'Worst idea ever' to end English educationThe Local.
Offering university courses in English “makes no sense” according to the anti-immigration DF, which has once again called for Danish universities to abandon teaching in a second language. DF’s education spokesman, Jens Henrik Thulesen Dahl, told Metroxpress that eliminating English-language courses would put an end to foreign students coming to Denmark and receiving a student stipend from the government.
Thulesen Dahl’s statement comes at a time when English-language education in Denmark has exploded. According to the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, the number of students enrolled in English-language courses at the nation’s institutions of higher learning has gone from 4,653 in 2009 to 7,376 in 2014 – an increase of 58%.
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