18 mars 2016

Aus, S Korea to fund N Korea study abroad

By Sara Custer. Defectors from North Korea will be given the opportunity to live in Australia and study English at a university through a first of its kind agreement between the governments of South Korea and Australia. More...

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Private ELT tuition in high demand in Egypt, says report

By Natalie Marsh. High value is placed on private tutoring for English language in Egypt, according to a recent report, due to the fairly low quality of the state education system, presenting opportunities for international providers to engage with the country. More...

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NZ: university benchmark for int’l operations

By Natalie Marsh. A national benchmark strategy measuring international operations at universities in New Zealand is in initial development stages. More...

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Canada has one tenth of French language market

By Natalie Marsh. Just under one in ten internationally mobile French language students study in Canada, according to a new report presented at the Languages Canada conference this month. More...

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US: WorldStrides acquired after slew of study travel purchases

By Natalie Marsh. WorldStrides, a US-headquartered education travel company, has been acquired by Metalmark Capital, a private equity firm and Silverhawk Capital Partners, an independent investment group, for an undisclosed amount. More...

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Hotcourses: most Malaysia searches from Indonesia

By Natalie Marsh. Students from Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and India made up over half of all searches to study in Malaysia on the global search platform, Hotcourses, the company reports. More...

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US: Fulbright doubles down on diversity aims

By Natalie Marsh. The Fulbright Program is actively seeking a more diverse cohort of students, as numbers reveal that in this academic year, almost two third of participants are white. More...

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Navitas: 25% of Aus pathway students domestic

By Natalie Marsh. It’s not just international students who seek out university preparation through pathway providers. In an interview with The PIE News, Tony Cullen, executive general manager of marketing and sales at Navitas said around a quarter of all students in the company’s Australian colleges are domestic. More...

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Canada: path to citizenship eased for international students

By Natalie Marsh. Canada’s newly elected Liberal government has announced changes to the country’s path to citizenship which will reduce stay requirements and allow international students to count study time towards residency petitions. More...

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Education leaders address challenges in creating global citizens

By Beckie Smith. When striving to cultivate global citizens, stakeholders in higher education must rethink their responses to issues such as brain drain, the refugee crisis and the extent to which student mobility disproportionately benefits the elites of society, international education leaders urged during a ‘global dialogue’ at the APAIE conference in Melbourne this month. More...

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