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Feb 04, 2016

Ulaanbaatar, February 1, 2016 — Today, The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program; Mongolia’s Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science; and Library For All kick off Let’s Read! Mongolia, a children’s digital library that will deliver an entire library of stories into the hands of underprivileged students. This...

Dec 25, 2015

Tsinghua has partnered with Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley in Beijing to launch the Tsinghua Berkeley Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change.

The announcement was made on 1st, Dec. in Paris. The center will focus on scientifically based...

Dec 15, 2015

If there was a one word advice for parents, the word would have to be balance. Finding the right balance between work and play, indoors and outdoors, science and arts is imperative to a child’s growth. Good parenting involves enabling and giving your children ample opportunity to discover their gifts and talents....

Dec 07, 2015

Developing apps, wearable devices or electric vehicles - what sounds like Silicon Valley startup preoccupations is everyday school life at China’s Tsinghua University High School, where high schoolers have access to the top-notch facilities and faculty of the prestigious Tsinghua University.

How can you...

Nov 05, 2015

Panasonic grants eight full tuition undergraduate scholarships of 30 million VND per school year for disadvantaged and outstanding students from 7 universities in Vietnam.

Oct 18, 2015

Jointly organized by Chinese Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Second Global Grand Challenges Summit finished its competition day for students on Sept 10th in Beijing, China. 15 competing teams are from China, America and Britain. SJTU team won the...

Oct 17, 2015

On April 23 the signing and inauguration ceremony for the University of Helsinki-Nanjing University Joint International Research Laboratory of Atmospheric and Earth System Sciences was held on Xianlin Campus of Nanjing University. Nanjing University Vice President Pan Yi presided over the ceremony.

Oct 13, 2015

MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum in Abu Dhabi will be told radical change through innovation is key to long-term sustainability

Dubai, UAE, 11 October, 2015: Higher education leaders and decision makers from around the world assembling in Abu Dhabi next month will be told that universities must shed...

Oct 09, 2015

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (9 October) joined hands with eleven renowned universities around the globe to form a University Social Responsibility (USR) Network to spearhead USR with impact to make the world a better place.

Serving as a global platform to connect and foster...

Oct 07, 2015

MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum to be held under patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Dubai, UAE, 5 October, 2015: The new role of universities in promoting innovation and supporting the growth and development of today’s knowledge based society will be the central theme of the second...

Oct 04, 2015

Visit EduTraC Oman to avail advice on best training and job opportunities from local and International organisations

Sep 30, 2015

SINGAPORE - The Times Higher Education has published the 12th edition of its World University Rankings. The National University of Singapore takes Asia's number one spot and is 26th in the world in the newly expanded World University Rankings. Nanyang Technological University (55th) has also ranked in the top 100...

Sep 14, 2015

New Delhi: The READ Alliance today announced the launch of the second Early Grade Reading Innovation Challenge 2015. The READ Alliance program is an initiative supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). The Innovation...

Sep 10, 2015

San Francisco, September 8, 2015 — This International Literacy Day, The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia is launching a crowdfunding campaign to benefit the Let’s Read! Asia digital library, the international nonprofit’s first e-book donation project. A collaboration with the nonprofit Library for All, the library...

Sep 02, 2015

Omani Universities to advice best Learning opportunities at EduTraC Oman from 12 – 14 October 2015

Aug 31, 2015

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Fudan and attended the opening ceremony of the Center for Gandhian and Indian Studies on May 16, accompanied by Chinese Minister of Human Resources and Social Security Yin Weimin, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng and Indian Ambassador to China Ashok K. Kantha....

Aug 25, 2015

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural program, the TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy hit the ground running on August 5 for seven days of mind-stretching visits, lectures, hands-on activities and presentations, all geared to help students from the US and Japan answer some big...

Aug 22, 2015

Oman's much awaited Higher Education, Training & Career Expo from 12 – 14 October 2015

Aug 15, 2015

A team of scientists from the Division of Life Science and HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and School of Life Sciences at Tsinghua University are the first to solve the near atomic structure of the MCM2-7 Complex, which plays a key role in...

Jul 20, 2015

16 July 2015 – From April to June 2015, Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC), The Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to establish collaboration for a...

Jul 03, 2015

The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew - whether motivated by the fact that Chinese schools back in the 50s could be potential grounds for the indoctrination of communist ideology or he had the foresight to see the economic value of a dual language policy – nevertheless, had the insight to introduce bilingualism into schools in...

Jun 24, 2015

Selangor, Malaysia - Researchers in Malaysia are recommending an assessment tool for measuring whether university graduates have the practical skills required to enter the work force.

Jun 21, 2015

In pursuit of solutions to some of the biggest global challenges, Tsinghua University and the University of Washington are partnering to create the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), an institute dedicated to educating the next generation of innovators.

Jun 08, 2015

After coming to Taiwan with high expectations and studying for four years, students from across the strait find themselves asking each other, "Is it worth it? Do you regret coming here?" These are their answers.

Mao Yiwen, NTU Journalism Master's Student from Shanghai:
Taiwanese are anxious


Jun 08, 2015

People have more to do, with fewer resources in less time. This often makes them busier and less productive. This is compounded by the accelerating speed of change as we try to ‘sweat’ all the big changes.

However, it is not the big changes in and around our lives that cause stress, eat into our time, and...