A new study tracking international students’ attitudes and behaviors through the pandemic finds that students are increasingly willing to begin studies online if they can eventually switch to face-to-face learning.
Demand for in-person learning is high, and more than half of international students said they would consider switching destinations for the chance to begin face-to-face learning as soon as possible. READ MORE
With lectures at universities and colleges restarting in Germany this autumn, new students may be asking themselves what they want to gain from their education. A springboard into academic research? Or perhaps a means to enter a certain profession? On the other hand, some students simply go through education simply for the promise of greater financial gain. Luckily for these individuals, Salary.de have analyzed salary data from 43.782 jobs by subject, industry, region and company size to determine where you are most likely to start earning the big bucks. READ MORE
INTEAD has released a special edition report on emerging markets as part of their research series in collaboration with FPP EDU Media (Know Your Neighborhood, which aims to help US educators with recruiting and marketing in specific regions). The report is based on survey responses gathered over June and July last year from more than 12,000 respondents in Latin America and Africa. We will focus our article on South America given the fact that most students being advised and/or recruited by PRODIREKT and our Verbalists Language Network come from Mexico and Brazil. READ MORE
The leading education organization in Europe ICEF features Prodirekt poll and analysis, relating to young language learners, in the Monitor.
Job opportunities have been shrinking with the global crisis and employers are becoming more selective; therefore, speaking English as a second language has become more important. The Verbalists survey points out that in developing economies the need for language education among young learners is perceived as a must, and that parents are willing to continue spending on their children’s education abroad even in harsh economic times. READ MORE