China's Bilingual Education Policy and Current Use of Miao in Schools

Shuang Zhang
November 2008
Chinese Education & Society;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p28
Academic Journal
The article discusses problems associated with China's policies for minority-language teaching in ethnically diverse communities based on the survey of the current state of the use of Miao written language in teaching. It stresses that the means to address these problems include level-by-level management, development of specific policies, and creation of special policy implementation measures. It also mentions that China's rigidly uniform policies on minority-language education hamper achievement of policy objectives. It also states that the country's policy formulation lacks professionalism and operability.


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