Chinese high school students in Hengshui, Hebei province, attend revision classes in June, just ahead of the nationwide college entrance exam this year. Photo: Xinhua

China’s rigid college entrance exam is failing the tests of equality and diversity

James Liang says China’s higher education institutions should have a freer hand in recruiting students, instead of being forced to rely solely on the result of this nationwide exam. Changes to the system, which favours the better off, are overdue

Topic |   China education

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Chinese high school students in Hengshui, Hebei province, attend revision classes in June, just ahead of the nationwide college entrance exam this year. Photo: Xinhua
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