20 février 2017

Canada: BC’s new website targets int’l HS students

By Beckie Smith. British Columbia’s government has launched an online “one-stop shop” with information and resources for prospective international high school students on how to study in the province, and how to make the most of their experience when they get there. More...

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EduCo announces first Irish pathway partnerships

By Beckie Smith. EduCo International Group, a global postsecondary education provider that operates pathways and managed campuses in Australia, the US and Canada, has announced its first pathway partnerships in Ireland. More...

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UK HE stakeholders blame Brexit confusion for drop in EU applications

By Beckie Smith. Education stakeholders have pointed to a lack of clarification over how Brexit will impact EU students as the likely reason for a 7% drop in the number of applications to study at UK universities in 2017 from would-be undergraduates in the EU. More...

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Sterling Partners invests in prep school startup

By Beckie Smith. US-based Sterling Partners has invested in Amerigo Education, a startup that partners with high schools in the US to support their international students, while preparing them to apply to study at the country’s top universities. More...

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Laureate Education IPO to raise $490m

By Beckie Smith. Laureate Education’s CEO rang the Nasdaq’s opening bell this morning to celebrate the launch of the company’s initial public offering. The world’s largest network of degree-granting higher education institutions has become the world’s first public benefit corporation to list on a stock exchange, ten years after it was taken private and more than a year after it first filed for the IPO. More...

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Aus: students lose up to A$1m to fraudulent agency

By Beckie Smith. Australia’s Overseas Student Ombudsman has issued an advisory to prospective international students to use the services of only education agencies which are endorsed by education providers, after it emerged that a Brisbane-based agency may have scammed students out of up to A$1m. More...

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KGIC placed into receivership, headed for sale after CIBT buys debt

By Beckie Smith. A financial entity set up by CIBT Education Group in Canada has bought and demanded full repayment of CAN$12.3m of debt owed by the troubled education provider KGIC, triggering a sequence of events that is likely to lead to the sale of KGIC in a matter of weeks. More...

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« Creative writing » en France : une formation universitaire en voie de légitimation

The ConversationPar . Ainsi, trente ans après les expérimentations innovantes et fondatrices d’Anne Roche, Professeur à l’université d’Aix-Marseille ou encore le colloque tenu à Cerisy sur les ateliers d’écriture en 2011, la question de la légitimité de la pratique scripturale créative reste problématique.

Aix-Marseille : La pionnière

Dès 1968, l’Université d'Aix-Marseille, à l’initiative d’Anne Roche, a été la première à créer des ateliers universitaires, puis le premier DU de « Formation à l'Animation d'Ateliers d'Écriture » (1994) qui articule lecture et écriture, tout en privilégiant le terrain, les interactions avec les institutions associatives et culturelles, le lien social et les médiations autour de la création littéraire. Sur le modèle québécois, il est aussi possible depuis 2012 de réaliser un doctorat comportant un volet créatif, en étant encadré à la fois par un universitaire et un écrivain (mention « Pratique et théorie de la création artistique et littéraire »). Voir l'article...

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IIE awards applaud minority-serving HEIs

By Beckie Smith. Santa Monica College in California and Virginia Union University are the recipients of IIE‘s first ever award for Internationalizing the Minority-Serving Institution, in this year’s Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. 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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