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Oil and gas forum highlights technical skills shortage in MalaysiaMIP subscribers only
27 Jan 2015Updates | Schools | Vocational Education and Training (VET)
The Global Oil and Gas Workforce Development Forum in December highlighted the growing shortage of skilled workers in the sector, and opportunities for Australian education and training providers. Hum ...
Vocational skills development a priority over the next five yearsMIP subscribers only
16 Jan 2015Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET)
As Malaysia strives to achieve its 2020 ambition to have 50 per cent of its workforce highly skilled, there are opportunities for Australian education providers with capabilities in vocational skills ...
Tokyo Metropolitan Government announces large-scale study abroad plansMIP subscribers only
16 Jan 2015Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Higher education
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has released details of its Long-Term Vision for Tokyo plans. With the aims of capitalising on the 2020 Olympic Games and becoming a leading global city, developing t ...
United Kingdom
Proposed policy changes could impact UK transnational educationMIP subscribers only
9 Jan 2015Updates | Higher education | Transnational education
UK universities and education providers are concerned that a proposed policy change to UK visa sponsorship arrangements could have a negative effect on transnational education programs and their provi ...
Visa analysis reveals new student trendsMIP subscribers only
17 Dec 2014International Student Data | Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Austrade analysis of the ‘last visa held’ by student visa holders in 2013–14 shows over 40,000 students had either held an Australian visitor visa or a Working Holiday Maker visa as their last Austral ...
Analysis of the aged care and health industry in China MIP subscribers only
9 Dec 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET)
According to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the aged population (over 60 years old) in China exceeded 200 million, accounting for 14.9 per cent of the total population, as of February 2014.
Canada gains market share in BrazilMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
According to a new report by the Canadian Bureau for International Education, Canada increased its intake of Brazilian students by 17 percent in 2013, compared to previous years. Brazil is a priority ...
Spanish agent perspectives on studying in AustraliaMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
A summary of recent feedback from key Spanish education agents reveals a positive perception of Australian education experiences, as well as continuing demand for English language courses as interest ...
Social network a powerful marketing tool in RussiaMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Launched as a regional social network in 2006, Russia’s VKontakte (VK) now has more than 260 million users. It is a powerful virtual marketing tool for Australian education providers as it presents op ...
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Government launches Scholarship for Excellence SchemeMIP subscribers only
2 Dec 2014Updates | Higher education
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau has launched the new Hong Kong Scholarship of Excellence Scheme to support outstanding local students pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies in world-renowned univer ...

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