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Key factors that influence recruiting young Chinese students


Zhenmin Wang 
Department of Education and Children's Services South Australia 
wang.zhenmin@saugov.sa.gov.au

 

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Abstract

The discussion in this paper is based on the assumption that international education is equated to recruiting and educating international students, even though its true concept goes far beyond this narrow understanding. The purpose of this research is to look at the key factors that influence recruiting young Chinese students, and make sure all who work in this field understand how their business will achieve success. This is done through an analysis of the Chinese education system, the history of young Chinese students studying abroad, China's economic outlook, the Australian and Chinese governments' attitudes and international education policies, and the expectations of the students and their families. The article concludes with some constructive recommendations and suggestions. 

Chinese students, study abroad, recruiting business, education

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Wang, Z. (2007) Key factors that influence recruiting young Chinese students. International Education Journal, 8 (2), 37-48.
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