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 British independent schools record 6% growth in foreign students in 2020

British independent schools record 6% growth in foreign students in 2020

The number of students in British K-12 independent schools reached a record high this year, and 58,650 of these students were international, split between those with parents overseas...

 Canada’s K-12 schools building protocols for safe arrivals this year

Canada’s K-12 schools building protocols for safe arrivals this year

Earlier this year, the Canadian government established an exemption to the otherwise strict border closures currently in place for international travellers. Under this exemption, international students are permitted...

 New ICEF Exchange episode: How can schools engage with agents now?

New ICEF Exchange episode: How can schools engage with agents now?

Our new podcast series continues today with a special episode on how educators are engaging with agents during the pandemic. Our co-hosts for the episode are Ian Cann,...

 Canada’s K-12 schools prioritise new markets for enrolment growth

Canada’s K-12 schools prioritise new markets for enrolment growth

The number of international primary and secondary students coming to CAPS-I (Canadian Association of Public Schools – International) member schools to study for four months or longer grew...

 One third of foreign students in British independent schools come from Europe

One third of foreign students in British independent schools come from Europe

The 2019 Independent Schools Council (ISC) Census reveals that the total number of international students in British Independent K-12 schools grew by just under 3% this year. The...

The growing popularity of international K-12 schools in China

Over the past three years, there has been a significant rise in the number of Chinese families selecting an international style of education in China for their children....

Engaging with international schools as a distinct recruitment channel

International schools offering K-12 English-medium instruction represent an increasingly important source of high-calibre students to universities around the world. Their reputation as a springboard for students into prestigious...

Checking in on Turkish outbound

In a year of political and economic challenges, Turkey continues to show strong demand for study abroad...

Annual survey finds continued growth in international schools

The latest edition of an annual global study reveals ongoing growth in the international schools sector, both in terms of the number of schools and with respect to...

An agent’s perspective on recruiting in France

The junior language travel market – that is, programmes for those aged 18 and under – has been one of the industry’s most dynamic segments for some years now and...

China driving enrolment growth in British independent schools

The number of foreign students (with parents living overseas) enrolled in independent secondary schools in the UK...

New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

Partial-year data for 2017 indicates a softening in international student numbers in New Zealand last year. Education New Zealand’s latest data release reflects year-to-date trends for the first two...

Malta’s ELT student numbers jump by 14%

After a couple of sluggish years, English language schools in Malta saw substantial growth in 2017 with a 13.6% increase in...

Canada books 20% growth in 2017

Driven by continuing strong numbers from China and a notable expansion of Indian enrolments, Canada hosted a record...

Australia welcomed more than 600,000 foreign students in 2017

International enrolment in Australia reached a new high in 2017, with 13% growth over the year before and a total count of...