How Will China Remove Western Values from Chinese Colleges?

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Yuan Guiren

Last week, Chinese Education Minister Yuan Guiren told colleges to “never let textbooks promoting Western values appear in our classes.” Miniharm urges him to go further, banning Western influence from college entirely. Here’s how:

  • Limit independent thoughts to one per student per semester.
  • Ban books by non-Chinese writers such as Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx.

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Minister of Education Strongly Advises Daughter to Study Abroad

Friday, July 4, 2014
Minister of Education Zhou Deyang

BEIJING — On Monday, China’s Minister of Education Zhou Deyang strongly advised his daughter to study abroad after learning that she was intent on attending a Chinese college, sources say.

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Suicides Among Young Students Linked to Exam-Based Education System

Friday, May 16, 2014

According to the 2014 Annual Report on China’s Education, a leading cause of suicide among elementary and middle school students is pressure from China’s exam-based education system. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

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Gaokao Proctors Finish Clearing Bodies from Exam Halls

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Gaokao

BEIJING — Gaokao proctors have finally finished removing the withered, broken corpses of students from examination halls across the country, following one of the bloodiest and most protracted college entrance examinations in Chinese history.

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Parents Force Chess, Piano and Dance Prodigy to Give Hobbies Up to Study for Mao Zedong Thought Exam

Friday, May 3, 2013
Child prodigy

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