Many students who have access to international experiences don’t realise their value until after they have graduated, according to a recent survey. Study abroad, language courses and intercultural exchanges are all overlooked by students, it found.
Pro Linguis, one of the largest and oldest education agencies in Switzerland, has gone into liquidation. The study travel agency, which has been owned by Kaplan since 2008, has around 300 partner language schools. Several parties are in discussions about its future.
Domestic applicants to UK universities say studying alongside foreign students will help prepare them for work in the global marketplace, according to research commissioned by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Colleges.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha highlighted the importance of English language education in a nationally televised address as a country-wide evaluation of English teachers gets underway. Meanwhile, Kaplan International has opened a head office in Thailand.