Asia Education

Best English language programmes for international students

By Tue, Aug 12, 2014 5:00PM UTC Pic: Students on campus at Liberty University

Learning a new language has been proven to have many benefits and to help improve brain function, whatever the age of the student. In June this year, researchers found that young adults proficient in two languages performed better on attention tests and had better concentration than those with one language.

Best international boarding schools in the world

By Tue, Aug 05, 2014 3:32PM UTC Pic: Students at Geelong Grammar School

Deciding on a child’s education is one of the hardest jobs for parents all over the world. Sometimes, these choices can be made even tougher by the large quantity of new offers emerging; but some traditional options never fail to please parents looking for high class comprehensive education. International boarding

China: Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti indicted for separatism

By Thu, Jul 31, 2014 3:50PM UTC Ilham Tohti. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar has been indicted on separatism charges amid continuing anti-government violence in the country’s far west.

Scientists explore link between climate change and human health

By Tue, Jul 29, 2014 6:00AM UTC Drought in East Kilmore, Victoria, 2009. Pic: beleobus (Flickr CC)

The Australian Academy of Science has gathered 60 researchers in order to raise concerns about climate change as it relates to public health.

Thailand visa crackdown likely to impact English education

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 5:59PM UTC Pic: Charlie Edward - Shutterstock.

Thailand’s crackdown on people living and working on tourist visas will have far-reaching effects in several sectors, not the least of which is education. English teachers who have not been able to secure work permits may soon face unemployment or an uphill battle to get the documents needed to work there legally.

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