students and families?

Supporting Article

Ministry of Education Goals for 2001

What goals does the Ministry of Education have for 2001?

Supporting Article

Private Education

Private schools are a new phenomenon in a country where the government has long assumed exclusive control for education. Today, though, private schools are flourishing. 

Supporting Article

“Foreign Teachers” in China

"Foreign teachers" impact students in China in many ways. There are also challenges to be met 

Supporting Article

Life of a Student

How does a student in a Chinese private school spend his day?

Supporting Article

China and the Olympics

Prospects for Change

Looking ahead to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

View From the Wall

Getting Out of the Mud

As China’s rapidly changing market reform enters the 21st century, China’s educational reform, in contrast, seems to experience little change. Nevertheless, changes in education are occurring. While these changes have not caught the attention of many people, nonetheless, their meaning is more far reaching than most realize.

Book Reviews

Peeking beneath the Surface

An Introduction to the Mainland Chinese Soul, LEAD Consulting.

Reviewed by Kay Danielson

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Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton is the founder of ChinaSource. Dr. Fulton served as the first president of ChinaSource until 2019. Prior to his service with ChinaSource, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding …View Full Bio