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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(15); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031506.

The Development and Characters of Early Childhood Education in China and the United States


Mengxi Li

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Mengxi Li

Guangzhou University Sontan College, Guangzhou Guangdong 511370, China


In order to improve competition in the global economy, China needs the next generation to be more creative, risk taking and independent, which promoted the shift of Chinese Early Childhood Education (ECE) curriculum towards more children-centered, playful and less controlling and academic-oriented. Unlike China, in order to improve childrens’ readiness which is considered as a key factors of future academic performance, the US government is striving to shift American ECE curriculum towards more academic-oriented.


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Mengxi Li. The Development and Characters of Early Childhood Education in China and the United States. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 15: 27-30. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031506.


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