One of Turkey’s largest education agencies, Atlas, held its annual employee professional development seminar in Istanbul where employees learned new sales tactics and gained market insight from key partner providers and The PIE News.
International pathway provider Study Group has announced a new partnership with the University of Sheffield, its fourth in the last year, along with encouraging year-end results for 2013. It has also revealed a new business-orientation to add to the portfolio of Embassy English.
The second big hiring news of the week is that major ELT player Embassy English, part of Study Group, has announced the appointment of Santuza Bicalho, former CEO of major agency chain STB in Brazil, to head up its global sales division.
International English language provider Embassy English has redesigned its website – accessible via desktop and mobile platforms– with a strong student focus allowing for a more colourful insight into Embassy English's schools, facilities and overall study experience, all of which will be translated into multiples languages in the coming weeks.
The last few years have presented the international education sector with significant challenges, but the continuing demand has kept most businesses buoyant and growth on the agenda. The PIE takes a look at a selection of the key players in language, pathways and higher education that are navigating through somewhat turbulent times.