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Looming Hong Kong government pick sparks new national education fears

A pro-Beijing school principal appeared on Tuesday morning as the sole candidate to be the new education undersecretary, despite more than 17,000 people objecting to her appointment. It was understood that the appointment of Christine Choi Yuk-lin, vice-chairman of Federation of Education Workers, was awaiting the final green light. That came as the government prepared to announce the appointment of ... Read More »

Survey confirms immigration fears turning students away from US HE

Anecdotal reports that several months of policy changes in the US, contentious rhetoric around immigration and attempts to freeze entry for foreign nationals from target countries are turning off prospective international students have been confirmed in a survey of nearly 300 international recruitment professionals at higher education institutions. The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers’s Trending Topics Survey, ... Read More »

Norway PM says UK lacks negotiating experience, fears ‘very hard Brexit’

Britain lacks experience in international negotiations due to its long membership of the European Union and this could slow talks on its departure from the EU, the premier of non-EU Norway said, adding that she feared “a very hard Brexit”. British Prime Minister Theresa May intends to launch by the end of March the two-year process of negotiations to leave ... Read More »