Asia Education

China sentences 2 to death in fatal poisoning

By Sun, Apr 06, 2014 10:13AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say a kindergarten headmaster and a man have been sentenced to death in a poisoning case that left two girls dead. According to state broadcaster China Central Television on Saturday, the head of the kindergarten was upset that a rival school had better enrollments

How to start a successful career with Social Sciences programmes

By Thu, Apr 03, 2014 10:20AM UTC How to start a successful career with Social Sciences programmes

A few days ago, Asian academics and policy makers called for further investment in social science research, arguing more funding was needed to address issues and provide informed policy making. Already in November, a UNESCO report had blamed India’s lack of funding for its low volume of research into climate

Imprisoned Uighur scholar receives literary honor

By Tue, Apr 01, 2014 11:55AM UTC Ilham Tohti. Pic: AP.

NEW YORK (AP) — Ilham Tohti, the economist and activist imprisoned by Chinese authorities, has been awarded a Freedom to Write Award by the PEN American Center.

Study English language programs in the UK for academic success

By Sat, Mar 29, 2014 11:30PM UTC Pic: Studying at Harrow College

 One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way. Franck Smith, Linguist. A school in Leeds announced this week that it would teach English as a second language to all its pupils – three quarters of whom do not have English as

Foundation courses prepare international students for university

By Thu, Mar 27, 2014 9:52PM UTC Pic: Arts students at Falmouth University

When British Chancellor George Osborne announced last week that £220 million would be spent in Science over the next five years, £106 million of which for postgraduate training centres, many rejoiced in the knowledge that the industry’s future was assured. The UK is already a leader in Science, Technology, Engineering

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