Enlightenment of Development of Higher Education in South Korea to China

Zhenghong Che, Zhengmei Che


China and South Korea are two neighboring countries and are both developing countries. Furthermore, the modern and contemporary higher education of these two countries originates from the middle and late 19th Century, so there are a lot of similarities between the two countries. However, although the origination period of modern and contemporary higher education of the two countries is almost similar, the developmental speed of higher education in these two countries is not totally the same due to the different strategic measures taken by the two countries in terms of developmental mode of higher education. Thus, study on differences between the higher education of these two countries and refer to the experience of South Korean higher education is of great and important realistic significance to improve higher education in China and promote and economic and social development. Through an analysis in the development history and educational system of higher education in South Korea, this article makes a comparison of the similarities and differences between China and South Korea in terms of the current condition and reform of their educational system so as to find out the gap between China and South Korea in terms of the higher education and explore a correct path for development of China higher education.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v1n2p130


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