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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...
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...
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...
Intrinsiq Support: Reporting & 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...
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! ...
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...
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, charming shops, art galleries, an ice cream shop, a candy store and the local spa. Merrickville also offers plenty of activities in which...
Alpadia: Introducing University Pathway Blended Courses
Our Academic Pathway Programme is designed for international students (16+) interested in pursuing a Studienkolleg (Foundation), Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree in Germany at a Public University. This programme helps students build language skills, adjust to living and studying abroad, and gives them admission to their dream university. Germany offers, amongst other thi...
Laurel Springs: Students Achieve More in Less Time
Summer courses at Laurel Springs can accelerate a U.S. education. Do you have students who could use a jump start on the next school year? Taking a summer course through Laurel Springs allows students to focus on their educational goals or try a new elective. Kelsey Lichtenstein, the founder of Aspen Learning Lab, touts the value of our summer program for their students. "While summer classe...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - What is Search Intent?
When it comes to optimizing our website and blog texts, it is always of utmost importance to include key words and phrases. But what key words and phrases should we include? How do we know what is right and what is not? In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about something which is known as "Search Intent". For any SEO-related questions, you can drop us a...
3 Ways to Choose a Reach Cambridge Subject Course
Choosing an  academic subject  to study can be a difficult or daunting task, not only for a Reach Cambridge summer program, but also for life in general. Whether it’s a subject you want to continue in school, a subject you want to explore at University, or one that you want to pursue as a career, there are a lot of things to consider before making a decision. We at Reach have ...
Web Portals made Simple with Intrinsiq
“Avoid crowded places.” “Maintain social distancing.” “Minimise contact.” Over the past year, these phrases have become all too familiar...and whether we like it or not, most school receptions tend to be areas where respecting these measures could potentially be an issue due to lack of space or too many people needing the same kind of info at the same t...
How to Tuesdays: How to succeed on Facebook
In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we are going to look at some important tips on how to use one of the most popular social media channels - Facebook. Many of our members, be it schools, agents, or industry organisations, have a facebook account, however, the questions is: How many of them are using it properly and as they should? How many of them are maximising on the potential that Facebook has a...
Spanish Summer Programme for Teens in Denia
TLCdénia school is organizing the Summmer Programme for Teens 2021 in Denia, Spain. This programme will take place in 2021 following all the health measures to make it safe for students. The programme consists in 20 Spanish lessons per week (4 each day) in a group of maximum 12 students which takes place during the morning. They practice all 4 skills (reading, listening, speaking and wri...
Cork Based ACET (Active Centre of English Training) Accredited With Business All-Star
  ACET maintains All-Star status after achieving their third  Business All-Star Accreditation from the All-Ireland Business Foundation. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Business All-Star accredited companies are defined as; progressive, indigenous Irish businesses which meet the highest standards of verified performance, trust and cust...
Interviewing Maria Castro from My German Way
Yesterday afternoon, on the Schools & Agents Facebook Page, we had the pleasure of doing a live broadcast with Maria Castro from My German Way. MyGermanWay provides German language and culture training, career coaching and job placement for doctors, medical personnel, engineers and other professionals wanting to move to Germany. MyGermanWay was founded by Maria Castro and Ana Gomez to ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - How to make your website load faster
We live in a world in which no one has time. This is reflected in our patience limits when it comes to waiting for websites whilethey load. It is a well-known fact that if a website doesn't load fast enough it is ranked lower by Search Engines, and on top of that, companies lose clients too. In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about the importance of havin...
FELTOM’s Reaction to New Measures in Malta
The recent spike in local coronavirus cases has been very concerning. While FELTOM welcomes the new measures introduced by the government to safeguard the nation, the closure of all educational facilities and in-person training has dealt yet another blow to our already struggling industry. Furthermore, the Central Visa Unit’s decision to temporarily suspend the issuance of visas for prosp...
Five Reasons why Cambridge is the Perfect Place for an Academic Summer School
At Reach Cambridge, we’ve been running academic summer schools for over 15 years, but the world-famous University City of Cambridge is over 800 years old. This blog outlines some of the highlights of the city and why it makes such a perfect backdrop for our spring and summer programs. It still seems like a while until the summer doesn’t it? But it is never too early to think ahead. ...
Communication made Simple with Intrinsiq
In various aspects of business communication is key, and this is just as much the case when it comes to international students studying at your schools. Be it to notify them of any last minute changes to their classes or schedules, or to communicate with them in an emergency situation, or even to save time on sending and waiting for email, a rapid form of communication is definitely the way forwar...
Wimbledon School of English & France Langue Launch ‘English in France’ junior summer camps
Wimbledon School of English is delighted to be partnering with the prestigious France Langue language centres to offer two international ‘English in France’ junior summer camps this summer. The camps are located in two of France’s top resorts – Nice & Biarritz – and provide the winning mix of the WSE academic programme which combines English, Young Leaders &...
How to Tuesday - Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes
Social Media Marketing is the art of knowing what type of content works on which channel in which region...and given how vast the world is and how many platforms there are, it is easy to get it wrong. In today's "How to Tuesday" post we will highlight some of the mistakes that schools and businesses tend to make when choosing to promote their service through social media. 1.  No social me...
MyGermanWay helps professionals find their way in Germany
German language and culture training, career counselling and job placement for talented individuals who wish to move to Germany Launched yesterday, MyGermanWay is an exciting new venture promoting and facilitating life in Germany for talented professionals. Founded by Maria Castro and Ana Gomez, MyGermanWay was born from their desire to help others enjoy the opportunities they both had as fo...
Diversity in Schools - Merrick Prep Canada
Diversity in schools, more specifically in high schools, is an increasingly important topic.  As we can now easily connect with people and places from every square inch of the planet, our children have the luxury of being exposed to more cultures, more social differences, and more unity. Diversity was once seldom discussed or present within our schools. Fortunately, now as a...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Page Speed
We live in a world in which we are constantly busy and never have the time to wait for anything. Do you ever get frustrated waiting for a page to load? What happens when you do? The likelihood is that you just close everything and move on. Did you ever stop to think about the fact that your slow-loading website could be costing you clients? In today's SEO article, Korinne Algie from tells ...
Laurel Springs: A Gap Year with Purpose
More and more students have recently chosen to postpone their college or university plans. Laurel Springs offers motivated graduates another option for students seeking a U.S. college diploma. Students obtaining academic, language, and cultural skills through a gap year will set them apart from other international students when they apply to a U.S. college or university.  Laurel Springs&...
Accounting made Easy with Intrinsiq
Many school management systems focus on the areas of Bookings and Class Allocation, however, when it comes to Accounting a lot of schools use a variety of different systems which they would have probably started using when they first set up their businesses. For this reason, members of staff often complain that it can get quite complicated to do Bookings and Accounting separately since, in real li...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan towards a greener future!
After years of commitment and efforts in safeguarding and protecting the environment, we are pleased to announce that we have received accreditation as a Green Standard School : a global, not-for-profit association of schools that are seriously committed to protecting the environment. Since its foundation, Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan has been committed to developing projects and promoting ...
2 weeks FREE online classes with GSOE
Like every other English academy in Ireland , we are doing our classes online at the moment. We are really enjoying meeting lots of new students from all over the world. When you book an intensive online exam preparation class with us we will give you 2 weeks free included in the price. When you book 10 weeks you will get 12 weeks of classes. Bookings must be made during the first and secon...
What is a Social Science, Anyways? Discover Summer University Preparation in Law, Psychology, Politics & International Relations, Business Management & Economics, and more!
Did you know that Social Science students often have the best job prospects after graduation? At Reach, we think this makes them the perfect subjects for summer university preparation for anyone looking to visit the UK from abroad. Covering everything from Politics & International Relations to Journalism & Media , Psychology , Law , Business Management & Economics , Arc...
Check out Merrick Prep's Newsletter
It has been a challenging year but we are proud that our MPS family continues to grow and our students as well as parents are satisfied with the education and support we provide, even online. Our partners know that we are always ready to support and help and we will continue doing so. Learn more about what we have done this past semester and read our winter 2021 newsletter ! Any questions?...
Do you have students who want to get a jump start on experiencing an American based education?
Summer course registration is now available!  Students can complete year-long courses in 12 weeks and semester-long courses in only six weeks at Laurel Springs School. Taking a summer course allows students to focus on their educational goals, giving them a head start in a fiercely competitive international landscape.  Summer courses at Laurel Springs drive students to grow and excel....
An evening with EDEX
On occasion I have these strange ideas and I think lockdown is having it’s effect.   From planning paddleboard meetings to my next idea, honestly you may think it’s hairbrained but I think this is a super idea and I rarely congratulate myself on these madcap ideas..    I am going to start a series of one to one meetings with agents that are interested.  If you ar...
Why students feel safe learning Spanish in Denia
Denia is a medium-sized Spanish city located between Valencia and Alicante. It is a very attractive destination for Spanish students as it has a beautiful coastline and mountain landscapes. TLCdénia is a Spanish school located in Denia in Spain and has students from many different countries and of all ages. It has programs for all ages: from children from 5 years old, teenagers, adults...
SEO Fridays: Optimising your Contact Page
It's Friday and once again Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing  is back with another important tip for you to achieve better SEO results. If you need more help with SEO, specifically for your business, just get in touch with Korinne on  korinne@korinnealgie.com  to schedule a call!   ...
Costa de Valencia: Spanish Exam of the German
If you want to prepare for your Spanish exam of the German "Abitur", now is the perfect time to do it.  Costa de Valencia, escuela de español  offers special preparation courses for this type of Spanish exams. The Abitur Spanish Preparation Course consists of an  Intensive Course 20  and  10 individual lessons  that specifically prepare you for ...
Custom Reporting with Intrinsiq
Last week we spoke about the importance of student data, and this week’s article will also focus on data, however, we will tackle a different side to it. Anyone who is deep into the subject of Marketing would appreciate the value that data has in various aspects of our job. We use data when it comes to interpreting new and emerging trends; we use data when it comes to forecasting; we use dat...
Oh, the Humanities! Why the Humanities are the Perfect Subjects to Study at an Academic Summer School this Year
Are you a budding Renaissance thinker? Do you believe that understanding the history of the world is key to making the future better? Or that literature and philosophy can help us to understand ourselves? Every year, students from around the world join us at our British summer school for international students to ask the big questions and dive headfirst into the most exciting topics concerning ...
New Alpadia Website
While a new website can be a powerful marketing tool, a 24/7 salesperson, a reflection of our brand in every way, and often the first exposure to the brand, at the core of it, it's all about people, their effort, skills, lot of love and passion for what they do. On that note, on behalf of everybody at Alpadia Language Schools and on behalf of our partner-agents around t...
How To be Seen on Social Media
It is Tuesday, so here's our  How-To post. Social Media Management and Content Creation for the International Education Industry is what we do at  BaiLogik , and we decided to put some tips together to help you create a better presence on different social channels. Take a look at the tips below and if you need more help get in touch with us : ...
It's time to hear what Parents have to say about MPS, Canada
We all know that it takes a community to raise a child and we are thankful that parents, from all around the world, give us their trust to teach their children and help them grow academically as well as personally. Especially, this year we have seen how strongly we connected not only with our students but also with our parents. Parents and students become part of the MPS family. One of our Germ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising your Homepage
SEO is always something that we hear people and companies talking about, but we never truly understand how important it is to Marketing unless we try it out ourselves. At Schools & Agents, we cannot recommend Korinne from KAIE Marketing enough. Her understanding of the international education industry combined with her deep knowledge of SEO is a truly winning formula for success. When it ...
BELS Malta & Gozo - Special Offer Extended
Here at BELS, we are all in good health.  Personally, I am in good spirits too 😊! Our two centres (Malta & Gozo) are both open . We have around 60 students, from 10 different nationalities.   In Malta, more than 50,000 people (around 10% of the total population) have already been vaccinated & a further 40,000 doses of the AstraZenica vaccination are due to arrive lat...
Keeping track of Student info with Intrinsiq
Data is always valuable, and in a school environment this is extremely important. Think of a scenario where you have a student who has booked a course, excursions and accommodation with you; but from the moment when he or she books, to the moment when he or she arrives at the school, there are changes which are requested. And these changes involve people from different departments. Then, later on ...
Why attend ICEF Events
The international education sector is eagerly preparing for borders around the world to reopen, with millions of international students looking forward to embarking on their study journeys. To help the industry get ready and lay solid foundations for upcoming academic intakes, ICEF has run several successful virtual networking events, bringing together all the main actors, including: Educa...
Easter Holidays with Living Learning English
Staying in the UK for the Easter holidays? Need help with your English or academic subjects? Living Learning English have some excellent host teachers who can offer you a warm welcome, design a 1:1 course to meet your needs and give you time to relax with the family after lessons. See our Easter courses brochure here . ...
Special offers for online courses at IH Bristol
The UK government confirmed schools will stay online until at least 8th March 2021 . We are looking forward to welcoming students back to face-to-face/hybrid classes as soon as it is safe to do so, but in the meantime are pleased to confirm the following special offers on our online courses: - Book an online English course and receive the amount paid as free credit towards an English course...
Boost Your College Preparation with the Reach Cambridge Study Skills Courses!
College preparation can be daunting at the best of times, but with a series of tried and tested Skills Courses, Reach is here to help! Offering everything from SAT Prep to Global Leadership and Study Skills, Computer Science , English Language & Leadership , and more, we believe that the skills which help students get in to their first choice universities are the same skills that he...
How Extra-Curriculars Help Students Develop Critical Life Skills - Merrick Prep
At Merrick Preparatory School we maintain a very high and rigorous academic standard, with 100% of our graduates gaining access to their first-choice world ranked university, many on scholarship.  However, this is just one piece, albeit the main goal, of what we do.  We graduate students who will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to become contributing members of their communitie...
New Member on Schools & Agents: University of Cape Town’s English Language Centre
The University of Cape Town English Language Centre (ELC) is a proud new member on the Schools & Agents network. The University of Cape Town (UCT) just made headlines retaining its spot among the top 40 most international universities. (  https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2021-02-03-uct-retains-its-spot-among-top-40-most-international-universities ). The UCT English Language Centr...
How to Tuesdays: How to use Social Media in International Education
Yesterday evening we were very pleased to be part of a Lead5050 Webinar where we had the opportunity to speak about the importance of Social Media in International Education and to also look at some of the main pain points that our industry faces when it comes to using different social media channels. In this webinar we also highlighted the importance of content marketingand looked at various type...
SEO Friday - The Ranking Dilemma
Today's SEO Fridays article, which, as usual, is brought to us by the lovely Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , focuses on another issue that a lot of businesses,not just in international education, but across the board, sometimes have. This is the issue of ranking. In business, we are all obsessed with ranking high in search engine searches, however, sometimes we end up doing things the wrong ...
SEO Training with Korinne Algie International Education Marketing
By now, I'm sure you're all familiar with  Korinne Algie International Education (KAIE) Marketing  thanks to the SEO Friday posts that we share with you every week. These posts have been very useful for us too, and they increased our interest in SEO for the International Education Industry. We firmly believe that it can make a significant difference in one's Marketing Strategy. Such co...
Lessons for Successful Remote Schooling
The move to remote schooling was daunting for everyone, especially for schools with international pupils. So what does a successful online programme look like? When homeschooling became widespread at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, many schools felt an immediate urgency to try to replicate the school timetable at home and to provide the best online teaching. We learnt many valuable lesso...
Hybrid Classes: Hispania, escuela de español is breaking ground once again
Not giving in to the challenging times, Hispania, escuela de español has decided to invest in innovation once again and has started to offer hybrid courses. Hybrid Learning is an innovative modality that combines online educational materials with place-based classroom methods. It allows the teacher and some students to attend lessons on-campus while they learn Spanish and interact onli...
Customer Care Centre and Crisis Response Service: guard.meCARES keeps evolving
Every business, no matter their industry, will say they care about their clients. But how many truly have a customer-first outlook shared by every team member? Caring about our partners and insureds is truly at the heart of everything  guard.me  does. It’s more than a values statement; it’s who we are. So, when we decided to create a new model for customer care, it had t...
An inspirational partnership for teachers launched between, PRODIREKT and Verbalists, and UKLC and iteach
This past year has been a challenging one on many fronts. However, initiatives such as the one that has just been launched between PRODIREKT and UKLC highlight the resilience that characterizes the international education industry. In fact, the Verbalists Education & Language Network , which is owned by PRODIREKT , has forged a partnership with UKLC and its new project iteach in del...
Why STEM? Grab Hold of the Future with the Best Science Summer Camp in Cambridge
Ranked as one of the best science summer camps in Cambridge, Reach loves everything Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics-related. And every year we make sure our programmes are better than ever and stay on the cutting edge of exciting new research in every STEM-field! We know it can be a difficult task to figure out what you want to do in the future and how to prepare for university...
Automatic Attendance Tracking with Intrinsiq
If there is one thing that has become the new norm in these past months, it’s the idea of social distancing and lack of contact. In a school environment, attendance can be a bit of a headache for school owners and teachers alike, however, at Intrinsiq , we’re pleased to offer you a contact-less and Covid-friendly system. How can Intrinsiq help? Intrinsiq allows  your te...
Virtual Education Fairs and Events are Recruiting Students Online
Recruitment has never been easier! VEF is organizing virtual education fairs and events in the international education world for 5 years and giving chance to meet and recruit students online. Gathering language schools, universities, colleges, high schools and service providers with prospective students in Turkey and all around the world, VEF presents a virtual experience for both particip...
How to Tuesdays: How to Write an Effective Article
Many schools tend to ask us about what they should include when submitting an article to be published on Schools & Agents. Therefore, today, we took the advice of Marketing gurus BaiLogik , and we decided to put some tips together in order to help you write better articles. So here's our suggestions: 1. Use Simple Words and Effective Topics Remember that this is not an English writi...
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 adjuste...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The Truth about Keywords
Another Friday, another SEO post thanks to our International Education SEO guru Korinne, from KAIE Marketing . In this week's post we take a look at the importance of keywords in SEO. Here's what Korinne has to tell us about Keyword SEO. Don't forget that for any SEO related tips and questions you can get in touch with Korinne on korinne@korinnealgie.com ...
The Simon Greenall Award
Simon Greenall, OBE, friend of the global ELT community, passed away in September 2018  Simon described himself as traveller, writer, chef and full time friend. Many in the ELT community knew Simon through his publishing activities, his Presidency of IATEFL, his engagement with global issues in ELT, his training activities in many countries, and his friendship. You probably know of Simo...
Real Talk: The Importance of Conversation – Follow up
Today more than ever, action needs to be taken towards making positive changes within our well-being. Our current reality has presented the collective with the opportunity to pause, reevaluate life’s priorities, and highlight where in our lives we need to replenish. Through conversation we are provided the opportunity to exchange thoughts and ideas with others.  While we embrace conv...
Student Class Allocation with Intrinsiq
Classroom Allocation is something that the majority of schools around the world cannot wait to get back to. It is for this reason that we highly recommend taking a look at this really cool Intrinsiq feature which enables you and your members of staff to fill up your classes by the simple movement of dragging and dropping…..it’s just like playing a game! Setting it up Setting u...
Reach Cambridge: The Academic Summer Camp with the Perfect Balance
With more than fifteen years of experience welcoming students from all around the world to the UK, the thing we’re proudest of is the sense of community we create during our academic summer camp in Cambridge each year. We have learned that small really is better so we keep class sizes intimate, and even summer registration firmly capped. This means that programs fill up fast, but ensures ...
How to Tuesdays: How to grow your YouTube channel
Social Media has been a key element in digital marketing, whatever the area of business is, for quite a while now. A trend that marketers around the world are observing is that users are moving closer towards the idea of video content. As far as video content goes, the most relevant search engine around the world is (still) YouTube. In today's "How to Tuesdays" post, which is brought to us by Bai...
Grade 12 Science experiments, hands-on learning synchronous live online
We are finishing our 1 st semester -and our students, as we speak, are taking the final exams to complete their courses. For our graduating class that means 4 more courses to graduate in June. Early offers are arriving, and we are very proud of our seniors already. To ensure our seniors are well prepared for university, we ensure that they have opportunities (online) to get involved and to expe...
SEO Fridays - The Realities of 2021
SEO Fridays brought to you by Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing  - Today's focus is on the realities of search results in 2021. What we once knew and worked for, may no longer be the case, 100%. This is exactly why, you should be following this spot, as we bring you up-to-date information on how your SEO efforts should be shifting. You can also get in touch with Korinne  who can give...
Laurel Springs: What a Leader in Online Education Looks Like
Learn more about Laurel Springs School and how our 30 years of education experience can help you and your families.  Laurel Springs is an accredited, online private school for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, including a Postgraduate Program. When you partner with Laurel Springs, you can leverage the school’s wealth of experience and diverse curriculum to augment your ...
A Laurel Springs Partnership: What Educational Dreams Are Made Of
Leading online private K-12 school partners with Ghana-based soccer academy to help keep the dream of a high-caliber U.S. education alive amid COVID-19 crisis. Imagine being awarded a scholarship to a prestigious school in the United States and not being able to attend because of travel restrictions. This is what many students of the Right to Dream Academy in Ghana were facing as a result of th...
The benefits of having a fully-customizable School Management System
We’ve often mentioned that one of the advantages of Intrinsiq is that it is a fully-customizable School Management System. In today’s article we are going to delve deeper into this topic and look at all the reasons as to why this is an advantage. Good Value for Money While it is true that a fully-customizable system is not necessarily the cheapest option, we also want to draw you...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops – February 2021
Following the success of the 2020 IH Study Abroad Online Workshops, International House World Organisation has the pleasure of hosting two more very special IH Study Abroad Online Workshops for agents in February 2021.  From Young Learner programmes to Language Plus courses we are excited about the options IH can offer you and your clients. IH schools are now teaching both live online less...
Learn Language and Leadership Together for the Perfect Cambridge Summer Camp Experience!
With a small, friendly community of staff and students representing over 50 different nationalities each summer, there is no better way to improve and develop your English than through the English Language and Leadership course at our Reach Cambridge summer camp. For more than 15 years, we’ve been offering successful English Language classes , helping students from around the world co...
How to Tuesdays: How to Boost your Confidence
Whether you need it in your job, or your personal life, or in both, Confidence is a very important accessory for us all to wear at all times. Being confined to working from home for a good chunk of 2020, and in some cases still working from home nowadays too, we thought of sharing this post with you today in order to give you some tips on how you can boost your own confidence in the simplest of wa...
How do we at Merrick Prep help our students with university applications and help them with their career choices?
From a students first introduction to Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) we take great interest in their dreams and aspirations and help them reach beyond their grasp.  It begins with their application interview and personal profile as we come to understand the student, and from there we build a program of success for them. As students join MPS they are placed in an Advisor Group of 6 &ndash...
ACET receives accreditation a Green Standard School
We are proud & excited to announce that we have gained accreditation as a Green Standard School .  ACET  is the first language school in Ireland to have environmental and sustainability policies recognised by this new scheme. The aim of Green Standard school accreditation is to lessen the impact that language teaching has on the environment by developing a set of policies an...
Are Your Students Looking for Single Courses?
Laurel Springs School helps students get ahead with single online courses. Do you have students who are looking to round out their education? An extra AP class could strengthen their transcripts or a World Language class could help supplement their current curriculum. If your students could use a boost in fulfilling graduation requirements, completing prerequisite courses, or getting ahead on c...
New International House Affiliate: IH Dusseldorf
International House World Organisation is proud to announce its first new affiliate for 2021! Welcome to  GoAcademy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf , now also International House Dusseldorf. In this interview with Director Michael Rönitz, we find out more about the school and why they decided to join the IH family.  How did it all start? Established in 1990, GoAcademy! Spra...
International House Bristol: OET Exam Inspection Success
In a year of great change and adaption, IH Bristol 's Exams Department was very pleased to add one particular string to its bow in 2020 - the OET.  In fact, our first OET exam took place on 7th March 2020, just before the national lockdown was announced. With an exhaustive COVID-19 safety procedure in place, we later restarted OET exams on June 13th 2020 and have run them 2-3 times a mon...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Auditing your SEO
Today's SEO tip, brought to us by Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , is a very useful exercise for companies to do at the beginning of the year. We strongly suggest you take a look at the questions in the image here below and to get in touch with Korinne if you have any questions related to SEO. She is truly the best there is!! ...
Could Boarding Younger be Kinder?
Is sending children to boarding school younger, actually kinder? There are those who think that sending their child to a senior boarding school in the UK without any boarding experience, or experience of UK education, makes perfect sense. But is there a better alternative? Our latest international blog challenges some commonly held views. Read the full article on our website. If you h...
Easter Revision in your home or in beautiful Oxford
Every year OISC helps students, both UK and international, to realise their true potential by offering small group and individual tuition in over 30 different subjects for ALevel, GCSE, and IB.  A short revision course with experienced Oxford tutors can make a lot of difference to final results.  English Language support is also available if needed. Contact us to discuss your needs now...
IH OTTI now giving verifiable digital certificates
The IH Online Teacher Training Institute (IH OTTI) has started giving verifiable, digital certificates in order to make the post-course process more streamlined and secure for participants, as well as more environmentally friendly. After participants have finished their course and moderation has taken place (usually around 6 or 8 weeks, depending on the course), they will be sent a unique link ...
French in Normandy joins the language learning app OFFschool
International multi-award-winning French language school partners up with SUL Education, to deliver free French language online lessons for OFFschool’s users. On the 19th January 2021, Slavas Palkevicius, CEO and owner of  SUL Education  is pleased to announce a new key partnership with  French in Normandy , to manage and operate the French Language Department for ...
Reach Cambridge: A Truly International Summer School
Every summer, we proudly welcome students from over 50 different countries around the world to live and learn with us in Cambridge, and we can’t wait to welcome the world to Cambridge again for our 2021 summer programs! Scroll through below to find out how we provide a wholly international summer school experience, and why that matters to us. ‘I think other students should apply to ...
Accommodation Allocation Automatic Matching with Intrinsiq
While some schools and education providers within the field of international education are still doing manual homestay allocation, the Intrinsiq system has been developed to such an extent that it allows for students to be matched with the right family….automatically, at the click of a button. Doesn’t that sound magical? Data makes everything possible This kind of automated ma...
The BaiLogik 'How to Tuesdays' - How to use Branding
When it comes to businesses, even organisations within the field of international education, Branding is very useful to help your customers recognise you and to make you stand out. Branding covers areas such as colour schemes, fonts that you use, logos etc. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post, which is sponsored by BaiLogik , we are going to take a look at how best to use branding in order to make...
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...
IH InTuition to go Carbon Negative from 2021
IH InTuition  have taken the environmental bull by the horns, making the bold commitment to be carbon negative from 2021. This means they will more than offset the carbon emissions from their operations. For IH InTuition, international travel is a big driver of its carbon footprint. Students travel from their own country to a homestay location in the UK,  Ireland  or Malta, an...
Adult group courses in Winchester, England.
The best place ever to study English? English Naturally Director Chris Polatch has just announced that they will be offering group classes for adults from late spring on, by which time he believes Covid will be largely behind us (fingers firmly crossed!). “We have suffered badly in the UK, and the government has come in for a lot of criticism but recently, with the very fast and effi...
SEO Fridays - Thin Content
This week in our  How-to Tuesday post we gave you some suggestions on how you can plan for a successful year ahead. One of the main points we mentioned was the importance of taking the beginning of the year as a chance to look at your channels and work on content. And, if you don't want to take our word for it, don't worry. KAIE Marketing is back with the weekly SEO-related posts and her ...
Learning English during the lockdown at Gorey School of English
Ireland has gone back into lockdown due to the high rise in cases of covid 19, for this reason our classes are all online. Our students are doing very well while studying online to prepare for their Cambridge exams. If you have students who wish to continue their exam preparation and would like to have a very experienced native teacher who gives quality English classes please contact us. Our...
English UK launches roadmap to lead UK ELT to recovery
A roadmap for how UK ELT can rebuild lost trade after Covid-19 has been publicly launched by industry body English UK. Rebuilding the international market for UK English language teaching: a roadmap to recovery after Covid-19 was shared with stakeholders and English UK members shortly before the nation went into lockdown. The international market recovery roadmap proposes a wide campaign of...
Intrinsiq has NO student or user limit
Today’s article focuses on a very important feature for schools, universities and all education providers. We are referring to the student or user limit feature. It is a well-known fact that the majority of CRM providers on the market offer software types which have a payment structure per user. With Intrinsiq this is NOT the case. In fact, Intrinsiq has no limit on the number of users or ...
Language Agent Alexandra Vysotskaya shares her opinion about working with TLCdénia
TLCdénia school has been working with the agent Alexandra Vysotskaya for 7 years. We have a close collaboration that allows us to offer the best of the experiences for her clients who come to TLCdénia school to study Spanish in Spain . She speaks about our collaboration, our programmes and the experience of her clients. ...
Join the fun Activities and Excursions on a Reach Cambridge Summer Program!
We at Reach love Cambridge and its atmosphere with all our hearts, but we also believe that no summer school for international students should restrict itself to one city alone.  Scroll through below for information on some of our typical excursion-locations. And remember, individual classes often embark on mini-excursions of their own, so there are always plenty of opportunities to get ou...
Happy New Year from Merrick Prep
Happy New Year to all of you. I think, with the new year just starting, it is important for our future partner (and current) to know who they are working with. So let me take the chance to introduce you to our international recruiters at Merrick Preparatory School : Justin Irwin (recruiting from Asia and Africa): I have been working as a Recruitment Officer for MPS for 3 years now and lovi...
How to Prepare for the New Year
Today's post is brought to you by BaiLogik ; Schools & Agents' sister-company. In this  How-to Tuesday,  we aim to help you make the most of the start to 2021. Let's make this year count!   ...
Living Learning English: High-Quality Online Tuition
Living Learning English based in Bristol has been delivering high-quality individual English courses for over 25 years. We can also offer you online lessons with one of our experienced, professional teachers. You can book a short, intensive course over a week, or a series of lessons over a few months (or years!). Our teachers have experience in tailoring courses to match your exact requirements...
How to Settle back into your routine, post-holidays!
2021 will bring about a change in our usual "How to Tuesdays" posts. In fact, from this year, these posts will be brought to you by BaiLogik . BaiLogik is a sister-company of Schools & Agents, and it focuses on Team Building, HR and Marketing. As a partner of Schools & Agents, BaiLogik will start sponsoring the "How to Tuesdays" posts in which we will be passing on info related to Market...
Become an Entrepreneur with the Reach Cambridge Business Management & Economics Summer Program!
Looking for the perfect Business summer camp to show you how to prepare for university? As one of the most popular university subjects in the UK , and also one which promises the most job diversity, Business Management and Economics is always in high demand. At Reach, we take the responsibility of introducing students to this varied and competitive discipline seriously. Our Business Manageme...
Why Canada is a good choice to study…according to Merrick Prep
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...
Be prepared for 2021 - Intrinsiq
2020 was full of surprises, and in more ways than one they were not always pleasant ones. So at the start of the new year, which we hope will be better for everyone in our industry, we are proposing a few ways in which you can make sure to stay on top of things and be prepared for the coming weeks and months. The right CRM can help you achieve more Why do we recommend Intrinsiq ? Here are ...
2020 - Over and Out!
As the sun gets ready to rise on the final day of 2020, I debated with myself long and hard about whether or not to write my usual "Happy New Year" post. Why? Well, simply because this year has been anything but happy. It has been stressful, full of anxiety, packed with hardships, full of doubt. But on second thoughts, I realised that it has also been a year that has brought out the true colours o...
Experience Excellence on a Reach Cambridge Academic Summer Program
At Reach Cambridge, we really believe in offering students a once in a lifetime experience that is well rounded in every way. But our high standard of teaching is definitely key to what makes our academic summer programs so special and what keeps students from past years—or their siblings or their friends—coming back. Below are just some of the elements which make each educational e...
Looking for a Medicine Summer Camp in Cambridge?
More important in 2021 than ever, Medical graduates are heroes who keep our world turning, despite even the most dramatic challenges our world is facing this year. Consistently ranked among the favourite courses at the Reach Cambridge summer school, Medicine & Life Sciences is the study of the human body now, and in the future. Always taught by engaged and qualified teachers, our medicine...
Merrick Prep's 2020
The year 2020 came with lots of challenges that no one had anticipated. BUT it  helped us appreciate each other more and value the good things we have in our lives on a daily basis. Everyone at Merrick Preparatory School worked closely together to ensure the safety of our students but more than that, to make sure that our students continue their education in order to achieve their dreams. We ...
SEO Fridays: Last Minute SEO
The festive season is here and  KAIE Marketing  is giving us some tips to prepare for it! No, we're not giving you our mince pies and Christmas logs recipes, but we are giving you another very important recipe that can help your Search Engine Optimisation even if you are having a bit of a shutdown during this time of year!   ...
The Launch of EdYouGallery TV
January 2021 will bring an exciting new project to life, which is a collaboration between Giovanni Rottura, Thomas Jones and Schools & Agents. This project will be called EdYouGallery TV and it will consist of frequent broadcasts via social media on a variety of Education related matters. Education providers and teachers from around the world are being encouraged to get in touch with us to dis...
IHWO's present for ALL Academic Managers and Trainers
In 2021, for the first time, the annual conference for IH Academic Managers and Trainers will take place online and we are delighted to take this opportunity to offer Academic managers and trainers who are not currently working in an International House school the chance to get a taste of some of the great talks we will have had for IH members. Now, more than ever, International House would lik...
Does your current CRM meet all your school’s requirements?
We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again….a CRM is a vital part of a school’s day-to-day organisation and planning, therefore, it is of utmost importance that your CRM matches the way you run your Academic department, your Marketing department, your Accommodation department, your Accounting department...and so forth. Having the right CRM for your school or universi...
The Top 5 Reasons to Attend a Reach Cambridge Summer Program
Need help choosing the right Cambridge summer program to make 2021 a summer to remember? At Reach, we believe in making every summer camp experience the best yet and in sending our international summer school students home with memories they’ll treasure forever. So, without further ado, here are 5 reasons to pick Reach and come join us in glorious Cambridge this July and August! Acad...
Laurel Springs: Partner with a Proven Leader in Online Learning
Want to provide even more exceptional learning experiences for your students? Partner with Laurel Springs. At Laurel Springs School, the success of our partners is our success too. A dedicated team collaborates with each partner, based on their specific needs, and is available to provide support via video chat, phone, or email.  A partnership with Laurel Springs School supports you ever...
Monthly House Cup Challenge
Merrick Preparatory School promotes a cohesive and inclusive family atmosphere. Our House System contributes to this by promoting teamwork, creative problem solving and school spirit. Upon arrival to MPS, each student is placed into one of three Houses. Each month, Houses compete in fun activities to earn points towards the annual awarding of the House Cup. Here are our three houses (=team...
Accelerating High School Education
This year, 28 trailblazers decided to participate in the Minerva Baccalaureate program during its debut year. This is a four-year curriculum available to Laurel Springs Academy scholars who wish to elevate their high school education and benefit from an online, collaborative learning environment designed to drive real-world application of academic knowledge. Julia Payne is one of those grade 9 s...
The MC Academy - 2020 - A Year in Review
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are well during this festive time. 2020 - A Year in Review 2020 has been a challenging year at MC Academy . Despite the changes made throughout the year, our dedicated teachers and staff members have succeeded in implementing an online platform for students to study from anywhere in the world, and have continued to offer face-to-face courses to st...
Laurel Springs & Syracuse University Announce Dual-Enrollment Options
Students who seek to challenge themselves academically and accelerate their college preparation now have a new academic opportunity!  Laurel Springs School , a leader in online K-12 education, and  Syracuse University , a nationally ranked, private research university located in New York State, announced a partnership that will provide dual-enrollment options for upper school stude...
SEO Fridays: 3 Key Things
In today's SEO Fridays post   KAIE Marketing , highlights the 3 things to look out for in 2021, in terms of SEO. These are: - User Experience - Mobile Optimisation - Accuracy Korinne is always happy to provide consultation on SEO, so please feel free to contact her directly, or speak to us, to put you in touch.   ...
Cambridge Summer Programs
A Summer to Shape a Lifetime We are delighted to announce that applications are open for our exceptional university preparation programs for international students aged between 14-18. Our 2021 summer academic programs run throughout July and August, a full list of dates and courses are available on our website www.reachcambridge.com . From Engineering summer courses to Business & Econo...
LONDONIST DMC have been shortlisted for... Agency Team of the Year & Innovation of the Year
Londonist DMC are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for two more awards; for the Student Accommodation Awards 2020 in the categories Innovation of The Year and Agency Team of the Year! The Awards itself is taking place virtually next Wednesday 9th December and is organised by Property Week, who are well renowned within the PBSA sector. The nomination for “Agency Team of The ...
Student Testimonials from Merrick Prep School in Canada
Our current German family , who has lived in different countries and their son is attending grade 11 with us synchronous currently, sent us the following comment: “In general we are amazed how much time and effort you put into communication with the children and parents. We moved several times and our kids have been to different schools, but we have never experienced such a wonderful, a...
Pastoral Care at Marlborough College’s School of English and Culture
Many of our students at the School of English and Culture are seasoned travellers and are well-accustomed to heading away from home for a few weeks each summer. For others, MCSEC might mark their first time in a foreign country or away from their family. Regardless of their previous experience, it is only natural for young people to feel some nervousness at the start of the course as they settle...
Grand Opening: Alpadia Zurich
Alpadia will be opening their doors in Zurich from February 1st 2021. ✓ Enrolments accepted from December 7th, 2020 ✓ Classes start every Monday, year-round from A1 to C1 levels ✓ Accommodation arrivals starting from Sunday, January 31st, 2021 ✓ Absolute beginners can start on specific dates once per month, see price list   ✓ Offering German la...
ELLCI: A Chat with Olga
Talk a little about yourself: where do you come from, how old are you and what do you do at the moment? I am 32 years old, I am from Kyiv, Ukraine. I am a pediatrician and I love working with children. Now I study Italian diligently. How long have you lived in Milan and how do you find it? This time I’ve been living there for three weeks, but I’ve been to Milan a lot before. I...
ACET: ‘The Exceptional 200 of 2020’
ACET is absolutely thrilled to receive the fabulous news yesterday that we have been awarded by Business Cork  ‘The Exceptional 200 of 2020’.  Business Cork commented : ‘This is all about acknowledging 200 exceptional Cork people and Cork businesses that made a difference to Cork life this year by doing something that helped others and providing a service th...
SEO Friday - Social Media SEO
Throughout this past week we have been posting daily tips on how to improve your social media management. Yesterday, we also had the pleasure of welcoming Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , our SEO Guru, on our live broadcast, to talk about the importance of Social Media SEO. In case you missed it, you can re-watch the live broadcast here: On the left hand side, in the article image attach...
Cork English College’s first CELTA Course
Monday November 16th saw the beginning of CEC's inaugural Cambridge CELTA Teacher Training course. For the first time ever, CEC is proud to be training & developing some of the latest generation of EFL teachers. In keeping with the new normal, this CELTA course is 100% online with all training, feedback sessions and even teaching practice classes taking place over Zoom reflecting not only the ...
In case you've missed it, here's our Live Broadcast on Social Media SEO
Earlier on today we had a super interesting session over on our Facebook page where we had the pleasure of welcoming our long-term partner, and SEO guru Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . The main focus of today's session was on Social Media SEO with a special focus on how to optimise your social media bio and content, as well as the latest Instagram feature which was actually released just two...
What does Experiential Learning look like?
As we are continuing to face the challenges that 2020 has given us, We are trying to provide our agents with as much information on our synchronous learning, so that those who would like to get started and don’t want to wait any longer, can sign up with MPS. Once students can travel again, the transition over to our boarding experience is really easy. We continue to offer hands-on experie...
How to Tuesdays: How to Manage Social Media Content
As announced on our social media channels earlier on this week, over the next few days we will be sharing loads of tips on how to manage your social media more effiently. Today's 'How to Tuesdays' post will focus on How to Manage Social Media Content. We often receive messages from clients expressing their concern about what to post on social media channels. Sometimes they feel that they run ou...
Sedbergh International Summer School - New for 2021: Senior Course
In addition to our Junior course (ages 8-12), our Senior course is now available for ages 13-17, extending the maximum age from 16 due to demand. We are tailoring this Senior course to make it more suitable for our older students, with more academic, mature English lesson content to prepare our students for the global community they are soon to enter. They will be introduced ...
Black Friday in Cork English College
Cork English College ’s Black Friday offer for 2020 is now live! Avail of 20% off adult tuition fees for bookings made by Friday December 4 th . This discount applies to both our short & long term programmes, including some of our most popular options like exam preparation (IELTS or Cambridge), Business English and our Study & Work Programmes. Courses must begin by Monday March...
The Intrinsiq Dashboards
On previous occasions you’ve heard us say that with Intrinsiq everything is possible at just the simple click of a button. In today’s article we are going to focus on how different teams within the school system can stay up to date and be able to view all the important details related to their specific department from one home tab. The Academics Department Intrinsiq provides an ...
Local English language school wins bid to support teachers in Vietnam
Wimbledon School of English in London will improve the skills of English teachers in Vietnam after submitting a winning bid for a national project. Teachers at Wimbledon School of English will help improve the confidence and English language skills of the teachers in Vietnam by providing teacher training to educators there. Wimbledon School of English’s project is one of 20 winning bi...
Highfield Summer School - New Brochure
Our new brochure for 2021 is ready! We will have to wait and see what restrictions remain in place for the summer, but the children’s safety will remain our paramount concern while ensuring the impact on their experience is minimal. One of the advantages of our Summer School is that it is run by us at  Highfield and Brookham Schools  – not an external company. This ensur...
SEO Friday - Fresh Content
In today's SEO Fridays post brought to you thanks to KAIE Marketing , our lovely friend Korinne talks about the importance of keeping the content on your website fresh and up to date. Check out our weekly SEO Tips and Tricks here every Friday, and do not hesitate to speak to Korinne for any SEO-related advice. There is truly no one better in the industry....tried and tested :) ...
Valencia: Your Perfect Destination All Year Round
Long beaches, sun, gastronomy, welcoming people… And Hispania, escuela de español offers you a wide selection of courses that will help you to make the most of your time in Valencia. Would you like to know the advantages of learning Spanish in such a beautiful city? Then, keep reading! Do you like the beach? Valencia is the third-largest city in Spain and has different beache...
BELS: Learning English from anywhere in the world
As you may know, a while back we introduced online classes . We're thrilled to say that these were a huge success and are still going strong. Due to further travel restrictions, we've seen a renewed interest in online classes and wished to share some information with you.  On our online courses, students can do what they usually do in class and more: - Free needs-analysis session - O...
Check out this ICEF Virtual Berlin Webinar on EdTech
If there is a term that rose to popularity throughout 2020 it's been the term "EdTech", otherwise known as new digital technologies. Three weeks ago, at Schools & Agents, we had the pleasure of attending the ICEF Virtual Berlin event and one of webinars that we really enjoyed attending during this event was specifically the one hosted by Martijn van de Veen from ICEF. Speaking about the imp...
How to Keep up Appearances on Social Media
Everyone is looking for better Customer Care - Here's how you can provide it!   1: Be present on all channels   Make sure you know which social media channels your target audience is present on, and be present there yourselves. From social media, to live chatting services, to email, to phone....if you tell your clients that you can be reached on these channels, make sure that...
Why do our students succeed at Merrick Preparatory School?
Merrick Preparatory School opened its doors in 2012. The school is able to accommodate 60 students in its boarding facilities as well as 20 local day students, since March 2020 additionally up to 30 live synchronous learners. Since our opening in 2012, we have had 110 graduates from over 30 different countries! All of our graduates have entered their first-choice university. Merrick Preparatory Sc...
Fashion e-class with Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Milan
Italy is the home of important stylists and Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Milan gave birth to online seminars for all fashion lovers A focus on what makes Italy and especially Milan famous all over the world! The experienced teacher, Veronica, has created a multi-faceted path to discover Italian fashion. Offer: 2 meetings of 1.5 hours per week When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18.30 ...
Laurel Springs School: Driving post-secondary success in the age of COVID-19
A global disruption in students' post-secondary plans has also created opportunities to become more academically competitive.  Post-Secondary Plans in the Age of COVID-19: Challenge or Opportunity? Unconventional times call for innovative measures, and an unprecedented disruption to post-secondary plans for students worldwide has also created opportunities to become more competitive.&nb...
ELLCI - Italian language online course
Milan is in lockdown once again. Things seemed to be getting better but the school , now an expert in managing this new emergency in spite of itself, has transferred and implemented all online courses. We have many offers of courses to meet all needs, with the hope of returning very soon to occupy the spaces of the school, which in the meantime is being further renovated to welcome the students ...
SEO Fridays - Google Search Categories
Although Google is something we very likely have all come across, it still brings with it, mysteries yet to be discovered. What happens behind the scenes is what helps us create better content for better SEO rankings. In today's SEO Fridays post  KAIE Marketing explains how Google sorts searches into 3 categories. Sounds simple, right?! However, if you're not sure how to get started with yo...
Wimbledon School of English News
We are looking forward to the 2021 academic year ahead here at Wimbledon School of English with some exciting new additions to our school-based and online English courses. Hybrid delivery courses: Since we re-opened in August, we have been successfully streaming live lessons to students who have had to quarantine on arrival to the UK. This allows students to participate in the school-based l...
In case you've missed it, here's our Live Broadcast with Merrick Prep School!
Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming the lovely Johanna Ziegler from Merrick Prep School on our Live Broadcast. During our very animated (also thanks to my two noisy dogs) conversation, we discussed the situation in Canada, what it's like for a student to attend a Private Boarding School in Canada, and also how Merrick Prep work with their agents and partners. So if you're interested in...
Welcome to Sedbergh International Summer School 2021
Sedbergh International Summer School returns for 2021, offering up to 7 weeks of English and Activities for ages 8-17. Some of this year’s highlights include: Adventure Week In 2019, we introduced Adventure Week, located at the stunning location of Brathay Hall in Ambleside. The course focused on outdoor activities and included 15 hours of English per week. We are delighted to be...
Intrinsiq Testimonial from Bright World Guardianships, UK
This week we are pleased to share with you what  Bright World Guardianships have to say about us and the experience they’ve had with Intrinsiq over the past years. By means of introduction, Bright World is a Boarding and Guardianships Education Provider that is based in the UK. Their relationship with Intrinsiq started over a decade ago! Speaking about this, Lana Foster who is the ...
COVID-Safety at Stonyhurst Language School
COVID-Safety has been the main priority in all educational settings over the past year. Ensuring that students and members of staff are safe is now imperative, and at Stonyhurst Language School this remains our central focus when planning for our return next summer. The fact that the school is located in a rural area , has made our job a little bit easier. As stated in our FAQs on COVID-Safet...
How to Tuesdays: How to plan your Content Strategy
When it comes to content creation, one of the biggest struggels many seem to come across is to find the time create this content. We are all very busy focusing on sales and ROI, and we sometimes forget that content is a very important part of our Marketing Strategy. Like everything else in life, a little bit of planning goes a long way in helping us to be more efficient when it comes to our conten...
Discover History of Italian Art online with Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Florence and Rome
The online courses in the history of Italian art are born from the passion and experience for the Italian culture of the teachers of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci. With the online seminars of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, you can discover the history and the artistic context of the historical period analysed and, of course, the production of the artists protagonists of each module. Who is the...
The benefits of an International Education
You can think about the benefits of international education on several levels.  Students who have the privilege of being exposed to a wide range of cultures and heritages from all over the world are given a deeper understanding beyond the classroom and are offered a very unique experience. An international education brings students both personal and professional rewards. When students h...
English UK appoints new chief executive
Jodie Gray has been appointed chief executive of English UK after taking over as interim leader in February 2020.  She said: “I’m humbled and honoured to be the Chief Executive of English UK. This is an endorsement of the English UK staff and the work that we have done together in support of the members and UK ELT and I want to acknowledge and thank every member of the tea...
Green Standard Schools
Green Standard Schools is a not-for-profit association that has been established in order to encourage the adoption of rigorous environmental standards across the language teaching sector. Our aims are: • To lessen the impact that language teaching has on the environment by developing a set of policies and practices that language teaching institutions and their stakeholders can adopt an...
SEO Fridays- Anchor Text in 2020
Today's SEO Fridays post, that is, as usual, brought to us by our favourite SEO guru and partner Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing focuses on Anchor Text, which might be a familiar term to many of us, although we might not know exactly what it means and how it should be used. In this regard, Korinne is very kindly offering our readers some important FREE tips on what anchor text is, and how it c...
News from IHWO
International House World Organisation are very proud to present two very exciting pieces of news. The first is related to the Protect our Planet scheme which IHWO have recently launched. There was no hesitation for the IH Sustainability Badge to be awarded to  IH Rouen - French in Normandy. For many years IH Rouen have worked hard to protect the environment throughout their daily work a...
Christmas Camp at Pippa's Guardian, UK
At Pippa's Guardian , we are thrilled to introduce you to our Christmas Camp which is being held at Westonbirt School this Christmas! Our Christmas Camp will be educational, fun, relaxing and most importantly enjoyable. We also wanted to help as we appreciate many students, and their families, will be disappointed not to be able to see each other this upcoming holiday period due to quarantine an...
Highfield and Brookham: Real-Life Video Introduction by Headmaster and Pupils
Highfield and Brookham were delighted to take part in the 'INTO Boarding Prep Schools' webinar produced by the organisers of the Independent School Show recently. Watch our video clip below for a lovely, real-life introduction to Highfield and the benefits of boarding, given by our Headmaster and two of our boarding pupils. It’s particularly great to hear how pupils enjoy meeting children fr...
Gorey School of English: Five Years Later and still Growing
Here in Gorey School of English , we are celebrating our 5th anniversary. Yes, we have been in business for exactly 5 years. I remember our adult children helping us paint and decorate our first classroom and also putting together tables and chairs and how excited we all were. It seems like a long time ago but in reality, it's not. We decided to open our school in Gorey as it's our home town ...
The Advantages of Student Portals - Intrinsiq
When we asked Intrinsiq about the biggest advantage of student portals, Jonas Farrugia, the Sales and Business Associate at Intrinsiq told us that, “these portals can help each student and teacher stay within their own bubble throughout their stay as they will have a ''virtual'' notice board with all the info they need to know.” In times like these, where safety comes first but where, ...
Making Memories - EDEX
Education & Exchange in Europe (EDEX) has been working with students in Ireland since 1997.  We are regarded as one of the most trusted companies in high school placements in Ireland. We are confident in our services and as the owner I know that all our family of staff are committed to giving 100% while students are under our care.  Our staff work exceptionally hard and we all kno...
How to Tuesday: How to Improve your Networking Skills
If there is one thing that we've all missed in 2020 it's face to face networking. We work in a lively and dynamic industry, and networking is part of what makes it so lively and so dynamic, so it is normal that we are missing it. However, just because we cannot network face to face, does not mean that we have to hit the pause button on networking and wait until the pandemic is over before we can g...
10 Reasons why to start your studies synchronous online!
During these past months everyone has tried to provide an online learning environment and we have heard that parents and students are very frustrated and disappointed, felt disconnected and alone. When we talk to students/ parents, the majority feel that the best solution is to postpone and study abroad later in life. Why wait to receive a good Canadian education? Why wait when we do not know when...
Marlborough College School of English and Culture Testimonials
In describing what we have to offer at the Marlborough College School of English and Culture , it is often too easy to focus on specifics: when is the course? What activities are available? How many hours of teaching does it involve? These questions are, of course, essential to anyone considering attending a summer course but they tend to overlook what is, for us, the most important question:...
Oxford International Study Centre: Winter Programmes 2020 -2021
Winter offers from Oxford International Study Centre . In one of the most beautiful seasons to be in Oxford, our programmes run throughout January, February and March. - Low season prices (at least 10%) and group discounts (at least 20%) - Free places for group leaders - Enhanced commission for agents Programmes include: - English Language and British Culture (Families are most...
The MC Academy: New courses in 2021
New courses at The MC Academy in 2021 4-week part-time courses will be available to study at MC Academy next year. Beginning in January 2021, we are proud to introduce new 4-week courses to our academic syllabus. A new course will become available from January - March, focusing on a different skill and learning style. Who are these courses for? These courses are designed for students...
IH Bristol: UK Lockdown Update
As you will have heard, the UK government has announced a second national lockdown for England which will come into effect from Thursday 5th November for 4 weeks until 2nd December 2020. After this date, the plan (at the time of writing) is to then ease restrictions and return to the ‘tiered’ system of local and regional measures. Currently, Bristol is in Tier 1, with the least amoun...
Smart Classroom Management with Intrinsiq
Classroom Management can be a tricky discussion for some schools for various reasons: They might not know where to start from They might have started but it’s becoming too complex or too expensive They might be working with a CRM provider but are feeling restricted as to what they can and cannot do They might not know that a good CRM software is part of a good business strategy...
SEO Fridays: Content Length
In today's post,  KAIE Marketing  gives us information about the importance of content length for SEO and why  More is More! The SEO that Korinne does is industry-specific and that makes a whole lot of difference, especially since education travel is a very specific industry. We experienced this first-hand as explained in last week's post . So, if you're looking to improve you...
OFFschool goes Crowdfunding
On the 4th November 2020, OFFschool started raising funds through the UK based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs . OFFschool’s target is to collect £1 million to contribute to the financing of this project, which entered the development phase July 2020. First stage of crowdfunding is £200K. The minimum investment amount is as low as £10 which will also give inve...
The ICEF Virtual Berlin 2020 - Our Personal Experience
I’m going to start from the very beginning and tell you all a little story that I’ve told countless partners and industry friends over the years...because it is a story I have fond memories of. 7 years ago, exactly on this day 7 years ago, I walked into the Intercontinental Berlin for the very first time. I had heard many things about the famous ICEF Berlin Workshop and from what peopl...
Living Learning English: Home Tuition at Christmas
Home Tuition at Christmas We know that many boarding school and university students will be staying in the UK this Christmas and New Year holiday. Living Learning English can offer you high-quality homestays plus tuition with carefully selected welcoming, professional teachers and their families. Check out one of our students' experience here ! Covid-safe stays : W ...
Highfield and Brookham Schools - The New Normal: School Life During Covid
The first half of the Autumn Term has seen several positive steps in the right direction at Highfield & Brookham . Firstly, we were delighted to welcome our international boarders back at the start of the term, followed by all our local boarders a few weeks later, and we’ve also enjoyed a huge upsurge in new enquiries from prospective parents - in fact a 167% increase compared to the a...
Day 2 at ICEF Virtual Berlin 2020
ICEF Virtual Berlin...a long-awaited event by many of us in the international education industry. Despite the social media memories of the face to face event, and despite knowing that meeting people in person would have been much nicer, we must say that this event is still one to remember, even in 2020! Efficient technology and top organisation is what's making this event a true success. We've had...
Advantages of synchronized online learning (example MPS - Canada)
During the pandemic, educational institutions were forced to rethink their teaching ways to ensure the academic success of their students. In the past month, lots of people have seen mostly asynchronous online learning options, which is a challenge for most of the learners as it requires lots of self-motivation and drive to complete their course work on their own. Studies have also shown that...
Welcome to Day 1 of the ICEF Virtual Berlin 2020 Workshop
None of us ever though that there would be a time when the whole international education industry wouldn't all meet in Berlin at the beginning of November. However, this year, for the first time ever, the ICEF Berlin workshop is taking place virtually instead of face to face like it normally does. Having said that, safety does come first, and it is certainly in the best interest of all participant...
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci: Italian online courses
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci  offers Italian online courses allowing students to experience in the best possible way the Italian spirit and culture. Our Italian lessons online are directly conducted from Italy by our mother tongue teachers providing an authentic Italian experience to all our students all over the world. Our instructors are constantly updated on modern teaching tec...
SEO Fridays - Know your audience!
One of the things that we always insist on when we consult clients in the area of Marketing is that when they are looking for service providers to work with, they look for people who are specialised, not just in the topic, but also in the industry. Here we speak from experience. Before working with Korinne from KAIE Marketing we used to work with a company that is an expert in SEO....albeit not ...
Marketing Tip: “Be prepared for every eventuality, especially during a Crisis”, Intrinsiq
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the Scout Motto of “Be Prepared” is more relevant now than ever before. “Disaster may strike when you least expect it, and it is important that schools are equipped with the right infrastructure to handle crisis situations”, Mark Milford, CEO of Intrinsiq , told us.  Consider this situation Schools are now open an...
Highfield Summer School 2021 Dates Announced
We are delighted to announce that the next Highfield Summer School will run from Saturday 17th July – Saturday 7th August 2021. It was so sad not to be able to run the 2020 course, but with the school now back up and running and so many of our international boarding children having returned, we are making plans to run the course safely in 2021 too. The Summer School is owned and run by ...
How to Tuesdays: Writing more Effective Articles
On Tuesday we give you tips. And, today's are focused on how to write better articles, both for our platform and also for your blogs. Here we go: ...
LanguageCert SELT: Global network further expands having reached full Permit to Operate (PTO) status
LanguageCert, in partnership with PeopleCert and Prometric®, has been awarded a full Permit to Operate (PTO) for the provision of SELT exams. The PTO, issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) means that a further 41 global locations are now approved to provide SELT exams, making a total of 159 UKVI approved SELT Centres around the world. With Centres based in Africa, Asia, Oceania, t...
SEO Fridays: Longtail Keywords
Our SEO post is back, this time focusing on Longtail Keywords.  Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  explains why these are important when you're working on your SEO. For more information and help with an SEO-strategy, get in touch with Korinne on  korinne@korinnealgie.com   ...
Marketing Tip: “Use this time to look at what Service Providers offer to make the best decision”, Intrinsiq
Observation and Internal Analysis are an important element in Marketing….and there’s no better time than the present to do this. Right now most schools are not very busy with students due to the current global situation, and it is a very wise decision to use this time to look at what services your school needs, what you are currently making use of and to also compare what’s on t...
EduSA Schools Cautiously Optimistic as Borders Re-open for International Travel
After nearly seven months of uncertainty, international students are finally able to enter South Africa to take up study programmes, as South Africa re-opened its international borders on 1 st October 2020. The English language centres of Education South Africa (EduSA) were forced to close their doors in March due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, EduSA, in conjunction with the Sou...
English Naturally Passport Refund Offer!
English Naturally, based in Winchester, offer a cash refund to students who come on mini-stays and need to get their first passport. No, you are not dreaming!  The refund is not equal to the full cost of the passport but a good contribution, which students can use as spending money when here.  What’s all this about?   As you probably know, ID cards will no lon...
Welcome Back to Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy
As this strange and turbulent year slowly comes to an end, we are all very much looking forward to returning to normal and welcoming students again to Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy next summer! Over the past few months, the Language School Teachers and Activity Leaders have been finding interesting ways to keep themselves busy and used the extra time to prepare for the return ...
Courses at Living Learning English
Here's what Living Learning English (LLE) have in store for you: LLE’s new weekly online Group4 courses are up and running and feedback is good! We are now taking bookings for our next groups starting soon: - General English for Adults and Young Learners - Cambridge First - IELTS   Academic Online School Holiday Courses – October 26th to 30th October . ...
International House opens in Byron Bay and the Gold Coast
We are delighted to announce the opening of two new International House schools in Australia in Byron Bay and the Gold Coast in 2021!  The new schools are part of the  IH Sydney Training Services  group which has schools in Sydney, Bondi Beach, Darwin and Melbourne. With 14 newly renovated classrooms, IH Gold Coast will be opening for English language teaching on January 4th, ...
Open English at Marlborough College School of English and Culture
As we start a new academic year, we are looking eagerly ahead to 2021 and the chance to welcome our students back to the Marlborough College campus. This summer is an exciting one for many reasons: not only will it mark our return to in-person teaching but it will also mark the launch of our newest course, Open English. Open English will join our Open Minds course as one of two available option...
ELLCI: The Importance of Communication
At the ELLCI School- Italian language school in Milan - we always try to accompany our lectures with recreational and fun activities, which help students gain self-confidence. As we know, often the biggest problem is just understanding and expressing yourself correctly: while grammar creates security and is conceived by most learners as a comfort zone in which to take refuge, talking means reall...
SEO Fridays: Google Optimisation for Bing
It's Friday so as always we're bringing you our specialised SEO tips for the international education industry. TGIF! In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing answers the questions:  Does my Google Optimisation work for Bing? Scroll down to get your answer, and if you need help with SEO, Korinne is your go-to person. Contact her on &nbs...
Live Broadcast with IH World
Early this afternoon we had the pleasure of chatting to Giuliana and Lucy about the latest virtual IH workshop which took place on the 12th and 13th October, as well as a new environmentally-friendly initiative that IH have recently launched called 'Protect the Planet'. However, we will speak about this in further detail in our next live broadcast with IH World, so stay tuned to this space for the...
How to Tuesdays: How to handle Remote Team Building (Part 2)
Last week, thanks to our partners BaiLogik , we gave you some tips on how to maintain employee motivation and engagementhigh, especially during these stressful times for our industry. We believe that team building activities are extremely important in this regard. Therefore, today we are going to share with you another list of virtual activities that the team at BaiLogik can help you organise....
Improve your skills at MC Academy
What opportunities are available this October? Dear friends of MC Academy, we hope you are well! We have some important news to share this October! Telephone & Email Communication - Our newest course! We are proud to announce a new 4-week course to complement our diverse course timetable. Introducing the Telephone & Email Communication course! Key Information 4-week co...
What to look for when choosing a CRM for your school - Intrinsiq
Choosing the right CRM 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, it will play a vital role in the customer journey especially when we speak of integrated booking forms, classroom planning and accommodation...
Hybrid lessons at IH Galway
It’s such an exciting time at IH Galway . We have recently reopened our doors and we are back in our beautiful 18 th Century building in the heart of the city, on Eyre Square. Our students in Galway are thrilled to be coming back to our centre and also to stay working with our other students who are joining our lessons online in our hybrid classrooms. We are very proud to have offered...
Why is Gorey School of English different? - Our Town!
I have been thinking about the following question: "How is our school different to other schools?" When I look at all language schools we all more or less offer the same programmes to agents. We all have exam preparation classes, adult classes, mini stay programmes for secondary schools, and Summer programmes, and we are all basically doing the same thing with great teachers and activity lead...
The 9th ELT Malta Virtual Conference comes to a close
The 9th ELT Malta Conference is being held virtually this year over a period of 3 days, from the 8th until the 10th of October 2020. The theme chosen for this year’s conference was “Teaching in Challenging Times”, and this in line with the challenges that the international education industry has faced this past year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The three-day virtual event saw th...
International House World Organisation leads IH network to “Protect our Planet”
We all know that the activity of us human beings has a significant impact on the environment. We are polluting the atmosphere and rivers and seas, cutting down forests and ruining unspoilt habitats, dumping plastics into the oceans and causing climate change through the generation of greenhouse gasses. The effect of all this is the extinction of countless species of flora and fauna, extreme wea...
SEO Fridays - Link Health Check
One of the more traditional ways for a website to improve its SEO is to insert external links. However, one should be very careful when doing this because ranking will also depend on the quality of these links. In today's SEO Fridays post, our SEO guru Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing speaks to us about this topic. If you have any SEO related questions do not hesit...
guard.meCARES about World Mental Health Day
Each of us can contribute to reducing the stigma around mental health. Join us on October 10th, World Mental Health Day. ...
Eaquals supports members with Guidelines for Online Provision
In order to assist Eaquals members with their response to the online and blended learning operational context Eaquals have drawn up a list of the current Eaquals standards and indicators which are particularly relevant to quality online provision. These guidelines were made available to members last month. The list is intended to guide Eaquals members to establish a quality framework for online...
The 9th ELT Malta Virtual Conference
Like many other conferences and events in our industry, the 9th ELT Malta Conference is being held virtually this year. The event is open to English Language teachers in Malta and it will be held over a period of 3 days, from the 8th until the 10th of October 2020. The theme chosen for this year’s conference is “Teaching in Challenging Times”. Like in previous years, the confe...
Interviewing Christina Furtado from guard.meCARES about the upcoming Metal Health Awareness Day
This afternoon we had the pleasure of interviewing Christina Furtado from guard.meCARES about the upcoming Metal Health Awareness Day. On October 10th, World Mental Health Day, guard.meCARES are hosting a webinar that aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and provide participants with a better understanding of mental health. Each of us can contribute, our goal is to ensure participant...
Intrinsiq Testimonial - MC Academy
Sometimes the best kinds of recommendations come from people who have been using a product or service. It is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we’ve turned to our clients and partners so that you hear what they have to say about us. In this interview with Harriet Burleigh, who is the Administration Manager at MC Academy in Manchester, we spoke about the type of service that they receive...
Becari Conzatti Invites you to Join our Cultural Lecture Online:
“THE INVENTION OF AMERICA” The idea of a “discovery and conquest” of the Abya Yala or territory known in the Western world as “America” has been constructed for centuries. In this session, we will review these assumptions and question this historical process and it’s consequences in today’s world, such as anti-black and anti-indigenous racism. ...
How to Tuesdays: How to handle Remote Team Building (Part 1)
Team Building is known to be an extremely important factor in employee motivation and engagement. Our partners at BaiLogik are experts in this field, and it is for this reason that today they are sponsoring a guest post on how they can help you organise you next virtual or remote team building sessions, and help boost your employee morale especially as our industry is going through challenging t...
If you missed our Live Broadcast with The Network Plus, here it is again!
Last Friday, Schools & Agents together with our partners from fRilingue and EDEX, had a lively Facebook Live broadcast on what we do at The Network Plus, and how we plan to stay in touch with you while we wait to, hopefully, meet you face to face on the Swiss Slopes again in March 2021 :) Here's the recording of our broadcast in case you missed it. We would also like to invite you to p...
SEO Fridays - URL Best Practice
Today's SEO weekly post, that is brought to you by KAIE Marketing , focuses on the importance of paying the right attention to URL and URL creation, as this is another important aspect related to how your website ranks in Google (and other) searches. Let's take a look at what Korinne has prepared for us today, and in the meantime, if you have any SEO-related questions, do not hesitate to cont...
Integration with Intrinsiq is a piece of cake!
It is totally understandable that schools have current systems running in place, and that, as much as possible, they wouldn’t want to change absolutely everything when migrating from one CRM to the other. It is for this reason that we have come up with this important article about various kinds of software that can easily be integrated with Intrinsiq. Jotforms Intrinsiq can integrate w...
Becari Conzatti School: Join our Day of the Dead!
You cannot travel? Mexico and Oaxaca are too far from Europe? Now it's possible to enjoy our awesome traditions for the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca. Join our Virtual program we are offering at Becari Conzatti School ! DAY OF THE DEAD PROGRAM VIRTUAL PROGRAM: DURATION: 1 WEEK INCLUDES: - 10 HOURS OF SPANISH INSTRUCTION - WHY IS OAXACA SO ESPECIAL? - 1 COOKING CLASS (TAMALES OAX...
Education Export Center launches its first magazine
Education Export Center is a Russian non-profit organization that works on bringing together the best forces of Russian and international education to contribute to boosting the number of international students coming to Russia. We serve to building export capacity of Russian universities, promoting recruitment opportunities in Russia among world's leading education consultants and agenc...
How to Tuesdays: How to communicate with agents
Today's 'How to Tuesdays' post is especially dedicated to schools and the different methods that they use in order to get their message across to agents. Whenever schools sign up as members on Schools & Agents they often ask about the availability of the agents list. We always like to make it clear that even though ALL agent profiles will be visible once the school becomes an activated member,...
French In Normandy: Little Green Story
French in Normandy is so proud to have gained certification as a Green Standard School. We are the only school in France to have our environmental and sustainability policies recognised by this burgeoning and exciting new accreditation scheme. Green Standard Schools is a not-for-profit association that aims to encourage the adoption of rigorous, new environmental standards across ...
EdYOUfest is pleased to announce its FREE Double Decker Event
EdYOUfest is happy to present the next - Double Decker - Event which will be held on the 5th October 2020. The Double Decker Event will feature famous industry teacher trainers Dorothy Zemach and Lonny Gold The topics of the CPD will be as follows: - Teacher Resilience in Difficult Times - Working with the Brain instead of Against It Teachers may register for free on this event by fo...
guard.me - Sheridan’s CMTP launches 2020 season with $1 million donation
The Canadian Music Theatre Project at Sheridan College is proud to announce its 2020 lineup of new musicals. Almost A Full Moon, burden of proof, and Living the Dream will be workshopped over the next five weeks by Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Class of 2021. This year, CMTP is also delighted to announce the creation of the Keith & Sharon Segal Fund for ...
The IH - Selling Online Courses - Conference
What do customers really want when it comes to taking an online course? This very important question is something language schools around the globe are trying to answer right now. At International House, we always like to ask ourselves questions and investigate topics which are of interest to our members. For this reason, this year we organised our very first Selling Online Courses Conference, whi...
ACET receives a visit from the Irish Prime Minister
ACET received a visit from the Irish Prime Minister, Micháel Martin today in a bid to show support to local educational establishments.⁠ ⁠ As he looked around the language school he praised teachers and support staff for their hard work in keeping the school going during these difficult times.⁠ Unfortunately, ACET has been greatly impacted during the pandemic. For huge portions of the...
ELLCI Milano: the best way to learn Italian. Our fresh start!
ELLCI is an Italian school for foreigners with 30 years of experience. We are located in the heart of Milan, a few steps from Corso Buenos Aires, one of the most important shopping streets in the city. ELLCI is also home to the CELI exam, (Certificate of Knowledge of the Italian Language) of the University for Foreigners of Perugia. It has several course offers, intensive (morning or afternoon), ...
Testimonials for Dilit IH Rome
Teaching Italian to foreigners since 1974 to students from 67 different countries. This is Dilit IH Rome! Here some testimonials from people who studied at Dilit in August/September and the common messages are: - Dilit encourages its students to speak Italian a lot since day one. - Rome is a wonderful city to learn Italian and put into practise everything the students see in class. - D...
SEO Fridays - SEO for YouTube Part 3
Over the past weeks we, together with Korinne from KAIE Marketing , have brought to you articles about the importance of optimising your YouTube videos in the correct manner in order to improve your SEO all together.  Let's take a look at what Korinne has prepared for us today, and in the meantime, if you have any SEO-related questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne by checki...
How to Tuesdays: How to keep Creative Juices flowing in the office
How many of you feel stuck from time to time? How many of you spend hours looking at your office's ceiling hoping that some form of inspiration would miraculously seep through the walls? In today's "How to Tuesdays" post we will be focusing on some tips that might help you keep those creative juices flowing in your office! It's good for you, it's good for your team, and it's especially good for yo...
Certificate SICTED de Buenas Prácticas Avanzadas anti-COVID for Costa de Valencia, Spanish School
At the Spanish language school Costa de Valencia , we have been working for months to take all the necessary measures against the coronavirus, and as a result of this intense work we are very happy to announce that we have received the recognition of SICTED Advanced Good Practices for the reduction of the risk of contagion of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the tourism sector . An award that ve...
SEO Fridays: SEO for YouTube Part 2
Following on from last week's post ,  KAIE Marketing continues to tell us more about SEO for YouTube, this week. Korinne will have more tips on this next week, but if you need help in the meantime, she is always here for you! You can reach her by checking out her website  here , or by emailing her on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com   ...
OISC enrolling for the October Half Term
We are now enrolling students for face-to-face and online tuition for the October half term. We Offer; - IB, AS/A-Level, (i)GCSE Revision - Oxford & Cambridge Test preparation - IELTS, TOEFL & Cambridge Exam preparation - Boarding School Entrance tests (ISEB, UKISET, 13+, 16+). - Private and group tuition. We provide accommodation options available throughout the Half ...
ICEF Berlin 2020 to be held as a virtual event
When we announced ICEF Berlin 2020 as a hybrid event earlier this year, we made it clear that our number one priority is, and always will be, delegate safety. With COVID-19 case numbers in decline at that time, and positive guidance received from the German health authorities, we felt that it would be right to bring the international education community together once again in person this November....
The guard.meCARES Campus Ambassadors Program
In our most recent interview with Jesse Poulin from guard.meCARES we spoke about the company’s dynamic Campus Ambassadors Program which brings together campuses across Canada and students from across the globe.  Who are the Campus Ambassadors? Anyone attending a higher education institution in Canada can be one, and the role of Campus Ambassadors is to actively promote the guard...
Intrinsiq - Software made Simple
When it comes to School Management systems, at Intrinsiq we’ve really gone out of our way to simplify things as much as possible, so that in most cases, most of the data that you need to input or retrieve, can be accessed at the click of a button. On top of that, Intrinsiq is a cloud-based system and this has been the case for many years. In today’s article we are going to look at how ...
How to Tuesday: How to motivate and engage your employees
In today's 'How To Tuesdays' post we chose to focus on something that we feel is very important in every company - be it a school, an agency, or any other type of business. This is the topic of motivation and engagement, and basically we like to describe it as the art of getting things done in a company. Here are some tips that we are proposing... We have chosen to focus on the four options a...
MC Academy: Book 4 weeks and get 1 week free!
Dear friends of MC Academy , we hope you are well! Book 4 weeks and get 1 week FREE! MC Academy is currently offering a discount on our face-to-face English language courses. Open to all prospective and current students, our current offer provides students with 1 FREE week of study when they book and pay for a 4-week course with MC Academy. Our most popular courses in include: - General...
TLCdénia School has a new website
School of Spanish TLCdénia launched a new website . The school located in Denia has created a new site to give more attractive content and more extensive information about its location, facilities, courses and services. Now agents can find better information about the Spanish intensive courses for adults and the special summer programmes: Spanish for families with kids from 5...
Online Workshop with Canada and USA Schools
Looking for an opportunity to connect directly with Admissions and Enrollment Representatives from private, boarding, and preparatory schools in Canada and the US in one day? Join Prepskills online September 19 for Virtual PrepConnect- an online event that brings together admissions and enrollment representatives, education influencers and experts, and families. You can hear from and connect di...
SEO Fridays: SEO for YouTube
With YouTube ranking as one of the top search engines out there, it is clear that some SEO efforts need to go into content preparation for this channel. This week,  KAIE Marketing has brought to us the first part of what we need to know about improving our YouTube SEO. If you need any SEO tips, Korinne is always here to help. You can reach her by checking out her website  here , o...
A Unique Learning Experience at International House Malta
If you are after a unique learning experience in a dynamic environment then International House Malta can satisfy even the most demanding of expectations. What makes our school stand out from the others is its characteristic family atmosphere that permeates throughout the school.  The academic staff, as well as the management are well aware that to create an environment which is conducive t...
Londonist partners with iQ Student Accommodation
Londonist is very excited to announce their partnership with iQ Student Accommodation! The team at Londonist has been hard at work over the past few months to ensure that, now travel is possible again, they can bring the BEST choice of student accommodation in London to their clients and what better way in doing this then by partnering with a well renowned company – iQ Student Accommodati...
TLC Denia - Denia: A Great Destination for Senior Citizens
Denia is a medium-sized, picturesque city situated in the Valencia region (between Valencia and Alicante). It is a popular destination for adults and senior citizens who can enjoy the city whilst learning Spanish at the TLCdénia School. The city has an embarrassment of riches for those of you who enjoy the coast, history, nature, cultural events, and not forgetting fine food and wine of...
Taking the Marlborough College School of English and Culture’s Open Minds Course Online
The coronavirus pandemic has, of course, presented a unique set of challenges and difficulties for everyone and it was no different for us at the Marlborough College School of English and Culture . The ever-changing situations in our students’ home countries and here in the UK led us to the sad decision to cancel our 2020 course and presented us with a new challenge: Could our Open Minds ...
QR Code Attendance tracking
“Social Distancing”, “Lack of contact” and “Sanitization” have become the New Phrases of 2020, and as such, education providers around the globe are constantly wrecking their brains to find out new and efficient ways to continue following their day-to-day protocols at school, whilst, at the same time, respecting these safety measures. As far as attendance tracki...
Home Language International: 3 safe ways to learn a language!
30 countries & 20 languages: All ages & All levels. Home Language International propose the following ways to learn languages safely: 1) Live and Learn a language in your private teacher's home abroad Unlike in a school where students are mixed with other students, at HLI there is only one student. They live in their own private teacher's home and do not interact with anybody else ot...
Frontliners and healthcare workers are shown appreciation through free scholarships with Verbalists
If there is one thing that 2020 has taught us, it’s that “No man is an island”. And if there is one organization in Education Travel that understands this concept, it is definitely Verbalists Education , a fast growing language network, with more than 4,000 foreign language teachers supporting it, who, together with British LAL Language Centres (LAL), are excited to offer 2 sch...
Autumn and Winter at GSE Malta
The two seasons that mean good news… Autumn and winter always bring good news at Gateway School of English GSE .  Every year between October and March all students studying with GSE, for any duration (even just for a week) will receive 10 FREE English conversation classes per week. This means that even if students start studying with GSE before the month of October or finish their...
SEO Fridays - The importance of site security and SEO
This week's SEO post, which is always brought to us by KAIE Marketing focuses on site security, which some of us might take for granted, but which is really important both in terms of the reputation of our website, and therefore our brand, and also in terms of our SEO. Check out what Korinne has to say about all of this here. And remember, that if you need any SEO tips, Korinne is your go-to ...
Adult Exam Preparation Courses in safety in Ireland
At Gorey School of English in Ireland, we specialise in exam preparation for the Cambridge exams; FCE and CAE as well as IELTS and TOEIC. In the exam classes there is a very strong focus on exam practice for all parts of the exam including reading, Use of English, listening, writing and speaking. We are set up to do all of this online and with students face to face in class. So we are offerin...
Interviewing Jesse Poulin about the Campus Ambassadors Program that falls under the guard.meCARES platform
This afternoon (or morning if you're based in Canada like Jesse and the majority of the guard.me team) we had the pleasure of interviewing Jesse Poulin, who is responsible for the Campus Ambassadors Program that falls under the guard.meCARES platform.  Throughout this live broadcase, which you can view in the link below or on all the Schools & Agents social media channels, in cas...
BELS: Low Season at even Lower Prices!
Last Friday BELS closed its official 2020 high season. They did so, by sending a THANK YOU email to those partners, who entrusted BELS with their students, even during COVID times. Many others wanted to do the same, but borders in their country remained closed. Last Friday, also saw the end of the BELS JUNIORS International Camp. Over the past 8 weeks, BELS hosted SAFELY nearly 200 ju...
Highfield launches Covid-19 Guarantee
At Highfield & Brookham we understand that we are living in unprecedented and uncertain times which makes it very difficult to plan and make decisions, especially for families overseas. We also understand that securing the best education for their child is still important to them. That’s why we have introduced our ‘Covid-19 Guarantee’. Our Covid-19 Guarantee means that fam...
“Schools can have all student info stored in one place” - Intrinsiq
Many schools have systems that keep student info stored in one place, however, problems arise whenever there is some form of miscommunication between the student and the school and backdated emails need to be tracked down for verification. Intrinsiq makes sure that schools get to store ALL their student data in one place, and that also includes correspondence that took place prior to booking. ...
Highlights of learning Spanish with the Hispania Method
Learning Spanish with the Hispania Method is finally possible in two different modalities, online and on-site, since Hispania, escuela de español  launched the  Comunidad Hispania six months ago: a virtual space where students can attend online live interactive Spanish lessons. We asked our students on Instagram ( @hispania.valencia ) what they like the most about learn...
Live Broadcast with Andy Harrison from LanguageCert
Andy Harrison introduces LanguageCert Awarding Organisation, LanguageCert English language qualifications and the Online exams that allow candidates to take their exam from the convenience of their home or office. Explore LanguageCert in this very interesting interview! ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Image SEO
In today's SEO post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about another very important topic. When it comes to optimising websites we tend to focus mainly on our text and ignore the images. However, images need to be optimised too, and by this we mean that they need to be the right size, for example. Check out what Korinne has to say about all of this here. And remember, that if you need any...
Inputting group data has never been easier with Intrinsiq
Whenever we talk about Intrinsiq , we always focus on the fact that the software is easy to maneuver and that many things can be done at just the click of a button. When it comes to data inputting, Intrinsiq is, once again, the go-to CRM for efficiency and ease-of-use. In fact, when entering group info, the Intrinsiq system splits these up into the Expected Students, Leaders and Others. ...
How to Tuesdays: How to work with Agents in International Education
This week's How to Tuesday post is going to be slightly different from our usual format. We normally pick a topic and create an infographic related to that topic based on our experience. This week the topic we've selected is "How to work with Agents in International Education" and instead of an infographic we are going to share with you the video of a webinar that we gave last week in collaboratio...
How is TLCdénia school in Spain after reopening?
TLCdénia Spanish school located in Denia (Costa Blanca in Spain) is pleased to share that since the school reopened (on June 1 after the quarantine), most of the students have made up their courses. Fortunately, some European students have traveled to Denia and have taken their Spanish course. Denia is a safe destination and people respect the health measures In Denia’s are...
SEO Fridays: Off-Page SEO
SEO Fridays is back and this week  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing tells us about off-page SEO. Not sure what that is? Keep reading and get in touch with Korinne on k.algie@korinnealgie.com  for more SEO-related help. ...
English UK urges industry to share and sign its business rates petition
English UK’s campaign to get business rates relief granted to all ELT centres has taken a new step with the official launch of the Parliamentary petition we requested over two months ago. Jodie Gray, interim CEO of English UK, said: “It’s taken over two months to be officially accepted as a Government petition, but this week our plea for business rates relief to be granted to ...
EDEX: Ramblings of an Irish Director with nothing to say
Thinking I should write an article but the motivation to do so has been lacking.  The energy level is a little low but its returning as our first students arrive.  This article doesn’t have a lot of focus, more the ramblings and thoughts of a Director after a long day at the airport and a longer 6 months waiting to see what happens at the end of the summer. Our first students ar...
Announcing ICEF Berlin 2020: The leading networking forum and first hybrid event of the international education industry
After the resounding success of ICEF’s first virtual event, ICEF Virtual ANZA earlier this month, we are pleased to confirm that the 25th edition of ICEF Berlin will be held from November 1 to 3, 2020 as our first ever hybrid event. Delegates will join us in person at the Intercontinental Hotel, as well as simultaneously online for participants around the world. Spread over 3 da...
“Classroom and Academics Management do not have to be a nightmare any more”- Intrinsiq
When it comes to classroom management, the main users are the teachers and staff, and in some cases, students. It is probably the area of the CRM that is used the most and by the largest number of users. It is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we’ve made sure that everything functions simply, yet effectively and efficiently. Classroom Management Problems faced by Academic Staff Wh...
Big News for Maltalingua
Maltalingua School of English, recently nominated for the ST StudyTravel Award 2020 – Language School Europe Category is now offering all students a further 10% off their English course and comfortable self-catering apartments from the 19th September until the end of the year. Maltalingua has also reduced its typical standard summer prices by 20% as well , so whenever you are looking ...
Oxford International Study Centre Reopening
Oxford International Study Centre is pleased to announce the reopening of our school for face to face tuition. With careful COVID safety measures in place, we can accommodate students in host families and college residencies providing; - In-person tuition in all subjects, either one-to-one or in small groups of friends.  - Lessons for all age groups and levels from KS2 - A-Level. - I...
CEC – Cork English College set to reopen on September 7th
We're delighted to announce that CEC will reopen for face-to-face classes on Monday, September 7th.  Over the past number of weeks, we have been working hard to ensure CEC is the safest possible environment for the return of both students & staff. We have undertaken & introduced a number of safety measures including the installation of sanitising stations, protective screens &...
ICEF Webinar: LATAM - reaction to COVID-19 and opportunities as a competitive academic destination
Join us for ICEF's upcoming webinar, where representatives of the international education industry from Latin America will discuss  the region's reaction to COVID-19 and the opportunities it has as a competitive academic destination. This webinar will take place on the 24th of August at 11am COT (Bogotá/Lima), 9am PDT (Los Angeles, Vancouver), 12pm EDT (New York, Toronto), 5pm BST (L...
Wimbledon School of English: The New Normal
Wimbledon School of English reopened its doors last week, and so far, everything has been running smoothly with the new regulations in place. General English and IELTS preparation classes are underway, the coffee shop is open, the social programme is active and Wimbledon town centre is returning to its vibrant self, with lots to do for students coming to London to study English. ...
Highfield and Brookham Schools: It's about time for some good news!
The first half of the year was challenging to say the least, and who knows what the rest of the year will bring, so we are delighted to share some exciting news and developments at Highfield School.  Scholarship Success We are celebrating yet another year of fantastic scholarship results with 17 scholarships awarded to top senior schools including Wellington College, Cranleigh School, R...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Creating Title Tags that get clicked
In today's SEO Friday's post, Korinne, from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing speaks to us about the importance of title tags for SEO. Take a look at the tips and tricks below and stay tuned for more weekly SEO updates. Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. ...
Onward and upwards for Equinox
Today some of the team were delighted to be back at our office at Carlow Gateway Business Centre after 147 days away. Missing from the picture are our colleagues Caroline, Martina, Paddy, Mary-Clare and Sharon. Over the past few months all nine of us have all been working tirelessly from home to develop new programmes, invest in new technologies, upskill and become fully Fáilte Ireland C...
Check out our LIVE Broadcast with Londonist this afternoon
This afternoon we were pleased to welcome Umang Gandecha and Dinara Suleimanova from the Londonist team to our live broadcast. During this stream we spoke about the latest developments at Londonist and we went into detail in terms of international student wellbeing in the Londonist residences, especially in relation to staying safe, social distancing and social interaction. We also discussed ...
IH Newcastle will reopen its doors on August 17th!
We are very pleased after such a very difficult time for all of us to announce that we will be reopening our lovely school on  Monday 17 th  August 2020 .  We understand it will be a slow and difficult process to return to ‘normal’, however, we are determined to try and will be doing as much as we can to encourage students to return to us – as safely as possibl...
“A DOOR TO ITALY” – Italian language in Genoa – re-opened its door
After the lockdown, all of us at ADTI were impatient to reopen the door of our institute and welcome foreigners in our classrooms. On July 13th, finally, after almost 5 months of closure, we got it. The school has opened safely, with a strict anti-contagion protocol. Despite the limitations imposed by the fluidity of the health emergency in the world, we are working with people from different...
How To Tuesdays: Getting more Visibility on Schools & Agents
In today's  How to Tuesdays we'd like to share some information about additional/top-up services that we have developed over time, to help all of you get more visibility amongst our followers. We always insist on the importance of being present on social media and on third party websites, because this is where your customers and business partners are. The services explained below can hel...
Intrinsiq offers flexible payment schemes to help schools
At Intrinsiq we often mention the fact that we really do try our best to listen to our clients and their needs. Over the past months we have spoken to various schools who have expressed a solid interest in us due to  the fact that we are Cloud-based . Some of the most popular services requested have been fully integrated Online Booking Forms , and also efficient Homestay Management and...
French In Normandy Opens with Yet Another Award
French in Normandy reopened on July 13th after lockdown in France and as soon as the state of Health Emergency was lifted by the French Government on July 10th. Not only were we delighted to welcome the first students back to the school but were equally thrilled to receive the Travel and Hospitality Award for Learning Destination France. It was a real boost to know that everything we do for...
guard.me Campus Ambassador Program Honoured with Prestigious Award Nomination
Connecting student leaders across Canada, guard.me has been named PIEoneer Award finalist for its Campus Ambassador Program. Students living away from home for the first time have a myriad of new skills to learn and obstacles to contend with – even more so for international students adjusting to a new culture and language. That’s why  guard.me International Insurance , ...
Hispania, escuela de español is a finalist for the ST Leading Star Award
Hispania, escuela de español has been nominated for the 2020 StudyTravel Leading Star Award! The StudyTravel Star Awards are the most prestigious awards in the educational tourism industry. Language schools, study abroad agencies, associations and service providers vote for their respective partners to recognise the most outstanding performances in the sector of the past 12 months. Amon...
An interview with Charlie – Why should students study IELTS at MC Academy?
Face-to-face classes are beginning to flourish once again at MC Academy . This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with one of our EFL teachers regarding our face-to-face IELTS class. Here is what Charlie had to say about the topics currently being taught, how studying IELTS benefited the students in class, and what you can expect from a face-to-face class at MC Academy. What is curren...
Maltalingua School of English nominated for Prestigious European Award for 2020
Maltalingua in St. Julian’s has been short listed for the prestigious International StudyTravel Star Awards as a finalist for ST STAR English School Europe 2020 category. Since the awards began in 2006, this is the first time a school in Malta has been selected for this award. The ST Star Awards have honoured top class performance across the International study travel industry for 15...
ATTN: Schools and Teachers!! Giveaway alert!!
As proud partners and sponsors of the EdYOUfest 2020, we are happy to give 10 lucky teachers a free pass to this year's EdYOUfest ! So if you are in education...whether you are a language teacher, a mainstream language teacher, a higher language education provider....just drop us a line here and the first 10 teachers who get in touch will get a free pass. The 2020 EdYOUfest Dates : 17th...
In case you've missed it, here's our Live Broadcast!
Today the Schools & Agents team braved the world wide web and went online to stream our own Live Broadcast since we started doing these back in April. In our live broadcast, which I must admit was more difficult and nerve-wrecking than a live broadcast with a school, an agent or an organisation, we spoke about various topics related to how Schools & Agents has been handling the past few mo...
SEO Fridays: Meta Descriptions
And for today's SEO Tips & Tricks  KAIE Marketing  is telling us more about meta descriptions and how to use them.  As always Korinne can be reached on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com  for more SEO-related help. One final point...Here's a shoutout to KAIE Marketing, as yesterday was their second birthday! Congratulations!! ...
Gorey School of English re-opens its doors
We have opened our school in Gorey county Wexford Ireland .We are taking all of the precautions necessary to do this. This has been a very difficult time for everyone in this industry now is the time to help and support each other. Ireland has a green list of countries . Any students that come from any of these countries do not have to isolate for 14 days. You will find a list of these ...
How has guard.me been supporting staff, students and friends throughout the pandemic?
guard.me is known in the international education industry for being the organisation that always cares about the wellbeing of its partners, and the Covid19 situation has been a real test for us all in this industry. And as always, guard.me was there to support everyone - from members of staff, to students, to partners - thanks to a series of mental wellness webinars. During the live broadcast tha...
Why is it important for Schools to have good Online Booking Forms?
How many of you, schools, have online booking forms that you use for direct bookings? How efficient are these online booking forms, and are they connected to your school’s main database? As a school, do you have a system in place which enables you to track potential students? Can you track those who started filling out your online form and then stopped at one point during the process? Does y...
How to Tuesdays: How to Identify your Unique Selling Points (USP's)
In conversations that we have with schools, agents and service providers alike, the topic of USP's or Unique Selling Points often comes up and it is quite shocking to find out that people in our industry still sometimes struggle to come up with what their USP's are. When asking schools about their USP's, we often get replies such as " our teachers are all qualified "; or " we have amazing cours...
BELS JUNIORS ... 3 more weeks to go!
"We are in our 5 th week of BELS Juniors … 3 more weeks to go! Our weekly intake is around 30 students. We still have a few slots available, as we are working with reduced numbers.    SAFETY remains our PRIORITY. This is our COMMITMENT to you as our partners, our students & their parents …   All the students who have been on our 2020 summer camp, still manage...
Stonyhurst Online Language Courses
After careful preparation, we are very pleased to launch our online language and Cambridge Exam Preparation courses . These are available to learners of any age, where packages are tailored to suit the individual.    No matter which package a student chooses, a free initial consultation with one of our CELTA and TEFLQ qualified teachers is offered free of charge in order to discuss ...
The second IH Study Abroad Online Workshop
Following the success of the  first two IH Study Abroad Online Workshops that took place in June , International House World Organisation held two more online workshops in July for IH schools and study abroad agents to meet. On July 28 th  and 29 th , we were joined by representatives from 24 IH schools who had the opportunity to meet with more than 30 agents from countries incl...
If you place children in English boarding schools – do take a look at Highfield!
Founded in 1907, Highfield is a prestigious country Prep School that enjoys outstanding academic success and feeds the top Senior Schools in England; Eton, Winchester, Marlborough, Downe House to name but a few. If your families want to access the very best of UK education do get in touch; we have a 100% success rate for placing children at the first choice school and an excellent scholarship su...
SEO Fridays: Jargon
If all the search engine optimisation jargon has got you confused, look no further.  KAIE Marketing  is here to explain in understandable terms! For any SEO-related services, feel free to get in touch with us or directly with Korinne on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com . ...
Intrinsiq’s Support and Implementation Strategy: “We will hold your hand throughout the whole process”!
When working with any service provider, be it in terms of CRM, or any other services that you might require, we always stress on the importance of smooth communication between provider and client, not just at the beginning, but throughout the whole process - from when the client engages with the provider, right until the moment of launch; and even post-launch. That way client satisfaction is ens...
IALC & Edvisor launch combined agency Virtual Roadshows across 2020-21
IALC is very pleased to announce that their exclusive partnership with Edvisor, the leading technology provider in the education travel industry, has taken an exciting next step through the launch of a series of IALC & Edvisor Virtual Roadshows over the next 12 months. For nearly 40 years, IALC has been accrediting independent language centres and, as one of the leading Associations in th...
Hispania, Escuela de Español Welcomes Students to On-Site Lessons Again
Hispania, escuela de español has reopened for face-to-face classes, welcoming new students and those who have already been part of the Hispania family back to their classrooms in the beautiful Mediterranean city of Valencia. It has been 4 months since Hispania, escuela de español launched the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA, an online school that allows students to learn Spanish online in ...
English Naturally news update – a bit about Winchester and news on our re-opening
Hi there and greetings from beautiful Winchester, Hampshire.  Winchester has won “Best place to live in the UK” on several occasions, and our students and group leaders just love it! Get in touch if you’d like to visit. The accompanying photo is a shot of our famous Cathedral, the longest in England and stuffed with history, including the remains of Jane Austen, the re...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising your Instagram
Would you like to use Instagram for your company account but you're not sure where to start? No worries!  KAIE Marketing  and Schools & Agents are here to help. Remember that if you have any SEO related questions, feel free to get in touch with Korinne on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com . ...
How to make the most of your S&A membership
Today's "How to Tuesdays" post is dedicated to our memberships. We would like to share with you some tips on how to make the most of your subscription with us. Having said that, if you prefer to have a more focused chat about your specific membership, or about how your organisation can benefit from being registered with S&A, do not hesitate to contact us, and we'll be more than happy to organi...
Intrinsiq goes Live this coming Thursday!!
Join Intrinsiq as they go live on the Schools & Agents social media this coming Thursday at noon CEST. Mark Milford and Jonas Farrugia will both be present during this live discussion to talk about the new updates, how we are helping schools to adapt to the new normal and also to discuss some of the main CRM-related school pain points. The discussion will cover the following topics: ...
Eaquals runs successful online AGM & unveils plans for year ahead
The Eaquals 2020 online AGM took place on 9th July and welcomed Julie Wallis as incoming Trustee and Thom Kiddle who will serve a second term as Vice Chair on the Eaquals Board of Trustees. Executive Director, Lou McLaughlin, provided an overview of the projects and developments over the last 12 months. The current frameworks have been developed to provide a German version for the current Eaqua...
Alpadia Language Schools: Online or On-Site courses, you choose
ALPADIA Montreux, Freiburg, Berlin and Lyon and are offering two teaching modes students can choose from at the time of enrolment: 100% on-site or  100% online , no blended mode. Rest assured that despite the eased restrictions, ALPADIA is implementing at all times high-standard sanitary measures, respecting social distancing rules and following a...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The importance of ALT Text on Social Media
As many of you might have noticed, every time we upload images on to our social media channels, we get asked whether we want to add an ALT text. Unfortunately, this step is sometimes ignored by businesses, and that is a big mistake. Check out this infographic below brough to you by KAIE Marketing and Schools & Agents, to find out why adding an ALT text is a necessary and important step whene...
Reopening offer, Oxford International Study Centre
We are pleased to announce that we have re-opened the college, and will be resuming face-to-face teaching from 20th July. It is very positive news that many countries that will be exempt from quarantine on arrival to the UK, and I hope this will help us all to resume as quickly as possible. We will welcome our first students to Oxford  for personal tuition (online tuition will continue a...
Glasgow School of English: Open for Face-to-Face Teaching on 27th July!
Glasgow School of English is delighted to announce that we are re-opening for face-to-face English classes from Monday 27th July 2020. Whilst it is great to announce our reopening, we realise that these are no ordinary times and we have been closely following the Scottish government advice to ensure the safety of our students and staff. When we re-open, we will operate with a number of new soc...
Londonist DMC adding to their portfolio of London Residences
Londonist is very excited to announce that they have 4 new residences in London! Being an award-winning student accommodation agency, they understand the different living needs and wants of their students. That’s why they are constantly always on the lookout to expand their fast-growing portfolio. So, whether their students’ top preference be location, on-site amenities or room siz...
BELS are Back!
We reopened the doors to our schools last Monday with around 60 students, including 25 juniors. Happy faces all around, even though you can’t see them behind our masks, because for BELS, SAFETY comes FIRST! I’d like to shine a light, on BELS Gozo , the jewel in our crown as I like to call her! Here is where we started in 1997 ..  when we decided to have a small school, on ...
MC Academy: Face-to-face lessons - Our first week open again!
The return of face-to-face classes, new courses, and more! Dear friends of MC Academy, July has been quite the proactive month here at MC Academy. After three months of lockdown, we are excited to welcome our first students back to study face-to-face classes on school premises beginning this week. Our students were most eager to resume their studies in a safe and carefully monitored class...
Keeping up with the Trends with Intrinsiq
Interpreting data is very often a laborious and time-consuming task, and frankly not a very welcome one, especially when this has to be added to a long to-do list that our friends in schools have. At Intrinsiq , we are pleased to inform you that this laborious task can just be changed to a simple “click of a button” thanks to the powerful features of the Intrinsiq platform. Agent ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The importance of Google Analytics
In Digital Marketing in general, Google Analytics is a very useful tool in helping businesses to collect data and metrics. This would, in turn, help such businesses to plan their marketing campaigns better and more efficiently. So if you don't have Google Analytics yet, make sure to get it!! This tip was brought to you by our SEO expert Korinne Algie from  Korinne Algie International...
Gateway School of English launches New Video!
Gateway School of English GSE has recently launched a new video promoting English language courses in Malta. Gateway School of English GSE recently launched a new video promoting English language courses in Malta. GSE offers courses for all ages from adults, children travelling with parents, junior prgrammes including activities and for senior students 50 plus courses. Gateway School of Eng...
What makes Intrinsiq better than other CRM providers?
In today’s article we are going to look at various aspects that make the Intrinsiq platform  stand out as a management tool in education management. Below we shall be reviewing some key points which, in our opinion, are the reason we believe Intrinsiq is the best CRM choice for education providers in our industry. So why Intrinsiq? - Intrinsiq is cloud-based and constantly ...
Wimbledon School of English: We’re Good to Go & NEW soft opening date 3rd August
We are delighted that Wimbledon School of English has been awarded the Visit England ‘ We’re Good to Go’ certificate, which means we have put all the UK Government & English UK safety recommendations in place and we are ready for our first students!  The good news is that we will now be opening our school on Monday 3 rd August for the following courses: - Gener...
Faster English: Are your clients ready for IELTS?
  At Faster English, we specialise in preparing students for IELTS, ensuring they can get the band score they need for university entrance.     We are an online English language school and have always been online, so we know how to create a warm, engaging learning environment, even when students and teachers are far apart.  Our IELTS course offers: - 40 hours in 2...
How to Tuesdays: Employee Engagement
Employee Engagement is defined as the discretionary effort that an employee will give to the company and his/her team. It is always important to have these employees as it results in more loyalty and less turnover. Now, after a worldwide pandemic, having engaged employees is essential and it is our job to help each other get there. Here are some suggestions on how you can do that: ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - What Should I do First?
Getting your head around SEO can be overwhelming, so our SEO expert Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  is here to help. Today we're focusing on where to start and what to focus on most. Check out what Korinne has to say about this below. Also remember that if you have any SEO related questions, feel free to get in touch with Korinne on  k.algie@kori...
Did you know that some schools still use CRM systems which are not on Cloud?
Schools often tell us that they would love to have a cloud-based system  to manage the day-to-day running of their school efficiently...and we totally agree with them. Cloud based systems are highly efficient and also effective for a variety of reasons including increased capacity, scalability, functionality, as well as reduced maintenance and cost for computer infrastructure or members of s...
How to Tuesdays: How to create a good website
Website creation is not only a technical job, it is also a very customer-focused one. And it is for this reason that today we are compiling a list of important aspects that we think you should take into consideration if you are thinking of changing your website or even of updating it.  If you have any questions about this whole concept, or about any one of the points we mention, do not hes...
Wimbledon School of English host Webinar to answer your questions about the school reopening after the lockdown
With the London Exam Centre now open for English exams in London, the main school at Wimbledon School of English is due to open its doors to students on September 7th. To help answer your questions about the reopening, we will be hosting 2 webinars on Friday 3rd July. One webinar at 08:30 BST and one at 14:00 BST, to accommodate different timezones. Our webinar panel will consist of: Manag...
Equinox announce new on-line programmes
Equinox Education Services are delighted to announce the launch of a range of on-line programmes as well as a new website membership portal, the ‘Equinox On-Line Community’, for new, returning, and former students. As with all other organisations in the education sector, the onset of the pandemic over the past three months has brought about an extremely uncertain time for Equinox, ...
The time is now for Gorey
Why agents should recommend an exam course to their clients. For every student who has ever studied English to a high level there comes a time when just doing another general English course doesn’t really work anymore. Yes, they will learn some new vocabulary and maybe some new expressions but their progress will seem to have slowed down they will feel they are not improving. This is when...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
As is our tradition, on Friday we stop to look at some important and effective SEO tips with our industry SEO expert Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing . Today's focus is on how frequently we, as companies, need to take care of our SEO. Just like going to the doctor for regular check ups is a highly recommended routine for our health and wellbeing, so are regular ...
Higher Education in Spain and How Hispania Can Help You
Since  Hispania, escuela de español   opened its doors in 2002 with the idea of creating a positive philosophy of life through the teaching of the Spanish language and culture, it has constantly been growing; not only receiving students for the summer or language immersion courses, but also many who are preparing for studying at a Spanish university. The Hispania team is always...
Welcome to the Intrinsiq Newsletter
At Intrinsiq we are pleased to announce that as of the end of June we will be sending out a monthly newsletter to all of our clients and followers. This will be a way to stay in touch with you more regularly and also to keep you up to date with our services, promotions and any special offers that we launch from time to time. In this newsletter we will also be sharing various tips and tricks on ...
English UK announces summit to discuss and begin industry post-Covid recovery
How will the UK’s ELT industry recover and rebuild after Covid-19? To support and lead the way, English UK has announced a groundbreaking summit so members and international partners can share expert insight and discuss individual opportunities in 1-2-1 meetings. Tim Barker, English UK’s business development director, said: “As the UK moves out of lockdown, we and our membe...
How to Provide Better Customer Care
Customer Care has always been an essential part of every business, yet so many tend to let many things slide when it comes to this area. There's no nice way of putting such shortcomings, but to say that it's wrong! Now more than ever, taking care of customers is the least you can do. Just like the rest of us, our customers have dealt with tough times, and the fact that they've chosen your services...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's post focuses on another important topic that many companies often inquire about - and that is how to get quality backlinks. We all know that backlinks are super important for SEO, but the difficult seems to be on how to get good links. Today Korinne, from KAIE Marketing, speaks to us about how to attract quality backlinks. Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers to...
International House World Organisation launches IH Online Promise
International House World Organisation is known for its excellent teaching standards and quality commitment to all students in IH schools around the world. When affiliating to IHWO, International House schools commit to meeting detailed quality charters that they are inspected against regularly. This means creating interactive and engaging lessons that help students progress and communicate and...
Here’s why ELA Malta is “the school with a heart”
Many schools around the world have been going the extra mile to help their members of staff and also their students during this pandemic…and at ELA Malta we went over and above our duties as Educators throughout this period too. Here’s a quick overview: Food for students who were quarantined We took it upon ourselves to keep in regular contact and even deliver food on a daily ...
BELS will open again on the 6th July!!
IALC & QE-accredited, Malta based English language schools BELS, are pleased to announce that they will reopen their doors to international students on Monday 06 th July , in time for Summer holidays! Isabella Conti – Agent Sales Manager at BELS said ‘The time has come ... for us to rise from the ashes ... like the fierce educators that we are 😊. I have a smile on my face f...
Quality English announces partnership with Macmillan Education
QE is delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with Macmillan Education which is designed to bring additional exclusive benefits to its licensed schools and colleges. The collaboration includes weekly webinars from academic experts on a wide range of topics as well as the new QE Digital Awards and weekly drop-in sessions for QE schools. The webinar topics so far have been “Making...
How to Tuesdays: How to grow your YouTube channel
YouTube is one of the most used search engines in international education, and unfortunately many schools and agencies in our industry either do not have an account, or do not use it well. There are various ways in which you can populate your YouTube channel with good quality content, and content that increases your number of subscribers. In today's infographic we look at merely 4 ways, however, t...
International English Language Tests to Resume at Cork English College
We are delighted to announce that our International English language tests, IELTS and OET, will be resuming in July at Cork English College . In order to facilitate our IELTS candidates whose test have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have increased the number of Computer-Delivered tests that we are offering. We now have computer-delivered tests on 14 th , 16 th , 21 st &nb...
Wimbledon School of English offer Online Trinity Cert TESOL teacher-training this summer
You may have clients asking ‘How do I become an English teacher?’ and possibly looking for TEFL or CELTA courses in London but are unable to travel in the near future. With this Trinity Cert TESOL 5-week online teacher-training course, they can now become certified English teachers from the comfort of their own home. Accredited by Trinity College London, the Cert TESOL certificate is a...
“What if we ask YOU what you’d like?” - Intrinsiq
Many countries around the world have finally started getting the green light to reopen their schools following the Coronavirus nightmare. Many schools have had to adapt to a new normality and, over the past few weeks and months, have implemented new systems into the day-to-day running of their schools, which might now become obsolete. At Intrinsiq , we would like to make the transition to a new ...
Faster English: 30% Discount on IELTS Courses!
At Faster English, we are ready for the summer exam season and are offering big discounts on our 40-hour IELTS preparation courses.  All courses are: - 100% online - students can study from the comfort of home - 100% delivered by experienced, qualified, native teachers - 100% live, with no recordings and lots of interaction                ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
When it comes to SEO, we are often told by people (sometimes people who consider themselves to be pros in the field), that SEO is all about paying for traffic or backlinks. This, along with some other practices discussed in the infographic below, is considered to be very harmful and that it, indeed, does more harm than good. It is for this reason that we always recommend discussing your SEO with i...
MC Academy:Summertime Memories made Easy
Dear friends of MC Academy, If you are looking to improve your English language skills alongside other like-minded students from across the world, then why not consider studying in MC Academy’s Junior Summer School programme for Summer 2020. Open to junior students between the ages of 10-17, our Summer School programme is designed to provide students with a memorable experience combining ...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops
Who says that during Covid-19 we can't have a live Study Abroad Workshop? Social distancing, face masks, travel restrictions? Not a problem! With great enthusiasm from both agents and IH schools, on the 3rd and 4th June we had the pleasure of organising our very first International House Study Abroad Online Workshops. We were joined by representatives from 24 IH schools, who had the chance to m...
Did you know that some schools still do paper registers?
Attendance is a key element in the day-to-day running of a school. It keeps track of where the students are, how many classes they attend, whether they can move up a level or not, how much of the syllabus they’ve completed...and in general, the level of commitment of any particular student, which very often determines whether or not they get a certificate at the end of their stay at the scho...
How to Tuesdays: How to get ready for the "New Normal"
We're all dying to get back to normal. But what will the new normal be like? Will it be like the old normal? We think not. And for this reason, today we've decided to dedicate our "How to Tuesdays" post to giving you some tips on what to take into consideration when planning for the "new normal". ...
ELLCI - Learn Italian online: real learning in a virtual classroom
Italian lessons for foreigners in e-learning are the perfect option for those who want to learn Italian flexibly and comfortably from home or from the office.  You can access the lessons wherever you want, choosing a group program with fixed days and times, or a completely personalized program with the freedom to choose the pace of the course and plan your weekly program. The conten...
We are ready to move forward with you!
Various countries have started announcing the day when they will open up their airports. Schools are making the necessary arrangements to adjust to the new normality and to start welcoming students back to their schools. A semblance of normality is beginning to show its face, and light at the end of a long tunnel is beginning to appear again.   Throughout all this, at Schools ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's SEO tip is related to a question that clients often ask us: "Why is a 'google-my-business' listing important?" Today, our SEO guru Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing answers this very same question. Here you go...and remember that if you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne, and have a chat with the expert herself!  Korinne Algie...
Robin Adams leads new IALC Board
IALC is delighted to announce that the Association has elected Robin Adams, President of CES North America, as its new President. Robin, who previously served as Vice-President for Marketing, leads an international Board of Directors drawn from IALC Member Schools across seven countries. Reflecting upon being named President of IALC, Robin said: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to c...
The 2020 Version of the IH Study Abroad Workshop kicks off!
2020 will forever go down in history as the year which revolutionized the way we do business. But at we always say, our industry is a dynamic one and if there is someting that we will never do, that is 'giving up'. Back in March we might have thought that the virus would kill our business, but instead we have managed to think outside the box and managed to stick to our plans....even if that meant ...
Wimbledon School of English launch 'Book with Confidence' campaign
With the situation changing daily from country to country, students are cautious when choosing an English language course or a study trip abroad. Will their course be running or postponed? Will they lose out on money or have to pay a penalty fare if they can’t travel? Here at Wimbledon School of English, we know that now more than ever, people’s plans can change last minute and that...
How to Tuesdays: How to use Branding
Branding is your company's identity kit. It is what sets you apart from everybody else....and in an industry that depends very much on online promotion, branding is a very important aspect that, unfortunately, sometimes tends to get ignored.   Send us a message on bernice@schoolsandagents.com so that we can help you showcase who your company really is!! ...
Did you know… some Schools still do Manual Home Stay Allocation?
Many schools offer homestay accommodation as one of their options for when students book courses at their school. This is still a very popular choice among students mainly because living with a host family not only allows the student to have a home away from home, but also to continue practising the language even once classes are finished and also to learn about the culture and gastronomy of the c...
LanguageCert SELT Exams for UK Visas & Immigration - Re-opening of SELT centres
As of 1 June 2020, 31 of our global SELT centres will be operational, complying with local policy and guidelines regarding COVID-19. Over the coming weeks, as in-country restrictions start to ease, our list of operational SELT centres is likely to grow. The full list of our operational SELT centres is available on our website:  https://www.languagecert.org/en/exam-types/selt-test-a-exams &n...
SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne - Duplicate Content
It's time for our SEO Friday Tips & Tricks with Korinne. Today we are focusing on why Duplicate Content is Bad.   If you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne, and have a chat with the expert herself?  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. F...
Introducing ICEF Virtual Events
ICEF launches virtual networking events for education agents focused on the Americas and Australia/New Zealand                   After 25 years of holding face-to-face networking events for international education professionals, ICEF today announced two new virtual events, taking place online in August 202...
Careers in FinTech - Why is a Master in FinTech from the University of Rennes, your best idea yet?
FinTech has undoubtedly been one of the most disruptive forces to ever hit the mainstream banking and finance sector...and nowadays, it is the industry that is considered to be traditional banking’s biggest competitor. “The disruption is not just restricted to payments anymore, everything from direct lending to investment banking is now being targeted by FinTech start-ups” (Sharm...
BELS Launches New Website
www.belsmalta.com have launched a fresh, new website that reflects the experience students can expect when studying at one their English schools in Malta, Gozo or online. Here you can find photos of the schools, as well as information regarding the locations, courses, accommodation options and auxiliary services. All the content is available in a variety of languages. Prospective students or a...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops
On the  3rd  and  4th June   International House World Organisation will have the pleasure of hosting two very special IH Study Abroad Online Workshops for agents.  IH schools have been working hard to create live and interactive online programmes that deliver the same high quality IH experience for your students. From Young Learner Programmes to Language Plus cou...
How to Tuesdays: How to Stay in Touch with Clients and Partners during COVID19
There's no denying that these are difficult times, and during the past weeks (or has it been months now?!?) we've had many conversations with clients and industry partners during which we've always ended up talking about the same two topics. The first is, without a doubt, the struggle we're all facing in this period. The second topic, and a much more heart-warming one, is how much we miss running ...
Why Malta is your SAFEST English language learning destination for summer 2020. And why Gateway School of English GSE is the perfect place to be.
Malta is one of the countries that is successfully controlling the spread of the coronavirus among its population. In fact the German rating agency Scope Ratings placed Malta among the top five countries in the world with respect to the ability to resist the  Covid-19 pandemic . World-class medical facilities and infrastructure, excellent national healthcare management and a dedicat...
IH Teens Explorer Programme -Summer Virtual Experience & Language Learning and Adventures
IH MALTA              IH CAPE TOWN               IH NEWCASTLE Young learners can participate in the  IH Teens Explorer Virtual Experience from the comfort of their own homes and join other students virtually from all over the world. The programme consists of a m...
TLC Dénia school of Spanish located in Denia reopens on June 1st
TLCdénia school has great news: after being 3 months closed, it will be open on June 1 st and has a special discount for new bookings. This is the school’s message: The state of alarm has changed all of our lives. What was supposed to be a 3-week break, has turned into 3 months. The school closed, you, the agents concerned about the cancellations and the teachers overflowed in...
Incredible offer from Londonist on Studio Rooms!
Summer arrived! At Londonist Summer means giving and we are giving up to 50% discount on all our  studio rooms ,  ZONE 1  Included!  If you are: looking for flexible summer accommodation , starting  from three nights  or more a student or a young professional  looking for a co-living space in  central London  ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising for Voice Search
Today's SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne focuses on the importance of Optimising for Voice Search.  If you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne, and have a chat with the expert herself?  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further informatio...
Wimbledon School of English Live! Online Summer Junior Camp 2020
‘’If you can’t come to the UK this summer, Wimbledon School of English will bring the UK to you with our virtual summer camp for juniors’’ . This Summer Young learners can enjoy lessons with our highly experienced teachers from the comfort of their own home. At WSE we have been running live online courses for several years, so we know how to deliver excellent on...
Covid Group on Facebook - EDEX
We are looking at the protocols we have to have in place this coming September when our academic year programmes, hopefully, will start again.  We may have 2 students, we may have 200 but the protocols have to be the same so it’s time to plan.  I have never started a group on FB but I feel it would be good to share ideas on what agents, friends, schools etc around the world are put...
Tracking Agent Commissions
The topic of this week’s discussion with Intrinsiq is focused on Tracking Agent Commissions, which is sometimes a challenge for some schools. When talking to Mark Milford, CEO of Intrinsiq, he told us that “some of our clients reported that they sometimes had a 6-figure commission bill that literally popped out of nowhere...and let’s face it, no one likes those kinds of bills!!...
The Double Decker - A FREE trip with the best teacher trainers
Gallery Languages are happy to offer and introduce a new series of online teacher training events for English language teachers and specialists from all around the World. This will be in the form of two presentations of 45 minutes each, which will be held twice in the same day so that everybody, regardless of which time zone they are living in, can still attend and enjoy them. The Double...
Londonist Dublin opening
Sure, you want your students to live somewhere brilliant while studying in Dublin, and we are super proud to announce that Londonist now have The. Perfect. Place. for your students! Check this out! You want student accommodation close to the action, but quiet enough to get some serious work done? Check! LIV Student Dublin- the new Londonist student residence, in the heart of the city, liter...
The Importance of Forecasting in Marketing
‘Forecasting’, ‘Agent Trends and Numbers’, ‘Big Data Management’...these are all phrases which form part of the day-to-day vocabulary of any Marketer within the field of international education.  These are all very useful techniques that schools use in order to help them with their marketing strategy and with their planning. However, as one can imagine, ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Bounce Rate
Today's SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne focuses on Bounce Rate and what can help to minimise this.  If you have any SEO-related questions, get in touch with Korinne and have a chat with the expert herself?  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further informatio...
Gorey School of English: ELT Schools opening in Ireland
ELT Schools allowed to open from 10th of August in Ireland. This is the most recent bit of news we have had but as we all know this can change week by week. We got this from the MEI website (Marketing English Ireland ) Our last school group was for one week at the end of February. We had a fantastic time together but little did we know that COVID 19 was on its way.  Hopefully, we can al...
FinTech….but why?
This year for the first time, the University of Rennes1 in France will be launching the Master FinTech programme...but why FinTech? And why now? In this article we will be looking at the relevance of Financial Technology in today’s world in a more visual way than usual. At the University of Rennes1 in France we would like to stress the importance of this subject as a field of specialisation ...
EDEX: Immersion for Irish Students in Ireland
EDEX Ireland has just launched a new initiative because " When life gives you lemons, we make lemonade" . Check out the ''Lemonade" Programme:     ...
The COMUNIDAD HISPANIA: Learn Spanish Online with Professionals
The new online platform of the renowned Spanish school Hispania, escuela de españo l in Valencia has been celebrating its second month now and we are happy to share with you some wonderful aspects of learning Spanish fully online in the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA . What are its advantages? Our classes are live, interactive, and in international groups . That is, our students follow the les...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's SEO Tips & Tricks with Korinne spot aims to answer a very important question that a lot of schools, agents and service providers in international education ask us frequently.  Do we really need SEO? Does it really help our Marketing campaigns? Why is SEO necessary? The infographic below answers these questions very simply. So if you're still in doubt about whether SEO ...
QE Online Courses and e-Missions
At Quality English, we take quality-assurance very seriously and we created a highly-qualified working committee comprising of QE staff, and owners and Academic Directors of QE schools from numerous countries to oversee the development of a quality-assurance process for QE Online Courses. Their brief was to ensure that they meet the same high standards that students and agents expect from QE schoo...
Cork English College Launches CEC Virtual
CEC – Cork English College have taken their quality learning experience online by providing 25 hours of online learning to current and prospective CEC students. CEC Virtual combines 20 hours live face to face learning in Zoom connected classrooms and with 5 additional hours structured guided learning using an all-new platform. It’s the traditional award-winning CEC English language le...
IH Directors' Conference - Together online
Every year, at the beginning of May, there is an event that IH members (and even us at S&A) really look forward to: The International House Directors' Conference. This event provides an invaluable opportunity for all International House Directors to meet, discuss best practice and share new ideas and innovations. The conference is hosted by an IH school in a different location each year and in...
WSE to host webinar to introduce Online English Junior Programme to partners
Wimbledon School of English are introducing an online summer junior programme for students aged 8 – 17, starting in June. The programme details will be shared with  agents via a webinar on Tuesday 12 th May 2020 at 12 midday BST (GMT + 1). Following their successful ‘Online Easter Young Leaders Programme’ for teenagers, WSE will bring their experience of running a Junior S...
Introducing ICEF Exchange, the podcast for education professionals
ICEF launches regular podcast to address the challenges facing international education around the world Long known as a leader within the international education sector, ICEF is excited to launch ICEF Exchange . Brought to you by the same team responsible for ICEF Monitor, this innovative new podcast series brings together ICEF experts and student recruitment professionals from around the w...
Why is Rennes the ideal destination for students to get a MA in FinTech in?
Over the past weeks we have looked at various aspects related to the Master in FinTech program which is going to be launched by the University of Rennes1 in Rennes in September 2020.  We also had the opportunity to go into the syllabus , the requirements and all there is to know about this MA programme.  In today’s article we are going to focus on another aspect, which is a ...
How to Tuesdays: How to use Social Media for Business
In our 'How to Tuesdays' post last week we looked at which social media platforms are ideal for the international education industry. This week we are going to expand on that topic and we are going to look at How to use Social Media for Business. In this post we will just scratch the surface of the do's and dont's of social media in our industry, however, if you wish to have a more in-depth discus...
“Online booking forms make it easier to recruit students” - Intrinsiq
How many of us have tried filling up some kind of online booking form and then stopped half way because it was too complicated or because we were being asked for unnecessary data that we felt was just ‘too much’? That in itself is enough to scare people away. However, it is also important to keep in mind that booking forms are not just there to make bookings. On the contrary, they can ...
Centro Fiorenza - Distant but always united
Cannot study Italian in Italy? Not a problem, enrol for our Italian online course and we will bring Italy to you no matter where you are. Why study with us?  Because you decide! Choose time and day that suit you and spend as much time you need on a particular subject, grammar or argument with your teacher Because it is cheaper and comfortable — you do not have to travel any...
Tourist businesses worth billions may close because they are excluded from Government's Coronavirus tourism and leisure rate relief scheme
Trade associations representing thousands of tourist businesses, together with the Local Government Association, have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking him to urgently change civil servants' interpretation of his Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Scheme, launched to support the UK's hospitality and leisure industries. Tour and coach operators, English language schools, destinati...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday and a public holiday in a lot of countries....but at this stage we've lost track of what days are holidays, weekends or work days. So we thought we'd bring you our 'SEO Fridays - Tips and Tricks with Korinne' just the same. We know you love it. Today's topic is one that I personally really enjoyed learning about - Readibility. Sometimes we read website text and it is so obvious that...
How to Tuesdays: How to be more efficient on Social Media
In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we are going to take a look at the top 5 most efficient social media platforms within the international education sector. In this article we share with you some info on each one of these platforms. However, becoming efficient on these platforms takes quite a bit of personalised research. If you need any tips on how to be more efficient on social media, do not h...
What happens once we get back to normal?
It’s the moment we’re all waiting for...that moment when our authorities will tell us that things can go back to normal. Or will they? For most of us this has ‘only’ been going on for a few weeks, but I’m sure many of you agree when we say that it feels like a lifetime. And this is also partly because of the human’s ability to adapt despite the hardships. Howeve...
MA in FinTech - the syllabus, the requirements and all there is to know about it
Over the past weeks, we’ve spoken to you in great detail about the MA in FinTech program that is being offered by the University of Rennes1 in France starting in September 2020. The FinTech program lasts 2 years and in today’s article we will look at the syllabus and requirements so that your students can apply for this Master Degree from an esteemed French University.  Syllabu...
Language Tourism in Spain Collapses due to Covid19
The spread of the COVID-19, the limited mobility due to the state of alarm and the closure of borders is causing serious consequences on countless economic sectors in our country and where language tourism is among the most affected. That is why FEDELE (Federation of Spanish Schools in Spain), representing 102 Spanish schools distributed throughout the national territory, requests the government m...
Glasgow & Global Schools of English create “The Scottish Experience” for online learning
Glasgow School of English and its sister school, Global School in Edinburgh are now offering online, General English and other specialist classes, delivered by highly qualified teachers, via Zoom. So far, so good, but what Glasgow and Global Schools have done that is, they believe, unique, is to seek to replicate “The Scottish Experience” online, so that students who visit their ...
SEO Webinars with Korinne
At Schools & Agents we are proud to announce a new series of Webinars related to the topic of SEO which will obviously be brought to you by the guru herself, Korinne Algie from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing.  These webinars will focus on SEO basic tricks and skills which are useful and necessary for anyone in International Education so we would definite...
International House Directors’ Conference 2020 goes online
Every May, International House school directors from our global network across 52 different countries come together for our annual conference and AGM. The 2020 IH Directors’ Conference was due to be hosted by IH Sydney and our plans included dinner at the Sydney Opera House and several days of presentations, workshops and networking together.  In the current Covid-19 crisis, travel...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Many of you look forward to this section on Friday because it shares some useful tips and tricks related to SEO, a topic which for most of us, ourselves included, may be a bit scary. For this reason, each Friday, our good friend and SEO guru Korinne Algie from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  shares with us and our followers some simple yet useful SEO tips and tri...
Mental Help Tools for Coping amidst Covid19 - Canadian company guard.me makes its mental health webinars available free of charge
In the midst of a global pandemic, another serious healthcare issue is looming. As Canadians struggle to meet the unprecedented challenges of these times, mental wellness is increasingly at risk. While essential workers may be particularly vulnerable due to the nature of their work, no one is immune to mental health issues. Individuals of all ages and from all walks of life have been forced to adj...
Call for Applications - Doctor of Medicine, University of Rijeka in Croatia
The University of Rijeka in Croatia has issued a call for applications for enrollment into the first year of integrated undergraduate and graduate university studies of Medicine (In English) leading to the academic title of Doctor of Medicine in the academic year 2020/2021. Study program Medical Studies in English, integrated undergraduate and graduate university studies, with a 6 year ...
Londonist DMC launch new API Code System
Londonist launched a great development recently. They have started to provide API codes to their partners, to have instant access on the Londonist available residences, room types, descriptions, prices, and extra services. Here's further info in this video! You can make use of Londonist API to check instant availability for the options available depending on your student's check in and out da...
New offer from Londonist
New academic year plans? Book your room now and pay later! Londonist DMC   want to make sure that your students can continue with their plans even during this uncertain period. You can secure your students' room now without paying any fees for the next academic year. If the situation is still unstable and your students' plans change, you can cancel your booking. There will be no cancella...
BELS Junior Online Courses
Several parents around the world still wish for their children, to do something more useful with their time ... instead of just playing games! And for this reason, at BELS , we are suggesting a 2-hour per day afternoon course (so as to not interfere with home schooling) or an exam preparation course. Check out these two options that we have prepared for your students. BELS General Englis...
The COMUNIDAD HISPANIA offers a wider selection of online courses now
Hispania, escuela de español launched the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA some weeks ago, an online community that offers the possibility to study Spanish on the net from home. Now, the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA expands the offer of its online courses.  The COMUNIDAD HISPANIA allows both Hispania, escuela de español students to continue their Spanish classes online and new students from all ove...
How to make use of Time away from Work
In today's  How to Tuesdays we are sharing some ideas on how you can make better use of this time. We think it's important to prepare for better, busier days because days will get better and busier! Schools & Agents can help with any of the points mentioned below, so please send us a message if you want to know more:   ...
TLC Denia: Would you like to learn Spanish while you are in quarantine?
TLCdénia school has launched a New Online Course for adults to practice Useful Spanish for daily life in Spain . They are going to teach real day-to-day situations. Pack of 4 online lessons of ‘USEFUL SPANISH ’ - Price with a great discount: Only € 30! - Minimum level: A1.2 - Class times: 11:15-12:00 (if you can't in the morning, ask us about classes in the ...
Join our FREE Live Discussion on Wednesday!
We would like to invite you to join out upcoming Live Discussion that we will be hosting for our members and followers. Date : Wednesday 22nd April, 2020 Time : 1200hrs CEST (noon) Place :  https://www.facebook.com/SchoolsAgents Over the past weeks we have spoken to you about the issues that schools sometimes encounter when they integrate video conferencing into their distance...
Gorey School of English goes Online
We have gone online . This is a difficult time for all of us in this industry but we must try to help each other to get through it . A lot of our students returned to their native country but have kept in touch with us and we are now continuing their classes online. We have classes online to prepare for the First Certificate every morning . We are doing 13 hours per week in exam pr...
Edex: Covid Chat
Wow, what a time to be a student on an academic year programme anywhere in the world.  What a time to be anyone really.  Every person involved in the industry is worried about what will be, worried about online classes, marketing, etc.  EDEX don’t have classrooms as 100% of our students are studying in Irish secondary and primary schools.  Our students are learning online...
What can a MA in FinTech lead to?
The University of Rennes1 , in association with other major European universities will launch its first ever Master in FinTech (Financial Technology) programme in September 2020. The focus of this MA programme is on acquiring expertise in the field of Data Management, and for this reason, students who apply for this course have a sea of options in terms of careers they can embark on once they gr...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Today's SEO topic focuses on a question that many industry players ask us, and that is about whether they need to optimise their website in different languages or whether it is enough to just do it in English. So we asked our expert friend Korinne Algie, from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  to give us her thoughts on the matter...and here's what she had to say! ...
Schools & Agents Members - No need to renew now!
Dear Members, If your membership has expired or is about to expire, we are not expecting you to renew now. You can keep using our services as usual, and when all of this is over we'll talk about renewals. In the meantime, if we can help in any way, please let us know! Take Care and hope to see you all very soon <3   ...
How to Integrate Video Conferencing into Distance Learning
At Intrinsiq , we are pleased to announce that we will be offering 2 Live Webinars which will be held this Friday 17th April 2020, via the Schools & Agents Platform. The title of this webinar is “How to Integrate Video Conferencing into Distance Learning” and throughout the one-hour session we will be focusing on the following areas: How to manage video in your overall schoo...
How to Tuesdays: How to deliver Professional Online Lessons
Being trapped indoors, businesses shut down, travelling banned is all scary and worrying, but we also want to look at it as a time to reflect, plan and learn. We have therefore launched a series of webinars that will help education providers, agents and service providers in the education travel industry, develop their skills. The aim is to help you maintain the professionalism that your customers ...
ONLINE CLASSES AT MC ACADEMY
Students have the opportunity to study from home here at MC Academy through our online platform, enabling them to continue learning English in the comfort of their homes. The content of the lessons taught online is identical to those taught in a classroom environment, ensuring that students are not missing important knowledge crucial to their learning and understanding of the English language. ...
Live Webinar for Schools: How to Integrate Video Conferencing into your Distance Learning
At Schools & Agents we are proud to announce our first series of Live Webinars which will be held this week, on the 15th and 17th of Apri 2020. These webinars are targetting at schools and they focus on How to Integrate Video Conferencing into Distance Learning. You have four slots to choose from and the same webinar will be delivered in each slot. You can choose from: Webinar 1: Wedne...
Taking the CEC learning experience online
CEC – Cork English College have taken their quality learning experience online by providing 20 hours of online learning to current and prospective CEC students. CEC Online classes combine live face to face learning in Zoom connected classrooms and are supplemented by structured self-guided learning using an all-new platform. It’s the traditional award-winning CEC English language lear...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
In today's 'SEO Fridays' post, our partner Korinne Algie, from  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  talks to us about the importance of a website's page loading time and gives us some insight as to why it is not ideal for a page to take long to load. Here's what she has to tell us today: Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  offers top-qua...
IALC launches IALC Online for virtual language courses
Despite these difficult times all IALC-accredited language schools continue to provide world-class tuition and services to suit the needs of language learners across the world. IALC is pleased to announce the launch of IALC Online, a new specialised online course area for international study travel agencies at www.ialc.org . For nearly 40 years, IALC has been accrediting independent lang...
Covid-19 Update: How Londonist DMC support their students
The outbreak of coronavirus has dramatically changed our daily life. This situation is unprecedented for all of us, but together we will get through it. At Londonist, student safety, as always, is their top priority and the team are doing their best to help and support these students during this difficult period. In fact Londonist DMC have claimed that, "we are actively monitoring the coronavirus ...
Check out our upcoming LIVE Webinars
Everything is at a standstill. Schools are closed. Students are at home. And in most cases, based on lots of conversations we've had with business partners from across the globe, members of staff in various institutions are using all of their time to come up with creative ways to keep their businesses afloat. And this is where we come in. We believe that now is the best time to focus on all of tho...
Online Tuition with LLE
As you know, Living Learning English is exceptionally well set up to deliver 1:1 teaching online (having started in 2016) and has over 300 well-qualified and experienced teachers available now. Online tuition is totally flexible, tutors can teach students in different time zones and can adapt their availability to meet students’ needs.  High-quality online lessons are delivered wi...
ATTENTION SCHOOLS: Classes are being hacked on ZOOM!
Due to the current global crisis the international education industry has practically moved totally online. A lot of schools are now delivering online classes and a lot of them are using the platform Zoom. While we agree that this is very efficient, and have encouraged industry players to use it in the past (we even use it ourselves!!), we have recently been made aware by our partners and CRM expe...
How to Tuesdays: How to communicate with remote teams
Pretty much the whole of our industry is now operating remotely. Many of us have been doing it for years. Schools & Agents, for example, has been operating remotely since the very beginning, 11 years ago. But in a lot of other cases this is something that has had to happen due to the unprecedented circumstances that we are living in. So today, we are going to share some of our experience to he...
Equinox stays positive through all this!
There is no doubt that we are all facing into uncertain and challenging times, unsure of what the coming days, weeks and months will bring. Nevertheless all of the team at Equinox Education Services are determined to stay POSITIVE and focused by working from home to prepare for the future and to support our network of students, host families, partner schools and agents. Like everyone else, we d...
BOSSA analyses the impact of Covid-19 on Chinese Students
Beijing Overseas Study Service Association conducted a survey of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on overseas Chinese students. By the date of this report’s public release, over 240,000 people from over 160 countries have confirmed cases of infection. Chinese students, as the largest group of overseas Chinese, are directly impacted by the pandemic. This past week, a large number of countries...
Who can apply for an MA in FinTech from the University of Rennes1, France?
Last week we spoke to you about the University of Rennes1 in France , which is the university that is launching the Master in FinTech programme in September 2020. Today we would like to shift the focus on to the applicants and on to who are those students who can eventually enrol on this course. The University Rennes1 has been closely following the evolution of the financial industry. In this...
Covid-19: information for the UK English language teaching industry
With the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic causing global concern, we have compiled the most up-to-date information and advice relevant to the UK English language teaching industry; are running regular Q&As and webinars to support members in all aspects of their work; and are lobbying the UK Government for essential support for our industry. This is a fast-moving situation and w...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday and once again it's time for SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne Algie from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing . We've got another very interesting and useful SEO topic today, which many of us tend to ignore. We used to ignore this ourselves until Korinne came along and saved the day so now we pay a lot of attention to ALT text and we believe that so should you :)...
Londonist DMC come back with another super offer
It's in times like these when the true colours of our industry come out. Our friends and long-term partners at Londonist DMC have come up with yet another super offer for your students when booking their London accommodation in these uncertain times. In fact they are giving students the possibility to book for their upcoming academic year with the possibility to cancel this for free up to fou...
Londonist DMC launches it's Virtual Reality Experience of their London Accommodation
The first virtual reality Londonist experience is live now on the Londonist website , and now you can explore any one of their residences from the comfort of your couch! Immerse yourself in the Londonist VR environment and get a taste of their amazing facilities from the comfort of your home. Due to the quarantine, all onsite viewings have obviously stopped, and therefore, the Londonist VR tou...
How to post efficiently on Social Media
As most of us are stuck at home, we would recommend using this time to your advantage, especially to explore areas of your business that have often been left neglected due to busy schedules and a lot of pressure. One of these areas is  Social Media , so today we'd like to take this opportunity to give you some tips on when it is best to post of different social media platforms. This in...
Don’t Panic...Use this time and turn it into an opportunity!
Over the past weeks we have been speaking to a lot of schools and we have also seen a lot of schools transition from face-to-face to online teaching. In the majority of cases, distance learning was something that the school had probably been considering for quite a while, but never got round to actually doing it. And then BOOM! Covid-19 happened, and they had no other choice. It is for this reason...
F+U Academy goes Online
F+U Academy has gone Online! You can now participate in all of our courses online, all year round ! Despite seeing the whole world go through such a crisis, we feel that the best way to move forward is to think positive. We are seeing this as a chance to grow together. Through the support that we offer to each other during these difficult times, we can all be stronger now, and when everything ...
It's time for SEO Fridays
It's Friday and we know that a lot of you have started looking forward to these SEO tips and tricks that we bring to you on a weekly basis thanks to our amazing and super-talented SEO partner Korinne Algie . Today's topic is one we can definitely all relate to, especially since most of us are stuck at home for our safety. The topic is E-A-T.....but obviously this has a slightly more complex (and...
A Master Degree from a French University - Check this out!
Today’s focus is on the University of Rennes1 , which is the awarding body of the MA. in FinTech programme that we have now been talking to you about for the past number of weeks. Many agents have been enquiring about this programme and one of the questions they’ve asked us is about the university itself where this Master Programme is offered. The University The University of ...
CIAL goes online!
Following the Portuguese government's decision to close all schools in an attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19, CIAL has replaced face to face lessons with online lessons. We are offering all our Portuguese courses online, with our great teams of teachers in Lisbon and Faro. Lessons have the same contents and methodology as CIAL’s present courses. Students will benefit from high-qu...
PRODIREKT brings high schools in Canada closer to the students in the emerging markets
We are going through turbulent times. That is fact. But what is also a fact is that as an industry we need to continue supporting our students, and that, very often also means looking ahead and planning for when this ordeal is over and for when we can all get back to normal lives. This is what  PRODIREKT , a USA based academic advisor and an educator, who owns   the Verbalists Langua...
A Door to Italy: #iorestoacasaestudioitaliano
"#IstayathomeandstudyItalian” - this is our motto for staying united and fighting the Coronavirus. In Italy we say "Turn evil into medicine", that is, we transform evil into good. Our Italian proverb is perfect for this period when everyone is closed at home and has to change their normal routine. However, right now we can take the opportunity to review our priorities, to take care of th...
OISC: Online Teaching Provision for students during the COVID-19 Pandemic
During this very difficult period for students, schools, parents and teachers we at OISC  are trying to flexibly support our partners, and those students who cannot, or do not wish to, study in Oxford. Whilst at present we remain open as usual, and are committed to supporting in Oxford those students unable to return home at this time, we understand that travelling to Oxford is not possible...
How to Tuesdays: How to stay motivated while working from home
Staying motivated while working from home can be tricky, especially for those who are used to being constantly on the go. Here are some tips to manage it better. ...
Hispania, escuela de español launches the HISPANIA COMMUNITY: COMUNIDAD HISPANIA
Hispania, escuela de español opens its doors to the online world and makes the chance to study Spanish on the net available to everyone, thanks to the COMUNIDAD HISPANIA .   Opposing the adverse conditions that we are all living today, we want to be more positive than ever and emphasise the positive impact that the international community can have. With our COMUNIDAD HISPANIA ...
Stonyhurst's Collections
Stonyhurst is home to quite a collection of remarkable and historical artefacts. It is, in fact, known to be the oldest museum in the English-speaking world dating back to 1609. Those who know its magnificent buildings will surely understand why it is apt that such fascinating historical collections should be housed there. The History: The College of Stonyhurst was first founded in the 16 t...
Bringing Distance Learning closer to you
Over the past weeks, many schools have been asking us about our recommendations for moving online so that they can continue giving lessons to their students remotely. For this reason we have been working closely with our trusted Software partners Intrinsiq so as to answer some of the main questions that you have been asking us. So here we go… Is it possible for a school to integrate On...
Update from guard.me about the COVID19 Situation (important info for students)
guard.me International Insurance have recently issued to following statement which is especially relevant to international students in the light of the COVID19 pandemic that has hit the world in these past weeks. It is important for schools to pass on this information to students so that they know what their rights are. Here is the statement: "We are receiving a high volume of calls regarding c...
Glasgow School of English: To all our Students and Agents – Learning English in Scotland Goes Online!
Due to the ever-changing, unprecedented situation we face with Covid-19, I want to update you on the operation of Glasgow School of English. We are all, of course, extremely worried about the spread of this virus and we know you are too. The School has been following UK Government advice to remain open, but, following our Government’s most recent advice around “social isolat...
‘’Wimbledon School of English helps students who are not able to travel by offering Live Online English classes”
Students can enjoy lessons with our highly experienced teachers from the comfort of their own home or office. Our live face-to-face online courses use Zoom technology, which enables live whole class interactive teaching, including working in pairs and group, just like being in an actual classroom.      Students can choose from a flexible tim...
It's time to go Online...Social Media Help is Here!
Schoolsandagents.com started off as an online directory 11 years ago. Bernice and I worked in a language school at the time, and we came across the website while trying very hard to connect with agents.  Eventually, we were both looking for a change of scene, so we got in touch with Marcus, the previous owner of this platform...and the rest is history.  In these difficult times, we fe...
Londonist DMC help out during these difficult moments!
The current period is a difficult one for everyone, and especially for those who are far from their families and loved ones. It is for this reason that Londonist DMC have thought of a way to help out in these difficult times that we, as a human race but also as an industry are going through.  The Londonist team wants to assure its clients that they are here for them, and that they are co...
It's time for SEO Fridays
It's Friday, which means that it's time for SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne from  Korinne Algie Internatioanl Education Marketing and Communications . In today's tip we are focusing on how long texts and content should be. Here you go... Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education co...
EduSA centres close doors, go online amid COVID-19 prevention measures
Since the South African government declared a national state of disaster on Sunday 15 th March, including closing schools two weeks prior to the upcoming Easter holidays,  to curb the spread of COVID-19, EduSA centres had been preparing for the inevitable closure of post-school learning centres, which was finally announced by the Department of Higher Education and Training in the late after...
A Master Programme split over two countries - this is the MA in FinTech
Right now, due to the Covid-19 virus that is spreading in many countries, travel restrictions are very high. This means that when normality resumes and people return to their daily schedules and to plan their futures, one of the first things they will want to do is to travel. At the University of Rennes1 we can help students satisfy their craving for travelling and for learning at the same time. H...
How can a good CRM help during a Crisis Management Situation?
The world is going through a crisis. Our industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 virus and, as a result, is going through a crisis too. There is only so much we can do in such a situation except for ensuring the safety of our staff and students, and keeping our agents and parents constantly up to date with what is going on while trying to keep their kids as occupied as possible if they haven&rs...
How to Tuesdays: How to Manage Covid-19 Anxiety
We are living in special times, and special times call for special measures. Many of us have had to adapt to a new lifestyle in a matter of days. From working is busy offices bustling with activity, we are now stuck at home trying to keep our boats afloat. Needless to say, such situations are very stressful and can lead to a lot of anxiety. It is for this reason that today we've decided to dedicat...
Lead5050 Offers Free Programs to Bolster Organizational Support Systems in Response to Health and Economic Impacts
In response to emerging health and economic conditions impacting the international education sector, Lead5050 is offering an online workshop and virtual support sessions daily to help leaders build trust, resilience and community within their organizations. The workshop, called “Sharpen Your Business Edge With Soft Power”, will take place on March 19. The virtual support sessions will ...
Stay Safe with guard.me
guard.me is famous for keeping people within the international education industry safe at all times. Even now, while the world is pretty much in sheer panic, they have come up with some useful tips on how to stay safe to to keep students safe in these difficult times. – Wash your hands with soap and water, especially before preparing, handling, serving or eating food. – If you can...
ELA 2020 Summer Teen Camp
We are so excited to announce that given the ever-increasing popularity of our teen courses over the years, we will once again be organising the ELA Summer Teen Camp for 2020. However, this time we will be extending it and it will be open from 14 th June to 29 th August to accommodate all our eager participants. This camp is specifically organised for students between the ages of 13 –...
Teaching in the time of Coronavirus – IH Italy fights back
We are all undoubtedly living in a very difficult time with the new coronavirus. It is impossible to escape the worrying and upsetting rolling news cycle about COVID-19. But today we have decided to share with you a story of success; a story about how International House Italy is fighting back against all odds and… saving their schools! Speaking about how it all started, Sarah Stats, Dep...
Voxea: Update on artificial intelligence in language learning
Artificial intelligence is in vogue. However, certain key criteria must still be met before being able to replace a real language teacher: spontaneity, creativity and shared knowledge. Artificial intelligence (AI) with a written or oral interface is supposed to make our lives easier in the future. It, therefore, seems natural for some to take advantage of innovative technologies in the teach...
FELTOM Malta postpones its 2020 Workshop due to COVID-19
Due to the current global situation of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), FELTOM has taken the unprecedented decision to postpone the FELTOM ELT Workshop 2020 which was due to take place between 20th-24th April 2020. FELTOM has been monitoring the situation very closely and the health and safety for all involved remains our highest priority. Due to the escalating situation in many countries, t...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday, which means that it's time for SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne from Korinne Algie Internatioanl Education Marketing and Communications . In today's tip we are focusing on the importance of Anchor Text. Here you go: Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For furthe...
TLCdénia awarded by FEDELE
TLCdénia´s director, Mari Carmen Timor, has received two awards: the former acknowledges TLCdénia as leading Centre of FEDELE Valencian Community (Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language Federation) and the latter for her work as key member on the Federation. These awards appreciate Mari Carmen´s effort during her 6 years as president of FEDELE nationally an...
Recent Events at MC Academy
New IELTS-themed workshops Beginning at the start of this month, we have recently implemented a new IELTS-themed weekly timetable for students currently studying an IELTS course at MC Academy. Open to all IELTS students, these workshops are designed to provide students with extra skills that will enable them to achieve a higher IELTS score when they come to take their IETLS exam. These works...
ACET Ireland: Women in Business
Congratulations ACET Ireland for receiving 2 Awards last week. The Awards were given by EU Business News and Acq5. Supporting women in business! For the last 45 years, our school has been led by a woman. Our CEO Odile Migieu, has led us to win two awards, for the best practice operator of the year and the most innovative English training school in 2020 . ...
How to develop and use student ambassadors
In the international education industry we are used to relating the idea of student ambassadors directly with education providers. However, PRODIREKT , a USA based academic advisor and an educator, who owns the Verbalists Language Network , has taken the notion of student ambassadors to a different, wider level. This education consultancy group, which specializes in the emerging markets, s...
IALC Schools in Italy affected by COVID-19 offer distance learning to their students
The Italian Government’s restrictions on travel and public gatherings that were initially imposed on the northern regions of Italy have now been extended to cover the entire country as of 10 March 2020 and will remain in place until 3 April 2020. This current situation inevitably affects all IALC-accredited language schools in Italy that focus on the value of in-classroom teaching as well...
3 reasons to choose Berlitz Malta School Residence
1. Residence in the school building – unique for Berlitz Malta! The Berlitz Residence is situated in the same building as the school. This enables the students, adults, as well as children, not to have to travel or spend money to go to the school or to entertainment areas. This is a huge plus. The School Residence is a 3 star property consisting of 30 units in one building in the heart of...
“Remote Teaching has never been more in demand” - Intrinsiq
With most countries struggling to contain the spread of Coronavirus, which has now been in the news for weeks on end, schools are now looking at what the next steps might be in order to keep their operation going. Many are, in fact, considering remote teaching so as to continue giving their students the best experience possible, even given the circumstances. “Does your system allow studen...
Glasgow School of English in 2019 – Friendly, challenging, interesting, recommended
Every three months we get feedback from the students of Glasgow School of English , asking them to answer a number of questions about their time with us in Scotland.  Obviously, we want to find out if they believe that our teaching has made a difference to their ability to speak English, but we also want to know if they have enjoyed the trips we provide for them and if they have found the s...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
Who doesn't love some SEO tips...Here's our weekly post brought to you by  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing .  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further information on SEO or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne on  ...
Interview with Giuliana Faldetta: The new IH World Teacher Training Website
In today's interview, we spoke to Giuliana Faldetta from IH World . The main subject of this interview is the new Teacher Training website that has been launched recently. Read on, to find out how you can benefit from this: 1. At IH World you have just launched your new Teacher Training website. Where did the idea for this come from? Teacher training has always been at the core of what w...
The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association COVID-19 Report
The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association has commissioned a report on the impacts caused by the outbreak of the Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. BOSSA & COSSA, China’s international education industry association, surveyed its Chinese education agencies members; from flagship corporations (New Oriental, AOJI, JJL, EIC) to small-medium enterprises, private consultant...
Zoni Language Centers: breaking down barriers to language learning with technology
Zoni Language Centers has since 1991 welcomed students to their schools. Over the years the school has grown and now has multiple campuses in New York, New Jersey and Miami Beach, Florida. Hundreds of thousands of  students have walked through their doors, but what struck Zoni was that there are thousands of students who are eager and motivated to learn English but do not have the means to p...
The relevance of FinTech in 2020
The University of Rennes1 in France, in association with other major European universities in France, Finland, Hungary, Sweden, Italy and Spain, will be launching the first Master Programme in FinTech in September 2020.  The field of Financial Technology, or as it is commonly known, FinTech, is continuing to expand and grow more rapidly, and universities across the globe are noticing a sol...
Crisis Management - Intrinsiq can help you!
The whole world is currently passing through a very difficult time as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread. Our industry has been hit hard by this and schools all around the world are doing their utmost to keep students’, parents’ and agents’ minds at rest that their safety is a top priority and that they are working around the clock to keep the situation in check and take all ...
English UK focusing on overcoming effects of Covid-19 group travel bans in Italy and China
English UK is working hard to lessen the effect of travel bans on English Language Teaching centres and study abroad agencies. Group travel bans by the Chinese and Italian governments designed to halt the spread of coronavirus remain in place at a time when thousands of young students would usually come to the UK to improve their English. In 2018, the last year for which figures are availabl...
How to Tuesdays: How to get better at small talk
Anyone who's been stuck discussing the weather at an industry event know for a fact how painful small talk can be. For today's 'How To Tuesdays' post we decided to go a bit on the light-hearted side of things but at the same time provide you with a few tips on how to get better at small talk. After all, we all know that good small talk eventually leads to good business conversations and good partn...
Vote for Londonist DMC for the 2020 Star Awards
Londonist DMC are encouraging all of their partners to vote for them for this year's Star Awards. 2019 has been an amazing year for this dynamic company and they are looking at 2020 with a lot of positivity and energy. Having received the Star Service Provider Star Award 2019 and the  ‘ People’s Choice 2019 ’ of British Youth Travel Awards, Londonist DMC are really...
A week of Awards for CEC
Cork English College named Best Language School 2020 & Cork Business of the Year. What a week of awards it’s been for CEC – Cork English College as the school was awarded Best Language School 2020 at the Irish Education Awards & Cork Business of the Year at the Cork Business Association Awards. Launched in 2017 the Irish Education Awards have celebrated quality, inno...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
It's Friday, which means that it's time for our weekly SEO tips brought to you by  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing .  Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the international education community. For further information on SEO or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne on&nbs...
Why is it important for MA and Phd Innovation and Entrepreneurship students to attend the 2020 Summer School in Rennes?
The EIT Digital Department within the University of Rennes 1 in France will be holding the third edition of its summer between the 29th June and the 10th July 2020. During these 2 weeks, MA and Phd students from around the world, and who are focusing their studies on Business-related topics, meet in Rennes to discuss innovative concepts, work on entrepreneurial projects and build new ideas. Thi...
IALCA’s Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Italy
IALCA, the Italian Association of Language Consultants and Agents, is following, with the utmost attention, the evolution of the situation regarding the Coronavirus in Italy in order to provide updated information both to Italian Agencies and Foreign Schools. Occurancies of the virus have been registered in a few regions in Northern Italy. The Presidency of Council of the Ministries,  h...
Stonyhurst Tennis Academy
Stonyhurst Tennis Academy is delighted to offer an intensive tennis coaching experience within a world-class indoor tennis dome to international students aged 10 to 16 who are looking to improve their tennis alongside their English skills. The Course: After its inception in 2018, Stonyhurst Tennis Academy has gone from strength to strength and continues to run in summer 2020. The Tennis Acad...
Travel the World with CEC’s CELTA Course!
Cork English College is delighted to announce that we will now be offering a CELTA course! It is an introductory teaching qualification awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, which is part of the University of Cambridge. It is one of the most recognised ELT qualifications. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be ready to pack their bags and teach around the world! Candida...
Quality English launches e-Missions!
“Less emissions, more e-Missions” Quality English has launched a new eco-friendly service for its licensed schools and colleges which allows schools to carry out meetings with key agent partners through an online platform. QE piloted the new e-Mission system last week with 5 schools and 5 agents and were delighted with the results. QE Chief Executive, Jonathan Swindell, commented...
International House Malta Msida Centre: Interview with Ray Spiter
This week we had the pleasure of visiting the new International House Malta - Msida Centre and speak to Ray Spiteri, Head of School. These new premises will provide more classroom space for international students. You can find out more in the interview below, or if you would like further information about the courses and accommodation offered at this school, you can call on +356 2138 4139 o...
How to Tuesdays: How to maintain a good relationship with schools
As we promised you last week, in our "How to Tuesdays" post today we are also going to speak about maintaining good relationships, however, the focus today is on what agents should do in order to maintain a good relationship with schools. It will certainly come as no surprise to see that the foundations and the basic pillars remain the same: Trust, mutual respect and good communication. After all ...
Equinox promotes Ireland in Asia
I'm just coming to the end of a ten-day business trip to Asia, during which I had the pleasure of visiting both Japan and Malaysia. In Tokyo and Osaka, our long-time partner agent I.S.E.S Japan was instrumental in my meeting over 120 parents/students from 17 schools to promote our tailor-made programmes and cultural and study opportunities in Ireland. It would be safe to say that the majority...
Transitioning from one CRM to the other - how to get it right
In today's article our partners  Intrinsiq   speak to us about the importance of Change Management, especially when changing CRM Software Providers in the field of International Education. Change management is the process through which the tools and techniques used by the school leads to the required business outcome. Needless to say, a smooth transition from CRM to the other is n...
Wimbledon School of English limit student screen time at Junior Summer Centre
The Wimbledon School of English Junior Summer Centre has developed a new policy on mobile phone use. Starting in Summer 2020, students will have limited access to their phones during the day. Adam Mathews, WSE’s Junior Summer Centre Manager, says: “We believe limiting screen time will improve the students’ wellbeing and contribute to the overall enjoyment of their course&rdq...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne
We are proud to announce a new feature on our website brought to you by Korinne Algie International Education Marketing . Every Friday we will be sharing SEO tips and tricks that will come in handy to entities within the International Education industry. Here's the first one! Korinne Algie International Education Marketing offers top-quality marketing and communications services to the i...
Hello from Global Village School
Global Village offers student the chance at a world class education on an idyllic tropical island where the air is clean and the beaches, amazing.  Our school is a registered International school serving up a Canadian curriculum.  This means your courses that you take are the same as you would take if you were to move to Canada. Apart from the near perfect setting, the school offers ...
What can students expect from the FinTech Master Programme?
The University of Rennes1, in association with other major European universities will launch its first ever Master in FinTech (Financial Technology) programme in September 2020. What’s interesting about this programme is that, unlike many other MA programmes around the world, students have a choice of 8 universities where to start and finish their course. These are: University of Rennes...
How to maintain a good relationship with agents
At Schools & Agents (as our name clearly spells it out) we communicate with both sides of the equation on a daily basis and we often listen to the pain points that each party has. We are strong believers in transparent communication and in mutual respect, therefore for this edition of "How To Tuesdays" we have decided to focus on school-agent relationships. Next week we will focus on agent-sch...
ELLCI's special offer for Russian speakers: Free student visa help
There are more and more Russian students who decide to study in Italy for the sake of the Italian language and culture. Italy has a great appeal in the cultural, artistic, musical fields and the Italian language is often associated with the "pleasures of life", such as gastronomy, fashion and design, thanks to the famous Italian chefs, stylists and architects. The pleasant climate, the oppor...
Classroom Management Made Simple
Classroom Management can be a tricky discussion for some schools for various reasons: They might not know where to start from They might have started but it’s becoming too complex or too expensive They might be working with a CRM provider but are feeling restricted as to what they can and cannot do They might not know that a good CRM software is part of a good business strategy...
February Events at MC Academy
February has been a very busy month here at MC Academy , filled with many new social activities and opportunities for students to partake in. This month, students explored the history of Women’s Suffrage in the UK, or more specifically, the 102nd anniversary of the movement that was founded in the very streets of Manchester. Diversity and culture is a key aspect of learning here at M...
Dénia, a Perfect Destination for Teens this Summer
TLCdénia is a school located in Denia, Costa Blanca in Spain. Every summer the school receives teens from all over the world who are lucky to do a full Spanish immersion programme in Spain. The Spanish for teens in Spain programme consists of daily intensive Spanish lessons and activities with a leader from the school. Students also practise Spanish at home with the host family, as the...
Zoni Ski Trip to the Shawnee Mountain in Pennsylvania!
At Zoni Language Centers we are always looking for new ways for our students to make the most of their time in the United States, as well as giving them unique opportunities to practice their English! With this in mind, on 31 January we held our very first Ski Trip! Students from our New York and New Jersey campuses spent the day skiing, snowboarding, tubing and getting to know each other at Shawn...
Harrow House International College: Swanage is the Perfect Seaside Location!
Harrow House International College provides English Language Courses for Young Learners, Juniors, Adults and Parents and is situated in Swanage, Dorset, England. Swanage was originally a small fishing village and grew in the Victorian era when it became an important seaside resort. Today the town remains a popular tourist destination with its famous pier, a variety of restaurants, pubs and caf...
Kurus English wins Best Language School in South Africa for the sixth time since 2012
Well done to Kurus English for winning Best Language School in South Africa for the sixth time since 2012 Johannes Kraus, Owner & Founder of Kurus English in Cape Town, states: "Simply amazing that we did it again! We are proud to have won this prestigious award. It is our 6th win of Best Language School in South Africa, after 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018. The fact that Educations...
Becari Conzatti Language School: Come to Oaxaca and find CHAPULINES, NICUATOLE, QUESILLO!!!
When you come to study Spanish at our school, Becari Conzatti in Oaxaca, Mexico, you will also be so fortunate to be in this beautiful city and eat all its wonderful and unique food. You must try CHAPULINES (grasshopers), NICUATOLE (an indigenous dessert) and QUESILLO (string cheese) CHAPULINES: We have them in different sizes: small, medium, big, very big, etc.  Many different fla...
MCSEC: School of English and Culture
Creativity is the common thread that connects everything we do at the School of English and Culture. It is an integral part of our philosophy and is the starting point of our syllabus development, our afternoon activity selection and our offering of evening and weekend excursions. Why is creativity important to us?      A creative education is often misinterpreted as being an...
First Annual ICEF Secondary Education event a resounding success
The first annual ICEF Secondary Education was held in Long Beach, California from January 20 to 22. The event was an overwhelming success with exceedingly positive feedback from those in attendance. The secondary education event is directed at international providers and student recruitment agents of secondary, boarding, high school, academic summer camp, foundation and junior programmes. In su...
The Third Edition of the Summer School in Rennes, France
2020 is the third year during which the 2-week summer school organised by the EIT Digital Department within the University of Rennes 1 in France will be held. This summer school will take place between the 29th June and the 10th July 2020. During these 2 weeks, MA and Phd students focusing on Business-related topics meet in Rennes to discuss innovative concepts, work on entrepreneurial projects a...
Why is it important for schools to move their CRM to Cloud?
Transferring data onto the cloud is something that many schools seem to be very interested in doing, and rightly so. There are various reasons for this, including the following: It allows businesses to act faster It turns business data into business intel It helps marketing teams to find emerging trends at the click of a button It is safe It ensures that data is not lost It hel...
Adult English Classes at Gorey School of English
Send your adult students to us here in Gorey School Of English where they will improve all of their English language skills. We have students that come from 2 weeks up to 6 months . They live with an Irish host family with whom they can practice their speaking every day and they come to class to practice writing, listening , reading and oral skills. Our method works. Students  have gone ...
The Location & Surroundings of Stonyhurst Language School
Choosing the right summer school for your children is imperative. Finding one with such impressive and magnificent surroundings makes that choice somewhat easier! Stonyhurst Language School is set in the heart of the Ribble Valley. For those who are not familiar with this area, this is some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside found in the geographical centre of the UK. On top of that...
Lead5050 launches mobile mentoring platform
Lead5050 have recently launched a web and mobile app-based mentoring platform. Mentoring aligns with Lead5050’s mission to grow individuals' global professional network and facilitate women into positions of leadership. The organization has an existing mentoring programme, but this platform will enable the programme to scale. The platform is avail...
Londonist's Team Building Activity in Turkey
Many companies do team building activities for their staff members, but very few go all out and take their global team skiing! Well this is Londonist!! Between the 10th and 12th January 2020 the London, Istanbul and Shanghai teams joined forces on the snowy slopes of Kartepe in Turkey, and all together they managed to achieve a perfect combination of business and pleasure. Not only that, but ...
Getting to know The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association and China Alliance (BOSSA - COSSA)
In today's Q&A session we are going to focus on the Beijing Overseas Study Service Association and China Alliance, which is also known as BOSSA - COSSA  which we are proudly partnered with. In this interview you can learn more about this organisation and about the way in which they select agents to form part of it. How did the association begin? BOSSA initially started in 2004 alo...
Interview with Dr Martha Canseco Bennetts, Director of Becari Conzatti Language School
In today's interview, we have spoken to Dr Martha Canseco Bennetts, Director of Becari Conzatti Language School in Mexico. 1. Can you give us an overview of your school? The school was founded in 1998, in a very simple way, just one little room in my Dental office  (I had just finished Dentistry school). I was very lucky to have two careers: Dentistry plus language teacher, and at fir...
How to Tuesdays: Communicating across cultures
In our industry we hold meetings with clients and partners from different countries and who embrace different cultures on almost a daily basis. It is for this reason that today we have decided to share with you some tips on how to get things done more efficiently. Today's 'How To Tuesdays' article focuses on how to communicate effectively and hold efficient meetings across the globe. Here are s...
FinTech - What is it and why should students get qualified in it?
For the first time in 2020, the University of Rennes1 in France will be launching the Master FinTech programme. This is basically a Master programme in Financial Technology where the focus is on acquiring expertise in the field of Data Management. In today’s article we are going to take a look at who can apply for the MA Fintech programme and also the main reasons why students should get thi...
“Multi Centres should be Happy Centres”, say Intrinsiq
International schools that have grown to incorporate more than one centre, need to ensure that all of their centres are run in a unified and complementary manner.  In addition, schools who collaborate with partner universities and colleges on pathway or foundation courses are facing challenges to keep the workflow simple and avoid repetitive input of student data. The Challenge Speaking...
59 Zoni Staff Members Honored with Awards for 10 or More Years of Service
Zoni Language Centers ended 2019 in style, honoring long serving teachers and staff at a special ceremony and dinner held in early December. Zoni was founded in 1991 and has around 320 employees – some of whom have been there since day one and have helped Zoni become such a success! In fact, at the award ceremony, thirteen of Zoni’s employees were awarded the Long Service Award for 25...
Equinox: Our Journey towards Excellence
In today's interview, we talk to Equinox Education Services' founder and Managing Director, Noel Doyle's about his 25-journey within the education industry. 1. Tell us a little bit more about Equinox Education Services   I formed Equinox back in 2005 and since then we have gone onto be a multi-award-winning organisation that promotes international education programmes ...
The Spanish language school Costa de Valencia invites you to discover the Fallas of Valencia
Every year, in March, the city of Valencia transforms into one of the greatest spectacles in the world: the festivity of Fallas, and the Spanish language school Costa de Valencia enjoys every year this majestic festivity with its students. Declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2016, Fallas is the largest celebration in Valencia, a perfect blend of tradition, art, and ...
A Door to Italy: A New Year in a Vibrant City
Genoa is ready to enter the 20s in great shape! After a unique “tricapodanno”, a 3-day party to celebrate the 20s, the city warmly greets tourists with a sunny and warm January. Enjoy the afternoons in Porto Antico, stroll along via San Lorenzo and have a look at the interesting and curious exhibitions in Palazzo Ducale. The noble heart of the city hosts Bansky, the mysterious artist...
Oxford International Study Centre: Easter and Half Term Revision 2020
OISC is a well-established international school situated in a historic building in the centre of  Oxford. For many years we have offered Half Term and Easter revision programmes, both in school subjects and in the English language. OISC is accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (grade one in all categories, which is “outstanding”), a member of COBIS and the European A...
Glasgow and Global Schools of English: One of the world’s most famous paintings (and it’s in Scotland!)
We all know there are lots of great things about visiting another country to study English.  Not only does your English improve, but you get to meet other people from all over the world, see new countryside, eat strange food (and try new drinks), experience different climates, see amazing architecture, watch different sports, enjoy stimulating experiences in the arts and generally absorb new ...
Interview with Eleri Maitland from French in Normandy
In today's interview, we had the pleasure of speaking to someone who needs no introduction in the education travel industry - Eleri Maitland from French in Normandy 1. Tell us a little bit more about French in Normandy and the beautiful city of Rouen? Rouen is such a beautiful city. It is easy to get to and has a wonderfully friendly feel to it. It is almost impossible to get lost yet it is ...
New at ALPADIA in 2020!
ALPADIA m arked the beginning of the new decade by announcing their exciting new updates for this year! See what's new in 2020! NEW Summer Camp Locations in France, the UK, USA and Canada French courses in  Nice, France English courses in Torquay, UK , Bath, UK , San Diego, USA , Los Angeles, USA , Toronto, Canada Updated Premium+ summer camp activities PR...
Digital Cities - a Summer School on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Today we are pleased to present to you a different concept that the EIT Digital Department within the University of Renes 1 in France has come up with. This is the concept of a 2-week summer school, held between the 29th June and the 10th July 2020. During these 2 weeks, MA and Phd students focusing on Business-related topics meet in Rennes to discuss innovative concepts, work on entrepreneurial p...
Interview with Amanda Vassallo; Principal at Maltalingua
In today's interview, we speak to Amanda Vassallo, the new principal at Maltalingua : Tell us a little bit about Maltalingua. Maltalingua was established in 2012 and is rated by students as one of the best language schools in Malta. The school has attractive, modern classrooms, a rooftop terrace, café, private swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, internet studio and a lending library, and als...
Marlborough College Interview with Sam Ponsford
April 2020 will see the launch of the Marlborough College School of English ’s new venture: Open Minds Experiences. We talk to Sam Ponsford about what the new week-long course will entail. 1. This year’s new course, Open Minds Experiences, follows the launch of your Open Minds course in 2016. Can you tell us a little bit about how the courses are connected, if at all? Open Mind...
The MC Academy January Update
First of all, a happy, and somewhat belated, new year to you all on behalf of all members of staff at MC Academy . Since opening our doors to the prospective year ahead, MC Academy has undergone a number of small changes to welcome the new year. Alongside the school’s most popular courses, MC Academy is offering a new course to current and prospective students to come into effect this F...
Competition to win free courses with Living Learning English!
LLE has reached an amazing milestone of 25 years of high quality home tuition this year in 2020!  To celebrate, we are launching a fabulous competition for your students to win totally free courses with Living Learning English this summer!! The details are here: https://www.livingenglish.com/2020-competition/ This competition is only available for agents to promote to their students ...
The English Course at Stonyhurst Language School
Historical buildings, countryside surroundings and a Harry Potter-like setting is what children can expect as they walk towards Stonyhurst Language School for their English course. It is the ideal place to improve their English language skills, as it provides various facilities to interact with other international pupils.   Our English courses in 2020 will be held as follows: - Two ...
Happy New Year from Harrow House!
Harrow House International College wish everyone a happy and successful new year.  2019 was a 50 th anniversary year for Harrow House and we ended our celebrations with a fantastic Christmas lunch, presentations and speeches from the Directors Karin and Bob A’Barrow to our staff and to thank them for all their hard work. 2020 looks to be another busy year for Harrow House with m...
Valencia Football Club is Teaming Up with Cork English College!
Cork English College (CEC) is delighted to introduce you to a new junior programme for summer 2020, which is English plus Football with Valencia football club! Following from the success of our Football with FC Porto programme, we have now teamed up with one of Spain’s most well-known clubs.  Valencia CF has many accomplishments including their win of six La Liga titles and reaching tw...
IH AMT Conference 2020
The annual IHWO  Academic Management & Trainers (AMT) Conference 2020  was held at the Devonport House in Greenwich from Thursday 9th – Saturday 11th January. This is a conference for both experienced Academic Managers and Trainers as well as those new to the IH AMT team, and it is organised by International House on an Annual basis. This conference proudly welcomed s...
Master FinTech in France
In today's article we speak to Prof. Alvaro Pina Stranger, the coordinator of the Master FinTech Program at the University of Rennes1 in France. 2020 will be the first year that the University of Rennes1, in association with other major European universities will be offering this program, and it is our privilege to spread the word about this within our network. Here's all there is to know about th...
New websites for Glasgow School of English and Global School of English in 2020
We are pleased to announce that the new website for Glasgow School of English will go live in February 2020.   We’ve spent the last six months working on a complete revision of the existing site.  Our new site will have a much-improved facility for students and agents to book and pay for courses online, as well as essential information about Glasgow, Scotland, applying for a v...
Meet the FELTOM Crew: Rebecca Bonnici, Chairperson
In today's FELTOM article we are going to speak to Rebecca Bonnici, FELTOM Chairperson, and during this Q&A we will be taking a look at the past year as well as her role as Chair of this organisation. Here's the interview with Rebecca Bonnici. How has 2019 been for FELTOM? 2019 has been an interesting year for FELTOM ; one in which we have seen diverse projects come to fruition &nd...
Nationality mix at Berlitz Language Centre Malta
  For the last couple of years, Berlitz Malta has been working actively on increasing diversity among their students. Berlitz Malta has always been strong in the Russian Market, with almost 50% of its students coming from Russia. The school started taking steps to ensure a more balanced and diverse mix of nationalities and cultures. Thanks to the continuous efforts of long term partners...
Glasgow and Global School of English:Will I be able to get … in Scotland?
One of the things we are often asked by people who are thinking about coming to study English in Scotland is, “will I be able to get…?” The things we’re asked about are very varied.  For many students, it’s a question of whether they are able to get their preferred food in Edinburgh or Glasgow.  With increasing interest in vegetarian and vegan meals, not...
How to create engaging social media content
In this brand new "How To Tuesdays" series we will be sharing with you some tips on how you can manage various aspects of your Marketing better. In the first post of this series we are going to focus on How to create engaging social media content for your channels.   ...
Don’t be idle at Kilgraston School
A new term is certainly a breath of fresh air at the all-girls’ school in Perthshire . From the start of the new decade, parents, guardians and bus drivers have been told that letting their vehicle’s engine run unnecessarily on the School’s campus is definitely not the way forward. “I was approached by Alyth Braithwaite, one of our Junior Years pupils, last term,&rdquo...
Change Management - Intrinsiq
In today's article our partners  Intrinsiq  speak to us about the importance of Change Management, especially when changing CRM Software Providers in the field of International Education. Change management is the process through which the tools and techniques used by the school leads to the required business outcome. Needless to say, a smooth transition from CRM to the other is not onl...
Concord Agency Incentives
Concord is officially accepting applications for Fall 2020. A large number of our students are graduating this year, so we are serious about enrollment! Our goal is to interview 15 qualified applicants by February 14th. To encourage applicants: We guarantee a 7 day application process. Once we receive application materials, we will schedule the Skype interview and notify the student of the...
A look at Londonist's King's Cross Residence
Many of you have heard the name Londonist and can agree with us when we say that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in central London. For our today's article from our new spotlight series, we are going to focus on the King's Cross Residence . In the cultural heart of King’s Cross, it’s this modern student residence that ...
Manor Courses: Living with other Students
I have personally been running residential summer schools for more than 25 years (all my professional life). For some young students living amongst others with different faiths, religions and customs can be quite testing. In my welcome assembly speech, I encourage harmonious living and offer an insight into the benefits of tolerance and respect. But despite that, residential courses can stil...
English UK explains UK ELT to the new Parliament
MPs, members of the House of Lords, and government officials all attended a packed briefing about the value of ELT and FE international students to the UK. New MPs were among those who attended the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Students’ roundtable meeting, organised by English UK and the Association of Colleges. Panellists included Steve Phillips of British Study Centre...
Book your Summer Programme now with Gorey School of English
We have an excellent Summer programme that runs from the 20th of June until the 16th of August. Our July programme is nearly booked out already with our agents from last year coming back to us again some for the 4th year in a row. We are different from other schools in that we only take 50 students at any one time for the Summer programme this way we get to know all of the students very well...
Interviewing Ian Scerri, General Manager at ELA Malta
In today's interview we had a chat with Ian Scerri, General Manager at ELA Malta during which we spoke about various aspects including the evolution of the school over the past 32 years since it's been open; the transition into a bigger and better-equipped building; what ELA has planned for the upcoming year as well as the school's Unique Selling Points (USP's).  Unique Selling Po...
Software Change Management - It's Important to International Education, say Intrinsiq
In today's article we are going to talk to Intrinsiq about Change Management. Change management is the process, tools and techniques to manage the people side of change to achieve the required business outcome. This poses specific challenges  in the International Education sector: with the rapid uptake of online learning, online applications and assessments it is crucial for insti...
A look at Londonist's Wembley Residence
Many of you have heard the name Londonist and can agree with us when we say that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in central London. For our today's article from our new spotlight series, we are going to focus on the Wembley Residence . Wembley residence has two of the greatest venues in London, right on its doorstep. With its iconic arch seen ...
Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy – An Introduction
Happy New Year to all! We hope you had a wonderful festive season, and that you are ready to kick start 2020. We wanted to start the year by giving you an introduction to Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy . Located in the Northwest of England, Stonyhurst is set in 1,000 acres of countryside, on which one can find our outstanding, Grade I premises and all the exceptional faciliti...
Happy 2020 with Hispania, escuela de español
Last month we shared with you all the amazing moments Hispania, escuela de español has experienced during 2019. We feel grateful and overwhelmed because of all the good things that happened! However, in this post, we would like to have a look at our plans and resolutions for 2020. Would you like to know more about what our students can expect from their time learning Spanish at Hispania, ...
IH Young Learners Conference 2019 in Belfast
In this first article of 2020 we are going to take a look at International House's final conference for 2019. This was the International House Young Learner's Conference which held in Belfast on the 22nd and 23rd November 2019. Here's what IH had to say about their event... "On the plane to Belfast the team sat going through the last few details of the IH Young Learners Conference 2019. We want...
Meet the FELTOM Crew: Jason Aquilina is in charge of Accreditation
In today's interview with FELTOM we are going to speak to Jason Aquilina, who is in charge of the FELTOM Accreditation Scheme. This way, our agent readers can be more aware about the systems and processes to go into giving a school FELTOM Accreditation. Here's what we asked him. Jason, you are in charge of the FELTOM accreditation scheme. Can you explain to our readers what this scheme entails,...
ICEF celebrates 1 000 graduates from the Canada Course for Education Agents
ICEF celebrates a significant milestone today, announcing that 1 000 agents have successfully graduated from the Canada Course for Education Agents (CCEA). Successful graduates are recognised by partners and peers as leaders in the industry. The 1 000th Canada Course Graduate (CCG) is Imran Baig Mirza of ILM Advice, Sydney, Australia. ICEF offers five agent training ...
Happy Holidays! Berlitz Malta is open during Christmas week
Christmas season opening hours at Berlitz Malta : 23.12.2019 - School open 24.12.2019 - School closed. Lessons missed on this day will be given throughout the rest of the week 25.12.2019 - School closed. Lessons missed on this day will be given throughout the rest of the week 26.12.2019 - School open 27.12.2019 - School open Special offer 10% for all standard group courses till...
Festivities at MC Academy
During the month of December, MC Academy has been celebrating the festive season in school with a number of fun festive-themed lessons and social activities. Students have been writing letters to Father Christmas, visiting ice skating rinks with their friends and teachers, and have also attended festive-themed Book Clubs to help improve their reading and writing skills, whilst sipping on warm cu...
Improving Student & Alumni Relations with Automated Social Media Integration - Intrinsiq
Gen Z make up a large proportion of those who travel internationally for education and unlike the generation of Millennials, email communication is not as popular with this group.  Many International Schools are still of the view that sending an email to a student is sufficient confirmation that they will receive and read that message quickly.   Some schools (and software provi...
Hispania, escuela de español: Thank you for a magical 2019!
It has been an exciting year full of amazing moments. If we look back at the year 2019, we feel very grateful because wonderful things have happened to Hispania, escuela de español . Let’s look back and recall some of the most special moments! We are now a SuperStar Language School During the first term of the year, we were nominated for the fifth time for the StudyTravel S...
A look at Londonist's Greenwich Residence
Many of you have heard the name Londonist and can agree with us when we say that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in central London. For our today's article from our new spotlight series, we are going to focus on the Greenwich Residence. The area around Scape Greenwich is now a sought after London neighbourhood amongst young professionals. Most famou...
Successful workshops in Taiwan and Japan for English UK members
Over 50 Asia Pacific region agents joined English UK workshops in Taipei and Tokyo to meet member centres and find out more about ELT. "This region has always been important for our members," said Roz McGill, English UK's market development manager. "With the education strategy of the Japanese government and the Olympics in 2020 it felt like the right time to reinforce members' partnerships in ...
Sedbergh achieves British Council accreditation
We are delighted to announce after a two-day inspection in July that Sedbergh International Summer School is now fully accredited by the British Council following another successful programme in 2019. Sedbergh International Summer School is owned and operated by Sedbergh School and provides a complete British boarding school experience where students learn English from the finest teachers and, ...
What to consider if you are an agent and want to join the FELTOM 2020 Malta Workshop
In today's article we are going to shift our focus to the upcoming 2020 FELTOM Workshop which is an annual event held in Malta. This article will help those agents who are interested in taking part in this workshop to know exactly what to expect when they join this event. What are the advantages of Malta as an ELT destination? FELTOM works hard to promote Malta as a safe, professional, qu...
Inauguration of Hispania’s New Headquarters
We are happy to share some wonderful news with you. Finally, we moved to our new villa at Botánico Cavanilles nº 6, which from now on will be the new headquarters and the heart of Hispania, escuela de español .  We are so so happy. In the new villa “Cavanilles Building” you can feel in every corner the Mediterranean atmosphere and we are very privileged,...
The BELS Fam Trip comes to an end
For the past 4 days BELS English Language Schools Malta and Gozo have hosted an international agent fam trip. Throughout this fam trip agents, who came from various countries including Italy, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Germany, had the opportunity to not only visit some of the main highlights that the Maltese Islands have to offer, but also visit the two BELS schools in Malta and ...
Interviewing Rebecca Bonnici during the BELS Agent Fam Trip
In this interview I had the pleasure of speaking with Rebecca Bonnici, Owner of BELS English Language Schools in Malta and Gozo. BELS are currently hosting their end-of-year fam trip during which they are welcoming agents from all around the world, including Italy, Brazil, the Ukraine, the Czech Republic and Germany among other countries. We had the pleasure of joining the agents at BELS En...
An A+ Year for Zoni Language Centers
2019 has been an incredible year for Zoni Language Centers ! Not only did we open our 12th campus, we launched our virtual classroom, took our students on some fantastic field trips, supported a number of children’s charities in New York, New Jersey and Florida through the Zoni Toy Drive and to end the year we will host a Zoni Holiday Party to thank our teachers, staff and students for all...
The FELTOM - BELTA Malta Fam Trip
Last week FELTOM and Belta collaborated for a Malta FAM Trip and invited eleven Brazilian Agents to Malta. During the week-long event, the Agents had the opportunity to visit the FELTOM Accredited Language Schools and learn all about the beautiful Maltese Islands. Here's what two of the agents we spoke to during this visit had to say. James Perry, CEO of FELTOM told us that this fam trip w...
'Capture That Form, Streamline your workflow' say Intrinsiq
Most schools and institutions will have some form of online data capture tool, for example a form, to gather data on a potential student wishing to apply to study with them. Most also have a great looking website with nice interactive content. So with a good user experience the chances of getting potentials interested is increased.  The problem is the disconnect between the front facing cl...
How the new government can support UK ELT: English UK releases election manifesto
English language teaching trade association English UK has released a manifesto of steps it wants the incoming Government to take to support the £1.4bn sector. The association says the 550,000 ELT students who come to the UK each year support over 35,000 jobs. They are also more likely to choose UK universities, and later go on to become influencers for us, supporting good diplomatic and ...
21st Century Skills Integrated into All Wimbledon School of English Courses
Learning English isn’t just about learning a language. At WSE , we don’t just teach English. We prepare our students for life in an international world. The intercultural skills that our students need to thrive and succeed go beyond language. Several skills have been identified as crucial to succeeding in academia, business and life, and we incorporate these into every part of our pr...
Gorey School of English: New Course for Adults
Our Adults Cambridge exam preparation course is starting in January. The students taking this course will stay with an Irish family where they will be able to practice their English, while they are at home with their family. They will do 3 hours of English preparation classes for the First Certificate exam in the morning and we will also offer students the opportunity of visiting different places ...
A Door to Italy New Location
A Door to Italy – scuola di italiano per stranieri changes its address, after 18 years of activity. The quality is always the same but since October 2018 we are located in an ancient building in the heart of the city, few steps from Piazza Corvetto, the “good living room” of the city where Genoeses love to enjoy a cappuccino eating a slice of focaccia in the art deco caf&egr...
A look at Londonist's Shoreditch Residence
In this new series of weekly articles we will be focusing on the accommodation options offered by our partners Londonist. Many of you have heard the name Londonist and those of you who have worked with this company know for certain that Londonist DMC is synonymous with high quality and high standard accommodation in London. For our first article from this series we are going to focus on the Shored...
Eaquals Celebrates Innovative Award Schemes at Annual International Conference
Eaquals took their annual member training event, Eaquals Training for Excellence , to Poland this year. The event, which was held in Krakow from 22 -23 November, was open to non-members for the first time and offered attendees two full-day workshops in addition to plenary speakers, networking and social events. The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Justin Quinn, who welcomed ...
L’Italiano Porticando Torino - 15 years of Italian Language and Culture in Turin
On 10 January 2019 L’Italiano Porticando , the first school specializing exclusively in teaching Italian language and culture in Turin, will turn 15. When the school was founded by the three partners, Rosaria, Caterina and Laura nobody would have backed the idea that teaching Italian in Turin would have brought them success.  But they knew this was the right decision. Turin and the...
Harrow House International College: a life experience, so much more than a classroom
Harrow House International College, based on the beautiful and UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic coast, offers English Language Courses for Young Learners, Juniors, Adults, and Parents. With unrivalled onsite facilities in a fun, safe seaside town, Harrow House provides a unique English language experience. Harrow House is the only International Language College in Swanage and therefore our studen...
Becari Conzatti Language School: DECEMBER: A month of Calendas, Posadas, y muchas celebraciones más.
There is always something happening in Oaxaca. December has so many celebrations going on, come to study Spanish with us and enjoy all these celebrations. There is always something happening in Oaxaca. December has so many celebrations going on, come to study Spanish with us and enjoy all these celebrations.  LAS POSADAS:  Las posadas are like small parties that happen every nig...
Humboldt Advent Calendar 2019 – Win a 2-week German course!
We are very happy to announce the Humboldt Advent Calendar's eighth season with a chance for you and your clients to win a two-week German course every week! Our 19-day competition is an ideal tool for you to market the Humboldt-Institut’s German language courses, attract new clients and increase the interest in Germany and the German language. Beside the chance to win attractive priz...
The Power of Integration - Administration Systems Databases and Portals
All institutions use some sort of database to manage their clients, students and agents. This may be a cloud system, a Windows-based package or a series of spreadsheets (if so, please contact Intrinsiq for help right away!). All these are good ways to collect, store and edit information.  Speaking to Intrinsiq about this, they told us: “Based upon our experience, international educ...
ICEF welcomes industry professionals to four events around the world
ICEF has welcomed 4,006 global industry professionals to four events, in four different countries, over the last two months. This wave of events follows ICEF’s most successful year of growth and development. The most recent event and the largest in ICEF’s line up was hosted in Berlin from November 3 to 5. With over 30 000 one-to-one business meetings and 2 833 attendees, ...
ACET wins Cork Business Award
We are delighted to announce that the team at ACET won another award at the Cork Business Awards: Cork SME Company of the Year 2019 'A highly educated caring team is the heart of this business. Welcoming many students from all over the globe is their specialty and they have worked tirelessly to place their school, Cork, and Ireland on the world map as a high-quality centre of excellence fo...
QE European Roadshow 2020
Every year, Quality English and Quality Education host Missions in key European markets following ICEF Berlin. These boutique workshops continue to be increasingly popular with QE/QED schools who benefit from meeting with agents who appreciate meeting with high-quality independent schools in a friendly and professional environment. This year, the workshops were held in Rome, Madrid and Bilbao. ...
1 year anniversary of the Personal Study Programme at IH Cape Town
The 12 th of November marked the 1-year anniversary of the Personal Study Programme (PSP) at International House Cape Town . This new approach to teaching has been a steep learning curve for all the teachers and academic staff who have created a great learning space for all students at IH Cape Town. Gavin Eyre, the Managing Director, gave a speech in the PSP area thanking all the teachers a...
November Events at MC Academy
From the 2nd - 3rd of November, MC Academy had the pleasure of attending the ICEF conference held in Berlin to promote the school and its courses to new potential agents eager to strike a partnership with the school. Representing MC Academy was our very own Sales & Marketing Officer (European Market), Giovanni Balzano, who had the opportunity to speak with numerous agents to understand more ...
Alpadia: French in Montreux, Switzerland
Provide your students with the unique opportunity to  learn French  in Switzerland with ALPADIA.  Montreux  is an alluring resort town on Lake Geneva. Nestled between vineyards and Geneva lake, it is most known for its mild microclimate, exotic promenade, the medieval island castle -  Chillon Castle,   Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux Christ...
OISC: Winter Programmes 2019-2020
The programmes run throughout January, February and March, beginning every Monday, with a minimum stay of one week. We can offer : - Low season prices and group discounts - Free places for group leaders - Further discount for both for confirmations received before December 1 st 2019     The programmes include: - English Language and British Culture (Families are...
CEC’s Host Family Appreciation Evening!
On Wednesday, November 13 th , we hosted a very special appreciation evening to celebrate our amazing host families for their continued support. We had a great turnout with over sixty of our families in attendance from various different parts of Cork who host our students year-round. Taking place in the beautiful setting of the Metropole Hotel in Cork, each family received a warm welcome from C...
FELTOM to host Brazil Fam Trip next week!
FELTOM preparations are in full swing to host a group of Brazilian agents who will be coming to Malta next week for a fam trip. This fam trip is intentioned to showcase Malta as an ELT destination and also to give the agents a chance to visit all the FELTOM member schools. FELTOM has a full programme prepared for these agents ranging from a walk around Malta's old capital city Mdina, to visit t...
Equinox's ties with Spain
Equinox Education Services has just completed a very fruitful week in Spain reaffirming existing partnerships and forging new links with others. Over past number of years Equinox have worked with selected partners from Spain and have built up many strong relationships, both personal and professional. In each instance, we strive to provide our partners with something unique to meet the ne...
Welcome Instituto Kelington to the IH network!
International House World Organisation is thrilled to welcome Instituto Kelington – International House Granada as a new affiliate to the IH network! Instituto Kelington - IH Granada  is located right in the city centre and has 29 years of experience in teaching languages. The school is a leader in Granada, as they prepare many students for the Cambridge Assessment English suite of ...
10 reasons to study Spanish in Denia during the winter season
Denia is placed in a very privileged position, roughly at the same distance between Valencia and Alicante. Although it is a coastal city, it is flanked by a unique natural reserve, thereby giving this area an even more touristic potential, not only in the summer months. TLCdénia Spanish school is open all year round, do not hesitate in coming during the winter, here you have the reasons: ...
Explore Russia through the language immersion in IH Voronezh-Linguist
International House Voronezh-Linguist is delighted to introduce a unique and exciting project for those who would like to combine an adventurous tour to Russia with unforgettable language learning experience. The project aims to give its participants the opportunity to get a feel for the country, its history and traditions, taste the Russian cuisine and break the most popular stereotypes! Beyon...
Mini stays for schools at Gorey School of English
Why not offer your schools a mini break that is different. Send your schools to us and their students will have the best and unforgettable time learning and practicing their English skills in a small town outside of Dublin city. They will have lots of fun doing different activities every day and visiting lots of new places. They will also learn during their English classes about the different p...
Alpadia: University Pathway Programme in Germany
Take your education in Germany further, with Alpadia's University Pathway Programmes.  - Specialised high-quality language courses to obtain C1 level. - Direct or indirect access depending on academic qualifications. - Full expert assistance throughout the academic & admission process. - Access to 250+ public and private universities offering 300+ Bachelor and M...
Zoni Field Trip to Philadelphia : History, culture and English practice in an unusual setting!
On October 30 th Zoni students participated in a history packed field trip to Philadelphia. All Zoni field trips are designed to give students cultural and historical insight into the United States as well as providing maximum opportunity to practice English in a real-life setting. This field trip was not any ordinary sightseeing tour! Students were also able to visit and explore an Amish settle...
They know it; you’re a poet – Kilgraston pupil commendation from 11,000 global entries
The work of a Kilgraston School pupil has been awarded a commendation for being among the top 85 places, out of 11,000 entries, in an international poetry competition. The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2019 has recognised Perthshire girl Anna Gilmore-Heezen's work ‘Celestial Acne’ - which tackled the issue of body image against the backdrop of astrological characters &n...
Surf and Network 2019 in Ireland
Our Surf and Network gathering was organised by The Network Plus in Ireland between the 29th October and the 1st November 2019. The Network Plus is a collaboration between Schools & Agents, fRilingue and our newest partner Education & Exchange in Europe (EDEX). Through this collaboration we aim to encourage informal networking between people from the international education industry becaus...
Equinox facilitate mini-stay programme for German students
During the final week of October 2019, Equinox Education Services had the pleasure of facilitating a tailor-made, language and culture, mini-stay programme for 11 high-school students from Stuttgart in Germany. The programme was designed by and delivered in Ireland by Equinox on behalf of our partner Connie von Scholley of ‘go UK! Sprachreisen’, a German based organisation that ...
Bildungsurlaub approved courses at Berlitz Malta
Bildungsurlaub is paid educational leave which allows German employees to take part in accredited Bildungsurlaub courses. Berlitz Language Centre in Malta has two approved courses in the following German states: Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen. Berlitz English Intensive Adult Group course (30 les...
Let's take a look at ICEF Berlin 2019
ICEF Berlin is, without a doubt, the most looked-forward to event in the international education industry...and rightly so. It is the perfect opportunity for schools, agents and service providers from the International Education Industry to make new connections and consolidate existing ones.  This year we were so pleased to meet some of our partners there who have attended ICEF Berlin for ...
Education and Cultural Programme at TYNDALL COLLEGE in Carlow, Ireland
Equinox Education Services, in collaboration with our long-standing Japanese partner ISES JAPAN (国際留学生センター), were delighted to facilitate an inaugural Education and Cultural programme for twenty three co-educational students and their teachers from a prominent High School in Osaka, Japan at Tyndall College, Carlow last month. The programme, which was arranged after three years of planning, was ...
ICEF Berlin Meetings on Day 2
Day 2 at ICEF Berlin, Day 1 of meetings...it's been a very busy day for all participants so far and the end isn't near yet.  This is the 25th year that ICEF Berlin is being held and it's the leading industry event, bringing together over 2,500 participants from more than 100 different countries. Throughout the day, education providers, agents, and service providers had many opportunitie...
It's that time of year....time for ICEF Berlin
If you are in the field international education and you haven't checked into Berlin yet, then you are definitely missing out. ICEF Berlin is definitely the place to be this weekend whether you are a school, university, higher education provider, agent or service provider in the international education industry.  Throughout the day today people from all over the world have been checking int...
LSI Portsmouth joins IH World
IH World have some really exciting news about a new member affiliating to the International House Network. They are LSI Portsmouth ! LSI Portsmouth was founded in 1985 by brothers Peter and Allan Gray.  They had previously set up a tiny school in the Emirates before coming back to England.  After a few false starts in rural settings, they decided that geographically and cultu...
BELS announce new fam trip for agents
Following the success of the last fam trip that BELS Malta and BELS Gozo had last September, they are now pleased to announce that they have another fam trip coming up. This will take place from the 7th to the 11th of December 2019. The aim of this fam trip is to treat agents to a short break from their daily routines, while showing them how the BELS brand has evolved and grown over the years...
There’s Cloud, then there’s Fake Cloud: Here’s Intrinsiq’s take on this topic
Transferring data onto the cloud is something that many schools seem to be very much interested in doing, and rightly so. However, it doesn’t just stop at making the right decision and choosing to switch to cloud. We speak with many schools, education providers and other language institutions who are looking to upgrade, move from a local server setup  to cloud, or add online integration...
Middle Eastern visa concessions a boon for South African EFL industry
The South African Department of Home Affairs has implemented a major visa reform by allowing nationals from Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to obtain visas on arrival in South Africa, removing the cumbersome barrier to entry of the visa application process. This has been in effect since 15 th August 2019. With Saudia Arabia being the top 2018 student week provider out of all ...
International House Malta appointed as a LanguageCert Approved Test Centre
As a LanguageCert Approved Test Centre, International House Malta are now in a position to offer the next generation of English language qualifications; LanguageCert International ESOL. LanguageCert International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is a suite of English language qualifications specially designed for those intending to study, work or travel around the globe.  ...
New Video from Living Learning English
Living learning English is delighted to bring you a new video highlighting their high quality home tuition courses, online tuition lessons, and guardianship services for boarding school students. The video demonstrates how we integrate tuition and accommodation with the teacher and the benefits that can bring in terms of integration into British life as well as rapid progress in English. ...
The new Japanese Emperor and International House/ILC
Yesterday the ceremonial enthronement of Emperor Naruhito of Japan took place in the presence of some 190 heads of state or their representatives. Former and current members of the IH family may be interested to know about the role played by directors and teachers of International House in Japan in preparing Crown Prince Hiro, as he was then known, at the time of his period of study at Oxford Univ...
OISC: Oxford and Cambridge University Entrance Preparation
During the Autumn term and also school holidays, we arrange preparatory programmes for Oxford and Cambridge University Entrance candidates. The seminars are led by experienced Oxford and Cambridge tutors, including people from admissions in colleges of the University. Participants must have a good school or college record and be fluent in English. (For those students who do not meet the English...
Costa de Valencia: Spanish Embassy in Hungary is looking for its best Spanish students
The Spanish Embassy in Budapest is once again awarding the special "Embajada de España" prize to the best students of bilingual Spanish-Hungarian institutes in order to acknowledge their academic background, creativity, and extracurricular activities. These institutes are the cornerstone of the promotion and the dissemination of the Spanish language and culture in Hungary. Therefore, the ...
Getting to know the FELTOM Crew - James Perry, CEO
At the end of last week, we had the pleasure of sitting down for an interview with James Perry, CEO of FELTOM who has now been in this position for the past two years. During this interview we spoke about the FELTOM Workshop, the Maltese ELT landscape, as well as various other topics related to Malta as an English Language Learning destination and the role of FELTOM in promoting Maltese Islands. ...
A Day in the Life of MC Academy: After the Rebranding
On the 23rd September, Manchester Central School of English had the pleasure of rebranding to become MC Academy, a new identity tailored to the school’s growth and development set to commence in 2020. The current staff and students have embraced the change and are happy to promote the school’s new image. The school recently hosted a rebranding party to commemorate this occasion for all...
Awards at the 8th ELT Malta Conference
The first day at the 8 th ELT Malta Conference was a very special one indeed. Apart from various Business and Management workshops that were targeted towards school Directors, the afternoon opened up for ELT teachers, too. It is always very pleasant to see teachers and Directors, mingling and catching up, which is an additional purpose of this conference. Soon it was time for Dr. Daniel Xerri...
TLCdénia’s new facilities: We do not only teach Spanish in the classroom
TLCdenia is a  Spanish school  located in Denia (Spain) at the heart of the Region of Valencia, between Valencia and Alicante. It is a medium city with very nice climate. Most of the days are sunny and that is why the TLCdénia decided to build a rooftop for the students when the school refurbished its facilities. TLCdenia has been teaching languages for more than 35 years,...
Interview with Korinne Algie on SEO for the Education Travel Industry
In today's interview, we are very pleased to speak to Korinne Algie about SEO for the Education Travel Industry. She is the Owner and Director of  Korinne Algie Education Marketing   and has a lot of useful ideas and experiences to share with you: 1. Who is Korinne and how are you connected to the education industry? I was born and raised in New Zealand. When I was 15 I was luck...
New IALC school: Learn English at Mount Maunganui Language Centre in New Zealand
IALC would like to give a warm welcome to their newly accredited school  Mount Maunganui Language Centre.  Established in 1990,  Mount Maunganui Language Centre  is a multi-award-winning family run school. Located in a part of  Tauranga City,  students learning English are able to pursue and excel at their academic goals while living in the relaxed beach resort ...
The BELS Malta and BELS Gozo post-summer fam trip
BELS Malta and BELS Gozo hosted their post-summer agent fam trip from the 12th to the 15th September 2019, during which they welcomed 20 agents from 8 different countries to their schools in Malta and Gozo.  The fam trip started with a presentation by Rebecca Bonnici, BELS’s owner who spoke about the BELS brand and what it stands for. This was very important, especially for those a...
Summer Survey Results - Equinox
This summer 475 students traveled to Ireland under our care to improve their English and enjoy the unique aspects of our culture.  2019 heralded increased numbers (36% up on 2018) for Equinox Education Services’ summer programmes and another great international mix that included students from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Romania, Japan who were joined by local...
Get your ELT business ready for a no-deal Brexit with English UK
English UK, the trade organisation for UK ELT, has won a Government grant to help the sector prepare in the case of a no-deal Brexit. The organisation is running free training days specifically targeting the needs of UK ELT educators in the week before Brexit, and tickets are going fast. “We’ve won a substantial grant from the Brexit Readiness Fund to help everyone in our sector ...
Cambridge Exams at Gorey School Of English
Cambridge exam preparation classes have begun in Gorey School Of English. We have small groups of between 3 and 8 students .Our students are very happy living in Gorey and being  part of a community outside of Dublin city. Gorey town is a very friendly town with everything that a student needs ,plenty of coffee shops ,bars ,restaurants , gyms, a cinema and even a theatre. Our adult stud...
Special Offer to celebrate 20 years of Berlitz Language Centre Malta
Berlitz Language Centre Malta celebrates 20 years of operation on the Maltese Islands. To mark the anniversary, Berlitz Malta, has prepared a special discount for standard groups enrolling till the end of 2019: - 10% discount on the following courses for adults and young learners in 2019: - Berlitz English Half Day Adult Group course (20 lessons per week / max 15 students) - Berlitz En...
When Business Data becomes Business Intel...schools flourish!
It takes years of work and highly experienced marketers, especially in a niche industry such as international education, to learn how to identify market trends and interpret business data. Needless to say, this comes at a high cost and not all schools can afford to spend so much money on marketing strategy. So what if we told you that forecasting, agent trends and numbers and emerging markets, amo...
KILGRASTON School: Highland dancing and hospitality for Indian teens
Absorbing Scotland’s culture included a one-stop-shop in Highland dancing for twelve teenagers from India’s Unison World School on their fortnight’s visit to Kilgraston . “It’s not just about seeing the sights,” said organiser, Chaplain Paul Allaker, “Giving the girls a full immersion into our country’s ethos is all part of their experience and ...
Successful Summer at Harrow House International College!
Harrow House International College, based on the beautiful south coast of England, has had another great summer, with lots of positive feedback from our students, parents and partners and plenty to celebrate in our 50 th anniversary year: - Winner of our 50 th Anniversary Competition The winner of our anniversary competition, Derya Piril from Turkey, was lucky enough to return to Harrow Ho...
Zoni’s Academic Pathway Program - Helping students into higher education
Zoni Language Centers has been helping students to reach English proficiency since 1991. During that time, we realized that a large number of our students were interested in higher education and pursuing certificates, diplomas or degree programs at American colleges or universities. We also found that, for many international students, getting the right information and applying to colleges are ext...
The FEDELE Workshop in Valencia - Day 1
The first day of the Vamos FEDELE Workshop, which is being held in Valencia and Denia this year, has been charactarised by an afternoon sessiono of presentations by industry partners and event sponsors. After that, agents had the chance to visit some of the schools in Valencia. The day ended with a lovely dinner of paella, interesting conversations and fantastic industry friends :) We have n...
‘Custom’ is always better because all schools are unique
When it comes to student management and CRM systems, many schools frequently opt for an off-the-shelf product mainly because they might still not be familiar with how such systems operate and prefer to go for the cheaper option. And who can blame them? The only issue with that is that in the long run, such systems stop being viable or, as the school grows, the system becomes less cost effective to...
New Horizons Australia: How to Professionally Network as an International Student
Networking is an essential part in building your future career. Even more so when you’re studying abroad. Connecting with people in a professional way is not easy but can be incredibly rewarding. New Horizons Australia encourages International Students to step out of their comfort zone and dedicate time to this activity.   So, what do we mean by networking?  ...
OISC: The October Half Term Programmes
Revision programmes for a wide range of examinations – IB at HL and SL, (including TofK and Extended essay support if required) , A level, A/S, (I)GCSE, with all syllabuses and subjects offered - Oxford and Cambridge test preparation. The programme includes: 1. Advice and orientation on applying to Oxford or Cambridge 2. Written tests at and before the interview (all subjec...
Winners of Language Olympics in Denmark choose to visit Costa de Valencia
After the winners of this year’s Language Olympics in Sweden visited Costa de Valencia, the prizewinners of the Spanish category at Language Olympics in Denmark decided to do so too. On 19th of March, the annual Language Olympics have been staged in Frederiksberg, Denmark. The highest award in the category ‘Spanish as modern language at schools’ was as highly coveted as alwa...
FELTOM Malta Workshop 2020
In today's article we are going to turn the spotlight on the 2020 FELTOM Malta Workshop, which is going to be held from the 20th to the 24th April 2020. FELTOM has an upcoming workshop in 2020. What distinguishes this event from other industry workshops?   FELTOM has been organising FELTOM ELT Workshops for a number of years where the main focus has always been Malta and the local ELT ...
EDUSA implements bonding scheme to protect students' interests
Education South Africa (EduSA) has recently setup a  Voluntary Bonding Scheme (VBS)  as a practical means to encourage language students from all over the world to securely enrol at South African English language schools. All member schools are part of the scheme and have made annual payments to a large insurance underwriter (SGI), who will guarantee the booking of any student aff...
Becari Conzatti Language School: Altar de Muertos - Altar for the Day of the Dead
Come and set up our Altar de Muertos at the school on October 31 st . Live this experience with us, learn Spanish and enjoy beautiful Oaxaca. HOW SHOULD WE SET UP AN ALTAR FOR THE DAY OF THE DEAD There are different kinds of “Altars”: 1.- One level.- The first level represents the Sky and the second level is the Earth. 2.- Three levels.- The first level represents the Sky...
New IALC Schools
The International Association of Language Centres (IALC), is very pleased to have welcomed seven new centres to its Association, as well as two new associate centres and one new seasonal centre in the last months in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, the UK and the US. Seek-Mui Sum, Chief-Operating Officer at IALC said: “We are delighted to welcome so many new members to ...
What are you waiting for? Switch to Cloud today!
Schools often tell us that they would love to have a cloud-based system  to manage the day-to-day running of their school efficiently.   They tell us that when switching from one provider to the other, they would ideally like the transition to be as smooth as possible. That solution is now possible with Intrinsiq . You do not have to wait any longer to move your school CRM soft...
Getting to know the FELTOM Crew - Caroline Tissot
In today's interview we are going to speak to Caroline Tissot, FELTOM 's newest addition to the team. In this article you will find out more about Caroline's new role and also about her responsibilities at FELTOM. Caroline you’re new to the FELTOM team. What does your role consist of and what will you be responsible for? My role as Executive Officer within the Federation is mainly ad...
OISC: Programmes for students retaking the IB Diploma
During the Autumn and Spring terms, Oxford International Study Centre shall once again be providing support for IB Diploma students who need to retake one or more of their papers. The programmes consist of individual and small group tuition (the precise mix depending on the subject choice) with experienced Oxford IB tutors. Most subjects are offered at both HL and SL, and also the Theory of Know...
Cambridge exam preparation courses for adults at Gorey School of English, Ireland
At Gorey School of English in Ireland, we begin our First Certificate exam preparation course on Monday the 30th of September . Kevin who will be teaching this course helps his students to obtain excellent results. This is a 12 week course where all aspects of the exam will be covered . - Use of English, Reading - Listening  - Speaking  - Writing  Kevin focuses o...
ISE Ireland: Waterford is your new destination to study English in Ireland
We are delighted to announce the opening of our brand new campus in Waterford/Ireland. Waterford is the perfect destination to enjoy the outdoors as it's located in the sunny southeast and has a diverse and beautiful landscape of coastline, beaches, mountains, rivers, and woodland. The cost of living in Waterford is significantly lower than Dublin and it is generally the most affordable of a...
StudyWorld50 “the best event for years”, delegates say
Over 5,600 meetings, 700 plus delegates, a high-level Chinese delegation and a busy seminar programme made StudyWorld 50 an event to remember. Michael Quinn of the Centre for English Studies said: “I personally think it’s been one of the best StudyWorlds for several years with a really good mix of agents, a lot of different nationalities and some very good meetings.” While ...
Half-term in Aragon, Spain
From medieval towns to staggering displays of land art and seemingly endless river trails cutting through the imposing landscape, the Aragon region of Spain offers plenty of avenues for educational exploration, making it the ideal location for the launch of the Marlborough College School of English and Culture’s new course: Open Minds Experiences. This course, which coincides with the Oc...
New Chairperson at Education South Africa
Education South Africa bade farewell to its long-serving Chairperson, Johannes Kraus, on 14 th August 2019. Mr Kraus led the association with aplomb over the past five years, with the ambitious growth of the association accelerating at an unseen pace under his visionary leadership. EduSA achieved a number of notable, first-time achievements during his tenure, notwithstanding the fact that the as...
IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop - Register now!
The  International Association of Language Centres  (IALC), an association accrediting 164 worldleading independent language schools and summer centres, is delighted to be hosting the  IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop in New Zealand from 26-29 March 2020  in association with  Languages International . The  IALC 2020 Auckland Workshop  will attract the best ...
The making of a good manager with Learning Works
Have you ever stated, with adamant passion, “If I were in charge, I would…”, followed by a series of quickly thought up solutions to annoying problems in your workplace? Well, more often than not, little problems in the office are usually sourced from even bigger problems that need a whole lot of coaching in leadership and management skills. It’s not as simple and straight...
StudyWorld attracting wider range of UK-focused delegates
A major Chinese business delegation, representatives of London embassies and UK training providers are among attendees at this year’s StudyWorld . Ten CEOs, presidents, founders and other senior leaders from major Chinese education businesses are attending the international student event for two days as part of a focused inward trade mission organised by the Department of International ...
Successful Summer Party at Anda Sprachschule in Berlin
This August saw an exciting event take place in Berlin’s Volkspark Friedrichshain - the annual Anda Sprachschule Summer Party! Every year Anda hosts a summer barbecue at one of the local parks and invites all of their students and staff to celebrate the good weather with them, and 2019 was no different. We had almost 60 of our students and teachers show up to our party this year, all eati...
Home Language International: Duo Nationality Programme in England
Live and Study in your private teacher's home, improve your language skills, discover a different culture and make new friends! Who? For students aged 13-17 who wish to share the lessons and accommodation with a student of a different nationality  A unique opportunity to make a new friend and share a course with another student who does not speak your own language.  Includes ...
New Horizons Australia: The 5 most In-Demand Careers in Information Technology
As the world of Information Technology continues to change rapidly, a vast range of companies and organizations start to become committed to improving their technological side of the business. Traditional companies have begun to implement high-tech advancements into their infrastructure in order to keep up the pace with other businesses, due to the technology landscape becoming a major area within...
Intercultura Costa Rica: Rainy Season
The  rainy season brings  life back to Costa Rica after the dry season. It is also called the green season because the lands comes to life, everything gets green and colorful again. Rivers and waterfalls fill up because of the sometimes heavy rainfall. Costa Rican's really appreciate the time of rain because, without it, the country would not be what it is. This patience display...
Cork English College: Computer based IELTS test
CEC is the Official IELTS Test Centre in Cork. IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s most popular high stakes English proficiency test for higher education and global migration. CEC became an official IELTS Test Centre in 2012. Over the past 7 years we have been providing a quality IELTS testing service to over 10,000 candidates throughout the South of I...
Intrinsiq Focus‌ ‌on:‌ ‌Reaching‌ ‌out‌ ‌to‌ ‌your‌ ‌students‌ ‌through‌ ‌SMS‌ ‌
In various aspects of business communication is key, and this is just as much the case when it comes to international students studying at your schools. Be it to notify them of any last minute changes to their classes or schedules, or to communicate with them in an emergency situation, or even to save time on sending and waiting for email, SMS is definitely the way forward. When using top-level...
Q&A with FELTOM - Today's focus is on Malta as an ELT Destination
In today's Q&A session with FELTOM's CEO James Perry, we focus on the importance of Malta as an ELT destination, on what makes it ideal for students and agents, as well as on the types of students who choose Malta as their go-to country to learn English. One of the main roles of FELTOM is to promote Malta as an ELT destination. What makes Malta an ideal language learning destination for stu...
Leisure Programme at Cambridge Law Studio
When international students think of Cambridge and Law Studio , the first thought that may come to mind is, strict study schedules and complex lessons. Although we strive to help our students get the most of their stay with us, we also believe that part of a study abroad experience is being immersed in the culture of the country. At Cambridge Law Studio , we do this, by providing excursions ...
MCSE: Summer Fun at this year’s Junior Summer Camp
The students of this year’s Summer Camp have all been enjoying themselves by learning and having fun at the University of Salford Campus this July and August. Amongst the busiest times of the year for MCSE staff members and students alike, the school is always prepared for the influx of students willing to learn and accomplish more over their Summer holiday period. This year, the universit...
Berlitz Malta awarded 3rd Prize of the European Language Label
Berlitz Language Centre Malta has been awarded the 3rd Prize of the European Language Label by the Erasmus+, EUPA & European Commission. The European Language Label is an initiative of the European Union, promoting foreign language learning. It was introduced by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, in relation to the 1995 White Paper on Life and Learning:...
Becari Conzatti Language School: Day of the Dead Packages
Day of the Dead or “Día de los Muertos” is a particularly magical time in the city of Oaxaca, located in Southern Mexico. Oaxaca City is steeped in rich traditions and  Día de Muertos  is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. Oaxacan Day of the Dead celebrations takes place over several days. The main events take place from October 31st to November 2...
Summer reaches its peak and so does the diverse activity program of language school Costa de Valencia, escuela de español.
A variety of free time activities are offered to the school’s international students in order to make their stay not only an experience of linguistic, but also cultural immersion. Besides cultural excursions to Valencia’s city center, which are accompanied by teachers of the accredited Center of the Cervantes Institute; local festivities and spectacular events like “la Tomatina&r...
friLingue: Come and try out the Alpine slopes in our New Ski Camp 2020 in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland!
We're offering kids aged between 8 and 17, and families, the chance to ski and learn a language in the heart of Europe's most popular skiing regions! Parents don't want to feel left out? No problem: we offer a range of family packages as well! The camp is made up of 12 hours of morning language lessons (English, French, and German) and 15 hours of afternoon ski lessons a week, as well...
Oxford International Study Centre: Programmes starting in September 2019
At OISC , we are still taking bookings for the Autumn term. Tuition is a mixture of private lessons and seminar groups, which are very international in their intake and average only 5 or 6 students at any one time, except in the English Language, where the average number is 10. We offer a wide range of programmes including: A-Level and (I)GCSE Programmes - Full-year intensive programmes...
Business English at BELS Malta and Gozo
In a globalised world, Business English is not just an asset, but a very important tool that everyone, whether they are already ahead in their career or aspiring professionals, should consider. BELS Malta and Gozo can offer your students the perfect combination of Business English language proficiency and communication skills in a highly professional setting. BELS Business English lessons are de...
IHWO welcomes new school in Hamburg
We are delighted to welcome our sixth affiliate this year,  Verein für berufliche Weiterbildung e.V. which has affiliated to International House World Organisation as  International House Hamburg . Verein – IH Hamburg  is a private, non-profit organisation founded in 1998 by its Managing Director, Ludolf Schnittger. At the beginning, the school had only two classr...
Hispania, escuela de español shortlisted as ST Star Spanish Language School 2019
Hispania, escuela de español has been shortlisted as StudyTravel Star Spanish Language School 2019. The StudyTravel Star Awards are the most coveted awards in the study travel industry. There are a total of 25 categories, subdivided into Educator Awards, such as ST Star Spanish Language School, Agency Awards and Associated Awards. Nicola Hancox, Editor of StudyTravel Magazine and o...
The FELTOM Malta Workshop 2020
Every year, FELTOM organises a workshop in Malta during which agents from all around the world will have the opportunity to visit the island, as well as meet and see the schools at which they will eventually be sending their students. During this Q&A session with Rebecca Charlotte we focused on what the FELTOM Malta Workshop is all about, what agents may expect and what the booking process ent...
New Horizons Australia: Interview with Michael Robinson, Head of Learning and Developmen
At New Horizons Australia we always make sure to have a team of people who work well together, but also who can increase the value that we give to our students. Michael Robinson has recently joined us as the new Head of Learning and Development. We had the opportunity to interview him briefly so you can get to know him too! 1. You have recently joined New Horizons Australia, tell us a  ...
IH Malta: Young Learners Summer Programme – Studying English in Paradise
Every summer for the past eighteen years, International House Malta has given students from 7-16 years old, the opportunity to immerse themselves in the magical world of English, at the Paradise Bay Resort (4*). Apart from learning the language, they are also able to discover new talents, have new experiences and make friends from all corners of the world. This year was no exception, and it has ...
BELS Agent Fam Trip - September 2019
BELS are proud to announce their 2019 post-summer Agent Fam Trip. This event will be held in Malta from the 12th to the 15th September, and it is the perfect opportunity for those agents who are interested in working with the only Maltese English Language School that has centres both in Malta and in Gozo . Apart from having the chance to meet the team and visit both centres, this fam trip wil...
FELTOM Feature - BELS English Language School
BELS English Schools in Malta and Gozo have been in the industry for over 20 years. At BELS one can expect exceptional academic and managerial quality that is based on years of experience. BELS  English schools in Malta and Gozo have been accredited by a number of reputable institutions in the industry.   The team at BELS takes pride in running small and intimate schools, togethe...
Membership Packages and Marketing for Education Providers, Agents and Service Providers within the Education Travel Industry
Background information   Schools & Agents has been established since 2008. We currently have over 700 international agents who are subscribed to our platform. On this page, you can find out more about our Membership Packages and Marketing Options for Education Providers, Agents and Service Providers in International Education. Statistics The information below shows the nu...
BELS Malta and Gozo: Summer Update
Although the BELS  team are extremely busy handling the peak season at their schools in Malta and Gozo, they have still managed to give us an interesting update about what's going on.   We thought we would touch base with your briefly this time, since we are terribly busy with peak season. Our Junior Programme started successfully, 2 weeks ago and our adult centres have hit th...
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