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 New government decree tightens regulations on foreign-based educational institutions in Vietnam

New government decree tightens regulations on foreign-based educational institutions in Vietnam

As reported on ICEF Monitor earlier this year, the government of Vietnam has been tightening regulations on foreign-linked educational institutions and cross-border programmes. Recently, a new decree, officially...

 Open Doors 2012: International student enrolment increases by nearly 6%

Open Doors 2012: International student enrolment increases by nearly 6%

The 2012 Open Doors Report on international educational exchange, released today, finds that the number of international students at colleges and universities in the United States increased by...

 More countries offering working holiday agreements

More countries offering working holiday agreements

A number of new working holiday agreements have been announced recently, with countries around the world launching new partnerships to facilitate expanded youth and student mobility in 2013....

 Student safety: its impact on recruitment and study abroad choices

Student safety: its impact on recruitment and study abroad choices

ICEF Monitor looks at the issue of student safety in a two-part article. The first discusses the perceived increase in physical danger on school campuses for international students,...

 Staying online in disrupted markets

Staying online in disrupted markets

“Nature, governments, and people will always have a way of disrupting things.” This was the message shared at one of the dozens of educational seminars held at last month’s...

Australian international education sector braces for a long, hard recovery

Recent news from Australia underlines how volatile the international education marketplace can be and the speed at which the fortunes of one country can change. The latest forecasts...

Family a powerful influence on study abroad decisions

While students clearly play an important role in deciding where to study abroad, it is often the parents that have incredible influence over the final choice of study...

Opportunities abound in digital English language learning market

Last year, the worldwide language learning market (all languages combined) generated a hefty US $58.2 billion. When combined with revenues from language services such as localisation, interpretation, and...

Educational reform opens the shutters on Japan

In April, ICEF Monitor reported on several significant measures Japan’s education sector has recently taken to open Japanese higher education to the world – see the article “Japan’s...

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...

New national statistics compare education and student mobility in over 40 countries

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released the 2012 edition of Education at a Glance, which enables countries to see themselves in the light of...

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...

Regional providers eye Indonesia’s growing student population

Anticipating a dramatic increase in Indonesia’s student population, the national government has moved to reform its education sector. Meanwhile, regional education providers are stepping up their efforts to...

Singapore’s “carefully calibrated” expansion plans

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced that the proportion of young people attending higher education will rise to 40% by 2020 compared to 27% now, with...

New 2035 enrolment forecasts place East Asia and the Pacific in the lead

University World News is reporting that growth predicted from 2000-30 is likely to be higher than that experienced between 1970 and 2000. The number of students enroled in...