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Morocco Takes Aim at Internationalization with Changes to Language Requirements
January 5, 2018
The Moroccan government recently announced plans to move toward French as the language of instruction for high school science and math. Here’s a closer look at what to expect, along with how the change fits into the country’s modernization and internalization goals.

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Why Are Students from Elite Girls' Schools Struggling with A-Levels?
December 11, 2017
The debut of revamped A-level examinations this year has led to an unexpected outcome in the UK: poor performance by some of the most prestigious (and expensive) girls’ schools. To what can this phenomenon be attributed? Here’s a closer look at the data.

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Isolated Students More Likely To Drop Out
June 23, 2017
A new study suggests that students who feel isolated from their peers are more likely to drop out than those who feel included.  What’s the biggest factor?  Read on to find out.

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Education Budget Faces Major Cuts in the US
June 19, 2017
The education budget in the US faces some major challenges under the newly released proposed budget.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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Secondary School Exam Reform in the UK Could Create Difficulties for International Students
April 3, 2017
Long-anticipated reforms to the GCSE are taking shape and could affect how and when international students head to the UK.  Learn more about what the changes mean—and how those changes will affect international students. 

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Is Language Learning a Global Movement?
May 9, 2016
The benefits of bilingualism are increasingly well-known, across a wide number of factors ranging from cognitive development to employability. But how is this playing out in the education sphere? Significantly so, according to recently released findings from a global survey of education agents condu...

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Why Are Some Girls Better at English than Boys?
January 4, 2016
There are lots of studies that look at whether boys or girls excel in different areas of study, and while the jury is still out, a new study has suggested that girls are better than boys at learning English. But the reasons for girls' greater proficiency in English are not straightforward. Let's tak...

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What is the International Student Recruitment Trend?
November 23, 2015
The 2015 Agent Barometer survey is in, and the results show a variety of interesting trends in international education. The survey's data correlates with a lot of the news we've been reporting lately, so let's take a closer look at the results and what they mean for international students around the...

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A Growing Trend: The Certificates
May 6, 2015
Certificates are an increasingly important college credential, and yet they often stand in the shadow of diplomas and degrees. Wondering whether a certificate program is right for you? Here’s what you need to know.

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Why You Should Learn Chinese
May 6, 2015
Want a leg up on the competition in today’s competitive business world? Don’t let your misconception of the langague get in your way of learning Chinese. Here are some tips to learn one of the most spoken languages of the word.

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January 17, 2018

China will realize its goal of teaching at least half a million students by 2020 if its international student recruitment trends continue. Let’s tak...


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January 16, 2018

A new study suggests that the books children read from an early age may have an impact on their perceptions of success—and later academic achievemen...


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January 8, 2018

Ridesharing has changed the face of transportation. Will it also change access to education for its drivers? That’s the goal of a new partnership be...