Brazilian agency Time2 Travel has cited financial difficulties for its sudden closure, meaning many of its customers will not travel despite having paid, and impacting students staying in residences it operated in Ireland.
San Diego State University laid off all its full-time ESL instructors in May in response to a "rapid change" in the nature of access to its courses, but former employees worry that the institution's language provision will no longer meet expectations.
Australian study specialist Go Study Australia has entered the Chilean market, after announcing that it opened an international office in Santiago. The move represents part of a broader strategy of expanding into the Latin America market.
A messenger-based chatbot and a playwriting project for Palestinian students were awarded prizes at this year's British Council ELTons, while ELT heavyweight David Crystal was honoured with an Outstanding Achievement Award.