Education in China
September 17, 2019
China's Non-state Universities: What It Takes to Succeed
By Olivia A. Halsall
What happens when a local Chinese tycoon establishes a non-state university with private funds?
September 22, 2017
A Closer Look at China’s World-Class Universities Project
By Charlotte Gao
China struggles to balance promoting top-ranked universities and supporting the rest of its universities
August 01, 2017
Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
By Spencer Sheehan
The new policies have limited scope for tenants and much more needs to be done.
August 20, 2016
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from John Holden.
March 30, 2014
China Education Reforms to Emulate Advanced Placement System
By Tyler Sheldon
Gaokao reforms aim to diversify university admissions by testing college-level material at key high schools.
December 06, 2013
China “Cheats” the PISA Exams
By Angela Erika Kubo
Shanghai may have the smartest students, but the statistics don’t reflect the rest of China.
September 28, 2013
The Dark Side of China’s “International Divisions”
Driven by the boom in overseas study, schools are creating on-campus prep courses. There are problems.
November 30, 2011
Wolf Fathers and Harvard Girls
Why China’s Wolf Father and Harvard Girl have sparked an intense debate about approaches to parenting.
September 28, 2011
Is Shanghai's Education Best?
An OECD assessment last year suggested Shanghai’s schools are the best in the world. Are they?
September 20, 2011
Fast Food Education
Management consultants like to think that the secret to academic success can be manufactured. It can’t.
June 16, 2011
Sending Chinese Problems Abroad
Are Chinese parents sending their kids to get an education overseas, or to get them off their hands?
December 13, 2010
What Shanghai’s PISAs Really Say
Were Shanghai’s PISA scores really a Sputnik moment? Or did they just take the tests more seriously?
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