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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 ...
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.
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.
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 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 ...
New study abroad scholarships for Japanese school students announcedMIP subscribers only
13 Oct 2014Updates | Schools
The Japanese Ministry of Education (MEXT) has launched a new scholarship category as part of its flagship study abroad program, Go abroad! Study Overseas, Japan. Three hundred short-term scholarships ...
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Australian universities network with schools in ColomboMIP subscribers only
7 Oct 2014Updates | Schools | Higher education
In early September Austrade held a networking event for representatives from Australian education institutions and Sri Lankan heads of schools in Colombo. The event provided an opportunity for parties ...
Japanese Government announces Top Global University Project recipientsMIP subscribers only
7 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
The Ministry of Education has announced the 37 recipient universities under the government’s new flagship higher education initiative, Top Global University Project. Each university will receive fundi ...
International exposure and changing course preferences a priority for Italian studentsMIP subscribers only
1 Oct 2014Updates | Higher education
With increasing competition in a challenging job market, interesting new trends are emerging with respect to Italian students’ course preferences, with a notable shift away from the more traditional s ...
Australia and Portugal sign reciprocal work and holiday visa agreementMIP subscribers only
1 Oct 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Australia and Portugal have signed a reciprocal Work and Holiday visa agreement, which will enable young Portuguese and Australians to work or study while they travel.

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