Chinese schools have been rated as some of the best in the world according to latest rankings from the OECD – a forum of the world’s richest countries. But despite this, the education system here is often criticised for not focusing enough on soft skills like team building and creativity. Now one organisation in northeast […]
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Tiger Moms – Salvation for Chinese Ice Hockey?
China’s men’s ice hockey team is one of the worst in the world, according to official rankings. But this could be changing thanks to a new generation of talented youngsters – and enthusiastic parents. . Watch on Youtube or Youku
When I Grow Up – small kids in China think big
A new training centre for kids in Beijing, inspired by the city’s landmark. . Watch on Youtube or Youku
Chinese Kids Taste American Football
Sixty two countries have official American football teams. Yet the sport’s still not recognised as an Olympic competition. One man thinks he can change this by introducing the game to China. And he’s starting with kids as young as four.
Serious Business of China’s Toy Industry
. It may seem like a load of fun and games, but the Chinese Toy Industry is serious business. About 70 percent of the world’s toys are manufactured in China and toys are now one of the five most important export products for the country. While new standards for toy imports to the EU have […]