Universities must ensure they aren’t focusing on innovation for its own sake and consider how to cultivate creative graduates, said a panel of HE leaders speaking at the QS Reimagine conference which considers education trends of the future.
The 2019 PIEoneers awards shortlist has been revealed and this year, the finalists span 28 countries and reflect a very diverse range of achievements across international education, from digital Arabic assessment to global virtual exchange.
Almost half of those who have had an international experience were involved in innovation, specifically research and development, in the workplace, compared with a quarter who haven’t, according to a British Council report.
The fourth annual GoAbroad.com Innovation Awards took place in San Diego during NAFSA's annual conference. Delegates gathered to recognise the winners of 10 awards celebrating innovative approaches to work and study abroad. STA Travel sponsored a new category, "Start the Adventure", offering a $1000 cash prize for both the winner and their institution.
Increasing student exchange between Mexico and the USA trumped drug trafficking and immigration on US President Barack Obama's agenda during his visit to Mexico last week. Mexico ranks 9th in places of origin of international students to the US, considerably lower than other big trade partners such as China and Canada.