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Grok curates news about international education from around the world to help education professionals keep up to date with developments that may inform activities in China, India and Southeast Asia.

Grok Spring Fair 2019
Global Education News |

To help our clients to develop new opportunities for reaching students, in Spring 2019 we will arrange our first ever education fairs. The

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BC and Vietnam partner on college mobility
Southeast Asia Education News |

Two-way mobility of college students and staff between Vietnam and the Canadian province of British Columbia will be facilitated by

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Number of Indian students in the UK on the rise
India Education News |

The number of Indian students choosing the UK for higher studies has increased for the first time in years, according

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Vietnam spends 5.8% of GDP on education
Southeast Asia Education News |

Vietnam allocates 5.8% of GDP per year on education and is one of the countries with great interest in education,

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What’s behind the Vietnamese desire to study overseas?
Southeast Asia Education News |

Some Vietnamese people attach too much importance to foreign university degrees, according to Prof Neal Koblitz from University of Washington. Vietnamnet

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Malaysian public invited to submit proposals to improve education system
Southeast Asia Education News |

Malaysia’s National Education Policy Committee has called on members of the public to submit their proposals on ways to improve

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Finally, Universiti Malaya is in the top 20 of the emerging economies university rankings
Southeast Asia Education News |

Universiti Malaya rose nine spots to be ranked 18th this year – the highest position it has ever received and

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US, UK, Australia are top education destinations for parents in India: Report
India Education News |

As many as 44 per cent of parents in India are mulling the benefits of an international education for their

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Five unconventional courses expected to become very popular in 2019
India Education News |

Gone are the days when Indian students either opted for engineering or medicine after the completion of their high school.

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India is losing the AI battle to China, one app at a time
India Education News |

TikTok, a short video-hosting social platform, already counts India as its biggest market with 39% of its 500 million global

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China is aiming for college excellence, India for quotas
India Education News |

Ten years ago, India was seen as a potential superpower, capable of combating the rise of China. Today China has

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Chinese school principal breaks the rules with his bold dance moves.
China Education News |

Video footage of the 40-year-old principal, Zhang Pengfei leading his pupils through an energetic shuffle dance routine has been widely

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How this entrepreneur created the largest education prize in history
China Education News |

Education is not the typical topic of interest for entrepreneurs. However, every day we hear a little more from entrepreneurs

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Chinese students are flocking to Thai universities, drawn by cheaper fees and friendlier visa rules
China Education News |

Chinese national Cherry He Ting rattles off in fluent Thai as she presents her master’s thesis ahead of graduating from

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Chinese universities dominate emerging economies higher education rankings
China Education News |

China enjoyed its best year yet in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings, claiming four of the top five

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Grokker profile – Jo Wu
Grokker profile |

Name:  Jo Wu Position:  Senior Regional Manager – University of Essex   Describe yourself in three words. Dedicated. Positive. Resilient.

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Chinese employers find graduates of foreign universities ‘harder to manage’
China Education News |

Chinese employers rate graduates of foreign universities highly, but fear that they are harder to manage and less loyal, a

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Indian students engage more in extra classes, co-curricular activities than peers: Cambridge study
India Education News |

Almost two-third of Indian students take extra tuition for key subjects after school, 72 per cent participate in co-curricular activities,

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Falling birth rates are forcing Thailand’s universities to internationalize to produce the ‘innovative’ graduates
Southeast Asia Education News |

Many of the country’s leading universities have introduced international programmes that teach courses in English language, and have opened their

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Extending Vietnam’s academic achievements into tertiary education
Southeast Asia Education News |

Vietnam has already made significant strides on tertiary education. Access to tertiary education has expanded with enrolment more than doubling

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