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EAIE: unrest in Turkey reinforces aims of conference

Protests in Turkey during the EAIE Conference did not deter the organisers or the delegates, and the successful event focused on exploring student mobility between developed and developing markets and the rise of new priorities, recruitment techniques and delivery models in a context of future global partnerships.

Languages Canada targeting Turkey/Kazakhstan

Canadian language teaching association, Languages Canada, is planning a roadshow to Turkey and Kazakhstan as the organisation believes both countries offer strong potential as a source market for English and French language schools in Canada. The Kazakhstan leg of the forthcoming trade mission will benefit from government support.

Turkish students say international education is the way forward

Ninety-six percent of university-aged Turkish students believe that overseas education is a good way to secure better future employment. A booming economy predicted to grow more than 5% annually until 2017 and with the EU's largest youth population, demand for foreign education in Turkey will only continue to flourish says a study by the British Council.

Turkey unrest could boost mobility, say stakeholders

Office closures, chaotic street scenes and the residual effects of teargas have all been faced by educators and agents over the last three weeks in Istanbul, Turkey. However, despite the publicity surrounding the clashes between protesters and police, professionals say mobility could get a boost from the unrest.