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 Market Snapshot: Ghana

Market Snapshot: Ghana

The West African nation of Ghana has experienced a decade of sustained growth, outpacing that of nations such as Taiwan and South Korea. Its education expenditure relative to...

 Governments expanding and promoting non-degree training in key markets worldwide

Governments expanding and promoting non-degree training in key markets worldwide

Get ready to hear the term “middle skills” more often. It refers to jobs that require more education than a high school diploma but less than a four-year...

 As Royal Society calls for changes to UK schools, demand for British education remains strong

As Royal Society calls for changes to UK schools, demand for British education remains strong

A new report released by The Royal Society calls for sweeping reforms to how science and mathematics are taught in British secondary schools. The proposed reforms are designed...

 Who uses MOOCs and how?

Who uses MOOCs and how?

Given that millions of people register for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), it is perhaps not surprising that much has been written to date about these still-evolving education...

 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...

Increasing momentum toward internationalisation in Saudi school system

Saudi Arabia has quickly become one of the most important international education markets in the world in recent years. It is now the fourth-largest source of foreign students...

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...

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,...

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...

Global language survey links English proficiency to economic and social development

Countries with higher levels of English-language skills also have stronger economies, and their citizens enjoy higher per capita income levels and a higher quality of life. These are...

Converging factors fuel growth in Kenya’s higher education system

This year has marked a time of significant change for the higher education system in Kenya. Most notably, the Universities Act 2012 was signed into law in January,...

Market Snapshot: Sri Lanka

A jewel-like island, Sri Lanka sits in the centre of the Indian Ocean between Africa and East Asia. Their education system is a source of pride, and Sri...

Malta continues the push to improve teaching standards

“We would like to bring about a mindshift for the language industry in Malta… to encourage schools and teachers to position themselves differently, to be inspired by others...

Jordan works on aligning education with its economy

As Jordanian society braces itself to absorb a massive youth surge in its population, Jordanian government institutions, businesses, and individuals are realising that their education system must make...

Philippine higher and vocational education: revamped for 21st century demands

Last week we introduced various opportunities for education providers looking to bolster ties with the Philippines – from K-12 to language to the vocational sector. Today, we expand...