22 février 2017

International schools set to bulk up digital learning investments, study finds

By Natalie Marsh. International schools worldwide are poised to make considerable investments in their digital learning resources, as new research reveals that just under two-thirds of international schools are likely to buy digital content or applications in the coming year. More...

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FutureLearn to offer 15,000 free certificates

By Natalie Marsh. UK-based MOOC platform, FutureLearn, has partnered with the British Council and the GREAT Britain campaign to offer 15,000 free certificates to learners in 36 lower and middle income countries. More...

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US: Bills propose changes to in-demand H-1B visa scheme

By Natalie Marsh. A series of bills are set to be introduced in the US congress proposing changes to the popular temporary worker H-1B and L-1 visa programmes, with the aim of curbing abuse of the system. More...

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India: agencies predict 30% drop in students going to Aus due to bank back up

By Natalie Marsh. The Association of Australian Education Representatives in India has forecasted a 30-35% drop in the number of Indian students going to Australia for the February intake, following the demonetisation of the ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes in November. More...

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US HEIs tell int’l students: “You are welcome here”

By Natalie Marsh. Universities in the US are coming together to send a welcoming message to all international students, after prospective students expressed unease about studying in the US following the presidential election. More...

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UK to control immigration from EU, says May

By Natalie Marsh. In the first move to clarify the government’s position on leaving the EU, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed today that the UK will “control immigration” from EU countries and will leave the single market. More...

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Study Group to establish ISC at Durham University

By Natalie Marsh. Study Group has announced a new partnership with Durham University in the UK’s northeast, which aims boost the university’s international intake with the opening of an International Study Centre. More...

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International educators unite, march for women

By Natalie Marsh. Representatives from study search platform GoAbroad.com will embark on a cross-country journey across the United States to join the Women’s March on Washington, as part of the company’s International Educators United for Women campaign (#intledunited). More...

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France aims to attract 10,000 Indian students by 2020

By Natalie Marsh. The French Minister of Foreign Affairs has set a target to attract 10,000 Indian students to study in the country by 2020, more than twice the current number, saying France’s Indian student intake doesn’t match the countries’ trade generation. More...

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EC acquires first language school in Ireland

By Natalie Marsh. Global English language provider EC English Language Centres has acquired its first entity in Ireland, Kenilworth Institute in Dublin, for an undisclosed amount. More...

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