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 Trend Alert: English spreads as teaching language in universities worldwide

Trend Alert: English spreads as teaching language in universities worldwide

The Politecnico di Milano, one of Italy’s most prestigious universities, made waves in mid-May when it announced that it will teach and assess most of its degree and...

 Kids and camps: research continues to make the case for summer learning

Kids and camps: research continues to make the case for summer learning

For many parents, summer is not a time to think about their children’s schooling: in fact, a 2010 study by the Wallace Foundation, a US-based national education nonprofit,...

 The impact of government policy on British universities

The impact of government policy on British universities

A series of recent stories in The Telegraph underscores that UK educators continue to feel the effects of government policies and other factors affecting the attractiveness of British...

 Continued crackdowns on foreign-linked institutions in Vietnam

Continued crackdowns on foreign-linked institutions in Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Vietnam has certainly been making the headlines this week. It was just announced that a new higher education law will come into effect from May 2013...

 India bursting with 20% growth in Cambridge qualifications and aggressive expansion in higher education

India bursting with 20% growth in Cambridge qualifications and aggressive expansion in higher education

The long-standing tradition of Class 12 Indian board exams to graduate from Indian high schools is changing – especially for many students targeting study abroad. This year, the...

Hong Kong curriculum changes present huge recruitment opportunities

As Hong Kong shifts from a three-year to a four-year degree structure and school-leavers enter university a year earlier, students are applying to study abroad in large numbers...

US business schools losing market share

A report released this week by the Graduate Management Admission Council reveals that business schools in the United States lost market share again in 2011. The percentage of...

New ways of marketing education with Twitter, Google+, and online reviews

For some, using today’s hottest social media tools like Twitter and Google+ comes as second nature. Take University of New Hampshire, for example, whose staggering array of social...

Changes to UK immigration English test for Tier 1, 2, and 4 applicants

Beginning 6 April 2012 the UK Border Agency (UKBA) will require all applicants applying to remain in the UK under Tier 1 (General), Tier 1(Entrepreneur) and Tier 2...

Opportunity knocks in Saudi Arabia

The ICEF Dubai Workshop is just kicking off, and as attendees are lining up at Registration, many are already buzzing with energy and ready to do business. ICEF...

Measuring demand and study options for Indian students

A recent item from BBC News points to the massive gap between demand and supply for higher education in India and provides a broad sketch of options that...

Many Chinese students could pay U.S. college costs but lack the language skills, survey finds

Chinese students seeking to study in the United States have the money to do so but may lack the English-language skills, a survey of 18,000 prospective students found....

Demand for MBAs surging in Asia

“Economic growth in Asia has spurred a wave of eager young workers to pursue MBAs, a wellspring that has drawn interest from the world’s top business schools and...