Introduction to Volume 1 - The China Educational Development Yearbook
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The size and complexity of the Chinese education system makes it challenging, even for Chinese citizens, to grasp an understanding of the breakneck pace of change over the past 30 years. Annual reviews are helpful in this respect. This is the first publication in English of China's 《教育蓝皮书》 (Education Blue Book), now given the official name in English of The China Educational Development Yearbook. The original “blue book” was published in 2003 and has gained in status and popularity year by year, especially compared to other annual reviews of education. Yang…

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Gerard, Postiglione, “Introduction 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 16 December 2017 <>

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