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 Strong global growth projected for private K-12, but variable by market

Strong global growth projected for private K-12, but variable by market

A new report affirms the remarkable growth in private K-12 education worldwide, particularly through the rapid expansion of international schools as well as English-medium private schools. Prepared by...

 Five for Friday

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately: recruiting tips for smaller institutions, big moves in TNE, and China’s...

 Chinese universities break into top global rankings for the first time

Chinese universities break into top global rankings for the first time

The growing strength of China’s higher education system has been on full display of late, most recently with the country’s strong showing in major global rankings. In May,...

 Internationalisation of Chinese education entering a new phase

Internationalisation of Chinese education entering a new phase

China’s higher education system continues to expand at a breakneck pace. Enrolment levels and participation rates are all trending sharply upward, and the system continues to grow at...

 Social channels a major factor in Chinese research for study abroad

Social channels a major factor in Chinese research for study abroad

“China has developed a distinct Internet culture complete with its own major platforms and services,” we reported in 2014. “The largest of these rival the global audiences of...

China shows greatest improvement in global ranking of higher education systems

The latest global ranking of national higher education systems reveals that China is quickly gaining ground on the US and Europe, and, by some measures, has already surpassed...

Third-party video interview services playing a greater role in US admissions

The number of Chinese students studying in the US has increased by nearly 400% over the past decade. As of 2014/15, it has been the leading sending market...

Growing Chinese middle class projected to spend heavily on education through 2030

China is projected to surpass the US as the world’s largest economy by 2028, and a new study this month from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) paints a...

A record number of Chinese students abroad in 2015 but growth is slowing

New data from the Chinese Ministry of Education reveals that both the total number of outbound students as well as the number of returnees from study abroad reached...

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately. Extreme study abroad A fascinating look at students who are turning...

China opens up work rights for foreign students; Indonesia moves to streamline visa processing

The growing trend to intra-regional mobility is one that we will continue to follow as it bears both on the world’s major established sending markets – China, India,...

Education and the exercise of soft power in China

Soft power, the thinking goes, is a strategy of promoting the national interest by means of persuasion and attraction, as opposed to “hard power,” meaning the more overt...

Goal oriented: International enrolment targets around the world

2015 was a banner year for many study destinations. But, as much growth as we have seen in international student mobility over the past decade, many countries have...

2015 in review: The most-read and must-reads from the year

As we count down the final days of the year, let’s take a moment to look back over 2015 with our third annual review of the most-popular items...

The relationship between currency exchange and student mobility

It has been a tumultuous year for the world economy, which in many quarters is still recovering from the deep economic shocks of the 2008 global economic crisis....