Insights to Process and Practice in Rural Education: Rural Education in the Context of Rapid (Urban) Development

Philip Roberts, Peter Bodycott, Yiting Li, Xuyang Qian

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Abstract

This chapter examines issues in the preparation and practice of rural teachers in China within a comparative reference to rural education in Australia. The chapter provides a background to education in rural areas of China, along with a discussion of rurality in the content of rapid urbanisation in China. Against this backdrop policies and practices in teacher education and teacher professional development in China, and particularly those focussing upon rural schools, are examined. Overall, this chapter highlights the unique insights available from examining education in rural areas in China through a comparative perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRural Education across the World
Subtitle of host publicationModels of Innovative Practice and Impact
EditorsSimone White, Jayne Downey
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer
Pages1-26
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9789813361164
ISBN (Print)9789813361157
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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