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Top 10 Interesting Figures About The Future of International Education



Top 10 Interesting Facts & Figures That Reveal The Future of International Education

The trend of studying abroad and international education as a whole around the world is evolving at a fast pace. The following statistics reveal what is in it for education in the future.

There has been a 29% increase in the number of schools worldwide delivering education in English and according to an international curriculum from 2013 to 2017 according to the ISC Research 2018 Global Report.

International student mobility through 2027 is projected to grow by 1.7% compared with 5% from 2012 to 2015 according to the British Council.

The Australian Department of Education and Training has revealed that the number of international students in Australia in 2017, increased by over 600,000, up 13% from 2016.

According to the British Council, the top 10 projected growth markets for outbound student mobility from 2015 to 2027 are China, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, France, Nepal, Indonesia, and Kenya.

Russia aims to grow its international student enrollment to 700,000 students by 2025, up from 200,000 students today.

One in four scientific research papers worldwide are now written by authors in more than one country, compared with 16% in 2011, according to UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030.

According to Country Ranking 2018 by Study.EU, Germany has ranked at the top for helping international students choose the best European study destination for a full degree.

The National Science Foundation’s Science and Engineering Indicators 2018, reveal that the United States has seen a 5.5% decline in international graduate student enrolments from 2016 to 2017.

Online education is booming, reveals Class Central as the number of students enrolled in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) 2018, topped 100 million students, an increase of 20 million from 2017.

According to NAFSA, international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contributed $32.8 billion and supported more than 400,800 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2015-2016 academic year

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