Category Archives: Education

Shenzhen girls move audience with song about friendship

Two girls from Shenzhen took the nation down memory lane when they appeared on Zhejiang Television to sing a song about youth Continue reading

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Four Guangdong students banned from taking gaokao

This is the first case of its kind in Guangdong. Continue reading

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Shenzheners share gaokao memories

Shenzhen residents reflect on their gaokao experiences with The Nanfang. Continue reading

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School security guard detained following sexual assault of 4yo Shenzhen girl

Despite the perpetrator’s confession and DNA evidence implicating him in the crime, officials at the school which hired the man refuse to take responsibility, local media say. Continue reading

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Tired of homework, Foshan teen hacks local Bureau of Education website

After realizing that he wasn’t going to finish his holiday homework assignments this CNY, a high school student in Foshan turned to his computer skills to take down the local education bureau website. He got busted but escaped serious punishment, and the attacks have actually led to some progressive change in his school district. Continue reading

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Let the foreign kids go to public schools, proposes one Guangzhou legislator

Most foreign families residing in the PRD can afford to send their children to private international schools here, but lower costs aside, it’s easy to think of a few other benefits in having kids enroll at a local public primary or secondary school. Continue reading

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Are Guangzhou teachers too sexy?

Guangzhou’s education authorities released a set of professional behavior “recommendations” for middle school teachers last month with a strong focus on personal appearance but no hard rules against teachers hitting kids. Continue reading

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