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Kenya calls for closer education cooperation with China
Updated: 2011-07-27 14:44:24
"Because they see an added advantage in learning the Chinese language and culture alongside their majors," said Mwiria who is also a former university lecturer.
"Educational cooperation between
Mwiria named Chinese language and culture, computer science, agriculture, medicine and lately civil engineering as the most popular courses Kenyan students undertake in
He said the east African nation gains tremendously from Chinese education, like it would from elsewhere, adding that the most significant gain Kenya derives from Chinese education is the mastery of the Chinese language by Kenyan students.
According to Mwiria, the most advantage of
"They also learn Chinese culture, which is very vast. Chinese is one of the six languages used at the United Nations and spoken by at least one fifth of the global population. And with
The assistant minister said since the Chinese language is not widely spoken outside China and with