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Testimonials for Dilit IH Rome
Teaching Italian to foreigners since 1974 to students from 67 different countries. This is Dilit IH Rome! Here some testimonials from people who studied at Dilit in August/September and the common messages are: - Dilit encourages its students to speak Italian a lot since day one. - Rome is a wonderful city to learn Italian and put into practise everything the students see in class. - D...
SEO Fridays - SEO for YouTube Part 3
Over the past weeks we, together with Korinne from KAIE Marketing , have brought to you articles about the importance of optimising your YouTube videos in the correct manner in order to improve your SEO all together.  Let's take a look at what Korinne has prepared for us today, and in the meantime, if you have any SEO-related questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne by checki...
How to Tuesdays: How to keep Creative Juices flowing in the office
How many of you feel stuck from time to time? How many of you spend hours looking at your office's ceiling hoping that some form of inspiration would miraculously seep through the walls? In today's "How to Tuesdays" post we will be focusing on some tips that might help you keep those creative juices flowing in your office! It's good for you, it's good for your team, and it's especially good for yo...
Certificate SICTED de Buenas Prácticas Avanzadas anti-COVID for Costa de Valencia, Spanish School
At the Spanish language school Costa de Valencia , we have been working for months to take all the necessary measures against the coronavirus, and as a result of this intense work we are very happy to announce that we have received the recognition of SICTED Advanced Good Practices for the reduction of the risk of contagion of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the tourism sector . An award that ve...
SEO Fridays: SEO for YouTube Part 2
Following on from last week's post ,  KAIE Marketing continues to tell us more about SEO for YouTube, this week. Korinne will have more tips on this next week, but if you need help in the meantime, she is always here for you! You can reach her by checking out her website  here , or by emailing her on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com   ...
OISC enrolling for the October Half Term
We are now enrolling students for face-to-face and online tuition for the October half term. We Offer; - IB, AS/A-Level, (i)GCSE Revision - Oxford & Cambridge Test preparation - IELTS, TOEFL & Cambridge Exam preparation - Boarding School Entrance tests (ISEB, UKISET, 13+, 16+). - Private and group tuition. We provide accommodation options available throughout the Half ...
ICEF Berlin 2020 to be held as a virtual event
When we announced ICEF Berlin 2020 as a hybrid event earlier this year, we made it clear that our number one priority is, and always will be, delegate safety. With COVID-19 case numbers in decline at that time, and positive guidance received from the German health authorities, we felt that it would be right to bring the international education community together once again in person this November....
The guard.meCARES Campus Ambassadors Program
In our most recent interview with Jesse Poulin from guard.meCARES we spoke about the company’s dynamic Campus Ambassadors Program which brings together campuses across Canada and students from across the globe.  Who are the Campus Ambassadors? Anyone attending a higher education institution in Canada can be one, and the role of Campus Ambassadors is to actively promote the guard...
Intrinsiq - Software made Simple
When it comes to School Management systems, at Intrinsiq we’ve really gone out of our way to simplify things as much as possible, so that in most cases, most of the data that you need to input or retrieve, can be accessed at the click of a button. On top of that, Intrinsiq is a cloud-based system and this has been the case for many years. In today’s article we are going to look at how ...
How to Tuesday: How to motivate and engage your employees
In today's 'How To Tuesdays' post we chose to focus on something that we feel is very important in every company - be it a school, an agency, or any other type of business. This is the topic of motivation and engagement, and basically we like to describe it as the art of getting things done in a company. Here are some tips that we are proposing... We have chosen to focus on the four options a...
MC Academy: Book 4 weeks and get 1 week free!
Dear friends of MC Academy , we hope you are well! Book 4 weeks and get 1 week FREE! MC Academy is currently offering a discount on our face-to-face English language courses. Open to all prospective and current students, our current offer provides students with 1 FREE week of study when they book and pay for a 4-week course with MC Academy. Our most popular courses in include: - General...
TLCdénia School has a new website
School of Spanish TLCdénia launched a new website . The school located in Denia has created a new site to give more attractive content and more extensive information about its location, facilities, courses and services. Now agents can find better information about the Spanish intensive courses for adults and the special summer programmes: Spanish for families with kids from 5...
Online Workshop with Canada and USA Schools
Looking for an opportunity to connect directly with Admissions and Enrollment Representatives from private, boarding, and preparatory schools in Canada and the US in one day? Join Prepskills online September 19 for Virtual PrepConnect- an online event that brings together admissions and enrollment representatives, education influencers and experts, and families. You can hear from and connect di...
SEO Fridays: SEO for YouTube
With YouTube ranking as one of the top search engines out there, it is clear that some SEO efforts need to go into content preparation for this channel. This week,  KAIE Marketing has brought to us the first part of what we need to know about improving our YouTube SEO. If you need any SEO tips, Korinne is always here to help. You can reach her by checking out her website  here , o...
A Unique Learning Experience at International House Malta
If you are after a unique learning experience in a dynamic environment then International House Malta can satisfy even the most demanding of expectations. What makes our school stand out from the others is its characteristic family atmosphere that permeates throughout the school.  The academic staff, as well as the management are well aware that to create an environment which is conducive t...
Londonist partners with iQ Student Accommodation
Londonist is very excited to announce their partnership with iQ Student Accommodation! The team at Londonist has been hard at work over the past few months to ensure that, now travel is possible again, they can bring the BEST choice of student accommodation in London to their clients and what better way in doing this then by partnering with a well renowned company – iQ Student Accommodati...
TLC Denia - Denia: A Great Destination for Senior Citizens
Denia is a medium-sized, picturesque city situated in the Valencia region (between Valencia and Alicante). It is a popular destination for adults and senior citizens who can enjoy the city whilst learning Spanish at the TLCdénia School. The city has an embarrassment of riches for those of you who enjoy the coast, history, nature, cultural events, and not forgetting fine food and wine of...
Taking the Marlborough College School of English and Culture’s Open Minds Course Online
The coronavirus pandemic has, of course, presented a unique set of challenges and difficulties for everyone and it was no different for us at the Marlborough College School of English and Culture . The ever-changing situations in our students’ home countries and here in the UK led us to the sad decision to cancel our 2020 course and presented us with a new challenge: Could our Open Minds ...
QR Code Attendance tracking
“Social Distancing”, “Lack of contact” and “Sanitization” have become the New Phrases of 2020, and as such, education providers around the globe are constantly wrecking their brains to find out new and efficient ways to continue following their day-to-day protocols at school, whilst, at the same time, respecting these safety measures. As far as attendance tracki...
ICEF Webinar: The Promotion of Cities as Study Destinations
Join us for ICEF's upcoming webinar, where representatives of leading Destination Marketing Organisations (DMO’s) will discuss  the promotion of cities as Study Destinations.  This free webinar will take place on the 16th of September at 08:00 EDT (Montreal, New York), 09:00 ART (Buenos Aires), 14:00 CEST (Berlin, Stockholm), 15:00 MSK (Moscow), 20:00 SGT (Singapore), 22:00 AES...
Home Language International: 3 safe ways to learn a language!
30 countries & 20 languages: All ages & All levels. Home Language International propose the following ways to learn languages safely: 1) Live and Learn a language in your private teacher's home abroad Unlike in a school where students are mixed with other students, at HLI there is only one student. They live in their own private teacher's home and do not interact with anybody else ot...
Frontliners and healthcare workers are shown appreciation through free scholarships with Verbalists
If there is one thing that 2020 has taught us, it’s that “No man is an island”. And if there is one organization in Education Travel that understands this concept, it is definitely Verbalists Education , a fast growing language network, with more than 4,000 foreign language teachers supporting it, who, together with British LAL Language Centres (LAL), are excited to offer 2 sch...
Autumn and Winter at GSE Malta
The two seasons that mean good news… Autumn and winter always bring good news at Gateway School of English GSE .  Every year between October and March all students studying with GSE, for any duration (even just for a week) will receive 10 FREE English conversation classes per week. This means that even if students start studying with GSE before the month of October or finish their...
SEO Fridays - The importance of site security and SEO
This week's SEO post, which is always brought to us by KAIE Marketing focuses on site security, which some of us might take for granted, but which is really important both in terms of the reputation of our website, and therefore our brand, and also in terms of our SEO. Check out what Korinne has to say about all of this here. And remember, that if you need any SEO tips, Korinne is your go-to ...
Adult Exam Preparation Courses in safety in Ireland
At Gorey School of English in Ireland, we specialise in exam preparation for the Cambridge exams; FCE and CAE as well as IELTS and TOEIC. In the exam classes there is a very strong focus on exam practice for all parts of the exam including reading, Use of English, listening, writing and speaking. We are set up to do all of this online and with students face to face in class. So we are offerin...
Interviewing Jesse Poulin about the Campus Ambassadors Program that falls under the guard.meCARES platform
This afternoon (or morning if you're based in Canada like Jesse and the majority of the guard.me team) we had the pleasure of interviewing Jesse Poulin, who is responsible for the Campus Ambassadors Program that falls under the guard.meCARES platform.  Throughout this live broadcase, which you can view in the link below or on all the Schools & Agents social media channels, in cas...
BELS: Low Season at even Lower Prices!
Last Friday BELS closed its official 2020 high season. They did so, by sending a THANK YOU email to those partners, who entrusted BELS with their students, even during COVID times. Many others wanted to do the same, but borders in their country remained closed. Last Friday, also saw the end of the BELS JUNIORS International Camp. Over the past 8 weeks, BELS hosted SAFELY nearly 200 ju...
Highfield launches Covid-19 Guarantee
At Highfield & Brookham we understand that we are living in unprecedented and uncertain times which makes it very difficult to plan and make decisions, especially for families overseas. We also understand that securing the best education for their child is still important to them. That’s why we have introduced our ‘Covid-19 Guarantee’. Our Covid-19 Guarantee means that fam...
“Schools can have all student info stored in one place” - Intrinsiq
Many schools have systems that keep student info stored in one place, however, problems arise whenever there is some form of miscommunication between the student and the school and backdated emails need to be tracked down for verification. Intrinsiq makes sure that schools get to store ALL their student data in one place, and that also includes correspondence that took place prior to booking. ...
Highlights of learning Spanish with the Hispania Method
Learning Spanish with the Hispania Method is finally possible in two different modalities, online and on-site, since Hispania, escuela de español  launched the  Comunidad Hispania six months ago: a virtual space where students can attend online live interactive Spanish lessons. We asked our students on Instagram ( @hispania.valencia ) what they like the most about learn...
Live Broadcast with Andy Harrison from LanguageCert
Andy Harrison introduces LanguageCert Awarding Organisation, LanguageCert English language qualifications and the Online exams that allow candidates to take their exam from the convenience of their home or office. Explore LanguageCert in this very interesting interview! ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Image SEO
In today's SEO post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about another very important topic. When it comes to optimising websites we tend to focus mainly on our text and ignore the images. However, images need to be optimised too, and by this we mean that they need to be the right size, for example. Check out what Korinne has to say about all of this here. And remember, that if you need any...
Inputting group data has never been easier with Intrinsiq
Whenever we talk about Intrinsiq , we always focus on the fact that the software is easy to maneuver and that many things can be done at just the click of a button. When it comes to data inputting, Intrinsiq is, once again, the go-to CRM for efficiency and ease-of-use. In fact, when entering group info, the Intrinsiq system splits these up into the Expected Students, Leaders and Others. ...
How to Tuesdays: How to work with Agents in International Education
This week's How to Tuesday post is going to be slightly different from our usual format. We normally pick a topic and create an infographic related to that topic based on our experience. This week the topic we've selected is "How to work with Agents in International Education" and instead of an infographic we are going to share with you the video of a webinar that we gave last week in collaboratio...
How is TLCdénia school in Spain after reopening?
TLCdénia Spanish school located in Denia (Costa Blanca in Spain) is pleased to share that since the school reopened (on June 1 after the quarantine), most of the students have made up their courses. Fortunately, some European students have traveled to Denia and have taken their Spanish course. Denia is a safe destination and people respect the health measures In Denia’s are...
SEO Fridays: Off-Page SEO
SEO Fridays is back and this week  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing tells us about off-page SEO. Not sure what that is? Keep reading and get in touch with Korinne on k.algie@korinnealgie.com  for more SEO-related help. ...
English UK urges industry to share and sign its business rates petition
English UK’s campaign to get business rates relief granted to all ELT centres has taken a new step with the official launch of the Parliamentary petition we requested over two months ago. Jodie Gray, interim CEO of English UK, said: “It’s taken over two months to be officially accepted as a Government petition, but this week our plea for business rates relief to be granted to ...
EDEX: Ramblings of an Irish Director with nothing to say
Thinking I should write an article but the motivation to do so has been lacking.  The energy level is a little low but its returning as our first students arrive.  This article doesn’t have a lot of focus, more the ramblings and thoughts of a Director after a long day at the airport and a longer 6 months waiting to see what happens at the end of the summer. Our first students ar...
Announcing ICEF Berlin 2020: The leading networking forum and first hybrid event of the international education industry
After the resounding success of ICEF’s first virtual event, ICEF Virtual ANZA earlier this month, we are pleased to confirm that the 25th edition of ICEF Berlin will be held from November 1 to 3, 2020 as our first ever hybrid event. Delegates will join us in person at the Intercontinental Hotel, as well as simultaneously online for participants around the world. Spread over 3 da...
“Classroom and Academics Management do not have to be a nightmare any more”- Intrinsiq
When it comes to classroom management, the main users are the teachers and staff, and in some cases, students. It is probably the area of the CRM that is used the most and by the largest number of users. It is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we’ve made sure that everything functions simply, yet effectively and efficiently. Classroom Management Problems faced by Academic Staff Wh...
Big News for Maltalingua
Maltalingua School of English, recently nominated for the ST StudyTravel Award 2020 – Language School Europe Category is now offering all students a further 10% off their English course and comfortable self-catering apartments from the 19th September until the end of the year. Maltalingua has also reduced its typical standard summer prices by 20% as well , so whenever you are looking ...
Oxford International Study Centre Reopening
Oxford International Study Centre is pleased to announce the reopening of our school for face to face tuition. With careful COVID safety measures in place, we can accommodate students in host families and college residencies providing; - In-person tuition in all subjects, either one-to-one or in small groups of friends.  - Lessons for all age groups and levels from KS2 - A-Level. - I...
How to Tuesdays: Writing more Effective Articles
On Tuesday we give you tips. And, today's are focused on how to write better articles, both for our platform and also for your blogs. Here we go: ...
CEC – Cork English College set to reopen on September 7th
We're delighted to announce that CEC will reopen for face-to-face classes on Monday, September 7th.  Over the past number of weeks, we have been working hard to ensure CEC is the safest possible environment for the return of both students & staff. We have undertaken & introduced a number of safety measures including the installation of sanitising stations, protective screens &...
ICEF Webinar: LATAM - reaction to COVID-19 and opportunities as a competitive academic destination
Join us for ICEF's upcoming webinar, where representatives of the international education industry from Latin America will discuss  the region's reaction to COVID-19 and the opportunities it has as a competitive academic destination. This webinar will take place on the 24th of August at 11am COT (Bogotá/Lima), 9am PDT (Los Angeles, Vancouver), 12pm EDT (New York, Toronto), 5pm BST (L...
Wimbledon School of English: The New Normal
Wimbledon School of English reopened its doors last week, and so far, everything has been running smoothly with the new regulations in place. General English and IELTS preparation classes are underway, the coffee shop is open, the social programme is active and Wimbledon town centre is returning to its vibrant self, with lots to do for students coming to London to study English. ...
Highfield and Brookham Schools: It's about time for some good news!
The first half of the year was challenging to say the least, and who knows what the rest of the year will bring, so we are delighted to share some exciting news and developments at Highfield School.  Scholarship Success We are celebrating yet another year of fantastic scholarship results with 17 scholarships awarded to top senior schools including Wellington College, Cranleigh School, R...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Creating Title Tags that get clicked
In today's SEO Friday's post, Korinne, from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing speaks to us about the importance of title tags for SEO. Take a look at the tips and tricks below and stay tuned for more weekly SEO updates. Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. ...
Onward and upwards for Equinox
Today some of the team were delighted to be back at our office at Carlow Gateway Business Centre after 147 days away. Missing from the picture are our colleagues Caroline, Martina, Paddy, Mary-Clare and Sharon. Over the past few months all nine of us have all been working tirelessly from home to develop new programmes, invest in new technologies, upskill and become fully Fáilte Ireland C...
Check out our LIVE Broadcast with Londonist this afternoon
This afternoon we were pleased to welcome Umang Gandecha and Dinara Suleimanova from the Londonist team to our live broadcast. During this stream we spoke about the latest developments at Londonist and we went into detail in terms of international student wellbeing in the Londonist residences, especially in relation to staying safe, social distancing and social interaction. We also discussed ...
IH Newcastle will reopen its doors on August 17th!
We are very pleased after such a very difficult time for all of us to announce that we will be reopening our lovely school on  Monday 17 th  August 2020 .  We understand it will be a slow and difficult process to return to ‘normal’, however, we are determined to try and will be doing as much as we can to encourage students to return to us – as safely as possibl...
“A DOOR TO ITALY” – Italian language in Genoa – re-opened its door
After the lockdown, all of us at ADTI were impatient to reopen the door of our institute and welcome foreigners in our classrooms. On July 13th, finally, after almost 5 months of closure, we got it. The school has opened safely, with a strict anti-contagion protocol. Despite the limitations imposed by the fluidity of the health emergency in the world, we are working with people from different...
How To Tuesdays: Getting more Visibility on Schools & Agents
In today's  How to Tuesdays we'd like to share some information about additional/top-up services that we have developed over time, to help all of you get more visibility amongst our followers. We always insist on the importance of being present on social media and on third party websites, because this is where your customers and business partners are. The services explained below can hel...
Intrinsiq offers flexible payment schemes to help schools
At Intrinsiq we often mention the fact that we really do try our best to listen to our clients and their needs. Over the past months we have spoken to various schools who have expressed a solid interest in us due to  the fact that we are Cloud-based . Some of the most popular services requested have been fully integrated Online Booking Forms , and also efficient Homestay Management and...
French In Normandy Opens with Yet Another Award
French in Normandy reopened on July 13th after lockdown in France and as soon as the state of Health Emergency was lifted by the French Government on July 10th. Not only were we delighted to welcome the first students back to the school but were equally thrilled to receive the Travel and Hospitality Award for Learning Destination France. It was a real boost to know that everything we do for...
guard.me Campus Ambassador Program Honoured with Prestigious Award Nomination
Connecting student leaders across Canada, guard.me has been named PIEoneer Award finalist for its Campus Ambassador Program. Students living away from home for the first time have a myriad of new skills to learn and obstacles to contend with – even more so for international students adjusting to a new culture and language. That’s why  guard.me International Insurance , ...
Hispania, escuela de español is a finalist for the ST Leading Star Award
Hispania, escuela de español has been nominated for the 2020 StudyTravel Leading Star Award! The StudyTravel Star Awards are the most prestigious awards in the educational tourism industry. Language schools, study abroad agencies, associations and service providers vote for their respective partners to recognise the most outstanding performances in the sector of the past 12 months. Amon...
An interview with Charlie – Why should students study IELTS at MC Academy?
Face-to-face classes are beginning to flourish once again at MC Academy . This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with one of our EFL teachers regarding our face-to-face IELTS class. Here is what Charlie had to say about the topics currently being taught, how studying IELTS benefited the students in class, and what you can expect from a face-to-face class at MC Academy. What is curren...
Maltalingua School of English nominated for Prestigious European Award for 2020
Maltalingua in St. Julian’s has been short listed for the prestigious International StudyTravel Star Awards as a finalist for ST STAR English School Europe 2020 category. Since the awards began in 2006, this is the first time a school in Malta has been selected for this award. The ST Star Awards have honoured top class performance across the International study travel industry for 15...
ATTN: Schools and Teachers!! Giveaway alert!!
As proud partners and sponsors of the EdYOUfest 2020, we are happy to give 10 lucky teachers a free pass to this year's EdYOUfest ! So if you are in education...whether you are a language teacher, a mainstream language teacher, a higher language education provider....just drop us a line here and the first 10 teachers who get in touch will get a free pass. The 2020 EdYOUfest Dates : 17th...
In case you've missed it, here's our Live Broadcast!
Today the Schools & Agents team braved the world wide web and went online to stream our own Live Broadcast since we started doing these back in April. In our live broadcast, which I must admit was more difficult and nerve-wrecking than a live broadcast with a school, an agent or an organisation, we spoke about various topics related to how Schools & Agents has been handling the past few mo...
SEO Fridays: Meta Descriptions
And for today's SEO Tips & Tricks  KAIE Marketing  is telling us more about meta descriptions and how to use them.  As always Korinne can be reached on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com  for more SEO-related help. One final point...Here's a shoutout to KAIE Marketing, as yesterday was their second birthday! Congratulations!! ...
Gorey School of English re-opens its doors
We have opened our school in Gorey county Wexford Ireland .We are taking all of the precautions necessary to do this. This has been a very difficult time for everyone in this industry now is the time to help and support each other. Ireland has a green list of countries . Any students that come from any of these countries do not have to isolate for 14 days. You will find a list of these ...
How has guard.me been supporting staff, students and friends throughout the pandemic?
guard.me is known in the international education industry for being the organisation that always cares about the wellbeing of its partners, and the Covid19 situation has been a real test for us all in this industry. And as always, guard.me was there to support everyone - from members of staff, to students, to partners - thanks to a series of mental wellness webinars. During the live broadcast tha...
Why is it important for Schools to have good Online Booking Forms?
How many of you, schools, have online booking forms that you use for direct bookings? How efficient are these online booking forms, and are they connected to your school’s main database? As a school, do you have a system in place which enables you to track potential students? Can you track those who started filling out your online form and then stopped at one point during the process? Does y...
How to Tuesdays: How to Identify your Unique Selling Points (USP's)
In conversations that we have with schools, agents and service providers alike, the topic of USP's or Unique Selling Points often comes up and it is quite shocking to find out that people in our industry still sometimes struggle to come up with what their USP's are. When asking schools about their USP's, we often get replies such as " our teachers are all qualified "; or " we have amazing cours...
BELS JUNIORS ... 3 more weeks to go!
"We are in our 5 th week of BELS Juniors … 3 more weeks to go! Our weekly intake is around 30 students. We still have a few slots available, as we are working with reduced numbers.    SAFETY remains our PRIORITY. This is our COMMITMENT to you as our partners, our students & their parents …   All the students who have been on our 2020 summer camp, still manage...
Stonyhurst Online Language Courses
After careful preparation, we are very pleased to launch our online language and Cambridge Exam Preparation courses . These are available to learners of any age, where packages are tailored to suit the individual.    No matter which package a student chooses, a free initial consultation with one of our CELTA and TEFLQ qualified teachers is offered free of charge in order to discuss ...
The second IH Study Abroad Online Workshop
Following the success of the  first two IH Study Abroad Online Workshops that took place in June , International House World Organisation held two more online workshops in July for IH schools and study abroad agents to meet. On July 28 th  and 29 th , we were joined by representatives from 24 IH schools who had the opportunity to meet with more than 30 agents from countries incl...
If you place children in English boarding schools – do take a look at Highfield!
Founded in 1907, Highfield is a prestigious country Prep School that enjoys outstanding academic success and feeds the top Senior Schools in England; Eton, Winchester, Marlborough, Downe House to name but a few. If your families want to access the very best of UK education do get in touch; we have a 100% success rate for placing children at the first choice school and an excellent scholarship su...
SEO Fridays: Jargon
If all the search engine optimisation jargon has got you confused, look no further.  KAIE Marketing  is here to explain in understandable terms! For any SEO-related services, feel free to get in touch with us or directly with Korinne on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com . ...
Intrinsiq’s Support and Implementation Strategy: “We will hold your hand throughout the whole process”!
When working with any service provider, be it in terms of CRM, or any other services that you might require, we always stress on the importance of smooth communication between provider and client, not just at the beginning, but throughout the whole process - from when the client engages with the provider, right until the moment of launch; and even post-launch. That way client satisfaction is ens...
IALC & Edvisor launch combined agency Virtual Roadshows across 2020-21
IALC is very pleased to announce that their exclusive partnership with Edvisor, the leading technology provider in the education travel industry, has taken an exciting next step through the launch of a series of IALC & Edvisor Virtual Roadshows over the next 12 months. For nearly 40 years, IALC has been accrediting independent language centres and, as one of the leading Associations in th...
Hispania, Escuela de Español Welcomes Students to On-Site Lessons Again
Hispania, escuela de español has reopened for face-to-face classes, welcoming new students and those who have already been part of the Hispania family back to their classrooms in the beautiful Mediterranean city of Valencia. It has been 4 months since Hispania, escuela de español launched the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA, an online school that allows students to learn Spanish online in ...
English Naturally news update – a bit about Winchester and news on our re-opening
Hi there and greetings from beautiful Winchester, Hampshire.  Winchester has won “Best place to live in the UK” on several occasions, and our students and group leaders just love it! Get in touch if you’d like to visit. The accompanying photo is a shot of our famous Cathedral, the longest in England and stuffed with history, including the remains of Jane Austen, the re...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising your Instagram
Would you like to use Instagram for your company account but you're not sure where to start? No worries!  KAIE Marketing  and Schools & Agents are here to help. Remember that if you have any SEO related questions, feel free to get in touch with Korinne on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com . ...
How to Tuesdays: How to make the most of your S&A membership
Today's "How to Tuesdays" post is dedicated to our memberships. We would like to share with you some tips on how to make the most of your subscription with us. Having said that, if you prefer to have a more focused chat about your specific membership, or about how your organisation can benefit from being registered with S&A, do not hesitate to contact us, and we'll be more than happy to organi...
Intrinsiq goes Live this coming Thursday!!
Join Intrinsiq as they go live on the Schools & Agents social media this coming Thursday at noon CEST. Mark Milford and Jonas Farrugia will both be present during this live discussion to talk about the new updates, how we are helping schools to adapt to the new normal and also to discuss some of the main CRM-related school pain points. The discussion will cover the following topics: ...
Eaquals runs successful online AGM & unveils plans for year ahead
The Eaquals 2020 online AGM took place on 9th July and welcomed Julie Wallis as incoming Trustee and Thom Kiddle who will serve a second term as Vice Chair on the Eaquals Board of Trustees. Executive Director, Lou McLaughlin, provided an overview of the projects and developments over the last 12 months. The current frameworks have been developed to provide a German version for the current Eaqua...
Alpadia Language Schools: Online or On-Site courses, you choose
ALPADIA Montreux, Freiburg, Berlin and Lyon and are offering two teaching modes students can choose from at the time of enrolment: 100% on-site or  100% online , no blended mode. Rest assured that despite the eased restrictions, ALPADIA is implementing at all times high-standard sanitary measures, respecting social distancing rules and following a...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The importance of ALT Text on Social Media
As many of you might have noticed, every time we upload images on to our social media channels, we get asked whether we want to add an ALT text. Unfortunately, this step is sometimes ignored by businesses, and that is a big mistake. Check out this infographic below brough to you by KAIE Marketing and Schools & Agents, to find out why adding an ALT text is a necessary and important step whene...
Reopening offer, Oxford International Study Centre
We are pleased to announce that we have re-opened the college, and will be resuming face-to-face teaching from 20th July. It is very positive news that many countries that will be exempt from quarantine on arrival to the UK, and I hope this will help us all to resume as quickly as possible. We will welcome our first students to Oxford  for personal tuition (online tuition will continue a...
Glasgow School of English: Open for Face-to-Face Teaching on 27th July!
Glasgow School of English is delighted to announce that we are re-opening for face-to-face English classes from Monday 27th July 2020. Whilst it is great to announce our reopening, we realise that these are no ordinary times and we have been closely following the Scottish government advice to ensure the safety of our students and staff. When we re-open, we will operate with a number of new soc...
Londonist DMC adding to their portfolio of London Residences
Londonist is very excited to announce that they have 4 new residences in London! Being an award-winning student accommodation agency, they understand the different living needs and wants of their students. That’s why they are constantly always on the lookout to expand their fast-growing portfolio. So, whether their students’ top preference be location, on-site amenities or room siz...
BELS are Back!
We reopened the doors to our schools last Monday with around 60 students, including 25 juniors. Happy faces all around, even though you can’t see them behind our masks, because for BELS, SAFETY comes FIRST! I’d like to shine a light, on BELS Gozo , the jewel in our crown as I like to call her! Here is where we started in 1997 ..  when we decided to have a small school, on ...
MC Academy: Face-to-face lessons - Our first week open again!
The return of face-to-face classes, new courses, and more! Dear friends of MC Academy, July has been quite the proactive month here at MC Academy. After three months of lockdown, we are excited to welcome our first students back to study face-to-face classes on school premises beginning this week. Our students were most eager to resume their studies in a safe and carefully monitored class...
Keeping up with the Trends with Intrinsiq
Interpreting data is very often a laborious and time-consuming task, and frankly not a very welcome one, especially when this has to be added to a long to-do list that our friends in schools have. At Intrinsiq , we are pleased to inform you that this laborious task can just be changed to a simple “click of a button” thanks to the powerful features of the Intrinsiq platform. Agent ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The importance of Google Analytics
In Digital Marketing in general, Google Analytics is a very useful tool in helping businesses to collect data and metrics. This would, in turn, help such businesses to plan their marketing campaigns better and more efficiently. So if you don't have Google Analytics yet, make sure to get it!! This tip was brought to you by our SEO expert Korinne Algie from  Korinne Algie International...
Gateway School of English launches New Video!
Gateway School of English GSE has recently launched a new video promoting English language courses in Malta. Gateway School of English GSE recently launched a new video promoting English language courses in Malta. GSE offers courses for all ages from adults, children travelling with parents, junior prgrammes including activities and for senior students 50 plus courses. Gateway School of Eng...
What makes Intrinsiq better than other CRM providers?
In today’s article we are going to look at various aspects that make the Intrinsiq platform  stand out as a management tool in education management. Below we shall be reviewing some key points which, in our opinion, are the reason we believe Intrinsiq is the best CRM choice for education providers in our industry. So why Intrinsiq? - Intrinsiq is cloud-based and constantly ...
Wimbledon School of English: We’re Good to Go & NEW soft opening date 3rd August
We are delighted that Wimbledon School of English has been awarded the Visit England ‘ We’re Good to Go’ certificate, which means we have put all the UK Government & English UK safety recommendations in place and we are ready for our first students!  The good news is that we will now be opening our school on Monday 3 rd August for the following courses: - Gener...
Faster English: Are your clients ready for IELTS?
  At Faster English, we specialise in preparing students for IELTS, ensuring they can get the band score they need for university entrance.     We are an online English language school and have always been online, so we know how to create a warm, engaging learning environment, even when students and teachers are far apart.  Our IELTS course offers: - 40 hours in 2...
How to Tuesdays: Employee Engagement
Employee Engagement is defined as the discretionary effort that an employee will give to the company and his/her team. It is always important to have these employees as it results in more loyalty and less turnover. Now, after a worldwide pandemic, having engaged employees is essential and it is our job to help each other get there. Here are some suggestions on how you can do that: ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - What Should I do First?
Getting your head around SEO can be overwhelming, so our SEO expert Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  is here to help. Today we're focusing on where to start and what to focus on most. Check out what Korinne has to say about this below. Also remember that if you have any SEO related questions, feel free to get in touch with Korinne on  k.algie@kori...
ICEF Webinar: the role of Edtech in the international education industry: during the pandemic and beyond
Join us for ICEF's upcoming webinar, where representatives of the international education and online learning industries will discuss  the role of Edtech and online learning in the international education industry, during the pandemic and beyond  on the 9th of July at 9am PDT (Los Angeles, Vancouver), 12pm EST (New York, Toronto), 5pm BST (London), 6pm CEST (Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin), ...
Did you know that some schools still use CRM systems which are not on Cloud?
Schools often tell us that they would love to have a cloud-based system  to manage the day-to-day running of their school efficiently...and we totally agree with them. Cloud based systems are highly efficient and also effective for a variety of reasons including increased capacity, scalability, functionality, as well as reduced maintenance and cost for computer infrastructure or members of s...
How to Tuesdays: How to create a good website
Website creation is not only a technical job, it is also a very customer-focused one. And it is for this reason that today we are compiling a list of important aspects that we think you should take into consideration if you are thinking of changing your website or even of updating it.  If you have any questions about this whole concept, or about any one of the points we mention, do not hes...
Wimbledon School of English host Webinar to answer your questions about the school reopening after the lockdown
With the London Exam Centre now open for English exams in London, the main school at Wimbledon School of English is due to open its doors to students on September 7th. To help answer your questions about the reopening, we will be hosting 2 webinars on Friday 3rd July. One webinar at 08:30 BST and one at 14:00 BST, to accommodate different timezones. Our webinar panel will consist of: Manag...
Equinox announce new on-line programmes
Equinox Education Services are delighted to announce the launch of a range of on-line programmes as well as a new website membership portal, the ‘Equinox On-Line Community’, for new, returning, and former students. As with all other organisations in the education sector, the onset of the pandemic over the past three months has brought about an extremely uncertain time for Equinox, ...
The time is now for Gorey
Why agents should recommend an exam course to their clients. For every student who has ever studied English to a high level there comes a time when just doing another general English course doesn’t really work anymore. Yes, they will learn some new vocabulary and maybe some new expressions but their progress will seem to have slowed down they will feel they are not improving. This is when...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
As is our tradition, on Friday we stop to look at some important and effective SEO tips with our industry SEO expert Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing . Today's focus is on how frequently we, as companies, need to take care of our SEO. Just like going to the doctor for regular check ups is a highly recommended routine for our health and wellbeing, so are regular ...
Higher Education in Spain and How Hispania Can Help You
Since  Hispania, escuela de español   opened its doors in 2002 with the idea of creating a positive philosophy of life through the teaching of the Spanish language and culture, it has constantly been growing; not only receiving students for the summer or language immersion courses, but also many who are preparing for studying at a Spanish university. The Hispania team is always...
Welcome to the Intrinsiq Newsletter
At Intrinsiq we are pleased to announce that as of the end of June we will be sending out a monthly newsletter to all of our clients and followers. This will be a way to stay in touch with you more regularly and also to keep you up to date with our services, promotions and any special offers that we launch from time to time. In this newsletter we will also be sharing various tips and tricks on ...
English UK announces summit to discuss and begin industry post-Covid recovery
How will the UK’s ELT industry recover and rebuild after Covid-19? To support and lead the way, English UK has announced a groundbreaking summit so members and international partners can share expert insight and discuss individual opportunities in 1-2-1 meetings. Tim Barker, English UK’s business development director, said: “As the UK moves out of lockdown, we and our membe...
How to Provide Better Customer Care
Customer Care has always been an essential part of every business, yet so many tend to let many things slide when it comes to this area. There's no nice way of putting such shortcomings, but to say that it's wrong! Now more than ever, taking care of customers is the least you can do. Just like the rest of us, our customers have dealt with tough times, and the fact that they've chosen your services...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's post focuses on another important topic that many companies often inquire about - and that is how to get quality backlinks. We all know that backlinks are super important for SEO, but the difficult seems to be on how to get good links. Today Korinne, from KAIE Marketing, speaks to us about how to attract quality backlinks. Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers to...
International House World Organisation launches IH Online Promise
International House World Organisation is known for its excellent teaching standards and quality commitment to all students in IH schools around the world. When affiliating to IHWO, International House schools commit to meeting detailed quality charters that they are inspected against regularly. This means creating interactive and engaging lessons that help students progress and communicate and...
Here’s why ELA Malta is “the school with a heart”
Many schools around the world have been going the extra mile to help their members of staff and also their students during this pandemic…and at ELA Malta we went over and above our duties as Educators throughout this period too. Here’s a quick overview: Food for students who were quarantined We took it upon ourselves to keep in regular contact and even deliver food on a daily ...
BELS will open again on the 6th July!!
IALC & QE-accredited, Malta based English language schools BELS, are pleased to announce that they will reopen their doors to international students on Monday 06 th July , in time for Summer holidays! Isabella Conti – Agent Sales Manager at BELS said ‘The time has come ... for us to rise from the ashes ... like the fierce educators that we are 😊. I have a smile on my face f...
Quality English announces partnership with Macmillan Education
QE is delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with Macmillan Education which is designed to bring additional exclusive benefits to its licensed schools and colleges. The collaboration includes weekly webinars from academic experts on a wide range of topics as well as the new QE Digital Awards and weekly drop-in sessions for QE schools. The webinar topics so far have been “Making...
How to Tuesdays: How to grow your YouTube channel
YouTube is one of the most used search engines in international education, and unfortunately many schools and agencies in our industry either do not have an account, or do not use it well. There are various ways in which you can populate your YouTube channel with good quality content, and content that increases your number of subscribers. In today's infographic we look at merely 4 ways, however, t...
International English Language Tests to Resume at Cork English College
We are delighted to announce that our International English language tests, IELTS and OET, will be resuming in July at Cork English College . In order to facilitate our IELTS candidates whose test have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have increased the number of Computer-Delivered tests that we are offering. We now have computer-delivered tests on 14 th , 16 th , 21 st &nb...
Wimbledon School of English offer Online Trinity Cert TESOL teacher-training this summer
You may have clients asking ‘How do I become an English teacher?’ and possibly looking for TEFL or CELTA courses in London but are unable to travel in the near future. With this Trinity Cert TESOL 5-week online teacher-training course, they can now become certified English teachers from the comfort of their own home. Accredited by Trinity College London, the Cert TESOL certificate is a...
“What if we ask YOU what you’d like?” - Intrinsiq
Many countries around the world have finally started getting the green light to reopen their schools following the Coronavirus nightmare. Many schools have had to adapt to a new normality and, over the past few weeks and months, have implemented new systems into the day-to-day running of their schools, which might now become obsolete. At Intrinsiq , we would like to make the transition to a new ...
Faster English: 30% Discount on IELTS Courses!
At Faster English, we are ready for the summer exam season and are offering big discounts on our 40-hour IELTS preparation courses.  All courses are: - 100% online - students can study from the comfort of home - 100% delivered by experienced, qualified, native teachers - 100% live, with no recordings and lots of interaction                ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
When it comes to SEO, we are often told by people (sometimes people who consider themselves to be pros in the field), that SEO is all about paying for traffic or backlinks. This, along with some other practices discussed in the infographic below, is considered to be very harmful and that it, indeed, does more harm than good. It is for this reason that we always recommend discussing your SEO with i...
MC Academy:Summertime Memories made Easy
Dear friends of MC Academy, If you are looking to improve your English language skills alongside other like-minded students from across the world, then why not consider studying in MC Academy’s Junior Summer School programme for Summer 2020. Open to junior students between the ages of 10-17, our Summer School programme is designed to provide students with a memorable experience combining ...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops
Who says that during Covid-19 we can't have a live Study Abroad Workshop? Social distancing, face masks, travel restrictions? Not a problem! With great enthusiasm from both agents and IH schools, on the 3rd and 4th June we had the pleasure of organising our very first International House Study Abroad Online Workshops. We were joined by representatives from 24 IH schools, who had the chance to m...
How to Tuesdays: How to get ready for the "New Normal"
We're all dying to get back to normal. But what will the new normal be like? Will it be like the old normal? We think not. And for this reason, today we've decided to dedicate our "How to Tuesdays" post to giving you some tips on what to take into consideration when planning for the "new normal". ...
ELLCI - Learn Italian online: real learning in a virtual classroom
Italian lessons for foreigners in e-learning are the perfect option for those who want to learn Italian flexibly and comfortably from home or from the office.  You can access the lessons wherever you want, choosing a group program with fixed days and times, or a completely personalized program with the freedom to choose the pace of the course and plan your weekly program. The conten...
Did you know that some schools still do paper registers?
Attendance is a key element in the day-to-day running of a school. It keeps track of where the students are, how many classes they attend, whether they can move up a level or not, how much of the syllabus they’ve completed...and in general, the level of commitment of any particular student, which very often determines whether or not they get a certificate at the end of their stay at the scho...
We are ready to move forward with you!
Various countries have started announcing the day when they will open up their airports. Schools are making the necessary arrangements to adjust to the new normality and to start welcoming students back to their schools. A semblance of normality is beginning to show its face, and light at the end of a long tunnel is beginning to appear again.   Throughout all this, at Schools ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's SEO tip is related to a question that clients often ask us: "Why is a 'google-my-business' listing important?" Today, our SEO guru Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing answers this very same question. Here you go...and remember that if you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne, and have a chat with the expert herself!  Korinne Algie...
Robin Adams leads new IALC Board
IALC is delighted to announce that the Association has elected Robin Adams, President of CES North America, as its new President. Robin, who previously served as Vice-President for Marketing, leads an international Board of Directors drawn from IALC Member Schools across seven countries. Reflecting upon being named President of IALC, Robin said: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to c...
The 2020 Version of the IH Study Abroad Workshop kicks off!
2020 will forever go down in history as the year which revolutionized the way we do business. But at we always say, our industry is a dynamic one and if there is someting that we will never do, that is 'giving up'. Back in March we might have thought that the virus would kill our business, but instead we have managed to think outside the box and managed to stick to our plans....even if that meant ...
Wimbledon School of English launch 'Book with Confidence' campaign
With the situation changing daily from country to country, students are cautious when choosing an English language course or a study trip abroad. Will their course be running or postponed? Will they lose out on money or have to pay a penalty fare if they can’t travel? Here at Wimbledon School of English, we know that now more than ever, people’s plans can change last minute and that...
How to Tuesdays: How to use Branding
Branding is your company's identity kit. It is what sets you apart from everybody else....and in an industry that depends very much on online promotion, branding is a very important aspect that, unfortunately, sometimes tends to get ignored.   Send us a message on bernice@schoolsandagents.com so that we can help you showcase who your company really is!! ...
Did you know… some Schools still do Manual Home Stay Allocation?
Many schools offer homestay accommodation as one of their options for when students book courses at their school. This is still a very popular choice among students mainly because living with a host family not only allows the student to have a home away from home, but also to continue practising the language even once classes are finished and also to learn about the culture and gastronomy of the c...
SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne - Duplicate Content
It's time for our SEO Friday Tips & Tricks with Korinne. Today we are focusing on why Duplicate Content is Bad.   If you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne, and have a chat with the expert herself?  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. F...
LanguageCert SELT Exams for UK Visas & Immigration - Re-opening of SELT centres
As of 1 June 2020, 31 of our global SELT centres will be operational, complying with local policy and guidelines regarding COVID-19. Over the coming weeks, as in-country restrictions start to ease, our list of operational SELT centres is likely to grow. The full list of our operational SELT centres is available on our website: https://languagecert.org/UK-Visa-Exams-and-Covid-19_ As such, from ...
Introducing ICEF Virtual Events
ICEF launches virtual networking events for education agents focused on the Americas and Australia/New Zealand                   After 25 years of holding face-to-face networking events for international education professionals, ICEF today announced two new virtual events, taking place online in August 202...
Careers in FinTech - Why is a Master in FinTech from the University of Rennes, your best idea yet?
FinTech has undoubtedly been one of the most disruptive forces to ever hit the mainstream banking and finance sector...and nowadays, it is the industry that is considered to be traditional banking’s biggest competitor. “The disruption is not just restricted to payments anymore, everything from direct lending to investment banking is now being targeted by FinTech start-ups” (Sharm...
BELS Launches New Website
www.belsmalta.com have launched a fresh, new website that reflects the experience students can expect when studying at one their English schools in Malta, Gozo or online. Here you can find photos of the schools, as well as information regarding the locations, courses, accommodation options and auxiliary services. All the content is available in a variety of languages. Prospective students or a...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops
On the  3rd  and  4th June   International House World Organisation will have the pleasure of hosting two very special IH Study Abroad Online Workshops for agents.  IH schools have been working hard to create live and interactive online programmes that deliver the same high quality IH experience for your students. From Young Learner Programmes to Language Plus cou...
How to Tuesdays: How to Stay in Touch with Clients and Partners during COVID19
There's no denying that these are difficult times, and during the past weeks (or has it been months now?!?) we've had many conversations with clients and industry partners during which we've always ended up talking about the same two topics. The first is, without a doubt, the struggle we're all facing in this period. The second topic, and a much more heart-warming one, is how much we miss running ...
Why Malta is your SAFEST English language learning destination for summer 2020. And why Gateway School of English GSE is the perfect place to be.
Malta is one of the countries that is successfully controlling the spread of the coronavirus among its population. In fact the German rating agency Scope Ratings placed Malta among the top five countries in the world with respect to the ability to resist the  Covid-19 pandemic . World-class medical facilities and infrastructure, excellent national healthcare management and a dedicat...
IH Teens Explorer Programme -Summer Virtual Experience & Language Learning and Adventures
IH MALTA              IH CAPE TOWN               IH NEWCASTLE Young learners can participate in the  IH Teens Explorer Virtual Experience from the comfort of their own homes and join other students virtually from all over the world. The programme consists of a m...
TLC Dénia school of Spanish located in Denia reopens on June 1st
TLCdénia school has great news: after being 3 months closed, it will be open on June 1 st and has a special discount for new bookings. This is the school’s message: The state of alarm has changed all of our lives. What was supposed to be a 3-week break, has turned into 3 months. The school closed, you, the agents concerned about the cancellations and the teachers overflowed in...
Incredible offer from Londonist on Studio Rooms!
Summer arrived! At Londonist Summer means giving and we are giving up to 50% discount on all our  studio rooms ,  ZONE 1  Included!  If you are: looking for flexible summer accommodation , starting  from three nights  or more a student or a young professional  looking for a co-living space in  central London  ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising for Voice Search
Today's SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne focuses on the importance of Optimising for Voice Search.  If you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne, and have a chat with the expert herself?  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further informatio...
Wimbledon School of English Live! Online Summer Junior Camp 2020
‘’If you can’t come to the UK this summer, Wimbledon School of English will bring the UK to you with our virtual summer camp for juniors’’ . This Summer Young learners can enjoy lessons with our highly experienced teachers from the comfort of their own home. At WSE we have been running live online courses for several years, so we know how to deliver excellent on...
Covid Group on Facebook - EDEX
We are looking at the protocols we have to have in place this coming September when our academic year programmes, hopefully, will start again.  We may have 2 students, we may have 200 but the protocols have to be the same so it’s time to plan.  I have never started a group on FB but I feel it would be good to share ideas on what agents, friends, schools etc around the world are put...
Tracking Agent Commissions
The topic of this week’s discussion with Intrinsiq is focused on Tracking Agent Commissions, which is sometimes a challenge for some schools. When talking to Mark Milford, CEO of Intrinsiq, he told us that “some of our clients reported that they sometimes had a 6-figure commission bill that literally popped out of nowhere...and let’s face it, no one likes those kinds of bills!!...
The Double Decker - A FREE trip with the best teacher trainers
Gallery Languages are happy to offer and introduce a new series of online teacher training events for English language teachers and specialists from all around the World. This will be in the form of two presentations of 45 minutes each, which will be held twice in the same day so that everybody, regardless of which time zone they are living in, can still attend and enjoy them. The Double...
Londonist Dublin opening
Sure, you want your students to live somewhere brilliant while studying in Dublin, and we are super proud to announce that Londonist now have The. Perfect. Place. for your students! Check this out! You want student accommodation close to the action, but quiet enough to get some serious work done? Check! LIV Student Dublin- the new Londonist student residence, in the heart of the city, liter...
The Importance of Forecasting in Marketing
‘Forecasting’, ‘Agent Trends and Numbers’, ‘Big Data Management’...these are all phrases which form part of the day-to-day vocabulary of any Marketer within the field of international education.  These are all very useful techniques that schools use in order to help them with their marketing strategy and with their planning. However, as one can imagine, ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Bounce Rate
Today's SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne focuses on Bounce Rate and what can help to minimise this.  If you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne and have a chat with the expert herself?  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further informatio...
Gorey School of English: ELT Schools opening in Ireland
ELT Schools allowed to open from 10th of August in Ireland. This is the most recent bit of news we have had but as we all know this can change week by week. We got this from the MEI website (Marketing English Ireland ) Our last school group was for one week at the end of February. We had a fantastic time together but little did we know that COVID 19 was on its way.  Hopefully, we can al...
FinTech….but why?
This year for the first time, the University of Rennes1 in France will be launching the Master FinTech programme...but why FinTech? And why now? In this article we will be looking at the relevance of Financial Technology in today’s world in a more visual way than usual. At the University of Rennes1 in France we would like to stress the importance of this subject as a field of specialisation ...
EDEX: Immersion for Irish Students in Ireland
EDEX Ireland has just launched a new initiative because " When life gives you lemons, we make lemonade" . Check out the ''Lemonade" Programme:     ...
The COMUNIDAD HISPANIA: Learn Spanish Online with Professionals
The new online platform of the renowned Spanish school Hispania, escuela de españo l in Valencia has been celebrating its second month now and we are happy to share with you some wonderful aspects of learning Spanish fully online in the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA . What are its advantages? Our classes are live, interactive, and in international groups . That is, our students follow the les...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne spot aims to answer a very important question that a lot of schools, agents and service providers in international education ask us frequently.  Do we really need SEO? Does it really help our Marketing campaigns? Why is SEO necessary? The infographic below answers these questions very simply. So if you're still in doubt about whether SEO ...
QE Online Courses and e-Missions
At Quality English, we take quality-assurance very seriously and we created a highly-qualified working committee comprising of QE staff, and owners and Academic Directors of QE schools from numerous countries to oversee the development of a quality-assurance process for QE Online Courses. Their brief was to ensure that they meet the same high standards that students and agents expect from QE schoo...
Cork English College Launches CEC Virtual
CEC – Cork English College have taken their quality learning experience online by providing 25 hours of online learning to current and prospective CEC students. CEC Virtual combines 20 hours live face to face learning in Zoom connected classrooms and with 5 additional hours structured guided learning using an all-new platform. It’s the traditional award-winning CEC English language le...
IH Directors' Conference - Together online
Every year, at the beginning of May, there is an event that IH members (and even us at S&A) really look forward to: The International House Directors' Conference. This event provides an invaluable opportunity for all International House Directors to meet, discuss best practice and share new ideas and innovations. The conference is hosted by an IH school in a different location each year and in...
WSE to host webinar to introduce Online English Junior Programme to partners
Wimbledon School of English are introducing an online summer junior programme for students aged 8 – 17, starting in June. The programme details will be shared with  agents via a webinar on Tuesday 12 th May 2020 at 12 midday BST (GMT + 1). Following their successful ‘Online Easter Young Leaders Programme’ for teenagers, WSE will bring their experience of running a Junior S...
Introducing ICEF Exchange, the podcast for education professionals
ICEF launches regular podcast to address the challenges facing international education around the world Long known as a leader within the international education sector, ICEF is excited to launch ICEF Exchange . Brought to you by the same team responsible for ICEF Monitor, this innovative new podcast series brings together ICEF experts and student recruitment professionals from around the w...
Why is Rennes the ideal destination for students to get a MA in FinTech in?
Over the past weeks we have looked at various aspects related to the Master in FinTech program which is going to be launched by the University of Rennes1 in Rennes in September 2020.  We also had the opportunity to go into the syllabus , the requirements and all there is to know about this MA programme.  In today’s article we are going to focus on another aspect, which is a ...
How to Tuesdays: How to use Social Media for Business
In our 'How to Tuesdays' post last week we looked at which social media platforms are ideal for the international education industry. This week we are going to expand on that topic and we are going to look at How to use Social Media for Business. In this post we will just scratch the surface of the do's and dont's of social media in our industry, however, if you wish to have a more in-depth discus...
“Online booking forms make it easier to recruit students” - Intrinsiq
How many of us have tried filling up some kind of online booking form and then stopped half way because it was too complicated or because we were being asked for unnecessary data that we felt was just ‘too much’? That in itself is enough to scare people away. However, it is also important to keep in mind that booking forms are not just there to make bookings. On the contrary, they can ...
Centro Fiorenza - Distant but always united
Cannot study Italian in Italy? Not a problem, enrol for our Italian online course and we will bring Italy to you no matter where you are. Why study with us?  Because you decide! Choose time and day that suit you and spend as much time you need on a particular subject, grammar or argument with your teacher Because it is cheaper and comfortable — you do not have to travel any...
Tourist businesses worth billions may close because they are excluded from Government's Coronavirus tourism and leisure rate relief scheme
Trade associations representing thousands of tourist businesses, together with the Local Government Association, have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking him to urgently change civil servants' interpretation of his Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Scheme, launched to support the UK's hospitality and leisure industries. Tour and coach operators, English language schools, destinati...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday and a public holiday in a lot of countries....but at this stage we've lost track of what days are holidays, weekends or work days. So we thought we'd bring you our 'SEO Fridays - Tips and Tricks with Korinne' just the same. We know you love it. Today's topic is one that I personally really enjoyed learning about - Readibility. Sometimes we read website text and it is so obvious that...
How to Tuesdays: How to be more efficient on Social Media
In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we are going to take a look at the top 5 most efficient social media platforms within the international education sector. In this article we share with you some info on each one of these platforms. However, becoming efficient on these platforms takes quite a bit of personalised research. If you need any tips on how to be more efficient on social media, do not h...
What happens once we get back to normal?
It’s the moment we’re all waiting for...that moment when our authorities will tell us that things can go back to normal. Or will they? For most of us this has ‘only’ been going on for a few weeks, but I’m sure many of you agree when we say that it feels like a lifetime. And this is also partly because of the human’s ability to adapt despite the hardships. Howeve...
MA in FinTech - the syllabus, the requirements and all there is to know about it
Over the past weeks, we’ve spoken to you in great detail about the MA in FinTech program that is being offered by the University of Rennes1 in France starting in September 2020. The FinTech program lasts 2 years and in today’s article we will look at the syllabus and requirements so that your students can apply for this Master Degree from an esteemed French University.  Syllabu...
Language Tourism in Spain Collapses due to Covid19
The spread of the COVID-19, the limited mobility due to the state of alarm and the closure of borders is causing serious consequences on countless economic sectors in our country and where language tourism is among the most affected. That is why FEDELE (Federation of Spanish Schools in Spain), representing 102 Spanish schools distributed throughout the national territory, requests the government m...
Glasgow & Global Schools of English create “The Scottish Experience” for online learning
Glasgow School of English and its sister school, Global School in Edinburgh are now offering online, General English and other specialist classes, delivered by highly qualified teachers, via Zoom. So far, so good, but what Glasgow and Global Schools have done that is, they believe, unique, is to seek to replicate “The Scottish Experience” online, so that students who visit their ...
SEO Webinars with Korinne
At Schools & Agents we are proud to announce a new series of Webinars related to the topic of SEO which will obviously be brought to you by the guru herself, Korinne Algie from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing.  These webinars will focus on SEO basic tricks and skills which are useful and necessary for anyone in International Education so we would definite...
International House Directors’ Conference 2020 goes online
Every May, International House school directors from our global network across 52 different countries come together for our annual conference and AGM. The 2020 IH Directors’ Conference was due to be hosted by IH Sydney and our plans included dinner at the Sydney Opera House and several days of presentations, workshops and networking together.  In the current Covid-19 crisis, travel...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Many of you look forward to this section on Friday because it shares some useful tips and tricks related to SEO, a topic which for most of us, ourselves included, may be a bit scary. For this reason, each Friday, our good friend and SEO guru Korinne Algie from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  shares with us and our followers some simple yet useful SEO tips and tri...
Mental Help Tools for Coping amidst Covid19 - Canadian company guard.me makes its mental health webinars available free of charge
In the midst of a global pandemic, another serious healthcare issue is looming. As Canadians struggle to meet the unprecedented challenges of these times, mental wellness is increasingly at risk. While essential workers may be particularly vulnerable due to the nature of their work, no one is immune to mental health issues. Individuals of all ages and from all walks of life have been forced to adj...
Call for Applications - Doctor of Medicine, University of Rijeka in Croatia
The University of Rijeka in Croatia has issued a call for applications for enrollment into the first year of integrated undergraduate and graduate university studies of Medicine (In English) leading to the academic title of Doctor of Medicine in the academic year 2020/2021. Study program Medical Studies in English, integrated undergraduate and graduate university studies, with a 6 year ...
Londonist DMC launch new API Code System
Londonist launched a great development recently. They have started to provide API codes to their partners, to have instant access on the Londonist available residences, room types, descriptions, prices, and extra services. Here's further info in this video! You can make use of Londonist API to check instant availability for the options available depending on your student's check in and out da...
New offer from Londonist
New academic year plans? Book your room now and pay later! Londonist DMC   want to make sure that your students can continue with their plans even during this uncertain period. You can secure your students' room now without paying any fees for the next academic year. If the situation is still unstable and your students' plans change, you can cancel your booking. There will be no cancella...
BELS Junior Online Courses
Several parents around the world still wish for their children, to do something more useful with their time ... instead of just playing games! And for this reason, at BELS , we are suggesting a 2-hour per day afternoon course (so as to not interfere with home schooling) or an exam preparation course. Check out these two options that we have prepared for your students. BELS General Englis...
The COMUNIDAD HISPANIA offers a wider selection of online courses now
Hispania, escuela de español launched the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA some weeks ago, an online community that offers the possibility to study Spanish on the net from home. Now, the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA expands the offer of its online courses.  The COMUNIDAD HISPANIA allows both Hispania, escuela de español students to continue their Spanish classes online and new students from all ove...
How to make use of Time away from Work
In today's  How to Tuesdays we are sharing some ideas on how you can make better use of this time. We think it's important to prepare for better, busier days because days will get better and busier! Schools & Agents can help with any of the points mentioned below, so please send us a message if you want to know more:   ...
TLC Denia: Would you like to learn Spanish while you are in quarantine?
TLCdénia school has launched a New Online Course for adults to practice Useful Spanish for daily life in Spain . They are going to teach real day-to-day situations. Pack of 4 online lessons of ‘USEFUL SPANISH ’ - Price with a great discount: Only € 30! - Minimum level: A1.2 - Class times: 11:15-12:00 (if you can't in the morning, ask us about classes in the ...
Join our FREE Live Discussion on Wednesday!
We would like to invite you to join out upcoming Live Discussion that we will be hosting for our members and followers. Date : Wednesday 22nd April, 2020 Time : 1200hrs CEST (noon) Place :  https://www.facebook.com/SchoolsAgents Over the past weeks we have spoken to you about the issues that schools sometimes encounter when they integrate video conferencing into their distance...
Gorey School of English goes Online
We have gone online . This is a difficult time for all of us in this industry but we must try to help each other to get through it . A lot of our students returned to their native country but have kept in touch with us and we are now continuing their classes online. We have classes online to prepare for the First Certificate every morning . We are doing 13 hours per week in exam pr...
Edex: Covid Chat
Wow, what a time to be a student on an academic year programme anywhere in the world.  What a time to be anyone really.  Every person involved in the industry is worried about what will be, worried about online classes, marketing, etc.  EDEX don’t have classrooms as 100% of our students are studying in Irish secondary and primary schools.  Our students are learning online...
What can a MA in FinTech lead to?
The University of Rennes1 , in association with other major European universities will launch its first ever Master in FinTech (Financial Technology) programme in September 2020. The focus of this MA programme is on acquiring expertise in the field of Data Management, and for this reason, students who apply for this course have a sea of options in terms of careers they can embark on once they gr...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's SEO topic focuses on a question that many industry players ask us, and that is about whether they need to optimise their website in different languages or whether it is enough to just do it in English. So we asked our expert friend Korinne Algie, from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  to give us her thoughts on the matter...and here's what she had to say! ...
Schools & Agents Members - No need to renew now!
Dear Members, If your membership has expired or is about to expire, we are not expecting you to renew now. You can keep using our services as usual, and when all of this is over we'll talk about renewals. In the meantime, if we can help in any way, please let us know! Take Care and hope to see you all very soon <3   ...
How to Integrate Video Conferencing into Distance Learning
At Intrinsiq , we are pleased to announce that we will be offering 2 Live Webinars which will be held this Friday 17th April 2020, via the Schools & Agents Platform. The title of this webinar is “How to Integrate Video Conferencing into Distance Learning” and throughout the one-hour session we will be focusing on the following areas: How to manage video in your overall schoo...
How to Tuesdays: How to deliver Professional Online Lessons
Being trapped indoors, businesses shut down, travelling banned is all scary and worrying, but we also want to look at it as a time to reflect, plan and learn. We have therefore launched a series of webinars that will help education providers, agents and service providers in the education travel industry, develop their skills. The aim is to help you maintain the professionalism that your customers ...
ONLINE CLASSES AT MC ACADEMY
Students have the opportunity to study from home here at MC Academy through our online platform, enabling them to continue learning English in the comfort of their homes. The content of the lessons taught online is identical to those taught in a classroom environment, ensuring that students are not missing important knowledge crucial to their learning and understanding of the English language. ...
Live Webinar for Schools: How to Integrate Video Conferencing into your Distance Learning
At Schools & Agents we are proud to announce our first series of Live Webinars which will be held this week, on the 15th and 17th of Apri 2020. These webinars are targetting at schools and they focus on How to Integrate Video Conferencing into Distance Learning. You have four slots to choose from and the same webinar will be delivered in each slot. You can choose from: Webinar 1: Wedne...
Taking the CEC learning experience online
CEC – Cork English College have taken their quality learning experience online by providing 20 hours of online learning to current and prospective CEC students. CEC Online classes combine live face to face learning in Zoom connected classrooms and are supplemented by structured self-guided learning using an all-new platform. It’s the traditional award-winning CEC English language lear...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
In today's 'SEO Fridays' post, our partner Korinne Algie, from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  talks to us about the importance of a website's page loading time and gives us some insight as to why it is not ideal for a page to take long to load. Here's what she has to tell us today: Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-qua...
IALC launches IALC Online for virtual language courses
Despite these difficult times all IALC-accredited language schools continue to provide world-class tuition and services to suit the needs of language learners across the world. IALC is pleased to announce the launch of IALC Online, a new specialised online course area for international study travel agencies at www.ialc.org . For nearly 40 years, IALC has been accrediting independent lang...
Covid-19 Update: How Londonist DMC support their students
The outbreak of coronavirus has dramatically changed our daily life. This situation is unprecedented for all of us, but together we will get through it. At Londonist, student safety, as always, is their top priority and the team are doing their best to help and support these students during this difficult period. In fact Londonist DMC have claimed that, "we are actively monitoring the coronavirus ...
Check out our upcoming LIVE Webinars
Everything is at a standstill. Schools are closed. Students are at home. And in most cases, based on lots of conversations we've had with business partners from across the globe, members of staff in various institutions are using all of their time to come up with creative ways to keep their businesses afloat. And this is where we come in. We believe that now is the best time to focus on all of tho...
Online Tuition with LLE
As you know, Living Learning English is exceptionally well set up to deliver 1:1 teaching online (having started in 2016) and has over 300 well-qualified and experienced teachers available now. Online tuition is totally flexible, tutors can teach students in different time zones and can adapt their availability to meet students’ needs.  High-quality online lessons are delivered wi...
ATTENTION SCHOOLS: Classes are being hacked on ZOOM!
Due to the current global crisis the international education industry has practically moved totally online. A lot of schools are now delivering online classes and a lot of them are using the platform Zoom. While we agree that this is very efficient, and have encouraged industry players to use it in the past (we even use it ourselves!!), we have recently been made aware by our partners and CRM expe...
How to Tuesdays: How to communicate with remote teams
Pretty much the whole of our industry is now operating remotely. Many of us have been doing it for years. Schools & Agents, for example, has been operating remotely since the very beginning, 11 years ago. But in a lot of other cases this is something that has had to happen due to the unprecedented circumstances that we are living in. So today, we are going to share some of our experience to he...
Equinox stays positive through all this!
There is no doubt that we are all facing into uncertain and challenging times, unsure of what the coming days, weeks and months will bring. Nevertheless all of the team at Equinox Education Services are determined to stay POSITIVE and focused by working from home to prepare for the future and to support our network of students, host families, partner schools and agents. Like everyone else, we d...
BOSSA analyses the impact of Covid-19 on Chinese Students
Beijing Overseas Study Service Association conducted a survey of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on overseas Chinese students. By the date of this report’s public release, over 240,000 people from over 160 countries have confirmed cases of infection. Chinese students, as the largest group of overseas Chinese, are directly impacted by the pandemic. This past week, a large number of countries...
Who can apply for an MA in FinTech from the University of Rennes1, France?
Last week we spoke to you about the University of Rennes1 in France , which is the university that is launching the Master in FinTech programme in September 2020. Today we would like to shift the focus on to the applicants and on to who are those students who can eventually enrol on this course. The University Rennes1 has been closely following the evolution of the financial industry. In this...
Covid-19: information for the UK English language teaching industry
With the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic causing global concern, we have compiled the most up-to-date information and advice relevant to the UK English language teaching industry; are running regular Q&As and webinars to support members in all aspects of their work; and are lobbying the UK Government for essential support for our industry. This is a fast-moving situation and w...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday and once again it's time for SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing . We've got another very interesting and useful SEO topic today, which many of us tend to ignore. We used to ignore this ourselves until Korinne came along and saved the day so now we pay a lot of attention to ALT text and we believe that so should you :)...
Londonist DMC come back with another super offer
It's in times like these when the true colours of our industry come out. Our friends and long-term partners at Londonist DMC have come up with yet another super offer for your students when booking their London accommodation in these uncertain times. In fact they are giving students the possibility to book for their upcoming academic year with the possibility to cancel this for free up to fou...
Londonist DMC launches it's Virtual Reality Experience of their London Accommodation
The first virtual reality Londonist experience is live now on the Londonist website , and now you can explore any one of their residences from the comfort of your couch! Immerse yourself in the Londonist VR environment and get a taste of their amazing facilities from the comfort of your home. Due to the quarantine, all onsite viewings have obviously stopped, and therefore, the Londonist VR tou...
How to post efficiently on Social Media
As most of us are stuck at home, we would recommend using this time to your advantage, especially to explore areas of your business that have often been left neglected due to busy schedules and a lot of pressure. One of these areas is  Social Media , so today we'd like to take this opportunity to give you some tips on when it is best to post of different social media platforms. This in...
Don’t Panic...Use this time and turn it into an opportunity!
Over the past weeks we have been speaking to a lot of schools and we have also seen a lot of schools transition from face-to-face to online teaching. In the majority of cases, distance learning was something that the school had probably been considering for quite a while, but never got round to actually doing it. And then BOOM! Covid-19 happened, and they had no other choice. It is for this reason...
F+U Academy goes Online
F+U Academy has gone Online! You can now participate in all of our courses online, all year round ! Despite seeing the whole world go through such a crisis, we feel that the best way to move forward is to think positive. We are seeing this as a chance to grow together. Through the support that we offer to each other during these difficult times, we can all be stronger now, and when everything ...
It's time for SEO Fridays
It's Friday and we know that a lot of you have started looking forward to these SEO tips and tricks that we bring to you on a weekly basis thanks to our amazing and super-talented SEO partner Korinne Algie . Today's topic is one we can definitely all relate to, especially since most of us are stuck at home for our safety. The topic is E-A-T.....but obviously this has a slightly more complex (and...
A Master Degree from a French University - Check this out!
Today’s focus is on the University of Rennes1 , which is the awarding body of the MA. in FinTech programme that we have now been talking to you about for the past number of weeks. Many agents have been enquiring about this programme and one of the questions they’ve asked us is about the university itself where this Master Programme is offered. The University The University of ...
CIAL goes online!
Following the Portuguese government's decision to close all schools in an attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19, CIAL has replaced face to face lessons with online lessons. We are offering all our Portuguese courses online, with our great teams of teachers in Lisbon and Faro. Lessons have the same contents and methodology as CIAL’s present courses. Students will benefit from high-qu...
PRODIREKT brings high schools in Canada closer to the students in the emerging markets
We are going through turbulent times. That is fact. But what is also a fact is that as an industry we need to continue supporting our students, and that, very often also means looking ahead and planning for when this ordeal is over and for when we can all get back to normal lives. This is what  PRODIREKT , a USA based academic advisor and an educator, who owns   the Verbalists Langua...
A Door to Italy: #iorestoacasaestudioitaliano
"#IstayathomeandstudyItalian” - this is our motto for staying united and fighting the Coronavirus. In Italy we say "Turn evil into medicine", that is, we transform evil into good. Our Italian proverb is perfect for this period when everyone is closed at home and has to change their normal routine. However, right now we can take the opportunity to review our priorities, to take care of th...
OISC: Online Teaching Provision for students during the COVID-19 Pandemic
During this very difficult period for students, schools, parents and teachers we at OISC  are trying to flexibly support our partners, and those students who cannot, or do not wish to, study in Oxford. Whilst at present we remain open as usual, and are committed to supporting in Oxford those students unable to return home at this time, we understand that travelling to Oxford is not possible...
How to Tuesdays: How to stay motivated while working from home
Staying motivated while working from home can be tricky, especially for those who are used to being constantly on the go. Here are some tips to manage it better. ...
Hispania, escuela de español launches the HISPANIA COMMUNITY: COMUNIDAD HISPANIA
Hispania, escuela de español opens its doors to the online world and makes the chance to study Spanish on the net available to everyone, thanks to the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA .   Opposing the adverse conditions that we are all living today, we want to be more positive than ever and emphasise the positive impact that the international community can have. With our COMUNIDAD HISPANIA ...
Stonyhurst's Collections
Stonyhurst is home to quite a collection of remarkable and historical artefacts. It is, in fact, known to be the oldest museum in the English-speaking world dating back to 1609. Those who know its magnificent buildings will surely understand why it is apt that such fascinating historical collections should be housed there. The History: The College of Stonyhurst was first founded in the 16 t...
Bringing Distance Learning closer to you
Over the past weeks, many schools have been asking us about our recommendations for moving online so that they can continue giving lessons to their students remotely. For this reason we have been working closely with our trusted Software partners Intrinsiq so as to answer some of the main questions that you have been asking us. So here we go… Is it possible for a school to integrate On...
Update from guard.me about the COVID19 Situation (important info for students)
guard.me International Insurance have recently issued to following statement which is especially relevant to international students in the light of the COVID19 pandemic that has hit the world in these past weeks. It is important for schools to pass on this information to students so that they know what their rights are. Here is the statement: "We are receiving a high volume of calls regarding c...
Glasgow School of English: To all our Students and Agents – Learning English in Scotland Goes Online!
Due to the ever-changing, unprecedented situation we face with Covid-19, I want to update you on the operation of Glasgow School of English. We are all, of course, extremely worried about the spread of this virus and we know you are too. The School has been following UK Government advice to remain open, but, following our Government’s most recent advice around “social isolat...
‘’Wimbledon School of English helps students who are not able to travel by offering Live Online English classes”
Students can enjoy lessons with our highly experienced teachers from the comfort of their own home or office. Our live face-to-face online courses use Zoom technology, which enables live whole class interactive teaching, including working in pairs and group, just like being in an actual classroom.      Students can choose from a flexible tim...
It's time to go Online...Social Media Help is Here!
Schoolsandagents.com started off as an online directory 11 years ago. Bernice and I worked in a language school at the time, and we came across the website while trying very hard to connect with agents.  Eventually, we were both looking for a change of scene, so we got in touch with Marcus, the previous owner of this platform...and the rest is history.  In these difficult times, we fe...
Londonist DMC help out during these difficult moments!
The current period is a difficult one for everyone, and especially for those who are far from their families and loved ones. It is for this reason that Londonist DMC have thought of a way to help out in these difficult times that we, as a human race but also as an industry are going through.  The Londonist team wants to assure its clients that they are here for them, and that they are co...
It's time for SEO Fridays
It's Friday, which means that it's time for SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne from  Korinne Algie Internatioanl Education Marketing and Communications . In today's tip we are focusing on how long texts and content should be. Here you go... Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education co...
EduSA centres close doors, go online amid COVID-19 prevention measures
Since the South African government declared a national state of disaster on Sunday 15 th March, including closing schools two weeks prior to the upcoming Easter holidays,  to curb the spread of COVID-19, EduSA centres had been preparing for the inevitable closure of post-school learning centres, which was finally announced by the Department of Higher Education and Training in the late after...
A Master Programme split over two countries - this is the MA in FinTech
Right now, due to the Covid-19 virus that is spreading in many countries, travel restrictions are very high. This means that when normality resumes and people return to their daily schedules and to plan their futures, one of the first things they will want to do is to travel. At the University of Rennes1 we can help students satisfy their craving for travelling and for learning at the same time. H...
How can a good CRM help during a Crisis Management Situation?
The world is going through a crisis. Our industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 virus and, as a result, is going through a crisis too. There is only so much we can do in such a situation except for ensuring the safety of our staff and students, and keeping our agents and parents constantly up to date with what is going on while trying to keep their kids as occupied as possible if they haven&rs...
How to Tuesdays: How to Manage Covid-19 Anxiety
We are living in special times, and special times call for special measures. Many of us have had to adapt to a new lifestyle in a matter of days. From working is busy offices bustling with activity, we are now stuck at home trying to keep our boats afloat. Needless to say, such situations are very stressful and can lead to a lot of anxiety. It is for this reason that today we've decided to dedicat...
Lead5050 Offers Free Programs to Bolster Organizational Support Systems in Response to Health and Economic Impacts
In response to emerging health and economic conditions impacting the international education sector, Lead5050 is offering an online workshop and virtual support sessions daily to help leaders build trust, resilience and community within their organizations. The workshop, called “Sharpen Your Business Edge With Soft Power”, will take place on March 19. The virtual support sessions will ...
Stay Safe with guard.me
guard.me is famous for keeping people within the international education industry safe at all times. Even now, while the world is pretty much in sheer panic, they have come up with some useful tips on how to stay safe to to keep students safe in these difficult times. – Wash your hands with soap and water, especially before preparing, handling, serving or eating food. – If you can...
ELA 2020 Summer Teen Camp
We are so excited to announce that given the ever-increasing popularity of our teen courses over the years, we will once again be organising the ELA Summer Teen Camp for 2020. However, this time we will be extending it and it will be open from 14 th June to 29 th August to accommodate all our eager participants. This camp is specifically organised for students between the ages of 13 –...
Teaching in the time of Coronavirus – IH Italy fights back
We are all undoubtedly living in a very difficult time with the new coronavirus. It is impossible to escape the worrying and upsetting rolling news cycle about COVID-19. But today we have decided to share with you a story of success; a story about how International House Italy is fighting back against all odds and… saving their schools! Speaking about how it all started, Sarah Stats, Dep...
Voxea: Update on artificial intelligence in language learning
Artificial intelligence is in vogue. However, certain key criteria must still be met before being able to replace a real language teacher: spontaneity, creativity and shared knowledge. Artificial intelligence (AI) with a written or oral interface is supposed to make our lives easier in the future. It, therefore, seems natural for some to take advantage of innovative technologies in the teach...
FELTOM Malta postpones its 2020 Workshop due to COVID-19
Due to the current global situation of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), FELTOM has taken the unprecedented decision to postpone the FELTOM ELT Workshop 2020 which was due to take place between 20th-24th April 2020. FELTOM has been monitoring the situation very closely and the health and safety for all involved remains our highest priority. Due to the escalating situation in many countries, t...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday, which means that it's time for SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne from Korinne Algie Internatioanl Education Marketing and Communications . In today's tip we are focusing on the importance of Anchor Text. Here you go: Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For furthe...
TLCdénia awarded by FEDELE
TLCdénia´s director, Mari Carmen Timor, has received two awards: the former acknowledges TLCdénia as leading Centre of FEDELE Valencian Community (Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language Federation) and the latter for her work as key member on the Federation. These awards appreciate Mari Carmen´s effort during her 6 years as president of FEDELE nationally an...
Recent Events at MC Academy
New IELTS-themed workshops Beginning at the start of this month, we have recently implemented a new IELTS-themed weekly timetable for students currently studying an IELTS course at MC Academy. Open to all IELTS students, these workshops are designed to provide students with extra skills that will enable them to achieve a higher IELTS score when they come to take their IETLS exam. These works...
ACET Ireland: Women in Business
Congratulations ACET Ireland for receiving 2 Awards last week. The Awards were given by EU Business News and Acq5. Supporting women in business! For the last 45 years, our school has been led by a woman. Our CEO Odile Migieu, has led us to win two awards, for the best practice operator of the year and the most innovative English training school in 2020 . ...
How to develop and use student ambassadors
In the international education industry we are used to relating the idea of student ambassadors directly with education providers. However, PRODIREKT , a USA based academic advisor and an educator, who owns the Verbalists Language Network , has taken the notion of student ambassadors to a different, wider level. This education consultancy group, which specializes in the emerging markets, s...
IALC Schools in Italy affected by COVID-19 offer distance learning to their students
The Italian Government’s restrictions on travel and public gatherings that were initially imposed on the northern regions of Italy have now been extended to cover the entire country as of 10 March 2020 and will remain in place until 3 April 2020. This current situation inevitably affects all IALC-accredited language schools in Italy that focus on the value of in-classroom teaching as well...
3 reasons to choose Berlitz Malta School Residence
1. Residence in the school building – unique for Berlitz Malta! The Berlitz Residence is situated in the same building as the school. This enables the students, adults, as well as children, not to have to travel or spend money to go to the school or to entertainment areas. This is a huge plus. The School Residence is a 3 star property consisting of 30 units in one building in the heart of...
“Remote Teaching has never been more in demand” - Intrinsiq
With most countries struggling to contain the spread of Coronavirus, which has now been in the news for weeks on end, schools are now looking at what the next steps might be in order to keep their operation going. Many are, in fact, considering remote teaching so as to continue giving their students the best experience possible, even given the circumstances. “Does your system allow studen...
Glasgow School of English in 2019 – Friendly, challenging, interesting, recommended
Every three months we get feedback from the students of Glasgow School of English , asking them to answer a number of questions about their time with us in Scotland.  Obviously, we want to find out if they believe that our teaching has made a difference to their ability to speak English, but we also want to know if they have enjoyed the trips we provide for them and if they have found the s...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Who doesn't love some SEO tips...Here's our weekly post brought to you by  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing .  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further information on SEO or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne on  ...
Interview with Giuliana Faldetta: The new IH World Teacher Training Website
In today's interview, we spoke to Giuliana Faldetta from IH World . The main subject of this interview is the new Teacher Training website that has been launched recently. Read on, to find out how you can benefit from this: 1. At IH World you have just launched your new Teacher Training website. Where did the idea for this come from? Teacher training has always been at the core of what w...
The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association COVID-19 Report
The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association has commissioned a report on the impacts caused by the outbreak of the Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. BOSSA & COSSA, China’s international education industry association, surveyed its Chinese education agencies members; from flagship corporations (New Oriental, AOJI, JJL, EIC) to small-medium enterprises, private consultant...
Zoni Language Centers: breaking down barriers to language learning with technology
Zoni Language Centers has since 1991 welcomed students to their schools. Over the years the school has grown and now has multiple campuses in New York, New Jersey and Miami Beach, Florida. Hundreds of thousands of  students have walked through their doors, but what struck Zoni was that there are thousands of students who are eager and motivated to learn English but do not have the means to p...
The relevance of FinTech in 2020
The University of Rennes1 in France, in association with other major European universities in France, Finland, Hungary, Sweden, Italy and Spain, will be launching the first Master Programme in FinTech in September 2020.  The field of Financial Technology, or as it is commonly known, FinTech, is continuing to expand and grow more rapidly, and universities across the globe are noticing a sol...
Crisis Management - Intrinsiq can help you!
The whole world is currently passing through a very difficult time as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread. Our industry has been hit hard by this and schools all around the world are doing their utmost to keep students’, parents’ and agents’ minds at rest that their safety is a top priority and that they are working around the clock to keep the situation in check and take all ...
English UK focusing on overcoming effects of Covid-19 group travel bans in Italy and China
English UK is working hard to lessen the effect of travel bans on English Language Teaching centres and study abroad agencies. Group travel bans by the Chinese and Italian governments designed to halt the spread of coronavirus remain in place at a time when thousands of young students would usually come to the UK to improve their English. In 2018, the last year for which figures are availabl...
How to Tuesdays: How to get better at small talk
Anyone who's been stuck discussing the weather at an industry event know for a fact how painful small talk can be. For today's 'How To Tuesdays' post we decided to go a bit on the light-hearted side of things but at the same time provide you with a few tips on how to get better at small talk. After all, we all know that good small talk eventually leads to good business conversations and good partn...
Vote for Londonist DMC for the 2020 Star Awards
Londonist DMC are encouraging all of their partners to vote for them for this year's Star Awards. 2019 has been an amazing year for this dynamic company and they are looking at 2020 with a lot of positivity and energy. Having received the Star Service Provider Star Award 2019 and the  ‘ People’s Choice 2019 ’ of British Youth Travel Awards, Londonist DMC are really...
A week of Awards for CEC
Cork English College named Best Language School 2020 & Cork Business of the Year. What a week of awards it’s been for CEC – Cork English College as the school was awarded Best Language School 2020 at the Irish Education Awards & Cork Business of the Year at the Cork Business Association Awards. Launched in 2017 the Irish Education Awards have celebrated quality, inno...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday, which means that it's time for our weekly SEO tips brought to you by  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing .  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further information on SEO or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne on&nbs...
Why is it important for MA and Phd Innovation and Entrepreneurship students to attend the 2020 Summer School in Rennes?
The EIT Digital Department within the University of Rennes 1 in France will be holding the third edition of its summer between the 29th June and the 10th July 2020. During these 2 weeks, MA and Phd students from around the world, and who are focusing their studies on Business-related topics, meet in Rennes to discuss innovative concepts, work on entrepreneurial projects and build new ideas. Thi...
IALCA’s Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Italy
IALCA, the Italian Association of Language Consultants and Agents, is following, with the utmost attention, the evolution of the situation regarding the Coronavirus in Italy in order to provide updated information both to Italian Agencies and Foreign Schools. Occurancies of the virus have been registered in a few regions in Northern Italy. The Presidency of Council of the Ministries,  h...
Stonyhurst Tennis Academy
Stonyhurst Tennis Academy is delighted to offer an intensive tennis coaching experience within a world-class indoor tennis dome to international students aged 10 to 16 who are looking to improve their tennis alongside their English skills. The Course: After its inception in 2018, Stonyhurst Tennis Academy has gone from strength to strength and continues to run in summer 2020. The Tennis Acad...
Travel the World with CEC’s CELTA Course!
Cork English College is delighted to announce that we will now be offering a CELTA course! It is an introductory teaching qualification awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, which is part of the University of Cambridge. It is one of the most recognised ELT qualifications. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be ready to pack their bags and teach around the world! Candida...
Quality English launches e-Missions!
“Less emissions, more e-Missions” Quality English has launched a new eco-friendly service for its licensed schools and colleges which allows schools to carry out meetings with key agent partners through an online platform. QE piloted the new e-Mission system last week with 5 schools and 5 agents and were delighted with the results. QE Chief Executive, Jonathan Swindell, commented...
International House Malta Msida Centre: Interview with Ray Spiter
This week we had the pleasure of visiting the new International House Malta - Msida Centre and speak to Ray Spiteri, Head of School. These new premises will provide more classroom space for international students. You can find out more in the interview below, or if you would like further information about the courses and accommodation offered at this school, you can call on +356 2138 4139 o...
How to Tuesdays: How to maintain a good relationship with schools
As we promised you last week, in our "How to Tuesdays" post today we are also going to speak about maintaining good relationships, however, the focus today is on what agents should do in order to maintain a good relationship with schools. It will certainly come as no surprise to see that the foundations and the basic pillars remain the same: Trust, mutual respect and good communication. After all ...
Equinox promotes Ireland in Asia
I'm just coming to the end of a ten-day business trip to Asia, during which I had the pleasure of visiting both Japan and Malaysia. In Tokyo and Osaka, our long-time partner agent I.S.E.S Japan was instrumental in my meeting over 120 parents/students from 17 schools to promote our tailor-made programmes and cultural and study opportunities in Ireland. It would be safe to say that the majority...
Transitioning from one CRM to the other - how to get it right
In today's article our partners  Intrinsiq   speak to us about the importance of Change Management, especially when changing CRM Software Providers in the field of International Education. Change management is the process through which the tools and techniques used by the school leads to the required business outcome. Needless to say, a smooth transition from CRM to the other is n...
Wimbledon School of English limit student screen time at Junior Summer Centre
The Wimbledon School of English Junior Summer Centre has developed a new policy on mobile phone use. Starting in Summer 2020, students will have limited access to their phones during the day. Adam Mathews, WSE’s Junior Summer Centre Manager, says: “We believe limiting screen time will improve the students’ wellbeing and contribute to the overall enjoyment of their course&rdq...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
We are proud to announce a new feature on our website brought to you by Korinne Algie International Education Marketing . Every Friday we will be sharing SEO tips and tricks that will come in handy to entities within the International Education industry. Here's the first one! Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the i...
Hello from Global Village School
Global Village offers student the chance at a world class education on an idyllic tropical island where the air is clean and the beaches, amazing.  Our school is a registered International school serving up a Canadian curriculum.  This means your courses that you take are the same as you would take if you were to move to Canada. Apart from the near perfect setting, the school offers ...
What can students expect from the FinTech Master Programme?
The University of Rennes1, in association with other major European universities will launch its first ever Master in FinTech (Financial Technology) programme in September 2020. What’s interesting about this programme is that, unlike many other MA programmes around the world, students have a choice of 8 universities where to start and finish their course. These are: University of Rennes...
How to maintain a good relationship with agents
At Schools & Agents (as our name clearly spells it out) we communicate with both sides of the equation on a daily basis and we often listen to the pain points that each party has. We are strong believers in transparent communication and in mutual respect, therefore for this edition of "How To Tuesdays" we have decided to focus on school-agent relationships. Next week we will focus on agent-sch...
ELLCI's special offer for Russian speakers: Free student visa help
There are more and more Russian students who decide to study in Italy for the sake of the Italian language and culture. Italy has a great appeal in the cultural, artistic, musical fields and the Italian language is often associated with the "pleasures of life", such as gastronomy, fashion and design, thanks to the famous Italian chefs, stylists and architects. The pleasant climate, the oppor...
Classroom Management Made Simple
Classroom Management can be a tricky discussion for some schools for various reasons: They might not know where to start from They might have started but it’s becoming too complex or too expensive They might be working with a CRM provider but are feeling restricted as to what they can and cannot do They might not know that a good CRM software is part of a good business strategy...
February Events at MC Academy
February has been a very busy month here at MC Academy , filled with many new social activities and opportunities for students to partake in. This month, students explored the history of Women’s Suffrage in the UK, or more specifically, the 102nd anniversary of the movement that was founded in the very streets of Manchester. Diversity and culture is a key aspect of learning here at M...
Dénia, a Perfect Destination for Teens this Summer
TLCdénia is a school located in Denia, Costa Blanca in Spain. Every summer the school receives teens from all over the world who are lucky to do a full Spanish immersion programme in Spain. The Spanish for teens in Spain programme consists of daily intensive Spanish lessons and activities with a leader from the school. Students also practise Spanish at home with the host family, as the...
Zoni Ski Trip to the Shawnee Mountain in Pennsylvania!
At Zoni Language Centers we are always looking for new ways for our students to make the most of their time in the United States, as well as giving them unique opportunities to practice their English! With this in mind, on 31 January we held our very first Ski Trip! Students from our New York and New Jersey campuses spent the day skiing, snowboarding, tubing and getting to know each other at Shawn...
Harrow House International College: Swanage is the Perfect Seaside Location!
Harrow House International College provides English Language Courses for Young Learners, Juniors, Adults and Parents and is situated in Swanage, Dorset, England. Swanage was originally a small fishing village and grew in the Victorian era when it became an important seaside resort. Today the town remains a popular tourist destination with its famous pier, a variety of restaurants, pubs and caf...
Kurus English wins Best Language School in South Africa for the sixth time since 2012
Well done to Kurus English for winning Best Language School in South Africa for the sixth time since 2012 Johannes Kraus, Owner & Founder of Kurus English in Cape Town, states: "Simply amazing that we did it again! We are proud to have won this prestigious award. It is our 6th win of Best Language School in South Africa, after 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018. The fact that Educations...
Becari Conzatti Language School: Come to Oaxaca and find CHAPULINES, NICUATOLE, QUESILLO!!!
When you come to study Spanish at our school, Becari Conzatti in Oaxaca, Mexico, you will also be so fortunate to be in this beautiful city and eat all its wonderful and unique food. You must try CHAPULINES (grasshopers), NICUATOLE (an indigenous dessert) and QUESILLO (string cheese) CHAPULINES: We have them in different sizes: small, medium, big, very big, etc.  Many different fla...
MCSEC: School of English and Culture
Creativity is the common thread that connects everything we do at the School of English and Culture. It is an integral part of our philosophy and is the starting point of our syllabus development, our afternoon activity selection and our offering of evening and weekend excursions. Why is creativity important to us?      A creative education is often misinterpreted as being an...
First Annual ICEF Secondary Education event a resounding success
The first annual ICEF Secondary Education was held in Long Beach, California from January 20 to 22. The event was an overwhelming success with exceedingly positive feedback from those in attendance. The secondary education event is directed at international providers and student recruitment agents of secondary, boarding, high school, academic summer camp, foundation and junior programmes. In su...
The Third Edition of the Summer School in Rennes, France
2020 is the third year during which the 2-week summer school organised by the EIT Digital Department within the University of Rennes 1 in France will be held. This summer school will take place between the 29th June and the 10th July 2020. During these 2 weeks, MA and Phd students focusing on Business-related topics meet in Rennes to discuss innovative concepts, work on entrepreneurial projects a...
How to Tuesdays: How to communicate with agents
Today's 'How to Tuesdays' post is especially dedicated to schools and the different methods that they use in order to get their message across to agents. Whenever schools sign up as members on Schools & Agents they often ask about the availability of the agents list. We always like to make it clear that even though ALL agent profiles will be visible once the school becomes an activated member,...
Adult English Classes at Gorey School of English
Send your adult students to us here in Gorey School Of English where they will improve all of their English language skills. We have students that come from 2 weeks up to 6 months . They live with an Irish host family with whom they can practice their speaking every day and they come to class to practice writing, listening , reading and oral skills. Our method works. Students  have gone ...
The Location & Surroundings of Stonyhurst Language School
Choosing the right summer school for your children is imperative. Finding one with such impressive and magnificent surroundings makes that choice somewhat easier! Stonyhurst Language School is set in the heart of the Ribble Valley. For those who are not familiar with this area, this is some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside found in the geographical centre of the UK. On top of that...
Why is it important for schools to move their CRM to Cloud?
Transferring data onto the cloud is something that many schools seem to be very interested in doing, and rightly so. There are various reasons for this, including the following: It allows businesses to act faster It turns business data into business intel It helps marketing teams to find emerging trends at the click of a button It is safe It ensures that data is not lost It hel...
Lead5050 launches mobile mentoring platform
Lead5050 have recently launched a web and mobile app-based mentoring platform. Mentoring aligns with Lead5050’s mission to grow individuals' global professional network and facilitate women into positions of leadership. The organization has an existing mentoring programme, but this platform will enable the programme to scale. The platform is avail...
Londonist's Team Building Activity in Turkey
Many companies do team building activities for their staff members, but very few go all out and take their global team skiing! Well this is Londonist!! Between the 10th and 12th January 2020 the London, Istanbul and Shanghai teams joined forces on the snowy slopes of Kartepe in Turkey, and all together they managed to achieve a perfect combination of business and pleasure. Not only that, but ...
Getting to know The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association and China Alliance (BOSSA - COSSA)
In today's Q&A session we are going to focus on the Beijing Overseas Study Service Association and China Alliance, which is also known as BOSSA - COSSA  which we are proudly partnered with. In this interview you can learn more about this organisation and about the way in which they select agents to form part of it. How did the association begin? BOSSA initially started in 2004 alo...
Interview with Dr Martha Canseco Bennetts, Director of Becari Conzatti Language School
In today's interview, we have spoken to Dr Martha Canseco Bennetts, Director of Becari Conzatti Language School in Mexico. 1. Can you give us an overview of your school? The school was founded in 1998, in a very simple way, just one little room in my Dental office  (I had just finished Dentistry school). I was very lucky to have two careers: Dentistry plus language teacher, and at fir...
How to Tuesdays: Communicating across cultures
In our industry we hold meetings with clients and partners from different countries and who embrace different cultures on almost a daily basis. It is for this reason that today we have decided to share with you some tips on how to get things done more efficiently. Today's 'How To Tuesdays' article focuses on how to communicate effectively and hold efficient meetings across the globe. Here are s...
FinTech - What is it and why should students get qualified in it?
For the first time in 2020, the University of Rennes1 in France will be launching the Master FinTech programme. This is basically a Master programme in Financial Technology where the focus is on acquiring expertise in the field of Data Management. In today’s article we are going to take a look at who can apply for the MA Fintech programme and also the main reasons why students should get thi...
“Multi Centres should be Happy Centres”, say Intrinsiq
International schools that have grown to incorporate more than one centre, need to ensure that all of their centres are run in a unified and complementary manner.  In addition, schools who collaborate with partner universities and colleges on pathway or foundation courses are facing challenges to keep the workflow simple and avoid repetitive input of student data. The Challenge Speaking...
59 Zoni Staff Members Honored with Awards for 10 or More Years of Service
Zoni Language Centers ended 2019 in style, honoring long serving teachers and staff at a special ceremony and dinner held in early December. Zoni was founded in 1991 and has around 320 employees – some of whom have been there since day one and have helped Zoni become such a success! In fact, at the award ceremony, thirteen of Zoni’s employees were awarded the Long Service Award for 25...
Equinox: Our Journey towards Excellence
In today's interview, we talk to Equinox Education Services' founder and Managing Director, Noel Doyle's about his 25-journey within the education industry. 1. Tell us a little bit more about Equinox Education Services   I formed Equinox back in 2005 and since then we have gone onto be a multi-award-winning organisation that promotes international education programmes ...
The Spanish language school Costa de Valencia invites you to discover the Fallas of Valencia
Every year, in March, the city of Valencia transforms into one of the greatest spectacles in the world: the festivity of Fallas, and the Spanish language school Costa de Valencia enjoys every year this majestic festivity with its students. Declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2016, Fallas is the largest celebration in Valencia, a perfect blend of tradition, art, and ...
A Door to Italy: A New Year in a Vibrant City
Genoa is ready to enter the 20s in great shape! After a unique “tricapodanno”, a 3-day party to celebrate the 20s, the city warmly greets tourists with a sunny and warm January. Enjoy the afternoons in Porto Antico, stroll along via San Lorenzo and have a look at the interesting and curious exhibitions in Palazzo Ducale. The noble heart of the city hosts Bansky, the mysterious artist...
Oxford International Study Centre: Easter and Half Term Revision 2020
OISC is a well-established international school situated in a historic building in the centre of  Oxford. For many years we have offered Half Term and Easter revision programmes, both in school subjects and in the English language. OISC is accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (grade one in all categories, which is “outstanding”), a member of COBIS and the European A...
Glasgow and Global Schools of English: One of the world’s most famous paintings (and it’s in Scotland!)
We all know there are lots of great things about visiting another country to study English.  Not only does your English improve, but you get to meet other people from all over the world, see new countryside, eat strange food (and try new drinks), experience different climates, see amazing architecture, watch different sports, enjoy stimulating experiences in the arts and generally absorb new ...
Interview with Eleri Maitland from French in Normandy
In today's interview, we had the pleasure of speaking to someone who needs no introduction in the education travel industry - Eleri Maitland from French in Normandy 1. Tell us a little bit more about French in Normandy and the beautiful city of Rouen? Rouen is such a beautiful city. It is easy to get to and has a wonderfully friendly feel to it. It is almost impossible to get lost yet it is ...
New at ALPADIA in 2020!
ALPADIA m arked the beginning of the new decade by announcing their exciting new updates for this year! See what's new in 2020! NEW Summer Camp Locations in France, the UK, USA and Canada French courses in  Nice, France English courses in Torquay, UK , Bath, UK , San Diego, USA , Los Angeles, USA , Toronto, Canada Updated Premium+ summer camp activities PR...
Digital Cities - a Summer School on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Today we are pleased to present to you a different concept that the EIT Digital Department within the University of Renes 1 in France has come up with. This is the concept of a 2-week summer school, held between the 29th June and the 10th July 2020. During these 2 weeks, MA and Phd students focusing on Business-related topics meet in Rennes to discuss innovative concepts, work on entrepreneurial p...
Interview with Amanda Vassallo; Principal at Maltalingua
In today's interview, we speak to Amanda Vassallo, the new principal at Maltalingua : Tell us a little bit about Maltalingua. Maltalingua was established in 2012 and is rated by students as one of the best language schools in Malta. The school has attractive, modern classrooms, a rooftop terrace, café, private swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, internet studio and a lending library, and als...
Marlborough College Interview with Sam Ponsford
April 2020 will see the launch of the Marlborough College School of English ’s new venture: Open Minds Experiences. We talk to Sam Ponsford about what the new week-long course will entail. 1. This year’s new course, Open Minds Experiences, follows the launch of your Open Minds course in 2016. Can you tell us a little bit about how the courses are connected, if at all? Open Mind...
The MC Academy January Update
First of all, a happy, and somewhat belated, new year to you all on behalf of all members of staff at MC Academy . Since opening our doors to the prospective year ahead, MC Academy has undergone a number of small changes to welcome the new year. Alongside the school’s most popular courses, MC Academy is offering a new course to current and prospective students to come into effect this F...
Competition to win free courses with Living Learning English!
LLE has reached an amazing milestone of 25 years of high quality home tuition this year in 2020!  To celebrate, we are launching a fabulous competition for your students to win totally free courses with Living Learning English this summer!! The details are here: https://www.livingenglish.com/2020-competition/ This competition is only available for agents to promote to their students ...
The English Course at Stonyhurst Language School
Historical buildings, countryside surroundings and a Harry Potter-like setting is what children can expect as they walk towards Stonyhurst Language School for their English course. It is the ideal place to improve their English language skills, as it provides various facilities to interact with other international pupils.   Our English courses in 2020 will be held as follows: - Two ...
Happy New Year from Harrow House!
Harrow House International College wish everyone a happy and successful new year.  2019 was a 50 th anniversary year for Harrow House and we ended our celebrations with a fantastic Christmas lunch, presentations and speeches from the Directors Karin and Bob A’Barrow to our staff and to thank them for all their hard work. 2020 looks to be another busy year for Harrow House with m...
Valencia Football Club is Teaming Up with Cork English College!
Cork English College (CEC) is delighted to introduce you to a new junior programme for summer 2020, which is English plus Football with Valencia football club! Following from the success of our Football with FC Porto programme, we have now teamed up with one of Spain’s most well-known clubs.  Valencia CF has many accomplishments including their win of six La Liga titles and reaching tw...
IH AMT Conference 2020
The annual IHWO  Academic Management & Trainers (AMT) Conference 2020  was held at the Devonport House in Greenwich from Thursday 9th – Saturday 11th January. This is a conference for both experienced Academic Managers and Trainers as well as those new to the IH AMT team, and it is organised by International House on an Annual basis. This conference proudly welcomed s...
Master FinTech in France
In today's article we speak to Prof. Alvaro Pina Stranger, the coordinator of the Master FinTech Program at the University of Rennes1 in France. 2020 will be the first year that the University of Rennes1, in association with other major European universities will be offering this program, and it is our privilege to spread the word about this within our network. Here's all there is to know about th...
New websites for Glasgow School of English and Global School of English in 2020
We are pleased to announce that the new website for Glasgow School of English will go live in February 2020.   We’ve spent the last six months working on a complete revision of the existing site.  Our new site will have a much-improved facility for students and agents to book and pay for courses online, as well as essential information about Glasgow, Scotland, applying for a v...
Meet the FELTOM Crew: Rebecca Bonnici, Chairperson
In today's FELTOM article we are going to speak to Rebecca Bonnici, FELTOM Chairperson, and during this Q&A we will be taking a look at the past year as well as her role as Chair of this organisation. Here's the interview with Rebecca Bonnici. How has 2019 been for FELTOM? 2019 has been an interesting year for FELTOM ; one in which we have seen diverse projects come to fruition &nd...
Nationality mix at Berlitz Language Centre Malta
  For the last couple of years, Berlitz Malta has been working actively on increasing diversity among their students. Berlitz Malta has always been strong in the Russian Market, with almost 50% of its students coming from Russia. The school started taking steps to ensure a more balanced and diverse mix of nationalities and cultures. Thanks to the continuous efforts of long term partners...
Glasgow and Global School of English:Will I be able to get … in Scotland?
One of the things we are often asked by people who are thinking about coming to study English in Scotland is, “will I be able to get…?” The things we’re asked about are very varied.  For many students, it’s a question of whether they are able to get their preferred food in Edinburgh or Glasgow.  With increasing interest in vegetarian and vegan meals, not...
How to create engaging social media content
In this brand new "How To Tuesdays" series we will be sharing with you some tips on how you can manage various aspects of your Marketing better. In the first post of this series we are going to focus on How to create engaging social media content for your channels.   ...
Don’t be idle at Kilgraston School
A new term is certainly a breath of fresh air at the all-girls’ school in Perthshire . From the start of the new decade, parents, guardians and bus drivers have been told that letting their vehicle’s engine run unnecessarily on the School’s campus is definitely not the way forward. “I was approached by Alyth Braithwaite, one of our Junior Years pupils, last term,&rdquo...
Change Management - Intrinsiq
In today's article our partners  Intrinsiq  speak to us about the importance of Change Management, especially when changing CRM Software Providers in the field of International Education. Change management is the process through which the tools and techniques used by the school leads to the required business outcome. Needless to say, a smooth transition from CRM to the other is not onl...
Concord Agency Incentives
Concord is officially accepting applications for Fall 2020. A large number of our students are graduating this year, so we are serious about enrollment! Our goal is to interview 15 qualified applicants by February 14th. To encourage applicants: We guarantee a 7 day application process. Once we receive application materials, we will schedule the Skype interview and notify the student of the...
A look at Londonist's King's Cross Residence
Many of you have heard the name Londonist and can agree with us when we say that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in central London. For our today's article from our new spotlight series, we are going to focus on the King's Cross Residence . In the cultural heart of King’s Cross, it’s this modern student residence that ...
Manor Courses: Living with other Students
I have personally been running residential summer schools for more than 25 years (all my professional life). For some young students living amongst others with different faiths, religions and customs can be quite testing. In my welcome assembly speech, I encourage harmonious living and offer an insight into the benefits of tolerance and respect. But despite that, residential courses can stil...
English UK explains UK ELT to the new Parliament
MPs, members of the House of Lords, and government officials all attended a packed briefing about the value of ELT and FE international students to the UK. New MPs were among those who attended the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Students’ roundtable meeting, organised by English UK and the Association of Colleges. Panellists included Steve Phillips of British Study Centre...
Book your Summer Programme now with Gorey School of English
We have an excellent Summer programme that runs from the 20th of June until the 16th of August. Our July programme is nearly booked out already with our agents from last year coming back to us again some for the 4th year in a row. We are different from other schools in that we only take 50 students at any one time for the Summer programme this way we get to know all of the students very well...
Interviewing Ian Scerri, General Manager at ELA Malta
In today's interview we had a chat with Ian Scerri, General Manager at ELA Malta during which we spoke about various aspects including the evolution of the school over the past 32 years since it's been open; the transition into a bigger and better-equipped building; what ELA has planned for the upcoming year as well as the school's Unique Selling Points (USP's).  Unique Selling Po...
Software Change Management - It's Important to International Education, say Intrinsiq
In today's article we are going to talk to Intrinsiq about Change Management. Change management is the process, tools and techniques to manage the people side of change to achieve the required business outcome. This poses specific challenges  in the International Education sector: with the rapid uptake of online learning, online applications and assessments it is crucial for insti...
A look at Londonist's Wembley Residence
Many of you have heard the name Londonist and can agree with us when we say that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in central London. For our today's article from our new spotlight series, we are going to focus on the Wembley Residence . Wembley residence has two of the greatest venues in London, right on its doorstep. With its iconic arch seen ...
Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy – An Introduction
Happy New Year to all! We hope you had a wonderful festive season, and that you are ready to kick start 2020. We wanted to start the year by giving you an introduction to Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy . Located in the Northwest of England, Stonyhurst is set in 1,000 acres of countryside, on which one can find our outstanding, Grade I premises and all the exceptional faciliti...
Happy 2020 with Hispania, escuela de español
Last month we shared with you all the amazing moments Hispania, escuela de español has experienced during 2019. We feel grateful and overwhelmed because of all the good things that happened! However, in this post, we would like to have a look at our plans and resolutions for 2020. Would you like to know more about what our students can expect from their time learning Spanish at Hispania, ...
IH Young Learners Conference 2019 in Belfast
In this first article of 2020 we are going to take a look at International House's final conference for 2019. This was the International House Young Learner's Conference which held in Belfast on the 22nd and 23rd November 2019. Here's what IH had to say about their event... "On the plane to Belfast the team sat going through the last few details of the IH Young Learners Conference 2019. We want...
Meet the FELTOM Crew: Jason Aquilina is in charge of Accreditation
In today's interview with FELTOM we are going to speak to Jason Aquilina, who is in charge of the FELTOM Accreditation Scheme. This way, our agent readers can be more aware about the systems and processes to go into giving a school FELTOM Accreditation. Here's what we asked him. Jason, you are in charge of the FELTOM accreditation scheme. Can you explain to our readers what this scheme entails,...
ICEF celebrates 1 000 graduates from the Canada Course for Education Agents
ICEF celebrates a significant milestone today, announcing that 1 000 agents have successfully graduated from the Canada Course for Education Agents (CCEA). Successful graduates are recognised by partners and peers as leaders in the industry. The 1 000th Canada Course Graduate (CCG) is Imran Baig Mirza of ILM Advice, Sydney, Australia. ICEF offers five agent training ...
Happy Holidays! Berlitz Malta is open during Christmas week
Christmas season opening hours at Berlitz Malta : 23.12.2019 - School open 24.12.2019 - School closed. Lessons missed on this day will be given throughout the rest of the week 25.12.2019 - School closed. Lessons missed on this day will be given throughout the rest of the week 26.12.2019 - School open 27.12.2019 - School open Special offer 10% for all standard group courses till...
Festivities at MC Academy
During the month of December, MC Academy has been celebrating the festive season in school with a number of fun festive-themed lessons and social activities. Students have been writing letters to Father Christmas, visiting ice skating rinks with their friends and teachers, and have also attended festive-themed Book Clubs to help improve their reading and writing skills, whilst sipping on warm cu...
Improving Student & Alumni Relations with Automated Social Media Integration - Intrinsiq
Gen Z make up a large proportion of those who travel internationally for education and unlike the generation of Millennials, email communication is not as popular with this group.  Many International Schools are still of the view that sending an email to a student is sufficient confirmation that they will receive and read that message quickly.   Some schools (and software provi...
Hispania, escuela de español: Thank you for a magical 2019!
It has been an exciting year full of amazing moments. If we look back at the year 2019, we feel very grateful because wonderful things have happened to Hispania, escuela de español . Let’s look back and recall some of the most special moments! We are now a SuperStar Language School During the first term of the year, we were nominated for the fifth time for the StudyTravel S...
A look at Londonist's Greenwich Residence
Many of you have heard the name Londonist and can agree with us when we say that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in central London. For our today's article from our new spotlight series, we are going to focus on the Greenwich Residence. The area around Scape Greenwich is now a sought after London neighbourhood amongst young professionals. Most famou...
Successful workshops in Taiwan and Japan for English UK members
Over 50 Asia Pacific region agents joined English UK workshops in Taipei and Tokyo to meet member centres and find out more about ELT. "This region has always been important for our members," said Roz McGill, English UK's market development manager. "With the education strategy of the Japanese government and the Olympics in 2020 it felt like the right time to reinforce members' partnerships in ...
Sedbergh achieves British Council accreditation
We are delighted to announce after a two-day inspection in July that Sedbergh International Summer School is now fully accredited by the British Council following another successful programme in 2019. Sedbergh International Summer School is owned and operated by Sedbergh School and provides a complete British boarding school experience where students learn English from the finest teachers and, ...
What to consider if you are an agent and want to join the FELTOM 2020 Malta Workshop
In today's article we are going to shift our focus to the upcoming 2020 FELTOM Workshop which is an annual event held in Malta. This article will help those agents who are interested in taking part in this workshop to know exactly what to expect when they join this event. What are the advantages of Malta as an ELT destination? FELTOM works hard to promote Malta as a safe, professional, qu...
Inauguration of Hispania’s New Headquarters
We are happy to share some wonderful news with you. Finally, we moved to our new villa at Botánico Cavanilles nº 6, which from now on will be the new headquarters and the heart of Hispania, escuela de español .  We are so so happy. In the new villa “Cavanilles Building” you can feel in every corner the Mediterranean atmosphere and we are very privileged,...
The BELS Fam Trip comes to an end
For the past 4 days BELS English Language Schools Malta and Gozo have hosted an international agent fam trip. Throughout this fam trip agents, who came from various countries including Italy, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Germany, had the opportunity to not only visit some of the main highlights that the Maltese Islands have to offer, but also visit the two BELS schools in Malta and ...
Interviewing Rebecca Bonnici during the BELS Agent Fam Trip
In this interview I had the pleasure of speaking with Rebecca Bonnici, Owner of BELS English Language Schools in Malta and Gozo. BELS are currently hosting their end-of-year fam trip during which they are welcoming agents from all around the world, including Italy, Brazil, the Ukraine, the Czech Republic and Germany among other countries. We had the pleasure of joining the agents at BELS En...
An A+ Year for Zoni Language Centers
2019 has been an incredible year for Zoni Language Centers ! Not only did we open our 12th campus, we launched our virtual classroom, took our students on some fantastic field trips, supported a number of children’s charities in New York, New Jersey and Florida through the Zoni Toy Drive and to end the year we will host a Zoni Holiday Party to thank our teachers, staff and students for all...
The FELTOM - BELTA Malta Fam Trip
Last week FELTOM and Belta collaborated for a Malta FAM Trip and invited eleven Brazilian Agents to Malta. During the week-long event, the Agents had the opportunity to visit the FELTOM Accredited Language Schools and learn all about the beautiful Maltese Islands. Here's what two of the agents we spoke to during this visit had to say. James Perry, CEO of FELTOM told us that this fam trip w...
'Capture That Form, Streamline your workflow' say Intrinsiq
Most schools and institutions will have some form of online data capture tool, for example a form, to gather data on a potential student wishing to apply to study with them. Most also have a great looking website with nice interactive content. So with a good user experience the chances of getting potentials interested is increased.  The problem is the disconnect between the front facing cl...
How the new government can support UK ELT: English UK releases election manifesto
English language teaching trade association English UK has released a manifesto of steps it wants the incoming Government to take to support the £1.4bn sector. The association says the 550,000 ELT students who come to the UK each year support over 35,000 jobs. They are also more likely to choose UK universities, and later go on to become influencers for us, supporting good diplomatic and ...
21st Century Skills Integrated into All Wimbledon School of English Courses
Learning English isn’t just about learning a language. At WSE , we don’t just teach English. We prepare our students for life in an international world. The intercultural skills that our students need to thrive and succeed go beyond language. Several skills have been identified as crucial to succeeding in academia, business and life, and we incorporate these into every part of our pr...
Gorey School of English: New Course for Adults
Our Adults Cambridge exam preparation course is starting in January. The students taking this course will stay with an Irish family where they will be able to practice their English, while they are at home with their family. They will do 3 hours of English preparation classes for the First Certificate exam in the morning and we will also offer students the opportunity of visiting different places ...
A Door to Italy New Location
A Door to Italy – scuola di italiano per stranieri changes its address, after 18 years of activity. The quality is always the same but since October 2018 we are located in an ancient building in the heart of the city, few steps from Piazza Corvetto, the “good living room” of the city where Genoeses love to enjoy a cappuccino eating a slice of focaccia in the art deco caf&egr...
A look at Londonist's Shoreditch Residence
In this new series of weekly articles we will be focusing on the accommodation options offered by our partners Londonist. Many of you have heard the name Londonist and those of you who have worked with this company know for certain that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in London. For our first article from this series we are going to focus on the Shored...
Eaquals Celebrates Innovative Award Schemes at Annual International Conference
Eaquals took their annual member training event, Eaquals Training for Excellence , to Poland this year. The event, which was held in Krakow from 22 -23 November, was open to non-members for the first time and offered attendees two full-day workshops in addition to plenary speakers, networking and social events. The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Justin Quinn, who welcomed ...
L’Italiano Porticando Torino - 15 years of Italian Language and Culture in Turin
On 10 January 2019 L’Italiano Porticando , the first school specializing exclusively in teaching Italian language and culture in Turin, will turn 15. When the school was founded by the three partners, Rosaria, Caterina and Laura nobody would have backed the idea that teaching Italian in Turin would have brought them success.  But they knew this was the right decision. Turin and the...
QE and QEd successful European Roadshow 2019
Quality English and Quality Education have just returned from their annual popular European Roadshow following on from ICEF Berlin.  These agent workshops were held in Rome, Madrid and Bilbao.  40 QE and QEd members from Canada, Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, the UK and the USA took part and over 110 agencies attended the different events.   QE is now in its 16 ...
Harrow House International College: a life experience, so much more than a classroom
Harrow House International College, based on the beautiful and UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic coast, offers English Language Courses for Young Learners, Juniors, Adults, and Parents. With unrivalled onsite facilities in a fun, safe seaside town, Harrow House provides a unique English language experience. Harrow House is the only International Language College in Swanage and therefore our studen...
Becari Conzatti Language School: DECEMBER: A month of Calendas, Posadas, y muchas celebraciones más.
There is always something happening in Oaxaca. December has so many celebrations going on, come to study Spanish with us and enjoy all these celebrations. There is always something happening in Oaxaca. December has so many celebrations going on, come to study Spanish with us and enjoy all these celebrations.  LAS POSADAS:  Las posadas are like small parties that happen every nig...
Humboldt Advent Calendar 2019 – Win a 2-week German course!
We are very happy to announce the Humboldt Advent Calendar's eighth season with a chance for you and your clients to win a two-week German course every week! Our 19-day competition is an ideal tool for you to market the Humboldt-Institut’s German language courses, attract new clients and increase the interest in Germany and the German language. Beside the chance to win attractive priz...
The Power of Integration - Administration Systems Databases and Portals
All institutions use some sort of database to manage their clients, students and agents. This may be a cloud system, a Windows-based package or a series of spreadsheets (if so, please contact Intrinsiq for help right away!). All these are good ways to collect, store and edit information.  Speaking to Intrinsiq about this, they told us: “Based upon our experience, international educ...
ICEF welcomes industry professionals to four events around the world
ICEF has welcomed 4,006 global industry professionals to four events, in four different countries, over the last two months. This wave of events follows ICEF’s most successful year of growth and development. The most recent event and the largest in ICEF’s line up was hosted in Berlin from November 3 to 5. With over 30 000 one-to-one business meetings and 2 833 attendees, ...
ACET wins Cork Business Award
We are delighted to announce that the team at ACET won another award at the Cork Business Awards: Cork SME Company of the Year 2019 'A highly educated caring team is the heart of this business. Welcoming many students from all over the globe is their specialty and they have worked tirelessly to place their school, Cork, and Ireland on the world map as a high-quality centre of excellence fo...
QE European Roadshow 2020
Every year, Quality English and Quality Education host Missions in key European markets following ICEF Berlin. These boutique workshops continue to be increasingly popular with QE/QED schools who benefit from meeting with agents who appreciate meeting with high-quality independent schools in a friendly and professional environment. This year, the workshops were held in Rome, Madrid and Bilbao. ...
1 year anniversary of the Personal Study Programme at IH Cape Town
The 12 th of November marked the 1-year anniversary of the Personal Study Programme (PSP) at International House Cape Town . This new approach to teaching has been a steep learning curve for all the teachers and academic staff who have created a great learning space for all students at IH Cape Town. Gavin Eyre, the Managing Director, gave a speech in the PSP area thanking all the teachers a...
November Events at MC Academy
From the 2nd - 3rd of November, MC Academy had the pleasure of attending the ICEF conference held in Berlin to promote the school and its courses to new potential agents eager to strike a partnership with the school. Representing MC Academy was our very own Sales & Marketing Officer (European Market), Giovanni Balzano, who had the opportunity to speak with numerous agents to understand more ...
Alpadia: French in Montreux, Switzerland
Provide your students with the unique opportunity to  learn French  in Switzerland with ALPADIA.  Montreux  is an alluring resort town on Lake Geneva. Nestled between vineyards and Geneva lake, it is most known for its mild microclimate, exotic promenade, the medieval island castle -  Chillon Castle,   Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux Christ...
OISC: Winter Programmes 2019-2020
The programmes run throughout January, February and March, beginning every Monday, with a minimum stay of one week. We can offer : - Low season prices and group discounts - Free places for group leaders - Further discount for both for confirmations received before December 1 st 2019     The programmes include: - English Language and British Culture (Families are...
CEC’s Host Family Appreciation Evening!
On Wednesday, November 13 th , we hosted a very special appreciation evening to celebrate our amazing host families for their continued support. We had a great turnout with over sixty of our families in attendance from various different parts of Cork who host our students year-round. Taking place in the beautiful setting of the Metropole Hotel in Cork, each family received a warm welcome from C...
FELTOM to host Brazil Fam Trip next week!
FELTOM preparations are in full swing to host a group of Brazilian agents who will be coming to Malta next week for a fam trip. This fam trip is intentioned to showcase Malta as an ELT destination and also to give the agents a chance to visit all the FELTOM member schools. FELTOM has a full programme prepared for these agents ranging from a walk around Malta's old capital city Mdina, to visit t...
Equinox's ties with Spain
Equinox Education Services has just completed a very fruitful week in Spain reaffirming existing partnerships and forging new links with others. Over past number of years Equinox have worked with selected partners from Spain and have built up many strong relationships, both personal and professional. In each instance, we strive to provide our partners with something unique to meet the ne...
Welcome Instituto Kelington to the IH network!
International House World Organisation is thrilled to welcome Instituto Kelington – International House Granada as a new affiliate to the IH network! Instituto Kelington - IH Granada  is located right in the city centre and has 29 years of experience in teaching languages. The school is a leader in Granada, as they prepare many students for the Cambridge Assessment English suite of ...
10 reasons to study Spanish in Denia during the winter season
Denia is placed in a very privileged position, roughly at the same distance between Valencia and Alicante. Although it is a coastal city, it is flanked by a unique natural reserve, thereby giving this area an even more touristic potential, not only in the summer months. TLCdénia Spanish school is open all year round, do not hesitate in coming during the winter, here you have the reasons: ...
Explore Russia through the language immersion in IH Voronezh-Linguist
International House Voronezh-Linguist is delighted to introduce a unique and exciting project for those who would like to combine an adventurous tour to Russia with unforgettable language learning experience. The project aims to give its participants the opportunity to get a feel for the country, its history and traditions, taste the Russian cuisine and break the most popular stereotypes! Beyon...
Mini stays for schools at Gorey School of English
Why not offer your schools a mini break that is different. Send your schools to us and their students will have the best and unforgettable time learning and practicing their English skills in a small town outside of Dublin city. They will have lots of fun doing different activities every day and visiting lots of new places. They will also learn during their English classes about the different p...
Alpadia: University Pathway Programme in Germany
Take your education in Germany further, with Alpadia's University Pathway Programmes.  - Specialised high-quality language courses to obtain C1 level. - Direct or indirect access depending on academic qualifications. - Full expert assistance throughout the academic & admission process. - Access to 250+ public and private universities offering 300+ Bachelor and M...
Zoni Field Trip to Philadelphia : History, culture and English practice in an unusual setting!
On October 30 th Zoni students participated in a history packed field trip to Philadelphia. All Zoni field trips are designed to give students cultural and historical insight into the United States as well as providing maximum opportunity to practice English in a real-life setting. This field trip was not any ordinary sightseeing tour! Students were also able to visit and explore an Amish settle...
They know it; you’re a poet – Kilgraston pupil commendation from 11,000 global entries
The work of a Kilgraston School pupil has been awarded a commendation for being among the top 85 places, out of 11,000 entries, in an international poetry competition. The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2019 has recognised Perthshire girl Anna Gilmore-Heezen's work ‘Celestial Acne’ - which tackled the issue of body image against the backdrop of astrological characters &n...
Surf and Network 2019 in Ireland
Our Surf and Network gathering was organised by The Network Plus in Ireland between the 29th October and the 1st November 2019. The Network Plus is a collaboration between Schools & Agents, fRilingue and our newest partner Education & Exchange in Europe (EDEX). Through this collaboration we aim to encourage informal networking between people from the international education industry becaus...
Equinox facilitate mini-stay programme for German students
During the final week of October 2019, Equinox Education Services had the pleasure of facilitating a tailor-made, language and culture, mini-stay programme for 11 high-school students from Stuttgart in Germany. The programme was designed by and delivered in Ireland by Equinox on behalf of our partner Connie von Scholley of ‘go UK! Sprachreisen’, a German based organisation that ...
Bildungsurlaub approved courses at Berlitz Malta
Bildungsurlaub is paid educational leave which allows German employees to take part in accredited Bildungsurlaub courses. Berlitz Language Centre in Malta has two approved courses in the following German states: Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen. Berlitz English Intensive Adult Group course (30 les...
Let's take a look at ICEF Berlin 2019
ICEF Berlin is, without a doubt, the most looked-forward to event in the international education industry...and rightly so. It is the perfect opportunity for schools, agents and service providers from the International Education Industry to make new connections and consolidate existing ones.  This year we were so pleased to meet some of our partners there who have attended ICEF Berlin for ...
Education and Cultural Programme at TYNDALL COLLEGE in Carlow, Ireland
Equinox Education Services, in collaboration with our long-standing Japanese partner ISES JAPAN (国際留学生センター), were delighted to facilitate an inaugural Education and Cultural programme for twenty three co-educational students and their teachers from a prominent High School in Osaka, Japan at Tyndall College, Carlow last month. The programme, which was arranged after three years of planning, was ...
ICEF Berlin Meetings on Day 2
Day 2 at ICEF Berlin, Day 1 of meetings...it's been a very busy day for all participants so far and the end isn't near yet.  This is the 25th year that ICEF Berlin is being held and it's the leading industry event, bringing together over 2,500 participants from more than 100 different countries. Throughout the day, education providers, agents, and service providers had many opportunitie...
It's that time of year....time for ICEF Berlin
If you are in the field international education and you haven't checked into Berlin yet, then you are definitely missing out. ICEF Berlin is definitely the place to be this weekend whether you are a school, university, higher education provider, agent or service provider in the international education industry.  Throughout the day today people from all over the world have been checking int...
LSI Portsmouth joins IH World
IH World have some really exciting news about a new member affiliating to the International House Network. They are LSI Portsmouth ! LSI Portsmouth was founded in 1985 by brothers Peter and Allan Gray.  They had previously set up a tiny school in the Emirates before coming back to England.  After a few false starts in rural settings, they decided that geographically and cultu...
BELS announce new fam trip for agents
Following the success of the last fam trip that BELS Malta and BELS Gozo had last September, they are now pleased to announce that they have another fam trip coming up. This will take place from the 7th to the 11th of December 2019. The aim of this fam trip is to treat agents to a short break from their daily routines, while showing them how the BELS brand has evolved and grown over the years...
There’s Cloud, then there’s Fake Cloud: Here’s Intrinsiq’s take on this topic
Transferring data onto the cloud is something that many schools seem to be very much interested in doing, and rightly so. However, it doesn’t just stop at making the right decision and choosing to switch to cloud. We speak with many schools, education providers and other language institutions who are looking to upgrade, move from a local server setup  to cloud, or add online integration...
Middle Eastern visa concessions a boon for South African EFL industry
The South African Department of Home Affairs has implemented a major visa reform by allowing nationals from Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to obtain visas on arrival in South Africa, removing the cumbersome barrier to entry of the visa application process. This has been in effect since 15 th August 2019. With Saudia Arabia being the top 2018 student week provider out of all ...
International House Malta appointed as a LanguageCert Approved Test Centre
As a LanguageCert Approved Test Centre, International House Malta are now in a position to offer the next generation of English language qualifications; LanguageCert International ESOL. LanguageCert International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is a suite of English language qualifications specially designed for those intending to study, work or travel around the globe.  ...
New Video from Living Learning English
Living learning English is delighted to bring you a new video highlighting their high quality home tuition courses, online tuition lessons, and guardianship services for boarding school students. The video demonstrates how we integrate tuition and accommodation with the teacher and the benefits that can bring in terms of integration into British life as well as rapid progress in English. ...
The new Japanese Emperor and International House/ILC
Yesterday the ceremonial enthronement of Emperor Naruhito of Japan took place in the presence of some 190 heads of state or their representatives. Former and current members of the IH family may be interested to know about the role played by directors and teachers of International House in Japan in preparing Crown Prince Hiro, as he was then known, at the time of his period of study at Oxford Univ...
OISC: Oxford and Cambridge University Entrance Preparation
During the Autumn term and also school holidays, we arrange preparatory programmes for Oxford and Cambridge University Entrance candidates. The seminars are led by experienced Oxford and Cambridge tutors, including people from admissions in colleges of the University. Participants must have a good school or college record and be fluent in English. (For those students who do not meet the English...
Costa de Valencia: Spanish Embassy in Hungary is looking for its best Spanish students
The Spanish Embassy in Budapest is once again awarding the special "Embajada de España" prize to the best students of bilingual Spanish-Hungarian institutes in order to acknowledge their academic background, creativity, and extracurricular activities. These institutes are the cornerstone of the promotion and the dissemination of the Spanish language and culture in Hungary. Therefore, the ...
Getting to know the FELTOM Crew - James Perry, CEO
At the end of last week, we had the pleasure of sitting down for an interview with James Perry, CEO of FELTOM who has now been in this position for the past two years. During this interview we spoke about the FELTOM Workshop, the Maltese ELT landscape, as well as various other topics related to Malta as an English Language Learning destination and the role of FELTOM in promoting Maltese Islands. ...
A Day in the Life of MC Academy: After the Rebranding
On the 23rd September, Manchester Central School of English had the pleasure of rebranding to become MC Academy, a new identity tailored to the school’s growth and development set to commence in 2020. The current staff and students have embraced the change and are happy to promote the school’s new image. The school recently hosted a rebranding party to commemorate this occasion for all...
Awards at the 8th ELT Malta Conference
The first day at the 8 th ELT Malta Conference was a very special one indeed. Apart from various Business and Management workshops that were targeted towards school Directors, the afternoon opened up for ELT teachers, too. It is always very pleasant to see teachers and Directors, mingling and catching up, which is an additional purpose of this conference. Soon it was time for Dr. Daniel Xerri...
TLCdénia’s new facilities: We do not only teach Spanish in the classroom
TLCdenia is a  Spanish school  located in Denia (Spain) at the heart of the Region of Valencia, between Valencia and Alicante. It is a medium city with very nice climate. Most of the days are sunny and that is why the TLCdénia decided to build a rooftop for the students when the school refurbished its facilities. TLCdenia has been teaching languages for more than 35 years,...
Interview with Korinne Algie on SEO for the Education Travel Industry
In today's interview, we are very pleased to speak to Korinne Algie about SEO for the Education Travel Industry. She is the Owner and Director of  Korinne Algie Education Marketing   and has a lot of useful ideas and experiences to share with you: 1. Who is Korinne and how are you connected to the education industry? I was born and raised in New Zealand. When I was 15 I was luck...
New IALC school: Learn English at Mount Maunganui Language Centre in New Zealand
IALC would like to give a warm welcome to their newly accredited school  Mount Maunganui Language Centre.  Established in 1990,  Mount Maunganui Language Centre  is a multi-award-winning family run school. Located in a part of  Tauranga City,  students learning English are able to pursue and excel at their academic goals while living in the relaxed beach resort ...
The BELS Malta and BELS Gozo post-summer fam trip
BELS Malta and BELS Gozo hosted their post-summer agent fam trip from the 12th to the 15th September 2019, during which they welcomed 20 agents from 8 different countries to their schools in Malta and Gozo.  The fam trip started with a presentation by Rebecca Bonnici, BELS’s owner who spoke about the BELS brand and what it stands for. This was very important, especially for those a...
Summer Survey Results - Equinox
This summer 475 students traveled to Ireland under our care to improve their English and enjoy the unique aspects of our culture.  2019 heralded increased numbers (36% up on 2018) for Equinox Education Services’ summer programmes and another great international mix that included students from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Romania, Japan who were joined by local...
Get your ELT business ready for a no-deal Brexit with English UK
English UK, the trade organisation for UK ELT, has won a Government grant to help the sector prepare in the case of a no-deal Brexit. The organisation is running free training days specifically targeting the needs of UK ELT educators in the week before Brexit, and tickets are going fast. “We’ve won a substantial grant from the Brexit Readiness Fund to help everyone in our sector ...
Cambridge Exams at Gorey School Of English
Cambridge exam preparation classes have begun in Gorey School Of English. We have small groups of between 3 and 8 students .Our students are very happy living in Gorey and being  part of a community outside of Dublin city. Gorey town is a very friendly town with everything that a student needs ,plenty of coffee shops ,bars ,restaurants , gyms, a cinema and even a theatre. Our adult stud...
Special Offer to celebrate 20 years of Berlitz Language Centre Malta
Berlitz Language Centre Malta celebrates 20 years of operation on the Maltese Islands. To mark the anniversary, Berlitz Malta, has prepared a special discount for standard groups enrolling till the end of 2019: - 10% discount on the following courses for adults and young learners in 2019: - Berlitz English Half Day Adult Group course (20 lessons per week / max 15 students) - Berlitz En...
When Business Data becomes Business Intel...schools flourish!
It takes years of work and highly experienced marketers, especially in a niche industry such as international education, to learn how to identify market trends and interpret business data. Needless to say, this comes at a high cost and not all schools can afford to spend so much money on marketing strategy. So what if we told you that forecasting, agent trends and numbers and emerging markets, amo...
KILGRASTON School: Highland dancing and hospitality for Indian teens
Absorbing Scotland’s culture included a one-stop-shop in Highland dancing for twelve teenagers from India’s Unison World School on their fortnight’s visit to Kilgraston . “It’s not just about seeing the sights,” said organiser, Chaplain Paul Allaker, “Giving the girls a full immersion into our country’s ethos is all part of their experience and ...
Successful Summer at Harrow House International College!
Harrow House International College, based on the beautiful south coast of England, has had another great summer, with lots of positive feedback from our students, parents and partners and plenty to celebrate in our 50 th anniversary year: - Winner of our 50 th Anniversary Competition The winner of our anniversary competition, Derya Piril from Turkey, was lucky enough to return to Harrow Ho...
Zoni’s Academic Pathway Program - Helping students into higher education
Zoni Language Centers has been helping students to reach English proficiency since 1991. During that time, we realized that a large number of our students were interested in higher education and pursuing certificates, diplomas or degree programs at American colleges or universities. We also found that, for many international students, getting the right information and applying to colleges are ext...
The FEDELE Workshop in Valencia - Day 1
The first day of the Vamos FEDELE Workshop, which is being held in Valencia and Denia this year, has been charactarised by an afternoon sessiono of presentations by industry partners and event sponsors. After that, agents had the chance to visit some of the schools in Valencia. The day ended with a lovely dinner of paella, interesting conversations and fantastic industry friends :) We have n...
‘Custom’ is always better because all schools are unique
When it comes to student management and CRM systems, many schools frequently opt for an off-the-shelf product mainly because they might still not be familiar with how such systems operate and prefer to go for the cheaper option. And who can blame them? The only issue with that is that in the long run, such systems stop being viable or, as the school grows, the system becomes less cost effective to...
New Horizons Australia: How to Professionally Network as an International Student
Networking is an essential part in building your future career. Even more so when you’re studying abroad. Connecting with people in a professional way is not easy but can be incredibly rewarding. New Horizons Australia encourages International Students to step out of their comfort zone and dedicate time to this activity.   So, what do we mean by networking?  ...
OISC: The October Half Term Programmes
Revision programmes for a wide range of examinations – IB at HL and SL, (including TofK and Extended essay support if required) , A level, A/S, (I)GCSE, with all syllabuses and subjects offered - Oxford and Cambridge test preparation. The programme includes: 1. Advice and orientation on applying to Oxford or Cambridge 2. Written tests at and before the interview (all subjec...
Winners of Language Olympics in Denmark choose to visit Costa de Valencia
After the winners of this year’s Language Olympics in Sweden visited Costa de Valencia, the prizewinners of the Spanish category at Language Olympics in Denmark decided to do so too. On 19th of March, the annual Language Olympics have been staged in Frederiksberg, Denmark. The highest award in the category ‘Spanish as modern language at schools’ was as highly coveted as alwa...
FELTOM Malta Workshop 2020
In today's article we are going to turn the spotlight on the 2020 FELTOM Malta Workshop, which is going to be held from the 20th to the 24th April 2020. FELTOM has an upcoming workshop in 2020. What distinguishes this event from other industry workshops?   FELTOM has been organising FELTOM ELT Workshops for a number of years where the main focus has always been Malta and the local ELT ...
EDUSA implements bonding scheme to protect students' interests
Education South Africa (EduSA) has recently setup a  Voluntary Bonding Scheme (VBS)  as a practical means to encourage language students from all over the world to securely enrol at South African English language schools. All member schools are part of the scheme and have made annual payments to a large insurance underwriter (SGI), who will guarantee the booking of any student aff...
Becari Conzatti Language School: Altar de Muertos - Altar for the Day of the Dead
Come and set up our Altar de Muertos at the school on October 31 st . Live this experience with us, learn Spanish and enjoy beautiful Oaxaca. HOW SHOULD WE SET UP AN ALTAR FOR THE DAY OF THE DEAD There are different kinds of “Altars”: 1.- One level.- The first level represents the Sky and the second level is the Earth. 2.- Three levels.- The first level represents the Sky...
New IALC Schools
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC), is very pleased to have welcomed seven new centres to its Association, as well as two new associate centres and one new seasonal centre in the last months in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, the UK and the US. Seek-Mui Sum, Chief-Operating Officer at IALC said: “We are delighted to welcome so many new members to ...
What are you waiting for? Switch to Cloud today!
Schools often tell us that they would love to have a cloud-based system  to manage the day-to-day running of their school efficiently.   They tell us that when switching from one provider to the other, they would ideally like the transition to be as smooth as possible. That solution is now possible with Intrinsiq . You do not have to wait any longer to move your school CRM soft...
Getting to know the FELTOM Crew - Caroline Tissot
In today's interview we are going to speak to Caroline Tissot, FELTOM 's newest addition to the team. In this article you will find out more about Caroline's new role and also about her responsibilities at FELTOM. Caroline you’re new to the FELTOM team. What does your role consist of and what will you be responsible for? My role as Executive Officer within the Federation is mainly ad...
OISC: Programmes for students retaking the IB Diploma
During the Autumn and Spring terms, Oxford International Study Centre shall once again be providing support for IB Diploma students who need to retake one or more of their papers. The programmes consist of individual and small group tuition (the precise mix depending on the subject choice) with experienced Oxford IB tutors. Most subjects are offered at both HL and SL, and also the Theory of Know...
Cambridge exam preparation courses for adults at Gorey School of English, Ireland
At Gorey School of English in Ireland, we begin our First Certificate exam preparation course on Monday the 30th of September . Kevin who will be teaching this course helps his students to obtain excellent results. This is a 12 week course where all aspects of the exam will be covered . - Use of English, Reading - Listening  - Speaking  - Writing  Kevin focuses o...
ISE Ireland: Waterford is your new destination to study English in Ireland
We are delighted to announce the opening of our brand new campus in Waterford/Ireland. Waterford is the perfect destination to enjoy the outdoors as it's located in the sunny southeast and has a diverse and beautiful landscape of coastline, beaches, mountains, rivers, and woodland. The cost of living in Waterford is significantly lower than Dublin and it is generally the most affordable of a...
StudyWorld50 “the best event for years”, delegates say
Over 5,600 meetings, 700 plus delegates, a high-level Chinese delegation and a busy seminar programme made StudyWorld 50 an event to remember. Michael Quinn of the Centre for English Studies said: “I personally think it’s been one of the best StudyWorlds for several years with a really good mix of agents, a lot of different nationalities and some very good meetings.” While ...
Half-term in Aragon, Spain
From medieval towns to staggering displays of land art and seemingly endless river trails cutting through the imposing landscape, the Aragon region of Spain offers plenty of avenues for educational exploration, making it the ideal location for the launch of the Marlborough College School of English and Culture’s new course: Open Minds Experiences. This course, which coincides with the Oc...
New Chairperson at Education South Africa
Education South Africa bade farewell to its long-serving Chairperson, Johannes Kraus, on 14 th August 2019. Mr Kraus led the association with aplomb over the past five years, with the ambitious growth of the association accelerating at an unseen pace under his visionary leadership. EduSA achieved a number of notable, first-time achievements during his tenure, notwithstanding the fact that the as...
IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop - Register now!
The  International Association of Language Centres  (IALC), an association accrediting 164 worldleading independent language schools and summer centres, is delighted to be hosting the  IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop in New Zealand from 26-29 March 2020  in association with  Languages International . The  IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop  will attract the best ...
ICEF announces two new events in 2020
Global international education leader ICEF is pleased to announce the launch of two new events in 2020:  ICEF Secondary Education  and  ICEF French Education – Canada , offering targeted networking opportunities for these two growing sectors. ICEF Secondary Education is aimed at international providers and student recruitment agents of secondary, boarding, high sc...
The making of a good manager with Learning Works
Have you ever stated, with adamant passion, “If I were in charge, I would…”, followed by a series of quickly thought up solutions to annoying problems in your workplace? Well, more often than not, little problems in the office are usually sourced from even bigger problems that need a whole lot of coaching in leadership and management skills. It’s not as simple and straight...
StudyWorld attracting wider range of UK-focused delegates
A major Chinese business delegation, representatives of London embassies and UK training providers are among attendees at this year’s StudyWorld . Ten CEOs, presidents, founders and other senior leaders from major Chinese education businesses are attending the international student event for two days as part of a focused inward trade mission organised by the Department of International ...
Successful Summer Party at Anda Sprachschule in Berlin
This August saw an exciting event take place in Berlin’s Volkspark Friedrichshain - the annual Anda Sprachschule Summer Party! Every year Anda hosts a summer barbecue at one of the local parks and invites all of their students and staff to celebrate the good weather with them, and 2019 was no different. We had almost 60 of our students and teachers show up to our party this year, all eati...
Home Language International: Duo Nationality Programme in England
Live and Study in your private teacher's home, improve your language skills, discover a different culture and make new friends! Who? For students aged 13-17 who wish to share the lessons and accommodation with a student of a different nationality  A unique opportunity to make a new friend and share a course with another student who does not speak your own language.  Includes ...
New Horizons Australia: The 5 most In-Demand Careers in Information Technology
As the world of Information Technology continues to change rapidly, a vast range of companies and organizations start to become committed to improving their technological side of the business. Traditional companies have begun to implement high-tech advancements into their infrastructure in order to keep up the pace with other businesses, due to the technology landscape becoming a major area within...
Intercultura Costa Rica: Rainy Season
The  rainy season brings  life back to Costa Rica after the dry season. It is also called the green season because the lands comes to life, everything gets green and colorful again. Rivers and waterfalls fill up because of the sometimes heavy rainfall. Costa Rican's really appreciate the time of rain because, without it, the country would not be what it is. This patience display...
Cork English College: Computer based IELTS test
CEC is the Official IELTS Test Centre in Cork. IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s most popular high stakes English proficiency test for higher education and global migration. CEC became an official IELTS Test Centre in 2012. Over the past 7 years we have been providing a quality IELTS testing service to over 10,000 candidates throughout the South of I...
Intrinsiq Focus‌ ‌on:‌ ‌Reaching‌ ‌out‌ ‌to‌ ‌your‌ ‌students‌ ‌through‌ ‌SMS‌ ‌
In various aspects of business communication is key, and this is just as much the case when it comes to international students studying at your schools. Be it to notify them of any last minute changes to their classes or schedules, or to communicate with them in an emergency situation, or even to save time on sending and waiting for email, SMS is definitely the way forward. When using top-level...
First industry-wide English Language Teaching training in over 10 years comes to South Africa!
A combined effort of National Geographic Learning, EAQUALs, the University of Cape Town and EduSA brought about one of the first large-scale, professional development events in English Language Teaching in over a decade to Cape Town. Last week, over 70 teachers gave up their public holiday to attend the ELT educational forum for a morning of professional development sessions in the beautiful se...
Q&A with FELTOM - Today's focus is on Malta as an ELT Destination
In today's Q&A session with FELTOM's CEO James Perry, we focus on the importance of Malta as an ELT destination, on what makes it ideal for students and agents, as well as on the types of students who choose Malta as their go-to country to learn English. One of the main roles of FELTOM is to promote Malta as an ELT destination. What makes Malta an ideal language learning destination for stu...
Leisure Programme at Cambridge Law Studio
When international students think of Cambridge and Law Studio , the first thought that may come to mind is, strict study schedules and complex lessons. Although we strive to help our students get the most of their stay with us, we also believe that part of a study abroad experience is being immersed in the culture of the country. At Cambridge Law Studio , we do this, by providing excursions ...
MCSE: Summer Fun at this year’s Junior Summer Camp
The students of this year’s Summer Camp have all been enjoying themselves by learning and having fun at the University of Salford Campus this July and August. Amongst the busiest times of the year for MCSE staff members and students alike, the school is always prepared for the influx of students willing to learn and accomplish more over their Summer holiday period. This year, the universit...
Berlitz Malta awarded 3rd Prize of the European Language Label
Berlitz Language Centre Malta has been awarded the 3rd Prize of the European Language Label by the Erasmus+, EUPA & European Commission. The European Language Label is an initiative of the European Union, promoting foreign language learning. It was introduced by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, in relation to the 1995 White Paper on Life and Learning:...
Becari Conzatti Language School: Day of the Dead Packages
Day of the Dead or “Día de los Muertos” is a particularly magical time in the city of Oaxaca, located in Southern Mexico. Oaxaca City is steeped in rich traditions and  Día de Muertos  is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. Oaxacan Day of the Dead celebrations takes place over several days. The main events take place from October 31st to November 2...
Summer reaches its peak and so does the diverse activity program of language school Costa de Valencia, escuela de español.
A variety of free time activities are offered to the school’s international students in order to make their stay not only an experience of linguistic, but also cultural immersion. Besides cultural excursions to Valencia’s city center, which are accompanied by teachers of the accredited Center of the Cervantes Institute; local festivities and spectacular events like “la Tomatina&r...
friLingue: Come and try out the Alpine slopes in our New Ski Camp 2020 in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland!
We're offering kids aged between 8 and 17, and families, the chance to ski and learn a language in the heart of Europe's most popular skiing regions! Parents don't want to feel left out? No problem: we offer a range of family packages as well! The camp is made up of 12 hours of morning language lessons (English, French, and German) and 15 hours of afternoon ski lessons a week, as well...
Oxford International Study Centre: Programmes starting in September 2019
At OISC , we are still taking bookings for the Autumn term. Tuition is a mixture of private lessons and seminar groups, which are very international in their intake and average only 5 or 6 students at any one time, except in the English Language, where the average number is 10. We offer a wide range of programmes including: A-Level and (I)GCSE Programmes - Full-year intensive programmes...
Business English at BELS Malta and Gozo
In a globalised world, Business English is not just an asset, but a very important tool that everyone, whether they are already ahead in their career or aspiring professionals, should consider. BELS Malta and Gozo can offer your students the perfect combination of Business English language proficiency and communication skills in a highly professional setting. BELS Business English lessons are de...
IHWO welcomes new school in Hamburg
We are delighted to welcome our sixth affiliate this year,  Verein für berufliche Weiterbildung e.V. which has affiliated to International House World Organisation as  International House Hamburg . Verein – IH Hamburg  is a private, non-profit organisation founded in 1998 by its Managing Director, Ludolf Schnittger. At the beginning, the school had only two classr...
Hispania, escuela de español shortlisted as ST Star Spanish Language School 2019
Hispania, escuela de español has been shortlisted as StudyTravel Star Spanish Language School 2019. The StudyTravel Star Awards are the most coveted awards in the study travel industry. There are a total of 25 categories, subdivided into Educator Awards, such as ST Star Spanish Language School, Agency Awards and Associated Awards. Nicola Hancox, Editor of StudyTravel Magazine and o...
The FELTOM Malta Workshop 2020
Every year, FELTOM organises a workshop in Malta during which agents from all around the world will have the opportunity to visit the island, as well as meet and see the schools at which they will eventually be sending their students. During this Q&A session with Rebecca Charlotte we focused on what the FELTOM Malta Workshop is all about, what agents may expect and what the booking process ent...
New Horizons Australia: Interview with Michael Robinson, Head of Learning and Developmen
At New Horizons Australia we always make sure to have a team of people who work well together, but also who can increase the value that we give to our students. Michael Robinson has recently joined us as the new Head of Learning and Development. We had the opportunity to interview him briefly so you can get to know him too! 1. You have recently joined New Horizons Australia, tell us a  ...
IH Malta: Young Learners Summer Programme – Studying English in Paradise
Every summer for the past eighteen years, International House Malta has given students from 7-16 years old, the opportunity to immerse themselves in the magical world of English, at the Paradise Bay Resort (4*). Apart from learning the language, they are also able to discover new talents, have new experiences and make friends from all corners of the world. This year was no exception, and it has ...
Speaking the culture; the Maltese way
When visiting a country there are a few checkpoints we like to tick off before booking tickets and landing on the new destination. If you’re hunting down the next new location to call home there are a few more pressing points to consider, like language and culture. Malta is a great place to live; the 300+ days of sunshine, the beautiful blue sea, the friendliness of the people and the clo...
Torquay International School affiliates to International House
International House World Organisation is proud to welcome Torquay International School to the IH family, as International House Torquay. The school is a Study Abroad centre based in Torquay, a coastal town on the UK’s South West Coast in Devon, two-and-a-half hours from London by train. It is a lively, attractive coastal town set in a UNESCO Global Geopark, close to two National Parks (D...
Why is it important for Schools to have good Online Booking Forms?
How many of you, schools, have online booking forms that you use for direct bookings? How efficient are these online booking forms, and are they connected to your school’s main database? As a school, do you have a system in place which enables you to track potential students? Can you track those who started filling out your online form and then stopped at one point during the process? Does y...
Getting to know the FELTOM Crew - Rebecca Charlotte
Throughout the peak season in Malta, FELTOM does an incredible job keeping all the teens studying English at language schools on the island busy and entertained thanks to the organisation of two parties per week. In today's interview with Rebecca Charlotte we, first of all, get to know the person behind the organisation of FELTOM events, and secondly, we shed more light on the FELTOM teen partie...
Summer Programmes at Gorey School of English
Our Summer programmes are continuing into August. We had an amazing time with our students for the month of July . They enjoyed our English classes in the morning , they did projects on the different parts of Ireland and made a presentation at the end to the other students. They also did lots of speaking activities during their English classes and  had an amazing experience with their fami...
New IALC-accredited School Worldwide School of English in Auckland joins IALC
We are excited to announce that  Worldwide School of English  in  Auckland , New Zealand has joined IALC just as registration opens for our  IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop. This fantastic school will help showcase Auckland as a study-destination to learn English alongside host school  Languages International  when the IALC annual Workshop comes to  Auckla...
guard.me helps international students with mental health challenges
International students are facing an increasing number of mental health challenges due to the pressure to achieve and ongoing anxiety and depression. During the past five years in British Columbia alone, 15 international students committed suicide. Four of these were just teenagers. Males are particularly vulnerable since they lack social supports and are faced with parental expectations to ...
Camden Town, one of London’s gems!
Whenever we think of London the first thing that comes to mind is probably Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Oxford Street, Hyde Park, London Bridge, the London Eye and Big Ben. However, there is another part of inner London which is well-known among locals and foreigners alike….Camden Town! Camden Town is famous for many things such as, live music, colourful markets, international cuisine an...
FELTOM Teen Parties
Last Wednesday, we had the pleasure of attending one of FELTOM 's weekly teen parties and interviewing Rebecca, Event Coordinator at FELTOM. In this interview , you can understand why these parties provide a safe space for young students to party in a typical Maltese environment and meet with students from other schools. For more information on FELTOM schools or events, you can reach out via e...
Berlitz Language Centre Malta - Location, location, location
Although the term used in the subject line is mostly used in the real estate sector one cannot undermine the importance of the location when choosing a langue school.   Berlitz Malta’s location, in the heart of St. Julian’s has always been one of our main assets and biggest selling points. Our Centre is located in one of Malta’s most popular seaside resorts within walking...
New IALC-accredited school Southbourne School of English in Bournemouth joins IALC
IALC are delighted to announce that  Southbourne School of English  has joined IALC – International Association of Language Centres. The team at IALC are very excited to welcome the learn English in the UK school to the IALC family and IALC President Giorgia Biccelli said: “We are glad to welcome Southbourne School of English into our widely extended and internation...
Centro Fiorenza: Summer never ends on the Island of Elba
Centro Fiorenza’s summer school is open until the end of September and students could not choose a better month to learn Italian and relax on this magical island that is only three hours away from Florence. September is a perfect month for students who still want to enjoy the beach but also some outdoor activities such as trekking or sightseeing without the heatwave of the previous months...
Happy International Self-Care Day from guard.me
Different countries and different cultures have self-care rituals and routines which they participant in, from mountain retreats and hikes in Switzerland, using Ayurveda Oils in India, drinking rose water in Lebanon, to Osen in Japan; creating a culture that values self-care begins with each of us. How you choose to take care of yourself is a very personal and individualized...
Cambridge Law Studio’s Visit to the Old Bailey
Being an institution that offers courses specifically made for lawyers and law students, Cambridge Law Studio tries its best to provide students with an overall experience of what Legal English truly means. One of the ways in which we achieve this, is by taking our students to the Old Bailey Courthouse. For those who are not familiar with this place, the Old Bailey, also known as Justice Hall...
Focus on Teacher Tracking
Peak season is a logistical nightmare for most education providers. This is one of the main reasons why schools need a good and efficient CRM in order to, for example, manage the specified time against actual time that teachers work. Try doing this in the peak of high season when your school is full to capacity with students (and therefore, teachers too, not to mention part time and supply staff)....
News from IH Newcastle and IH Durham
Overview: We are very proud and grateful to announce that we have hit record numbers this summer peaking at 500+ students at IH Newcastle and IH Durham – both belonging to our newly formed company NE14Languages (Anyone for Languages!) an opportunity to duel brand and expand our marketing opportunities into the future!! Despite the chaos and uncertainty on the UK political scene, it is s...
Why choose to stay in Central London?
London’s Zone1 is the most central and well-connected part of London, and it comes as no surprise that when choosing to book their students’ accommodation agents tend to make this their first preference. Being so popular also means that accommodation options in this part of London are the first to fill up and go! However, we have good news! Londonist still have the last few vacant spot...
IALC agencies and schools raise over €2000 for sponsored charity Asociación Museke in Rwanda
IALC is delighted to announce that agencies and schools that participated in this year’s  IALC Seville Workshop  raised a grand total of €2200 in honour of sponsored charity  Asociación Museke  in Rwanda. Asociación Museke  was founded in 2010 and raises funds to provide food and clothing to underprivileged children from Rwanda, either orph...
Why Zoni Language Centers?
There are thousands of English language centers across the United States, and hundreds in the New York Metropolitan Area. So why should you recommend Zoni to your students? Well, to start with Zoni Language Centers has been around for a very long time. Founded in 1991, Zoni has almost 30 years of successfully teaching English to students from all over the globe. A lot has happened in our world ...
Algonquin College receives $650,000 donation from guard.me International Insurance
International education opportunities at Algonquin College will be enhanced by a $650,000 donation from guard.me International Insurance. The special, two-year investment will benefit international students in the form of new scholarships and a bursary fund, and seed funding for unique entrepreneurship and applied research initiatives. The funding will also help more domestic students study and...
MCSE: Education Over The Summer
The Summer season is most arguably the most aesthetically pleasing of the four seasons to the majority of the residents here in the UK, yet despite this period of holiday and relaxation for some, MCSE and its students have been flourishing under the heat of the summer sun whilst studying at the school in an attempt to improve their language skills and further their academic careers. Manchester ...
Edu-inter News for July
Here are some updates from Edu-inter , Quebec: Courses Starting date EVERY Monday of the year! :  Very flexible program. All the levels of French available Starting date every Monday! Why an immersion is the best way to learn a language: Total immersion!!! And that is what Edu-inter offers. This is a major part of the strategy used by educators when children enter th...
Focus On Homestay Management
This is the second of a series of articles during which we will focus on various pain points that schools have spoken about in relation to their CRM. Today’s focus is going to be on homestay management. What do schools have issues with? When it comes to Homestay Management schools have told us that homestay availability is not only hard to update but it also takes a lot of time to do m...
New Horizons Australia offering Qualifications with Cloud Computing Focus
Cloud is revolutionising the way that IT teams operate and is driving major change within the Information Technology industry. Developments in cloud-only add to the importance for IT students to be on top of their game and stay sharp when dealing with the technical side of the cloud. The ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology and ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology at N...
Study the Diploma of Project management in Australia
Study the Diploma of Project Management in Australia … and gain the Globally Recognised Certification PRINCE2® We are halfway through 2019, and in most countries, students are working towards their final exams. This is the time when they start thinking about their future, wondering if they should study abroad to obtain international experience and professional expertise under thei...
Burgundy School of Business obtains
Burgundy School of Business - BSB is among the only 25 institutions including 3 Grandes Ecoles de Management that obtained the "Bienvenue en France" label for the reception of international students. Burgundy School of Business - BSB has just received the brand new label "Welcome to France", which awards the quality of the reception of international students in French higher educa...
Lead5050 and The Global Leadership League host the third Women in Education Awards and launch a new #intled event with the inaugural Women in Education Leadership Summit.
The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the industry's most inspirational women. Organisations and men who have shown exceptional commitment to gender equality in the workplace are also awarded. By raising the profile of women in international education, the WiE awards aim to inspire confidence, show that success need not be limited by gender and facilitate more wo...
Intrinsiq: Focus On Attendance Tracking
Attendance Tracking is an issue for many schools and education providers due to the following reasons: Many schools still use paper lists, hence creating storage problems and tracking problems (especially if a paper gets lost or misplaced). This leads to another issue, i.e. the need to enter these lists to a main database or spreadsheet to try to facilitate the data collection process. We al...
BELS Agent Fam Trip - September 2019
BELS are proud to announce their 2019 post-summer Agent Fam Trip. This event will be held in Malta from the 12th to the 15th September, and it is the perfect opportunity for those agents who are interested in working with the only Maltese English Language School that has centres both in Malta and in Gozo . Apart from having the chance to meet the team and visit both centres, this fam trip wil...
Focus on: Londonist White City Residence
It is time to turn our spotlight on to Londonist Student Accommodation Agency in London to focus on yet another one of their amazing residences. This time, the focus will be on their White City residence which is located in west London. What can one expect to find here? There are a variety of rooms available in this residence, which we will explore in a bit, and its location is ideal for s...
Interview with Rocío Martínez from Instituto Mediterráneo Sol
In today's interview with Rocío Martínez we will be finding out a bit more about  Instituto Mediterráneo Sol in Granada.  1. How long has Imsol Granada been operating for?   Our school, Instituto Mediterráneo Sol, opened in October 1992, almost 27 years ago! It has been a very satisfying period for us, as we have grown and learnt together with ou...
Pass a Cambridge exam with Gorey School Of English
Kevin is well known throughout Spain for preparing students for the First Certificate and Cambridge advanced exams. He has a unique way of making sure students are prepared and ready to pass this exam in the shortest possible time. Students can come from 3 to 6 months and have 3 hours of classes per day, during which time they will cover all aspects of the exams. We can organize for them to tak...
Double-digit growth at ICEF Southeast Asia
The third annual ICEF Southeast Asia hosted from June 19 – 21, 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, saw an overall attendee growth of 11%, with over 350 participants from 26 countries. The event hosted 198 agents from 11 countries in the region. Recognising the importance of quality agents, Julia Salema from Study Insured by Ingle International, Canada said: “I enjoy regional IC...
Total Immersion® with Berlitz Language Centre Malta
The Total Immersion® English course is our most intensive and most effective programme.  This Private, one to one course includes 12 lessons every day for up to six weeks. Our trainers help the student to overcome any language barriers or difficulties and keep the student speaking at least 50% of the time. Benefits of TOTAL IMMERSION® - 12 lessons per day (60 hours per week) wi...
Schools & Agents visits French in Normandy in Rouen
I had the pleasure of being invited to Rouen and French in Normandy from 7 th to 14 th June. Unfortunately, I couldn’t stay longer due to other work commitments.  The purpose of this visit was to experience the city as well as the school and the host family, as any other student would. This article as well as the pictures and posts during the week (please visit our social media to s...
International House Malta:Young Learners Summer Programme
Our Young Learners Summer Programme is now in full swing but places are still available! This exclusive, all-inclusive (tuition, accommodation, excursions, activities, transfers, 24/7 supervision, etc.) ‘summer camp’ is held at the 4* Paradise Bay Resort  www.paradise-bay.com which is an official annexe of International House Malta . Lessons, up to the exacting standards...
Alpadia: University Pathway in Germany
ALPADIA offers a unique programme to students from all around the world. It opens the door to 300+ Bachelor & Master degrees in Germany and assists students every step of the way - anything from assisting with the university application, visa requirements to arranging accommodation, professional advice and of course making sure they reach the right language level. Once they begin their langua...
Centro Fiorenza – Choose your Experience
We would like to offer our students a new course that is tailor-made, where the students can mix and match, and choose their Italian experience. All they need to do is to follow these four easy steps: Firstly, they choose the length of their stay: They can choose from short city break (3 days) or they can go for longer periods; from one week or more. With this comes also the choice of Ita...
Cambridge Law Studio’s Classes at Girton College, Cambridge
Cambridge needs little, if any, introduction to anyone interested in studying in the UK. It is one of the most popular university cities and also a leading tourist city, thanks to its efficient transport connections from London. No matter what your interests are, there is something for everyone in Cambridge; history, nature, entertainment and food, as well as various annual festivals. Theatre is a...
English Language Students Arriving in Malta - Summer 2019
The tourism industry in Malta will register a substantial increase in numbers during the summer, and part of this is due to English Language student arrivals.  The industry relies on the hospitality of the Maltese public, who is so welcoming of foreigners and accepting of their diverse cultures, for this business to thrive and for students to have a wonderful experience. The EFL industry i...
New Horizons Australia: Melbourne Students learn about Agile Methodologies in Software Development
The ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology prepares students to start their career in web- or app development. This term, the students focused on the Agile Methodology, which happens to be an approach that is utilised in software development. In class, we combine theory with practice to give our students the tools to hit the ground running in any software development team that uses agile met...
Hispania, escuela de español acquires new premises in Valencia
The current headquarters of Hispania, escuela de español is one of the aspects the students appreciate most of their stay: a villa situated in the university area of Valencia and less than 10 minutes walking from the historic city centre. This villa is part of a historic unit of the city named " Los chalets de los periodistas " (The journalists’ villas), consisting of 19 independe...
Londonist: Focus on Aldgate Residence
During this week’s blog post we will continue with the series of ‘Focus On’ articles that highlight some of the main Londonist student residences. This week the spotlight will turn to the Aldgate residence What can one expect to find here? The Aldgate accommodation is in an area which is  full of history and culture, just minutes away from The Tower of London, St Katha...
Niagara College kicks off Spring Convocation ceremonies
Keith Segal, owner, co-founder, president and CEO of guard.me International Student insurance company, delivered the convocation address at the first of eight Niagara College convocation ceremonies. “Inspiration comes to all of us in different ways and from different and sometimes unexpected sources.” Those were the words that special guest Keith Segal used to greet the first gro...
Lyon Bleu International’s open day for its 20th anniversary!
20 years, 20 candles On June 6, 2019, Lyon Bleu International celebrated its 20th anniversary with an open doors event – 20 years, 20 candles to blow out!  Founded in 1999, the school of French as a foreign language has experienced continuing growth and success, and now welcomes over 1500 foreign students per year! In celebration of this anniversary, Lyon Bleu organised an open do...
Burgundy School of Business: Signature of a Unique Partnership with Mcgill
From the start of the new term, 30 students will be able to spend one semester of humanities each year in Montreal, in one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Starting next year, some 30 second-year BSB MGE students, rigorously selected, will have the opportunity to spend a full semester on the campus of McGill University in Montreal (Canada). Called "BSB   Huma...
Intercultura Costa Rica: What you can Learn from Costa Ricans
What you can learn from Costa Ricans… 1. Patience - No matter where if waiting in a long line at the bank or just waiting out the rain storm – It´s easy! Ticos carry this patience with them from a very early age… 2. Time is NOT money - Ticos believe that there is more time than there is life and they´re hardly ever in a rush to get anywhere. 3. You don&ac...
Learning English is fun with Gorey School of English's August Summer programme .
At Gorey School of English in Ireland, we have places left in our Summer programme for the month of August . Our students return to our summer programme year after year because they become friends with their host families and enjoy our English classes and the cool activities we have to offer . We are in a fantastic location right in the middle of town and only one hour away from Dublin airpo...
Tomatina 2019 – Don't miss the best event of the summer in Valencia!
The Tomatina festival will take place on Wednesday, Aug 28 2019, at 11am. This battle of tomatoes, known all over the world, has been taking place since 1945. It started as an accident, someone fell over a vegetable stand during a parade and, full of rage, started throwing everything he had at hand. The following year, the originators of the battle started it again on purpose and they brought t...
Londonist: Focus on New Residence in Kentish Town
In last week’s post we focused on one of Londonist’s new residences for the 2019 / 2020 academic year, and this week we would like to turn the spotlight onto another new residence. This time we will be talking about the Kentish Town Residence. What can one expect to find here? The new Kentish Town residence is located between Camden Town and Kentish Town, and it is a great locati...
Student testimonial: Master’s degree graduate in Immunobiology gaining business skills at ILAC Vancouver – Jelena’s story
This article focuses on Prodirekt's recent participation at the the Canada Partnership Forum in Vancouver, organized by the International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC), which was an ideal opportunity for them to get together with their students who are currently enrolled in ILAC’s language courses or college programs. One of these students is Jelena,  a 25 year o...
Student Testimonial - Oxford English Academy
This testimonial is by Giyeong Kim from Korea who studied English at Oxford English Academy for 3 months. She did the General English (20 lessons per week) course. Oxford English Academy have two campuses - one in the UK and one in Cape Town. Here's her testimonial. ...
What International Students need to know about Working in Australia.
Deciding to study and work overseas across countries is always a great idea…But choosing to study and work in Australia is even better! To put things into perspective, Australia continues to be one of the most popular destinations to study abroad, as its student numbers has increased within the following years with a rise of 11.4% in 2018 which resulted in over 600,000 international stud...
5 Things to do in Cape Town for FREE - IH Cape Town
Cape Town is a wonderful and very diverse place with a million things to explore and do. Most of the must-do highlights which everyone wants to tick off their bucket list cost money. Here are IH Cape Town’s 5 top tips of activities to do in Cape Town that are for FREE. 1. Free Walking Tour The best way to explore a new city is by foot with someone local who knows the city inside out. ...
LanguageCert announces new “Agent Reward Scheme” for Agents & Educational Tour Operators
LanguageCert announces a new remunerative scheme offering commission to Agents who successfully book students to take part in LanguageCert examinations conducted at LanguageCert Approved Test Centres in UK, Ireland and Malta. The new Reward Scheme enables Agents to benefit from a commission based on student enrolment for exams. Agents can either encourage schools they work with to apply to beco...
English language courses at Learning Works boost your skills
English has pretty rapidly become the global language of communication around the world. Whether you need to brush up your skills for social skills or perfect your business jargon to seal a super deal, studying English as a foreign language is a great idea. Whenever investing your money into education your choice of schooling should be entrusted in a programme with a proven track record, a worl...
The Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
The Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka , is a member institution of University of Rijeka who conducts research and professional work in the field of mathematics, organizes study programmes in mathematics and assures the development of the personnel in mathematics at the University of Rijeka. Since 2012, it is situated in the new Trsat Campus. The Department is divided into divisio...
Interview with Ray Spiteri: Head of International House Malta
In today's interview, we had the pleasure of talking to Ray Spiter, Head of International House Malta . He gave us some very interesting information about their school, location and also about their exclusive Young Learners Programme.  If you had to describe IH Malta in 3 words, what would they be, and why? Small, friendly, effective  -  there’s no denying the fact tha...
RMIT English Worldwide Case Study - Intrinsiq
RMIT English is based in Melbourne Australia and they support education needs nationally and internationally through their English language and tailored training solutions. RMIT English Worldwide has over 50 years’ experience in writing English materials and delivering tailored training and testing solutions. In today’s article we are going to focus on RMIT English Worldwide’s ...
International House Directors’ Conference 4th to 7th May – Catania, Sicily
The annual International House Directors’ Conference took place from the 4 th to the 7 th May in Catania, Sicily, at the Hotel Baia Verde by the Ionian Sea. In total, 160 delegates from all over the world attended the 4-day event which was hosted by the fantastic team at IH Catania. The conference provided the perfect opportunity for IH school Directors to network and be inspired by m...
Building resilience and student success with keep.meSAFE
Everyone who works in post-secondary education – whether faculty, administration, staff, or partner organizations such as  guard.me  – shares a passion for helping students succeed. It’s why we do what we do. Every student should feel supported and included and have the same opportunity to reach their goals. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. For many...
New Horizons Australia: 5 reasons why you should study IT in Melbourne
“Study in Melbourne, the world's most liveable city, where international students receive a warm welcome.” – Wherever you look and whoever you ask, this is the feedback you will receive if you want to know more about studying in Melbourne. Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city, after Sydney, and it’s known as the coffee capital of the world and cultural divers...
Here’s Inrinsiq’s new video… and this time it’s on Class Tracking
In a previous article, we looked at how schools are often concerned about class attendance and about how this takes a lot of time, paperwork and unnecessary space in offices. Through this new video, produced by ICEF Media, Intrinsiq would like to show how these problems can totally be eliminated from schools. Here’s the video! In this video we’ve seen how Intrinsiq can simplify...
Centro Fiorenza – Summer Promotion
Study in Florence this summer, and make the most of our buy two get one free summer promotion! How does it work? If a student enrols for a two weeks course between 1 st June and 31 st August 2019, they will get a third week free. This offer applies for group course of 20, 24 and 30 lessons a week. The group course must take place between this period as well. (1 st June – 31 st ...
People in International Education - Let's come together to help IH Cape Town Teacher beat Cancer!!!
People in International Education - Schools, Agents, Service Providers - this message is for all of us! Unfortunately IH Cape Town's bright, colourful and lovely teacher Milli has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and the IH Cape Town family is calling on you to support Milli to beat this horrible disease. Please share this message and make a contribution here .  Even the smalle...
5 reasons to learn English with The Berlitz Method® in Malta
At Berlitz Malta, we are often asked what makes us different from other schools. The first thing which we always mention is the Berlitz Method®. This intuitive, conversational style of teaching is over 140 years old and it is registered as an international trade mark. We are very proud of this and we believe that the Berlitz Method® plays a crucial role in the progress of the languag...
Breaking down barriers to student mental health with keep.meSAFE
At  keep.meSAFE , helping students succeed is more than just our job. It’s both our mission and a passion for every one of our employees and partner schools. For many students, the barriers to success can feel overwhelming. Homesickness, stress, isolation, loneliness, and academic pressure can become a significant burden, and even more so for students adapting to a new culture as well...
Londonist DMC: Focus on New Residence in Old Street London
Londonist DMC is pleased to announce that for summer 2019 we will have a number of new residences for your convenience. In today’s blog we are going to start by turning the spotlight to one of these accommodation options, specifically our new residence in Old Street. What can one expect to find here? The Old Street residence is situated in Zone 1 in London, which makes it very centra...
Malaca Instituto: How Malaga became Spain’s ideal study destination
Or “The 3 “Ps” of Malaga’s success:  “Parkings”, Picasso and Pedregalejo” What do Picasso and underground car parks have in common? Read on and you’ll find out. There’s no denying that something positive is going on in Malaga. The EuroBarometer says it’s the best place to live in Spain, top travel sites, newspapers and blogs ke...
Students Getting Students Excited About Mental Health
The  keep.meSAFE  Student Support Program is committed to helping our educational partners promote mental wellness on campuses across Canada. As part of that commitment,  keep.meSAFE  had the pleasure of partnering with  guard.me  International Insurance’s Campus Ambassador Program to celebrate Bell Let’s Talk Day 2019. The  guard.me  ...
Living Learning Spanish
Living Learning English has specialized, over 20 years, in offering individually designed programmes of one-to-one intensive language teaching in the teacher's home; immersing our students in the language and culture which allows them to make rapid progress.  Almost 5 years ago, Living Learning Spanish was launched, offering Spanish courses in Spain, with the same quality and standards as ...
Biggest-ever English UK annual conference creates a real buzz
Student statistics, a panel discussion about Brexit opportunities and an explorer who claims to have eaten his own dog were among the highlights of the biggest-ever English UK annual conference. Over 230 delegates from 164 member centres attended the event – most at no cost – with the room still packed during the closing networking reception. They were joined by almost 20 service pr...
Participants from 43 countries show a deep commitment to international education at ICEF Africa 2019
The second ICEF Africa event was held in Cape Town, South Africa, between May 15 and 17, 2019. This event brought global educators together with African agents, and also saw international agents networking with African educators. 241 participants came from 43 countries, including 13 different African markets, with participants engaging in more than 2 000 one-to-one business meetings over tw...
The Advanced Legal English Book by Cambridge Law Studio
Cambridge Law Studio is known for being a leader in preparing legal English students to take the next step in their career. Its founders, as well as staff members, came to the realisation that law students were only being prepared theoretically, and their studies lacked practicality. Apart from preparing lawyers for an international legal career, Cambridge Law Studio’s very own Catherine Mas...
English UK: ELT centres need to be highly effective student recruiters, statistics report shows
UK ELT showed a mixed performance in both the state and private sectors in 2018, according to the annual student statistics report. Universities and colleges performed strongly, with a rise in ELT student numbers of 10.5 per cent and student weeks of 11 per cent. However, 60 per cent reported more student weeks and the remainder a decline. English UK’s 360 private sector ELT member cen...
FREE weeks at ALPADIA Freiburg
ALPADIA Freiburg offers students the opportunity to learn German in a friendly, family-like environment. Located in the sunniest and most vibrant university city, Freiburg is the perfect destination for a full immersion experience in Germany. The school is located in the city centre, close to the university, the numerous shops in the historical centre and its beautiful Gothic cathedral. With its ...
Equinox to offer Cambridge English: First for Schools certificate preparation courses
Equinox Education Services, an Irish based education and cultural specialist is broadening out its range of services by offering Cambridge English: First for Schools certificate preparation courses. The courses are primarily aimed at students that come to Ireland for the academic year to learn English, whilst wishing to achieve a higher level of English language learning and accredited assessme...
Opportunity for International Education Agents
Campus 3 are excited for 2019 and the launch of our new First Year Value Pathway Program. Students can now begin bachelor level studies in their home country while earning transfer credit. This initiative allows our most trusted and valuable agents the ability to help students save thousands of dollars before they begin their journey to study abroad. In addition to that, your Agency will hav...
Costa de Valencia: Spanish courses for families with children
Would you like to travel and learn with your family? The Spanish language school Costa de Valencia has a course for you! With an unbeatable location, right in the university district of the city of Valencia, between the historic center and the beach, we are dedicated to teaching Spanish as a foreign language since 1995. The teachers and all the staff will try not only to make you learn the l...
Annual Teachers' Conference in Bristol - LLE
Living Learning English welcomed over 50 of their teachers from across the UK to Bristol last week for their annual teachers’ conference. The day is always popular with LLE home tuition teachers as it is an opportunity to meet the LLE team as well as fellow teachers and enjoy a day of CPD and seminars on a variety of topics. LLE also offers courses in Spain, and a teacher even travelled from...
ICEF celebrates 3 000 graduates from agent training courses
ICEF celebrates a significant milestone today, announcing that 3 000 agents have successfully graduated from ICEF agent training courses. Successful graduates are recognised by partners and peers as leaders in the industry. Ms. Alisa Shashkova from Russia became the 3 000th agent training graduate by completing the ICEF Agent Training Course (IATC) formal test with a nearly perfect s...
Interview with Suzanne Littlejohn from Brownlee Schools
In this interview, we will speak to Suzanne Litttlejohn from Brownlee Schools: Tell us a bit more about Brownlee Schools Brownlee Language International Summer Schools (BLISS) is a summer school for students, led by teachers. I have been an English teacher since 2001 and I gained my Diploma in TESOL in 2017. Along with my background in marketing, language and international education, we have...
Intrinsiq - Testimonial from Maxine Feutz from Sydney College of English
In today’s article we are not going to tell you about how awesome Intrinsiq is ourselves. Instead we are going to pass on the mic to Maxine Feutz from Sydney College of English . This interview was done with Maxine just 6 weeks after they began using Intrinsiq and it focuses on the consultation and launch process, which we have already focused on in a previous article . Check out t...
IH Agents Partner Scheme - an opportunity for Agents!!
As many of you already know, the International House network of language schools is very much like a big family, and agents are a vital part of it. The success of IH World over the last six decades has been through developing close and lasting relationships with all of their partners. Through the IH Partner Agent Scheme International House World Organisation likes to officially recognise those age...
Dilit's story: "our first 45 years"
It is the year 1970. A group of teachers and a secretary start working at International House in Via Marghera, joining the Italian department set up in 1967.They are very young,  but from the very beginning they feel united, very determined and with an enormous love for their work. Slowly they discover to have a common dream:  to create a “unique” school. It is the year 19...
Equip your heart with the skills of a caregiver with Learning Works Malta
Being a good caregiver is a natural trait fortunate individuals are born with but even though your heart may be in it, are your caregiving skills showing the love?  Our biggest wealth is definitely our health so gaining knowledge in the sector of healthare so it goes without saying that any form of investment in healthcare training is welcome. The healthcare industry in Malta is one that h...
Italian Language School “Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci Milan”® - New Downtown Location
One of the leading Italian language providers, Scuola Leonardo da Vinci ®, has moved its Milan branch to a new super central location. Just a few steps from the main city square, Piazza Duomo, in an lovely and popular Porta Romana district. Central, modern, spacious and eco friendly, it is a perfect starting point to get to know Milan and everything it has to offer” The new school ...
How to maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle in one of Europe’s most vibrant capitals
Maintaining a healthy and fit lifestyle is a priority among many people in this day and age, and rightly so. Those of us who often travel for work or holidays may surely relate to the fact that this can become a bit of a struggle when you are far away from home and your routine. However, Londonist has this covered too, and in this blog post we are going to see exactly how! Parks around London...
New Horizons Australia Presents: Innovative students tackle the nerves and present their products
Over the course of the term, our Brisbane students, who are currently studying Diploma of Information Technology, have been working on a project to develop a series of technology services a company may want to take to market. Essentially, they were to create a pseudo business plan.  Last week was crunch week. The students were to finalise their plans, to ...
Humboldt Institut Secondary Education and Boarding Schools in Germany
German language school Humboldt-Institut is happy to announce the launch of a new website: Boarding Schools in Germany - https://www.boarding-schools-germany.org/ - presents all important information regarding secondary education and boarding schools in Germany. All steps starting with the boarding school counseling, the application, the German language preparation at the Humboldt-Institut and f...
Celebrating Zoni’s Amazing Teachers
I think that we can all agree that teachers have a huge impact on our lives. Most American students spend approximately 16,380 hours in class by the time they graduate high school. That is a lot of time spent with their teachers. Teaching - although very rewarding – is hard work. It is because of this tremendous responsibility and dedication, that one week a year we take the opportunity to s...
IH Study Abroad Conference Catania, Italy
On the 2nd and 3rd of May, the second International House Study Abroad Conference took place in Catania, Sicily, in the amazing Baia Verde Hotel by the Ionian Sea. On the first day all the International House schools presented their courses in a fun “pecha-kucha” style session. Following this, the attending agencies introduced themselves before everyone had the chance to connect fur...
Why should Education Providers use Intrinsiq?
Over the past weeks we have been looking at various aspects that make the Intrinsiq platform  stand out as a management tool in education management. We review a few key points below that we think makes Intrinsiq the best choice: - Is cloud-based and constantly backed up by multiple servers - so you will never go through the nightmare of losing your data! - Can integrate with most po...
Kurus English approved as a LanguageCert Test Centre in Cape Town
Kurus English in Cape Town is proud to announce the recent approval as a LanguageCert testing-centre. LanguageCert offers an accurate, internationally recognised General English level test for language students and opens a new door of possibilities for Kurus English's students.   Mishka Samsodien, Academic Manager at Kurus English points out: "Being a LanguageCert test centre will give...
QE Teacher and Student Day in Udine
Last week, Quality English and Quality Education (QE), held their first ever Teacher Development Day and Student Fair in Udine, Italy. In partnership with Destinazione Lingue, QE organised a series of CPD sessions presented by QE school staff which they delivered to over 100 Italian teachers of English. The event was held on 4 th May at the University of Udine and the 19 QE schools in attenda...
What to do and where to go in London
In today’s blog post we’ve decided to focus our attention on one of the most central stops in London, one which is very well connected and can pretty much take you everywhere you need to go in order to explore, not just this beautiful and vibrant city, but also the UK in general. We are referring to King’s Cross St. Pancras, where we incidentally have one of our Londonist student...
New Horizons Australia Celebrates First International Student Graduate!
Last month, we were extremely excited to congratulate Himal, our first student to graduate, obtaining his Diploma of Information Technology. Himal joined us in February 2018 and has successfully completed his qualification, as well as globally recognised Certification that New Horizons offers to their students. We sat down and had a chat with Himal about his experience studying in Australia and...
FX4 - International and Domestic Payment System built for Education
Collecting overseas fee can be a problem for Schools, Agents and fee payers. With little to no transparency in traditional processes combined with inflated exchange rates and unnecessary bank changes, the environment of overseas can present many difficulties. In this article we will look at the struggles and how some clever technology can take away this headache for both parties. The traditiona...
Tracking Class Attendance with Intrinsiq
When it comes to class attendance tracking, schools often voice the concern that this takes a lot of time and paperwork, which results in piles upon piles of paper, numerous files that take up a lot of valuable space in offices, and a lot of unnecessary stress! Not to mention that it is not a very environmentally-friendly measure. At Intrinsiq, we have found the solution to that. In fact, Intri...
ICEF celebrates 10 years in Canada and launches Virtual Reality media solution
ICEF celebrated 10 years in Canada at the 2019 ICEF Vancouver event held between April 24 and 26. Since its inauguration, the ICEF event in Canada has doubled in size signifying the growing interest in the Canadian marketplace. Coinciding with the event was the launch of ICEF’s newest Virtual Reality (VR) service. 1 021 participants from 67 countries around the world attended t...
IH Florence Centro Fiorenza: Lifelong Learners
Mature student? Not a problem, we have something for you, too! We have courses made especially for mature students, that we call Lifelong Learners, available both in Florence and on the island of Elba, or if you prefer, both. What you can expect from this course? Course of Italian language that is mainly focused on conversation lessons and improving communication skills in everyday life. ...
FEDLE ¡VAMOS! 2019 - Agent Registration now Open!
What is FEDELE? FEDELE Spanish in Spain is the Spanish Federation of Associations of Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language and it consists of seven associations, which in turn comprise a total of 98 Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language. During the last 20 years, the main objective of FEDELE has been to promote a status of quality and professionalism to the companies of the sector in teac...
IH Study Abroad Conference Catania 2019 Day 2
After a lovely fish-based dinner yesterday evening and another warm welcome this morning (which we shared on our social channels), the day took off with an introduction to Guard.me services. The insurance company is sponsoring this event and representatives were present to speak to both schools and agents. After that, all representatives had a day of interesting information which can be used ...
IH Study Abroad Conference Catania 2019 Day 1
Beautiful location, beautiful weather...thank you Palmina La Rosa ( IH Catania ) and the IHWO team for welcoming us to Catania for the International House Study Abroad Conference 2019! After registration and lunch Lucy Horsefield, Giuliana Faldetta and Gavin Eyre welcomed all the IH schools, agents and service providers to the conference. This was follwed by a Pecha-Kucha session, during wh...
MC’s latest Course - a different way to explore language and Britain
Combine a week on-campus near Brighton with a week around the sites of London, staying at hotels with our teachers This summer we are inviting teenage students to enjoy the British countryside with our amazing summer school facilities, and then to immerse in the city with modern and ancient landmarks. There are no classrooms in the second week, because Britain and its cultural attractions are o...
London Life with Londonist – Things to do in London
From the majestic architecture of Westminster Abbey, to the colourful and vibrant west end, and the ecstatic atmosphere in Oxford Street, London is truly a metropolitan city with something to do for everyone. In this article we are going to explore just a few of London’s top attractions and where to find them. London for the History Buff Anyone who is an avid history lover needs to hav...
GenkiJACS to Open New Japanese School in Kyoto
Genki Japanese and Culture School (GenkiJACS) will open the newest branch of their multi-award winning Japanese language school in Kyoto on the 3rd of June 2019. Following in the tradition of GenkiJACS' other branches, the new school is right in the centre of the city, only minutes on foot from the beautiful Gion and downtown Kawaramachi districts, and a short ride to Kyoto station. This is wha...
Turn business data into business intelligence with Intinsiq
Interpreting data is very often a laborious and time-consuming task, and frankly not a very welcome one, especially when this has to be added to a long to-do list that our friends in schools have. At Intrinsiq , we are pleased to inform you that this laborious task has just been changed to a simple “click of a button” thanks to the powerful features of the Intrinsiq platform. Agen...
Berlitz Malta rated in the top 3 best International Language Schools in Malta*
In the last couple of years reviews have become a strong selling point for all businesses. More and more consumers take decisions based on review scores primarily on how former Clients rate the service they had received. Language Schools are no different and many students will be looking for reviews before taking the final decision of which school to choose. *According to www.educationratin...
Summer Madness at Gorey School of English
Gorey school of English is in one of the commuter towns close to Dublin. We also have the privilege of living close to some beautiful beaches and the countryside. Our students love it here because we are in the center of town and hold our summer school here in our Academy not in the local secondary school like most schools do. We get to know all of our students, host families and leaders very w...
Home Language International Farmstays
For a language homestay programme off the beaten track why not try our farmstay programme? Students (of all ages) can live with a host teaching family and experience life on a working farm in Ireland: Cork, Limerick, Dublin and Galway areas. Available all year round, from a Sunday to a Sunday for a minimum stay of one week. These are the options: Farmstay 1: 10 hours English lessons and 10 ...
NEW COURSE AT HARROW HOUSE: Junior English plus Academic Studies
Harrow House International College is offering a NEW course - Junior English plus Academic Studies .   COURSE START DATE: 24 August 2019 Aimed at students aged 14-17, this course is for students who want to improve their English and expand their knowledge and horizons in an academic environment.  The course includes: • Placement test • Orientation tour of the Colle...
The Londonist Residences – where style and comfort meet!
Londonist dmc is a popular and sought-after accommodation provider in London. Over the coming weeks we will be taking a look at the various aspects that make Londonist the Number 1 Accommodation provider in the British capital. In today’s blog post we are going to focus on the different types of residences that Londonist offer, who they cater for, and how your students (be it if you are an...
Cambridge Law Studio: The Legal English Event 2018
In November 2018, Cambridge Law Studio held a 2-day Legal English Event at The Law Society, in London. This event brought together lawyers, law students, legal English teachers, legal translators and anyone else with an interest to network and get up to date on relevant legal English information and share ideas. It also included well-known names in the Legal English industry, such as Ken Adams. ...
Kingsford Language and Equestrian Centre: Experience an Irish ‘Farm stay’
For anyone interested in something different and quite unique this information is for you!  We are a family run business here in the South East of Ireland just outside Wexford town. Unlike many other language schools we have students staying with us in our family home. They get to experience life in an Irish home. Students do a combination of Horse riding and English language in a fun filled ...
Green Zoni: Earth Day and Every Day
At Zoni we believe it is important to be green. We strive to raise environmental awareness among our students and encourage them to do what they can do to help. Although this is largely part of our everyday, for the past few years we have taken the opportunity International Earth Day provides to really address this issue in a fun and informative way. Earth Day was founded in the United States i...
Eaquals Celebrates Innovative Award Schemes at Annual International Conference
Eaquals are celebrating the success of the 28th International Conference, after welcoming a record number of participants to the event, which this year was held in Madrid from 11 – 13 April. The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Justin Quinn, who welcomed new members to the organisation and reflected on a year of growth, followed by an opening address by Professor Fernand...
Discovering a whole new industry with a flexible Food and Beverage course in Malta
From fine dining to beach-side snack bars, the hospitality industry is surging with modern day culinary phenomenon developing every day. The competition is fierce, the menus longer than ever and the kitchens are boiling pots for creativity and taste sensations. But such tall orders need organisation, knowledge and professionalism in the industry, luckily Learning Works are ready to deliver. The...
MC (Manor Courses) offers a new Course focussing entirely on creativity and performance
Last week MC publicly launched our pioneering Performing Arts Course for the second season. Over the last 2 years we developed and launched this dedicated creative Course in the weeks leading up to UN’s World Creativity and Innovation Days. Who is this course for? In 2018 MC were honoured to be selected by a new agent to deliver a fully structured Performing Arts Course. This suited us...
A Special Offer from Intrinsiq for ALL Education Providers
For the past weeks you may have  read our weekly posts about Intrinsiq and their classroom management software. We have even published two videos (that you can view again  - see below) about how the Intrinsiq platform can help make the day-to-day running of your school more efficient. But today we would like to turn the spotlight on to something even more exciting - a special offer th...
Alpadia: Junior German courses in Berlin-Werbellinsee
Every summer ALPADIA gives youngsters a chance to live an international experience abroad - meeting friends of the same age from all around the world, learning a new language, exploring new countries, discovering new talents, and much more.   ALPADIA Berlin-Werbellinsee summer camp offers juniors between the ages of 10-17 the opportunity to learn German on the shore of Lake Werbelli...
Summer in Malaga at Malaca Instituto
A (possible) day in the life of a Young Adult summer course student at Malaca Instituto :  It could go something like this, and if you thought that this might suit some of your students, you know where to look and who to contact. Breakfast - 9:00  A nice leisurely breakfast on the main terrace in the company of my new friends from Russia, Germany, Sweden and the US. Easy to ...
What DO our students think about Glasgow School of English?
At Glasgow School of English we like to think that we try very hard to provide good teaching, interesting activities and helpful support and advice.  Over the years, we have discovered that the best way to find out if we are getting things right is to ask our students, so every three months that’s what we do! Our latest survey covers the first three months of 2019.  We ask our s...
Switzerland as the perfect destination for a language stay
Do you have students who want to learn German during a language stay in Switzerland? That is not the only thing possible, there is much more! The small country at the foot of the Alps is hard to beat, when it comes to versatility: In addition to the enormous cultural diversity with its four national languages (German, French, Italian and Rhaeto-Romanic), it also offers a unique mountain backdrop, ...
New Horizons Australia: Where can your IT Diploma take you?
Could you imagine life without mobile, social media, email or the Internet? Probably not, and to be honest, neither can we. Tech is changing fast, and the way we work and interact with technology is changing rapidly too. The future of IT and tech related jobs is opening right up. Here’s how. When evaluating career options, students should consider two important aspects, especially in the ...
Q&A with Carlo Micallef, Chief Marketing Officer and Deputy Chairperson, Malta Tourism Authority
In this Q&A Session the ELT Council within the Department of Education in Malta speaks with Carlo Micallef, Chief Marketing Officer and Deputy Chairperson, at the Malta Tourism Authority about the performance of Malta in terms of its tourism industry in 2018. What’s the most exciting thing that’s happened in relation to tourism in Malta this year? Tourism is a most exciting, ...
ICEF Australia New Zealand sees increase in agent participation
ICEF Australia New Zealand (ANZA) was held in Darwin from April 3rd to 5th, 2019. ANZA welcomed 448 participants, including 26% first-time attendees to an ICEF event. Commenting on her participation at ANZA 2019, Elke Meinert, Owner of Studying Down Under, Germany, said: “Attending ICEF Australia New Zealand was excellent for me because many institutions are very appropriate for my ...
One School, Many Nations: International Fest 2019
The world came to Tennessee this past month at Concord’s first ever International Fest. Led by our very own International students, Multi-culture club, and high school Spanish classes, this school-wide event took place on April 4. International Fest exhibited the unique and often unfamiliar traditions from around the world through food, crafts, and music. With 13 different countries repre...
Turn your frown into a smile with Intrinsiq
At Intrinsiq, we are proud to launch our second clip from a series of videos produced by ICEF Media, focusing on various aspects of our service, mainly highlighting how schools can benefit from using our software. In this video the spotlight is on Classroom Management. When it comes to classroom management, the main users are the teachers and staff, and in some cases, students. In this video we...
BELS English Language Schools in Malta and Gozo organise Agent Fam Trip
BELS English Language Schools in Malta and Gozo hosted an Agent Familiarisation visit between the 11 th  and 14 th April. A total of 12 agents coming from Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan joined us on this trip!  All participants enjoyed the benefits of complimentary accommodation in our BELS English Language S...
Junior courses in Limerick, Ireland
Are you searching for quality new destinations for junior programmes in Ireland?  Limerick is Ireland's 3rd biggest city situated on the River Shannon on the west coast of Ireland. Only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport and 2.5 hours from Dublin. Ireland's top tourist destinations are all within 1 hour drive includi...
IH Bristol: Offer on Student Residence
***Offer for residential accommodation!***   We have another fantastic promotion on our residence Liberty Park   Liberty Park is a very high quality student residence offering modern en-suite rooms which include a small kitchenette. It's a 15 minute walk to the city centre and only a 7 minute walk to IH Bristol on Oakfield Road.   Normal Price is £270...
Centro Fiorenza: Have you made plans for the summer season yet? What about Florence and Island of Elba?
Summer is coming and so is our combination course of Florence and the island of Elba. Centro Fiorenza also has a school on the beautiful island of Elba that is open from May to October. Yes, that island of Elba where Napoleon was exiled after his throne abdication in 1814. Studying Italian could not be more fun if students can spend one week in a Renaissance city of Florence and then be moved o...
Surf & Network this October in Ireland with Schools, Agents and Industry Professionals
For 2019 The Network Plus are proud to introduce a new and exciting gathering - SURF & NETWORK, which will be held in Ireland from the 29th October until the 2nd November 2019. Participants will have the possibility to book for 3 or 5 days depending on their availability. But before we move on to details about this gathering, here's a short intro video from Neil Norton from  Edex  ...
Malta's Tourism Landscape
Language students have become a mainstay in Malta’s tourism landscape. Over the past decade, Malta has managed to carve a niche in an increasingly competitive sector, thanks to its strong regulatory framework, its hospitality and the entrepreneurial spirit of the language school sector. 2018 saw a consolidation of the growth registered in previous years, with a total of 87,112 students follo...
Best Language School Award for CEC-Cork English College
CEC-Cork English College topped the list for Best Language School at the 2019 Education Awards. Launched in 2017, The Education Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the education sector in Ireland.  CEC who are the only Quality English School and the only exam centre in Cork have consistently proved they are the number one English language school in the region. After wi...
Hispania, Escuela De Español Multi-Awarded at the Educational Excellence Awards 2019
On 21 March 2019 the Educational Excellence Awards Premios Excelencia Educativa y Radio Televisión 2019 were celebrated at the Ateneo de Madrid. For the first time in its history this contest has united in the same event educational companies and personalities of Spanish radio and television, awarding different professional aspects, such as innovation, image, cultural contribution and ...
Live right next to our beachfront Spanish school in our new student residence
Who wouldn’t dream of learning Spanish abroad in a tropical country with a beachfront location? In addition students can now choose to live in our recently opened student residence right next to our school campus. Regardless, if students are seeking for a more complete language and cultural immersion process we encourage them to opt for staying with a local family. If that does not match you...
Global School – 100% Student Satisfaction!
At Global School of English , we work very hard to teach our students well and improve their English. We don’t always get everything right but we try very hard to make everyone’s time in Edinburgh as enjoyable as possible.  This means we don’t just teach you English: we also provide activities and trips for you to enjoy.  Every three months we conduct a survey of o...
EDEX: Why I will not be a Multi Millionaire
Today I had planned on going to an information meeting to do some research on something that may or may not benefit my company. Went to the office, suit on (unusual for me) and got my promotional work for Alphe London completed, and then headed into Dublin City for the meeting.  After finding the ideal parking space right across the road (that never happens) I went for a cup of coffee.  ...
Who is Intrinsiq for? And how can I benefit from it?
Over the past weeks we’ve been bringing you a series of articles about a household name in international education, Intrinsiq. In today’s interview with Sudesh Prasad, Director at Intrinsiq, we will focus on giving answers to some of the questions that education providers ask about School CRM systems on a regular basis. What does Intrinsiq offer? Simply put, we offer a software s...
Interning in Berlin at Anda Sprachschule
Even if Berlin wasn’t an amazing, vibrant and buzzing city, my internship at Anda would have still been an unforgettable experience. When I had to choose where to do an internship in Germany, it’s fair to say that only one city came to mind, and I definitely made the right decision in coming here. I got a pretty good impression of how the internship would be after a great Skype ca...
Abbey Communication: Case Study
In today's article by Abbey Communication School we are going to look at a student Case Study. The student in question is Christophe Caplain, Deputy Head, Fire Laboratory, CNPP from France.  Profile Company name : CNPP Group Industry : Risk prevention and control Location : France Company Website : www.cnpp.com   What is your role? “I’m the d...
Fantastic News from ACET Ireland
There is more super news for ACET , Cork’s first and leading English language school. You will all remember last year that they were awarded an extremely prestigious All-Star Award for their Corporate English Language Training…amongst many other awards. Well they’ve only gone and done one better this year by being not just re-accredited but accredited for all aspects of their ...
News from Edu-Inter French School
Here's this month's news from Edu-Inter French School: Featured activity for march: Jacques Cartier National Park! Located 30 minutes from Quebec City, this park covers an area of 670 square kilometers and offers a grandiose landscape characterized by a vast mountainous plateau. It is one of the most spectacular glacial valleys in Quebec. You can enjoy various outdoor activities such as hiki...
Back-to-back ICEF events in Kiev, Moscow, and Almaty support growing interest in the region
Interest in the Eastern European and Central Asian markets has continued to climb in the last few years. The recent ICEF Ukraine Agent Focus, ICEF Moscow, and ICEF Central Asia Focus provided three unique opportunities for global representatives to form new partnerships with agents in these markets to support the growing demand. A total of 687 people from 481 organisations took part in th...
Intrinsiq - A step by step guide through the client process
In our previous posts we often spoke about the importance of smooth communication between provider and client, not just at the beginning, but throughout the whole process - from when the client engages with the provider, right until the moment of launch; and even post-launch. That way client satisfaction is ensured, and any improvements or modifications that might be needed are openly discussed,...
LanguageCert and Eaquals sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
We are very proud to announce that LanguageCert has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Eaquals at the recent LanguageCert “Maximising your Opportunities” event in Dublin on 22nd March. The LanguageCert portfolio of language qualifications is made available to Eaquals member schools worldwide with the aim of working together to support the teaching and assessment of lang...
IH at the 2019 IATEFL International Conference
Every year, around 3,000 ELT professionals from more than 100 countries meet for a 4-day programme of around 500 talks, workshops and forums, as well as a vibrant social programme. We are proud to announce the list of 16 speakers from around the International House network!  IHWO will be at  Stand 24 . If you are attending the conference, do come and say hello and we will ...
Berlitz Language Centre Malta is looking for established agencies to recruit students
Education agents are playing a very important role in recruiting international students. This is done by guiding and supporting, in the native language, the students with the application process, visa and travel arrangements. Above all they also aid students to find the right school that meets their individual student needs. At Berlitz Malta we are currently looking for established internationa...
100% Honesty brings long-term Business Success
This is my first post here and there will be a trend to some of my posts in the future.  Apart from announcing new services, I will be commenting about international education in Ireland and all that that entails.  Today I am going to talk about Ireland’s popularity and the importance of selling a service without embellishing or exaggerating what is on offer.  Ireland&rsquo...
Student Testimonial: My Experience at Global School of English
I found the lessons at GSE to be well prepared and structured. The teachers are conscientious and are able to respond to the needs of individual students and adapt lessons accordingly. This ability to prepare seriously and adapt spontaneously is, in my opinion, the sign of teaching efficiency. At the beginning of the class the lesson aim is written on the board, which is separated into thre...
New Horizons - Brisbane: A great city to study!
Brisbane is one of the largest cities in Australia and it is the capital of beautiful state Queensland. Queensland has a population of more than 4.7 million people and attracts over 120,000 international students a year*. Great weather, proximity to world-famous natural wonders and a strong economy are three great reasons for international students to study in Brisbane. In this article, we will be...
Adding a personal touch to learning English
The Gorey School of English is the only all year round academy in Gorey County Wexford Ireland, and we are located right in the centre of town close to all of the amenities. Our academy is small which allows us provide a more personal experience to our students. We are a family run business and because we live and work in the town we know all of our host families personally and we get to know o...
'The World is for Everyone' - A project that makes dreams come true!
"The World is for Everyone" is a social project based on the values of social inclusion and equality that aims to provide life-changing experiences for low-income youth through participation in cultural exchange programs abroad. The first edition of this project will see four teenagers from the communities of Rocinha and Vidigal in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) participate in a two-week program at a ...
Cambridge Law Studio’s Twentieth Anniversary Interview
In today’s interview we will be speaking to Catherine Mason, one of the founders of Cambridge Law Studio . Tell us something about yourself and the school, Catherine. I was one of the founders of Cambridge Law Studio back in 1999. This year I’m delighted to be helping our school celebrate its twentieth anniversary as a successful training centre for lawyers and law students fro...
From Frown to Smile - An Intrinsiq Case Study
The case study that we are going to look at in this post refers to Manchester Central School of English (MCSE), a school that had previously been using a different Management system. Unfortunately the original software failed miserably in helping this school be more efficient and effective with school  management. In December 2015 they turned to Intrinsiq for help...and that is when their ...
Escuela Montalbán - Outdoor activities in Granada: Hiking
Combine Spanish lessons in the mornings with a hiking afternoon in Sierra Nevada National Park! Los Cahorros  is a hiking trail in the lower hills of the  Sierra Nevada . It's located in Monachil, a small village just 8 Kilometers from Granada's center. Los Cahorros is a circular trail, that means you start and finish in the same place (near the restaurant). The trail is rough...
Accredited English Language Adult classes in Ireland
Accredited, weekly English Language classes for adults will be available from this July in Carlow, Ireland.  Carlow International English Language School (CIELS) and Equinox Education Services (EES), two indigenous, Carlow-based language service providers, are teaming up to provide high quality English Language classes for adults this summer, that are prepared by a Camb...
Day 2 at the 2019 FELTOM Malta Agent Workshop
During the morning of the second day of the 2019 FELTOM Workshop all the agents who are currently in Malta went off for more school visits. Once these were over, schools, agents and service providers met at the Corinthia Hotel and Spa in Attard once again for another productive afternoon of one-to-one meetings.  Speaking to agents who are attending this workshop for the first time, we...
The 2019 FELTOM Malta Workshop starts here
The 2019 FELTOM Malta Workshop kicked off at the Corinthia Hotel and Spa in Attard, Malta yesterday afternoon. This year's workshop sees the participation of FELTOM schools as well as 36 industry agents from a wide variety of nationalities including China, Argentina, Mexico, Switzerland, Ukraine, France and Russia among others. In the morning agents had the opportunity to start visiting some of...
Software and Engagement - How can both exist in harmony?
When it comes to integrating software into the day-to-day running of your school, you need to make sure that the service provider you are using can and will provide you with the necessary support so that you learn how best to use this piece of technology to make your lives easier, rather than harder. At Intrinsiq, we pay particular attention to this because we don’t just want our clients to ...
Global School of English: This visit to Edinburgh will certainly improve our English
Iryna Mateychenko (pictured here with Duncan Fitzhowie, Director of Studies at Global School) is the Group Leader for a small number of young teenagers from Kharkiv , the second largest city in Ukraine. Although Iryna has been to Scotland twice before, none of the students have, although one girl has been to England.   They are here for one week only, but she kindly spared a little b...
English UK welcomes ELT focus in Government’s new international education strategy
The importance of ELT to the UK’s international education sector has been recognised for the first time in a governmental strategy. The international education strategy, a joint publication by the departments of international trade and education, is the result of an 18-month collaboration with industry representatives including English UK. “The UK English Language Teaching indust...
Ski and Network 2019 - a gathering that brought together industry people in a fun, informal way!
Ski and Network 2019 took place last week, specifically from the 9th until the 14th of March in Liddes, a small mountain village in the Swiss Alps. This gathering brought together almost 50 participants from Ireland, Switzerland, Malta, France, Germany, UK, Belarus, Russia, Serbia, the Netherlands, China, Brazil and Ukraine. People come up with better ideas and are more innovative when the...
Quality English and Quality Education News
There are now 70 Quality English schools and Quality Education colleges in 9 countries and, as you will see, it has already been a busy 2019 for all of them. Here's news from Quality English and Quality Education: Quality English scholarships awarded to Japanese teachers QE hosted a special event in partnership with the Japanese Association of Overseas Studies (JAOS). In total, 25 QE sc...
Record-breaking growth at both ICEF Japan-Korea and ICEF Mexico-Colombia 2019 agent roadshows
The ICEF Mexico-Colombia Agent Roadshow 2019 took place from March 4-8. Emulating the impressive growth of the 2019 ICEF Japan-Korea Agent Roadshow hosted in late-February, the event was the largest ICEF roadshow in Mexico and Colombia to date. The roadshow welcomed 323 participants from 228 organisations. During the roadshow, educators met with Mexican and Colombian student recruitment a...
Intercultura Costa Rica School News
STUDENT REVIEW OF THE MONTH  -  Jim Neujahr from New York “Mimi and I wanted to learn Spanish to help us build bridges with our Hispanic community. We didn't know learning Spanish could be so satisfying, challenging and fun. The program in Heredia is excellent: homestays, excursions, the Intercultura support staff and especially the faculty. Jesus, Carmen, Sam – all dyna...
FELTOM visits Brazil to promote Malta as an EFL Destination
FELTOM CEO, Mr James Perry, is currently in Sao Paulo, Brazil, promoting Malta as the perfect English language learning destination. On the first day of his trip, he met with the Honorary Consulate General of Malta for Brazil, Fiorella Baggio Biasoli. On the same day, FELTOM CEO, Mr James Perry, met with BELTAs Executive Director, Maria Eglantine Gabarra and Marketing, Isabella Tizziani, i...
High School in the States!
There is a increasing trend amongst teenagers to not only see the world but to experience the world. This wanderlust mindset has led to a growing number of high school students interested in studying abroad in the United States. Many high schools see the positive impacts hosting international students can bring and are opening their doors to students from around the world. One of these schools ...
Did you know LLE is named as the top performer for Home Tuition in the UK in this month’s EL Gazette?
Living Learning English has been named as the top performing Home Tuition provider in the UK by the EL Gazette whose rankings are based on British Council inspections. Living Learning English is accredited by the British Council for its Home Tuition English courses and in our most recent inspection we received strengths in 7 areas including care of undjer 18’s, care of students, accommoda...
IALC partners with agency associations in Colombia and Mexico
In recognition of recent IALC Roadshows to Bogota and Mexico City held in February 2019, IALC - The International Association of Language Centres, is pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Association and ANEX - The Colombian Asociación Nacional de Empresas para Estudios en el Exterior and AMTE - The Mexican Association of Educational Tourism.&nbs...
Intrinsiq Makes Student Management Manageable
We recently published a video about how the Intrinsiq system can help schools manage the day-to-day running of their school in a simple and efficient manner through an easily-accessible cloud-based system. And because we really believe that this  is the product for you, we are giving you the opportunity to try out our software for FREE so that you will not have to incur any  expenses u...
Putting theory into practice
Being tech-savvy is an assumed skill in the digital age and indeed, the future workforce is all about technology.  The Australian technology sector is booming, with start-ups and global corporates alike, dominating the job market and demanding new skills and knowledge from their staff. Digital networking is how we communicate and grow as workers.    Mobile and global teams wor...
Equinox hits 'hat trick of wins'
Equinox Education Services were delighted to win a second consecutive ‘Excellence in Enterprise’ Award for 'Best Export Business' at the 2019 County Carlow final of the National Enterprise Awards, which were held at the Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa & Golf Resort in Tullow, Carlow this week. The award is also Equinox’s third consecutive win in only 12-months, representing not o...
28th Annual Eaquals International Conference
It has been announced that Professor Fernando Galván OBE, of the University of Alcalá, will officially open the 28 th Annual Eaquals International Conference, which will be held in Madrid this April. In addition, Eaquals will welcome Maureen McGarvey, Gordon Stobart, Martin Fellenz and Herbert Puchta, who will deliver the conference plenary sessions on the subjects of high-performa...
Powerful Youth’s Global Leadership Academies Create Exciting Impact
Fighting Cancer with their Passions, Training, and Love for Family: Keegan Small  and Nolan Sievert are two 16 year old youth from British Columbia Canada, who are taking on a very big dream over the summer.  They want to help fund the fight for cancer with lavender. Keegan, an aspiring filmmaker and hockey player, was devastated when his mother was diagnosed with cancer. Keegan was f...
Anda Sprachschule: Why Study in Germany?
Germany is a country where knowledge and education are highly appreciated and nourished. For international students it is a popular destination, currently holding the third place as the favorite study destination in the world. According to the DAAD, more than 12% of students in German universties are international students. A N D A SPRACHSCHULE   has created a unique University Pathwa...
ICEF hosts its largest ICEF Japan-Korea Agent Roadshow in history
The ICEF Japan-Korea Agent Roadshow 2019 was the largest in ICEF history to date, with 292 participants from 15 countries. The event took place from February 25-27, 2019 in Tokyo and Seoul. During the roadshow, educators met with Japanese and Korean agents conducting a total of 1 246 in-person business meetings. Sherelyn Hallam, the International College Manager of Strategix Internat...
Studying and working in Malta - the island of opportunity
Malta is a hub for culture, entertainment and a great spot to soak in the sun - but did you know that Malta is a great location for learning holidays that may lead the way to your next career move? Malta is a small yet bountiful island in the heart of the Mediterranean and with the great historical value and nightlife it presents, the reasons to visit Malta are endless. Turning such a paradise ...
Mini-stays for schools - Welcome to Gorey School of English
We are about to have our third visit this week from our school partner Sagrada Familia Tortosa. They come to our academy every March for one week. The students are in third year of high school. They prepare class projects about different aspects of life in Catalunya, Spain. Each year they take these projects to our local secondary school and they give group presentations in English in front of ...
Equinox looking to partner with more overseas schools and institutes
This weekend Equinox Education Services will be exhibiting and speaking at the Transition Year (TY) National Conference 2019 in Athlone, Ireland, where they will be actively promoting study abroad options to teacher delegates who represent over 800 + schools in Ireland. The conference is a forum through which teachers to come together to exchange best practice for the delivery of innovative TY Pro...
IH Medellín opens in March 2019
We are thrilled to welcome a new affiliate of the International House network which opened its doors on March 1st 2019 in Medellín, Colombia. IH Medellín  is a joint venture between two of International House’s most experienced members, Ariel López, and Jonathan Dykes. The schools will offer a wide range of English language courses for the local community, as...
English Summer Camps with Berlitz Malta in the heart of the Mediterranean
English Summer Camps help kids and teenagers come together, learn and have fun. Within the camp setting, children develop a sense of independence as they try new activities away from home.  Summer Camps are well known for providing a safe environment where children and young people gain self-confidence as they learn new skills within a group. Another important aspect of Summer Camps is to lea...
Schools: How to use the Schools & Agents Platform
Schools are the stars of the show that is Schools & Agents. This is because they choose the kind of marketing plan they want and as a result, can get featured on our website. By schools, we mean any education providers that are interested in working with agents and service providers, in foreign markets. And, by promotion and “get featured” we mean the following: 1. Schools and A...
Second Orientation Day at New Horizons Institute of Technology Australia for 2019
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology welcomed their second cohort of international students to Australia last week.   Students commenced in all three campuses, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, eager to start their studies in the ICT50115 – Diploma of Information Technology qualification. Orientation Day is an opportunity for the students to familiarise themselves with t...
How Valentine’s Day became a learning opportunity for Zoni students
Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. However, few countries give the day of love as much credence as the United States. Unlike in other places, Valentine’s Day in the US is not just about romance. It is a day for being grateful for friends, family, teachers and all the people who make your life a little sweeter. It is not unusual for children to give cards ...
The ICEF Education Fund supports Hands Across the Water (HATW), helping house and educate children in Thailand
The ICEF Education Fund is proud to support a variety of projects that finance and champion education and training projects for youth in need. The Education Fund has supported projects across the globe effectively helping disadvantaged youth on their journey to education, personal growth, and social engagement. Among the numerous educational initiatives ICEF has selected to support, is Ha...
Sydney, a great place to study!
Sydney…such a far destination for many, yet such an incredible place to study abroad. Sydney has several pleasant surprises in store. For many, the first thing that comes to mind when we think of Sydney would be the famous Opera House, and obviously koalas and kangaroos, however, Sydney has so much more to offer. Those who choose to study at the New Horizons’ Sydney campus will be ...
Live and Study in your private teacher's home with Home Language International
Discover our Fun Programmes which are offered in over 30 countries and 20 Languages, especially made for children, teenagers and 60+ adults. Families which match the student's age and interests are carefully selected   Teen Fun Programme (13 to 17 years old included) Full board accommodation in the teacher's home 10h Language lessons per week based on students interests (sports...
Career Advancements made easy with Learning Works
Have you ever wanted more from life? Do you feel like you can learn more skills for your career? Making the most of your life requires energy, determination and sometimes a few tweaks here and there. Education is usually the root to change, it pushes us in the right direction, giving us skills and competences that allow us to tackle new obstacles with confidence and pride. Learning Works Limite...
ICEF Dubai sees significant growth with record participant numbers
ICEF Dubai, held between February 11 to 13, had a record-breaking year in attendance numbers, hosting 459 participants from 54 countries around the world. With Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, UAE, India, and Pakistan making up the top five agent countries, ICEF Dubai proved itself once again as the ideal event for education networking in the region. Over the course of the three-day event, particip...
The International Granada Tango Festival - Escuela Montalban
With the wondrous  Alhambra  as its centrepiece, the  ancient city of Granada  – in the heart of Spain's south-west – is a must-see place. A gathering of superb restaurants and a thriving shopping scene, coupled with great beaches less than an hour away, make holidays to Granada a top choice: Granada is one of the cities whose festivals are remembered for a l...
Intrinsiq - software made simple!
Over the past year we have had many  meetings with schools that have told us about all the operational challenges they face when trying to deal with the day-to-day running of their schools. We’ve spoken about class management, monitoring agent performance, accommodation allocation, and the possibility of having having software that is flexible enough to cater for all the needs of all...
10 reasons to Study in and Explore Ireland with Equinox Education Services
Equinox Education Services are a multi award-winning Irish company specialising in tailor-made Cultural, Touristic and Educational programmes in Ireland and overseas.  Here Equinox outline 10 reasons why students and agents should consider Ireland as their number one destination of choice for study and cultural programmes. It’s the land of a hundred thousand welcomes – CEAD M...
Oxford International Study Centre: Summer Programmes 2019
Oxford needs little introduction as a centre of learning with its 800-year-old University, beautiful    architecture and river, centre of culture (art, music, theatre, museums). It is also a centre of activity and fun with punting on the river, music scene, ice skating, cinemas, restaurants, pubs, clubs, Harry Potter film locations!   New for 2019: Create your own Oxford ...
Global School of English, Edinburgh: My language learning resolutions for 2019 
A few weeks ago, in the Advanced class at Global School of English, Edinburgh, we looked at a blog post detailing the writer’s language learning goals for the coming year. Here, Noëmi writes her own goals as she prepares to leave Global School after spending a month here. My language learning resolutions for 2019   My name is Noëmi and I am a C1 Swiss student here at th...
Experiencing is believing - the importance of familiarization (FAM) trips
Dejan Trpkovic, Managing Director of the PRODIREKT Education Group and the Verbalists Language Network, has recently raised an interesting subject in the Communication and Languages Group on LinkedIn and we thought it would be great to share this topic with you and hear what you have to say about the importance of FAM trips in the Education Travel Industry. Here's what he had to say: "There i...
Become a Certified Career Development Facilitator!
The Career Development Facilitator (CDF) online course is intended for people who provide career-related services in a variety of settings such as higher education, K-12 schools, business and industry, private practice, and community-based organizations. Completing the course enables individuals to work more effectively in any career development setting, incorporating career development informatio...
Coming soon great changes in TLCdénia school in Denia, Spain!
TLCdenia is a  Spanish school ( http://tlcdenia.com/ ) located in Denia (Spain) at the heart of the Region of Valencia, between Valencia and Alicante and less than 100 km from both international airports. Its privileged location, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Montgó Natural Park, the excellent climate conditions, with an average of 19º C, and its famous gastronomy reco...
Business is (not) as usual at IH Newcastle
International l House Newcastle / NE14Languages  offers Harvard Managementor courses to our business English clients. Trevor Udberg, Managing Director comments ‘ There are many great advantages for our Business English clients using the Harvard Materials. While the content is adapted for language learning the student will also receive the highest quality contextualised business ...
Intercultura Costa Rica - Student Testimonial
Glenn is a 56 year old student from the Unites States who attended Intercultura Costa Rica for 8 weeks. Here's what he had to say about his experience. Glenn's knowledge of Spanish: ''I began with nearly 0 knowledge of Spanish...just a few words and phrases, and had no speaking ability outside of "hello" and "good bye". I was truly starting from scratch. To say that I was nervous would be an...
IH InTuition Languages: English immersion summer programmes for students aged 14-21
J2J  and  Experience Summer  are mixed-nationality, 2:1 programmes for students aged 14-21.  We carefully match each student with another from a different country who has the same English level, age and interests. Living with a carefully selected, professional English teacher and studying 15 hours' 2:1 lessons per week, students make rapid progress in English confidenc...
Humboldt-Institut opens new summer course in Freiburg
German language provider Humboldt-Institut opens a new German summer course location for teenage students in July 2019 Ratzenried, January 31, 2019 -  Located in the sunniest region of Germany, at the foothills of the Black Forest, Freiburg is considered one of Germany's most beautiful cities and boasts a picturesque historic city center with narrow streets and small water streams. Bas...
Interview with Aaron Mitich from Cambridge Education Group
In today’s interview we will be speaking to Aaron Mitich, Global Director of School & Institutional Partnerships at Cambridge Education Group . Should you wish to get in touch feel free to let us know and we will be happy to pass you on. What does Cambridge Education Group (CEG) do? Since 1952, Cambridge Education Group (CEG) has been delivering the highest quality academic, crea...
Agents: How to use the Schools & Agents Platform
Our platform, as many of you know, helps with education marketing for schools, agents and service providers. This much is clear! However, throughout this year, we will be giving you more information on how you can use the services we offer. For today, we’re starting with education agents. Agents can subscribe for free: this does not mean that we accept everyone who subscribes. We make s...
Global School of English: From the Arctic Circle to Edinburgh…we like soup!
Oksana Sokolenko and Irina Buglak are from Gubkinsky, near the Arctic Circle, four hours west of Moscow.  They have never visited Scotland before, but have recently spent two weeks with their students, studying at Global School of English in Edinburgh.  They kindly agreed to spend half an hour being interviewed about their experience of the school and the city. “This visit has...
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology receives the first of 8 intakes for 2019
Monday, 14 th January was a brand new start for the new students starting their studies in Australia at New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology. New Horizons Australia welcomed groups of new students on each of the three campuses in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The students will be commencing their studies towards the BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management and ICT50115 &n...
Interviewing Marlborough College
In today's interview we are going to speak to Sam Ponsford from Marlborough College School of English and Culture  - a school with a really great concept which provides life-changing learning experiences from its home in Wiltshire during the summer, and also on overseas trips though the rest of the year. It has a focus on the benefits for confidence, self-awareness and understanding that...
ACET's Winning Streak
ACET has has hit off their 2019 season on the same winning streak as 2017, 2018 and many years before. Having been nominated, shortlisted or won 11 awards over a two year period alone, the team are delighted to have been named Best English Language School 2019 in the Irish Enterprise Awards . In 2018 the school won this prize for Cork County so are of course thrilled to go one further and win it...
Student Heads to Campus Perth
Manea College graduate Nina Raper is part of the first intake of students at Campus Perth, a new offering for students requiring accommodation while studying in Perth, which has opened its doors on January 7th. Campus Perth is the first off: - campus hub to open in the metro area, located on Stirling Street in the heart of Northbridge. - The hub is designed to be an affordable ...
What’s special about Young Adults PLUS at Malaca Instituto?
2 years ago we added the PLUS option to our already successful Young Adults Spanish vacation programme aimed at the 15-20 age group. In its first year it produced a 30% increase in the Young Adult programme – it seems that we had created a course which really responded to a specific demand. So what was the secret? By adding 4 x 1-1 lessons per week to a classic vacation programme of lesso...
UK ELT has a voice in the government’s international education strategy
The Government’s forthcoming international education strategy has been created with input from English UK. The “ambitious” strategy, currently undergoing pre-launch finalisation, is the result of an 18-month consultation undertaken with a small education sector advisory group. Meetings have been held without publicity, with the first official acknowledgement that a strategy is...
OISC: Easter and Half Term Revision 2019 Inspiring Education in the heart of the University City of Oxford
OISC is a well-established international school situated in a historic building in the centre of  Oxford. For many years we have offered Half Term and Easter revision programmes, both in school subjects and in English language. OISC is accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (grade one in all categories, which is “outstanding”), a member of COBIS and the European Assoc...
EEC-ITIS Malta – English for Specific Purposes
English can be learned in various locations and for various reasons. So many people, worldwide, choose to study this language so they can advance in their career, change jobs or even take on a new challenge in life. No matter what the reason may be, EEC-ITIS has the course for you. In today’s article we’re going to take you through the courses of English for Specific Purposes that yo...
The Paris Saint-Germain Academy England
Football is a common language spoken by everyone all over the world. It brings people from different backgrounds and cultures together. The Paris Saint-Germain Academy England is now using football to bring students from all over the world together using the English language. In 2016 ACCORD International Summer Schools partnered with the Paris Saint-Germain Academy and since then it has been wi...
Malaga Education Week
Spain’s leading multi-faceted event for the Spanish teaching sector – has now reached the half way stage of the 2019 event, its 2 nd edition. MEW is an initiative of NACEM (the Association of Schools of Spanish in Malaga) and has attracted public and private funding, bringing together all the stakeholders involved in the teaching of Spanish in Malaga and the promotion of Malaga as...
Global Partnership between LanguageCert and IH
We are delighted to announce a new global partnership between International House World Organisation and Language Cert. This Memorandum of Understanding will give International House schools the opportunity to offer their students a range of innovative and flexible exams. The Academic Managers and Trainers (AMT) Conference 2019 was the perfect setting for our COO Lucy Horsefield and Henry Tolle...
IH Bristol: Offer for residential accommodation!
Liberty Park is a very high quality student residence offering modern en-suite rooms which include a small kitchenette. It's a 15 minute walk to the city centre and only a 7 minute walk to IH Bristol on Oakfield Road. Normal Price is £270 per week, but for stays January – Saturday 16th March 2019, we are offering a special rate of £230 per week! Rooms are available for s...
Powerful Youth: Global Youth Leadership Programs
All Youth are powerful but how can they build the confidence, skills, and experience to realize their leadership potential?            Powerful Youth ’s unique and carefully designed leadership programs are created to help all youth, ages 12 to 18 years old, build important leadership skills connected to their future academic and pro...
IH AMT Conference 2019
The 2019 Academic Management and Trainers Conference took place in Greenwich, London, from Thursday 10 th  to Saturday 12 th  January, where topics like change management, keeping learners’ attention, and professional development evaluation were discussed. The conference opened on Thursday morning with a workshop from Loraine Kennedy on how to have difficult conversations in...
LLE Guardianship
LLE Guardianship has had many years of experience in the teaching and welfare of international students and has recently become part of Quality Education. We understand the pupils’ difficulties in moving to a different country and culture, and the parents’ worries about sending them to a boarding school in the UK. Our host families are experienced and thoroughly investigated by us.&nbs...
Global School of English: The teachers are very good, especially the way they engage with the students!
Dostonbek Nuraliev and his sister, Shokhsanam Nuralieva live in Uzbekistan, where they run a small but growing education centre and agency.  They are keen to expand their markets and recently spent a week with us at Global School of English in Edinburgh.  I met up with them on the second day of their visit and spent a very enjoyable half an hour listening to their views about Edinburgh a...
Graduation Ceremony at Global College Malta
13 th November 2018 marks the day that the Global College, Malta, Class of 2018 graduated. This was the third graduation ceremony that honoured students from Study World Global College Malta who completed an accredited Executive MBA, Bachelor’s Degree in Management courses and the University of Chester MBA, Masters in Human Resources Management, amongst others. This ceremony brought tog...
From the Czech Republic to Melbourne – Meet Henry, NH Australia’s newest member!
As the saying goes, ‘New Year, New beginnings’! We’re kicking off this year with an interview by Schools & Agents with Henry Dolezal, who has recently joined the New Horizons International team in Melbourne. Henry was born in the Czech Republic and has loved traveling ever since he was a child, which is why a career in international education makes perfect sense for...
ACCORD International summer school takes on the North of England
ACCORD International Summer School operate 3 summer English language camps in England with two of those now in the north of England; Rossall school in Lancashire and Barnard Castle school in Durham. Rossall school was added to ACCORD’s summer camps in 2016 because of it’s ‘fantastic facilities and excellent location’ says ACCORD ISS Director Alex Harrap. Rossall Schoo...
Study Abroad Europe Launching “White Label” Agency Integration
Study Abroad Europe has officially opened their school platform allowing agency partner integration. Now agencies can have access to all schools and programs. The partner website visitors can apply to more than 60 programs with a single click. Study Abroad Europe offers cultural immersion throughout Europe with several fields of study including Hospitality Management, Art, History, Business, Fa...
Interview with Accent Language School in Guernsey
In today's interview we are speaking to Anna Lisa Detassis, Director at Accent Language School in Guernsey, UK who has recently joined the Schools & Agents network as a Platinum member. In this article we would like you to get to know this schools better! S&A: If you had to describe your school in 3 words, what would they be and why? Professional, excellence, fun Anna : Pr...
Social Media Trends for Schools
In general, most schools tend to have a presence on 4 social media platforms, however, the issue seems to be that the majority of these schools find being on multiple platforms quite overwhelming especially since it is hardly effective to cross post from one platform to another. What works on Facebook, does not necessarily work on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter (among others). Another challeng...
Introducing: ECCEDU’s New York Program!
ECCE is expanding to New York! This has been a long time in the making, but it is finally happening and we are thrilled. We’ve been partnering with many global companies and law firms so that next summer, we can be hosting our unique business and law programs not only in Prague and Warsaw but in New York City as well… This is a ‘unique opportunity to bring the ultimate global...
2019 set to be Equinox’s busiest year for bringing students to Ireland
For many of us the oft-repeated and ubiquitous phrase, "past performance is no guarantee of future results" comes to mind when forward planning from one year to another. This maxim also rings true for all of us at Equinox Education Services, where we view every year as a blank page in which we strive to be the very best that we can be for ourselves, our clients and our students.  Last...
2019 - L'Italiano Porticando moves to a new location!
After 10 years at n. 2 VIA MERCANTI, L'ITALIANO PORTICANDO closed on December, 21st 2018 and has  moved from January, 1st 2019 to n. 20 VIA PIETRO MICCA . Via Pietro Micca is a beautiful street in Turin's city centre, next to the elegant Piazza Solferino and only a stonethrow from Piazza Castello. The school's new location is on the second floor of an elegant building dated 1886, has 8 wel...
Málaga Education Week 2019
This year, the organisation of the Malaga Education Week (MEW) will focus on the language tourism industry and studying abroad, with Andalucía as destination. The principal goal of this congress in Málaga is uniting teachers, academics, representatives of regional and local institutions, international educators and educational consultants, so they can connect with professsionals of t...
IALC launches new Approved Agency scheme for study abroad agencies
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC) is delighted to announce the launch of its IALC Approved Agency scheme for 2019, an exciting new agency initiative that will serve as a badge of recognition for study abroad agencies around the world that work actively with IALC schools. Since 1983, IALC has been a trusted reference point in the language travel sector. IALC is an ST Stu...
New Online Intensive Courses at F+U Academy of Language Heidelberg
    We, F+U Academy of Languages, are proud to present our new Online Intensive German Courses. Students are now able to profit from years of teaching experience not only on site in Heidelberg and Berlin, but also online. Here is what you should know about our new Online Intensive German Courses :     What? - Intensive courses for German as a foreign langua...
Merry Christmas from Us!
Here's a short Christmas message from us :) ...
Interview with French in Normandy representative, Christian Gaujac
In today’s interview we are going to be speaking to Christian Gaujac who is the main connection between French in Normandy and foreign partners. Agents who would like to get in touch with Mr Gaujac, can send us a message through our contact form and we will put you through to him directly. Who is Christian Gaujac and what is your role at FIN? I have long experience as a manager of lang...
Agent diversity the highlight of ICEF Miami
ICEF Miami, held from December 10 to 12, 2018, connected professionals from education institutions across the Americas with carefully screened, high-quality student recruitment agents and industry service providers from around the world. This year, 1 022 participants from 73 countries across six continents attended the event and conducted an impressive 9 674 pre-scheduled meetings. ...
Happy Christmas from the IH Network
International House World Organisation would like to wish everyone all the very best for this festive season :) ...
FELTOM brings BELTA to Malta for Fam Trip
FELTOM organised a Brazil Fam Trip for agents in November/December 2018. This was organised in collaboration with the Brazilian association for agents, BELTA and the intention of this fam trip was to showcase Malta and the FELTOM schools.  James Perry, CEO of FELTOM told us that this event was a huge success and agents were totally impressed. "From the Response of the Agents I felt that th...
QE and QED News
2018 has been a fantastic year for QE and QED, culminating in their 15 year anniversary celebrations in Barcelona last November. Here are some of the highlights from Quality English's 2018! 100th Mission & Gala Dinner in Barcelona "We were thrilled to host our 100th mission in Barcelona last month and celebrated the event and our 15th Anniversary with 92 guests from 22 cou...
2018 MARKS A YEAR OF TREMENDOUS CHANGE FOR THE EFL INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
EduSA has reached a number of milestones in 2018 and we are excited to announce the new EXCO members for 2019, as well as our first full-time CEO. Looking back at the challenges that the South African EFL Industry has faced over the past 2 decades, we can confirm that our schools are finally accredited with the relevant government departments. The Department of Higher Education and Training ...
International Studies Expo organizes two different events in two different towns in Cyprus!
International Studies Expo offers the opportunity to Educators and Agents to participate in two different education events, in two different cities in Cyprus. An alternative exhibition aimed at final year High School students who have not yet decided on their course of study, as well as current students of colleges and universities who wish to find immediate solutions of planning their future stu...
guard.me’s Nicoletta Pinto a Winner at WIE Awards in Berlin
guard.me International Insurance  is pleased to announce that Nicoletta Pinto, EU Account Manager, has won the prestigious  Rising Star of the Year Award  for 2018 at the Lead 50/50 Women in International Education (WIE) Awards held on November 3 rd , 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The event, now in its second year, brings together education professionals from across the world to ...
Equinox Develops New Ties with Italy
Following Equinox’s recent trip to Spain to meet new and prospective partners, the company’s International Development Manager Paul Dunne and Managing Director, Noel Doyle travelled to Italy to meet agents for the first time in completely new market for the organisation. In this blog, Paul outlines Equinox’s reasons for targeting this market, how they adapted their approach and t...
Technology Students gain first-hand Website user testing experience
This week students studying the  ICT50115 – Diploma of Information Technology  at New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology gained first-hand experience in a real web design user testing project.    Working with guest Web and UX designer Scott Heappey, the students participated in a three-stage user testing session.    User testing ...
Equinox forges strong links between Ireland and Spain
Earlier this May, Equinox’s Managing Director Noel Doyle reflected on the work Equinox Education Services continually undertakes to promote Irish education and culture by forging new links between Equinox and its overseas partners. In this blog, Noel summarises the highlights of a meeting existing and prospective partners on a recent trip to Spain. I think it would be fair to say that the...
ELLCI: It's the season to be jolly!
Get ready for 2019: discover all our Italian language courses starting dates. More information about our course calendar can be found here .  Some of the courses that we will be offering are: ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE STANDARD 20 FOR BEGINNERS FROM DECEMBER 3: Last beginner's course in 2018. Choose a Standard 20 course, 20 hours a week, 55 minutes per lesson, from 9.00am to 1.00pm...
Intrinsiq announces a special offer of its Flexible, Manageable and Simple Software Solution
Intrinsiq is proud to launch a special offer to Education Providers who are looking to upgrade to a software solution that is flexible, manageable and simple to use. This offer consists of the following: - The Intrinsiq software FREE of charge for up to 10 months, for those schools who still have an ongoing contract with another software provider - Secure hosting of your system in the clo...
More detailed English UK quarterly data accompanied by small drop in student weeks
Data on UK ELT’s busiest quarter published by English UK today reveal a small drop in student weeks and greater insight into market behaviour. Members of QUIC, English UK’s quarterly reporting scheme, have provided more detailed data in 2018, making the quarter 3 (Q3) peak season statistics particularly informative. The summary report, available to all English UK members, also sh...
Humboldt Advent Calendar 2018
Christmas is approaching quickly and so is our annual Advent Calendar competition in which we draw a total of three 2-week German courses including accommodation. The Humboldt-Institut is very happy to announce the Humboldt Advent Calendar's seventh season with a chance to win a two-week German course every week! How does it work? The Advent Calendar is published on Humboldt's website ( ...
Record-breaking Month for Schools & Agents
We started the year with around 21,000 website visitors and just under 10,000 social media followers.  11 months down the line and we're still breaking records and hitting milestones.   We are proud to announce that in November we have registered over 42,000 website visitors and over 17,000 social media followers, taking Schools & Agents to its best month ever since the co...
English on the Road with English Journeys
Language students of all ages and levels now have the opportunity to enjoy English speaking lessons whilst travelling on their bespoke sight-seeing tours with their own qualified English teacher ! Whilst staying with an experienced host family in the vibrant coastal town of Bournemouth, student(s) will be collected each day by their English teacher and taken to various beautiful and historical ...
Fly to Discover Turkey - Special Offers now available!
Turkish Airlines have launched the special offers here on flights that will be booked between the 28th November and 7th December 2018 for travel periods between the 7th January and 31st March 2019. This offer is a special offer for flights departing from Malta to Istanbul Ataturk Airport and they start from just 139 Euro! For more information go to www.thy.com , call Turkish Airlines at ...
F + U Academy: Boost your off-season offers with our winter program for groups
Are you looking for out of the ordinary group adventures for your clients? We got something for you:  German or English classes in winter wonderland Heidelberg for groups of 5 or more coupled with some fun activities for adults and children. Your clients study German or English in the morning and go ice-skating in the afternoon, bake some German cookies with their fellow students whil...
The Importance of Student Testimonials – An Agent’s Perspective
In this day and age selling has become quite an aggressive business – be it the selling of tangible products as well as the selling of services. Education, is by no means an exception to this rule. Nowadays we are living in a world which uses every possible medium to spread the world about whatever it is that Company X or Business Y has to offer. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when ...
Vis-a-Vis online lessons - Now included free with InTuition home tuition programmes
Our aim is for all InTuition home tuition students to return home with a motivation to keep on improving their English. From January 2018 we include a free Vis-a-Vis online session with the following programmes: General English: Fast Track (25 hours) or Super Intensive (30 hours): 30 minutes Vis-a-Vis included Exam Preparation English, Professional English, English for Work...
ELA Malta is moving to bigger premises!
Over the past few months we at English Language Academy have been busy working on an exciting new project! In fact, we are now in a position to announce that ELA will be moving to bigger, more spacious premises as of the 3 rd December 2018. The purposely built school is equipped with all the amenities one has come to expect from a modern language school, including interactive whiteboards in e...
2019 Intake dates to study Information Technology in Australia now open
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology has eight intakes for students wanting to study Information Technology or Project Management in 2019. The first cohort commences 14 January, and applications are still open.   New Horizons is Australia’s leading technology education provider, delivering professional development, technology and project management training to Austral...
Alpadia: Total Swiss Immersion in Montreux
Provide your students the unique opportunity to learn French in Switzerland with ALPADIA. Montreux is an alluring resort town on Lake Geneva. Nestled between vineyards and Geneva lake, it is most known for its mild microclimate, exotic promenade, the medieval island castle - Château de Chillon, Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux Christmas Market and the home of the  legendary rock band Q...
PRODIREKT to promote Masters and MBA student recruitment fairs
A US based education group and academic consultancy  PRODIREKT , which also owns the  Verbalists Language Network , has partnered with the leading education event organizer  Advent Group  to promote their Access MBA and Access Masters tours. Access MBA and Access Masters tours represent a series of events that take place in over 55 cities around the world. The tours ...
IALC schools celebrated at Turkey Roadshow and UED Awards
The  IALC 2018 Turkey Roadshow  brought representatives of 16 IALC schools to meet agencies in Istanbul 9-11 November 2018 and enjoy the 6th annual UED Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner.  The Roadshow consisted of one-to-one meetings with representatives of high-quality language schools in ten countries and five languages and in total over 30 Turkish agents attended the Roadshow....
Prodirekt at the world’s biggest education event focusing on higher education
In this article we're going to take a look at the experience that Prodirekt had at the ICEF Berlin Workshop earlier on this month. Here's what they had to say... "Once again, ICEF was very successful in bringing international educators, service providers, work & travel professionals, and the world’s best agents under the same roof, helping them to create strategic partnerships. In f...
Getting Students Excited About Mental Wellness at the International College of Manitoba
guard.me International Insurance  and the  keep.meSAFE  Student Support Program are very pleased to celebrate their collaborative partnership with the International College of Manitoba (ICM)’s 2018 Wellness Expo. The first annual expo, held on September 22nd, challenged students to create a business plan outlining a mental health initiative designed to engage students in...
Humboldt Dinner and Fam Trips during ICEF Berlin
During the annual Dinner Reception the Humboldt-Institut welcomed 50+ agents from all over the world to its Berlin school for adults. After a welcome drink the agents were given guided tours of the school and residence by Humboldt students before all guest enjoyed various delicacies - cooked by the residence chefs - as well as live music. Vera from Intellectual Abroad Consultancy Moscow won the ma...
International House Celebrates 65 years!
On the 16th November, International House World Organisation celebrated its 65th anniversary! To mark this occasion, they prepared a special video which will take you on an amazing journey starting from the very beginning with John and Brita Haycraft, the organisation's founders. From humble beginnings in a small house in Cordoba, to a global presence in more than 50 countries around the w...
Ski and Network with Education providers and Agents
Our third Ski and Network, organised with fRilingue, is coming up very soon from the  9th - 14th March, 2019 . Ski & Network is a great concept for those individuals coming from the Education Travel Industry who are interested in meeting other professionals in an informal setting, far away from the hustle and bustle of office life. It is the perfect opportunity for those people in in...
FELTOM Schools win important titles at the ESL Annual Award Ceremony
FELTOM is proud to announce that last night, ESL - Language studies abroad hosted their Annual Award Ceremony, where two FELTOM Member Schools, BELS English Language Schools and EC Malta, were victorious. These were BELS, who took home the title of "Teaching Programme of the Year" and EC who won the "School Group of the Year" award! The award ceremony took place at t...
ICEF holds another record-breaking event in Berlin
ICEF Berlin 2018, held between 4th and 6th November, was the most successful ICEF event in the company’s history. Record numbers of participants and more one-to-one meetings than any previous event emphasised ICEF Berlin’s status as the highlight of the global education calendar. A total of 2 842 participants from 1 789 organisations, representing 111 countries acros...
Harrow House Raising Money for Breast Cancer Research: “Pink Day”
Harrow House International College will be raising money for ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ on Thursday January 24 th 2019 .  Staff and students will be dressing in PINK and taking part in lots of fun activities throughout the day. Last year, Harrow House raised over £800 for Breast Cancer Research, which is a fantastic achievement for a very worthy cause, and we hope...
Interviewing ECCE - European Centre for Career Education
In today's interview we are going to find out more about the European Centre for Career Education, which is situation in Prague, Czech Republic. ECCE – if you had to describe your school in 3 words, what would they be, and why? Experience, Inspiration, Innovation.  Experience - We equip our students with the direct and practical experience from our lecturers' oc...
LanguageCert supporting English UK Events
Exam provider LanguageCert has signed a wide-ranging sponsorship deal with English UK. It covers sponsorship of English UK’s  Annual conference  and part sponsorship of the Academic and Marketing Conferences. The company was also a sponsor at StudyWorld 2018 and the Madrid event. Sarah Cooper, chief executive of English UK, said she was delighted with the deal. “Sp...
Burgundy School of Business: A New Academic Year for the School of Wine & Spirits Business
"Dive In": The School of Wine and Spirits Business welcomed 80 students from 12 different nationalities at the Château de Gilly this September September 2018. The School of Wine & Spirits Business (SWSB) commenced the new academic year by revealing its new signature slogan: "Dive In – In Burgundy, Inside Wine & Spirits". The slogan is an invitation for student to immerse...
Study in Cyprus!
L.M.C. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES is a Learning Motivation Consulting Centre that offers Education and Career advising on how students can begin or continue their studies in Cyprus. Services include : Choosing and Applying to the right University or College for Undergraduate or Postgraduate studies in Cyprus (On Campus or by Distance Learning method), participation to online Greek language courses (...
New Horizons and Navitas English launch direct Entry Pathway in Australia
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology and Navitas English have launched an ELICOS to VET-Tech packaging partnership. Navitas English provide English language courses to over 9,000 students from more than 100 countries each year. Navitas English operate 6 schools in Australia with campuses in Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin, Manly and Perth.  New Horizons is one of the w...
One year in a Spanish language school - one year of unique memories
In retrospect, the Spanish students of the language school Costa de Valencia have not only gained new Spanish language skills, but also a variety of experiences. Valencia, the year is drawing to a close and you're starting to review all your experiences - has the year been successful? what would you like to do better next year? or maybe the same again? The students of the Spanish language s...
What does the ideal Student Accommodation in Australia look like?
  Campus Perth, a new design-driven co-living student hub in Perth, Australia set to launch early 2019, may just hold the answer to that. Fully-equipped with all the technological knick-knacks and designed by award-winning design studio Woods Bagot, the 11-floor student housing located on 80 Stirling Street looks like it has it all. Here, students will share apartments between one- to s...
Oxford Summer Experience 2019
Oxford needs little introduction as a centre of learning with its 800 year old University, beautiful architecture and river, centre of culture (art, music, theatre, museums). It is also a centre of activity and fun with punting on the river, music scene, ice skating, cinemas, restaurants, pubs, clubs, Harry Potter film locations! The Oxford Summer Experience  programme welcomes well-motiv...
English UK’s ambitious data project revealed at ICEF Berlin
Details of English UK’s pilot programme to create what would be the world’s leading ELT data reporting scheme have been announced. Maria Cervenanova of English UK’s insight partner StudentMarketing outlined the aims and methods of the pilot programme in a seminar at ICEF Berlin 2018. The initial pilot is complete and being considered by senior staff and trustees at English ...
Meeting Chris Woodcock from Project International UK
In this interview we are going to find out more about one of our newest Platinum Members - Project International, which is based in the UK. Project International – if you had to describe your company in 3 words, what would they be, and why? Approachable, dedicated and compassionate. Everyone at our company, from the office staff to the Summer School staff, work incredibly hard to give ...
"ICEF Berlin 2018 has been one of the best events ever!"
Most delegates have made it safely home, others are still travelling or attending / organising fam trips, however, even though more than 24 hours have passed since the end of this year's ICEF Berlin, social media is still flooded with posts of attendees...and they all say the same thing: that "ICEF Berlin 2018 has been one of the best events ever!" And we totally agree! It has been great seeing...
ICEF Berlin Party
We are just beginning to wake up from the ICEF Berlin dinner and party that took place last night at the Intercontinental Berlin. As is tradition, following a long day of meetings between schools, agents and industry service providers, everyone gets to wind down over great food, great friends and a great atmosphere, which has now become synonymous with the ICEF Berlin Monday evening party. What...
ICEF Berlin Meetings Day 1
Monday at ICEF Berlin is a long one for all delegates. However, apart from being long, it is also very productive. Schools, consultants and service providers get the opportunity to meet lots of new, potential business partners and also catch up with ones they already work with. Meetings started from as early as 8:00 am, over breakfast and will continue until 19:00. After that more networking will ...
The ICEF Berlin 2018 Workshop starts here
Another year, another ICEF Berlin. Feels like it was only yesterday that the corridors of the Intercontinental Berlin were bustling with activity as schools and agents mazed through from one meeting to the other. Yet, another year has passed, and we are here once again, and super excited about it! The first day of the ICEF Berlin workshop started off with the ALTO meeting in the morning and the...
ICEF agent training marks rapid growth with two major milestones
ICEF celebrated two significant milestones today, announcing the 700th agent to graduate from its Canada Course for Education Agents (CCEA), and the fact that over 30 000 participants around the world are now registered for ICEF agent training courses. The 700th Canada Course graduate is Ms. Hyeyung Park. ICEF’s CCEA gives agents and other professionals a firm foundation in the benef...
In Tuition Languages Christmas Homestay English
We are open to welcome any of your students over the Christmas period who would love a Yuletide cultural experience. During a Christmas English homestay course, you would experience a traditional British family Christmas, living as part of a family with plenty of opportunities to speak English every day with native speakers. On our Christmas English course you will be living as part of the fami...
Equinox’s Irish academic programme is open to students of all abilities
Equinox Education Services ‘Academic High-School Programme’ is open to students aged 12-18 years who wish to experience school life in in Ireland. The programme is available (for both short and long term students) at a wide variety of schools throughout the country (both public and fee-paying), with whom Equinox personally have long-established and close ties. The Irish educational sys...
ECELE 2018 will be held in Salamanca
FEDELE, the Spanish Federation of Spanish Schools, in collaboration with Turespaña, Salamanca City of Spanish and Junta de Castilla y León celebrates the IX Congress of Spanish Language Educational Centres (ECELE) which will take place in the city of Salamanca from the 25th until the 27th of November 2018. The principal objective of this congress is to show the academic offer of Spa...
IH Bristol - What are you waiting for? - Video
Hello from IH Bristol! We are excited to announce that we have a new promotional video. Please share it and use it to promote our wonderful school. Watch the video here . International House (IH) Bristol is an English language school in Bristol, passionate about teaching and supporting you as you study and learn in one of our classes. We'll ensure you speak English from the first day of yo...
French In Normandy: DELF or DALF?
DELF: Diplôme d’études en langue française - (Diploma in French language studies) DALF: Diplôme approfondi de langue française - (Advanced Diploma in French language studies) The DELF and DALF exams assess the communicative skills of a candidate in real situations using authentic documents and they evaluate functional knowledge of communication. These e...
English UK’s Three Peaks Challenge: mission completed!
We did it! All 13 members of the English UK team completed our second Three Peaks Challenge, starting and finishing in the dark, with a 25-mile walk and Yorkshire’s three highest mountains ticked off in the intervening 11 hours and 50 minutes. So far, we’ve raised around £10,000 of our £15,000 target for the Eddie Byers Fund, enabling us to support many more people to...
IH Durham Holiday Centre - a ‘magical’ new experience for younger learners!
International House Newcastle is pleased to introduce their new residential centre  located in the beautiful university city of Durham which is often referred to as the ‘Cambridge of the North’. The course will take place in spring and summer 2019 and will be suitable for younger learners age 10-17 years. Bang in the centre of the most compact city in the UK and within walking dis...
EEC ITIS Malta Innovation in teaching Tourism and Hospitality
Over the last few years Malta’s higher education system has seen a complete transformation with a number of licensed higher education institutions sprouting across the island offering specialized courses ranging from business administration to management. This could have a number of potentially positive effects on the quality of our labour force and the patterns and processes of the labour m...
European University Credits ECTS from Escuela Montalban
You can now gain European academic credits (ECTS) by studying Spanish in Escuela Montalbán in Granada, Spain. Both the San Antonio Catholic University (UCAM) and the Association of Schools of Spanish in Andalucia (EEA) have agreed to co-operate in the validation by the University of Spanish courses for foreigners given by the member schools of EEA. The San Antoni...
Adult and Junior Packages at Maltalingua for 2018 and 2019
The Maltalingua Junior and Family Packages for the rest of 2018 and for the coming year ensure that those who book can start their language holiday before they actually board the plane. Why? The answer is simple! They will not have to do any sort of planning whatsoever. The planning has all been done by us, and we have made it a point to include the very best combination for all the different age ...
Growth at ICEF Beijing underlines vital importance of the region
Robust growth in the numbers of educators, agents, and service providers attending the ICEF Beijing Workshop 2018 has underlined how important this region is to the global education industry. Participant numbers rose by 13% to 446, and the number of one-to-one meetings between those attending went up by 19% to reach 3 899. The number of educators taking part increased by 11% to 161 in tota...
NH Australia signs new partnership agreement with CQUniversity
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the signing of an articulation agreement with CQUniversity.   New Horizons offers a high-quality Diploma of Project Management, as well as a Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Information Technology. Our Project Management qualification includes the highly sought after and globally recognized vendor certifications PRINCE...
Bildungsurlaub at ELA Malta
ELA Malta is, and has always been, committed to helping people reach their educational and professional goals; a commitment we’ve been working on over the last 30 years. As part of that commitment, we made sure that our courses were recognised by Bildungsurlaub in Germany. As many of our German students know, the Bildungsurlaub requirements for each state are different, but we are pleased...
Centro Fiorenza IH Florence is pleased to launch its 2019 Brochure
Centro Fiorenza IH Florence is pleased to launch its 2019 Brochure. You can click here to view the e-brochure:  https://www.centrofiorenza.com/e-brochure / Founded in 1982 the Centro Fiorenza has its premises right in the centre of the historic city, in a prestigious seventeenth century palace. From windows overlooking the river Arno one can enjoy a delightful vi...
French in Normandy: The INBP (Institut National De La Boulangerie Pâtisserie) Pathway Programme
Pathway programmes are very popular with students who take courses at French in Normandy. This is because they provide direction for progression both in France or even back home. Normandy is the perfect place to continue your studies. We are sure that you will be able to find an undergraduate or post-graduate course on one of the international programmes offered by local Higher Education Instit...
What makes this Diploma of Information Technology different?
If your students want to become website and app developers that can work anywhere around the world, they’ll want to get the best possible training. Training that employers recognise, trust and value. There is no other qualifications quite like the  ICT50115 - Diploma of Information Technology from New Horizons. Not only will they learn to develop websites and mobile applications us...
An Advanced Diploma of Information Technology with an advantage
If you’re serious about a career in IT, you need to know how to plan and manage complex information management projects. You also need both the Qualification and Certifications employers recognise and trust behind you. New Horizons Australia’s  ICT60115 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology  is unique. It includes three of Microsoft's most popular globally re...
Equinox Education Services - looking to forge new Partnerships in 2019
Equinox Education Services’ Managing Director Noel Doyle, outlines his organisation’s plans for the coming year and reflects on his their successes during 2018. "Having worked in international education for over twenty years, I’ve naturally clocked up a lot of air miles exploring new markets, developing new partnerships and implementing new Educational programmes. Travel is al...
Third and Final Day at the 7th ELT Malta Conference
Following yesterday’s emotional award ceremony at the 7 th ELT Malta Conference, a very big well done goes to Mary Abela from Alpha school of English for being nominated and winning the 5 th Inspiring ELT Professional Award. The Conference started on 11 th October and came to an end on 13 th October. Over 250 academic and non-academic school representatives, involved in the ELT in...
2nd day at the ELT Conference
The 2 nd day of the ELT Malta Conference started with sessions for school owners, directors, heads of schools and non-academic managers. The focus this morning was business and management, and it started off with the MTA Deputy CEO Mr Carlo Micallef addressing these ELT industry stakeholders. Following this were two sessions: Session 1: Attraction and Retention Strategies delivered by Carolin...
News from ELLCI
ELLCI on Instagram ELLCI is now also on Instagram! Follow us for exciting updates about Italian language learning and life in Milan! Tag #ELLCIMILANO #ELLCILIFE   to share your pictures and be featured in our profile. BACK TO SCHOOL: NEW ITALIAN STANDARD 20 DATES An intensive course is just what you need to put you on the right track! In 1 month you can reach one level of...
Pre-Conference Event at the 7th ELT Malta Conference
The 7th ELT Malta Conference kicked off this morning with a Pre-Conference event that consisted of 5 talks given by 4 different international speakers and researchers on the theme of "Multiple Perspectives in ELT".  Dr. Daniel Xerri, Chairperson of the ELT Council welcomed particpants first thing in the morning, and soon after Ms. Gaby Calleja, from the Human Rights and Integration Directo...
Solemar Academy New 50+ Program
At  Solemar Academy  we never stop!  Summer has only just finished but we’ve been taking advantage of these first few days away from the beach to sit down and design the new teaching programmes for 2019. Our first new addition is the  CLUB 50+ Programme , tailored exclusively for students aged 50 and above. The program will run from 9 to 16 March 2019 and includes ...
Eddie Byers Fund 2018 awards announced: helping children overseas and adults in the UK
Schoolchildren in Palestine and Tanzania and asylum-seekers in the UK will learn English because of the Eddie Byers Fund during the next year. The Fund exists to transform lives through learning English, and was set up in 2016 in memory of Eddie Byers, the late chief executive of English UK. It is the second year that the Fund has made awards, so English UK staff and friends are attempting...
Why did students choose Link School of English?
Link School offers a vast choice of courses available for all ages. The prices suit all students’ budget and also offers FREE weeks! - No hidden fees: When students enrol for a course at Link School there are no registration fees. Everything is included in the price of the course, including level testing on arrival, teaching material and end of course certificate. - Great location : ...
guard.me International Insurance recognized as one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies
guard.me International Insurance  has been recognized by  Canadian Business  as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies on its recently published Growth 500 Ranking. “We are tremendously proud to be on the list,” said Keith Segal, President and Founder of  guard.me . “For us, it isn’t simply about business growth. For us, this means that ...
New Horizons University Pathway Guide
New Horizons Australia has just launched its University Pathway Guide and is pleased to inform our readers that it offers 3 high quality Diploma and Advance Diploma level qualifications. If you have students wanting to gain a qualification in information technology or project management then this is one of the best programmes available. What makes New Horizons’ programme different is that...
guard.me announces innovative claims reimbursement solution for students, schools, and practitioners
guard.me International Insurance  is proud to continue delivering on its mandate to provide innovative tools in international student health insurance with the launch of its new virtual reloadable Prepaid Debit Card for faster claim payments. “We strive to be forward-thinking solutions providers,” said Maryann Brown, Chief Operating Officer at  guard.me . “Every d...
Gain a Project Management Qualification with PRINCE2 included
Project managers are known to be the people who get things done. The project manager's job is to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the projects they are working on, whether that be the build of a new website, a new product initiative or the implementation of a new IT system. Project managers might work by themselves or be in charge of a team. Either way, their job is one of l...
Business English Courses at ELA Malta
This week’s spotlight falls on ELA’s Business English courses. Over the years we have come across several students who require English for Business purposes – for their jobs, to be able to deliver presentations, writing effective CVs, to be able to hold conversations within a business context (what we usually refer to as small talk), to write reports, to handle emails and phone c...
Of Destination Meetings, Volcanoes and Botanical Gardens - This is FEDELE 2018
The first day of walking meetings at the FEDELE Vamos Event in Tenerife this year kicked off with Destination Meetings. 'Destination Meetings' are when the Spanish Schools group up according to the region where they come from and together they prepare a presentation for the agents to see when they come to their tables. This presentation is not intended to focus on the individual schools but rather...
VAMOS! ESPAÑOL EN ESPAÑA FEDELE WORKSHOP Day 1
VAMOS! ESPAÑOL EN ESPAÑA FEDELE WORKSHOP  is the new event organized by FEDELE to enhance business between Spanish schools and international language travel agencies and promote Spain as destination to learn Spanish. This year the destination being promoted is Tenerife. The event started yesterday, 30th September and will end on 2nd of October. The days after &iexc...
Fun Spanish classes at the beach with Hispania, escuela de español
At Hispania, escuela de español there are several events and dates of reference during the year that we look especially forward to. Our teachers prepare with great enthusiasm experiential classes, our ‘yinkanas’, for these occasions. During the summer months, one of the most popular ‘yinkanas’ at Hispania, escuela de español has always been the Spanish class...
Multi award-winning educational specialists Equinox Education Services join forces with Schools & Agents
Schools and Agents are delighted to welcome our new member Equinox Education Services, who just last night, were the proud recipients of the Carlow Chamber of Commerce award for Marketing; their second award this year. Founded in 2005 by Managing Director Noel Doyle, Equinox Education Services is an Irish based organisation that promotes international education programmes and cultural experienc...
News from Harrow House International College
  Great Exam Results in 2018  All our high school students who took the IELTs, gained grades which exceed the stated requirements for their next course of further education. Equally impressive were the Cambridge assessment results, with all of our students gaining certification from the Cambridge main suite of exams. Our high school students achieved great results again in their...
Puerto de la Cruz is promoting its image as an Educational, Language and Cultural Destination
On 30th September, 1st and 2nd October FEDELE will be hosting the ¡VAMOS! Español en España FEDELE Workshop in Puerto de la Cruz. This international event has enjoyed the sponsorship and collaboration of Tenerife’s local government, the Cabildo Insular, and Puerto de la Cruz City Council. ¡VAMOS! Español en España FEDELE Workshop is a profession...
ICEF Latin America celebrates its tenth anniversary in São Paulo
The ICEF Latin America Workshop 2018, held between September 20 and 22 at the Grand Hyatt in São Paulo, Brazil, recorded double-digit growth across the board in its tenth anniversary year. Participant numbers at this year’s workshop increased by 11% to 386, while the number of organisations attending ICEF Latin America went up by 14% to a total of 267 schools, service provide...
Kurus English 10-year anniversary
Kurus English, a boutique English language school in Cape Town, South Africa, opened its doors to its first students in September 2008. For the past 10 years, more than 2000 students have been taught English through our unique ‘Language, Culture, Discovery’ concept. Besides General English classes inside the classroom, Kurus English students are taken out of the classroom on so call...
Celebrating 40 years of International House Newcastle!!
This month the International House Newcastle team celebrated their 40 th year anniversary in high style at the sky bar of the Vermont Hotel overlooking the famous bridges and landmarks of the river Tyne and the beautiful skyline of the city with castle and cathedral.  Patricia Mullen, Marketing Director comments ‘The 100+ guests enjoyed the bubbly, the views, buffet,  dancing ...
El Paso, Texas: A UniverCITY - Maximo Nivel
El Paso is home to one of the best schools in the United States, the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). In 2015, Washington Monthly Magazine ranked UTEP #1 among all US universities in the social mobility category for its success in helping students achieve the “American dream.” The university has a population of nearly 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. UTEP sport...
Global School of English: We found your school on the internet…the teaching, service and facilities are very good…
Anna Maria Aiazzi, Susanne Innocenti and Donatelle Bordati (pictured above) are teachers of English at Chinochini School in Florence in Tuscany in Italy (one of the most beautiful parts of that country, but that’s another story!).  Currently, they are here with 26 students from their city, on a study tour/holiday in Edinburgh.  They come to the British Isles every year, going to Sc...
MoU will see NEAS and English Australia collaborate more closely
The English Australia 2018 conference finished yesterdaywith NEAS and English Australia signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and agreeing to work together more closely. The organisations committed to consulting more regularly on matters of mutual concern, sharing information and publicly promoting each other. Cynthia Kralik, Chair of English Australia stated: ‘This is a significant...
Join Becari's New Program: Spanish + Working with a Traditional Healer
This program consists of  four hour of Spanish lessons according to your level, and four hours of working with a traditional healer.  Spanish courses:  Students will have two hours of grammar according to their level, and two hours of Conversation including medical and traditional medicine vocabulary. Healers  love this gift that is in their genes. Their mothers, grand...
German and French courses with ALPADIA Language Schools
With over 20 years experience in language education, ALPADIA is a leading provider of courses in top European destinations. It provides summer camps to students 8 to 17 years old for English, French, German and Italian in Switzerland, England, Germany and France and year-round programmes to students (16+) for German and French in Switzerland, Germany and France.   French courses in Swit...
Discover Antigua with Maximo Nivel
Joining Máximo Nivel in Guatemala means discovering Antigua, one of the most beautiful well-preserved colonial city in Latin America, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Máximo Nivel institute is in the heart of the city and offers 22 classrooms, a lovely central garden and a rooftop terrace with stunning views of Volcán de Agua. The school is o...
Londist DMC launches its new Eco-friendly Pedicab in London
Did you know that an electric pedicab, whether a three-wheeled taxi or cargo bike, can transport as much as car but while only using a fraction of its energy? This is why taxi tricycles and other electrically-assisted commercial pedicabs are an essential component of the mobility of tomorrow, whether for transporting passengers or delivering products. Since 3 weeks Londonist DMC is tra...
Londist DMC launches its new Eco-friendly Pedicab in London
Did you know that an electric pedicab, whether a three-wheeled taxi or cargo bike, can transport as much as car but while only using a fraction of its energy? This is why taxi tricycles and other electrically-assisted commercial pedicabs are an essential component of the mobility of tomorrow, whether for transporting passengers or delivering products. Since 3 weeks Londonist DMC is tra...
ICEF Higher Education 2018 in Geneva highlights the growing influence of new study destinations
ICEF, the world leader in connecting international education professionals, recently held a successful and distinctly international event in Geneva targeted at higher education institutions. The ICEF Higher Education Workshop, from September 8 to 10, 2018, connected professionals from higher education institutions around the world with carefully-screened, high-quality student recruitment agents...
English Scholarships at Maltalingua for 2018 and 2019
It is not the first time that we hear about students who have an interest to study English, but who cannot afford to do so because of financial restraints. The good news is that for 2018 and 2019 Maltalingua English Language School has decided to make this dream possible for some learners by giving away Scholarships.                       &nb...
FCV International Football Academy: Football Short Courses
FCV International Football Academy offer short courses designed to give players an experience of what life is like at the Academy.  All short courses are  fully residential  using the same  boarding house accommodation  as the full-time Academy players, and optional extras such as English Language lessons can be provided.  The short courses offer  inte...
IALC and LanguageCert Announce Corporate Partnership
IALC is delighted to announce our newest IALC Corporate Partner LanguageCert, the Awarding Organisation dedicated to language skills assessment and certification. LanguageCert is a member of PeopleCert, a global leader in the certification industry that has been delivering millions of exams in over 200 countries. LanguageCert develops its own language qualifications and partners with renowned o...
Malaca Instituto wins another international prize!
On the evening of 7 September, at the prestigious “ 8 Northumberland Avenue ” venue in London’s West End, Malaca Instituto won the latest in its impressive list of international education awards. With 4 organisations, from different parts of the world, nominated for Language Educator of the Year, a prestigious international jury comprising well known directors, academics and...
'What Intrinsiq do is Magic!' - Explore English, Melbourne
In our articles and interviews we often bring to you the people behind the scenes, the ones making IT happen. However, this time, together with our friends from Intrinsiq, we are going to turn the mic over to those using the service.  In fact, in this short video clip we are going to see Mark Milford from Intrinsiq in Australia talking with Luciana and Susan from Explore English, an ELICOS...
StudyWorld’s flexible format helps build new partnerships between agents and educators
StudyWorld’s new flexible meeting options are changing the way agents and educators behave. The increasing popularity of table-free meetings is having unexpected and positive effects, maximising meeting and networking opportunities.  “There’s a lot more opportunity to bump into people. Agents I already know are bringing agents I don’t know to introduce them,&rdqu...
Low Season Discounts at ELA Malta are starting soon!
The electric hum of summer is finally winding down, and we’re celebrating the end of the busiest period of the year! We’ve had heaps of fun with hundreds of students from all over the world, and had the opportunity to work with a lot of amazing agents and partners, and already have students requesting to come back for even more! They’re in luck! We’re about to launch our...
Business English Workshops at betcMalta
Here at betcMalta we’d love to tell you all about our Business English workshops. In fact, we could go on for hours about how flexible they are … you do have the choice, after all, of going for twenty hours a week, or forty. You could opt for Monday to Wednesday, or Wednesday to Friday, or even a full week. For the early risers, you could join us for the mornings, while those who p...
New flight connections from Berlin and Naples to Granada!
Our city is becoming more reachable thanks to new flights from Berlin and Naples to Granada Airport. Easyjet  has just launched a new flight connection from Berlin-Tegel Airport to Granada. These flights will have a frequency of 2 days per week, on Mondays and Fridays, during September and October. The same company will inaugurate a new route between Naples-Capodichino Airport and Gran...
Fly to new adventures with Turkish Airlines!
Accompanied by Turkish Airlines comfort and refreshments, the Sales Festival begins now on round trip Economy Class flights departing from Malta with the best prices! Your passion for discovery will lead you to new destinations, thousands of kilometers away, and brand new experiences. Campaign details Ticketing period 05 September 2018 - 26 September 2018 Tr...
Final Day at StudyWorld
After a day full of meetings and seminars, everyone is now ready for the final day at StudyWorld London.  Yesterday's programme was packed with meetings and informative seminars, namely, the Keynote Address given by Lindsey Hilsum. This was entitled  A Time of Danger  and focused on the current unique importance of international education and its role in bridging cultural and p...
StudyWorld London Continues
8:45am at the QEII Centre and meetings started. Schools, agents and service providers are discussing future possibilities of working together. Seminars will also be going on during the day so everyone will have a busy and productive schedule. We will be posting live videos and photos throughout the day to keep everyone updated on what's going on here in London. Follow us on the following channe...
StudyWorld London 2018 starts here!
The first day of StudyWorld London has kicked off with a jampacked afternoon session full of exciting seminars about various topics that were interesting for educators and agents alike. Like last year, this year's event is being held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminister, right in the heart of the English capital. Once the seminars for the day were over, we had a lovely welcome recep...
StudyWorld educators embrace table-free meetings
StudyWorld’s innovatory attendance options have proved hugely popular with educators and service providers this year. Almost half of the UK educators attending this year have opted for a table-free package, either with or without a meeting schedule, and numbers choosing to raise their profile with an exhibition stand are also rising. Service providers are also experimenting with different...
IH Bristol Gold, Silver and Bronze one-to-one packages
We're really excited to release our new "Gold" "Silver" and "Bronze" one-to-one packages   Perfect for students looking for one week of intensive of one-to-one lessons with a dedicated teacher. Lessons are combined with a programme of exciting social events and meals where the student will also be accompanied by their teacher. Students also have the chance to participate in our General ...
InTuition Languages: 2019 Brochures and Course Information
Our 2019 brochures - including fees and dates information - can be downloaded below.  Building on the success of 2018, we have retained our simple 3-step pricing system: making your job as easy as possible is our goal! What's new? Simplified brochures: you'll now find all key information in our two combined brochures / fees and dates guides for Adults and Young Learners.  ...
We will be at these events...
We are pleased to announce that over the coming weeks and months, the Schools & Agents team will be present at the following industry and events: - StudyWorld, London [3rd - 5th September] - Vamos! FEDELE, Tenerife [30th September - 2nd October] - 7th ELT Malta Conference, Malta [11th - 12th October] - Social Media Working Week, Berlin [29th October - 3rd November] - ICEF Berlin...
ELLCI - Discover Milan in September: best events and fun things to do
September is time for new beginnings or to fall back into a routine. Do not get overwhelmed by summer blues, begins a new experience and acquire new skills with an Italian language course. To help you make up your mind, we have selected the most interesting events in Milan. The city calendar events are already full! Take note and match the dates with your Italian language course! Discover ...
Registration as Private Colleges for EduSA Member Schools
In what has turned out to be a landmark moment in the EFL industry in South Africa, the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) of the Republic of South Africa, has finally granted Education South Africa (EduSA) and its member schools recognition and formal accreditation as Private Colleges. This process has literally taken over two decades to complete, but now that it is done, an im...
Global College Malta: Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Business Management and Administration (Top-Up) awarded by the University of Chester
If you have any students who are currently in possession of a Diploma in Business and are looking to do the final year of their degree in a foreign country, this may be the choice for them. The Top-Up degree offered at Global College Malta is equivalent to the last year of an Honours (EQF Level 6) degree which can then lead to a Masters/ Postgraduate degree . Students who match the same cur...
The School with a Heart is excited to meet you at Workshops and Events
Here at ELA Malta the office is abuzz with excitement as we plan the industry events and workshops we’ll be attending in the final quarter of 2018. We are really looking forward to meeting old friends and partners (as well making new ones!) and continuing to spread the love! Get in touch with us if you’re going to be at one of these events to either book an appointment with us, or even...
New Director of Studies at ACE English Language School, Malta
It is with great pleasure that we announce Corinne Vella as the new Director of Studies at ACE English Malta. The appointment will begin on 1st September 2018.  Corinne brings to this position her comprehensive leadership experience and deep knowledge of the ELT industry. Corinne has been in the ELT industry all her working life. She has taught English in Malta,...
IHWO Thrilled to Welcome a New Affiliate: French in Normandy - IH Rouen
International House World Organisation is thrilled to announce the affiliation of French in Normandy to the IH school network. This prestigious, award winning French language school is becoming an affiliated member of IHWO and will continue operating with its original name,  French in Normandy,  and add on IH Rouen. This is an exciting expansion of International House in France. Wit...
Plans for 2019 at IH Bristol
Summer 2018 is coming to an end, and here at IH Bristol we have some plans for 2019, which we would like to share with you. Junior Summer Programmes As we say goodbye to our last junior students of the summer later this week, it's already time to start planning for 2019!  Dates for 2019 are from 24th June to the 23rd August  As always, the programme is open to both individu...
Our teaching methods at Maltalingua
Here at Maltalingua English Language School we believe that language acquisition is successfully achieved through active communication, interaction and participation in real scenarios. Our teachers are passionate about our teaching methodology, where we use guided discovery to enable our students to find solutions to their own problems with the help of their class-mates and teacher. English is u...
Solemar becomes a Member of Asils
At long last, we can officially break the news that Solemar Academy has become a member of ASILS, the Association of Italian Language Schools. Some of you may not have much idea what this organisation does. Others, perhaps, have never even heard of it! In short, it is a trade association which represents the most important Italian language schools in Italy. To become part of this organisation, ...
International Exams at English Language Academy Malta: Making the right choice for you
Learning a language can be a huge, significant, and highly rewarding step in life; this can be even more significant if students get a formal and official qualification for their efforts. At ELA Malta we offer various exam courses and in this article we are going to help everyone understand the differences between them to help people make the right choices for their needs. We’re going to ...
ICC Hawaii becomes latest QE school
Intercultural Communications College (ICC Hawaii) has become the latest school to be accepted into Quality English (QE). ICC Hawaii has been operating since 1990 and offers a range of English language courses for adults and young learners, as well as teacher training courses and foreign language programmes. Jonathan Swindell, Chief Executive of QE said: “I was first introduced to ICC H...
EEC-ITIS Tourism and Language Institute– Innovation in Teaching Languages
At EEC-ITIS Malta students get the opportunity to learn so much more than just a language. The overall belief within the school is that the focus should be on English, plus general knowledge for students from the Intermediate level onwards.  Therefore, instead of giving a simple, generic example when teaching grammar, vocabulary or any of the language skills, teachers are encouraged to use ge...
New Horizons Australia News Update
ELICOS to VET-Tech packaging partnership with Kaplan International English We're excited to announce that New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology and Kaplan International English have now launched an ELICOS to VET-Tech packaging partnership . Kaplan International English students may pathway from any Kaplan International English school to New Horizons under the pathway agreement. ...
Our dear students take the official Spanish language exam DELE at Hispania, escuela de español
Summer is a wonderful time at Hispania, escuela de español ! During the summer months, you can feel a special energy at our school, enjoy so many experiences and meet new people. Along with the summer comes the July call of the DELE exam, the official title that certifies the degree of competence and mastery of the Spanish language. This title is issued by the Instituto Cervantes, on b...
F+U Academy of Languages News
Here are some updated from F+U Academy of Languages Heidelberg and Berlin: We have great news: this is the fifth time that F+U Academy of Languages has been nominated for the Study Travel Star Award in the category ST Star German Language School . We owe this success not only to your votes, but especially to your commitment and hard work . We feel both honored and motivated to keep offering...
IH Saudi Arabia and IH Galway Sign Collaboration Agreement
IHWO are pleased to announce that Dr. Saleh Mushabab Al Qahtani, Director of IH Saudi Arabia and Mary Grennan, Director of IH Galway have recently signed a collaboration agreement.  A new initiative is underway to establish cooperation between the two centres to deliver CELTA and Delta training courses in Saudi Arabia.  It's wonderful to see IH schools working together and sha...
More acclaim for Malaca Instituto - Shortlisted for the PIEoneer Awards
Malaca Instituto has been short-listed for another international prize! This time the nomination is for a PIEoneer Award of the Pie Magazine. 4 organisations have been nominated in the Educator of the Year category, which will be judged by a wide ranging panel of experts. Dedicated to teaching Spanish since 1971, Malaga’s Malaca Instituto has accumulated an impressive list of awards and a...
Global School of English: Architecture, Loch Ness, Donald Trump (the Musical) and Swimming in Portobello
Tancredi Merlo is the leader of a group of 20 students from Veintimiglia in Italy, a town in the Liguria region near the border with France. Most of the students have never been to Scotland before, but they have enjoyed the two weeks in our country, travelling extensively to the Highlands and going on a boat trip on Loch Ness (although I am assured they did not see the Loch Ness Monster !)....
Denia, destination for students who love gastronomy
Denia is internationally known for its gastronomy as it is creative City of Gastronomy by UNESCO. This is one reason why many students from TLCdenia school of Spanish enjoy their time tasting different dishes during their stay. In September, Denia is having an amazing gastronomic event that TLCdenia school highly recommends to all its students. From the 29th to 30th September 2018 the Deni...
OISC ISI report 2018 “Exceeds expectations”
In low season we have some outstanding offers for our partners. These include: - Free course in English Language for every student booking a twelve week full time programme - Prices held for registrations received by September 1 st 2018 (fees rise on 01.09.2018) - Enhanced commission for registered agents for programmes taking place between October 2018 and March 2019 - Free leader p...
Humboldt-Institut celebrates 70,000th student in Lindenberg
Learning German is becoming increasingly popular among teenagers and young adults worldwide. One highlight follows another at German language school Humboldt-Institut. Last year the school celebrated its 40 th anniversary and this year welcomes its student number 70,000. Victoria from Switzerland arrived on Sunday for her first ever German course with Humboldt. As the jubilee student, she ...
Leading UK businessman and international student champion to welcome delegates to StudyWorld 2018
StudyWorld is delighted to announce that Lord Karan Bilimoria will be speaking at our welcome reception again this year. Lord Bilimoria is the founder and chairman of Cobra Beer and President of the  UK Council for International Student Affairs . He says the UK needs events like StudyWorld and was very popular when he spoke last year. He also delighted delegates by touring StudyWorld dur...
FCV Academy providing Academic as well as Football Pathways
Football is not the only focus for students at FCV International Football Academy; their academic studies are paramount to ensure that players leave with more than just sharpened footballing ability. Established in 1909, Loughborough College is where FCV’s players carry out their study – a world-renowned centre for sporting excellence with a proud and long-standing reputation. Provi...
Londonist DMC - shortlisted in the Star Service Provider category at the ST Star Awards 2018
Londonist DMC is extremely proud and excited to announce that they have been shortlisted at the Study Travel Star Awards 2018 in the ST Star Service Provider category! This nomination is a reward to the dedication and efforts that all the Londonist team has made to accomplish each project and task during the last 5 years, considering every student special and delivering the best customer servic...
Volunteering at a Turtles Conservation Project - Maximo Nivel Costa Rica
Costa Rica and Guatemala's coasts are home to dozens of important nesting beaches for four turtle species: leatherback, green, hawksbill, and olive ridley. Our projects are located on both the Caribbean and the Pacific coasts, where volunteers provide support to local communities, biologists and researchers who are involved in managing the turtle nesting gro...
guard.me recognized for visionary leadership in International Student Travel Insurance
guard.me International Insurance, a leading-edge industry innovator in the world of international student insurance, is proud to announce that they have once again been shortlisted for the prestigious StudyTravel Magazine Star Awards, this time in the newly introduced ST Leading Star Category. “We are delighted and grateful to be nominated for the ST Leading Star Award” said Ke...
Interview with Victoria Sanahuja, President of FEDELE Comunidad Valenciana
In this interview conducted by FEDELE, we are going to meet Victoria Sanahuja, President of FEDELE Comunidad Valenciana and the director of Hispania, escuela de español , who are also our clients.  What function has the Comunidad Valenciana had up till now in the sector of Spanish as a Foreign Language in Spain? The Comunidad Valenciana doesn’t have such a strong traditio...
English UK welcomes Parliamentary Committee Report on Migration
The Home Affairs committee has said it is a "regrettable missed opportunity" that the Government has not attempted to build consensus on migration and engage in open debate and consultation on policy issues in the two years since the Referendum. In its interim report of its Post Brexit migration policy enquiry the committee criticises the Government's failure, adding that continued delays to th...
26th Encuentro Práctico ELE in Barcelona
The pre-programme  for one of the most important events for teacher training in Spanish as a Foreign Language – the Practical Conference on Spanish as a Foreign Language, organised by the publishers  Difusión  and  International House ,  Barcelona,  has already been announced. This year it will take place on the 21 st  and 22 nd  Decem...
The FELTOM Trip continues in Japan and Korea...
This week, FELTOM CEO, Mr James Perry, visited Osaka, Japan with the Maltese Delegation. Osaka, also known as the “nation’s kitchen”, is a cosmopolitan city, 503kms away from Tokyo. It is best known for its dynamic food and drinking culture, and famously outgoing people. Although a venue has not been decided upon yet, one of the candidates, Osaka Prefectural Government, repres...
International House Durham Holiday centre
International House Newcastle is branching out in 2019 into the increasingly popular junior residential market by introducing a new spring and summer destination- International House Durham Holiday centre.  The centre is based Durham school a 604 year old boarding school in this prestigious university city and famous seat of learning often described of as The Cambridge of the North!’.&...
NH Australia welcomes Elisangela Da Silva
NH Australia is pleased to welcome on board Elisangela Da Silva (Eli) to New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology as our Head of International Student Recruitment.  Eli, originally from Brazil, has been in Australia since 1999 and has over 12 years' experience in the International Education industry. Eli speaks 3 languages, namely Portuguese, Spanish and English, and she has a b...
Interviewing Sylvana from Inlingua La Rochelle
In this interview today we are going to meet Sylvana Labeyrie who is in charge of Marketing at Inlingua La Rochelle in France. We had the pleasure of meeting Sylvana in person at our Ski & Network event earlier on this year in Liddes, Switzerland and we have to say that not only is she an avid harp player, but also super fun to be around!! In this interview we will speak to her about her schoo...
Intercultura Costa Rica Interview
Till is a 21-year-old from Switzerland. He came to Intercultura Costa Rica through the Swiss agency Boa Lingua and he studied Spanish at our Samara Beach Campus for 11 weeks. He chose our standard intensive group classes and added private lessons on top of that. We asked him the following questions (his answers right below): Name: Till Moser Why do you want to learn Spanish? I always like...
FELTOM promoting Malta as an ELT Destination in Japan
This week, FELTOM CEO, Mr James Perry, attended the Japan-Malta Business Forum with the Maltese Delegation in Toyko, Japan. The introduction was by Malta’s Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat, which was followed by a speech from Mr Hiroyuki Ishige, JETRO Chairman and CEO, and finally a presentation by Mr Kenneth Farrugia, Finance Malta Chairperson. All three speakers mentioned Malta as a tou...
Costa de Valencia: Valencia receives the winner of the 1st ELE Didactic Days in Poland
Costa de Valencia is the Spanish school chosen by the lucky one who has obtained a scholarship to study the Spanish language in Spain Valencia. On the past June 9 and 10, the 1st Didactic Days of Spanish as a Foreign Language (E / LE) took place in Poland, and took place in the city of Poznan, one of the largest and most important cities in the country. The event was organized by the publishin...
La Gomera, Canary Islands: Learn Spanish with this rare opportunity!
Island Learning is a small but friendly Spanish language school located in the historic heart of San Sebastian, the island’s capital.  Once every 5 years the town plays host to Las Lustrales ; a religious festival that draws thousands of faithful during t