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 Survey says foreign students highly satisfied with studies in Australia

Survey says foreign students highly satisfied with studies in Australia

The Australian government has just released the findings of its International Student Survey 2014, which focused on measuring students’ satisfaction levels as well as comparing these to international...

 English language programmes in Malta report steady growth for 2014

English language programmes in Malta report steady growth for 2014

Malta’s English Language Teaching (ELT) sector has recorded a healthy increase in student numbers and student weeks for 2014. A new study commissioned by FELTOM (Federation of English...

 Where Swiss students are going in 2015 and why

Where Swiss students are going in 2015 and why

Of the roughly 40,000 Swiss students who go abroad to study every year, the vast majority choose language programmes. Studying a language in another country is a longstanding...

 German language study on the rise worldwide

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 is, by the...

 New study highlights global language travel trends and the role of agents

New study highlights global language travel trends and the role of agents

Two million people travel abroad every year with the primary purpose of learning a foreign language. About two-thirds study English and those enrolments are heavily concentrated in the...

The promise and challenge of technology in language learning

Many language schools are thinking about innovation these days. Innovation – in terms of programmes, student services, or any other aspect of the student experience – can be...

English skills a key for mobility and employment in the Middle East and North Africa

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has the world’s most youthful population… and the highest youth unemployment rates. A growing body of research is pointing to...

Strategies for a challenging year in Russia

Russia has been an important growth market for outbound in recent years, both for travel generally and for student travel in particular. The ITB World Travel Trends Report...

Wholesale changes for Japanese education arising from globalisation and demographics

Japan’s education system is on the cusp of significant change as the country’s schools and institutions continue to adapt to sweeping globalisation initiatives and the pressures of a...

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 a native language....

An acquisition story: New capital fuels ESL school expansion

Editor’s note: We are updating our video channels and the videos linked below are temporarily unavailable. Canada is one of the world’s top destinations for English-language study and...

New report argues that international students in France should pay full fees

Foreign students enrolled with French higher education institutions currently receive a significant tuition subsidy from the French government. In fact, a recent economic impact study commissioned by Campus...

British Home Office announces new language testing arrangements for UK visas

The British Home Office has taken steps to streamline the number of accredited providers for Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for visa purposes, and has also introduced new...

Commoditisation and differentiation in the language travel industry

Jean-Marc Alberola is the president of Bridge, a dynamic US-based provider whose six divisions span a wide range of language, teacher training, pathway, exchange, corporate training, and online...

From the field: EF continues to build new markets, products, and systems

EF Education First is one of the world’s leading language schools. Based in Lucerne, Switzerland, it operates 500 schools and offices in 53 countries and has a complement...