The US should adopt a “comprehensive national policy” to pursue an internationalisation agenda says the American Council on Education in a new report, which also underlines the value of federal funding in launching global education initiatives.
Asian students continued to represent over half of international students enrolled in tertiary education in 2013, according to the latest Education at a Glance report by OECD, which also shows the proportion of international students is higher at the more advanced degree levels.
Strong 10% year-on-year growth in enrolments in Canada in 2014 has been documented by CBIE, with the link between international education and migration opportunity one reason for the rise in the global student population.
Researchers looked at 16-19 year old test takers in 35 countries sitting the IELTS exam for academic or immigration motives and found that in some countries, girls do outperform boys in English language proficiency by a small margin.
Kaplan International has scooped an award for its "Exporting Excellence", selected by a panel of judges for UK-based Education Investor magazine and commended in particular for its market impact in sub-Saharan Africa.