29 August 2018

Around the world in five

Here’s a round-up of five developments and news stories from key international education markets.

Around the world in 23

JAPAN

International students fall behind in job hunt

Despite efforts to encourage Japanese companies to globalise, language issues and mismatches between students and employers mean few job offers are made to international students.

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TAIWAN

Government to boost post-study work rights

The Taiwan government is looking to lower restrictions for international students to remain after graduation and access work rights in a move to bolster the country’s professional workforce.

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GLOBAL

For international students, shifting choices of where to study

What do falling or stagnating international student enrolments in the US and UK mean for international student mobility around the world?

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AMERICAS

Crossing borders: How 10 universities are forging new ties in the Americas

Institutional collaborations are enabling 10 universities across the Americas to work together on common issues such as lack of technological innovation, climate change and public health issues.

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GERMANY

Germany seeks solutions for lack of teachers in schools

An "education emergency" looms in Germany as schools struggle with a shortage of nearly 40,000 teachers due to a population increase and hurdles to get into teacher training programmes.

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