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Discuss the Development of International Education in China

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own and then they may unfamiliar with the new environment. It may have some common problems like “information overload, language barrier, generation gap, technology gap, skill interdependence, formulation dependency, homesickness, job dependency, cultural skill set”(Pedersen, 1995). If a student cannot get involved in the new culture, they may be hindered from adjusting themselves. For example, a foreign student may skip classes when they hate to touch with another people, which will hurt their own development. Finally, they may feel lonely and isolated when they live in a unknown atmosphere(Marginson, 2014). So, it is exceedingly important for a international schools to create a multi-ethnic environment.

In conclusion, the international education occurs pros and cons in its development in China. It could help students to have the cross-cultural communications, spread Chinese culture and values to the worldwide, and improve language skills for students who are non-English speakers. Also, it is usually have problems of expensive payment, not suited to all the students and culture-shock to some people. If students cannot solve these problems well, it will destroy their futures. In my opinion, although international education in China is just getting started and have some problems. The advantages outweigh disadvantages because China need to learn the popular education methods in the worldwide to improve its academic achievements. Students also should be accustomed to this new education mode to enhance their self-abilities. I believe that international education would have a better development in the future in China.


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