Experience English, which operates four UK English language schools, has been acquired by the Real Experience Group, which also owns low-cost brand, The English Studio. Further growth in the ELT sector is now on its agenda, The PIE News can reveal.
Australia has unveiled its bold new strategy and multiple aims for its international education sector, its third-largest export industry. This includes an ambition to develop, enhance and grow the onshore sector to welcome up to 720,000 students.
A new online language level testing tool called Ev@lang has been unveiled by the French Ministry of Education, offering fast, adaptive and cost-effective testing of language proficiency levels of French, English, and soon, Arabic.
A concern over education agencies selling language school courses "based on what makes us the same, not what makes us different", was a standpoint pitched against a process of standardisation in the Big Debate at the IALC Workshop last week in Leeds and York.