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UK-China Education Weekly News — Released by the British Chamber of Commerce & Venture Education: 1st March 2019

March 1, 2019

Brexit threatens UK global university ranking

Ben Sowter, director of research for the QS university rankings, warned that European partnerships were a significant factor in the high placement of British universities in global rankings. These include European research networks, such as Horizon 2020, and study-abroad schemes, such as Erasmus. The UK government has previously stated that it wants to negotiate future access to European research networks and protect exchange arrangements for students.

(Source: BBC)

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47346798

英国脱欧威胁本国在全球大学榜单上的排名

QS世界大学排行榜的研究主管BenSowter日前告诫说,英国在排行榜上较高的排名一直以来是得益于其与欧洲的合作关系。这其中就包括欧洲的研究网络,如欧盟的“地平线2020计划”,以及在国外开展的研究计划,例如”伊拉斯谟计划“。英国政府此前曾表示,希望就未来进入欧洲研究网络的机会问题进行谈判,并且保障学生交流方面的安排。

(来源:英国广播公司)

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47346798

China lays out plans for education modernisation

China’s MoE, Central Committee and State Council have published new plans to modernise China’s education system. The plans, which have been outlined in two policies, set out a number of key tasks, including improving education quality and fairness, optimising allocation of resources and improving ideological and moral education.

(Source: Xinhua)

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-01/19/c_135997729.htm

中国制定教育现代化规划

中国教育部、中央委员会和国务院公布了中国教育体系现代化的中长期战略规划。两个文件提出了一系列关键任务,其中包括提高教育质量和公平性、优化资源配置以及改进思想道德教育。

(来源:新华社)

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-01/19/c_135997729.htm

Chinese universities to open hundreds of new AI and big data majors

China’s MoE announced on Tuesday that around 400 majors related to big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics would be created in universities in 2019. The move comes as part of a drive to make China a major centre for AI innovation and a world leader in AI technology by 2030. 

(Source: Global Times)

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1140260.shtml

中国大学将设立数百个新型人工智能和大数据专业

中国教育部本周二宣布,2019年将在大学开设大约400个大数据、人工智能和机器人相关专业。此举是推动中国到2030年成为人工智能创新的主要中心和全球人工智能领域领导者目标的一部分。

(来源:环球时报)

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1140260.shtml

Ratio of international students at Oxbridge on the rise

Student figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency have revealed that there are 7% fewer UK undergraduates at Oxford and 5% fewer at Cambridge in comparison to 2007-08. In contrast, the number of overseas students rose by 51% and 65% at Oxford and Cambridge respectively.

(Source: BBC)

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-47296931

牛津和剑桥大学的国际学生的比例在上升

英国高等教育统计局的学生数据显示,与2007-08年相比,牛津大学的英国本科生减少了7%,剑桥大学的本科生减少了5%。相比之下,牛津和剑桥的国际留学生分别增加了51%和65%。

(来源:英国广播公司)

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-47296931

iResearch: 2018 Research Report on the Development of China’s Online Education Industry

艾瑞咨询:2018年中国在线教育行业发展研究报告

http://www.sohu.com/a/296057105_445326?sec=wd&spm=smpc.author.fd-d.6.1551318642893mWTqY1S

Chinese foundation to donate stationary to BRI pupils

The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation have announced that they plan to send 200,000 ‘parcels of love’, which contain schoolbags, basic stationery, art supplies, educational toys and living goods, in 2019. These will be followed by a further one million parcels in the coming three years. Currently, a total of 11 countries, including Cambodia, Pakistan, Ethiopia and Uganda, have been listed as partner countries in the programme.

(Source: Xinhua)

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/26/c_137852160.htm

中国向一带一路沿线发展中国家小学生捐赠学习用品。

中国扶贫基金会宣布,在2019年计划发放20万个“爱心包裹”。国际爱心包裹由书包、基础文具、美术用品、益智玩具、生活用品五大类构成。未来三年里,将力争发放100万个包裹。目前,包括柬埔寨、巴基斯坦、埃塞俄比亚和乌干达在内的11个国家被列为该计划的合作伙伴国。

(来源:新华社)

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/26/c_137852160.htm

New robot teachers in Chinese kindergartens

Hundreds of Chinese preschools have enlisted the help of robot teachers to help meet the country’s growing need for early-years educators. The robots, which are designed to specialise in various subjects, are able to check attendance using facial recognition technology and can rate pupil’s answers by listening to speech and detecting facial expressions.

(Source: The Daily Mail)

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6734785/Chinese-kindergartens-use-robots-teacher-children.html

机器人教师现身中国幼儿园

数百家中国的幼儿园使用机器人教师进行助学,以此满足中国对于学前教育专业人士日益增长的需求。这些机器人在设计制造的时候就分门别类专注于某个领域,有能够使用面部识别技术检查考勤情况的机器人,还有能通过识别语音和检测面部表情对学生的答案进行评分的机器人。

(来源:每日邮报)

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6734785/Chinese-kindergartens-use-robots-teacher-children.html

BritCham Southwest Education Forum Social

Date and Time: 4 March 2019, 6:30pm

Location: WEWORK, No. 31 Zongfu Road, Chengdu

An opportunity to reconnect with the Chamber, meet education professionals from a wide variety of UK-China organisations and learn about the latest changes in the industry. BritCham will also be launching the Chamber’s Report on Education on the Belt and Road and introducing the new committee members.

中英商会教育论坛联谊会

日期:2019年3月4日 下午6:30

地点:WEWORK, 总府路31号

新春之际与商会同仁、中英教育领域各界专家精英,畅叙情谊,共话发展。届时中英商会还将发布“一带一路”倡议教育报告并为大家介绍新的委员会成员。

THE China Universities Forum

Date: 29-30 March

Location: Tianjin

Attendees will discuss the rapid rise of Chinese research universities and examine whether this progress can be matched by innovations in teaching and quality of learning. Drawing on exclusive THE data, the event will investigate the upcoming threats and opportunities for China’s universities as they continue to pursue world-class university status, and hear if lessons can be learned from their international peer institutions in relation to their development.

http://www.theworldsummitseries.com/events/the-china-universities-forum/event-summary-784a399469f4487f81ca236231a7e633.aspx

泰晤士教育中国大学高峰论坛

日期:3月29日-30日

地点:天津

论坛届时将讨论中国研究型大学的迅速崛起,并探究中国在研究领域的进步是否能与教学质量的改进和创新相匹配。利用泰晤士高等教育的独家数据和领军者与专家们的独到见解,我们将探究中国大学在建设世界一流大学过程中将面临的机遇和挑战,并探索是否可以借鉴来自国际同行机构在发展中的经验教训

http://www.theworldsummitseries.com/events/the-china-universities-forum/event-summary-784a399469f4487f81ca236231a7e633.aspx

China International Education Exhibition Tour 

http://www.cieet.com

23-24 March – Beijing

26 March – Wuhan                        

28 March – Shanghai                      

30 March – Guangzhou                  

31 March – Shenzhen                      

CIEET covers China’s major markets for study abroad and offers diversified activities to support exhibitors to disseminate information to the students and parents. In addition to the traditional exhibition, the fair provides a number of lectures to introduce government policies about studying abroad, including overseas students’ qualification verifications, household registration and personnel record management service for returnees

中国国际教育巡回展

http://www.cieet.com

3月23-24日-北京

3月26日-武汉

3月28日-上海

3月30日-广州

3月31日-深圳

中国教育巡回展涵盖了中国的主要留学市场,并通过举办各式各样的活动为参展商提供支持,向学生和家长传递了行业信息。除去传统展览之外,展会还推出了一系列讲座,介绍政府关于留学方面的相关政策,包括留学生资格认证、户籍登记和留学人员档案管理服务。

The British Chamber of Commerce in China (BCCC) is an independent, membership-based organisation providing connectivity for British organisations in China. The BCCC Education Forum is one of the 11 industry-specific and interest-related forums which enables organisations to connect with peers, stay up to date with industry development and discuss opportunities and challenges.

中国英国商会(BCCC)是一个独立的会员制组织,致力于为在中国的英国组织机构提供和搭建合作的桥梁。BCCC教育论坛是其11个特定行业和利益相关的论坛之一,在帮助组织机构与同行建立联系的同时,及时了解行业发展并讨论各种机遇和挑战。

中国会员联系方式/Britcham China Membership Contact: han.wei@britishchamber.cn +86 (0) 10 8525 1111 ext 705

问创教育联系方式 / Contact Venture Education at contact@ventureeducation.org

UK-China Education Weekly News — Released by the British Chamber of Commerce & Venture Education: 1st March 2019

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