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 Field report: demand for education up sharply in Uzbekistan

Field report: demand for education up sharply in Uzbekistan

As ICEF’s Director of the CIS countries, Mr Sergey Krasnyanskiy manages ICEF’s operations in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus. From his office in St Petersburg,...

 Global tutoring industry experiencing explosive growth

Global tutoring industry experiencing explosive growth

As students across the globe increasingly enrol in higher education courses, tutoring has become a prime method for bolstering traditional learning. Because entrance examinations are critical for gaining...

 Is technology the key change agent in higher education?

Is technology the key change agent in higher education?

Last week, ICEF Monitor explored how technological changes are influencing student behaviour and student demands. Today, we follow up on these observations by looking at the popularity of...

 Students demanding more technology in education

Students demanding more technology in education

ICEF Monitor has frequently looked at how technology is impacting international student recruitment – from the basic techniques of social media and mobile-optimised websites to the growing popularity...

 Competition in Chinese higher education sector heats up

Competition in Chinese higher education sector heats up

Almost overnight, the Chinese higher education sector has gone from one with not enough capacity to one with too much. Competition for students has never been more intense,...

Student mobility trends from South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan

Developing countries, especially in South Asia, have a growing youth population and an under-supply of university places to satisfy demand. For example, by 2030, the number of college-age...

South Korea making waves in educational reform

With student enrolment at Korean universities expected to drop by 40% over the next 12 years, the government is working hard to bolster the country’s appeal and educational...

Tracking the increasing use of mobile apps in education and recruitment

If I’m a student considering studying abroad, there are a few things that I’m likely thinking about and a lot of this thinking is happening while I’m on...

What does an expanding field of transnational education options mean for traditional recruitment models?

The evolution of the transnational education model (TNE) increasingly factors as yet another dimension of a richly varied and competitive international education marketplace. Not so long ago, transnational...

Can foreign languages go digital with online education?

Today, enrolment in online courses is growing at a faster rate than that of higher education overall, and more schools are striving to increase their web-based programmes. However,...

Coursera shakes up higher education, adds 12 US and European institutions

Just announced yesterday, a dozen major research universities are teaming up with Coursera in what is being called a “tsunami” of change sweeping over the global education industry....

Islamic nations join forces, strengthen education opportunities

The Jeddah-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has announced a higher education exchange programme that will facilitate scholarships, faculty exchanges, collaboration on distance learning methods and research projects...

Market Snapshot: South Africa

“South Africa and its neighbouring countries must urgently develop and implement higher education policies aimed at expanding student enrolments, strengthening the qualifications of academics, doubling the production of...

8 countries leading the way in online education

Online education is quickly becoming a major phenomenon around the world, as we highlighted in a recent piece “Free online courses, recruitment and the university brand.” The ease...

Free online courses, recruitment, and the university brand

Say you were a young person with an eye on a good career, would you enrol in a free course – with quality content but no credentials awarded...