Informations internationales hors Europe
25 avril 2017

Call for stronger education partnerships with Europe

Senior economist Djisman Simandjuntak suggests strengthening educational partnerships between the European Union and Indonesia, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, to improve the quality of the country's human capital to allow it to better compete in a digitally charged world, reports Jakarta Globe. More...

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French research into African education is ‘invisible’

In spite of interest in the field, French research into education in African and other developing countries is badly structured and poorly supported, making its findings virtually invisible, a study reveals. More...

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Can Vietnam buck the Trump effect on recruitment?

By Mark Ashwill. The latest Student and Exchange Visitor Information System or SEVIS update – which contains basic information on the more than 1.2 million international students studying in the United States at all levels – is out, and many of the results, while not encouraging, are not surprising. More...

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UNESCO – Affordability is key to inclusive HE expansion

By Brendan O'Malley. UNESCO has called on governments never to allow student loan repayments to rise above 15% of their monthly incomes so that further expansion of higher education does not leave the disadvantaged behind. More...

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21 avril 2017

New Study Recommends Key Actions to Improve Early Childhood Education in Mongolia

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. New Study Recommends Key Actions to Improve Early Childhood Education in Mongolia
Rabia Ali, Moukim Temourov, Takiko Igarashi, World Bank, 2017/03/30
There's a lot of interesting reading in this World Bank study on early childhood education (ECE) in Mongolia (113 page PDF). The summary article doesn't do it justice. Mongolia has made great strides in recent years, but gaps remain, especially among poorer and more rural populations. In rural communities, access is provided through a ger-kindergarten (using a traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian)). More...

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Foreign enrolment surging in China

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Foreign enrolment surging in China
ICEF Monitor, 2017/03/08
It used to be the case that students left China to study abroad. This continues, but a new trend is that students are traveling to China to study. More...

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Inauguration officielle de l’Espace Campus France à Addis Abeba

Campus FrancePremière implantation de Campus France en Ethiopie, l'Espace d'Addis Abeba se situe dans les locaux de l'Alliance Ethio-Française. Les étudiants éthiopiens qui souhaitent poursuivre leur formation en France peuvent désormais bénéficier des services de Campus France pour s'informer sur l'enseignement supérieur français, construire leur projets d'études et préparer leur départ. Voir l'article...

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20 avril 2017

The changing face of international student recruitment

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Students from outside the European Union make up 60 per cent of entrants to postgraduate full-time taught masters degrees. This proportion has been relatively constant for much of the past decade, but the share of students from China has grown. More...

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19 avril 2017

Heraklion, Greece, champions ‘active citizenship’ to further its learning city goals

The city of Heraklion, Greece, encourages active citizenship in an effort to increase education and lifelong learning in communities. The decision was reached during a three-day workshop that was held in the city from 3 to 6 March 2017 with the aim of developing new ways of implementing lifelong learning. More...

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Reassuring international prospects in the current socio-political climate

By . In the USA and Europe, where nationalist rhetoric, fear of terrorism and hate crimes are on the rise, it's more important than ever for higher education institutions to communicate to prospective international students that they are welcome on campus, are a valued part of the community and will be kept safe. More...

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