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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...
WEBA China Agents Workshops
WEBA will be organising its next event in Beijing, China between the 22nd and 24th November, 2018. WEBA has been organising 4 events per year in China since 2009, and in 2017 they even opened their own offices in Beijing in order to assist participating institutions with follow-ups after the workshop.The upcoming WEBA China Workshop will welcome Agents from all over China (80%) and from ...
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...
WEBA Russia Agents Workshop
WEBA is pleased to announce their upcoming workshop in Moscow, Russia which will be held on the 11th and 12th September 2018. A high number of Russian Agents from Moscow and St.Petersburg will be attending this event.    During the WEBA Russia Workshop, participants will have the opportunity to meet all the agents attending the workshop in a rotation format. In addition you will ha...
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 the month of October.  The floating parade of carefully decorated boats which arrive to the historical port of San Sebastian ...
ELA Senior Courses for travellers aged 50+
‘It’s never too late to learn a language’, they say, and at ELA Malta we prove this every day. With thirty years of experience helping more mature learners reach new linguistic heights, it’s safe to say that we have you covered! Who are these courses for? Our Senior Courses are for students who are over the age of 50 and who might not necessarily need English for work...
A Unique Australian Experience at Thrive English Australia
Education Marketing and student recruitment can sometimes prove to be tricky, however, it is all a question of how important one makes their guests feel, right from the very first moments of when they land on the business web page. Thrive English Australia takes international student recruitment marketing very seriously and ensures that whether they are recruiting college students, high schoo...
IH Bristol: Liberty Park launches soon
We are really excited to announce the launch of our new adult residential accommodation - Liberty Park    Available from the 9th September 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 a 7 minute walk to IH Bristol on Oakfield Road   Norma...
StudyTravel Star Awards 2018 nominees revealed
StudyTravels’ News Editor Matthew Knott published today his news story announcing the shortlist for the StudyTravel Star Awards 2018,  which celebrate the international education businesses that have most impressed their industry peers, with awards for agents, language schools, high schools, vocational colleges, associations and service providers. Now in their 13th edition, the Study...
Global School of English: Perfect for young people; it’s safe and there is a lot to see and do
Global School of English in Edinburgh currently has two large groups of students, from France and Italy, studying with us.  The group leaders and a few students from each country kindly took some time to give me their thoughts about Edinburgh, Scotland and Global School of English. Nicoletta and Fabrizia (teachers), and Giovanni (student) are from Venice, while Filip (teacher), Emilie and Pa...
Join us for our Social Media Working Week in Berlin, Germany
The Network Plus is proud to present its next event. This time networking will take us to the vibrant city of Berlin for our Social Media Working Week. This even will be during the last week of October, specifically between the 29th October and 3rd November 2018. The Social Media Working Week will take the form of a co-working week which will bring together various industry players ...
The best of Flamenco in Granada - Escuela Montalban
Flamencolorquiano just started on July 19th in the Alhambra Gardens. What:  Lorca y Granada en los Jardines del Generalife en la Alhambra When:  July 19th – September 1st, 2018 Where:  Alhambra, Teatro del Generalife The grand show  Flamencolorquiano  is the conjunction of two major aspects of Spanish culture and the best of both worlds: it combines the ...
Black on White
Be it a contract or an agreement or an invoice or a guarantee, that’s how most business is conducted - in black on white. And that’s all well and good and the way that it’s supposed to be, because, as the old saying goes, a verbal agreement isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. But then again, all business is conducted by people, and there is not a single person...
Last Few Places for Agents at the FEDELE workshop in Tenerife
There are now only a few places left for agents who wish to join us at the Vamos! FEDELE workshop which will take place from the 30th of September to 2nd of October in the city of Tenerife. Agents who wish to take advantage of this opportunity and meet high quality Spanish schools in one of the most beautiful places in the world should hurry up and register for the event before it gets f...
Exam Courses at ELA Malta
For this week’s post we choose to focus on our Exam Courses. Many students nowadays want to study English with the aim of getting a recognised qualification from one international exam body or other. At our school we offer a wide range of exam courses for students to choose from and we are always happy to offer advice on which exam would be more beneficial based on the needs and requirements...
Londonist DMC Sponsor of BETA UK Parliamentary Reception
On Thursday the 29th of June, Londonist DMC attended the Parliamentary Reception organised every year by BETA UK in the majestic House of Lord as one of the main sponsors of the event. The British Educational Travel Association (BETA) was established in 2003 as a not for profit membership association and now represents some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the youth, ...
Why choose ACCORD Paris Language School?
With ACCORD Paris, it is not only about studying French, it is a life experience!   If your students are serious about learning French, ACCORD Paris is the best place to improve their language skills as well as experience the Parisian way of life and explore the French capital. The official institutions accrediting ACCORD Paris have confirmed the school’s reputation for the exce...
Lifelong Course at Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence
Why Centro Fiorenza in September?   What makes Italy famous worldwide? Artistic masterpieces, delicious Mediterranean cuisine, high fashion, the melodious beauty of the Italian language… each and all are available to those who visit Italy to learn more about the nation and its culture. And Centro Fiorenza offers a Special Course which covers all these topics. Our Course...
Costa de Valencia: Spanish language students reach their end-of-course
Spanish courses in the 2017/2018 promotion are holding their graduations in June   Valencia. The end-of-year period is drawing near for most students these weeks: children, teenagers, college students, etc. Students who are taking long-term Spanish courses aren’t an exception, and after a full year doing their best in order to practice the language and improve their skills, their gr...
Maximo Nivel: Guatemala - The Heart of the Mayan Culture
Guatemala is unquestionably the heart of the Mayan world, a fascinating civilization that began more than 4000 years ago and continues today. The country has an extraordinary cultural and natural richness and with its privileged geographical location it's one of the most historically significant destinations in Central America.  Our Máximo Nivel school is located in t...
Students and Passengers With Disability Fly Advantageously with Turkish Airlines!
Turkish Airlines provides exclusive discounts for students and passengers with disability to let them fly with advantageous prices and to wherever they desire to go easily. The discounts are available only on our mobile application among our online channels for the present, and our passengers wishing to benefit from these discounts are only required to sign up to Miles&Smiles and enter their s...
Global Leadership League will co-host the ‘Women in International Education Awards 2018’ with Lead5050
The WIE awards was established by Lead5050 in 2017 to celebrate the achievements of women in the international education sector. With a diverse range of award categories including, ‘Inspirational Woman of the Year’ and new category for 2018 ‘Unsung Hero’ there are opportunities for ambitious leaders to be recognised. Lead5050 Co-Founder Maria Castro said “we’...
ELA’s Teachers
In every industry and in every team there are those players whose faces are synonymous with the company or organisation they are representing, and then there are those who work behind the scenes, still providing a sterling service. In today’s post we would like to turn the spotlight onto the star players of Team ELA Malta – our teachers! Our teachers are those who ensure that our st...
English UK cautiously optimistic about Brexit white paper
English UK has cautiously welcomed the government’s White Paper on Brexit, released this week, but says there is further to go. The paper’s sections on travel and free movement suggest reciprocal arrangements for UK and EU citizens to travel without visas for tourism and temporary business activity. It proposes a UK-EU youth mobility scheme to ensure young people can continue to enj...
Babel Academy – 5 Star Rating
Since its opening two years ago, Babel Academy of English has consistently received 5 star reviews from students across several online platforms such as Facebook , Language International school listings website and Google reviews . The school has been going from strength to strength but maintains the friendly and close-knit atmosphere it has always boasted. “It’s so importan...
It's been 3 years....
Today marks the 3rd anniversary from when Lynne and I took over Schools & Agents.   Going through photos and videos of the past three years we realise how truly blessed we are to have a job we absolutely love. We not only get to see the world, but we also get to meet people from all around the globe, people with different beliefs, different traditions, different backgr...
2nd Call for Abstracts for the International Conference on Bilingualism 2019
The Department of English within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta is pleased to announce that it has issued a 2nd call for abstracts for the '2nd International Conference on Bilingualism' which will be held at the University of Malta, Valletta Campus between the 25th and 27th March, 2019. This 2nd call for abstacts will close on the  31st October, 2018 . Participants can ch...
Why Learn English in Scotland?
English is the most important language in the world.  Used by business, politicians and people in every country, it’s the way we communicate with each other.  But if you want to learn, or improve, your English, where should you go to study?  Most people think of either England (naturally, the clue is in the name of the language!) or the USA.  However, there is a better ch...
MCSE’s all set for the summer
At Manchester Central School of English we are ready for the busy summer months! We’ve added a new teaching area on our second floor, allowing us to welcome over 100 new students! We now have a total of twenty classrooms spread across two floors. The new area includes a spacious reception and four classrooms, each one fully equipped and already in use. The newest influx students has en...
Vamos - FEDELE Workshop in Spain
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. The event will take place from the 30th of September to 2nd of octobrer in the city of Tenerife. The days after  ¡VAMOS! ESPAÑOL EN E...
Maltalingua: A Hidden Gem - The Maltese Islands
Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, lies the islands of Malta. Composed of the main island of Malta, and the sister islands of Gozo and Comino, one is never short of things to do! Maltese life is an eclectic mix of the chilled Mediterranean lifestyle and the bustle of the big cities. Maltalingua , an English Language school situated just off the main street of St Julian’s in...
Agent Information Sessions at NH Australia
At NH Australia we had the pleasure of spending time with many agents over the past few weeks at our Agent Information Sessions.  During the Agent Information Sessions the discussions centred around the Australian Government’s Ministerial Direction 69, and how to ensure quality student visa outcomes. As a result, we have developed a guide to assist their students when developing thei...
Humboldt Institut News
Germany is becoming an increasingly popular destination for university students from around the world. Our new brochure Higher Education in Germany gives you a brief overview of the two different admission options for international students to universities in Germany and the language requirements. More specific information, e.g., what options does a student from your home country has when he or ...
Last Few Places left for ELA's Teen Camp in Malta
As we speak, our first groups of teenagers are currently here in Malta enjoying their English lessons and activities as part of our teen camp. These camps will continue running until the 11 th of August and we still have the last few places left for those who want to join in the fun! If your students are aged between 13 and 17; if they want an experience to cherish for a lifetime; if you want...
Thrive English Australia - Referral Fee for Agents
Thrive English is an online booking website where international guests can book an Australian Homestay & Tuition Holiday. Guests register on the website and then they can search the destinations and Teacher Host profiles to choose who they would like to live and learn with for short term homestays. Most Teacher Hosts teach English, but some offer Art or Cooking lessons. Our referral fee sys...
CELTA Courses at IH Cape Town
In today's article we are going to meet Wiebke Fiallo, of of the CELTA Trainers at IH Cape Town. Wiebke will be sharing her experience with us and in that way you will also find out more about what it takes for a school to run an intensive course such as CELTA.   Profile: Teacher: Wiebke Fiallo Teaching for: 18 Qualifications: CELTA, DELTA, IDLTM Position at ih Cape Tow...
2018 Junior Programmes at Ace English Malta
The juniors programmes have finally kicked off for 2018 and is in full swing. ACE English Malta offers an eclectic methodology emphasizing a student-centred approach that engages our younger students and motivates them to attain communicative proficiency quickly and effectively. All our age-appropriate lessons are presented on interactive whiteboards with unique lessons that are produced ...
Development Camp August 2018
FCV International Football Academy are continuing their series of Development Camps for 2018. The August Development Camp will combine coaching, guest speakers, nutritional advice and will culminate with a Showcase Game at Borderville Sports Centre in front of a panel of professional scouts. Players will stay at the Academy’s Boarding House in Stamford with training at the Borderville ...
Global College Malta turns 5!
On its 5th year from opening in Malta, Global College celebrated their anniversary at their premises in Smart City.  This celebration brought together members of staff, company officials, past and current students, the media and also Government officials. The morning, despite being unusually windy and rainy, started off with several happy faces, meeting and catching up over coffee before the ...
Why guard.me is Committed to Giving Back
guard.me is well-known in the Education Travel industry not only for being the best insurance provider around, but also for playing a big role in giving something back to society. In this article we are going to take a look at what Keith Segal President and Founder of our trusted partners for International Insurance  guard.me  has to say about why his company has chosen to taken o...
Recognitions and Grants at ELA Malta
What makes any brand good? Well, there are many factors, however, they can all be summarised into one vital thing – how people speak about it . We live in a world where we are constantly surrounded, sometimes bombarded, by adverts, marketing campaigns and a million and one other ways of companies trying to sell their products to us…so much so, that as time passes it seems like good ...
Putting the “International” in International Student Health Insurance
International student health insurance is unique from other types of insurance plans. Compared to domestic students, the international student group is diverse and have their own needs in terms of policies, coverage, and support. That’s why, when you’re choosing an international student insurance provider, it’s important to remember that nothing replaces real world experience....
WEBA Webinar for Educators and Agents - a Huge Success!
On the 27th June 2018 WEBA, in collaboration with INTCAS, organised a free webinar for Education Providers and agents from around the world. During this webinar, which was attended by 52 institutions and 289 agents, the main topic of discussion was International Student Recruitment. For those who have missed the webinar, you can view the recording here: ...
Maximo Nivel Costa Rica - A tropical paradise overlooking the Pacific Ocean
Our Institute in Manuel Antonio is the perfect location for everyone looking for a peaceful place to study and a great destination to explore the beautiful nature of Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio sits on the Pacific coast, just three hours from the capital of San José. It’s a top tourist destination in the country boasting the famous Manuel Antonio National Park,&nbs...
Why Do We Need Overseas Student Insurance for Our International Students? Doesn’t Their Domestic Plan Do Just Fine?
One of the most common questions you’ll hear from international students is why they need to purchase additional health insurance when they arrive at your school. Many students will already have their own domestic insurance, either private or public, and will believe they are covered when traveling overseas. As the school, it’s your job to make sure they understand the differences b...
ICEF Southeast Asia Workshop sees a significant increase in first-time participants
This year’s ICEF Southeast Asia Workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, between June 13th and 15th, and saw a high percentage of first-time participants. Among those attending, 33% of agents and 16% of educators had never previously been to an ICEF workshop. In total, the workshop welcomed 319 participants from 231 organisations. This year’s event also saw a significant rise...
Evening Courses at ELA Malta
Apart from its popular courses in the morning and afternoon, ELA Malta, which is situated in the heart of Sliema, also caters for those students and individuals who wish to improve their English language skills but cannot attend courses during the day due to other activities or commitments. For this reason, the school also offers evening courses as per the list hereunder: One of the main advant...
IH Newcastle goes Green!
Patricia Mullen, Executive/Marketing Director of  IH Newcastle  tells us about the school's recent initiative! We have been offering free coffee and tea (all fairtrade) to our clients for the past few years. However, we always had to use paper or plastic cups which had to be binned – big recycling problem!  We have eventually found a solution in our new personalised, bran...
Who is BETC Malta?
Everything has to begin somewhere… Actually, most things have two beginnings. The first is an idea – a realisation that there’s a something-shaped hole where there could actually be… well… something. Ideas evolve, and what starts out as a scribbled phrase on a scrap of paper can, if mused and mulled over long enough, end up as a spiral-bound notebook bursting wi...
Language Plus: Prepare for TOEFL and TOEIC in EL PASO
Our Language Plus Institute is an authorized TOEIC testing center.  We offer various Exam Preparation Programs and Customized Courses to meet our students' scheduling needs and learning objectives, available in both small groups and private classes, from 3 hours/week: - TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS - SAT, ACT  - GRE, GMAT  - New courses begin every Monday - C...
Group Packages for tuition and activities at ELA Malta
ELA Malta does not only cater for adults, juniors and business clients, but we also cater for groups of students who choose to come and study at our school together. And the cherry on the cake is that in such cases, advantageous rates and special discounts offered. Basically, the bigger the group the better the rates. This goes both for tuition as well as for activities as we shall outline through...
Foundation Course in Management with IELTS English
If your students are interested in progressing to the first year in a British University to read for a management degree, look no further. Global College Malta are offering a Foundation course in Management together with IELTS. This can also benefit those who do not wish to go to university but would like to add value to their CV before applying for a job in their countries or abroad. This cour...
Be Part of FCV's July Development Camp
Hone your skills through the off-season under the guidance of FCV’s coaches at our July Development Camp. The camp will combine coaching, guest speakers, nutritional advice which will culminate with a Showcase Game at Borderville Sports Centre in front of a panel of scouts. Players will stay at the Academy’s Boarding House in Stamford with training at the Borderville Sports Complex....
Le Cordon Bleu announces winner for the UK’s greatest culinary scholarship
Lois Farmer from Leytonstone, East London claims the winner’s title of the 2018 Julia Child Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu after the finals on 6 th June. Lois’ positive attitude towards cooking is what captivated the judges. She currently works as a police detective and has worked in a variety of careers including a coastguard, nonetheless, her long-term goal has always been to ope...
IH Cape Town partners with "Yes We can Fly"
International House Cape Town [IH Cape Town] proudly announced their cooperation with Yes We Can Fly to improve the chances less privileged young African adults have and help them with following their passion for aviation. IH Cape Town will help participants of the programme with English classes, in particular the English for Aviation course (ICAO). The ICAO English courses are given in differe...
International House: Are you still looking for Junior Summer Camps?
International House Galway  still have availability offering a combination of customised English programmes, fun activities, sports and a full immersion in the beautiful Irish landscape.  Junior Vacation Programme (11-15) This programme combines an interactive learning experience with sports, activities and visits, focusing on Irish culture and beautiful sights. We have designed a c...
Global College Malta: Relocating to Malta
Whether it’s for a few weeks or a couple of months, visiting Malta is always a great idea. The island is relatively small, and tourists get to see the whole country in a matter of days. Soon enough you can also become part of the society of people in the town or village where you live. These are some of the beautiful aspects of living in Malta and which will make your students’ deci...
Escuela Montalban: Spanish and Horseback Riding
Combine a Spanish course with horseback riding in Granada: The Sierra Nevada National Park contains the highest mountain of continental Spain. Programme: in addition to a Spanish course you will also have a guided horseback riding programme during 2 afternoons (from 2 to 3 hours each). Group size: 1 to 2 students; in the event of 2 persons enrolling for the activity, we offer a 20% discount ...
Accommodation Options at ELA Malta
At ELA Malta we don’t just make sure that our students have a positive stay as far as their language courses go. We also do our very best to provide them with high-level accommodation, whether they choose to stay in our self-catering apartments, hotels, student residence, guest houses, hostels or even host families. One of the things that we keep in mind whenever we are looking for new ac...
fRilingue's Working Week in Serbia
Here at Frilingue, we’ve been using remote work for over two years; while we do have our two official offices in Switzerland and Serbia, we also have staff working remotely from France, Brazil, Germany  and Russia, with all of our staff being afforded the freedom to work from abroad at least a few weeks or months during the year.   While the freedom of remote work suits as we...
IH Nice: French and English Summer Camps
Our French and English Summer Camp will be very successful this year with a lot of participants. This program is held between Sunday July the 8th and Saturday August the 11th. There are still a few places left. To encourage you to fill them up, we are happy to offer you a special promotion: - NO ENROLMENT FEE - DISCOUNT OF 10% ON THE WHOLE PACKAGE   When you use this promotion,...
Interviewing Rebecca Bonnici - New FELTOM Chairperson
In today's interview we shall be speaking with Rebecca Bonnici in relation to her new role as Chairperson of FELTOM. You have recently been appointed chairperson of FELTOM. What does this new role entail? The role is one that involves leading our team of board members in discussions when we meet once a month for our board meetings. In the interim I act as a sounding board for our CEO and thr...
Diary of a CELTA Trainee - Manchester Central School of English
Day 2 on the CELTA course/ My First teaching practice: 7.30AM – Alarm goes off, wake up, get dressed, have breakfast 8.15AM – Leave the house and scurry down the road to the bus stop 8.50AM – Arrive in Piccadilly Gardens and head to MCSE 8.55AM – Collect my lanyard from reception and take a seat in the classroom ready for the first input session of the day 9....
Interviewing Campus Perth, Australia
In today's interview we shall be speaking with Jasmine Kemp from Campus Perth in Australia. We will look at their Unique Selling Points and also at what they have in store for us between now and their opening date in 2019. S&A: Campus Perth is set to open in 2019. Where did the idea for this student accommodation come from and what can our agents expect their students to see on Campus Perth...
Global College Malta: GoTo Meeting for International Students and Agents
No matter how much information we send to students via email or over a phone call, some element of doubt or worry will always remain, especially when the student will be moving to a new country for a relatively long period of time. At Global College Malta we want students to be comfortable with the decisions they are making from before they become our clients. How can we do that, you ask? Conti...
Junior Courses at ELA Malta
One of the many courses offered by English Language Academy in Malta is Junior Programmes for young learners from the age of 4 to the age of 12. Keeping young kids entertained is never an easy task. Ensuring that they are learning whilst being kept entertained is a mission, and it takes a group of very special and dedicated people to do it. Our young learners team is just that! Our Junior progr...
Time to discover fascinating cities with Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines is proud to announce new special offers on destinations departing from Malta! You will not be able to say no to the opportunity to discover the most beautiful cities of the World like Istanbul, Bangkok and Miami with advantageous prices. You can purchase your Economy Class ticket until June 17 in order to embark on a new adventure and experience different cultures by going beyo...
WEBA Free Webinar on Student Admissions
WEBA is inviting all Education Providers and Agents to join their upcoming webinar for free. As you know, today's international education landscape is more competitive -- and more vulnerable -- than ever before, due to several factors: - Rising competition from emerging markets - More protection policies from government agencies - More sophisticated approaches to fraudulent activitie...
96% of our students would recommend Global School of English
If you are spending your money to come to the UK to improve your English then you want to have a good time here and know that your language skills will improve.  We can tell you how good our School is, how friendly everyone in Edinburgh is, and how our lessons will help improve your English, but how do you know if what we say is actually true?  It’s quite simple really: you don&r...
Adult Hotel Accommodation - BETC Malta
Where our clients choose to stay is a major part of their Business English Workshop experience in Malta. We work with a great variety of local quality 3 – 5-star hotels, all located within easy reach to our workshop rooms and perfectly suited to our clients’ lifestyle, budget and personal needs. Whether they opt for a 3, 4 or 5-star hotel, our clients will have everything they need ...
Meeting Thomas Roth from Bildungsurlaub Approval
In today's interview we shall be talking to Thomas Roth from Bildungsurlaub Approval. How long have you been in the education travel industry and how did you first start? I started my first language travel agency in 2001, inspired from my own language travels and the difficulties in finding language schools approved for Bildungsurlaub I came up with the idea to have an online agency wit...
English UK’s first free annual conference popular with members
Around 230 delegates attended English UK’s annual conference in London, double the number in 2017. With one free place for every centre, a one-day format and an interactive session in the afternoon, the conference was organised to encourage as many English UK members as possible to attend. The mood was also lifted by the annual student statistics, which showed the first improvement in tra...
Design-led Co-living Student Hub set to open in Perth
Campus Perth – a design-led, co-living student hub – is set to be home to more than 700 domestic and international university students from early 2019. A collaboration between GCP Hospitality – renowned, global hospitality and hotel accommodation operator – and award-winning design studio, Woods Bagot, Campus Perth provides international and domestic students with an inn...
Global College Malta: What do your students want to know?
Travelling to a new country, especially for a long time, to study, can bring about various questions. As an agent, your students may want to know about the quality of the school you suggest to them, the lifestyle of the country and whether they will find help when they arrive. In this article you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions that prospective Global College ...
TEFL Courses for Teachers at ELA Malta
ELA Malta in Sliema is one of a handful of English Language Schools on the island that organises TEFL Cert courses for those who are interested in becoming qualified English Language Teachers. In fact, we have been doing so for the past 25 years! As many of you may know, this is a blooming industry in Malta, and for this reason, teachers are always on demand. ELA runs three TEFL courses per yea...
Canary Islands’ Day - Island Learning
May 30 th is Día de las Islas Canarias!  Here at Island Learning, located on the second smallest Canary Island, (La Gomera) we are ready to celebrate!  Our students will be able to enjoy parades with traditional dress, taste local cuisine, watch a Lucha match (a kind of wrestling), hear all kinds of music from ancient folklore to pulsing drum beats and let’s not forge...
NH Australia’s developments in 2018
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology is part of the world’s largest and most awarded technology education training organisation. In February this year we opened our doors to our first cohort of international students who are now well into their studies and settling into life in Australia. This interview with Muheeb Hoque, International Business Development Manager (IBDM) at ...
2018 marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth - IH Cape Town
This year, in South Africa and all around the world people are celebrating Nelson Mandela's legacy and achievement of democracy after decades of struggle during Apartheid. IH Cape Town is also paying tribute to Madiba who was a strong advocate for education. In honour of him, we are running a special promotion on Standard English courses during the months of  ...
Special Prices on Accommodation in London thanks to LONDONIST
Londonist DMC Ltd. would like to announce that they have available spaces in their North Lodge residence in London between the 1 st of July and the 2 nd of September 2018. As you can see from the images this residence is of a very high standard and includes all the comforts that one might need whilst on holiday. Rooms are modern and well-equipped with private bathrooms and spacious ...
African and global educators, agents, and service providers come together at the inaugural ICEF Africa Workshop
The inaugural ICEF Africa Workshop was held in Cape Town, South Africa, between May 15th and 17th, 2018. This event brought global educators together with African agents, and also saw international agents networking with South African educators. The workshop’s 271 participants came from 49 countries, including 19 different markets across Africa, and took part in 2 499 one-to-one business mee...
Looking for Overseas Student Insurance? Here Are 4 Things That You Need to Consider
Purchasing overseas student insurance can often feel a little overwhelming. There are a lot of options out there and insurance policies can be difficult to understand. If you’re not an insurance expert, it can be hard to know where to start. When it comes to insurance there are a few things that you need to look out for. Not all providers are created equal and the experience you and your ...
Eddie Byers Scholarship reopens
The second round of scholarships in memory of English UK’s late chief executive are open to applications. UK-registered charities can apply for up to £2,500 for specific projects which will “enrich and support individuals and communities through English language teaching”, and the fund will award up to £10,000 in this current round. In 2017, the scholarships sup...
Turkish Airlines - Our Airline of choice
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Turkish Airlines and would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank them for putting their trust in us. We look forward to helping this prestigious brand promote itself within our industry. Turkish Airlines has been around since 1933, and from that point until this day, its aircrafts have carried millions of passengers all around the world....
IH Study Abroad Conference
International House World Organisation is proud to have hosted the first ever IH Study Abroad Conference. The event took place in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, and was a lively and informative few days.  IH Study Abroad schools were pleased to welcome partner agents, industry guests and top conference presenters to the event. Delegates were treated to engaging sessions from ...
Interview with Andrew Lennox - President of Glasgow and Global Schools of English
In today's interview we speak to Andrew Lennox, President of Glasgow and Global Schools of English When did Glasgow and Global Schools of English start and where are you based? Glasgow School of English began in 1997 (and is in Glasgow, obviously!).  Global School of English is in Edinburgh and started in 2010.   What would you say are your USP’s? Low cost/ high qual...
Global College Malta: Study in Malta and earn the British Degree by the University of Chester
Global College Malta is one of the top private institutions of higher education based in Malta, offering a wide range of European accredited degree courses both at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level. Over and above that, we also offer top quality British education in Malta through courses awarded by the University of Chester. Established in 1839, this university is one of the oldest...
ELA’s Teen Camp in Malta
The teenage years see kids going through some of the most important milestones in their lives. They will start getting their first doses of independence; they will make new friends; they will start to learn what responsibility is when they have to make certain decisions which would eventually affect their whole future; some even experience their first love. At ELA Malta we are happy to be part of ...
English UK launches campaign promoting the £1.4bn value of ELT to economy
Every English UK member centre is being encouraged to join a campaign to highlight the value of ELT to the country. It wants to ensure that post-Brexit, EU students can continue to enter the UK as easily as now, and for students to be removed from net migration figures. Underpinning the campaign are new figures on the value of the industry, commissioned by English UK for the current gover...
Watch some of the best moments from the IALC 2018 Bologna Workshop
The IALC 2018 Bologna Workshop was one of our biggest ever events and the vibrant and historic city of Bologna was a fantastic host to three days of networking, learning and first class IALC entertainment and hospitality. Watch some of the best moments from the workshop with our IALC Bologna 2018 Review below:  The countdown to the next IALC Workshop in Seville has now ...
Stoke City Development Camp 2018
FCV International Football Academy are continuing their series of Development Camps for 2018. The June Development Camp will combine coaching, guest speakers, nutritional advice which will culminate with a Showcase Game at Stoke City's bet365 Stadium in front of a panel of scouts. Players will stay at the Academy’s Boarding House in Stamford with training at the Borderville Sports Com...
Positive news for UK ELT after three years of decline
Here’s an overview of the news that was shared at English UK annual conference:   English language teaching centres in the UK enjoyed a business upturn in 2017, following three years of decline. English UK’s student statistics data shows that student weeks increased by five per cent and student numbers rose 14 per cent to 497,028, despite the number of member centres drop...
English UK: Improved student statistics reporting scheme gives detailed information on state sector for the first time
English UK’s annual student statistics will be the most comprehensive ever when they are launched at the annual conference this week. Universities and further education colleges have shared their data on student numbers, junior to adult ratio and source markets for the first time, making it possible to compare performance in the state and private sectors. The report will show an overal...
Never Miss A Sunset in Cape Town - IH Cape Town
Whether you are a professional triathlete, someone who likes to take walks on a regular basis, or someone who literally gets food delivered from one block away and then forces her sister to pick it up at the front door – like me –. Cape Town has some amazing walk/hike trails waiting to be discovered for every level there is. These trails will lead you to the most amazing views, unbelie...
New Residential Centre for 2019 for IH Newcastle in Durham
We are delighted to announce a new affiliate of the International House World Organisation which will be opening in spring and summer 2019.  The new partnership between International House Newcastle and Durham School will hit the ground running (and rowing) by offering a range of English language courses and accommodation options in this beautiful, historical school situated in the unique uni...
SEAL Malta: Exclusive Juniors' Summer Camp
While the Maltese islands are enjoying the blissful spring weather, we at SEAL are on full swing making the final touches to our exclusive juniors' summer camp. Priority is given to making our students' stay fun and interactive, yet educational. Our young learners long to make new friends while at the same time improve their English - and SEAL shares the same aims. Our summer camp is annually...
Interviewing Infospeed
In today's interview we speak to Yasmin Hahn, International Sales and Marketing Officer at Infospeed....and our lovely friend :) The aim of this interview is to help more people in the education travel industry understand what their software does and how it can help education providers go through their daily lives at work with more ease!   S&A: Most of us in the Education Travel In...
Londonist at Alphe Brazil
In this article we are going to look at the experience that two team members from Londonist had at the Alphe Brazil Workshop, organised by StudyTravel, which took place from 7th to 9th March 2018 at the Tivoli Mofarrej – Sao Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil. Here's how our lovely friend Anna Bonisoli Alquati experienced the event in Brazil. "My name is Anna and I work at London...
#schoolwithaheart – We are ELA Malta!
English Language Academy , otherwise known as ELA Malta, is an English Language School which has been established for 30 years. In fact, 2018 marks our 30 th anniversary and we are pleased to share with you some of the characteristics which make our school so unique. First, our location is extremely central. We are based right in the middle of Sliema, minutes on foot away from the sea, the r...
Becari Conzatti Language Schools: Spanish for Kids
Becari Conzatti Spanish School in Oaxaca offers Spanish for Children for ages as young as 6-12 years. We are committed to teaching Spanish to children through high-quality Spanish language immersion programs that help them learn in a fun, musical, and interactive way.  The teachers incorporate games and physical activities that promote both enjoyment and learning.  With emphasis on cultu...
English Language Travel Industry Report 2017 - Malta
The EFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) statistics for 2017 issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) reported an improvement in the number of student arrivals and weeks, following some years in which no growth was registered. Student arrivals increased by 13.6% over 2016 to reach more than 87,000 students by the end of 2017. Student weeks, on the other hand, only increased by 6.6...
Opening the summer school on the Island of Elba: “A green garden set in a blue sea”
Again this year Centro Fiorenza – International House Florence is opening its summer school in the famous and beautiful Isla of Elba. The school on this Island was founded in 1984 and is open from May until the end of September   For more information about all the courses and prices click here .    The school offers a very interesting and original option -&n...
Introducing the Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management
Griffith Business School introduced the  Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management  at both the Gold Coast and South Bank (Brisbane) campuses. This program builds on Griffith Business School’s world class reputation in Hospitality and Tourism Management, being ranked 9 th in the world QS world University subject rankings and #1 in Australia. The program will pr...
The ICEF North America Workshop Toronto is the largest ever in Canada
The ICEF North America Workshop Toronto celebrated a record level of attendance this year, with 1 027 educators, agents, and service providers gathering at the Westin Harbour Castle on the Toronto lakefront between April 26th and 28th, 2018. This represents a substantial growth of 13% over 2017, with the workshop having more than doubled in size since its inception in 2010. Participants from 63...
More from IHWO Study Abroad Conference
After a morning, and part of the afternoon, full of seminars and interesting discussions, the conference continued with a lively and very informative 45 minutes. Pecha-Kucha:  IH representatives had one minute and one slide each to showcase to the audience the highlights of their school and destination. A fun and energetic way of sharing information – watch out for the buzzer! Live...
International House Study Abroad Conference starts today!
From making friends and discovering exciting new places, to throwing themselves into different cultures and broadening horizons, studying a language abroad is an enriching experience for students, creating memories that last a lifetime. There are also many professional benefits to learning another language which will benefit your students in their future or current careers, including a globalised ...
Auckland wins bid to host IALC 2020 Workshop
We are delighted to announce that  Auckland  has been selected as host for the IALC 2020 Workshop.   Languages International  won the bid to host the IALC 2020 Workshop at the  IALC 2018 Bologna Workshop .   Darren Conway of  Languages International  and host of #IALC2020 gave a heartfelt presentation during the AGM in Bologna that sho...
Eaquals Celebrates Innovative Award Schemes at Annual International Conference
Eaquals are celebrating the success of the 27th International Conference, after welcoming a record number of participants to the event, which this year was held in Prague from 26 - 28 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 Hana Machkova...
Glasgow and Global School’s First Sister School Arrangement
Glasgow School of English and Global School of English Edinburgh have established a Bilateral Agreement with Ecole Diagonale School in Paris to work together to give students and staff of the French school the opportunity of studying English in Scotland. Pictured above are Filip Zafirovski from Ecole Diagonale and Andrew Lennox, President of Glasgow and Global Schools. The Scottish schools...
Seneca College partners with ICEF Media on a major international branding initiative
ICEF Media has just completed work on a major international branding initiative, partnering with Seneca College, International Division in the conception, production, and distribution of an innovative approach to video marketing. ICEF Media fielded a 17-strong team including six camera operators, a drone operator, and four editors to execute on this project, including Ingrid Johansson, who re...
Summer is coming at fRilingue!
The summer of 2018 is fast approaching, bringing with it the biggest and most exciting friLingue summer language camp season yet, with no less than 7 unique international summer camps on offer here in Switzerland!   As well as our classic language and activity camps in Leysin, Saint Bernard and Schwarzsee (Fribourg), we’re also offer three extra-special holiday camps in the shape ...
Restyling Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence
To celebrate its 36th anniversary, Centro Fiorenza – International House Florence has decided to change and restyle its school logo and also give a facelift to the school's website. You can find all the information about the schools in  Florence  and  Island of Elba  on the new website. Browsing is easy, fast and enjoyable! Visit it on  www.centrofiorenza.com...
F+U Academy of Languages Relocation of Berlin School
As some of you have already seen on our social media outlets, we are moving to a new location. The new address – effective as of April 7, 2018 – will be: F+U Academy of Languages Bernburger Straße 24/25 10963 Berlin Germany All students who are currently taking courses with us are aware of the move and we will make sure that everyone will find their way to the ne...
Quality English runs Market Exploration Visit to Oman in partnership with Gulf English Education
This week, Quality English and Quality Education, along with 18 QE Licensed schools, travelled to Muscat, Oman to meet with local government staff and agents and to find out more about the region. The schools in attendance were from the UK, Ireland, Malta and New Zealand and this was the first ever QE event in Oman. The event was run in partnership with local agent and consultancy firm, Gulf En...
IH Bristol: Two new great residential options for our adult students!
For students coming in the summer between 14th July and 9th September we can offer  Orchard Heights . Price £195 per week, includes: - Check in 24/7 (with notice) - Basic contents insurance - Social areas - Laundry service - Bedding and towels provided - Shared kitchen - utensils provided - All rooms en-suite - Wi-Fi Superb value and only a fi...
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...
Scotland is a nice place. Glasgow is a wonderful city
Sergei Koliaskin won a British Council competition to come to Glasgow School to improve his English language skills. He is from  Chelyabinsk in the Ural Mountain region of Russia and he has been studying at Glasgow School of English for two weeks.  He kindly agreed to meet me recently to talk about his experience at the School and in Scotland.  We discussed what Russian peopl...
WEBA Agent Workshop in Beijing
We have just finished our Agent Workshop event in Beijing, last week where we welcomed a great number of Agents from mainland China, including Shenzen, Dalian, Hohhot (Inner Mongolia), Chengdu, Changsha, Jilin, Kaifeng, Shandong, Shanghai, Hefei, Taiyuan, Qingdao and more. You can find event photos on our  Facebook page . It was a great event and we welcomed institutions from t...
Sunny Greetings from La Gomera, Canary Islands!
We are pleased to have newly joined the Schools & Agents community and would like to introduce our school and ourselves.      About the School Our school, founded in 2004, is located at the centre of San Sebastián – the capital of the island of La Gomera. Surrounded by the local community, five minutes’ walk from the bay of San Sebastiá...
Campus Perth Launches Vibrant and Energetic Accommodation
Situated in the heart of the city, Campus Perth – a design-led, co-living student hub – is set to be home to more than 700 domestic and international university students from early 2019. Exclusively for students, Campus Perth is an inner city, affordable and all-inclusive community living option, with accommodation including flat sharing style apartments for four and six people, spa...
News from IH InTuition Languages
Whilst getting ready for the summer, IH InTuition Languages have prepared some interesting offers and courses for your students.   Special Offers - still valid for summer 2018!   Sibling discount: 25% discount for the second student if two siblings book J2J or Young Learner courses (2:1 or 1:1) at the same time.   J2J - still open for registrations   ...
IALC comes to an end
We are back home at our desks as we speak...and as I browse through our IALC photos I am reliving the moments that have made this event such a special and successful one. But before moving on to the "thanking people" part, I just want to dedicate one small section to the final gala night that is so synonymous with IALC workshops.   What a gala! The food, the set-up, the music...but most...
Interviewing Giorgia Biccelli and Robin Adams from IALC
As is our tradition at the events we attend, we interviewed Giorgia Biccelli and Robin Adams, the President and Vice President for Marketing at IALC. As you can see from this video, during the interview we spoke about this year's IALC event in Bologna and about the feedback that they got from the participants they spoke to.   In this interview we also spoke about the 2019 IALC Workshop ...
We are ready for the 2nd Day of the IALC Workshop in Bologna
Following a busy day of back to back meetings for most participants, the first day of the IALC Workshop in Bologna came to a grand end with a combination of cheese, wine, pasta and balsamic vinegar tasting at the Palazzo Albergati. As we made our way to the palazzo we stopped for a visit at ALCE Bologna, a really charming school in the historical heart of the city, and continued with a guided coac...
First Day of Meetings at the IALC Workshop in sunny Bologna!
The IALC Workshop is in full swing and we are live from sunny Bologna. After taking a few hours to walk around and explore some hidden gems yesterday morning, the event kicked off with a welcome reception at the gorgeous Palazzo Isolani, a beautiful palace right in the Medieval heart of the city.    You can view some photos that we took at the welcome reception here .   ...
Introduction to the IALC Bologna 2018 Workshop
IALC school representatives, agents and service providers have gathered for an afternoon of interesting seminars.    The afternoon is sponsored by Edvisor and it started with an introduction given by Robin Adams, IALC Vice-President for Marketing. After that, 4 seminars will be held, focusing on digital marketing, market insight, expert analysis and innovation, delivered by Elena S...
Schools & Agents turns 10!
Every day is a milestone, especially when running a business. However, a 10th anniversary is a special one and this is what we are celebrating at Schools & Agents. As many of you know, S&A did not always belong to Lynne and myself, so today we have decided to take a trip down memory lane to look at what happened 10 years ago. And who better to tell us about this than the company's own foun...
EdYOUfest - Exploring the joy of teaching
  EdYOUfest is a festival for ELT teachers, who come together each year to learn and grow, in a supportive atmosphere with fellow educators from over 20 countries across the globe.   At this event, the host organisation EdYOUfest together with this year's partners Millfield School, will welcome teachers of English as well as content or subject teachers who have connec...
Agent attendance jumps at ANZA Workshop in New Zealand
The 11th ANZA (Australia New Zealand Agent) Workshop – held in Auckland from April 4th to 6th, 2018 – was a resounding success. The event saw a significant increase in the number of participating agents, with an impressive 49% attending their first-ever ANZA Workshop.   A total of 190 agents representing 148 organisations from 43 countries on five continents were in attendan...
Global College Malta: Student Testimonials
Global College Malta (GCM) offers a wide range of European accredited degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level. GCM is part of Study World Education Holding Ltd with its headquarters based in Dubai and our students have the opportunity to earn a British degree whilst completing their studies in Malta thanks to our partnership with the University of Chester. The latter is a renowned Brit...
IH Bristol News
Junior Summer Camps:   International House Bristol are ready to get their Junior Summer camps started. In fact, weeks commencing 9th and 16th July are now fully booked. Not to worry though, if your clients are still interested in participating in these camps, there are still some spaces left during weeks commencing 25th June, 2nd July and 23rd July, onwards.    There a...
Londonist at Study Expo Istanbul
The Londonist Team including their Managing Director attended the domestic exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey. We asked Elcin Icel and Umang Gandecha to write about their time during Study Expo on behalf of Londonist student accommodation agency. Here's how they experienced the event in Istanbul.   "My name is Umang, the Sales Executive at Londonist. Having just got back from a busines...
Increased meeting activity between participants at back-to-back ICEF events in Moscow, Kiev, and Almaty confirms rapid growth in these markets
Several industry sources have reported rapid growth in Eastern European and Central Asian markets in the last few years. Increased meeting activity at the recent ICEF Ukraine Agent Focus (new), the ICEF Moscow Workshop, and ICEF Central Asia Focus in Kazakhstan has provided further evidence of these rapid growth rates.   A total of 687 people from 489 organisations took part in these ev...
Unexpected networking benefits of English immersion courses
"One of my favourite business activities is attending a seminar or conference, where not only do I learn something new, but I also network with like-minded professionals and make excellent business contacts. Over the years I have also found networking to be the most effective way of gaining new business, and meeting new strategic business partners and suppliers. Nothing beats that face-to-face con...
Providing the Right International Student Health Insurance Can Save Your Brand
Post-secondary institutions in Canada are making considerable efforts to attract and enroll international students. A recent report showed that the  number of international students in Canada  studying at universities rose to 175,000 in 2016, more than double the amount in 2006.   With so many students, the competition to attract them is fiercer than ever. Hanover Research s...
Becari QR: The Guelaguetza Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico
The Guelaguetza Festival is a celebration in which representatives from the 8 different regions of Oaxaca come together and celebrate the diversity of their traditions, culture, music and cultures. The state of Oaxaca is home to 18 different ethnolinguistic groups  from the 61 in the whole country of Mexico, and is incredibly diverse. For the Guelaguetza, members of these group...
Mike Hogan to speak at the Business and Specialist English Conference
The world of work is more intense than a decade ago, and changes in both society and technology have had great impact on how learning takes place.   Speaker, author and trainer Mike Hogan of York Associates will explore the key principles of service design thinking and consider how we can apply them to ELT at the Business and Specialist English Conference on Saturday 9 June in London. ...
Bury Language School joins Quality English
Bury Language School (BLS) becomes the latest school to join Quality English (QE), and the only school in East Anglia to carry the QE logo.   BLS was founded in 1995 by Patrick Murphy who remains an active Director of the school. Set in historic Bury St Edmunds, with a wide range of English Language courses for both juniors and adults, the school prides itself on its philosophy of &ldq...
IH Riga Teacher Training Day
On the 16th of March  IH Riga  was proud to host its first conference - a teacher training day for local teachers.   The programme included presentations from industry experts from the UK, Hungary, Lithuania and Latvia, with both IH and external speakers. Delegates engaged in various exciting discussions based around teaching techniques and the latest trends in the deve...
Debunking Three of the Biggest Misconceptions with Overseas Student Insurance
We all have an image in our mind of what an insurance company looks like, how they act, and what they’ll do when we call them with a claim. For whatever reason, whether it’s our own personal experiences or stories we’ve heard from friends, we tend to view all insurance providers as the same. For schools that are purchasing overseas student insurance for their incoming group of in...
How life changes for young people after travelling to Denia
When a teenager decides to go abroad and study a language course, life changes them completely.   This is what happens to young people who follow a Spanish program for juniors in Denia, Spain . Every summer, they come to Denia and attend a Spanish course program with family accommodation, activities outside of class and excursions. This experience is a before and after in their lives....
The IH Promise at Dilit IH Rome
In 2017 International House introduced the IH Client Promise – an explicit communication of what clients can expect when studying in any IH school. We want to make sure that all clients and students have a great experience when studying with IH.   To back this up, IHWO has started to measure Net Promoter Score®, to check that students are having a good experience. In an anonym...
FELTOM Feature - Easy School of Languages
In today's feature we are going to take a look at another FELTOM school, this time based in Valletta. This year is a special year for the Maltese Capital City as it is the European Capital of Culture.   "It is just too exciting that we can’t believe it is happening here and now.  Valletta is the European Capital of Culture!   We have been eagerly waiting for 2018 t...
FELTOM Feature - BELS Gozo
In this FELTOM Feature we are going to take a look at one of the few schools in Gozo, who we are happy to say, is also one of our members. I am referring to BELS Gozo.   "BELS English Schools in Malta and Gozo have been in the industry for over 20 years. At BELS you can expect exceptional academic and managerial quality that is based on years of experience. Our English schools in Malta...
Your students are gonna love this! Scholarship & 1 year free accommodation in London thanks to Londonist
Londonist Accommodation Agency together with London's Le Cordon Bleu have come up with this fantastic initiative which all the schools based in London, and all the agents who send students to London are going to go nuts over! Read on to see what this consists of...but first, some background info.   Founded in Paris in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu is considered today the largest network of cul...
ICEF Agent Roadshow growth in Japan-Korea and Mexico-Colombia
The recent ICEF Japan-Korean and Mexico-Colombia Agent Roadshows both experienced growth this year, with the 2018 ICEF Mexico-Colombia Agent Roadshow proving to be the largest ICEF roadshow event to date.     The Agent Roadshow format provides international educators with the opportunity to meet carefully-screened, active, quality agents from two key student recruitment markets....
2017 Figures for English Language Teaching in Malta
Newly published figures for 2017 show that the English Language Teaching sector in Malta registered an increase of 13.6% in the number of students over the previous year. This was revealed at a press conference addressed by Tourism Minister Dr Konrad Mizzi, National Statistics Office Acting Director General Mr Etienne Caruana, and ELT Council Chairperson Dr Daniel Xerri.    Dr Xerr...
Londonist Student Accommodation Asia Business Trip
The Londonist Team is really unstoppable. Back in February Londonist's Asia Sales Executive Umang visited 4 countries in 3 weeks. He had so many business meetings for their student accommodation agency and at the same time he took some amazing pictures.   The Londonist team asked Umang to write about his business trip and today we would like to share it with you. Happy reading!  ...
EAQUALS Pre-Conference Updates
It has been announced that Professor Hana Machkova, Rector of the University of Economics, will officially open the 27 th Annual Eaquals International Conference, which will be held in Prague this April. In addition, Eaquals will welcome Sarah Mercer, Yseult Freeney and Silvana Richardson, who will deliver the conference plenary sessions on the subjects of teacher well-being, high performance le...
Day 2 at the FELTOM Workshop in Malta
Following yesterday evening's welcome reception at Gianpula Complex, which consisted of a lovely mixture of traditional Maltese food and folklore music mixed with international dance moves, the second morning of meetings at the Radisson blu Golden Sands resort spa started at around 9am.   Whilst the schools, agents and exhibitors were busy talking to each other we took the opportunity t...
The FELTOM Workshop kicks off in Malta
It is a beautiful 20 degrees in Malta today. The skies are blue and the view from the Radisson blu Golden Sands Resort Spa is just amazing! But we are here to work...and that's exactly what we are doing.    The Ballroom is bustling with activity. Schools and exhibitors receiving workshop delegates at their respective tables, agents going around from one table to the next meeting sc...
Learn Spanish and volunteer at Becari Conzatti
Becari Conzatti offers you the opportunity to help the very poor children of Oaxaca.    You can study Spanish in the mornings and volunteer for one or two hours in the afternoon. You can take the regular or intensive course, have a break, and then go to the children´s center.  This could be a very satisfactory experience, helping someone in real need is not alw...
ELA Summer Teen Camp
Given the ever increasing popularity of our teen courses at ELA Malta over the past few years and the success of our Summer Teen Camp last year, we are very excited to announce that this will be organised once again during the period 1 st  July to 11 th  August for all our keen young learners between the ages of 13 and 17 years.   The package includes 24/7 supervision, Eng...
All-Inclusive Content and Social Media Packages
We often meet friends and clients who express their concern that they either don't have the time, or the necessary human resources, or both, in order to maintain their social media platforms and their company's blog. Well, worry no more...we can help you!   We have designed different packages for you to choose from and from as little as €400 per month you can ensure that there...
Teen English and Football Program
The third season of the Paris Saint-Germain Academy England is about to begin offering children the chance to play with the world at their feet. Easter and Summer Soccer Schools are open at locations across England (Lancashire, Durham and East Sussex).   The Academy is devoted to offering boys and girls the chance to train like the first team. The Academy however is open to beginners ma...
Adventure and Survival Camp in Switzerland!
Explore the valleys, reach the heights and drift off the beaten track: fRilingue’s taking you into the wild!   Fancy offering your clients something different this summer?   Then our Adventure & Survival Camp up in the Swiss Alps could be just what you’re looking for.   7th July - 11th August 2018   This extra-special adrenaline camp is a...
Why SEAL is the ideal English language school for groups
1. We believe that everything is better in groups . Being a team that is more like an extended family than colleagues, we have strong communal beliefs.   2. We have some fabulous offers on group bookings . Whether you’re booking with your family members, friends, or colleagues, we have the best deals for you. Starting from a 20% discount on tuition, we make sure that your ex...
The first full range of International A-Level lessons
A-Level students can take 100-150 hours of full online classes designed by online learning professionals for free no matter when and where     (4th March 2018, Hong Kong) ITS Education Asia, a Hong Kong based school organisation established in 2005, has released the world’s first set of video-based lessons for the globally recognised International A-Level (link: http://ww...
Ski and Network 2018 comes to an end!
We are back!! After the adventures in Switzerland, after battling the Beast from the East, after mega delays on our way back from the mountains due to the bad weather and heavy snowfall....we are back, not only as better skiers but also as better networkers!   Ski and Network 2018 took place in Liddes, Switzerland between the 24th February and 1st March 2018. Throughout this period a gr...
Awards Abound for ACET
What a few months for ACET. Not only are they the longest standing school in Ireland and were the first of its kind in Cork, but now they have been showered with prestigious awards and nominations.   2017 saw the school being announced as winners of the I Study Global Awards for Academic Excellence. As 2017 came to a close, Cork’s premier school were nominated for Best Website in ...
How life changes for young people after travelling to Denia
When a teenager decides to go abroad and study a language course, life changes them completely.   This is what happens to young people who follow a Spanish program for juniors in Denia, Spain . Every summer, they come to Denia and attend a Spanish course program with family accommodation, activities outside of class and excursions. This experience is a before and after in their lives....
New Italian Summer Camp in Tuscany for children and teens aged between 4 – 16 years, June-July 2018 by L'Olivo Italiano
Next Summer, L’Olivo Italiano is organizing Italian Summer Campus for the youngest! Let’s see the good reasons to choose our Summer Camp…   Why an Italian Campus?   - Develop skills, fluency in the Italian language - Practise the new language in the most natural way - Acquire more confidence in the daily life in Italy - Great preparation in case of...
DILIT IH Rome Seminar
On Saturday 21st April 2018 the teacher training centre of Dilit International House “Dilit Formazione Insegnanti” will run the 24 th International Seminar  for Language Teachers, “Grammatica alla Sherlock Holmes”, (Grammar à la Sherlock Holmes), a new perspective on teaching grammar. It will be held in Italian. It is open to all language teachers as long as t...
New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology Expands the Partner Support Team
New Horizons Australia is pleased to welcome two new members to the team today.   Introducing Gary Gao  and Muheeb Hoque . Both come with over 7 years' experience within the International education industry, specifically the ELICOS and Higher Education sectors.   We're excited to have them join the team and to have them share their knowledge and experience with our ...
Griffith Aviation partners with Qantas for Future Pilot Program
Bachelor of Aviation  students at Griffith University could become future pilots with Qantas thanks to a new partnership.   The Qantas Future Pilot Program provides students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, with selected students invited to complete an intensive 12-week Airline Transition Course.   Graduates can then transition to employm...
The ICEF Dubai Workshop 2018 highlights the growing diversity of international student recruitment agents
The ICEF Dubai Workshop 2018, held between February 12th and 14th this year, saw an increased number of agents taking part compared to 2017. Agents also came from a wider range of markets than last year, underlining the growing diversity of the student recruitment industry.   In total, 218 agents attended the ICEF Dubai Workshop 2018, an increase of 8% over 2017. These agents represente...
A Day at Intercultura
8am – 12pm Class   - Each student is placed into the class best suited to his personal level of proficiency , which is evaluated by a brief, one-on-one conversation in Spanish with a professor.   - Classes are completely in Spanish from the beginning.  When questions arise, the teacher slowly and patiently explains in Spanish until we understand, or shows us th...
Business English Course at Link School of English
Link School of English welcomed a large number of Teens this February for a ‘Biz’ English course featuring a simulation of real world economies.   The students focused on  market, traditional, and command economies and were given guidance on creating their own product and how to manage cash flows. One team at Upper Intermediate chose to enter the manufacturing sector by...
University of Rijeka: Call for applications
A CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ENROLLMENT INTO THE FIRST YEAR OF INTEGRATED UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE UNIVERSITY STUDIES OF MEDICINE (IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE) LEADING TO THE ACADEMIC TITLE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE  in the academic year 2018/2019   Study program   Medical Studies in English, integrated undergraduate and graduate university studies, with a 6 year duration. The maxi...
CiaoItaly celebrates its first 10 years of activity in Turin
2018 is an important year for Turin’s Italian language and culture school CiaoItaly: the centre is in fact celebrating the 10 th anniversary of its activity. We talked about this with Dr Chiara Avidano, the school’s founder and director.   How did the idea of ​​opening a school come about? Ever since I was a child, I dreamed of becoming a teacher. After I graduated in Phi...
FELTOM Malta Workshop 2018
It's that time of year again - time for the FELTOM Malta Workshop 2018! This year's event will be held between the 12 th March – 16 th March 2018 at the Radisson Golden Sands Hotel in Golden Bay, Malta.      The FELTOM workshop acts as a great platform to connect Educators, Agents and Industry Service providers while discovering Malta as a destination for Eng...
Gateway School of English: February FAM trip
GSE held its annual FAM trip between the 9 th and 13 th February 2018 and welcomed 27 agents from 16 different countries. This was a representation of the diverse nationalities of the students that study at Gateway School of English all year round. After all, GSE is renowned for its excellent mix of nationalities in its classrooms.   While all participants visited the school and it...
Glasgow School of English: Our first visit to Scotland
Visiting a new country for the first time is always an exciting experience.  For us, as two English language academics from Novosibirsk in Russia, it was particularly interesting as we were in Scotland to meet Andrew Lennox, the President of three schools of English, based in Glasgow and Edinburgh.   We arrived in Glasgow on 28 th of January and stayed there for nearly a week, wi...
The Values of New York Military Academy
In the late 19 th century when the New York Military Academy was formed, military high schools were a popular career gateway to the service academies and a promising military career. After the Vietnam War, hundreds of military schools began to fall on hard times because some of the pride associated with the military was lost. Today the New York Military Academy is the only military secondary s...
AIL Madrid’s free online immersion study units
Help your students visualise a Spanish immersion course with AIL Madrid’s free online immersion study units   Helping a student visualise a Spanish immersion course in Spain can be difficult. They might speak Spanish but have never been to Spain; they have learned in a classroom and have little experience using the language in practical situations; they have a basic cultural und...
What do (French) students think of Global School of English?
It’s very important to language schools like ours to make sure that every aspect of our service – the teaching, naturally, but also accommodation, food, course materials, etc. – is of a very high standard.   We do surveys every three months, but we don’t have many opportunities to get feedback from a number of individuals sent from the same partner agency such as...
FELTOM Feature - BELS English Language School
BELS English Schools in Malta and Gozo have been in the industry for over 20 years. At BELS one can expect exceptional academic and managerial quality that is based on years of experience. BELS  English schools in Malta and Gozo have been accredited by a number of reputable institutions in the industry.   The team at BELS takes pride in running small and intimate schools, togethe...
UK ELT industry recovering, marketing conference told
From the importance of loving what you do, to releasing your inner entrepreneur, the English UK Marketing conference was packed with inspiration and practical advice to help ELT centres thrive.   Around 120 delegates joined the event, attracted by a mix of big names and industry experts sharing insights around digital reach, different markets and much more.   Opening the conf...
Come to Becari Conzatti during “Martes de Brujas” in Xoxocotlan, Oaxaca.
When lent starts, every night is a celebration  in Xoxocotlàn, a small town which is about 30 minutes from Oaxaca City.    It is a great experience to come to study Spanish to Oaxaca during this time of the year, and enjoy this unique celebration. Besides, there is not a lot of tourist, so you can also enjoy the city of Oaxaca.   Also the weather is very nice...
Why SEAL is the Ideal Language School for an Intensive Language Programme Abroad
Let’s face it, it’s never that easy to try to silence all the screams of insecurities and take the decision to move to another country to take language immersion classes. We can however assure you that it is totally worth it.   We help students with all the needed logistics   Yes, we do. We all know how even the mere thought of all the documents that need to be fi...
Getting to know Londonist Accommodation Agency in London
In today's interview we spoke to Anna Bonisoli Alquati, Head of Client Management and Marketing at Londonist Accommodation Agency based in London, UK. We've had the opportunity to meet Anna at various workshops and events during the last year and we have to admit that she truly is a superb lady who's fun, charming and super-efficient and motivated at the same time. So it's time for you t...
Communicate School: Welcome Mini Stays!
We are excited to announce our 2018/2019 Mini Stays for groups.  Our programmes offer a comprehensive activity timetable which can be tailored according to the group's preferences and budget.  Mix and match English classes,  afternoon activities, excursions and even career workshops!  Contact us now  to find out more.   Our basic ...
LanguageCert International Test: News for the UK, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus
LanguageCert is an on-demand, four-skills-test, available to schools that are running the PON programmes in the UK, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus. This is now recognised as an external exam for the Italian PON system. The overall operations of LanguageCert is run by PeopleCert and it focuses on testing the 4 main language skills i.e. Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking at all levels of the CEFR. ...
Malta University Language School - My thoughts, my internship, my feelings
"Malta was my first experience abroad on my own.    When I arrived, I was a bit afraid to start working in a foreign country. My concern was not be able to understand instructions because of my level of English (as a French intern).   I had got in touch, by Skype, with Ms Jean Bonnici, the Head and Director of Studies of the Language School. She was adorable with me, tri...
FELTOM Feature - am Language Studio
In today's FELTOM Feature, we are going to take a look at another FELTOM School. This time, am Language Studio in Malta.   "Established in 1987, am Language Studio is one of the most highly regarded, privately owned language schools on the island.   One of the first schools to open its doors to English Language Students in Malta, am Language Studio is one of the founding memb...
IH Bristol and Summers Abroad - New Junior Residential Summer Camp!
This summer IH Bristol have teamed up with Summers Abroad to offer a group residential summer camp in Southampton. Southampton Solent is one of the UK’s greenest cities and Southampton Solent University, where the course takes place is a modern, dynamic University with excellent facilities, conveniently located in the city centre.     Dates:   2 weeks: ...
IALC JAOS Student Scholarship Award Ceremony
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC) and the Japan Association of Overseas Studies (JAOS) were hosts to the IALC JAOS Japan Student Scholarship Award Ceremony at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo on Monday 29 January 2018.   IALC is a global standard in language study abroad, and our dynamic association of quality international language centres joined forces with JAOS ...
Quality English and JAOS sign MoU
Quality English (QE) and JAOS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will further strengthen the relationship between the two organisations. QE are active members of GAELA whilst JAOS are part of the FELCA association, and the two were first introduced at the recent ST Alphe Japan event.   The MoU outlines their agreement to support, strengthen and promote co-operation and to &...
fRilingue's Spring Camps in Switzerland!
After kicking off 2018 with a successful Ski & Language Camp season, the January blues certainly weren’t a problem for us here at fRilingue, and moving into February we’re already turning our attention to our Spring Language Camps in the Swiss Alps.   Taking place between 1st April and 5th May, our Spring camps offer kids & teens aged from 6 - 17 the chance to learn ...
ELA Low Season Discounts
The English Language Academy , Malta  would like to remind you about the 20% low season discount applicable on courses booked until Friday 27th April. This discount is valid on the following courses:   Everyday English courses (not including the mini groups),   Business English,   Business Combi,   Junior English and   Senior English. ...
Hispania students on excursion to Granada and Cordoba
We love travelling! It’s one of these pleasures that you simply can’t and don’t want to renounce to. We love travelling around Spain and around the world, meeting new friends, getting in contact with other cultures and discovering the treasures of each place.   Spain is one of those places that never stops to surprise you. We adore our country and we never get tired of...
FEDELE at the 8th ECELE in Malaga
A few days ago one of FEDELE’s main events of the year took place –  ECELE (International Conference for Spanish Language Schools) . This is the eighth year of celebrating the event.   This year ECELE was held in Malaga as part of Malaga Education Week, a new event of professional workshops intended to focus the attention of people involved in language tourism and imm...
Erasmus+ Courses at Link School of English
LINK SCHOOL OF ENGLISH has been successfully offering Erasmus + courses for the past 6 years.  Students from all over Europe through European Funding attend our courses and have always given positive feedback.   Education is constantly evolving so it’s best if teachers keep up to date with the latest courses offered to transmit knowledge from one generation to another. &nb...
Future Success Launch
On the 24th January 2018, the official breakfast launch of FUTURE SUCCESS was held at Urban Reef in Bournemouth. Representatives from local businesses, the UK English language teaching industry and local dignitaries were present to hear from Mr Spencer Fordham, Managing Director of Capital School of English. He introduced his vision for the language learning of the future which can help and train ...
Dénia, destination to study Spanish and eat well
TLCdénia has been here for more than 30 years and more than 15 receiving foreign tourists who come to Dénia to learn Spanish.   When a foreigner decides to come to Spain to do a program of linguistic and cultural immersion, they have at their disposal an innumerable range of destinations throughout the country, with great diversity and attractiveness. The first reason why ...
Struggling to Keep your Social Media Content Coming?
Have you opened new accounts and pages for your business? Did you then realise that to keep people coming to those pages you need to have interesting and engaging content weekly, if not daily? Are you struggling because there's a lack of resources, be it time or people? No worries! We can help you!   We understand the struggle of trying to keep up with full inboxes, staff queries, phon...
IH Darwin and ihBC Darwin Officially Opens its Doors with a Grand Opening Event
On Wednesday 17th January, International House Sydney City, Bondi and Darwin’s owner Tim Eckenfels hosted the Grand Opening of the completely refurnished building where the college will offer English language and vocational courses in Business for over 1000 students this year.   With attendees from various industries, the event was an important moment for representatives of the ed...
Announcing the opening of the New York Military Academy Honors program for 2018/19
The New York Military Academy has educated elite leaders in business, military, politics and the arts for over a century. Today this requires a stronger secondary education than ever before.  In order to teach to this elevated standard, NYMA has small class sizes with increased personal attention. Accordingly, we currently have the highest senior year SAT average of any military school in th...
IALC JAOS Japan Student Scholarship Award Ceremony
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC) and the Japan Association of Overseas Studies (JAOS) will host the IALC JAOS Japan Student Scholarship Award Ceremony at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo on Monday 29 January 2018.   IALC is a global standard in language study abroad, and our dynamic association of quality international language centres has joined forces with JAOS ...
IALC launches intuitive new website
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC) is very pleased to announce the launch of its new website at ww.ialc.org. The site has been designed to offer the best possible service to IALC members, agents and students.     The aim has been to provide an easy to navigate platform that will allow users to quickly identify schools offering programs in a wide range of ...
Be more UK, first Academic Conference told
Do ELT courses need more “UK-ness” to differentiate themselves from international competition?   ELT consultant Michael Carrier thinks so, and his opening speech set the tone for the first-ever English UK Academic Conference.   Outlining reasons to be cheerful about the UK industry, he suggested key areas which could help schools take control of future growth. The...
Rod Camm and Georgina Mccann open New Horizon's 3rd CRICOS School in Melbourne
Starting the year with the first International cohorts about to commence across the country,  New Horizons Melbourne  celebrated the opening of the school on Friday 19 January with over 30 International Education Agents and ELICOS Partners present.   Students will commence next week, coinciding with Australia Day. "We’re really excited to welcome the students and to ma...
ICEF appoints Monele Schrot as Director, French Programming, Canada
New role affirms ICEF’s ongoing commitment to French-language education in Canada, and the entire Canadian education sector.   ICEF  the world leader in connecting education professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Monele Schrot as Director, French Programming, Canada. In this role, Monele will focus on developing inbound student mobility to French and biling...
Málaga at the epicentro of Language Tourism
During the first few days of the year, Malaga has seen intense discussions about Language Tourism and the position of Spanish as a key world Language. Today it is the 2nd most spoken nother-tongue language, being the language of 8% of the world’s population.  Spain is the principal destination in the world for learning Spanish and especially Andalucia and Malaga.   Mál...
FELTOM Feature School - NSTS English Language School
In today's FELTOM Feature we are going to take a look at NSTS English Language School which is based in Gzira.   NSTS is Malta’s first boutique language school with more than 50 years of unparalleled professional experience. We are a ‘boutique’ school not only because we are independent and flexible, but because our students’ and agents’ satisfaction is our...
Carnival on Gozo - BELS Gozo
Carnival Week is undoubtedly one of the most colourful events in the Gozitan calendar. In 2018, Carnival takes place between the 09th and 13th February.  Carnival in Nadur - GOZO is quite different! Whilst it is deeply traditional it is also very spontaneous. There are no rules! In Nadur the purpose of costumes is disguise – quite simply not to be recognised. Sunset reveals a multi...
Anglo-Continental: English Language and International Education in 2018
Guido Schillig, Managing Director of Anglo-Continental , gives his predictions for the English Language and International Education sectors in 2018.   With just a few days left of 2017, the English Language and International Education sectors eagerly await the start of 2018. There is no doubt that these sectors in the United Kingdom have been contracting over the last few years and in...
Malta University Language School - Teacher's Blog
After deciding to move to Malta to teach English, I anticipated an uncomfortable first few weeks becoming accustomed to a foreign country. I am used to living in a big, busy city and working in large schools. But while Malta and Sydney are different in so many ways, I have experienced none of the difficulties that usually come with starting a new job abroad. Malta University Language School (MULS)...
BELS Juniors Easter Camp
Our Easter Junior Camp sees the launch of big changes to the Academic portion of our all-inclusive programme!    Whilst keeping our fundamental academic principles, such as task-based learning, teaching through music, drama & project work, we will include some additional features that will be more adapted to young learners’ needs and interests. This approach will help lea...
IH Brisbane Celebrates 10th Anniversary
In 2007  IH Brisbane , or ALS as it was then known, welcomed its first students through its doors. Since then the school has hosted more than 20,000 language students and helped them to not only improve their English skills, but discover this incredible part of Australia too.   IH Brisbane began by offering General English courses, but now has a wide variety of options available,...
SEAL Malta 2018 Programmes and Packages
At SEAL we don’t just offer courses; we offer you an experience.   Easter Junior Programme   Our Junior Programme is aimed at students between the ages of 12 and 17. We cater for juniors at all linguistic levels, offering highly interactive lessons. Apart from focusing on improving the students’ overall proficiency in English, our experienced teachers also help ...
3 Things We Want You to Know Before Volunteering
You are ready for your volunteer adventure abroad, but the truth is you have no idea what it really means and what to expect?     We at Intercultura have many years of experience with volunteers and volunteer work and can tell you – out of our personal experience and from our job monitoring and accompanying volunteers – what you should be ready for and what we want y...
IH AMT Conference 2018
The AMT Conference 2018 took place in Devonport House in London and was a highly successful event, gathering 115 attendees from 78 International House schools. Among the participants, 31 countries from the IH network were represented and 28 delegates were attending for the first time. Delegates included Teacher Trainers, Academic Managers, Directors of Studies and more!   The 3-day conf...
Teacher Training Programme: Cambridge TKT Preparation
Babel Academy teacher training course is for teachers wanting to enhance their teaching experience, keep teaching skills up-to-date and develop career opportunities. Teachers have the opportunity to gain formal recognition through the Cambridge TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test). We offer tailor made packages for groups of teachers. The course is suitable for non-first language English speak...
Introducing Birchwater Education
Ben Kesp from The  Ben Kesp Academy react-text: 1614 takes time out to interview Ian Gallagher to find out more about Birchwater Education (BWE).   The story so far...    BK: Thank you Ian for taking the time out of your busy schedule to chat with me. Firstly, tell me - Who, what and where are Birchwater Education?   IG:  Well,...
FELTOM Feature School: GV Malta
In today's FELTOM Feature School Article we are taking a look at GV Malta English Centre in St. Paul's Bay.   GV Malta English Centre is a boutique English language school where students become part of our family.  We are based in St. Paul’s Bay, which is the northeast part of the Island, close to sandy beaches, Gozo and Comino.  "We cater for students from the age of 4...
Business English course at Abbey Communication helped Quality Engineer secure the job she wanted
In this article we shall look at a testimonial given by  Severine Bilde, Quality Engineer,  Aptar Pharma   who attended a Business English course at Abbey Communication.   "English had always been important in my job but lerning the language in my home country was not enough to give me the result I was hoping for. So I decided to go for a Business Immersion Course at ...
Benefit now from our New Premium Services
We are happy to launch a new Premium offer for those of you who would like to try out and see for themselves just how beneficial our Member Articles can be to attract new agents to their profiles and generate more traffic to their websites.   What does it consist of?   If you take this offer you will: -be able to send us 6 MEMBER ARTICLES which will be published on our s...
guard.me sponsors Ski & Network Event
We are pleased to announce that guard.me International Insurance will be sponsoring our upcoming Ski & Network Event that is to be held in Liddes, Switzerland between the 24th February and 1st March 2018.   guard.me will be ensuring that all the participants are insured for skiing. As their motto goes, they will be Keeping Us Safe!   Thank you guard.me for this sponsors...
Oxford Half Term and Oxford Easter Revision Programme 2018
OISC is a well-established international school in the famous city of Oxford. For many years we have offered Half Term and Easter revision programmes, both academic and English language.   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 ac...
Total Football Experience is Evolving - Do you want to get involved?
In today's interview we are going to look at what our friends from Total Football Experience have to say about their product and what they offer. Here's the interview with Ritchie Semple from TFE.   What does Total Football Experience offer?   We offer football teams of all ages, standard and ability the opportunity to travel to a European country such as Spain or Portugal fo...
Interviewing Richard Affolter - WEBA
In this interview we've spoken with Richard Affolter, founder of WEBA World, an organisation that runs workshops and education fairs around the world, mainly in Asia. We asked Richard various questions about the types of workshops they organise, who they are for, and where they are held. Here's what he had to tell us...   It’s going to be another busy year for you and the WEBA tea...
Cultural Excellence Award in the 2017/18 iStudy Global Awards: L’Olivo Italiano won again!
We are glad to announce that L'Olivo Italiano - Italian Language & Culture School - won for the 2 nd time the ‘ Cultural Excellence Award in the 2017/18 iStudy Global Awards!   The award program selects winners based on their achievements and strengths in the education industry. We are so happy having been nominated and voted! We are especially happy to have won the c...
Griffith University climbs in the QS Top 50 under 50 2018 University rankings
Griffith University features among the world’s leading young universities, climbing to #32 in the 2018 QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings   Griffith ranks in the top 3% of universities worldwide and is ranked in the top 100 institutions worldwide in 15 subject areas*, including #2 worldwide for Hospitality & Tourism Management, which makes us #1 in Australia.   Griffith U...
Living Learning English: You can now offer your students private online tuition!
Living Learning English is delighted to announce the launch of our online tuition platform and easy lesson management system on our new student portal . Having delivered 1:1 online lessons to students in Russia, China, Germany and Spain prior to launch, we know that a series of private lessons online with the right teacher is hugely beneficial to students prior to embarking on their educatio...
StudyWorld educator experience: small business
In this article about StudyWorld today we're going to look at the experience of one of last year's attendees.   Last year StudyWorld London introduced new, innovative new ways to for educators to attend the event, including attending for one day without a table. This flexibility proved ideal for Amanda Selvaratnum, who runs a small business in York. Training Gateway is a skills brokerag...
Interviewing Genevieve Abela - General Manager at guard.me
Today it is our great pleasure to publish an interview with Genevieve Abela who is not only a friend of ours, but also General Manager at guard.me. Here's what she had to tell us...   Let’s start with your experience in the Education Travel Industry. You have been a part of it for a number of years now – what made you join it in the first place, and what is it about Educatio...
fRilingue's Ski and Language Camps
Happy New Year!   We hope you all had a good one.   Here at fRilingue, we wasted no time getting stuck in, with our ski & language camps kicking off on 2nd January right here in the Swiss Alps!   However, we’re already turning our attention to the summer, and not just here in Switzerland, but also to our language camps in Serbia.   Summer 2018 ...
Málaga positions itself as the leading destination in Spain for language tourism
The climate, the quality of teaching, the wide range of cultural offerings and tremendous value for money, all help to make Málaga the ideal destination for studying Spanish.   The number of people studying Spanish in the world increases day by day. Today it is the second mother tongue language in the world with a total of 472 million native-speakers: in other words, 8% of the wo...
Australia releases update to the National Code
On 1 January 2018 new laws came into effect in Australia to ensure students truly do have a Happy New Year in 2018, and beyond.   The National Code 2017 has now been updated to the National Code 2018. The purpose of the National Code is to outline standards for Registered Training Providers to deliver quality education services to International Students studying in Australia. The update...
Getting ready for the 2018 FELTOM Workshop in Malta
The date for the FELTOM ELT Malta Workshop is getting closer. This year's event will be held from the 12th to the 18th March 2018.     More info about this event can be found by following the FELTOM Facebook Page or by joining their event here .   We, at Schools & Agents, look forward to meeting you there!     ...
Do you qualify to receive our Agents List?
Most of our Member Schools qualify to receive an easy-to-use list of our Member Agents. Contact us to find out if you too qualify to receive this list. How does it work?   It is actually very simple. All our member schools - be it Light, Premium or Platinum can access our Agent Profiles by logging into the Directory, owever our  Premium and Platinum Member Schools are entitled to r...
English plus Pharmacy Programme for University Graduates
Babel Academy of English recognise that many students wish to improve their English for very specific career goals.     English + Pharmacy is an intensive programme specifically designed for pharmacy graduates from non-English speaking countries who would like to work as professionals in Ireland.     A joint venture with their partners, Clarity Locums and ...
FELTOM Feature School: Link School of English
This is the first FELTOM Feature for 2018 and this time round we'll be taking a look at our latest members, who we would also like to take the opportunity to welcome on board. I am referring to Link School of English.   Situated in upscale residential Swieqi, within walking distance from Malta’s entertainment hotspots, LINK School of English has provided all aspects of linguistic ...
IH Toronto Now Open!
"Greetings from the brand new  IH Toronto !    I would like to take this opportunity to formally introduce myself. My name’s Norman Osokin and I’m the Director of the new school. I’ve been working in language teaching management for several years so I know how challenging and rewarding it can be!     As you may know IH Toronto is a joint ven...
Happy New Year
2018 is here and we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year.   We are back in the office and ready to hear from you and help you out! As you start getting back to your desks feel free to send us your Member Articles so that we can publish and disseminate them on our site, social media and newsletter. At this point we are pleased to announce that, once a...
Hispania wishes you all a Merry Christmas!
It has been a week full of activities at Hispania, escuela de español , related to this special season we’re in.   We started the Christmas-themed week with our traditional Christmas carol contest: our students and their teachers delighted us with their voices and choreographies.   On Wednesday Hispania invited all students to try typical Spanish Christmas swee...
Here's our Annual Christmas Video
Here is our annual Christmas video - this year with a bit of a difference as we broadcast live from our Family Gathering at our house - hence all the noise and cheer :) We hope you enjoy it as much as we've enjoyed our evening with family and friends and we wish you all a very merry Christmas!     See you all next year!   ...
Many attend their first-ever ICEF Workshop in Miami
A high proportion of people attending their first-ever ICEF Workshop was a key feature of the 2017 ICEF Miami Workshop held between 11 and 13 December, 2017.   9,909 face-to-face meetings between 1,044 participants from 713 organisations took place over two days. The number of educators attending in Miami grew by 7% over 2016 to 484 representatives from 313 organisations, with 19% of th...
IH Milan 20th Anniversary as IHWO Member
Friday 17 th  November marked an important milestone for IH Milan and for Sieglinde and Claudio. 35 years in the language teaching sector and 20 as an affiliate of IH World; an occasion to celebrate and what better way to do it than to gather all together in the brand new school in Viale Brenta for a sumptuous buffet, fine wine and some reminiscing while also looking towards the future. ...
The Holiday Season at Transworld Schools San Francisco
San Francisco shows its best side during the holidays and 2017 is no exception, from beautifully decorated Christmas trees and palm trees at Union Square to ice skating at the Embarcadero, Transworld Schools students have many choices to indulge in the holiday spirit. Transworld Schools ( www.transworldschools.com ) central location, in the heart of San Francisco, offers our students a variety o...
English UK helps members break into China
Two major agent workshops in one week enabled English UK members to meet specially-selected agents from one of our priority markets.   This year’s China Roadshow, one of English UK’s most popular overseas events, was immediately followed by our regional fair in Hong Kong. Some members, agents and service providers attended both events, while English UK members also had the c...
IH Budapest Teacher Trainers Conference
At the beginning of December 2017,  International House Budapest  held its Teacher Traininers Conference - the first for many years. It was full of exciting and useful workshops and seminars, with guest presenters from a number of other schools around Europe such as Prague, Rome, Riga, Ljubljana.   The organiser, Zsofia Jacab said  “ We are incredibly h...
FELTOM Feature School: English Domain
In today's FELTOM Feature article, we are going to take a look at English Domain.   English Domain is a member of Domain Group, FELTOM and licensed by the Ministry of Education and ELT Council.   English Domain prides itself in providing an excellent service, ensuring all students acquire a confident proficiency level in the English Language. English Domain has an extensive p...
Membership Packages and Marketing for Schools, Agents and Service Providers within the Education Travel Industry
Background information   Schools & Agents has been established since 2008. We currently have over 700 international agents who are subscribed to us. On this page you can find out more about our Membership Packages and Marketing for Schools, Agents and Service Providers in International Education.   Membership Options for Education Providers The main difference bet...
Interviewing James Perry - FELTOM CEO
In today's interview we shall meet FELTOM's new CEO, James Perry. As you'll see we've asked him about his experience in the industry as well as his plans for the future of FELTOM.   You have recently taken on the role as CEO at FELTOM. How has it been so far?   FELTOM is a federation that ensures that member schools always strive to deliver a high-quality product and servic...
EduSA AGM and Exco elections
Last Friday, December 1st, at the Annual General Meeting of Education South Africa (EduSA), members present elected and confirmed a new Executive Committee (ExCo) to lead the Association for the 2017/2018 year. The incumbent, Mr Johannes Kraus of Kurus English, was again unanimously re-elected to the position of EduSA Chairperson, he is starting his 4th year as EduSA chair. Mr Phillip McIntyre ...
ACET launches its 45th birthday celebrations
ACET …the little gem in Cork that became the diamond of the South.   January 2018 marks the launch of ACET’s 45 th Birthday. 43 years on and still going strong, the family run team does not do things by halves. They are having not one, but a two year lead-up to this special birthday.   ACET opened its doors in 1975 as Cork School of languages, the first school...
NH Australia adds Melbourne Campus and the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology to Scope
New Horizons has been approved by the Australian Government, to include its  Melbourne  campus as a CRICOS approved provider.   Furthermore, New Horizons will now also be delivering the  Advanced Diploma of Information Technology  (ICT60115) to International students.   “ Melbourne is the cultural and sporting capital of Australia, and has thric...
Learn Italian in the Tuscan Countryside
L'Olivo Italiano is a center for the promotion of Italian culture and language. Addressed to a foreign audience, the school will guide its students in a step-by-step discovery of Italy with a program both varied and articulated: intensive language classes for either groups or individuals; mini-courses on specific topics; language exchanges; cooking, herbal medicine, and photography workshops; film...
FELTOM Feature School: Clubclass Residential Language School
In today's FELTOM Feature we are going to take a look at Clubclass Residential Language School which is based in Swieqi, Malta.   School, accommodation and facilities – ‘all under one roof’ the convenience of living and learning in the same building (minimising travelling time and costs) while enjoying all the facilities offered by the school an excellent oppor...
The AIL Madrid Pathway Program: A Guide to Entering a University in Spain
Spanish universities are an increasingly attractive option for young people looking for academic excellence as well as access to a major world language, and an endlessly fascinating culture. Spain is the number one destination for Erasmus students, and every year its universities greet more and more international students.   AIL Madrid is a pioneer in offering University Pathway program...
Win German Language Courses in Weekly Advent Calendar Drawing!
From December 1 to 21, a total of 3 two-week German courses are drawn on www.humboldt-institut.org   German language school Humboldt-Institut is happy to announce the Humboldt Advent calendar's sixth season with a chance to win a two-week intensive German language course every week until Christmas!   Advent calendars are very popular in Germany, especially the candy-filled v...
The Skills Required for Tomorrow's Technology Practitioners
Most of us in Education Travel are familiar with STEM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. But the notion of STEM is more far reaching than just a list of subjects. It is a way of approaching problems and seeking solutions with both  critica l thinking  and   creative  thinking.   We can thank STEM endeavours for much that defines our modern li...
Eaquals Launches Teacher Award Scheme at Annual Member Meeting
Eaquals members gathered in Malta for the association’s annual member meeting, which this year took place in St Julian’s on the 17 th and 18 th November. Two full days of professional development workshops were accompanied by networking opportunities and social events taking place throughout the Mediterranean island.   The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chai...
What’s coming in 2018 at fRilingue?
The end of 2017 is on the very near horizon, at what a year it’s been for fRilingue; we started the year with our first ever Ski & Network event in partnership with Schools & Agents, launched our first ever language camp in Russia, held an extremely successful language camp in Serbia for the second year running, piloted our Art Camp, launched our new website and had the best year e...
FELTOM Feature School: EF International Language Campus, Malta
In today's FELTOM Feature we are going to turn our spotlight to a school whose name needs no introduction in our industry: EF International Language Campus, Malta.   Welcome to EF International Language Campus, Malta   "EF provides life-changing education for global citizens. For over 50 years, our mission has been to give confidence and freedom to people of all ages, na...
Quality English and Quality Education Conference and Agent Workshop in Malta
Quality English hosted their annual Conference and Agent Workshop in Malta last week, with 24 QE schools and 16 agents in attendance. Day One was the traditional QE conference day during which the schools took part in engaging and thought-provoking discussions led by five industry professionals. For the first time ever, QE added a second day in the form of an Agent Workshop which attracted study t...
60 New Graduates at Study World Global College Malta
Study World Global College Malta held its second graduation ceremony on the 10 th of November 2017. The ceremony honoured graduates from Study World Global College Malta’s accredited Executive MBA and Bachelors Degree in Management courses as well as the University of Chester MBA, Masters in Human Resources Management and more.   The graduation ceremony was graced by the presenc...
NH Australia Launches CRICOS Schools to International Students and Agents
International education agents, ELICOS partners, Government and industry associations joined to celebrate the launch of New Horizons Australia as a CRICOS endorsed provider of technology education to International students.   The Grand Openings were held at the Brisbane and Sydney campuses, with a launch scheduled in early 2018 for the Melbourne school.   Representatives incl...
Londonist shortlisted for 'Best Marketing' award!
Londonist Accommodation Agency is proud to announce that it has been shortlisted as finalist for 'Best Marketing' award at the British Youth Travel Awards 2017!    The British Youth Travel Awards are our industry’s opportunity to reward high achievers, gain recognition, and raise the profile of the work and individual successes of organisations engaged in youth...
Smile! You are at Hispania, escuela de español ;)
This is not something we just say. When a student comes into the classroom, he or she will read it on the wall. And when they finish they class, the students usually leave the school with a smile on their face. This is how we are. This is how we like to be. We have managed to create a friendly, multi-cultural environment in our school where students can learn Spanish while having fun and meeting f...
Learning Beyond the Classroom with TFE
There is undoubtedly no substitute for real life experience in the wider world. Residential trips abroad provide a great opportunity for players to gain such experience and face a range of challenges that can contribute significantly to their personal development.   Players may feel that they know their team mates and coaches well from week to week contact at training and matches, but t...
Amazing Cities and Sites in Australia: by New Horizons Australia
Australia is a big, beautiful country to explore. The large cities Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane are considered some of the best places in the world to live or study. Academic qualifications from Australia are highly regarded internationally, and a great part about studying with New Horizons is the flexibility to really experience the life here, make friends, and see wonderful places.   ...
FELTOM Feature School: BELS English Language School
In this series of articles, our partner organisation FELTOM will be showcasing its member schools. Today we are happy to start with BELS English Language School. Enjoy! :)   Welcome to BELS!   "We’re the language school with a difference. Our clients’ needs are given priority, and we truly mean it. BELS is an owner-run organisation built on core values: we suppl...
English UK figures suggest ELT market recovery
The first ELT growth since 2013 was seen this summer, according to new English UK figures.   Members of the association’s Quarterly Intelligence Cohort (QUIC) scheme reported 214,851 student weeks in the third quarter of 2017, compared with 183,203 in a predecessor scheme in 2016. This represents a year-on-rise of over 17 per cent.   Jodie Gray, English UK’s head ...
News from IHWO
Operación Triunfo, one of Spain's most popular TV shows has arrived in Terrassa!   In this national vocal talent contest, singers battle it out during weekly gala performances, and spend their time staying and rehearsing at the 'Academia', which this year is based in the Catalan city of Terrassa. Contestants cover a range of musical styles, and many songs are sung in English. ...
Interviewing Jonathan Swindell, Chief Executive at Quality English and Quality Education
During the Quality English and Quality Education Conference and Agent Workshop this morning we had a bit of a chat with Jonathan Swindell, Chief Executive at Quality English and Quality Education about organising the QE Conference in Malta. This is the first time that QE and QEd has taken its conference outside of the UK.     It is now also possible to view the event album by ...
Live from the Quality English and Quality Education Conference in Malta
It is here! The last event that we are attending for 2017, and we couldn't have ended this very busy year or conference and workshop hopping in a better way. Blue skies and blue sea...a fantastic backdrop offered by the Salini Resort, which is the chosen venue for the Quality Englisha nd Quality Education Conference and Agent Workshop that is being held in Malta between the 23rd and 24th November ...
FELTOM ELT Malta Workshop 2018
The FELTOM ELT Malta Workshop 2018 will be held from the 12th till the 18th of March 2018.   During this event, agents will have the opportunity to connect with schools, educators, industry service providers as well as other agents .... all this while discovering Malta. Acclaimed by students for the full immersion learning experience and continuously setting industry standards, Malta is...
Glasgow School of English: Did you know that Scots invented the modern way of playing football?
It is well known that England is the home of modern football.  When Scotland played in the first international football match, against England, in Glasgow in 1872, both sides did not really pass the ball the way footballers do nowadays.  Instead, the players tried to dribble the ball past opponents and then get near enough to the opposition goal to get it over the line. In England, some ...
Interviewing Lou McLaughlin at the EAQUALS Training for Excellence in Malta
In this interview we spoke with Dr. Lou McLaughlin, Executive Director at EAQUALs, who has told us about the experience of organising this event in Malta, the participants, the programme of events as well as the main focus of conference from an academic and business perspective.    Is it the first time that EAQUALS has organised this event in Malta?  E aquals runs an event...
Oxford Spires Launches University Summer Programme
Historic Oxford has been an immensely popular English study destination for years and attracts students and tourists from all over the world. Together with its academic prestige and rich literary history, it is the perfect location for the Oxford Spires University Summer programme.   Open to international students aged 13-17, this University Summer programme offers University and Britis...
Malaga Education Week
Malaga Education Week will take place from 7-14 January 2018. This initiative aims to focus the attention of the Study Abroad industry on Malaga as a study destination, especially for Language Tourism. This will be achieved by bringing together in Malaga, teachers, senior academics, representatives of the local and national administrations, international educators and educational consultants. &nbs...
The EAQUALS Training for Excellence in Malta starts now!
We are live from the Eaquals Training for Excellence at the Hilton Hotel in St. Julian's, Malta where the event has just kicked off with a welcome address by Justin Quinn, Eaquals Chair, which was followed by a presentation given by Dr. Lou McLaughlin, the Executive Director at Eaquals, who focused on the developments that the organisation has had since the last event.   The upcomi...
IH Bristol Cambridge Exam Offer
IH Bristol has recently launched an offer for all those who are interested in taking a Cambridge exam. This is what the offer includes:   - 10 week Cambridge English exam course - 30 x 45 minute lessons per week - 12 students per course maximum - All the course material included - Practice tests with feedback - Self study room with tutor - Cambridge English exam fee i...
Babel Academy of English - Student Perspectives
At Babel Academy of English in Dublin, Ireland, we find that a friendly and welcoming atmosphere is one the strengths of a lively and fun English language school. When students know that they have a say in their programmes and that their opinions are welcomed and listened to, it fosters a collaborative learning environment inside and outside the classroom.   Our programmes offer lots...
IALC Study Travel Research Report 2017
As an association committed to language learning and cultural exchange, IALC are proud to contribute research on language study abroad.   Surprisingly little research exists into trends in demand for foreign language learning at home or abroad. IALC is delighted to have commissioned StudentMarketing to redress the balance with this detailed report, comprising primary and secondary resea...
ICEF Berlin Workshop celebrates record growth with more than 30 000 business meetings held
The ICEF Berlin Workshop 2017, held between 29 and 31 October this year, saw record numbers of participants as well as the launch of the world’s first education agent training course specifically focused on Ireland. The ICEF Berlin Workshop continues to be a cornerstone of the global education calendar, with several organisations such as ALTO, GAELA, IALC, and the British Council choosing to...
British Universities Branch Campuses
It is true that the international reputation of the British higher education is really impressive. But what makes the UK such a popular educational destination? One of the main reasons is that as UK universities are associated with high quality education, the obtained degree will be recognized and respected wherever you end up being employed around the world.   Another significant facto...
Gateway School of English describes its new 50+ Programmes
We are pleased to introduce our recently launched 50+ programmes, targeting mature students who wish to combine an English language course, no matter what their current proficiency level, with a leisurely Mediterranean holiday in Malta. These courses run four times a year and are organised in conjunction with major cultural and historical events held annually, allowing participants an opportunity ...
Post-ICEF Berlin Workshop at Humboldt Institute
In this article Humboldt Institute are sharing the images of the Dinner and Fam Trip that they organised for agents following the ICEF Berlin workshop.    Images from the Dinner Reception at Humboldt Institute with 80+ agents: https://www.flickr.com/photos/144703281@N02/sets/72157687118681592 Humboldt-Fam Trips with 35 agents visiting various year-round and summer course lo...
Summer time in Valencia... even in October
The clocks changed to “winter time” last weekend, but in Valencia it doesn’t seem to be already October. The seafront promenade is busy, people are sunbathing and some are still having a swim in the Mediterranean Sea.   Valencia has more than 300 sunny days per year and with its mostly mild to warm temperatures it is a perfect year-round destination. But it’s not...
Who are Intrinsiq?
Could you explain to our readers who Intrinsiq is, and something about your product / products?   Intrinsiq is an international team of experts in the international education sector; we work with schools, universities, and guardianships and other related providers. We have a distributed team in the UK and Australia. Unlike other software vendors or developers, we do not simply prov...
Interviewing a Ukrainian Group Leader
Zhenya Komarenko is the leader of small group of Ukranian students who have recently visited Global School of English in Edinburgh. She and her students were here in October and she agreed to meet to tell me about their experience of Scotland and the School.   We began by discussing that most British of subjects – the weather!  Zhenya said that they had hoped it would be warm...
IHWO announces the opening of IH Toronto in January 2018
We are delighted to announce that a new branch of the International House network will be opening for business on 2nd January 2018. A joint venture, between IH Barcelona, IH Dublin and local partners, IH Toronto will hit the ground running by offering a range of English language courses and accommodation options, as well as summer programs for juniors. Situated in the up and coming mid-tow...
Argentina to Anglo-Continental: Cristina Zuppa's home away from home
Cristina Zuppa has brought students an incredible 7378 miles (11874 km) from Argentina to Anglo-Continental School every year for the past 10 years. Young learners and, more recently, older professionals, have enjoyed her friendly advice and comprehensive instructions for learning English in the UK. She has prepared many Argentine student groups for the culturally unique experience of studying in ...
The fastest way to fluency in a professional environment
To reach a proficient level of Italian is certainly a key factor in achieving a successful working relationship while in contact with Italian native speakers.   Companies and / or professionals can agree upon programs and educational objectives directly with the school, according to the working needs and tasks. Independently from the professional field in which the company operates, L&r...
New style English UK Fair is popular with participants
An innovative English UK fair which included Italian secondary school teachers as well as agents and member centres was so popular that extra places had to be created to help meet demand.   The fair, in Milan, was designed to use the power of school teachers as influencers by giving them more information on studying with English UK member centres, before introducing them to educators an...
IHWO will be participating at the following events!
International House World Organisation is delighted to be attending four ST Alphe events in Asia over the coming months.   Meet us in Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei and Bangkok and find out about studying abroad with International House. We will be representing 30 of our schools, which are located in a diverse range of exciting destinations and offer language courses in English, Sp...
Get ready for Ski and Network 2018
The Network Plus is proud to launch its first event for 2018. After the success of this year's events - Ski & Network in Switzerland, and Dive & Network in Malta - we are now proposing our first idea for 2018.    This event will take place between the 24th February and 1st March 2018 and this year we have a huge surprise! Not only will our prices be kept down to an absolute...
fRilinge launches new website
Over the weekend we finally put our new website live after months of hard work:  http://frilingue.ch/en   Since the start of the year, we’ve been working hard with a team of developers to create our new website to the best possible standard. Our aim was to make a website that looks good, is easy to use and that will help fRilingue to continue moving forward, both as an agent...
Join Maximo Nivel's Holiday Program This Season
Maximo Nivel ’s Holiday Volunteer Program offers participants the opportunity to get involved in a number of projects throughout the holiday season.   From December 24th, 2017 until January 6th, 2018, Maximo Nivel produces special weekly volunteer programs , with the option of Spanish immersion courses . Choose to participate in group or private classes as you spend your week...
Living Learning English: Do you have students preparing to enter boarding school in the U.K. or in school already and needing help with their studies?
Living Learning English provides comprehensive support to international boarding school students!   Living Learning English specialises in home tuition, where students are welcomed into their teacher’s home, and experience life in the UK as part of a warm and friendly family alongside formal 1:1 tuition.   LLE has had many years of experience both in the teaching and in...
St Giles International announce their recent acquisition in Cambridge: The New School of English
Situated in one of the world’s key study abroad destinations, the newly acquired school boasts a fantastic, central location, close to the train station and a short walk from the city centre, where students can enjoy the many tourist attractions of the beautiful university town. The New School of English has enjoyed a reputation for high-quality English language tuition since 1962 and St Gil...
International House World Organisation welcomes three new affiliate schools
International House World Organisation (IHWO) today announced the affiliation of three new schools to the IH network.   “We are delighted to welcome these three new schools to our network. In both Spain and Italy they are joining a large number of IH schools, some of which have been affiliated since the 1950s and 1960s. In France we are particularly pleased to grow our presence, a...
Total Football Experience looking for 'Networking Agents'
Total Football Experience  is a dedicated, hands on Football Tour company that offers a personal bespoke service, we work closely with our clients to help produce the perfect itinerary.   We are now looking for ‘Networking Agents’ to promote our football tours to Spain and England. Please take a look at www.totalfootballexperience.com and if you believe you can gener...
New School Video from IH Newcastle
International House Newcastle is very pleased to introduce our brand new, hot off the press school video.   "We had a brilliant time shooting this with a really innovative young company from Berlin - Wombat Movies - who managed to get some amazing drone footage of our city, coast and countryside. The video took 3 days to shoot in the school, the city, the Angel of the North and the icon...
Catching up on Developments from the Malaga Education Week
In this interview with Bob Burger we managed to catch up on more developments in relation to the Malaga Education Week, which will be held in Malaga, Spain between the 7th and 14th January 2018.     We'll be back with even more updates! ...
NESE's Testimonials
NESE is pleased to share feedback from a few of the many students the school has welcomed over more than 27 years. Students choose NESE for a number of reasons including academic reputation, beautiful location and competitive fee structure but our students are united by their regard for NESE and their satisfaction with their courses. Our students leave the school feeling part of a greater communi...
Jazzitup Kids Holiday School
At the Jazzitup Kids holiday school our mission is to offer children an all-round fully immersive education experience in London that enhances their academic learning, gives them essential life skills and enriches them culturally.   We use theatre workshops as a multi-sensory approach to English language acquisition, communication and presentation skills in children together with them...
Celebrating Culture and Diversity: One World By The Sea Festival
The inaugural One World By The Sea Festival in Bournemouth and Poole was launched in spectacular fashion with a series of internationally-themed events and performances that took place from Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 October 2017. The international festival, which was organised by the International Education Forum (IEF) with support from the Dorset Race Equality Council, Bournemouth University and...
Final day at ICEF Berlin 2017
After a very busy Monday morning and afternoon, and a fun evening of good music and great company, the final day at ICEF Berlin is upon us.    Participants started having meetings from breakfast time, at 8:00 am and will continue until 19:00. The overall atmosphere has been a very positive one throughout the 3 days; people who have known each other for years, getting together to re...
ICEF celebrates 500 graduates of the Canada Course for Education Agents (CCEA)
ICEF celebrated a significant milestone today as it announced the 500th agent to graduate from its Canada Course for Education Agents (CCEA). The CCEA provides agents with a firm foundation in the benefits, structure, and organisation of Canada’s education system. It also provides agents with the resources they need to advise students seeking to study in Canada.   According to the...
First Day of meetings at #ICEF17
815am sharp. This is when we walked into the Intercontinental Hotel in Berlin, which is where the ICEF Berlin Workshop is being held. 815am sharp. The hotel corridors are already bustling with activity as delegates are walking in to grab a cup of coffee in preparation for their first meetings. Some are indeed already discussing business over coffee and pastries!   Since then a whole mor...
#ICEF17 Day One in Berlin
This time of year always brings with it an endless amount of social media posts of people travelling to Berlin. Starting from Friday, our social media timelines got flooded with posts of industry friends landing in Berlin, travelling to Berlin and back at ICEF Berlin. I'm sure most of you can relate! So, a lot of us are here, but for those who haven't been able to make it or haven't arrived yet, h...
Celebrating success!
We are always happy to share the successes of our partners and collaborators, but let's face it, it an extra special pat on the shoulder when the success you're celebrating is yours. And that is precisely what we are here to do today. In the history of Schools & Agents, since it's first post in 2008, this month has been the month with a most absolute record number of visitors on our site and s...
ELLCI: Milan’s secrets: guided tour through myths and legends
Looking for ideas for Halloween in Milan? We got ahead with our wonderful  guided tour through the legends of Milan . Conducted by our Italian teacher and professional guide Emanuela Crepaldi, you’ll discover the secrets and mysteries of the city, from its foundation to modern days. Follow us!   Throughout its millennial history, Milan has guarded secrets and lege...
TIS Young Learner Academy, a success for 2017!
This summer TIS welcomed over 200 students to their Young Learner Academy, with 13 different nationalities represented. The Junior course also saw a large influx of bookings, with students as young as 6 attending with their parents. So, as this was their first full year of offering the Young Learner Academy, TIS carried out extensive client research, and here are some of the results!   ...
Cambridge Law Studio
Cambridge Law Studio provides different legal English courses compared to other schools because we understand what employers want from working lawyers.   We know that a strong and practical legal English course based at Girton College, University of Cambridge will help you get the job you want in law. We constantly consult employers such as law firms, banks and international corporatio...
2018 Summer Surf & English Camp at Lingoo Ninja
We are very pleased to offer our 2018 Summer Surf & English Camp!    http://tinyurl.com/SurfLingoo   For 3 weeks in July & 3 weeks in August students will be able to enjoy 2 hours of Surfing Monday - Friday, followed by Lunch and 2 hours of English each afternoon.   Saturdays, students will embark on a day trip, enjoying Dublin, Cork, Galway or other m...
Autumn and Christmas school holiday programmes at Oxford International Study Centre
During the Autumn school holidays we shall be offering revision for students taking these exams:   A/S, A-Level , IB  and (I)GCSE (including retake papers)   Oxford and Cambridge Entrance Tests and Interviews , and Personal Statements   International exams, eg SAT, TOEFL, Abitur, Matura   Boarding School Entrance tests, eg UKISET, ISEB...
2 New Courses at IH Cape Town
International House Cape Town is proud to present two new courses:  English & Adventure Surf Club Programme and also  IH Cape Town English & Sports and Youth Development . These exciting new programmes have been developed to include English lessons in the morning and a meaningful volunteer project in the afternoon.    English lessons at IH Cape Town   ...
Kick start 2018 in style with fRilingue
Kick start 2018 in style and hit the slopes with fRilingue’s brand new Ski Camp in the Swiss Alps!   31st December - 27th January 2018 & 11th - 24th february!   Winter is most definitely coming and at fRilingue we’re preparing to launch our brand new Alpine Ski Camp in St. Bernard, Valais, Switzerland.   The camp is aimed at kids aged between 8 -18 ...
Innovation attracts agents on English UK inward mission
Agents from markets around the world are keen to work with English UK member centres they visited during a tour of east and central England in October. A third of the eleven agents wanted to work with at least three of the seven centres visited, while one liked the idea of sending students to all of them.    The English UK autumn inward mission 2017 was held from 2-6 October, calli...
Terramare Christmas Course
Christmas is a very special time, even more in the lovely region of Tuscany between the islands of the archipelago and the lagoon of Orbetello, Monte Argentario and Natural Maremma parks   …or in the enchanting atmosphere and unique landscape of Sardinia between unspoilt beaches, archipelagos – Natural and archaeological coastal parks where ancient and mysterious prehistori...
Diversity and quality define ICEF Beijing Workshop 2017
With 393 participants from 34 countries taking part in 3 281 pre-scheduled meetings, ICEF’s Beijing Workshop is the company’s second-largest regional workshop, and the largest event of its kind in Asia.   This workshop, which took place between 11 and 13 October 2017, welcomed 181 educators and service providers from 121 organisations and 196 quality pre-screened agents from...
Weymouth English Centre: English and Windsurfing Course
Students aged 13 to 17 can book windsurfing lessons as part of their English language course next summer.   Weymouth English Centre is running windsurfing courses as an optional extra on four afternoons each week. The courses are with professional windsurfing instructors and take place in Portland Harbour, where the sailing events of the 2012 Olympics were held.   There are ...
ICEF Berlin Workshop - coming right up!
Next up on the list of annual industry events for most people in the Education Travel Industry is the ICEF Berlin Workshop which will be held between the 28th and 31st October 2017.   The ICEF Berlin Workshop is the largest industry workshop in terms of participants. In 2016, the workshop welcomed 2 444 participants, including 1,032 education agents as well as a total of 1,412 inte...
IALCA 20th anniversary
All Italian agents and international partners are invited to celebrate IALCA's 20th Anniversary in Rome on the 25th October 2017.  This celebration looks at the achievements and successes of the organisation which started in 1997 and has been going on for 20 years.   After the reception, which is kindly offered by Guard.me insurance, IALCA will illustrate the official report on the...
New DOS at Torquay International School
Torquay International School is very pleased to announce the appointment of Vicki Rabicano as Director of Studies.   Vicki joined TIS from Riviera English School,  riviera-english-school.com  and took on a full teaching schedule in order to gain a thorough understanding of the school's academic programme. Over the summer, she worked in close collaboration with the Principal,...
Birchwater Education October News
The BWE YouTube channel is finally here. This is where agents can view the courses offered. You can view the channel here .   School Trips to learn English in Ireland   Birchwater Education is a recognised Trinity exam centre. They are eligible to offer GESE exam tuition classes and FCE exam preparation. You can join them during the school term to improve the confidenc...
English UK speaks for ELT at party conferences
English UK took the issues of the UK ELT industry to the heart of both major party conferences this autumn.   Sarah Cooper, English UK’s chief executive, was invited to speak at fringe meetings at both conferences, and used this opportunity to get the industry’s message across and develop contacts with senior politicians and other opinion-formers, including immigration minis...
IH Milan celebrates opening new premises
2017 marks a very busy but special year in the life of International House Milan. 35 years ago, Claudio and Sieglinde decided to open a language school in San Donato, before expanding into Milan city centre in 1996, and affiliating with International House a year later. The school continued to grow as part of the IH network, and was able to offer its first Annual Conference in 2001. In ear...
Edu Inter: What’s the Fastest and Most Efficient Way to Learn French?
Sponsored post by frenchly.us: In the US, only  one in four Americans  is able to hold a conversation in another language. Across the Atlantic,  one in four Europeans  is bilingual. Moreover, even though French is the  5th most spoken language in the world  and the  3rd most spoken language in business , only a meager 0.4% of the US population can speak i...
CRICOS Approval announced for New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology
An important milestone for New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology (RTO 91656) has been achieved through ASQA's awarding CRICOS Registration (CRICOS CODE: 03641J). The Australian Government’s updated National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code 2018) ensures strong student protections.   CRICOS registration allow...
Malaga Education Week
In this interview, which was held during the FEDELE Workshop last week, Lynne talks to Bob Burger and Jose Casero who are both involved in the organisation of Malage Education Week which is going to be held in Malaga, Spain at the beginning of next year, specifically from the 7th until the 14th of January 2018.   It will be made up of three events:   ECELE -  a meetin...
Final day at the 6th ELT Malta Conference
Name tags. Lanyards. Booklets. Programmes. And a long line of enthusiastic teachers signing in for the third and final day of the 6th ELT Conference...Industry friends old and new, catching up over coffee before walking into the first room for the first talk of the day.   The initial plenary was given by David Nunan; Professor Emeritus of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Ko...
Day 2 at the 6th ELT Malta Conference
Today we had a slightly later start than yesterday at the 6th ELT Malta Conference.   Following yesterday's tour of Valletta and a wonderful dinner at Aaron's kitchen, the foreign delegates were taken to visit Mdina and Dingli Cliffs. In the meantime, school owners, Director of Studies and people occupying management roles in Maltese schools started walking in at around 1130am for the B...
Pre-Conference Event at the 6th ELT Malta Conference
The 6th ELT Malta Conference has started this morning at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Valletta, Malta. This event will take place between today, the 12th of October and the 14th October. It is an event which is aimed at members from within the academic departments at English Language schools in Malta as well as teachers of English in Private, Church and State Schools.   This morning's e...
FEDELE comes to an end
The FEDELE 2017 Workshop took place on the  Islas Balears, more precisely in Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca between 8th and 11th October.    This workshop brought together 46 agents from 42 different countries; 5 Korean agents were also brought as guests to this event. Other agents came from Italy, Russia, UK, Germany, Bulgaria, the Netherlands, Ukraine and Serbia amongst ...
It's the 3rd and Final Day in Mallorca for FEDELE 2017
It's the third and final day of the FEDELE Workshop and the first full day in Mallorca. After making our way to Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands, yesterday evening, today we woke up to fantastic blue skies and fully recharged batteries.    At 9am on the dot we took the bus to go for the morning walking networking meetings which took place at" La Seu " Cathedral of Pa...
Day 2 at the FEDELE Workshop in Ibiza and Mallorca
Yesterday's first few hours of the workshop consisted of agents visiting school tables, however the tables were set up in an interesting format. Each region grouped together its member schools and together they prepared a presentation on their specific destination, as you shall see in this video below:     Once the Destination presentations were over we made our way by bus to ...
The FEDELE 2017 Workshop kicks off with a welcome reception in Ibiza!
After a (surprisingly) smooth journey, we finally landed in Ibiza, and at first glance I can confirm that it is nothing like what I had imagined it to be. I've always associated this Spanish island with harcore 24/7 clubbing, and event thought the clubs are most certainly there, so is the beautiful landscape that met our eyes as soon as we walked out of the Arrivals from the airport.   ...
Ist Symposium on Spanish for Specific Purposes Vienna 2017
FEDELE is pleased to announce that on the 13 th  and 14 th  October the Education Offices of the Spanish embassies in Switzerland and Austria, together with the University of Economics and Business Studies in Vienna (WU) and the Austrian Association of Teachers of Spanish (AAPE) are organising the first symposium on Spanish for Specific Purposes in Vienna (JEFE-Vi).   The ...
Markets return to strong growth at ICEF’s 2017 Latin America Workshop
Held between 21 and 23 September 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, ICEF’s 2017 Latin America Workshop hosted 348 participants from 24 countries, an increase in participant numbers of 18% compared to 2016. Educators, education agents and selected service providers shared 3 034 scheduled meetings over two days, enhancing their networks, nurturing existing partnerships and fostering exchanges of ideas...
SEO - Get on Google's Page 1
Get Your School or Organization Found on Google. All the Time!!   Let's say you want to get students to enrol in one of your courses. You have everything set up to start selling your courses and start taking in students. You have a number of options that you can take - you can:   a) hire someone to get the sales for you and pay a big chunk in commission. b) spend lots of m...
IALC and Edvisor Announce Exclusive Partnership
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC) announces an exclusive partnership with Edvisor, the leading technology provider in the education travel industry, to onboard all of its 140 prestigious member schools to the Edvisor Platform.   The Edvisor Platform streamlines data sharing between schools and agents, allowing them to connect directly and work together in real-tim...
SEAL Christmas Package
Gozo is not only worth visiting during the hot sunny days of summer but in December the Island of Joy indeed steps up to make it one of the most beautiful months of the year. The town of Victoria and main village squares light up with decorations, while angelic choir singing and traditional scenes reveal the island’s true craftmanship. Roaming around Betlehem in Ghajnsielem , an area trans...
Academic Year has Officially started in Croatia
The academic year has offically started in Croatia and here are a few words from the Vice–Dean of the University of Rijeka , Saša Ostojić:   Internationalization, mobility, and quality are key concepts that have inspired us in the development challenge of creating and performing an integrated undergraduate and graduate university study of medicine in English. As an echo o...
The Education Travel Industry bids farewell to Tatyana Khromchenko
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tatyana Khromchenko, President of TAKT & PARTNERS.Inc. who was based in Moscow, Russia.   Tatyana, or Tata as she was known amongst her circle of friends, has been around our industry for many years and many of us have had th epleasure of meeting her at one event or other.   As soon as the news c...
English UK’s management qualification goes international
Senior staff at EF Education First in China are the first to take the international version of English UK’s management qualification.   The English UK Diploma in ELT management (DELTM) has run annually since in the UK since 1998, with ten face-to-face sessions, practical assignments and a final project taking place over a year.   The qualification has been adapted for i...
Quality English and Quality Education Events
The 2017 Quality English events season will culminate at the Conference & Workshop in Malta on 23/24 November. There will be 25 Quality English & Quality Education schools in attendance from the UK, Ireland, Malta, Cyprus, Canada and New Zealand. It promises to be a fantastic few days. There are a few agent places left so feel free to check out the link below you are interested in meeting ...
Academic Head of Training and Development for International House World Organisation publishes book on mobile learning
Shaun Wilden, Academic Head of Training and Development for International House World Organisation (IHWO), has written a new book on mobile learning. Published by Oxford University Press, it offers a comprehensive overview of the use of mobile devices as powerful multimedia tools in the classroom, as well as providing practical suggestions and instructions.   From implementing mobile de...
Introducing CSOE
In today's interview we are intorducing CSOE: Celtic School of English in Tralee, Ireland.  Continue reading to find out why this school can be interesting for students of all ages!   How long has CSOE been around for and where are you based?  Celtic School of English has been in existence since 2003. After moving a couple of times, we finally moved to our permanent home ...
International House World Organisation launches new website
International House World Organisation (IHWO) today announced the launch of a new website, offering new features for members, improved search functionality for customers, and easy access to information about IH World. The website also provides up to date news, press releases, client testimonials, and resources including an English language placement test, IH Jobs and the IH Journal.   T...
Final Day of Dive and Network takes us to Gozo
A slightly later morning than usual.....but then again, why not? It's Sunday! Off we go to the Gozo Ferry and set off on our trip...not without a  pastizzi breakfast of course. If we're going to offer the Maltese experience, we can't not go all the way!     Upon arriving in Gozo we immediately made our way to BELS Language School - a charming school based in the quaint ...
Diving, Swimming, Robotics and the 2018 European Capital of Culture
Diving, Swimming, Robotics and the 2018 European Capital of Culture - this is what our Saturday at the Dive and Network event in Malta was made up of.   The day started with a dive for some and a swim or a snorkel for others after which we all met for lunch. A networking session lead by TrainingMalta which involved Robotics, and a lot of enthusiasm on our part, followed. We not only got...
Networking in Mdina
Networking is always great. Networking when surrounded by beautiful people and the magnificent Medieval city of Mdina....well, that is something else! Last night, the Dive and Network Event which is currently being held in Malta took us to Mdina where roamed the cobbled streets of this fortified gem as the sun set on a mega-eventful day for all of us!   Despite the fact that both Lynne ...
Dive and Network Malta