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Cambridge Education Group has opened two new regional offices. One in Dubai, UAE and the other in Bangkok, Thailand. The Annual Agent Awards was also held at the Bangkok office opening. Over 50 agents and staff celebrated with an evening of salsa dancing, cuisine and attendees wore the dress of their favourite country.
In April over 500 education professionals, student leaders, employers, and leading graduate programs met in Miami, FL to discuss how to ensure equitable access to global educational opportunities. Diversity Abroad aims for the next generation of young people from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to be successful.
The IATEFL International Annual Conference and Exhibition was in Brighton this year. One of the most important conferences in the ELT world, IATEFL sees English language teaching professionals, from guru methodologists to novice teachers, from all around the world mingle to discuss issues in language teaching and teacher training.
A record 2,200 delegates from throughout the Asia -Pacific, North America and Europe converged on Singapore for the annual APAIE conference. Themed The impact of the fourth industrial revolution on higher education in the Asia Pacific, the conference explored for providers are preparing students for future employment needs.
The Baltic Council hosted its Days of International Education fairs in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in March. More than 10,000 visitors attended the event, as did more than 100 institutions from Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and China. Participants included universities, schools, colleges, language course providers, professional course providers and state educational agencies.
29 educators from five countries took part in QE’s missions to Seoul and Tokyo. The Seoul Mission was its first mission to Korea and to mark the occasion QE awarded a $1,500 QE Scholarship to an agent, Mihyeong Yu from Creative Scholars Korea. In November QE will hold its 100th event in Barcelona.
The Class of 2020 held its first UK Regional Session in March, where colleagues from universities, cities and real estate industries discussed the future of student living. Through panels featuring inspiring speakers Rokia Raslan, Stewart Moore, Aaron Maskrey, Luke Nolan and Jonathan Burrows the session aimed at finding forward-thinking approaches to technology and student living.
ICEF held its Japan-Korean and Mexico-Colombia Agent Roadshows in Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City and Bogotá in March and February, with the 2018 Roadshow in Mexico-Colombia proving to be the largest ICEF roadshow event to date, with 16% more agents in Mexico City than in 2017.
Over 50 attendees participated in Global Women in Education’s workshop on how to hire great talent in the digital media world in March. The discussions aimed to support professionals in their career development at all levels and was led by Ambrosia Vertesi from Duo Security.
The IPC, a collaboration between the University of York and Kaplan International Pathways, invited students, staff and special guests to celebrate the opening of the new £27m Piazza Building – the new home to the University of York International Pathway College.
Universities UK’s sixth International Higher Education Forum took place in Nottingham on March 14. Over 400 delegates attended sessions at a conference concerned with how best to thrive in a shifting global environment – two of those sessions were chaired by The PIE News’ Amy Baker.
Digital education platform, FutureLearn celebrated its fifth anniversary at an event at the House of Commons in London in March. The event was hosted by Twitter-board member and Open University chancellor Baroness Martha Lane Fox, and attended by many of FutureLearn’s partner institutions, such as Coventry University.