Chinese Students' Higher Achievement in Mathematics

Comparison of Mathematics Education of Australian and Chinese Primary Schools

  • Dacheng Zhao

Part of the Mathematics Education – An Asian Perspective book series (MATHEDUCASPER)

About this book


This book shares insights into the achievement gap in mathematics between East Asian and Western countries, and the ways to improve students’ mathematics achievements. Especially, it highlights the importance to integrate case studies with large-scale international comparative studies in general, and comparative studies of mathematics education in particular. This book is a must-read for mathematics teachers, mathematics educators, educational researchers, education administrators, curriculum developers, assessment designers, and student teachers who are interested in mathematics education and how to improve students’ mathematics achievements.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Dacheng Zhao
    • 1
  1. 1.Director of Aussie-Sino StudiesKingswoodAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-0283-0
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-0285-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-0155
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-0163
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