U.S News rankings reveals top US institutions for study abroad programs

The New School in New York was shown to have the highest proportion of international students, while Elon University in North Carolina grabbed the top spot for study abroad programs. The overall rankings look at outcomes (40%), faculty resources (20%), financial resources (10%), excellence (7%) and alumni giving (3%) at over 1,800 institutions across the […]

Adtalem to buy Walden U in $1.5B deal expanding healthcare programs

Dive Brief: Adtalem Global Education announced Friday that it plans to buy the Minneapolis-based Walden University from Laureate Education for $1.5 billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2021. The for-profit online university enrolls more than...

More China TNE programs adopting fully in-country model, report finds

As of 2019, China hosted around 2,240 Sino-foreign joint programs and institutions, involving over 600 Chinese HEIs and 800 foreign partners from 40 countries.  “A joint program in one destination may help limit the complexity… but it significantly changes the nature...

AFS to resume 2020 study abroad programs in selected countries

AFS programs will run in countries where health and safety conditions allow, and student visas are possible” In an announcement, the international youth exchange organisation said safety and well-being of participants continue to be the “number one priority”, and that...

1:1 programs ‘on steroids’ bring challenges for school districts

The Austin Independent School District in Texas spent three years on a 1:1 initiative to get tech devices into the hands of every student in grades 8-12. But on March 13, when the coronavirus pandemic forced its schools to shift from in-person classes to remote...