How British private schools are dealing with China’s “crackdown”

In the early 2000s, British private schools began setting up shop in China, eager to leverage their reputation for excellence in exchange for the opportunity to add to their bottom line by educating the children of one of the world’s fastest-growing and most affluent middle classes. In China, British independent schools—private schools with sister campuses in the UK—operate under two different … http://bit.ly/2vCRFfk

China CFA candidates up 50%

Chinese candidates taking the CFA exam increased 49% to 50,000 this year, an indicator of China’s investment sector growth, according to the CFA Institute. Mainland China also had the most number of candidates taking all three levels of exams in June, according to a statement from the CFA Institute. Other Asia-Pacific testing centres that had a notable numbers of candidates … http://bit.ly/2PdRxqY

Government Shuts Over 200 Chinese-Foreign Education Partnerships

The Ministry of Education has put an end to more than a fifth of Sino-foreign partnerships in tertiary education, state news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday. The announcement comes amid college application season in China. The ministry has terminated 234 partnerships between Chinese and overseas institutions, including five jointly managed institutions. According to the … http://bit.ly/2u9r9X3

Add This To A List Of Industries Where China Is Racing Forward: Education

The New York IPO last week by after-school tutoring firm Puxin highlights the profitable market of traditional education services in China. Among other U.S.-listed Chinese education companies, Bright Scholar Education has more than 60 schools. Jenny Lee, a managing partner at GGV Capital and member of the 2018 Forbes Midas List of the world’s best venture investors, is looking … http://bit.ly/2KbOEsy

The battle for talent

Chinese cities offer lucrative incentives to lure graduates. Free tickets for the Panda reserve, cheap housing and Rmb1,000 ($159.10) in payment just for turning up for an interview: these are some of the things that Chinese cities are offering in the fierce battle to attract graduate talent. The practice intensified last year among tier-two cities but their policies were … http://bit.ly/2Hlde9f