education diplomacy

Chinese students with foreign college degrees are coming home in ever greater numbers. Some are drawn by the new opportunities that China's rapidly expanding economy is opening up to highly educated, internationally minded young people.

The programme is aimed at improving confidence of teachers in using English, to create an atmosphere for students to interact in English and to encourage teachers to adopt child-centric methods in the classroom.

The first graduate program in Kurdish language and culture is a rare bright spot in Turkey's initiative to improve the cultural rights of its Kurdish minority, whose language was banned for decades.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon kicked off a new initiative Thursday, the UN Academic Impact (UNAI), which partners institutions of higher education with the UN in order to generate innovative ideas for peace and development.

Up to 950 Canadian troops will train Afghan army recruits from 2011 to 2014, maintaining a particular focus on solving the "huge problem" of low literacy levels, Defense Minister Peter MacKay said on Tuesday.

China zoomed past India as the main source of foreign students coming to the United States to attend college, with a 30 percent jump in Chinese students in a single year, according to a new report released today.

U.S. students studied in significantly greater numbers in less traditional destinations in 2008-2009, according to the new Open Doors survey report released today by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with funding from the U.S. Department of State.

The goal of the Bridge to Future Success programme is to improve and strengthen capacity of selected secondary and higher education institutions to develop cultural and educational relations between the UK and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR).