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  1. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    City University students deny teacher took class in Mandarin

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 01:03pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A number of City University of Hong Kong students have rebuffed a news report that claimed mainland and local students verbally clashed repeatedly in the classroom after mainland students demanded a teacher hold his class in Mandarin instead of in Cantonese. The class at the centre of the reported row was the Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture, ...

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    Communist party newspaper criticises teachers for lacking faith in socialism

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 03:40pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Guangming Daily commentary urged teachers to embrace Party socialist ideals A commentary in a Communist Party mouthpiece newspaper on Tuesday criticised some teachers in China for lacking faith in socialism and embracing negative political views. The article, published in the Guangming Daily , a newspaper run by the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda ...

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    School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 05:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com At least 20 million youngsters in rural China have quit school to follow in the footsteps of their migrant worker parents and find work in cities, according to a study. Nearly 1,000 young villagers in 66 villages across six provinces were polled, of which about one in ten were found to have dropped out of school. Based on the findings, sociology professor ...

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    Thousands of students at Liaoning university rage against dormitory 'evictions'

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:44pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Thousands of students at a Liaoning university are up in arms against the school’s plan to allegedly force them out of their dormitories to make way for a larger number of entrants. The mostly female students have accused Bohai University of “arbitrarily” ordering them to relocate far from their campus just off the Bohai Sea and live in poor ...

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    Grand winner of Student of Year honours finds new inspiration

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Top student takes new inspiration from awards Sing Yin Secondary School student Tam Pok-man was crowned grand winner in the Student of the Year 2013 awards yesterday. Tam, 17, believes he won because of his passion for science. "I think I have a solid future plan and tangible dream. I want to become a scientist researching room-temperature ...

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    Oxford's new chapter in 900-year-old story

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Famous university plans to work more closely with Hong Kong institutions, especially in fight against diseases, says vice chancellor Oxford's new chapter in 900-year-old story Britain's prestigious University of Oxford is to make its presence increasingly felt in Hong Kong and on the mainland by helping set up research centres and collaborating ...

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    Beijing to remove English classes from early grades at elementary schools

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 01:25pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com All Beijing public elementary schools will stop teaching English language courses to students in grades one and two in a bid to reduce the study workload for children, local media reported on Wednesday. Currently most students in Beijing begin studying English from grade one and often have two English classes every week. However starting next year, ...

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    Study: One in four Chinese students drop out of Ivy League schools

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 06:51pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com One in four Chinese students attending Ivy League universities in the US drop out, according to a study on recruitment of returned overseas graduates. The students, who were all high-achievers in China, were unable to adapt to the new environment largely due to differences in the educational system and language barriers, said the 2013 ...

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    Debate rages as China seeks to reduce emphasis on English language education

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 09:38pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Education reforms seeking to reduce the emphasis on English in college entrance exams have sparked debate online. Starting from 2016, Beijing authorities will reduce the 150-point English examination in college entrance exams to 100 points, while at the same time raising the number of points attributed to Chinese and mathematics, the affiliated website ...

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    Kazakhstan student in Hainan awarded 100,000 yuan after being praised by Xi Jinping

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 03:00pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A student from Kazakhstan studying in China’s southern Hainan province was awarded 100,000 yuan days after President Xi Jinping described him as an embodiment of friendship between the two countries. Hainan University held an award ceremony for Kazakh student Tulenov Ruslan and gave him an “Outstanding Contribution Award” on Wednesday for his dedication ...




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