International Forum on New Education: Ningbo Declaration
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From October 20 to 22, 2012, some experts of education and their teams came together in Ningbo, China. They were the authors of Effective Teaching Methods (有效学习方法) Gary Borich from America, Ben Cherry who has brought Waldorf education (华德福教育) which oriented in Germany to China, the pioneer of Learning Community (学习共同体) Professor Sato Manabu from Japan and the initiator of New Education Experiment (新教育实验) Zhu Yongxin from China. After their conversation and discussion, they reached a consensus on the cultural values and mission of education, as follows:

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“International Forum on New Education: Ningbo Declaration”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 13 December 2017 <>
First published online: 2014

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