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“NANNIES” FOR CHINESE STUDENTS IN GERMANY
China Education News |

Robert Bosch Stiftung and Deutsches Studentenwerk of Germany planned to develop a training program to “nannies” for Chinese international students

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A BRANCH CAMPUS OF CHINA HEILONGJIANG UNIVERSITY OF CHINESE MEDICINE TO BE BUILT IN HUNGARY
China Education News |

Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine signed an agreement with Semmelweis University of Hungary. According to the agreement, the two universities

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TALKS WITH CHINA ON INCREASING SCHOLARSHIPS
China Education News |

Yemen and China have held talks about increasing cultural exchange scholarships between Yemeni and Chinese universities. Minister of Higher Education

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PROGRAMS THAT HONOR THE DALAI LAMA CAN HAVE NEGATIVE IMPACT ON RELATIONS WITH CHINA
China Education News |

The Chinese government has removed Canada’s University of Calgary from its list of accredited institutions – a move school officials

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MINISTRY TO SPONSOR MASSIVE PHOTOVOLTAICS BASE IN LDK HOMETOWN
China Education News |

China’s Ministry of Science and Technology recently announced that it plans to build up Xinyu, Jiangxi province, as a national

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NOKIA, PEARSON TO OFFER MOBILE EDUCATION
China Education News |

Nokia and Pearson have formed a joint venture, Beijing Mobiledu Technologies, to expand an existing Nokia service that delivers learning

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EIGHT ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHOOLS IN LIMBO
China Education News |

Eight English language schools operated in Australia by the GEOS group have gone into voluntary administration, leaving about 2300 foreign

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NEW ORIENTAL POSTS $1.1M FISCAL Q2 INCOME
China Education News |

New Oriental reported GAAP net income of $1.1 million and diluted net income per ADS of $0.03 for its second

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2010 NATIONAL ENTRANCE EXAM FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES HELD IN CHINA
China Education News |

The 2010 national entrance exam for postgraduate studies was held on January 9 and 10. Approximately 1.4 million applied for

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CHINA GRANTS 35,000 SOCIAL WORK CERTIFICATES IN 2009
China Education News |

A total of 35,000 people have obtained the professional certificate of social work in 2009 after passing a nationwide test,

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION IN CANADA
China Education News |

Altogether there were 178,227 long-term (staying for at least six months) international students in Canada in 2008, generating more than

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GRADUATES LINE UP TO TEACH CHINESE OVERSEAS
China Education News |

Hundreds of college graduates attended interviews to be volunteer teachers of Chinese in Thailand, the Philippines and other Asian countries.

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MBA FEES IN BEIJING JUMP AS STUDENT ENROLLMENT INCREASES
China Education News |

Top business schools in Beijing have raised their tuition fees by as much as 30 percent, as the city’s universities

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CONFUCIUS INSTITUTES SHORT OF TEACHING MATERIALS
China Education News |

Confucius Institutes around the world are now facing a shortage of teaching materials due to lack of translators and channels

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CHINA DISTANCE EDUCATION LICENSES CPA COURSEWORK
China Education News |

Beijing-based online education provider China Distance Education Holdings (CDEL) (NYSE:DL) has gained exclusive distribution rights to Becker Professional Education’s Certified

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CHINESE GOV’T KEEPS EXPANDING SCHOLARSHIPS TO FOREIGN STUDENTS
China Education News |

The Chinese government is to grant scholarships to 20,000 foreign students in 2010, an increase of 2,000 over this year’s

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CHINA TO LIFT TUITION FOR RURAL STUDENTS IN VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS
China Education News |

The Chinese government plans to exempt needy rural students from paying tuition in government-funded vocational schools, said a statement issued

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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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