Published Feb 24, 2021

Juan Xiong  

Mingyuan Liu

Shu Cao

Huiying Cao


As a famous contemporary educator and educational theorist in China, Jie Lu has always been concerned about people and their lives and moral conditions since the 1970s and 1980s. With this as the center, a systematic “human understanding” pedagogy and moral education were constructed. His thoughts reflect the times’ distinctive characteristics, and scholars have widely praised his noble research quality and scholarly ideological state. Given this, this paper reviews Jie Lu’s moral education thoughts based on the research on Jie Lu’s education thoughts and feelings to make a more comprehensive and systematic review of Jie Lu’s moral education thoughts.


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How to Cite
Xiong, J., Liu, M., Cao, S., & Cao, H. (2021). Outline of Jie Lu’s Education Thoughts. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 8(1), 1001-1012. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.20.re007