Posts tagged education

Video: Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her ‘Asia Game Changer’ Award from Asia Society

In a video message from England, the 17-year-old Nobel laureate offers encouraging words: “We girls in Swat, we have proved that when you speak up for your rights, you can really bring change.”

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John Kerry   Guitar   China’s Great Hall of the People = Smart Diplomacy

The merger of the U.S.–China Consultation on People-to-people Exchange with the Strategic and Economic Dialogue makes perfect sense, writes Asia Society’s Jeff Wang.

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John Kerry Guitar China’s Great Hall of the People = Smart Diplomacy

The merger of the U.S.–China Consultation on People-to-people Exchange with the Strategic and Economic Dialogue makes perfect sense, writes Asia Society’s Jeff Wang.

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Interview: Educator Who Inspires Oprah Defines ‘Global Competence’

Education activist and “favorite” guest of Oprah Winfrey Dr. Tererai Trent talks to Asia Society in advance of her keynote at the Partnership for Global Learning Conference on June 27, 2014.

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Interview: Educator Who Inspires Oprah Defines ‘Global Competence’

Education activist and “favorite” guest of Oprah Winfrey Dr. Tererai Trent talks to Asia Society in advance of her keynote at the Partnership for Global Learning Conference on June 27, 2014.

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Video: Former Mandarin Major Now Builds US-China Relations With a Banjo

The singing, songwriting, claw-hammer-banjo playing, Mandarin-speaking Abigail Washburn performed at the National Chinese Language Conference in Los Angeles, May 8, 2014.

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Kevin Rudd: Don’t Believe These Five Myths About China

Speaking before an Asia Society audience about the future of U.S.–China relations, Australia’s Chinese-speaking, wisecracking former prime minister argued strongly for Chinese-language education in the West.

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State of the Union: An Educator’s Take on Obama’s ‘Year of Action’
Can we finally make education the great equalizer Horace Mann said it could be, nearly 200 years ago? Tony Jackson cites some common practices in East Asian school systems that are among the world’s best.
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State of the Union: An Educator’s Take on Obama’s ‘Year of Action’

Can we finally make education the great equalizer Horace Mann said it could be, nearly 200 years ago? Tony Jackson cites some common practices in East Asian school systems that are among the world’s best.

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On Shanghai Education: A View From the Streets
Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest? Asia Society’s Jeff Wang offers a ground-level view.
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On Shanghai Education: A View From the Streets

Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest? Asia Society’s Jeff Wang offers a ground-level view.

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Interview: Why Humaira Bachal Fights for Quality Education in Pakistan
Holding firm to her motto — “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it” — the Asia 21 Young Leader explains how, at the age of 12, she decided to dedicate herself to providing children in Pakistan with an education.
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Interview: Why Humaira Bachal Fights for Quality Education in Pakistan

Holding firm to her motto — “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it” — the Asia 21 Young Leader explains how, at the age of 12, she decided to dedicate herself to providing children in Pakistan with an education.

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Shanghai Responds to School Ranking Cheating Allegations
Shanghai’s world-leading education system results from unremitting education reform during the past decades, not from cheating, writes Zhang Mingxuan.
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Shanghai Responds to School Ranking Cheating Allegations

Shanghai’s world-leading education system results from unremitting education reform during the past decades, not from cheating, writes Zhang Mingxuan.

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Why Young Americans Need to Spend More Time Abroad
People-to-people exchanges can pave the way for a deeper mutual understanding between countries, writes U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel R. Russel.
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Why Young Americans Need to Spend More Time Abroad

People-to-people exchanges can pave the way for a deeper mutual understanding between countries, writes U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel R. Russel.

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