03 février 2016

How are creative media educators preparing global graduates?

By Amy Baker. “The world needs more and more creative people with knowledge in all the creative areas,” says Po Ingvarsson of Your Study Advisor in Sweden, an education agent who specialises in placing his clients on “creative media” programmes. More...

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Sweden produces promo film aimed at int’l students

By Amy Baker. English is spoken everywhere, it is the home of big brands such as IKEA and H&M, its academic culture is based on creativity and free thinking, and the country has jaw-dropping scenery: these are just some of the highlights of Sweden that are being communicated in a stylish promotional film which the Swedish Institute has produced. More...

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EUK launches scholarship in name of Byers

By Amy Baker. The UK’s ELT sector gathered in London this week to celebrate the life and contribution of Eddie Byers, the former chief executive of English UK, who died late last year. More...

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Coursera rolls out fees for graded assignments

By Sara Custer. Leading MOOC platform Coursera has announced it will begin charging students to submit assignments for grading in certain courses, in its latest move to generate revenue from the thousands of free online courses supported by the platform and created by 120 top universities. More...

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Beijing eases policy for internships, post-study work in China’s tech centre

By Sara Custer. New policies put forth by the Beijing authorities will make it easier for international students to work and hold internships in the city’s buzzing tech district, Zhongguancun. More...

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UKTI to reorganise, share export roles with cross-government departments

By Sara Custer. The UK government has announced a reshuffle of its trade arm, UK Trade & Investment, in a bid to spread trade responsibilities across government departments. More...

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US gov releases solutions and timeline for key SEVP bugbears

By Sara Custer. The Department of Homeland Security has released a report outlining issues brought forward by international education stakeholders to Student and Exchange Visitor Program representatives at the NAFSA conference in May. More...

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EF acquires Swiss Stock Exchange building

By Sara Custer. From 2018, “stocks and bonds” will be replaced with “study and travel” in the commerce taking place at Selnaustrasse 30 in downtown Zurich. More...

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English UK appoints interim CEO

By Sara Custer. English UK has appointed an interim chief executive to take on the responsibilities of former CEO Eddie Byers who died suddenly in November. More...

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UK: Wycombe Abbey, BE to open schools in China

By Sara Custer. A leading UK independent girls boarding school, Wycombe Abbey, has partnered with BE Education, an education provider in China, to launch Wycombe Abbey International Schools later this year. More...

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