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Sweden
Swedish universities ramp up engineering while cutting less popular programsMIP subscribers only
31 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
Swedish universities will reduce the number of programs and individual courses for spring 2015 due to dwindling student enrolments. In contrast, programs such as engineering and technology will be boo ...
Singapore
New continuing education plan to build Singaporean workforce skillsMIP subscribers only
31 Oct 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Transnational education
The Singapore Workforce Development Agency has introduced a Continuing Education and Training (CET) Masterplan 2020 to deepen expertise in the Singapore workforce. The plan is part of the government’s ...
Japan
Record turnout at Australia Future Unlimited Education Exhibition JapanMIP subscribers only
28 Oct 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Austrade Japan held its most successful Australian Future Unlimited Education Exhibition to date, with a record 1,021 attendees. Market briefings presented by Austrade and the Department of Education ...
India
First batch of Sri Lankan International Advanced Level students exceed global averageMIP subscribers only
27 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
The first batch of graduating International Advanced Level students in Sri Lanka have performed above the global average, according to Pearson Qualifications.
UK losing ground to competitorsMIP subscribers only
27 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
The UK is the only country among major English-speaking study destinations to see a drop in international student numbers in 2012–13, according to a Universities UK report.
Singapore
Government approves recommendations to transform Singapore’s vocation education sectorMIP subscribers only
21 Oct 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET)
The Singapore Government has recently approved recommendations to introduce new vocational education schemes that will transform Singapore’s learning and career landscape. Students at institutes of te ...
Taiwan
Taiwanese Government considers reducing number of universitiesMIP subscribers only
21 Oct 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Taiwan should reduce the number of its universities to minimise the impact of slowing birth rates on higher education enrolments, according to Taiwan’s Education Minister.
Russia
Russian Global Education Program online registration opensMIP subscribers only
20 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
Online registration for Russia’s Global Education Program opened on 20 October, following the announcement of a scholarship operator and the launch of the Global Education Program website.
Indonesia
Education agents in North Sumatra share market insightsMIP subscribers only
14 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
Most international students in North Sumatra prefer Australia as a destination, according to businesses, chambers, associations and seven education agents based in Medan.
Singapore
Singapore medical technology research mission paves way for further collaboration with AustraliaMIP subscribers only
14 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
A recent research mission involving a group of Australian researchers to Singapore resulted in opportunities to develop joint research projects with Singaporean universities, healthcare providers, pub ...

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