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rise-of-volunteer-sector-asia-pacificThe rise of the volunteer sector in Asia Pacific

The volunteer sector has seen steady growth since 1990 and accounted for an estimated 1.67 million arrivals in 2010. Roughly 60% of volunteer travel participants...

online-learning8 countries leading the way in online education

Online education is quickly becoming a major phenomenon around the world, as we highlighted in a recent piece “Free online courses, recruitment and the university...

innovative-recruitingWhat determines growth rates in global higher education enrolments?

A new British Council study, The Shape of Things to Come: Higher education global trends and emerging opportunities to 2020, has recently become available in...

South Korean educational market maturing

South Korea is increasingly on the radar these days for its continuing market potential, but also in terms of its willingness to strengthen its own...

Australia eases visa processing for students from 29 countries

A statement released today by the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, announced that the Government will make the visa application process easier...

The demographic challenge facing East Asian universities

Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea have already faced the tough reality of a demographic decline in student numbers; now China is encountering the same challenging...

A new approach to education in South Korea

Despite international accolades for its education system, South Korea is moving away from the hallmarks of this system—such as memorisation, a reliance on private schools,...

A more complex marketplace taking shape for 2012

A pair of recent articles from University World News point to an increasingly complex and shifting international education marketplace for 2012. The first, “Confusion, contradictions...

Dramatic changes ahead for Korean universities

After a period of impressive expansion, it now appears that South Korea will soon reach a point where it has many more university spaces than...

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