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US a source of international students too

The US is often in the news for its reputation as the leading destination for international students. But American students go overseas, too – as...

EU aims to be more attractive to students and scholars

The European Union is taking steps to make it easier and more attractive for non-EU students and academics to study and work in Europe. A...

Trend alert: Optimistic outlook for educational travel in 2013

Youth travel accounts for 20% of the global travel industry, and so when ICEF Monitor wanted to know more about the sector, one of the...

Global tutoring industry experiencing explosive growth

As students across the globe increasingly enrol in higher education courses, tutoring has become a prime method for bolstering traditional learning. Because entrance examinations are...

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...

Part 2: Internships an increasingly popular gateway to career and immigration opportunities

In the first of this two-part series, we considered the types of students that might benefit most from an internship abroad. In this second ICEF...

Demand for Portuguese increasing in US

Today we turn to Language Magazine, which has reported that the demand for Portuguese is growing in US universities as language departments are downsized, or...

Malaysia upgrades 78 vocational schools to colleges

In another move to strengthen its education sector, Malaysia is upgrading 78 vocational schools into colleges. The move will produce 13,000 skilled workers in four...

The rise of the volunteer sector in Asia Pacific

The volunteer sector has seen steady growth since 1990 and accounted for an estimated 1.67 million arrivals in 2010. Roughly 60% of volunteer travel participants...

EU surveys: 98% support language learning but skills gaps remain

Almost nine out of ten EU citizens believe that the ability to speak foreign languages is very useful and 98% say that mastering languages will...

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