It's well known that demand for access to a global education is growing. But how has the involvement of private equity's big money, combined with education providers' big growth ambitions, influenced the industry? Beckie Smith finds out.
International research collaboration is one of the ambitions of a new centre that houses the largest academic and research unit of its kind in Canada, the Centre for the Study of Canadian and International Higher Education, announced last month.
I have this ability to spend the day in one school and forget that I have others. I focus on that school and get very excited about what it delivers. And I hope that the passion rubs off on the person who runs it.
The news that one of the dead in the Boston Marathon bombings was a Chinese international student has been a reminder that the industry can be caught up in security concerns. Education institutions reacted swiftly to calm worried parents about the incident, as told to The PIE.
The last few years have presented the international education sector with significant challenges, but the continuing demand has kept most businesses buoyant and growth on the agenda. The PIE takes a look at a selection of the key players in language, pathways and higher education that are navigating through somewhat turbulent times.
Language chain the OISE Group has launched a boutique school in the heart of London for corporate clients. The school, in Fitzrovia, has welcomed professionals from Toshiba, KPMG and Banque de France who pay upward of £900 per week for business English training.