Domestic applicants to UK universities say studying alongside foreign students will help prepare them for work in the global marketplace, according to research commissioned by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Colleges.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha highlighted the importance of English language education in a nationally televised address as a country-wide evaluation of English teachers gets underway. Meanwhile, Kaplan International has opened a head office in Thailand.
Bigger, better data means that institutions can have a much greater understanding about conversion of enquiries and post-graduation outcomes, for example. But how do those in the sector choose to measure efficacy and success when delivering an international education experience? Beckie Smith finds out.
Kaplan has become the latest international educator to open operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. Starting next month, it will offer university language preparation programmes through a partnership with Koya University in the capital Erbil to 100 students.
Kaplan International Colleges is opening a junior English language school in Edinburgh this summer, as it expands its juniors offering across the UK. Junior language learning is said to be booming in Europe and the US, despite a fall in adult business due to the recession.
The last few years have presented the international education sector with significant challenges, but the continuing demand has kept most businesses buoyant and growth on the agenda. The PIE takes a look at a selection of the key players in language, pathways and higher education that are navigating through somewhat turbulent times.
Kaplan will run extra premises for its KIC English language school in Cambridge, UK, this summer to meet demand. The premises will be open for a limited period and serve more than 200. Extra premises will also run in London...
Pearson this month has opened a third test preparation office in Nigeria in collaboration with Kaplan and partnered with Nepal's ECAN to promote the PTE Academic test through its network and recruitment events.