12 décembre 2019

Vietnam partners with Cambridge exam board

By Claudia Civinini. Vietnam’s Ministry of Education has started a collaboration with Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment to support its education reform. More...

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PBSA “a good investment” says StudentMarketing as demand outstrips supply

By Claudia Civinini. The purpose-built student housing market is “good for investment” in 2019, a new study by StudentMarketing confirmed, with demand consistently outstripping supply in Europe, as the continent becomes more and more popular with international students. More...

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Exclusive: US and UK top the charts for Chinese parents

By Claudia Civinini. The US is the best-loved study abroad destination by Chinese parents, closely followed by the UK and then Australia, a new dataset from HSBC’s The Value of Education research revealed. More...

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Don’t leave the L1 out of English-taught programs, OUP experts warn

By Claudia Civinini. Policy makers should consider alternatives to the exclusive use of English when devising English-taught programs, in favour of a bilingual approach that includes the students’ first language, a white paper released by Oxford University Press argues. More...

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Another double-digit growth for Canada, but diversity concerns raised

By Claudia Civinini. Canada registered another double-digit jump in study permit holders in 2018 with India driving growth and snatching the top position from China, recently-released IRCC figures show, but some stakeholders are now worried about diversity. More...

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Students detained in relation to TOEIC cheating allegations, MP complains

By Claudia Civinini. Former international students embroiled in the TOIEC cheating case have been arrested or sought out by visa authorities, with one student who was detained overnight, causing alarm for campaigners supporting these students in their legal battle to clear their names and be allowed to remain in the UK to continue their studies. More...

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Canada rolls out biometrics for all amid concerns for accessibility

By Claudia Civinini. As of December 31, Canada’s biometric collection program has been expanded to Asia, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, and stakeholders in Canada have expressed concern for the potential impact that new biometric requirements could have. More...

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Manitoba declares 2019 year of intled

By Claudia Civinini. The new year has just started, but the Canadian province of Manitoba has already made its intentions clear: 2019 will be the year of international education, as its capital Winnipeg prepares to host three international education conferences over the next 12 months. More...

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Wall Street English expands in five markets as number of learners set to boom

By Claudia Civinini. English language tuition provider Wall Street English has announced plans to expand into five new markets, as a report prepared in partnership with YouGov indicated the number of prospective learners looks set to raise considerably over the next five years. More...

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HESA: UK recruitment growing, but EU intake dips

By Claudia Civinini. New international enrolments in the UK registered a slightly healthier growth in 2017/18 than in the previous year, with non-EU and particularly Chinese students driving the growth while EU new arrivals dipped, newly-released HESA statistics show. More...

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