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Debate rages as China seeks to reduce emphasis on English language education

Mis à jour : 23 Oct 2013

South China Morning Post, Monday 21 October 2013

Education reforms seeking to reduce the emphasis on English in college entrance exams have sparked debate online.

Starting from 2016, Beijing authorities will reduce the 150-point English examination in college entrance exams to 100 points, while at the same time raising the number of points attributed to Chinese and mathematics, the affiliated website of China’s Communist Party newspaper Guangming Daily reported on Monday citing an education reform proposal. Read more...