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The latest Soft Power 30 rankings have shown France’s ascent to the leading position knocking the US down to the third slot and reflecting a global preference for outward looking, business-friendly politics. The UK retained its second place position, but not without its global reputation taking a hit after the Brexit vote.
Just one in five prospective international students have heard of the UK’s Teaching Excellence Framework and of those who have, almost 80% incorrectly believe it measures the teaching quality of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, according to a global survey.
Youth and student travellers coming to the UK contribute £22.3bn to the country’s economy, however, with average growth of 4.7% over the last five years, the sector is not keeping pace with the country’s overall tourism market.
Early reports suggest 2017 will be another booming year for Canadian educators and it's got little to do with politics south of the border, providers say. The growth in students doesn't come without its challenges, however, as accommodation, student services and teaching resources being to show signs of strain. Sara Custer reports.