In the early years of the Republic of China, elementary education in Dongtai County was a microcosm of basic education at that time. The development of elementary education in Dongtai has twisted and developed under the background of the characteristics of civilian education, focus on moral education, support of squires, parallel between government and private affairs, and home-school liaison. As well as practical problems such as frequent personnel changes, restrictions on traditional private education concepts, and lack of teachers, it reflected the evolution of Chinese education in the early years of the Republic of China.
Early Republic of China, Dongtai County, Elementary Education, County Perspective, Educational Change
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