Shanghai Education 1st Edition
Shen Xiaoming
ISBN-13: 9789812408815 | ISBN-10: 9812408819
© 2007 | Published |  0  Pages

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Written by a group of authors headed by Shen Xiaoming, director general of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the history and future of education in Shanghai. It also discusses the successful implementation of the nine-year compulsory education system, the increasing enrolment in higher education, and the fast-growing vocational education. Education in Shanghai boasts a solid foundation, a high concentration of talents and prestigious institutions, and a dedication to innovation.

This is more than a book about education; it also offers a unique perspective on Shanghai’s urban development as well as the city’s evolving intellectual and cultural landscape.

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  • Preface
    1. Review and Outlook
    2. Basic Education
    3. Higher Education
    4. Vocational Education
    5. Adult Education
    6. International Exchanges
    Annex: Figures and Tables
    Index

    • "A first-class city needs a first-class education. Shanghai Education has opened a window for readers to the development of education in China."- Sun Laixiang, Professor, Fudan University

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    • SHEN Xiaoming, PhD, professor of pediatrics, was president of Shanghai Children’s Medical Center affi liated to Shanghai Second Medical University, president of Xin Hua Hospital, and executive vice president of Shanghai Jiaotong University. Currently, he is director general of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, director of WHO Collaborative Center for Neonatal Health Care, and director of Shanghai Environment and Children’s Health Laboratory.

      To date, Prof. Shen has completed 32 national- and municipal-level research projects, authored fi ve monographs, and published over 150 academic papers in both domestic and international journals. He is also the recipient of numerous national and municipal prizes including Second Prize for National Science & Technology Advancement (2000 and 2006), First Prize for Shanghai Municipal Science & Technology Advancement (2004), Second Prize for Science & Technology Advancement awarded by the Ministry of Health (1999), and Third Prize for Science & Technology Advancement awarded by the Ministry of Education (1998).