International Journal of Chinese Education

Scope and Coverage

The International Journal of Chinese Education (IJCE) aims to strengthen Chinese academic exchange and cooperation with other countries in order to improve education research and promote education development. The journal welcomes both empirical and theoretical studies on popular and policy issues. Articles can address all China-related education disciplines, education phenomena and education problems, including comparative studies. Articles should be of interest to both scholars and advanced students, specialists and informed readers, as well as policy makers.

Editorial Office

Jinghuan Shi (Chief Editor)

Hamish Coates (Executive Chief Editor)

Lu Liu (Managing Editor)


Editorial Board

Michael Apple (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Nicholas Dirks (University of Berkeley), Leo Goedegebuure (University of Melbourne), Ruth Hayhoe (University of Toronto), Futao Huang (Hiroshima University), Jeroen Huisman (University of Ghent), Wing On Lee (Zhengzhou University), Jing Lin (University of Maryland), Kelly Matthews (University of Queensland), Gary McCulloch (University College London), Joshua Ka Ho Mok (Lingnan University), Gerard A. Postiglione (The University of Hong Kong), Yingyi Qian (Tsinghua University), Zhongying Shi (Tsinghua University), Guo Shibao (University of Calgary), Jung Cheol Shin (Seoul National University), Bjorn Stensaker (University of Oslo), Olga Troitschanskaia (University of Mainz), Robert Wagenaar (University of Groningen), Lan Xue (Tsinghua University), Rui Yang (University of Hong Kong), Qiang Zha (York University).


Editorial Information

The International Journal of Chinese Education seeks your support through submission of articles, research reports and book reviews. IJCE uses online submission. Authors should register then submit their manuscript online via the Editorial Manager online submission system at: Instructions for Authors (IFA) can be found on our web site at The IFA include details on Open Access publication. Brill Open Access options can be fonud at Please contact the editorial office for any questions or problems regarding IJCE or a manuscript:


International Journal of Chinese Education (print ISSN 2212-585X, online 2212-5868) is published twice a year by Brill Plantijnstraat 2, 2321 JC Leiden, The Netherlands, tel. + 31 (0)71 5353500, fax +31 (0)71 5317532.