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In Chile, Vocational. English. Is. Impossible.

Vocational English for vocational students is impossible in Chile, isn’t it? All of the students in the video above are learning a specific, vocational career. The majority of these students plan on entering the world of work, getting a job, … Continue reading

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Trending En Chile: Educación TP #LaFuerzaQueMueveAChile

** Presidente Piñera: “Queremos que todos y cada uno de los liceos de Chile sean liceos de excelencia” martes 15 de enero, 2019 Fuente: MINEDUC Los Liceos Bicentenario han impactado positivamente la calidad de la educación y la excelencia a … Continue reading

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The disadvantaged need the best teachers

David Cameron wants to bring opportunity to everyone, wherever they live, whatever their background. It’s an admirable intention, but he really needs to get on with it in our country’s schools. The geographical lottery in educational achievement means that only … Continue reading

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Best universities in the United States 2016

Thinking about studying in the USA can be overwhelming, especially since there are so many options of where to study in the United States. We are currently in the process of launching our own bespoke US college ranking, due for … Continue reading

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International students are worth more than their tuition fees

A strong international presence on campus is worth more than money in the bank.  Philip Wainwright Times Higher Education  Just over 10 years ago, the president of Emory University, my Atlanta-based institution, told an international planning group that he wanted to hear … Continue reading

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Deadline June 10: Apply For The Rihanna Global Scholarship Program for residents of Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Guyana, Jamaica, or the USA

  Grammy-winning singer and songwriter has announced a global scholarship program through her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), which will award scholarships to international and U.S. students going to college in the U.S. In the video below, Rihanna shares her vision … Continue reading

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Classroom Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning

About this course Inquiry-based learning aims to increase student engagement by helping learners develop hands-on, minds-on skills. This education and teacher training course explores the 5E instructional model and its uses in the classroom. You will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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University #education in Argentina: zero cost and zero admissions exams #MondayBlogs

Left to Right: First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, President Mauricio Macri, First Lady Juliana Awada Sources: DailyKos, Fulbright Program, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Facultad de Ingenieria), 100,000 Strong In The Americas,  White House Press Office Although gauchos (cowboys) still … Continue reading

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Divided We Learn: Policies to help students pay for #college continue to shift toward favoring the rich

  Determined that he and his younger brother would go to college, Eduardo Medina’s parents put money away in a savings account to pay for the tuition. It never added up to more than $5,000, and before he finished high … Continue reading

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Why Rankings Matter #HigherEd #QSWUR

By John O’Leary The number of people going abroad to study had doubled in recent years and has now passed 4 Million. Universities used to insist that they were not interested in ranking positions. Now, however, only a handful of … Continue reading

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