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Ditch French and German lessons for Mandarin, says David Cameron as his visit to China draws to a close

David Cameron has thrown his weight behind efforts to prioritise the teaching of Mandarin in UK schools.


    








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Ditch French and German for Mandarin lessons, says David Cameron as his visit to China draws to a close

David Cameron has thrown his weight behind efforts to prioritise the teaching of Mandarin in UK schools.


    








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Teachers in China ‘highest status’

Teachers in China are the most highly respected, in an international study comparing the status of teachers in 21 countries.
BBC News – Education & Family

VIDEO: Can China help save Greece?

A growing business relationship is developing between China and crisis-ridden Greece, where unemployment is at a record high.
BBC News – Education & Family

US tycoon unveils China scholar fund

US private-equity magnate Stephen Schwarzman launches a $ 300m scholarship fund that aims to send hundreds of students to study in China.
BBC News – Education & Family

VIDEO: ‘Gaokao fever’ in China

Police road blocks are set up around schools and nearby construction sites are ordered to fall silent as the country is plunged into two days of ‘Gaokao fever’.
BBC News – Education & Family

China: The world’s cleverest country?

Is China the world’s smartest country?
BBC News – Education & Family

AUDIO: Pupils in China on studying overseas

Pupils in China talk to BBC reporter Jill McGivering and discuss the pressure students feel to study overseas and the benefits and disadvantages of furthering their education abroad.
BBC News – Education & Family

How China is winning the school race

How China has overtaken everyone in the school race
BBC News – Education & Family