Learning from Shanghai

Lessons on Achieving Educational Success

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ISBN: 978-981-4021-86-9 (Print) 978-981-4021-87-6 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

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    Pages 1-18

    The Beginning: Shanghai, PISA and Globalisation

  3. The People

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      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-31

      A Conversation with a Shanghai Principal

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      Pages 33-41

      The Chinese Teacher as a Chess Master

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      Pages 43-51

      ‘Education Is Filling a Bucket and Lighting a Fire’: The Shanghai Teacher

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      Pages 53-65

      Tiger Mothers, Dragon Children

  4. The Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-78

      ‘Chinese-Style’ Education for All

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      Pages 79-87

      ‘To Develop Every Student’: Towards Quality-Oriented Education

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      Pages 89-98

      Balancing Decentralisation with Centralisation

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      Pages 99-107

      Autonomy and Accountability: The School Appraisal System

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      Pages 109-117

      Testing Times: Exams as Means of Central Control

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      Pages 119-131

      Examining the Exam Papers

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      Pages 133-142

      Taking Teacher Professional Development Seriously

  5. The Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-152

      Towards Innovation and Application: Curriculum Changes in Shanghai Schools

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      Pages 153-159

      From Teacher Talk to Student Talk: Dialogue-Style Teaching

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      Pages 161-169

      The ‘Post-Tea House Teaching’ Approach

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      Pages 171-184

      Critical Thinking: The Chinese Way

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      Pages 185-198

      Kung Fu Panda: Teacher Mentoring and Collaboration

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      Pages 199-212

      Developing (f)or Appraising: School-Based Teacher Training

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      Pages 213-224

      The End: Learning ABC from Shanghai

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 225-245