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Rising stars in UK sector: St Giles, Cognita Schools

Two companies in the UK's international education sector have been listed in a ranking of the top 200 UK private companies that are seeing the fastest growth in overseas sales within a two-year period. St Giles, in 77th position, is a well known English language teaching operator and Cognita Schools runs 64 high schools in seven countries.

Katie Westerlund, SEVP, USA

We have this fine line as an organisation with a mission to balance national security but also provide the opportunity for legitimate students to come to the United States and attend legitimate schools. It’s a fine line.

BCCIE’s 2014 int. education award winners unveiled

Distinguished education leaders from around Canada and abroad were able to congratulate the latest winners of the BCCIE's International Education Awards this week, during a gala event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. Winners represented private and public education sectors and were selected by a peer committee.

Hancock urges UK FE sector to export offshore

In a combative exchange of views this week at the Association of Colleges (AoC) International Conference, Minister for Skills and Enterprise, Matthew Hancock MP, challenged the FE colleges present not to use difficulties with the visa system as an excuse for not being able to invest in delivery of education and training in-country.

US plans work rule change for Chile, Singapore, Australia

The USA's Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced this week that it was proposing new rules that would "attract and retain" highly skilled immigrants and Chile, Singapore and Australia are likely to benefit. The White House also underlined its commitment to the 100,000 Strong in the Americas programme.