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Jordan works on aligning education with its economy

As Jordanian society braces itself to absorb a massive youth surge in its population, Jordanian government institutions, businesses, and individuals are realising that their education...

top-ten-languages-on-the-internetLost in translation: the challenge of delivering web content in many languages

Sooner or later every international recruiter has to address an important communications challenge: to what extent do you translate your website (or other online communications)...

philippine-market-snapshotPhilippines creates opportunities in overhaul of K-12 education system

The Philippines is undergoing a major overhaul to bring it in line with education systems worldwide, starting with the K-12 sector. This change to domestic...

Qatar: a regional market with the potential to surprise

The Middle East continues to show why it is becoming an increasing focus for student recruiters. While the UAE and Saudi Arabia often stand out...

New UK strategy aims for 20% growth in international enrolment

The British government released a major strategy for the UK’s international education sector last week – International Education: Global Growth and Prosperity – that describes...

Could Iran’s new president give higher education a boost?

With Hassan Rouhani assuming the Iranian presidency this weekend and speaking to the West in conciliatory tones, the shape of Iranian higher education is at...

New Libyan scholarship programme to send 41,000 students abroad

Libya has been ever more on the radar of international educators in recent months. As the country works to rebuild in the wake of its...

EU releases strategy document urging intensified globalisation of education in Europe

The European Commission released a report and statement this month that urges EU universities and schools to ramp up the degree to which they are...

Mixed signals continue regarding the extent of Australia’s international education recovery

There is good news and less good news when we look at the Australian international education market. On the one hand, education remains the country’s...

Part 2: How to involve students’ parents in recruitment for study abroad

At the end of the last post we did on involving the parents of international students in the recruiting process, we wrote: “Parents may be...

Sharing the spirit of your institution with Argentine agencies

A little over 9,300 Argentine students were studying abroad in 2010 in destinations such as Spain, the US, Cuba, France and Brazil. In order to...

Part 1: How to engage students’ parents during recruitment and study abroad

We’ve talked before on ICEF Monitor about the role of parents in decision making for study abroad – something even more important where younger students...

The power of connecting with international students

At this time in the year, many education institutions are in transition times: they are preparing for a major admissions cycle in autumn, and/or they...

More English instruction slated for France

The renowned French protectiveness of their culture and language has come into conflict with the role of English as the lingua franca of business and...

US calls for feedback on conditional admissions policy by 7 June

Editor’s Note: The deadline has been extended to 14 June 2013. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has opened a call for stakeholder feedback...

Opportunities await foreign educational providers as Thailand prepares for ASEAN Community

Thailand is gearing up for the ASEAN Community which is due to take shape in 2015, and in the process, the Ministry of Education is...

New Zealand aims to double value of international education by 2025

Nearly 100,000 international students chose New Zealand for their studies abroad in 2012, contributing NZ $2 billion (US $1.64 billion) to the economy and supporting...

Hong Kong remains competitive despite tuition hike

Today ICEF Monitor looks at Hong Kong, where the government says inflation and monetary exchange has forced a rise in fees for international students. As...

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