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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eBook ISBN-13: 9789814253840