Asia Pacific

WENR, March 2015: Asia Pacific

International Enrollments Continue to Boom

According to data released recently by Australia Education International, year-to-date (YTD) enrollments for November 2014 were up by 12.3 percent…


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WENR, January/February 2015: Asia Pacific

Indian and Chinese Students to Drive Growth in Academic Mobility

Higher education participation rates across the world are set to soar further despite more than doubling over the past two decades, a study shows. The global gross tertiary enrollment ratio (GTER) went up…


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WENR, December 2014: Asia Pacific

SAT Scores Delayed in China and South Korea Due to Concerns Over Cheating

The Educational Testing Service said it would delay reporting SAT scores for tests taken in October by South Korean and Chinese students, amid allegations that…


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WENR, November 2014: Asia Pacific

Online Learning Proliferates in Asia

Booming enrollment in online higher education, rapid content digitization, the rollout of national online education networks and teacher shortages in rapidly developing countries…


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WENR, October 2014: Asia Pacific

India Added to List of Study Abroad Destinations Under New Colombo Plan

Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott is keen to see “hundreds and thousands” of Australian students studying at Indian universities, according to comments made at the launch of the country’s Indo-Pacific study…


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WENR, September 2014: Asia Pacific

ASEAN Nations Collaborate with Australia on Study Abroad Plan

All 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to participate in Australia’s New Colombo Plan…


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WENR, July/August 2014: Asia Pacific

UNESCO Report Advises More R&D Output

A report by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) has found that global higher education enrollments increased from 32.6 million…


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WENR, June 2014: Asia Pacific

Japan and Australia Sign Trade Agreement, Including Provisions to Boost University Ties

The signing of a free trade agreement between Australia and Japan in April has boosted prospects for greater collaboration between the two nations’ universities, with Australia …


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WENR, May 2014: Asia Pacific

Study: Middle Classes in Emerging Markets Prioritize Education

A recent Euromonitor International report predicts that emerging market economies will grow almost three times faster than developed ones, accounting for an average of 65 percent of global economic growth …


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WENR, March 2014: Asia Pacific

ASEAN Gears Up for Increased Regional Mobility

A recent article in the ICEF Monitor argues that the rise in intra-region mobility is “one of the most important trends in international student mobility today.” Recognizing the value of intra-regional mobility to promote increased trade and cultural links between member states …


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