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 Vaccine breakthroughs lead to updated forecasts for COVID recovery

Vaccine breakthroughs lead to updated forecasts for COVID recovery

COVID-19 continues to ravage people and economies around the globe, but we now know that (at least) three promising vaccines will be available in 2021 to help prevent...

 Foreign enrolments in US secondary schools have declined since 2016

Foreign enrolments in US secondary schools have declined since 2016

A new study produced by the Institute of International Education and the AIFS Foundation describes a downward trend in foreign secondary school enrolments in the US over the...

 Canada shares list of institutions approved to welcome international students

Canada shares list of institutions approved to welcome international students

The Government of Canada has published a list of designated learning institutions (DLIs) that have had their COVID-19 readiness plans approved by their respective provincial or territorial government....

 Best practices in crisis communications during COVID-19

Best practices in crisis communications during COVID-19

Chances are, if your campus is open now or will open sometime in the next several months, one or more students may test positive with COVID-19 at some...

 Continued growth for international K-12 schools with greater emphasis on mid-market segment

Continued growth for international K-12 schools with greater emphasis on mid-market segment

The newly published 2020 Global Opportunities Report from ISC Research highlights a number of important trends in the international K-12 school sector. First, the steady growth observed over...

Survey highlights continuing strong demand among Indian and Nepali students during COVID-19

Indian education-focused think tank IC3 has just released a report summarising the results of a student survey conducted in June and July 2020 that examined the outlook of...

US visa data indicates a further decline in foreign enrolment in 2019

The US Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has released its SEVIS by the Numbers report for 2019, and it reveals a slight decrease...

British independent schools record 6% growth in foreign students in 2020

The number of students in British K-12 independent schools reached a record high this year, and 58,650 of these students were international, split between those with parents overseas...

Canada’s K-12 schools building protocols for safe arrivals this year

Earlier this year, the Canadian government established an exemption to the otherwise strict border closures currently in place for international travellers. Under this exemption, international students are permitted...

New ICEF Exchange episode: How can schools engage with agents now?

Our new podcast series continues today with a special episode on how educators are engaging with agents during the pandemic. Our co-hosts for the episode are Ian Cann,...

Canada’s K-12 schools prioritise new markets for enrolment growth

The number of international primary and secondary students coming to CAPS-I (Canadian Association of Public Schools – International) member schools to study for four months or longer grew...

One third of foreign students in British independent schools come from Europe

The 2019 Independent Schools Council (ISC) Census reveals that the total number of international students in British Independent K-12 schools grew by just under 3% this year. The...

The growing popularity of international K-12 schools in China

Over the past three years, there has been a significant rise in the number of Chinese families selecting an international style of education in China for their children....

Engaging with international schools as a distinct recruitment channel

International schools offering K-12 English-medium instruction represent an increasingly important source of high-calibre students to universities around the world. Their reputation as a springboard for students into prestigious...

Checking in on Turkish outbound

In a year of political and economic challenges, Turkey continues to show strong demand for study abroad...