Primary/Early Ed

Gifts of 4.06 Million RMB for 680 Jiangsu Primary Schoolers Over CNY

February 26, 2013

Original publication date: 2/26/13 Per-capita gift money rising year by year Since 2006,Yangming Zhongxin Elementary School in Wuxi City’s Nanchang district has conducted a post-Chinese New Year micro-survey of the sums of money students received over the holiday. Yesterday, the school released a figure to reporters from Xiandai Kuaibao: this year, 680 students received a […]

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Elementary School Principal Molested Girls for Over 10 Years

February 22, 2013

Original publication date: 2/21/13 Anhui News reports: Teachers are supposed to be the saints of the education world, but in Qianshan County of Anhui province, an elementary school principal surname Yang has been molesting multiple female elementary school students for years. On February 20th, reporters visited the prosecutor’s office of Qianshan County, where Mr. Yang […]

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Elementary School Gives Sanitary Pads to Students

February 2, 2013

Original publication date: 2/2/13 Boys roaring with laughter, girls are embarrassed Eleven-year-old Keke is in the second section of the 6th grade class at Mitingzi Elementary School in Chongqing’s Jiangbei District. She told reporters that several days ago in a midday meeting, lead teacher Liu gave a speech to all fifty boys and girls on […]

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Teachers from UK shocked by Chinese multiplication table

January 27, 2013

Quick, what’s 72÷3? Chances are a Chinese schoolchild can solve this one faster than you using simple multiplication tables. It’s no secret that most western countries are far behind China when it comes to math and science education, though there’s still relatively little understanding of just why this has happened. Here’s a great story from […]

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Flood of New Elementary School Students Next Year, Beijing Faces Teacher Shortage

January 24, 2013

With the number of students entering elementary schools increasing by the tens of thousands every year in Beijing, the city will see its highest number of new ever in 2014. In order to deal with this spike, Beijing kindergartens, elementary schools, and middle schools will all be expanding both the number of classes as well […]

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High School Students Hesitate to Choose a Major

January 22, 2013

Scholar Meets Students Face-to-Face to Dispel Uncertainties Don’t choose to be a chemistry major. Chemistry is dangerous! Seriously? Yesterday, Jiang Ming, famous Chinese chemist and scholar at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, gave a speech at the Academician’s Hall Shanghai as part of the Orient Youth Sciences Forum Happy Winter Break, Meet the Scholars program. Through close […]

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Beijing’s Chaoyang District Closing All Migrant Schools Over Next Two Years

January 14, 2013

Xinjingbao reports all eighteen migrant schools in the Chaoyang District of Beijing will be shut down over the next two years. In addition, construction will begin on three elementary schools and five kindergartens in the urbanizing rural areas, while admissions capabilities are expanded at existing facilities in order to manage the inflow of both local […]

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