By nature student mobility is linked with sense of place. Students choose study destinations and institutions based on the expectations that they will learn the language and culture of the place. Perhaps what they don’t realise is how their physical learning spaces can directly affect how they learn. Sara Custer reports.
Education company EF has identified overlaps between the countries topping its English Proficiency Index and the Global Innovative Index. It has produced a policy paper outlining short and long-term strategies both industry and government should implement to create healthy economies.
The unique skills gained through study abroad aren’t being promoted enough to employers or advocated well enough by students, delegates at the Regent’s University London International Partners Conference heard.
A judge in Ireland has upheld challenges against reforms slotted to begin this month that would have required all providers to gain accreditation by qualifying body ACELS in order appear on an Interim List of providers approved to accept non-EU students.
Pressure to enter top-ranked universities can set Chinese students up for failure as they struggle with social integration, cultural differences and new academic standards, a white paper released by WholeRen Education argues.
What next after international student recruitment? Employability was a buzzword of 2014 and an increasing focus on integration and then post-study outcomes will be one hallmark of the most forward-thinking International Educators. Sara Custer takes a look at seven trends that may come to define 2015. See what you think.