Teacher Education Policy Research in China: A Decade Review and Reflection

Guanghuai FU, Lu YANG, Yiyin LIN


Nowadays, teacher education in China is at the key period of transition, and has stepped into a process of deepening reform. Thus, teacher education policy has also become a hot topic in education research. Faced with multiple difficulties and dilemmas in the process of teacher education reform, seeking the solution path and guarantee mechanism from the perspective of policy has been the important and difficult topic. Through combing relevant research achievements in teacher education policies, the focus is put on the interest groups and value pursuit of policies for free normal students, teacher qualification certificate, teachers training and teacher mobility. This article aims to grasp the research skeleton and current trends in the field of teacher education policy research, reflect on the problems appeared, and raise more researchers’ attentions and reflections on teacher education policy.


Teacher education policy; Free normal students; Teachers training; Teacher qualification certificate; Teacher mobility

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/6800


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