Under the new regulations imposed by China, a Beijing college affiliated with the 450-year-old English public college Harrow has been pressured to change its name.
As Financial Times reported, Harrow International School Beijing will change its name to Lide.
The move follows regulations announced last year. Accordingly, schools enrolling Chinese students are not allowed to use foreign names or phrases like ‘international’ or ‘global’ in their titles.
Christopher King, chief govt of the Impartial Affiliation of Prep Colleges, said, “The overall state of affairs appears more and more hostile and it’s an increasing number of tough to see how China permits our faculties to really feel comfy that their historic imaginative and prescient may be allowed to specific itself there,”