Education

Toronto is the Lowest Risk City in the World for Employers, Says Aon Consulting

-- People Risk Index helps organizations assess risks when hiring, employing and moving staff CHICAGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A first-of-its kind global study found Toronto to be the city with the lowest risk in the world to recruit, employ and relocate employees, according to Aon Consulti...

2010-09-27 19:00 1607

Clinton Global Initiative will receive US$1 million to implement students’ ideas from the 2011 Hult Global Case Challenge

BOSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hult International Business School announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative’s (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York that it will donate US$1 million to the CGI to implement the best ideas generated by students in the 2011 Hult Global Case Challenge. The 2011...

2010-09-27 08:00 1744

Voice Interaction System 'MMDAgent' Makes Popular 3D Character Available for Lively Chat

NAGOYA, Japan, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Speech Processing Laboratory of the Nagoya Institute of Technology has produced a prototype of "MMDAgent," a software toolkit to build a voice interaction system running on PCs. A voice interaction system built with "MMDAgent" allows a PC user to have...

2010-09-25 11:59 1432

New Oriental Announces Preliminary Results for the Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2010; Will Report Final First Fiscal Quarter Financial Results on October 18, 2010

BEIJING and HONG KONG, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the "Company" or "New Oriental") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced preliminary selected unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ...

2010-09-24 16:00 1214

AIA Enters Into Agreements With Shanghai-based ORACLE BAY Co., Ltd. and the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

SHANGHAI, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On September 10th, the Association of International Accountants (AIA) and the Shanghai-based ORACLE BAY CO., LTD. reached an agreement of cooperation and held a signing ceremony for the agreement at ORACLE BAY's headquarters. That afternoon, AIA also signed an...

2010-09-23 15:26 797

GSMA's Global Mobile Awards To Recognise Mobile Innovation in Learning

LONDON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, has launched its prestigious 16th Annual Global Mobile Awards programme. New categories have been added to recognise excellence, achievement and innovation in the broad and...

2010-09-23 16:30 1175

China Education Alliance To Open Six New Tutoring Centers in Beijing, China

HARBIN, China, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (NYSE: CEU), a China-based education resource and services company, announced today that based on the success of its first tutoring service center in Beijing, the Company will open six new education centers in this are...

2010-09-22 20:00 773

Press Statement by Renata Dessallien, United Nations Resident Coordinator in China

BEIJING, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- This week, heads of state and government from 140 countries around the world are gathered in New York to assess progress toward their commitment, ten years ago, to meet the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. The MDG global progress report to...

2010-09-21 18:27 1001

Gulf Plans Ahead to Bridge Education-Employment Gap

MANAMA, Bahrain, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Gulf must collaborate in matching education to future labour market needs as a population boom transforms the region and its increasingly pivotal role in the global economy, opinion leaders have said ahead of an education summit in Bahrain. In the ...

2010-09-21 00:23 1224

Chen Kun Appointed UNICEF Special Advocate for Global Handwashing Day

Major film star to tell the public that handwashing with soap saves lives BEIJING, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chen Kun, one of China's leading film and recording artists, was today officially appointed Special Advocate for Global Handwashing Day by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ...

2010-09-17 18:04 1216

Students Bring Space Technology Down to Earth at the Swedish pavilion

SHANGHAI, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Opening up innovation competitions for students to speed up the transfer of space technology to create sustainable solutions. At a workshop at the Swedish Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo, twelve top students from Sweden and China will explore the new field of...

2010-09-17 18:07 1210

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects to Design New University of Iowa Performing Arts Center

Firm selected from international pool for Hancher Auditorium NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The University of Iowa has chosen Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (http://www.pcparch.com ) to design the new Hancher Auditorium (http://www.hancher.uiowa.edu ), a replacement for the reno...

2010-09-16 12:54 1799

QS World University Rankings 2010: Chinese Universities Show Strong Performance in Engineering and Technology

- QS World University Rankings(R) Top 300 in Five Broad Subject Areas, Released With QS Top 500 Universities at 12:01 GMT +1:00 on Tuesday 14th September LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - 5 Chinese universities in top 100 for engineering & technology; Tsinghua Univer...

2010-09-15 22:01 1271

CVDT Partners with Alliance System Integrators to Implement Several Virtualization Projects

JINAN, Shandong, China, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jinan Yinquan Technology, one of the wholly-owned subsidiaries of China VoIP & Digital Telecom (OTC Bulletin Board: CVDT) announced today that its alliance system integrator (the SI) has signed two virtualization agreements with Qin...

2010-09-15 20:30 1290

Hult International Business School to Recognize Promising Master Degree Candidates With Professional Career Assessment Leading to a Year-Long Mentorship; Hult's Executive Track Program Grooms Elite Students who Excel Academically and Show Leadership Potential

LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hult International Business School will award promising Master Degree candidates with a professional career assessment at a global campus which could lead to a year-long mentorship with a senior corporate executive. Hult's Executive Track program recognizes ...

2010-09-15 08:00 1295

ChinaEdu Shareholders Re-Elected Board of Directors and Amended the Articles of Association at 2010 Annual General Meeting

BEIJING, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or the "Company"), an educational services provider in China, today announced that at its Annual General Meeting held on September 1, 2010 in Beijing the Company's shareholders re-elected Mr. Zonglian Gu and Mr. T...

2010-09-14 13:00 1083

ChinaEdu Corporation to Attend Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference, Deutsche Bank 9th Annual Global Emerging Markets One-on-One Conference and BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual Back to School Education Conference

BEIJING, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or "the Company"), a leading educational services provider in China, announced that it is scheduled to attend the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on September 14th, 2010, Deutsche Bank 9th Ann...

2010-09-13 18:00 958

Al Khaili Announces the Launch of the New School Model That Will be Implemented on all of Abu Dhabi Schools Within 6 Years

ABU DHABI, UAE, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- H.E Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Director General of Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), announced today the launch of the New School Model (NSM). This announcement was made during Bedaya Forum, held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi...

2010-09-13 16:00 1396

IDP Education Adds Washington State University to Its Portfolio, Now Has 77 U.S. Partner Institutions

- The world's pre-eminent student placement firm continues to set milestones in its expansion and mobilize university recruiting worldwide PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With the addition of Washington State University as IDP Education's 77th partner institution, IDP Education has est...

2010-09-13 22:00 1291

ChinaCast Education to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual Back to School Education Conference on September 16, 2010

BEIJING, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaCast Education ("ChinaCast" or the "Company"; Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that the Company will present at the BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual Back to School Ed...

2010-09-09 19:00 876