EDUCATION

 

UK Uni is 'Best in the World' but Asia continues ascent



CHINA, EDUCATION, UK September 22, 2016


(Image: Oxford University, Pixabay) The UK has come out on top in a poll of the best universities in the world - with Oxford claiming the prized first place.  The Times Higher Education world university rankings s...

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Foreign Students Targeted by Fraudsters in UK



CHINA, EDUCATION, UK September 12, 2016


(Image: Pixabay) Fraudsters are paying cash-strapped foreign students in London for their back account details to launder money. An investigation by police discovered gangs giving international students hundreds of pounds to co...

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Airbnb Announces Anti-Racism Policy



EDUCATION, UK September 09, 2016


More positive news in the fight against racism as Airbnb introduces an anti-discrimination policy.  The new policy aims to tackle reports that black people are less likely to receive rooms. A hashtag on twitter, #Airbnb...

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Universities 'No Names' Scheme Avoids Racial Bias



CHINA, EDUCATION, UK September 08, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) Universities in the UK are taking part in tests to eradicate racial prejudice - by admitting students without their names being known.  The 'name blind' system will be piloted at Exeter, Huddersfield, ...

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How to Raise a Leader in China



CHINA, EDUCATION August 22, 2016


Here's a story for pushy parents - children as young as three are being enlisted to CEO courses in China. An education training agency in Guangzhou, Guangdong province claims: "Hand us a kid, we give you back a future leader...

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