18 décembre 2019

Bilingual bot for US Spanish speakers

By Callan Quinn. Tech company Ocelot, which builds artificial intelligence tools for higher education, has launched a bilingual chatbot that offers services in both English and Spanish for students and parents at colleges and universities. More...

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The country where over 260k ESL teachers work illegally

By Callan Quinn. This summer, Chinese state media announced that of the 400,000 foreign citizens working in China as English language teachers in 2017, an estimated two-thirds were doing so illegally. More...

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The PIE’s AI workshop encourages delegates to reconsider new technology usage

By Callan Quinn. As the international education industry looks to adopting new technology such as artificial intelligence to streamline its services and provide better products for students, deciphering when and where to utilise AI, virtual reality and alternate reality effectively and responsibly is one of the key challenges facing the sector. More...

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Finland: delays leave students facing uncertainty

By Callan Quinn. International students intending to study at universities in Finland this year are facing uncertainty about their studies after delays in processing their residence permits has left them unable to start their courses. More...

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Pacific Island argument costs scholarships

By Callan Quinn. Students from the Pacific island nations of the Solomon Islands and Kiribati studying in Taiwan on government-funded scholarships will likely see their studies cut short after both governments severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan earlier this month. More...

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AUC joins funding program for US students

By Callan Quinn. The American University of Cairo has become the latest institution to join the US’s Fund for Education Abroad program as an Access Partner, which will open up scholarship opportunities there for top US undergrads that are underrepresented among study abroad participants. More...

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Prodigy Finance funded $737m loans since 2007

By Callan Quinn. Borderless credit platform Prodigy Finance recently published its Global Pulse report, revealing that since its launch it has funded “$737m in graduate education loans to 14,500 high-potential students from 132 countries” since 2007. More...

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