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2020/12/23 | Sylvie Tanaga

Celebrating Christmas and Pluralism as an Indonesian Minority

Christmas in Indonesia this year arrives as pluralism and tolerance in the country are under attack.

2020/03/24 | Voice of America

Singapore Bucks Virus Trend as Schools Reopen

Facing the prospect of economic crisis, Singapore re-opens its schools.

2019/12/11 | The Interpreter

The Disparity in Asia's Education Systems Will Limit Regional Development

While East Asia countries top education performance, Southeast Asia is struggling to catch up. An aging population and gap with Southeast Asia might mark down the whole region.

2018/06/19 | Siok Hui Leong

Nurturing ‘Seedlings’, the Story of Alternative Education in Taiwan

A 24-year-old experimental school in Taipei exemplifies Taiwan’s role as a leading advocate of alternative education.

2018/05/09 | Asia & The Pacific Policy Society

ANALYSIS: The Myth of School Autonomy in Vietnam

The communist state has been moving quickly to privatize control of its educational institutions.

2018/02/06 | Jonathan Sullivan

Balancing Perspectives in the Teaching of Chinese Students

Teaching overseas Chinese students presents a unique but by no means insurmountable challenge.

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.

2017/10/01 | 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.

2017/09/11 | 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.

2017/09/06 | Tarun Amarnath

Behind the Declining Sex Ratios of Indian Cities

Education, travel, the freedom to grow and make decisions, and the opportunity to use education just like men are the key ingredients for changing gender perceptions, not education or economic development alone or jointly.

2017/08/31 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

How to Resolve Taiwan's Brain Drain

Reversing a long-running brain drain will be an important step on the path to economic revival.

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 | 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.

2017/07/25 | Yuan-Ming Chiao

Bleak Outlook: Millions of Rural Chinese Children 'Left Behind'

Experts fear the psychological and developmental consequences on migrant children who are growing up without their parents.

2017/07/13 | Shannon Lin

FEATURE: Taiwanese Rediscovering their History in the Streets of Taipei

The rise of walking tours: A rejuvenated interest in Taiwan’s past is changing tourism for visitors and locals alike.

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.