Asia Education

One student’s journey into research (and geological adventures) at the University of Adelaide

By Tue, Jan 27, 2015 9:19AM UTC Bonnie takes in the view during field work in Spain for her PhD studies at the University of Adelaide.

By Bonnie Henderson Back to the beginning My seven years at the University of Adelaide can be summed up in three words: Extraordinary, challenging and life-changing. I have learnt what I am capable of achieving when put to the test, and it is well beyond what I had imagined. But

Vietnam fails to deliver on its education promise

By Fri, Jan 23, 2015 4:29PM UTC Pic: AP.

Despite its Confucian tradition and a young, tech-savvy population, Vietnam has abjectly failed to reform its education system.

China says universities must promote core socialist values

By Tue, Jan 20, 2015 12:21PM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leadership has issued guidelines requiring universities to strengthen ideological controls in classrooms and demand that professors champion Marxism, traditional culture and socialist core values.

Could Thailand become Southeast Asia’s international education hub?

By Mon, Jan 19, 2015 1:37PM UTC Secondary school students at an international school in Thailand. Pic: Daniel Maxwell.

With the arrival of 2015 and the opening of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), we will soon see if Thailand’s aspirations for this new era can be realised successfully. Of particular interest is Thailand’s ambitious plan to become the centre for international education in Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on develop its already well-established network of international schools.

Strong job markets set to help graduates mean business in 2015

By Wed, Jan 14, 2015 12:05AM UTC Good news for business graduates in 2015. Pic: Shutterstock.

Who are the students with the smiles on their faces; with their essays in the air like they just don’t care? The MBAs students, that’s who- and for good reason. According to the most recent employer survey from GMAC, the organisation which administers the GMAT entry test for business schools

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