Transnational Education

Addressing the U.S. Global Partnership Lag

Ian Wright, Director of Partnerships In an era of declining public investment in higher education and increasing global competition for students, a comprehensive internationalization strategy is non-negotiable for higher education institutions of every stripe. “The internationalisation of a university is


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Can U.S. Universities Compete in the Southeast Asian Transnational Education Market?

By Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   According to WES’ recent survey of U.S.-bound international millennial students, 44% of students from Southeast Asia[i] considered pursuing a foreign degree in a country


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Developing International Education Hubs in Asia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Facing demographic challenges, or looking to retool and grow their economies, a number of countries across Asia have been competing over the last decade to attract the best students and, in


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Established and Emerging Hubs for International Education in Africa and the Middle East

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW EDUCATION IN EGYPT WEBINAR ARCHIVE   Scores of countries, regions and cities around the world have established or declared their intentions to establish themselves as regional or global education hubs. Typically


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Posted in Africa, Middle East, Strategic Internationalization

Malaysia: Shifting Mobility with Branch Campuses

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Malaysia became a mainstream international higher education player in the late 1990’s after the government introduced a series of policy shifts aimed at liberalizing


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The Booming International Schools Sector

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews ACCESS WES WEBINAR ARCHIVE: “EDUCATION IN SAUDI ARABIA”   The demand for an English-medium international school education has been growing at a steady clip over the last 20 years to the


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Understanding Transnational Education, Its Growth and Implications

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews The dynamics of internationalization are changing. Many of the students that traditionally would have traveled overseas to study for an international qualification are now pursuing foreign degrees in their home, or


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Archive, Credential Evaluation Issues, Mobility Trends

Emerging Models of Indian-European Higher Education Collaborations

By Rahul Choudaha, PhD and Kata Orosz With more than 100,000 Indian students enrolled in the United States, as compared to 43,000 in Europe1, the country commands strong brand equity among Indian students (earlier article on US-India academic partnerships). However,


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Sri Lanka to Welcome Foreign Universities in a Bid to Address Higher Education Capacity Constraints

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Critics of Sri Lankan higher education frequently point to capacity constraints at public universities, which currently have a monopoly on the awarding of degrees, a fact that keeps tens of thousands


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India and the United States: Cooperating in Education Across Borders

Rahul Choudaha, Associate Director of Development and Innovation, World Education Services The Indian government in March approved a plan to allow foreign universities to establish campuses and award degrees within its borders. The bill, which is awaiting a vote from


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