01 février 2019

Australian VET providers surprised by ELICOS regulation decision

By Anton Crace. Australian providers are preparing for an end to the delivery of English programs with VET-accreditation after the Australian Skills Quality Authority issued a notice of their intention to ban these courses due to conflicts between vocational and ELICOS standards. More...

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WeSpeke partners with CNN for ELT app project

By Anton Crace. Language learning technology company WeSpeke has entered into a content licensing partnership with CNN to create pedagogically-structured app-based lessons based on the news company’s stories. More...

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FutureLearn adds Murdoch U to degree partners

By Anton Crace. Digital learning platform FutureLearn has moved into the realm of fully online degree courses through partnerships with Australia’s Deakin University and the UK’s Coventry University, and has now announced a further full degree partnership with Murdoch University, also in Australia. More...

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PTE owner: NZQA closure process “unbelievable”

By Anton Crace. The owner of a New Zealand private training establishment closed by NZQA has described the process as “unbelievable” and “upsetting”. More...

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Cohort Go prospects boom with IDP deal

By Anton Crace. Australian-based edtech company Cohort Go has penned a deal with global education agency IDP, to roll out its services to the agency’s 34,000 clients annually. More...

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Aus: international students lured into cannabis “crop sitting”

By Anton Crace. A spate of convictions has revealed an increasing number of international students in Australia are being exploited and lured into the illicit drugs trade through “crop sitting” to overcome financial difficulties. More...

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38% international students in NZ apply through education agents

By Anton Crace. Almost two-fifths of international students studying in a New Zealand university in 2016 enrolled using the services of education agents, according to the latest report from education marketing consultancy, Studymove. More...

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English learning overhauled in Malaysia

By Anton Crace. The Ministry of Higher Education has launched a new, two-part English program in a bid to address concerns that Malaysian students lack competency in the language. More...

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Work to be done for international students’ sexual health

By Anton Crace. Understanding cultural differences, building peer networks and engaging in difficult conversations were among suggested actions to address international students’ sexual health concerns at the inaugural sexuality symposium on Australia’s Gold Coast. More...

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Why language learning apps are competing with Spotify, YouTube rather than in-country learning

By Anton Crace. If apps were countries, the current champion of international education, the US, which has over one million international students across all levels of study, is recording small numbers when compared with the tens of millions of app users that top language learning apps can now claim. More...

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