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New Yidan Prize set to Transform Global Education

World’s biggest education accolade to award annual prizes totaling HK$60 million (about US$7.6 million), half of which will fund ground-breaking education research and development initiatives across the world. The Yidan Prize today unveiled the world’s largest education awards scheme, and called for nominations across the world for the inaugural awards, with the winners to be announced in September 2017, and …

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Jiangsu Launches China’s First STEAM Center with Quest Education

-Quest Education to Launch the Groundbreaking STEAM Center in Nantong Tongzhou Bay Demonstration District. Quest Education has announced the launch of a groundbreaking Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Center in Jiangsu’s vibrant Nantong Tongzhou Bay Demonstration District, reinforcing the priority that the region places on education in China. STEAM is a global initiative aimed at encouraging creativity, innovation …

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How to reach a wider audience for your research

By – Juan Pablo Alperin – Alessandra Bordini – SciDev.Net In today’s age of knowledge abundance, the scholarly community is turning its attention to the use of social media channels and other online platforms. Scholars have been increasingly integrating these tools into their everyday work, creating enormous potential to capture the digital traces of their research. Not surprisingly, then, in …

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View on Migration: Universities welcome Syrian scholars

By SciDev.Net – Shyamantha Asokan Universities around the world are providing refuge for dozens of Syrian academics who have fled the brutal civil war. The Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF), part of the US-based Institute of International Education, has found placements at host universities for 80 Syrian scholars since the conflict began in 2011. In the United Kingdom, a charity called …

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Unravelling the Mysteries of Outer Space: Team Led by Waseda University Begins Observing High Energy Cosmic Rays Using Kibo’s Module

The Calorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) has successfully begun collecting data aboard the International Space Station (ISS). CALET, developed by a team of experts led by Shoji Torii, professor at the Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, in collaboration with JAXA, was launched on an H-IIB rocket from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan on Aug. 19. The CALET …

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China-based Perfect World’s Initiatives to Bolster Youth Education and Cultural Exchanges Come to Successful Conclusion in the U.S.

On September 26th, the high-level meeting of the UN Global Education First Initiative took place as scheduled in New York. China’s First Lady, wife of current Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and UNESCO envoy for the promotion of the education of girls and women Madame Peng Liyuan addressed the conference in English and expressed her support for every person’s dream of …

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TAL Education Group Invests in Phoenix E-Learning Corporation

TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) (“TAL” or the “Company”), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced a strategic investment of US$30 million in Phoenix E-Learning Corporation (“Phoenix E-Learning”), which operates zxxk.com, the largest online educational platform serving the public school system in China. Founded in 2003, Phoenix E-Learning has built an national online education services network …

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EDUonGo’s Entry into the Chinese Market Allows Customers To Make Their Courses Available in China

Looking for a way to teach your online courses in China? EDUonGo, the cloud-based eLearning platform that hosts online academies, is now helping their customers enter China’s online marketplace. Many individuals, consultants and eLearning companies outside of China will often find their course websites blocked or considerably slowed down. EDUonGo’s partnership with Hangzhou Jucai Human Resources Service Co. Ltd (杭州聚才人力资源服务有限公司) …

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China Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) (“CDEL”, or the “Company”), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it plans to release unaudited financial results for the third quarter fiscal year 2015 ended June 30, 2015, after market close on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. The earnings release will be available on the …

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ArabBrains announces Innovation UAE – 3-5 May 2015, Abu Dhabi

The Summit Pre-scheduled Meetings Content & Format The Summit Official Summit for Arab Innovation & Education 3-5 May 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE Innovation UAE will incorporate the Arab Innovation Summit, to be held under the patronage of the Government of the UAE, hosted by Education Minister H.E. Hussain Al Hammadi. The summit is aimed at demonstrating the importance of innovation …

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