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 Cuba at the crossroads of greater international engagement

Cuba at the crossroads of greater international engagement

Cuba has reached a pivotal point in its history. Signs of rapprochement with the United States and new economic opportunities have drawn the interest of international investors. Such...

 How do students benefit from MOOCs?

How do students benefit from MOOCs?

Most students don’t finish a MOOC, a Massive Open Online Course, and the statistics are consistent on this point across platforms. There are lots of different ideas about...

 Marketing and recruitment for online high school programmes

Marketing and recruitment for online high school programmes

We continue our From the Field series today with a feature video interview with David Hooser, president of US-based Franklin Virtual High School (FVHS). The range and breadth...

 Pakistan to expand university access across country

Pakistan to expand university access across country

Pakistan’s Higher Education Committee (HEC) has announced plans to open five new universities and 36 sub-campuses over the next three years. A further nine existing campuses will also...

 Investments in education technology reaching new highs in 2015

Investments in education technology reaching new highs in 2015

You can count investment deals in the education technology sector a number of different ways, particularly depending on how you define “ed tech” in the first place. The...

Blended learning moving to centre stage in higher education

For the past several years, experts and higher education practitioners have been touting the benefits of marrying online and traditional face-to-face learning. This approach – generally referred to...

Five for Friday

This latest instalment in our occasional “Five for Friday” column gathers some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately. We present them here...

The growing importance of alternative credentials

The emergence of non-traditional qualifications – also know as alternative credentials – has changed the higher education landscape in recent years, impacting curriculum delivery and posing a challenge...

MBA under pressure: The changing context of advanced business programmes

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree has long been the gold standard for those aspiring to the most prestigious corner offices of leading corporations and financial institutions....

Australia releases draft strategy for international education

The Australian government has just released its much-anticipated Draft National Strategy for International Education. It celebrates Australia’s recent resurgence as a leading destination country, identifies areas that need...

Five for Friday

Welcome to the latest instalment in our occasional “Five for Friday” column. As always, we have gathered below some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve...

Global review maps the state of MOOCs in 2014

Expectations for MOOCs have been shaped by offsetting waves of enthusiasm and skepticism over the past couple of years. At some point during 2014, however, the market began...

British Council continues to expand its digital resources for English language learning

“We have revised our international forecasts for digital English language learning products significantly upward from previous forecasts. Revenues will more than double over the forecast period in 51...

Eighth annual Agent Barometer survey gathers insights from 104 countries

The results from the 2014 installment of the ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer – the most comprehensive survey of education agents regarding their perspectives on the international education markets...

Remodeling MOOCs in 2014

Since the first wave of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) around 2012, hypotheses about their impact have abounded, and have changed over time. So too have emotions about...