Posts Tagged ‘education’

I Don’t Give a PISA How Well Shanghai Students Test.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:54 6 Comments

Tom Friedman has done it again. He has visited China. He has written an article (The Shanghai Secret). He has stirred the hornets nest. An article he wrote after he visited “some of the highest- and lowest-performing schools in China to try to uncover The Secret — how is it that Shanghai’s public secondary schools […]

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Need Some Cheese With that Whine? Western Academics Influenced By China.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 20:31 6 Comments

Regardless of whether or not you believe NYU’s side of the story, one of the most interesting debates that has come of the entire Chen debacle has been the influence of China within foreign academic systems.  It is something that has certainly been seen on other global stages, and I am certainly not surprised that […]

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China Europe Int’l Business School – Business, Society, and Environment Project Call Out

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:56 No Comments

Hi Everyone. Along time readers will know, I have been working at CEIBS for the last 4 years on one of the most innovative classes that exist in the MBA world.  It is a 4 month project based class where we partner our 200+ students with firms to develop (and execute) on projects that have […]

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Innovation and Incubation in China. Where The System is the Problem

Monday, May 21, 2012 0:20 5 Comments

Will China learn to innovate? It is a question that has been discussed for a while, and was the topic of focus at the ISTA conference in Nanjing last week. An organization that works to facilitate tech transfer developed in universities to the private sector, I was one of four panelists discussing different aspect of […]

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All Chinese Students are ___ (Part 2)

Sunday, February 12, 2012 19:08 1 Comment

While it has been a few weeks since Dan at CLB posted his article (and I posted my response) about commonly held stereotypes held by American students of their Chinese cohorts on campus, I thought I would post a part two as I cam across a couple of interesting articles that offered more insights into […]

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Moving China From Plagarism to Innovation

Monday, August 22, 2011 7:42 2 Comments

From DVDs to Apple stores, China is no stranger to accusations of copying things, and in her recent series on innovation in China Louisa Lim has written a series of articles that do a great job to build a story that China a LOT of potential to achieve greatness. Potential that is being undermined by […]

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China’s Graduate Dilemma

Monday, August 9, 2010 21:03 9 Comments

If there was one group that was hit the hardest by the economic downturn was college graduates, and as I have managed to time both of my graduating dates in the middle of bad economic times, I can attest that it sucks to be looking at a bad job market 6 months away from graduation. […]

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