With an already booming tourist offering, the development of a national English language association and diversifying programme options, Cyprus is sailing full steam ahead to make its mark on the ELT roadmap. Natalie Marsh visits the country to find out how.
English language teaching is no longer the preserve of solely English speaking countries. As new destinations emerge, they face significant hurdles - quality assurance, limited state support - but are nonetheless leveraging their strengths to bring in students. Beckie Smith discovers how.
Cyprus is considering limiting the period of time international students can stay and study to just seven years and imposing stricter academic requirements for university entrance, amid reports that students are leaving their studies to work illegally or being forced into exploited labour.