Educators in Canada have voiced their concern over the impact of a change to study permit issuance and conditional admissions that will mean international students completing a pathway programme before progressing to postsecondary study must obtain a separate study permit for each course.
Canada-based KGIC (formerly Loyalist Group) has said a statement issued last year declaring the sale of Korean education agency Uhak.com “may have been premature”, as the sale of the asset had not been consummated.
A new report from the Centre for Global Higher Education concluded that private education providers serve to massify education, but transparency on value for money and student protection plans are inadequate.
Some ESL providers in Canada have chosen not to comply with new KASP requirements and have been taken off the list of eligible recipients. Meanwhile, others which have, say student numbers continue to fall.