By Sylvester Chen, Michael Kompf

This number of papers via a gaggle of chinese language academic directors happened via a graduate learn application that facilitated comparisons of academic practices from different cultures opposed to the backdrop of globalization. Collaborative foreign courses enable distinction and comparisons of practices, regulations and academic rules yet will not be with out boundaries confronted through applicants which could contain yet should not restricted to tradition surprise and verbal exchange and language changes. Comparisons of overseas academic associations are telling whilst tested via move credits rules, measure popularity, institutional accreditation and the worth of educational credit in a globalized academic industry. China and chinese language educators realize that flow and take it so much heavily as validated by means of the gang of academic ambassadors who've contributed a number of views and pursuits to this quantity. they seem to be a new wave of thinkers whose stories include their local tradition and open minds to alternative routes of knowing and performing on quickly altering academic situations for rookies, academics and directors.

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Case methods in teacher education. New York: Teachers College Press. Taggart, Germaine, L. (2005). Promoting reflective thinking in teachers: 50 action strategies, By Germaine L. Taggart, Alfred P. , London: Sage Publications Ltd. Van Manen, M. (1977). Linking ways of knowing with ways of being practical. Curriculum Inquiry, 6(3), 205–208. 27 W. JUAN Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind and Society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, Mass,: Harvard University Press. ——. 1986.

The sword in the stone. New York: Philomel Books. 44 WU ZHIQIANG 6. PRINCIPALS’ LEADERSHIP AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF CURRICULUM REFORM INTRODUCTION The new curriculum reform has been implemented in China for more than ten years. In the National Program for Basic Education Curriculum Reform (Trial) (1999), the goal of the reform is to improve quality education and enhance the overall quality of students. It requires teachers to change traditional teaching strategies and take different roles during class.

People want the educational system to develop as quickly as possible without concern of whether or not it is a scientific or continual process. The government focuses on the speed of development to show their achievement. Parents focus on the marks of their children and the school’s rating of student success to university entrance; education is full of utilitarianism. In this case, what should principals do? It is challenge for them. Some principals still persist with their educational ideal, philosophy and purpose.

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