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Alternative teaching methods are on the rise in China as more educators try to go beyond rote memorization

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
hile instruction at universities is still tightly controlled, local governments are allowing more freedom at the secondary level to develop critical thinking skills in students.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.