Asia Education

UK Sixth Form Colleges prepare international students to university

By Thu, Jun 12, 2014 7:58PM UTC Pic: Students get A-levels results

English-speaking countries are very popular among international students, with thousands applying for degrees and graduate programs each year. In the UK, Canada and the US, international students are highly valued: they bring a wealth of culture and the promise of a highly qualified workforce when they graduate. As a result,

Sri Lanka accused of sabotaging media training

By Wed, Jun 11, 2014 6:32PM UTC Sri Lanka accused of sabotaging media training

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A corruption watchdog has accused Sri Lanka’s government of twice disrupting a training program for journalists from the country’s former civil war zone, accusing them of being agents for the defeated Tamil Tiger separatists.

Education reform comes to Thailand…. Criticism of the junta banned in schools

By Tue, Jun 10, 2014 12:00PM UTC

Khao Sod: Under new orders from the Office of Basic Education of Thailand (OBEC), criticism of the military junta is now banned in all Thai public schools. The order, issued by the OBEC earlier this week, bans the dissemination of  “provocative,” “violence-condoning,” or “false” information that could encourage students to disrespect

Computing programs for good employment prospects

By Fri, Jun 06, 2014 12:20AM UTC Pic: AP.

As the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrated 50 years of computing innovations last week, digital device users around the world reflected on just how far we have come in the past half-century. Since their first generation, built around vacuum tubes in the late 1940s, computers have exponentially shrunk in

Study hospitality for a career in a growing industry

By Thu, May 29, 2014 1:00PM UTC Hospitality students at work at our Buxton Campus

The travel and tourism industry is set to expand again this year, with forecasted 4.3% growth for the sector in 2014, and to outperform overall world GDP growth for the third consecutive year. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, consumer spending is on the rise again as the

Page 3 of 582« First...234...Last »

AP NewsLatest News