Education

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) Ranks Among Top 5 Executive Education Providers in Financial Times Worldwide Survey

For the 13th consecutive year, CCL is the only institution -- from more than 75 listed -- that focuses exclusively on leadership development. SINGAPORE, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL(R))( http://www.ccl.org/Leadership/capabilities/asia/index.aspx ), a globa...

2014-05-26 10:00 1427

Thai Army Demanded To Show Proof Of Safety Of Detained Red Shirts

-- Red Shirt Legal Counsel Robert Amsterdam Calls for International Action in Response to Illegal Military Coup LONDON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the declaration of an illegal military coup by the Royal Army of Thailand on Thursday, legal counsel representing the pro-government Red Shi...

2014-05-23 06:02 1201

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

BEIJING, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that each of the proposals submitted for shareholder approval at the Company's 20...

2014-05-22 12:00 814

Thailand selects Office 365 for every student nationwide

- Microsoft Thailand and Office of the Basic Education Commission sign five-year agreement to address nation's top priority -- creating a skilled workforce by improving education. BANGKOK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) and Microsoft (Thailand) Li...

2014-05-21 18:23 878

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2014

BEIJING, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced unaudited financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended Marc...

2014-05-21 05:00 972

Going the Last Mile for Children

UNICEF urges continued priority for vulnerable children as Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director ends visit to China BEIJING, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the conclusion of a five-day visit to China, UNICEF's Executive Director Anthony Lake commended the Government of China for its commitmen...

2014-05-20 15:24 1275

Oxford Royale Academy: Teenagers from 90 Countries Prepare for a Global Summer Experience

OXFORD, England, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teenage students from 90 different countries are preparing to embark on an unforgettable summer of education at Oxford Royale Academy (ORA)( http://www.oxford-royale.co.uk/?utm_source=201405pressrelease&utm_medium=pressrelease&utm_campaign=pressreleases...

2014-05-19 16:00 2225

TAL Education Group Prices Offering of US$200 Million Convertible Senior Notes

BEIJING, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) ("TAL" or the "Company"), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced the pricing of US$200 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019 (the "Notes"). The Notes w...

2014-05-16 20:00 1047

SMIC and Other Groups Collaborate to Setup the "IC Advanced Technology Research Institute" to Put Research Into the Fast Lane

BEIJING, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry - Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), today announced that SMIC, Wuhan Xinxin, Tsinghua University, Beijing University, Fudan University and the Chinese Aca...

2014-05-16 16:30 1013

China Education Alliance Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

HARBIN, China, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company", OTCQX: CEAI), a China-based education resource and services company, today announced its first quarter 2014 financial results. The Company will host a conference call on Friday, M...

2014-05-16 05:10 1026

Boston Scientific Offers World Class Endoscopy Training at its Paris Institute for Advancing Science

PARIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Reinforces Its Commitment to Global Education and Innovation Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) celebrated the opening of a new facility dedicated to endoscopy training within its Institute for Advancing Science in Paris. The ceremony...

2014-05-15 18:33 963

TAL Education Group Announces Proposed Offering of US$200 Million Convertible Senior Notes

BEIJING, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group(NYSE: XRS) ("TAL" or the "Company"), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that it proposes to offer up to US$200 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019 (the "Note...

2014-05-15 04:01 942

Building a Community-Based Social Welfare System

BAREFOOT SOCIAL WORKERS HIGHLIGHTED AS PART OF GLOBAL SERIES ON INNOVATION FOR CHILDREN BEIJING, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With internal migration affecting four out of every ten children in China, an innovative approach to child welfare is taking root in the country. The "barefoot social work...

2014-05-14 10:49 1888

Xueda Education Group Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

BEIJING, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xueda Education Group (NYSE: XUE) ("Xueda" or the "Company"), a leading national provider of personalized tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, ...

2014-05-14 04:10 929

Roland Adjovi, Resident Scholar at Arcadia University, Elected to United Nations Working Group

GLENSIDE, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roland Adjovi, resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching ex...

2014-05-15 02:44 1283

Carnegie Mellon's Integrated Innovation Institute First To Cross-Train in Engineering, Design and Business

- Three Master's Degrees Designed To Speed Pace of Innovation Carrying Forward University's Hallmark Collaborative Spirit PITTSBURGH, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is it possible to innovate innovation? Carnegie Mellon University believes so and today formally launched the Integrated Innovation...

2014-05-13 22:53 1000

TAL Education Group Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F

BEIJING, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group (the "Company") (NYSE: XRS), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2014 (the "Annual Report") with the Securities and Ex...

2014-05-13 11:00 986

Singapore and Korea take the Lead in new QS University Rankings: Asia

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National University of Singapore (NUS) is named as Asia's top institution for the first time in 2014 QS University Rankings: Asia, published at http://www.TopUniversities.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/638188) The rankings reflect a swi...

2014-05-13 03:59 1197

IBSS leads debate on Asian Pacific Economies

SUZHOU, China, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Business School Suzhou (IBSS( http://academic.xjtlu.edu.cn/ibss/SitePages/HomePage.aspx )) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU( http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en )) concluded its second annual international seminar on Asian and Pacific Eco...

2014-05-12 17:30 1113

Portman Prize Awarded At Georgia Tech

-- Architect student Phebe Tam receives prize based on a design for a charter high school for the arts ATLANTA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Portman Prize, established by John Portman & Associates( http://www.portmanusa.com/home.php ) (PORTMAN), has been awarded to Phebe Tam, a student ...

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