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  1. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Peking University students win bittersweet victory against ‘elitist’ academy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:20pm by Patrick Boehler and Anne Yi

    ... of the academy on their campus, which they felt would relegate them to "second-class" status.   The university planned to dedicate the Jingyuan Park on the university campus and six historic ... was among many who lamented that the university did not address other concerns over the programme’s quality. The university, which has been the cradle of modern Chinese political thought, would ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Ex-police chief named party head of China’s first ‘bureaucracy-free’ university

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 02:20pm by Andrea Chen

    ... education institution that would be free of bureaucracy, which he deemed the education system’s biggest stumbling block. Though Li is familiar with the politics on campus, is he the best person ... – who comes from the bureaucracy – could maintain a truly non-bureaucratic set-up. Apart from heading the police force, Li was vice-president of Shenzhen’s politics and law commission, according ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Select schools in Guangdong teach traditional Chinese culture using Taiwan textbooks

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

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Academics hope Taiwan textbooks will make up for decades of inadequate teaching of the subject Guangdong schools pay heed to traditional culture In an effort 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 ...

  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    State Council plans to move Teachers' Day to Confucius' birthday

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... at the annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and was discussed at subsequent sessions. The Ministry of Education has included the new date as part ... the engineer of people's souls, but makes people dislike them more," an internet user posted on microblog. In Taiwan, Teachers' Day falls on September 28. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK$1,000 10-year rent deal for US college

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Zhao and Bryan Harris

    ... of Business, pending clearance from town planning and other bodies. The former detention centre- initially a clubhouse for British soldiers before being used to incarcerate political prisoners- ... Taiwan, Japan and South Korea, he added. Kooser admitted that Chicago Booth, the second-oldest business school in the United States, would not have been able to afford to set up shop in the city ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Record numbers flock to take China's civil service exam

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 03:25pm by AFP

    ... stability and status, test-takers said. Outside the Hujiaolou middle school in Beijing, one of dozens of test sites in the capital, Liu Ting, a 24-year-old student, stood clutching a red revision book containing lists of “hot” political jargon to be used during the test. “I’m taking the exam because government jobs are more stable,” Liu said. “There’s basically no chance of losing ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Thousands boycott classes in national education protest

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Johnny Tam, LO WEI, Helene Franchineau

    ... in the rally, including lecturers from the mainland and Taiwan. Lo Shih-hung, from National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, said the island had gone through the same "brainwashing by the party ... the need for political education in mainland schools. Some protesters also descended on the government headquarters in Admiralty, the site of a massive nine-day demonstration that led ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK students face deportation over UK visa ban

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP AND JENNIFER NGO

    ... of deportation after the British government stripped a London university of its right to sponsor visas. London Metropolitan University has had its Highly Trusted Status- which allowed it to sponsor visas ... to be revoked. The NUS warned of "catastrophic" effects on income from overseas students, which was estimated last year to be £14 billion (HK$172 billion). It labelled the move political ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Unidentified student criticises exchange tour for being biased

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... that was criticised by a participant as a "brainwashing" exercise. The tour was organised by the Hong Kong-Taiwan Youth Exchange Promotion United Association, which applied for a government sponsorship of HK$600,000 for a six-day trip to Shanxi province held earlier this month. About 300 students, mainly from secondary schools in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Guangdong, participated. ...



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