American educator to discuss Chinese education reforms
Clay Hensley, associate director of the American College Board, discussed Chinese education reforms and admission of international students in American Universities with students and teachers of the Cuiyuan Middle School. Hensley visited the school to implement an advanced placement program.
Hensley is very impressed with the progress the school is making in internationalization of their curriculum and expressive English skills of the students. The college board is working with the Ministry of Education in China to help promote international education system, introduce Scholastic Aptitude Tests and Advance Placement programs to help bright students to study in top universities in America. The college board will also help the ministry to reform the National College Entrance Examinations, they plan to apply their advanced education experience to the current Chinese education.
Hensley helps in promoting education systems such as advanced placement programs and SATs around the world since these type of programs are widely used for gaining admission to universities across the U.S. The board also manages standardized test to measure students’ abilities. Before coming to Shenzhen, Hensley helped reform Hong Kong’s University system.