Tagged with " Education"
By     |    May 31, 2008   
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More on Comparing Education in the USA, China and India

We talked about Two Million Minutes in a previous post, and here is more – an interview by CNBC to comparatively look at the State of Education in the USA: State of Education – A look at the state of education in America, with CNBC’s Erin Burnett.

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By     |    Mar 1, 2008   
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Two Million Minutes – Comparing Education in the U.S., China & India

Two Million Minutes is a documentary film which compares how American students measure up to those in India and China. The film is conceived by Robert A. Compton, who also was the executive director. As explained by Education World, the title means: High school often is measured by years or events, but across many nations, there is a common factor: Every student has 2 million minutes from the time he or she [...]

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By     |    Dec 21, 2007   
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More than 80% Chinese university students want to study abroad

Reported by Xinhua that a recent survey by the China Youth Daily shows that more than 80% Chinese university students want to study abroad. Here are some of the observations: More than 80 percent of university students in China want to study abroad, according to a new online survey. The survey, involving 2,400 university students, revealed that 42 percent of respondents believe an overseas education will be beneficial to their future career [...]

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By     |    Oct 29, 2007   
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More Chinese students choose EU over U.S.

According to China Daily on Oct. 24, “the European Union leads the United States as a destination for Chinese students“. The number of Chinese students studying in EU universities given by Jan Figel, the European Commissioner for Education, Training and Youth, was a record high of 120,000 in 2006. And, “the European Union is planning a “blue card” to lure highly skilled migrants by offering financial and housing benefits, and [...]

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