Ministry of Education: A Survey of Basic Education

China's education system diagram

This flow-chart of the education system is available on the eChina-UK eLearning Programme website. For more detailed information on each of the individual elements, visit the site

VSO report: Managing Teachers

Research on the importance of school management in developing countries. Click here to download.

VSO report: What Makes Teachers Tick?

Click here to download the results of research on the links between teacher motivation and professional performance in Zambia, Malawi and Papua New Guinea.

UNICEF education statistics for China

Click here to see some recent figures on enrollment, attendance, and expenditure.


The UN report on China's progress towards the Millennium Development Goals can be accessed here.