This book, first published in 1979, is the detailed study that arose from the visit of the US State Education Leaders Delegation to China in 1977. This visit observed and discussed the new directions in China's schools; the delegation was led by one of America's foremost philosophers of education, Ralph W. Tyler, and included leaders in the field of American education.
1. Preface Jay Henderson 2. China's Education in Perspective Ronald N. Montaperto 3. Organisation and Structure Thomas C. Schmidt 4. Decision Making Frank B. Brouillet 5. Curriculum Gregory R. Anrig 6. Admissions Louis R. Smerling 7. Work and Study Calvin M. Frazier and Wilson Riles 8. Early Childhood Education Lillian Weber 9. Family and Community Involvement Grace C. Baisinger and Virginia Macy 10. Relevance to American Needs May F. Berry 11. Conclusions Ralph W. Tyler
This set of reissued books examines education in Asia from a variety of different angles. From the westernisation of early twentieth century Chinese education, to the impact of the Communist revolution, to education and society in Korea, to Asian women’s experiences of education – this set collects some key texts by a range of original thinkers.