15 janvier 2020

Top int’l student destinations view migrants as a “strength”

By Kerrie Kennedy. Canada, Australia and the UK have topped a list of countries where the public has a favourable opinion of immigrants and view newcomers as a “strength” rather than a burden, a survey by Pew Research Center has revealed. More...

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14 janvier 2020

Migrant students contribute to New Brunswick

By Viggo Stacey. Recent immigrants and non-permanent residents in the eastern Canadian providence of New Brunswick added around C$168m to the region’s budget, according to a study commissioned by the New Brunswick Multicultural Council. More...

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Why Now Is the Time to Talk About ‘The Immigrant Advantage’

By Joshua Kim. A cognitive defect that I suffer from, but which I don’t think has been named yet, is a bias toward reading only newly published books.
This bias is amplified by the economics of digital goods and the scary monopoly power of Amazon in digital books. More...

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08 janvier 2020

Australia: GTI migrant program welcomed by HEIs, but concerns over skills shortages remain

By Will Nott. Universities Australia has welcomed the introduction of a new government global talent program set to recruit 5,000 high-skilled migrants, saying it will support the country’s knowledge economy. However, skills shortages at various levels of experience still remain, according to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. More...

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31 décembre 2019

La formation des migrants en difficulté linguistique en Ile-de-France

Plus de 700 000 personnes immigrées rencontrent des difficultés importantes face à l’écrit en Ile-de-France. Leur formation, enjeu pour leur insertion sociale et professionnelle, bénéficie également à la collectivité. Plus...

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13 décembre 2019

Canada immigration rejects three out of four African student applications

By Callan Quinn. In the first five months of 2019, three out of every four African students who applied for a study permit to Canada had their applications rejected by Canadian immigration officials. More...

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12 décembre 2019

UK: Migrant Voice launches petition for TOEIC students

By Claudia Civinini. Pressure group Migrant Voice has launched a petition on change.org calling on the UK government to allow the students affected by the ‘TOEIC cheating scandal’ to re-sit an English language test and clear their names. More...

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09 décembre 2019

Migrations africaines vers l’Europe : les données du rapport du PNUD

Accueil - Vie PubliqueL'âge moyen des migrants est de 24 ans, sans écart majeur entre les hommes et les femmes ; 77% des personnes interrogées sont des hommes, et 23% des femmes. 71% sont célibataires et 66% d’entre eux sans enfants. Ils viennent majoritairement des zones urbaines (85%). Plus...

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08 décembre 2019

How universities are supporting immigrant integration in Finland

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIELike many countries in Europe, Finland received a record number of asylum seekers in 2015 due to the war and subsequent humanitarian crisis in Syria. In a country with a population of a mere 5.5 million, the influx of nearly 33,000 migrants was received with mixed reactions. More...

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07 décembre 2019

How the Netherlands helps integrate newly arrived immigrant children in schools

The Netherlands stands out as a country known to have some of the “happiest children in the world”. It is also amongst the top six countries for average student performance in science, mathematics and reading according to 2015 results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). At the same time, the country has hosted generations of children with an immigrant background and has had years of experience addressing immigration and integration issues. More...

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