Tourist and travel information for China: Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

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Education in China

Chinese schools focus on preparing students for the extremely competitive entry exams for middle school, high school and university.

Education in China
The curriculum is strongly orientated towards reading and writing Chinese, lots of mathematics and memorizing large amounts of textbook information.
  Education in China

Education is compulsory for the first nine years with six years at primary school and three years at secondary school. Children start primary school at five and a half years old and attend school for 5 days a week. The school year is nine and a half months long. Students in city schools attend school all day, whereas in the country school hours are more flexible, often only half a day long.

Education in China Photography by Russell Uebergang


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