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 Global education outlook anticipates major growth but also downward pressure on post-secondary fees

Global education outlook anticipates major growth but also downward pressure on post-secondary fees

A recent Global Education Executive Briefing from market intelligence platform HolonIQ forecasts dramatic growth in worldwide demand for education, but with downward pressure on student fees, a greater...

 IELTS to launch new online test in early 2022

IELTS to launch new online test in early 2022

Students around the world will soon have the ability to take IELTS Academic, a leading test of English for international higher education, from the comfort of their homes...

 Sweeping new rules ban for-profit school tutoring in China

Sweeping new rules ban for-profit school tutoring in China

The Chinese government has introduced sweeping regulations intended to curb online and private tutoring operations in the country. The move has rocked the edtech sector in China and...

 ICEF Podcast: Worst hit – quickest to recover?  The outlook for global language travel

ICEF Podcast: Worst hit – quickest to recover? The outlook for global language travel

In this latest podcast episode, ICEF’s Craig Riggs (Editor of ICEF Monitor) and Martijn van de Veen (Vice-President of Business Development) discuss some of the trends shaping student...

 UK: Online learning expected to drive further significant growth for TNE programmes

UK: Online learning expected to drive further significant growth for TNE programmes

The UK has always been a leader in the provision of transnational education (TNE) – such as articulation agreements and joint programmes delivered in part or whole in...

Major MOOC provider edX acquired by online program manager 2U

Global edtech player 2U – a for-profit company that helps universities and colleges to adapt and deliver their programmes online – has acquired major MOOC platform edX for US$800...

What about the 20 million students who didn’t study abroad last year?

Education technology has played a massive role in programme delivery since the start of the pandemic. And COVID has unquestionably amplified the scale and pace of adoption for...

Coursera filing provides insights into revenue drivers for online learning

On 5 March 2021, leading MOOC platform Coursera submitted its IPO – initial public offering – filing with the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). The IPO now sets...

New edtech startups aim to reinvent the online classroom

The chaos of 2020 forced educators to quickly adopt video conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet to teach their students remotely – but most of these...

ICEF Podcast: How agents are supporting students and parents during online studies

Our podcast series continues with a special episode on the role of agents in supporting online studies. The pandemic brought student migration to a standstill and shifted study...

Demand for online learning and alternative credentials surges during COVID-19

The societal and economic disruption caused by COVID-19 is accelerating a movement towards online education, skills-based training, and affordable credentials that take weeks or months to achieve rather...

ICEF Podcast: What is the outlook for online learning in higher education?

Our podcast series continues today with a special discussion on the role for online learning in higher education. After a remarkable, global pivot to online learning and teaching...

Testing update for June 2020: Pearson, TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, Cambridge, LanguageCert, Duolingo

While most language testing operations have been suspended during the pandemic, there have been a number of important developments over the past two months, including the introduction of...

Are students willing to begin degree studies online in September?

The “on-campus or online” question moved forward over the last couple of weeks with news that the University of Cambridge will deliver all lectures online until summer 2021,...

Canada extends flexible rules for post-graduate work permits through end of year

In a move that had been widely anticipated over the last month, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that more flexible rules for student eligibility for...