31 janvier 2019

Australia: economic value continues double-digit growth

By Anton Crace. The value of international education to Australia’s economy has continued its meteoric rise, again surpassing record levels to reach $32.2bn for the 2017 calendar year, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. More...

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30 janvier 2019

Growth “patchy” as Australian ELICOS continues improvement

By Anton Crace. Australia’s ELICOS sector has continued its modest growth for a fifth consecutive year, with the industry reaching several record high marks in 2017. But, while overall the sector grew, a gap between the haves and have-nots is beginning to widen. More...

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16 janvier 2019

Sweden sees growth in Asian students

By Viggo Stacey. The number of international students in higher education in Sweden has continued to rise for the fourth year with a boost in enrolments from Asian students, according to statistics from UKÄ. More...

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EMI courses in Brazil grow to more than 1,000

By Viggo Stacey. A growing number of higher education institutions in Brazil are recognising the importance of offering English as Medium of Instruction courses, as the number of EMI courses rose from 671 in 2016 to over 1,000 in the first semester 2018, according to a new report. More...

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09 janvier 2019

EasyUni sets focus on Indonesia for growth

By Patrick Atack. EasyUni, an online student portal for students across Asia and the Middle East, has announced a new office in Jakarta. It forms part of a continuing strategy for the Malaysian company to take advantage of uneven supply and demand for higher education in south east Asia. More...

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23 décembre 2018

How can public finance reforms boost economic growth and enhance income equality?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Most OECD countries have very large government sectors: public expenditure amounts to 43% of economic activity, measured by GDP, on average across OECD countries. This proportion exceeds 50% in four OECD countries. The programmes on which governments spend have thus deep implications for people’swell-being and a country’s economic fortunes. More...

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14 décembre 2018

Mapping the growth of digital learning in India

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In a country as diverse as India, along with overcoming the infrastructure barrier, there needs to be a focus on overcoming the barriers of language and content. The education divide in India with respect to quality and accessibility has existed for far too long. More...

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10 décembre 2018

La Croissance est à son pic, la négociation d’un atterrissage en douceur s’annonce délicate

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . L’économie mondiale traverse des zones de turbulences. La croissance du PIB mondial est élevée, mais a probablement atteint son pic. Dans de nombreux pays, le chômage est bien en dessous de ses niveaux d’avant-crise, les tensions sur l’emploi augmentent et l’inflation demeure modérée. Mais les échanges et l’investissement marquent le pas, sur fond de hausse de certains droits de douane. More...

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Sustaining growth to benefit all in Spain

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Spain continues to recover from the economic crisis with strong growth and falling unemployment, as highlighted in the latest OECD Economic Survey of Spain (OECD, 2018). More...

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Growth has peaked: Challenges in engineering a soft landing

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . The global economy is navigating rough seas. Global GDP growth is strong but has peaked. In many countries unemployment is well below pre-crisis levels, labour shortages are biting and inflation remains tepid. Yet, global trade and investment have been slowing on the back of increases in bilateral tariffs while many emerging market economies are experiencing capital outflows and a weakening of their currencies. More...

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