The washback effects of the national college entrance examination on the curriculum reform in Mainland China

Xianhan HUANG, Chi Kin John LEE

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Abstract

In order to cater to the needs of a competitive globalized market, and to assure educational efficiency and accountability, many countries have emphasized the development of generic skills in students. Copyright © 2013 Sense Publishers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCurriculum innovations in changing societies: Chinese perspectives from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China
EditorsEdmond Hau-Fai LAW, Chenzhi LI
Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
PublisherSense Publishers
Pages413-429
ISBN (Electronic)9789462093591
ISBN (Print)9789462093584
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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China
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Citation

Huang, X., & Lee, C. J. (2013). The washback effects of the national college entrance examination on the curriculum reform in Mainland China. In Law, E. H.F., & Li, C. (Eds.), Curriculum innovations in changing societies: Chinese perspectives from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China (pp. 413-429). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Keywords

  • Chinese language
  • Curriculum reform
  • Language test
  • Chinese teacher
  • Chinese education