Asia Education

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 12:30PM UTC Image via Daniel Maxwell.

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the ‘Hour of Code’.

Hong Kong police arrest student protest leaders

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 11:34AM UTC Police officers try to take away protesters as workers start clearing away barricades at an occupied area in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Tuesday. Pic: AP.

At least two student protest leaders were arrested this morning as police and bailiffs clashed with demonstrators in Hong Kong this morning.

China tries students of convicted Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti

By Tue, Nov 25, 2014 4:30PM UTC Ilham Tohti. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese rights lawyer says seven students of a prominent Muslim Uighur scholar convicted of separatism are standing trial on the same charge.

5 reasons why living and learning are better done in Australia

By Tue, Nov 25, 2014 2:01PM UTC Melbourne at night- Victoria, Australia. Pic: Shutterstock.

Hands on buzzers: which country has pink lakes, more baby turtles than you can shake a stick at, a really, really Big Prawn- and third largest international student population in the world? No prizes for guessing (mainly because it’s too obvious to be classified as a question): this strange and wonderful land is

Preparing for the circular economy – a guest post by Prof Allan Hutchinson

By Mon, Nov 24, 2014 10:45PM UTC Preparing for the circular economy – a guest post by Prof Allan Hutchinson

The following is a guest post by Professor Allan Hutchinson from Oxford Brookes University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. Our world is complex. Preparing young men and women with the right skill sets to embrace the future requires a multi-disciplinary approach – combining design, science, technology, mathematics and

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