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Open Learning, v14 n3 p Nov Describes an open learning initiative in China called the Higher Education Examinations Self-Taught Learning (HEESTL) that relies on autonomous learning, student motivation, and students' ability to seek out additional needed support to take the National Unified Higher Education by: 3. This paper based on field research conducted in in 3 of the larger cities in China (Wuhan, Xiamen and Shantou). The paper explores the practice of the educational service of the. In , China launched a national examination system for self-taught students. By , over two million students had passed theexams and received certificates to prove their university-level home education. (Xinhua News Agency Ap ) Inmates in . The paper explores the practice of the educational service of the Self-Taught Higher Education Examination (STE) which emerged in China in the early s.
The self-taught examinations for higher education started in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) in , one of the first five universities in Shanghai which started this type of. This article explores the condition of the educational service of the self-taught higher education examination (STE) that emerged in China in the early s. The STE was originally designed as an effective remedy for those who sought a second chance to further their studies outside the mainstream university. Article 21 The State applies a system of higher education examinations for self-taught people, under which those who have passed the examinations shall be issued appropriate academic qualification certificates or other education certificates. Article 22 The State applies a system of academic degrees. The Provisional Regulations on Higher Education Self-Study Examinations promulgated by the State Council in provides that all citizens of the People's Republic of China, irrespective of gender, age, ethnic background, and educational level, can take part in higher education examinations for the self-taught in accordance with these provisions.
While the exams are administered locally, the content of the Higher Education Self-Study Examinations is set by the National Education Examinations Authority of the national MOE. Students accumulate a series of completion certificates after each exam until they meet the requirements for graduation, which may also entail writing a thesis. Additionally, the number of registrations for Self-Taught Higher Education Examinations ("STE"), which are state-administered exams in China. The National Higher Education Entrance Examination, or Gaokao, is considered the single most important exam in a student’s entire life as it . The NEEA was established in In it merged with the Office of the Self-taught Higher Education Examinations (国家教委高等教育自学考试办公室). The latter, originally established in , became subordinate to the NEEA as the Office of the Self-Taught Education Examinations (全国高等教育自学考试 .