Tag Archives: International

State sets up international education board

Syllabus will initially be used in 100 government schools The State government has set up the Maharashtra International Education Board to oversee its foray into international schools. “The idea is to upgrade existing government schools and provide the best quality education on par with the International Baccalaureate (IB) syllabus. Currently, we have chosen 100 government schools where this syllabus will ... Read More »

International Galaxy S8 and S8+ models are finally receiving the November security update

The internationally sold versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now finally in the process of receiving the November security update. As usual, this includes patches from Google, as well as Samsung-specific fixes. You get 61 general Android vulnerabilities fixed, alongside six exploits found only in Samsung’s software. Additionally, the widespread KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability is patched too. The Korean company also threw in ... Read More »

Call for Papers: GNLU International Conference on Banking and Finance

GNLU Centre for banking and Financial Laws is a Centre for excellence to promote research interest in Banking and Financial Laws. Its aim to sharpen financial and legal acumen of the stakeholders by advancing academic theories to develop new insights into opportunities existing in financial sector and challenges facing the financial institution Dates:17th – 18th March, 2017 Venue: GNLU Gandhinagar Theme: ... Read More »

International advisory group calls for education improvements

More needs to be done to improve the way some subjects are taught in Scotland’s schools, according to a government panel of education experts. The Scottish government advisors also said efforts to raise attainment should not result in the broader development of a child being overlooked. Education Secretary John Swinney has made it clear he expects the group to challenge ... Read More »

International student completion rates remain high in Australia

The report, which details the percentage of students who have completed their studies four and nine years after commencing university and four and six years after commencing at a NUHEI, found 70.8% of university and 62.8% of NUHEI international students completed their studies over the period 2011-2014. This is in comparison to their domestic counterparts, with 45% for universities and ... Read More »

Aus: international education exports surge to $21.8bn

Both the export revenue and student enrolments, which Department of Education and Training data shows totalled more than 700,000 in the year to November 2016, surpassed record highs. “There is strong global demand for Australian education and training and we are helping providers to pursue opportunities” “There is strong global demand for Australian education and training and we are helping ... Read More »

Data key to make international student services better, more efficient

This was the message at a recent event held by international student services and advocacy organisations ISANA International Education Association in Australia and its sister organisation, ISANA New Zealand. The associations have called upon institutions and education bodies to take an evidence-driven approach to develop strategies and inform student services spending. “There’s much more focus on evidence based practice now because we need ... Read More »

The technical side of international ed: let’s talk about tax, baby

In the world of international education, whether you’re a small business owner or the finance officer at a large organisation, the subject is made even more irksome with the added burden of navigating international sales tax. But as tax policies constantly change and international study offices are increasingly being asked to act like multinational companies, it’s important to talk about ... Read More »

International educators react to shock Trump victory

“There is so much at stake for all of our citizens as well as for the international community in how we choose to move forward now that the campaign season is over,” said Marlene Johnson, executive director and CEO of NAFSA. “We have been advocating for each of our newly elected leaders (as well as those they appoint next year) ... Read More »