International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2013, Vol. 9(3) 91-106

Banzhuren and Classrooming: Democracy in the Chinese Classroom

Jiacheng Li, & Jing Chen

pp. 91 - 106   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2013.007

Published online: October 15, 2013  |   Number of Views: 1  |  Number of Download: 21


Abstract

The issue of education and democracy has become more and more important in China. This paper firstly explains the theory of democracy in Chinese classrooms, and then focuses on the Chinese banzhuren who is responsible for classrooming, an important educational area equal to instruction. We illustrate how Chinese students achieve development through  classrooming, and show the activities, relationships and self-awareness from the perspective  of developing the individual and community democratically. Finally, this paper discusses a new direction of democracy in Chinese classrooms in the global context, with the view of making education and society better.

Keywords: banzhuren, classrooming, democracy, education, progressive education


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Li, J. & Chen, J. (2013). Banzhuren and Classrooming: Democracy in the Chinese Classroom . International Journal of Progressive Education, 9(3), 91-106.

Harvard
Li, J. and Chen, J. (2013). Banzhuren and Classrooming: Democracy in the Chinese Classroom . International Journal of Progressive Education, 9(3), pp. 91-106.

Chicago 16th edition
Li, Jiacheng and Jing Chen (2013). "Banzhuren and Classrooming: Democracy in the Chinese Classroom ". International Journal of Progressive Education 9 (3):91-106.

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