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The Quality Assurance in Language Education Network, a worldwide network of English language accreditation bodies, has officially launched its website and branding this month, following a symposium in Malta. The developments put the organisation on track to create a forum for sharing best practice and comparing accreditation systems used in different countries.
Traditionally a market for short-term junior courses, Malta's English school sector is aiming to attract longer-term, mature students. The country’s ELT representative body, the Federation of English Language Teaching Organisation, expects 2014 figures to show more growth after strong increases in 2013.
Malta’s ministry of education has announced a nationwide review of English language proficiency of school-aged children in response to concerns that standards of English in the country are slipping. The review will be carried out by Cambridge English as part of a strategy to launch a National Language Policy in Education.