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CHINESE LEARNERS OVERSEAS TOP 40 MILLION
China Education News |

At present there are 300 Confucius Institutes in 94 countries and regions along with more than 300 Confucius Classrooms. Approximately

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35% OF RETURNED STUDENTS HAVE DIFFICULTY IN FINDING A JOB
China Education News |

Recent research surveyed over 1500 students who returned to China with foreign degrees and discovered that over 35% of the

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RUSH TO LEARN ENGLISH
China Education News |

China Education Daily reported that more than 400 million Chinese are studying English in July this year, accounting for approximately

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NEW CONFUCIUS CLASSROOM LAUNCHED IN MELBOURNE
China Education News |

A new Confucius Classroom was jointly launched by the PenLeigh and Essendon Grammar Schools and the Shanghai Datong High School.

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CHINESE STATE COUNCILOR PROPOSES INTEGRATED EDUCATION WITH ASEAN COUNTRIES
China Education News |

As China develops, it increasingly is becoming a provider, as well as a consumer, of educational offerings. The first China-ASEAN

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HIGH SCHOOLERS GET HEAD START ON JOBS
China Education News |

Most Chinese high school students have a lot of time to think about majors and careers. However, some are starting

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MORE HK STUDENT ENTER MAINLAND CHINA FOR FURTHER STUDY
China Education News |

A group of 206 Hong Kong students arrived in Beijing on July 24 for a four-day visit organized by the

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MORE MACAO STUDENTS CHOOSE TAIWAN FOR POST SECONDARY EDUCATION: SURVEY
China Education News |

Results of a survey conducted by three local associations in Macao indicated that Taiwan has overtaken the Chinese mainland as

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PHDS: HIGH IN NUMBER, BUT LOW IN QUALITY
China Education News |

With a rapid increase in the number of Chinese graduates enrolling in PhD programs in the past decade, it seems

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HARVARD STUDENT ORGANIZATION TO HOLD EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CHINA
China Education News |

A line-up of prominent speakers has been arranged for a Harvard University-related summer program for Chinese high-school students in August.

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CHINA’S EMPLOYMENT RATE OF COLLEGE GRADUATES INCREASES IN 2010
China Education News |

The employment rate of Chinese college graduates in 2010 increased by 4.2 percent year on year, according to statistics released

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BEIJING’S DEMAND FOR TALENT IS GROWING
China Education News |

There are as many as 835 job vacancies in Beijing for high-end talent, according to a hi-tech industry-recruiting plan.About 76

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MAJORITY OF CHINESE ATTACH GREAT IMPORTANCE TO ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
China Education News |

Chinese have always attached great importance to academic background, according to a report from China Youth Daily. Over 80 percent

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20 SPORTS CHAMPIONS WILL STUDY ABROAD
China Education News |

Twenty sport champions, including several Olympic champions, are going to study abroad at University of Wisconsin and Indiana University in

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CHINA AND US ATTRACT WORLD’S TOP RESEARCHERS
China Education News |

Top Chinese, North American and European universities are offering salaries and access to laboratories and facilities of a size and

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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CHINA
China Education News |

In China, vocational education has long been perceived by many as second-class. Students with better grades usually choose elite universities.

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CHINESE MUSIC A KEY TO FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
China Education News |

Lots of students are choosing to take Chinese traditional music training during summer vacation to help round out their applications

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70 PERCENT OF STUDENTS ENROLLED BY CHINA’S TOP UNIVERSITIES ARE WILLING TO STUDY ABROAD
China Education News |

In a survey among 40,000 Chinese high school students conducted from April to June 2010, more than 80 percent of

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UPDATED LIST OF RECOGNIZED EDUCATIONAL AGENTS
China Education News |

Ministry of Education has just updated the list of recognized agent for international studies. 402 agents are recognized, 71 of

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CDEL TO EXPAND BUSINESS START-UP TRAINING
China Education News |

Chinese online education provider China Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL) (NYSE:DL) subsidiary Beijing Zhengbao Yucai Education Technology has announced that

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