Neo-Liberal Education Policy in China

Issues and Challenges in Curriculum Reform
Part of the Spotlight on China book series (SPOT)


A quick glance at the historical developments of China since the early 1980s, and particularly focusing on the introduction of market reforms and the Open Door policy (Guan, 2000) reflects the nation’s deliberate move away from a centrally planned regime to one where markets perform a greater role.


Curriculum Reform Shanghai Municipal Education Commission School Autonomy Economy Competency Ideological Assumption 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of EducationNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
  2. 2.School of EducationUniversity of New EnglandAustralia

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