A 1999 decision to radically expand higher education enrollment came amid Communist Party fears of social instability — and the repercussions are still being felt.
Education activist and "favorite" guest of Oprah Winfrey Dr. Tererai Trent talks to Asia Society ahead of her keynote at the Partnership for Global Learning Conference on June 27, 2014.
The Chinese-speaking, joke-cracking former Australian prime minister spoke before an Asia Society audience about the future of U.S.–China relations.
Can we finally make education the great equalizer Horace Mann said it could be, nearly 200 years ago?
Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest?
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.
Shanghai's world-leading education system results from unremitting education reform during the past decades, not from cheating, writes Zhang Mingxuan.
Asia Society's Tom Nagorski reports on some of the many powerful moments in a three-day gathering aimed at bringing great minds and talent together to tackle issues across the Asia Pacific.