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Government to assess regulation of Chinese influence at universities

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Probe will examine whether China-funded Confucius Institutes require registration under foreign transparency schemeThe attorney-general’s department will probe whether Confucius Institutes at Australian universities require registration as a source of foreign influence after revelations about the extent of Chinese control of teaching standards.On Thursday, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age reported that contracts signed by four universities state that they ‘‘must accept” the assessment of the Confucius Institute headquarters on the teaching quality at the centres. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/25/government-to-assess-regulation-of-chinese-influence-at-universities

Author : Paul Karp

Publish date : 2019-07-25 09:21:34

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