The Restriction of Degree: Reform of Public School Management Models

Conference paper

Abstract

Since the reform and opening up policy in China, according to different social demands, the reform of public school management models has experienced different periods. Through the educational policy document analysis and interview study of the two periods of the reform of school management models in the city of Beijing, it is discovered that, during 1985–2005, the reform is characterized by “decentralization and public school system transformation”, introducing market mechanism, and since 2006, the reform has been featured by “cross-school organization,” aiming to achieve the equity of educational opportunities. It also found that in the future, while the local governments conduct the reform of public school management model, more attention should be paid to the timely policy adjust, the limits of expanding school running autonomy, and the balance between responsibility and power.

Keywords

Public school Management models School autonomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of EducationCapital Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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