01 février 2019

Hofstra University becomes INTO’s 12th US partner

By Kerrie Kennedy. INTO University Partnerships and New York’s Hofstra University have established a new long-term partnership that will help international students to study and succeed at a leading US institution and enable them to reap the career benefits of being in close proximity to NYC. More...

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Spanish top of list for Rosetta Stone UK learners

By Kerrie Kennedy. Spanish topped the list of languages that British people were most eager to take on in 2018, according to a report by Rosetta Stone, with over a fifth (23.1%) of its UK learners taking on the language last year. Four other European languages – French, English, Italian and German – rounded off the top five. More...

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New digital marketplace for agencies to launch

By Kerrie Kennedy. A new digital marketplace aiming to become the go-to platform for commission-based agencies to connect with quality vendors in accommodation, transport and activities for international students is preparing to launch later in January. More...

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Global guidance: the evolution of college counselling

By Kerrie Kennedy. In its 2017 state of college admissions summary, the National Association for College Admissions Counselling revealed that 49 per cent of US private schools reported employing at least one person whose exclusive responsibility was to provide college counselling. More...

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UK in “Catch-22” scenario over Brexit

By Kerrie Kennedy. UK Universities and Science minister Chris Skidmore said he is committed to giving universities and researchers confidence in the lead up to Brexit but that the European Commission is unwilling to enter negotiations until the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU have been decided. More...

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busuu app offering “real-world” English

By Kerrie Kennedy. Leading social learning app for languages busuu has released new courses featuring news and cultural content from The New York Times and The Economist. It is intended to enable learners to improve their English through videos and articles covering real-world news and cultural topics. More...

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ESSEC & Pearson launch executive programs

By Kerrie Kennedy. ESSEC Business School and digital learning company Pearson have partnered to develop and deliver new online executive programs in 2019, including a 100%-online executive certificate for future managers. More...

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Ireland appoints ELT employment mediator amid Grafton scandal

By Kerrie Kennedy. In what has been described as a positive step forward for Ireland’s English language teaching sector, the government has appointed a mediator to work with stakeholders to address some of the employment-related issues that have arisen in recent times. More...

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UK independent school numbers in China “surge”

By Kerrie Kennedy. The China-UK “golden-age” in education is showing little sign of slowing down, with the number of British independent school branches in China expected to increase by nearly 50% in 2019, a report by Venture Education has shown. More...

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Educators should embrace employability agenda and “virtual exchange”

By Kerrie Kennedy. With online learning videos receiving more than one billion views per day, one keynote speaker at AIEA’s conference urged educators to give students “about 20%” control over their learning, and freedom to learn using their mobile devices. More...

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