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  1. News - China

    Testing time for China’s migrants as they demand access to education

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... for those in towns. It has loosened the rules in recent decades to encourage urbanisation, and acknowledges the need to better accommodate newcomers – especially as resentment mounts over China ... their children be allowed to take an exam. Mothers and fathers around the world fight to send their children to the best schools they can, in the hopes of drastically improving their futures. But China ...

  2. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sending students to schools abroad is just as vitally important to mainland China's interests as attracting more talents from the US Overseas study ... institution on Saturday, Obama said overseas education would allow students from the United States and China to gain a better understanding of the host country and could help convince them ...

  3. Gender imbalance remains a problem

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... over three years, it remains among the world's highest, magnified by the mainland's huge population. China is still heading for a surplus of 24 million men of marriageable age ... urbanisation will continue to correct the trend, they should focus their efforts on more populous regions of the countryside. ...

  4. Hey teacher, leave those kids alone

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it evolves from generations of social interaction. Perhaps the idea says something about the stress that China's urbanisation has placed on traditional family values and ties that have ... by the state-sanctioned China National Association for Ethical Studies to cultivate 'dutiful children'. Up to 60 children aged four to six will be selected in each county for 100 days of etiquette ...

  5. Auditor to investigate the funding of rural schools

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of rural schools, which have seen mass closures in the past decade amid rapid urbanisation that has led to dwindling enrolment. Based on the survey, he said, the audit office would also look ... funding at centralised rural schools. In an expose by China Central Television last week, Jieshou school authorities in Anhui province were found to have swindled 10.63 million yuan in government ...

  6. education

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concern over changing the hukou system? a. It might slow urbanisation. b. It might encourage migrant workers to increase spending, which is not line with the goal of policymakers. c. It could ...

  7. Wealth of interest in China boom

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Hong Kong appears well placed to help satisfy postgraduate students' thirst for knowledge about the mainland, writes Linda Yeung The booming China market has led to a rise in demand ... by happenings in the mainland. Hong Kong was in a leading position to provide MBA programmes with relevance to the Asian market, including China, says Chan Ka-keung, dean of the School of Business ...

  8. Growth fuels demand for professionals

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Despite the central government's recent austerity measures to curb property speculation, steady economic growth and urbanisation will continue to fuel the property market in the long-term. To capture and maximise the huge market potential, China Overseas Group has put in place systematic recruitment and training programmes to attract and retain the brightest professionals. ...

  9. Education the key to cutting poverty

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of a population. It is a formula China's leaders are aware of, but have not paid enough attention to as the widening gap between rural and urban parts of the country amply proves. Premier Wen Jiabao ... Wen's words may sound dramatic, but they ring true given trends. Many village schools have closed down due to urbanisation and students are being forced to travel as much as 40 kilometres to get ...

  10. New mindset needed to reach education goals

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao has made clear that developing a medium- to long-term plan for education reform on the mainland is a priority for his government. China can only become a first-class ... in a country as populous, diverse and complex as China. Mr Wen well knows this and has gone to great lengths to flesh out his vision, identifying eight issues to which there must be answers ...




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