Abstract:This paper shows some different influences of culture on education in China and America. America and China have different education systems, which produce different education forms and methods. Also, parents use different methods to educate their children. In order to develop our education system in China, we must change our educational concepts, develop our economy and strengthen cultural communication with other countries.
关键字:文化 中国教育 美国教育
Key Words: Culture Chinese Education American Education
It was October 18th, 2002. The conference on the comparison between Chinese education and American education was held in Shanghai. Some representatives raised the question: in the annual international Olympic competition for middle school students, Chinese students won gold medals for their intellectual achievements every year, but why is never anyone from China appearing on the Nobel awards stage? After discussion, some experts pointed out that it was due to different education systems within different cultures. This deepens on our understanding of the issues and
Culture and Education
Nowadays, “culture” may be one of the biggest buzzwords in our life, but we do not know the exact period of time when the word “culture” emerged. Every day, we can encounter a lot of fresh phrases concerned with “culture”, such as “commercial culture”, “automobile culture”, “city culture”, “movie culture”, and even “WC culture”. Sometimes we are really puzzled. So when we talk about the discrepancy between the influences of culture on education, it is necessary for us to impose and make clear the concept ------culture.