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CFL EXPANDS INT’L HORIZON FOR VISIONARY STUDENTS
China Education News |

Award-winning China Future Leadership (CFL) delegates attended the fifth annual scholarship award ceremony at Tsinghua University on November 19, 2009.

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SPECIAL PROGRAM OPENS TO GROOM THE “2ND GENERATION”
China Education News |

Shanghai Jiaotong University has launched a special business program catering to students from wealthy families who are expected to take

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CHINA, U.S. TO EXCHANGE MORE STUDENTS
China Education News |

China and the United States issued a joint statement and agreed in principle to establish a new bilateral mechanism to

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PEKING UNIVERSITY TO ENROLL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE RECOMMENDED WITHOUT THE NEED FOR EXAMS
China Education News |

Peking University released a list of 39 high school principals nationwide who are authorized to recommend students for enrollment without

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CHINA AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO 1,000 FOREIGNERS TO LEARN CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHING
China Education News |

China announced that they will award scholarships to 1,021 foreign applicants for a master’s program on Chinese language teaching, with

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ETS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP TO CHINESE TEST TAKERS
China Education News |

The United States Educational Testing Service (ETS) has launched a scholarship program to recognize excellence amongst Chinese test takers of

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EDUCATION MINISTRY SUPPORTS FORMATION OF CHINA’S “IVY LEAGUE”
China Education News |

China’s Ministry of Education voiced its support for the formation of C9, an academic conference comprising nine prestigious domestic universities

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CHINA PLEDGES ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CANDIDATES FROM EAST ASIAN DEVELOPING NATIONS
China Education News |

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, at the fourth East Asia Summit, pledged government scholarships for an additional 2,000 candidates and scholarships

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SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY JOINS XINHUA IN FINANCIAL SERVICES
China Education News |

Xinhua News Agency and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) signed an agreement of strategic cooperation to develop China’s financial information

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CHINESE PRESIDENT STRESSES ENERGY RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
China Education News |

President Hu Jintao congratulates the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) on its 100th anniversary in a letter that

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SCHOOLS TO BUILD SINO IVY LEAGUE
China Education News |

Nine of China’s top universities agreed to work together in creating a Chinese “Ivy League”. The group including Peking, Tsinghua,

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CHINA EDUCATION AND TRAINING INDUSTRY REPORT, 2008-2009
China Education News |

Overall, 28.2 million students are attending private education institutions in China. There are about 109,000 private educational institutions in China,

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AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS FAIL IN PREPARING STUDENTS FOR WORKFORCE
China Education News |

Australia’s education system came under fire, as a new report by Center for Skills Development revealed it had failed to

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QINGHUA MAKES TOP 50 UNIS
China Education News |

The UK’s Times and QS (a famous educational research institute) released The 2009 World University Rankings. Harvard University claimed No.1

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