Australian institutions accused of admitting international students without appropriate levels of English language skills have undertaken significant work "to improve admission and governance practices", TEQSA has concluded.
EC English has announced its Australia and New Zealand operations are closing with immediate effect, along with 3 school sites in the UK and US. CEO Andrew Mangion cited unsustainable business pressure and lack of government support for travel-reliant businesses in Aus and NZ contributing to the decision.
A wide-ranging, updated International Education Strategy from the UK promises to boost the country’s education exports, with a focus on international teaching qualification and priority markets outlined of India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Nigeria.
The UK has confirmed it will no longer be part of Erasmus+; instead, the UK confirmed it will commit £100m to a replacement mobility scheme named Turing, and submissions for funded projects are expected in early 2021.
Senior stakeholders in the study travel sector have acknowledged that 2020 was, to paraphrase the Queen of England, an "annus horribilis", at an event hosted by the Forum for Leaders in Language Travel.