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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(11); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.051110.

A new path for teacher education under the background of the burden reduction policy—Analysis based on policy texts


Chen Meijun, Sun Fang 

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Chen Meijun

School of Educational Sciences, Harbin Normal University, Harbin, China


The introduction of “double reduction” in 2021 has triggered a nationwide discussion, and the topic of burden reduction has once again entered the public’s field of vision. In such a tide of the times, how to train teachers under the new requirements of “burden reduction” and become a new teacher in teacher education challenge. This research is devoted to analyzing the requirements for teachers in China’s burden reduction policy texts since the 21st century, and then comparing it with China’s teacher education, so as to put forward suggestions for today’s teacher education. Through the analysis of policy texts, it is found that the policy discourse of my country’s burden reduction policy is mainly concentrated in three dimensions: teacher quality, teaching skills, and teaching ability. The main problems in the current training of normal students are that the pre-service teachers’ moral education is not paid enough attention, there is a lack of effective skills training, and the theoretical curriculum content is backward and out of touch with practice. In this regard, teacher education should pay more attention to moral education, pay attention to skill practice, and comprehensively improve the training of teaching ability.


Policy analysis; Normal student training; Teacher education

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Chen Meijun, Sun Fang. A new path for teacher education under the background of the burden reduction policy—Analysis based on policy texts. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 11: 53-61. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.051110.


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