I will attempt to determine if Quality Education reforms are an appropriate measure that can be used to prepare Chinese international students for study in a western university. Using proposed Quality Education reforms as a model, the anticipated consequences of education reform on international students will be analyzed in isolation and evaluated with the overall societal impact of reform on other stakeholders, such as educators, parents and other students. The potential costs experienced by other groups will be directly assessed to conclude if the current reform process, primarily geared towards Chinese international students, is acceptable, or r...
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...y of alternative strategies, such as international schooling, were not considered in this paper. Although the unpreparedness of Chinese international students is often linked to specific aspects of contemporary Chinese education, limited research exists examining the steps western universities have taken to help Chinese international students with the adjustment process. Further research should be conducted investigating the student orientation process in western universities, and the impact it has on Chinese international students studying abroad for the first time. Since this topic concerns such a large number of stakeholders, future research is critical, as it encourages greater inquiry for two topics directly affecting these individuals – the extent Chinese international students are prepared for western education and the suitability of Chinese education reform.
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