Theoretical Exploration and Practice of the Funding for Educations in China
Huizhong Xu, Zhiqin Ben, Jie Deng
Nantong University, Nantong, China.
DOI: 10.4236/ce.2014.54026   PDF    HTML   XML   3,697 Downloads   4,877 Views  


Chinese current funding systems have basically solved the economic distress of poor students’ right to receiving educations, but there are still many problems and shortcomings, such as the unclear funding concepts, the disjunction of the funding and education, low performance of the funding for education. From the capital theory, funding includes the three investment areas: cultural capital, human capital and social capital, which show us a new perspective to make clear the intrinsic link between the funding and education and provide a theoretical basis. Therefore, we can totally improve the performance of the funding for education through the three aspects: protecting cultural capital to meet the educational needs, enhancing human capital to meet the needs of self-development and accumulating social capital to meet the needs of the upward social mobility.

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Xu, H. , Ben, Z. and Deng, J. (2014) Theoretical Exploration and Practice of the Funding for Educations in China. Creative Education, 5, 171-176. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.54026.

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