After 50 years operating in international education, mega-education company EF celebrated in style by breaking the Guinness World Record for the “most nationalities in an online video album of people performing a choreographed dance”.
The recent Quality English and Quality Education mission to South America targeted pioneering markets in Ecuador and Peru in a bid to connect with emerging agents. The tour also included events in Colombia.
An English teaching course run by the US State Department on MOOC platform Coursera has begun its second phase of the year after breaking participation and completion records immediately after its inception last spring.
CVC, one of Latin America’s biggest travel agencies, has hired former STB CEO Santuza Bicalho to head up a new division for study travel, which the company hopes will account for 4.5% of turnover in sales for the business.
Education providers and organisations have told The PIE News that US President Barack Obama's announcement this week to restore US diplomatic and economic ties with Cuba carries encouraging signs for international education.
International House World Organisation has added two new English language schools and a dedicated teacher training centre in Ecuador to its brand, bringing its total number of schools to 160 in 52 different countries.
Eurocentres has opened its first English school in a non-Anglophone country in partnership with Study Union Barranquilla, a Colombian education agency. The move chimes well with Colombia's National Bilingual Programme.
A year after launching the a student review website for study travel, ICEF has revamped its CourseFinders website to look more modern, be optimised for all mobile devices and include enhanced search and review functions.