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Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
August 01, 2017
Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
The new policies have limited scope for tenants and much more needs to be done.
Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
August 20, 2016
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
Insights from John Holden.
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
China Education Reforms to Emulate Advanced Placement System
March 30, 2014
China Education Reforms to Emulate Advanced Placement System
Gaokao reforms aim to diversify university admissions by testing college-level material at key high schools.
China Education Reforms to Emulate Advanced Placement System
China “Cheats” the PISA Exams
December 06, 2013
China “Cheats” the PISA Exams
Shanghai may have the smartest students, but the statistics don’t reflect the rest of China.
China “Cheats” the PISA Exams
The Dark Side of China’s “International Divisions”
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.
The Dark Side of China’s “International Divisions”
Wolf Fathers and Harvard Girls
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.
Wolf Fathers and Harvard Girls
Is Shanghai's Education Best?
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?
Is Shanghai's Education Best?
Fast Food Education
September 20, 2011
Fast Food Education
Management consultants like to think that the secret to academic success can be manufactured. It can’t.
Fast Food Education
Sending Chinese Problems Abroad
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?
Sending Chinese Problems Abroad
What Shanghai’s PISAs Really Say
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?
What Shanghai’s PISAs Really Say
What Shanghai’s PISAs Really Say
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?
What Shanghai’s PISAs Really Say
Christmas Comes Early
November 24, 2010
Christmas Comes Early
China is determined to meet its target of spending 4 percent of GDP on education. Cue very long school wish lists.
Christmas Comes Early
China: Please Study Abroad
November 16, 2010
China: Please Study Abroad
Why the Chinese government wants more of its students to study at universities overseas.
China: Please Study Abroad
China’s Education Gold Rush
November 03, 2010
China’s Education Gold Rush
US schools and colleges are keen to take advantage of growing Chinese interest in studying abroad.
China’s Education Gold Rush
China’s Education Gold Rush
November 03, 2010
China’s Education Gold Rush
US schools and colleges are keen to take advantage of growing Chinese interest in studying abroad.
China’s Education Gold Rush
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