Exploring the Emerging Idea of Comprehensive Global Competence in Contemporary China

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


This chapter describes the trends of globalization of higher education in contemporary China and the related importance of developing the emerging idea of comprehensive global competence among various higher education institutions. The idea of global competence for Chinese undergraduate students is examined through the statement of purpose and problem definition, illustrates the significance of the study, defines the key terms, and describes some of the limitations of the study related to identifying comprehensive global competence, systematically and contextually.


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  1. 1.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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