21 janvier 2020

WAHED event shows how unis can widen access

By Kerrie Kennedy. To mark World Access to Higher Education Day on November 26, the Association of Commonwealth Universities partnered with King’s College London on a one-day conference to showcase how universities are working to widen access to higher education for refugees and displaced people. More...

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Cardiff commits to Int’l Study Centre launch

By Kerrie Kennedy. Cardiff University in Wales will launch an International Study Centre next year, to provide more international students with an opportunity to study at the renowned research-led university. More...

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Study.EU wins prestigious .eu Web Award

By Kerrie Kennedy. Hamburg-based study choice platform for Europe Study.EU has won a .eu Web Award in the “Laurels” category, after being chosen from more than 130 nominees. The winners were announced during a gala on November 20 in Brussels, Belgium. More...

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Despite more funds for schooling, global education levels static

By Kerrie Kennedy. One in four students in OECD countries are unable to complete even the most basic reading tasks, while a similar number do not attain a basic level of science (22%) or maths (24%), according to the findings of the latest Program for International Student Assessment. More...

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UK: English UK releases election manifesto

By Kerrie Kennedy. English language teaching trade association English UK has released a manifesto of steps it wants the incoming government to take to support the £1.4 billion sector. More...

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Ireland plan to safeguard job rules in ELT

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Irish government has established a Joint Labour Committee to address many of the employment-related issues that have harmed the reputation of the English language education sector in recent times. More...

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US: ICE defends fake university sting operation

By Kerrie Kennedy. Amid widespread criticism over the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s university sting operation set up to identify bogus agencies and their international student clients, federal law enforcement agencies are defending the undercover operation as “legitimate”. More...

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Int’l school costs on the rise, UK up £1K on 2018

By Kerrie Kennedy. The average cost per year for a place at an international school is on the rise in many key destinations, with a single year at a UK-based international school increasing in cost by more than £1,000 on 2018 figures,  data from ECA International has revealed. More...

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UCW & TLG Canada partner with Beifang

By Kerrie Kennedy. Vancouver’s University Canada West and The Language Gallery Canada have signed a partnership agreement with Beifang Education Group, the largest private higher education group in China. More...

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US study abroad numbers up 2.7% – Open Doors

By Kerrie Kennedy. Some 341,751 US students participated in study abroad programs for academic credit in the 2017/18 academic year, marking a 2.7 % increase over the previous period, the latest Open Doors data has revealed. More...

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