Knowledge Exchange with the Shadow Education Sector in Korea and China
Mark Bray, Ora Kwo, Abbas Arani, Li Wenjian and Zhang Wei were invited to the First International Conference on Hakwon Education held on 11 April, 2015. Click here to watch the news report on the event in MBN.
Mark Bray and Ora Kwo gave a keynote speech on regulating private tutoring for public good in the opening of the conference. It was also an occasion to launch the Korean version of their book: CERC Monograph Series 10, “Regulating Private Tutoring for Public Good: Policy Options for Supplementary Education in Asia“.
Immediately after this conference, Mark Bray and Ora Kwo launched the Chinese translation of the book, entitled 以公众利益规范私人补习：亚洲补习教育之政策选择 on 15 April 2015 at the CETU 10th anniversary conference in Zhengzhou, China. The CETU is a co-publisher of this version, together with the UNESCO office in Beijing.
The Portuguese version of Confronting the Shadow Education System: What Government Policies for What Private Tutoring? by Mark Bray has been published. Click here for more information about this book.
Professor Julian Dierkes, Associate Professor and Keidanren Chair in Japanese Research at UBC’s Institute for Asian Research, was interviewed regarding his recently co-edited volume, Out of the Shadows: The Global Intensification Of Supplementary Education, which was published in December 2013. To watch the video, please click the following link: The Global Intensification of Supplemental Education (Interview with Dr. Julian Dierkes)