This session will focus on the pedagogy of the effects of the 2018 Chinese Art education System and compares it to the Canadian Educational System. This session takes a look at how different factors influence the Role of Arts Education in Chinese Society. This session will explore some theoretical implications, of the education system within China. The first finding looks at the impact on the different level of standards. When it comes to the arts, China has a higher level of standards for the student enrolled in the arts. Since there is a higher number of students forcing their discipline on the arts. The students must be able to perfect a higher level of standard, at such a young age. The second finding looks at the impact of keeping the arts in tradition. It is understood that keeping tradition is an important role in society and many families strives to achieve this excellency. The third finding looks at the issue of family pressure. Many elders within the Chinese society understand the importance of the arts and how being involved in the arts can help to make a rounded student. By pressuring a child to go into the arts, the elders believe that they can help shape a child into becoming a well-educated person within society.
Samantha Di Fazio, University of Windsor, Canada