education

China Slashes the Number of Mostly Rural Schools to 'Meet Urbanization Process'

China Slashes the Number of Mostly Rural Schools to 'Meet Urbanization Process'

China's number of schools providing compulsory education from early years to teenage decreased in the past decade on the central…

Jul 27, 2018
Xu Zuwei
Hillhouse Capital Leads Fundraising for Online English School in China

Hillhouse Capital Leads Fundraising for Online English School in China

Chinese online English school Magic Ears Technology has raised CNY120 million (USD18 million) in funding, which allows it to align…

Jul 2, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tianjin, CNNC Plan China’s First Nuclear University to Fill Skills Fissure

Tianjin, CNNC Plan China’s First Nuclear University to Fill Skills Fissure

China National Nuclear Corp. has penned an agreement with the municipal government of Tianjin as the pair look to fill…

Jun 22, 2018
Liao Shumin
VIPKID Receives USD500 Million in World’s Largest Financing for Online Education Startups

VIPKID Receives USD500 Million in World’s Largest Financing for Online Education Startups

VIPKID, Chinese online education firm that specializes in children’s language learning and offers an American education experience to students aged…

Jun 21, 2018
Xu Wei
Hong Kong’s TCM Students Seek Richer Education at Mainland Universities

Hong Kong’s TCM Students Seek Richer Education at Mainland Universities

More and more traditional Chinese medicine students from Hong Kong are attending mainland universities as they look to benefit from a richer education experience.

Jun 21, 2018
Wang Yufeng
Xiaomi Unveils AI Robot to Help Kids Learn

Xiaomi Unveils AI Robot to Help Kids Learn

Nuwa Robotics, a startup backed by Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi, has unveiled an artificially intelligent robot that aims to help children learn English, math and even dance moves.

Jun 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Shanghai to Promote City’s Art, Culture Brands, Talent in Comprehensive Three-Year Action Plan

Shanghai to Promote City’s Art, Culture Brands, Talent in Comprehensive Three-Year Action Plan

Shanghai to Promote City’s Art, Culture Brands, Talent in Comprehensive Three-Year Action Plan. The Shanghai Municipal Government has unveiled a…

May 15, 2018
Peng Xiaoling
Jack Ma Becomes First Chinese Philanthropist to Donate USD3 Mln to Jordan’s Queen Rania Foundation

Jack Ma Becomes First Chinese Philanthropist to Donate USD3 Mln to Jordan’s Queen Rania Foundation

Jordan’s Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development received the first donation from a Chinese entrepreneur -- USD3 million paid…

May 8, 2018
Xu Wei
China Is Asia’s Top Destination for Overseas Students, Education Ministry Says

China Is Asia’s Top Destination for Overseas Students, Education Ministry Says

Some 489,200 international students opted to attend Chinese higher education institutions last year, making the country the top Asian destination for overseas learners.

Mar 30, 2018
Xu Wei
CNNC Scholar Calls on China to Establish Nuclear Power University

CNNC Scholar Calls on China to Establish Nuclear Power University

China should set up a university specifically for its nuclear power industry to solve the problems rising from rapid…

Mar 15, 2018
Tang Shihua
80% of China’s Schools Must Have at Least 10M Broadband This Year, MOE Says

80% of China’s Schools Must Have at Least 10M Broadband This Year, MOE Says

China's education ministry is requiring all schools to achieve basic internet access with increased speed this year, with the proportion…

Mar 14, 2018
Tang Shihua
Finland’s Futurecode Harnesses Animation, Pedagogy and Children’s Creativity in EdTech

Finland’s Futurecode Harnesses Animation, Pedagogy and Children’s Creativity in EdTech

Futurecode Ltd. is a decade-old EdTech startup from Finland that began with a child’s drawing.

Mar 12, 2018
Benjamin Roberts