Recently there has been much discussion in both China and the US about the advantages or disadvantages of education in both countries. For instance, Mr. Robert Compton made a movie called 2 Million Minutes, which advocates learning from China and India in its K12 education. Views by Mr. Compton was largely rejected by scholars such as Dr. Zhao from Michigan State University … [Read more...] about Interview with Dr. Edwina Pendarvis (I): Anti-Intellectualism in US Schools
Mmm, mmm, mm … Barack Hussein Obama!
Here is something interesting I found on Youtube. For all the talk about China spreading propaganda and indoctrinating their children - you know teaching children about the greatness of their nation, their leader, their history ... about the importance of social harmony ... instilling hope for a better future - does the U.S. really look that different? … [Read more...] about Mmm, mmm, mm … Barack Hussein Obama!
Reflections on the Compton-Zhao Debate
Video: The Zhao vs. Compton Debate It’s surreal to hear Dr. Zhao from China working in the US defending the US educational system while Mr. Compton advocating that the US learn from China’s system. One thing is for sure: the world is getting flat. The rest are open to debate.As I watched this debate, a story that came to mind was the meteorologist forecasting a severely cold … [Read more...] about Reflections on the Compton-Zhao Debate
(Letter) Taiwan To Accept Mainland Postgraduate Students
Ministry of Education: Post-graduate Study Should Be Open to Mainland Students Next Year From The Liberty Times: [Central News Agency] Deputy Minister of Education Lu Muling says, if the legislature is able to complete legal revision on university, professional studies, and cross-strait civic interaction, mainland students should be able to come to Taiwan for master's and PhD … [Read more...] about (Letter) Taiwan To Accept Mainland Postgraduate Students
"Surprisingly", Compulsory Education is Free!
Education is important to China's future, and education reform has been a long drawn-out complex process, which people of all stripes agree has basically been inadequate. From the early days of Project Hope corruption to the current education spending that still hasn't reached the 4%-of-GDP target set by the central government, people have much to complain about. Among all the … [Read more...] about "Surprisingly", Compulsory Education is Free!