News in September

 

Vice Minister TIAN Xuejun meets with Ministry of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Secretary of Sri Lanka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Ministry of education of the People's Republic of China

Date: Sep 15, 2018

Access: http://en.moe.gov.cn/News/Top_News/201809/t20180917_348989.html

Summary:

The Vice Miniter of Education Tian Xuejun and the Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs of Siri Lanka, Mr. J. J. Rathnasiri met on September 14th. Tian introduced the decisions were made during the National Education Conference which was held in Beijing recently, and said that China would love to make the education more open and cooperate with Sri Lanka in scholarships, teaching the Chinese language and cross-border education. China will enhance the ties of friendship with Siri Lanka in the field of education. Rathnasiri also expresses the willingness to actively participating in the "One Belt, One Road" initiative that is promoting by China.

 

 

 

 

Special Issue for Chinese Teacher’s Day: Education Policy Relevant for Teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editor: Haoyang Leng

Source: China News

Date: Sep 10, 2018

Access: http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2018/09-10/8622786.shtml

Summary:

Today is the 34th Chinese Teachers’ Day! This piece of news summarized a few latest education policies that focus on teachers. For example, the Teachers Law of the Peoples Republic of China is being amended; teachers’ pay regarding compulsory education is being increased and regulated; guaranteed economic benefits for rural teachers are being implemented…many other public events are put on to celebrate teachers and education today! Check this out if you are interested!

 

 

China Leads Asia Rise in 2019 World University Rankings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Bard Wilkinson

Source: CNN

Date: Sep 27, 2018

Access: https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/27/asia/times-education-rankings-global-intl/index.html

Summary:

According to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Chinese universities are leading Asia's rise. Overall, 72 Chinese universities make the 2019 ranking, up from 63 last year. Tsinghua University in Beijing has overtaken the National University of Singapore as the top institution in Asia. Another rising Chinese star is Zhejiang University, which climbed 76 places to 101st. Nevertheless, the top 10 list is still dominated by leading institutions in the United Kingdom and United States. The ranking mainly applied five metrics including teaching, research income, research volume, industry income, proportion of international students and proportion of international staff. Find out more if you are interested!