A new three-pillared national strategy to ensure the long-term sustainability and reputation of New Zealand’s international education industry and increase domestic students’ access to international experiences has been launched at NZIEC.
Ireland wants 15% of students at tertiary level to be international by 2020, which reflects current numbers growing by a third to reach this target. A new four-year strategy has been unveiled: Ireland Educated, Globally Connected.
The Canadian government launched a new national brand for its international education offering, EduCanada, this week at the annual AIEA conference Montreal. The branding will be rolled out in the coming months, along with a new EduCanada website to replace the current Education au/in Canada site.
International education providers in Canterbury have developed a 10-year strategy for growth that aims to increase incoming international student numbers by more than 150% as the region shows strong signs of recovery following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
The Egyptian government is aiming to quadruple the number of Arab and African students in its higher education institutions from 53,000 to 200,000 over the next three years, as part of a new international recruitment strategy. Significant development grant funding is expected to help contribute to reform of the HE system.
The Canadian province has unveiled a new international education strategy that aims to increase the number of incoming post-secondary level international students by 75% by 2020, helping to plug a labour market gap and build international trade ties.