Benefits, Costs of Canadian Schools in China

Since the mid-1980s, China has opened up its education system to non-public institutions.

Hans G. Schuetze
Published: Wednesday, 02/25/2009 12:00 am EST

Since the mid-1980s, China has opened up its education system to non-public institutions. "Social forces" can now own and operate minban schools and universities, which is mainly due to the great demand from parents for quality schooling, and their willingness to pay for it. China has also encouraged the establishment of foreign (offshore) schools.

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