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Overseas demand for Mandarin teaching rises, experts say

Nearly 100 Chinese and overseas experts gathered to discuss the future of Mandarin teaching at the sixth Asia-Pacific Consortium on Teaching Chinese as an International Language at East China Normal University ...

August 18, 2014, Monday

Harrow opening school in city

TOP English school Harrow is opening an international campus in Shanghai in September 2015. For the first semester it will admit 250 international students covering five grades. The school assessment ...

August 18, 2014, Monday

Students ‘keen’ to go to cramming schools

MORE than 70 percent of students from leading high schools in Shanghai who take extra lessons outside school do so voluntarily, a survey has shown. Research by students’ union officials  found that 67 ...

August 18, 2014, Monday

Reach heights with own views, says Yao

FORMER NBA star Yao Ming yesterday encouraged Chinese high school students to express their own opinions, which he says is the biggest cultural difference between China and the United States. Yao was ...

August 16, 2014, Saturday

Freshmen set to be vertically challenged

ABOUT 600 freshmen and sophomores will move into the new Pudong “campus” of NYU Shanghai this weekend. Unlike most universities, the school on Century Avenue comprises just a single, 15-story building, ...

August 15, 2014, Friday

Elite Chinese high-school students attend Harvard lectures

About 350 elite high school students from across China yesterday began a conference set up by the Harvard College Association for US-China Relations to get a taste of the prestigious university’s teaching ...

August 14, 2014, Thursday

Read all day, every day

A 24-hour library at the new campus of Shanghai New York University will open for the upcoming semester. The new campus in the Lujiazui area will have more than 600 students from 45 countries and regions when orientation for the new semester begins this weekend. --Xinhua...

August 14, 2014, Thursday

30 students fall sick at military camp

EVERYTHING from chili soybeans to damp raincoats are being blamed after more than 30 high school students fell ill during military training this week. Students complained of rashes, fever and diarrhea ...

August 14, 2014, Thursday

English school closure leaves students in lurch

AN English training center closed suddenly, leaving dozens of students in the lurch and parents out of pocket, Shanghai Television news reported yesterday. Tuitions owned by the training center are estimated ...

August 12, 2014, Tuesday

City's universities bring foreign professors to teach short-term courses

Many Shanghai universities want to become internationalized but have insufficient funding to hire full-time overseas teachers. Inviting overseas professors to teach short-term courses in China has become ...

July 30, 2014, Wednesday


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