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ESL Workshop, Montreux

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ESL held its first ever international workshop in the beautiful Montreux in Switzerland on October 8-10. Delegates from key partner schools joined key managers from a large number of ESL offices across all its regions for Q&A sessions, discussions about updates for 2015 and KSPs. Training sessions also took place and allowed delegates quality time…

HE and FE Show 2014, London

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Higher and further education professionals from across the UK gathered in London last week for The HE and FE Show held in Olympia. Kicking off the day was the UK Higher Education International Unit’s Vivienne Stern’s session “Overcoming Obstacles to Succeed in Internationalisation”. Vincenzo Raimo, pro-vice-chancellor for global engagement at the University of Reading and Iona…

Cambridge English seminar, London

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Cambridge English in association with UCAS held the International admissions: an evolving landscape seminar in London last week. Delegates from UK universities including heads of admissions, international office directors and senior compliance staff gathered at the magnificent Royal Society of Chemistry building in Burlington House to hear expert speakers from the Home Office, UCAS and other…

AIEC gala dinner, Brisbane, Australia

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The theme was out of this world, as hosts IDP decided their 45th anniversary chimed well with another anniversary – that of man making it to the moon! So delegates were able to enjoy a space-themed evening inside a virtual space shuttle, with some alien-looking guests!

Cambridge Assessment conference, Cambridge

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Cambridge Assessment held its annual conference at the University of Cambridge’s Downing College in Cambridge on 14 October 2014. Delegates were joined by representatives of the team across the globe via video link, including from South Africa, Argentina and India, and enjoyed a jam-packed programme of speakers and panel discussions, closing with The Big Debate on international…

AIEC 2014, Brisbane, Australia

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Some 1,100 educators from across Australia have gathered in Brisbane for the 2014 Australian International Education Conference (AIEC), co-hosted by IEAA and IDP Education. Titled ‘Inventing the Future’, this year’s conference showcased innovation and emerging trends in international education.

EUSA conference, Washington, DC, USA

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Sector leaders gathered at the University of California’s DC Center in Washington, DC for the second annual English USA stakeholders conference on 1-2 October, to discuss sector growth, new regulations and a surge in activity such as expansion into pathway programmes.

English UK famtrip to Wales, UK

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As world leaders gathered in Wales last month for the NATO summit, English language providers across South Wales also welcomed their very own international delegation to Wales on a fam trip. Education agents from Brazil, Taiwan, Russia, Italy, New Zealand and the Ukraine, as well as longstanding partners from as far east as Japan, made the journey…

IPSEF Middle East, Dubai

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Representatives from some of the world’s leading educational businesses, regulators and school groups gathered in Dubai from 23-25 September for IPSEF Middle East conference at Dubai’s Knowledge Village Conference Centre. Delegates shared their experiences of launching and expanding private and international schools in home territories or overseas, before visiting local schools after the conference. The rapid growth of…

WYSTC 2014, Dublin, Ireland

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Over 650 delegates from 450 businesses spanning over 120 countries across the world attended the 23rd World Youth & Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) in Dublin from September 23-26. Highlights included a networking reception in the impressive Trinity College Dublin, whose notable alumni include Oscar Wilde as well as a closing keynote from explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes…

IELTS 25th birthday party, London

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Global exam body IELTS threw a party for important partners and its three owning bodies: Cambridge English, IDP and the British Council in London. The evening reception held overlooking the River Thames featured presentations from stakeholders including an Indian student who used IELTS to help him on an academic journey that has seen him work…

EAIE 2014 Dinner & Dance, Prague

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The penultimate night of EAIE 2014 saw delegates donning their masks and dancing tirelessly until the early hours in the prestigious Žofín Palace, located on Slavonic Island. With a rich history dating back to 1835, the palace was the perfect location for delegates to muse the week’s events over a three-course dinner before hitting the dancefloor and…