Daily Archives: March 7, 2014

Asian universities rising in global rankings

LONDON, March 5 — Key Asian institutions continued to move up the international rakings quickly, according to the 2014 World Reputation Rankings published by Times Higher Education magazine on Wednesday. In this year’s rankings, the elite group of six U.S. and British “super-brands” is still holding the leading position: Harvard […]

Language is better learned in “casual study”

BEIJING, March 6 — International scholars at a conference held in Shanghai on the science of learning suggest an easier, more active way for children to learn a second language than traditional rote memorization in a classroom. The answer lies in informal learning environments where students not only connect with real […]