Educational globalization is very popular now around the world, the most of foreigner students may study in China, meanwhile, many of Chinese students also study abroad. Certainly, not only education has been globalized, but economic globalization also has been widespread around the world. Let us discuss about educational and economic globalization in China.
What is Global Education
The so called internationalization of education is to allocate educational resources internationally; accelerate the flow of educational elements in the world; increase the frequency of international exchanges and cooperation in education under the promotion of the globalization of the world economy and the liberalization of trade.
The degree of mutual influence and interdependence of education in all countries of the world is constantly improving. Education in all countries exchanges with each other, competes with each other, tolerates each other, agitates each other, and promotes the prosperity and development of the world. All countries should not only be satisfied with the determination of the goal of cultivating talents; the choice of educational content and the adoption of educational means and methods from own country and localization, but it is also necessary to adapt to the new situation of economic and cultural exchanges and cooperation, such as international industrial division of labor, trade complementary and so on.
The core or essence of education internationalization is that under the background of economic globalization and trade liberalization, all countries want to make full use of both domestic and international education markets, optimize the allocation of their own educational resources and elements, seize the commanding heights of world education, and cultivate high-quality people with international competitiveness. Only serve the best interests of own country.
As we all know, in the era of knowledge and economy, the competition of comprehensive national strength is in the final analysis the competition of talents. With a large number of high-quality, innovative spirit and innovative ability of talents, who can grasp the initiative of social and economic development, in the fierce competition in an invincible position. Therefore, the ultimate goal of education internationalization is to cultivate talents with international consciousness, international communication ability and international competitiveness, who can be based on their own country, insight to perspective of the world and actively participate in international competition.
Certainly, China also accept many foreigners to student and work in China so that spread Chinese culture through these foreigners and increase Foreign exchange income to contribute to China’s revenue. Certainly, another important link is about local enterprise recruit foreigners as staff utilizing these foreigner’s specific ability to help own development such as sinosources, the largest B2B trade platform in China, owns high educated foreigners staff as every job position.
Economic Globalization Affects China’s Higher Education
Economic globalization has made the talent market internationalized. A worldwide market for talent mobility is taking shape. Economic globalization has put forward higher requirements for the talent training objectives of our colleges and universities, which need to be adjusted urgently. In order to adapt to the global economic integration, university students must understand the relevant international economic rules, have the corresponding experience and ability, and be successful in the job market.
Secondly, economic globalization will inevitably affect the teaching contents and methods of Chinese universities. It is necessary and necessary for Chinese universities to reform their teaching contents and methods in a timely manner, so that our students can understand these rules, procedures and technical standards, so as to meet the needs of China’s participation in globalization.