EDUCATION

 

Peppa Pig bags 34 billion Chinese views



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, ENTERTAINMENT September 28, 2017


According to my niece, aged three, I look like Peppa Pig. I'm not too sure if that's a complement or not... Photo credit - peppapig.com   British animated children's TV series Peppa Pig has been viewed in China a staggering...

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Sheffield University celebrates 10 years of collaboration with China



BUSINESS, CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 28, 2017


The Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield celebrated its ten-year anniversary yesterday with an event attended by the Chinese Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming, MP Paul Blomfield and President and Vice-Chancellor of t...

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UK's first bilingual Mandarin nursery school expands



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 26, 2017


The study of Mandarin is growing in popularity in British schools, even amongst younger students! Photo credit - Pixabay   The UK's first bilingual English/Mandarin nursery school has expanded due to high demand.   H...

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Surgical robots and tumour-zapping ultrasound: UK and China team up for science



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , HEALTH, EDUCATION, UK September 20, 2017


‘Biologically-inspired robots’ and ‘high-intensity ultrasound’ might sound like inventions out of a sci-fi, rather than something you’d find at your local hospital.    But these devices we...

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UK is setting records for its educational ties with China



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 08, 2017


  The UK has set at least three European records for its educational ties with China.   Britain is the biggest European destination for Chinese students. This year, nearly 170,000 Chinese students came to the UK, comp...

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