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 Ireland: ELT student numbers down but weeks reach a record high

Ireland: ELT student numbers down but weeks reach a record high

After a few years of steady increases in student numbers, enrolment growth in Ireland’s ELT (English Language Training) sector cooled off last year. There were 121,462 students enrolled...

 2017 marks another year of growth for Ireland’s ELT sector

2017 marks another year of growth for Ireland’s ELT sector

The number of ELT students in Ireland grew by 8% in 2017, representing a third consecutive year of growth for...

 Some notable shifts in sending markets for Malta’s ELT providers

Some notable shifts in sending markets for Malta’s ELT providers

A new report highlights some important shifts in source markets for Malta’s English Language Teaching (ELT) centres during a year of significant growth in 2017. As we reported...

 Malta’s ELT student numbers jump by 14%

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...

 South African ELT rebounding this year

South African ELT rebounding this year

In 2015, South Africa’s English Language Teaching (ELT) enrolment went off a cliff. The year before, the South African government had passed new immigration legislation that effectively excluded...

Where are Mexican students going now?

Mexico remains one of the largest Latin American markets for education, and is second only to Brazil in terms of the size of its population and economy. Despite...

Specialised camps are raising the bar for junior programmes

The junior segment is big business for leading ELT (English-language training) destinations and an increasingly important growth segment in a global market where overall year-over-year gains are now...

Is your email mobile enough?

More than half of all emails are now opened on mobile devices. Mobile’s share of email opens has roughly...

New Zealand releases international education strategy

New Zealand released a draft international education strategy on 30 June. The strategy aims to increase the...

South African ELT recovery underway

Enrolment in South African English Language Teaching (ELT) programmes has begun to recover from a drastic decline in 2015. Recently released full-year data for 2016 shows a 19%...

US ELT enrolment down sharply in 2016

The latest survey of Intensive English Programmes in the US finds that student numbers declined 19% in 2016...

German outbound for language study dipped in 2016

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

Australia: ELICOS enrolment grew in 2016

Australia is the latest major English Language Teaching (ELT) destination to post its enrolment data for 2016. Full-year data is now available and it indicates a total of...

Further growth for Irish ELT in 2016

Ireland is well on its way to meeting some ambitious growth goals for 2020. A new national strategy released in October 2016 set out targets for 33% growth in...

Malta ELT up slightly in 2016

An annual data release from Malta’s National Statistics Office (NSO) shows that student arrivals for English Language Teaching (ELT) programmes increased slightly in 2016. Malta welcomed 76,730 ELT...