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Spanish university entrance exam no longer required for foreign students

In a major change to the system of undergraduate admissions for Spanish universities, a royal decree recently removed the Selectividad exam as a mandatory entrance...

Posted in: Europe, Higher Education, Regions, Spain on 17 Jul 2014

Surging global demand for digital language learning

A series of recent market reports highlight that the demand for digital English language learning products is booming in global education markets. The research firm...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Bahrain, Brazil, China, Europe, K-12, Language Learning, Lebanon, Middle East, North America, Oman, Online Learning, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Technology, Turkey, UAE on 22 May 2014

Demand for Spanish and ties to Latin America key for international education in Spain

“Many millions of people all over the world are going to learn [Spanish]. The importance of Latin America really makes Spanish the second most important...

Posted in: Agents, Europe, Language Learning, Regions, Spain, Video Interviews on 3 Mar 2014

Lost in translation: the challenge of delivering web content in many languages

Sooner or later every international recruiter has to address an important communications challenge: to what extent do you translate your website (or other online communications)...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Language Learning, Marketing, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Regions, South & Central America, Technology on 14 Aug 2013

Demand for Spanish instruction escalating, higher ed still facing challenges

Spain has long been a popular travel and study abroad destination. Of all the participating countries in Europe, Spain receives the largest number of students...

Posted in: Europe, Higher Education, Language Learning, Most Popular, Regions, Research, Spain, Work Abroad on 5 Apr 2013

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...

Posted in: Agents, Europe, France, Germany, Higher Education, Italy, Language Learning, Malta, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Switzerland on 22 Feb 2013

Globalised economy continues to drive demand for foreign language proficiency

Virtually all of the most ambitious students in the world, at all levels – elementary, secondary, and tertiary – have one thing in common in...

Posted in: Europe, Higher Education, K-12, Language Learning, Most Popular, North America, Regions, United Kingdom, United States, Work Abroad, Youth Trends on 23 Jan 2013

Can foreign languages go digital with online education?

Today, enrolment in online courses is growing at a faster rate than that of higher education overall, and more schools are striving to increase their...

Posted in: Agents, Higher Education, Language Learning, Online Learning, Technology on 27 Aug 2012

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...

Posted in: Agents, Asia, Australia, Australia/Oceania, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, Language Learning, Malta, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, North America, Pakistan, Regions, Research, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South & Central America, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States on 13 Aug 2012

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...

Posted in: Czech Republic, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, K-12, Language Learning, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Regions, Research, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Youth Trends on 3 Jul 2012

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...

Posted in: Africa, Agents, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Australia/Oceania, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Europe, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Language Learning, Malta, Middle East, Nepal, New Zealand, North America, Pakistan, Regions, Research, South & Central America, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States on 21 Feb 2012

Economic impact of foreign students in Spain estimated at €2.2 billion

There are nearly 500 million native Spanish speakers worldwide, meaning that Spanish is the second most commonly spoken...

Posted in: Europe, Regions, Spain on 26 Jun 2019

Cuba at the crossroads of greater international engagement

Cuba has reached a pivotal point in its history. Signs of rapprochement with the United States and new economic opportunities have drawn the interest of...

Posted in: Higher Education, North America, Regions, South & Central America on 16 Oct 2015

Leading with the destination: A case study in location-based marketing

Spain’s Mediterranean city of Málaga has emerged as an important destination for international students in the country. In fact, some of its educational institutions have...

Posted in: Europe, Higher Education, Language Learning, Regions, Spain on 18 May 2015

Market Snapshot: Colombia

ICEF Monitor has noted in the past that Colombia is an important country in international education. Local indicators continue to point upward: the public education...

Posted in: Agents, Colombia, Higher Education, Language Learning, Regions, South & Central America, Vocational on 12 Dec 2014

How much influence does accommodation have on student recruitment?

The variety and quality of accommodations educational institutions offer are presumed to factor into the mix of reasons why prospective students select certain schools. Is...

Posted in: Africa, Agents, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, France, Germany, Higher Education, Ireland, Japan, Middle East, Most Popular, Netherlands, North America, Regions, South & Central America, United Kingdom, United States, Vocational, Youth Trends on 16 Sep 2013

BELTA shares latest Brazilian education market research

With programmes like Science Without Borders, greater overall wealth, and nervousness about the domestic university system, study abroad is increasing in attractiveness to the huge...

Posted in: Agents, Brazil, K-12, Language Learning, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Video Interviews, Work Abroad on 14 Nov 2012

Market Snapshot: South Africa

“South Africa and its neighbouring countries must urgently develop and implement higher education policies aimed at expanding student enrolments, strengthening the qualifications of academics, doubling...

Posted in: Africa, Online Learning, Regions, South Africa, Vocational on 2 Jul 2012

Five factors for a successful Google Adwords campaign

As if the world wasn’t already addicted to Facebook, the recent IPO hype had all of us in a frenzy. Now that the dust has...

Posted in: Marketing, Most Popular, Technology on 22 May 2012

Newly published report compares pricing, market trends worldwide

WYSE Travel Confederation in conjunction with its research partner Student Marketing have released the second in a series of planned industry review studies, this time...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Work Abroad on 27 Mar 2012

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