PON projects deadline for Italian schools extended to 8 June

Last Thursday, the Italian Ministry of Education announced that the deadline for Italian secondary schools to submit their PON project proposals has been postponed. The application procedure has been extended until 8 June instead of the initially announced deadline of...
Posted On 16 May 2017

The Future of Education: Demographic Trends

Population shifts are changing the world everywhere. What’s happening now affects not only geographies, but also industries spanning from business to education. A huge demographic growth in Asia in the past decades lead to exponential boost of the local economy. Europe...
Posted On 28 Apr 2017

PON 2017: Italian Ministry of Education Announces New Funding

The Italian Ministry of Education with the “Avviso quadro MIUR prot. n. 950” has recently announced the initiatives and funding available with the 2017 PON Programme. These will be released in the upcoming months for a set of key strategic areas, including in particular: Language...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

Small-Town Liberal Arts US Colleges: A Hidden Gem In International Education?

Small town charms attract fewer students in the US each year. Why? It seems calm environment, opportunity to focus on learning and strong ties with local community apparently don’t provide enough excitement for most. Could this seeming decline in small liberal arts...

Kazakhstan: The Untapped Student Potential in the Heart of Asia

There are so many great recruitment opportunities on the Kazakhstan student market for the international educators out there. Kazakhstan is a talent pool that offers a huge untapped potential for diversifying your student body. Located in central Asia, Kazakhstan is the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017

Anna Harrison, Education Agent Reviews: US Universities Are Investing More On Agents Network Building

As internationalisation of higher education is growing fast in many parts of the world, student recruitment becomes an increasingly competitive field. In their endeavour to earn students’ trust and attention, many universities refer to agents, especially when targeting...

Poland and Iran: What Can We Learn From Mixed Cultures?

Richard D. Lewis’ cultural typology model may be fascinating, but it is surely not exhaustive and universally applicable to each and every country in the world. There are many countries that actually do not fit straight into any of the 3 main types we’ve been...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Reactive Cultures Explained: Japan and Vietnam

Between linear-active and multi-active cultures we see the reactive culture type. We consider it falling in the middle, displaying features that are characteristic of both linear- and multi-active worlds. Richard D. Lewis defines reactive cultures through a strong emphasis on...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Multi-Active Cultures Explained: Bolivia, Chile and Morocco

Multi-active countries represent a culture where relationships are more important than schedules. The usual course of action here would be adapting to situations as they come and paying close attention to the relationships you build on the way. People from...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016

Linear-Active Cultures Explained: Germany and U.S.

Students from linear-active countries traditionally come from Western Europe and North America. These regions are also among the biggest players in international student recruitment – both in sending and hosting. So, today we’ll find out what linear-active...
Posted On 22 Nov 2016

Italy: Ever Growing Interest for Studying Abroad

The Italian outbound student market offers great international student recruitment opportunities. This huge untapped potential is open to international education providers both within and outside Europe But what is the current Italian socio-economic and employment landscape?...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016

Taiwan – Reforming Education through Action and Innovation

Taiwan is one of the Four Asian Tigers and among the leading countries in the world in terms of industrial and high-tech development. An island country located in the South China Sea with a population of about 23 million, Taiwan (or the Republic of China) hasn’t been recognized...