China’s Education System

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Education is the process of learning and acquiring knowledge at school from a teacher, receiving knowledge at home from a parent, a family member, and even friend. Education is a key that allows people to move up in the world, seek better jobs, and succeed in life. Education is one factor that affects job positions people hold, advance in their further career, the income they make, and the title they hold. The more educated a person is, the more prestige and power that person holds. Education improves the quality of life, reduces ignorance, and exposes frontiers and opportunities not previously handled. Education also focuses on the values, attitudes and behaviors that enable individuals to learn to live together in a world characterized by diversity and pluralism. Countries with a higher educated population will undoubtedly succeed in their economy, welfare, and trade, etc. China has the world’s largest education system. Many people in today’s generation believe that the world’s most intelligent individuals reside in China. With its growing population competition within China and internationally has become very apparent. Chinese children aged 6 through 15 are required to attend school. China’s education proves to be the strongest system in the world, not only in modern day, but also in the past. The education system of China unmistakably varies in comparison with the United States.
Within most countries, students strive to become doctors, engineers, lawyers, etc. Education in China requires students to attend school for 9 years without any objection. In the United States, Americans are encouraged to go to school. The government upholds the "no child left behind" policy which mandates students to attend school for at least 12 ye...

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...system, Chinese individuals will be given jobs everywhere. Their intelligence will be unmatched. This means that other countries will need to make major changes in order to keep the education level equal.

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