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ESL schools rebrand as ALPADIA Language Schools

After 18 years as part of the Ecole Suisse de Langues Education Group, ESL Language Schools is breaking away to become a new independent entity named ALPADIA Language Schools. ALPADIA will continue to offer language courses in Switzerland, France, Germany and England, where it hosts over 6,000 students each year.

ELS opens its first pathway programme in India

ELS Education Services (ELS) has partnered with SRM University (SRM) in Chennai to launch its first ever language centre in India, which becomes its seventh international pathway programme worldwide. The move marks an interesting new development for ELS, which has declared interest in further developing operations in India.

How is France evolving as a study destination?

Julian Hall, writing for The PIE Review, assesses the political push to ensure France remains a top-five international educator and finds out how the language teaching sector fits in with these aims. “Our country has lost ground in the last 10 years," says France's Higher Education Minister.