The Ministry of Education (MOE) of the
People's Republic of China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion. Covering approximately 9.6& ...
is the agency of the
State Council of the People's Republic of China The State Council, constitutionally synonymous with the Central People's Government since 1954 (particularly in relation to local governments), is the chief administrative authority of the People's Republic of China China, officia ...
that regulates all aspects of the educational system in
mainland China Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, China mainland, or the Mainland Area of the Republic of China is the geopolitics, geopolitical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC) since Proclamation of ...
, including compulsory basic education, vocational education, and tertiary education. The MOE certifies teachers, standardizes
curriculum In education, a curriculum (; plural curricula or curriculums) is broadly defined as the totality of student experiences that occur in the educational process. The term often refers specifically to a planned sequence of instruction, or to a view ...
and textbooks, establishes standards, and monitors the entire education system in an effort to "modernize China through education". It is headquartered in Xidan, Xicheng District, Beijing.English home page
. Ministry of Education (China). Retrieved on December 29, 2015. "Address: No.37 Damucang Hutong, Xidan, Beijing, P.R.C "
Chinese address
: "地址:北京市西单大木仓胡同37号 邮编:100816" The MOE stresses technical education over other subjects. The MOE was established in 1949 as the Ministry of Education of the Central People's Government, and was renamed the State Education Commission of the People's Republic of China from 1985 to 1998. Its current title was assigned during the restructuring of the State Council in 1998.

List of Education Ministers

See also

*Education in China *List of universities and colleges in Beijing *List of universities in China *English Medium Medical Schools *Ministries of the People's Republic of China *Guozijian


External links

Ministry website

- Global directory for master's degrees {{DEFAULTSORT:Ministry Of Education Of The People's Republic Of China Government ministries of the People's Republic of China, Education Education ministries, China Education in China Ministries established in 1998, China, Education