Adjustment Strategy of Compulsory Education School Layout in Tibet: Taking Changdu Area as an Example

Qiuxia WU, Ou PENG

Abstract


It is found through survey that students, parents and teachers in Changdu area of Tibet are ambivalent about school layout adjustment, as follows. Most of students prefer to attend a day school, while they don’t object boarding. More than half of parents support to integrate teaching sites, but more than one third of parents object. More than half of teachers are for boarding, but a lot of teachers’ attitude are noncommittal even explicitly opposed to the student boarding. Moreover, the factors such as the local terrain characteristics, traffic characteristics, the characteristics of production and life style, water and electricity in poor supply and teacher shortage restrict the compulsory education school layout adjustment. Therefore, the local government about school layout adjustment should adhere to the following strategies, such as scientific planning and sustainable development, collect most parents’ advices and suggestions, keep and restore the necessary teaching sites, set standards for school construction, strengthen teachers team construction and improve the quality of school education, more government spending and encourage various forms of running a school.


Keywords


Tibet; Compulsory education; School layout; Attitude; Restriction factors; strategy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2F5210

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