The increasing prominence of digital learning among language students was evident at the Eaquals conference in Lisbon last week, as the accreditation body moves towards introducing new inspections to language learning delivered online.
Europe’s leading quality monitoring organisation in language education, Eaquals, has seen growing interest from universities keen to accredit courses in foreign languages as they aim to internationalise campuses.
Delegates at last week's annual EAQUALS conference were the first to see a new logo that reflects the association's ambitions to broaden its horizons and influence in the sphere of language education. It also updated its accreditation process to suit multi-moded delivery.
A record number of language school professionals from across Europe gathered in Dublin last week for the largest ever European Association for Quality Language Services (EAQUALS) conference. The importance of pluralingualism in a globalised world, driving direct business and effective language school management were dominant themes.