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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2022, 4(14); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2022.041419.

Research on English Curriculum Reform of New Oriental under the “Double Reduction” Policy


Xiaojun Ding, Ziyan Li

Corresponding Author:
Xiaojun Ding

Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Zijin College, Nanjing, China, 210023


The “double reduction” policy is a major initiative in China’s education reform in 2021, which has caused a great impact on today’s English tutoring institutions. As a leading enterprise in the English tutoring industry, New Oriental actively responded to the policy, made rational decisions in a timely manner, and constantly explored feasible solutions. This paper sets New Oriental as an example to study its course reform under the “double reduction” policy with in-depth investigations into the English curriculum system of three tutoring brands: POPKIDS English, junior high school section of the U-can Secondary School and Lexue Oriental. According to the research, it is found that the reformed Lexue Oriental is superior to the conventional curricula in terms of its curriculum structure, curriculum objective and learning mode, which serves as a successful example of flexible transformation under the “double reduction” policy. It is hoped that this paper can provide other English tutoring institutions several suggestions on the reform of curriculum system, transformation direction and development prospects in the future.


English curriculum reform; New Oriental; “double reduction”

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Xiaojun Ding, Ziyan Li. Research on English Curriculum Reform of New Oriental under the “Double Reduction” Policy. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 14: 100-105. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2022.041419.


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