The acquisition by Kaplan International of ESL Education has made waves across the study travel sector, with the news that one of the largest student placement businesses in Europe is now owned by a major school chain.
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.
Australian ELT providers are in an advantageous position to increase their influence in South East Asia through meaningful partnerships with ASEAN countries, according to speakers at this year's NEAS conference.
After 2017 marked the third year of strong growth for English language student numbers in Ireland, last year saw total enrolment in Irish ELT programs reach 121,462, a decline of 4.8%. However, total student weeks reached a record high.