International Educator - November/December 2016 - 6

INbrief
UK STUDENTS who studied abroad reported feeling more confident, better equipped with communication skills, and more
employable following their experience abroad, according to research
from The British Council.
Broadening Horizons 2016: Maximising the Impact of Study
Abroad looks at how UK students perceived their overseas study
experiences.
Highlights of the research include the following:
n Ninety-one percent of returned students said study abroad made
them more inclusive and welcoming to international students.
n Eighty-three percent of students believed that study abroad had
strengthened their job prospects.
n More than 90 percent were likely to recommend study abroad to
other students and would emphasize positive value to their social,
personal, and professional lives.
n Eighty-one percent of students who had studied abroad were
more interested in global issues after studying abroad.
The findings also point to a new self-confidence that may permeate students' social and academic lives.
"Our research shows that, after study abroad, UK home students are
eager to share their wisdom and worldview with their peers," says British Council Education Intelligence Research Director Zainab Malik.

"By inspiring returned students to unpack the lessons learned
while overseas and to be advocates for study abroad and for international students, the life-changing effects of the experience are
maximized and shared."
For more information on the research report, visit https://
ei.britishcouncil.org/educationintelligence/ei-feature-broadeninghorizons-2016-maximising-impact-study-abroad.

ISTOCK / STEVE DEBENPORT / RICARDO REITMEYER

Higher Self-Confidence Reported After Study Abroad

Battling Corruption in Higher Education

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR N O V + D E C .16

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ow can higher education stakeholders help prevent
corrupt practices in the higher education arena?
That is the topic of a new statement on academic
corruption published by the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),
the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), and
the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Advisory Statement for Effective International Practice
Combatting Corruption and Enhancing Integrity: A
Contemporary Challenge for the Quality and Credibility of
Higher Education provides guidelines for effective international
practice in combatting corruption in higher education, with
a special focus on quality assurance. The statement includes
a detailed matrix that lists examples of effective preventive
actions in higher education as well as which stakeholders
should address those issues.
The statement grew out of an expert meeting convened in
March 2016 in Washington, D.C., by UNESCO, IIEP, and CHEA.
The statement is available at http://www.chea.org/pdf/
advisory-statement-unesco-iiep.pdf.


https://ei.britishcouncil.org/educationintelligence/ei-feature-broadening-horizons-2016-maximising-impact-study-abroad https://ei.britishcouncil.org/educationintelligence/ei-feature-broadening-horizons-2016-maximising-impact-study-abroad http://www.chea.org/pdf/advisory-statement-unesco-iiep.pdf http://www.chea.org/pdf/advisory-statement-unesco-iiep.pdf

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - November/December 2016

From the Editor
In Brief
Voices
Act Globally
Tradition and History
Health and Insurance
Education Abroad
International Enrollment
View From Out Here
In Focus
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - In Brief
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - Voices
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