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2016/12/27 | Hsu Chia-yu
Nazi Parade School Slammed for Misrepresenting Indigenous Massacre
The students have been slammed for being 'disrespectful' and 'totally ignorant of history.'
2016/12/27 | ZiQing Low
Taiwan Nazi Parade Continues Decades of Ignorance; Netizens Defend Students
Taiwan's Jewish leaders say the incident is 'a cause for great concern,' while some Taiwanese are defending the students.
2016/12/26 | Bonnie Bley
Asia’s Educational Arms Race
Education has become East Asia’s flagship product and the latest tool in a state’s soft-power toolkit.
2016/12/16 | Jeffrey Hutton
The iPhone or the App: Why Indonesia Risks Being Nudged out of the Tech Game
It’s not the iPhones Indonesia should make it’s the apps on the phones, writes Jeffrey Hutton.
2016/12/09 | Xiaoling Zhang
The Effectiveness of the Chinese Cultural Centers and Confucius Institutes
With 500 Confucius Institutes and 1,000 Confucius Classrooms on campuses around the world today, both have become a global phenomenon. Just what purpose do they serve?
2016/12/01 | Yang Ling
Conquer English Now; The Roots of China’s Study Craze
The twin forces of neoliberalism and nationalism are fueling a countrywide ‘mania’ for language skills.
2016/11/30 | ZiQing Low
App to Detect Dementia Developed in Taiwan
Someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds.
2016/11/23 | Tu Siqi
The Emotional Cost of Sending Chinese Teens Abroad to Study
As growing numbers of children are sent to U.S. private schools to ensure access to global elite, many struggle to overcome the trauma of separation.
2016/11/22 | Hélène Belaunde
What Must Change Isn't Necessarily The Taiwan Education System, But The Values
A group of senior high school students from Yilan in northern Taiwan held a series of presentations on Nov. 12 and 13, during which they shared the knowledge and insight gained through an experiential education trip to Europe.
2016/11/14 | Edward White
Let's Talk About Sex, Taiwan
Government health experts in Taiwan want to normalize conversations about sex and relationships in hope of stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.
2016/11/08 | Nicholas Z. Scott
Using Trump to Teach Chinese Students How to Win an Argument
As Americans head to the polls, a university class is being taught to see through the logical fallacies of the presidential nominees’ campaign claims.
2016/11/04 | Berlin Fang
How WeChat Is Reshaping Online Education
Instead of luring students onto specialized platforms, Chinese teachers have been using the existing app as an educational tool.
2016/11/03 | Matthew Walsh
How the Education Consultancy Industry Fuels Essay Fraud in China
Helping students through the foreign university admissions process is a lucrative, large and unregulated business in China — is it any wonder application fraud is so common?
2016/11/02 | The Japan Times
Laws Alone Won’t Stop Bullying in Japan
Teachers and school officials need to recognize their duty to detect signs of bullying at an early stage and take prompt action to stop it.
2016/10/26 | Qian Jinghua
Boom and Bust of Shenzhen’s International Schools
Some institutions shut within a year of opening in the thriving but chaotic industry.
2016/10/18 | ZiQing Low
Crime, Racism Tar China-US Study Ties
The rapid increase in the number of Chinese students at U.S. universities has brought a wave of social problems, including isolated incidents of crime and racism.