Ivies, watch out for the Pineys! – Inside China Ed – August Edition 2014


As we say adieu to the summer of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, some in China have been considering how Chinese students spend their summer. Recently, the Chinese Ministry of Education released a statement regarding Chinese applicants’ summer tours of US schools saying trips should have “a clear and rewarding educational goal.” Some lucky Chinese students […]

University interview service, Vericant secures Series A led by Lei Jun’s VC Fund, Shunwei Capital


  Advances mission to help university admission officers quickly spot the best applicants. BEIJING, September 4, 2014 — Vericant, a 3rd party spoken English evaluator and university video interview service provider, has raised an undisclosed sum in a Series A round lead by Lei Jun’s VC firm Shunwei Capital, Angelvest and other investors. The funding […]

“Just Tell Us What You Want Us to Know!” – Teaching in China

I always enjoy urging Inside China Newsletter  subscribers to reflect on their own connections to China’s education industry. One reader was nice enough to respond to a past newsletter edition with his “in the trenches” experience of teaching in Nanjing. I thought you’d enjoy reading the quick and fascinating glimpse at what teaching in China now […]