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Major MOOC providers shifting focus to fee-paying students

About this time every year, Class Central, a leading MOOC course listing site, prepares an insightful summary of major trends in enrolment and product development from the world’s major MOOC providers (where “MOOC” equals “Massive Open Online Courses”). ...

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UK: Report puts value of international higher ed commencements at £22.6 billion

A newly released study makes clear the economic impact of foreign students in UK higher education, estimating that every ten non-EU students contribute a net impact of nearly £1 million (US$1.4 million) to the British economy. This is one of the key findings from a new study underta...

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Record-high foreign enrolment in US but commencements decline for the first time in 12 years

The US remains the world’s leading destination with a record-high 1.08 million foreign students enrolled in 2016/17. This represents a 3.4% increase over the year before (or the equivalent of roughly 35,000 additional students), and marks the 11th consecutive year of foreign enrolment growt...

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New report maps student expectations for language study

In recent years, the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) has published a series of studies that contribute to our understanding of the global language learning market. The latest of these is the IALC Study Travel Research Repo...

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Australia announces updated ELICOS standards

Australian Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham took the opportunity of his ministerial address at the Australian International Education Conference (AIEC) in Hobart last week to unve...

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Ireland launches new fund for international university partnerships

The Irish government has introduced a new fund designed to spur a fresh round of collaboration between Irish higher education providers and institutions abroad. Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, and Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, jointly ann...

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Australian legislation to tighten regulations for VET providers and agent reporting

Through new legislation introduced this month, the Government of Australia aims to establish a new level of scrutiny for both vocational training and higher education providers seeking to secure or maintain official registration in AustraliaAs a result of the pending legislation, the govern...

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Student Increases In Mobility Trends Between India & USA

An expanding number of understudies are intersection the globe to increase viable, universal experience that they can apply in their professions and life in a global society. The 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds that the quantity of universal und...

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