News & Reports
The Internet is full of interesting articles related to education industry issues: news, research and innovations.
Finn-Sino Education Club picks the most interesting topics and serves them for you. Find the links below.
Chinese Elderly Care Teachers Learn From Their Finnish Colleagues
A group of teachers from Chinese vocational colleges will over the course of the next year participate in training conducted by their Finnish colleagues. Read the full story here.
Nature’s Role In Finnish Schools Amazes Chinese Mother
“I think the basic education here is as close to perfect, as you can come,” says Chinese CiCi, whose daughter attends primary school in Finland..
Read more about her experience with the ”perfect” Finnish school system here.
“I Appreciate The Opportunity To Upgrade Myself In Finland”
Chinese CiCi had the chance to take a Master’s in Estonia and Sweden, but she chose Finland, because of the country’s image.
Read the full interview here.
Free Teacher-Led Online Course: Chinese Language And Culture
Here’s an exceptional chance of studying Chinese language and culture live with a teacher. And to top it all off, it’s for free!
”Interview” With China’s Great Teacher Confucius
On September 28, 2021, China’s great teacher Confucius would have turned 2572! We bring an interview with the birthday boy.
Inspiring Education Tour Around Finland
Sumino’s founder and CEO Lancy Jia just came back from a tour around Western and Central Finland.
Read more about what she learned!
More Great Tips For Cross-Cultural Communication
The best tips for better understanding across cultures from our followers on social media!
3 Tips For Better Cross-Cultural Communication
The way other people understand what you say is not only dependant on the language and words you use.
Project manager at Sumino Oy Zheng Xu shares here his top tips for better cross-cultural communication.
Going To School In China Is Hard Work. Will New Reform Give More Room For Play?
During the summer holiday, the Chinese government has reformed the school system. But why is a reform needed?
Learn more about Chinese education culture here.
Wanted: Products And Services For Finnish ECEC Cluster In China
Sumino is looking for innovative education products and services for an upcoming Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Cluster in Jiujiang, on the southern shores of the Yangtze River in Northwest China.
Read more here.
Revolutionary Reform To Jump-Start New Chinese School Year
China’s new education policy aims to put an end to the vicious spiral of ever-growing loads of after-school tutoring and homework.
Read more about China’s education revolution here.
Study Path Of A Teacher In China
How do you become a teacher in China? Rui Yang, a Chinese teacher now living in Finland, gives us the answers.
Read the full story here.
How To Make It In China - Step 4: Find A Good Local Team
If you want your business in China to grow, you will need an excellent local team!
Read all the tips here.
How To Make It In China - Step 3: Localize Your Business Model
Understanding the local market is pivotal for education firms taking their business to China.
Read here how to localize your business model for the Chinese market.
Paintings Wanted For Olympic Exhibition In Beijing
As part of the preparation for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the host city invites children from all over the world to create paintings for a major exhibition.
Read how to submit a painting.
How To Make It In China - Step 2: Localize Your Product
Are you ready to take the second step in direction of the Chinese education market? Lancy Jia, founder and CEO of Sumino, gives her tips on how to localize your product.
Read the full article here.
How To Make It In China - Step 1: Find The Right Partner
Finding the right Chinese business partner might be more important than finding your life partner, says Lancy Jia, founder and CEO of Sumino.
Finnish Nature Education To Chinese Schools
Responsibility and sustainability will be among the most valued skills in the future, believes Kaisa Koskinen. She is now, in cooperation with Sumino, bringing Finnish nature education to China.
Read the full article.
How Can Foreign Companies Enter The Chinese Education Market?
How do you find the right cooperation partner in a country with almost 1.4 billion people and the world’s largest education system?
New Department To Oversee China’s After-School Tutoring
China’s Ministry of Education has established a new department to weed out problematic operators from the lucrative market of after-school education and training programmes.
Read the full article.
What Makes Finland So Great? Here’s How To Answer That Question!
What exactly makes the Finnish way of life and education so good that they are worth exporting to the rest of the world?
Next time someone asks you this question, simply show them this list.
New Online Education Forum Connects Chinese And International Players
June 17 – 18, 2021, a new international event, called “Higher Education B2B Online Connect” takes place.
Chinese Schools Eager To Learn From Finnish Elderly Care Education
Chinese Parents Interested In Finnish Nature And Science Summer Camps
Upon request from one of our members, Finn-Sino Education Club asked parents from around China what they would like their children to learn at a summer camp in Finland.
Record 10.78m Students To Take Chinese College Entrance Exam In 2021
10.78 million students will attend the Chinese college entrance test, the gaokao (高考), this year. The number marks a slight increase from 10.71 million last year.
China’s Five-Year Plan Opens Doors For Finnish Education Exporters
There will be plenty of opportunities for Finnish companies in China during the next five years! That is the ultra-short summary of the presentations at the Finn-Sino Education Club’s first webinar, which took place on Monday 20, 2021.
China’s Five-Year Plan For 2021 – 2025 Could Help Reach Sustainable Development Goal For Education
China’s 14th Five-Year Plan, mapping goals and strategies for the years 2021 – 2025, highlights better education for all.
Read the full article.
China’s Investments In Education Grew To Almost 679 Billion Euro In 2020
In 2020, China’s total expenditure on education was 5301.4 billion yuan (678.7 billion euro). That is an increase of 5.65% over the previous year.
Read the full article.
New Alliance With China Paves The Way For Export Of Finnish Elderly Care Education
Monday, a big step was taken in Finnish-Chinese education cooperation, as the Sino-Finn Elderly Service Alliance was founded.
In China, Mothers Have To Worry About Education Too
Motherhood in China is much more than just feeding, dressing and comforting your children.
New Guidelines Prohibit Chinese Parents From Correcting Homework
Less, but better. Those are – in short – the new guidelines for homework, recently issued by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Boom In Demand For Children’s Art Education In China
Art education is on the rise in China. Once seen as “dispensable”, art education is now viewed upon as a “just need” by the central government.
Chinese Families Want To Spend More On Education In 2021
Education and training consumption in China increased significantly in 2020 and is expected to continue growing this year.
Forecast: China’s Education Consumption To Double In 10 Years
In 2030, the size of the entire Chinese education industry is expected to double from now, reaching 1.66 trillion euros.
Especially in the market for primary and secondary education (K-12), a surge is anticipated.
Plenty Of Opportunities For Finnish Education Players In Nanjing’s China-Finland Town
A new sustainable city demonstration project in Nanjing in East China presents a host of opportunities for the Finnish education sector.
Finn-Sino Education Club Helps European Talents Into Chinese Universities
China and Finland win UNESCO prize for use of artificial intelligence in education
UNESCO has awarded this year’s prize for ICT in education to the Chinese project “One College Student Per Village”, as well as to the collaborative education platform “ViLLE” from Finland.
Both projects use artificial intelligence (AI) to counter the negative effects of schools being closed due to COVID-19.
Read the full article.
Biggest Trends And Opportunities For Foreign Companies In Chinese Education Market In 2021
The need for and interest in international education remains high in China.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted several key educational trends that international education companies could take advantage of in the Chinese education market.
How is China's Education Looking Like in 2035 – Country’s Modernisation Plan Towards Next Decade
In 2019, the Chinese State Council published two remarkable plans to drive continued reform in and advancement of China’s education sector, drawing on the range of preceding reforms since China’s opening in 1978.