A new tactic is being tried to reduce the astonishing 90% near-sighted rate among China’s youth, and it’s a very . . . Chinese solution.
Hong Kong Film Exposes the Pitfalls of National Education
Ho Tat Tsim’s film The True Story of Ah Poon is a reaction against National Education in Hong Kong.
What is National Education and is it Indoctrinating the Youth of Hong Kong?
When it comes to civics and social studies, there can be a fine line between teaching students about their home country’s history and heritage and indoctrinating them with blind patriotism. Does this handout portraying the Yellow River as “the Mother River of China” cross the line?
How To Travel The World When You Have Student Loans
Have student loans? You can still travel the world.
China’s Ethnic Minorities And The Gaokao University Entrance Exam
China’s ethnic minorities are often put at a disadvantage when it comes to the gaokao university entrance exam, here’s one reason why.
Looking For Freedom From The Chinese Education System
What are high school students doing getting out of class at 10:30 on a Sunday night? Take a look at life inside China’s education gulag.
It’s True, A University Degree Creates Perpetual Travel Options
When you head out to travel perpetually you’re eventually going to run out of money and need to find work at some point. While there is an incredible array of self-employed, skill or knowledge based, or grunt types of work out there that travelers can do which require neither degree nor formal education, there are [...]
Student Abuse Hysteria in China Puts Teachers in a Hard Place
The student abuse hysteria continues in China as teachers are put on the social chopping block.
Children Being Abused in Schools in China Becomes a National Issue
A series of incidents of students being abused in kindergartens in China have provoked national outrage.
Is Going to University for Archaeology Worth It
Is going to university for archaeology in England worth the expense? Hello Brandy, This is a difficult question to field, and one which obviously can only be answered from the depths of your own intuition, common sense, and command of logic. But I can offer some advice, based on my experience of earning an anthropology degree [...]