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2017/08/14 | Wang Yuhao
Bringing the World’s Great Museums to 200,000 Children in China
An entrepreneur hatches a plan to make 10 iconic museums accessible to China’s working-class families.
2017/08/08 | Saigoneer
The Dilemma of Vietnam's Foreign-Educated Grads
For those who have left and seen Vietnam through different eyes, the time will come when they must decide what they want: to stay abroad or return home.
2017/08/03 | Wang Yiwei
How China Manages Its Super-sized Classrooms
With over 5,000 students in a space meant for 640, teachers, administrators and parents at a Henan primary school are struggling to cope.
2017/08/02 | Marisna Yulianti
Rohaya-Selamet Marriage Isn't Funny, but Disturbing and Unlawful
'If we continue misusing it for the sake of justifying child marriage or abusive polygamous relationship, then the joke is on us.'
2017/08/02 | Lu Hongyong
Education Charity in China Struggles to Soar Amid Rural Brain Drain
The Adream Foundation serves 3 million underprivileged students but is hampered by top teaching talent fleeing to cities.
2017/07/28 | Lu Hongyong
Charity Bringing Cutting-Edge Education to China’s Deprived
In the country’s hinterland, the Adream Foundation is helping rural schoolchildren study their way out of poverty.
2017/07/27 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Why China’s Attempts to Curb Air Pollution are Facing Resistance
According to a report by Caixin earlier this month, 33 incidents of industry obstructions occurred in more than half the localities under inspection since April.
Bringing Creativity to China’s Stifled Classrooms
An NGO that strives to level the playing field for rural students faces uphill battle.
Nearly One in Three Taiwanese Kids Suffer Mental Disorders - Study
Among 100,000 children in Taiwan, 3,100 have thought of taking their own lives, according to the findings of the three-year study.
2017/07/12 | Andrew MacIntyre
Singapore Rolls the Dice with Bold Education Reforms
Andrew MacIntyre takes a look at how an aging population and slow growth is driving dramatic education reform in Singapore – with fascinating results.
2017/07/11 | Wu Mei
Why I Joined China’s Craze for Expensive US Summer Camps
For the same cost as their Chinese alternatives, American activity camps teach children skills they could never acquire back home.
2017/07/11 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Beijing’s Schools for Migrants Face Demolition amid Urban Restructuring
Strict residency laws make it difficult for migrants from other parts of China to be enrolled in public municipal schools in Beijing. Now their special schools are under threat.
2017/06/29 | Shuhei Omi
FEATURE: Inside Beijing's Project Teaching Thai Students Chinese
Thousands of Chinese college graduates, sponsored by the Chinese government, teach Chinese in Thai public schools. But does it help China’s soft power?
2017/06/22 | Rosemary Chen
The Rise of Taiwan's College Dropouts
More and more students are dropping out of Taiwan’s most prestigious colleges to follow their passions — and it may not be the worst financial decision they make.
2017/06/16 | Ryan Thorpe
Why China's Top College Students Are Failing to Meet English Writing Standards
A focus on excessively verbose language is failing to prepare test-takers for college-level academic writing.
China Shot Itself in the Foot over Taiwan WHA Exclusion, Researcher in Geneva Says
China’s refusal to allow Taiwan into the world’s biggest annual health meeting has ironically resulted in Taiwan becoming the center of attention, says a Taiwan researcher who was at the forum in Geneva.
2017/05/23 | Kuan Chen
WeChat 'Red Envelopes' Scandalize a Student Election in Sydney
Worlds collide: A university election in Australia was marred by allegations of bribery involving a Chinese student and a popular WeChat feature.