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June, 2021

GEC Academic Writing Instructors gatherings in Beijing and Shanghai

To better connect with teachers working at GEC, during the past few months, we held two gatherings in both Beijing and Shanghai and invited all Academic Writing Instructors who are based near the areas to join us. 

We believe this type of experience is invaluable for both our teachers and GEC. And we sincerely hope that the same type of gathering can be held onsite for our professors very soon in the future!

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June, 2021

GEC Opens a New Regional Office In Shenzhen

We are excited to announce the opening of a new regional office in Shenzhen, a modern metropolis that links Hong Kong to China’s mainland and a leading global technology hub, dubbed by media China's Silicon Valley. With an increase in our work, students, and partner schools/institutions in the Southeastern area, we decided to open an office in this area to serve our students and partners better...

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June, 2021

GEC Establishing Official Partnership with Various Chinese Universities

To fulfill the mission of GEC Academy to equip students from middle school through university with the skills and experiences they need to succeed in academia and beyond, we have continuously searched for more opportunities to bring the GEC educational philosophy and PBL programs to more students throughout China. Thanks to the constant efforts made by GEC founders and staff, we are beyond excited to announce that GEC Academy has joined hands with several top universities in China...

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May, 2021

2021 Second Faculty Meeting Recap

2021 Third Faculty Meeting (COMING UP!)

As one of teacher professional development initiatives, a faculty seminar on online teaching at GEC was successfully conducted on 22 April 2021. More than 30 faculty and mentors have joined us for an active and happy evening (morning). The goal of this 1-hour workshop is to offer our more experienced faculty an opportunity to express their views and teaching experiences at GEC and those who have just started their teaching journey at GEC a chance to gain support and advice...

Casual Business Meeting

April, 2021

2021 Second Faculty Meeting (COMING UP!)

Later in this April. We will be holding the second faculty meeting centering on Tips for Effective Online Teaching to Non-native English SpeakersThis will be a special workshop where everyone can share about their teaching techniques and ways to engage more students in the class discussion and beyond. All professors, mentors, and TAs are invited to join this upcoming workshop. We are looking forward to a very fruitful discussion on this important topic. 

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March, 2021

2021 February Admission Results Released!

In addition to the admission results announced in January, we have heard even more exciting admission news from students who have attended our programs. Here is an overview: 

  • Columbia University (6) 

  • New York University (5) 

  • Cornell University (5) 

  • Rice University (4) 

  • Johns Hopkins University (3)  

  • .... 

College Students

Februrary, 2021

2021 First Faculty Meeting (COMING UP!) 

We are excited to announce that our first Faculty Meeting in 2021 will be hold on Thursday, February 25th! Our academic team will present feedback of the 2020 annual faculty survey and our next year's plan. 

Also, 

Happy Chinese Year of Ox! 

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December, 2020

GEC Academy Wishes You a Happy 2021

Here we can finally say goodbye to the year 2020, a year filled with too many tears and pain, but also some reward and lots of love. We sincerely wish everyone of you a very fulfilled and blessed new year! 

Watch the video NOW and meet our team here! 

October, 2020

Launching the First IPQ Learning Center in China with Oxford AQA

This October, GEC Academy launched the first IPQ Learning Center, supported by Oxford International AQA Examinations, bringing the IPQ program to Chinese students for the first time. 

The Independent Project Qualification, or IPQ, is a research study certification program designed for international students. It was designed by the Oxford AQA Examinations to cultivate and certify students' research learning ability.

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