US Colleges’ ‘China Mania’ Will Be Short-Lived

A CHANGING CHINESE EDUCATION: American universities may be increasingly interested in recruiting Chinese students—but Todd Maurer, who has written for EdSurge about how Asia may be the world’s next edtech laboratory, proposes that “China mania” may be short-lived. According to Maurer, the number of Chinese higher education students will decline, due to a few factors: a shrinking pool of English-speaking high school graduates, less cache attached to a US degree as more Chinese students earn them, and increasing education opportunities within China.

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