If the United States is going to achieve its goal of doubling outbound student numbers by 2020, then strategies need to be put in place to increase diversity in study abroad student populations the Diversity Abroad Network has said.
Lebanon is a troubled society, especially since 2005. The university decided, if the problem is tolerance, coexistence, intercultural dialogue and so on, then the best thing to do for our students is to teach them human rights topics.
Based on one of the largest surveys of MOOC students’ intentions and backgrounds, Harvard and MIT researchers say that while certification may be desirable for some participants, it’s irrelevant for others.
The Australian government has finally released its long-awaited International Education National Strategy that places research, increasing international student numbers and expanding the country’s offshore presence at the heart of its push to remain one of the world’s top five education providers.
In a bid to increase the number of US students with an international experience, the US Department of State will launch a study abroad branch that will push for diversity among study abroad participants, promote non-traditional destinations and build partnerships with foreign governments.
Students from the US have ranked courses in Costa Rica, Australia and Ireland as the best study abroad programmes in the Abroad101 2014 Study Abroad Rankings. The review website also announced listings of students’ top choices for summer programmes, foodie cities and budget destinations.
Winners of the Institute of International Education's Heiskell Awards recently shared best practices to increase outbound numbers, integrate international students and extend study abroad access to underrepresented student groups.