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Australia rolls out SSVF, 10-year visa to China

In his first ever visit to China, Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull courted Chinese tourists and students by introducing simplified student visa categories and piloting a 10-year visitor visa. The prime minister also declared 2017 will be the Australia-China year of tourism.

The collegiality and conflict of quality control in ELT

The politics of quality control in the English language teaching space are fast-changing and complex; governments now want to dictate the rules but in many cases they lack the sophisticated grasp of accreditation that membership bodies may have, claim stakeholders, resulting in multi-layered approaches. Beckie Smith reports.

Aus: World Class contest winners announced

Rehabilitating brain injury patients during a physiotherapy placement in Cambodia, living in “a tiny shoebox near Montmartre” and visiting a dog café in Korea - these were some of the experiences showcased in the submissions to the World Class Show & Tell short video competition.

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