AILS Sejours Linguistiques, a Europe-wide education agency focused on study abroad, has unveiled three new fresh and informative websites as it seeks to clearly demarcate the different services that it offers for its international clientele. Separate branded websites are now live for its distinct market segments.
A new entrant to the UK internship market is confident that more businesses will be keen to pay for a non-EU intern to work with their company, given the global mindset and new language skills they can bring with them. "Employing from overseas is a great way to internationalise a brand," says the company's founder.
English UK, a membership association for accredited ELT players, has held a successful fair in Lima, Peru which attracted almost 50 education agencies from 10 countries in the region. Delegates appreciated a programme of seminars, business appointments and a sophisticated social diary.
Pro-active international university, the University of Nottingham, has launched a unique training programme via its Ningbo campus in China which will enable Chinese students to become the integrated circuit (IC) designers of the future. Integrated circuits are crucial in the manufacture of digital devices.
ACE English Malta, a new English language learning school in Malta, has opened with a glitzy party attended by industry movers and shakers including government ministers. The school opening coincides with recent figures indicating foreign student numbers to Malta were up by 18% in 2012.
Basically the adult market is going down very much but the junior market is staying the same and the high school market is growing a lot. People are not paying for a course themselves but paying for their children.
ILCEA Education has unveiled its first own-brand language school in Miami, USA and announced plans to open another 74 English or other language schools by the end of 2014. A new partnership with Google also underlines its ambitions.