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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Oxford dreams of teaching China's leader

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Oxford dreams of teaching China's leader After educating a long list of political leaders in many different countries, Oxford University now wants ... that in the future, we will be able to point to an Oxford education as part of the development of a future president or premier or leading political figure in China," said Professor Andrew Hamilton after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592571/oxford-dreams-teaching-chinas-leader
  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Studies of Xi Jinping thought or ideology grab lion's share of funding for research

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Cary Huang

    ... "It is ridiculous to find that Xi's speeches have topped this year's list, a phenomenon unseen under previous administrations," Renmin University political science professor ... of academics for failing to hew to the party's ideological or political beliefs. May last year, the Ministry of Education and the party's departments of organisation and publicity called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1609734/studies-xi-jinping-thought-or-ideology-grab-lions-share-funding-research
  3. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Chinese art professor caught kissing students sparks public outrage

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com An elderly Sichuan university professor photographed hugging and kissing two female students at a restaurant has sparked a debate about sexual harassment at China’s universities. Associate professor Wang Xiaojian, who taught at the Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts in Chongqing, became the first educator to lose his job after China’s Ministry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1615788/chinese-art-professor-caught-kissing-students-sparks-public
  4. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chicago University cuts ties with China’s Confucius Institute

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 09:47am

    ... Associated Press in Chicago The University of Chicago cut ties with a Chinese language and research centre following a Chinese media report that suggested the university had bowed to the authority of the institute’s leader in Beijing. The university said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1601572/chicago-university-cuts-ties-chinas-confucius-institute
  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    More returning to China after study overseas, Education Ministry says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:16am by ZHANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Better job opportunities and family ties are among the forces driving them back to China More students head home after study overseas Chinese ... 353,500 people who went overseas to study came back to China last year, nearly 30 times the number of returnees seen at the beginning of the century. A survey by the ministry found that more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598287/more-returning-china-after-study-overseas-education-ministry-says
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    What’s so special about ‘Yale kids’?

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:38am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Since I began my life and studies at Yale University, one question I have frequently been asked by friends in China is:  what’s so special about Yale? It’s ... organisations is The Politic, a Yale undegraduate political science magazine established in the 1940s. Fareed Zakaria, now a leading CNN anchor and reporter on global affairs, was once one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1595271/whats-so-special-about-yale-kids
  7. Lifestyle - Books - EDUCATION

    Book review: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?, by Yong Zhao

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? by Yong Zhao Wiley China's touted rise to the top of the world education ladder has been declared a "Sputnik Moment" for the US- the nation must learn from China to maintain American status as a scholastic leader and superpower, it's said. Education expert Yong Zhao, who has written more than 20 books, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1608863/book-review-whos-afraid-big-bad-dragon-yong-zhao
  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Undercover investigation: Become a native English teacher in China, no questions asked

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Staff Reporters

    ... and the market is estimated to be worth about 30 billion yuan (HK$38 billion) a year, according to a China News Service report. The insatiable demand for English language tuition had made finding a job ... such venture offering 12,000 yuan a month to teach kindergarten pupils in rural China. "Your photo is enough," said the owner. Other documents were not necessary. A whiteboard in the office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594188/become-native-english-teacher-china-no-questions-asked
  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Shanghai kindergarten punished for playing Japanese war song at graduation

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:23pm by Kathy Gao

    ... cadres and teachers’ political awareness. The Warship March, also known as the Gunkan March, was composed in 1897, and during the second world war was used prior to battle. China and Japan have ... politically sensitive enough”. Xiao added that the kindergarten learned a “profound lesson” from the incident and would make sure similar incidents would not happen again. The Zhabei education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590843/shanghai-kindergarten-punished-playing-japanese-war-song-graduation
  10. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    One-third of Chinese do not speak Putonghua, says Education Ministry

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:54pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com As many as three in 10 of China’s 1.3 billion population are unable to communicate in Putonghua, China’s Education Ministry said during an annual event ... anniversary of its first annual event to promote Putonghua. Standard Putonghua is based on the traditional dialect used in Beijing, and is modified from a northern Han dialect, one of China’s seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1598040/3-10-chinese-citizens-do-not-speak-putonghua-says-education

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