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2010 GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXHIBITION – BUSINESS IS THE MAJOR MOST IN DEMAND
China Education News |

2010 Guangzhou International Education Expo was held on March 28. More than 400 institutions from 33 countries attended it. Despite

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GOOGLE EXIT COULD HIT ACADEMICS AND STUDENTS
China Education News |

Google closed its Chinese mainland site and began redirecting its users to its Hong Kong-based search engine on March 22.

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THREE NATIONS TOPS IN COLLABORATION
China Education News |

A new index launched at the Going Global conference attempts to quantify a country’s higher education system in terms of

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HAINAN HIGH SCHOOLS INTRODUCE INTERNATIONAL CLASSES
China Education News |

In order to develop collaboration in international education, Haikou City (capital of Hainan Province) is introducing Sino-foreign classes in top

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NOAH TO ACQUIRE CHILD EDUCATION COMPANY FOR RMB 126M (CAD$19 million)
China Education News |

Shenzhen-based electronic dictionary and mobile learning device maker Noah Education (NYSE:NED) has signed an agreement to acquire a 70% interest

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2009 STATISTICS ON CHINESE STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD
China Education News |

229,300 Chinese students went abroad in 2009, an increase of 49,500 compared to 2008. Source: www.bioon.com URL: http://www.bioon.com/trends/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=436244

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MORE GRADUATES SEEKING MASTER’S DEGREES IN TAIWAN
China Education News |

There is a growing number of graduates from universities and colleges taking entrance examinations in February or March in order

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HACKING INQUIRY PUTS ELITE IN NEW LIGHT
China Education News |

Investigators looking into web attacks on Google last year have traced the intrusions to computers at Shanghai Jiaotong University as

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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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