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Mainland Universities Improved Positions in New World University Rankings

Two universities from the Chinese mainland have climbed to places based on new world universities’ ranking that was published by Times Higher Education. Peking University went up one place to 45, while Tsinghua University went up two places to 50. The two universities have improved their position and have edged closer to the best universities [...]

Oct 4 2013, 9:23 am | Posted in Education | Read More »

SCCSC – ISNS 10th Anniversary Celebrations

SCCSC – ISNS 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Shenzhen (Nanshan) Concord College of Sino-Canada and the International School of Nanshan Shenzhen enthusiastically celebrated their 10thanniversary on Tuesday December 11, 2012 at the Poly Theatre of Nanshan, Shenzhen. At this great milestone, SCCSC and ISNS are very honoured and proud to have received recognition from esteemed representatives of the Guangzhou Education Bureau, Nanshan District [...]

Dec 14 2012, 8:25 am | Posted in Education | Read More »

Trouble Finding Safe and Educational Toys in Shenzhen

Trouble Finding Safe and Educational Toys in Shenzhen

Hey parents, are you having trouble finding safe and quality toys or exciting storybooks for bedtime reading with your kids? Teachers, are you having trouble looking for creative teaching materials for your students? If yes, welcome to a one-stop, innovative learning resource center, My School Bus. My School Bus is the first innovative kid’s learning [...]

Aug 10 2012, 12:45 pm | Posted in Education | Read More »

Statistics Shows a Growing Number of People Taking Master’s Courses

Statistics Shows a Growing Number of People Taking Master’s Courses

According to the Ministry of Education there are a growing number of people taking up master’s degrees in the span of ten years, in hopes to get a higher paying job and status, while others prefer to stay as students a little longer. Because of this postgraduates are finding it hard to look for jobs [...]

Jul 18 2012, 11:26 am | Posted in Education | Read More »

Program Offers Free Education to Migrant Workers

Program Offers Free Education to Migrant Workers

A program called Realizing Dreaming gives young migrant workers in Dongguan have the chance to study in some of the country’s prestigious universities for free. The lucky workers were chosen after two months of test and training. The program is a joint venture of several universities and the Guangdong Communist Youth League. The migrant workers [...]

Dec 15 2011, 1:48 pm | Posted in Education | Read More »

Dongguan Mensa Kindergarten: Official Opening Ceremony

Dongguan Mensa Kindergarten: Official Opening Ceremony

The first immersive bilingual kindergarten in China hosted their official opening last Saturday, November 19, 2011 at their new campus in Houjie Town in Dongguan. The Dongguan Mensa Kindergarten is established by AKD International, the group responsible for bring to China educational schools such as, the Beijing Concord College of Sino-Canada, Shenzhen (Nanshan) Concord College [...]

Nov 27 2011, 9:02 am | Posted in Education | Read More »

College entrance exams offered to migrant workers

College entrance exams offered to migrant workers

Around 5,300 migrant workers in Dongguan took the college entrance exams offered by several schools, namely Peking University in Shilong, Zhongtang, Chang’an, Houjie and Zhangmutou townships. All 32 townships and districts in Dongguan have finished the exams in the allotted time in the education program. The college entrance exam is part of an annual program [...]

Sep 28 2011, 1:15 pm | Posted in Education | Read More »

Teachers, Welcome and Welcome Back!

Teachers, Welcome and Welcome Back!

This month, in the northern hemisphere, is the beginning of the school year and usually the time when expatriate teachers begin one year contracts. For many this may be their first teaching experience outside of their homeland, for others China is one of many exotic destinations in their professional career. For still others like myself, [...]

Sep 15 2011, 12:34 pm | Posted in Education | Read More »

Government to give subsidies to private kindergartens

Government to give subsidies to private kindergartens

To help increase teacher’s salaries and improve the quality of teaching at private kindergartens, the city education bureau said that the government is planning to give subsidies to private kindergartens. The education bureau submitted a three-year plan proposal to the government which is now awaiting approval. The plan will involve the city and district governments [...]

Sep 7 2011, 4:10 pm | Posted in Education | Read More »

EtonHouse Open Day!

EtonHouse Open Day

Located in the heart of Dynatown and the expat community of Dongcheng, EtonHouse International School, opened its doors to students, parents and guests on Friday 26th August. EtonHouse is being featured in the Dongguan Municipal Government promotional guidebook “Living in Dongguan” to be launched on the 10th of September.  I happened to accompany the photographer [...]

Sep 7 2011, 3:45 pm | Posted in Education | Read More »

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