A new software platform that seeks to simplify homestay bookings for language schools worldwide, while increasing service and safety for students, could “professionalise” the largely unregulated homestay industry, its owners claim.
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MOOCs are on the tip of everyone’s tongue here at the annual Educause meeting, presumably because of their scale and the technologies their recent champions have built to support that scale.
It has never been too hard to spot the student in class who didn’t do the assigned reading -- she’s usually the one in the back, not raising her hand, and avoiding eye contact in hopes of not being called on.
More and more of parents in China are sending their children to study abroad at a young age.
Fueled by changing demographics, online education is quickly becoming what some experts describe as “disruptive innovation.”
This year, for the first time, a third of the nation’s 25- to 29-year-olds have earned at least a bachelor’s degree, according to an analysis of newly available census data.
A growing chorus of education policy advocates is urging the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen graduation-rate accountability
George Mason University’s Board of Visitors has authorized the university to move forward in establishing a campus in Songdo, South Korea.
Flat World Knowledge blazed a trail several years ago by publishing free versions of its independently produced textbooks, in the process becoming a hero to student advocates and many in the open educational resources movement.