Career & Education
China’s top economic planner vows more favourable employment policies and help for fresh university grads, while economists warn of ripple effects that could worsen the nation’s demographic crisis.
Private tutoring firms are collapsing across China, leaving angry customers out thousands of dollars. Meanwhile, some tutors look to cash in via a burgeoning black market, but others are being forced to leave China.
Beijing is taking a hard line on the for-profit tutoring industry, but schools and parents are struggling to understand how and when new policies will be implemented.
‘Discourse and ideology need to be controlled by the central government’, and Beijing ‘aims to rectify education itself’, industry insider says.
Hong Kong-based purpose-driven education platform OWN Academy gives students career direction. It’s helped one teen answer the question: why am I learning what I’m learning?
The rise of the Chinese middle class, and its preference for reputable brands, has created a strong market for private and international schools – nowhere more so than in the fast-developing Greater Bay Area.
Competition for jobs among fresh university graduates in China looks to be even more intense next year after the coronavirus left millions of degree-holders desperate to find work.
The United States’ recent revocation of more than 1,000 visas for Chinese graduate students and research scholars has many parents reconsidering or scrapping plans to send their children abroad for schooling.
Two Hong Kong women are examples of female professionals who have chased their career dreams and recognise the importance of seeking career-advancement opportunities even during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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The subject line communicates who you are and what you want, as well as showing off your qualifications and helping you stand out
You wrote the perfect CV. You landed a job interview. They loved you. Now, how do you avoid screwing up?
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