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ICEF Podcast - Digital Transformation in International Education
The rapid rise of new digital technologies are changing the way we work across all industries and sectors, including international education. In this new episode’s main topic, recorded in front of a live audience at ICEF Berlin Digital Day, Claudia Alsdorf (Head of Microsoft Education Germany), Chris Price (Senior VP at Adventus) and Miguel Membrado (Chief Digital Officer at ETS Global) di...
Trine University and Montessori Education
Trine University now accepting applications for the Master of Education in Montessori Education. Current offerings are for Early Childhood (ages 3-6) and Elementary I (ages 6-9). Programs are taught through the highly regarded Center for Montessori Education at Trine University. Beginning each June, the academic model is cohort style and lasts one year. Students gain tremendous experience through ...
Taking a look at the newly updated Intrinsiq Website
Last month Intrinsiq launched their new website. It is built to reflect the kind of company they are - contemporary and professional at the same time. In this article we are going to walk you through the main fields of this new website so that you too can get more acquainted with it. General Overview One of the things that immediately strikes you upon landing on our website are the tabs. A...
Les Elfes International Winter Camp
The countdown is on, and in a little over a week, the 36th edition of " Les Elfes International winter camp " will finally begin! All our staff members are ready for the start of the season and are currently busy with the training week. After spending a week with the Swiss Ski School, our ski and snowboard instructors will have reviewed all the concepts, notions, and protocols necessary to en...
How to Improve UX Strategy
We’ve highlighted in past articles the importance of user experience (UX) when it comes to business success - keeping our end consumers happy is ultimately a sure way to have loyal customers. Therefore, having a UX strategy will help you identify the features that have the biggest impact as well as the areas you need to improve. This is especially useful in a competitive market such as int...
Welcome to Box Hill School
Welcome to Box Hill School in Surrey, England. We are less than an hour away from London, and under 30 minutes from Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport. We have a friendly community of international students and day pupils. Hear what it’s like to be a boarder at Box Hill School:  https://www.boxhillschool.com/boarding/ ...
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Merrick Prep School
As Christmas break approaches, we are feeling the holiday spirit on Merrick Prep ’s campus. For this month’s House Cup challenge, our three Houses – Barnard, Clarke, and Rickers – were asked to put their gingerbread house decorating skills to the test. And what can we say? We are not just a school ; we are a Gingerbread House dynasty! From traditional to modern ma...
Website Mondays: Information for Schools
Today we are going to focus on how YOU, as a school, can make better use of your membership with Schools and Agents. We will focus on: - How you can make better use of your membership through the three membership options - Getting more exposure through our Social Media Marketing Packages - Adding more visibility by adding Content Writing to the Social Media Strategy Package - Outsourci...
IH Annual Young Learners Conference
The International House World network hosted its annual Young Learners Conference in Rome from the 11 th to the 12 th of November. This conference is a key event in IH Young Learner specialists’ calendars due to the insightful topics covered by both plenary speakers and colleagues from around the world. There were plenty of opportunities for networking with both sponsors and other IH ...
Merrick Prep’s Mathletes join the competition
Math contests are a great way for students to sharpen their problem-solving skills, build confidence in their ability to tackle difficult problems, and get creative with mathematics. Last week, our students had the chance to participate in The Canadian Senior and Intermediate Mathematics Contests 2022, two contests designed by The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing at the Unive...
Feature Fridays: Trine University
Can you tell us something about your school?  We are the fastest growing Private University in the State of Indiana with over 3,000 international students enrolled. What agents are you looking to work with? We are looking for agents from SE Asia, Africa and South America interested in recruiting STEM students at both the Bachelors and Graduate Levels.   Mention your 3 ...
10,000 members in the Communication and Languages Group on LinkedIn
Dejan Trpkovic, Owner at  Verbalists Education  and Managing Director at PRODIREKT announced that his Communication and Languages Group on LinkedIn has just hit a very important milestone, that of having 10,000 members. "When I started the Communication and Languages Group, the goal was to connect professionals of varied backgrounds and expertise, yet common interest &m...
QUIC statistics show UK ELT’s steady summer of post-pandemic recovery
Student weeks this summer reached 55% of the business done in the equivalent quarter of 2019.  Newly-released English UK QUIC (Quarterly Intelligence Cohort) data for Q3 shows increases in student weeks for both junior and adult markets, with overall figures up by well over 200% compared to 2021.  QUIC data is provided each quarter by a representative sample of 120 English UK membe...
Box Hill School: An international student’s home away from home
Live and learn in the safe English countryside, where pupils are inspired and supported. Our aim is to help students feel like they're right at home by giving them safety, comfort, and most importantly, lifelong friendships. Read our feature from Study International here !     ...
Avenue English open their 2nd centre in Sea Point Cape Town
Sun, sea, and surf! Avenue English are elated to announce the opening of their second centre in Sea Point, Cape Town. What we have learned from our Johannesburg center is that location is of the utmost importance in South Africa in terms of safety, buzz, experience, and mobility for foreign students. Avenue English was established in 2011 in Johannesburg. The owner / head of school was tr...
Newsfeed: Wimbledon School of English nominated in the Best Independent Business category
Wimbledon School of English announced that were nominated in the Best Independent Business category as it celebrated the great work that local businesses do in their community.   ...
Newsfeed: 11 days to register for the 2023 IH AMT conference in London
The registration deadline for the 2023 IH AMT conference in London is Friday 2nd December, which means there are only 11 days left.   Be sure to secure your place to benefit from both managerial content and practical classroom ideas.   Register here https://ihworld.com/.../register-for-the-ih-amt.../ ...
How Intrinsiq Works - Teacher Allocator
The Teacher Allocator is a very useful classroom management tool within the Intrinsiq System that schools absolutely love because it enables them to set up their classes and carry out their academic forecasting more efficiently.  6 Steps to Efficient Teacher Allocation Step 1: Click Academics - Teacher Allocator Step 2: Choose Date  Step 3: Click View Week - system will loa...
Besant Hill Students at Ojai Film Festival
Our Film and Art students got involved as volunteers and patrons at the Ojai Film Festival. They decorated for the events, sat on panels with artists, went to film screenings, and made connections with professionals in the industry.  "It was a very extravagant and cultivating experience where we learned from many professionals. We had the opportunity to listen to inte...
Study an OET Course at MC Academy/NEW Language Exchange Workshop
Prepare yourself for the healthcare sector at MC Academy or learn a new language with new friends! Dear friends of MC Academy , We hope you are well! NEW OET Exam Preparation Course - Beginning this December! MC Academy is happy to announce that an online OET course will be available to study in December for online students who wish to prepare for the OET exam. 🗝 Class Speci...
Newsfeed: Amy Jolly shares thoughts on how to make a team, a team
Head of School at Applewild School, Amy Jolly, shares her thoughts on what it takes to make a team, a real team. She shares a graphic on her news feed by Patrick Lencioni, who has coached and observed thousands of CEOs and Fortune 500 management teams throughout his career. In this graphic, the business coach starts by asking five important questions:  1️⃣Do your team members ope...
Newsfeed: Jason Lewis looks forward to welcoming Mexican and Colombian students at Bosworth Independent College
Jason Lewis, School Principal at Bosworth Independent College has expressed his excitement at soon being able to welcome Mexican and Colombian students at Bosworth Independent College, UK. "It was a pleasure to welcome Fernanda and Juan from our global sales team to Bosworth," he stated while adding that enjoyed their tour of Newton and [the school's] brand new science laborato...
How-To Tuesdays: Increase Instagram Followers
It’s not the first time that we focused our How-To Tuesdays posts on Instagram . Students, parents, agents and education providers, alike use this channel either for business or leisure, so they’re bound to look for you there too. Make sure you’re found and more importantly, have an interesting profile. If you’re not sure how to do this, here are some tips:  Check...
Newsfeed: New Campus Video for Curtin College Australia
Curtin College, located in Perth in Western Australia, have just published their latest campus video for all to enjoy. Check it out here . Located in the heart of the new Curtin Exchange precinct, Curtin College is the on-campus pathway to Curtin University, providing students access to over 60 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Curtin. ...
'guard.me is still here and it's bigger and better' - Keith Segal
One of our highlights during the ICEF Berlin workshop which was held a few weeks ago, was running into our good friend and industry stalwart Keith Segal, President and CEO at guard.me International Insurance . During ICEF we sat down with Keith, and among many other things that we discussed, we also spoke about where guard.me is at the moment and, more importantly, where it is going...an...
Website Mondays: Our Weekly Content
Today we highlight the content that we post on our site and socials on a weekly basis, with the aim to keep you up to date with industry trends and marketing tips.  1. Website Mondays As the name of this article, dlearly shows, every Monday we share some tips on how to use the Schools & Agents website more efficiently. Some of our previous articles focused on how to make better use ...
IALC congratulates JAOS on its 30th Anniversary
IALC would like to congratulate the Japanese Association of Overseas Studies (JAOS) on achieving 30 years of working with Japanese agents who assist students studying abroad. Aiming to give each student a peaceful and rewarding study abroad experience, the Japanese Association of Overseas Studies (JAOS) has been active and successful since 1991 thanks to their extensive membership of organizati...
Merrick Prep: Our Open House was a huge success!
On 15th November Merrick Prep opened its doors and welcomed local families to our first on-campus Open House of the school year 2022/23. It was great to see so many families interested in learning more about our school and what we have to offer. The evening started with a warm welcome from our Headmaster, Mr. Kevin Farrell, and Merrick Prep’s Director of Admissions, Mrs. Johanna...
Feature Fridays: TLCdénia
Can you tell us something about your school? TLCdénia is a family run Spanish language school with more than 36 years of experience.  Located in Dénia, on the Costa Blanca in Spain, we offer excellence in both the quality of our programmes and customer service. We are a boutique school where the students are made to feel very comfortable. We use the latest technology to d...
Newsfeed: J2J launches in France in summer 2023
InTuition 's famous duo and trio complete immersion programme for 14-17 year olds is back for 2023 - and for the first time, in France as well as the UK. J2J is a mixed-nationality language immersion course. Students are matched with one or two others students who share their age, sex and ability in the language of study - but  not  the same mother tongue - and placed with a H...
A true taste of Canadian culture at Merrick Prep
There is no denying that ice hockey is the most Canadian sport! That is why it was an absolute MUST for our international students to experience Canada’s national winter sport and the by far most popular sport among Canadians in person. The Ontario Hockey League (OHL), one of the country's premier junior ice hockey leagues, is known for their hard-hitting action and bone-crushing h...
Newsfeed: IFEMA Madrid and Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d renew their alliance to organise Madrid es Ciencia (Madrid is Science) 2023
The event will take place during EDUCATION WEEK at the Recinto Ferial at IFEMA MADRID from 23-25 March. IFEMA MADRID and Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d have taken the first step to co-organising the MADRID ES CIENCIA 2023 Feria from 23 to 25 March, with support from the Community of Madrid, through its Vice-Presidency, Department of Education and Universities. The event, who...
Newsfeed: Introducing ICEF South Asia
ICEF South East Asia will be held from 6th to 8th February 2023 in Mumbai, India. South Asia has overtaken China as the leading source of international students. During 2021, with the uncertainty of lockdowns and border closures, China saw a 25% decline in students enrolled in overseas institutions. At the same time, India’s overseas enrolments increased by 27%. Our inaugural ICEF Sout...
Newsfeed: International House marks World Kindness Day
Like several other entities within the field of international education, International House has also celebrated this special day by sharing the experience of IH OTTI Coordinator, Katja.  "Make kindness the norm and share your stories of the random acts of kindness you have experienced," IH World say in their social media post . They moved on to share Katja's experience which took place ...
Intrinsiq Support - Reporting
A very common question Intrinsiq gets from customers and potential clients is related to whether the system can generate specific reports. The answer is simple. If the data is there then yes, Intrinsiq can pull it out and rearrange it however you wish. If the report set-up you need is not already within the system, we’ll make it for you Chances are that over time we have already crea...
Living Learning English: Cosy winter courses in the UK
Winter in the UK... Twinkling lights, warming treats and festive feelings, the Christmas holiday season is when Britain’s cosiness levels reach an all-time high. Secure a place now for your students with one of our professional, friendly teachers. Let them experience the best of the winter season in the UK and improve their English by total immersion. Your students can lea...
IE Intercâmbio and UCT English Language Centre, host the first Student Hub group in Cape Town
Four young adults selected through the Student Hub social programme in Brazil have been awarded a 2-week full-inclusive programme with the UCT English Language Centre in Cape Town, sponsored by IE Intercâmbio. Johannes Kraus, Business Development Consultant at the UCT English Language Centre received the group in Cape Town, saying: “We are delighted to welcome the IE Intercâ...
Newsfeed: Kaplan celebrates World Kindness Day
 The whole world can do with a little bit more kindness. Kaplan have taken this a step further and celebrated "World Kindness Day" on the 13th November. "At Kaplan, we believe in the power of kindness to create a better world," the organisation stated.  World Kindness Day is an international holiday that was formed in 1998, to promote kindness throughout the world and...
Newsfeed: Rachel Paling celebrates IATEFL BESIG Conference
Rachel Paling, Founder of NeuroHeart Education and the NeuroHeart Education Foundation has taken to social media to celebrate the 35th IATEFL BESIG Conference, which her company has been sponsoring for three years in a row.  Speaking of this event and their involvement in it, Rachel states that "we really love giving back to encourage Business language experts across the world to fo...
How-to Tuesday: Improve your Digital Customer Experience
Today’s business world is all for automation, getting machines to take care of all the nitty gritty so you can focus on the more important stuff. This trend has also spread into the customer experience area, where we now have chatbots and online forms playing a larger role in how companies are perceived by customers. Creating a delightful online experience that meets the needs and expectatio...
Newsfeed: Universities must be on the Alert
"According to Navitas Group CEO Scott Jones and Navitas Global Head of Insights & Analytics Jonathan Chew, Universities must be alert to the pandemic-related learning loss that effected 1.6 billion school children globally who faced some degree of disruption to their schooling in the two years after COVID-19 hit." This announcement was made by Navitas on their social media ...
Membership Packages and Marketing for Education Providers, Agents and Service Providers within the Education Travel Industry
Schools & Agents has been established since 2008, and we consider ourselves to be an extension to your Marketing Team. Our role is to place content about your Education Institution in front of our 600+ education agents who are spread across 82 countries internationally. We do this through our solid presence across various channels namely our website, newsletter and social media. Who are our...
Website Mondays: Using our Social Media to Connect with Agents
A huge part of the success of Schools and Agents is our social media... So, today we'll be telling you all about how to use our channels to connect with our agent followers. Join our Groups on Facebook and LinkedIn Schools and Agents has very active social media groups; one on Facebook and one on Linkedin. The aim of these groups is for our member schools to share their updates and for us to...
Quality English Mission to Istanbul 3rd November 2022
Last week, QE hosted a Mission at the Intercontinental Hotel, Istanbul, which brought together 13 QE/QED schools with 24 Turkish agents. The event, which was sponsored by CELT Cardiff, began with a detailed and informative presentation from Eren Göker, President of UED (a Turkish agent association) before the meetings commenced. In all, QE schools had 13 meetings over the course of the day...
Newsfeed: English UK wins Outstanding Contribution Award from Italian agent association IALCA
English UK's membership manager Alice Marcolin was recently in Rome to promote UK ELT course options at the 3rd  Salone delle Lingue . The annual event, organised by Italian agent association IALCA, includes a B2B day for schools to meet with agents, followed by two B2C days where schools and agents collaborate to share information with students and parents.  Durin...
Feature Fridays: American College of Thessaloniki (ACT)
Can you tell us something about your school? As the tertiary division of Anatolia College, a historic educational institution that dates back to 1886 and serves all levels of education, ACT offers student-focused programs taught by seasoned professors who are able to combine knowledge with real life experience. ACT has also been the school of choice for over 3000 visiting students, holding pa...
The advantages of attending a small boarding school in Canada - Merrick Prep
Students who attend Merrick Preparatory School in Canada enjoy many great advantages. Here are some of the benefits that parents and students can look forward to: Academic excellence through smaller class sizes and personalized attention There are countless advantages to attending a small boarding school like Merrick Prep. One of the most significant ones is the quality of education ...
Newsfeed: 12th November officially recognised in Japan as 'Study Abroad Day'
JAOS (Japan Association of Overseas Studies), Japan’s representing association in the worldwide professional network of similar associations (FELCA), with 70 member organizations, has received approval from the Japan Anniversary Association to designate November 12 as Study Abroad Day. This signified that the 12th of November is now officially celebrated annually in Japan to recognize and ...
Newsfeed: WhatCollege High Schools were at ICEF!
WhatCollege Global Sales Director Kyu Kim celebrated his recent participation at the ICEF Berlin workshop which he described as "a great experience." WhatCollege is the largest network of U.S. Universities, Colleges, High Schools and student recruiters. Established in 2001, the network has helped thousands of students find their education in different countries around the world over the past tw...
Newsfeed: Cosy Winter Courses in the UK
Twinkling lights, warming treats and festive feelings, the Christmas holiday season is when Britain’s cosiness levels reach an all-time high. Secure a place now for your students with one of our professional, friendly teachers. Let them experience the best of the winter season in the UK and improve their English by total immersion with Living Learning English . Your student...
Newsfeed: English UK's StudyWorld returns in person!
English's UK's famous workshop StudyWorld will finally return to its face-to-face format following a long pause due to the pandemic. Taking to social media , the organisation stated that the event, which is planned in an intimate way, will be held in March and it aims to be " a friendly event focused on UK education." "Top three agents markets represented so far are Spain, Italy and Braz...
Newsfeed: Walter Denz kicks off Riga 50+ programme with Linguista
Industry stalwart Walter Denz has announced that his new Riga 50+ programme, which is being organised in collaboration with Linguista, has not kicked off in Zurich, Switzerland. Through this programme, Liden & Denz will be teaching the Russian language to students aged 50 and above in the Latvian capital Riga.  Mr Denz thanked "Claudio Cesarano and his team for the opportunit...
The Intrinsiq Process: Working on upgrades for clients
Like we always say, Intrinsiq is not your usual run-of-the-mill product. It is not something that you get off-the-shelf, which means that your system will need to adapt to the CRM’s systems and processes. On the contrary, Intrinsiq is a bespoke product which enables us to grow with you, in the direction that you want and please. In today’s article we are going to look at how we embar...
Join our upcoming Live Broadcast with Le Sallay International Academy
Join our upcoming Live Broadcast with Le Sallay International Academy during which we will be meeting the School Principal Anna Kadieva.  When? Wednesday 16th November at 1730hrs (CET) or 1630hrs (UK time) Where? The Schools & Agents Facebook Page Who is this for? Agents who cater for students aged 10-14 who come from frequently traveling families, or for gifted c...
Newsfeed: LanguageCert's Lesinda Leightley celebrates her experience in Berlin this year
Every workshop and every work trip has its own story. And for LanguageCert's Lesinda Leightley her recent trip to Berlin for the Lead5050 Awards and ICEF Berlin have been one to cherish. She takes to social media to express her gratitude and to share her experience of these past days. "It was a weekend of firsts," Lesinda stated, moving on to explain how she received her first award from Lead...
How to Tuesdays: How to make your content journey one that actually lasts
Content journeys tend to start with all the right intentions and then slowly slowly end, sometimes without even realising. This is usually the case when you set off without being prepared. So, we’re here to tell you what you need to do to prepare yourself for consistency and as a result, a journey that lasts… in just three simple steps! Step 1: Keyword Research This is your best...
A New Victory for the Scuola Leonardo Group!
We are pleased and honored to share important news with you: Scuola Leonardo da Vinci has received the "ST Star Awards Star Italian language school" 2022 for the second consecutive year! This means that once again our schools have proven to be excellent in organizing language travels in Italy . The prize, awarded by agencies specializing in the promotion of the tourism and educational sect...
Newsfeed: Let's take green initiatives in our language schools
Green Actions ELT have organised a session which is dedicated to how schools can start taking green initiatives despite the challenges they may be facing. All of us are aware of how important it is, now more than ever, to be environmentally friends and to take care of our planet. We've often heard that phrase that "There is no Planet B." And this organisation is taking matters into its own hand...
Newsfeed: CIELS hosts 300 Chinese University Students
Over the past four weeks CIELS - Carlow International English Language School in Ireland hosted over 300 students. This announcement was made by the schools Director of Studies Danny Carlow. In his statement Mr Carlow said that "over the past four weeks it has been a pleasure to host over 300 Chinese university students who participated in webinars and online sessions to discover more about l...
Website Mondays: Member Articles
Schools & Agents is all-in for content, in marketing  we believe that content can get you places, especially in today’s digital world we need to come up with frequent and relevant content for our target audience. While many schools do create a lot of business to customer content, targeting students and parents they still struggle when it comes to business to business content. That&r...
They're back! Merrick Prep’s Admissions Team hits the road again
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Merrick Prep ’s Admissions Team has been working hard to find new ways to connect with students and families all over the world. We've been hosting virtual events, participating in online fairs, and doing everything we can to reach out to partners, families, and students who were interested in our school. But as there is nothing like meeting someone in ...
Feature Fridays: MC Academy
1.  Can you tell us something about your school?   MC Academy is an English language school located in Piccadilly gardens in the heart of Manchester. MC Academy has provided non-native English speakers with a way to improve their English fluency since 2005 and continues to help students improve their English fluency to this day. 2.  What agents are you looking to work with...
TLCdénia receives the award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign
TLCdénia has been awarded for the FEDELE Award for a corporate social responsibility campaign or action in the even ‘Semana del Español 2022’. It is becoming a school committed to society and the environment applying different measures. To build a better society we must get involved at all levels: individual, family, institutional and of course, we must get involved...
ICEF Berlin 2022 has been a sign that #intled is back!
Another ICEF Berlin has come to an end - it's been our tenth one this year, and what a special one it was. Walking into the Intercontinental on Sunday evening after a two-year gap was almost surreal. Most of us had gotten used to staying mildly away from people, so seeing everyone hugging and shaking hands felt quite strange at first. Nonetheless....a few hugs and handshakes later (mostly hugs, we...
Check out the new video for BSL’s English Outdoors Junior summer camp!
The concept of outdoor classes is perfect for teenagers who don’t want to spend all their mornings in a classroom. A new location to study in every morning means many more opportunities to discover New York City. It was a huge success this past summer and now you can see many of these locations in the new video, along with some of the activities that BSL organize for their students. Bik...
Intrinsiq on the road - Here’s what we’ve been up to in October
This past month has been our busiest with travelling since the pandemic, and we’ve decided to share our (business) adventures with you through our reel. Check out where we’ve been and who we’ve met here ! First stop - London Our first stop was in London. There we got to catch up with the Intrinsiq team after a few months of not meeting face to face, and we also had the ...
ICEF Berlin Day 2
Meetings are in full swing on the second day of the ICEF Berlin workshop. The vibe at this year's event is just indescribable. After two years of zoom calls, and despite the fact that the workshop did happen (albeit in a safe and restricted manner last year), this year it finally feels like things are back to normal. We always describe ICEF Berlin as the place to be for anyone in international edu...
#ICEFBerlin2022 starts here
The long-awaited ICEF Berlin 2022 workshop has finally kicked off. Really and truly it started off yesterday with a full day of seminars and talks, but for us, it kicks off today (as we had a late arrival). Despite a two-year gap the atmosphere is exactly how we had left it...fun, bubbly, full of energy and bustling with enthusiasm.  These are the elements that we all missed during the pan...
Feature Fridays: Malta University Language School
Can you tell us something about your school? Malta University Language School ,  first founded in 1972, is the only school in Malta that is owned and validated by the University of Malta.   We are proud of this unique privilege of having a close bond with a such prestigious university. This affiliation also means that as a school, we are committed to high standards. Our dynamic teach...
Speakers at the 2022 Young Learner Conference
The International House 2022 Young Learner Conference will be held in Rome from the 10th to the 12th of November. IH are pleased to announce their line-up of international speakers for this event.  During the event, the plenary speakers will be speaking on a range of topics from young learner motivation to learning journals and how to encourage creativity in the classroom. ...
Maximising ROI with Intrinsiq
We always say that getting Intrinsiq for your school is an investment, and in today’s article we are going to focus on three aspects where this will help you, namely automating admissions, seeing statistics and tracking revenue. Automating Admissions When it comes to automating admissions, you will have a single page which shows the student journey, with quick access to all the stud...
Our students love giving back to the community
Merrick Prep students regularly have the opportunity to make a real difference in their community through volunteer work. In fact, all of our students are required to complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement activities before they can graduate – and there a lot of benefits that come with it: Working together for a good cause not only strengthens relationships with others, but...
Besant Hill: Botany Class
One of the first science classes students take is Botany. Even though the tomatoes, basil, peppers, eggplant, and sunflowers continue to produce, the Besant Hill Botany class has begun planning for fall and winter in the school garden. Botany Students researched what to plant and created a vegetable planting guide for some of the crops they like to eat and do well on campus and in other parts of...
How-to-Tuesday: How to Write your Blog Posts
Following last week’s blog on how to get ready for your first blog, we’re now here to give you some suggestions on how to write better. Writing for your audience is essential when setting up your blog because ultimately this will help you be found more easily in search results, increase traffic to your website and increase your social media followers. So here’s a quick rundown on...
IH Team Lingue Sondrio Joins the IH Network
International House are pleased  to welcome  IH Team Lingue Sondrio  to the IH network. The Sondrio school will join  IH Team Lingue Como ,  IH Team Lingue Lecco  and  IH Team Lingue Merate  as the fourth school in the Team Lingue group. Sondrio is a small and charming city located 45 km east of Lake Como in Northern Italy. The dedicated Team Lin...
Website Mondays: Meet our Main Partners
The Schools & Agents website is aimed at facilitating ways for its members, partners, sponsors and associates to promote themselves within the international education industry, making it the ideal platform to launch or showcase any product or service within our industry. Today we are going to focus on our main partners that are featured on our four side banners, these companies are huge pillar...
Join ICEF Berlin Digital Day via Live Stream
One of the main innovations taking place at this year's ICEF Berlin workshop is the introduction of a Digital Day, aimed at those who are interested in the latest digital tools and solutions for international education professionals. Those who will not be able to attend in person, but are still interested in following what will be going down during ICEF Berlin Digital Day can register to d...
Feature Fridays: Edu-inter
Can you tell us something about your school? Edu-inter is a French immersion school accredited by Languages Canada and IALC, with a 15-year experience in teaching French to local and foreign students. Open all year round, we offer different French programs for adults and teenagers from all over the world. Over 2000 students from 43 different countries benefit from our wide range of programs ea...
2023 IH World Academic Management and Trainers Conference
There's one month left for those who wish to register for the 2023 IH World Academic Management and Trainers Conference, which will be held from the 12th to the 14th of January 2023 in London. This event will welcome all IH Directors of Studies and Teacher Trainers. Those who are interested in registering can do so by clicking the link here . ...
26th ALTO AGM to be held in Berlin
ALTO's Association Manager Reka Lenart took to social media to remind the industry that the annual ALTO AGM will be back on the 30th October 2022 in Berlin, right before the ICEF Berlin Workshop kicks off.   Those who wish to register for ALTO Day can do so by clicking this link here . ...
Besant Hill: Ojai Studio Artists 2022 Tour
Recently, a group of students attended the annual Ojai Studio Artists 2022 Tour . Students were able to visit the homes and studios of working artists in Ojai. They experienced the artmaking process and saw finished works from sculptors, ceramicists, painters, printmakers, and more! Some artists we visited were Sylvia Raz, Richard Flores, Mary Neville, Richard Amend, Susan Amend, and Wyatt Amend...
The advantages of Content Marketing
We've often heard the phrase that 'Content is King', and in Marketing this is one golden rule. However, how does one strike a balance between quality and quantity? Some of the questions that clients often ask us whenever we discuss a content marketing strategy are things like: 'How often should I post?' or 'What should I post?' The answer is a simple one, and in this article we are going to start ...
"So many options!" – Exploring different universities at the Ontario Universities’ Fair
At Merrick Prep , our goal is to ensure that each student gets accepted into their first-choice post-secondary institution. To make this happen, we have dedicated staff who get to know each student's interests and career aspirations. This way, we can help them find their “perfect university match”. We also want to make sure that our students are aware of all the different options ...
The first application of the UP International English Camp program successfully completed in Türkiye
The first application of the UP International English Camp program has been successfully completed in Türkiye.  The UP English Camp was organized in Türkiye for the first time this year, being a strong alternative among the summer camps in the international education sector, and was completed successfully with high student satisfaction. Türkiye's geographical location e...
How Intrinsiq Works - Family Pay
‘Family pay’ is that part of the Intrinsiq system that enables schools to stay on top of their payments to service providers, in this case, host families. Needless to say, having an automated system do this for you, ensures that you pay everyone on time without missing any deadlines and end up spending hours on the phone with angry families who are still waiting to be paid. So how...
Maltalingua Update for 2023
We would like to thank all of our partners and agents for continuing to trust Maltalingua with your clients this year. 2022 has proven to be a record-breaking year and we are already putting plans in place for an even better 2023. Below are some important news and updates that will be taking place at the beginning of the year. Matalingua will be introducing a €50 administration fee fo...
St Edward's College Malta Newsletter Updates
Dwardu’s Scoops, St Edward's College 's Newsletter, is out again! Lots of topics are covered here, varying from adventures to new school representatives and photos from St Edward's Day. You'll also find an extremely interesting feature by Ms Kiki Mizzi focusing on autism and an editorial that speaks of inclusivty. All of these show the true values at St Edward's College Malta and what all ...
Interviewing Paul Atkins - the Winner of this year's ELT Award at the 11th ELT Malta Conference
At the end of last week we reported on the 11th ELT Malta Conference that took place on the 14th and 15th of October. Each year, at this conference, an ELT professional is given a recognition award for his or her work within the field of English Language Teaching. This year, we are pleased to announce that the award went to Maltalingua's Paul Atkins. We asked Mr Atkins a few questions in rela...
Besant Hill: Aún Aprendo Day
Aún Aprendo Day  is an inspirational and creative day to build community and create connections beyond classroom learning and grades. It is an opportunity for the faculty to share their love of learning through their passions, talents, and interests for students to aspire for meaningful connections with their passions, empowering them to be lifelong learners.  This year, stude...
How-to-Tuesday: How to Start a Blog
We’ve discussed the importance of blogs in the past and how content with the right keywords can increase traffic to your website. But for those of you who still haven’t started regular content on their website through a blog or a news section, we’ve come up with a few pointers on how to start a blog to help you reach your targeted international education audience. Follow these ...
Agence Julia Steiner becomes part of Linguista Sprachaufenthalte
Julia Steiner of Agence Julia Steiner and Claudio Cesarano, CEO of Linguista are very pleased to announce that, effective 14th October 2022, AJS - Agence Julia Steiner will come under the umbrella of Linguista and be known as AJS Linguista. Linguista Sprachaufenthalte has been a well-established player in the language travel industry for many years. While the company has so far concentrated mai...
Website Mondays: Logging in to our Exclusive Areas
As we mentioned in some of our previous articles, we reserve certain areas for the exclusive use of our members, which means that you need to be a member of Schools and Agents in order to access it. One such area is the Agents Directory, in order to view all the agents that are subscribed with Schools & Agents you need to be a member and you need to log in. Logging in is easy and you can do ...
New program options for English Outdoors 2023 Junior summer camp
Building on the success of this year’s junior summer program, English Outdoors is launching two new products for summer 2023: an English & Music package (alongside the classic English & NYC Discovery package), and a student residence located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights for an immersive experience in the city. The English & Music package will appeal to teenagers with an ...
The 11th ELT Malta Conference kicks off
The 11th ELT Malta Conference kicked off at 1430hrs on Friday 14th October with a welcome speech by ELT Council Chairperson Dr Daniel Xerri followed by the Minister for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation Hon Cliffton Grima.  Following the welcome addresses, conference participants went into the first plenary session delivered by Tyson Seburn who focused hi...
Newsfeed: Join the team at ILC IH Brno for their conference dedicated to teaching young learners
IH World Organisation has taken to social media to announce an upcoming conference organised by ILC IH Brno. This event will be held on Saturday 15th October. They’ve produced a captivating schedule of expert-led sessions that will inspire you for the year ahead. Interested parties can register on   https://lnkd.in/eVCmXtTY Speakers include Kristyna Urbankova, Sarka Cox and Tom ...
Feature Fridays: Intercultura Costa Rica
Can you tell us something about your school? Intercultura’s Spanish Immersion Program in Costa Rica is offered at our two beautiful campuses, one right on the beach, and the other in the traditional university city of Heredia. One thing that makes us unique is our social activities program, which includes free daily activities (Latin dance, cooking, films, yoga, zumba), plus three outing...
Becari Conzatti Celebrates the Day of the Dead
Here at Becari Conzatti we are very excited about the celebrations of the Day of the Dead that we will have in Oaxaca very soon. I enjoy this celebration more than any other celebration. I think it is the best, the most beautiful, the most delicious and the most interesting we have in Oaxaca. During the Day of the Dead celebration, we will have our traditional "Tamalada" with hot chocolate an...
ICEF expands commitment to agent training with launch of ICEF Academy
Building upon an existing twelve-year legacy of agent training, ICEF Academy brings professional development into a brand new platform, designed to enhance the learning experience for participants.  The foundation suite of five agent training course offerings, which include two professional and three destination-focused courses with a combined enrolment of more than 55,000 trainees worldwi...
Newsfeed: Ascencia Business School Malta gets ELT License
Tess Giordmaina, Head of Campus at Ascencia Business School Malta took to social media to share the wonderful news that "apart from being a Business School, Ascencia Malta is also a licensed English Language School." Ascencia Business School Malta operates as a Business School and English Language School and is based in Floriana, Malta. Congratulations Ascencia Malta! ...
New ICEF Webinar on October 20th
Check out the latest ICEF Webinar on using technology to encourage student engagement and improve well-being. This interesting webinar will be held on October 20th at 10:00 NYC time, or 15:00 London time, or 16:00 Berlin time or 19:30 New Delhi time. In this webinar, together with seasoned and independent industry professionals, the following topics will be discussed: The types of tec...
Intrinsiq Support - Forecasting Classing Solution
Forecasting is a tool that any school appreciates because once again it is something that not only helps to give an overview of class numbers in the future, but it also enables the Academic Department to factor in how many classrooms and teachers are needed for any given period. Having a tool that is integrated into your School Management System and which enables you to do just this, is a very e...
The English UK marketing conference: keeping the momentum of summer going
The latest UK tourism insights, expert market and marketing sessions and how to create a feelgood and diverse workplace which boosts sales were all discussed during a very positive English UK marketing conference.  Organiser Siobhan Baccas said: “The intention was to keep the momentum of summer going at a time when everyone is planning their marketing. It’s been wonderful to ge...
How-to-Tuesday: How to Get a Better Open Rate on your Sales Intro Email
When it comes to sales and looking for new leads, cold calls come to mind, however, more often than not they rarely result in an automatic sale. In the language travel industry, this is not an exception. So, moving on to an email or even a LinkedIn message first can go a long way. This is how you can increase your chances of an open rate for your sales intro email: Introduce Yourself Never a...
Newsfeed: New School Video for BELS Gozo
BELS English Language Schools have a new school video, and this time it's to showcase their boutique school in the lovely village of Kercem in Gozo. This was announced by Rebecca Bonnici, Owner and CEO at BELS English Language Schools who took to social media to celebrate this milestone.  Here it is!   ...
Newsfeed: Ballsbridge Business Centre wins prestigious award
Ballsbridge Business Centre has recently won the Corporate Vision Education & Training Award for University of the Year - Cyprus. Associate Professor Lefteris M. Colocassides took to social media to celebrate this important award.  "I am happy to announce that Ballsbridge Business Centre (Ballsbridge Cyprus)  is on the  Corporate Vision Magazine  website with ...
Website Mondays: Using the New and Improved Directory Page - Part 2
As we mentioned last week, our most viewed page is the directory. It houses all the schools and all the agents that are members of Schools & Agents . This week we are going to delve deeper on this topic and how to make better use of the directory page and all the functions that it offers. 1. The Sorting Style This is a fairly simple option, you can sort your results in alphabetical ord...
Starting a new school year at Merrick Preparatory School in Merrickville/ Ontario!
Canada is an amazing country with so much to offer, and there are only a few things more exciting than kicking off a new school year at Merrick Preparatory School. So, it is really not surprising how quickly the first month on campus has flown by. And what an incredible September it has been!  The Merrick Prep students have settled in well and we are proud of the diversity and the many d...
Besant Hill - Class Connections: Freshman Class
At Besant Hill , we have a week dedicated to Sustainable Development Goals. This year, the freshman class are not only learning about the UN/ UNICEF sustainable development goals in their cultural Geography class, they also presented the aims of the goals to the rest of the school community during class connections and promoted starting a UNICEF club at school.  ...
Feature Fridays: The Humboldt-Institut
Can you tell us something about your school? The Humboldt-Institut  has more than 40 years of experience in teaching German. This makes us one of the most experienced providers for German courses in Germany. We run year-round schools for juniors and adults, plus a wide range of summer courses in Germany and Austria. All our courses are offered as full packages including residence accommod...
Newsfeed: World Teachers' Day 2022
On Wednesday 5th October the world celebrated its educators through World Teachers' Day 2022. Some might say "But why teachers' day?" The answer is simple. The aim of this day is to raise awareness about the role of teachers in playing quality education at all levels and to improve the situations of teachers in the world. Some fun facts revolving around World Teachers Day 1. Why is World Tea...
Besant Hill: Summer Reading Exhibition
This year, the second annual Summer Reading Exhibition, was a quiet and enjoyable evening for all who attended. While sampling snacks, lemonade, and hot chocolate in the Atèlier, students had a chance to read one another's creative writing and view visual art, slide projects, and animation created over the summer. The soundtrack for the evening was the playlists many students had designed i...
Newsfeed: Day 1 at CES Vancouver
"Day 1 at CES Vancouver done". This is how Erin Adams, the Principal at CES Vancouver celebrated this occasion on social media ! "Endless thanks for the support from the amazing Quinn brothers, everyone on the global CES team, and all of our friends and partners. It’s because of you we’ve reached this huge milestone! Onwards and upwards," she concluded. Congrats to the whole te...
Newsfeed: VR Today and Tomorrow
"Having come across the Virtual Reality for Language Learners (VR4LL) app developed using Erasmus funding by chance one day, I have since been convinced by the potential of Virtual Reality as a tool for use in the language learning classroom," says Richard Twigg who is Director of Training at English Consultancy.  "With the permission of the creators, I developed a teacher trainer course t...
ICEF South Asia - February 06 - 08, 2023
We are delighted to introduce a new event -  ICEF South Asia . Hosted from February 06 - 08 at the luxurious Westin Mumbai Powai Lake Hotel. South Asia is forecast to be a major driver in the growth of global student mobility, with India alone projected to more than double its current level of outbound students to reach up to 1.8 million, by 2024. Such large and rapid expansion prese...
The Intrinsiq Process: Consultation and Specification
In today’s article we are going to go through the rigorous consultation process that we take with each and every client in order to ensure that we truly manage to fulfil their needs. Consultation and Specification go hand in hand Consultation and Specification often go hand in hand. In the consultation phase we, not only, showcase what intrinsiq can do but we also encourage multiple ca...
Newsfeed: Patricia Mullen celebrates IH Newcastle's 44th anniversary
Patricia Mulle, Owner/Executive Director at International House Newcastle, has taken to social media to celebrate her school's 44th anniversary. Indeed this is a very special day, not only because 44 years in business is a huge milestone, but also because it is truly special to celebrate another year in business following the two turbulent years that our industry has had. At Schools & ...
Villars Palace Academy Immersion Experience
Throughout the year, the Villars Alpine Resort hosts numerous “MICE” – Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions. Our students can take part by immersing themselves in a one of the hotels’ departments and facing the various operational challenges of these events ...
Advantages of applying early for September 2023!
Merrick Preparatory School has already started its 2023 intake and is accepting and processing applications for the next school year! Don't wait until February or March to apply or even start looking - this can create unnecessary stress for you and your family. After all, applying for a wonderful school such as Merrick Preparatory School should be a very exciting process! Applying early to ...
How-To Tuesday: How to Boost your B2B Marketing Content
Business-to-Business (B2B) marketing holds several key distinctions from marketing that is oriented toward consumers (B2C). This marketing content tends to be more informational as purchase decisions, in comparison to those of consumers, are based more on bottom-line revenue impact and return on investment (ROI). Here’s how you can boost your business to business marketing content within the...
IALC and TIECA Sign Memorandum of Understanding
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC) is pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between IALC and the Thai International Education Consultants Association TIECA . TIECA currently has 78 members actively working in the education Industry in Thailand. In a similar way to IALC.  TIECA’s main objectives are to share expertise in the fi...
Website Mondays: Using the New and Improved Directory Page - Part 1
It comes as no surprise that the most visited page on our website is Schools and Agents’ Directory page. This page houses all the profiles both for schools and for agents, and it is where they all flock to to check each other's profiles out and get the necessary contact information to be able to reach out to them. Using the Schools & Agents Directory page is relatively simple, however ...
We are so excited; we are bursting to tell you our news!
IHWO is absolutely thrilled to introduce our brand-new Managing Director, Emma Hoyle!   It's been an emotional week. We have already said a very fond farewell to outgoing MD, Lucy Horsefield. Lucy will, of course, be sorely missed by us all, but today we can start to look forward again as we welcome Emma to the IHWO team.  And what's great is that Emma is equally excited to be head...
New IH Adelaide Campus Opens a World of Opportunities
International House World Organisation is delighted to announce that the IH Adelaide campus will be opening in October 2022. IH World is a global network of 140 affiliated language schools in more than 45 countries. Founded in 1953, all IH schools are members because they are committed to the very highest standards in language education face-to-face and online. Across the IH network, sch...
Feature Fridays: UCT English Language Centre
Can you tell us something about your school? UCT English Language Centre is based within the University of Cape Town. We offer students high-quality English tuition in small classes in a historical University setting. What agents are you looking to work with?  We are looking for agents in Latin America, Asia and Europe. We are teaching English to adults and therefore look for studen...
Living Learning English: Farewell to the summer season!
Reflecting on our busiest summer season of the last few years, it's been fantastic to welcome students back in great numbers from over 25 countries. We've been joined by some exciting guests, including an ex-minister from Mauritania! We hosted students all over the UK, including courses in London, Scotland, Wales, the North of England and the South West. Learners experienced British pastimes ...
A successful season for Brooklyn School of Languages’ unique English Outdoors concept
Brooklyn School of Languages was nominated as ST Star English School – North America at this year’s ST Awards. For a small independent school running an innovative and somewhat niche program, it was a high honor to be a finalist in that category. Our concept of classes outside of the classroom was a success this year as it offers an innovative take on the traditional language cours...
Villars Palace Academy Testimonials
At Villars Palace Academy we like to help students understand what their real-life work experience will be like. Because of this, for several weeks, our students were immersed in different departments such as Kitchen, Food & Beverage outlets (restaurants & bars), Front Office & Concierge, or Sales & Marketing. They faced and took up many challenges while learning about the daily ...
ICEF Dubai 2023
ICEF Dubai is the region’s leading student recruitment networking event for international education institutions recruiting students from the Middle East and North Africa. As the outbound student market from the region continues to increase, service providers supporting the international education sector are in ever greater demand. At ICEF Dubai you will have a unique opportunity to co...
Besant Hill - Life Long Learners
Academic programs at Besant Hill School emphasize our school motto, “ Aún Aprendo, I am still learning .” We aim to instill a lifelong love of learning. Besant Hill School is a rigorous college preparatory school offering curriculum balanced with experiential learning and arts programs AP Statistics began the year by exploring how data is collected. Specifically, our work i...
Intrinsiq on the road - Our upcoming trips and industry events in October
September and October are the months when the Marketing departments within our industry start getting busy with travelling once again. In today’s article we’ve decided to share our itinerary with you so that you’ll know exactly where and when we’re going to be and contact us if we’re going to be in your area and you’d like to catch up. We have three main stops i...
Our students explore the
What a perfect way to spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon: Boating along the scenic shores of the St. Lawrence River, one of the most beautiful and biodiverse regions in North America. The weather was perfect for a cruise and the views along the coast breathtaking. The students were very excited to get an up-close look at the gorgeous waterfront mansions, cute island cottages and even spotted ...
Newsfeed: IH World bids Lucy Horsefield a fond farewell
Anyone who has worked with International House certainly knows Lucy Horsefield. The organisation has taken to social media to announce that, after 21 years, she will be moving on to her next challenge. "Last week we wished a fond farewell to Lucy Horsefield and thanked her for all she has done for both the IH World team and the IH network," the organisation wrote in their post.  "Afte...
Besant Hill - College Visits on Campus
At Besant Hill School, a fully focused preparatory school, the College Counseling Office works closely with all students and their families from the moment they arrive on campus. Students are encouraged to develop and explore passions and interests while keeping in mind their responsibility toward their overall health, success, and personal fulfillment. This year, to kick off the college admi...
How - To Tuesday: Grow your Business through Customer Loyalty
A few weeks ago, we discussed various ways in which you can quantify your customer loyalty rates and why these rates are important to grow your business. The education travel industry is very dynamic with plenty of proactive customers who can now find many opportunities and choices through social media. The good news is that you can use this to track customers’ online activities and develo...
Website Monday: Using the Search Function in Articles
At Schools & Agents we are all about content and as part of our latest revamp we have made it even more user friendly for you to browse through all our News Articles and Member Articles. In fact, our search function can help you sort out through our vast article content in order to narrow the results on the areas you wish. The search function can be used in 4 easy steps: 1. Click on the Ar...
Virtual Open House at Merrick Prep School
Do you have families who are interested in sending their child to Canada during high school (grade 9-12)? Here is a chance for them to learn more about Merrick Preparatory School. We will explain what we offer each of our student while they study with us. Please invite them to our Virtual Open House on September 29, 2022 at 9 AM (EST). If they can’t join, sign them up anyway and we will s...
Feature Fridays - St Edward's College Malta
Can you tell us something about your school? St Edward’s College, Malta was founded in 1929 and is based on the English Public School Model. Between the ages of 5-16 it is a boys’ college while at sixth form level we are co-educational. Up to secondary school level we prepare students for Maltese examinations (MATSEC) and IGCSE (if the student opts to do these). At post Secondary l...
Inlingua Malta: Valletta every Monday
It is very important for the student to have a complete experience here at inlingua Malta . We combine language learning with the cultural experience of our beautiful country which is why every Monday we invite our students to visit the beautiful capital of Valletta. This tour is done twice a day so that all new students can participate regardless of their class schedule. The tour is an enjoyabl...
Newsfeed: Pearson College UWC, California celebrates 60th anniversary
Pearson College UWC is celebrating its 60th anniversary and they have recently shared this news on social media with the rest of their followers.  Pearson College UWC is a two-year pre-university school (Grade 12 and Gap Year) for up to 200 students from over 100 countries who live, study and grow together at the edge of the western world.  Speaking of their 60-year anniversary, ...
Newsfeed: You can now register your interest for IALC Dublin 2023
IALC are happy to announce the dates for the 2023 IALC Workshop in Dublin which are from 13th to 16th April 2023. We cannot wait to meet up with all those who will be able to travel to Dublin!    You can register your interest for IALC Dublin 2023 here .    This is not an application form - it is simply a way to express interest in attending.  ...
Besant Hill Fall Trip
The 2022 Besant Hill fall camping trip was a complete success! Students and teachers spent four days out of the classroom, where they were able to get to know each other in a fun outdoor environment. Their trip was filled with all the great southern California outdoor activities. Activities included surfing, hiking, volleyball, yoga, kayaking, swimming, and biking.  ...
France Langue affiliates 5 schools with International House
International House World Organisation is proud to welcome five France Langue schools to the network - IH Paris , IH Bordeaux , IH Biarritz , IH Lyon , and France Langue IH Nice Libération . France Langue is a well-established institution in the French education sector with more than 40 years of experience in teaching French as a foreign language and 8000 students trained every...
PRODIREKT and Verbalists Education speak of ICEF HE 2022
PRODIREKT and Verbalists Education participated in the three-day ICEF Higher Education 2022 workshop that was recently held in Barcelona, Spain, and they shared their experience as agents at this event.  Dejan Trpkovic, managing director of  PRODIREKT  and founder of the global language network  Verbalists Education  described the event as a great success: “Du...
The Intrinsiq Reel - Our New Website
A quick look at the new Intrinsiq website and at first glance you’ll immediately notice how different it looks. We wanted the website to reflect the kind of company we are and for that reason we chose to have something that looks contemporary, yet professional and clear. General Overview One of the things that immediately strikes you upon landing on our website are the tabs. Apart ...
Besant Hill: Aún Aprendo Experience (Beach Day & Fall Trip)
Every moment is a moment for learning at Besant Hill . Each day students fill their days with student-centered teaching, extra-curricular activities they enjoy, and social events without cliques. Students visit museums together as an entire school, enroll in classes based on individual interests and ability, and build friendships regardless of age. We had our first all-school trip to the San ...
Newsfeed: Michael L. Smith elected Commissioner of the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools
Michael L. Smith, who is the Director of the American School of Valencia, has taken to social media to announce that he has been elected Commissioner of the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. "After many years of serving in multiple capacities with the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools, I am privileged, ...
Newsfeed: Check out this upcoming course by International House for DOS
The next IH online Director of Studies course starts on 15th October 2022. This course is for all those who are looking to become qualified as an academic manager, or for those who have moved into this type of role and are looking for more support and knowledge in their new job. More information can be found by following the IH social media post here . ...
Newsfeed: Bright School of English Director shares some important school updates
Ben Morgan, Director at Bright School of English took to social media to share a new video of the imporovements which have recently been made to the school.   "After a fantastic summer we are delighted to show our students, friends and partners some fantastic improvements at our school," Mr Morgan announced. "These include a freshly painted exterior, new signs and a new student loun...
Becari Conzatti: We celebrate our Mexican Independence Day in September!
GRITO DE DOLORES (Cry of Independence) Traditionally, the celebration of this national holiday begins on September 15, when -around 11:00 p.m.- the President of Mexico gives the Cry of Independence from the National Palace and rings the bell of Dolores, the same bell that rang during the harangue pronounced by the priest Hidalgo... although this happened around 2:00 a.m. on September 16, 1810. ...
How-To Tuesday: How to Get more Followers on Instagram
Instagram is one of the most popular social platforms out there and it is ideal for your study travel business to invest some time on it. It can drive brand awareness, boost sales, and build and track audience engagement. Not only is it an excellent way to find customers, with its 1.386 billion+ monthly active users, but it can also provide valuable audience insights to use with all your marketing...
Newsfeed: English UK Marketing Conference 2022
The English UK Marketing Conference 2022 will take place on the 30th of September at the Hilton London Canary Wharf, London E14. This conference will be face-to-face. The marketing conference is for anyone who promotes or sells English language study experiences to international students. Connect with industry peers and take home ideas to help you build strong marketing foundations to supp...
Newsfeed: More stars for France Langue as it renews its FLE Quality label
France Langue CEO David Sampere took to social media to celebrate the fact that his schools in Paris, Nice and Biarritz have renewed their FLE Quality label. "The FLE Quality Label "aims to identify French as a foreign language centres whose linguistic offer and services offer quality guarantees", France Langue said in their post.  Feeling proud of this great achievement, France Langu...
Website Monday: Connecting with Service Providers
Today’s article is dedicated to our wonderful partners and service providers, those businesses in the international education industry that are neither Schools nor Agents. You can find out more about these businesses in the following ways: Find them in our Service Provider Section We have a special tab in our menu that links you to a page where CRM Providers, Insurance Providers, Con...
Feature Fridays: UCD English Language Academy
Can you tell us something about your school? UCD English Language Academy is a year-round English language school based on University College Dublin campus, Ireland's largest university campus. We offer short and long term English language courses to adult students aged 18+. Our unique campus setting promises to provide an unforgettable experience. What agents are you looking to work with? ...
Newsfeed: Lead5050's Business Leadership Programme kicks off with a bang!
Leanne Linacre, Co-Founder of the well-known industry organisation Lead5050 has taken to social media to speak of "the first session of Lead5050's Business Leadership Programme - Peer to Peer Mentoring," which was an astounding success.  Speaking of the participants Leanne said that they had "over 70 registrations from all over the world." "It's exactly what Lead5050 is...
Newsfeed: Successful Agents Workshop in Vietnam for Fraser International College
Julie (Ngoc) Nguyen, Marketing Manager at Fraser International College, has taken to social media to celebrate the fact that "after 3 years, Fraser International College has recently had very successful physical agent events in Vietnam." "We would like to extend our gratitude to more than 85 beloved agents in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi for joining the FIC Full Moon Lantern work...
Newsfeed: EdYOUfest 2023 is going to Greece!
Giovanni Rottura, Founder of EdYOUfest, has taken to social media to announe that EdYOUfest 2023 will be taking place in Greece. This summer, EdYOUfest was held in the beautiful Italian city of Trapani in Sicily.  EdYOUfest is an annual event that brings teachers from all around the world together to share experiences and examples of best practice, while having fun, networking....and unw...
Newsfeed: New Executive Director at Nova Scotia International Student Program
Mike Rosson, who has been acting as Executive Director at Nova Scotia International Student Program has now been given the role officially. Mr Rosson made this announcement on social media earlier on today. Mr Rosson has been fulfilling different roles at Nova Scotia International Student Program for nine years, and has been involved in international education since 2007. Congrat...
Newsfeed: 2nd Community Conference at IGB International School (IGBIS)
Jason McBride, Head of School at IGB International School (IGBIS), has recently taken to social media to announce that IGB International School (IGBIS) will be hosting the second community conference. This conference will be held virtually on the 30th and 31st October 2022. In his post Mr McBride also thanked East Asia Regional Council of Schools without who this would not...
How Intrinsiq Works - Holiday Entries
One of the most complex areas for schools to deal with, especially when they have long-stay students, is student holidays. Sometimes schools take notes on paper, or save it in calendars, but when you are saving information in other places, i.e. not on the system itself, the likelihood is that information will get lost. Intrinsiq allows schools to store all kinds of student information, including...
From Classroom to Rapids: An Unforgettable Experience
Last weekend, our students went to Ottawa for their first outside-of-class event: River rafting! It was a perfect day for splashing through the nation’s capital: sunny and warm, with a light breeze. Our students were laughing and cheering – they had a blast! Not only was the rafting trip a great opportunity for them to get to know each other better, but it was also a chance to...
How-To Tuesday - How To Sell Better in the International Education Industry
Like any other process within a business the sales process is ever evolving, especially in the aftermath of Covid19. When it comes to selling in the international education industry some strategies and approaches may still work for you. However, we are firm believers in adapting to the current situation. If you are thinking of changing it up here’s how you can approach sales differently. ...
Newsfeed: The Department of Education in the UK announces Bank Holiday
The Department of Education in the UK has recently announced a Bank Holiday on the 19th of September for the Queen's State Funeral. In their post on social media, the department stated that "Monday 19th September will be a Bank Holiday to mark Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral. Schools and colleges will be closed for the Bank Holiday." ...
Newsfeed: Gabriela Ardito speaks at ICEF Higher Education Workshop
Gabriela Ardito, who's well-known in the international education industry as the Founder and CEO at VCE International has taken to social media to speak of her experience at the ICEF Higher Education Workshop, which took place this weekend in Barcelona, Spain. In her post Gabriela expresses her gratitude towads ICEF for the opportunity to speak and "share some Latam market insights with&...
Website Monday: Member Articles
Marketing today is all about content, and we certainly agree. Member articles on the Schools & Agents website are ideal for those education providers who want to target their content to agents. Here’s what you have to keep in mind when setting up your content: Blogging for Students Like in any marketing strategy, always keep your target audience in mind. Most schools target their m...
Activities at Villars Palace Academy
Our students began their studies with an induction week, with many challenges to the programme! Various activities were combined over the days with the aim of uniting this very first group of students. They took up many challenges related to the hotel industry, discovered local specialties, and measured their own personal and professional strengths and weaknesses, as well as those of their classm...
IHWO welcomes IH Lecce
A few weeks ago IHWO announced its newest member within the IH network - IH Lecce. Located in the southern Italian region of Apulia, Oxford Group in Lecce has been working in education, training and language teaching for over 40 years. They have grown over the years because they believe in always doing better, so IH is a logical next step in their journey. As the director of the school ...
Newsfeed: ACCORD CEO speaks out about new partnership
In the last days, ACCORD CEO Francois Pfeiffer has taken to social media to speak to speak out about a new joint venture between ACCORD and IKI-Paris Gradate School.  "IKI-PGS is delighted to partner with ACCORD Paris, one of the leading schools in France teaching French to foreign students and offering high quality French language courses in Paris", he said. Speaking of the mode...
Newsfeed: Niel Pama, Director at ES London celebrates successful fam trip!
Niel Pama, Director at ES London, has recently taken to social media to celebrate a successful fam trip they've had at their school. In his post, Mr Pama also mentioned the fact that ES London "appreciates being part of English UK", the national organisation of English centres in the UK. "Their fam trip really made this week a productive one with further events and promotional opportunities h...
Newsfeed: Asim Erturk celebrates 8 years at Londonist!
8 years at Londonist!! How time flies!! I practically still remember the first time I ran into Asim and had my first conversation with him...and I remember thinking to myself, "this man is going to take his company far!" And oh was I correct! The past 8 years have been incredible for Londonist, and it is predominantly thanks to the vision that Asim Erturk has had so many years ago! We can't wai...
Newsfeed: The Queen is dead. Long live the King
Anyone who has an internet connection or somehow follows the news has certainly heard of the passing of the beloved British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, whose reign lasted for more than 70 years since her coronation in 1952. Queen Elizabeth has been one of the longest-serving monarchs in the history of the world, and as described by many great world leaders in their tributes, Queen Elizabeth II'...
Newsfeed: Studio Cambridge visits London
As most summer camps are now drawing to a close, we can tell that some schools are already missing their students! And who can blame them? We've had two crazy years and the fact that this summer felt  normal for the first time in a really long time, was a big bonus. It is for this reason that we LOVE seeing social media posts like the ones we saw from Studio Cambridge.    ...
Feature Fridays: The International School of Management (ISM)
Can you tell us something about your school? The International School of Management (ISM) ranks among Germany’s leading private business schools and continually places in the forefront of all applicable university rankings. The ISM has campuses in Dortmund, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne and Stuttgart. At the state-recognized, non-profit private university, tomorrow&...
Newsfeed: Today is a Public Holiday in Malta
The 8th of September is a public holiday in Malta, and for this reason the S&A team will be enjoying some well-deserved time off :) It's still quite warm here on the island so we'll probably just enjoy what's left of this summer before we dive back (pun intended) into the busy season. We'll be back in action tomorrow, however, if you need anything in the meantime, do not hesitate to drop...
Newsfeed: Timothy Blake received prestigious award
The London School of English is pleased to announce that its Chairman Timothy Blake has recently received a prestigious award. The announcement was made on social media in order to celebrate the fact that he "received the prestigious ‘ST Lifetime Achievement Award’ at this year's Alphe conference in London!" In their post, The London School of English stated that, "as a promine...
Intrinsiq Support - The After Sales Approach
Aftersales is a factor that, at Intrinsiq , we always focus on and which means a lot to us. We are firm believers in aftersales, and we often refer to our business as a relationship with our clients. And like in any relationship, communication is key because it helps both parties to grow together. Our Support Portal The Intrinsiq Support Portal is the first way in which we communicate wi...
Newsfeed: Twin Group CEO's contribution to the Learning and Work Institute
Last week Twin Group announced that their CEO Caroline Fox made an important written contribution to the Learning and Work Institute. In her writing Ms Fox "explores the relationship between ESOL and urban communities, and how ESOL Teacher Training can provide a positive impact on both the economy and inclusivity within the area", Twin Group stated on their social media channels. Speakin...
ICEF acquires PIER, creating the industry's largest professional development network
The acquisition signals ICEF’s expanding investment in supporting professional development across the international education industry. ICEF has completed the acquisition of the digital platform PIER from Australia-based International Education Services (IES) for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2003, PIER built a digital product range to deliver online solutions to a variety of groups w...
How to Analyze Customer Loyalty for International Education
We’ve spoken about customer loyalty for international education . We’ve mentioned how important it is to stay on top of your game when it comes to these two aspects of your company, and with good reason. An increase of 5% in customer retention results in about a 25% increase in profits. Not only do customers who have an emotional connection with a brand have a higher lifetime value, ...
Newsfeed: New Premises for New College Group
Last week, New College Group CEO Sadiq Basha, opened the new premises for New College Group. The ceremony took place in Liverpool in the presence of the Deputy Lord Mayor for Liverpool, Mary Rasmussen. Mr Basha later made this announcement on social media where he also took the opportunity to thank his "dream team" for the amazing work they've done in getting the work done. "Our state-of...
Newsfeed: ILAC Care and Health Insurance
In a time during which the whole world, and especially our industry, is getting back on its feet post-pandemic, it is nice to see posts on social media such as the one we saw today from ILAC CEO, Jonathan Kolber. Jonathan and his organisation certainly need no introduction in our industry. Mr Kolber took to social media earlier over the weekend to announce that ILAC will be "covering all stud...
Website Monday: Using News Articles and the Industry Newsletter
News and content play a very important role in the Schools & Agents website. Apart from our own content, our partner associations share their press releases and content with us and in turn we spread that content over our various channels. Here’s how you can follow the way we disseminate content. Article Frequency We post articles on a daily basis, sometimes more than one, and our n...
Newsfeed: Tamwood CEO celebrates school awards
Several of our industry friends and colleagues are currently in London for the Alphe UK workshop, and as is standard tradition, on Sunday morning following the ST Awards we all wake up to announcements of schools, agents and service providers who have won awards at this event. One of the posts we came across this morning as we were browsing social media was from Matt Collingwood, Pr...
Newsfeed: Jenny Nieveen takes on new role at UniApplyNow
Jenny Nieveen is a household name in international education. Many of us have met her in industry workshops and events and we all know Jenny as a highly hardworking person in our beloved sector. On Saturday, Jenny took to social media to announce that she will be making her next career move. Whilst many of us associate Jenny with OHLA Schools, she will now be moving on to lead OHLA's sister-c...
Newsfeed: 45 years of Andrioti School
Patrisia Andrioti is celebrating her school's 45th anniversary....and what a milestone that is, especially after the two years we've just had in international education! Patrisia, who is the school Director, took to social media to celebrate 45 years of Andrioti School in Corfu, Cyprus. "45 years, thousands of alumni, one place for foreign language education on Corfu", she said! Andrioti S...
Newsfeed: 'Bring on Academic Year 2022/3' - Bright World Guardianships
The team at Bright World Guardianships is looking forward to the start of the 2022/3 Academic year. Everything is in place and ready for kick off. Taking to social media to celebrate this moment, the team expressed its satisfaction at beginning to reap the fruits of their hard work. "With all our students returning to school over the next week, all the hard work the Guardianship team put in d...
Newsfeed: 'First edition of Bishop's Stortford College International Summer School was an overwhelming success'
Most summer school programmes around the world are now coming to an end, and it is normal for schools across the board to take stock of what went down over the past weeks and to analyse the school's performance over all. This is exactly what Tony Evans, Director of International Relations at Bishop's Stortford College, did when he took to social media to celebrate the school's "overwhelm...
Newsfeed: Linguaschools Barcelona Director announces brand new school building
Linguaschools Barcelona Owner and Director Serge de Blaeij, took to social media to announce that the school now has a "brand new building." "Our brand new school building in Barcelona is finally ready for staff and students! Plenty of indoor and outdoor space to continue creating great language learning experiences at Linguaschools Barcelona", he stated. If you hop over to their...
Feature Fridays: inlingua Malta
Can you tell us something about inlingua Malta? inlingua Malta is one of the 250 schools worldwide that are part of inlingua International. With over 40 years of experience in the market, we remain one of the leading language schools on the picturesque island of Malta.  What agents are you looking to work with?  We focus on offering a multicultural experience, for this reason, ...
Newsfeed: New Premises for EC London
It's always nice to share good news from the industry! Today we bring you lovely news from London. In fact, EC "will be opening the doors at its new premises at No.1, Islington High Street, London, N1." This news was shared on social media earlier on in the week.  "The new school will have interactive TVs in all classrooms and a lift to all floors and a panoramic turret. The age 30+ s...
Newsfeed: 'The price of success is hard work', Allen Lofaro, English Path Malta
"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." This is what Allen Lofaro, Operations Manager at GBS and Head of School at English Path in Malta had to say when he took to social media earlier on this week.  In his post he was making reference to the graduatio...
Newsfeed: AUT's Live Webinars
Have you had a chance to check out Auckland University of Technology (AUT)'s live webinars?  Taking to social media , AUT has recently announced a series of live webinars whose aim is to inform potential students of all the different programmes that they can study at AUT in 2023.  Auckland University of Technology (AUT) offers learning experiences that prepare students to be succ...
Quality English welcomes UKLC
UK Languages Courses (UKLC) offers 10 summer centres and 3 out of summer centres in the UK for students aged 8-17. Their locations range from traditional British Boarding Schools to modern University Campuses Speaking about the new addition, QE Chief Executive, Jonathan Swindell, commented: “I have been aware of the good reputation of UKLC’s summer operations (in particular...
The Intrinsiq Process: All the steps of the Intrinsiq Process
In today’s article we are going to take a more comprehensive look at all the 8 steps involved in the Intrinsiq process. Whenever a new client signs on with Intrinsiq, there is an 8-step approach involved, and here’s how it goes: Step 1: Consultation Step 2: Specification Step 3: Contract Step 4: Build Step 5: Test Step 6: Roll Out Step 7: Host & Maintain S...
Newsfeed: Queen's College Taunton is fast becoming the family school of choice
"Queen's College Taunton is fast becoming the family school of choice." This is such a nice post to read, especially after all the negativity that has been flowing through our social media channels these past two years. It's heart-warming to see that things are indeed finally getting back to normaly and to read about beautiful stories such as the one shared by Queen's College Taunton in Somerset. ...
Newsfeed: Industry experts meet in Southern China
"From the recent British Chamber of Commerce 🇬🇧 education round-table, bringing international school leaders and industry experts altogether here in southern China." This is how Jon Santangelo, BOSSA Spokesman and Vice Principal at IDGF China described a recent meeting between experts from the field of international education. Taking to social media to speak of the visit, Mr Santangelo also...
Huge day for UCD ELA, Dublin Ireland
Yesterday has been described as a "huge day" for everyone at University College Dublin English Language Academy (UCD ELA). Taking to social media , the higher education provider in Ireland explained how Monday the 28th of August 2022 marked the day when the school received "46 new students from many parts of the world." UCD English Language Academy offer English language programmes at al...
Good things come in threes!
Welcome to a new recruitment season! We are so excited to be back on campus and getting ready for the new school year! We hope to have another successful recruitment season and want to make sure you have our most up-to-date contact information: Johanna Ziegler - Director of Admissions: E: johannaz@merrickprep.com M: +1 613 298 0259 (WhatsApp) Justin Irwin - Recruitment Officer: ...
Newsfeed: Navitas and Curtin College celebrate 22-year partnership
Navitas and Curtin College are celebrating a 22-year partnership. This was stated by Navitas CEO Scott Jones at the opening of Curtin College's new premises last week. In fact, as per Navitas's announcement on social media , " Curtin College  has relocated, and last week we celebrated its new home in  Curtin University ’s new Exchange precinct!" "The new building was ...
Newsfeed: 2023 could be a blockbuster year for Australia, Louise Nicol
"International students are returning to Australian campuses en masse with early indicators revealing that 2023 could be a blockbuster year, possibly even eclipsing the 2019 record of $40 billion in export revenue." This was revealed in a social media post shared by Louise Nicol, founder of Asia Careers Group.  "Student recruitment firms say prospective student leads are at a 1...
How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy
Last week we spoke about the importance of having a video marketing campaign, and how to convince the decision makers to go along with it. If you’ve been given the go ahead to do so, in this article, we’re going to focus on how to create the perfect strategy. This is essential before starting your filming. Whether you’re a School, Agent or Service Provider in the International ...
Website Monday: Finding out about our Membership Options
As part of our ongoing Website Monday campaign, today we are focusing on our Membership options , how you can choose the right one, and where you can get all that information from, all in 4 easy steps: Step 1: Are you a School? Agent? Or Service Provider? Schools & Agents helps Schools, Agents and Service providers through sharing of content about the services they offer. Content that ...
Newsfeed: Students are incredible, says David Matthews, GM at Edith Cowan University Australia
Taking to social media , David Matthews, General Manager at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia spoke of how fantastic students are. He said this in reference to an idea that the university's Sri Lankan student ambassadors have recently had. "Our Edith Cowan University Sri Lanka Student Ambassadors asked if they could organise and run a student fair on campus to give our stu...
Newsfeed: Everything comes to an end, says Marco Giannone from InMalta
"Everything comes to an end". This is what Marco Giannone, Owner and Director of InMalta had to say in a recent social media post where he spoke of a very successful summer for his organisation. In fact, he described this as "possibly the best summer yet" since InMalta started 12 years ago. For those of us who are in the industry of Education Travel, we know how special this is. We know how p...
Newsfeed: New Look for Bayswater Education
Bayswater Education gets a fresh new look! This was recently announced on social media by Stephan Roussounis, Managing Director at Bayswater Education who claimed that "after a busy few years building a fantastic network of 10 centres in 5 countries, we felt it was time to set the record straight about who we are and where we are going." "From 2023 all our sites around the world will come ...
Feature Fridays: Merrick Prep
You've seen the articles we publish on behalf of Merrick Prep...Here's their Feature Fridays entry! Can you tell us something about MPS?  Merrick Prep is a beautiful small day and boarding school (offering Grade 9-12, ESL and UQY=PG)  in Merrickville, Ontario, Canada – just outside of the capital Ottawa. In a safe and caring community, our students prepare to enter top unive...
Edu-inter: French learning never stops when your are in Quebec City!
Here are the latest updates from Edu-inter: Adult Corner -  Featured Program: Super Intensive French Why not combine your French program with semi-private classes? - French classes in the morning, a conversational workshop and an extra hour of class in the afternoon - Complement your French learning with an 'adapted' program - Improve your oral fluency and overall level ...
The Intrinsiq Reel - Our Newsletter
In today’s reel we focus on one of main aspects which enables us to stay in touch with our clients and followers. Here we are referring to our monthly newsletter which is a way to re-share content, hence making it easier for those who might have missed something, to catch up on it again and get it straight into their inbox. Here’s the link to this week’s Reel on Instagram I...
How to Tuesday: Video Marketing
Ever since the dawn of Youtube in 2005 the relevance of online video marketing has been increasing, with a massive boost in 2020 when everyone was stuck at home due to covid. In fact, in the US only, online media consumption has increased by 215% . We also had the emergence of TikTok that was such a huge success that other social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram have decided to follow...
Website Monday - Finding Industry Events
Now that event season is soon upon us, we are here to remind you how you can find out more about education industry events on Schools & Agents.  Events Section: The most easily accessible information is the Events Section . Here you will find everything in chronological order, together with a description and a link to book or get more information.  Industry News: Apart ...
Feature Friday: International House Manchester
International House Manchester is a school a lot of you are familiar with...Here are some more thing syou should know about it: Can you tell us something about IH Manchester? It's so nice to see our students having such a great time lately. Our school has been very busy, in fact we have been fully booked throughout the summer. This year our students have been able to get to meet some real Ma...
Good news from IH Galway and a General English offer you absolutely can’t miss!
We hope you’re doing well and getting ready for another exciting conference season. We can only imagine how busy you must be! Members of our own team at IH Galway will be attending the upcoming ALPHE UK conference and are eager to meet and speak with our agents from all over the world. One topic of conversation will definitely be our new Afternoon General English offer . Now students ...
How Intrinsiq Works - Correspondence
We always speak of how Intrinsiq can help you run your school more efficiently, and this is mainly done thanks to the system’s communication channel. Basically, instead of having to type in your email, prepare a document you need attached complete with student details etc and then send it, Intrinsiq can do it at the click of a button. How does Intrinsiq get it right? The secret to t...
How to Tuesday: How to Create an Engaging Newsletter
Newsletters are probably the oldest form of online marketing that is still relevant to this day. In fact, a lot of businesses in the international education sector issue their monthly or bi-monthly newsletters. Unfortunately this means that there is a lot of competition for the reader’s attention, so you need to make sure that the newsletter you are sending grabs the reader’s attention...
Feature Fridays: Becari Conzatti Language School
Today's Feature Fridays is all about Becari Conzatti Language School! Can you tell us something about your school? We are a Spanish language school located in the beautiful city of Oaxaca, Mexico. We have had the school for more than 30 years.  We have about 18 teachers at this moment.  Besides the Spanish lessons we offer workshops such as cooking, salsa dance, traditional wea...
Trine projecting more than 7,000 students for fall 2022
The numbers for Trine University are looking extremely good for fall 2022, at almost 30% increase from last year! The students will be taking part in the various academic programs that the university offers, some of which are new additions for this year.  Trine University President, Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D. said the following when commenting about their success:  “Students...
Intrinsiq Support - Portals
In today’s article we are going to look at the role that Portals play in making the Intrinsiq system, and in turn, the day-to-day running of your school efficient. How do we achieve this? Before answering this question in detail, let’s move on to look at a more fundamental question. Why Portals? And who are they for? At Intrinsiq, we strive to make the workflow for anyone who use...
New Londonist Accommodation - The Curve
Londonist has opened its doors to students seeking accommodation at  The Curve , London. It is a splendid and contemporary student accommodation comprising en-suite rooms and studios with leading amenities. Well located in the heart of East London and a stone's throw from the city's finest attractions, such as Brick Lane, Westfield shopping centre, and Aldgate East train station. You ca...
How to Increase Sales through Re targeted Ads on Facebook
Retargeting has been a proven success story when it comes to sales! This reminds potential customers of their abandoned checkout, or of a service they showed interest in, and usually results in them finalizing their purchase. This is also true with abandoned booking forms, whether its a course, a summer camp or a long term study abroad opportunity, reminding your potential customers is sure to boo...
Living Learning English: Starting back at school or university this September?
We can help you to prepare for your new start! You may have been accepted to your dream school - now you need to make sure that you are fully prepared for the start of the new school year. We have friendly, professional, and very welcoming homestay teachers who are looking forward to meeting new students and making you feel at home, so students can start the new year feeling c...
Getting to know the world with inlingua Malta
At inlingua Malta , we are very proud of the way we connect people from different parts of the world. We work hard to have a balanced mix of cultures which we believe adds value to our students' English language journey. Every year, we attend various fairs such as StudyTravel and ICEF promoting our school to different agents who come from all over the world. We are excited to say that even after...
Feature Fridays: Léman Manhattan
In today's Feature Friday post, we present to you, Léman Manhattan Can you tell us something about your school? Léman Manhattan , first and foremost, is a rigorous academic program. Notwithstanding the interruptions of the pandemic, the School continues to graduate students into some of the most elite universities in the US. 2021-22 academic year saw students admitted to ...
The Intrinsiq Process: Stage 8 - Care
Have you ever bought a product or a service thinking you’ve made a good deal, and ended up being exceptionally disappointed when it comes to aftersales? Well, we’ve experienced it too, and it is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we know exactly what to do in order to ensure that you get the best service possible ever after you’ve paid for our system. We pride ourselves on...
How - To Tuesday: Boost Brand Awareness on Facebook
In an ideal world, simply scheduling posts on Facebook will get you all the business that you need. Unfortunately, like everything else in life, you have to give it your all to succeed. In order to do business with someone you first have to earn it, that’s where brand awareness comes in. You have to make sure that your campaign is reaching the right audiences, especially in such a heavily co...
Maltalingua Nominated for Two Awards
Maltalingua School of English is delighted to announce it has been  nominated for two awards in the StudyTravel Star Awards 2022 - English Language School Europe - Europe and Junior Courses for Under 18's. This is the third time that Maltalingua has been nominated, and the first time we have been shortlisted and recognised for our junior programme. We are very p...
College of the Canyons Students get Space flight Experience through NASA Programs
College of the Canyons has been regularly selected as the only community college to participate in  NASA’s HASP (High Altitude Student Platform)  program and RockSatX missions. The Aerospace and Science Team (AST) initially began 15 years ago as an astronomy and physics club, until a group of students had the idea of applying for the HASP and RockSatX programs in 2015.  ...
Feature Fridays: Villars Palace Academy
You may have seen posts from Villars Palace Academy, but this Friday, as promised last week, we brought them to our Feature Fridays spot where they will tell us a little bit more about what they offer:  Can you tell us something about Villars Palace Academy? THE NEW ERA OF HOSPITALITY & LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN SWITZERLAND -  “Tell me and I’ll forget, teach me and I&...
The Intrinsiq Reel - Intrinsiq is for all types of Education Providers!
It’s ‘reel o’clock’ once again at Intrinsiq. Today we are pleased to share with you our latest updates on who we are, what we do, and who can benefit from Intrinsiq. As most of you already know, Intrinsiq is not just for language schools but also for camps, university departments and guardianship providers. Here’s the link to this week’s Reel on Instagram ...
It's not too late to register for Les Elfes International Summer Camp in the Swiss Alps!
The last week of session 3 has just begun at Les Elfes International ! With more than 100 students enrolled, the summer camp has been a blast! This week, the 3 groups of kids: discovery, explorers, and pioneers will follow a programme that includes activities at the lake, in the mountains, and excursions. All of this, in addition to the language courses that take place for 4 mornings per week...
How-To Tuesday: How to Work Around the Dreaded “Give me a Better Price”:
Are you tired of hearing "Can you give me a better price?"  This is always an awkward conversation to have, most sellers cave in, in order not to lose a sale, but is price reduction a necessary solution? Does your final price really cover the cost of the product or service, as well as, the work you are putting into it? These situations happen often when it comes to business to business sale...
Website Mondays: The Relationship between Schools & Agents
The name of our website leaves no mystery about who we work with. Schools & Agents; because we bring Schools AND Agents together, and our aim is to help make these business relationships stronger. We don't take a custom-make approach. One size does not fit all, and because we believe that all the education providers we work with are unique, we want to give you this space to express your unique...
Feature Fridays: Schools, Agents & Service Providers
Feature Fridays wants to dedicate a spot just for YOU! The people and businesses of the international education industry...beause who else to feature if not those very individuals who make this industry such a beautiful one?! Here's how we'll go about it: If you are reading this, and you are a memebr on Schools & Agents, let us know and we'll make sure you're featured in the following we...
How Intrinsiq Works - Diary
In previous articles we’ve often spoken to you about the efficiency of the Intrinsiq Diary-like system for entering student records and student correspondence. And we cannot stress it enough! The Diary system that Intrinsiq offers is one of the software’s strongest points, especially if you are running a busy school, or a school which is planning to get busy in the coming months. ...
Merrick Prep Newsletter
“Hot of the press”  our summer Newsletter 2022 . We hope that you will enjoy reading it. In this newsletter you will be able to read about the Chamber of Commerce breakfast that was hosted by MPS, and the Track and Field Tournament that was organised a few months ago, which saw the MPS students and athletes compete  against other private schools from the greater Ottawa re...
How-To Tuesday: Blogging
Blogging! How many times have we mentioned the importance of this marketing tool? Countless! And the reasons for doing so are simple - It helps to establish your position as the go-to source for specific type of information, it helps with your SEO, and it gives you an incredible amount of ideas to repurpose this content for other digital marketing channels. Here are some tips on how to get your bl...
International House Galway: Summer is Here!
Summer has officially arrived at IH Galway and our students and staff are making the most of the sunshine that’s brightening up their days. Summertime in Galway has a curious and cheerful atmosphere which comes as a result of the many events and festivals that arrive in the city. At the moment, the Galway International Arts Festival is in full swing and it has already entertained us with i...
Website Mondays: Marketing Packages
Marketing in the international education industry is quite vast. It goes from B2B to B2C in no time! You need to be targeting students, then agents, don't forget parents, and what about service providers? Very often we find that schools are targeting one or maximum 2 audiences perfectly, but tend to forget about the others. A holistic marketing strategy should have campaigns that reach all your au...
Feature Friday: Our Partners Intrinsiq
If you read and follow Schools & Agents, then you've certainly heard of our partners Intrinsiq. Intrinsiq is your go-to company for School Management systems, and today we are going to highlight the 3 main reasons why we choose to continue working with them, and why we believe that they are truly the best there is in our industry. Intrinsiq is a system that was built by people in Internat...
Weekend Activities for Students at Villars Palace Academy!
At Villars Palace Academy, we know that it's important for our students to feel at home. In fact, during the weekends, we always have a variety of fun activities planned so they can discover our beautiful region.  Some of the activities include: - Sightseeing in Vevey and visit of the alimentarium museum - Visit of the famous Chillon Castle and sightseeing in Montreux - Visit of t...
College of the Canyons Students Recognized with Top Honors At FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference.
Thanks to dedicated College of the Canyons professors, students have the opportunity to attend professional development opportunities like the FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference in Chicago. More than 800 of America’s best and brightest college students traveled to Chicago to showcase their talents as future business leaders.  Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FB...
July Newsletter at MPS
We hope you are enjoying your summer (winter for the southern hemisphere :)). Our MPS July Newsletter, with all the updates from this past term, is “fresh of the press” and we hope you will enjoy reading it. We are thrilled about the upcoming school year and look forward to staying connected with you. If you have any questions or would like to talk with us, reach out any time. Happy...
Intrinsiq Support - No Limits!
Whether you are a big school, or a small school; whether you just have one centre, or whether you a school with multiple centres; whether you currently have many students, or whether you aspire to have many students in the future; or maybe still, whether you are a school with few students and would like to remain boutique….whatever your size, you can definitely make use of Intrinsiq in or...
ICEF and Gulf Conferences open up scholarship opportunities for international educators
The ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme  launches in February 2023 and will bring together education providers recruiting international students with the heads and key decision makers of global scholarship programmes from across the Middle East, in the public, private and government sectors. With many countries and private organisations investing heavily in scholarships for...
Villars Palace Academy: First Aid Course
Safety is one of the most important things when working around people and also in everyone's lives. As part of their preparation, our students receive a First Aid Course for them to be able to react to any situation during their practical immersions in the resort and even in their daily life. They are now ready for their practical immersions! Find out more about our programmes here ! ...
How to Tuesday: How to succeed on LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the number one go-to social platform for B2B, especially when it comes to communicating with other industry professionals. Compared to other social media platforms this one is more career and business oriented. It is easier to track down your target audience on LinkedIn, but here are some tips and tricks you can follow to make sure you gain success on this platform, especially in such ...
Inlingua Malta: What does the student have to do to pass our levels?
At inlingua Malta , we have a system that allows us to evaluate the learning process of each of our students in a very effective way. Each student must spend 5 weeks in a level in order to complete all the units of the book. On the Wednesday of week 5, the student will take an exam that will evaluate everything covered in those previous 5 weeks. Writing, reading comprehension, use of grammar ...
Website Monday: How can Schools & Agents be part of your Marketing Strategy?
When it comes to recommending Schools & Agents, we always suggest using our platform as part of your Marketing strategy - whether you are a school, an agent or a service provider within the International Education Industry. In todays "Website Monday" Article, we are going to take a look at the 4 main reasons as to why we make this recommendation. Firstly, Schools & Agents helps with you...
Rooms are now available at the Londonist Dublin Student Residence
If you're looking for student accommodation in Dublin , Londonist Student Residence is the place to be. Our apartments are comfortable, safe, and secure and have been chosen specifically to make travelling from your university as easy as possible, thanks to their prime location. The Londonist Dublin Student Residence is a modern, newly-built student residence in Dublin City Centre. It offer...
German Ambassador Visit to Cork English College
CEC - Cork English College were delighted to welcome his excellency Ambassador of Germany Cord Meier-Klodt to Cork on Wednesday, July 6 th .  Ambassador Meier-Klodt was accompanied by Mr. Ralf Lissek, CEO of the German-Irish Chamber of Industry & Commerce to meet with German students currently enrolled in the school as part of the Kaufmann International Certificate programme. The Ka...
Feature Friday: ICEF Virtual Africa
ICEF Virtual Africa returns in 2022 as a virtual networking event focused on the needs of international education institutions, and relevant service providers, interested in recruiting students from this dynamic and vibrant continent. In recent years Africa has established itself as a major area of growth for outbound students with countries such as Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Botswana, Cameroon ...
Becari Conzatti Laguage School: Besides the Spanish lessons in person or online, enjoy our workshops they are awesome.
We have had some busy months with lots of activities in our school: The traditional Medicine workshop: Lennis, our traditional healer has given several classes this month to our students. She showed our students the different herbs that are used in traditional medicine in Oaxaca, their names and how we use them. She also explains our students how to do “Cleansings” and how to tak...
Latest Updates from South Africa
After a long wait, we are happy to be sharing the news about the lift of all Covid restrictions in South Africa. In a recent post written by Matthew Knott on the Study Travel Network, all aspects of this lift are covered, including how the decision came about and feedback from Ilse Libenberg, Chairperson of Education South Africa . To find out more about all of this head over to the full post h...
The Intrinsiq Process: Stage 7 - Host & Maintain
The next phase in the Intrinsiq process is the hosting and maintenance stage. At this stage in the process, the system itself is up and running, however, that does not mean that our relationship and conversation with the client ends here. On the contrary, we are there for our clients all the time, even post-launch. Clients can get in touch with us through our ticketing system We have a tic...
How to Tuesday: How to find the Best Instagram hashtags for your Brand (Part 2)
Last month we spoke about the best uses and practices on using hashtags on your Instagram posts ; this week we are going to focus on how to find those hashtags that are more relevant to the international education industry and more specifically, your business or brand. There are various hashtag generators out there, however, none of their lists will be as effective as when you carry out the rese...
Merrick Prep Graduation 2022
On June 24, 2022, we held our Graduation Ceremony – a very special event each year and particularly this year as it was the first in person graduation ceremony since June 2019!  Families and students joined us in person and online – the joy of technology allowing families from around the world to celebrate with those here on campus.  This year was special as our students had ...
IH Manchester: September Special! 25% Off Group English Lessons
We are fully booked during July and August is filling up fast!  But, September is not far away and so we would like to encourage students to choose IH Manchester with our September special offer!  Why choose Manchester? - You will LOVE our city – Voted No. 3 Best City In The World by Timeout magazine! - Manchester loves students - Students Love Manchester! With a tot...
College of the Canyons: Registration Open for Fall 2022 Semester
The College of the Canyons  Fall 2022 semester will offer more than 1,840 sections of high-demand “core” classes in a wide range of academic subjects and disciplines, as well as various noncredit offerings. About 60% of classes offer Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC), which are digital textbooks available for FREE to students. Many instructors at College of the Canyons have chosen to u...
Website Monday: How can Service Providers Benefit from their Schools & Agents membership?
When we think of International Education we normally immediately think of schools and agents as being the main players in the industry, however, we cannot forget another vital part of the equation. I'm referring to those companies and organisations who provide a wide range of services to the industry's key players and who also have an important role to play on the Schools & Agents platform. So...
Villars Palace Academy First Students
We are happy to introduce you to our first students and we are looking forward to launching the Academy! The Academy’s starting date is 25 th July and this will be the week of our induction programme. On Tuesday 2 nd of August, the official Kick-off of the VET by EHL programme will start. We will have 15 students from Venezuela, Spain, Cambodia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Switzerland and Ne...
Feature Friday: International Education Industry events
Today's spotlight during our Feature Friday is going to turn towards  International Education Industry events . Things are finally starting to get back to normal and our industry is finally returning to face-to-face events. Have you started planning your events for the rest of this year? Will you be at any specific industry events? Well, if you're still thinking about it, we suggest j...
Quality English signs MoU with TIECA
Quality English (QE) has signed an MoU with Thai agent association, TIECA, which will further strengthen the relationship between the two organisations. With the aim of bringing together QE schools with TIECA-accredited agents, the MoU outlines numerous collaborative activities and discounts for QE schools. With over 70 accredited agents across Thailand, TIECA aims to maintain a high standard o...
College of the Canyons to Celebrate Class of 2022
For the first time since 2019 College of the Canyons has hosted a full traditional commencement ceremony in the Honor Grove. The Class of 2022 was honored on Friday, June 3, and a Grad Walk celebration was held in the same setting on Thursday, June 2.  “The Class of 2022 has shown tremendous grit and determination by reaching graduation despite the unpredictability they f...
Welcome to the first Intrinsiq Reel
Rather than doing our usual monthly interview, this week we are proud to share with you all our very first Intrinsiq reel . We must admit it wasn’t easy at the beginning, especially since we’re not so used to being in front of a camera….however, we also understand the importance of connecting with our audience and followers in more ways than one…so without further ado, ...
The second session of Les Elfes Summer camp in Verbier has just started!
More than 130 students aged between 6 and 17 from 5 continents joined Les Elfes to spend 2 weeks of camp immersed in nature. Arriving on Sunday 26 June, the students were divided into groups of no more than 6 participants and kicked off what will be the best experience ever! The program includes four mornings per week of language courses, afternoons of sports activities (such as rock climbin...
How to Tuesday: How to get Great Content through Brainstorming (Part 2)
As we have mentioned in our other article , having fresh ideas for social media content is essential in this day and age as it is the only way to increase customer engagement, especially in such a dynamic industry as International Education. We mentioned the importance of brainstorming sessions and we mentioned some point you can focus on to get more creative with these sessions; have a look at ...
Villars Palace Academy students helping the Environment!
Last Saturday, the students participated to the Clean-Up Tour of Villars with the Summit Foundation. They enjoyed being part of this initiative and understood the impact of waste dumped for the environment. ...
TLCdénia’ students learn to cook traditional Spanish paella
TLCdénia is a Spanish language school located in Denia, Alicante, Spain. The school’s team always offer great social activities so students can enjoy their free time while learning Spanish. This activity is a paella cooking party with a pool. Students see how to cook paella, taste it and after they can cool off in the pool. The paella activity is always great fun. ‘Gr...
Website Monday: What Should your Member Articles/Content be about?
Those who have met us or spoken to us online, know that we always emphasise the importance of using your Member Articles as often as possible. Consistency is key, we always tell you! And, when is consistency ever not the key?  The Member articles that come with the Premium and Platinum memberships are a tool that can truly help you get in front of agents and get your message across to them...
Feature Friday: Our Monthly Newsletters
This Friday we're turning the spotlight on to our two monthly newsletters and we'd like to take this opportunity to explain what we do with the content that we publish on our website. Whenever we speak to schools, agents and industry organisations about the importance of Content Marketing, we always use the word "dissemination" because that is exactly what we do with the content that you send to u...
How Intrinsiq Works - Automatic Accommodation Matching
Finding host families for students is already a struggle in most cases these days. Finding the right family for the right student can actually become a nightmare for a number of reasons. Host families might decide to take a break from hosting students; or it might be difficult to meet special student requests; sometimes rooms are being renovated and for this reason the host family won’t be ...
Updates from MC Academy this June
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! This month, we have lots of interesting news and updates to share! Well Done to our CELTA Trainees! At the start of the month, our CELTA Trainees successfully completed 4 hard weeks of intensive teacher training! After much hard word and dedication, our trainees completed their course with happy smiles, relief, and also some tasty c...
How to Tuesday: How to get Great Content through Brainstorming (Part 1)
In order to keep up with all that competition on Social Media, one should have a constant stream of content out there; unfortunately coming up with new ideas is not easy. Coming up with innovative ideas for content on the go is challenging enough, let alone in busy periods; such as summer in the international education industry. That is why brainstorming sessions are ideal in order to expand your ...
Introducing Londonist North Lodge Residence
The applications for higher education in the UK are rising both from domestic and international students. It has contributed to a growing demand for student accommodation, and we are responsive to this development. We are delighted to announce the addition of Londonist North Lodge to the list of our student accommodations. This expands our capacity to cater to the accommodation needs of ...
Website Monday: How to connect with Agents via the Schools & Agents website
The Schools & Agents website offers various ways in which schools and education providers can connect with our 600+ international agents. In today's 'Website Monday' article we are going to look at 4 of these tips which will help you to make better use of your membership with us. Tip 1: Use our Revamped Agents Directory Our members directory has all the agents information that you ma...
Edu-inter: Summer is here! Are you ready for your French immersion?
Teen Corner (Last spots left!!!) Summer Camps 2022: 9 different camp options that combine French and amazing activities ! Important Details: - Camp Duration - 1 to 5 weeks - June 27th to July 30th, 2022 - Possibility of combining programs - Multiple accommodation options (Homestay and Student Residence) - No need to speak French to participate - All-inclusive packages ...
Feature Friday - Marketing Packages for Schools, Agents and Service Providers in International Education
It's Friday...which means it's time to turn the spotlight on to something that is interesting for our Industry. Today we chose to feature our Content Marketing Packages, which have been designed with your needs and requirements in mind. Over the past months, a lot of our members have gotten in touch with us and expressed an interest in having a more solid social media marketing strategy.  ...
Living Learning English Guardianship: A Parent's Experience
If you are placing students into UK boarding schools or under 18s into universities, then your students will need an Educational Guardian to support them during their time in the UK. Here's one parent's experience working with Living Learning English Guardianship : What was your experience working with LLE Guardianship? As parents, we were very lucky to have selected LLE Guardianship as Pa...
IH World are Hiring...Do you have what it takes?
If you are reading this and you are passionate about the International Education Industry...then this opportunity in London might just be what you need. International House currently have a vacancy for a Digital Marketing Executive to join their friendly, hybrid working Team! Read more about this role here: https://ihworld.com/about/work-with-us/ ...
Intrinsiq Support - Diary Timeline Management and Tracking
The Diary system that Intrinsiq offers is one of the software’s strongest points, especially if you are running a busy school, or a school which is planning to get busy in the coming months. In today’s article we are going to explore this area and we shall see why a diary-like system is highly recommended in any school management system. Let’s just start by saying that a diary ...
Why do parents choose Merrick Prep School in Canada?
Parents from all around the world are looking for opportunities to give their child a chance to receive a better education and/or get an amazing experience abroad. Merrick Preparatory School has welcomed students from over 40 different countries and continues adding to this list. We have rolling admissions and therefor can welcome students as long as we have space at the school. Would you like ...
How to Tuesday: How to be an Instagram Pro
Instagram is all the hype, with new features aimed at businesses being introduced frequently; it is the ideal place for you as a company to show off your brand and reach out to your current customers and future ones. With ever growing users out there who are more visual oriented rather than text, Instagram is a very important platform that your international education company should focus on. W...
ACET Achieve Fourth Consecutive Business All-Star Accreditation
Cork City language school Active Centre of English Training (ACET) have achieved Business All-Star Accreditation for the fourth consecutive year. Established in 1975 ACET is a family business and one of the first English language schools in Ireland. ACET guarantees academic excellence, accommodation of the highest standard and an unrivaled support service. Business All-Star Accreditation c...
Villars Palace Academy Practical Learning
At Villars Palace Academy , we focus on teaching practicality to our students so they are ready to join the working world! Our students will attend cooking classes to be fully prepared for their practical immersions in the different restaurants of the Villars Alpine Resort. ...
Where to see the Big Five in KwaZulu-Natal - Torsi English School
Not only can students enjoy a beach holiday in this subtropical paradise, but also, just a few hour's drive from Umhlanga are spectacular African Big Five safaris. The reserves are private smaller reserves which avoid crowds and tourist traps. While some are smaller, students will be able to see elephants, rhinos, buffalo, lions and leopards in their natural habitat. Hluhluwe River Lodge Thi...
Website Monday: Information for Schools
In today's Website Monday article we are going to focus on how schools can make better use of their membership with us, and we are going to look at 4 main points: - We will first start by looking at how they can make better use of their membership with us if they only have one of our three standard membership options - Then we will move on to explore the possibility of having more exposure t...
Feature Friday: Why should Schools join us?
In our Feature Friday article last week we spoke to you about why we think agents should join the Schools & Agents network and what are the advantages of such a membership . In today's article we're going to shift our focus to schools and we're going to look at our Unique Selling Points (USP's) in that department, and why we think that a Schools & Agents membership for schools is ideal...
IH Directors' Conference 2022
After 3 years on online and virtual meetings, the IH Directors' Conference has finally returned to face-to-face format last month, where over 125 delegates were warmly welcomed in Madrid. Apart from the joy of seeing old and new friends coming together at this event, the IH conference was also a way to consolidate the theme that "Team Work makes Dream Work". It has been a challenging three years f...
ICEF Berlin announces ‘Digital Day’
An opportunity for providers of digital and technological innovations to meet with international student recruitment professionals Celebrating 30 years, ICEF has been the main meeting point for the international student recruitment industry for decades. ICEF’s sector-leading events - including its flagship, ICEF Berlin - focus on key study destinations, student source regions, or spec...
The Intrinsiq Process: Stage 6 - Roll Out
The next phase in the Intrinsiq process is to test the roll out. In this part of the process, the aim is to do a soft launch of the part of the software which has been given the green light by the whole team. That way Intrinsiq ensures that everyone at the school feels comfortable using every part of the software. As you can see, even by looking at previous posts on the Intrinsiq Process, at Int...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: This summer Discover the Best of Italian Beauty
Sea, mountains, lakes, hills, cities... there are many places in Italy to spend the summer holidays and, as always, every year the hunt begins to find the perfect place: between beauty and relaxation. Everyone wants to choose the right place and organize their holidays in order to make every summer unforgettable! Whether you love cities of art or rather take a nice walk in the mountains or a...
How to Tuesday: How to Stay on Top of Social Media Trends of 2022
Social media is an ever changing platform with new trends emerging monthly; keeping track of all of these is hard work, that is why we have come up with a list of trends that are a must for 2022. Riding the wave trend is how you get to stay at the top of your game, when it comes to social media marketing; especially in a dynamic industry such as international education. So whether you’re an ...
Torsi English School Umhlanga Rocks is Durban’s best-kept secret
Umhlanga derives its name from the Zulu language meaning “place of reeds” referring to the beds of reeds going along the Ohlanga River north of Umhlanga Rocks.  The iconic Umhlanga Lighthouse was installed in 1954, and today remains a landmark feature of the borough. It has since then developed into a bustling central economic hub of Durban and features an iconic beachside hote...
Website Monday: The last few days for Schools to benefit from the IALC Special Offer
In previous posts over the past weeks, we've shared a number of tips on how schools can benefit and make the most from their membership with us. Today we are here to remind you of a recent offer that we launched right after the IALC Workshop in Berlin and which can really help those schools who are trying to get back on their feet post-pandemic to make the most of their content and to make sure th...
Quality English welcomes new school in Wales
Quality English (QE) has welcomed a new school in Wales, UK.   Celtic English Academy (CEA) , established in 2004 and located in Cardiff, Wales has been accepted into Quality English alongside 32 other independent EFL schools across the UK. Speaking about the new addition, QE Chief Executive, Jonathan Swindell, commented: “We received excellent feedback about CEA and the hands...
Villars Palace Academy: Arrival of our First Group
Here at Villars Palace Academy , we are very pleased as our first group of students has arrived! We are happy to finally welcome them. Our team has prepared several activities for their first weekend in Switzerland 😊 - Stay tuned on our social media to see what they're up to: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn ...
Feature Friday: Why should Agents become members of Schools & Agents?
In today's Feature Friday post we have decided to look at some of the main reasons why agents should opt for a Schools & Agents Membership. So here they are: - Agents should join us because on Schools & Agents they find new schools in one place - Agents should also join us because the membership is for free - Agents should join us because we can truly help them improve their soci...
St Edward's College: A Radio-worthy experience
On the 18th of May 2022, I had the opportunity to experience what it would be like to work in the radio, podcast and webinar industry. I was asked as College Capitan to give a student’s perspective in Newsbook’s webinar on education in Malta and in the EU.  It has been a dream of mine to write, perform and air my own podcast since my introduction to podcasts and radio - this ...
Highlights of Merrick Prep in May 2022
There was a lot going on this past month. Here are a few highlights: Elbow Lake- Queen's University Our students spend two days at Queen’s University Biological Research Centre, Elbow Lake Outdoor Education Centre. It was an overnight trip and our students loved it. They partook in a variety of scientific, writing and observation exercises and programs, as well as some cooperative ga...
An International English Camp is being organized for the first time in Turkey.
Introduced as UP English Camp , the international summer camp program was launched by MaltaVista. MaltaVista is a market leader in its own market that has been working with a focus on Malta for years and offering programs including the camp program. After organizing summer camps in Malta for years, it is organizing a camp in Turkey for the first time this summer. The program, which is availab...
Villars Palace Academy: This is what we teach our Students
Villars Palace Academy is delivering a full personalised and experiential blended learning programme that allows students to successfully: - Develop the knowledge, abilities and mindset needed to start a career at a mid-leader position in the Hospitality industry. - Obtain a Hotel Administration professional diploma (certified VET by EHL ), that includes more than 2’000 hours o...
Italiano ON-Air" is born, the new podcast on the Italian language by Scuola Leonardo da Vinci
Learning a new language requires grammar and vocabulary, but perhaps even more important is developing the ability to listen . Listening to Italian in the real world, as it is spoken in life, is not only a good exercise in understanding, but it is also the first step to start speaking the language: forming sentences, getting used to the rhythm and sounds and getting to intuit the grammatical str...
How Intrinsiq Works - Group Bookings
One of the main advantages of the Group Bookings function on Intrinsiq is the fact that it is a time saver, and in itself, especially with the busy summer months coming up, that is crucial. Summer is a busy period for both schools and also agents, and such a function also avoids a lot of unnecessary back and forth emails and correspondence between the two parties. Focus on Students Like we...
Living Learning English - Young Learners 2:1 Courses (12 - 21)
We are now taking bookings for our final places for Young Learners 2:1 courses ; we have students already booked in fantastic locations across the UK and we need your students to match! Living Learning English homestay courses give you total immersion in English language and culture – there’s no better or faster way to learn! Your child will be carefully matched with anot...
Villars Palace Academy: Focus on Soft Skills
In the world of hospitality and catering, patience and precision are essential interpersonal skills. Our students will understand these skills during lessons and dedicated workshops and will develop them during their practical immersions at the Villars Alpine Resort . ...
How to Tuesday: How to increase your Visibility on LinkedIn with Hashtags
We have hinted about LinkedIn in some of our previous articles and today we will be delving deeper into this social media platform that is more business oriented  and we will focus on how to increase your visibility to all those international education businesses with the help of hashtags. Like any other platform, hashtags allow your content to be viewed by people outside of your followers as...
Website Monday: Our Weekly Videos and Articles
In today's Website Monday post we've decided to shed some light on the new content that we are posting on our site and socials on a weekly basis. Over the past weeks and months we've been stressing the importance of frequent and varied content in order to keep audiences engaged and interested. Well....we are obviously practising what we preach too, and here's how we are doing it! 1. Website Mon...
St Edward's College - Basketball on Wheels
Inclusivity can only happen, truly, through self-awareness and subsequently, through awareness of others (empathy). A session of wheelchair basketball was held at St Edward's College, Malta led by Coach Mike and Coach Denise from Indiana (US) for the practical sessions. Talks/sessions from Wheelchair Basketball National team player Noel Aquilina were held with all groups of students who particip...
TLCdénia school organizes groups for Ukrainian refugees
As a leading Spanish language school, TLCDenia has decided the best way for us to help Ukrainian refugees is by teaching them our language and introducing them to our culture. As part of the “ELE Schools with Ukraine” initiative created by FEDELE, we have been delighted to welcome Ukrainian refugees into our scheduled intensive classes. Additionally, we have put together a program...
International Art Project of Rahn Education - Cairo International Biennale for Children‘s Art
At the beginning of March, students of Campus im Stift Neuzelle in Germany and of Rahn Schulen Kairo in Egypt started an artistic journey to discover the culture of their country and their own identity. They were supported by the art teachers Lamia Soliman from Cairo and Anna Grunemann and Dr. Dorothee Schmidt-Breitung from Neuzelle. 36 students from Egypt, Germany, Poland and China create...
Cork English College: Rosalyn Twomey appointment post
CEC - Cork English College are delighted to announce the appointment of Rosalyn Twomey to the role of Sales & Marketing Executive within their marketing team. This is another positive step in rebuilding the CEC post-pandemic as the sector in Ireland continues to improve. A native of Cork, Rosalyn is another new and friendly face to the CEC team. Hear from her in her own words: “Hello...
Feature Friday: The IALC Berlin Workshop
The International Education Industry is resilient, hard-working, innovative....and the most fun-loving industry I know. Then again I'm a little bit biased! :) Having said that, this past week has been proof that despite the two years of hell our industry has been through, we are all ready to bounce back. The IALC workshop in Berlin which took place from 23rd to the 25th May, 2022 was testimony to ...
Trine University: Hundreds attend International Night
Trine University’s 53rd annual International Night, themed “Designed for Diversity,” welcomed hundreds of Trine students and community members to the MTI Center on Saturday, April 9. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this was the first time since 2019 the event was open to the general public. Though weather was chilly outside, those inside enjoyed warm food representing areas...
3 Core Values at Merrick Prep
Merrick Preparatory School inspires students to reach beyond their grasp. Naturally curious, we engage students to be inquisitive. We instill courage to face adversity, compassion to be globally minded and a sense of responsibility to be community oriented. Actively acquiring excellent academic and English language skills, our graduates are courageous, compassionate, global citizens ready to enter...
Intrinsiq Support - Reporting
One of the biggest advantages of a good school management system is the role it plays in the day-to-day running of the school. This is especially true when it comes to reporting. Pulling data right out of your system can certainly help you with your forecasting, with your planning and also with your business strategy. It can help you identify new trends, new markets and even potential threats. Tha...
Edu-inter - Last call for our summer French programs. Don't miss out, only a few spots left!
Check out our courses for summer 2022: Adult Corner Featured Program: French for Teachers Dates: June 27th to July 22nd - Advanced French classes in the morning and teacher workshops in the afternoon. - Develop teaching methods and strategies - Workshops are given by highly experienced teachers - Accommodation with a family/residence/apartments, other options are available ...
Ready, set, go! Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Viareggio opens for a new exciting season!
With great joy, we announce that summer has already arrived at the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Viareggio. Our school opens from May to the end of October: the best time to enjoy the excellent climate of a seaside city. Our strengths: - Our school is located in the center of Viareggio - Within walking distance from the beach - Next to a Pinewood forest where students can go jogging, ...
IALC Berlin Workshop - Day 3
It's the third and final day at the IALC Workshop in Berlin...and if you pop over to our social media channels we've just posted a live update to give you an indication of what the atmosphere is like here in the meetings hall. In short...it's buzzing with activity and positive vibes! Like we said yesterday, the general feeling is that people are so happy to finally be able to see and meet each o...
The IALC Berlin Workshop - Day 2
The second day at the IALC Workshop in Berlin is in full swing. Schools, agents and service providers are busy meeting each other and catching up after a long time of not seeing one another. There is an incredibly good vibe here, and everyone seems to be looking ahead at the coming months with a positive attitude. Day 2 of the workshop will be packed with one-to-one meetings all day long until thi...
This is what you should know about IH Galway
We always say how wonderful Galway is - and we really believe it! Galway is a safe, charming and friendly city, and an overall great place for students to spend their study programme and improve their language skills. But it’s not enough to just know these things - you need to be able to paint a picture for your clients. Why choose Galway? This article will help you to become more familiar w...
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School: Hello from New York!
Another school year is coming to a close, and soon-to-be Léman Manhattan graduates have racked up an impressive list of top university admissions. Léman alumni will be joining the class of ’26 at Boston University , Stanford , Rice , Duke , Villanova , and Harvard , among others. Russian invasion of Ukraine casts a long shadow over an otherwise happy end of year....
The IALC Workshop in Berlin has started!
The IALC Workshop in Berlin is in full swing. It is so nice to be here in the wonderful city of Berlin surrounded by industry partners and friends. The first part of the day consisted of the IALC AGM - the first IALC AGM since the pandemic...and from what we heard from participants, it was really insightful and dynamic.  Next up were the industry seminars, which saw a lovely mix of discuss...
Villars Palace Academy: Programmes Licensed by VET by EHL
Our students will follow a programme designed by educational experts and professionals licensed by VET by EHL (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne). They will receive all the essential skills recruiters are looking for when applying for a first job in the hospitality industry or a Bachelor's degree at university. ...
La Dolce Vita at Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci Rome
We know that the term “Dolce Vita” and everything that refers to it originates from the marvelous and iconic film that Fellini set in Rome, with Mastroianni, Anita Eckberg and the paparazzi. Rome was the perfect setting given the concept of life that we Romans appreciate as we carry out daily lives against the backdrop of the “Grande Bellezza”. We also know that the f...
The Intrinsiq Interview: Mark and Jonas
This week we look back on an interview we did last Friday with Mark and Jonas from Intrinsiq, during which we had the possibility to touch base on the latest developments at Intrinsiq and give a bit of a summary of the past weeks. Meetings in Europe At the start of the interview we spoke of the fact that the last time we were face to face was in Ireland where we were all invited to participa...
IH Study Abroad Event, 6th May, Madrid
The IH Study Abroad event took place in Madrid on the 6th of May, 2022. It was a great opportunity for agents from the Spanish region and IH schools to meet face to face once again. Apart from the great networking opportunities, there were also some interesting seminars throughout the day. The event was sponsored by guard.me . More information about the event can be found here .  ...
How to Ensure Email Deliverability
As we have discussed in other "How to Tuesday" articles in the past weeks and months, Email marketing is still going strong to date, but with countless daily emails being sent within the International Education industry, it is a struggle to ensure that your email not only avoids the spam folder, but is actually read. Follow these steps on how to ensure email deliverability. 1. Always check for ...
Student Excursions at Wimbledon School of English
Coming to WSE , not only will students improve their English language, but they will also immerse themselves in London’s life and culture. Our social programme offers students various excursions and activities every week, many of which are free. The photos are from our Westminster walking tour. We got to see all of London’s essentials: the Graffiti Tunnel, London Eye, Westminst...
Website Monday: How to use social media to connect with Agents
It's a new week, which means that it's time for four new tips on how you can use the Schools & Agents website better. Today, rather than speaking about the website itself, we are going to focus on how you can use social media, especially our own platforms, to connect with those agents who follow us and are our members. So here we go... Join our Groups on Facebook and LinkedIn At Schools ...
Feature Friday: IALC Berlin Workshop
This Friday's feature takes us to a much-awaited upcoming even, which will take place very soon between the 23rd-25th May, 2022. I am referring to the IALC Workshop in Berlin and today we will be turning out spotlight onto this event.  Schools, Languages and Courses IALC accredited schools are found in 120 different destination around the world and they offer various language options fo...
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci: Eurovision Song Contest - An Opportunity to visit Turin
Don't have tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest? Don’t worry! At the Eurovision Village, you can experience the same atmosphere of the festival every day. The Eurovision Song Contest is funny to watch inside the PalaOlimpico, but the real party is in the center of Turin! The events take place from 7 May until Saturday 14 at the Eurovision Village (in the Valentino Park) from 5pm unt...
ICEF Asia 2022 - an unprecedented opportunity to showcase your products and services
With the current expansion of Asia’s middle class creating a new consumer market larger in number and spending power than the rest of the world combined by 2030, attending ICEF Asia is a must for anyone in international education. Each year, thousands of students from Asia enrol at a school or university abroad and they all need a variety of services and products to complement their study...
International House Manchester: Global Citizenship Course
The world is a changing place right now, and we all need to adapt to our new cultural environment. There are exciting opportunities available to anyone with the right skill sets and drive to achieve. The IH Manchester “Global Citizenship” course will help you to develop these skills and improve your global knowledge in order to successfully communicate with people from different c...
The Intrinsiq Process: Test
The next phase in the Intrinsiq process is to test the software, or the part of the software that Intrinsiq would have designed for you. In this part of the process, the aim is to go back and forth between the “building” part and the “testing” part. That way Intrinsiq ensures that before the software is rolled out completely, everything works as it should. Initial Test...
Oxford International Study Centre: Pre-University Programmes, Autumn 2022
Oxford International Study Centre offers a range of University preparation programmes with a choice of over 30 subjects. A-Levels (Advanced Level General Certificate of Education) We offer full-time exam preparation courses for A-Levels . Subjects include all Sciences, Maths, Business subjects, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, and Languages. Students usually take three ...
English UK’s ELT conference: rebuilding the industry better
Improving CPD and equality, diversity and inclusion were at the heart of English UK’s first hybrid ELT conference.    Managers and teachers enjoyed dedicated sessions designed to address the industry’s staffing issues and support moves to build back better. The hybrid management day and the free online teacher afternoons included sessions on incorporating discussions on ...
Wimbledon School of English - Our School Garden
🌸 "The sun shines down. Pink flowers glow softly. A gentle breeze rustles the leaves. Birds flutter about the branches. A young girl sits below it. Relaxing in the shade. The sweet smell of cherry blossoms fills the air. And I know I am home” (The Cherry Blossom Tree - Kylee Bartz) Who else is in love with our spring garden view? 🙋 ...
How to Tuesday: How to Make the best use of Instagram Hashtags
Hashtags nowadays have become an essential item when posting on Instagram, some might consider them a simple trend, however they are much more than that. As a school, agent or education service provider, using hashtags is an important way to expand your audience and get more reach. Those Instagram users who don’t follow you but follow the hashtag would still get your post on their feed, givi...
Eaquals Annual International Conference 2022
Eaquals celebrated their annual conference in the wonderful city of Venice on 28 th -30 th April 2022. The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Thom Kiddle, who welcomed 200 attendees in person to the event and reflected on the anticipation and excitement there was in finally making a full return to our annual conference. The recipient of the Eaquals Annual Teacher Award for 2...
Feature Friday: guard.meCARES
Today we're pleased to launch another feature which will continue to turn the spotlight onto the unsung heroes of the International Education Industry. The aim of this Feature Friday article will be to shed light on specific events that might be taking place in our industry, or on industry partners, or on particular programmes which inspire us in our daily work. Today we are starting with a househ...
Wimbledon School of English: Why is the IELTS exam so popular?
The answer is simple: IELTS is a widely recognized exam to determine your English level. The IELTS test report is a powerful document proving your language skills. It is accepted by thousands of universities, companies, and even government agencies worldwide. If you wish to be ready for the IELTS Academic test, our IELTS Preparation Course is the perfect course for you. This full-time cour...
How Intrinsiq Works - Paperless Attendance
There are many schools out there who still take attendance manually, which can lead to various challenges or issues. The attendance sheet may get lost or filed in the wrong place The teacher might not have enough space where to write specific comments that he/she would like to include on it With manual attendance sheets, it is not possible to identify particular trends in student behavi...
Why Canada is a good choice to study
Parents often choose schools that are in close proximity to their homes, especially when their child are young.  Distance is certainly something to be considered, however, there are so many other important factors to consider when deciding on your child’s education; the country in which the school is located should be one of them, and Canada should be at the top of the list. Canada o...
How to Tuesday: How to Make the Best Use of YouTube Shorts (Part 2)
Last week we discussed what YouTube Shorts were all about and how businesses in the International Education industry should make use of it and how. This week we are going to delve a little bit deeper on the subject and how to make the best use of this platform that caters for consumers with a shorter attention span; let’s face with today’s fast paced society those types of consumers ar...
Oxford International Study Centre: Our Summer Programmes
Summer is the most vibrant period of the year at OISC . All our programmes run throughout the year, but during the main summer period (late June to early September) we welcome large numbers of students taking specialised summer courses. These include: - Pre-sessional programmes for those about to start ALevels, Foundation, or University undergraduate courses - English Language , includi...
inlingua Malta Cambridge Examination Centre
We are the active Cambridge Examination Centre for the whole of Malta, and we continue to welcome students from all over the world to take their exams here throughout the pandemic, adapting to their restrictions. We also run Cambridge exam preparation courses which are complete preparation courses, our teachers have years of experience in the field and help students to achieve their educati...
Using the Schools & Agents Website better: How to use the Membership Directory Better
The Schools & Agents Members Directory is one of the most well-visited areas of our website. This area is exclusive to members only and it is the place where all member schools can find agent profiles and all the info about our member agents. In today's article we are going to take a look at what kind of info one can find in the Members Directory, and we are going to look at 4 main aspects. ...
Wimbledon School of English Looking for Friendly Households
We are looking for friendly households! By hosting an international student from Wimbledon School of English : - You can earn up to £1100 per month tax-free* - You can decide when and how long you want to be a host - You will have full support from our experienced staff - You will learn about other cultures (we work with over 80 nationalities of all age groups) *up to &po...
Intrinsiq Support - Group Bookings
Members of Staff within the Admin and Booking departments at schools always tell us that one of their biggest challenges in their job is the fact that it takes them a lot of time to input group bookings. On the other hand, whenever we talk about Intrinsiq , we always focus on the fact that the software is easy to manage and that many things can be done at just the click of a button. Thankfully, ...
How to Tuesday: How to Make Great YouTube Shorts (Part 1)
YouTube Shorts are becoming a big hit in 2022, similar to instagram reels and TikToks, shorts are short-form (60 seconds or less), vertical video content created using a smartphone and uploaded directly to YouTube from the YouTube app. What sets YouTube Shorts has the ability to convert viewers into subscribers for your channel, a must-do for the international education industry. The shorts widget...
Visitors at Villars Palace Academy
A few days ago, we had the pleasure to welcome some representatives of VET by EHL, our partner from  EHL  (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne).  We have shared our vision and discussed our latest progress and our future common projects. They also had the opportunity to visit our resort and had a special tour of the awaited new Villars Palace ! We hope you have enjoyed...
Using the Schools & Agents Website Better - Member Articles
Content is King! We say that, our fellow marketers say that...everyone knows that! And in a digital world like the one that we live in, we need to make sure that we come up with frequent and relevant content for our target audience. Many schools are very good at creating content which is targeted at B2C, or in other words, directly at parents and students. However, they sometimes struggle a little...
Edu-inter: Come and practice your French during our Festival d'été!
The schedule is out! Come to Quebec City this summer to learn or improve your French and enjoy one of the largest music festivals in the world! Check it out - https://www.feq.ca/en/Program/Schedule Did you know? All of our teen students who come to our school during the festival will get a free pass! For our Adult Students, some passes will be made available as well at a special price. What ar...
Updates from MC Academy this April
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! Become a Homestay Host at MC Academy Learning English in the UK is the start of a memorable journey for international students who wish to study at a university in the UK. Many students who study at MC Academy often wish to reside with a homestay host in Manchester to fully immerse themselves in British culture, language, and tradition...
Living Learning English: Need to improve your English for work?
Want to improve the English you need for work? Book a Living Learning English Business and Professional English Course to learn the skills you need. With total immersion in English and an individually designed course, your professional English will improve and you will also practice the social English you need when meeting and entertaining your clients and travelling on business. 1:1 Home ...
Villars Palace Academy Featured in Monde Economique
We are pleased to be featured in the Swiss Magazine for business leaders' "Monde Economique". Read their article to know more about our second hotel: The Victoria Hotel & Residence.  https://lnkd.in/eUTPecKH ____ Nous sommes ravis de figurer dans le magazine suisse pour les chefs d'entreprise et décideurs : "Monde Economique". Lisez leur article pour en savoir plus sur notre d...
IH Galway: Are your students nervous about taking that final step?
Here’s how to help them face their biggest fears about studying abroad. With so many General English courses now available on the market, it can be difficult for students to decide which school is right for them. One way to get students interested in a particular school or course is to let them know that you understand their fears and anxieties. We want to communicate to them that they ar...
Villars Palace Academy Flashback
Back in time, our Victoria Hotel & Residence look in 1950! Our resort is full of stories and unforgettable memories. Our students will spend most of their boarding life at the Victoria Hotel and Residence. ___ Un retour dans le temps pour découvrir notre Victoria Hotel & Residence en 1950 ! Notre resort est baigné d'histoire et d'inoubliables souvenirs. Nos étudian...
The Intrinsiq Process: Build
The ‘Contract’ part of the process discussed last month   is the confirmation of what the client and Intrinsiq have agreed on. Once that is signed and confirmed, we move on to the next stage of the process; probably the most obvious stage which is the actual building of the (part of the) system that the client wants. A Senior Developer will be assigned to you This part is...
The Villars Alpine Resort Opening soon!
D-100 before the opening of the Villars Alpine Resort’s “Jewel”: The Villars Palace is also long-awaited by our students! Classified as a historic monument, the building steeped in history will reopen its doors to the public on June 26 after two years of intense work and renovations. We look very much forward to making you discover it again, and we hope to welcome many of you th...
How to Tuesday: How to Announce a Price increase to your Customers
Informing loyal customers of a price increase is always dreaded; however keep in mind that no customer expects that the cost of your services remain the same forever, especially after the tough times the international education industry suffered in the past two years. However if your competitors are not increasing theirs it might put you at risk with your customers; that is why how you handle info...
Using the S&A Webiste - Meet our Main Partners
The Schools & Agents website is full of ways in which our partners, sponsors, members and associates can promote themselves within the international education industry. You could say that Schools & Agents is the ideal platform to use as a springboard if you have a service or product that you want to launch or showcase within our industry. The spotlight today is going to be on our four side...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Preparation courses for Studying at a University in Italy
This summer, students who want to study at the Italian University have a unique opportunity with the Leonardo da Vinci School. From 1 August to 26 August the schools of Florence , Milan , Rome organize a special University Preparation Course . Our university preparation courses are specially designed for students who intend to attend university in Italy . Some Italian universities req...
ACT - The American College of Thessaloniki's Long Tradition of Excellence
ACT - The American College of Thessaloniki is the postsecondary division of Anatolia College, one of the leading educational institutions in Greece, founded in 1886, that serves all levels of education. ACT carries on this long tradition of academic excellence, with full accreditation by both NECHE in the US and the Open University, UK. The College is rightfully considered among the premier, inter...
Busy Months at Villars Palace Academy
The last months were extremely busy for the team since the preparations for the opening of the Villars Palace Academy are very active. We are happy to share with you some of our latest news. Promotion Week in our Resort A the end of February, a promotion week was organised at the Victoria Hotel & Residence. We were delighted to meet parents, students, locals and international travelers w...
The Importance of Automation - Our Dublin Experience
For the first three days of this week the Intrinsiq team has been in Dublin, Ireland, where we had the possibility to meet some new and existing partner schools. This was a great opportunity for us to present the Intrinsiq product to these schools, thanks to two workshops that were organised by MEI - Marketing English in Ireland . At this event, our presentation focused on different aspects of...
Why study high school in Ontario before university have you should study at a preparatory school like MPS?
Perhaps one of the most overlooked issues when parents vision their children studying overseas is that their children should be studying high school first in Canada (minimum a year) before attending University or College. Increasingly more we are seeing universities and colleges become more competitive and making it very difficult for students who have studied in their home country to compete with...
Exclusive IH Study Abroad Event in Madrid
The exclusive International House World Study Abroad Event will take place In-person in Madrid on the 6 th May at the 4 star Hotel Melia Serrano .  This workshop is aimed at agents who are based in Spain and Portugal and who are interested in meeting schools from within the IH Network. Agents will be able to learn about study abroad programmes with IH schools for English, French,...
The Importance of Social Media in #Intled - Our first presentation in Dublin
We've just finished our first of two presentations that we are delivering in Dublin as part of a seminar organised by MEI - Marketing English in Ireland . In this presentation we had the possibility to speak to Irish schools about the importance of a social media strategy, about different types of content that schools can use as part of their strategy, what scheduling apps and tools to use, when...
How to Tuesdays - How to Write the Ultimate Marketing Email
One of the most powerful lead generating platforms in the language travel industry is Email marketing; unfortunately this also means that there are plenty of marketing emails sent every day. In order for your email to stand out there are certain rules you must take note of and we are going to cover them below. Subject Line should be Clear, Concise and Attention-Grabbing The subject line is t...
News from Becari Conzatti
Fridays at Becari Conzatti: As you know, every Friday we have graduations. When we do not have graduations, we have cake or dessert anyway! Last Friday we celebrated “Samaritana” so we have different flavor waters, “empanadas de vigilia” and “dulces regionales” from Oaxaca. Students Online: It seems incredible some of our students online are visiting...
Two Special Courses at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan!
Set off on a journey through the Italian language and culture with our two special courses! It’s spring, things are finally going back to normal and borders are opening up again: May is the best time to come to Italy and to dive straight into Italian culture with a language course! Especially since Scuola Leonardo da Vinci has organized two special courses: “Dolce Vita” and &l...
Website Monday - Follow our Journey in Ireland
This week we have a different kind of Website Monday article! Rather than giving you 4 tips on how to use the Schools & Agents website better, like we normally do, today we've decided to dedicate our post to our upcoming trip in Ireland...which starts in just a few hours. In fact, this is going to be a special week for us because we have been invited by MEI - Marketing English in Ireland ...
Cork English College: finalists in the Cork Business Awards “Best Family Business”
Cork English College  is delighted to be named finalist in the “Cork's Best Family Business” category for this year's Cork Business Association Awards! The school would really appreciate your support by giving them your vote here:   https://bit.ly/VoteForUsCBA   CEC is a family founded and run school since 1978, and in 44 years have welcomed over 65,000 adu...
Londonist's New Student Accommodation
Londonist Student Accommodation Agency has unveiled a new student accommodation property in London. Londonist has signed a contract with Downing Students to offer short and long-term contracts at the Vega Student Accommodation located in Vauxhall, South London.  Londonist are considered specialists in finding the ideal 'home away from home' for each student and tailor-made to their individual...
Merrick Prep School - Join us for our webinar about study permits”
We get a lot of questions about how to obtain a study permit or renew a study permit. Our wonderful guest speaker  Marc-Andre Ranger  from ImmiSimple Ltd. will be able to answer all your questions about this process. Join us on May 5, 2022 at 3 PM (Toronto time).  Register here today! We look forward having you. ...
Intrinsiq Interview: Our upcoming trip to Ireland
Yesterday, we had the pleasure of interviewing Jonas from Intrinsiq about our upcoming trip to Ireland. This trip will be held between Monday 11th and Wednesday 13th April 2022, and the aim of this trip for Intrinsiq is to speak to schools about the importance of 'Automation' and how this saves schools a lot of time on a day to day basis - time that they can otherwise spend focusing on building re...
How to Tuesday: How to Provide Great Customer Service
Customer care is a very important aspect of your business, if a problem arises, your customers want to get it resolved and feel heard in the process. While dealing with your customers in an empathic way is a good start, providing them with various platforms where they can approach you is essential. Some urgent issues might be time sensitive and require a call or chat, while other issues may be dea...
Using the S&A Website: Marketing Packages
At Schools & Agents, we have recently launched 4 Packages which are aimed at helping your school, your agency or your organisation to handle Social Media more efficiently and effectively. These packages you a solid Social Media Strategy whilst giving you the flexibility to choose to manage your channels yourself, or even let us manage them on your behalf should you please to do that. ...
Boarding Schools: Making the Difference in the Development of Young Adults
Many people ask me, “why boarding school” … if the curriculum is the same as a day school, won’t the educational outcomes be the same?  Well, in fact, not at all.  At Merrick Preparatory School we have a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students and 20 day students … young men and women from all around the globe: different countries, religions, languages, c...
Intrinsiq prepares for an upcoming Seminar in Ireland with MEI and Schools & Agents
Intrinsiq and Schools & Agents will be together in Dublin from the 11th to the 13th April delivering interactive workshops to Irish Schools who form part of the MEI organisation. In today’s article we are going to focus on this trip and on the content of the workshop that Mark and Jonas from Intrinsiq will be delivering. Contents of the Workshop In this interactive workshop, the te...
How to Tuesday: How to Identify Customer needs in the International Education Sector
In any industry, but most especially in the International Education Industry the best advert one can get is a satisfied customer that then goes on to spread the word about your great service and how they would recommend your school, agency, program or courses above everyone else’s. In order to gain satisfied customers you need to first identify their needs and you can do that in the followin...
St Edward's College Malta: Mouldy Bread
In order to visually demonstrate the importance of this valuable life skill to the boys, we: - got a few slices of bread and got the boys with various levels of hand cleanliness to touch pieces of plain white bread taken from the same loaf on the same day. - then, we sealed the bread in individual plastic bags to see what would happen one month later. - we took fresh bread and touched it....
Using the S&A Website: Logging In
On the Schools & Agents website we have a specific area which is reserved for our members, and this is the Agents section of our Directory. This means that in order to access this area, you will need to enter you log in details, otherwise you will no have access to our full list of agents. In today's article, we are going to explain, in 4 easy steps, how to do this. Step 1 : Find the Log I...
International School of Management (ISM) Germany: FREE Zoom Online Information Sessions
Warm greetings from ISM Germany and hope you are doing well. We would like to inform you about our  Online Information Sessions  for international Prospects and Agencies. Our professors and student advisors will give a brief overview about the ISM and its services. We would be happy to meet at this Zoom Event. Please find here all information: Zoom&nbs...
Quality English and Quality Education (QE) Missions to Madrid and Rome
15 th and 17 th March 2022 Last week, QE hosted Missions (agent workshops) in Madrid and Rome. These were the first in-person QE events in over two years and brought together 25 different QE/QED schools with around 50 agents from all over Europe. 19 QE schools from 5 countries (Ireland, Malta, USA, Canada and the UK) took part in Madrid, whilst 17 from 4 countries (Ireland, Malta, USA an...
St Edward's College, Malta: An eye for an eye
It was a morning like no other for the Year 8s at St Edward's College, Malta . Ms Radka Zarkova had managed to obtain two pig’s eyes for Biology Class. So far, these students had been learning about the eye from books. All very anemic and clinical. Then came Ms Zarkova, who, like a veritable Houdini, pulled the porcine body-parts out of their wrapping. Faced with the real deal, squeals ...
Interviewing Giuliana Faldetta - IHWO
Yesterday at lunch time we were meant to have a live broadcast with Giuliana Faldetta Ihwo from International House World Organisation but unfortunately, due to a technological hiccup, this was not possible. We still managed to have a lovely chat and recorded it for you to enjoy.   During this chat we spoke about the upcoming IH events which we encourage you to take a look at ...
English UK: Chancellor urged to speed up and extend Covid grants promised a year ago
Organisations representing thousands of businesses fear their recovery will be damaged if promised relief payments are delayed further into the next tax year.   Small breweries, tourism, events and conference organisations and English language schools are among the affected businesses waiting for Covid Additional Relief Fund grants which were first promised a year ago.   ...
How Intrinsiq Works - Class Management and Student Allocation (Part 2)
Last month we started discussing the area of Classroom Management which can be quite a tricky subject for most education providers, especially since everyone tends to have their preferred method of how to allocate students into their respective classes. In today’s article, we are going to continue expanding on how Intrinsiq can help your school achieve this task in a much faster, more effi...
Villars Palace Academy: A World of Travel
A world of travel and entertainment is just at reach for students! Our exceptional location is close to the most famous places in Switzerland and Europe and will take them easily for a weekend in Paris, Milano, or London. They will also be able to enjoy the nicest and most attractive places of interest nearby such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, the popular Broc chocolate factory or the Olympic...
St Edward's College Malta: Mapping Water Catchment
During the second break a group of four year 10 students, Yani Muscat, Alfonso Reisang Tolomeo, Raoul La Cognata and Andreas Aquilina Bondin pored over plans of the college’s main buildings. They marked measurements and plot points, and started constructing an accurate map of college grounds. This map’s main purpose is to display rainwater collection points. Their efforts are part of a...
News and Updates from BEC this March
ICEF Dubai 2022 In February, representatives from BEC had the pleasure of attending ICEF Dubai 2022. BEC was represented by Firas and Chloe, who were welcomed by many agents and new partners at the event. During the event, BEC signed agreements with various language schools, two foundation providers, and discussions with UK universities are currently underway. We look forward to working with ou...
Join Scuola Leonardo da Vinci’s free online IMAT Open Day now!
Studying Medicine in English in Italy allows your students to fulfil their dream of becoming a doctor in one of the highest-ranked universities while enjoying the charming and friendly atmosphere of Italy, as well as discovering a new culture and broadening their horizons. One of the first obstacles that an aspiring student encounters is the IMAT test, an admission test to get into Italian univers...
How to Tuesday: How to make Interactions with Customers Remarkable
Customers have high expectations, who blames them, everyone is looking for the best product or service out there if they are forking out money for it. With a huge amount of competition out there, not meeting these high expectations may result in you losing customers. These expectations are not simply focused on the product or service, but on the customer journey. Up to the point where the sale is ...
Using the S&A Website: Subscribing to our Newsletter
As many of you know, at Schools & Agents we send a number of newsletters throughout the month, and we do this for various reasons. First of all it is a way to stay in touch with our readers, followers and subscribers through another channel. Secondly, our newsletters keep you updated with news from our members, news from the industry, as well as news about any offers that we might have going o...
Villars Palace Academy: Learning experiences and leadership!
To give new generations a valuable opportunity to become competent and fair leaders, we have developed a unique educational experience at the Villars Palace Academy , where our students are the architects of their own blended learning pathway. Where they can cultivate a growth mindset through a wide range of activities and develop the interpersonal skills and ethos future leaders will need to su...
SEO Friday - Anchor Text vs. Hypertext
Seometimes, when it comes to SEO, some things tend to get lost in translation, and very often this is a result of technical jargon and terminology. In today's SEO Friday post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing , focuses of the difference between anchor text and hypertext, which we sometimes come across when working on our websites and social media channels. In the infographic below, Korinne explain...
Life at BECARI CONZATTI SCHOOL
We are open and enjoying our students and life in Oaxaca.   We have had some students for five weeks, three months or more so far.  Our students are like new members of the big Becari Conzatti family.  Salsa dance lessons, alebrije workshop (wooden carving animals decoration)  and cooking classes are available now. Becari is alive again and it feels almost normal. Of cou...
Intrinsiq Support - Getting more familiar with Dashboards
In the busy lifestyle that we lead, simplicity is key. When it comes to the day-to-day running of schools, at Intrinsiq , we make sure to stick to this theory and make our clients’ lives as simple and as easy as possible. We do this by giving them a clear and simple dashboard where they can access all of their day’s work and tasks on one screen - a dashboard where they can view real-...
Invitation to all partners from Merrick Prep
Your success starts at Merrick Preparatory School - learn more about study permits and possible immigration opportunities to Canada! (Guest Speaker: Marc-Andre Ranger) You are invited: March 22, 2022 at 2 PM (EST) During the past months, partners as well as potential families have asked a lot about study permits and possible immigration pathways. Therefore, we have invited one of our partner...
How to Tuesdays: How to get results out of your Email Marketing Campaigns
Email marketing may not be the most popular channel for campaigns nowadays but it is still a very important way to generate leads. Here are some points on how to get the most leads out of your email marketing. Don't purchase contact lists - with GDPR this is an important point, when using purchased contact list performance is likely to drop, Avoid using 'No-Reply' in the sender's email addr...
Using the S&A website better: How to use the New & Improved Directory Page (Part 2)
Last week we started talking to you about how to use the Schools & Agents Directory Page, which is one of the most visited pages of our website, to your maximum advantage and we shared with you four tips. This week, we are going to carry on with the same topic and we are going to share with you four new tips which can help you to make the most out of the Schools & Agents Directory Page ,...
SEO Friday - Should you use the Yoast Plugin?
Have you heard about Yoast? For those who are familiar with WordPress, it is very likely that you've heard of Yoast too. As KAIE Marketing explains here, for those of you using a WordPress site, Yoast can be your guide for Search Engine Optimisation. However, you should never use the suggestions given exactly, every single time. You need to be the judge of what makes sense and what doesn't....
Theory and Practical training at Villars Palace Academy
Our students will combine theory and practical training courses with our experts in various departments from food & beverage to the front office and more. They will have the unique opportunity to apply what they learn in classes through real-life working experience during their practical internships in our resort . _____ Nos étudiants suivront des cours combinant théorie e...
The Intrinsiq Process: The Contract
The specification part of the process discussed last month  is the more complex step in the process. Once this hurdle is overcome, and once both the client and Intrinsiq are clear on how they will be proceeding, the next step is to sign the contract. This step is fairly simple, once the specification document is signed by the client we move on to the next phase. The Work Statement Thi...
How to Tuesday: How to track Social Media through Google Analytics
Last week we focused on how to set up a Google Analytics account, and how the Universal Analytics version is a lot easier to manage on tracking social media traffic. This week we are going to delve deeper on how your international education business can track social media traffic through these tools. Here is how you can track social media via Google Analytics in 4 steps:   Step 1: Se...
Diversity and Inclusion at Merrick Prep School, Canada
Johanna and I have recruited students from around the world now for several years and one topic or question we receive increasingly is how diversity exclusion is avoided at our school and how does our school ensure inclusion amongst its student body. This is a mountain of a topic that I could go on and on about, but firstly let’s define Diversity Vs. Inclusion.  I recently found an i...
Using the S&A Website: How to use the New & Improved Directory Page
The Schools & Agents Directory Page is one of the most visited pages of our website...and rightly so. It is the place where schools and agents get to find one another, check out each other's profiles and find all the necessary information to get in touch with one another. When it comes to using the Schools & Agents Directory page , there are some important things to keep in mind, which w...
Villars Palace Academy - Swisstainable Level 1
We have been awarded the “Swisstainable” level 1 committed label. We are proud to share this information since this certification demonstrates our determination to be pioneers in a new era of hospitality and education where sustainability is placed at the core of our concept. ____ Nous sommes fiers de partager avec vous l'obtention du label « Swisstainable » engag&eac...
SEO Friday - Backlinks, the Do's and Dont's
When it comes to SEO many people are obsessed with the idea of backlinks. You would also find a lot of companies who offer SEO services who encourage the idea of buying backlinks for your website because they help you to rank better. However, what is the reality here? And does international education work in the same way as other industries? We've asked the expert on the matter, and today, Korinne...
Intrinsiq Testimonial Interview - GenkiJACS, Japan
This week we have a different kind of article prepared for you by our friends at Intrinsiq. In fact, we have decided to go for a testimonial interview. Over the past months you have often heard about what Intrinsiq does, how Intrinsiq helps its clients, and about how hard they try to meet all of their clients' requirements. Today, rather than hearing it from them, we've decided to invite one of ...
Applications for the 2022 IALC Workshop in Berlin are open!
We are delighted to announce that applications for the face-to-face 2022 IALC Workshop in Berlin are open. The workshop will take place from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 May 2022 , with FAM trips to IALC schools in Germany scheduled both before and after the workshop. The venue is the stunning Melia Berlin hotel in the heart of the city, and our schools are very excited to be able to mee...
ICEF launches next-generation blockchain technology to issue secure agent credentials
For over 30 years ICEF has been vetting student recruitment agencies to establish and maintain an international benchmark of professionalism. Our formal recognition programme, ICEF Agency Status (IAS), was launched in 2010 and is the industry’s recognised standard for agent quality.   To achieve accreditation, each agency must undergo a comprehensive vetting process involving re...
How to Tuesday: How to track Social Media through Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a free website analytics dashboard that provides details and insights about your website and its visitors. This tool is ideal for agents, schools, universities and service providers alike, not only does it help you track visitors on your website but it also helps track your social media platforms. Setting up your Google Analytics account is easy, simply click on the ‘Star...
Johanna Ziegler - New Director of Admissions at MPS
Merrick Preparatory School are very excited to announce that Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) has a new Director of Admissions. Please help me in welcoming Johanna Ziegler to her new position!  Johanna has been a critical member the admission team and a leader within the MPS family over the last two years.  Her commitment to MPS and our students, and her passion for education, has alr...
Using the S&A Website: How to use the 'Search' Function in Articles
When it comes to using the Articles section on the Schools & Agents Website, we have revamped this to make the experience more user-friendly for our readers. In fact, whenever you are checking out our News Articles and even our Member Articles, you can make use of the 'Search' Function in 4 easy steps. 1) Click on the Articles Section (this applies for the news articles and for the member a...
Edu-inter: Looking for a Total French immersion? Quebec City is here for you!
Edu-inter is currently open for on-site classes. Whether you live in Canada or abroad, you are eligible to come! You can also book now to hold your spot for the summer, fall or even next winter and take advantage of our current promotions. No added fees if you decide to change your dates. Adults * Core, Intensive and Super-Intensive programs are available. - 15 to 27,5 hours of live Frenc...
ICEF Podcast - Artificial Intelligence in international student recruitment
Main Topic Artificial Intelligence: we all have heard of it and probably are already using it. How to best describe Artificial Intelligence in layman’s terms, and how is it being used in international student recruitment? Overview In this episode, we will be focusing on Artificial Intelligence and discussing what it is and how it is being used in the international student recruitmen...
Eaquals Annual International Conference to be held in Venice
It has been announced that the 31 st Eaquals Annual International Conference will be held in Venice this April. Eaquals will welcome Ania Kolbuszewska, Professor Steve Walsh, Gisella Lange and Dr Waldemar Martyniuk, who will deliver the conference plenary sessions on the subjects of Evidence-based reflection and teacher development, the role of plurilingualism in language teaching, CLIL, and tra...
The Communication and Languages Group recognized as one of LinkedIn’s “most engaging”
LinkedIn has just recognized the  Communication and Languages Group  as one of the best managed and most engaging groups on LinkedIn and selected it for their Inner Circle Program. The participation in the Program means that this Group will be afforded higher exposure and special features on the LinkedIn platform, thereby further enhancing its members’ experience and readership o...
Junior Summer School 2022 Beginning this July at MC Academy
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! MC Academy is happy to announce that our Junior Summer School will return this summer! Our summer school is perfect for young students who want an immersive English language experience in a vibrant and historic English city! 🔑 Key Facts! 15 hours of General English lesson per week All meals included on campus* Full-day week...
Léman Manhattan Senior Spotlight: Ayo Omilola '22, Harvard University
As a member of the High School Concert Band, Jazz Band and Main Stage Theatre, a writer for the Léman Science Journal, as well as a volunteer for the United Nations World Food Program, Ayo Omilola has made the most of his high school experience. In addition to his many activities and leadership roles, Ayo has earned an Outstanding rating from the New York State School Music Association Solo...
Intrinsiq Support - Supporting Schools with Multiple Centres
When running multiple centres, schools look for continuity and consistency because it is highly important for them that everything is organised and managed in the same manner, whether it is in the main building, or in any one of the annexes. This is where Intrinsiq is the ideal solution, and in today’s article we are going to look at some reasons as to why this is the case. Intrinsiq su...
St Edward's College Malta: House of Wax
A few students in IB at St Edward’s College Malta , every year, decide to take part in a business project called JAYE (Junior Achiever Young Enterprise). The aim is to create your own mini-company. Our group comprised of 8 students from year 12, decided to create a company. When we first met up, we struggled for ideas, until candles came up, and this developed into BodYou. BodYou i...
The next CILS and AIL exam session is near: Scuola Leonardo da Vinci organize a specific preparation course!
Our schools in Florence , Milan , Rome and Turin are CILS and AIL exam centers and students can prepare for the exam with us! The CILS Certification is a qualification, issued by UniStraSI (University for Foreigners of Siena) which certifies the level of knowledge of Italian as a foreign language. The AIL Certification is a qualification issued by the Accademia Italiana di Lingua...
International House Galway: Job Opportunities for students in Galway
Ireland’s study-work programme offers students the incredible opportunity to gain valuable work experience while they study English. Working while studying allows students to fully immerse themselves in the English language and use it in a practical (and profitable) way. The type of work available to students will depend on their English first and other skills second. The best opportunities ...
Different Programmes at the Villars Palace Academy
As a Swiss hospitality and leadership school, we deliver a broad Vocational Education and Training (VET) programme, licensed by EHL (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne), which offers students the unique opportunity to apply what they learn in theory classes through real-life working experiences. Skilling up within our state-of-the-art Edu-resort, our students effectively reach their professi...
Language Summer Camps for Intensive German in Theory and Practice in Germany at Campus im Stift Neuzelle
Intensive language courses can upgrade one’s language skills to a remarkably higher level. The language school at Campus im Stift Neuzelle organises international language camps where students from different countries aged 12 to 18 participate to improve their German language skills. In addition, they attend lessons at the secondary school “Gymnasium” on the campus and take part ...
How to Tuesday: How to Keep up with Instagram Trends of 2022
Social Media trends are evolving constantly, even more so when it comes to Instagram.  It is always a struggle to keep up with what trend is at its peak at any given time; of course it is also a struggle to learn all about said trend and be a part of it. In the vast industry, that is global education, one needs to be at the top of their game when it comes to these social media trends, given t...
St Edward's College Malta: Artificial Intelligence in the Classrooms
Whilst the debate regarding how much screen-time is too much for children and adults alike, there’s no denying the fact that artificial intelligence is becoming an increasingly viable option. The COVID-19 pandemic only serves as an accelerator to the process. “What is the future of education?” It’s a question that is, or should, be asked at any level of education. Skills...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: Connecting with Service Providers
In today's Website Monday article we are dedicating some space to our wonderful partners and service providers. There are various ways in which our schools and agents can learn about those who work within international education, but who are neither educators nor agents. If you want to find out about our service providers, there are 4 ways in which you can do this: 1) By visiting the special se...
Merrick Prep School - The Number 1 Choice....and here's why!
Families from all around the world are currently starting to look again for opportunities to give their children a brighter future by sending them abroad and enrolling them with great schools. We would like to take a moment and tell you a few facts about Merrick Preparatory School, a small boarding school in Ontario, Canada, that offers grade 9-12, University Qualification Year and ESL Foundation ...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops 2022 – YL and Young Adult programmes
Following the success of the IH Study Abroad Online Workshops in past two years, International House World Organisation has the pleasure of hosting a two day event for agents in March 2022. The focus of this workshop is on Young Learners and Young Adult programmes (up to 18 years of age).  From Young Learner summer programmes to Language Plus courses we are excited about the options IH can...
Trine University - Alumni from Different Nations
They represent different nations and cultures. Several came to small-town Indiana from sprawling metropolitan areas and national capitals. Some experienced the bite of winter for the first time. They all came to the United States looking for greater educational opportunities and found them at Trine University . As Trine celebrates continued growth in the depth and breadth of its internatio...
SEO Friday - How much SEO can you do by yourself?
Some might think that SEO is only for experts. And while we do second that opinion and believe that, in most cases, it's better to ask the experts, we also appreciate the notion that there are quite a number of things that you can do yourself in order to boost your own SEO. In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing , talks to us about these simple steps that we can take to improve our ranking...
Wimbledon School of English Summer Centres Webinar
On 15 th  February, Wimbledon School of English held a webinar about WSE's Juniors Summer Centres for 2022.  The aim of these webinars was to learn about our excellent offering of juniors courses running this summer. The panel was made up of:  - Adam Mathews - Juniors Operations Manager - Fiona Dunlop - Principal - Jane Dancaster - Managing Director - Patrick H...
ICEF Virtual Eurasia | 20 - 22 March 2022
Travel restrictions are beginning to lift across the globe and tens of thousands of students are working with student recruitment agents to prepare for overseas study. ICEF Virtual Eurasia offers an excellent opportunity to get your brand in front of the surge of returning students, by facilitating meetings between you, international educators and student recruitment agents from over 40 coun...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Our Dolce Vita in Rome starts in March
More places are available for our “ Dolce Vita" program ! A course dedicated to senior students who want to experience an unforgettable study holiday in Rome . From March 14th for 1 or 2 weeks students can study Italian and visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world. La Dolce Vita in Rome When you think of Italy and in particular the city of Rome, it is easy to think of t...
IH Study Abroad and IH Directors' Conference....goes to Madrid!!
International House   are delighted to welcome Spanish and Portuguese agents for meetings and a conference on  Friday 6th May. Agents will be able to learn about study abroad programmes with IH schools for English, French, German, Italian and Spanish in locations across Europe, South America and Asia. As well as the usual opportunities to meet specific IH schools for face-to-fac...
Oxford International Study Centre: Easter and Half Term Revision 2022
“I was absolutely thrilled with the report for Evdokia. It was a real educational treat. In all 25 years of my work with British education I haven't received such a thorough analysis of the subject the difficulties the student has. It will be interesting to watch her progress. Thank you for finding great tutors for all our students.” -  Izabella L, Student advisor, Russia T...
How Intrinsiq Works - Class Management and Student Allocation
Classroom Management can be quite a tricky subject for most education providers, especially since everyone tends to have their preferred method of how to allocate students into their respective classes. In today’s article, we are going to focus on how Intrinsinq can help your school achieve this task in a much faster, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Look at a particular week in 5 ...
English UK overhauls professional qualifications to help ELT centres meet staffing needs
Management qualifications run by English UK have been relaunched to make them more accessible, relevant and flexible.   The Diploma in ELT Management (DELTM) and the renamed Certificate in ELT Student Experience Management (CELTSEM) are both running from March with new content, tutors and formats.   Siobhan Baccas, project manager for English UK’s events and training, said she ...
St Edward's College Malta: Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
This is the year of the Water-Tiger: On the First of February, our Chinese students at St Edward’s College, Malta , celebrated Chinese New Year with lanterns, bookmarks, fortune cookies and many other activities. Tigers have a very special place in Chinese culture, given that China has been the home and origin of many different species of this majestic creature. The Chinese Lunar cal...
Rahn Education: Campus im Stift Neuzelle in 120 seconds
The Campus im Stift Neuzelle is set in an idyllic countryside location only 90 minutes from central Berlin. Find out more about this amazing place with a Gymnasium , a language school, a music school and its own boarding school! Watch the video here .   ...
The Villars Palace Academy Infrastructure
Discover some of the students’ infrastructures at the Villars Palace Academy ! The various accommodation choices at the Victoria hotel & Residence, a modern student & staff cafeteria, library & coworking space, classrooms,  the oldest theatre of the Swiss Alps (1895) for acting classes, fitness at the Villars Palace and much more… Check out the pictures galler...
How to Tuesday: How to Make the Most of your B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy
Today, we shall be sharing with you our final text on Business to Business marketing. This article deals with social media marketing, and lthough this marketing segment revolves mostly around brands targeting individual customers, it still plays a very important role when it comes to B2B marketing strategies, especially in the international education industry. Convert followers into Leads Bu...
Happy Valentines Day from MPS
Happy Valentine's Day. One of the best gifts of love from a parent is giving your child a good education which is the foundation for a great future. We are fortunate to be part of this process every day helping parents to give this gift to their children. Learn more about Merrick Preparatory School: www.merrickprep.com ...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: More on Member Articles
In today's post we are going to continue building on what we started talking about in last week's article . In other words, we are going to continue talking about how our members can make the most of Member Articles. Today we shall be focusing on four aspects which are extremely important, both in terms of content Marketing and also in terms of content frequency. 1) Blogging for Students ...
SEO Friday - Key Words in Text
Time flies and it's Friday once again....which means that it's SEO and Korinne o'clock. Another very interesting topic is being tackled here today, and  a topic which a lot of people in international education sometimes tend to struggle with in terms of Digital Marketing and SEO. The question of how many times we should insert key words into our texts often comes up. In today's post, Korinne ...
Villars Palace Academy: Come Meet Us!
From 19th to 26th of February, we will be present at the Victoria Hotel & Residence in Villars, Switzerland - from 08h30 to 10h30 / 16h30 to 19h30. If you are around or wish to meet us in person, come to discover the different sides of our organisation: The Villars Palace Academy , our Hospitality and Leadership school!   ...
ICEF Virtual Secondary Education | 22 - 24 February 2022
ICEF Virtual Secondary Education returns in February, bringing together industry decision-makers and student representatives focused on secondary, boarding, high school, academic summer camp, foundation and junior education programmes . The event provides a cost-effective, convenient way to network with:  - More than 150 leading education institutions from across the globe - O...
Villars Palace Academy: Let's Swiss
Villars Palace Academy offers more than just studying: Let's "Swiss", Study and Ski at the Villars Palace Academy in Switzerland! Here's how to enjoy learning more at 1’800m altitude… https://lnkd.in/gR-AbHVC ...
The Intrinsiq Process: Specification
The Specification part of the Intrinsiq Process is more of a “behind the scenes” kind of phase where the Intrinsiq team gets to internally discuss the outcomes of the initial client meetings. In short, this is where we make the magic happen and make all our client requests come true. Making the Magic Happen We always stress the importance of communication and this particular st...
How to Tuesday: How to optimise your B2B Digital Marketing
Welcome to our next instalment on B2B marketing, our main focus in this article is digital marketing. In this day and age, every business should have a digital presence; one that encompasses a website, SEO, paid promotion and another place your School or Agency is active online. But what can you do to strengthen your B2B digital marketing strategy? Follow these steps and tips below: Defin...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: Member Articles
As per our recent Monday trend, we are here today to share with you some more tips on how you can make better use of the Schools & Agents website. This time round we are going to focus on how to submit better member articles. Remember that these member articles are viewed by our readers on our website, but they are also shared and disseminated on our social media and newsletter, hence reaching...
German Language Course and Foundation Course Studienkolleg at Rahn Education in Germany
If you want to study in Germany and you need to attend a language course before taking the foundation course Studienkolleg, our beautiful Campus im Stift Neuzelle in Germany is the right place for you! LANGUAGE COURSE for STUDIENKOLLEG AT CAMPUS IM STIFT NEUZELLE 02/06/2022 – 31/08/2022 The best start for your study preparation - 30 German lessons per week (Level A2 + B1) in smal...
SEO Friday - How to Make your Website Faster!
In today's SEO Friday post we shall be taking a look at an issue that a lot of companies have and which, unfortunately, reflects very badly on their brand image and their SEO. I am referring to how fast (or slow) the website is. In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about how we can start resolving this issue by taking some simple, yet important steps. ...
Intrinsiq Interview: Getting to know the Intrinsiq Team
One of the new features that we will be publishing on behalf of our friends at Intrinsiq, is the Intrinsiq Interview. This week’s article focuses on the interview that we had earlier today on the Schools & Agents Facebook Page , where we had the opportunity to speak to Mark Milford and Jonas Farrugia from Intrinsiq, about what they have planned for us for 2022. New Content We sta...
IH Academic Managers and Trainers Conference 2022
In January we were pleased to welcome participants from all over the IH Academic community to learn and share together. During the 5-day conference we had a mix of external speakers and IH Speakers who very generously prepared and led thought provoking sessions to help & support IH teams worldwide. Topics included stress management, professional development, the future of digital learning and ...
How to Tuesday: How to Optimise your B2B Email Marketing
As part of our ongoing segment of B2B marketing, this week, and those to come, we are focusing on the various channels that schools, universities, agents and service providers can use as part of their strategy. This week we will focus on the email marketing channel.  Email marketing is one of the most commonly used channels as it is a tried and true method of reaching both individual consu...
Nationality Mix at Wimbledon School of English
Even during a strange year for ELT, Wimbledon School of English still welcomed 75 different nationalities to their school in 2021. Take a look... Our  Top 5 Nationalities  for school-based courses in 2021 were: Switzerland 17% Japan 11% Saudi Arabia 9% South Korea 7% Italy 5% Image is based on WSE student weeks for 2021 ...
Villars Palace Academy Sunsets
Students will enjoy the sunset of Villars from their bedroom balcony at the Victoria Hotel & Residence, or from the 130m long terrace of the Villars Palace , with an incredible view over the Swiss Alps! Follow us on our social media for more updates: Facebook LinkedIn Instagram ...
MPS - A small town, a small school, and a HUGE success story!
In an often-overcrowded industry such as International Education, it is often very difficult or nearly impossible for schools to compete with the conglomerates that often surround large metropolitan areas through Ontario and even Canada! But one little school, in one little village has made it BIG on the International platform, and that school is Merrick Preparatory School !  Merrick Pre...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: Making use of News Articles and the Industry Newsletter
News and content play a very important role in the Schools & Agents website. They are ways in which we keep in touch with our followers and keep them updated with what is going on in the industry. In fact, our partner associations share their press releases and news updates with us so we can disseminate them across our various channels.  In this article, we are going to focus on how ou...
SEO Friday - How to Optimise your Website's Back End, even if you cannot access it
Another Friday, another SEO Tip, thanks to the brilliant Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . In today's post we are addressing a crucial point. When it comes to website optimisation, everything is crucial, however, when a client feels like they're stuck because they cannot access the back end of their website, that's a bit more problematic. However, there is always a solution to everything, a...
Gap Semester in Italy at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci
Our "Gap Semester" program has everything students need: 16 weeks of full immersion in Italian culture and language. Students will receive high-quality language instruction from our expert teachers that will guide them on this fantastic path. The next "Gap Semester" program will run from February 14th to June 17th. Why take a "Gap Semester" in Italy? Spending 16 weeks in Italy working...
Living Learning English - Summer 2:1 Programme
We are now taking bookings for our Young Learners 2:1 courses; we have teachers available in fantastic locations across the UK! Living Learning English homestay courses provide students with total immersion in English language and culture – there’s no better or faster way to learn! Students are carefully matched in pairs by age, interests and level of English. Each member of the ...
Intrinsiq Support - A fully customisable system!
Intrinsiq is a bespoke system and it can be built according to the needs of the client. From experience, we can certainly assert that a customisable system is the way forward for schools within the field of international education for a variety of different reasons. Everyone is different Each school and each university is different; and unfortunately when you go for an off-the-shelf product ...
How to Create the Best B2B Marketing Strategy
Any marketing strategy has to work around the audience. This is especially relevant when working in the field of international education and when marketing products to schools, universities, agents and service providers. Therefore, before diving in straight to the deep end of all the strategies available one must always follow these steps. 1. Determine your brand positioning. Your first step...
TLCdénia obtains New Accreditation
TLCdénia Spanish school becomes the first school within FEDELE (Federation of Associations of Spanish schools in Spain) in obtaining the "Socially Responsible ELE School" accreditation. This is a seal of quality with the aim of having schools that contribute to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
Cork English College: Promotion for Sonny Kennedy
CEC – Cork English College  are delighted to announce the appointment of Sonny Kennedy to the role of Marketing Manager at the family-owned, award-winning, Cork-based school.   Sonny joined CEC as Sales & Marketing Executive in August of 2019 and prior to that worked within the Language Centre University College Cork for over 6 years in the areas of administration,...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci - The Uffizi in Florence
Our Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Florence , which for decades has accompanied its students to the city's museums to honor the memory of the "Grand Tours" of the past, celebrates with emotion and satisfaction "the most beautiful exhibition space in the world": the Uffizi Gallery. The First Victory Since Eike Schmidt took over the direction of the Uffizi in November 2015, he has transformed th...
The IH Network Hugs the Earth and our 40,000 km target
Since February 2020 International House World Organisation (IHWO) has been active with new projects and initiatives to raise the issue of environmental sustainability throughout our network and in the language teaching industry. All of these initiatives seek to safeguard our planet and minimise the negative impacts we have on our environment. Our ambition is that the International House network...
5 reasons why IH Galway is parents' top choice for 2022
The upcoming summer months should see the return of summer camps and language courses for all ages, including teenagers and children. IH Galway is open and really excited to welcome younger learners to our school, but first we'd like to welcome their parents! Choosing a location for their child's English language programme can be difficult, so to make their decision easier, here are five reasons w...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Website Better: Membership Options for Schools
As we normally do on Monday, today we will also be sharing with you some tips on how to use the Schools & Agents website better. This time round we will be focusing mainly on Schools and Education Providers, and we will be showing you how you can make the most of your membership options with us. In this article we will be focusing on 4 main areas: 1) The different membership options 2...
Trine University and Organizational Diversity
During an excursion, last Fall, international students attending Trine University , together with a university student society, visited well-known companies across Detroit to learn about their diversity efforts. You can find out more about their experience here .  ...
Quality English announces Agent Workshops in Madrid and Rome
Super Star Award Winning School Association, Quality English and members will be in Madrid and Rome in March to host boutique agent workshops. These events will bring together education professionals from the schools, colleges and agency sectors for collaboration and exploring market opportunities.  Registration for agents has already commenced and you can register by using these links: ...
ACT announces a new BSC in Biological Science starting September 2022
In the face of global challenges such as climate change and environmental management, population growth and food security, and biotechnology and human health, the Biological Sciences have never been more important. Recent discoveries in the field have advanced at breathtaking speeds with beneficial outcomes for mankind.  In the fall of 2022, ACT is launching a Biological Sciences degree ...
SEO Friday - Meta Data, Meta Titles and Title tags
Another Friday, another SEO tip from our friend and SEO guru Korinne from KAIE Marketing . This time round, Korinne talks to us about the difference between Meta Data, Meta Titles and Title tags. To the non-SEO-trained mind, this might all sound complicated, and that is why we need to rely on experts. Having said that, those who prefer to take care of and manage their own websites need to b...
Besant Hill Student Spotlight: Akari I, 21
During a four-year studentship at Besant Hill , a student will examine each tenet of the Portrait of a Graduate. Each year the principles of individualism, resiliency, environmentalism, global citizenship, critical thinking, and creativity are taught throughout the curriculum and programs of the school. The result of a four-year education designed with this foundation is a student like Akari I. ...
Léman Students Work with the Office of College Counseling on the College Application Process
Early college admissions results are coming in and we are ecstatic to share the news that Léman students have been accepted to Harvard University, Duke University, Cornell University, Rice University, New York University, Villanova University, Babson College, Fordham University, Northeastern University, and more. We will continue to share college acceptance news as it comes in over the ne...
How Intrinsiq Works - The Search Function
In the coming weeks and months we will be sharing with you some tips on how to use the various aspects of Intrinsiq in the best way possible. The first feature we are going to look at is the “Search Function”. The Steps to Search When it comes to using the Search function there are five main steps you need to follow. Choose Starting Point - this could be Students, agents e...
IALC Accredits Four New Schools in 2021
The International Association of Language Centres, IALC , welcomed four new quality schools in 2021 despite the devastating and on-going effects of the pandemic on the study travel industry. During these difficult times, IALC has been able to offer its members support in the form of discounts, webinars from industry partners, new marketing initiatives as well as its on-going virtual town hall me...
Oxford International Study Centre: Summer Programmes 2022
Summer in Oxford is a fascinating experience. The colleges, galleries and history of one of the world’s most famous Universities provide an inspiring and beautiful environment for students from all over the world. Oxford International Study Centre has organised summer programmes for many years, welcoming students of all ages from over thirty countries . Older students are sometimes taught in...
What can students gain from being at Villars Palace Academy?
What can students gain from being at Villars Palace Academy? Studying at the Villars Palace Academy in Switzerland will not only make students grow up in the real world of hospitality and prepare them for an exciting leadership programme. It will also offer them the best moments of extra-curricular activities. Are there other activities that they can join? Skiing / snowboarding will als...
How to Tuesday: How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy
Social media is a constantly evolving spectrum however most of the foundational steps you need to succeed stay the same. The essential gist of it is following the same steps you would to create a marketing strategy but narrowed to a specific channel. Follow these steps and apply them to your business: Step 1: Research and Identify your audience The first step in any marketing campaign is to ...
Merrick Prep prepares successfully for #1 University in Canada
Since 2012, Merrick Preparatory Schoo l as prepared 119 graduates - over 81% out of them have received offers to the #1 University in Canada: University of Toronto. Programs our students were accepted to at University of Toronto: Life Science Linguistics Communication & Technology Computer Science Environmental Science Mathematics Math & Statistics Electrical E...
4 Tips to Use Schools & Agents better: Finding out about our Membership Options
It's Monday once again, which means that it's time to find out more about the Schools & Agents website. This time round we are going to focus on our different membership options, and on how to decide which one is best for you. Moreover, we will also be pointing you in the direction of where to get this info from on our website. So here it goes... Step 1: Decide which kind of membership y...
Free Training Day for ELT Academic Managers and Trainers 2022 - International House
We are delighted to welcome Academic Managers and Trainers from across the industry to take part in a special one day event on Saturday 22nd January. Since taking the IH Academic Management and Training conference online in 2021, we are now able to offer academic managers and trainers who are not currently working in an International House school the chance to experience of some of the great ta...
Promotional video for Malaca Instituto
Experience one of the most vibrant cities in Spain Experience Malaca Instituto A whole immersion in the language...And culture of Spain Check out our video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-u7mtUehXM   ...
English UK publishes ambitious environmental action plan
English UK’s first major project of 2022 is a far-reaching environmental action plan, building on the momentum created around international climate change conference COP26.   The plan commits the organisation to building a green culture and leading a green transformation across UK ELT. It includes both direct action and the use of the organisation as a platform to encourage and supp...
SEO Friday - Key Word Frequency
In SEO we often speak of the importance of key words, and we sometimes tend to believe that the more often we insert the key words into our text the better it is for ranking. One important thing to keep in mind is that trends change over time so it is important to follow this, or to ask the professionals in the field to guide us.  The concept of "more is more" is not necessarily relevant n...
The Intrinsiq Process: Consultation
Last week we shared with you a post on the Intrinsiq Process  and we took a brief look at what each one of the steps involved entails. This week, we are going to delve deeper into this and focus a bit more on what the very first step in this process is all about.  Identifying Goals  For us, Consultation is extremely important because we believe that this is where we get to k...
New Year News from Villars Palace Academy
We hope you have well enjoyed the end-of-year celebrations and a nice break. The launch of the Villars Palace Academy is in constant adaptation and we wish to respond favourably to the expectations of our future students. To best prepare for it, we thank you in advance for taking 3 minutes of your time to complete the following questionnaire:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D952VBW ...
How to Tuesday: Getting your Business ready for 2022
Last week we started our 'How to Tuesday' column by sharing with you some tips on how to get your business ready for 2022. This week we will continue on the same topic and we'll share with you some more ideas on how you can make your 2022 a much better year! Like last year, our 'How to Tuesday' posts will once again be brought to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents and our si...
Living Learning English: Breaking! International travel news update
We've got some amazing news for our students From Friday 7th January at 4 am, pre-departure travel COVID tests will no longer be needed for under 18s and adults fully vaccinated to enter England from overseas. The requirement to self-isolate on arrival to England until receiving a negative PCR test result will also be lifted. Instead, those arriving in England can take a lateral flow test...
Virtual Partner Open House at Merrick Prep
Welcome to 2022. Happy New Year. We hope that you had a wonderful start into this New Year and are ready to continue or start working with us :). We are, for sure! Our first Virtual Partner Open House will be on  January 20th, 2022 at 9 AM (EST). Mark your calendar! Join us to connect. Please send an email to johannaz@merrickprep or message to what’s app: +1 613 298 0259 and w...
4 Tips to Use Schools & Agents better: Finding Out about Upcoming Industry Events
This week we shall continue with our Website Tips. This corner is aimed at helping our followers and members to learn how to navigate the Schools & Agents website more efficiently so that they can make better use of it. Today's focus is going to be on how to use the Schools & Agents website in order to find out about upcoming Industry Events in International Education. Check this out: ...
SEO Friday - Does your Page need to Load Fast?
It's the first Friday of the first week of 2022, and just like last year we are pleased to continue sharing with you SEO-related tips and tricks thanks to our SEO guru Korinne from KAIE Marketing . We are starting the year with a very important SEO tip, and this is related to page loading time. Check out the infographic below to find out all there is to know about how fast our pages should be lo...
Search Tutor: Personal improvement and self-fulfilment
It is important to promote personal skills and development when looking for a new career. Personal improvement is distinguished by the way that a person conducts themselves in a work-based environment by using their previous knowledge, expertise, and experience as a foundation for future development. An individual can assess their personal improvement in many ways. 1. Create a personal brand un...
Intrinsiq Support: Why are we the best in the field
Communication is key. At Intrinsiq , we are firm believers in this, and it is for this reason that we always stress on the importance of consistent communication between us and our client; not just at the beginning, but throughout the whole process - from when the client engages with us, right until the moment of launch; and even post-launch. In today’s article we are going to walk you...
Happy New Year 2022 from Merrick Preparatory, Canada
Happy New Year 2022 – may this year bring you happiness, health, success and hopefully some relieve to the industry that we can all continue what we are passionate about, bringing students to our institutions and help them get a great education as foundation for their next step in life! We have welcomed our students back on campus and continue supporting them through the challenges of the...
Feature on Villars Alpine Resort
Happy to share with all of you a wonderful article about the Villars Alpine Resort, recently published in the Villars Magazine. Villars Palace Academy 's future students will benefit from a unique place to learn, grow and develop their skills in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Check it out! https://lnkd.in/gqnU3WiW ...
How to Tuesday: How to make your Business stand out in 2022
It's a new year, and as we promised you earlier on this week, this year we will be sharing many more tips and much more content with you on how to help your businesses develop. We've all had two horrendous years but we believe it is now time to move forward and start looking ahead. And we can only do this in one way - by having our businesses ready to face the new year and the new opportunities th...
Website Mondays: What Content should you be Sharing with us?
Content is an essential part of your digital marketing strategy and it's also important to be sharing your content on thrid party website and other social groups. The more you share, the easier you are to be found. We always tell our clients that the content we publish on their behalf reaches thousands of followers, not just those that follow us, but also those that are searching for similar progr...
Intrinsiq Support: Why should a good School Management system be cloud based?
Intrinsiq has been a cloud-based school management system for well over a decade. In fact, when it was designed back then, it was always intended to be on the cloud. Cloud-based systems are highly efficient and also effective for a variety of reasons including increased capacity, scalability, functionality, as well as reduced maintenance and cost for computer infrastructure or members of staff. In...
Intrinsiq Support: Reporting and Forecasting
In any kind of business, it is always good to ask yourself whether there’s more that you can do because the likelihood is that such a question will open up new possibilities and lead to further growth. Such questions then need to be analysed and interpreted…and we all know that data interpretation is also an extremely laborious and time-consuming task. At Intrinsiq , we are please...
How to Tuesday - How to Increase Facebook Engagement
One of our most popular "How to Tuesday" posts which we shared over the past 12 months has been this one here - the one in which we talk about How to imporve our company's Facebook Engagement. It is all well and good to reach a vast audience, but sometimes you also want to make sure that the audience you are reaching is receptive to your message....and you can confirm that by looking at your ...
Happy Holidays...from MPS
Merrick Preparatory School has made sure that every one of our students has either gone home safely or has found a place to stay in Canada. We all are looking forward to spending some quiet time with friends and family and saying “goodbye” to 2021. We are looking forward to a happy, health and successful New Year 2022 with our partners at our side. Thank you so much for your support, w...
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School and The École join forces to create a new French bilingual high school program.
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School and The École, a leading French-American Pre-Nursery-8 independent school,  will launch a new French bilingual high school program at Léman starting September 2022.  The program is an extension of The École's French-American dual curriculum and transitions to a bilingual IB diploma program. The IB diploma is globally recogn...
Becari December News
I am happy to present you this information and I apologize for all my mistakes. I hope you enjoy it ! I am also happy to hear any suggestions or comments you might have. ¡Muchas gracias! COVID IN MEXICO As you can see, we only have 4 states in yellow and 27 states in green. Oaxaca is in green until this Friday. Oaxaca numbers We only had 59 cases of Covid in the whole state of Oa...
Villars Palace Academy: Grand Opening of the Victoria Hotel & Residence, Switzerland!
On the 17th of December, the second baby of the Villars Alpine Resort will open to the public. Fully operating as a traditional hotel for guests and visitors, the Victoria will also be the "home away from home" for our future students enrolled at the Villars Palace Academy. We all look forward to welcoming you soon to enjoy this brand-new infrastructure ;) VISIT THE VICTORIA ...
ICEF Events 2022
In 2021, despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, ICEF held 10 virtual and 1 hybrid events enabling thousands of educational institutions, service providers and carefully-chosen student recruitment agents to continue to network and develop partnerships. In 2022, we are increasing our support for the international education community by hosting 14 hybrid, virtual and in-person events...
Intrinsiq Support: Using the Dashboard
The Dashboard is a very important feature on the Intrinsiq School Management System as it is the place where members of staff who have access to the platform check all their notifications and diary entries. As explained in a previous article, diary entries are a useful tool that allows members of staff to create a unique customer journey for every student at the school, and tag members of staff ...
Programs we offer at Merrick Preparatory School
Students from all around the world are joining Merrick Preparatory each year for one of the following programs (minimum a semester or longer): Academic Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 Earn credits toward the #1 world ranked Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) Merrick Preparatory School ensures our students are prepared to enter world-ranked universities. Since our founding in 2012, we have maint...
Learn Spanish and Enjoy Quality Gastronomy in Denia, Spain
TLCdénia is a Spanish school located in Denia, a medium city between Valencia and Alicante, on the Mediterranean coast. Denia’s gastronomy is so well recognized worldwide that it was designated a Creative City of Gastronomy by UNESCO in 2015. Being a ‘Gastronomic City’ is an official recognition and appreciation of the quality of Denia's restaurants and their dishes. ...
How to Tuesday - How to be Wiser in 2022
As the year draws to a close most of us tend to look back on the past 12 months and do a bit of an audit and a stock-take. It's always book to look at the lessons learnt in the previous year and commit to taking them with you into the new year. It is for this reason that in our "How to Tuesday" post this week, we've decided to share with you some tips on how you can learn from 2021 and be wiser in...
Meet the American College of Thessaloniki, Greece
The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) is an American, private, nonprofit post-secondary academic institution that operates in Greece, with rich history that goes back to 1886. The College operates at a beautiful 55-acre wooded campus on a hill, overlooking the city of Thessaloniki and the Aegean Sea.  The city of Thessaloniki is a safe, vibrant, modern metropolis of more than 1 million i...
Villars Alpine Resort
The first Edu-Resort ever designed in Switzerland combing Hospitality, Education & Sustainability.  A fantastic learning platform for our students! Read our latest News HERE ...
WSE's Accommodation
Along with their beautiful local student residences, did you know that Wimbledon School of English have a network of over 200 host families in the area? Take a virtual tour of the different options with their Accommodation Manager, Julie. WSE Accommodation Stats: Maximum 25 minutes journey time to the school 15 minutes average journey time 40% of their hosts are within walking...
SEO Friday - 3 SEO Tips for 2022
It's Friday again....and that only means one thing, that it's time for SEO Friday once again :) In today's post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing talks to us about three important SEO tips to take with us into the new year. Here we go! ...
The guard.me keep.meSAFE Program
Did you know that 50% of students have felt overwhelming anxiety, making it hard to succeed academically? Did you know that 31% of post-secondary students have felt so depressed that it was difficult to function? The keep.meSAFE program offered by guard.me specifically focuses on these situations helping students and schools deal with such issues and challenges. Mental Wellness Studen...
Intrinsiq Support: The efficiency of Multiple Portals
Intrinsiq is a school management system that thrives on efficiency and one way of achieving this is through their use of multiple portals. In fact, the Intrinsiq system has portals for students, teachers and also host families. These are the three departments within a school that normally tend to generate the highest amount of traffic in the office. Thanks to Intrinsiq’s efficient system, ...
New Collaboration between IALC and FELCA
The President of FELCA, Mr. Paolo Barilari and IALC, Mr. Robin Adams, are delighted to announce a collaboration focused on improving the relationships between schools and agents.  The Federation of Education and Language Consultant Associations is a worldwide association of national associations of language and education consultant providers (est. 2000).  Founded in 1983, The Intern...
How to Tuesday - How to Motivate your Employees at the End of the Year
We're in December and it's practically the end of another year that brought along with it ups and downs. For those in business, it has been another year of stress, question marks and sleepless nights. Our employees feel that too even though our businesses might not be theirs to own, run and manage. In today's "How to Tuesday" post we've decided to share with you some tips on what you can do in ord...
Villars Palace Academy: 360° Summer Hospitality Training in Switzerland!
If you want to learn, grow, come out of your comfort zone, have lifelong memories and start building a successful career, then the  Villars Palace Academy - Swiss Hospitality & Leadership School  - is certainly the next place you want to be! Here is a brand-new programme designed for short term stays:  The 360° Summer Hospitality Training (2 months, minimum 5...
ICEF Dubai 2022
Each year hundreds of thousands of students from the Middle East and North Africa enrol at a school or university abroad and they all need one or more of the following products or services: - Student health and travel insurance, risk prevention - Local bank account, payment tools - Money transfer solutions - Student accommodation, short-term and long-term - Student travel products ...
Our Approach at Merrick Prep – Enhanced Academic Program
At Merrick Preparatory School our focus is on whole student development to ensure success. We have created a failsafe system to ensure each child reaches beyond their grasp to achieve their full potential. Our unique Enhanced Academic Program has five main components integrated into our students’ daily lives. Daily Tutorial Support Upon joining MPS, each student is placed in a grade ...
Hispania Valencia - 2021: a year full of challenges and achievements
It’s time to say goodbye to 2021. It was a year full of challenges and changes, but also many achievements. These successes are the result of our hard work and the fact that we always keep improving. We’ve made different kinds of improvements to keep our school facilities safe and to offer our students the highest quality in the classroom and in our other services. Not only did we c...
The Villars Alpine Edu-Resort
The Villars Alpine Resort is the very first Edu-Resort allying hospitality, education, and sustainability in Switzerland. Ideally situated at the heart of the Swiss Alps in Villars-sur-Ollon, the Villars Alpine Resort is composed of 3 fully renovated hotels; the Villars Palace 5* (1913), the Victoria Hotel & Residence 4* (1973), and the Villars Lodge (1870). In addition to its 332 rooms & ...
SEO Friday - Optimising Website Images
Many of us tend to think that SEO is all abou text and links and key words. However, it is much more than that. In fact, the images on our website also play a very important role in how our website ranks on Google and other search engines. In today's SEO Friday post, which is brought to us thanks to KAIE Marketing , Korinne talks to us about the importance of this feature. ...
New courses are to coming to MC Academy
GESE, ISE, International ESOL, SELT and more! Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! MC Academy is proud to announce we are expanding our course portfolio to provide students with more ways to prepare for their studies in higher education in the UK. We are proud to announce that MC Academy has partnered with Trinity College London and LanguageCert to offer four new exam ...
Welcome to Merrick Preparatory School
Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) is a private co-educational day, boarding and synchronous learning high school with a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students, 20 days students and 30 synchronous learning students. MPS offers a world class educational and boarding experience to students grades 9 through 12 and a University Qualification Year (UQY). Since its opening in 2012, students from 36 c...
Intrinsiq Support: Diary-like System
Imagine this scenario...Imagine that you have a student who books a course, and then, a few days before he arrives at the school he decides to add one-to-one lessons; and he also chooses to change his accommodation from an apartment to a host family; and he also chooses to book some additional excursions in advance. Not a big thing to imagine, right? But it can sometimes turn into quite an ordeal ...
MEI Member Schools Look forward to Reconnecting with International Partners at Online Event
Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), the leading and longest-serving association of English Language Schools in Ireland, will host an online workshop for MEI member schools, partner agents, and industry service providers on Thursday 2nd December. The event will be attended by 140+ delegates. This includes representation from 48 English Language schools of all sizes, locations, and varieties acr...
How to Tuesday: How to create a Social Media Posting Schedule
One of the main issues that business struggle with when it comes to Social Media, is the scheduling and planning of posts....or rather the lack of it. Very often, people believe that social media takes up way too much tima because they have to come up with something new every day, create it and post it. In truth, we can be much more efficient with this and "all it takes" is a bit of decent plannin...
Quality English News Updates
We are very excited to announce that our in-person Missions will recommence in March 2022 ! We very much look forward to hosting our friends and partners in Madrid and Milan in March so keep an eye out for the invitations! You will also find a copy of the new QE/QED Brochure here which is a very useful guide to our schools, their courses, and their locations. We very much look forwar...
OISC: Summer Programmes 2022
Summer in Oxford is a fascinating experience. The colleges, galleries and history of one of the world’s most famous Universities provide an inspiring and beautiful environment for students from all over the world. Oxford International Study Centre has organised summer programmes for many years, welcoming students of all ages from over thirty countries . Older students are sometimes taught in...
Wimbledon School of English: From English Beginner to Masters in 2 years - Abdul's Testimonial
Excellent news from one of our alumni! From an English beginner to master’s graduate in just 2 years! This is “star student” - Check out Abdul’s story of how he achieved his dream of graduating from a top UK university after studying at Wimbledon School of English in 2019. Well done, Abdul! 🎉 #MyWSE #IELTSofficial   #StudyAbroadLife ...
Celebrating Diversity at Merrick Prep School in Canada
We are in full swing to talk to interested parents and their desire to send their daughter/ son to Merrick Prep for Fall 2022. Will you be one of them? Since the opening of Merrick Prep, we have welcomed students from over 35 different countries. Each year we have students from 17-20 different countries on campus. I have worked in the K-12 education industry for over 20 years and I have not ...
Intrinsiq Support: Easy Classroom Allocation and Forecasting
In any Academic Department in any kind of school, be it big or small, classroom allocation and forecasting are two things that practically take place on a daily basis, especially at the start and the end of each week. Students moving around, teachers changing classes, teachers’ time off, classroom renovations….these are only a few situations in which having an efficient classroom plan...
Local English language school part of £500,000 bid to support teachers around the world
Wimbledon School of English in London will improve the skills of English teachers in Brazil after submitting a winning bid for a national project. This high-quality, imaginative bid from language schools is already off to a flying start. Teachers at Wimbledon School of English will help improve the confidence and English language skills of the teachers in Brazil by providing teacher training t...
Special Offers from International House Galway
Overall, it has been such a great couple of weeks here at IH Galway and I wanted to keep you up to date with our latest news. Black Friday Special Offer Accommodation for free: Our special offer for Black Friday ends on the 30th of November, but there are still a couple of days left before that and I would strongly advise you to avail of this unique opportunity that will help your students ...
Villars Palace Academy: A Unique Programme!
Our students will practice their cooking skills throughout the programme. The Chefs will teach them how to create a local, seasonal and comforting menu such as the one you can find at the Villars Mountain Lodge restaurant  https://villarspalaceacademy.ch/programme ...
How to Tuesday: How to Improve our Listening Skills
Today's 'How to Tuesday' post is going to be slightly different from the usual Marketing-related posts. In fact, today we are going to take a small break from Social Media Marketing and focus on something that we feel is important in every area of business - whether we are a school, an agent, a service provider ... or whether or not we are in International Education. This is actually something tha...
Léman Manhattan's IB Program
Léman Manhattan is an International Baccalaureate World School. IB approaches are integrated throughout the School’s academic program, starting in early childhood and culminating with the Diploma Programme in 11th and 12th grade. The IB Diploma Programme has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being of students. Diploma students are more tha...
Humboldt Institut's virtual Advent Calendar
No plans for 2022 yet? What about a German course? And best of all, now is your chance to win one! With the start of the Humboldt Advent Calendar on December 1st, students from all over the world have the chance to win a two-week German course every week from December 1 to 20! The Advent Calendar will be published on the Humboldt-Institut's website. Starting on December 1, each day a new ...
New member for English UK Board
An unexpected vacancy on our Board of Trustees has been filled by the candidate who narrowly missed joining after the last election in May. Farhan Quraishi , CEO and co-owner of  Speak Up London  has joined the board until the next annual elections in May 2022, when he will be able to put himself up for re-election. He replaces Chris Moonie of the Mackenzie School of English, who h...
Intrinsiq Support: Contactless Attendance and Multiple Annexes
In some parts of the world Covid is once again showing its ugly head, however, we all agree that business simply cannot just stop again because of it. At the same time, schools need to be able to prove to their agents and clients that they are taking all the necessary precautions to ensure that students are safe while studying in their centres. Contactless Attendance Tracking Attendance Trac...
Living Learning English: Cosy Winter Courses in the UK
Winter in the UK... Twinkling lights, warming treats and festive feelings, the Christmas holiday season is when Britain’s cosiness levels reach an all-time high. Secure a place now for your students with one of our professional, friendly teachers. Let them experience the best of the winter season in the UK and improve their English by total immersion. Your students can lea...
How to Tuesday: How to choose the right Social Media Channels for your Business
Choosing the right social media channels for your business is always a tricky task. Some people choose to have a presence on ALL channels, and while that is admirable, it is not always necessary especially if you have limited resources to work with. At the same time, there are others who prefer to have a limited presence on a few channels in order to ensure consistency. And while that is also comm...
At ALC-comInternational we will prepare your students for the TOEIC Exam
At ALC-comInternational we are proud to prepare our students in the best way possible for both French and English examinations. In today’s article we will focus on how we will help international students prepare for the TOEIC exam. What is the TOEIC made up of? As many know, the TOEIC exam is made up of a Reading and Listening paper, as well as a Speaking and Writing paper. At ALC-c...
“Out of your Comfort Zone” – Lifetime Expeditions at the Villars Palace Academy!
Our students get to face the unknown and release the best of themselves. Our lifetime expeditions are focused on outdoor learning and are designed to take our students out of their comfort zone. The expeditions programme will take them to the most exciting adventures in the Swiss Alps, sailing on the Balearic Islands and finally to Tanzania for a memorable experience at the foot of Kilimanjar...
ICEF Berlin 2021 marks the start of a new chapter in the international education industry
It has been a very busy four days for a reunited industry. An industry that has suffered so much during the pandemic. Although the challenges are far from over, the ICEF Berlin 2021 statistics are a clear indication of a resilient and active sector, one that is capable of adapting to whatever challenges arise and that is optimistic about the future. ICEF Berlin is the international education in...
High quality, imaginative bids from language schools get international ELT partnership project off to a flying start
34 accredited UK language schools have been chosen to take part in an international project to help improve the confidence, language and teaching skills of English Teaching Association (ETA) members in 40 nations.  After the massive success of the first Partnered Remote Learning Improvement Project (PRELIM) earlier this year, the British Council has secured £500,0...
Intrinsiq Support: “We will help you place your students into the perfect family!”
In Marketing we speak a lot about the “Customer Journey” and at Intrinsiq we make sure that your customers’ stay at your school is indeed something to write home about. Members of staff who work within the Accommodation Department in their schools have often spoken to us about the challenges they meet when trying to allocate the student into the right kind of family. Well, we&r...
Villars Palace Academy: The very first Edu-Resort ever Designed in the World!
A school like no other. Our students will attend classes licensed VET by EHL (Vocational Education & Training by Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne) and follow a programme designed by education experts and working professionals, providing exclusive insights into the kind of skills recruiters are looking for. Visit  https://www.villarspalaceacademy.ch/programme  for more det...
How to Tuesday: How to Take your YouTube Channel to the Next Level
Video content is exceptionally important for businesses and in today's 'How to Tuesday' post we are specifically going to take a look at how to improve your channel on one of the main search engines on the internet - YouTube. Take a look at the infographic below and let us know your thoughts on our social media channels.  Do you take care of your YouTube channel? Are you already using s...
Londonist DMC - Who are we?
Londonist DMC is a multi-award-winning accommodation agency which has been built on the core values of flexibility, integrity, safety and comfort. We pride ourselves on providing the best service for international students. Londonist has attended numerous online and in-person events which has maximised and cultivated a network of global partners, and this has proved to become the core of the comp...
Intrinsiq Support: “We will build the School Management System that you NEED!”
A customizable school management system is certainly the way forward for education providers in the field of international education. In our opinion, this is the most important place to start. When it comes to the day-to-day running of your institution, you want something that reflects YOUR way of doing things. Each school and each university is different; and unfortunately when you go for an off-...
ICEF Berlin - the realisation that there finally IS light at the end of the tunnel
2021 has been another difficult year for most of us in International Education, however, as soon as we heard that ICEF Berlin was going to have a face-to-face component we started to realise that we might soon be able to start putting these past horrible months behind us. And the last few days, whether it was via virtual meetings or face-to-face interactions, we got a solid confirmation of this. A...
ICEF Berlin 2021 Day 1
It's the most wonderful time of the year! ICEF Berlin is back, this year as a hybrid event where we're seeing some participants having meetings from their homes or hotel rooms, while others are present at the Intercontinental in Berlin.  What remained the same:  The excellent networking opportunities, the diversity in nationalities, the professionalism and the very user-friendly sy...
SEO Friday - How to Optimise when Offline
It's Friday - and that means it's time for our SEO Tips and Tricks, which are sent to us on a weekly basis thanks to our fabulous partner (who we can't wait to see and hug in person after two long years in Berlin in a few days) Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . So if you are also going to be at ICEF Berlin this weekend and next week, check out these tips below to find out how you can make the ...
The 2nd Salone delle Lingue - IALCA ready to start in Rome
The world of language courses abroad meets in Rome, at beautiful Salone delle Fontane on 27 November 2021, with the 2nd Salone delle Lingue, organised by IALCA, the Italian Association of Language Agents and Consultants.   Finally, it's back to business! After a forced interruption in 2020 due to the pandemic, the second edition of the Salone delle Lingue IALCA is coming back to Rome to m...
Eaquals Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Hybrid Conference!
Eaquals had plenty to celebrate with their 30 th anniversary and a very successful hybrid event with the annual international conference which took place in Belfast on 21-23 October 2021/ The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Thom Kiddle, who welcomed attendees both in-person and online (from over 18 countries) to the organisation and reflected on the journey we had been on t...
Spooky Festivities at MC Academy this Month
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! A word from our Assistant Director of Studies “It’s been a busy month at MC Academy this month! Lots of our students are signing up to our IELTS, Cambridge and English for Academic Purposes courses in preparation for university, while our General English courses are as popular as ever! Students can enjoy our friendly, vibra...
Intrinsiq Support: NO Limits with Intrinsiq
Whether you are a big school, or a small school; a school with one centre, or a school with multiple centres; a school with many students, or a school with few students….whatever your size, you can definitely make use of Intrinsiq in order to unlock the next level in your development. Would you have to pay extra for more students or more centres? The good news is that the answer is ...
How to Tuesday - How to Increase your Facebook Page's Engagement
Increasing engagement on social media is always a very important step in your Social Media Marketing Strategy. In today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brought to us thanks to BaiLogik , your partners for Team Building, HR and Marketing services, focuses on How you can increase engagement on your business's Facebook Page.  What do you make of these tips below? Are there any of them whi...
The Lead5050 Awards 2021
The Lead5050 Awards is now in its 5th year and has become one of the most exciting events in the calendar. This year, the event will be hosted online, in a fully live and interactive event. At the annual Awards, we recognize innovative individual and organizational initiatives that address the advancement of women in business. In a particularly challenging year for the industry due to the pan...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Generating the Right kind of traffic
When we think of SEO, most of us think numbers and statistics. However, when it comes to SEO it is more than just simple mathematics. It is about having the right kind of traffic being diverted to your website. In today's post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , speaks to us specifically about this. Here's what she has to say about SEO and Traffic! ...
Villars Palace Academy's Unique Programme Teaser
We are very pleased to share with you the official teaser for the Villars Palace Academy's unique programme ! Our team is delighted and honoured to unveil the outline of the exciting project which has kept us busy for the past year. We truly believe that the vocational education training, VET by EHL, together with the unique content designed by our academic team, will shape the future of h...
IH Teachers Online Conference 2021
The IH Teachers Online Conference is back! Join us on Friday 29th October for a programme of practical and thought provoking talks to help your teaching.   We are delighted to announce that this event is completely free and open to language teachers from all over the world. Just sign up below to receive more information and the Zoom link in the run up to the event.  We are pro...
A small town, a small school, and a HUGE success story!
In an often-overcrowded industry such as International Education, it is very difficult or nearly impossible for schools to compete with the conglomerates that often surround large metropolitan areas through Ontario and even Canada! But one little school, in one little village has made it “BIG” on the international platform, and that school is Merrick Preparatory School!  Merric...
A specific preparation course at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci to pass the CILS exam
The CILS certification of the University of Foreigners of Siena is an officially recognized qualification and is an important tool for work and also in education and academia. It certify the degree of linguistic and communicative competence in the study of Italian as a foreign language. The CILS certificates are divided into different levels of competence as follows: A1-A2 (basic learner), B1...
Intrinsiq Support: Who exactly are Intrinsiq? And how can we help take your school to the next level?
For those who don’t really know us, Intrinsiq is a school management solution system which has been specifically designed on the cloud over 10 years ago and which specifically caters for education providers within the field of international education. In other words, we are the solution to all your school management issues. Why do we recommend Intrinsiq? Here are all the ways in whic...
French Diploma in International Relations at ALC-comInternational
Today’s article will focus on the French Diploma in International Relations that is offered by ALC-comInternational. This French Diploma is ideal for those students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of Diplomacy, International Journalism, or for those who are or aim to be International Civil Servants within their countries. Such careers require employees to have solid ling...
How to Tuesday - Increase views to your YouTube Channel through Tools
We recently published a post on How to Increase views to your YouTube Channel using Engagement - today we are going to focus on another aspect, specifically on How to Increase views to your YouTube Channel through Tools. Some of the things one needs to take into consideration when posting on YouTube is what viewers see when they land on your channel. It is important to keep in mind that vie...
Hello from Galway! We have some great news to share!
Our city has received lots of awards recently for its charm and resilience. Earlier this month Ireland claimed the top spot on the Bloomberg Covid Resilience Ranking , which means Ireland is officially the world’s most resilient country when it comes to fighting COVID-19. The fighting Irish indeed!  In other news, Galway was just ranked #9 on Conde Nast’s “Best Sma...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Making Auto Responses Work for You
Today's SEO post, which is brought to us thanks to Korinne Algie from  KAIE Marketing , focuses on the importance of auto responses in our businesses. Most of us have some kind of auto response set - be it 'out of office' replies or even confirmation messages. Today's post focuses on how to make the most out of these auto responses in order to help boost our SEO. ...
An Eventful September for Living Learning English
What an eventful September we have had!  Living Learning English Guardianship have welcomed our guardianship students back to the UK and we have been conducting personalised online induction meetings with each child and their family before they arrive in the UK. Each family has been incredibly grateful for the extra time and support our team have given them to help with their questions an...
Reach Cambridge: Summer 2022 – Now Live!
After an incredibly positive, uplifting and Covid-19-free summer of programs in Cambridge this year, we are excited to look towards summer 2022, which promises to be the best yet!  Our programs are open to students aged 14-18 from all over the world. Students can join us for two, four or six weeks and take part in inspiring academic courses, fun and engaging activities, exciting excur...
Diploma in French for Tourism at ALC-comInternational
The Diploma in French for Tourism and Travel is ideal for those students who are seeking entry into the world of Hospitality in a French-speaking country. This Diploma is aimed at students or professionals who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma that is recognized in the professional world, which helps them to valid...
Edu-inter French School News: Winter and Summer Camp for 2022 are open for all international students
Winter Camp for teens with Edu-inter: Your teen students can experience true French immersion, enjoy different winter activities while staying with a local family in beautiful Quebec City. Features: - French Classes in the morning and a diverse activity program in the afternoon. - Skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports are included in the activities schedule - Accommodation with a l...
Intrinsiq Support: Powerful Reporting and Data Interpretation with Intrinsiq
Why is Reporting useful in a school scenario? There are various ways in which reporting can help schools - from determining trends based on past intakes, to knowing which sectors areas or countries one is lacking students from (and using this information to focus on finding agents in that area), to forecasting low student intake periods and having the opportunity to offer discounts during those sp...
How to Tuesdays - How to Make the Most out of Instagram
Having social media platforms just for the sake of having them is never something we recommend. It is important that when we do something we do it right. And another important point to stress is that no social media platform works the same as any other. For this reason, we need to be aware of how best to use them and today we will be sharing with you some tips on How to Make the Most out of I...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: The Dole Vita Program arrives in Turin
Turin, with its 18 km of arcades, is one of the most fascinating and mysterious cities in Italy, deeply linked to the history of our country. The opening of a new Leonardo da Vinci school in Turin and the offer of the “ Dolce Vita ” program also in this city are some of our news for 2021. Walking through the streets of Turin means retracing the millennial history of the Sav...
Celebrating Resilience at the 10th ELT Malta Conference
After months of what has been a very uncertain period for the ELT industry, Malta is back to organising one of its staple local events. And what a comeback for the industry this event has been! Celebrating nothing other than resilience, while bringing together ELT industry professionals, the ELT Malta Conference organised by the ELT Council, took place on Friday 8 th and Saturday 9 th October....
SEO Fridays - The use of Footers for SEO
Website Footers The use of footers on our website is probably one of the last things we consider when optimising for SEO. However, as  KAIE Marketing  explains below it is an essential part for those crawl bots to understand what our site is about. It's important to take careful steps when choosing what to include and what to link in this bottom part of our website pages. Next time ...
Preparing for the 2021/2022 academic year with BEC
September is a busy month for students who are eager to enrol and begin their studies at universities throughout the UK. This month at BEC , we have been busy preparing for the September intake for students by assisting them with the application process in preparation for their future academic studies in the UK. We have received a great number of applications from students wishing to begin their...
Highfield Summer School 2022 Dates Announced
We are delighted to announce that the next Highfield Summer School will run from Saturday 16th July – Saturday 6th August 2022. Now that all our international students are back at Highfield and travel restrictions are easing, we are confident we will be able to run the course safely in 2022. The Summer School is owned and run by Highfield School and offers international students aged 8 &n...
English UK and RefuAid create formal partnership
More refugees should get access to the language support they need to work or study in the UK as a result of a partnership between English UK and RefuAid.  Refugee support charity RefuAid works solely with English UK members to ensure its clients get the language teaching they need to pass IELTS or OET exams, enabling them to register existing qualifications in the ...
Merrick Preparatory School hits the Toronto Star.... Recognized as "The Best In the World"
A private school in Merrickville now has some significant bragging rights. Earlier this month, the Merrick Preparatory School was recognized as the best in the world through the Secondary Learning and International Impact Award. It’s like the “Academy Awards” for the education sector, said Kevin Farrell, the school’s headmaster. The PIEoneer Awards, which awarded the bes...
How to Tuesday: How to create the best Instagram Reels
Those of us who are very much into social media have all gone to bed feeling a little bit empty last night following the major Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp outage in many areas around the world. This only proves how dependent our lives have become on social media. Whether this is right or wrong is obviously subject to debate, however, the fact remains that social media plays a major roled in o...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is Star Italian Language School 2021
We are pleased and proud to announce that we have won the 2020/21 StudyTravel Star Awards “ST Star Italian Language School” .  We are pleased and proud to announce that we have won the 2020/21 StudyTravel Star Awards “ST Star Italian Language School”. Every year in September, the Study Travel Star Awards honor the top language schools worldwide. The StudyTrav...
Oxford International Study Centre Half-Term Revision
At Oxford International Study Centre we are now offering half-term revision for ALevel, GCSE and IB, Oxford and Cambridge Admissions Tests and Interviews and English Language. This is the time for your students to catch up on any missed classes and get the grades they are looking for! Individual and small group tuition with personalised schedules. We cover all syllabuses and exam boards. Stud...
Intrinsiq Support: Summer Camps and Guardianship Programmes
When we think of School Management Systems, many seem to believe that this is something that is only useful to language schools. However, this is definitely not the case. In fact, thanks to Intrinsiq’s customizable quality, and the team's experience in the international education industry, this solution is ideal for any education provider, and that includes Summer Camps and Guardianship Pr...
SEO Friday - FAQ Pages help with SEO
Some of us tend to take FAQ pages for granted when it comes to websites, and the good news is that these pages help a lot with SEO. In today's SEO tips article Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about how companies can use the FAQ pages to their advantage in order to boost their SEO. ...
40,000 km walk - We can all help protect our planet. Will you?
In February 2020 International House World Organisation (IHWO) added environmental sustainability to its corporate strategy and since then have started various projects and initiatives. All of these seek to safeguard our planet and minimise the negative impacts we have on our environment. Our ambition is that the International House network of schools will lead the way in the ELT industry and m...
Intrinsiq Support: Paperless Attendance
It’s the start of a new scholastic year and once again safety features, including paperless attendance, are the norm. As far as attendance tracking goes, at Intrinsiq, we’ve got you covered too thanks to our contactless attendance tracking system. How does this work? QR Attendance Tracking is a simple way in which students scan a QR code, displayed in class or on screen, on their...
Becari Conzatti Update
I hope you, your family and friends are healthy and fine. We are fine in Oaxaca. Now we are in the color yellow!!!  Almost 40% of the Mexican population has been vaccinated. In Oaxaca, people from 18-30 years old are waiting for the second dose. Children between 12-17 years old are going to be vaccinated if they suffer from an illness like heart problems, diabetes, etc. At the mome...
How to Tuesdays: How to increase views to your YouTube Channel
We all agree that when it comes to Social Media, video content is exceptionally successful and it generates a lot of engagement, which is a very good way to improve your brand image and generate new sales leads (which is everyone's ultimate goal). In today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brough to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents, and our sister company BaiLogik ,...
Cotswold International: New Building
Dreamy limestone cottages, rolling green hills and plenty of history; the Cotswolds - an ‘area of outstanding natural beauty’ – in the South West of England, makes an ideal location for studying English. Now Cotswold International Language School , based in the market town of Cirencester (also known as the Capital of the Cotswolds), has moved into new school premises that ...
Malaca Instituto, Spanish school of Language: 50 years forging history!
Being up and running since 1971 must be something more than just a fad; at Malaca Instituto , we know what it means to strive for a dream! We are extremely proud of having accomplished 50 years’ offering quality Spanish courses to the more than 150,000 students who have passed through our doors. 50 years of putting ourselves in our students' shoes and making their personal objectives...
Get to know TLCdénia School
  Do you have clients dreaming of learning Spanish in Spain? Get to know TLCdénia school in the city of Denia! Watch this video .  Everyday, students from all over the world, come to our school in Denia to learn Spanish. In our intensive courses for adults, they learn Spanish quickly and in a fun way! Would you like to join? Contact us for more information. ...
SEO Friday - Should you use stock photos?
What is the first thing we notice when we open a website? The answer is simple - images! And it is for this reason that we have to make sure that the images that we use on our websites are unique and not stock images. It looks very unprofessional to open a website and find photos that you would have seen somewhere else...and in today's article, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing will also be expl...
The 4 Skills in TOEIC with ALC-comInternational
ALC-comInternational is synonymous with high-level and high-quality preparation courses. This goes both for our French courses, which we have been looking at over the past weeks, and also our English language preparation courses. In today’s article, the focus will be on an English exam which has become a top requirement when choosing to pursue a career in an English-speaking country or to s...
ACET is now open!
ACET is delighted to announce we can reopen for all International students from 20 September!! We look forward to welcoming all students who have been waiting to travel to Ireland for the last year!! Email us for more information at info@acetireland.ie   ...
Key Tuition: Helping your Students with their Language Dreams
Key Tuition is where your students will build confidence and follow their language dreams, whatever their age and their ability - We are a small online English language school that will tailor to your students’ individual requirements. Our courses range from: - IELTS - IB Diploma - IGCSE - Business English - English for Academic Purposes - Cambridge Exams - Literature ...
ICEF Podcast - Post Pandemic Recovery
ICEF Podcast:  September episode for international student recruitment professionals! Now available. "Why agents play a key role in rebuilding international enrolments” - Listen Now Joining us for this episode: Vincenzo Raimo -  Global Higher Education Specialist:  Researcher in the use of agents in international student recruitment Craig Riggs -  Editor,...
Swedish Scholar Athletes Respond to Trine University Scholarship Announcement
Trine University welcomed a number of Swedish scholar-athletes to its campus this August. The announcement of the $20,000 USD annual award for admitted Scandinavian students last spring generated much interest among those wishing to study at a small, private, accredited university, while also participating in competitive NCAA athletics. Come experience our outstanding education, superior accommod...
Intrinsiq Support: Accommodation Allocation Made Simple
Allocating students to the right host families could be quite a nightmare for many accommodation departments within schools. This could be the result of particular student requests, or even changes in the home set-up of the host family (if, for example, they are renovating and will have one or more less available rooms for a period of time), to mention just a few examples. However, this does not h...
Late Enrollment possible at Merrick Prep School
Every year, at this time, we receive a lot of inquires from students and partners looking for a last minute placement or an alternative. Most of the time students are not happy with their newfound school, they have enrolled in, or they have been juggled around and not offered the courses they want or need at that matter! At MPS , we are still accepting students for this semester (Sept to Jan)...
How to Tuesday - How to Increase Facebook Engagement (Part 2)
In today's "How to Tuesday" post, we are going to continue talking to you about how you can increase your engagement on Facebook. Engagement is an important feature to pay attention to because it goes a step further from your "reach". The main difference is that the "Reach" indicates how many accounts your post is getting to, whereas your "engagement" indicates the amount of reactions i.e. direct ...
French Diploma in Hospitality and Catering with ALC-comInternational
We all know, especially in the International Education Industry, that Hospitality and Catering are two of the main pillars that keep Tourism going. It is for this reason that countries all over the world need to have qualified professionals in this field. And we, at ALC-comInternational , have got your covered. Our French Diploma in Hospitality and Catering is your answer! Who is this Diploma...
Living Learning English - Are you staying in the UK this half term and Christmas?
Are you staying in the UK this half term and Christmas? Make sure you secure your place early, with one of our warm, friendly teachers. Living Learning English homestay teachers are fully trained in welcoming international students to their homes and will be able to support boarding school and university students at this time of uncertainty when they may be unable to return home. We have...
SEO Friday - Annoying Pop-ups
Today's SEO Friday post focuses on something that we all want to get rid of when it comes to browsing and spending time on websites. I'm referring to pop.-ups. We need to keep in mind that if pop-ups are annoying for us, then we certainly wouldn't want our website (and its many pop-ups) to interfere with our users' experience. In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing tells us all about pop-u...
IH Manchester's Comprehensive Offer
Learning a language is much more than just a language study holiday. Yes, enjoying the adventure of living and studying in another country is truly AMAZING. But, this is only ONE part of your language study journey. International House Manchester delivers a fully comprehensive English language training service; before, during and after. Each student booking an in-person English langu...
Intrinsiq: Check out our Live Broadcast with Schools & Agents
Last week, at Intrinsiq , we had the pleasure of participating in a live broadcast over on the Schools & Agents Facebook Page and social media channels. The main aim of this live broadcast was to highlight what we do as Intrinsiq, what our main services are, and how we try our very best to adopt a flexible approach when dealing with clients and their requests. During the first part of the...
How to Tuesday - How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel
The more time passes, the more video content is becoming relevant to the social media world in general, and to the International Education Industry as a whole. Many social media platforms are now moving towards more elaborate video content, and more and more users are viewing, sharing and creating video content themselves. This leads to one simple conclusion: If you want to be seen, heard, followe...
Londonist DMC adds 2 new residences to their portfolio!
We recently had the Londonist team live on our Schools & Agents live broadcast where Umang and Dinara spoke to us about the vast profile of residences that Londonist have in central London (but not only!). Today, we are pleased to announce that Londonist have added two more residences to their portfolio and we are pleased to share them with you here below. Scape Shoreditch Residence:  ...
Merrick Preparatory School wins PIEoneer Award 2021
The PIEoneer Awards are regarded as the “Academy Awards” in the education sector and celebrate innovation and achievement across the global education industry.  Judged by a panel of 43 international education experts, educators and educational service providers are selected as top achievers in 19 categories. This year 21 winners spanning seven countries were selected as the world&...
SEO Fridays: SEO in 2021
SEO Fridays with KAIE Marketing  are back. Today's post clarifies what SEO is in 2021. When we first heard about it, it was mainly about links and keywords...now it's so much more. Korinne, helps companies in the education travel industry understand how SEO works and what they can do to keep up with the trends. Send us a message if you want to improve your SEO! ...
The DFP Exam - Diplôme de Français professionnel at ALC-comInternational
Having a professional and internationally recognised qualification is always important for international students who wish to further their education and career in Canada. If you are in this situation and wish to move to Canada for school or work purposes, ALC-comInternational is the answer to all your questions.  Why choose ALC-comInternational? The answer is simple. ALC-comInternati...
Top Wimbledon Language School pivots to support Local Children
Wimbledon School of English has been providing English language training programmes to students from overseas since 1964, but travel and other Covid restrictions have meant a loss of around 85% of their core business. However, not to be daunted, they have decided to use their extensive teaching experience to help local children whose education may have fallen behind over the last 18 months to c...
How to Tuesday - How to Understand WeChat
WeChat is not the most commonly-used platform in the international education industry, however, one look at its statistics would probably make you debate whether it should be used more or not. Do we recommend using WeChat? Rather than giving a yes / no answer, we prefer to focus on facts and numbers as well as demographics. We find that those kinds of figures speak volumes! So here it goes. The...
Alpadia Language Schools: Something Special for your Students
We have something special for your students! Until October 31st, 2021 book your students' stay for 2022 with 2021 prices! Applicable to ALPADIA Language Schools (16+), ALPADIA Language Camps (8-17) and ALPADIA Pathways (16+) in Switzerland , Germany , France and the UK ! If you're not sure where to recommend, head over to our site for some inspiration...
SEO Fridays - Link Quality or Quantity?
Korinne from KAIE Marketing  is back with her nuggets of knowledge on SEO for the international education industry! Links for SEO have long been discussed. Companies have tried to buy links, pay people for links, and all sorts of other trickeries to try and work around Google's search results. However, and we have said this in different ways, several times, Google outsmarts us all. It is co...
We are pleased to share with you Our New Marketing Packages
Today we are pleased to share with you our new social media marketing packages. These packages are ideal for those schools, agents and service providers who are either still starting out on social media, or who already have a few social media channels but would like to have some more guidance and expertise on how to use these more efficiently. The first two packages that you can see on the imag...
Search Tutor - What to expect from Search Tutor in the coming months
What can you expect from Search Tutor in the coming months? Search Tutor is looking forward to welcoming registered tutors and students to our platform in the coming months to tutor and to study a variety of subjects. We have recently been in contact with a tutor who has already registered with Search Tutor to learn more about what she expects from Search Tutor and what she hopes to achieve in ...
Intrinsiq Support: Online Booking Forms
Many schools use online booking forms. However, the question that frequently arises is: Are schools using booking forms in the most advantageous way possible? Here are some questions that we generally ask to our clients in order to identify whether they can use online booking forms more efficiently: As a school, do you have a system in place which enables you to track potential students? ...
How to Tuesday - How to Create the Best Instagram Content
This week's "How to Tuesday" post focuses on the importance of creating good and engaging Instagram content. In this post, our partners BaiLogik , share some insight as to what businesses can do in order to create better content for their Instagram accounts. Do you like what you see here? Drop us a line to set up a call so that we can help you manage your social media better. ...
SEO Friday - How many Keywords should we use?
"Keywords" are a very big thing in SEO and sometimes we tend to think that "More is More". However, this is not the case, and there can be such a thing as 'too many keywords'. We need to be very careful not to overdo it and in today's SEO post, which is brought to us thanks to Korinne from KAIE Marketing , we are going to focus specifically on this. ...
Merrick Prep School in Ontario is ready to re-open in September 2021
We are SUPER excited to be welcoming students once again to our beautiful campus this September 2021! As you may know, we are very well known for our diverse student population at MPS. This year we are proud to announce that we have students from 18 different countries at this point. Did you know? Merrick Preparatory school continues to strengthen its diversity and we have added new flags ...
Intrinsiq Support: After Sales
Have you ever bought an object or a service thinking you’ve made a good deal, and ended up being exceptionally disappointed when it comes to aftersales? Well, we’ve experienced it too, and it is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we know exactly what to do in order to ensure that you get the best service possible pre-and-post Sales. How do we ensure a good After Sales service? ...
SEO Friday - What is Keyword Cannibalisation?
We must admit that this is a new one for us too! In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing will be talking to us about what keyword cannibalisation is. Let's find out together! ...
TEF and TEFaQ Courses at ALC-comInternational
The TEF, which stands for Test d'Évaluation du Français, is used in Canada by immigration as Express Entry to the country. This test is also used by a number of professional sectors for the same reason. Canadian colleges and universities also use this test to confirm students' language skills. It is for these reasons that any student who has an interest in living and working in Canad...
Offerings for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023
Can you believe it’s August…? How fast time flies and we are already starting our new recruitment season. We would like to reach out to you, today, to ensure you know what MPS can offer to your families/ students for this season: September 2021: we are still accepting students to join for grade 9-12 until October 1st 2021. Join us live online first, get your study permit and tr...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci - Studying Italian in The Eternal City: Rome!
To know the language is to know the culture.  Studying Italian at the Leonardo da Vinci School in Rome is an experience that offers both language and culture as an integral part of its unique curriculum. Rome is defined as the eternal city because it preserves the testimonies of the time through its art and architecture, its cuisine, its spirit, and its people. The Leonardo da Vinci Sch...
Highfield & Brookham Scholarship Success
Highfield and Brookham Schools is celebrating another bumper crop of scholarships. Another fifteen senior school scholarships have been awarded to our international and UK pupils this year, taking the impressive total into three figures in the past seven years alone. The scholarships and exhibitions awarded, which includes an 11+ Dance and Drama Scholarship, are to a diverse range of top se...
Intrinsiq Support:Teacher Planning and Allocation
In today’s article we are going to focus on how the Intrinsiq system helps with Teacher Planning and Allocation. Sometimes, schools store teacher info in large paper files or in filing cabinets which would be full of documents, and which can either be lost or damaged over time. Having a system like Intrinsiq means that you can: Have all of your teacher info in one secure place Have...
Local English language school nominated for Language Educator of the Year 2021
Wimbledon School of English have been recognised as one of the world’s leading language schools after being nominated for ‘Language Educator of the Year 2021’ in the PIEoneer Awards.   The PIEoneer Awards are the only global awards that celebrate innovation and achievement across the whole of the international education industry. The award ceremony itself will be in Lond...
How to Tuesday - How to make your Instagram Stories more engaging!
We always insist on the importance of having a solid social media presence in business, especially in the field of international education. However, it is also important to remember that we must make a difference between content, and quality, engaging content. In today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brought to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents, and our sister company Ba...
Student Works' Work Placement Program
Welcome to Student Works , an educational tour agency based in the UK since 2013. Since we started we have seen changes throughout the industry each year, from University entrances declining in certain countries, and agent partnerships with universities becoming increasingly more rigid, to English courses going from face to face to online and students waiting for an opportunity to get back into ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Ferragosto Then and Now!
The name of the feast of “Ferragosto” derives from the Latin feriae Augusti (rest of Augustus), in honor of Octavian Augustus , the first Roman emperor, from whom the month of August takes its name. It was a period of rest and celebrations , established by the emperor himself in 18 BC, that celebrated the end of agricultural work, dedicated to Conso, who, for the Romans, was the ...
SEO Friday - The Importance of Image File Names
In SEO every tiny detail is important, and that includes the file names that we give to images. In today's 'SEO Fridays' post, which is a collaboration between Schools & Agents and KAIE Marketing , Korinne talks to us about why image file names are important. Here's why! ...
Trine University: Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
At Trine University , we always emphasize the value of CPT (Curricular Practical Training) paid internship opportunities. We highly encourage our international students to participate in CPT as this is the gateway to high-level, highly-paid employment post-completion in the USA. Angela is a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering student from Nepal who took this opportunity, and here's wha...
Intrinsiq Support:Diary Entries
Last week we spoke to you about how the Intrinsiq system stores student data. This week we will take this a step further and go into the logic behind this system.  Intrinsiq stores data as Diary Entries The idea behind using this methodology is that it creates a chronology and hence, a story. This means that if something happens at school and a member of staff needs to pull out a stud...
How to Tuesday - How to gain Industry Insights from Social Media
We always stress the importance of having a strong social media presence in our industry and this is extremely important to keep in mind. However, it is equally important to gain valuable insights from our social media and in today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brought to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents and BaiLogik , we are sharing with you some intel as to why thi...
Trine University Success Story
It's always a pleasure to receive great reviews from students. It's even better when together with the review we have a success story. Chetan Shankar completed a master’s degree in engineering management (MSEM) at Trine University  and this is what he had to say:  “After the initial weeks, I started getting a good grip of the entire process, and learning from the curr...
SEO Friday - What's the ideal Content Length?
We often get asked this question when it comes to content creation - "What is the ideal content length for SEO Optimization?" Well, today, Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing answers this question in her weekly contribution to our SEO Fridays. Have a look below and don't hesitate to be in touch if you have any questions.     ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Gap Year
September is getting closer and closer: the end of summer can be sad for many but the students of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci can be happy! Why? Our "Gap Year" begins on September 13th! This program is a 360-degree training experience that combines the study of the language with complete and varied cultural training. Our students can spend 34 weeks (from September 13th to May 6th, including 2 ...
Intrinsiq Support:Storing Student Data
Data is always valuable, and in a school environment this is extremely important, especially since we would be dealing with information that can help put the student into the right class, right host family etc. On top of that, being able to store student data in one place comes in handy when there are requested changes in the booking which are related to different departments in the school.  ...
How To Use Social Media Insights
Social Media in Today's World In a time when social media runs the world, businesses need to make sure that they're using the right marketing strategy to target their audience. In international education, the market is quite niche, and therefore, it is even more important to what works and what doesn't.  So, how do you go about it? Simple...Social Media Insights is what will give you...
Welcome back to Canada!
It has been some time since we have seen students on campus, but we are now preparing for September 2021 to welcome them back and are excited about it.  Here is some good news about students/ people traveling to Canada for fall:  https://monitor.icef.com/2021/07/canada-announces-further-easing-of-border-restrictions-for-vaccinated-travellers/   Canada is an amazing destination,...
SEO Friday - Posting Duplicate Content
Today's post is an extremely relevant one for those providers who believe in content marketing. Content marketing is extremely useful in helping to boost your SEO and in helping you to rank higher, however, you cannot just share ANY content. In fact, in her guest post today, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about the dangers of sharing the same content on multiple online sources. W...
IH Cape Town is OPEN for learning!
We are delighted to announce that IH Cape Town has resumed all face-to-face lessons as of Monday, 26 July 2021. Yes, travelling to CAPE TOWN is open and safe! There are no quarantine requirements to enter South Africa, only a negative PCR test must be done within 72 hours of departure. Our amazingly mild climate allows you to keep planning and enjoying the best outdoor activities that Cape Tow...
MC Academy: Manchester is beginning to open up again!
Manchester is opening up once again! Earlier this month, England moved into the final stage of its four-step road plan, lifting all restrictions previously imposed by the pandemic. The lifting of restrictions has now made it easier for students to fully engage with everything that Manchester has to offer, including the reopening of all service sectors and the removal of restrictions for attende...
Professional French Certificate with ALC-comInternational
ALC-comInternational offer various kinds of French Professional certifications in a wide variety of fields such as: French for International Relations Legal French Professional French for Fashion French for Tourism French for the Hospitality Industry French for Secretaries Medical French French for Science and Technology Business French Here’s a closer look ...
Intrinsiq Support: Accommodation Allocation
Many schools offer home-stay accommodation as one of their options for when students book courses at their school. This is still a very popular choice among students, and, as a result, very often, schools go through a lot of work in order to make sure that the student is matched with the right family; or to keep track of when a specific family will not be available to host. While some schools a...
2020/21: An academic year to celebrate?
What a year it's been! Exceptionally demanding and worrying at times for all of us, but at Highfield & Brookham Schools we've been reflecting on some of the positives. Here are some of our reasons to celebrate the last academic year: Another fantastic year for scholarships to Senior Schools Our pupils were awarded 15 senior school scholarships for art, academia, sport and drama. This ...
How to Tuesday - How to Communicate better on Social Media
For many brands and businesses, social media is a crucial platform to stay in touch with their customer base. It is for this reason that we must learn to communicate on such platforms effectively, and this depends mainly on the knowledge of WHO we are communicating with on such platforms. Being aware of who our audiences are is very important in determining how best to communicate with them. In...
Living Learning English can help you with international travel
During the past year, Living Learning English have become experts in making international travel safe and comfortable. We've organised flights, testing, quarantine arrangements and more for hundreds of students, so we know how confusing it can be to arrange international travel during a pandemic! Drawing on our 26 years of expertise in arranging courses for students from all over the world an...
Guidance, advice and academic support for students applying to Oxford and Cambridge, entry October 2022
If you have students who are considering to Oxford or Cambridge the summer months are the time to start to plan the application. They will need to make important decisions and submit the application, and registration for admissions tests, by October 15th 2021.   This deadline and the following information is for students applying for undergraduate courses. For postgraduates the appli...
Living Learning English Guardianship students are home for the holidays!
Over the past few weeks, Living Learning English has organised around 60 students leaving the UK to return home to Spain, Italy, China, Germany, Japan, Ukraine and Russia. All of them needed a pre-departure test or hosting before leaving the UK and the help of our host teachers has been invaluable in making this possible. The guardianship team has worked extremely hard to make sure the students...
SEO Friday - Simple Voice Optimization
Today's SEO Fridays post, which is brouth to us by KAIE Marketing focuses on voice optimisation and on how we can optimise our pages for voice as well. ...
TFI préparation courses at ALC-comInternational
The TFI preparation courses are ideal for those students who are seeking entry into a French-speaking university, especially if they would like to study at the University of Montreal in Canada (UdeM) or any of its affiliate universities and colleges within its network. With the ALC-cominternational strategic preparation course, you will master the skills needed that will help you boost your sco...
The Simon Greenall Award
In memory of Simon Greenall, OBE, teacher, teacher trainer, materials writer, past president of IATEFL and friend of the global ELT community, the  Simon Greenall Award  is sponsored by Macmillan Education, International House World Organisation and International House London.  The Award aims to promote projects  that  bring people together through learning ...
Intrinsiq Support: How to choose the right School Management System for your School
Choosing the right School Management System for your school or university is a decision that will play a very important role in your Marketing and Planning Strategy. A School Management system will affect everything from budgeting, to planning, to forecasting, to business data analysis. So what should one look for when choosing the right School Management System? Here are some important tips...
Highfield & Brookham Nominated for Prestigious Award
Despite a record number of entries, Highfield and Brookham have been shortlisted in the Pre-Prep of the Year category in the Independent School of the Year awards. Offering a first-class education for children aged two to 13, academically and pastorally, Highfield and Brookham Schools has had a strong year despite Covid restrictions – adapting incredibly well to bring some sense...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: A week with Dante Alighieri
We are happy and excited to announce the start of "A week with Dante Alighieri". On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Florence joins the numerous celebrations all around the world by offering a new course dedicated to Dante. Our program , with the figure of Dante always at the center, combines the Italian language an...
Ontario, Canada – did you know?
MPS being based in the wonderful province of Ontario has a lot to boast about. We often get tons of questions from families and partners about our province. We thought it would be fun and interesting for you all to learn a few interesting details about Ontario! About Ontario, Canada Ontario covers one million square kilometers. Larger than France and Spain combined! More that 8X la...
How to Tuesday - How to Improve your Social Media Content Strategy
Using Social Media in Business is more than just a couple of random posts per day or per week. Social Media needs to be part of your Marketing plan and strategy in order for it to work and in order to ensure that you achieve your goals through this medium as well. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we take a look at some important steps you need to take to improve your social media content strategy...
Study Medicine in English in Foča, Bosnia and Herzegovina!
Looking for a study destination that will offer high-quality medical degree and enable you learn and speak in English without breaking your budget? Study Medicine in English in Foča, Bosnia and Herzegovina – it is certainly one of the most attractive destinations in Europe. Study in a country where living costs are the most affordable for students but offering equal opportunities to de...
Happy 6th Anniversary to us!
It's been 6 years since Bernice and I took over the operations of Schools & Agents. Well, technically, 6 years since we had our first business meeting and 6 years plus 2 days since we signed all the paperwork.  We are both extremely proud of the achievements Schools & Agents has had over the years, the strong business relationships we have built and the people we have become while ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Study Fashion and Design in Milan
The Italian capital of Fashion and Design Milan is definitely the capital of Italian fashion and design: with its periodical fashion shows, exhibitions and events, this city is the homeland of innovation and inspiration for many designers and artists. Milan is the unique location in Italy hosting the two most important and prestigious worldly events related to Fashion and Design: the Interna...
Diplôme de Français professionnel - A Professional French Diploma with ALC-comInternational
ALC-comInternational is committed towards getting students to reach success, and this is proved by the very high success rate in the French Professional Diploma . The French Professional Diploma is recognised internationally and it is a certificate that is valid for life, unlike many others which need to be renewed from time to time. How is the French Diploma Course designed? This course ...
Intrinsiq Support: Tracking Agent Commissions
Tracking agent commissions is a very important tool to have in your school management system, especially if you want to avoid the nasty surprise of a commission bill popping out of nowhere. At Intrinsiq , we’ve made this feature so easy to use, that any school who implements it can rest assured that the only surprises they receive are positive ones! How does Intrinsiq help with tracking...
Merrick Prep School & Testimonials
Merrick Preparatory School is a small boarding school outside of Ottawa, that welcomes students from all around the world to join the MPS family for grade 9-12 either in September or February live online as well as in person. We have a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students and 20 day (local) students and up to 30 synchronous, real-time, live online learners.  We have a powerful and BIG ...
English UK organises ELT day of action
Staff, managers and owners of English language schools will meet outside Parliament in July to demonstrate over the lack of government support for the ELT industry. The protest, on the afternoon of 19 July, will call on the government to provide business rates relief for all ELT centres from the start of the pandemic until 2022 as well as targeted grant support. Participants are asking their MP...
LanguageCert: Insider Tips on How To Pass the UK Home Office English Test
It can be an intimidating prospect to move to a new country, especially if you can’t speak the language or don’t yet know anyone there. If you arrived in the UK on a fiancé visa, a family visa, or spouse visa, and are between the ages of 18 and 65, you are going to have to pass an English exam in Speaking and Listening. LanguageCert have shared some top tips so that you can p...
How to Tuesday - How to Build your Brand through Social Media
There are some business owners who still cannot and do not see the validity of social media in a solid Marketing Strategy, and they generally quote a number of reasons for this. Some say that they want to see immediate results; others say that social media is a waste of time; others still believe that brand awareness and social media strategy do not help generate more sales. Through experience, we...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Creating Great Meta Titles
Sometimes some of us tend to ignore the importance of Meta titles and Meta descriptions when it comes to SEO. In today's SEO Friday's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about why this is important and about how this helps to boost your site's search engine ranking. Today we'd also like to publically wish Korinne a very Happy Birthday :) We love you heaps Rin :) ...
LanguageCert: What to do when moving to the UK to grow your business
Although Brexit and border closures have had a negative effect on the British economy, the UK is forecasted to grow over the next two quarters of 2021. European citizens are still looking to establish their businesses within the UK, and to do this you will need to acquire a Representative of an Overseas Business Visa. For many, the first step of obtaining this visa is passing the SELT A1 exam. ...
Intrinsiq Support: Group Bookings
One of the things that members of staff in schools often complain about is the fact that it takes them a lot of time to input group bookings. Whenever we talk about Intrinsiq , we always focus on the fact that the software is easy to manage and that many things can be done at just the click of a button. When it comes to data inputting, Intrinsiq is, once again, the go-to school managemen...
Celebrating Diversity at Merrick Prep School
It is no secret that Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) has one of the most diverse student populations. Each and every year we keep diversity as our focal point throughout our recruitment process.  Since our founding in 2012 we have had students attend MPS from 33 different nationalities, with that number already growing for next year. This is an impressive number of nationalities for any scho...
Unique European market report helps accredited English language teaching centres plan for recovery
New research into the future of Europe as an English Language Teaching (ELT) market has been made exclusively available to English UK members and centres accredited by the British Council.  It is the latest in a long-running market report series jointly funded by English UK and the British Council, produced by independent market research provider BONARD. It departs from the usual format of...
How to Tuesday - How to Grow and Advertise on Social Media
When it comes to growing your business on social media, there are various strategies you an adopt in order to ensure success. In the coming weeks, starting today, we will be looking at what you can do so as to start seeing some solid RoI in your social media marketing and advertising strategy. Today we'll be looking at the first six points. Our 'How to Tuesday' posts are brought to us thanks to...
Hybrid Courses at ALC Com International
For the past year we’ve been hearing a lot about “online courses”, however, at ALC Com International we firmly believe that learning occurs mostly when there is a live interaction between teachers and students. At the same time, we also understand that right now, with everything that is going on in the world, it is not always possible for students to travel to Canada to learn E...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Has Rome always been the Capital of Italy
We are all used to thinking of Rome as the "natural" capital of Italy. The Eternal City has always been at the center of the events of our peninsula: first with the Roman Empire, then with the State of the Church, which for centuries and centuries made Rome the beating heart of Christianity. Yet Rome was only one of the three capitals of Italy that have followed one another in history! The firs...
SEO Fridays - Internal Links
We've known about the importance of links for SEO for a very long time. However, in today's SEO-Fridays post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing  explains some dos and don'ts relating to this topic. Get in touch with Korinne for more SEO help! ...
Check out this Sports Management Course at Avanza Training Academy, Malta
Sport is a demonstration of human potential and growth development, recognised as character building. Therefore appears throughout contemporary education, however, it is more than a lesson at school. It is a lifestyle, a life choice, that is central to the lives of countless players, coaches, officials and indeed spectators. Sport has endured a long history throughout mankind, however, as an acade...
Celebrating our graduating class 2021!
Our school year came to an end. We celebrated our 9 graduates this past Monday and are very proud of them. Some of them have only joined us in September 2020 and have never met us in person. Nevertheless, we continued to prepare them for universities/ colleges and they have given their very best to get into their university of choice. Here are some interesting facts of our graduating class 2021...
Intrinsiq Support: Crisis Management
To say we’ve had a strange and turbulent 18 months is an understatement. Our industry took a severe blow as a result of the global pandemic and, although we are finally beginning to see some light at the end of a long and dark tunnel, things are expected to finally get back to normal by next summer i.e. summer 2022. Therefore, we recommend that, in the meantime, schools should really use thi...
How to update or rebuild your website
Updating your current website, or rebuilding a new one from scratch involves a lot of decisions for any company. Our recommendation is that you always include your team when making such decisions, mainly because your team are the customer-facing employees and they are also the ones dealing with and updating the current website on a daily basis. They probably use the site more than you, as the owne...
Meet the new leaders of English UK’s Board of Trustees
Mark Rendell and Shoko Doherty have been voted the new chair and vice-chair of the English UK Board of Trustees. Both are active members of the ELT industry, running schools in England and Wales. They play a major role in representing the sector both locally and nationally, and believe their experience will be invaluable in helping the industry tackle the challenge of rebuilding after Covid and...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Content Length SEO
The main gist of today's SEO Fridays post, which is brought to us by Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , is that when it comes to SEO, we always need to use common sense and to keep in mind that when we optimise pages, we are doing this for a human audience. Therefore, we sometimes need to stir away from what robotic plugins tell us and add a bit of a human touch! ...
BEC: Providing prospective students with the confidence to study higher education in the UK
BEC - Who are we? The British Education Consultancy (BEC) was established to bridge the information gap for international students who intend to study in the UK. We specialise in the field of education consultation. Our student consultants are highly qualified with years of experience in the field of student support and university admissions. They support international students through app...
Creating openings for a change in mindset with Avanza Training Academy, Malta
Through the challenges encountered during the latest pandemic, historical moments like these call for a change in perspective. Simply returning back to “normal” is no longer a choice. Through the unprecedented disruption, sadness and suffering, our perspective of human fragility has shifted. Amongst the devastation, lies an opportunity for reflection, growth and innovation. A chance to...
ICEF Webinar: Three trends Driving the Evolution of Student Recruitment Marketing
An ICEF Webinar is coming up on 30th June  09:00 New York | 15:00 Berlin | 18:30 Delhi ...Save the date! In this ICEF webinar, brought to you in partnership with Salesforce, we will discuss three trends that are driving the evolution of student recruitment marketing . We will do so by highlighting the case studies of three institutions that have successfully implemented new, digital ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Studying fashion and design in Rome
Why in Rome? History and culture . Rome has always been a place of encounter between individuals and cultures. It is a city where the passage of people who come from different places in the world, with their load of sensitivity and knowledge, has shaped places and brought a wealth of ideas. The unique artistic and archaeological heritage in the world is also the result of this continuous ex...
Study in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the Faculty of Medicine in Foča!
Choosing a place of study  is one of the most important decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. We believe that the Faculty of Medicine Foča degree and experience will prove to be one of your key investments, as it will open the door to new opportunities and prepare you for a world beyond the classroom. The Faculty of Medicine was founded in 1993. For 28 years, the Faculty of...
Alpadia Language Schools: NEW Residence in Montreux!
ALPADIA offers your students a full immersion experience into the French language and the opportunity to explore the breathtaking Swiss Riviera this summer in Montreux! Discover below our brand new residence, only 10 minutes away from school on foot: LOCATION ✓ 10 minutes by foot to school  ✓ In the heart of Montreux, few minutes away from the lakeshore ✓ ...
University Qualification Year – Setting Students up for Success!
There has been much adaption to help students deal with academic challenges during this pandemic. Some of these accommodations, such as canceling exams, reducing the workload and removing expectations for completing work, does not set students up for success in university. Instead of removing the expectations and lowering the standard, here at Merrick Preparatory School we have adjusted ...
Intrinsiq Support: Managing Multiple Centres
When it comes to school management, one of the main things that schools look for is consistency and continuity, and this is especially the case when they are managing multiple centres. Schools want their centres to run and operate in exactly the same way wherever they are, and this goes for management, academics, accommodation, as well as the software that they use. This is where Intrinsiq is th...
Spanish Summer Programmes in the amazing city of Denia in Spain
TLCdénia school is already running Spanish summer programmes in the city of Denia on the Costa Blanca (Spain). If you want to learn Spanish in Spain this summer, we recommend this beautiful destination. On the 7th June the special ‘Spanish for families programme’ started. Thanks to this programme children from 5 years old and adults are able to study Spanish with the same...
SEO Fridays: Expertise - Authority - Trust
It's Friday and our SEO tips from  KAIE Marketing  are back. Korinne's expertise is in SEO strategy for the international education industry and we have tested this expertise first-hand. This is why we like the tips she shares with all of you and why we always recommend her for any international education SEO work. It is in fact the importance of expertise that today's SEO tips focus o...
Turning Student Support on its head with Avanza Training Academy, Malta
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, student support within Further and Higher Education has undoubtedly been tested. There have been times when we have all experienced uncertainty as we continue to experience the current state of flux. Because of this shift, we must endeavour to question the best possible ways to reach out and support our students. The taken for granted face-to-face opportunities to buil...
IH Study Abroad Online Experience event for agents
In May 2021, International House World Organisation, in collaboration with its IH schools, held the IH Study Abroad Online Experience event for agents. We all know that when we sell  study abroad language programmes, we are selling experiences – and it is easier to sell something which you have experienced directly! With this in mind, IHWO invited their trusted agents to join this infor...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Why attend a Fashion Design Course in Florence
There are many reasons, first of all to experience the atmosphere, history and beauty of this international city, home to the most beautiful architecture and museums in the world. The cradle of the Renaissance, where man is placed at the center of the world, with his beauty and his strength. Fashion was born here, the finest fabrics in Europe were produced here, the style has been defined in art, ...
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – one of the best in the world!
It is always hard to know which school is the right one for your child. We want to help you with this process by showing you why Merrick Preparatory School - a boutique boarding school in Ontario - is worth considering. Did you know that our student graduate with one of the best high school diplomas in the world? Did you know that with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) you can appl...
Intrinsiq Testimonial: Future Learning
At Intrinsiq we take pride in having happy clients...and today’s article focuses on one of these :) We have been working with the team at Future Learning since September 2020 and over the past months we have had quite a bit of important work done. However, this time round we’ll let Stefany Firera, who is the Digital Projects Lead at Future Learning, do the talking.  How long ...
How to Tuesday - How to Use Google Analytics
In Marketing, we are all about Metrics. We love analysing things, identifying patterns, interpreting data....and if there is one tool that can help us do that, it certainly is Google Analytics. In today's short "How to Tuesdays" graphic we take a look at how and why Google Analytics is such a useful tool for us in international education (and not just). The data presented in each report, which ...
Verbalists Education and the Malta Tourism Authority together in supporting language students travelling to Malta
With travel restrictions gradually loosening and global borders reopening, one of the world’s leading language networks Verbalists Education, owned by PRODIREKT, launched a promotional campaign aiming to position Malta as the top language tourism destination for this summer. The decision came as no surprise, as Malta has established itself as a safe destination for travelers from around the ...
Scuola Leonardo: How to get a Visa to study in Italy
Depending on the country of origin and the length of stay, a foreign student can enter Italy for study purposes: - freely; - with a tourist Visa (for stays up to a maximum of 90 days) - with a Visa for study purposes (for stays exceeding 90 days) Who has to apply for a Study Visa? Non-EU students, who want to study in Italy for a period of more than 90 days, must apply for a Visa for ...
At guard.me, we want everyone to have a voice at the table
guard.meCARES are great advocates of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and in this upcoming series of Real Talk, they are going to focus specifically on this aspect.  "We want everyone to have a voice at the table. Take action by joining our next live real talk conversation where we will be discussing the synergy between equity, diversity and inclusion." ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: What is the IMAT Test?
Is the IMAT exam in English? Yes, the test is used to assess scientific knowledge (maths, physics, biology and chemistry), logic and general knowledge, but it also evaluates the student’s level of English language, given that the degree program is entirely in English. Which Italian universities offer degree courses in Medicine and Surgery in English? At the moment, the academic prog...
SEO Friday - Know your Target Audience
Knowing your target audience is a key aspect in SEO, because your target audience with determine what info to include on your website, what tone of voice to use, and many other features. In today's post, which is brough to us by KAIE Marketing , Korinne talks to us about the important of knowing your target audience, and she also gives some tips on what you can do in order to a better-ranking an...
Maltalingua: Face-to-Face lessons have resumed!
Now that the doors of Maltalingua are open and face-to-face lessons have resumed as from the 1st of June, Malta has officially declared itself open for tourism, meaning our students have returned! Maltalingua is following all the necessary safety protocols that are in place to keep our students and staff safe. - Classroom capacity is half the usual amount to ensure that the social distancing m...
Transformative benefits of vocational education - Avanza Training Academy Malta
When attempting to conceptualise education, we typically recall the “one-size-fits-all” traditional ideology of schooling. One that was rooted in instructional learning, where the academic demands of writing essays, revising for examinations and standardised testing dominated our formative and impressionable years. Alternatively, for the past thirty years contemporary education has cen...
IH Directors' Conference 2021 – Online
This year, International House World Organisation held its annual IH Directors’ Conference and AGM online from May 24 th to 28 th , with a packed schedule of plenary sessions, workshops, and social events for IH directors. Following the success of our first online Directors’ Conference in 2020, and after a year of hosting all IH events virtually, this year’s IH Directors&r...
UPDATE from Merrick Preparatory School – time to join us! It is not too late!
Life is coming back as people in Ontario are getting vaccinated. We are all very thankful and are looking forward to welcoming our students back on campus in September. Here are a few updates for you to know from MPS: We are very excited to have students on campus in September 2021! MPS is proud to announce our "Covid19 relief support scholarships" for boarding students up to  CAD$20...
Intrinsiq Support: Classroom Management
School Management Software is always a hot potato in school offices, and this topic can become particularly heated when the main focus is on classroom management, mainly because it tends to be the area that is used the most and by the largest number of users in schools - ranging from academic staff, to teachers, to students themselves. One of the things we pride ourselves on at Intrinsiq , is th...
How to Tuesday: Make the most of your S&A membership
Today's "How to Tuesdays" post is dedicated to our memberships. We would like to share with you some tips on how to make the most of your subscription with us. Having said that, if you prefer to have a more focused chat about your specific membership, or about how your organisation can benefit from being registered with S&A, do not hesitate to contact us, and we'll be more than happy to orga...
SEO Friday - A secure website means better ranking
In marketing, we are all obsessed with getting our websites to rank better, to appear on the first page, if possible, of the various search engines, and to have our websites do their job basically, which is to attract more traffic into our funnel. However, this job would be a very difficult one for our website to do, if it is not secure in the first place. In today's SEO Friday post, Korinne Algie...
The value of work-based learning: Real-life opportunities to immerse within industry
Striking a balance between having the right qualifications and work experience in Malta can be a challenge for many. For the past thirty years inter/national Higher Education has responded to the growing demand of academia and field experience. Choosing a course that embraces work experience in Malta within its curriculum is now recognised as a path that bridges the gap between higher education an...
Intrinsiq Support: Change Management
Choosing the right School Management System for your school is no easy task and it comes with great responsibility, especially if you are considering changing one system for another. Part of this very important process includes getting your team members on board. Sometimes, one of the biggest struggles we have to face as managers and leaders is to convince our team members that, just because &ldqu...
How to Tuesday: How to choose which social media channels to be on
When it comes to chosing which social platforms to be on, many clients often tell us that they find it hard to decide and they fluctuate between wanting to be on all of them for more exposure, and ending up being on none of them because Social Media Marketing takes up too much time. Like everything else in life, we recommend Balance, and in today's article, which is brought to us thanks to BaiLog...
It's almost June, can you believe it?
Merrick Preparatory School prepares their students to graduate with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, one of the best high schools diplomas in the world to enter universities. We would love to give you an update on our current 9  graduates : They come from 7 different countries and have already received an average of 4 offers of admission from universities around Canada this year....
Maltalingua Resumes Face-To-Face Lessons From 1st June
Details have emerged from data issued by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) that Malta has the lowest Covid-19 infection and death rates in Europe. Over 70% of the population of Malta has been vaccinated, therefore reaching herd immunity! From July, it will no longer be a requirement to wear a mask outdoors alone or with one other vaccinated person. For now, it is ...
Avanza Academy Malta - A passport to making skills visible!
What are the benefits of an internationally recognised qualification? Whilst most of us are living in privileged times where qualifications, certificates and diplomas are accessible to most, do we fully understand their value? More importantly, are they becoming a taken for granted achievement? And also, why should a student consider studying in Malta? “Learning is never cumulative,&nb...
Costa de Valencia: Summer Courses
Are you planning to come to Valencia during the summer? Now is your moment. From Costa de Valencia, Spanish language school we are preparing the summer season for the entry of new students. We will conduct all classes in person, adapting to all current measures, with the aim that students can experience both Spanish life and culture. We have the Escuela ELE Segura seal and the SICTED Ce...
Cork School named “Best Language School” for the third year running
Cork English College have once again been named “Best Language School” at the Irish Education Awards making it a hat-trick of wins since 2019, on what was a fantastic night for education in Cork with UCC & MTU also picking up awards. The Education Awards celebrate quality, innovation & excellence in the Irish Education Industry with judges scoring institutes on their backgr...
SEO Friday - What is Anchor Text and Why is it important?
Once again it's Friday, which means that it is time for our weekly dose of SEO brough to us by the lovely Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . Korinne specialises in SEO strategy for the international education industry, and she comes highly recommended :) In today's graphic she talks to us about the importance of Anchor Text. ...
Hispania, escueal de español received the CorporateLiveWire Award of Innovation and Excellence 2021
We are very happy and grateful that CorporateLiveWire has awarded Hispania, escuela de español with this recognition for Innovation and Excellence . We are especially excited about this award, as innovation and excellence are two main characteristics that drive our work and always make us strive for the highest quality in teaching. More than a year ago, when the world was paralysed b...
OISC: School Holiday Revision 2021
OISC is a well-established international school situated in a historic building in the centre of  Oxford. For many years we have offered School Holiday Revision programmes, both in academic 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 Associati...
Intrinsiq Support: Summer Camps
Those who run Summer Camps know that although they are, in principle, offering the same good quality in terms of Academics, Leisure, Accommodation etc. as they offer when they run ‘regular’ courses, organising summer camps is a whole different ball game. That is why we are sometimes asked by clients whether Intrinsiq also caters for summer camps, since they are not the same as runnin...
How to Tuesday - How to improve your Social Media Engagement
"I regularly post on social media but I don't get any engagement". "I don't what I have to do to interact with my audience on social media!" "I don't know how to increase my audience on my channels." Is this you? Do you ever feel like you're struggling to create the right kind of content for your social media channels? Or do you ever feel like social media takes up too much of your time? ...
Merrick Prep nominated for the PIEoneer Awards
Just the other day we talked about how we need positive things happening in our lives and then we received an email that we were nominated for one of the "Oscars in the education industry". This means the world to us that we are one of the Finalists 2021 in the category: " Secondary Learning International Impact Award ". The PIEoneer Awards celebrate innovation and achievement across the whol...
Book your summer Junior Programme with Maltalingua
Malta is a small island with a big heart, the island is safe, the locals are friendly and warm, and with the added benefit of being a bilingual country, it really is a perfect place for young learners to come and study English. Our Junior Programme officially starts on the 7th of June, with our Junior Programme Manager, Bernice Bartolo at the helm, who has dedicated her time to carefully curate...
SEO Friday - Resizing Images
 In SEO resizing images is very important, and in today's SEO Friday, Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about why this is so important and about how resizing your images can help boost your SEO and your ranking.  ...
Search Tutor - A new and upcoming online learning platform designed for tutors and students from around the world
Search Tutor - Who Are We? Search Tutor is a new and upcoming education platform that provides students and tutors alike with a unique learning experience from anywhere in the world. At Search Tutor, we strive to provide a link between students and tutors located across the globe. We believe that education is the key to shaping the future, and we believe that students and tutors should have ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: A Green Pass to Travel to Italy this Summer
Traveling in Italy this summer will be simple and safe! To move around the country, the "Green Pass" will be enough. It will be possible to travel from one region to another and reach all the schools of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci group : our schools in Florence, Milan, Rome, Turin and Viareggio all are open for on-site courses. How does the "Green Pass" work? It is the certificate at...
Community Service – a requirement to get the Ontario high school diploma.
Community Service is a requirement that each student in Ontario must fulfill in order to graduate with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. In Canada, each province is tasked with creating the framework for education. Therefor, each province in Canada has their own High School Diploma. In Ontario, after studying for 4 years from Grade 9 to Grade 12, students will graduate with the Ontario Seco...
How to Tuesdays: How to make use of Email Marketing
When should we use Email Marketing? Is it effective? How do people respond to it? These are just some of the questions that people tend to ask us in relation to email marketing. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we will be listing all the reasons why we believe it is an essential tool to use. However, we believe that a) email marketing should not be used in isolation and b) that it should be used ...
Maltalingua: €300 in vouchers for students
Our students are being given the opportunity to claim up to €300 in vouchers that are redeemable at participating restaurants and shops in Malta and Gozo. The vouchers are available from the 1 st of June for bookings of 15 – 30 nights for the sum of 10 per day. Combine the Vouchers With Our Special Offer ***10% OFF - VALID UNTIL THE END OF MAY***   As part of M...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Why should you check your External Links?
Fixing external links is a very important and significant way of optimising your website, however, it doesn't just stop there. In today's SEO Fridays post, our partner Korinne from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about the importance of checking every aspect of your website. Here's what she has to say about it! ...
PRODIREKT and Verbalists Education partner with Neurolanguage Coaching and NeuroHeart Education
PRODIREKT and  Verbalists Education & Language Network  are excited to announce yet another partnership with one of the world’s leading educators, this time with NeuroHeart Education® and Neurolanguage Coaching®. After our last year’s success with the  iTeach  project, when together with  UKLC , a reputable provider of UK-based language cou...
Developing the Creative Potential with Avanza
The European Union (EU) encourages the Members States to combine education and entrepreneurship. In response, many countries have typically introduced “entrepreneurship” as a core component to middle/secondary school education. Based on the premise that curriculum becomes the vehicle to promoting the creative and entrepreneurial behaviour of its young citizens. However, a gap remains w...
Keep.meSAFE Student Support Program scales up to meet demand
guard.me International Insurance (“ guard.me “) has augmented its keep.meSAFE Student Support Program, specializing in mental health support, in response to an increased demand for service. keep.meSAFE supports 95 secondary and post-secondary institutions across Canada, helping over 300,000 students nationwide. From March 2020, there has been a 61 percent increase in clinical cas...
Enhancing the learning process – The 5th NeuroHeart Education Conference
We are delighted to announce that  PRODIREKT  and the  Verbalists Education & Language Network  will sponsor and take part in  The   5th NeuroHeart Education Conference , which will take place online from May 14 th  until May 16 th , 2021. The conference is accredited by the International Coaching Federation, and all its proceeds will be donate...
Highfield & Brookham Schools: Is a UK boarding school worth the effort right now?
If you have families questioning whether their child would get the full benefit of joining an English boarding school at the moment, this article is for you. Sending a child to school overseas is a huge decision for any parent. During Covid the stakes are even higher; Covid tests to pay for, potentially quarantine each side of the journey, and after all that, will they still get the full experi...
Intrinsiq Support: Paperless Attendance
A lot of countries have finally started their slow return towards normality in terms of resuming face to face classes, or getting ready to start again in the near future. However, this does not mean that all safety measures have been lifted. As a result, schools still need to continue taking the necessary precautions in order to continue operating face to face. Paperless attendance is one of thes...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Ready to (re)start with two new destinations
After a rough year we are happy to announce to all our former and future agents two news for the month of May: not only is the Leonardo da Vinci School ready to restart with on-site courses but it adds two new destinations to its catalog! Two new schools to discover New schools in Viareggio and Turin are added to those in Florence, Milan and Rome: 5 beautiful destinations to welcome our st...
Stress Awareness Month: Stress vs Anxiety
One way to understand stress is to see it as part of your body’s natural alarm system, telling you when something is wrong and needs your attention. The tension you experience during these times places a demand on your body and mind, and has the same effect whether the source of stress is based on fear or excitement.  On the other hand, anxiety is quite often a unique consequence of ...
Maltalingua School of English Reopens on 1st June
It's official! Maltalingua School of English is reopening for face-to-face lessons from the 1st of June. We cannot wait to open our doors wide and welcome everyone! We are celebrating our 10 year anniversary throughout 2021 and we are proud to announce Malta is one of the safest destinations in Europe to travel to this summer. Join us for the celebrations! Get your quote now and save over 2...
How To Increase your Instagram Followers
As you may be aware by now, Instagram is one of the key social media channels you should include in your digital marketing strategy. We're sure that you also know how difficult it is to get people to follow you. This is why in our How-To Tuesday posts of  last week  and today, we're focusing on helping you understand what you need to do on this channel. On top of this, we're always her...
Boarding Schools: Making the Difference in the Development of Young Adults
Many people ask me, “why boarding school” … if the curriculum is the same as a day school, won’t the educational outcomes be the same?  Well, in fact, not at all.  At Merrick Preparatory School we have a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students and 20 day students … young men and women from all around the globe: different countries, religions, languages,...
4 Great Options for Juniors this Summer with Wimbledon School of English
Wimbledon School of English is running 4 different programmes for young learners this summer. However, our junior residential centre at Lord Wandsworth College will only return in 2022.  After much discussion, we have decided not to open our junior summer camp at Lord Wandsworth College this year.  This has been a very difficult decision but with the ongoing uncertainty about which n...
SEO Friday - Fresh Content
When it comes to SEO we are often told that it is important to keep our content fresh and unique. In this week's SEO Friday post Korinne from KAIE Marketing specifies why this is so important! ...
Introduction to Key Tuition
We started our online tuition business in the summer of 2020 so language learning could continue virtually when Coronavirus stopped us all from travelling. Happily, we have been able to continue learning with our students wherever they are and in fact, we now connect with students even more than we had done before. We have regular weekly sessions in countries from the UK to Europe to Asia and w...
Malaca Instituto: Young Adults Summer Course in Malaga - Spain
A serious but fun (seriously fun) Spanish language holiday course for teenage students in sunny Malaga – Spain. At Malaca Instituto , you will find a 2-week (or more) Summer course programme for students aged 15 to 20 which has been designed to meet the needs and interests of this age group. Whilst improving their Spanish - or learning it from scratch – and, participating in ou...
Summer Law Programs at Reach Cambridge
One of the most popular courses we offer during our residential summer programs is the Reach Cambridge law course. If you have students looking to take their first steps towards a career in law, to gain an insight into what a university law course might look like, or who just want to learn more about this multi-faceted subject, then our summer law programs might be just the opportunity they&rsqu...
Intrinsiq Support: Tracking Agent Commissions
If we’ve learned anything this past year it’s that it’s important to save up for a rainy day. When it comes to paying agents their commissions schools sometimes face the challenge that they have a really expensive agent bill that pops out of nowhere and which they have to settle. The truth is that no one likes those types of bills, so it is advisable that schools get to keep trac...
Small School = Big Advantages
With the thousands of international schools available around the world, it can be overwhelming trying to make the best decision for your child’s education. Some parents go for the glitz and glamour of the large schools with an abundance of facilities, but often forget youth need attention, and it is often difficult to get that special attention when your child is in a large class. Many of...
How to Tuesdays: How to get seen on Instagram
Getting noticed on social media is not a question of luck, but a question of strategy and skill. In today's How to Tuesdays post, which is brought to us in collaboration with our partners BaiLogik , we focus on how businesses can get noticed more on Instagram. For any questions related to this topic, do not hesitate to get in touch with us . We'd lov to help! ...
Hispania, escuela de español Invests in Newest Technology for its Hybrid Spanish Classes
Despite the setbacks of the current global situation, Hispania, escuela de español decided early to revamp the way it teaches its Spanish classes. At Hispania, escuela de español , human values and the safety and well-being of our students and staff have always been our priority . Thanks to the massive investment in new classroom technology, we are able to continue to offer...
The IH Study Abroad Online Experience
Join International House  on Thursday 6th May from 14:00 to 15:30 BST / UK time when, in collaboration with our schools, International House will host an informative and interactive event for agents: the  IH Study Abroad Online Experience . We all know that when we sell language programmes, we are selling experiences – and it is easier to sell something which you have experie...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising your Auto Response
How many of you knew that it was possible to optimise pretty much everything, including your auto responses? Well now you know! When it comes to your auto response you can optimise these in various ways. The graphic below tells us exactly how. This interesting info, together with all the other SEO Friday posts are brought to you thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents and KAIE Mark...
Sharpening a vision for Early Years Education – The Avanza Academy Perspective
“Early childhood education and care is the essential foundation or successful lifelong learning, social integration, personal development and later employability. It is also particularly beneficial for the disadvantaged, including those from migrant and low-income backgrounds. It can help lift children out of poverty and family dysfunction” (European Commission, 2011). According to the...
A real balancing act of one excellent social media in education
Few education media can claim the level of devotion earned by PRODIREKT and the Verbalists Education Network , home to language education and study abroad. With almost 2 million views and counting, the Verbalists YouTube Channel is easily among the world’s most popular for study abroad, while the Facebook Business Page boasts about 100,000 members. The LinkedIn pages of both PRODIRE...
Intrinsiq Support: Online Booking forms
What is it about booking forms that makes them such an important feature to have for school websites? It’s very simple really. Apart from enhancing the customer journey mainly through giving the student or parent immediacy (something which every online buyer considers to be extremely important), they also help schools convert more leads into actual sales. In today’s article we’re...
Friendships on Reach Cambridge Summer Schools: A Staff Perspective
Do you have families and students who are looking for pre-university study abroad programs that are: Small & supportive; Friendly; Truly international (i.e no one nationality or country is represented in the majority); Offering them a chance to practise and improve their English and communication skills; Based in an inspiring, academic setting such as Cambridge? If so, Reach ...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops
International House World Organisation held its most recent Online Study Abroad workshop on Monday 19th April from 15:00 to 17:30 (UK time) and on Tuesday 20th April from 09:00 to 11:30 (UK time). This event was attended by 23 representatives on behalf of 30 IH schools, 61 agents and 3 service providers. The IH schools who attended were: IH Belfast IH Berlin GLS IH Brist...
How to Tuesdays: How to Learn from Social Media Insights
Whenever we post online, or we launch a social media marketing campaign through boosting, it is very important to monitor how the campaign is performing, and we get to do that through monitoring social media insights. In today's "How to Tuesdays" post we focus on some of the areas which are extremely important in helping understand how to manage social media campaigns in a better way. To start ...
IH Bristol: Summer of exam success
While we wait for more information about the government's "traffic light" system plans for UK arrivals this summer, we want to keep our courses as accessible as possible to students whose plans have continued to be disrupted this year. We are therefore pleased to offer NEW dates for FCE/CAE preparation courses this summer: 24th May - 30th July 2021 The cost of the full 10-week package is &po...
Important information for September – Merrick Preparatory School got you covered
We saw an increase of inquiries this past week(s) and are happy that parents continue to be interested in a Canadian High School Education for their son/ daughter. But there are, of course, still concerns when they think about September 2021. MPS has got you covered and will ensure that all student can start their education with us on time, no one will be left behind. Here is what we have pl...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising the 404 Error Page
This is a very interesting SEO post today because it focuses on something which, for many years I personally thought was just something that comes up automatically and that there was nothing that could be done about it. Korinne from KAIE Marketing has, as per her usual brilliant self, solved this issue thanks to this infographic below.  ...
What does it mean to be an adult learner?
Returning to education is not an easy decision for anyone, however, a necessityn or most. Since the 1970s the notion of lifelong learning remains steadfast within our professional lives. Gaining momentum during the 1990s, higher and further education became accessible to mature students (+21 years) wishing to re-engage with education across a variety of professional disciplines (Bentley, 1998)....
Intrinsiq Support: The Search Function
The Search function is a feature that is often overlooked when choosing what School Management System to work with, and the reason is that in most cases “search” functions tend to be quite useless, in that they are often something that is just included in the package. With Intrinsiq , the Search feature is also something that can be customized based on you and your clients’ nee...
Creative and Adventurous Risks at Marlborough College Open Minds
If you are lucky enough to have childhood memories of taking part in outdoor adventures, it is very likely that you have experienced the rush that comes with taking a risk, pushing yourself and finding out what you are capable of. There is a transformational thrill that lies at the heart of every great adventure; one that comes from the growth in confidence and the deepening of self-knowledge t...
Eaquals holds online AGM & Eaquals Online 2021 event
Eaquals held their online AGM on Thursday 15 th April. Among the updates which were announced were the release of the new Eaquals Academic Management Competences Framework which is available for download from the Eaquals website. In addition, Eaquals announced the new third inspection scheme for online providers which is now ready and completes the three schemes under the Eaquals Accreditation u...
See The World in Cambridge: An International City
Initially founded by the Romans, Saxons and then the Vikings, the roots of Cambridge spread far and wide across the globe, and have never stopped reaching. It goes without saying that, when it comes to the university’s impact on the city, the University of Cambridge draws amazing minds from around the world, students and leading academics alike. But the legacy of the University isn&rsqu...
What to expect from MC Academy in the coming months!
Dear friends of MC Academy , We hope you are well and keeping safe during this time. Changes have been occurring in Manchester as our city begins to open up to the public. In light of Manchester recently opening up to the public, we would like to inform you of our current face-to-face courses available to students who wish to visit and experience what Manchester has to offer.   ...
How to Tuesdays: How to Create Effective Social Media Posts
When it comes to social media, a lot of people tend to believe that pretty much anything goes. However, even in this highly effective marketing field, it is important to remember that it's quality over quantity every time. It is not about the amount of posts that you share, but about the quality of these posts. In this "How to Tuesdays" post today, which is brought to us thanks to our partners Ba...
Insider Reviews and Perspectives Our Take: Merrick Preparatory School
Merrick Preparatory School is one of those hidden gems of the academic world. Housed in an historical inn, nestled within a smaller Ontario town, it has all the benefits of being small as well all the benefits of being proximate to some of nation’s most prominent urban centres and a wealth of notable post-secondary institutions. The school is positioned to support the needs specific to stude...
Living Learning English: What are your plans this summer half term?
We hope that your students are settling back into school and enjoying their studies. Some students find that, no matter how well prepared they are for study in the UK, they will need extra tuition in English or academic subjects in the holidays. In the current climate, students may feel they have lots to catch up on, so we can help to put minds at ease and focus on the skills t...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The importance of Headings in SEO
Another Friday, another SEO Tip thanks to our lovely friend over at KAIE Marketing , Korinne Algie. This time the focus is on Headings and how important these are to SEO. Let's take a look at what Korinne has to say about H-text! ...
Trine Plans Return to Normal for Fall Semester
Trine University plans to resume normal campus operations in August, university President Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., announced on March 9. In email messages to students, parents, faculty and staff, Brooks said this will mean fully seated classes, full resumption of student activities and welcoming back fans and family to athletic events. “We intend to return to the Trine University tha...
Intrinsiq Support: Choosing the right School Management System for your school
Choosing the right School Management System for your school or university is a very important decision to make for any education provider as this is something that will affect everything from budgeting, to planning, to forecasting, to business data analysis, and most importantly, the customer journey. And it is for this reason that research and analysis play a key role in making this important dec...
The Restart of International Travel – Join us in Cambridge this Summer
Since 2005, our residential programs in Cambridge have truly been the highlight of every year. We are delighted to confirm that we are planning to run all of our summer programs as scheduled in Cambridge this summer. We look forward to delivering an unforgettable experience for our international community of students.   This Summer We are happy to report that the UK government has ...
Adult Classes and Mini-stays for schools in Ireland
We hope that everyone in our industry is keeping well during these very strange times of Covid. The situation in Ireland is that we have been in Lockdown this time since the beginning of January, we are opening up very slowly. At the moment we are restricted to staying in our counties we cannot move around the country. All non essential shops,as well as bars and restaurants are closed. All ac...
How to Tuesdays - How to Create a Social Media Calendar
One of the things that we are constantly told by our clients when discussing social media strategy is that sometimes they refrain from posting consistently simply because they do not find enough time for it. Like everything else in life, some planning goes a very long way in getting things done effectively and efficiently. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post, which is brough to us thanks to our part...
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – Number one Choice for Students – Why?
We have looked at countries, we have talked about Canada and specifically about the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Our last article in this series gives you an overview how the OSSD compares to the IB and AP program. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) Each of these programs has its merits, with some unique and distinguishin...
Environmental Resources Created for Teens, by Teens
IH World is ambitious that all IH schools will take positive actions to  protect our planet . A key part of this is raising awareness of environmental issues, and how better to do this than bring some of our own students together to generate content that will resonate with their peers around the world? The  IH Young Environmentalists Project  aimed to bring together young ...
Advancing your professional career with Avanza Academy
We believe life itself is already your teacher, we simply provide you with space, the necessary tools to advance your knowledge and to invest in your future. Founded in 2019 Avanza Academy is a centre of excellence. With an unwavering commitment to inspire, support and care for all students and members of staff, our mission is to create a unique learning opportunity for all. Central to educatio...
UCT English Language Centre: New Programme launched
General English plus Language Excursions: Our new Language Excursion programme, introduced in January 2021, is a collaboration between the UCT English Language Centre and Kurus English . Kurus English developed this language, culture and discovery programme in 2008 and it has been a success ever since. We are now excited to offer this experiential learning programme at ELC and we already welc...
SEO Friday - How to Think like an SEO Pro
Today's SEO Fridays post, which is, as usual, brought to us thanks to Korinne from KAIE Marketing focuses on how to gear our thoughts and frame of mind in order to think with our SEO cap on. Sometimes we write things in our blogs, or on our websites or in our ALT texts and META descriptions which do not sound "natural" and this is a big problem in SEO. Here's what Korinne has to say! ...
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – number one choice for students – Why
Last week we talked about how Canada’s education system compares to other destinations – specifically the UK and USA. This week we would like to talk about Canada and specifically Ontario with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Education in Canada Canada has 10 provinces and three territories, each responsible for its own education system. Every one of Canada’s provincia...
How to Tuesdays: How to Master Email Marketing
2020 has totally changed the way in which we communicate, and as a result, businesses in general have seen an increase in the number of email campaigns that they send out. This is mainly due to the fact that we missed communicating with our clients so much, that sometimes we felt the need to compensate for it...and in some cases this has even led to "over-compensation" in the form of spamming your...
A Taste of their Future Career or University Study with Reach Cambridge
Our Reach Cambridge taster courses are mini courses that students can add on to any program with us. Taster courses are designed to supplement and augment a student’s education during their time with us in Cambridge. Students can choose to learn more about an already-existing passion, or perhaps venture into learning something completely new! Whatever students are cr...
ICEF Virtual America
ICEF Virtual Americas , the largest online networking event for international education professionals, is nearly here! 11th to 13th May 2021...Save the dates! Attended by 450+ North American education institutions, and worldwide study abroad agencies, our attendees represent hundreds of thousands of international students traveling to the Americas each year. Don’t miss this unique oppo...
Learn Spanish From Anywhere in The World With Malaca Instituto
Forget about learning Spanish on a typical online course. Welcome to the exciting world of Onlive with MALACA INSTITUTO , a Super Star School of Spanish, member of EAQUALS and IALC and accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, all guarantees of our exceptionally high standards. Having a qualified teacher giving class in real time helps students improve and learn Spanish online faster and more ef...
Intrinsiq: The software solution for Guardianship Programs
The majority of the articles that we publish about Intrinsiq and what we do, are focused on how we can help education providers within the field of international education. The main reason being that Intrinsiq was specifically developed with the field of international education in mind. However, that does not preclude other programs which have evolved to use our system too.  Why does Int...
Returning to education: A journey of transformation and self-discovery
Have you ever considered returning to education? But unsure if a full-time college or university experience is right for you? Have you considered opting for a course that is designed to fit around your existing responsibilities and commitments? A course that is based on enhancing the life skills you already have? We have all heard the term lifelong learning , but how many of us truly understa...
Costa de Valencia: Accreditation of Tourist Excellence SICTED
Congratulations! Our academy has been awarded the " Compromiso de Calidad Turística " distinction in recognition of promoting Valencia as a safe and quality tourist destination. It is a project  to improve the quality of tourist destinations promoted by the Secretariat of State for Tourism  (SET), with the support of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (F...
Comparing Education Systems in the UK, USA and Canada - Merrick Prep
“Ontario Secondary School Diploma – number one choice for students – why?” In the next 3 weeks we will share with you more information about the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. We will start by giving you some idea how  Canada, UK and USA compare to each other, followed by giving you more information about Canada, specifically the Ontario Secondary School Diploma ...
Keep.meSAFE Student Support Program scales up to meet demand
guard.me International Insurance (" guard.me ") has augmented its keep.meSAFE Student Support Program, specializing in mental health support, in response to an increased demand for service. keep.meSAFE supports 95 secondary and post-secondary institutions across Canada, helping over 300,000 students nationwide. From March 2020, there has been a 61 percent increase in clinical cases completed ...
International Friendships on a Reach Cambridge Summer Course
A truly international summer school offers innumerable benefits including a unique opportunity to practise and develop a student’s English language skills both inside and outside the classroom, to learn about different cultures and countries and to make friends for life. We are always thrilled to hear that the international connections forged during our programs last long after our summer...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: care and protect
We are pleased and excited to announce two important news to all our former and future students and agents.  Quality first of all The Scuola Leonardo da Vinci , certified as a quality school by ASILS (Association of Schools of Italian as a second language) has always been committed to guaranteeing the highest quality of services offered to its students. The Association brings toget...
How to Tuesdays: Loyalty and Resilience
Customer loyalty has always been an important factor in any marketing efforts out there. Of course, the pandemic has disrupted normality, and whilst some marketing efforts may be relevant later, loyalty and brand resilience are what can keep your business going. The three points mentioned below are simple. However, they require consistency and preparation. The positive part of it all is that it ke...
Laurel Springs Ranks Number 5 Best Online High School in U.S.
Newsweek lists Laurel Springs School among the best in online learning.  In a time when online learning became the norm, Laurel Springs became the school ranked #5 among the 50 best online high schools in America! We’re proud of the high-quality, flexible learning experience we provide students from kindergarten through grade 12 and beyond. As innovators in the distance learning spac...
SEO Fridays - Google Reviews
In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne Algie International Education Marketing explains the importance of Google Reviews and why we should reply to them. Apart from it being good customer care practice to do so, it also helps with SEO...So, all the more reason to pay attention! Contact Korinne on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com  for SEO that is tailor-made to your business. ...
ICEF: Women in International Education
This year, ICEF wanted to make a bit of a splash and celebrate the role of women within our industry. We sat down with five inspiring women, recognised for the hard work and success across the international education industry.  On a special webinar we posted on social media to celebrate International Womens' Day (8 March), Tiffany Egler spoke with Kaitlin Farris from Shorelight, Silvia D...
Dashboards made Simple (and customizable) with Intrinsiq
In Marketing, Dashboards are our go-to places for stats and info. The issue most schools face is that sometimes, one dashboard can either provide info which we are not interested in, or (and this is something we come across very often), schools might want their dashboard to provide specific info which only they are interested in. It is very difficult to have this kind of info when you go for an of...
IALC & Edvisor partner to launch Showcase Events
IALC and Edvisor, continuing to work together to help agency partners prepare for the months ahead. IALC and Edvisor are pleased to announce their plans for a series of Showcase Events that will focus on the destinations of IALC schools.  The webinars will help agencies with information about national Covid travel restrictions and quarantine laws, as well as focusing on the health and safe...
A Laurel Springs Partnership: Becoming an Educational Dream Team
Laurel Springs partners with educational institutions to offer exceptional learning experiences. Partnerships at Laurel Springs School offer customizable opportunities for organizations and consultants around the world, enabling them to provide exceptional learning experiences to their student population through an innovator and pioneer in online learning. Hayutin and Associates is an organi...
Get Creative with a Reach Cambridge Creative Writing Taster Course
Fancy yourself a budding author? A clandestine poet? A scriptwriter, lyricist, or even a rapper? Whether you’re set out to change the world with your prose, or whether you simply love the feeling of tinkering around with words, the Reach Cambridge Creative Writing Taster Course is the perfect way to further your passion. This extracurricular course is ideal for anyone who has always ...
How to Tuesday - How to Succeed on LinkedIn
In last week's "How to Tuesday" post we looked at some tips on How to use Facebook successfully within the field of International Education. This week we are going to look at another platform - this time we are focusing more on B2B business by looking at LinkedIn. Here we go: Be Specific in your profile - Remember that LinkedIn is not a CV uploader. Although it is possible to upload you...
OISC - Summer Programmes 2021
We have at last re-opened for in-person teaching, in line with UK government guidance, and are welcoming applications for our 2021 Oxford summer programme. The summer will undoubtedly look different to previous years, but we are looking forward to offering a high-quality learning experience to all students, whatever form that may take. In-person in Oxford, class sizes are small and socially-distan...
Merrickville, Ontario – a safe and welcoming community!
Merrick Preparatory School is located in the town of Merrickville, Ontario, voted the prettiest town in Canada and known for its historic charm, natural beauty and artisan shops. Students enjoy all that Merrickville has to offer including restaurants and cafes,