International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2020, 2(6); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2020.020616.
Guangzhou College of Technology and Business, Guangzhou 510850, China
This essay aims to discuss the content of the Chinese National College Entrance Examination system under the theme of educational purposes and policy. In the meantime, the issue of maintaining the social justice and equity in education is also taken into consideration. The first section of the essay will describe how the CEE related to the educational purpose and policy. The second section will present the theoretical approaches found in Foucault (Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison, 1979) and Biesta (Good education in an age of measurement: on the need to reconnect with the question of purpose in education, 2009) that have contributed to understanding the educational purposes of CEE. The final part of the essay will compare the two theoretical approaches and articulate a more preferred and persuasive one.
Educational purpose, Chinese national college, Entrance examination
Jinhua Huang. The Educational Purpose of the Chinese National College Entrance Examination. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 6:59-64. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2020.020616.
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