China will roll out the National English Proficiency Test by 2020 as the country makes a breakthrough in developing the first comprehensive scaling system for teaching, learning and testing of the language, the Ministry of Education has said.
The American International Recruitment Council will investigate Beijing-based New Oriental Vision Overseas Consulting, after a Reuters report accused the company of fraudulent university admission practices.
The number of students enrolled on a MOOC in China is set to exceed 10 million by the end of 2016, up from 1.5 million just two years ago, a Ministry of Education white paper has predicted. But despite the boom in enrolments and courses, 90% of China’s colleges and universities have not developed MOOC provision.
Higher education will provide the foundation for a deepening trade relationship between the UK and China as the bilateral partnership enters a 'golden era', according to a new report from CBI and Middlesex University.
The number of international branch campuses operating worldwide hit 249 in 2015 after more than a decade of steady growth. China has overtaken the UAE as the country hosting the largest number of IBCs, while the US and Europe are driving growth.