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FEDELE’s 2012 Spanish language school survey reveals overall growth

FEDELE (Spanish Federation of Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language) has released its 2012 Informe Sectorial, or Sector Report, which was built from surveys...

Posted in: Europe, Language Learning, Regions, Research, Spain on 7 May 2013

The world’s changing language landscape

It used to be – and not that very long ago – that the list of most important languages in the world to know would have...

Posted in: Language Learning, Research on 8 Oct 2019

More Germans travelled abroad for language studies in 2018

German outbound market for language travel up 12.7% in 2018. Numbers going to UK for English-language studies drop, but...

Posted in: Europe, Germany, Language Learning, Regions on 1 May 2019

From the field: The market for language studies in Spain

There are nearly 478 million native Spanish speakers worldwide, a foundation which has helped to make Spanish the second...

Posted in: Europe, Language Learning, Regions, Spain, Video Interviews on 10 Apr 2019

German outbound for language study: Revenues up with numbers holding steady

A survey of German education agents reveals that revenues are up in outbound language travel, with more modest growth in...

Posted in: Europe, Germany, Language Learning, Regions on 7 Nov 2018

Study reveals shifting motivations for language travel and changes in how students book courses

A new study published by the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) shows that students are increasingly interested in acquiring a new language to support...

Posted in: Africa, Agents, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Language Learning, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Youth Trends on 1 May 2018

Foreign language enrolment in the US trending downward

A preliminary report from the US-based Modern Language Association (MLA) finds that enrolment in foreign language programmes in US institutions – that is, all languages other...

Posted in: Higher Education, Language Learning, North America, Regions, Research, United States on 7 Mar 2018

German outbound for language study dipped in 2016

Total language travel bookings for German students are estimated to have declined by 2% in 2016...

Posted in: Agents, Europe, Germany, K-12, Language Learning, Regions on 24 May 2017

Spain: Survey shows four-year growth trend for language enrolment

A survey of FEDELE-member schools in Spain reveals a four-year pattern of growth for enrolment in language programmes...

Posted in: Europe, Language Learning, Regions, Spain on 13 Apr 2017

Italy announces 2017 PON funding for language studies

The Italian government has announced a new round of PON scholarship funding for 2017...

Posted in: Europe, Italy, K-12, Language Learning, Regions on 12 Apr 2017

Anytime, anywhere: How online and mobile technologies are transforming language learning

This article is adapted and reprinted with permission from the 2016 edition of ICEF Insights magazine. The complete issue is available to download now. Language...

Posted in: Language Learning, Most Popular, Online Learning on 7 Dec 2016

2.28 million abroad for language study in 2014

New research indicates that nearly 2.3 million people travelled abroad for a language course in 2014. This is the top-level finding from the IALC Study...

Posted in: Africa, Agents, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Language Learning, Middle East, North America, Regions, Research, South & Central America on 12 Apr 2016

Shifting demographics reshaping German demand for language study abroad

A recent survey by the German agency association FDSV (Fachverband Deutscher Sprachreise-Veranstalter) has found that the number of Germans going abroad for language study declined...

Posted in: Agents, Europe, Germany, K-12, Language Learning, Regions, Research on 4 Dec 2015

The market for English language learning in Argentina

Argentina leads Latin America in English proficiency, and the language is both widely taught and widely used in the country, including in business, media, and...

Posted in: Argentina, Language Learning, Regions, South & Central America on 29 Oct 2015

The Brazilian market for English language learning

The Brazilian government has in recent years been working to boost higher education participation, increasing demand for overseas study, and extending the reach of STEM...

Posted in: Agents, Brazil, Language Learning, Most Popular, Regions, South & Central America on 24 Aug 2015

New Spanish proficiency exam launched

At a July ceremony at San Ildefonso College in Mexico City, three educational institutions – the Cervantes Institute, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and...

Posted in: Agents, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Europe, Language Learning, Mexico, Peru, Regions, South & Central America, Spain, Venezuela on 17 Aug 2015

German language study on the rise worldwide

By population of native speakers, German is the 10th most-widely spoken language in the world. But when measured in terms of economic impact – that...

Posted in: Europe, Germany, Language Learning, Regions, Research on 30 Apr 2015

Marketing languages other than English

A lingua franca is a bridge language, sometimes called a trading language, in that it is used to support communication between people who don’t share...

Posted in: Africa, Agents, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Language Learning, Middle East, North America, Regions, South & Central America, Video Interviews, Youth Trends on 26 Mar 2015

Spanish education at a crossroads

One of the most turbulent and complex higher education sectors is that of Spain, where firebrand Minister of Education José Ignacio Wert has already pushed...

Posted in: Europe, Higher Education, Regions, Spain on 19 Mar 2015

Foreign-language study in US declines for first time in 20 years

The US is well understood to be the world’s leading international study destination. Less commonly known is the fact that it is also a major...

Posted in: Higher Education, Language Learning, North America, Regions, Research, United States on 17 Feb 2015

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