The End: Learning ABC from Shanghai

  • Charlene Tan
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 21)


We have come to an end of our Shanghai story. I have narrated, through the various chapters, the people, policy and practices related to education in Shanghai. In this concluding chapter, I shall draw the key ideas together by returning to the concept of educational success. As mentioned in the introductory chapter, educational ­success can be seen from 4 main components: shared moral vision, standards and policies, school leadership and management, and teaching and learning. I shall return to the 4 research questions mentioned at the start of this book:


School Leader Curriculum Reform Teacher Professional Development Shared Vision Moral Vision 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charlene Tan
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  1. 1.Policy and Leadership Studies National Institute of EducationNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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