Chengxian Du

2017-09-17  |   1,338 views

Du Chengxian


Professor and Doctorial Tutor of Department of Education Science


Scholarly Interests

Chinese Traditional Education, Chinese Examination System, Theory in Educational History, Comparison and Contrast between Chinese and Foreign Educational History

Selected Publications


1.Du, C.X. (2015). (First Ed.) Brief History of Chinese and Foreign Education. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.

2.Du, C.X. (2015). (First Ed.) Research and Comment on Educational History (the Second Edition). Beijing: People’s Education Press.

3.Du, C.X. (2014). (Ed.) Document Integration of Education of the Republic of Chinese Rural Education literature Series (79 kinds and 28 volumes in total). Beijing: National Library of China Publishing House.

4.Du, C.X. (2014). (First Ed.) Big Dictionary (Volume of Pedagogy). Shanghai: Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House.

5.Du, C.X. (2014). (First Author) Educational Historiography (One of Discipline Branches of Educational Science Series). Beijing: People’s Education Press.

6.Du, C.X. (2013). (The First Ed. and a Author of two chapters) The History of Educational Thought of Children. Beijing: People’s Education Press.

7.Du, C.X. (2012). (Ed)Chinese Education Culture Research Series (five kinds). Shanxi: Shanxi Education Press.

8.Du, C.X. (2010). (Ed.) The Sixty Years of Republic Education (4 volumes). Guangdong Education Publishing House.

9.Du, C.X. (2009). (Deputy Ed.) History of Chinese Education (Eleventh Five-year State Key Materials). East China Normal University Press.

10.Du, C.X. (2009). (Branch Ed. Of History of Education) Ci Hai (09 Edition) Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House.


1.Du, C.X. (2015). “To Think, Say and Do according to Common Sense”. Exploring Education Development, page15-16.

2.Du, C.X. (2014). Three Repetitions Appeared in the School System of Modern Chinese Schools. Journal of Nan Jing Normal University (Social Sciences Edition); reprinted in full in Duplicated Materials by People’s University in August 2014.

3.Du, C.X. (2013). Three Perspectives in the Study of Chinese Educational History. Journal of Hebei Normal University (Education and Science Edition); reprinted in full in Duplicated Materials by People’s University in April 2013; reprinted in full in Academic Abstracts in Colleges and Universities in May 2013.

4.Du, C.X. (2009). Twenty-year Research of Educational Ecology. Theory and Practice of Education, (13).

5.Du, C.X. (2007). An Analysis of the Methodology of Chinese Educational History Research in the First Half of the 20th Century.

6.Du, C.X. (2007). The Track of Growth – An Analysis of the Graduate Thesis in the Department of Education of East China Normal University in the Past 25 Years.

7.Du, C.X. (2006). Why did the Imperial Examination System Exist for 1300 Years?

8.Du, C.X. (2005). The Evolution of the Concept of Chinese Curriculum from Tradition to Modern.

9.Du, C.X. (2005). On the Development Cycle of Ancient Chinese Education.

10.Du, C.X. (2005). An Overview of the Research Progress of Chinese Educational History in the Past 25 Years.

Research Projects:

11.Host of National Educational Science Planning, National General Project “Chinese Course History Research”, 2016.

12.Host of Shanghai “Gaofeng Plan “Project “Teaching Materials of The Four Books Studies” , 2016.

13.The First Chief Expert of History of Chinese Educational Thoughts, Marxist Theory Research and Construction Program, Key Technologies Research and Development Project, Ministry of Education, 2011.

14.Host of East China Normal University “985 Project” Program and of “Tradition and Change of Chinese Education”, Teacher Education Innovation Dominant Discipline Project, 2009.

15.The Corpus of Meng Xiancheng, East China Normal University “985 project”, 2007.

16.”Practice and Subjects of Urban Primary and Secondary School Curriculum Development: a Comparative Study on Them in China and Japan “, the Project funded by Japan’s Ministry of Education and cooperated by East China Normal University and Japan’s Osaka City University, 2004.

17.Education of Shanghai, 2003.

18.”A study on the professional development of teachers “, The Key Project of the Humanities and Social Sciences Base of the Ministry of Education, 2002.

19.”One Hundred Years of Chinese Educational Historiography”, The Key Project of Ministry of Education, 2002.

20.”Histoty of Shanghai Education”, The Key Project of Shanghai Educational Science Planning, 2001.


1.Awarded Shanghai Yucai Award, 2016.

2.Studies Series of Education and Culture, awarded Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievements 2nd Prize, 2014.

3.A Great Dictionary of Chinese Culture Records of Education, awarded Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievements 1st Prize, 2014.

4.Sixty-year Education of the PRC, awarded National Educational Science Outstanding Achievements 3rd Prize, 2011.

5.Sixty-year Education of the PRC, awarded Shanghai Deng Xiaoping’s Theory Study Outstanding Achievements 1st Prize, 2010.