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A step towards better science for education policy

By Connie St Louis- SciDev.Net Evidence-based policy. It’s one of those phrases that has become ubiquitous. But what exactly does it mean? And perhaps more importantly, where is that evidence coming from, and can it be trusted as a basis for formulating policy? The NGO The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has been wrestling with such questions in the …

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China Endeavors to Build a Big Data “Smart Ocean”

China, on its way of implementing the strategy of building a maritime power, is endeavoring to promoting the development of maritime big data and building of “Smart Ocean”. The 2016 China Qingdao International Ocean Summit Forum was held in Qingdao on September 26th. Experts participating expressed that big data is the emerging strategic resource, maritime big data is the scientific …

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Hailiang Education Announces Student Enrollment Growth to Start the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Hailiang Education Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HLG) (“Hailiang Education” or the “Company”), a provider of private K-12 educational services in China, today announced total starting student enrollment [1] for the 2016-2017 academic year reached 20,040 students, a 11.7% increase compared with the total starting student enrollment for the 2015-2016 academic year. Starting student enrollment for the international program for the 2016-2017 …

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Sudanese Government Highly Rank their Cooperation with China

Recently the popular economic analyst, professor of economics at the University of Sudan for Science and Technology and member of the economic sector of the Cabinet advisers Dr. Haitham Mohamed Fathi declared that Sudan values their trade and economic cooperation with China very highly and places great importance on it. He added, in a statement to SUNA, that “Khartoum remained …

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China Sponsors Students from Botswana

Earlier this week the farewell event was hosted in Botswana to give a brilliant goodbye send off to the 34 nominated beneficiary students travelling to China to study. During the ceremony Mr Moiseraela Goya Assistant Minister of Education and Skills development stated that the cost of education was increasing and without the help of the Chinese government the country could …

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Twenty Tanzanian Students of too Chinese Summer Camp

An excited team of twenty Tanzanian students from the Confucius Institute (CI) of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) all hoping to enhance their fluency in Chinese are heading off to China’s Summer Camp 2016. During the pre-departure ceremony held for the lucky twenty we heard from the CI Director, Prof Xiazhen Zhang, stating that the students and University …

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China plan to construct Five new state of the art technical colleges across Malawi

Malawi are looking towards an optimistic future as the Chinese government have just confirmed their plans to construct five state of the art technical colleges across the country. There is a real buzz in the atmosphere amongst Malawi’s young people as they look forward to using the new facilities, and future developments thanks to the flourishing friendship Malawi and China …

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370 Kenyan Schools set to be provided with Tablets per month

Kenya’s pupils are set to benefit from life changing agreement between China and Kenya. Moi Univeristy has paired up with JP SA Couto while JKUAT has paired with Postivo to source the whopping Sh19 billion-worth laptops. Joe Mucheru ICT CS has stated that the very first distribution is set to arrive this Friday from China. The announcement comes after Mucheru …

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The University of Nairobi due and upgrade thanks to US$20 million from Chinese

A massive US$20 million donation has been declared by The government of China to invest in the University of Nairobi’s Confucius Institute, one of the biggest education innovation projects led by the Chinese in Africa. This is an incredibly important deal and has been a major process that started in 2005. Several negotiations and signings of various agreements have taken …

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Chinese student mobility

By – Marguerite Dennis Marguerite Dennis explains how university student recruiters should plan for enrolling Chinese students. Analysing Chinese student mobility patterns over the past two decades reveals impressive statistics. Currently, Chinese students are the most mobile students in higher education. Twenty per cent of all international students, or every tenth international higher education student, originates from China. According to the …

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