cmknight Post time: 2017-3-14 11:19
When are the Chinese going to stop using population as an excuse for not doing anything?
I don't know. But as foreigner, I do recognize that for example confirming that the future child would have acceptable living conditions, does not work the same way in Shanghai and rural mountains in Yunnan. Neither does asking whether the parents' commute to work requires 30 minutes or 2 hours daily. Nor if they know how to buy baby formula at the Carrefour around the corner.
The conditions of families are so different, that the exact details of this education should be heavily localized, which makes the role of Beijing leaders to just build the general framework and leave the details to provincial authorities.
Right, colleges and universities should design "Parents Education Programme" to promote the professionalization and effectiveness of family education. However, can everyone in China have the money to pay for the university education? Or does everyone have the equal opportunity of education? Let's compare the education in small villages and big cities.
The most important thing is income. Couples should not be able to breed if they cannot show that they are capable of paying for the child. If people are too poor then it should be illegal for them to breed.