08 janvier 2020

US unis dominate in world’s first MOOC rankings

By Will Nott. The first-ever world university rankings based on the performance of massive open online courses was released this November, with US universities taking seven of the top 10 spots. More...

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Columbia U: new displaced person scholarship

By Will Nott. The world’s first university-wide scholarship for refugees and asylum seekers has been launched by Columbia University in New York.  The Scholarship for Displaced Students will provide $6 million worth of support for up to 30 students annually to receive tuition, housing and living assistance. More...

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New MENA specialist uni search platform

By Will Nott. A new course search platform connecting students and school counsellors from the MENA region with universities around the world has been launched by a team of British and Jordanian higher education experts. More...

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UK-educated Indian graduates face barriers with Indian employers

By Will Nott. UK-educated Indian graduates who return home to find a job are facing “ambivalence” from Indian employers, some of whom, according to a new report, did not recognise UK universities. More...

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TOEFL iBT aligns with China test framework

By Will Nott. China’s Ministry of Education and US-based ETS have announced the alignment of the TOEFL iBT test to China’s Standards of English framework. More...

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UKVI adds to approved SELT provider list

By Will Nott. The UK Home Office has increased the number of English language test providers who can offer Secure English Language Tests, with Pearson, IELTS, Trinity College London and PeopleCert all announcing commercial agreements to provide the SELTs. More...

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Pearson opens test centre in Pakistan

By Will Nott. English-language testing provider Pearson has opened a new centre in Islamabad, Pakistan, adding the PTE Academic test to its portfolio of qualifications on offer in the country. More...

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China to launch new English proficiency test

By Will Nott. The Chinese government plans to launch a new English proficiency test in an attempt to standardise and improve how the English language is taught in the country. More...

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Universities around the world recall students from Hong Kong amidst turmoil

By Will Nott. Violence in Hong Kong has led universities from around the world to recall exchange students, as six of Hong Kong’s universities announced they are closing early because of the unrest. More...

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Green School Int’l set for global expansion

By Will Nott. Green School International, an environmentally conscious school group based in Bali, Indonesia, is planning global expansion, as investors eye up the growing institution. More...

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