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Globalization, Global Education, and Chinese Global Education: Efforts and Concerns

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Part of the Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education book series (PRRE)

Abstract

Globalization is considered a phenomenon that includes multiple, drastic changes in different areas of social life, particularly economics, technology, and culture. Both the paradox and complexity serve the major characteristics of globalization. Global education involves the academic mobility, global forces, global schooling and local meanings, global perspective cultivation, global education practice, and global learning outcomes assessments. The efforts and concerns on Chinese global education are examined through the tensions between globalization and localization, the ambiguity of defining global education, and advocating global learning assessment. In conclusion, it is essential for implementing China’s educational policy and practices to cultivate students’ global learning and competency through enhancing global education.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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