Essay on Traditional Model Of Chinese Complementary Schools

3079 Words Jan 7th, 2015 13 Pages
Leaders are always at the centre of the survival and development of any organization,. Targeted and effective leadership often determines the fate of a school. “leader behaviours were strong predictors of leadership effectiveness.” (Tricia Vilkinas and Deborah West,2011, p350). With the rapid increase in today 's economy and the international status of China, Chinese education is beginning to show a wide range of trends. In order to adapt to the different educational needs of a wide range of Chinese language training institutions have emerged, such as private training, public schools offer foreign language classes or electives, etc. Confucius Institute. There are many potential threats to the traditional model of Chinese complementary schools and these are facing new challenges. This paper aims to take a look at some key issues, analyse these problems and introduce some solutions the leaders of these schools should implement.

according to Creese et al (2007), Chinese is one of the oldest settled immigrants groups in the United Kingdom. According to the 2001 UK census report, the number of immigrants from China totalled 247,403 people, accounting for 0.4% of the UK population. Chinese as a heritage language has been taught in the complementary schools from the late 1920s. From the late 1960s ,the number of Chinese Complementary Schools has grown steadily in the UK.
Chinese schools are generally non-profit founded by volunteers and volunteer managers affiliated with a…

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