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Social mobility in study abroad was the main discussion point at the Go International event organised by the International Unit. Figures from the organisation show students from more advantaged backgrounds were five times more likely to be mobile than those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Stakeholders convened for the one-day conference in London where promoting mobility opportunities and…
With around 270 attendees, this year’s Eaquals conference was the biggest it has ever been. Held in Lisbon, Portugal, delegates came together to mark the 25 years since the organisation’s inception. The conference featured two days of discussions, a keynote speech from the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, and a gala dinner and disco.
Over 3,000 English language professionals attended the 50th International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language & English Education Resources Expo onsite and online. The three-day conference was held this year in Birmingham and included 500 talks, workshops and seminars and a vibrant social programme.
This month, Simon Fraser University and Navitas marked the 10th anniversary of their partnership, the pathway provider’s first Canadian programme. Fraser International College opened its doors in 2006 to 85 international students and now enrols 2,500 students from 60 countries.
The Whatuni Student Choice Awards, hosted in central London, saw higher education representatives from across the UK, turn out for the gala dinner and ceremony. The night, which was hosted by comedian Jimmy Carr, saw Nottingham Trent University scoop the international award.
The roaring 20s was a fabulous theme for the gala dinner during the IALC annual conference at the Queen’s Hotel ballroom in central Leeds.
The IALC Workshop hosted delegates from around the world in the vibrant northern UK cities of Leeds and York in April. Its independent school members fostered good business relations with their education agent partners and enjoyed seminars and socialising too.
The 400 year-old University of Groningen was the historical backdrop to StudyPortal’s Student of the Future conference. Over 100 delegates attended the event, but another 8,000 watched the sessions online to share the conversations on how educators must react to technology’s impact on the labour market, higher education and student recruitment.
In March 2016, educators and service providers from 15 countries travelled to Mexico City and Bogotá for ICEF’s Colombia Agent Roadshow. As well as networking with agents, attendees enjoyed a tour to the historic centre, Coyoacan, the Frida Kahlo Museum, the Dolores Olmedo Museum and a boat trip through the canals of Xoximilco.
Global Education recently hosted fairs around South Africa and Zimbabwe where university representatives from the US, Switzerland, the UK, Australia, Canada, China and South Africa met with students from across the region. The Johannesburg-based agency also celebrated it’s 10th anniversary.
English UK’s management conference in March covered practical tips on how to help teachers examine their own practice, copyright law and inspections, tailoring teaching to young learners or learners with special educational needs, and how to avoid stress and conflict – rounded off with networking drinks.
Warsaw was the host destination for this year’s English UK Central, Eastern and Southeast European ELT B2B workshop, which brings UK language teaching member centres together with education travel operators, education counsellors and agents from across this region.