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 Chile continues to push for improved English proficiency

Chile continues to push for improved English proficiency

Demand for English Language Teaching (ELT) in Chile is strong, largely driven by the need for English-speaking professionals, academics, and technicians to staff its increasingly internationalised industries. Chile...

 US educators following President Obama’s lead to open new links with Cuba

US educators following President Obama’s lead to open new links with Cuba

In March 2016, President Barack Obama became the first sitting US president in 88 years to travel to Cuba, signalling an ongoing commitment from both sides to improving...

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

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...

 Canadian government eases citizenship process for international students

Canadian government eases citizenship process for international students

The newly elected government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to repeal a number of controversial changes to the Canadian Immigration Act. Under the previous...

 Full-year data confirms strong growth for New Zealand in 2015

Full-year data confirms strong growth for New Zealand in 2015

The latest data release from Education New Zealand (ENZ) confirms another year of strong growth for the country’s international student numbers. ENZ’s full-year Student Visa Dashboard for 2015...

Australian education exports top AUS$19 billion in 2015

There is some final counting to be done but the latest numbers from Australia confirm that 2015 was another strong year of growth for international education exports. The...

Finland introduces university tuition fees for non-EU students

It has been a running “will they or won’t they” question for some time, but the Finnish Parliament has now imposed tuition fees for non-European Union students studying...

Sweden’s international student numbers up for the first time since 2011

The Swedish government moved to introduce higher education tuition fees for non-European Union/non-European Economic Area students in 2011, and foreign student enrolment in the country promptly took a...

Scholarships creating a culture of study abroad in Saudi Arabia

Editor’s note: We are updating our video channels and the videos linked below are temporarily unavailable. Tens of thousands of Saudi students have gone abroad over the past...

Nepal emerging as an important growth market for international education

Demographic and economic shifts in Nepal, mirroring those occurring in other Asian nations, have resulted in a sharp increase in the country’s under-25 population and a rise in...

Internationalisation continues to shape the Malaysian education brand

Editor’s note: We are updating our video channels and the videos linked below are temporarily unavailable. Earlier this year, Malaysia released its national strategy for higher education, The...

Signs of strengthening demand for study abroad in Japan

For several years now, the Japanese government has been intent on globalising its education system, setting goals of hosting 300,000 foreign students and sending out 120,000 of its...

Amendments to ESOS Act progressing through Australian parliament

(Editor’s note: Following the original publication of this article, the ESOS amendments passed both houses of the Australian parliament on 1 December and received royal assent on 11...

Myanmar opening up to foreign investment and international education

Myanmar held its first free nationwide election in 25 years earlier this month, and the 8 November vote saw opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for...

Poland launches internationalisation strategy

Although Poland’s international student population has increased markedly in the last few years, the Polish higher education sector remains among the least internationalised of European Union – and...