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 International enrolment down in Malta for 2013 but total student weeks on the rise

International enrolment down in Malta for 2013 but total student weeks on the rise

English-language course enrolments for Malta have been known to spike up or down in recent years, most recently with an 18% growth in student arrivals in 2012. Taking...

 Malta continues the push to improve teaching standards

Malta continues the push to improve teaching standards

“We would like to bring about a mindshift for the language industry in Malta… to encourage schools and teachers to position themselves differently, to be inspired by others...

 EU releases strategy document urging intensified globalisation of education in Europe

EU releases strategy document urging intensified globalisation of education in Europe

The European Commission released a report and statement this month that urges EU universities and schools to ramp up the degree to which they are global, or internationalised,...

 Malta on the rebound, language student arrivals up 18.2% over last year

Malta on the rebound, language student arrivals up 18.2% over last year

The National Statistics Office (NSO) of Malta has announced that the number of international students at English language schools reached 81,911 in 2012, an 18.2% increase over 2011....

 EU aims to be more attractive to students and scholars

EU aims to be more attractive to students and scholars

The European Union is taking steps to make it easier and more attractive for non-EU students and academics to study and work in Europe. A European Commission proposal...

Small but mighty: Malta packs a punch in quality language education

Malta is a popular language learning destination, but it’s not just the sun and sea that attracts students. The island nation’s rigorous quality standards are a shining example...

Swiss agent survey reveals continued interest in European languages, dip in English

Sales in 2012 remained stable for most language travel agencies in Switzerland and the outlook is optimistic, with anticipated growth in 2013, according to the latest survey from...

International tuition trends reflect competitive nature of today’s recruitment environment

Luring the increasingly mobile and discerning international student has evolved into a high stakes affair for educational institutions, one complicated by rising competitive pressures as well as rising...

Student and staff mobility strategies in European universities

A recent European University Association (EUA) report, “Mobility: Closing the gap between policy and practice,” is the outcome of a two-year project, known as MAUNIMO (Mapping University Mobility...

Latest ALTO report highlights struggles in global language travel industry

The Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO) has released its latest report from Q2 2012, which includes feedback from 229 language schools and 399 educational agencies around the...

EU surveys: 98% support language learning but skills gaps remain

Almost nine out of ten EU citizens believe that the ability to speak foreign languages is very useful and 98% say that mastering languages will be good for...

Student arrivals down in Malta but ELT sector resilient

Malta’s top language schools congregated earlier this week for the presentation of detailed studies and analysis for the Maltese language school sector. Both the 2011 APS Bank, FELTOM...

ALTO quarterly report reveals positive outlook from language travel industry

The Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO) provides a snapshot of the language travel industry via its quarterly report, ALTO Pulse. The latest report from Q4 2011 includes...