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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.

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Chinese college students deem frugality important in life: survey
China Education News |

Over 80 percent of college students interviewed in a recent survey believe that frugality is important in one’s life, China

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China to curb facial recognition and apps in schools
China Education News |

The Chinese government says it plans to “curb and regulate” the use of facial recognition technology and other apps in

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Chinese mainland now home to Asia’s two best universities
China Education News |

The Chinese mainland now hosts the two best universities in Asia, according to the latest edition of the Times Higher

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THE World University Rankings 2020: China powers up
China Education News |

The rapid rise of China is clearly visible in these charts, which reveal how the country has improved in terms

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China’s Ivy League dreams fuel lucrative admissions industry
China Education News |

From hiring ghostwriters and forging sports credentials to generous ‘gift-giving’, admissions middlemen in China are advising wealthy parents to take

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Weak rupee makes studies abroad dearer
India Education News |

A weaker rupee is making educational loans more expensive for Indian parents who are looking to send their children overseas.

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Russia: HEIs push for global recognition
Long-tail markets |

The Russian government’s ambitious Project 5-100 has less than a year left to achieve its main goal of getting five

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Research reveals Czech attitudes to study abroad
Long-tail markets |

Research from the Czech Republic’s DZS (the Centre for International Cooperation in Education), recently published in English for the first time, is

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323,972 Nepalese students studying in 69 countries
Long-tail markets |

Nepalese students going abroad for higher education has increased 7 times in the last 8 years. Nepalese students approach the

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Estonia: Law change to award vocational higher education graduates bachelor degrees
Long-tail markets |

Changes in the law will see bachelor’s degrees awarded to graduates of professional or vocational subjects. Previously such studies had

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Mongolian higher education reforms open doors
Long-tail markets |

Mongolia’s modest population of three million occupies a vast, 1,564 million square kilometres, landlocked between China and Russia, making it

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Canada wants to diversify international student intake
Long-tail markets |

Canada’s new five-year international education strategy is calling for greater diversity, innovation and global ties. The federal government’s strategy, released

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International schools in Thailand are booming – here’s why
Southeast Asia Education News |

China, India, Malaysia and Singapore are known to be strong international school markets in Asia, but international schools in Thailand

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Indonesia’s higher education: A sleeping giant?
Southeast Asia Education News |

Amid growing global competition and a large young population, Indonesia continues to see more students studying abroad than foreign students

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Is a doctoral degree a necessity for success in SE Asia?
Southeast Asia Education News |

In mid-2017, Mary Yap Kain Ching, Malaysia’s then-deputy minister for higher education, announced her ministry was establishing a database to

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1.2 million Malaysians are doing higher studies
Southeast Asia Education News |

The 12th Malaysia Plan is dubbed ‘The Way Forward’ for Malaysia’s education system. The focus of the Higher Education Department

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India, Africa connect on training and tech education
India Education News, Long-tail markets |

African leaders have completed a two-day conference in India, designed to boost economic opportunity and international partnership through education. The

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Can education incentive schemes give wings to India’s girls?
India Education News |

A common belief that many of us have is that children usually do not like going to school. However, in

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Record 32% women to join IIM-Calcutta this year
India Education News |

Nearly a third of the new batch of students at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta this year will be women,

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Chinese, African science academies ink deal to strengthen collaboration
China Education News, Long-tail markets |

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nairobi-based African Academy of Sciences

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