Published May 28, 2021

Alan C.K. Cheung  


Robert E. SLAVIN, a world-recognized education researcher, passed away on April 24, 2021. The unfortunate death of Professor Slavin was a great loss for the global educational research, especially for our journal.



Robert Edward Slavin, Evidence-Based Education

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Yao, J. (2021). Professor Slavin and the development of evidence-based education in China. Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 8(1):1021-1028. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15354/bece.21.or30

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How to Cite
Cheung, A. C. (2021). In Memory of Professor Robert E. Slavin. Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 8(1), 1018–1019. https://doi.org/10.15354/bece.21.e008