GSA launches Global Wellbeing student accommodation project - Global Education Times (GET News)

GSA launches Global Wellbeing student accommodation project

Student housing provider Global Student Accommodation (GSA) has launched Global Wellbeing, a pilot project aiming to improve student wellbeing in the Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) sector.

GSA said it believes it is paramount to advance knowledge and understanding of student wellbeing across its global portfolio.

In August 2019, the GSA wellbeing team provided funding for seven students from the UK, Japan, Egypt, Cyprus, and Mauritius, to attend a week-long wellbeing design workshop with the aim to create a concept for ‘The Bedroom of Tomorrow’.

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Global digital language learning market worth over $5b - Global Education Times (GET News)

Global digital language learning market worth over $5b

The global digital language learning market was worth US$5.69 billion in 2018 and is expected to continue to grow at a rapid rate, a study by market research firm ReportLinker has found.

The report noted that the global digital language learning market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.4% over the period 0f 2019-2027, to amount to US$17.18 billion by 2027.

Growth in recent years in the digital language learning market is primarily driven by the growing popularity of digital learning across various sectors.

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Education heavily targeted by cyberattacks - Global Education Times (GET News)

Education heavily targeted by cyberattacks: study

The education sector is one of the most heavily targeted industries by cyberattacks, EfficientIP has revealed in its 2019 Global DNS Threat Report.

Research included in the report by EfficientIP and IDC found that 86% of education sector respondents experiences under the radar Domain Name System (DNS) attacks in the past year.

The only sector with more attacks was government.

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International students enrolment increasing: OECD - Global Education Times (GET News)

International students enrolment increasing: OECD

The proportion of international students enrolment in higher education has increased in virtually all OECD countries over the last seven years, according to the latest OECD report.

The report also indicates the total number of globally mobile students is continuing to grow.

Luxembourg, a relatively small nation, has only 3000 overseas students in total, but has the highest ratio of international students enrolment at 47%.

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Education to become more digital and DIY: Pearson study - Global Education Times (GET News)

Education to become more digital and DIY: Pearson study

Education is becoming more digital and more do-it-yourself, a study by Pearson has found.

Findings from Pearson’s Global Learner Survey, a study which captured the voice of learners worldwide, indicate that education globally has shifted such that many learners are taking control of their learning through a “do-it-yourself” (DIY) mindset by complementing their formal education with a mix of self-teaching, short courses and online learning.

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HSBC Sounds of Home to help homesick international students - Global Education Times (GET News)

HSBC Sounds of Home to help homesick international students

HSBC has created a collection of soundscapes, Sounds of Home, to help foreign students who feel homesick when they move to study abroad. Research by HSBC has found that international students miss the sounds of their hometown more than anything else. The research released earlier this month states that 92% of international students miss the […]

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Global L&D market to be worth $446 billion by 2020 - Global Education Times (GET News)

Global L&D market to be worth $446 billion by 2020

Beroe Inc., a procurement intelligence firm, has stated that the global Learning and Development (L&D) market is expected to grow to a worth of US$446.1 billion until 2020.

The key driver of the L&D market is training, and consequently organisations have expanded their investment in the development of training services.

The global learning and development market is expected to grow at a rate of 4-5% until 2020.

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US$300 billion economic impact by international students - Global Education Times (GET News)

US$300 billion economic impact by international students

A new report by Study Portals has claimed that a US$300 billion impact is made by international students on the world economy, with Indian students set to soon overtake their Chinese counterparts as the biggest source nationality.

The Study Portals report examined the international, economic contribution of international students and forecast that while China accounts for the lion’s share of international students presently, India will move into that top spot in the coming years.

At tertiary (university) level, in 2016 higher education as a sector had an estimated economic impact of US$300 billion from international students; 2016 being the year for which the data is most complete.

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