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 Libya struggling to meet massive demand for higher education

Libya struggling to meet massive demand for higher education

Libya has been marked by civil and political unrest in the years since the 2011 civil war that ended Muammar Gaddafi’s 42-year rule. In the wake of landmark...

 Confucius Institutes expanding rapidly to meet demand for Chinese language skills

Confucius Institutes expanding rapidly to meet demand for Chinese language skills

With China’s swift rise to prominence on the global stage, the demand for Mandarin language courses and qualified teachers is growing in just about every corner of the...

 An agent’s perspective on the Nigerian market for study abroad

An agent’s perspective on the Nigerian market for study abroad

As we highlighted earlier this year, Nigeria is a country to watch for anyone involved in international higher education. For starters, there are stats like these: With roughly...

 Education enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

Education enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

A seminar at the recent NAFSA conference revealed that increasing female enrolment is one of the big stories in US higher education at the moment, with women accounting...

 Brazil extends Science Without Borders with 100,000 new scholarships

Brazil extends Science Without Borders with 100,000 new scholarships

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has announced a major extension of Brazil’s ambitious Science Without Borders programme (Ciência sem Fronteiras, or CsF – also known as the Brazil Scientific...

British investigation alleges systemic fraud in UK language testing

UK Minister for Immigration and Security James Brokenshire rose in the British House of Commons last week to make a dramatic announcement: A joint investigation by UK Visas...

Peru positioning to be the next big player in Latin America

Peru is a fast developing, tropical, Andean, and Pacific Rim country whose education sector is going through a tectonic shift. Those changes, some of which raise constitutional questions,...

Panel looks at the growth of online booking in language travel

A fascinating panel at the April 2014 IALC Workshop in Brisbane explored the future of online booking in study travel. Moderated by Jean-Marc Alberola, President of Bridge, it...

Market snapshot: Argentina

As the second largest country in South America, Argentina is both a good source of international students and an attractive study abroad destination. It has a long tradition...

International enrolment down in Malta for 2013 but total student weeks on the rise

English-language course enrolments for Malta have been known to spike up or down in recent years, most recently with an 18% growth in student arrivals in 2012. Taking...

Australia reverses three-year enrolment decline, commencements up sharply in 2013

New Australian government statistics show that, for the first time since 2009, there has been an overall increase in the country’s international student enrolment. There were 526,932 international...

A closer look at the international au pair landscape

The international au pair sector offers a rare combination of paid employment, provided lodging, as well as foreign language and cultural immersion. Today, ICEF Monitor examines the current...

How will online school selection services affect education agents?

At ICEF Monitor, we have written before about how educators can power their recruitment and programming strategies via the astute collection, management, and analysis of data on the...

On the eve of the Sochi Olympics, storm clouds gathering for Russian economy

In just two days, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will open in Sochi, Russia and the world will once again come together under the Olympic ideal of Citius,...

Japanese education reforms to further prepare students for globalised world

The Japanese government, over the past couple of years, has been directing panels of education experts to consider reforms that would help Japanese students prepare for and compete...