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Parents: Start helping your child discover the magic of math today

Posted by: Weston Goyette PhD | 5 days ago

There is a whole world of mathematics outside the school walls which families can sometimes better tap into than I can in school...

Explorations outside of school can connect children with maths in new and varied ways, which aren’t always practical inside school buildings...

The future speaks Chinese

Posted by: Alexanne Boyer | 4 days ago

So many things were different then, in the mid 1950s, when Asia Society was born — not only in terms of politics, and the relative economic power of the U.S. and the nations of Asia.  Of course, few would have predicted that within a generation’s time...

International strategies prepare students for the 21st century

Posted by: Chelsey Friesen | 2 days ago

At a recent meeting of Asia Society's Global Cities Education Network, the American cities of New York, Denver, and Seattle, as well as the Asian cities of Singapore, Hiroshima, Shanghai, and Seoul, shared their strategies and challenges in integrating 21st century competencies into their school systems...

Chicago, Denver, Seoul, Shanghai, and the EdVisions charter network are very different from each other in many ways—size, diversity, poverty levels, institutional structures and political processes...

Education in Vietnam: Strengths, Challenges and Opportunities

Posted by: Dr. Hugh Rogahn | 1 week ago

In its first participation in Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2012, Vietnam scored higher than the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) average and outperformed many developed economies, including the US...

Aus: Chinese students seek to regulate studies

Posted by: Camryn Reichert | 4 days ago

“There’s a lot of Chinese students that have really poor English, and it makes group work with them difficult due to communication blocks.” “The Chinese students never said a word in those tutorials...

Ten essential tips to help you get ready for next school year

Posted by: Prof. Bulah Eichmann DDS | 3 days ago

Blogger Fay shares some helpful tips on things you can do in these final few weeks to prepare for the next academic year...

Coming back from what is a long holiday, it’s hard to blame oneself for getting distracted. With so much going on around us and so many commitments to juggle, here are some top tips to help you regain focus and master the art (or science?)...

A new policy released by the Ministry of Education in China earlier this year has granted international students enrolled in degree-granting higher education institutions the right to work while studying...