However, after 1988, the ministry of education allowed the schools to use textbooks from various sources. The education system in China emphasized in the preparation for examination as a way of evaluating the performance of the student in schools. However today China does not put more effort on the test; instead it put more emphasize on the reformation in the curriculum.
The curriculum system of China dwells on eight spheres of learning unlike before where it dwelled on very many disciplines. These are Language and literature, mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, arts, physical education and practical. The average class size in China has 50 students depending on the location of the school. The teachers chiefly relied on the scheme of work. Moreover, there was consultation with the teacher. Learning was also expected to take place outside the class. Furthermore, students are expected to participate fully in class work through the engagement of the teacher. For the evaluation of performance, learners take an examination that will enable them to be promoted to the next level of learning.
The teacher training institution in China at the secondary and higher education category is responsible for the delivery to the students in all the institution of learning that include over 200 million student without the preschool pupils. Conventionally, the teachers in China who handled the student at grades 1- 12 were supposed to teach students in the subjects that they were trained in the training colleges. In China, the class teacher is charged with the responsibility of teaching only a single subject to either one class or more while other teachers are handling other issues. Such a practice is common from grade 7- 12. The teacher who begins handling a particular subject to a class of student takes them through Grade 9 where they take Regional examination to decide their fate for example whether they are joining college or vocational ...Show more