20 September 2019
Around the world in five
Here’s a round-up of news from key international education markets.
Times Higher Education release world university rankings for 2020
New entrants have shaken up the latest rankings, with universities in cosmopolitan hubs such as Switzerland and Hong Kong coming out on top.
Wendy Pye Publishing awarded Best New Partner of China’s leading foreign language publisher
The educational books publisher received the prize in recognition of their work with China’s Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press for its Sunshine English series for school students in China, a first for a New Zealand publisher.
Applications open for International Student Wellbeing funding
The Ministry of Education is calling for applications for its latest International Student Wellbeing funding round. The theme for this year’s applications is inclusion and diversity.
Chilean Minister for Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation inspired by NZ policy
In early August, New Zealand dignitaries (including the New Zealand Ambassador to Chile, Linda Te Puni) met with Chile’s Andrés Couve to discuss New Zealand’s public policy on science. Minister Couve considers the Curious Minds initiative a role model for other nations.
Canadian Government announces CA$150 million international education strategy
The five-year strategy will seek to diversify where international students in Canada come from.