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Education News November 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.

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


The future of international education in China CGTN

Universities and governments collaborate to fly in 7,000 Chinese students TheBusinessDesk

What can the West learn from China about keeping campuses Covid-free? THE

Chinese graduates: the employability disconnect 
Global Focus

Giant New Oriental Seeks Second Financial Lectern in Hong Kong 

Covid-19 won’t last forever, but online learning here to stay, former Hong Kong finance chief says in predicting ‘new normal’ for education South China Morning Post

Stimulating Online Education Growth Included in Drafting China’s 14th Five-Year Plan jmdedu

Open borders, discounts, support: How Australia can win back Chinese students Study International

Southeast Asia

Education Ministry in Malaysia: All public examinations will be postponed until February, March 2021 malaymail

Putrajaya says Malaysian students can return abroad for studies, parents can fly to follow freshies malaymail

Singapore’s education and training sector must adapt to stay competitive globally: Chan Chun Sing The Straits Times

Vietnam proposes students learn Korean at earlier stage of education The Korea Times

Vietnam slips in English proficiency rankings VNExpress

Three Vietnamese universities teach these five subjects best VNExpress

New initiatives to keep New Zealand education dream alive in Viet Nam

Postgraduate education to witness several changes in regulations SGGP


Indian students continue to fly abroad despite COVD; smaller, less-impacted countries get a boost The Indian Express

US remains top choice for Indian students for higher education India New England

Overseas education trends recover after a year of uncertainty BLoC

German Universities Mark Record High Number of Indian Students schengenvisainfo

India Coronavirus Dispatch: Students turn to Sweden for overseas education Business Standard

Paving the way for Europe-IndiaHorizon partnerships University World News

Higher Education: ‘Destination India’ for foreign students Financial Express

Indian universities No. 15 in employability of graduates The Times of India

Other News

Will UK Be The Next Pivot Country For Medical Education After China BWEducation

Demand for MBAs rebounds amid economic crisis Financial Times

Australian coalition changes foreign veto bill to ease concerns of universities and Labor The Guardian

Biden’s victory could be transformative for US educators InsideHigherEd

Despite Strains, Small Colleges Find Advantages In Dealing With COVID-19 On Campus npr

Canada’s set to make the path from international student to PR easier Study International

UK 600k int’l student target by 2030 “achievable” The Pie News

S.Korea poses alternative high-education destination for Chinese, Vietnamese students Pulse

Government seeks dramatic increase in study abroad University World News

Updated world travel outlook anticipates recovery will start in 2021 ICEF Monitor

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