The Biggest Teacher’s Pets in Chinese History
Four stories of ancient Chinese pupils who went to great lengths to honor their teachers
Can Art Degree Programs Churn Out Real Artists?
Crowded enrollment, uneven teaching, and even censorship of projects are making some art students in China question the value of their degrees
How English Went from Imperialist Treachery to Lingua Franca
While English language education was once practically forbidden, decades of reform have turned it into massive business
Death Discussions: Educators Struggle to Break Taboos Around Death
More and more Chinese have been talking and learning about death, a traditional taboo, for better living
The Ugly Truth: China’s Weird Buildings Have Their Roots in Education
Is a lack of “aesthetic education” to blame for bizarre architecture and artistic confusion in modern China?
The Greatest Test: How China’s Students Got Through Covid
Online classes and closed campuses: What was life like for Chinese university students during the past three years?
How a Fiercely Competitive Job Market is Forcing Graduates to Change Their Plans
China’s record number of new graduates seek employment or further study by any means
A Sense of Ceremony: China’s Most Creative Graduations
From traditional “capping ceremonies” to driving tractors across campus, here are some graduation ceremonies students are unlikely to forget
“We Aren’t Stupid”: China’s Dyslexics Share Their Stories
What’s it like to have a learning difficulty in an education system focused on tests?