Chinese Education System and the American Education System

1544 words 7 pages
YiJian xing
Chinese education system and the American education system
The differences between the Chinese education and the American education are more obvious in people’s mind, not only to the international students, but also to the native students and some people who study on this. As more and more Chinese students come to America to have better education, we should think about why the American education system is better and how could we change our system to have a new education system in China. These differences have some deeply reason, like the American is the nation which loves freedom. It took long time to make such a big difference between the two education systems, and we need longer time to change it. An undeniable
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The reasons I have learned for these three differences are multiplex, included the history, background and situation of the country. For the biggest question that why the American system is better, the most deeply answer is that American nation love freedom, as we all know, China is a feudal country in history, the chains in mind was broken just for few hundred years, people have new mind but some old rules are continued, like the test system. What we called that is exam-oriented education which means student learn knowledge just for test, for the access of your work or for the higher level education. For this reason, before we get into college in our high school, we have huge pressure about our study and our parents and teachers compel us learn the knowledge in book for the college entrance test even the knowledge is useless. It cause once the pressure and other people's force disappearance, we don't know how to learn by ourselves, that's why Chinese college arrangement all the class for the student, we don't know how to chose by ourselves. Like I said at beginning, college student study just for pass the test, and most of tests are very easy, it doesn't mean the tests should be very hard, at least doesn't just take the question form the book to the test paper, change it to some useful and flexible question or let student to practice, that's why test in college is just a process for graduation, it can't test if you learn something from the class,


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