University applications are up significantly. In particular, applications from China which have risen 30 per cent since last year, exceeding those from Northern Ireland for the first time. Higher education is in a period of increasingly financial uncertainty as the Augur Review and Brexit lurk in the background.
A few years ago, I wrote a column about Malala Yousafzi, around the time that the young Pakistani activist was shot in the head by the Taliban. She was targeted for death simply because she wanted to help give girls the same educational opportunities as boys. Instead, Malala survived. She became a symbol of fierce
Recent data demonstrates a strong upward trend and several international education providers are queuing to tap into the Indian student market. This is only likely to grow as India grapples with the crisis it is facing in its own higher education space.
Over 600 students at a university in the United States were given the gift of a lifetime on the day they graduated. Most students are often given a car by their parents as a gift for getting their degree, or a holiday abroad. But these students got much, much more than that. A billionaire philanthropist and his entire family decided they would pay off
Even though India boasts of universalisation of primary education, with almost 100 per cent Gross Enrolment Rate (2014-15), quality of education in the last decade has gone down. While ASER 2008 revealed that 50.6 per cent grade 3 children in India could read a grade 1 text, this number reduced to 42.5 per cent
It is unfortunate to learn that a large number of students in the UAE have been spending five hours daily on social media using their smart phones (refer to Gulf Today news, ‘Nearly 70% of UAE students use social media for 5 hours daily’, published on Aug.1, 2019.). If true, the study conducted by a team of students
GEMS Education has formed a partnership with IDP Education, a world leader in international education services, to provide free expert support to GEMS Education high school students seeking post-secondary education internationally.
Move to help employees to actively participate in their children's school activities during the first week of the academic term.
The long hard slog of study and revision, followed by nail-biting anticipation, is over for the current cohort of students across the UAE as its schools have recorded another successful year of IGCSE and GCSE results after a round of challenging examinations.
On GCSE results day this week, I couldn’t help but cast my mind back to the daunting day last year as I walked through the school gates with my parents, trying my best to read my teachers’ faces thinking: are my results catastrophic? Have I failed? My teacher is refusing to make eye contact, I must have bombed