05 décembre 2019

Human Rights Watch warns of China threat via Confucius Inst.

By Patrick Atack. Human Rights Watch has set out a 12-point ‘code of conduct’ to advise education institutions on dealing with the Chinese government and what it calls “efforts to undermine academic freedom abroad”. It includes the tip to reject offers from China to host Confucius Institutes on global campuses. More...

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Online cheats offer degrees in Malaysia

By Patrick Atack. According to a report from local news site The Malaysian Insight, fake degrees from both local and international HEIs can be bought for as little as £2,200. More...

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Global Reach works with Kaplan on US agenda

By Patrick Atack. Well-known Asia-wide education agency Global Reach has announced it has partnered with global learning provider Kaplan to better promote the US market to its students. More...

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Oxford Brookes furthers China links

By Patrick Atack. British HEI Oxford Brookes has expanded its agreements with Chengdu University of Technology in Sichuan province, with two new dual-degree programs approved by the Beijing government. More...

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IH opens second centre in Colombia after success

By Patrick Atack. International House, the global language school network, has opened its second offering in Colombia. IH Medellín is located in the nation’s second city, located in the centre of the country and is home to approximately four million people. More...

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App hopes to aid students’ mental health

By Patrick Atack. Students’ mental health is a topic causing much concern among education professionals, but as a UK research team highlighted “alarmingly high” rates of psychological ill-health among HE students, one company thinks it has the answer – and it might not be what you expect. More...

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Deng Deng Hoc Yai, Education Minister, South Sudan

By Patrick Atack. The recent Education World Forum in London attracted education ministers and representatives from governments around the world. The PIE News met with Deng Deng Hoc Yai of South Sudan, a country which gained independence just eight years ago, to discuss his plans for the nation’s education sector. More...

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New ‘No Deal’ paper sparks fears across int’l sector

By Patrick Atack. Planning for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit situation has increased in pace and tone on both sides of the English Channel, as politicians made clear that the continuing impasse in the UK parliament is increasing the likelihood of the nation “crashing out” of the bloc. More...

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StudentMarketing turns 10, rebrands as Bonard

By Patrick Atack. At an intimate London event for partners and industry friends, Samuel Vetrak, CEO, revealed the new identity of the firm formerly known as StudentMarketing. From today it is known as Bonard. More...

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‘Study in UAE’ targeting exchange students

By Patrick Atack. The United Arab Emirates has launched a “Study in UAE” campaign to attract more students to its higher education offerings. More...

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