Asia Education

Blatant benevolence: ACS prepares students for the good life

By Mon, Apr 13, 2015 12:24PM UTC

Whenever money is involved, we tend to be more sceptical towards claims of altruism. At least one social scientist, Dr Geoffrey Miller, has brought that scepticism to its (logical?) conclusion. According to his theory, altruistic behaviour—giving without expecting an obvious pay-off—is a kind of mating signal for the opposite sex. By giving away unsparingly, individuals show that they have resources to burn—that they can afford to give away money or time freely—and this, according to Dr Miller’s experiment, is sexy.

Vietnamese student Linh, wins full scholarship at De Montfort University

By Thu, Apr 09, 2015 9:34PM UTC

Square Mile scholarship is a dream come true for international student Linh International student Linh thought she was dreaming when she got the call to tell her she had won a prestigious all-expenses-paid scholarship to De Montfort University Leicester (DMU). She was chosen from entrants all around the world to

Thai schools adopt European framework to boost English language proficiency

By Tue, Apr 07, 2015 12:32PM UTC

When Thailand’s new school year begins in May, teachers and schools across the country will begin the process of aligning their English language teaching with the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). This alignment with internationally recognised language standards is a positive step towards raising the standards of English in Thailand but it is going to take strategic planning and hard work to realise these admirable goals.

Choose a one year GCSE programme at Oxford Tutorial College

By Sun, Apr 05, 2015 1:32PM UTC

 The One Year GCSE Programme enables students not only to secure the qualifications they require to progress to more advanced studies in the UK or overseas but also to acquire the essential academic skills they need to make a success of their further studies. At Oxford Tutorial College, students need

The advantages of joining a flexible intake at De Montfort University

By Sun, Apr 05, 2015 12:54PM UTC

De Montfort University, in partnership with Oxford International Education Group,  offers a range of programmes at Leicester International Pathway College. The College is conveniently located on De Montfort’s university campus and offers free access to all university facilities to students joining the International Foundation Certificate, International Firs Year and International