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Highlights from Going Global 2017

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More than 900 leaders in higher education, business and government attended the British Council’s 11th annual Going Global conference, in London from Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 May 2017. Some 77 countries were represented by delegates, including vice-chancellors, pro vice-chancellors, and government ministers. Highlights included: On day 1, as the sun re-appeared across London after days of rain, Rob Lynes, the British Council’s UK Regional Director, said he was very proud to welcome delegates to “this sunny, vibrant metropolis which is called London”.  London is a truly international city where 300 languages are spoken and where 100,000 international students choose…

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A successful end to studyworld 2017, the 12th International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education

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The 12th International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education, studyworld 2017, was held in Berlin on Saturday, May 13th over two successful days with 7,500+ visitors. Both days of the fair offered school pupils and students a wide range of information on numerous study options and career paths at home and abroad. A total of 150 education providers from 29 countries presented information on Bachelor and Master courses at home and abroad, international internships and semester abroad programmes at the Russian House of Science and Culture on Friedrichstraße, Berlin. Alongside universities and further education institutions, exchange organisations and internship agencies,…

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studyworld sends Ampelmann out into the wide world

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Join studyworld’s AMPELMANN Challenge! The green man, who once signaled pedestrian’s free path, has long since become a cult figure in Berlin. Now he is going to explore the world. Here’s how it works: Request a mini-Amplemann simply by sending your address to presse@ampelmann.de Take the Ampelmann with you on your next trip trip or to the next park and take pictures with him there. Post the photo on Instagram and tag @ampelmann_berlin and @studyworldbln You will then receive a 20% voucher for the AMPELMANN webshop immediately – for souvenirs, gifts, and memories. studyworld 2017 takes place in Berlin from…

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Registration for Going Global 2017 is now open

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Going Global is a series of international education conferences hosted by the British Council. Their underlying concept is to offer an open forum for policy makers and practitioners from around the world to discuss issues facing the international education community. The 2017 gathering takes place from May 22 – 24 in London. This year’s event explores how universities and colleges support city-regional economies and social and civic engagement. The focus is on connecting the world’s cities to global knowledge and talent, as well as addressing global challenges. Early bird rates are available here until March 24, after which the standard…

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studyworld: Last call for proposals

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Submit your ideas for the lecture programme of studyworld 2017 until January 27 and shape the agenda of the international fair for higher and continuing education. This year’s studyworld takes place in Berlin from May 12 – 13. During the two-day event exhibitors from all around the word will give information about national and international bachelor’s and master’s programmes, opportunities for internships and semesters abroad as well as scholarship opportunities. For more information on the fair, please click here.

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EAIE will take place in September in Liverpool

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Between September 13th and 18th 2016, the 28th annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference, Europe’s largest in the realm of international higher education, will bring together more than 5,000 participants from 90 countries in Liverpool, UK for an inspiring and energising week of global knowledge exchange and networking opportunities.

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African Ministers Explored Information, Communication, Education, Training and Technology Issues in Order to Achieve a “Transformed Continent”.

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eLearning Africa 2016, the eleventh edition of the annual international conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training in Africa, launched on 24 May under the auspices of H.E. Yasser Elkady, Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology. The event’s theme was “Making Vision Reality. It was hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and its executive IT arm, ITIDA (Information Technology Industry Development Agency). This conference is the largest and most comprehensive pan-African networking event for the promotion of ICT-enhanced education and training. Senior government officials, decision makers and experts from the education and public sectors,…

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2063 Vision: Ministers move from ideas to action

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African ministers attending the ninth eLearning Africa Ministerial Round Table in Cairo on May 24th are looking to turn dreams into reality. Education and training are at the heart of the African Union’s 2063 Vision for a ‘transformed continent’, and ministers of Education, Skills, Finance and ICT from all over Africa will discuss delivery mechanisms at the annual Round Table on ICT for education, training and development. “The ministers want to move from talk to action,” says Charles Senkondo, Executive Director of Tanzania’s Global Learning Agency (TaGLA), who will chair a session at the Round Table. “There is a mood…

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eLearning Africa: Sharing infrastructure must be top priority

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The African Union’s Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, HE Mrs Elham Mahmood Ahmed Ibrahim, will tell participants at this year’s eLearning Africa conference that sharing infrastructure must be a top priority for African governments. Mrs Ibrahim, who will be a keynote speaker at eLearning Africa in Cairo on May 24, is convinced that by sharing telecommunications infrastructure, African countries could save billions of dollars and speed up the provision of universal broadband access, which will have a major impact on education outcomes. Better access to education and training through improvements in communications is a crucial element of the African Union’s…

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studyworld 2016 – Attendees benefit from orientation for studies and career

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The eleventh International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education concluded successfully on April 23rd in Berlin. A total of 8,046 visitors attended the two-day exhibition to acquire information about national and international bachelor’s and master’s programmes, as well as facts regarding opportunities for internships and semesters abroad. Once again this year, exhibitors from around the world came to Berlin: 155 education providers and higher education institutions from 27 countries were represented. The extensive range of information was delivered by colleges and universities, designates from scholarship organisations, embassies, internship agencies, and volunteer organisations. Subsequent to the event, studyworld continues to offer…

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Forging futures at Going Global 2015

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This year Going Global returned to London (1 – 2 June) to bring together the leaders of international education under the theme of ‘connecting cultures, forging futures’.   Going Global is an annual conference hosted by the British Council, offering an open forum for global leaders of international education to discuss issues facing the international education community. Since its inception in 2004, Going Global has grown from a bi-annual event in the UK to an annual event alternating between the UK and a major international city. Each year it attracts over 1,000 registered delegates from across the tertiary (further and…

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Studyworld 2015 – plenty of opportunities

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Studyworld celebrated its tenth anniversary on April 24 – 25. Our International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education took place in the RHWK, marking a decade of providing orientation to secondary school students, school finishers, university students, job hunters and professionals. Our visitors not only seek information concerning studies in Germany and abroad, but also on internships, jobs, and further education.

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