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The market for English language learning in Argentina

Argentina leads Latin America in English proficiency, and the language is both widely taught and widely used in the country, including in business, media, and...

The Brazilian market for English language learning

The Brazilian government has in recent years been working to boost higher education participation, increasing demand for overseas study, and extending the reach of STEM...

China encouraging overseas universities to accept gaokao exam results

More universities outside of China may soon accept China’s national college entrance exam, the gaokao. Yu Jihai, deputy director of the Division of International Education...

Australian anti-corruption commission highlights risks and best practices in international recruitment

A recent report from Australia’s New South Wales Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has touched off considerable debate in Australia as to the incidence of...

From the field: Where Swiss students are going in 2015 and why

Of the roughly 40,000 Swiss students who go abroad to study every year, the vast majority choose language programmes. Studying a language in another country...

Japanese education reforms to further prepare students for globalised world

The Japanese government, over the past couple of years, has been directing panels of education experts to consider reforms that would help Japanese students prepare...

Checking in on China market trends

China remains the world’s leading outbound education market for international students. But what trends are shaping the market today and for the foreseeable future? To...

Malta continues the push to improve teaching standards

“We would like to bring about a mindshift for the language industry in Malta… to encourage schools and teachers to position themselves differently, to be...

Reports indicate a significant drop in the average age of Chinese students abroad

Concerns over fierce competition in national college entrance exams, the prestige of an overseas education, and increasing financial means are continuing to fuel demand for...

Signs of hope for education in Burma

Until recently, there was not much to speak of regarding higher education in Burma/Myanmar. Years of repressive military rule resulted in a system so neglected...

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