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19-03-2018 Hits:28 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

Life is not getting any easier for university students trying to rent a place to live in New Zealand, writes Federica Tedeschi.

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The Korean government has suspended its ban on afterschool English classes for preschool children after more than 8,000 parents signed a petition to the country’s president.

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Iran has banned teaching English in primary schools, citing fears of ‘cultural invasion’, according to reports.

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The number of dual language pre-schools in New York will double this year, with 33 new programmes to open, the departing schools chancellor has announced.

Stringent Ielts requirements for teachers in New Zealand have led to the closure of all dedicated courses preparing staff to work in the country’s Pacific language preschools, after applications plummeted, Federica Tedeschi writes. 

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