26 August 2020 at 9:00 am
Around the world in five
Here’s a round-up of stories from our key international markets.
Studying Abroad (magazine affiliated with Guangming Daily)
The August issue of this Mandarin-language magazine shines a spotlight on New Zealand as an education destination. It features interviews with both New Zealand's Ambassador to China and Mongolia, Clare Fearnley and ENZ Director for Greater China, Miranda Herbert.
‘How to live in a pandemic’: The university class we need during COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that health is a deeply interdisciplinary issue, demanding expert responses from a cross-section of fields: the arts, public health, social work and K-12 education among them.
Australia visa data raises questions about student swerve
Australia’s latest offshore visa application data which revealed varying declines from important source countries has raised important questions about international student behaviour, and whether or not they are deferring to alternative destinations.
What we have lost: International education and public diplomacy
Entangling universities with geopolitics can mean a bad student experience has a far broader cost.
Online testing will become “the norm”
Online secure exams are becoming increasingly popular because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and in the future online testing will become the norm, according to LanguageCert’s chair of the Advisory Council.
From the CE: Manaakitanga in the time of coronavirus
I am very proud of the way New Zealand’s education community has risen to the challenge of keeping international students...