International Education News l The PIE News l Irish gov’t creates group to enhance student wellbeing

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris, said that students had faced an “extraordinarily difficult” time which has has a “massive impact on their wellbeing”.  “We will get back to a more normal, more interactive experience” The group will be tasked with identifying, refining and implementing strategies to enhance learner engagement and wellbeing and […]

South Korean school claims international school of the year award

Along with the headline prize, a further 12 initiatives were recognised at schools in eight countries. “Branksome Hall Asia has demonstrated well planned initiatives” Branksome Hall Asia in Seogwipo, South Korea, was also honoured with the community award, while...

Survey shows international schools’ “resilience and creativity”

The survey of 92 COBIS schools showed members prioritised high-quality teaching and learning, and pastoral care for their communities during a “challenging period”. Some 90% of its international schools have offered families the opportunity to pay in instalments,...

Kaplan acquires international school guidance provider BridgeU

Since its launch in 2015, BridgeU has partnered with counsellors and advisors at secondary schools in over 300 cities across 120 countries to help schools streamline and manage their guidance programs and to help students “make more informed post-secondary plans and...

Students snubbed as Australia limits international arrivals

The shock announcement came after an emergency National Cabinet Meeting with federal and state leaders was called to deal with the Covid-19 crisis, and signals a change in direction for several states which had previously vowed to make international student returns a...