ISC Research forecasts that by 2026, the K-12 international school market will almost double, reaching 16,000 schools teaching 8.75 million students generating $89bn globally driven mostly by middle income local families.
This month 80 member countries of PISA will meet to discuss a new ‘assessment of global competence’ to be rolled out for its 2018/19 study which could diversify the cross-national test away from its core areas of mathematics, reading and science.
In the Middle East, countries are telling similar stories of oil-induced economic distress which could affect sovereign funding for international education as well as the coffers of individual families. Will Qatar be the next to stumble? Michael Deere reports.
Legal researchers have called for more due diligence on the part of TNE sending institutions saying public oversight mechanisms in place in their home countries have jurisdiction over transnational exports.