11 juillet 2016

Aus: PwC acquires 15% of TOP Education

By Natalie Marsh. PricewaterhouseCoopers in Australia has acquired a 15% stake in Australian private higher education provider, TOP Education, in order to “encourage closer collaboration” between Australia and China’s international education sectors. More...

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Qualifications Passport for Refugees could open new credit recognition route

By Natalie Marsh. A credit recognition pilot scheme has been trialled in Norway for newly arrived refugees who do not have credible documentation, residency or adequate language skills. More...

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Turkey: social media contest offers ESL courses

By Natalie Marsh. Fifteen language course scholarships are on offer to Turkish students who compete in a social media competition organised by Edumag, a new study abroad social content platform. More...

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Investigation exposes another US visa mill

By Natalie Marsh. A fraudulent university in California has been exposed for manipulating grades, profiting from fee-paying students, and misleading an accreditation body. More...

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Indian, Chinese students allowed more baggage

By Natalie Marsh. In order to help students take more home comforts when they study overseas, Virgin Atlantic have announced a deal to increase the baggage weight allowance of international students. More...

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UKCISA: focus on soft power, opportunities for change post-referendum

By Natalie Marsh. Amid the uncertainty in the UK’s international education sector brought about by the EU referendum result announced last month, the Brexit vote could provide an opportunity for stakeholders to change attitudes about international students in the country. More...

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US: rise in academic dishonesty cases among Chinese students

By Natalie Marsh. The number of Chinese students facing dismissal issues at US universities for academic dishonesty is on the rise, according to a recent white paper, which highlights the need to further prepare Chinese students before they enrol at a US college. More...

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Study abroad journal to help articulate goals

By Natalie Marsh. A US study abroad afficionado has created a journal, primarily for US students going abroad, in order to help them articulate their experiences and goals and ultimately, provide an action plan to better leverage their experiences into opportunities. More...

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Languages Canada calls for pan-Canadian approach to int’l ed as numbers drop

By Natalie Marsh. The language education sector in Canada experienced a downturn last year, according to the latest Languages Canada annual survey report. The association has attributed the drop to restrictive policy and the lack of a countrywide approach to international education. More...

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An Empirical Study of Factors Driving the Adoption of Mobile Learning in Omani Higher Education

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningMobile learning (M-learning) provides a new learning channel in which learners can access content and just in time information as required irrespective of the time and location. Even though M-learning is fast evolving in many regions of the world, research addressing the driving factors of M-learning adoption is in short supply. More...

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