Informations internationales hors Europe
20 février 2017

US: int’l graduate enrolment growth stabilising

By Beckie Smith. Study abroad agencies in China will no longer need to be licensed by provincial authorities in order to operate, the State Council has announced, which should make it easier for newer businesses to enter a market that is currently dominated by larger, long-established brands. More...

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Education leaders call for teaching overhaul at Education World Forum

By Beckie Smith. Leading policymakers and educators have called for an overhaul of traditional teaching models that depend on restrictive teacher-student ratios and rigid assessment methods. More...

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Aus: international education exports surge to $21.8bn

By Beckie Smith. Education exports contributed A$21.8bn to the Australian economy in 2016, swelling by 17% compared to the previous year, according to an ABS services credit report. The surge marks the sector’s fourth consecutive year of export growth, off the back of increased student enrolments. More...

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19 février 2017

Four Mega-trends in International Higher Education – Economics

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. If there’s one word everyone can agree upon when talking about international education, it’s “expensive”. Moving across borders to go to school isn’t cheap and so it’s no surprise that international education really got big certain after large developing countries (mainly but not exclusively China and India) started getting rich in the early 2000s. More...

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Leapfrogging in higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. And yet, in just a few short years, China’s telecommunications progress came to define what we now describe as “leapfrogging” — pioneering the application of new technologies to bypass the older framework in place to unlock their 1.5 billion citizens’ economic potential. More...

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Success of kibbutz, town push Israeli goal of using tech to make friends internationally

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Just a few miles apart, two miracles have blossomed in the Israeli desert called Negev.
Enroute from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, our Michigan "cyber Israel mission" got to visit both.
One is a kibbutz that has become a global player in agricultural development. More...

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Heilongjiang University in China implements Maple T.A.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In an attempt to improve the learning environment for both teachers and students at Heilongjiang University in China, the institution implemented Maple T.A. into its Information Construction and Educational Reformation project. More...

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U.S. Travel Ban Temporarily Halted Amid Global Outcry

By Ursula Lindsey. A judge has temporarily halted the executive order issued by President Trump that banned citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. More...

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High-Flying Libyan Scholars in U.S. and Canada

By Edward Fox. Academic recognition can be hard to come by, especially for students from countries in the midst of civil war. But four Libyan scholars, two in Canada and two in the United States, have recently received plaudits for both their academic work and their social conscience. More...

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18 février 2017

Japanese universities struggle to find their place in the world

The ConversationBy . Japanese universities may have been born out of European models, but they have set down their own firm foundations since the opening of the University of Tokyo in 1877. More...

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