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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2023, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050111.

Current Situation and Issues of Education Equity in China


Jialin Cai

Corresponding Author:
Jialin Cai

College of Life Science, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350108, China


With the continuous progress and development of Chinese society, people's understanding of education has gradually deepened and their expectations of the quality of education have become higher and higher. As a prominent issue in the field of education, equity in education has been widely concerned by the education sector and even by all sectors of society.  Equity in education has three main dimensions: equity at the start of education, equity in the process of education and equity in educational outcomes. Equity at the start of education refers to the opportunity to start a learning career regardless of gender, race, origin, economic situation, living environment and other circumstances. The current situation in each of these three areas is different because it builds on the previous two areas to ensure that learners of different abilities have access to an appropriate level of education.


equity in education, equity in educational starting points, equity in educational processes, equity in educational outcomes

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Jialin Cai. Current Situation and Issues of Education Equity in China. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 1: 63-67. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050111.


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