14 janvier 2020

3,000th agent completes ICEF training course

By Viggo Stacey. The 3000th agent to graduate from an ICEF agent training course completed her program last week. Alisa Shashkova from Russia finished the ICEF Agent Training Course – one of the organisation’s five courses – with what trainers say was a nearly perfect score. More...

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Erasmus+ program not a “one-trick pony”, reports indicate

By Viggo Stacey. Students who partake in the European Commission’s principal exchange project – the Erasmus+ program – say they are more prepared for work than those who did not complete the program, and that it boosts a European sense of belonging, according to two new studies. More...

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Canada: Call to raise work limit for int’l students

By Viggo Stacey. An Indian international student in Canada is facing deportation following his arrest for working beyond the 20-hour weekly work limit visiting students are permitted during their studies. More...

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Lebanese gov’t cracks down on “fake degrees”

By Viggo Stacey. Four universities in Lebanon are being investigated for selling fake degrees, which has led to more than 40 people being arrested, with the country’s director general of Higher Education being implicated. More...

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Diversity Abroad launches second AIDE Roadmap

By Viggo Stacey. Diversity Abroad has released the second edition of its Access, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Roadmap – the “gold standard” for assisting those working in international education to boost their diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and policies. More...

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Brighton College links with Cognita in Singapore

By Viggo Stacey. UK independent school, Brighton College has announced it will open an international school in Singapore next year together with Cognita – a global K-12 educator that currently has 73 schools in eight countries. More...

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2U acquires Trilogy Education for $750m

By Viggo Stacey. US edtech firm 2U has acquired Trilogy Education Services for $750m. It’s digital skills training offer will “complement” 2U’s existing portfolio, according to the companies. More...

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UK boarding schools to meet “surge” in Ghana

By Viggo Stacey. Leaders at British boarding schools will visit Ghana in a bid to appeal to potential students in a market where interest in UK boarding options has been “surging”. Over the last year, students from Ghana have increase by more than 20% in UK boarding schools. More...

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Singapore bets on medical training at home

By Viggo Stacey. The Singapore Medical Council has reduced its list of approved overseas medical schools from 160 to 103. The move will ensure the quality of overseas-trained doctors in the country remains high, it says. More...

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Portugal eases student visa process

By Viggo Stacey. The Portuguese government has simplified the process for prospective international students to apply for visas to study in the country. More...

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