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China bans exams for six-year-olds as Beijing retools education system – Times of India

BEIJING: Beijing on Monday banned written exams for six- and seven-year-olds, as part of sweeping education reforms aimed at relieving pressure on pupils and parents in China’s hyper-competitive school system. China’s exam-oriented system previously required students to take exams from first grade onwards, culminating in the feared university entrance exam at age 18 known as… Read More »

China June rentals surge as record numbers of college leavers seek accommodation – Times of India

BEIJING: China’s home rental prices rose by their fastest for at least 2-1/2 years, according to a private survey, as record numbers of college graduates flocked to big cities in search of jobs as the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Average prices in 40 cities rose 2.1% in June from a month earlier, compared… Read More »