Job seekers at a job fair in Chongqing, China.
An oversupply of graduates is putting pressure on the social contract in East Asia.
Confucius Institutes offer China a chance to teach people around the world about the country’s language and culture.
China's Confucius Institutes given foreigners a chance to learn more about the country. Africa must be careful that its universities' partnerships with Confucius Institutes don't create dependency.
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China's population policy helped more women into university, creating a generation with higher aspirations.
Hopefuls emerging from the gruelling Gaokao exams.
China’s Ministry of Education has announced a major reform of the National College Entrance Examination, known as Gaokao. Under the proposed changes, the entry of new students to higher education will…