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US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has denounced for-profit higher education systems that ‘put all these young people and their families into debt’. But from 2010 until 2015, when Hillary announced...

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October 2016

Getting A Global Perspective Featured

Matt Salusbury, Claudia Civinini and Andrea Perez survey global ELT

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Taxi app company Uber is to go to the High Court for judicial review of Transport for London’s (TfL’s) regulatory regime requiring all minicab drivers to evidence their English proficiency to B1 level – including a written English test – from October.

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Claudia Civinini writes

New visa regulations in South Africa could threaten the survival of the ELT industry in the country. Student visas are now issued only for students enrolling at ‘learning institutions’ – universities, further education colleges and schools. Accreditation held by English language schools is deemed insufficient. 

October 2016

OECD: skills gap could hurt EU Featured

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Claudia Civinini writes

The EU ‘is facing impending skills shortages in a number of areas’, warns the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in its new report Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Europe, urging the EU to improve its policies to retain highly skilled workers. Despite being the single leading destination for international students (one in three of who come to the UK), the EU retains only 31 per cent of the global pool of higher educated migrants, compared to 57 per cent by North America.


Turkey’s education sector continues to feel the effects of the crackdown following July’s failed coup in July. (See the August 2016 Gazette)

Two of the three universities closed in Izmir have re-opened, with new names. Newsweek reported that students of the closed Gezim University, at Cesme near Izmir, were homeless in mid-September, unable to retrieve belongings left in their sealed-off halls of residence.

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