Understanding self-study examinations in China

Autodidactism might be a little-known practice in many parts of the world, but it has been operating in China for almost 40 years. Established in 1981 and supported by Article 19 of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China, the self-study exami

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Schools reopen in China following the coronavirus outbreak

Many provinces in China have reopened their schools. Some have announced a schedule for a staggered reopening starting in early May.  Secondary schools in Wuhan also welcomed back over 57,800 Grade 12 students on May 6th. Schools are required to enforce

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Gaokao exams postponed (China)

Because of the disruption to the school year caused by the coronavirus, the Chinese Ministry of Education has announced that the National College Entrance Examination (also known as the Gaokao) will be postponed for one month. Normally scheduled for June

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Flexible graduation dates for graduate students in China due to coronavirus

The Chinese Ministry of Education recently posted an official notice about the degree awarding process for graduate students in the first half of 2020.  It states that due to the coronavirus outbreak, institutions are encouraged to change students' disse

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Spring Festival holiday extended due to coronavirus outbreak (China)

The State Council of China has announced the extension of the official holiday for Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) to help stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Originally set for January 24-30, the holiday has now been extended until February

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