Jean W. YAN

One man studies while another naps on the ledge of a porch. China aims to establish a network of adult education that is accessible to the whole society. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

Adult education in China evolved from simply eliminating illiteracy (between the 1950s and 1970s) to serving the public as an alternative to the conventional school education (since the 1980s). Student populations grew to include others besides workers

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:49-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Education, Language and Learning|Comments Off on Education, Adult (Chéngrén jiàoyù 成人教育)|Chéngrén jiàoyù 成人教育 (Education, Adult)

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