Education is a critical component for the development of any society and China is no exception. China’s large population has created particular challenges for the education of its people, and more recently the huge demand for skilled labour due to rapid economic development has made it even harder for the government to maintain an education system that can adjust to the changing times. Moreover, as China engages increasingly with the rest of the world, its standards of education are facing higher requirements and stricter standards. The key questions are, therefore, what does China’s education system look like today? What problems are there with China’s education system and what are some possible solutions?