Teflers opt to remain in the EU
Created: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:18
Claudia Civinini finds that British teachers working in Europe intend to stay on after Brexit.
Friday 24 June started early for many people – it was the day of the EU referendum result. Awake since the small hours, EU citizens on the islands of the UK and British citizens on the continent of Europe were united by the same worried question: what now? The same uncertainty affects the ELT industry both in the UK and the EU. But while information about the referendum result’s possible damage to the ELT industry in the UK is already plentiful, the consequences within what remains of the EU are not yet clear-cut.
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On A Mission For The Masses
Created: Wednesday, 01 June 2016 17:53
Hujiang’s Yue Yingchun tells Terry Philips how an e-learning philosophy is connecting teachers around the world to millions of Chinese students
Hujiang seems to be one of those secret Chinese giants like Alibaba and WeiBo – huge in its home market, less well known abroad. How big is the company and what exactly does it do?
It is a very interesting phenomenon. Given China’s population and growing need for online commercial services, the volume of business has an obvious advantage of becoming a giant if the products and services are of excellent quality and reasonably priced. However, Hujiang wasn’t born to become a business. It was born to accomplish a mission: to make education easier, fairer and more enjoyable through the internet. Hujiang is an online education company with more than 110 million users, over 20,000 courses and in cooperation with over 500 schools and organisations. It has evolved into a leading professional e-learning platform in China.
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