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 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.
ELS Education Services has announced it will sponsor an essay writing competition in collaboration with the UN Academic Impact initiative to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations and the organisation's six official languages.
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.
Our strategy is to support English-medium tertiary education in any country where it may be taking place. We've opened on-campus pathways in Malaysia and France, and Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland are also of interest
The international pathways operator ELS has launched its first centre in Europe through a partnership with SKEMA Business School in France, and says it now plans to expand on the continent. The company now wants to explore further partnerships in France, as well as Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
US English language giant ELS Educational Services is teaming up with IIE to support foreign scholars in crisis. The company will offer full tuition scholarships to those supported by IIE's Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF), to help them quickly achieve the English necessary for tertiary study in the USA.