University admissions staff are more influential by students in some South American countries, while in southeast Asian countries, the recommendations of an "unbiased" education agent are preferred, a new study by Intead, and FPP EDU Media, has found.
Study abroad programmes will be exempt from a new 25% tax on overseas payments that was announced last week, the government has announced, prompting a sigh of relief among stakeholders that send and receive Brazilian students abroad.
Speaking with The PIE News, agents in Brazil have voiced their concern following the announcement of a new tax on overseas payments that will include tuition and accommodation fees, which they say will raise the cost of study abroad for Brazilian students.
A successful competition to capture what learning and speaking English means to young Brazilians has now closed and five lucky winners of the English is GREAT: Speak to the World campaign showcased great creativity.
The International Organisation for Migration and the UK-based Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants have launched the “i am a migrant” campaign in an effort to change negative public perception of migrants globally.
Government-backed initiatives in Latin America are paying off as the region improves its results in the latest English Proficiency Index from EF. Worldwide, however, Europe still claims the highest level of English as a second language.