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Canadian Education: 11 Ways Schools Across Canada Are Different

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 06:57

There are lots of variations, big and small, across Canadian school districts. For instance, kids start school on different dates depending on where they live, and some cities have junior high schools, some do not. One thing is for sure: across Canada, education systems differ from each other in surprising ways. [read more]

 

   

An Expanded Vision for International Education

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 09:44

With the increased focus on and growing importance of international education over the past two decades, January 2014 saw the launch of Canada’s international education strategy as part of its global markets action plan and as an answer to its demographic and labour market challenges.

The plan has also been presented as a ticket to prosperity through the innovation, job creation, revenues and taxes to be generated by international education. But if we look at Canada’s international education strategy more closely, a number of key issues emerge, including leadership, governance, transparency, context and the lack of data and research.[read more]

 

   

Open Doors 2014: International enrolment in US continues to grow; economic impact now estimated at US$27 billion

Thursday, 20 November 2014 02:23

The US recorded its eighth consecutive year of international enrolment growth last year, expanding 8% in 2013/14 to reach a record high of 886,052 students. Those students generated an estimated economic impact of US$27 billion and accounted for more than 340,000 American jobs as of fall 2013.[US]

   

New report forecasts postgraduate mobility trends through 2024

Thursday, 20 November 2014 02:16

The British Council has just released a report – Postgraduate student mobility trends to 2024 – that forecasts the contributions of 23 source markets to international postgraduate student mobility through 2024. The report also predicts what six destination markets – Australia, Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, and Japan – can expect over the next decade in terms of the levels and sources of inbound graduate enrolment.[UK]

   

Governments Expanding and Promoting Non-Degree Training in Key Markets Worldwide

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:04

Get ready to hear the term “middle skills” more often. It refers to jobs that require more education than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree, and points to a broad definition of vocational training, or non-degree postsecondary education, that stands to play an increasingly important role in major markets around the world.[US]

   

Almanac of Higher Education 2014

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 08:00

As colleges in the United States get involved in more global exchanges, they struggle to ensure that those opportunities are inclusive and in accord with American academic standards. Meanwhile, a decrease in the number of students coming to the United States from South Korea has caused some concern: Could students from other Asian countries be the next to lose interest?[US]

   

University of Dundee Business School China Interview Sessions in October

Thursday, 28 August 2014 02:19

University of Dundee Business School China Interview Sessions in October,Interview Majors:Accounting,Accounting,Financial Economics etc.[UK]

   

Storytelling in Overseas Student Marketing

Monday, 25 August 2014 02:32

What does storytelling have to do with overseas student marketing? How can improved storytelling help institutional marketing teams to improve their international student recruitment strategies? Paul Jensen, Weber Shandwick's President of Corporate Practice in North America brought these topics to life.[Intend]

   

Which Universities Are Effectively Using Social Media?

Monday, 25 August 2014 01:56

We post a lot of resources here about using social media in the classroom – it is one of the most requested topics, most often emailed about, most popular posts and overall topics in general for Edudemic. How to use Facebook in the classroom. How to use Twitter to boost your professional development. How to use Instagram in the classroom. All great topics – but we shouldn’t forget that the administrative end of schools can also put social media to good use – and they often are! The handy infographic below takes a look at colleges and universities that are using social media, and shows how they’re using it. Keep reading to learn more. [Edudemic]

   

Shortage of science grads poses an impending innovation problem for Canada

Thursday, 10 July 2014 00:00

The products of Canadian ingenuity span the ages, from Bell’s telephone to BlackBerry’s. But Canada could soon face an innovation deficit, because the country has a relatively low number of science graduates, according to the Conference Board of Canada.[CA]

   

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