News in July 2019

Beijing Education Reforms Aim to Help China's

Over-worked, Over-tested Students

(Photo Source: CNN)

Date: July 16, 2019

Authors: Ben Westcott and Don Giolzetti

Summary:

The State Council of China revealed some new guidelines on July 8 calling for less focus on exams and more consideration of physical, cultural and political education. Some praised the intention of the bill while others showed concerns: they felt that tests were too deeply ingrained in the Chinese education system. Check this out to find more comments!

Sources: CNN

Access:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/16/asia/china-education-reform-intl-hnk/index.html