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Education News March 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.

March’s newsletter included the following articles covering news from across Asia:  


China to improve second bachelor’s degree education China Daily
So many new universities – Where will the staff come from? University World News
Debate rages over proposal to ax English China Daily  
Political advisers discuss regulations for online education China Daily 
NYU Shanghai announces record int’l applications The Pie News
US-China academic relations ‘need strategic stabilisation’ Times Higher Education 
China plans to put children off studying abroad as more pupils head overseas at younger ages South China Morning Post
ByteDance to Boost Education Business With 13000 New Hires Bloomberg
Young researcher salaries top those in US, UK, Australia University World News

Southeast Asia

Three Hanoi, HCMC universities remain among top 500 in emerging economies VNExpress  
HCM City hopes to become Southeast Asia start-up hub Vietnam News
Malaysia: Secondary schools to reopen as scheduled, says education minister MalayMail
Singapore leads in digital inclusion, Burma and Vietnam top improvers
Vietnam is ranked fourth in student numbers in Australia The Star  
Malaysia: Education minister: Ministry to ensure students master minimum level set MalayMail  
Vietnam pilots teaching German, Korean in high schools SGGP News  
Vietnam makes impression on international academic arena Vietnam Plus
Vietnam Embassy Signs Scholarship MoUs With Three Indian Universities 


UK opens new student exchange scheme, India among the leading list for tie-up LiveMint
Ministry mulls ways to boost international student numbers Hindustan Times
The Indian higher education conundrum: A case for digitalization Forbes India
Rural India: The key to propel education in India India Today
Education Minister says other countries want to implement India’s NEP HindustanTimes
How Indian students stayed at foreign varsities during pandemic IndianExpress
British Council, Tata Trusts And Government Of Maharashtra’s Project Tejas Trains 51,000 Teachers IndianEducationDiary
Plan for 35 multidisciplinary research universities University World News
Green light for universities to offer fully online degrees University World News

Other News

76% of prospective students say brand Biden improves perception of US The Pie News
What is the future for international branch campuses? University World News
US: new immigration bill aims to allow dual intent for int’l students The Pie News
Canada’s foreign enrolment fell nearly 17% in 2020 ICEF
New Zealand: Universities seek more funding as domestic enrolments rise RNZ
Ireland extends post-study rules for int’l students in response to Covid-19 The Pie News
Universities to maintain online teaching until September University World News
New analysis projects Brexit’s impact on EU enrolment in British higher education ICEF
Germany: Universities worried about fall in international students University World News
New Zealand aims to build on positive perceptions from COVID response ICEF
Sri Lanka: University enrolment to rise by 30% in record intake University World News
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