Education

UBM Asia Supports Jewellery Talents

Twenty-six students at Jewellery Institute received scholarships and grants HONG KONG, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia has joined hands with the Jewellery Institute of Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic in China to set up the UBM Asia Scholarship and UBM Asia Grant for the students. This School-E...

2012-11-30 16:41 2368

Ivey Takes Home Gold

- Canada’s Premier Business School Earns Prestigious Education Excellence Award LONDON, Ontario, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard Ivey School of Business is honoured to receive the inaugural Education Excellence Award from the Canada China Business Council ( http://www.ccbc.com ) (CCBC...

2012-11-30 08:00 962

Blackboard and Pearson Announce International Content Integration Partnership

Market-leading LMS and World's Leading Learning Companies Bring Seamless Transition Between Pearson's MyLab & Mastering and Blackboard Learn to Global Markets WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc.( http://www.blackboard.com ) and Pearson( http://www.pearsonhighered.com ) hav...

2012-11-30 04:51 910

Microsoft Renews Commitment to Education With US$250 Million Investment in Partners in Learning

Renewal commitment brings total program investment to US$750 million for improving teacher skills, resources to improve student readiness for the global workforce. PRAGUE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today kicked off its annual Partners in Learning Global Forum and reaffirmed it...

2012-11-29 17:00 1001

The Shenzhen Youth Fund Opens Social Service Competition To Students From Around The World

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd International Creativity in Social Service and Awareness Competition is now open for registration to students in middle schools worldwide. The Organizing Committee will select the most creative and practical social service plans from primary an...

2012-11-29 11:13 749

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Results

BEIJING, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, reported today its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ...

2012-11-28 05:30 897

Global Campus for Water & Development Receives Green Light

DELFT, The Netherlands, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UNESCO-IHE Governing Board approved the plans to start preparation activities for the UNESCO-IHE Global Campus for Water & Development. The decision was made unanimously at the Board's annual meeting held on 22 November. The UNESCO-IHE ...

2012-11-27 03:22 1105

China Education Alliance Announces Partnership with Texthelp

HARBIN, China, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company", OTCQX: CEAI), a China-based education resource and services company, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Texthelp Ltd. ("Texthelp"), a Northern Ireland ba...

2012-11-26 17:30 1020

UBM Asia Sets Up Scholarships and Grants to Groom Jewellery Talents In China

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia has joined hands with the Jewellery Institute of Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic to set up the UBM Asia Scholarship and UBM Asia Grant for the students. This School-Enterprise collaboration aims to recognise students with outstanding academic achievement...

2012-11-23 20:41 3402

Linktone Announces US$8 Million Share Repurchase Program

SINGAPORE, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewsire/ -- Linktone Ltd. (NASDAQ: LTON), a provider of media and entertainment content and services in key strategic markets in Asia, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to US$8 million worth of outstanding American Depositary ...

2012-11-23 20:30 2766

Noah Education Announces Unaudited First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 Results

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noah Education Holdings Ltd. ("Noah" or the "Company") (NYSE: NED), a leading provider of education services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year ending September 30, 2012. First Quarter Fiscal ...

2012-11-21 06:00 729

International Symposium on Child Poverty and Development Launched in Beijing

BEIJING, Nov. 20, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- The International Symposium on Child Poverty and Development was launched in Beijing today and attracted leading experts and delegates from 20 developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, international institutions and NGOs, and poverty alleviation of...

2012-11-20 14:30 1311

Xueda Education Group Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Declares a Special Cash Dividend

BEIJING, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Xueda Education Group (NYSE: XUE) ("Xueda" or the "Company"), a leading national provider of tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in China with a focus on offering personalized tutoring services, today announced its unaudited financial re...

2012-11-20 05:05 790

Xueda Education Group Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

BEIJING, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Xueda Education Group (NYSE: XUE) ("Xueda" or the "Company"), a leading national provider of tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in China with a focus on offering personalized tutoring services, today announced the appointment of Ms. Chr...

2012-11-20 05:04 901

UofL Establishes $50,000 Prize for Renewable Energy

Award named for Leigh Ann Conn; 2013 nominations due by March 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Louisville will present a new $50,000 award – the Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy – to recognize outstanding energy ideas or achievements that have shown or l...

2012-11-15 23:00 1317

China Education Alliance Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results

HARBIN, China, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company", OTCQX: CEAI), a China-based education resource and services company, today announced its third quarter 2012 results. The Company will host a conference call on Monday, November 1...

2012-11-15 21:16 1102

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Declares Cash Dividend to Shareholders

BEIJING, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 its Board of Directors has approved and declared a special cash d...

2012-11-13 19:45 801

Agnitio Sets Up Asia HQ in Shanghai and is the First to Bring the Combined Closed Loops of Marketing and E-Learning to the Pharmaceutical Industry

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and SHANGHAI, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The double closed loop of marketing and e-Learning is brought to pharma for the first time through a partnership between Agnitio and Actando -- Leading closed loop marketing technology company for the ...

2012-11-13 17:16 1308

Harvard Graduate School of Design to Create Visiting Professorship in Honor of John Portman

ATLANTA and SHANGHAI, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) recently announced that it will name a distinguished visiting professorship in architecture in honor of John Portman, Founder and Chairman of John Portman & Associates and Portman Holdings. (Pho...

2012-11-13 10:00 1685

BEM and Euromed Management Merge to Create KEDGE Business School

BORDEAUX and MARSEILLES, France, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In January 2012, BEM and Euromed Management announced a rapprochement to create a European centre of excellence for business education. Our objective: to become within 5 years one of the best 15 leading European Schools. (Logo: http:...

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