China, ASEAN vow further cooperation in education
China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will cooperate further in education, officials said during the eighth China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week in Guiyang, capital of China’s southwest Guizhou Province. This year’s Cooperation Week focused on a series of exhibitions, seminars and negotiations in fields including higher education, vocational training, and cooperative education.
Statistics from the Chinese Ministry of Education showed that more than 300,000 students from ASEAN countries are currently studying in China and about 125,000 Chinese students studied in Southeast Asian countries between 2010 to 2014.Chinese universities have launched linguistic majors that cover all the languages of Southeast Asian nations and have set up 30 Confucius Institutes and 30 Confucius classrooms in the 10 countries that compose ASEAN.
Source: China Daily