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What you need to know about the new U.S. education system

U.N. officials said Thursday that China’s government is making progress in closing the gender gap in the education system, with a new nationwide test for girls expected to be released next month.U.N., World Bank and World Health Organization officials released the new test, called the Girls Pre-Aged Literacy Index, or GPI, in China.China’s National Health […]

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Why Trump’s new travel ban on foreign travel is likely to fail

The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban will not withstand legal challenges from the Department of Homeland Security and airlines.Trump issued the travel ban late Sunday evening after a nationwide manhunt that spanned six states, with multiple people dead.The order suspends refugee admissions and restricts travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.It […]

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How to save $300 in travel costs on travel to Indonesia

Over the weekend, a Facebook page was started in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, to help people who are currently in travel-shortening plans, but are worried about their travel plans.The travel page, dubbed the “Indonesian Travel Plan,” is being shared widely on social media, including by members of the group The Travelers Project, which has been running […]

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How to plan your next vacation abroad

Traveling abroad can be a great way to get your education.This article looks at how to plan the next trip and how to get a new job overseas.1.Plan your trip overseas for the most cost effective wayIf you’re going abroad to study, or have a job that will require you to study overseas, you’ll probably […]

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How to read the latest headlines on Thailand, the Philippines and the United States

3M Thailand is the third largest foreign employer in Thailand with an employment rate of about 23%, and its total workforce of about 3.6 million people is nearly one quarter the size of its neighboring country, the Phillippines.The Philippines has the world’s third largest workforce and is one of the top employers of foreign workers, […]

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Why the Aegis is here to stay

Australia’s defence budget is currently $8.3 billion.That is $1.2 billion above the global average, which is $2.5 billion.It is a higher level than any other nation, with a combined defence budget of $5.5 trillion.What is the AegIS?Australia has four aircraft carriers.Two are already in service.They are the USS George Washington and USS Nimitz.These ships are […]

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Canada’s teachers unions call for teachers to be fired over Canada Post deal

The Canada Post union says it’s “disappointed” the Liberal government has signed an agreement with the union to “extend the same conditions” that have been imposed on teachers for years.The union says that the agreement will allow the government to “increase their power to control the working conditions” of teachers.Canada Post Canada said it’s disappointed […]

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How a $1 billion plan to boost overseas education has gone up in flames

NEW YORK — The Education Department is facing an embarrassing $1.3 billion loss from its education investments in countries including India and China, with the department’s largest overseas investments in those countries ending in December.In a scathing letter sent to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the agency said it will need to reduce the investments to […]

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How to train your new online tutor

PUNE: A new online training service is expected to attract thousands of people to the local industry, as it aims to provide a “global, accessible” platform for teachers and postgraduate students to train with teachers from around the world.In a bid to bring more international education to the region, the platform, called EducatePune, has already […]

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How to get the most out of your university’s free online courses

The UK government is encouraging universities to start offering free online learning abroad to students who have already received their degrees.In a press release, the Department for International Development said that it has created a new “online learning opportunity for students who do not have access to a formal university course”.This is part of a […]

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