Sector welcomes gov commitment to int’l education

A statement outlining the new commitments, published by the US departments of State and Education, will see federal agencies participate in a coordinated national approach to welcome international students, and scholars to the US.  “This is a real rallying point”...

UK ELT sector pleads for government aid as full recovery wanes

Many UK operators are recording around 10% of usual student numbers, with one school in Liverpool that under normal circumstances would have 1,000 students at this time of year, down to only 53. Speaking at an APPG for International Students event, organised by...

Covid-19 is catalyst for e-assessment sector

The event explored how Covid-19 has disrupted teaching, learning and traditional assessment approaches among educators. “Exams, remote proctoring, digital platforms, they’ve all sort of got conflated” “Exams, remote proctoring, digital platforms, they’ve all sort of...

Canadian sector considers vaccinations requirement

Western University, Trent University and Fanshawe College are all requiring both domestic and international students to have at least the first dose of Covid vaccine to be admitted to residence. University of Toronto has the same rule, although it is allowing students...