An Educational Experiment Involving Hundreds of Millions of Subjects: China’s Education Reform in 1977
In 1966, the Cultural Revolution broke out in China, and the country’s education halted. In 1977, the National College Entrance Exam resumed. Today, the Chinese government has launched the “Strategy to Make China a Talent-strong Country.” How have the 40 years of Chinese-style “education reform” influenced the country’s modernization process? Is class mobility happening? Is a shared sense of citizenship nurtured? What are the challenges?