A 1999 decision to radically expand higher education enrollment came amid Communist Party fears of social instability — and the repercussions are still being felt.
"When I first went to China in the mid-1990s," writes Asia Society's Chris Livaccari, "I often felt like a zoo animal with all the attention I got just from walking down the street."
Xu Jilin, a history professor at East China Normal University in Shanghai, posted questions from the French baccalauréat in an effort to cast an unflattering spotlight on China's own university entrance exam.
Maya Soetoro-Ng credits her mother, the late Ann Dunham, with giving her the ability to see things from multiple perspectives at once.
Whether you are 8, 18 or 28, it's clear: global competence can open up new job opportunities for you.
In time for Teacher Appreciation Week, three lessons from Asia on how to value educators.
We now know that a number of other countries — primarily Asian nations — have gotten a lot better at education than the U.S. What are the lessons for U.S. schools?
Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping visited Asia Society's International Studies Learning Center in Los Angeles on Friday.
A new Harvard online lecture series is lauded as an an "exceptionally useful tool" for anyone needing an intro to Chinese civilization.
Michael Erard's new book, <i>Babel No More</i>, demonstrates that there's much more to being fluent in another language than mastering grammar and vocabulary.
Put simply, many Asian nations’ are actively working to develop their students’ global competence, writes Asia Society's Anthony Jackson.