News Brief on China Education Industry

News Brief on China Education Industry

Updated on 02/02/2023

Here is the bi-weekly recap of China education news. Sources are right after the texts.

Educational Policy

CSCSE: Overseas Degrees Obtained via Online Learning Will No Longer be Recognized

The Ministry of Education's Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE) in Beijing said in a statement issued on 28 January that it would no longer recognise overseas degrees obtained via online learning and urged students to return to overseas campuses as soon as possible.

The CSCSE notice said that for the 2023 spring semester (Southern Hemisphere autumn semester) and after that, for foreign diploma certificates obtained by distance learning (including new enrolment and continuing study), the centre will no longer provide certification services. If there are special reasons and the relevant regulations are complied with, the centre will deal with the case properly.

(Source: Xinhua News)

Ministry of Education Formulate Safety and Compliance Standards to Live Streaming Teaching Platforms

The Ministry of Education has formulated documents to regulate safety and compliance requirements to live streaming teaching platforms, and issued as the standards of education industry.

The live streaming teaching platforms have to entrust a professional evaluation institution to evaluate on network security, and provide evaluation reports on a regular basis. The platforms should have identity authentication function, make sure the registration, use and management of accounts meet corresponding requirements, and strictly restrict on illegal accounts.

(Source: China Education Journal)

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Industry Insights

Two International Schools in Guangzhou Promote Cooperation Program with Top Overseas Schools

Guangzhou Zhixin Middle School has signed an education cooperation agreement with Chadwick Schools recently. The cooperative program will officially enroll students in 2023. Meanwhile, Guangdong Overseas Chinese High School mentioned that the school was actively promoting cooperation program with St.John's School.

(Source: Tencent News)

Two British Elite Schools Signed Cooperative Education Agreements with 7 Chinese International Schools

The "Sino-British Education Cooperation Ceremony and Annual Conference of Achieve Principals" was held at the British Consulate General Shanghai on January 13, 2023. As a model of Sino-British cultural and educational exchanges, Abbotsholme School and Chase Grammar School, two elite boarding schools in the UK with a history of 100 years, have carried out multi-level and multi-field cooperation with many well-known schools in China in curriculum construction and talent training.

At the conference, 7 international schools in China, including Olive Tree lnternational Academy, Shanghai Foreign Language University affiliated school Hangzhou, and Abbotsholme School Chengdu, signed the Sino-Foreign Cooperative Education Agreement with the two British elite schools.

(Source: Tencent News)

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Global News

The 2022 Overseas Study Trend Report Released

The 2022 Overseas Study Trend Report was released, more than 14000 students from 147 countries and regions have participated in the survey. In the past year, 22.36% students have changed their destinations, more students intend to study in Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Among them, the number of students plan to study in Australia has the largest growth rate of 30.8%; The number of students with intention to study in the UK increased by 11.3%.

(Source: Tencent News)

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