September 06, 2019
Patriotic Shift for China’s ‘First Class of School’ TV Program
By Kendra Brock
This year’s show opened with video of the Chinese flag being raised across the country.
April 26, 2019
The Chinese Communist Party’s Latest Propaganda Target: Young Minds
By Sarah Cook
Indoctrination, censorship, and surveillance are robbing a generation of their right to free thought.
August 31, 2018
Liu Yadong, Mr. Science, and China’s Shaky Modernity
By Trym Aleksander Eiterjord
The editor of a state-affiliated magazine laments the lack of “scientific spirit” in Chinese society.
August 03, 2018
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
By Margaret Myers and Ricardo Barrios
Beijing is making a concerted push to foster expertise on foreign regions and countries.
December 29, 2017
China’s Education Boom
By Dmitriy Frolovskiy
China's universities are experiencing astonishing growth, and the government hopes for even more.
September 08, 2017
Can Test-Obsessed China Change?
By Adam Tyner
A look at three paths for Chinese education reform.
September 05, 2017
New Chinese Textbooks: Now With More 'Socialist Core Values'
By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese Ministry of Education revised national liberal arts textbooks to cultivate love for the Communist Party.
May 19, 2017
Why Does a Top Scientist’s Move to US Strike a Nerve in China?
By DD Wu
A leading biologist of Tsinghua University took up professorship at Princeton and it triggered a national debate.
May 12, 2017
Why Did China Just Hear One More Mao-Era Phrase?
By DD Wu
China’s education minister said Chinese educators should cultivate reliable red and expert successors.
May 26, 2016
China’s Increasing Numbers of Fake Universities
By Cal Wong
As China's university enrollments skyrocket, so too are scams involving fake tertiary institutions.
May 24, 2016
Beyond Stereotypes: China’s Top High Schools
By Qi Xie
Contrary to popular conceptions, students at China’s best high schools have colorful lives and dreams.
October 27, 2015
The UK: A Success Story for China’s Educational Soft Power
By Bochen Han
Unlike other Western countries, Britain is eager to welcome China's Confucius Institutes and educational outreach.