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2021/06/02 | Jonathan Hum

How Taiwan’s Cram Schools Have Struggled to Adapt

When Taiwan went on semi-lockdown, many cram schools moved to remote learning. The process, many teachers report, has not been as smooth as it could have been.

2021/02/24 | Bryan Chou

With Confucius Institutes Shuttering Across US, Can Taiwanese Teachers Fill the Gap?

Taiwanese teachers of Mandarin are in high demand in the U.S., but opinions vary over whether they can fill the gap left by Chinese teachers.

2021/02/23 | Naina Singh

For Better Relations with India, Taiwan Must Support Indian Students

Supporting Indian students in Taiwan is key to the broader success of India-Taiwan relations and the New Southbound Policy. There is more the Taiwanese government can do.

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.