Study abroad agencies in China will no longer need to be licensed by provincial authorities in order to operate, China’s State Council has announced, which should make it easier for newer businesses to enter a market that is currently dominated by larger, long-established brands.
New post-study work regulations for foreign graduates and foreign degree holders in China make it easier for international students to stay and work. The move is the latest in China’s strategy to position itself as a study destination and attract talent to help globalise its labour force.
China will roll out the National English Proficiency Test by 2020 as the country makes a breakthrough in developing the first comprehensive scaling system for teaching, learning and testing of the language, the Ministry of Education has said.
The American International Recruitment Council will investigate Beijing-based New Oriental Vision Overseas Consulting, after a Reuters report accused the company of fraudulent university admission practices.