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Education News May 2021

Every month, Grok curates news about international education from around the world to help education professionals keep up to date with developments that may inform their activities. May’s newsletter included the following articles covering news from across Asia:


China will have 9m new college graduates this year China Daily
How China has been transforming international education to become a leading host of students The Conversation
Personnel exchange boom expected as US universities recognize Chinese vaccine: experts Global Times exchange program promoters committed to operations in China XinhuaNet
China Subject Ratings 2021: milestones of maturity THE
Strong demand for fresh graduates in manufacturing sector: ministry XinhuaNet
US opens travel exemption for students from China, Iran, Brazil, and South Africa; extends earlier guidance for online studies ICEF


Southeast Asia

Vietnam, UK look to beef up education cooperation VietnamPlus

Vietnam’s universities keen to ‘go digital’ VietnamNet
Shift to edtech taking centre stage in Vietnam VIR
Vietnam – Australia trade revenue surges nearly 34 percent VietnamPlus
Vietnam aims to have 7,300 lecturers with doctoral degrees VietnamNet
Malaysia: New strategies a must for country to tap into global education market The Star
Myanmar:Junta suspends thousands of academics, university staff University World News
UK and Indonesia Promote New Economic Ties ASEAN Briefing


British Council Announces New Scholarship For Indian Students, Young Professionals NDTV

Students going abroad for studies to get Covid-19 vaccines in Mumbai Business Standard 
Medical students suspend studies to help in COVID crisis University World News
Students studying abroad to attend online classes for now, as flights cancelled The Times of India 
Study in UK: Cabinet approves MoU between India, UK and Ireland on Migration & Mobility Partnership Times Now News

Other News

Survey suggests US higher education will bounce back in 2022 The Pie News

Allowing more international students into the US would be a win-win Times Higher Education
Australia: Minister tells universities to get more students back on campus The Age
States awaiting response on quarantine proposals in Australia The Pie News
British independent K-12 schools report a 7.5% decrease in foreign students for 2020 ICEF
UK’s top universities fearful of extra student numbers if A-level grades are high The Guardian 
Canada K-12 anticipating returns in fall The Pie News
Canada: language programs “well positioned” for growth The Pie News
Universities expect more students, call for better funding Dutch News
Norway: Universities see sharp rise in applicants from abroad University World News
German universities optimistic about internationalisation even during COVID ICEF


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