Why access to education matters for refugees - Global Education Times (GET News)

Why access to education matters for refugees

The Second World War and its aftermath – when millions of people were displaced and unable to return to their homeland – prompted an international response, leading to the formation of the agencies and laws in place today to protect and assist refugees.

Refugees now technically have the protection of the 1951 Refugee Convention and the 1968 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees. But has the situation really improved?

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How students can stand out to recruiters - Global Education Times (GET News)

How students can stand out to recruiters

With January marking the beginning of the graduate recruitment season, many students begin to think about how they can stand out within an increasingly competitive graduate job market.

A recruiter will take an average of 6 seconds to review a CV, so it is crucial that students grab their attention from the get-go.

Georgios Chiotis, Director of Brand and Marketing at Scape, explains what steps students can take to stand out to recruiters in the early stages of interviews.

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Why teaching sustainability in fashion is important - Global Education Times (GET News)

Why teaching sustainability in fashion is important

The fashion industry has changed dramatically in the last decade, and the whole sector is now characterised by critical issues and challenging trade-offs, including question marks around its sustainability.

Fashion is one of the most polluting industries that generates a substantial environmental and social impact.

In order to deal with the interdependent social, cultural, ecological and financial issues within the fashion industry, education at all levels needs to play a key role in encouraging urgent change.

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Artificial Intelligence is transforming higher education - Global Education Times (GET News)

Artificial Intelligence is transforming higher education

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become part of our everyday lives, from smart personal assistants such as Siri and Alexa, to security surveillance, and automatic parking systems.

In education, particularly in higher education, Artificial Intelligence is transforming traditional methods of teaching for both students and teachers, making the whole learning experience more customised, efficient and engaging.

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Modernisation driven by edtech will boost global experience economy - Global Education Times (GET News)

Modernisation driven by edtech will boost global experience economy

The global experience economy continues to grow, and international student mobility will nearly double from 4.5 million students in 2016 to over 8 million by 2025, according to OECD figures.

International students currently spend over US$100 billion on education in four host countries – UK, US, Canada and Australia.

According to the Higher Education Policy Institute, international students are worth £20 billion to the UK economy, with about 230,000 students arriving each year for university courses – most of them postgraduates, with China and India the most common country of origin.

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We need better gender balance in teams - Global Education Times (GET News)

We need better gender balance in teams

Teams perform better when they consist of an equal balance between men and women. That is the conclusion of a new study by a Copenhagen Business School professor.

How does the work culture and balance between the sexes influence our work performance?

That is one of the questions answered in a new peer reviewed study done by Associate Professor Florence Villesèche from Copenhagen Business School’s Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy.

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