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Investigation of the Performance Evaluation System of Higher Education Teachers in China During the Period of “Double First-Class”

Yang Yang


As education reform is spreading across the globe, educational performance management plays an essential role in developing a high-quality faculty of the university around the world. With the implementation of “Double First-class” construction, the problems related to the cultivation of college teachers have attracted public attention. This paper aims to explore the characters, influence, and existing problems of the current evaluation system in this special period. First of all, the study reviews the appearance and influence of education evaluation and performativity of Western countries. The study then summarizes the development and characteristics of faculty evaluation in China during the past 50 years. Following that, the main problems of current evaluation have been outlined through the status quo of teachers' performativity in Chinese Higher institutions. Finally, based on the discussion of the current situation, a series of suggestions have been presented, which may be helpful with the implementation of “Double First-class” and improving the validity of Chinese college teachers’ performance evaluation system.


China; Performance Evaluation; Higher Education; Double First-Class

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v6i3.4151