Epistemological Dimension Model of Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics: Concept, Context, and Practice

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


Chinese characteristic higher education is inherently embedded in both Chinese traditional culture and Chinese modern political culture. This chapter examines the ontological conception of Chinese characteristic higher education both from the conceptual and political perspective. First, illustrating the government agendas and politics for constructing Chinese characteristic higher education, it shows that the roles played by individual universities or colleges.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Institute of Education and Social DevelopmentBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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