Kazakhstan: The Untapped Student Potential in the Heart of Asia

There are so many great recruitment opportunities on the Kazakhstan student market for the international educators out there. Kazakhstan is a talent pool that offers a huge untapped potential for diversifying your student body. Located in central Asia, Kazakhstan is the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017

Anna Harrison, Education Agent Reviews: US Universities Are Investing More On Agents Network Building

As internationalisation of higher education is growing fast in many parts of the world, student recruitment becomes an increasingly competitive field. In their endeavour to earn students’ trust and attention, many universities refer to agents, especially when targeting...

Poland and Iran: What Can We Learn From Mixed Cultures?

Richard D. Lewis’ cultural typology model may be fascinating, but it is surely not exhaustive and universally applicable to each and every country in the world. There are many countries that actually do not fit straight into any of the 3 main types we’ve been...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Reactive Cultures Explained: Japan and Vietnam

Between linear-active and multi-active cultures we see the reactive culture type. We consider it falling in the middle, displaying features that are characteristic of both linear- and multi-active worlds. Richard D. Lewis defines reactive cultures through a strong emphasis on...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Multi-Active Cultures Explained: Bolivia, Chile and Morocco

Multi-active countries represent a culture where relationships are more important than schedules. The usual course of action here would be adapting to situations as they come and paying close attention to the relationships you build on the way. People from...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016

Linear-Active Cultures Explained: Germany and U.S.

Students from linear-active countries traditionally come from Western Europe and North America. These regions are also among the biggest players in international student recruitment – both in sending and hosting. So, today we’ll find out what linear-active...
Posted On 22 Nov 2016

Taiwan – Reforming Education through Action and Innovation

Taiwan is one of the Four Asian Tigers and among the leading countries in the world in terms of industrial and high-tech development. An island country located in the South China Sea with a population of about 23 million, Taiwan (or the Republic of China) hasn’t been recognized...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016

China – The Largest Untapped Market for Outbound International Students

Some 40 years ago, China accounted to 0.5% of global trade. Today, China is the world’s leading economic power and home to nearly 600 billionaires. In recent years, China’s middle class has experienced a booming growth with more than 27 million families earning annual income...
Posted On 16 Aug 2016

Andrés Cardemil Oliva: Can Work Make Our Dreams Come True?

The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming workforces and labour markets globally in ways we are yet to see and fully understand, and the relationship between education and the future of jobs is becoming more important than ever. When we start thinking abou...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016

Prof. Avid Roman-Gonzalez: Technology Could Help Us Leap Forward

Could Latin America see the emergence of a new Silicon Valley? If so, how far off could we expect this to happen? How does the current education system prepare local students for a successful entry into the challenging and rapidly growing tech sector? Does it give them the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2016

Patricia Maldonado: Studying Abroad Means Sharing Knowledge

Latin America is a land full of untapped resources and opportunities, and Bolivia is no exception. In 2008, The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor revealed that in spite of being one of the region’s poorest countries, Bolivia had the highest entrepreneurship potential in the...
Posted On 08 Jul 2016

The Future of Work: Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A report published by the World Economic Forum in the beginning of this year looks at how recent developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics, bio- and nanotechnology, the Internet of Things and 3D printing, to name but a few, have impact on the dynamics of...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016