EDUCATION

 

Irish Government in bid to attract Chinese students



CHINA , EDUCATION, EAST MEETS WEST October 04, 2017


A photograph taken inside the library of Trinity College, Dublin. photo credit - Pixabay   The Irish Government has revealed plans - and funding - to grow collaboration between Chinese and Irish educational institutions. &...

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Shocking Study Finds Half Of All Children Suffer Back Pain



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH, EDUCATION, EAST MEETS WEST October 02, 2017


Half of all children suffer back pain by the age of 14 contributing to a ‘healthcare timebomb’ Back pain is the world’s leading cause of human disability. The latest research by the World Health O...

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Peppa Pig bags 34 billion Chinese views



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, ENTERTAINMENT September 28, 2017


According to my niece, aged three, I look like Peppa Pig. I'm not too sure if that's a complement or not... Photo credit - peppapig.com   British animated children's TV series Peppa Pig has been viewed in China a staggering...

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Sheffield University celebrates 10 years of collaboration with China



BUSINESS, CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 28, 2017


The Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield celebrated its ten-year anniversary yesterday with an event attended by the Chinese Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming, MP Paul Blomfield and President and Vice-Chancellor of t...

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UK's first bilingual Mandarin nursery school expands



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 26, 2017


The study of Mandarin is growing in popularity in British schools, even amongst younger students! Photo credit - Pixabay   The UK's first bilingual English/Mandarin nursery school has expanded due to high demand.   H...

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