China will roll out the National English Proficiency Test by 2020 as the country makes a breakthrough in developing the first comprehensive scaling system for teaching, learning and testing of the language, the Ministry of Education has said.
As the global ELT market cools down, other languages are seeing healthy growth while mergers and acquisitions will increase and price strategies become more sophisticated according to marketing intelligence firm StudentMarketing.
Educators in Canada have voiced their concern over the impact of a rule change that will mean international students completing a pathway programme before postsecondary study must obtain a separate study permit for each course.
EduSA has resorted to court action over what it has called an “unconstitutional rejection of study visas”, following a longstanding policy impasse that EFL providers say has significantly damaged their business.
Some ESL providers in Canada have chosen not to comply with new KASP requirements and have been taken off the list of eligible recipients. Meanwhile, others which have, say student numbers continue to fall.