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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.

2016/10/12 | Baru Bian

OPINION: Fires in Sarawak's Rural Schools an Indicator of Malaysia's Rot

'We can never claim to be a developed nation when we subject our schoolchildren to studying and living in damaged, decaying and derelict buildings.'

2016/10/07 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Tech Startup Tackles Classroom Bullying, Student Isolation

'Both of us used to be bullied and later became bullies...We want to change this situation.'

2016/10/04 | ZiQing Low

Hong Kong Universities are Losing China's Top Students

Political instability and sliding university rankings are to blame as China's top students turn away from Hong Kong, a report says.