13 November 2019 at 9:00 am
Around the world in five
Here’s a round-up of five developments and news stories from key international education markets.
Hanoi boosts educational cooperation with New Zealand
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation between Education New Zealand and the Department of Education and Training of Hanoi was signed in the Vietnamese capital city on October 29.
Otago Polytechnic hosts leading Chinese educators
Otago Polytechnic is this week hosting senior leaders from 10 leading Chinese vocational education institutions, illustrating the range of innovative and inspirational ways teaching and learning is delivered.
Australia is attracting more students from Latin America than ever before
Latin America is emerging as the fastest-growing region for international enrolments, but while Australian private training providers are leading the way, those in the sector say universities have more work to do.
China unveils new push for excellence in undergraduate programmes
The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reform the quality of undergraduate teaching, courses, and evaluation procedures at its universities in order to improve the employment prospects of students coming into the labour force.
More than 750,000 Indian students abroad in 2018
Over the past five years India has become not only the world’s second-largest source market – after China – but also one of the fastest-growing sources of outbound students.
Important update: passport requirements for temporary visa applicants offshore
Immigration New Zealand has advised of a temporary change to passport requirements for temporary visa applicants offshore. Read more.