Education

HKIUD Urban Design Conference 2012

Mrs. Carrie Lam, GBS, JP Secretary for Development as Guest of Honor HONG KONG, Mar 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Urban Design Conference 2012 – "Urban Design as Public Policy", organized by the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design (HKIUD) was held today at the Langham Place Hotel. Over 200 re...

2012-03-31 17:25 1198

14th Ceremony for the L'Oreal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science: L'Oreal and UNESCO Renew Their Support for Science

PARIS, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony, presided by Professor Gunter Blobel, Nobel Prize in Medicine 1999, took place last night at UNESCO headquarters. Five exceptional women scientists who contribute to resolving major global challenge...

2012-03-30 22:45 943

National Instruments at ICTLT 2012: NI Collaborates with Singapore's Primary and Secondary Schools to Integrate NI LabVIEW in Learning Curriculum

SINGAPORE, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- News Highlights -- NI showcases leading edge graphical programming solutions for research and academia at the International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (ICTLT) 2012 in Singapore. -- NI presents STEEL Programme, a j...

2012-03-29 12:00 901

Innocent Smoothies Co-Founder Shows Hult MBA Students How to Start a Healthy Business

LONDON, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Richard Reed has come a long way since the age of 16, when he worked for GBP 2 per hour in a factory making dog biscuits. Now, the Innocent(http://www.innocentdrinks.co.uk) co-founder runs a growing empire with a GBP 200m a year turnover, and will soon be ...

2012-03-29 09:00 1453

Additional Seats Now Available for GRE(R) Revised General Test Dates in April and May

-- Register now for upcoming test administrations across Taiwan PRINCETON, N.J., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Since the launch of the GRE(R) revised General Test, individuals in Taiwan considering graduate or business school now have more test dates to choose from each month. Even with opt...

2012-03-29 08:00 971

Wall Street Institute Expands its Standard Curriculum With Professional Skill-Building Courses

New PRO Courses Teach Students How to Use English Effectively in Professional Situations BALTIMORE, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wall Street Institute, the world's premier provider of English language instruction for adults, has expanded its educational curriculum to include specialized co...

2012-03-28 19:00 946

New Oriental to Report Third Fiscal Quarter Financial Results on April 17, 2012

BEIJING, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended February 29, 2012, before the U.S. ma...

2012-03-28 16:00 880

ChinaCast Education Appoints Doug Woodrum Interim Chief Financial Officer

BEIJING, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaCast Education Corporation ("ChinaCast" or the "Company", NASDAQ: CAST), a leading post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that its board of directors had appointed Doug Woodrum as interim Chief F...

2012-03-28 04:10 764

ChinaCast Education Appoints Derek Feng Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer

BEIJING, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaCast Education Corporation ("ChinaCast" or the "Company", NASDAQ: CAST), a leading post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that its Board of Directors had appointed Derek Feng as Chairman and inte...

2012-03-26 19:00 895

ChinaCast Education Appoints David Xiaoying Gao as Director; Michael Santos Resigns from Board

BEIJING, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaCast Education Corporation (the "Company", NASDAQ: CAST), a leading post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced the appointment of Mr. David Xiaoying Gao as a director of the Company, effective immedi...

2012-03-24 04:30 922

Investment Gurus Converge at Hult's Second Annual Venture Capital Summit to Roadmap the Future of Innovation

BOSTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Some of the world's most influential venture capitalists will be attending the Hult Venture Capital Summit, which takes place this month at Boston's Museum of Science. Attendees will be able to share business ideas, learn from industry experts, and network...

2012-03-22 21:00 666

China Bilingual Recognized for Acedemic Achievement by Bureau of Education Officials

TAIYUAN, China, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Bilingual Technology & Education Group Inc. (OTCBB: CBLY) ("China Bilingual" or the "Company"), an education company that owns and operates high-quality, K-12 private boarding schools in China, today announced that it was recogn...

2012-03-20 19:00 742

Disney Publishing Worldwide Launches Digital Language Learning Product

Language Learning Read Along: Toy Story 3 Teaches Key Vocabulary In English And Mandarin Through Disney Storybooks KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW), the world's largest publisher of children's books and magazines, will increase its prese...

2012-03-19 12:50 800

China Education Alliance Appoints Baker Tilly Hong Kong as its Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

HARBIN, China, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("the Company", OTCQX: CEAI) announced today the appointment of Baker Tilly Hong Kong ("Baker Tilly") as its independent registered public accounting firm to replace Sherb & Co, LLP. Baker Tilly Hong Kong was esta...

2012-03-16 04:30 836

Expert Findings: macauHR Releases Results from Fresh Grad Survey

The average expected salary of fresh graduates in Macau ranges from MOP $11-15K, but that is almost 21 per cent more than what most companies are willing to offer, macauHR reports its findings MACAU, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Earlier this month, macauHR( http://www.macauhr.co ) attended...

2012-03-14 08:00 1251

Ambow to Lead the Way: Building China's Future in Cloud Education

BEIJING, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ambow Education Holding Ltd. ("Ambow" or the "Company" NYSE: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, today announced that it has won the bid from the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE), an agency of the...

2012-03-13 20:00 760

World Literacy Foundation: Building Plans to Eradicate Illiteracy

OXFORD, United Kingdom, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The World Literacy Foundation announced today that a Global Literacy Summit will be a key platform to build collective global action to eradicate illiteracy in our society. The event will host more than 300 delegates from more than 80 cou...

2012-03-12 20:00 531

Ganbatte 365, Rickmers Linie and Breakbulk Magazine Collect Messages in Show of Support for Japan's Earthquake Recovery Efforts

NEWARK, N.J., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Approaching the one-year anniversary of the earthquake in Japan, the country has made tremendous progress in revitalizing. However, the scale of the disaster is such that for some, it will take a decade or more to return to a semblance of normality. R...

2012-03-09 06:28 658

ChinaEdu Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results

BEIJING, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (NASDAQ: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or the "Company"), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.[1] Fourth Quarter 2...

2012-03-08 06:00 1006

EF Englishtown Announces New President: Andrew Wait

HONG KONG, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- EF Englishtown, the world's leading online English school, today announced Andrew Wait's appointment as EF Englishtown's President. A veteran of both Silicon Valley startups and household consumer brands, Andrew Wait joins EF Englishtown to play a leadin...

2012-03-07 10:00 1480
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