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2017/11/14 | Matthew Fulco

Goodbye Confucius, Hello Matzu: Is Taiwan Becoming a Chinese-Language Education Hub?

Taiwan's political environment is making it more attractive for international students.

2017/10/09 | Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley

Real Solutions for Plastic Problems

Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.

2017/10/03 | Fan Liya

Sugar, Spice, Flowerlike: Shanghai Girls Get Schooled in Gender

Girls’ textbooks raise questions about gender roles in contemporary China.

2017/10/02 | Yuanting Zhang

A Pop-up Study on Sex Education in China

The majority of respondents for a survey agreed that sex education in China should have Chinese characteristics — not completely western models, such as Comprehensive Sex Education, instead selectively borrowing some western models without mentioning some controversies.

2017/10/01 | Tao Lixing

Why a Western Education Remains Valuable in China

Chinese commentators who deride overseas study as too expensive know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

2017/09/26 | Liang Chenyu

Studying in the US Post-Cultural Revolution

Visiting Chinese scholar reflects on his experience at the dawn of a new age in Sino-US relations.

2017/09/18 | Cai Yiwen

Finding Middle Ground Between US and Chinese Classrooms

Journalist and author Lenora Chu on raising a ‘little soldier’ in the Chinese school system.

2017/09/11 | Nie Riming

Chinese Cities Should Open Their Gates to the Children of Migrants

It’s time we rewarded rural laborers’ contributions to their adopted cities by giving their children a proper education.

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.