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Education News June 2020

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.

June’s newsletter included articles covering news from across Asia:

CHINA

Graduating students from Beijing universities return to campuses Xinhua

China revises policy on curbing ‘gaokao migration’ to make higher education fairer 
Global Times

Is Zoom safe for Chinese students?
 InsideHigherEd

China’s MOE issues warning to students in Australia Global Times

China to spend nearly US$24 billion on compulsory education in 2020
 Xinhua

INDIA

Covid-19 will cause tectonic shifts in India’s medical education, health services Indian Express

IIT Bombay is India’s top university
 hindustantimes

Digital divide in India’s education
 The Statesman

India may get more students as US, Europe struggle 
Livemint

SOUTHEAST ASIA

Malaysian higher education ministry: all university lectures to be online-only until end of 2020, with a few exceptions Malay Mail

Alternate school days in Thailand to reduce students’ learning time
 Chiang Rai Times

‘I cannot move the lessons online’: Educators in remote Indonesia visit students one by one during school closure
 Channel News Asia

Da Nang: New Vietnam-Korea university to provide skilled IT workforce
 VietnamPlus

OTHER NEWS

Post pandemic strategy for US higher ed Harvard Business Review 

International students can enter France from July 1 Schengen Visa Info

Scottish students face an end to free university education The Times

What will higher education in Africa look like after Covid-19? World Economic Forum

Will UK universities open in September? BBC


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