18 novembre 2015

Australia: IDP aims to raise A$330m with IPO

By Sara Custer. IDP Education Limited, a global international student recruiter and co-owner of the IELTS exam is aiming to raise A$331.6m in its initial public offering on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). More...

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India survey finds “shifting reality” in students’ preferences

By Sara Custer. A survey of heads of more than 100 secondary schools in India has suggested a new reality is taking shape in the international education priorities of Indian students. More...

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Australia pushes forward with agent code

By Sara Custer. The International Education Association of Australia’s plans to create a robust agent code of ethics are underway after receiving government funding for the second stage of development. More...

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US: International student numbers up 10%, largest growth in 35 years

By Sara Custer. The number of international students studying in the US in 2014-2015 increased by 10%, the largest growth the country has seen in more than three decades. More...

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Work, research key to attracting STEM students, survey finds

By Sara Custer. STEM students are driven to study overseas by employability, access to better quality education and the promise of adventure, according to a study of mobile students in the world’s top four study destination countries. More...

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Employability rankings show university ‘brand’ trumps reputation

By Sara Custer. Universities are ranked not on their academics or research output but by the employability of the degrees they award their graduates, in the fifth Global Employability University Rankings released for the first time by Times Higher Education. More...

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ELT leaders criticise the role of corporations in the sector

By Sara Custer. The quality of English language teaching globally is being compromised by corporate exam providers, leading ELT experts have said. And the role of teachers is being squeezed by the introduction of more cost effective, technology driven alternatives, they claim. More...

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UK, US study travel sector forced to evolve in face of business squeeze

By Amy Baker. Economic pressures in many markets resulting in the UK pound and the US dollar rising in comparative cost combined with a discounting price war meant that summer business in the UK and US study travel sectors was tense this year. More...

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Open University to invest £13m in FutureLearn

By Natalie Marsh. The Open University has announced it will invest £13m in MOOC provider FutureLearn over the next three years in order to develop the platform further and enhance its position globally. More...

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UK: Boris pushes work options for Indian students

By Natalie Marsh. The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will propose two post-study work visa options to the UK government in a bid to curb the drastic decline of Indian students coming to study in the country’s capital. More...

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