By news.eol, 18 November 2022
It is estimated that 11.58 million will graduate from China’s higher education system in 2023, up by 820,000 from 2022.
By news.eol, 16 November 2022
The Chinese Ministry of Education has recently issued a document on safeguarding employment for graduates in 2023 and the document notes that the employability of graduates is considered an important factor for Double First-Class university assessment.
According to the Chinese Ministry of Education, as of November 2022, China has over 61,900 MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) with over 402 million registered learners, and MOOCs have been used towards awarding credits to in-school students for over 352 million times.
By China Daily, 30 November 2022
Some universities in China have allowed students to return home and continue with online learning for the rest of the semester amid recent COVID-19 outbreaks. Tsinghua University and China Agricultural University in Beijing have arranged shuttle buses to take students who want to go home to major train stations and airports in Beijing. At Wuhan University, where clusters of COVID-19 infections have been reported, the university has sealed off several campuses since Nov 25.
On 2 December, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released the list of key research laboratories for 2022. The list includes seven universities in China: Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing University of Technology, Harbin University of Technology, Harbin Engineering University, Northwest University of Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Nanjing University of Technology.
By ECNS, 25 November 2022
According to a report issued by EIC Education, surveys show that around 80 percent of Chinese students who have studied abroad in the past three years pursued postgraduate studies. Out of which, 92 percent of students that went to Hong Kong and the United Kingdom for study were postgraduate students, followed by Singapore with 84 percent and Australia with 78 percent.
By News.eol, 26 November 2022
The 2022 Annual International Forum on Higher Education was held in Wuhan in hybrid mode. Chinese Vice Minister for Education Sun Yao addressed the forum. Thirty-five foreign speakers from international organisations and universities attended the event and delivered speeches.
Zhejiang Provincial authority has recently released a guideline on internationalisation of its education sector towards 2025. According to the document, Zhejiang will comprehensively lift the quality of its Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running School (CFCRS), including implementing new pilot zone for CFCRS; expanding Chinese language education abroad; and conducting in-depth cooperation in education and research with foreign counterparts.
By News.eol, 24 November 2022
On 23 November, Shanghai passed a document on preschool and childcare services for the city. According to the document, Shanghai will set up kindergartens and child-care facilities based on the population of each district. Public kindergartens/childcare facilities are prohibited from turning private or participating in for-profit services.
By ECNS, 1 December 2022
Tsinghua University has recently released a guideline on becoming a hub for global talent by 2035. According to the document, the university will recruit/admit top-notch teachers and students by 2025 to improve its academic research capability and promote China’s self-reliance on high-level science and technology; by 2030, the university will strive to build a top-quality talent pool and achieve a number of original, innovative research breakthroughs and eventually be home to a significant number of high-quality talents by 2035. It plans to provide tailor-made programs for postdoctoral researchers, who will have an opportunity to net teaching positions at the university.
By China Daily, 18 November 2022
The Times Higher Education's World Reputation Rankings 2022 was recently released and nine Chinese universities are ranked in the top 100, up from 7 last year. Tsinghua University rose to ninth place from 10th, becoming the highest-placed Asian institution.
By insidehighered, 23 Nov 2022
In the coming months, 16 universities in China plan to establish undergraduate majors in “inspection and supervision,” with some institutions establishing postgraduate offerings in the area, according to regional media.
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Juvenile netizens in China exceed 190 mln by 2021: report
By ECNS, 30 November 2022
China had more than 190 million internet users aged under 18 by the end of 2021, accounting for 96.8 percent of the country's total juveniles, according to a report released by the China Internet Network Information Centre on 30 November. In 2021, the Internet penetration rate of elementary students in China reached 95.0 percent, an increase of 2.9 percent from 2020.