Language Learning

mandarin-language-learningConfucius Institutes expanding rapidly to meet demand for Chinese language skills

With China’s swift rise to prominence on the global stage, the demand for Mandarin language courses and qualified teachers is growing in just about every...

women-in-middle-east-educationEducation enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

A seminar at the recent NAFSA conference revealed that increasing female enrolment is one of the big stories in US higher education at the moment,...

internationalisation-in-saudi-school-systemIncreasing momentum toward internationalisation in Saudi school system

Saudi Arabia has quickly become one of the most important international education markets in the world in recent years. It is now the fourth-largest source...

British investigation alleges systemic fraud in UK language testing

UK Minister for Immigration and Security James Brokenshire rose in the British House of Commons last week to make a dramatic announcement: A joint investigation...

Peru positioning to be the next big player in Latin America

Peru is a fast developing, tropical, Andean, and Pacific Rim country whose education sector is going through a tectonic shift. Those changes, some of which...

Sweden introduces new work and immigration opportunities for foreign graduates

It is about to become easier for international doctoral candidates and students to stay and work in Sweden after graduation. Beginning in July 2014, doctoral...

Panel looks at the growth of online booking in language travel

A fascinating panel at the April 2014 IALC Workshop in Brisbane explored the future of online booking in study travel. Moderated by Jean-Marc Alberola, President...

Surging global demand for digital language learning

A series of recent market reports highlight that the demand for digital English language learning products is booming in global education markets. The research firm...

Market snapshot: Argentina

As the second largest country in South America, Argentina is both a good source of international students and an attractive study abroad destination. It has...

International enrolment down in Malta for 2013 but total student weeks on the rise

English-language course enrolments for Malta have been known to spike up or down in recent years, most recently with an 18% growth in student arrivals...

Strategies for working with students with disabilities

Today we present a guest post from Rob Crawford, co-founder and CEO of the Life Development Institute (LDI) on the challenges educators face in helping...

Emerging markets key to Australia’s international enrolment goals

Australia has ambitious goals for international enrolment growth and aims to host as many as 660,000 students by 2020 – an increase of roughly 117,000...

More US universities establishing joint venture pathways

It appears that a greater number of American universities are establishing pathway programmes for international students in collaboration with private partners. While more common in...

Russia making moves for both inbound and outbound students

In February we wrote of the increasing interest in Russia – and more broadly among Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) members such as Belarus and...

Australia reverses three-year enrolment decline, commencements up sharply in 2013

New Australian government statistics show that, for the first time since 2009, there has been an overall increase in the country’s international student enrolment. There...

New report provides real-time data on international students in US

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) tracks and monitors the status of international students in the US. It is primarily used by the...

Boosting Brazilian demand for long-term overseas study

It should come as no surprise that Brazil is on the minds of many. The country continues to emerge as a major world economy and...

Demand for Spanish and ties to Latin America key for international education in Spain

“Many millions of people all over the world are going to learn [Spanish]. The importance of Latin America really makes Spanish the second most important...

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