15 janvier 2020

Pearson sells US K12 textbook arm for $250m

By Kerrie Kennedy. Education publishing giant Pearson has announced the sale of its US K-12 courseware business to private equity firm Nexus Capital Management for $250 million as it shifts its focus from textbooks to digital. More...

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EUA & UUK pen document to guide HEIs in the event of a no-deal Brexit

By Kerrie Kennedy. With just a month to go until Britain leaves the EU, the European Universities Association and Universities UK have published a document to assist universities to mitigate some potential disruptions in the event of a no-deal scenario. More...

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Navitas & U of Leicester to open study centre

By Kerrie Kennedy. Navitas has announced it has signed an agreement with the University of Leicester to operate a Global Study Centre located close to the university’s campus in the UK. More...

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AIIMS & UCL sign partnership with dual focus

By Kerrie Kennedy. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and University College London have entered into a new partnership that will enable closer research collaboration and increase academic and student exchange between the institutions. More...

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IIT Delhi launches int’l PhD fellowship

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is looking to enrol 500 international students to its new International PhD Fellowship Programme over the next five years, with enrolled international students paying fees on par with those of their Indian counterparts. More...

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Akademie Zeitgeist acquires IH Freiburg

By Kerrie Kennedy. Newly established German language course provider Akademie Zeitgeist has completed the acquisition of International House Freiburg, with the aim of operating a small number of German language schools across Germany as part of the International House network. More...

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WSU to explore partnerships in Kazakhstan

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Washington State University Carson College of Business has been awarded $20,000 by the American Councils for International Education to build partnerships with Kazakhstani universities in an effort to strengthen business education and collaborative research. More...

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Int’l students apply to study at UK HEIs in record numbers – UCAS

By Kerrie Kennedy. International students from non-EU countries have applied for places at UK universities in record numbers, while there has been a modest increase in applications from EU students, the latest data from UCAS has revealed. More...

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Japan: HEI makes study abroad compulsory

By Kerrie Kennedy. Japan’s Chiba University has revealed that study abroad will become a compulsory element of undergraduate and postgraduate programs for all students entering the university from 2020. More...

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Dutch Internationalisation “gains pace”

By Kerrie Kennedy. A growing number of Dutch students are gaining international experience through learning languages, taking part in an exchange abroad or using an international curriculum, a new Nuffic report has revealed. But teachers and lecturers are, on average, slower to embrace internationalisation. More...

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