Countries worldwide, whether developed or developing, are formulating strategies to promote lifelong learning.
The higher education edition of New Media Consortium (NMC)’s Horizon Report is an authoritative forecast report.
Shanghai Academic Credit Transfer and Accumulation Bank for Lifelong Education, the first provincial level credit bank in China, was officially inaugurated in July 2012.
According to 2016 China Scientific Research Papers Statistics released in Beijing by Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC), the number of highly cited international papers as well as the number of papers on international hot topics from China ranks number three globally, following the United States and the U.K.
According to a 2016 MOOC industry white paper released by the Research Centre for Online Education, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (MOE), the scale of Chinese MOOC users has started to show rapid growth since core MOOC platforms came into use in 2014.
Over the past five years, remarkable achievements have been made in the development of China's educational information construction. However in the process of promoting the development of educational informatisation, the following problems still exist.
Summary: Since the advent of the “internet + education” era, several factors, including the emergence of MOOCs, super large scale open online courses, and the rise of online tutors at home and abroad, have had an impact on teacher training in China. How to handle this situation and adapt the philosophy, programmes and methods of teacher training is an important topic that requires the urgent attention of teacher training institutions.