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 UK: Higher education holding; poised for growth in ELT

UK: Higher education holding; poised for growth in ELT

Foreign enrolment in British higher education has been essentially flat for the last couple of years. Meanwhile, student weeks in English Language Teaching (ELT) programmes fell by 13%...

 Canada: Optimistic outlook for foreign enrolment in 2017

Canada: Optimistic outlook for foreign enrolment in 2017

Official figures for 2016 won’t be available until later this year but attendees at the annual Languages Canada conference, held this week in Quebec City, came away with...

 A closer look at the Turkish outbound market

A closer look at the Turkish outbound market

While official statistics do not fully map the number of outbound students from Turkey, it is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s top sending markets with an...

 Annual ranking says Europe still leads on English proficiency

Annual ranking says Europe still leads on English proficiency

The 6th annual EF English Proficiency Index (EPI) was released yesterday, and, as always, it provides a fascinating window into levels of English proficiency in regions and countries around...

 Education South Africa takes government to court over visa rules

Education South Africa takes government to court over visa rules

Education South Africa (EduSA), the country’s peak body for English Language Teaching (ELT) schools has filed suit against the South African government in an effort to have May...

Australia’s ELICOS enrolment grew in 2015 but source markets are shifting

Australia’s ELICOS sector (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) is bucking a global trend of slowing or shrinking enrolment in English Language Training programmes. New figures released...

US confirms visa policy for conditional admissions

The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has issued its long-awaited final policy guidance regarding conditional admissions for international students intending to...

Early results point to continued growth for Australia in 2016

The latest round of Australian enrolment data shows that the notable growth trend of the last two years has continued into 2016. Department of Education and Training (DET)...

The uncertainty of Brexit

Theresa May has been the British Home Secretary, with responsibility for UK immigration, since 2010. In that role, and in pursuit of the Cameron government’s controversial “net migration”...

Differentiation through innovation in English language teaching

Schools in the English Language Teaching (ELT) sector are operating in an increasingly competitive environment where the commoditisation of general language programmes has become a real issue. This...

Checking in on English testing requirements for study in the UK

In April 2015, the British government substantially overhauled the system for Secure English Language Tests (SELT) in the UK. As a result, IELTS became the only approved test...

Canada’s ELT numbers fell in 2015

New survey data from Languages Canada reveals that Canada is the latest major destination to chart a decline in ELT (English Language Teaching) enrolments for 2015. Based on...

Canada eases visa requirements for Mexico

In a move that many Canadian ELT (English Language Training) centres will welcome, the Government of Canada announced this week that it will lift visa requirements for Mexican...

Educators quick to respond to Brexit vote

In a move that surprised observers around the world, rocked currency rates and stock exchanges, and ran against the projections of most recent polls, UK voters opted for...

UK ELT student weeks down 13% in 2015

On the heels of data from The 2015 ALTO-Deloitte Language Travel Industry Survey, which suggests a softening in global demand for English-language courses, English UK has also released...