How China 's Education System Is Not Just Because Of The Epic Failure

2101 WordsJun 9, 20169 Pages
2014. A year to remember. Its complicated history is not just because of the epic failure that happened on the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia when the Olympic rings failed to light up, but because of another momentous but not so prominent event taking place: the release of the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) scores. Chinese students once again topped the rankings, without any denial. Considering the fact that Chinese students are starting to stream into top universities and high schools likes swarms of bees (making up about 18.5% of all foreign students), many western governments are starting to analyze what makes these students so successful. That is, however, not the problem. The problem is…show more content…
Of course, the western world is not inane, so there must be a basis that they crave of the Chinese education system and they try to institute another style of learning into the western society. Consequently, there is. There are significant reasons why the Chinese education system should be learnt. Since China is a massive country with roughly 66.87 million students in 2009, the system, relying profoundly on exam-oriented education, seems like a logical and sensible way of developing endowed minds worthy of academic success. It worked without a shred of doubt. This system brought up some of the most unbeaten minds that ever existed in the field of studies, and the mean academic scores shoots through the roof. When the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OCED)released its PISA results, a triennial exam taken by half a million 15-year-old students from 65 countries, it showed that Chinese students, particularly those from the areas around Shanghai, topped the scoreboard, while Canada ranked the 13th. (Kaiman) This proves that Chinese students are the most successful at academic studies and achieving exceptional marks. This also proves that “children of Chinese heritage perform better than most of their Western
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