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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(10); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031020.

The Influence of Globalization of Education to the Chinese Higher Education: Enhancing Global Competitiveness or Tackling Social Inequality?


Xiaoyu Wang

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Xiaoyu Wang

Research Assistant, International Office, Gengdan Institute of Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 101301, China


As a developing country that is experiencing rapid transformation, China’s educational reform and development is carried out in the context of globalization, and is also the result of globalization. In order to find the influence of globalization of education to the Chinese Higher Education, through a lot of literature review and analyses, the author thinks that the impact of globalization of education on Chinese higher education has greatly promoted China global competitiveness, but in the aspects of tackling social inequality, China still need to strengthen in the future. Furthermore, the author also tries to make one bold suggestion, that is for those students who meet the high school enrolment requirements but from poor family, Whether the China government or institution can provide grants without repayment. The results showed that the role of higher education in China is not only the past “full support”, but also to change to the current and future “proactive leading”. China’s higher education should rationally take the western developed countries as the reference system, learn and absorb its advanced experience, and actively build their own higher education strategy based on the local, national values, cultural views.


Influence of Globalization of Education, Chinese Higher Education, Global Competitiveness, Social Inequality

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Xiaoyu Wang. The Influence of Globalization of Education to the Chinese Higher Education: Enhancing Global Competitiveness or Tackling Social Inequality?. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 10: 99-105. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031020.


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