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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... to memorise formulas but they lack 'soft skills' such as people skills and the ability to communicate with global language and culture." Young Chinese with US university degrees usually ... Chinese families are often well versed in English and American culture. Chinese students usually are required to demonstrate English proficiency before attending US high schools. Frequently, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong textbooks contain negative stereotypes on cultures and religions, researcher warns

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... against. Others say different cultures cannot get along. In the "Political Globalisation" chapter in Longman New Senior Liberal Studies, published by Pearson, two pictures- one ... MISS: ‘Blackface’ advert where Chinese man plays Filipina maid sparks race row in Hong Kong Discussions of new immigrants from the mainland appear disproportionately more than those about other minority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538465/textbooks-taking-narrow-view-liberal-studies-hku-researcher-warns
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Select schools in Guangdong teach traditional Chinese culture using Taiwan textbooks

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... that might be deemed a case of too little, too late, some Guangdong high schools are playing catch-up in teaching traditional Chinese culture by introducing textbooks from Taiwan. A pilot scheme ... modern mainland schools study Confucian classics in a systematic manner. Traditional Chinese culture has not been a mainstay of mainland schooling, but experts say the move will help students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1325465/select-schools-guangdong-teach-traditional-chinese-culture-using-taiwan
  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard stays in top spot in Chinese list of world's universities

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Harvard holds on to top spot in Chinese list of world's universities American universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organisation yesterday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford. The top 20 in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574475/harvard-stays-top-spot-chinese-list-worlds-universities
  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    People's Daily spars with New York Times over reported 'meddling' of Chinese language institute

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:30pm by Angela Meng

    ... language and culture institute after a New York Times report featured concerns it was “stifling” academic freedom in US universities. The New York Times on Wednesday reported that the American ... choosing the curriculum and restricting teaching material”. “Confucius Institutes function as an arm of the Chinese state and are allowed to ignore academic freedom,” the group said. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536938/peoples-daily-spars-new-york-times-over-reported-meddling-chinese
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Don't take Hong Kong's graft-free culture for granted, Bernard Chan tells youth

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com 'Don't take graft-free culture for granted' Passing on Hong Kong's largely corruption-free culture to the next generation includes ... corruption," said Chan, a member of the Thai-Chinese family that founded Bangkok Bank, describing how different it is to do business in Southeast Asia. He said Hong Kong companies have long been doing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492052/dont-take-hong-kongs-graft-free-culture-exco-member-bernard-chan
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Programme offers Chinese lessons to ethnic minority preschoolers

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... on their weaknesses. Social workers also take the children on trips to various places in the city where they communicate with Chinese people and are immersed in local culture. Anse Arif, 15, has been coming ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Classes give early start in Chinese A Chinese-language programme in Kowloon City designed for ethnic-minority pupils has been expanded to cover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523994/programme-offers-chinese-lessons-ethnic-minority-preschoolers
  8. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Scandal-hit Li Yang announces plan to combine kung fu with ‘Crazy English’

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:56pm by Chris Luo

    ... is considering offering Chinese-language classes to foreigners and would charge a tuition fee of 30 yuan for every Chinese character learned, the paper added. The unorthodox educator announced last month ... by himself and became an English-language talk show host on Chinese television in the 1990s. He started promoting Crazy English, which places heavy emphasis on practicing the language orally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1576099/scandal-hit-li-yang-announces-plan-combine-kung-fu-crazy-english
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    For new Chinese-language curriculum to work, teachers have to show us respect, say ethnic minority pupils

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Ethnic minority pupils offer views on scheme to teach Chinese as a second language 'Teaching Chinese starts with respect' A Chinese-as-a-second-language curriculum will work only when teachers learn to respect the unique identities of non-Chinese-speaking children, a group of ethnic minority pupils and parents has said. At a meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1503787/new-chinese-language-curriculum-work-teachers-have-show-us-respect
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Beauty, value of ethnic cultures

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... in traditional Chinese culture. The average student in Hong Kong doesn't know there are 55 ethnic minorities on the mainland; few are probably aware of the tremendous artistic and historical value ... indication of personal status. Public interest in Chinese culture, especially among students, is weak in Hong Kong, but increasingly Lee has been asked to speak on her brand of knowledge at schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1223906/beauty-value-ethnic-cultures

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