20 September 2019

Around the world in five

Here’s a round-up of news from key international education markets.


 

Around the world in 41

 

GLOBAL 

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. 

 

CHINA 

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. 

 

NEW ZEALAND 

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. 

 

CHILE 

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 Punimet 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.

 

CANADA 

Canadian Government announces CA$150 million international education strategy 

The five-year strategy will seek to diversify where international students in Canada come from. 

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