BBC’s New Programme about Chinese Style Teaching

BBC’s latest TV programme “Are our kids touch enough?” starts tonight on Channel 2. Five Chinese teachers taught a class of 50 British young teens for a month. Quite brave experiment. It would be really interesting to find out the result! You can read more about this progrmmae on BBC’s website.

I also found these are interesting to read:

12 famous Confucius quotes on education and learning

The trouble with stereotypes

In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom

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China: The world’s cleverest country?

Interesting article about Chinese education in today’s BBC New website… 🙂

China: The world’s cleverest country?

By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent

China’s results in international education tests – which have never been published – are “remarkable”, says Andreas Schleicher, responsible for the highly-influential Pisa tests.
The findings indicate that China has an education system that is overtaking many Western countries.

While there has been intense interest in China’s economic and political development, this provides the most significant insight into how it is teaching the next generation.

Read the full article on BBC’s website:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17585201