Education reforms in China over the past few years have led to a reduction in the amount of time spent teaching English. Photo: Shutterstock
Education reforms in China over the past few years have led to a reduction in the amount of time spent teaching English. Photo: Shutterstock
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China lags Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines in global rankings of English proficiency amid rising tide of nationalism

  • The 2022 English Proficiency Index ranked China at 62, a low proficiency nation, down from a moderate proficiency ranking of 49 in 2021 and 38 in 2020
  • China lagged behind Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia and Hong Kong, the latter of which has remained a high proficiency economy over the past three years

Education reforms in China over the past few years have led to a reduction in the amount of time spent teaching English. Photo: Shutterstock
Education reforms in China over the past few years have led to a reduction in the amount of time spent teaching English. Photo: Shutterstock
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