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Feature Fridays: Léman Manhattan
In today's Feature Friday post, we present to you, Léman Manhattan Can you tell us something about your school? Léman Manhattan , first and foremost, is a rigorous academic program. Notwithstanding the interruptions of the pandemic, the School continues to graduate students into some of the most elite universities in the US. 2021-22 academic year saw students admitted to ...
The Intrinsiq Process: Stage 8 - Care
Have you ever bought a product or a service thinking you’ve made a good deal, and ended up being exceptionally disappointed when it comes to aftersales? Well, we’ve experienced it too, and it is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we know exactly what to do in order to ensure that you get the best service possible ever after you’ve paid for our system. We pride ourselves on...
How - To Tuesday: Boost Brand Awareness on Facebook
In an ideal world, simply scheduling posts on Facebook will get you all the business that you need. Unfortunately, like everything else in life, you have to give it your all to succeed. In order to do business with someone you first have to earn it, that’s where brand awareness comes in. You have to make sure that your campaign is reaching the right audiences, especially in such a heavily co...
Maltalingua Nominated for Two Awards
Maltalingua School of English is delighted to announce it has been  nominated for two awards in the StudyTravel Star Awards 2022 - English Language School Europe - Europe and Junior Courses for Under 18's. This is the third time that Maltalingua has been nominated, and the first time we have been shortlisted and recognised for our junior programme. We are very p...
College of the Canyons Students get Space flight Experience through NASA Programs
College of the Canyons has been regularly selected as the only community college to participate in  NASA’s HASP (High Altitude Student Platform)  program and RockSatX missions. The Aerospace and Science Team (AST) initially began 15 years ago as an astronomy and physics club, until a group of students had the idea of applying for the HASP and RockSatX programs in 2015.  ...
Feature Fridays: Villars Palace Academy
You may have seen posts from Villars Palace Academy, but this Friday, as promised last week, we brought them to our Feature Fridays spot where they will tell us a little bit more about what they offer:  Can you tell us something about Villars Palace Academy? THE NEW ERA OF HOSPITALITY & LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN SWITZERLAND -  “Tell me and I’ll forget, teach me and I&...
The Intrinsiq Reel - Intrinsiq is for all types of Education Providers!
It’s ‘reel o’clock’ once again at Intrinsiq. Today we are pleased to share with you our latest updates on who we are, what we do, and who can benefit from Intrinsiq. As most of you already know, Intrinsiq is not just for language schools but also for camps, university departments and guardianship providers. Here’s the link to this week’s Reel on Instagram ...
It's not too late to register for Les Elfes International Summer Camp in the Swiss Alps!
The last week of session 3 has just begun at Les Elfes International ! With more than 100 students enrolled, the summer camp has been a blast! This week, the 3 groups of kids: discovery, explorers, and pioneers will follow a programme that includes activities at the lake, in the mountains, and excursions. All of this, in addition to the language courses that take place for 4 mornings per week...
How-To Tuesday: How to Work Around the Dreaded “Give me a Better Price”:
Are you tired of hearing "Can you give me a better price?"  This is always an awkward conversation to have, most sellers cave in, in order not to lose a sale, but is price reduction a necessary solution? Does your final price really cover the cost of the product or service, as well as, the work you are putting into it? These situations happen often when it comes to business to business sale...
Website Mondays: The Relationship between Schools & Agents
The name of our website leaves no mystery about who we work with. Schools & Agents; because we bring Schools AND Agents together, and our aim is to help make these business relationships stronger. We don't take a custom-make approach. One size does not fit all, and because we believe that all the education providers we work with are unique, we want to give you this space to express your unique...
Feature Fridays: Schools, Agents & Service Providers
Feature Fridays wants to dedicate a spot just for YOU! The people and businesses of the international education industry...beause who else to feature if not those very individuals who make this industry such a beautiful one?! Here's how we'll go about it: If you are reading this, and you are a memebr on Schools & Agents, let us know and we'll make sure you're featured in the following we...
How Intrinsiq Works - Diary
In previous articles we’ve often spoken to you about the efficiency of the Intrinsiq Diary-like system for entering student records and student correspondence. And we cannot stress it enough! The Diary system that Intrinsiq offers is one of the software’s strongest points, especially if you are running a busy school, or a school which is planning to get busy in the coming months. ...
Merrick Prep Newsletter
“Hot of the press”  our summer Newsletter 2022 . We hope that you will enjoy reading it. In this newsletter you will be able to read about the Chamber of Commerce breakfast that was hosted by MPS, and the Track and Field Tournament that was organised a few months ago, which saw the MPS students and athletes compete  against other private schools from the greater Ottawa re...
How-To Tuesday: Blogging
Blogging! How many times have we mentioned the importance of this marketing tool? Countless! And the reasons for doing so are simple - It helps to establish your position as the go-to source for specific type of information, it helps with your SEO, and it gives you an incredible amount of ideas to repurpose this content for other digital marketing channels. Here are some tips on how to get your bl...
International House Galway: Summer is Here!
Summer has officially arrived at IH Galway and our students and staff are making the most of the sunshine that’s brightening up their days. Summertime in Galway has a curious and cheerful atmosphere which comes as a result of the many events and festivals that arrive in the city. At the moment, the Galway International Arts Festival is in full swing and it has already entertained us with i...
Website Mondays: Marketing Packages
Marketing in the international education industry is quite vast. It goes from B2B to B2C in no time! You need to be targeting students, then agents, don't forget parents, and what about service providers? Very often we find that schools are targeting one or maximum 2 audiences perfectly, but tend to forget about the others. A holistic marketing strategy should have campaigns that reach all your au...
Feature Friday: Our Partners Intrinsiq
If you read and follow Schools & Agents, then you've certainly heard of our partners Intrinsiq. Intrinsiq is your go-to company for School Management systems, and today we are going to highlight the 3 main reasons why we choose to continue working with them, and why we believe that they are truly the best there is in our industry. Intrinsiq is a system that was built by people in Internat...
Weekend Activities for Students at Villars Palace Academy!
At Villars Palace Academy, we know that it's important for our students to feel at home. In fact, during the weekends, we always have a variety of fun activities planned so they can discover our beautiful region.  Some of the activities include: - Sightseeing in Vevey and visit of the alimentarium museum - Visit of the famous Chillon Castle and sightseeing in Montreux - Visit of t...
College of the Canyons Students Recognized with Top Honors At FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference.
Thanks to dedicated College of the Canyons professors, students have the opportunity to attend professional development opportunities like the FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference in Chicago. More than 800 of America’s best and brightest college students traveled to Chicago to showcase their talents as future business leaders.  Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FB...
July Newsletter at MPS
We hope you are enjoying your summer (winter for the southern hemisphere :)). Our MPS July Newsletter, with all the updates from this past term, is “fresh of the press” and we hope you will enjoy reading it. We are thrilled about the upcoming school year and look forward to staying connected with you. If you have any questions or would like to talk with us, reach out any time. Happy...
Intrinsiq Support - No Limits!
Whether you are a big school, or a small school; whether you just have one centre, or whether you a school with multiple centres; whether you currently have many students, or whether you aspire to have many students in the future; or maybe still, whether you are a school with few students and would like to remain boutique….whatever your size, you can definitely make use of Intrinsiq in or...
ICEF and Gulf Conferences open up scholarship opportunities for international educators
The ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme  launches in February 2023 and will bring together education providers recruiting international students with the heads and key decision makers of global scholarship programmes from across the Middle East, in the public, private and government sectors. With many countries and private organisations investing heavily in scholarships for...
Villars Palace Academy: First Aid Course
Safety is one of the most important things when working around people and also in everyone's lives. As part of their preparation, our students receive a First Aid Course for them to be able to react to any situation during their practical immersions in the resort and even in their daily life. They are now ready for their practical immersions! Find out more about our programmes here ! ...
How to Tuesday: How to succeed on LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the number one go-to social platform for B2B, especially when it comes to communicating with other industry professionals. Compared to other social media platforms this one is more career and business oriented. It is easier to track down your target audience on LinkedIn, but here are some tips and tricks you can follow to make sure you gain success on this platform, especially in such ...
Inlingua Malta: What does the student have to do to pass our levels?
At inlingua Malta , we have a system that allows us to evaluate the learning process of each of our students in a very effective way. Each student must spend 5 weeks in a level in order to complete all the units of the book. On the Wednesday of week 5, the student will take an exam that will evaluate everything covered in those previous 5 weeks. Writing, reading comprehension, use of grammar ...
Website Monday: How can Schools & Agents be part of your Marketing Strategy?
When it comes to recommending Schools & Agents, we always suggest using our platform as part of your Marketing strategy - whether you are a school, an agent or a service provider within the International Education Industry. In todays "Website Monday" Article, we are going to take a look at the 4 main reasons as to why we make this recommendation. Firstly, Schools & Agents helps with you...
Rooms are now available at the Londonist Dublin Student Residence
If you're looking for student accommodation in Dublin , Londonist Student Residence is the place to be. Our apartments are comfortable, safe, and secure and have been chosen specifically to make travelling from your university as easy as possible, thanks to their prime location. The Londonist Dublin Student Residence is a modern, newly-built student residence in Dublin City Centre. It offer...
German Ambassador Visit to Cork English College
CEC - Cork English College were delighted to welcome his excellency Ambassador of Germany Cord Meier-Klodt to Cork on Wednesday, July 6 th .  Ambassador Meier-Klodt was accompanied by Mr. Ralf Lissek, CEO of the German-Irish Chamber of Industry & Commerce to meet with German students currently enrolled in the school as part of the Kaufmann International Certificate programme. The Ka...
Feature Friday: ICEF Virtual Africa
ICEF Virtual Africa returns in 2022 as a virtual networking event focused on the needs of international education institutions, and relevant service providers, interested in recruiting students from this dynamic and vibrant continent. In recent years Africa has established itself as a major area of growth for outbound students with countries such as Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Botswana, Cameroon ...
Becari Conzatti Laguage School: Besides the Spanish lessons in person or online, enjoy our workshops they are awesome.
We have had some busy months with lots of activities in our school: The traditional Medicine workshop: Lennis, our traditional healer has given several classes this month to our students. She showed our students the different herbs that are used in traditional medicine in Oaxaca, their names and how we use them. She also explains our students how to do “Cleansings” and how to tak...
Latest Updates from South Africa
After a long wait, we are happy to be sharing the news about the lift of all Covid restrictions in South Africa. In a recent post written by Matthew Knott on the Study Travel Network, all aspects of this lift are covered, including how the decision came about and feedback from Ilse Libenberg, Chairperson of Education South Africa . To find out more about all of this head over to the full post h...
The Intrinsiq Process: Stage 7 - Host & Maintain
The next phase in the Intrinsiq process is the hosting and maintenance stage. At this stage in the process, the system itself is up and running, however, that does not mean that our relationship and conversation with the client ends here. On the contrary, we are there for our clients all the time, even post-launch. Clients can get in touch with us through our ticketing system We have a tic...
How to Tuesday: How to find the Best Instagram hashtags for your Brand (Part 2)
Last month we spoke about the best uses and practices on using hashtags on your Instagram posts ; this week we are going to focus on how to find those hashtags that are more relevant to the international education industry and more specifically, your business or brand. There are various hashtag generators out there, however, none of their lists will be as effective as when you carry out the rese...
Merrick Prep Graduation 2022
On June 24, 2022, we held our Graduation Ceremony – a very special event each year and particularly this year as it was the first in person graduation ceremony since June 2019!  Families and students joined us in person and online – the joy of technology allowing families from around the world to celebrate with those here on campus.  This year was special as our students had ...
IH Manchester: September Special! 25% Off Group English Lessons
We are fully booked during July and August is filling up fast!  But, September is not far away and so we would like to encourage students to choose IH Manchester with our September special offer!  Why choose Manchester? - You will LOVE our city – Voted No. 3 Best City In The World by Timeout magazine! - Manchester loves students - Students Love Manchester! With a tot...
College of the Canyons: Registration Open for Fall 2022 Semester
The College of the Canyons  Fall 2022 semester will offer more than 1,840 sections of high-demand “core” classes in a wide range of academic subjects and disciplines, as well as various noncredit offerings. About 60% of classes offer Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC), which are digital textbooks available for FREE to students. Many instructors at College of the Canyons have chosen to u...
Website Monday: How can Service Providers Benefit from their Schools & Agents membership?
When we think of International Education we normally immediately think of schools and agents as being the main players in the industry, however, we cannot forget another vital part of the equation. I'm referring to those companies and organisations who provide a wide range of services to the industry's key players and who also have an important role to play on the Schools & Agents platform. So...
Villars Palace Academy First Students
We are happy to introduce you to our first students and we are looking forward to launching the Academy! The Academy’s starting date is 25 th July and this will be the week of our induction programme. On Tuesday 2 nd of August, the official Kick-off of the VET by EHL programme will start. We will have 15 students from Venezuela, Spain, Cambodia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Switzerland and Ne...
Feature Friday: International Education Industry events
Today's spotlight during our Feature Friday is going to turn towards  International Education Industry events . Things are finally starting to get back to normal and our industry is finally returning to face-to-face events. Have you started planning your events for the rest of this year? Will you be at any specific industry events? Well, if you're still thinking about it, we suggest j...
Quality English signs MoU with TIECA
Quality English (QE) has signed an MoU with Thai agent association, TIECA, which will further strengthen the relationship between the two organisations. With the aim of bringing together QE schools with TIECA-accredited agents, the MoU outlines numerous collaborative activities and discounts for QE schools. With over 70 accredited agents across Thailand, TIECA aims to maintain a high standard o...
College of the Canyons to Celebrate Class of 2022
For the first time since 2019 College of the Canyons has hosted a full traditional commencement ceremony in the Honor Grove. The Class of 2022 was honored on Friday, June 3, and a Grad Walk celebration was held in the same setting on Thursday, June 2.  “The Class of 2022 has shown tremendous grit and determination by reaching graduation despite the unpredictability they f...
Welcome to the first Intrinsiq Reel
Rather than doing our usual monthly interview, this week we are proud to share with you all our very first Intrinsiq reel . We must admit it wasn’t easy at the beginning, especially since we’re not so used to being in front of a camera….however, we also understand the importance of connecting with our audience and followers in more ways than one…so without further ado, ...
The second session of Les Elfes Summer camp in Verbier has just started!
More than 130 students aged between 6 and 17 from 5 continents joined Les Elfes to spend 2 weeks of camp immersed in nature. Arriving on Sunday 26 June, the students were divided into groups of no more than 6 participants and kicked off what will be the best experience ever! The program includes four mornings per week of language courses, afternoons of sports activities (such as rock climbin...
How to Tuesday: How to get Great Content through Brainstorming (Part 2)
As we have mentioned in our other article , having fresh ideas for social media content is essential in this day and age as it is the only way to increase customer engagement, especially in such a dynamic industry as International Education. We mentioned the importance of brainstorming sessions and we mentioned some point you can focus on to get more creative with these sessions; have a look at ...
Villars Palace Academy students helping the Environment!
Last Saturday, the students participated to the Clean-Up Tour of Villars with the Summit Foundation. They enjoyed being part of this initiative and understood the impact of waste dumped for the environment. ...
TLCdénia’ students learn to cook traditional Spanish paella
TLCdénia is a Spanish language school located in Denia, Alicante, Spain. The school’s team always offer great social activities so students can enjoy their free time while learning Spanish. This activity is a paella cooking party with a pool. Students see how to cook paella, taste it and after they can cool off in the pool. The paella activity is always great fun. ‘Gr...
Website Monday: What Should your Member Articles/Content be about?
Those who have met us or spoken to us online, know that we always emphasise the importance of using your Member Articles as often as possible. Consistency is key, we always tell you! And, when is consistency ever not the key?  The Member articles that come with the Premium and Platinum memberships are a tool that can truly help you get in front of agents and get your message across to them...
Feature Friday: Our Monthly Newsletters
This Friday we're turning the spotlight on to our two monthly newsletters and we'd like to take this opportunity to explain what we do with the content that we publish on our website. Whenever we speak to schools, agents and industry organisations about the importance of Content Marketing, we always use the word "dissemination" because that is exactly what we do with the content that you send to u...
How Intrinsiq Works - Automatic Accommodation Matching
Finding host families for students is already a struggle in most cases these days. Finding the right family for the right student can actually become a nightmare for a number of reasons. Host families might decide to take a break from hosting students; or it might be difficult to meet special student requests; sometimes rooms are being renovated and for this reason the host family won’t be ...
Updates from MC Academy this June
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! This month, we have lots of interesting news and updates to share! Well Done to our CELTA Trainees! At the start of the month, our CELTA Trainees successfully completed 4 hard weeks of intensive teacher training! After much hard word and dedication, our trainees completed their course with happy smiles, relief, and also some tasty c...
How to Tuesday: How to get Great Content through Brainstorming (Part 1)
In order to keep up with all that competition on Social Media, one should have a constant stream of content out there; unfortunately coming up with new ideas is not easy. Coming up with innovative ideas for content on the go is challenging enough, let alone in busy periods; such as summer in the international education industry. That is why brainstorming sessions are ideal in order to expand your ...
Introducing Londonist North Lodge Residence
The applications for higher education in the UK are rising both from domestic and international students. It has contributed to a growing demand for student accommodation, and we are responsive to this development. We are delighted to announce the addition of Londonist North Lodge to the list of our student accommodations. This expands our capacity to cater to the accommodation needs of ...
Website Monday: How to connect with Agents via the Schools & Agents website
The Schools & Agents website offers various ways in which schools and education providers can connect with our 600+ international agents. In today's 'Website Monday' article we are going to look at 4 of these tips which will help you to make better use of your membership with us. Tip 1: Use our Revamped Agents Directory Our members directory has all the agents information that you ma...
Edu-inter: Summer is here! Are you ready for your French immersion?
Teen Corner (Last spots left!!!) Summer Camps 2022: 9 different camp options that combine French and amazing activities ! Important Details: - Camp Duration - 1 to 5 weeks - June 27th to July 30th, 2022 - Possibility of combining programs - Multiple accommodation options (Homestay and Student Residence) - No need to speak French to participate - All-inclusive packages ...
Feature Friday - Marketing Packages for Schools, Agents and Service Providers in International Education
It's Friday...which means it's time to turn the spotlight on to something that is interesting for our Industry. Today we chose to feature our Content Marketing Packages, which have been designed with your needs and requirements in mind. Over the past months, a lot of our members have gotten in touch with us and expressed an interest in having a more solid social media marketing strategy.  ...
Living Learning English Guardianship: A Parent's Experience
If you are placing students into UK boarding schools or under 18s into universities, then your students will need an Educational Guardian to support them during their time in the UK. Here's one parent's experience working with Living Learning English Guardianship : What was your experience working with LLE Guardianship? As parents, we were very lucky to have selected LLE Guardianship as Pa...
IH World are Hiring...Do you have what it takes?
If you are reading this and you are passionate about the International Education Industry...then this opportunity in London might just be what you need. International House currently have a vacancy for a Digital Marketing Executive to join their friendly, hybrid working Team! Read more about this role here: https://ihworld.com/about/work-with-us/ ...
Intrinsiq Support - Diary Timeline Management and Tracking
The Diary system that Intrinsiq offers is one of the software’s strongest points, especially if you are running a busy school, or a school which is planning to get busy in the coming months. In today’s article we are going to explore this area and we shall see why a diary-like system is highly recommended in any school management system. Let’s just start by saying that a diary ...
Why do parents choose Merrick Prep School in Canada?
Parents from all around the world are looking for opportunities to give their child a chance to receive a better education and/or get an amazing experience abroad. Merrick Preparatory School has welcomed students from over 40 different countries and continues adding to this list. We have rolling admissions and therefor can welcome students as long as we have space at the school. Would you like ...
How to Tuesday: How to be an Instagram Pro
Instagram is all the hype, with new features aimed at businesses being introduced frequently; it is the ideal place for you as a company to show off your brand and reach out to your current customers and future ones. With ever growing users out there who are more visual oriented rather than text, Instagram is a very important platform that your international education company should focus on. W...
ACET Achieve Fourth Consecutive Business All-Star Accreditation
Cork City language school Active Centre of English Training (ACET) have achieved Business All-Star Accreditation for the fourth consecutive year. Established in 1975 ACET is a family business and one of the first English language schools in Ireland. ACET guarantees academic excellence, accommodation of the highest standard and an unrivaled support service. Business All-Star Accreditation c...
Villars Palace Academy Practical Learning
At Villars Palace Academy , we focus on teaching practicality to our students so they are ready to join the working world! Our students will attend cooking classes to be fully prepared for their practical immersions in the different restaurants of the Villars Alpine Resort. ...
Where to see the Big Five in KwaZulu-Natal - Torsi English School
Not only can students enjoy a beach holiday in this subtropical paradise, but also, just a few hour's drive from Umhlanga are spectacular African Big Five safaris. The reserves are private smaller reserves which avoid crowds and tourist traps. While some are smaller, students will be able to see elephants, rhinos, buffalo, lions and leopards in their natural habitat. Hluhluwe River Lodge Thi...
Website Monday: Information for Schools
In today's Website Monday article we are going to focus on how schools can make better use of their membership with us, and we are going to look at 4 main points: - We will first start by looking at how they can make better use of their membership with us if they only have one of our three standard membership options - Then we will move on to explore the possibility of having more exposure t...
Feature Friday: Why should Schools join us?
In our Feature Friday article last week we spoke to you about why we think agents should join the Schools & Agents network and what are the advantages of such a membership . In today's article we're going to shift our focus to schools and we're going to look at our Unique Selling Points (USP's) in that department, and why we think that a Schools & Agents membership for schools is ideal...
IH Directors' Conference 2022
After 3 years on online and virtual meetings, the IH Directors' Conference has finally returned to face-to-face format last month, where over 125 delegates were warmly welcomed in Madrid. Apart from the joy of seeing old and new friends coming together at this event, the IH conference was also a way to consolidate the theme that "Team Work makes Dream Work". It has been a challenging three years f...
ICEF Berlin announces ‘Digital Day’
An opportunity for providers of digital and technological innovations to meet with international student recruitment professionals Celebrating 30 years, ICEF has been the main meeting point for the international student recruitment industry for decades. ICEF’s sector-leading events - including its flagship, ICEF Berlin - focus on key study destinations, student source regions, or spec...
The Intrinsiq Process: Stage 6 - Roll Out
The next phase in the Intrinsiq process is to test the roll out. In this part of the process, the aim is to do a soft launch of the part of the software which has been given the green light by the whole team. That way Intrinsiq ensures that everyone at the school feels comfortable using every part of the software. As you can see, even by looking at previous posts on the Intrinsiq Process, at Int...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: This summer Discover the Best of Italian Beauty
Sea, mountains, lakes, hills, cities... there are many places in Italy to spend the summer holidays and, as always, every year the hunt begins to find the perfect place: between beauty and relaxation. Everyone wants to choose the right place and organize their holidays in order to make every summer unforgettable! Whether you love cities of art or rather take a nice walk in the mountains or a...
How to Tuesday: How to Stay on Top of Social Media Trends of 2022
Social media is an ever changing platform with new trends emerging monthly; keeping track of all of these is hard work, that is why we have come up with a list of trends that are a must for 2022. Riding the wave trend is how you get to stay at the top of your game, when it comes to social media marketing; especially in a dynamic industry such as international education. So whether you’re an ...
Torsi English School Umhlanga Rocks is Durban’s best-kept secret
Umhlanga derives its name from the Zulu language meaning “place of reeds” referring to the beds of reeds going along the Ohlanga River north of Umhlanga Rocks.  The iconic Umhlanga Lighthouse was installed in 1954, and today remains a landmark feature of the borough. It has since then developed into a bustling central economic hub of Durban and features an iconic beachside hote...
Website Monday: The last few days for Schools to benefit from the IALC Special Offer
In previous posts over the past weeks, we've shared a number of tips on how schools can benefit and make the most from their membership with us. Today we are here to remind you of a recent offer that we launched right after the IALC Workshop in Berlin and which can really help those schools who are trying to get back on their feet post-pandemic to make the most of their content and to make sure th...
Quality English welcomes new school in Wales
Quality English (QE) has welcomed a new school in Wales, UK.   Celtic English Academy (CEA) , established in 2004 and located in Cardiff, Wales has been accepted into Quality English alongside 32 other independent EFL schools across the UK. Speaking about the new addition, QE Chief Executive, Jonathan Swindell, commented: “We received excellent feedback about CEA and the hands...
Villars Palace Academy: Arrival of our First Group
Here at Villars Palace Academy , we are very pleased as our first group of students has arrived! We are happy to finally welcome them. Our team has prepared several activities for their first weekend in Switzerland 😊 - Stay tuned on our social media to see what they're up to: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn ...
Feature Friday: Why should Agents become members of Schools & Agents?
In today's Feature Friday post we have decided to look at some of the main reasons why agents should opt for a Schools & Agents Membership. So here they are: - Agents should join us because on Schools & Agents they find new schools in one place - Agents should also join us because the membership is for free - Agents should join us because we can truly help them improve their soci...
St Edward's College: A Radio-worthy experience
On the 18th of May 2022, I had the opportunity to experience what it would be like to work in the radio, podcast and webinar industry. I was asked as College Capitan to give a student’s perspective in Newsbook’s webinar on education in Malta and in the EU.  It has been a dream of mine to write, perform and air my own podcast since my introduction to podcasts and radio - this ...
Highlights of Merrick Prep in May 2022
There was a lot going on this past month. Here are a few highlights: Elbow Lake- Queen's University Our students spend two days at Queen’s University Biological Research Centre, Elbow Lake Outdoor Education Centre. It was an overnight trip and our students loved it. They partook in a variety of scientific, writing and observation exercises and programs, as well as some cooperative ga...
An International English Camp is being organized for the first time in Turkey.
Introduced as UP English Camp , the international summer camp program was launched by MaltaVista. MaltaVista is a market leader in its own market that has been working with a focus on Malta for years and offering programs including the camp program. After organizing summer camps in Malta for years, it is organizing a camp in Turkey for the first time this summer. The program, which is availab...
Villars Palace Academy: This is what we teach our Students
Villars Palace Academy is delivering a full personalised and experiential blended learning programme that allows students to successfully: - Develop the knowledge, abilities and mindset needed to start a career at a mid-leader position in the Hospitality industry. - Obtain a Hotel Administration professional diploma (certified VET by EHL ), that includes more than 2’000 hours o...
Italiano ON-Air" is born, the new podcast on the Italian language by Scuola Leonardo da Vinci
Learning a new language requires grammar and vocabulary, but perhaps even more important is developing the ability to listen . Listening to Italian in the real world, as it is spoken in life, is not only a good exercise in understanding, but it is also the first step to start speaking the language: forming sentences, getting used to the rhythm and sounds and getting to intuit the grammatical str...
How Intrinsiq Works - Group Bookings
One of the main advantages of the Group Bookings function on Intrinsiq is the fact that it is a time saver, and in itself, especially with the busy summer months coming up, that is crucial. Summer is a busy period for both schools and also agents, and such a function also avoids a lot of unnecessary back and forth emails and correspondence between the two parties. Focus on Students Like we...
Living Learning English - Young Learners 2:1 Courses (12 - 21)
We are now taking bookings for our final places for Young Learners 2:1 courses ; we have students already booked in fantastic locations across the UK and we need your students to match! Living Learning English homestay courses give you total immersion in English language and culture – there’s no better or faster way to learn! Your child will be carefully matched with anot...
Villars Palace Academy: Focus on Soft Skills
In the world of hospitality and catering, patience and precision are essential interpersonal skills. Our students will understand these skills during lessons and dedicated workshops and will develop them during their practical immersions at the Villars Alpine Resort . ...
How to Tuesday: How to increase your Visibility on LinkedIn with Hashtags
We have hinted about LinkedIn in some of our previous articles and today we will be delving deeper into this social media platform that is more business oriented  and we will focus on how to increase your visibility to all those international education businesses with the help of hashtags. Like any other platform, hashtags allow your content to be viewed by people outside of your followers as...
Website Monday: Our Weekly Videos and Articles
In today's Website Monday post we've decided to shed some light on the new content that we are posting on our site and socials on a weekly basis. Over the past weeks and months we've been stressing the importance of frequent and varied content in order to keep audiences engaged and interested. Well....we are obviously practising what we preach too, and here's how we are doing it! 1. Website Mon...
St Edward's College - Basketball on Wheels
Inclusivity can only happen, truly, through self-awareness and subsequently, through awareness of others (empathy). A session of wheelchair basketball was held at St Edward's College, Malta led by Coach Mike and Coach Denise from Indiana (US) for the practical sessions. Talks/sessions from Wheelchair Basketball National team player Noel Aquilina were held with all groups of students who particip...
TLCdénia school organizes groups for Ukrainian refugees
As a leading Spanish language school, TLCDenia has decided the best way for us to help Ukrainian refugees is by teaching them our language and introducing them to our culture. As part of the “ELE Schools with Ukraine” initiative created by FEDELE, we have been delighted to welcome Ukrainian refugees into our scheduled intensive classes. Additionally, we have put together a program...
International Art Project of Rahn Education - Cairo International Biennale for Children‘s Art
At the beginning of March, students of Campus im Stift Neuzelle in Germany and of Rahn Schulen Kairo in Egypt started an artistic journey to discover the culture of their country and their own identity. They were supported by the art teachers Lamia Soliman from Cairo and Anna Grunemann and Dr. Dorothee Schmidt-Breitung from Neuzelle. 36 students from Egypt, Germany, Poland and China create...
Cork English College: Rosalyn Twomey appointment post
CEC - Cork English College are delighted to announce the appointment of Rosalyn Twomey to the role of Sales & Marketing Executive within their marketing team. This is another positive step in rebuilding the CEC post-pandemic as the sector in Ireland continues to improve. A native of Cork, Rosalyn is another new and friendly face to the CEC team. Hear from her in her own words: “Hello...
Feature Friday: The IALC Berlin Workshop
The International Education Industry is resilient, hard-working, innovative....and the most fun-loving industry I know. Then again I'm a little bit biased! :) Having said that, this past week has been proof that despite the two years of hell our industry has been through, we are all ready to bounce back. The IALC workshop in Berlin which took place from 23rd to the 25th May, 2022 was testimony to ...
Trine University: Hundreds attend International Night
Trine University’s 53rd annual International Night, themed “Designed for Diversity,” welcomed hundreds of Trine students and community members to the MTI Center on Saturday, April 9. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this was the first time since 2019 the event was open to the general public. Though weather was chilly outside, those inside enjoyed warm food representing areas...
3 Core Values at Merrick Prep
Merrick Preparatory School inspires students to reach beyond their grasp. Naturally curious, we engage students to be inquisitive. We instill courage to face adversity, compassion to be globally minded and a sense of responsibility to be community oriented. Actively acquiring excellent academic and English language skills, our graduates are courageous, compassionate, global citizens ready to enter...
Intrinsiq Support - Reporting
One of the biggest advantages of a good school management system is the role it plays in the day-to-day running of the school. This is especially true when it comes to reporting. Pulling data right out of your system can certainly help you with your forecasting, with your planning and also with your business strategy. It can help you identify new trends, new markets and even potential threats. Tha...
Edu-inter - Last call for our summer French programs. Don't miss out, only a few spots left!
Check out our courses for summer 2022: Adult Corner Featured Program: French for Teachers Dates: June 27th to July 22nd - Advanced French classes in the morning and teacher workshops in the afternoon. - Develop teaching methods and strategies - Workshops are given by highly experienced teachers - Accommodation with a family/residence/apartments, other options are available ...
Ready, set, go! Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Viareggio opens for a new exciting season!
With great joy, we announce that summer has already arrived at the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Viareggio. Our school opens from May to the end of October: the best time to enjoy the excellent climate of a seaside city. Our strengths: - Our school is located in the center of Viareggio - Within walking distance from the beach - Next to a Pinewood forest where students can go jogging, ...
IALC Berlin Workshop - Day 3
It's the third and final day at the IALC Workshop in Berlin...and if you pop over to our social media channels we've just posted a live update to give you an indication of what the atmosphere is like here in the meetings hall. In short...it's buzzing with activity and positive vibes! Like we said yesterday, the general feeling is that people are so happy to finally be able to see and meet each o...
The IALC Berlin Workshop - Day 2
The second day at the IALC Workshop in Berlin is in full swing. Schools, agents and service providers are busy meeting each other and catching up after a long time of not seeing one another. There is an incredibly good vibe here, and everyone seems to be looking ahead at the coming months with a positive attitude. Day 2 of the workshop will be packed with one-to-one meetings all day long until thi...
This is what you should know about IH Galway
We always say how wonderful Galway is - and we really believe it! Galway is a safe, charming and friendly city, and an overall great place for students to spend their study programme and improve their language skills. But it’s not enough to just know these things - you need to be able to paint a picture for your clients. Why choose Galway? This article will help you to become more familiar w...
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School: Hello from New York!
Another school year is coming to a close, and soon-to-be Léman Manhattan graduates have racked up an impressive list of top university admissions. Léman alumni will be joining the class of ’26 at Boston University , Stanford , Rice , Duke , Villanova , and Harvard , among others. Russian invasion of Ukraine casts a long shadow over an otherwise happy end of year....
The IALC Workshop in Berlin has started!
The IALC Workshop in Berlin is in full swing. It is so nice to be here in the wonderful city of Berlin surrounded by industry partners and friends. The first part of the day consisted of the IALC AGM - the first IALC AGM since the pandemic...and from what we heard from participants, it was really insightful and dynamic.  Next up were the industry seminars, which saw a lovely mix of discuss...
Villars Palace Academy: Programmes Licensed by VET by EHL
Our students will follow a programme designed by educational experts and professionals licensed by VET by EHL (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne). They will receive all the essential skills recruiters are looking for when applying for a first job in the hospitality industry or a Bachelor's degree at university. ...
La Dolce Vita at Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci Rome
We know that the term “Dolce Vita” and everything that refers to it originates from the marvelous and iconic film that Fellini set in Rome, with Mastroianni, Anita Eckberg and the paparazzi. Rome was the perfect setting given the concept of life that we Romans appreciate as we carry out daily lives against the backdrop of the “Grande Bellezza”. We also know that the f...
The Intrinsiq Interview: Mark and Jonas
This week we look back on an interview we did last Friday with Mark and Jonas from Intrinsiq, during which we had the possibility to touch base on the latest developments at Intrinsiq and give a bit of a summary of the past weeks. Meetings in Europe At the start of the interview we spoke of the fact that the last time we were face to face was in Ireland where we were all invited to participa...
IH Study Abroad Event, 6th May, Madrid
The IH Study Abroad event took place in Madrid on the 6th of May, 2022. It was a great opportunity for agents from the Spanish region and IH schools to meet face to face once again. Apart from the great networking opportunities, there were also some interesting seminars throughout the day. The event was sponsored by guard.me . More information about the event can be found here .  ...
How to Ensure Email Deliverability
As we have discussed in other "How to Tuesday" articles in the past weeks and months, Email marketing is still going strong to date, but with countless daily emails being sent within the International Education industry, it is a struggle to ensure that your email not only avoids the spam folder, but is actually read. Follow these steps on how to ensure email deliverability. 1. Always check for ...
Student Excursions at Wimbledon School of English
Coming to WSE , not only will students improve their English language, but they will also immerse themselves in London’s life and culture. Our social programme offers students various excursions and activities every week, many of which are free. The photos are from our Westminster walking tour. We got to see all of London’s essentials: the Graffiti Tunnel, London Eye, Westminst...
Website Monday: How to use social media to connect with Agents
It's a new week, which means that it's time for four new tips on how you can use the Schools & Agents website better. Today, rather than speaking about the website itself, we are going to focus on how you can use social media, especially our own platforms, to connect with those agents who follow us and are our members. So here we go... Join our Groups on Facebook and LinkedIn At Schools ...
Feature Friday: IALC Berlin Workshop
This Friday's feature takes us to a much-awaited upcoming even, which will take place very soon between the 23rd-25th May, 2022. I am referring to the IALC Workshop in Berlin and today we will be turning out spotlight onto this event.  Schools, Languages and Courses IALC accredited schools are found in 120 different destination around the world and they offer various language options fo...
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci: Eurovision Song Contest - An Opportunity to visit Turin
Don't have tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest? Don’t worry! At the Eurovision Village, you can experience the same atmosphere of the festival every day. The Eurovision Song Contest is funny to watch inside the PalaOlimpico, but the real party is in the center of Turin! The events take place from 7 May until Saturday 14 at the Eurovision Village (in the Valentino Park) from 5pm unt...
ICEF Asia 2022 - an unprecedented opportunity to showcase your products and services
With the current expansion of Asia’s middle class creating a new consumer market larger in number and spending power than the rest of the world combined by 2030, attending ICEF Asia is a must for anyone in international education. Each year, thousands of students from Asia enrol at a school or university abroad and they all need a variety of services and products to complement their study...
International House Manchester: Global Citizenship Course
The world is a changing place right now, and we all need to adapt to our new cultural environment. There are exciting opportunities available to anyone with the right skill sets and drive to achieve. The IH Manchester “Global Citizenship” course will help you to develop these skills and improve your global knowledge in order to successfully communicate with people from different c...
The Intrinsiq Process: Test
The next phase in the Intrinsiq process is to test the software, or the part of the software that Intrinsiq would have designed for you. In this part of the process, the aim is to go back and forth between the “building” part and the “testing” part. That way Intrinsiq ensures that before the software is rolled out completely, everything works as it should. Initial Test...
Oxford International Study Centre: Pre-University Programmes, Autumn 2022
Oxford International Study Centre offers a range of University preparation programmes with a choice of over 30 subjects. A-Levels (Advanced Level General Certificate of Education) We offer full-time exam preparation courses for A-Levels . Subjects include all Sciences, Maths, Business subjects, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, and Languages. Students usually take three ...
English UK’s ELT conference: rebuilding the industry better
Improving CPD and equality, diversity and inclusion were at the heart of English UK’s first hybrid ELT conference.    Managers and teachers enjoyed dedicated sessions designed to address the industry’s staffing issues and support moves to build back better. The hybrid management day and the free online teacher afternoons included sessions on incorporating discussions on ...
Wimbledon School of English - Our School Garden
🌸 "The sun shines down. Pink flowers glow softly. A gentle breeze rustles the leaves. Birds flutter about the branches. A young girl sits below it. Relaxing in the shade. The sweet smell of cherry blossoms fills the air. And I know I am home” (The Cherry Blossom Tree - Kylee Bartz) Who else is in love with our spring garden view? 🙋 ...
How to Tuesday: How to Make the best use of Instagram Hashtags
Hashtags nowadays have become an essential item when posting on Instagram, some might consider them a simple trend, however they are much more than that. As a school, agent or education service provider, using hashtags is an important way to expand your audience and get more reach. Those Instagram users who don’t follow you but follow the hashtag would still get your post on their feed, givi...
Eaquals Annual International Conference 2022
Eaquals celebrated their annual conference in the wonderful city of Venice on 28 th -30 th April 2022. The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Thom Kiddle, who welcomed 200 attendees in person to the event and reflected on the anticipation and excitement there was in finally making a full return to our annual conference. The recipient of the Eaquals Annual Teacher Award for 2...
Feature Friday: guard.meCARES
Today we're pleased to launch another feature which will continue to turn the spotlight onto the unsung heroes of the International Education Industry. The aim of this Feature Friday article will be to shed light on specific events that might be taking place in our industry, or on industry partners, or on particular programmes which inspire us in our daily work. Today we are starting with a househ...
Wimbledon School of English: Why is the IELTS exam so popular?
The answer is simple: IELTS is a widely recognized exam to determine your English level. The IELTS test report is a powerful document proving your language skills. It is accepted by thousands of universities, companies, and even government agencies worldwide. If you wish to be ready for the IELTS Academic test, our IELTS Preparation Course is the perfect course for you. This full-time cour...
How Intrinsiq Works - Paperless Attendance
There are many schools out there who still take attendance manually, which can lead to various challenges or issues. The attendance sheet may get lost or filed in the wrong place The teacher might not have enough space where to write specific comments that he/she would like to include on it With manual attendance sheets, it is not possible to identify particular trends in student behavi...
Why Canada is a good choice to study
Parents often choose schools that are in close proximity to their homes, especially when their child are young.  Distance is certainly something to be considered, however, there are so many other important factors to consider when deciding on your child’s education; the country in which the school is located should be one of them, and Canada should be at the top of the list. Canada o...
How to Tuesday: How to Make the Best Use of YouTube Shorts (Part 2)
Last week we discussed what YouTube Shorts were all about and how businesses in the International Education industry should make use of it and how. This week we are going to delve a little bit deeper on the subject and how to make the best use of this platform that caters for consumers with a shorter attention span; let’s face with today’s fast paced society those types of consumers ar...
Oxford International Study Centre: Our Summer Programmes
Summer is the most vibrant period of the year at OISC . All our programmes run throughout the year, but during the main summer period (late June to early September) we welcome large numbers of students taking specialised summer courses. These include: - Pre-sessional programmes for those about to start ALevels, Foundation, or University undergraduate courses - English Language , includi...
inlingua Malta Cambridge Examination Centre
We are the active Cambridge Examination Centre for the whole of Malta, and we continue to welcome students from all over the world to take their exams here throughout the pandemic, adapting to their restrictions. We also run Cambridge exam preparation courses which are complete preparation courses, our teachers have years of experience in the field and help students to achieve their educati...
Using the Schools & Agents Website better: How to use the Membership Directory Better
The Schools & Agents Members Directory is one of the most well-visited areas of our website. This area is exclusive to members only and it is the place where all member schools can find agent profiles and all the info about our member agents. In today's article we are going to take a look at what kind of info one can find in the Members Directory, and we are going to look at 4 main aspects. ...
Wimbledon School of English Looking for Friendly Households
We are looking for friendly households! By hosting an international student from Wimbledon School of English : - You can earn up to £1100 per month tax-free* - You can decide when and how long you want to be a host - You will have full support from our experienced staff - You will learn about other cultures (we work with over 80 nationalities of all age groups) *up to &po...
Intrinsiq Support - Group Bookings
Members of Staff within the Admin and Booking departments at schools always tell us that one of their biggest challenges in their job is the fact that it takes them a lot of time to input group bookings. On the other hand, whenever we talk about Intrinsiq , we always focus on the fact that the software is easy to manage and that many things can be done at just the click of a button. Thankfully, ...
How to Tuesday: How to Make Great YouTube Shorts (Part 1)
YouTube Shorts are becoming a big hit in 2022, similar to instagram reels and TikToks, shorts are short-form (60 seconds or less), vertical video content created using a smartphone and uploaded directly to YouTube from the YouTube app. What sets YouTube Shorts has the ability to convert viewers into subscribers for your channel, a must-do for the international education industry. The shorts widget...
Visitors at Villars Palace Academy
A few days ago, we had the pleasure to welcome some representatives of VET by EHL, our partner from  EHL  (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne).  We have shared our vision and discussed our latest progress and our future common projects. They also had the opportunity to visit our resort and had a special tour of the awaited new Villars Palace ! We hope you have enjoyed...
Using the Schools & Agents Website Better - Member Articles
Content is King! We say that, our fellow marketers say that...everyone knows that! And in a digital world like the one that we live in, we need to make sure that we come up with frequent and relevant content for our target audience. Many schools are very good at creating content which is targeted at B2C, or in other words, directly at parents and students. However, they sometimes struggle a little...
Edu-inter: Come and practice your French during our Festival d'été!
The schedule is out! Come to Quebec City this summer to learn or improve your French and enjoy one of the largest music festivals in the world! Check it out - https://www.feq.ca/en/Program/Schedule Did you know? All of our teen students who come to our school during the festival will get a free pass! For our Adult Students, some passes will be made available as well at a special price. What ar...
Updates from MC Academy this April
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! Become a Homestay Host at MC Academy Learning English in the UK is the start of a memorable journey for international students who wish to study at a university in the UK. Many students who study at MC Academy often wish to reside with a homestay host in Manchester to fully immerse themselves in British culture, language, and tradition...
Living Learning English: Need to improve your English for work?
Want to improve the English you need for work? Book a Living Learning English Business and Professional English Course to learn the skills you need. With total immersion in English and an individually designed course, your professional English will improve and you will also practice the social English you need when meeting and entertaining your clients and travelling on business. 1:1 Home ...
Villars Palace Academy Featured in Monde Economique
We are pleased to be featured in the Swiss Magazine for business leaders' "Monde Economique". Read their article to know more about our second hotel: The Victoria Hotel & Residence.  https://lnkd.in/eUTPecKH ____ Nous sommes ravis de figurer dans le magazine suisse pour les chefs d'entreprise et décideurs : "Monde Economique". Lisez leur article pour en savoir plus sur notre d...
IH Galway: Are your students nervous about taking that final step?
Here’s how to help them face their biggest fears about studying abroad. With so many General English courses now available on the market, it can be difficult for students to decide which school is right for them. One way to get students interested in a particular school or course is to let them know that you understand their fears and anxieties. We want to communicate to them that they ar...
Villars Palace Academy Flashback
Back in time, our Victoria Hotel & Residence look in 1950! Our resort is full of stories and unforgettable memories. Our students will spend most of their boarding life at the Victoria Hotel and Residence. ___ Un retour dans le temps pour découvrir notre Victoria Hotel & Residence en 1950 ! Notre resort est baigné d'histoire et d'inoubliables souvenirs. Nos étudian...
The Intrinsiq Process: Build
The ‘Contract’ part of the process discussed last month   is the confirmation of what the client and Intrinsiq have agreed on. Once that is signed and confirmed, we move on to the next stage of the process; probably the most obvious stage which is the actual building of the (part of the) system that the client wants. A Senior Developer will be assigned to you This part is...
The Villars Alpine Resort Opening soon!
D-100 before the opening of the Villars Alpine Resort’s “Jewel”: The Villars Palace is also long-awaited by our students! Classified as a historic monument, the building steeped in history will reopen its doors to the public on June 26 after two years of intense work and renovations. We look very much forward to making you discover it again, and we hope to welcome many of you th...
How to Tuesday: How to Announce a Price increase to your Customers
Informing loyal customers of a price increase is always dreaded; however keep in mind that no customer expects that the cost of your services remain the same forever, especially after the tough times the international education industry suffered in the past two years. However if your competitors are not increasing theirs it might put you at risk with your customers; that is why how you handle info...
Using the S&A Webiste - Meet our Main Partners
The Schools & Agents website is full of ways in which our partners, sponsors, members and associates can promote themselves within the international education industry. You could say that Schools & Agents is the ideal platform to use as a springboard if you have a service or product that you want to launch or showcase within our industry. The spotlight today is going to be on our four side...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Preparation courses for Studying at a University in Italy
This summer, students who want to study at the Italian University have a unique opportunity with the Leonardo da Vinci School. From 1 August to 26 August the schools of Florence , Milan , Rome organize a special University Preparation Course . Our university preparation courses are specially designed for students who intend to attend university in Italy . Some Italian universities req...
ACT - The American College of Thessaloniki's Long Tradition of Excellence
ACT - The American College of Thessaloniki is the postsecondary division of Anatolia College, one of the leading educational institutions in Greece, founded in 1886, that serves all levels of education. ACT carries on this long tradition of academic excellence, with full accreditation by both NECHE in the US and the Open University, UK. The College is rightfully considered among the premier, inter...
Busy Months at Villars Palace Academy
The last months were extremely busy for the team since the preparations for the opening of the Villars Palace Academy are very active. We are happy to share with you some of our latest news. Promotion Week in our Resort A the end of February, a promotion week was organised at the Victoria Hotel & Residence. We were delighted to meet parents, students, locals and international travelers w...
The Importance of Automation - Our Dublin Experience
For the first three days of this week the Intrinsiq team has been in Dublin, Ireland, where we had the possibility to meet some new and existing partner schools. This was a great opportunity for us to present the Intrinsiq product to these schools, thanks to two workshops that were organised by MEI - Marketing English in Ireland . At this event, our presentation focused on different aspects of...
Why study high school in Ontario before university have you should study at a preparatory school like MPS?
Perhaps one of the most overlooked issues when parents vision their children studying overseas is that their children should be studying high school first in Canada (minimum a year) before attending University or College. Increasingly more we are seeing universities and colleges become more competitive and making it very difficult for students who have studied in their home country to compete with...
Exclusive IH Study Abroad Event in Madrid
The exclusive International House World Study Abroad Event will take place In-person in Madrid on the 6 th May at the 4 star Hotel Melia Serrano .  This workshop is aimed at agents who are based in Spain and Portugal and who are interested in meeting schools from within the IH Network. Agents will be able to learn about study abroad programmes with IH schools for English, French,...
The Importance of Social Media in #Intled - Our first presentation in Dublin
We've just finished our first of two presentations that we are delivering in Dublin as part of a seminar organised by MEI - Marketing English in Ireland . In this presentation we had the possibility to speak to Irish schools about the importance of a social media strategy, about different types of content that schools can use as part of their strategy, what scheduling apps and tools to use, when...
How to Tuesdays - How to Write the Ultimate Marketing Email
One of the most powerful lead generating platforms in the language travel industry is Email marketing; unfortunately this also means that there are plenty of marketing emails sent every day. In order for your email to stand out there are certain rules you must take note of and we are going to cover them below. Subject Line should be Clear, Concise and Attention-Grabbing The subject line is t...
News from Becari Conzatti
Fridays at Becari Conzatti: As you know, every Friday we have graduations. When we do not have graduations, we have cake or dessert anyway! Last Friday we celebrated “Samaritana” so we have different flavor waters, “empanadas de vigilia” and “dulces regionales” from Oaxaca. Students Online: It seems incredible some of our students online are visiting...
Two Special Courses at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan!
Set off on a journey through the Italian language and culture with our two special courses! It’s spring, things are finally going back to normal and borders are opening up again: May is the best time to come to Italy and to dive straight into Italian culture with a language course! Especially since Scuola Leonardo da Vinci has organized two special courses: “Dolce Vita” and &l...
Website Monday - Follow our Journey in Ireland
This week we have a different kind of Website Monday article! Rather than giving you 4 tips on how to use the Schools & Agents website better, like we normally do, today we've decided to dedicate our post to our upcoming trip in Ireland...which starts in just a few hours. In fact, this is going to be a special week for us because we have been invited by MEI - Marketing English in Ireland ...
Cork English College: finalists in the Cork Business Awards “Best Family Business”
Cork English College  is delighted to be named finalist in the “Cork's Best Family Business” category for this year's Cork Business Association Awards! The school would really appreciate your support by giving them your vote here:   https://bit.ly/VoteForUsCBA   CEC is a family founded and run school since 1978, and in 44 years have welcomed over 65,000 adu...
Londonist's New Student Accommodation
Londonist Student Accommodation Agency has unveiled a new student accommodation property in London. Londonist has signed a contract with Downing Students to offer short and long-term contracts at the Vega Student Accommodation located in Vauxhall, South London.  Londonist are considered specialists in finding the ideal 'home away from home' for each student and tailor-made to their individual...
Merrick Prep School - Join us for our webinar about study permits”
We get a lot of questions about how to obtain a study permit or renew a study permit. Our wonderful guest speaker  Marc-Andre Ranger  from ImmiSimple Ltd. will be able to answer all your questions about this process. Join us on May 5, 2022 at 3 PM (Toronto time).  Register here today! We look forward having you. ...
Intrinsiq Interview: Our upcoming trip to Ireland
Yesterday, we had the pleasure of interviewing Jonas from Intrinsiq about our upcoming trip to Ireland. This trip will be held between Monday 11th and Wednesday 13th April 2022, and the aim of this trip for Intrinsiq is to speak to schools about the importance of 'Automation' and how this saves schools a lot of time on a day to day basis - time that they can otherwise spend focusing on building re...
How to Tuesday: How to Provide Great Customer Service
Customer care is a very important aspect of your business, if a problem arises, your customers want to get it resolved and feel heard in the process. While dealing with your customers in an empathic way is a good start, providing them with various platforms where they can approach you is essential. Some urgent issues might be time sensitive and require a call or chat, while other issues may be dea...
Using the S&A Website: Marketing Packages
At Schools & Agents, we have recently launched 4 Packages which are aimed at helping your school, your agency or your organisation to handle Social Media more efficiently and effectively. These packages you a solid Social Media Strategy whilst giving you the flexibility to choose to manage your channels yourself, or even let us manage them on your behalf should you please to do that. ...
Boarding Schools: Making the Difference in the Development of Young Adults
Many people ask me, “why boarding school” … if the curriculum is the same as a day school, won’t the educational outcomes be the same?  Well, in fact, not at all.  At Merrick Preparatory School we have a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students and 20 day students … young men and women from all around the globe: different countries, religions, languages, c...
Intrinsiq prepares for an upcoming Seminar in Ireland with MEI and Schools & Agents
Intrinsiq and Schools & Agents will be together in Dublin from the 11th to the 13th April delivering interactive workshops to Irish Schools who form part of the MEI organisation. In today’s article we are going to focus on this trip and on the content of the workshop that Mark and Jonas from Intrinsiq will be delivering. Contents of the Workshop In this interactive workshop, the te...
How to Tuesday: How to Identify Customer needs in the International Education Sector
In any industry, but most especially in the International Education Industry the best advert one can get is a satisfied customer that then goes on to spread the word about your great service and how they would recommend your school, agency, program or courses above everyone else’s. In order to gain satisfied customers you need to first identify their needs and you can do that in the followin...
St Edward's College Malta: Mouldy Bread
In order to visually demonstrate the importance of this valuable life skill to the boys, we: - got a few slices of bread and got the boys with various levels of hand cleanliness to touch pieces of plain white bread taken from the same loaf on the same day. - then, we sealed the bread in individual plastic bags to see what would happen one month later. - we took fresh bread and touched it....
Using the S&A Website: Logging In
On the Schools & Agents website we have a specific area which is reserved for our members, and this is the Agents section of our Directory. This means that in order to access this area, you will need to enter you log in details, otherwise you will no have access to our full list of agents. In today's article, we are going to explain, in 4 easy steps, how to do this. Step 1 : Find the Log I...
International School of Management (ISM) Germany: FREE Zoom Online Information Sessions
Warm greetings from ISM Germany and hope you are doing well. We would like to inform you about our  Online Information Sessions  for international Prospects and Agencies. Our professors and student advisors will give a brief overview about the ISM and its services. We would be happy to meet at this Zoom Event. Please find here all information: Zoom&nbs...
Quality English and Quality Education (QE) Missions to Madrid and Rome
15 th and 17 th March 2022 Last week, QE hosted Missions (agent workshops) in Madrid and Rome. These were the first in-person QE events in over two years and brought together 25 different QE/QED schools with around 50 agents from all over Europe. 19 QE schools from 5 countries (Ireland, Malta, USA, Canada and the UK) took part in Madrid, whilst 17 from 4 countries (Ireland, Malta, USA an...
St Edward's College, Malta: An eye for an eye
It was a morning like no other for the Year 8s at St Edward's College, Malta . Ms Radka Zarkova had managed to obtain two pig’s eyes for Biology Class. So far, these students had been learning about the eye from books. All very anemic and clinical. Then came Ms Zarkova, who, like a veritable Houdini, pulled the porcine body-parts out of their wrapping. Faced with the real deal, squeals ...
Interviewing Giuliana Faldetta - IHWO
Yesterday at lunch time we were meant to have a live broadcast with Giuliana Faldetta Ihwo from International House World Organisation but unfortunately, due to a technological hiccup, this was not possible. We still managed to have a lovely chat and recorded it for you to enjoy.   During this chat we spoke about the upcoming IH events which we encourage you to take a look at ...
English UK: Chancellor urged to speed up and extend Covid grants promised a year ago
Organisations representing thousands of businesses fear their recovery will be damaged if promised relief payments are delayed further into the next tax year.   Small breweries, tourism, events and conference organisations and English language schools are among the affected businesses waiting for Covid Additional Relief Fund grants which were first promised a year ago.   ...
How Intrinsiq Works - Class Management and Student Allocation (Part 2)
Last month we started discussing the area of Classroom Management which can be quite a tricky subject for most education providers, especially since everyone tends to have their preferred method of how to allocate students into their respective classes. In today’s article, we are going to continue expanding on how Intrinsiq can help your school achieve this task in a much faster, more effi...
Villars Palace Academy: A World of Travel
A world of travel and entertainment is just at reach for students! Our exceptional location is close to the most famous places in Switzerland and Europe and will take them easily for a weekend in Paris, Milano, or London. They will also be able to enjoy the nicest and most attractive places of interest nearby such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, the popular Broc chocolate factory or the Olympic...
St Edward's College Malta: Mapping Water Catchment
During the second break a group of four year 10 students, Yani Muscat, Alfonso Reisang Tolomeo, Raoul La Cognata and Andreas Aquilina Bondin pored over plans of the college’s main buildings. They marked measurements and plot points, and started constructing an accurate map of college grounds. This map’s main purpose is to display rainwater collection points. Their efforts are part of a...
News and Updates from BEC this March
ICEF Dubai 2022 In February, representatives from BEC had the pleasure of attending ICEF Dubai 2022. BEC was represented by Firas and Chloe, who were welcomed by many agents and new partners at the event. During the event, BEC signed agreements with various language schools, two foundation providers, and discussions with UK universities are currently underway. We look forward to working with ou...
Join Scuola Leonardo da Vinci’s free online IMAT Open Day now!
Studying Medicine in English in Italy allows your students to fulfil their dream of becoming a doctor in one of the highest-ranked universities while enjoying the charming and friendly atmosphere of Italy, as well as discovering a new culture and broadening their horizons. One of the first obstacles that an aspiring student encounters is the IMAT test, an admission test to get into Italian univers...
How to Tuesday: How to make Interactions with Customers Remarkable
Customers have high expectations, who blames them, everyone is looking for the best product or service out there if they are forking out money for it. With a huge amount of competition out there, not meeting these high expectations may result in you losing customers. These expectations are not simply focused on the product or service, but on the customer journey. Up to the point where the sale is ...
Using the S&A Website: Subscribing to our Newsletter
As many of you know, at Schools & Agents we send a number of newsletters throughout the month, and we do this for various reasons. First of all it is a way to stay in touch with our readers, followers and subscribers through another channel. Secondly, our newsletters keep you updated with news from our members, news from the industry, as well as news about any offers that we might have going o...
Villars Palace Academy: Learning experiences and leadership!
To give new generations a valuable opportunity to become competent and fair leaders, we have developed a unique educational experience at the Villars Palace Academy , where our students are the architects of their own blended learning pathway. Where they can cultivate a growth mindset through a wide range of activities and develop the interpersonal skills and ethos future leaders will need to su...
SEO Friday - Anchor Text vs. Hypertext
Seometimes, when it comes to SEO, some things tend to get lost in translation, and very often this is a result of technical jargon and terminology. In today's SEO Friday post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing , focuses of the difference between anchor text and hypertext, which we sometimes come across when working on our websites and social media channels. In the infographic below, Korinne explain...
Life at BECARI CONZATTI SCHOOL
We are open and enjoying our students and life in Oaxaca.   We have had some students for five weeks, three months or more so far.  Our students are like new members of the big Becari Conzatti family.  Salsa dance lessons, alebrije workshop (wooden carving animals decoration)  and cooking classes are available now. Becari is alive again and it feels almost normal. Of cou...
Intrinsiq Support - Getting more familiar with Dashboards
In the busy lifestyle that we lead, simplicity is key. When it comes to the day-to-day running of schools, at Intrinsiq , we make sure to stick to this theory and make our clients’ lives as simple and as easy as possible. We do this by giving them a clear and simple dashboard where they can access all of their day’s work and tasks on one screen - a dashboard where they can view real-...
Invitation to all partners from Merrick Prep
Your success starts at Merrick Preparatory School - learn more about study permits and possible immigration opportunities to Canada! (Guest Speaker: Marc-Andre Ranger) You are invited: March 22, 2022 at 2 PM (EST) During the past months, partners as well as potential families have asked a lot about study permits and possible immigration pathways. Therefore, we have invited one of our partner...
How to Tuesdays: How to get results out of your Email Marketing Campaigns
Email marketing may not be the most popular channel for campaigns nowadays but it is still a very important way to generate leads. Here are some points on how to get the most leads out of your email marketing. Don't purchase contact lists - with GDPR this is an important point, when using purchased contact list performance is likely to drop, Avoid using 'No-Reply' in the sender's email addr...
Using the S&A website better: How to use the New & Improved Directory Page (Part 2)
Last week we started talking to you about how to use the Schools & Agents Directory Page, which is one of the most visited pages of our website, to your maximum advantage and we shared with you four tips. This week, we are going to carry on with the same topic and we are going to share with you four new tips which can help you to make the most out of the Schools & Agents Directory Page ,...
SEO Friday - Should you use the Yoast Plugin?
Have you heard about Yoast? For those who are familiar with WordPress, it is very likely that you've heard of Yoast too. As KAIE Marketing explains here, for those of you using a WordPress site, Yoast can be your guide for Search Engine Optimisation. However, you should never use the suggestions given exactly, every single time. You need to be the judge of what makes sense and what doesn't....
Theory and Practical training at Villars Palace Academy
Our students will combine theory and practical training courses with our experts in various departments from food & beverage to the front office and more. They will have the unique opportunity to apply what they learn in classes through real-life working experience during their practical internships in our resort . _____ Nos étudiants suivront des cours combinant théorie e...
The Intrinsiq Process: The Contract
The specification part of the process discussed last month  is the more complex step in the process. Once this hurdle is overcome, and once both the client and Intrinsiq are clear on how they will be proceeding, the next step is to sign the contract. This step is fairly simple, once the specification document is signed by the client we move on to the next phase. The Work Statement Thi...
How to Tuesday: How to track Social Media through Google Analytics
Last week we focused on how to set up a Google Analytics account, and how the Universal Analytics version is a lot easier to manage on tracking social media traffic. This week we are going to delve deeper on how your international education business can track social media traffic through these tools. Here is how you can track social media via Google Analytics in 4 steps:   Step 1: Se...
Diversity and Inclusion at Merrick Prep School, Canada
Johanna and I have recruited students from around the world now for several years and one topic or question we receive increasingly is how diversity exclusion is avoided at our school and how does our school ensure inclusion amongst its student body. This is a mountain of a topic that I could go on and on about, but firstly let’s define Diversity Vs. Inclusion.  I recently found an i...
Using the S&A Website: How to use the New & Improved Directory Page
The Schools & Agents Directory Page is one of the most visited pages of our website...and rightly so. It is the place where schools and agents get to find one another, check out each other's profiles and find all the necessary information to get in touch with one another. When it comes to using the Schools & Agents Directory page , there are some important things to keep in mind, which w...
Villars Palace Academy - Swisstainable Level 1
We have been awarded the “Swisstainable” level 1 committed label. We are proud to share this information since this certification demonstrates our determination to be pioneers in a new era of hospitality and education where sustainability is placed at the core of our concept. ____ Nous sommes fiers de partager avec vous l'obtention du label « Swisstainable » engag&eac...
SEO Friday - Backlinks, the Do's and Dont's
When it comes to SEO many people are obsessed with the idea of backlinks. You would also find a lot of companies who offer SEO services who encourage the idea of buying backlinks for your website because they help you to rank better. However, what is the reality here? And does international education work in the same way as other industries? We've asked the expert on the matter, and today, Korinne...
Intrinsiq Testimonial Interview - GenkiJACS, Japan
This week we have a different kind of article prepared for you by our friends at Intrinsiq. In fact, we have decided to go for a testimonial interview. Over the past months you have often heard about what Intrinsiq does, how Intrinsiq helps its clients, and about how hard they try to meet all of their clients' requirements. Today, rather than hearing it from them, we've decided to invite one of ...
Applications for the 2022 IALC Workshop in Berlin are open!
We are delighted to announce that applications for the face-to-face 2022 IALC Workshop in Berlin are open. The workshop will take place from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 May 2022 , with FAM trips to IALC schools in Germany scheduled both before and after the workshop. The venue is the stunning Melia Berlin hotel in the heart of the city, and our schools are very excited to be able to mee...
ICEF launches next-generation blockchain technology to issue secure agent credentials
For over 30 years ICEF has been vetting student recruitment agencies to establish and maintain an international benchmark of professionalism. Our formal recognition programme, ICEF Agency Status (IAS), was launched in 2010 and is the industry’s recognised standard for agent quality.   To achieve accreditation, each agency must undergo a comprehensive vetting process involving re...
How to Tuesday: How to track Social Media through Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a free website analytics dashboard that provides details and insights about your website and its visitors. This tool is ideal for agents, schools, universities and service providers alike, not only does it help you track visitors on your website but it also helps track your social media platforms. Setting up your Google Analytics account is easy, simply click on the ‘Star...
Johanna Ziegler - New Director of Admissions at MPS
Merrick Preparatory School are very excited to announce that Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) has a new Director of Admissions. Please help me in welcoming Johanna Ziegler to her new position!  Johanna has been a critical member the admission team and a leader within the MPS family over the last two years.  Her commitment to MPS and our students, and her passion for education, has alr...
Using the S&A Website: How to use the 'Search' Function in Articles
When it comes to using the Articles section on the Schools & Agents Website, we have revamped this to make the experience more user-friendly for our readers. In fact, whenever you are checking out our News Articles and even our Member Articles, you can make use of the 'Search' Function in 4 easy steps. 1) Click on the Articles Section (this applies for the news articles and for the member a...
Edu-inter: Looking for a Total French immersion? Quebec City is here for you!
Edu-inter is currently open for on-site classes. Whether you live in Canada or abroad, you are eligible to come! You can also book now to hold your spot for the summer, fall or even next winter and take advantage of our current promotions. No added fees if you decide to change your dates. Adults * Core, Intensive and Super-Intensive programs are available. - 15 to 27,5 hours of live Frenc...
ICEF Podcast - Artificial Intelligence in international student recruitment
Main Topic Artificial Intelligence: we all have heard of it and probably are already using it. How to best describe Artificial Intelligence in layman’s terms, and how is it being used in international student recruitment? Overview In this episode, we will be focusing on Artificial Intelligence and discussing what it is and how it is being used in the international student recruitmen...
Eaquals Annual International Conference to be held in Venice
It has been announced that the 31 st Eaquals Annual International Conference will be held in Venice this April. Eaquals will welcome Ania Kolbuszewska, Professor Steve Walsh, Gisella Lange and Dr Waldemar Martyniuk, who will deliver the conference plenary sessions on the subjects of Evidence-based reflection and teacher development, the role of plurilingualism in language teaching, CLIL, and tra...
The Communication and Languages Group recognized as one of LinkedIn’s “most engaging”
LinkedIn has just recognized the  Communication and Languages Group  as one of the best managed and most engaging groups on LinkedIn and selected it for their Inner Circle Program. The participation in the Program means that this Group will be afforded higher exposure and special features on the LinkedIn platform, thereby further enhancing its members’ experience and readership o...
Junior Summer School 2022 Beginning this July at MC Academy
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! MC Academy is happy to announce that our Junior Summer School will return this summer! Our summer school is perfect for young students who want an immersive English language experience in a vibrant and historic English city! 🔑 Key Facts! 15 hours of General English lesson per week All meals included on campus* Full-day week...
Léman Manhattan Senior Spotlight: Ayo Omilola '22, Harvard University
As a member of the High School Concert Band, Jazz Band and Main Stage Theatre, a writer for the Léman Science Journal, as well as a volunteer for the United Nations World Food Program, Ayo Omilola has made the most of his high school experience. In addition to his many activities and leadership roles, Ayo has earned an Outstanding rating from the New York State School Music Association Solo...
Intrinsiq Support - Supporting Schools with Multiple Centres
When running multiple centres, schools look for continuity and consistency because it is highly important for them that everything is organised and managed in the same manner, whether it is in the main building, or in any one of the annexes. This is where Intrinsiq is the ideal solution, and in today’s article we are going to look at some reasons as to why this is the case. Intrinsiq su...
St Edward's College Malta: House of Wax
A few students in IB at St Edward’s College Malta , every year, decide to take part in a business project called JAYE (Junior Achiever Young Enterprise). The aim is to create your own mini-company. Our group comprised of 8 students from year 12, decided to create a company. When we first met up, we struggled for ideas, until candles came up, and this developed into BodYou. BodYou i...
The next CILS and AIL exam session is near: Scuola Leonardo da Vinci organize a specific preparation course!
Our schools in Florence , Milan , Rome and Turin are CILS and AIL exam centers and students can prepare for the exam with us! The CILS Certification is a qualification, issued by UniStraSI (University for Foreigners of Siena) which certifies the level of knowledge of Italian as a foreign language. The AIL Certification is a qualification issued by the Accademia Italiana di Lingua...
International House Galway: Job Opportunities for students in Galway
Ireland’s study-work programme offers students the incredible opportunity to gain valuable work experience while they study English. Working while studying allows students to fully immerse themselves in the English language and use it in a practical (and profitable) way. The type of work available to students will depend on their English first and other skills second. The best opportunities ...
Different Programmes at the Villars Palace Academy
As a Swiss hospitality and leadership school, we deliver a broad Vocational Education and Training (VET) programme, licensed by EHL (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne), which offers students the unique opportunity to apply what they learn in theory classes through real-life working experiences. Skilling up within our state-of-the-art Edu-resort, our students effectively reach their professi...
Language Summer Camps for Intensive German in Theory and Practice in Germany at Campus im Stift Neuzelle
Intensive language courses can upgrade one’s language skills to a remarkably higher level. The language school at Campus im Stift Neuzelle organises international language camps where students from different countries aged 12 to 18 participate to improve their German language skills. In addition, they attend lessons at the secondary school “Gymnasium” on the campus and take part ...
How to Tuesday: How to Keep up with Instagram Trends of 2022
Social Media trends are evolving constantly, even more so when it comes to Instagram.  It is always a struggle to keep up with what trend is at its peak at any given time; of course it is also a struggle to learn all about said trend and be a part of it. In the vast industry, that is global education, one needs to be at the top of their game when it comes to these social media trends, given t...
St Edward's College Malta: Artificial Intelligence in the Classrooms
Whilst the debate regarding how much screen-time is too much for children and adults alike, there’s no denying the fact that artificial intelligence is becoming an increasingly viable option. The COVID-19 pandemic only serves as an accelerator to the process. “What is the future of education?” It’s a question that is, or should, be asked at any level of education. Skills...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: Connecting with Service Providers
In today's Website Monday article we are dedicating some space to our wonderful partners and service providers. There are various ways in which our schools and agents can learn about those who work within international education, but who are neither educators nor agents. If you want to find out about our service providers, there are 4 ways in which you can do this: 1) By visiting the special se...
Merrick Prep School - The Number 1 Choice....and here's why!
Families from all around the world are currently starting to look again for opportunities to give their children a brighter future by sending them abroad and enrolling them with great schools. We would like to take a moment and tell you a few facts about Merrick Preparatory School, a small boarding school in Ontario, Canada, that offers grade 9-12, University Qualification Year and ESL Foundation ...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops 2022 – YL and Young Adult programmes
Following the success of the IH Study Abroad Online Workshops in past two years, International House World Organisation has the pleasure of hosting a two day event for agents in March 2022. The focus of this workshop is on Young Learners and Young Adult programmes (up to 18 years of age).  From Young Learner summer programmes to Language Plus courses we are excited about the options IH can...
Trine University - Alumni from Different Nations
They represent different nations and cultures. Several came to small-town Indiana from sprawling metropolitan areas and national capitals. Some experienced the bite of winter for the first time. They all came to the United States looking for greater educational opportunities and found them at Trine University . As Trine celebrates continued growth in the depth and breadth of its internatio...
SEO Friday - How much SEO can you do by yourself?
Some might think that SEO is only for experts. And while we do second that opinion and believe that, in most cases, it's better to ask the experts, we also appreciate the notion that there are quite a number of things that you can do yourself in order to boost your own SEO. In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing , talks to us about these simple steps that we can take to improve our ranking...
Wimbledon School of English Summer Centres Webinar
On 15 th  February, Wimbledon School of English held a webinar about WSE's Juniors Summer Centres for 2022.  The aim of these webinars was to learn about our excellent offering of juniors courses running this summer. The panel was made up of:  - Adam Mathews - Juniors Operations Manager - Fiona Dunlop - Principal - Jane Dancaster - Managing Director - Patrick H...
ICEF Virtual Eurasia | 20 - 22 March 2022
Travel restrictions are beginning to lift across the globe and tens of thousands of students are working with student recruitment agents to prepare for overseas study. ICEF Virtual Eurasia offers an excellent opportunity to get your brand in front of the surge of returning students, by facilitating meetings between you, international educators and student recruitment agents from over 40 coun...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Our Dolce Vita in Rome starts in March
More places are available for our “ Dolce Vita" program ! A course dedicated to senior students who want to experience an unforgettable study holiday in Rome . From March 14th for 1 or 2 weeks students can study Italian and visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world. La Dolce Vita in Rome When you think of Italy and in particular the city of Rome, it is easy to think of t...
IH Study Abroad and IH Directors' Conference....goes to Madrid!!
International House   are delighted to welcome Spanish and Portuguese agents for meetings and a conference on  Friday 6th May. Agents will be able to learn about study abroad programmes with IH schools for English, French, German, Italian and Spanish in locations across Europe, South America and Asia. As well as the usual opportunities to meet specific IH schools for face-to-fac...
Oxford International Study Centre: Easter and Half Term Revision 2022
“I was absolutely thrilled with the report for Evdokia. It was a real educational treat. In all 25 years of my work with British education I haven't received such a thorough analysis of the subject the difficulties the student has. It will be interesting to watch her progress. Thank you for finding great tutors for all our students.” -  Izabella L, Student advisor, Russia T...
How Intrinsiq Works - Class Management and Student Allocation
Classroom Management can be quite a tricky subject for most education providers, especially since everyone tends to have their preferred method of how to allocate students into their respective classes. In today’s article, we are going to focus on how Intrinsinq can help your school achieve this task in a much faster, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Look at a particular week in 5 ...
English UK overhauls professional qualifications to help ELT centres meet staffing needs
Management qualifications run by English UK have been relaunched to make them more accessible, relevant and flexible.   The Diploma in ELT Management (DELTM) and the renamed Certificate in ELT Student Experience Management (CELTSEM) are both running from March with new content, tutors and formats.   Siobhan Baccas, project manager for English UK’s events and training, said she ...
St Edward's College Malta: Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
This is the year of the Water-Tiger: On the First of February, our Chinese students at St Edward’s College, Malta , celebrated Chinese New Year with lanterns, bookmarks, fortune cookies and many other activities. Tigers have a very special place in Chinese culture, given that China has been the home and origin of many different species of this majestic creature. The Chinese Lunar cal...
Rahn Education: Campus im Stift Neuzelle in 120 seconds
The Campus im Stift Neuzelle is set in an idyllic countryside location only 90 minutes from central Berlin. Find out more about this amazing place with a Gymnasium , a language school, a music school and its own boarding school! Watch the video here .   ...
The Villars Palace Academy Infrastructure
Discover some of the students’ infrastructures at the Villars Palace Academy ! The various accommodation choices at the Victoria hotel & Residence, a modern student & staff cafeteria, library & coworking space, classrooms,  the oldest theatre of the Swiss Alps (1895) for acting classes, fitness at the Villars Palace and much more… Check out the pictures galler...
How to Tuesday: How to Make the Most of your B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy
Today, we shall be sharing with you our final text on Business to Business marketing. This article deals with social media marketing, and lthough this marketing segment revolves mostly around brands targeting individual customers, it still plays a very important role when it comes to B2B marketing strategies, especially in the international education industry. Convert followers into Leads Bu...
Happy Valentines Day from MPS
Happy Valentine's Day. One of the best gifts of love from a parent is giving your child a good education which is the foundation for a great future. We are fortunate to be part of this process every day helping parents to give this gift to their children. Learn more about Merrick Preparatory School: www.merrickprep.com ...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: More on Member Articles
In today's post we are going to continue building on what we started talking about in last week's article . In other words, we are going to continue talking about how our members can make the most of Member Articles. Today we shall be focusing on four aspects which are extremely important, both in terms of content Marketing and also in terms of content frequency. 1) Blogging for Students ...
SEO Friday - Key Words in Text
Time flies and it's Friday once again....which means that it's SEO and Korinne o'clock. Another very interesting topic is being tackled here today, and  a topic which a lot of people in international education sometimes tend to struggle with in terms of Digital Marketing and SEO. The question of how many times we should insert key words into our texts often comes up. In today's post, Korinne ...
Villars Palace Academy: Come Meet Us!
From 19th to 26th of February, we will be present at the Victoria Hotel & Residence in Villars, Switzerland - from 08h30 to 10h30 / 16h30 to 19h30. If you are around or wish to meet us in person, come to discover the different sides of our organisation: The Villars Palace Academy , our Hospitality and Leadership school!   ...
ICEF Virtual Secondary Education | 22 - 24 February 2022
ICEF Virtual Secondary Education returns in February, bringing together industry decision-makers and student representatives focused on secondary, boarding, high school, academic summer camp, foundation and junior education programmes . The event provides a cost-effective, convenient way to network with:  - More than 150 leading education institutions from across the globe - O...
Villars Palace Academy: Let's Swiss
Villars Palace Academy offers more than just studying: Let's "Swiss", Study and Ski at the Villars Palace Academy in Switzerland! Here's how to enjoy learning more at 1’800m altitude… https://lnkd.in/gR-AbHVC ...
The Intrinsiq Process: Specification
The Specification part of the Intrinsiq Process is more of a “behind the scenes” kind of phase where the Intrinsiq team gets to internally discuss the outcomes of the initial client meetings. In short, this is where we make the magic happen and make all our client requests come true. Making the Magic Happen We always stress the importance of communication and this particular st...
How to Tuesday: How to optimise your B2B Digital Marketing
Welcome to our next instalment on B2B marketing, our main focus in this article is digital marketing. In this day and age, every business should have a digital presence; one that encompasses a website, SEO, paid promotion and another place your School or Agency is active online. But what can you do to strengthen your B2B digital marketing strategy? Follow these steps and tips below: Defin...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: Member Articles
As per our recent Monday trend, we are here today to share with you some more tips on how you can make better use of the Schools & Agents website. This time round we are going to focus on how to submit better member articles. Remember that these member articles are viewed by our readers on our website, but they are also shared and disseminated on our social media and newsletter, hence reaching...
German Language Course and Foundation Course Studienkolleg at Rahn Education in Germany
If you want to study in Germany and you need to attend a language course before taking the foundation course Studienkolleg, our beautiful Campus im Stift Neuzelle in Germany is the right place for you! LANGUAGE COURSE for STUDIENKOLLEG AT CAMPUS IM STIFT NEUZELLE 02/06/2022 – 31/08/2022 The best start for your study preparation - 30 German lessons per week (Level A2 + B1) in smal...
SEO Friday - How to Make your Website Faster!
In today's SEO Friday post we shall be taking a look at an issue that a lot of companies have and which, unfortunately, reflects very badly on their brand image and their SEO. I am referring to how fast (or slow) the website is. In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about how we can start resolving this issue by taking some simple, yet important steps. ...
Intrinsiq Interview: Getting to know the Intrinsiq Team
One of the new features that we will be publishing on behalf of our friends at Intrinsiq, is the Intrinsiq Interview. This week’s article focuses on the interview that we had earlier today on the Schools & Agents Facebook Page , where we had the opportunity to speak to Mark Milford and Jonas Farrugia from Intrinsiq, about what they have planned for us for 2022. New Content We sta...
IH Academic Managers and Trainers Conference 2022
In January we were pleased to welcome participants from all over the IH Academic community to learn and share together. During the 5-day conference we had a mix of external speakers and IH Speakers who very generously prepared and led thought provoking sessions to help & support IH teams worldwide. Topics included stress management, professional development, the future of digital learning and ...
How to Tuesday: How to Optimise your B2B Email Marketing
As part of our ongoing segment of B2B marketing, this week, and those to come, we are focusing on the various channels that schools, universities, agents and service providers can use as part of their strategy. This week we will focus on the email marketing channel.  Email marketing is one of the most commonly used channels as it is a tried and true method of reaching both individual consu...
Nationality Mix at Wimbledon School of English
Even during a strange year for ELT, Wimbledon School of English still welcomed 75 different nationalities to their school in 2021. Take a look... Our  Top 5 Nationalities  for school-based courses in 2021 were: Switzerland 17% Japan 11% Saudi Arabia 9% South Korea 7% Italy 5% Image is based on WSE student weeks for 2021 ...
Villars Palace Academy Sunsets
Students will enjoy the sunset of Villars from their bedroom balcony at the Victoria Hotel & Residence, or from the 130m long terrace of the Villars Palace , with an incredible view over the Swiss Alps! Follow us on our social media for more updates: Facebook LinkedIn Instagram ...
MPS - A small town, a small school, and a HUGE success story!
In an often-overcrowded industry such as International Education, it is often very difficult or nearly impossible for schools to compete with the conglomerates that often surround large metropolitan areas through Ontario and even Canada! But one little school, in one little village has made it BIG on the International platform, and that school is Merrick Preparatory School !  Merrick Pre...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Agents Website Better: Making use of News Articles and the Industry Newsletter
News and content play a very important role in the Schools & Agents website. They are ways in which we keep in touch with our followers and keep them updated with what is going on in the industry. In fact, our partner associations share their press releases and news updates with us so we can disseminate them across our various channels.  In this article, we are going to focus on how ou...
SEO Friday - How to Optimise your Website's Back End, even if you cannot access it
Another Friday, another SEO Tip, thanks to the brilliant Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . In today's post we are addressing a crucial point. When it comes to website optimisation, everything is crucial, however, when a client feels like they're stuck because they cannot access the back end of their website, that's a bit more problematic. However, there is always a solution to everything, a...
Gap Semester in Italy at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci
Our "Gap Semester" program has everything students need: 16 weeks of full immersion in Italian culture and language. Students will receive high-quality language instruction from our expert teachers that will guide them on this fantastic path. The next "Gap Semester" program will run from February 14th to June 17th. Why take a "Gap Semester" in Italy? Spending 16 weeks in Italy working...
Living Learning English - Summer 2:1 Programme
We are now taking bookings for our Young Learners 2:1 courses; we have teachers available in fantastic locations across the UK! Living Learning English homestay courses provide students with total immersion in English language and culture – there’s no better or faster way to learn! Students are carefully matched in pairs by age, interests and level of English. Each member of the ...
Intrinsiq Support - A fully customisable system!
Intrinsiq is a bespoke system and it can be built according to the needs of the client. From experience, we can certainly assert that a customisable system is the way forward for schools within the field of international education for a variety of different reasons. Everyone is different Each school and each university is different; and unfortunately when you go for an off-the-shelf product ...
How to Create the Best B2B Marketing Strategy
Any marketing strategy has to work around the audience. This is especially relevant when working in the field of international education and when marketing products to schools, universities, agents and service providers. Therefore, before diving in straight to the deep end of all the strategies available one must always follow these steps. 1. Determine your brand positioning. Your first step...
TLCdénia obtains New Accreditation
TLCdénia Spanish school becomes the first school within FEDELE (Federation of Associations of Spanish schools in Spain) in obtaining the "Socially Responsible ELE School" accreditation. This is a seal of quality with the aim of having schools that contribute to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
Cork English College: Promotion for Sonny Kennedy
CEC – Cork English College  are delighted to announce the appointment of Sonny Kennedy to the role of Marketing Manager at the family-owned, award-winning, Cork-based school.   Sonny joined CEC as Sales & Marketing Executive in August of 2019 and prior to that worked within the Language Centre University College Cork for over 6 years in the areas of administration,...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci - The Uffizi in Florence
Our Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Florence , which for decades has accompanied its students to the city's museums to honor the memory of the "Grand Tours" of the past, celebrates with emotion and satisfaction "the most beautiful exhibition space in the world": the Uffizi Gallery. The First Victory Since Eike Schmidt took over the direction of the Uffizi in November 2015, he has transformed th...
The IH Network Hugs the Earth and our 40,000 km target
Since February 2020 International House World Organisation (IHWO) has been active with new projects and initiatives to raise the issue of environmental sustainability throughout our network and in the language teaching industry. All of these initiatives seek to safeguard our planet and minimise the negative impacts we have on our environment. Our ambition is that the International House network...
5 reasons why IH Galway is parents' top choice for 2022
The upcoming summer months should see the return of summer camps and language courses for all ages, including teenagers and children. IH Galway is open and really excited to welcome younger learners to our school, but first we'd like to welcome their parents! Choosing a location for their child's English language programme can be difficult, so to make their decision easier, here are five reasons w...
4 Tips to Use the Schools & Website Better: Membership Options for Schools
As we normally do on Monday, today we will also be sharing with you some tips on how to use the Schools & Agents website better. This time round we will be focusing mainly on Schools and Education Providers, and we will be showing you how you can make the most of your membership options with us. In this article we will be focusing on 4 main areas: 1) The different membership options 2...
Trine University and Organizational Diversity
During an excursion, last Fall, international students attending Trine University , together with a university student society, visited well-known companies across Detroit to learn about their diversity efforts. You can find out more about their experience here .  ...
Quality English announces Agent Workshops in Madrid and Rome
Super Star Award Winning School Association, Quality English and members will be in Madrid and Rome in March to host boutique agent workshops. These events will bring together education professionals from the schools, colleges and agency sectors for collaboration and exploring market opportunities.  Registration for agents has already commenced and you can register by using these links: ...
ACT announces a new BSC in Biological Science starting September 2022
In the face of global challenges such as climate change and environmental management, population growth and food security, and biotechnology and human health, the Biological Sciences have never been more important. Recent discoveries in the field have advanced at breathtaking speeds with beneficial outcomes for mankind.  In the fall of 2022, ACT is launching a Biological Sciences degree ...
SEO Friday - Meta Data, Meta Titles and Title tags
Another Friday, another SEO tip from our friend and SEO guru Korinne from KAIE Marketing . This time round, Korinne talks to us about the difference between Meta Data, Meta Titles and Title tags. To the non-SEO-trained mind, this might all sound complicated, and that is why we need to rely on experts. Having said that, those who prefer to take care of and manage their own websites need to b...
Besant Hill Student Spotlight: Akari I, 21
During a four-year studentship at Besant Hill , a student will examine each tenet of the Portrait of a Graduate. Each year the principles of individualism, resiliency, environmentalism, global citizenship, critical thinking, and creativity are taught throughout the curriculum and programs of the school. The result of a four-year education designed with this foundation is a student like Akari I. ...
Léman Students Work with the Office of College Counseling on the College Application Process
Early college admissions results are coming in and we are ecstatic to share the news that Léman students have been accepted to Harvard University, Duke University, Cornell University, Rice University, New York University, Villanova University, Babson College, Fordham University, Northeastern University, and more. We will continue to share college acceptance news as it comes in over the ne...
How Intrinsiq Works - The Search Function
In the coming weeks and months we will be sharing with you some tips on how to use the various aspects of Intrinsiq in the best way possible. The first feature we are going to look at is the “Search Function”. The Steps to Search When it comes to using the Search function there are five main steps you need to follow. Choose Starting Point - this could be Students, agents e...
IALC Accredits Four New Schools in 2021
The International Association of Language Centres, IALC , welcomed four new quality schools in 2021 despite the devastating and on-going effects of the pandemic on the study travel industry. During these difficult times, IALC has been able to offer its members support in the form of discounts, webinars from industry partners, new marketing initiatives as well as its on-going virtual town hall me...
Oxford International Study Centre: Summer Programmes 2022
Summer in Oxford is a fascinating experience. The colleges, galleries and history of one of the world’s most famous Universities provide an inspiring and beautiful environment for students from all over the world. Oxford International Study Centre has organised summer programmes for many years, welcoming students of all ages from over thirty countries . Older students are sometimes taught in...
What can students gain from being at Villars Palace Academy?
What can students gain from being at Villars Palace Academy? Studying at the Villars Palace Academy in Switzerland will not only make students grow up in the real world of hospitality and prepare them for an exciting leadership programme. It will also offer them the best moments of extra-curricular activities. Are there other activities that they can join? Skiing / snowboarding will als...
How to Tuesday: How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy
Social media is a constantly evolving spectrum however most of the foundational steps you need to succeed stay the same. The essential gist of it is following the same steps you would to create a marketing strategy but narrowed to a specific channel. Follow these steps and apply them to your business: Step 1: Research and Identify your audience The first step in any marketing campaign is to ...
Merrick Prep prepares successfully for #1 University in Canada
Since 2012, Merrick Preparatory Schoo l as prepared 119 graduates - over 81% out of them have received offers to the #1 University in Canada: University of Toronto. Programs our students were accepted to at University of Toronto: Life Science Linguistics Communication & Technology Computer Science Environmental Science Mathematics Math & Statistics Electrical E...
4 Tips to Use Schools & Agents better: Finding out about our Membership Options
It's Monday once again, which means that it's time to find out more about the Schools & Agents website. This time round we are going to focus on our different membership options, and on how to decide which one is best for you. Moreover, we will also be pointing you in the direction of where to get this info from on our website. So here it goes... Step 1: Decide which kind of membership y...
Free Training Day for ELT Academic Managers and Trainers 2022 - International House
We are delighted to welcome Academic Managers and Trainers from across the industry to take part in a special one day event on Saturday 22nd January. Since taking the IH Academic Management and Training conference online in 2021, we are now able to offer academic managers and trainers who are not currently working in an International House school the chance to experience of some of the great ta...
Promotional video for Malaca Instituto
Experience one of the most vibrant cities in Spain Experience Malaca Instituto A whole immersion in the language...And culture of Spain Check out our video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-u7mtUehXM   ...
English UK publishes ambitious environmental action plan
English UK’s first major project of 2022 is a far-reaching environmental action plan, building on the momentum created around international climate change conference COP26.   The plan commits the organisation to building a green culture and leading a green transformation across UK ELT. It includes both direct action and the use of the organisation as a platform to encourage and supp...
SEO Friday - Key Word Frequency
In SEO we often speak of the importance of key words, and we sometimes tend to believe that the more often we insert the key words into our text the better it is for ranking. One important thing to keep in mind is that trends change over time so it is important to follow this, or to ask the professionals in the field to guide us.  The concept of "more is more" is not necessarily relevant n...
The Intrinsiq Process: Consultation
Last week we shared with you a post on the Intrinsiq Process  and we took a brief look at what each one of the steps involved entails. This week, we are going to delve deeper into this and focus a bit more on what the very first step in this process is all about.  Identifying Goals  For us, Consultation is extremely important because we believe that this is where we get to k...
New Year News from Villars Palace Academy
We hope you have well enjoyed the end-of-year celebrations and a nice break. The launch of the Villars Palace Academy is in constant adaptation and we wish to respond favourably to the expectations of our future students. To best prepare for it, we thank you in advance for taking 3 minutes of your time to complete the following questionnaire:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D952VBW ...
How to Tuesday: Getting your Business ready for 2022
Last week we started our 'How to Tuesday' column by sharing with you some tips on how to get your business ready for 2022. This week we will continue on the same topic and we'll share with you some more ideas on how you can make your 2022 a much better year! Like last year, our 'How to Tuesday' posts will once again be brought to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents and our si...
Living Learning English: Breaking! International travel news update
We've got some amazing news for our students From Friday 7th January at 4 am, pre-departure travel COVID tests will no longer be needed for under 18s and adults fully vaccinated to enter England from overseas. The requirement to self-isolate on arrival to England until receiving a negative PCR test result will also be lifted. Instead, those arriving in England can take a lateral flow test...
Virtual Partner Open House at Merrick Prep
Welcome to 2022. Happy New Year. We hope that you had a wonderful start into this New Year and are ready to continue or start working with us :). We are, for sure! Our first Virtual Partner Open House will be on  January 20th, 2022 at 9 AM (EST). Mark your calendar! Join us to connect. Please send an email to johannaz@merrickprep or message to what’s app: +1 613 298 0259 and w...
4 Tips to Use Schools & Agents better: Finding Out about Upcoming Industry Events
This week we shall continue with our Website Tips. This corner is aimed at helping our followers and members to learn how to navigate the Schools & Agents website more efficiently so that they can make better use of it. Today's focus is going to be on how to use the Schools & Agents website in order to find out about upcoming Industry Events in International Education. Check this out: ...
SEO Friday - Does your Page need to Load Fast?
It's the first Friday of the first week of 2022, and just like last year we are pleased to continue sharing with you SEO-related tips and tricks thanks to our SEO guru Korinne from KAIE Marketing . We are starting the year with a very important SEO tip, and this is related to page loading time. Check out the infographic below to find out all there is to know about how fast our pages should be lo...
Search Tutor: Personal improvement and self-fulfilment
It is important to promote personal skills and development when looking for a new career. Personal improvement is distinguished by the way that a person conducts themselves in a work-based environment by using their previous knowledge, expertise, and experience as a foundation for future development. An individual can assess their personal improvement in many ways. 1. Create a personal brand un...
Intrinsiq Support: Why are we the best in the field
Communication is key. At Intrinsiq , we are firm believers in this, and it is for this reason that we always stress on the importance of consistent communication between us and our client; not just at the beginning, but throughout the whole process - from when the client engages with us, right until the moment of launch; and even post-launch. In today’s article we are going to walk you...
Happy New Year 2022 from Merrick Preparatory, Canada
Happy New Year 2022 – may this year bring you happiness, health, success and hopefully some relieve to the industry that we can all continue what we are passionate about, bringing students to our institutions and help them get a great education as foundation for their next step in life! We have welcomed our students back on campus and continue supporting them through the challenges of the...
Feature on Villars Alpine Resort
Happy to share with all of you a wonderful article about the Villars Alpine Resort, recently published in the Villars Magazine. Villars Palace Academy 's future students will benefit from a unique place to learn, grow and develop their skills in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Check it out! https://lnkd.in/gqnU3WiW ...
How to Tuesday: How to make your Business stand out in 2022
It's a new year, and as we promised you earlier on this week, this year we will be sharing many more tips and much more content with you on how to help your businesses develop. We've all had two horrendous years but we believe it is now time to move forward and start looking ahead. And we can only do this in one way - by having our businesses ready to face the new year and the new opportunities th...
Website Mondays: What Content should you be Sharing with us?
Content is an essential part of your digital marketing strategy and it's also important to be sharing your content on thrid party website and other social groups. The more you share, the easier you are to be found. We always tell our clients that the content we publish on their behalf reaches thousands of followers, not just those that follow us, but also those that are searching for similar progr...
Intrinsiq Support: Why should a good School Management system be cloud based?
Intrinsiq has been a cloud-based school management system for well over a decade. In fact, when it was designed back then, it was always intended to be on the cloud. Cloud-based systems are highly efficient and also effective for a variety of reasons including increased capacity, scalability, functionality, as well as reduced maintenance and cost for computer infrastructure or members of staff. In...
Intrinsiq Support: Reporting and Forecasting
In any kind of business, it is always good to ask yourself whether there’s more that you can do because the likelihood is that such a question will open up new possibilities and lead to further growth. Such questions then need to be analysed and interpreted…and we all know that data interpretation is also an extremely laborious and time-consuming task. At Intrinsiq , we are please...
How to Tuesday - How to Increase Facebook Engagement
One of our most popular "How to Tuesday" posts which we shared over the past 12 months has been this one here - the one in which we talk about How to imporve our company's Facebook Engagement. It is all well and good to reach a vast audience, but sometimes you also want to make sure that the audience you are reaching is receptive to your message....and you can confirm that by looking at your ...
Happy Holidays...from MPS
Merrick Preparatory School has made sure that every one of our students has either gone home safely or has found a place to stay in Canada. We all are looking forward to spending some quiet time with friends and family and saying “goodbye” to 2021. We are looking forward to a happy, health and successful New Year 2022 with our partners at our side. Thank you so much for your support, w...
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School and The École join forces to create a new French bilingual high school program.
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School and The École, a leading French-American Pre-Nursery-8 independent school,  will launch a new French bilingual high school program at Léman starting September 2022.  The program is an extension of The École's French-American dual curriculum and transitions to a bilingual IB diploma program. The IB diploma is globally recogn...
Becari December News
I am happy to present you this information and I apologize for all my mistakes. I hope you enjoy it ! I am also happy to hear any suggestions or comments you might have. ¡Muchas gracias! COVID IN MEXICO As you can see, we only have 4 states in yellow and 27 states in green. Oaxaca is in green until this Friday. Oaxaca numbers We only had 59 cases of Covid in the whole state of Oa...
Villars Palace Academy: Grand Opening of the Victoria Hotel & Residence, Switzerland!
On the 17th of December, the second baby of the Villars Alpine Resort will open to the public. Fully operating as a traditional hotel for guests and visitors, the Victoria will also be the "home away from home" for our future students enrolled at the Villars Palace Academy. We all look forward to welcoming you soon to enjoy this brand-new infrastructure ;) VISIT THE VICTORIA ...
ICEF Events 2022
In 2021, despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, ICEF held 10 virtual and 1 hybrid events enabling thousands of educational institutions, service providers and carefully-chosen student recruitment agents to continue to network and develop partnerships. In 2022, we are increasing our support for the international education community by hosting 14 hybrid, virtual and in-person events...
Intrinsiq Support: Using the Dashboard
The Dashboard is a very important feature on the Intrinsiq School Management System as it is the place where members of staff who have access to the platform check all their notifications and diary entries. As explained in a previous article, diary entries are a useful tool that allows members of staff to create a unique customer journey for every student at the school, and tag members of staff ...
Programs we offer at Merrick Preparatory School
Students from all around the world are joining Merrick Preparatory each year for one of the following programs (minimum a semester or longer): Academic Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 Earn credits toward the #1 world ranked Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) Merrick Preparatory School ensures our students are prepared to enter world-ranked universities. Since our founding in 2012, we have maint...
Learn Spanish and Enjoy Quality Gastronomy in Denia, Spain
TLCdénia is a Spanish school located in Denia, a medium city between Valencia and Alicante, on the Mediterranean coast. Denia’s gastronomy is so well recognized worldwide that it was designated a Creative City of Gastronomy by UNESCO in 2015. Being a ‘Gastronomic City’ is an official recognition and appreciation of the quality of Denia's restaurants and their dishes. ...
How to Tuesday - How to be Wiser in 2022
As the year draws to a close most of us tend to look back on the past 12 months and do a bit of an audit and a stock-take. It's always book to look at the lessons learnt in the previous year and commit to taking them with you into the new year. It is for this reason that in our "How to Tuesday" post this week, we've decided to share with you some tips on how you can learn from 2021 and be wiser in...
Meet the American College of Thessaloniki, Greece
The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) is an American, private, nonprofit post-secondary academic institution that operates in Greece, with rich history that goes back to 1886. The College operates at a beautiful 55-acre wooded campus on a hill, overlooking the city of Thessaloniki and the Aegean Sea.  The city of Thessaloniki is a safe, vibrant, modern metropolis of more than 1 million i...
Villars Alpine Resort
The first Edu-Resort ever designed in Switzerland combing Hospitality, Education & Sustainability.  A fantastic learning platform for our students! Read our latest News HERE ...
WSE's Accommodation
Along with their beautiful local student residences, did you know that Wimbledon School of English have a network of over 200 host families in the area? Take a virtual tour of the different options with their Accommodation Manager, Julie. WSE Accommodation Stats: Maximum 25 minutes journey time to the school 15 minutes average journey time 40% of their hosts are within walking...
SEO Friday - 3 SEO Tips for 2022
It's Friday again....and that only means one thing, that it's time for SEO Friday once again :) In today's post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing talks to us about three important SEO tips to take with us into the new year. Here we go! ...
The guard.me keep.meSAFE Program
Did you know that 50% of students have felt overwhelming anxiety, making it hard to succeed academically? Did you know that 31% of post-secondary students have felt so depressed that it was difficult to function? The keep.meSAFE program offered by guard.me specifically focuses on these situations helping students and schools deal with such issues and challenges. Mental Wellness Studen...
Intrinsiq Support: The efficiency of Multiple Portals
Intrinsiq is a school management system that thrives on efficiency and one way of achieving this is through their use of multiple portals. In fact, the Intrinsiq system has portals for students, teachers and also host families. These are the three departments within a school that normally tend to generate the highest amount of traffic in the office. Thanks to Intrinsiq’s efficient system, ...
New Collaboration between IALC and FELCA
The President of FELCA, Mr. Paolo Barilari and IALC, Mr. Robin Adams, are delighted to announce a collaboration focused on improving the relationships between schools and agents.  The Federation of Education and Language Consultant Associations is a worldwide association of national associations of language and education consultant providers (est. 2000).  Founded in 1983, The Intern...
How to Tuesday - How to Motivate your Employees at the End of the Year
We're in December and it's practically the end of another year that brought along with it ups and downs. For those in business, it has been another year of stress, question marks and sleepless nights. Our employees feel that too even though our businesses might not be theirs to own, run and manage. In today's "How to Tuesday" post we've decided to share with you some tips on what you can do in ord...
Villars Palace Academy: 360° Summer Hospitality Training in Switzerland!
If you want to learn, grow, come out of your comfort zone, have lifelong memories and start building a successful career, then the  Villars Palace Academy - Swiss Hospitality & Leadership School  - is certainly the next place you want to be! Here is a brand-new programme designed for short term stays:  The 360° Summer Hospitality Training (2 months, minimum 5...
ICEF Dubai 2022
Each year hundreds of thousands of students from the Middle East and North Africa enrol at a school or university abroad and they all need one or more of the following products or services: - Student health and travel insurance, risk prevention - Local bank account, payment tools - Money transfer solutions - Student accommodation, short-term and long-term - Student travel products ...
Our Approach at Merrick Prep – Enhanced Academic Program
At Merrick Preparatory School our focus is on whole student development to ensure success. We have created a failsafe system to ensure each child reaches beyond their grasp to achieve their full potential. Our unique Enhanced Academic Program has five main components integrated into our students’ daily lives. Daily Tutorial Support Upon joining MPS, each student is placed in a grade ...
Hispania Valencia - 2021: a year full of challenges and achievements
It’s time to say goodbye to 2021. It was a year full of challenges and changes, but also many achievements. These successes are the result of our hard work and the fact that we always keep improving. We’ve made different kinds of improvements to keep our school facilities safe and to offer our students the highest quality in the classroom and in our other services. Not only did we c...
The Villars Alpine Edu-Resort
The Villars Alpine Resort is the very first Edu-Resort allying hospitality, education, and sustainability in Switzerland. Ideally situated at the heart of the Swiss Alps in Villars-sur-Ollon, the Villars Alpine Resort is composed of 3 fully renovated hotels; the Villars Palace 5* (1913), the Victoria Hotel & Residence 4* (1973), and the Villars Lodge (1870). In addition to its 332 rooms & ...
SEO Friday - Optimising Website Images
Many of us tend to think that SEO is all abou text and links and key words. However, it is much more than that. In fact, the images on our website also play a very important role in how our website ranks on Google and other search engines. In today's SEO Friday post, which is brought to us thanks to KAIE Marketing , Korinne talks to us about the importance of this feature. ...
New courses are to coming to MC Academy
GESE, ISE, International ESOL, SELT and more! Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! MC Academy is proud to announce we are expanding our course portfolio to provide students with more ways to prepare for their studies in higher education in the UK. We are proud to announce that MC Academy has partnered with Trinity College London and LanguageCert to offer four new exam ...
Welcome to Merrick Preparatory School
Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) is a private co-educational day, boarding and synchronous learning high school with a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students, 20 days students and 30 synchronous learning students. MPS offers a world class educational and boarding experience to students grades 9 through 12 and a University Qualification Year (UQY). Since its opening in 2012, students from 36 c...
Intrinsiq Support: Diary-like System
Imagine this scenario...Imagine that you have a student who books a course, and then, a few days before he arrives at the school he decides to add one-to-one lessons; and he also chooses to change his accommodation from an apartment to a host family; and he also chooses to book some additional excursions in advance. Not a big thing to imagine, right? But it can sometimes turn into quite an ordeal ...
MEI Member Schools Look forward to Reconnecting with International Partners at Online Event
Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), the leading and longest-serving association of English Language Schools in Ireland, will host an online workshop for MEI member schools, partner agents, and industry service providers on Thursday 2nd December. The event will be attended by 140+ delegates. This includes representation from 48 English Language schools of all sizes, locations, and varieties acr...
How to Tuesday: How to create a Social Media Posting Schedule
One of the main issues that business struggle with when it comes to Social Media, is the scheduling and planning of posts....or rather the lack of it. Very often, people believe that social media takes up way too much tima because they have to come up with something new every day, create it and post it. In truth, we can be much more efficient with this and "all it takes" is a bit of decent plannin...
Quality English News Updates
We are very excited to announce that our in-person Missions will recommence in March 2022 ! We very much look forward to hosting our friends and partners in Madrid and Milan in March so keep an eye out for the invitations! You will also find a copy of the new QE/QED Brochure here which is a very useful guide to our schools, their courses, and their locations. We very much look forwar...
OISC: Summer Programmes 2022
Summer in Oxford is a fascinating experience. The colleges, galleries and history of one of the world’s most famous Universities provide an inspiring and beautiful environment for students from all over the world. Oxford International Study Centre has organised summer programmes for many years, welcoming students of all ages from over thirty countries . Older students are sometimes taught in...
Wimbledon School of English: From English Beginner to Masters in 2 years - Abdul's Testimonial
Excellent news from one of our alumni! From an English beginner to master’s graduate in just 2 years! This is “star student” - Check out Abdul’s story of how he achieved his dream of graduating from a top UK university after studying at Wimbledon School of English in 2019. Well done, Abdul! 🎉 #MyWSE #IELTSofficial   #StudyAbroadLife ...
Celebrating Diversity at Merrick Prep School in Canada
We are in full swing to talk to interested parents and their desire to send their daughter/ son to Merrick Prep for Fall 2022. Will you be one of them? Since the opening of Merrick Prep, we have welcomed students from over 35 different countries. Each year we have students from 17-20 different countries on campus. I have worked in the K-12 education industry for over 20 years and I have not ...
Intrinsiq Support: Easy Classroom Allocation and Forecasting
In any Academic Department in any kind of school, be it big or small, classroom allocation and forecasting are two things that practically take place on a daily basis, especially at the start and the end of each week. Students moving around, teachers changing classes, teachers’ time off, classroom renovations….these are only a few situations in which having an efficient classroom plan...
Local English language school part of £500,000 bid to support teachers around the world
Wimbledon School of English in London will improve the skills of English teachers in Brazil after submitting a winning bid for a national project. This high-quality, imaginative bid from language schools is already off to a flying start. Teachers at Wimbledon School of English will help improve the confidence and English language skills of the teachers in Brazil by providing teacher training t...
Special Offers from International House Galway
Overall, it has been such a great couple of weeks here at IH Galway and I wanted to keep you up to date with our latest news. Black Friday Special Offer Accommodation for free: Our special offer for Black Friday ends on the 30th of November, but there are still a couple of days left before that and I would strongly advise you to avail of this unique opportunity that will help your students ...
Villars Palace Academy: A Unique Programme!
Our students will practice their cooking skills throughout the programme. The Chefs will teach them how to create a local, seasonal and comforting menu such as the one you can find at the Villars Mountain Lodge restaurant  https://villarspalaceacademy.ch/programme ...
How to Tuesday: How to Improve our Listening Skills
Today's 'How to Tuesday' post is going to be slightly different from the usual Marketing-related posts. In fact, today we are going to take a small break from Social Media Marketing and focus on something that we feel is important in every area of business - whether we are a school, an agent, a service provider ... or whether or not we are in International Education. This is actually something tha...
Léman Manhattan's IB Program
Léman Manhattan is an International Baccalaureate World School. IB approaches are integrated throughout the School’s academic program, starting in early childhood and culminating with the Diploma Programme in 11th and 12th grade. The IB Diploma Programme has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being of students. Diploma students are more tha...
Humboldt Institut's virtual Advent Calendar
No plans for 2022 yet? What about a German course? And best of all, now is your chance to win one! With the start of the Humboldt Advent Calendar on December 1st, students from all over the world have the chance to win a two-week German course every week from December 1 to 20! The Advent Calendar will be published on the Humboldt-Institut's website. Starting on December 1, each day a new ...
New member for English UK Board
An unexpected vacancy on our Board of Trustees has been filled by the candidate who narrowly missed joining after the last election in May. Farhan Quraishi , CEO and co-owner of  Speak Up London  has joined the board until the next annual elections in May 2022, when he will be able to put himself up for re-election. He replaces Chris Moonie of the Mackenzie School of English, who h...
Intrinsiq Support: Contactless Attendance and Multiple Annexes
In some parts of the world Covid is once again showing its ugly head, however, we all agree that business simply cannot just stop again because of it. At the same time, schools need to be able to prove to their agents and clients that they are taking all the necessary precautions to ensure that students are safe while studying in their centres. Contactless Attendance Tracking Attendance Trac...
Living Learning English: Cosy Winter Courses in the UK
Winter in the UK... Twinkling lights, warming treats and festive feelings, the Christmas holiday season is when Britain’s cosiness levels reach an all-time high. Secure a place now for your students with one of our professional, friendly teachers. Let them experience the best of the winter season in the UK and improve their English by total immersion. Your students can lea...
How to Tuesday: How to choose the right Social Media Channels for your Business
Choosing the right social media channels for your business is always a tricky task. Some people choose to have a presence on ALL channels, and while that is admirable, it is not always necessary especially if you have limited resources to work with. At the same time, there are others who prefer to have a limited presence on a few channels in order to ensure consistency. And while that is also comm...
At ALC-comInternational we will prepare your students for the TOEIC Exam
At ALC-comInternational we are proud to prepare our students in the best way possible for both French and English examinations. In today’s article we will focus on how we will help international students prepare for the TOEIC exam. What is the TOEIC made up of? As many know, the TOEIC exam is made up of a Reading and Listening paper, as well as a Speaking and Writing paper. At ALC-c...
“Out of your Comfort Zone” – Lifetime Expeditions at the Villars Palace Academy!
Our students get to face the unknown and release the best of themselves. Our lifetime expeditions are focused on outdoor learning and are designed to take our students out of their comfort zone. The expeditions programme will take them to the most exciting adventures in the Swiss Alps, sailing on the Balearic Islands and finally to Tanzania for a memorable experience at the foot of Kilimanjar...
ICEF Berlin 2021 marks the start of a new chapter in the international education industry
It has been a very busy four days for a reunited industry. An industry that has suffered so much during the pandemic. Although the challenges are far from over, the ICEF Berlin 2021 statistics are a clear indication of a resilient and active sector, one that is capable of adapting to whatever challenges arise and that is optimistic about the future. ICEF Berlin is the international education in...
High quality, imaginative bids from language schools get international ELT partnership project off to a flying start
34 accredited UK language schools have been chosen to take part in an international project to help improve the confidence, language and teaching skills of English Teaching Association (ETA) members in 40 nations.  After the massive success of the first Partnered Remote Learning Improvement Project (PRELIM) earlier this year, the British Council has secured £500,0...
Intrinsiq Support: “We will help you place your students into the perfect family!”
In Marketing we speak a lot about the “Customer Journey” and at Intrinsiq we make sure that your customers’ stay at your school is indeed something to write home about. Members of staff who work within the Accommodation Department in their schools have often spoken to us about the challenges they meet when trying to allocate the student into the right kind of family. Well, we&r...
Villars Palace Academy: The very first Edu-Resort ever Designed in the World!
A school like no other. Our students will attend classes licensed VET by EHL (Vocational Education & Training by Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne) and follow a programme designed by education experts and working professionals, providing exclusive insights into the kind of skills recruiters are looking for. Visit  https://www.villarspalaceacademy.ch/programme  for more det...
How to Tuesday: How to Take your YouTube Channel to the Next Level
Video content is exceptionally important for businesses and in today's 'How to Tuesday' post we are specifically going to take a look at how to improve your channel on one of the main search engines on the internet - YouTube. Take a look at the infographic below and let us know your thoughts on our social media channels.  Do you take care of your YouTube channel? Are you already using s...
Londonist DMC - Who are we?
Londonist DMC is a multi-award-winning accommodation agency which has been built on the core values of flexibility, integrity, safety and comfort. We pride ourselves on providing the best service for international students. Londonist has attended numerous online and in-person events which has maximised and cultivated a network of global partners, and this has proved to become the core of the comp...
Intrinsiq Support: “We will build the School Management System that you NEED!”
A customizable school management system is certainly the way forward for education providers in the field of international education. In our opinion, this is the most important place to start. When it comes to the day-to-day running of your institution, you want something that reflects YOUR way of doing things. Each school and each university is different; and unfortunately when you go for an off-...
ICEF Berlin - the realisation that there finally IS light at the end of the tunnel
2021 has been another difficult year for most of us in International Education, however, as soon as we heard that ICEF Berlin was going to have a face-to-face component we started to realise that we might soon be able to start putting these past horrible months behind us. And the last few days, whether it was via virtual meetings or face-to-face interactions, we got a solid confirmation of this. A...
ICEF Berlin 2021 Day 1
It's the most wonderful time of the year! ICEF Berlin is back, this year as a hybrid event where we're seeing some participants having meetings from their homes or hotel rooms, while others are present at the Intercontinental in Berlin.  What remained the same:  The excellent networking opportunities, the diversity in nationalities, the professionalism and the very user-friendly sy...
SEO Friday - How to Optimise when Offline
It's Friday - and that means it's time for our SEO Tips and Tricks, which are sent to us on a weekly basis thanks to our fabulous partner (who we can't wait to see and hug in person after two long years in Berlin in a few days) Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . So if you are also going to be at ICEF Berlin this weekend and next week, check out these tips below to find out how you can make the ...
The 2nd Salone delle Lingue - IALCA ready to start in Rome
The world of language courses abroad meets in Rome, at beautiful Salone delle Fontane on 27 November 2021, with the 2nd Salone delle Lingue, organised by IALCA, the Italian Association of Language Agents and Consultants.   Finally, it's back to business! After a forced interruption in 2020 due to the pandemic, the second edition of the Salone delle Lingue IALCA is coming back to Rome to m...
Eaquals Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Hybrid Conference!
Eaquals had plenty to celebrate with their 30 th anniversary and a very successful hybrid event with the annual international conference which took place in Belfast on 21-23 October 2021/ The conference was officially opened by Eaquals Chair, Thom Kiddle, who welcomed attendees both in-person and online (from over 18 countries) to the organisation and reflected on the journey we had been on t...
Spooky Festivities at MC Academy this Month
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are all well! A word from our Assistant Director of Studies “It’s been a busy month at MC Academy this month! Lots of our students are signing up to our IELTS, Cambridge and English for Academic Purposes courses in preparation for university, while our General English courses are as popular as ever! Students can enjoy our friendly, vibra...
Intrinsiq Support: NO Limits with Intrinsiq
Whether you are a big school, or a small school; a school with one centre, or a school with multiple centres; a school with many students, or a school with few students….whatever your size, you can definitely make use of Intrinsiq in order to unlock the next level in your development. Would you have to pay extra for more students or more centres? The good news is that the answer is ...
How to Tuesday - How to Increase your Facebook Page's Engagement
Increasing engagement on social media is always a very important step in your Social Media Marketing Strategy. In today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brought to us thanks to BaiLogik , your partners for Team Building, HR and Marketing services, focuses on How you can increase engagement on your business's Facebook Page.  What do you make of these tips below? Are there any of them whi...
The Lead5050 Awards 2021
The Lead5050 Awards is now in its 5th year and has become one of the most exciting events in the calendar. This year, the event will be hosted online, in a fully live and interactive event. At the annual Awards, we recognize innovative individual and organizational initiatives that address the advancement of women in business. In a particularly challenging year for the industry due to the pan...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Generating the Right kind of traffic
When we think of SEO, most of us think numbers and statistics. However, when it comes to SEO it is more than just simple mathematics. It is about having the right kind of traffic being diverted to your website. In today's post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , speaks to us specifically about this. Here's what she has to say about SEO and Traffic! ...
Villars Palace Academy's Unique Programme Teaser
We are very pleased to share with you the official teaser for the Villars Palace Academy's unique programme ! Our team is delighted and honoured to unveil the outline of the exciting project which has kept us busy for the past year. We truly believe that the vocational education training, VET by EHL, together with the unique content designed by our academic team, will shape the future of h...
IH Teachers Online Conference 2021
The IH Teachers Online Conference is back! Join us on Friday 29th October for a programme of practical and thought provoking talks to help your teaching.   We are delighted to announce that this event is completely free and open to language teachers from all over the world. Just sign up below to receive more information and the Zoom link in the run up to the event.  We are pro...
A small town, a small school, and a HUGE success story!
In an often-overcrowded industry such as International Education, it is very difficult or nearly impossible for schools to compete with the conglomerates that often surround large metropolitan areas through Ontario and even Canada! But one little school, in one little village has made it “BIG” on the international platform, and that school is Merrick Preparatory School!  Merric...
A specific preparation course at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci to pass the CILS exam
The CILS certification of the University of Foreigners of Siena is an officially recognized qualification and is an important tool for work and also in education and academia. It certify the degree of linguistic and communicative competence in the study of Italian as a foreign language. The CILS certificates are divided into different levels of competence as follows: A1-A2 (basic learner), B1...
Intrinsiq Support: Who exactly are Intrinsiq? And how can we help take your school to the next level?
For those who don’t really know us, Intrinsiq is a school management solution system which has been specifically designed on the cloud over 10 years ago and which specifically caters for education providers within the field of international education. In other words, we are the solution to all your school management issues. Why do we recommend Intrinsiq? Here are all the ways in whic...
French Diploma in International Relations at ALC-comInternational
Today’s article will focus on the French Diploma in International Relations that is offered by ALC-comInternational. This French Diploma is ideal for those students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of Diplomacy, International Journalism, or for those who are or aim to be International Civil Servants within their countries. Such careers require employees to have solid ling...
How to Tuesday - Increase views to your YouTube Channel through Tools
We recently published a post on How to Increase views to your YouTube Channel using Engagement - today we are going to focus on another aspect, specifically on How to Increase views to your YouTube Channel through Tools. Some of the things one needs to take into consideration when posting on YouTube is what viewers see when they land on your channel. It is important to keep in mind that vie...
Hello from Galway! We have some great news to share!
Our city has received lots of awards recently for its charm and resilience. Earlier this month Ireland claimed the top spot on the Bloomberg Covid Resilience Ranking , which means Ireland is officially the world’s most resilient country when it comes to fighting COVID-19. The fighting Irish indeed!  In other news, Galway was just ranked #9 on Conde Nast’s “Best Sma...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Making Auto Responses Work for You
Today's SEO post, which is brought to us thanks to Korinne Algie from  KAIE Marketing , focuses on the importance of auto responses in our businesses. Most of us have some kind of auto response set - be it 'out of office' replies or even confirmation messages. Today's post focuses on how to make the most out of these auto responses in order to help boost our SEO. ...
An Eventful September for Living Learning English
What an eventful September we have had!  Living Learning English Guardianship have welcomed our guardianship students back to the UK and we have been conducting personalised online induction meetings with each child and their family before they arrive in the UK. Each family has been incredibly grateful for the extra time and support our team have given them to help with their questions an...
Reach Cambridge: Summer 2022 – Now Live!
After an incredibly positive, uplifting and Covid-19-free summer of programs in Cambridge this year, we are excited to look towards summer 2022, which promises to be the best yet!  Our programs are open to students aged 14-18 from all over the world. Students can join us for two, four or six weeks and take part in inspiring academic courses, fun and engaging activities, exciting excur...
Diploma in French for Tourism at ALC-comInternational
The Diploma in French for Tourism and Travel is ideal for those students who are seeking entry into the world of Hospitality in a French-speaking country. This Diploma is aimed at students or professionals who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma that is recognized in the professional world, which helps them to valid...
Edu-inter French School News: Winter and Summer Camp for 2022 are open for all international students
Winter Camp for teens with Edu-inter: Your teen students can experience true French immersion, enjoy different winter activities while staying with a local family in beautiful Quebec City. Features: - French Classes in the morning and a diverse activity program in the afternoon. - Skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports are included in the activities schedule - Accommodation with a l...
Intrinsiq Support: Powerful Reporting and Data Interpretation with Intrinsiq
Why is Reporting useful in a school scenario? There are various ways in which reporting can help schools - from determining trends based on past intakes, to knowing which sectors areas or countries one is lacking students from (and using this information to focus on finding agents in that area), to forecasting low student intake periods and having the opportunity to offer discounts during those sp...
How to Tuesdays - How to Make the Most out of Instagram
Having social media platforms just for the sake of having them is never something we recommend. It is important that when we do something we do it right. And another important point to stress is that no social media platform works the same as any other. For this reason, we need to be aware of how best to use them and today we will be sharing with you some tips on How to Make the Most out of I...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: The Dole Vita Program arrives in Turin
Turin, with its 18 km of arcades, is one of the most fascinating and mysterious cities in Italy, deeply linked to the history of our country. The opening of a new Leonardo da Vinci school in Turin and the offer of the “ Dolce Vita ” program also in this city are some of our news for 2021. Walking through the streets of Turin means retracing the millennial history of the Sav...
Celebrating Resilience at the 10th ELT Malta Conference
After months of what has been a very uncertain period for the ELT industry, Malta is back to organising one of its staple local events. And what a comeback for the industry this event has been! Celebrating nothing other than resilience, while bringing together ELT industry professionals, the ELT Malta Conference organised by the ELT Council, took place on Friday 8 th and Saturday 9 th October....
SEO Fridays - The use of Footers for SEO
Website Footers The use of footers on our website is probably one of the last things we consider when optimising for SEO. However, as  KAIE Marketing  explains below it is an essential part for those crawl bots to understand what our site is about. It's important to take careful steps when choosing what to include and what to link in this bottom part of our website pages. Next time ...
Preparing for the 2021/2022 academic year with BEC
September is a busy month for students who are eager to enrol and begin their studies at universities throughout the UK. This month at BEC , we have been busy preparing for the September intake for students by assisting them with the application process in preparation for their future academic studies in the UK. We have received a great number of applications from students wishing to begin their...
Highfield Summer School 2022 Dates Announced
We are delighted to announce that the next Highfield Summer School will run from Saturday 16th July – Saturday 6th August 2022. Now that all our international students are back at Highfield and travel restrictions are easing, we are confident we will be able to run the course safely in 2022. The Summer School is owned and run by Highfield School and offers international students aged 8 &n...
English UK and RefuAid create formal partnership
More refugees should get access to the language support they need to work or study in the UK as a result of a partnership between English UK and RefuAid.  Refugee support charity RefuAid works solely with English UK members to ensure its clients get the language teaching they need to pass IELTS or OET exams, enabling them to register existing qualifications in the ...
Merrick Preparatory School hits the Toronto Star.... Recognized as "The Best In the World"
A private school in Merrickville now has some significant bragging rights. Earlier this month, the Merrick Preparatory School was recognized as the best in the world through the Secondary Learning and International Impact Award. It’s like the “Academy Awards” for the education sector, said Kevin Farrell, the school’s headmaster. The PIEoneer Awards, which awarded the bes...
How to Tuesday: How to create the best Instagram Reels
Those of us who are very much into social media have all gone to bed feeling a little bit empty last night following the major Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp outage in many areas around the world. This only proves how dependent our lives have become on social media. Whether this is right or wrong is obviously subject to debate, however, the fact remains that social media plays a major roled in o...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is Star Italian Language School 2021
We are pleased and proud to announce that we have won the 2020/21 StudyTravel Star Awards “ST Star Italian Language School” .  We are pleased and proud to announce that we have won the 2020/21 StudyTravel Star Awards “ST Star Italian Language School”. Every year in September, the Study Travel Star Awards honor the top language schools worldwide. The StudyTrav...
Oxford International Study Centre Half-Term Revision
At Oxford International Study Centre we are now offering half-term revision for ALevel, GCSE and IB, Oxford and Cambridge Admissions Tests and Interviews and English Language. This is the time for your students to catch up on any missed classes and get the grades they are looking for! Individual and small group tuition with personalised schedules. We cover all syllabuses and exam boards. Stud...
Intrinsiq Support: Summer Camps and Guardianship Programmes
When we think of School Management Systems, many seem to believe that this is something that is only useful to language schools. However, this is definitely not the case. In fact, thanks to Intrinsiq’s customizable quality, and the team's experience in the international education industry, this solution is ideal for any education provider, and that includes Summer Camps and Guardianship Pr...
SEO Friday - FAQ Pages help with SEO
Some of us tend to take FAQ pages for granted when it comes to websites, and the good news is that these pages help a lot with SEO. In today's SEO tips article Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about how companies can use the FAQ pages to their advantage in order to boost their SEO. ...
40,000 km walk - We can all help protect our planet. Will you?
In February 2020 International House World Organisation (IHWO) added environmental sustainability to its corporate strategy and since then have started various projects and initiatives. All of these seek to safeguard our planet and minimise the negative impacts we have on our environment. Our ambition is that the International House network of schools will lead the way in the ELT industry and m...
Intrinsiq Support: Paperless Attendance
It’s the start of a new scholastic year and once again safety features, including paperless attendance, are the norm. As far as attendance tracking goes, at Intrinsiq, we’ve got you covered too thanks to our contactless attendance tracking system. How does this work? QR Attendance Tracking is a simple way in which students scan a QR code, displayed in class or on screen, on their...
Becari Conzatti Update
I hope you, your family and friends are healthy and fine. We are fine in Oaxaca. Now we are in the color yellow!!!  Almost 40% of the Mexican population has been vaccinated. In Oaxaca, people from 18-30 years old are waiting for the second dose. Children between 12-17 years old are going to be vaccinated if they suffer from an illness like heart problems, diabetes, etc. At the mome...
How to Tuesdays: How to increase views to your YouTube Channel
We all agree that when it comes to Social Media, video content is exceptionally successful and it generates a lot of engagement, which is a very good way to improve your brand image and generate new sales leads (which is everyone's ultimate goal). In today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brough to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents, and our sister company BaiLogik ,...
Cotswold International: New Building
Dreamy limestone cottages, rolling green hills and plenty of history; the Cotswolds - an ‘area of outstanding natural beauty’ – in the South West of England, makes an ideal location for studying English. Now Cotswold International Language School , based in the market town of Cirencester (also known as the Capital of the Cotswolds), has moved into new school premises that ...
Malaca Instituto, Spanish school of Language: 50 years forging history!
Being up and running since 1971 must be something more than just a fad; at Malaca Instituto , we know what it means to strive for a dream! We are extremely proud of having accomplished 50 years’ offering quality Spanish courses to the more than 150,000 students who have passed through our doors. 50 years of putting ourselves in our students' shoes and making their personal objectives...
Get to know TLCdénia School
  Do you have clients dreaming of learning Spanish in Spain? Get to know TLCdénia school in the city of Denia! Watch this video .  Everyday, students from all over the world, come to our school in Denia to learn Spanish. In our intensive courses for adults, they learn Spanish quickly and in a fun way! Would you like to join? Contact us for more information. ...
SEO Friday - Should you use stock photos?
What is the first thing we notice when we open a website? The answer is simple - images! And it is for this reason that we have to make sure that the images that we use on our websites are unique and not stock images. It looks very unprofessional to open a website and find photos that you would have seen somewhere else...and in today's article, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing will also be expl...
The 4 Skills in TOEIC with ALC-comInternational
ALC-comInternational is synonymous with high-level and high-quality preparation courses. This goes both for our French courses, which we have been looking at over the past weeks, and also our English language preparation courses. In today’s article, the focus will be on an English exam which has become a top requirement when choosing to pursue a career in an English-speaking country or to s...
ACET is now open!
ACET is delighted to announce we can reopen for all International students from 20 September!! We look forward to welcoming all students who have been waiting to travel to Ireland for the last year!! Email us for more information at info@acetireland.ie   ...
Key Tuition: Helping your Students with their Language Dreams
Key Tuition is where your students will build confidence and follow their language dreams, whatever their age and their ability - We are a small online English language school that will tailor to your students’ individual requirements. Our courses range from: - IELTS - IB Diploma - IGCSE - Business English - English for Academic Purposes - Cambridge Exams - Literature ...
ICEF Podcast - Post Pandemic Recovery
ICEF Podcast:  September episode for international student recruitment professionals! Now available. "Why agents play a key role in rebuilding international enrolments” - Listen Now Joining us for this episode: Vincenzo Raimo -  Global Higher Education Specialist:  Researcher in the use of agents in international student recruitment Craig Riggs -  Editor,...
Swedish Scholar Athletes Respond to Trine University Scholarship Announcement
Trine University welcomed a number of Swedish scholar-athletes to its campus this August. The announcement of the $20,000 USD annual award for admitted Scandinavian students last spring generated much interest among those wishing to study at a small, private, accredited university, while also participating in competitive NCAA athletics. Come experience our outstanding education, superior accommod...
Intrinsiq Support: Accommodation Allocation Made Simple
Allocating students to the right host families could be quite a nightmare for many accommodation departments within schools. This could be the result of particular student requests, or even changes in the home set-up of the host family (if, for example, they are renovating and will have one or more less available rooms for a period of time), to mention just a few examples. However, this does not h...
Late Enrollment possible at Merrick Prep School
Every year, at this time, we receive a lot of inquires from students and partners looking for a last minute placement or an alternative. Most of the time students are not happy with their newfound school, they have enrolled in, or they have been juggled around and not offered the courses they want or need at that matter! At MPS , we are still accepting students for this semester (Sept to Jan)...
How to Tuesday - How to Increase Facebook Engagement (Part 2)
In today's "How to Tuesday" post, we are going to continue talking to you about how you can increase your engagement on Facebook. Engagement is an important feature to pay attention to because it goes a step further from your "reach". The main difference is that the "Reach" indicates how many accounts your post is getting to, whereas your "engagement" indicates the amount of reactions i.e. direct ...
French Diploma in Hospitality and Catering with ALC-comInternational
We all know, especially in the International Education Industry, that Hospitality and Catering are two of the main pillars that keep Tourism going. It is for this reason that countries all over the world need to have qualified professionals in this field. And we, at ALC-comInternational , have got your covered. Our French Diploma in Hospitality and Catering is your answer! Who is this Diploma...
Living Learning English - Are you staying in the UK this half term and Christmas?
Are you staying in the UK this half term and Christmas? Make sure you secure your place early, with one of our warm, friendly teachers. Living Learning English homestay teachers are fully trained in welcoming international students to their homes and will be able to support boarding school and university students at this time of uncertainty when they may be unable to return home. We have...
SEO Friday - Annoying Pop-ups
Today's SEO Friday post focuses on something that we all want to get rid of when it comes to browsing and spending time on websites. I'm referring to pop.-ups. We need to keep in mind that if pop-ups are annoying for us, then we certainly wouldn't want our website (and its many pop-ups) to interfere with our users' experience. In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing tells us all about pop-u...
IH Manchester's Comprehensive Offer
Learning a language is much more than just a language study holiday. Yes, enjoying the adventure of living and studying in another country is truly AMAZING. But, this is only ONE part of your language study journey. International House Manchester delivers a fully comprehensive English language training service; before, during and after. Each student booking an in-person English langu...
Intrinsiq: Check out our Live Broadcast with Schools & Agents
Last week, at Intrinsiq , we had the pleasure of participating in a live broadcast over on the Schools & Agents Facebook Page and social media channels. The main aim of this live broadcast was to highlight what we do as Intrinsiq, what our main services are, and how we try our very best to adopt a flexible approach when dealing with clients and their requests. During the first part of the...
How to Tuesday - How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel
The more time passes, the more video content is becoming relevant to the social media world in general, and to the International Education Industry as a whole. Many social media platforms are now moving towards more elaborate video content, and more and more users are viewing, sharing and creating video content themselves. This leads to one simple conclusion: If you want to be seen, heard, followe...
Londonist DMC adds 2 new residences to their portfolio!
We recently had the Londonist team live on our Schools & Agents live broadcast where Umang and Dinara spoke to us about the vast profile of residences that Londonist have in central London (but not only!). Today, we are pleased to announce that Londonist have added two more residences to their portfolio and we are pleased to share them with you here below. Scape Shoreditch Residence:  ...
Merrick Preparatory School wins PIEoneer Award 2021
The PIEoneer Awards are regarded as the “Academy Awards” in the education sector and celebrate innovation and achievement across the global education industry.  Judged by a panel of 43 international education experts, educators and educational service providers are selected as top achievers in 19 categories. This year 21 winners spanning seven countries were selected as the world&...
SEO Fridays: SEO in 2021
SEO Fridays with KAIE Marketing  are back. Today's post clarifies what SEO is in 2021. When we first heard about it, it was mainly about links and keywords...now it's so much more. Korinne, helps companies in the education travel industry understand how SEO works and what they can do to keep up with the trends. Send us a message if you want to improve your SEO! ...
The DFP Exam - Diplôme de Français professionnel at ALC-comInternational
Having a professional and internationally recognised qualification is always important for international students who wish to further their education and career in Canada. If you are in this situation and wish to move to Canada for school or work purposes, ALC-comInternational is the answer to all your questions.  Why choose ALC-comInternational? The answer is simple. ALC-comInternati...
Top Wimbledon Language School pivots to support Local Children
Wimbledon School of English has been providing English language training programmes to students from overseas since 1964, but travel and other Covid restrictions have meant a loss of around 85% of their core business. However, not to be daunted, they have decided to use their extensive teaching experience to help local children whose education may have fallen behind over the last 18 months to c...
How to Tuesday - How to Understand WeChat
WeChat is not the most commonly-used platform in the international education industry, however, one look at its statistics would probably make you debate whether it should be used more or not. Do we recommend using WeChat? Rather than giving a yes / no answer, we prefer to focus on facts and numbers as well as demographics. We find that those kinds of figures speak volumes! So here it goes. The...
Alpadia Language Schools: Something Special for your Students
We have something special for your students! Until October 31st, 2021 book your students' stay for 2022 with 2021 prices! Applicable to ALPADIA Language Schools (16+), ALPADIA Language Camps (8-17) and ALPADIA Pathways (16+) in Switzerland , Germany , France and the UK ! If you're not sure where to recommend, head over to our site for some inspiration...
SEO Fridays - Link Quality or Quantity?
Korinne from KAIE Marketing  is back with her nuggets of knowledge on SEO for the international education industry! Links for SEO have long been discussed. Companies have tried to buy links, pay people for links, and all sorts of other trickeries to try and work around Google's search results. However, and we have said this in different ways, several times, Google outsmarts us all. It is co...
We are pleased to share with you Our New Marketing Packages
Today we are pleased to share with you our new social media marketing packages. These packages are ideal for those schools, agents and service providers who are either still starting out on social media, or who already have a few social media channels but would like to have some more guidance and expertise on how to use these more efficiently. The first two packages that you can see on the imag...
Search Tutor - What to expect from Search Tutor in the coming months
What can you expect from Search Tutor in the coming months? Search Tutor is looking forward to welcoming registered tutors and students to our platform in the coming months to tutor and to study a variety of subjects. We have recently been in contact with a tutor who has already registered with Search Tutor to learn more about what she expects from Search Tutor and what she hopes to achieve in ...
Intrinsiq Support: Online Booking Forms
Many schools use online booking forms. However, the question that frequently arises is: Are schools using booking forms in the most advantageous way possible? Here are some questions that we generally ask to our clients in order to identify whether they can use online booking forms more efficiently: As a school, do you have a system in place which enables you to track potential students? ...
How to Tuesday - How to Create the Best Instagram Content
This week's "How to Tuesday" post focuses on the importance of creating good and engaging Instagram content. In this post, our partners BaiLogik , share some insight as to what businesses can do in order to create better content for their Instagram accounts. Do you like what you see here? Drop us a line to set up a call so that we can help you manage your social media better. ...
SEO Friday - How many Keywords should we use?
"Keywords" are a very big thing in SEO and sometimes we tend to think that "More is More". However, this is not the case, and there can be such a thing as 'too many keywords'. We need to be very careful not to overdo it and in today's SEO post, which is brought to us thanks to Korinne from KAIE Marketing , we are going to focus specifically on this. ...
Merrick Prep School in Ontario is ready to re-open in September 2021
We are SUPER excited to be welcoming students once again to our beautiful campus this September 2021! As you may know, we are very well known for our diverse student population at MPS. This year we are proud to announce that we have students from 18 different countries at this point. Did you know? Merrick Preparatory school continues to strengthen its diversity and we have added new flags ...
Intrinsiq Support: After Sales
Have you ever bought an object or a service thinking you’ve made a good deal, and ended up being exceptionally disappointed when it comes to aftersales? Well, we’ve experienced it too, and it is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we know exactly what to do in order to ensure that you get the best service possible pre-and-post Sales. How do we ensure a good After Sales service? ...
SEO Friday - What is Keyword Cannibalisation?
We must admit that this is a new one for us too! In today's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing will be talking to us about what keyword cannibalisation is. Let's find out together! ...
TEF and TEFaQ Courses at ALC-comInternational
The TEF, which stands for Test d'Évaluation du Français, is used in Canada by immigration as Express Entry to the country. This test is also used by a number of professional sectors for the same reason. Canadian colleges and universities also use this test to confirm students' language skills. It is for these reasons that any student who has an interest in living and working in Canad...
Offerings for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023
Can you believe it’s August…? How fast time flies and we are already starting our new recruitment season. We would like to reach out to you, today, to ensure you know what MPS can offer to your families/ students for this season: September 2021: we are still accepting students to join for grade 9-12 until October 1st 2021. Join us live online first, get your study permit and tr...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci - Studying Italian in The Eternal City: Rome!
To know the language is to know the culture.  Studying Italian at the Leonardo da Vinci School in Rome is an experience that offers both language and culture as an integral part of its unique curriculum. Rome is defined as the eternal city because it preserves the testimonies of the time through its art and architecture, its cuisine, its spirit, and its people. The Leonardo da Vinci Sch...
Highfield & Brookham Scholarship Success
Highfield and Brookham Schools is celebrating another bumper crop of scholarships. Another fifteen senior school scholarships have been awarded to our international and UK pupils this year, taking the impressive total into three figures in the past seven years alone. The scholarships and exhibitions awarded, which includes an 11+ Dance and Drama Scholarship, are to a diverse range of top se...
Intrinsiq Support:Teacher Planning and Allocation
In today’s article we are going to focus on how the Intrinsiq system helps with Teacher Planning and Allocation. Sometimes, schools store teacher info in large paper files or in filing cabinets which would be full of documents, and which can either be lost or damaged over time. Having a system like Intrinsiq means that you can: Have all of your teacher info in one secure place Have...
Local English language school nominated for Language Educator of the Year 2021
Wimbledon School of English have been recognised as one of the world’s leading language schools after being nominated for ‘Language Educator of the Year 2021’ in the PIEoneer Awards.   The PIEoneer Awards are the only global awards that celebrate innovation and achievement across the whole of the international education industry. The award ceremony itself will be in Lond...
How to Tuesday - How to make your Instagram Stories more engaging!
We always insist on the importance of having a solid social media presence in business, especially in the field of international education. However, it is also important to remember that we must make a difference between content, and quality, engaging content. In today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brought to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents, and our sister company Ba...
Student Works' Work Placement Program
Welcome to Student Works , an educational tour agency based in the UK since 2013. Since we started we have seen changes throughout the industry each year, from University entrances declining in certain countries, and agent partnerships with universities becoming increasingly more rigid, to English courses going from face to face to online and students waiting for an opportunity to get back into ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Ferragosto Then and Now!
The name of the feast of “Ferragosto” derives from the Latin feriae Augusti (rest of Augustus), in honor of Octavian Augustus , the first Roman emperor, from whom the month of August takes its name. It was a period of rest and celebrations , established by the emperor himself in 18 BC, that celebrated the end of agricultural work, dedicated to Conso, who, for the Romans, was the ...
SEO Friday - The Importance of Image File Names
In SEO every tiny detail is important, and that includes the file names that we give to images. In today's 'SEO Fridays' post, which is a collaboration between Schools & Agents and KAIE Marketing , Korinne talks to us about why image file names are important. Here's why! ...
Trine University: Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
At Trine University , we always emphasize the value of CPT (Curricular Practical Training) paid internship opportunities. We highly encourage our international students to participate in CPT as this is the gateway to high-level, highly-paid employment post-completion in the USA. Angela is a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering student from Nepal who took this opportunity, and here's wha...
Intrinsiq Support:Diary Entries
Last week we spoke to you about how the Intrinsiq system stores student data. This week we will take this a step further and go into the logic behind this system.  Intrinsiq stores data as Diary Entries The idea behind using this methodology is that it creates a chronology and hence, a story. This means that if something happens at school and a member of staff needs to pull out a stud...
How to Tuesday - How to gain Industry Insights from Social Media
We always stress the importance of having a strong social media presence in our industry and this is extremely important to keep in mind. However, it is equally important to gain valuable insights from our social media and in today's "How to Tuesday" post, which is brought to us thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents and BaiLogik , we are sharing with you some intel as to why thi...
Trine University Success Story
It's always a pleasure to receive great reviews from students. It's even better when together with the review we have a success story. Chetan Shankar completed a master’s degree in engineering management (MSEM) at Trine University  and this is what he had to say:  “After the initial weeks, I started getting a good grip of the entire process, and learning from the curr...
SEO Friday - What's the ideal Content Length?
We often get asked this question when it comes to content creation - "What is the ideal content length for SEO Optimization?" Well, today, Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing answers this question in her weekly contribution to our SEO Fridays. Have a look below and don't hesitate to be in touch if you have any questions.     ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Gap Year
September is getting closer and closer: the end of summer can be sad for many but the students of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci can be happy! Why? Our "Gap Year" begins on September 13th! This program is a 360-degree training experience that combines the study of the language with complete and varied cultural training. Our students can spend 34 weeks (from September 13th to May 6th, including 2 ...
Intrinsiq Support:Storing Student Data
Data is always valuable, and in a school environment this is extremely important, especially since we would be dealing with information that can help put the student into the right class, right host family etc. On top of that, being able to store student data in one place comes in handy when there are requested changes in the booking which are related to different departments in the school.  ...
How To Use Social Media Insights
Social Media in Today's World In a time when social media runs the world, businesses need to make sure that they're using the right marketing strategy to target their audience. In international education, the market is quite niche, and therefore, it is even more important to what works and what doesn't.  So, how do you go about it? Simple...Social Media Insights is what will give you...
Welcome back to Canada!
It has been some time since we have seen students on campus, but we are now preparing for September 2021 to welcome them back and are excited about it.  Here is some good news about students/ people traveling to Canada for fall:  https://monitor.icef.com/2021/07/canada-announces-further-easing-of-border-restrictions-for-vaccinated-travellers/   Canada is an amazing destination,...
SEO Friday - Posting Duplicate Content
Today's post is an extremely relevant one for those providers who believe in content marketing. Content marketing is extremely useful in helping to boost your SEO and in helping you to rank higher, however, you cannot just share ANY content. In fact, in her guest post today, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about the dangers of sharing the same content on multiple online sources. W...
IH Cape Town is OPEN for learning!
We are delighted to announce that IH Cape Town has resumed all face-to-face lessons as of Monday, 26 July 2021. Yes, travelling to CAPE TOWN is open and safe! There are no quarantine requirements to enter South Africa, only a negative PCR test must be done within 72 hours of departure. Our amazingly mild climate allows you to keep planning and enjoying the best outdoor activities that Cape Tow...
MC Academy: Manchester is beginning to open up again!
Manchester is opening up once again! Earlier this month, England moved into the final stage of its four-step road plan, lifting all restrictions previously imposed by the pandemic. The lifting of restrictions has now made it easier for students to fully engage with everything that Manchester has to offer, including the reopening of all service sectors and the removal of restrictions for attende...
Professional French Certificate with ALC-comInternational
ALC-comInternational offer various kinds of French Professional certifications in a wide variety of fields such as: French for International Relations Legal French Professional French for Fashion French for Tourism French for the Hospitality Industry French for Secretaries Medical French French for Science and Technology Business French Here’s a closer look ...
Intrinsiq Support: Accommodation Allocation
Many schools offer home-stay accommodation as one of their options for when students book courses at their school. This is still a very popular choice among students, and, as a result, very often, schools go through a lot of work in order to make sure that the student is matched with the right family; or to keep track of when a specific family will not be available to host. While some schools a...
2020/21: An academic year to celebrate?
What a year it's been! Exceptionally demanding and worrying at times for all of us, but at Highfield & Brookham Schools we've been reflecting on some of the positives. Here are some of our reasons to celebrate the last academic year: Another fantastic year for scholarships to Senior Schools Our pupils were awarded 15 senior school scholarships for art, academia, sport and drama. This ...
How to Tuesday - How to Communicate better on Social Media
For many brands and businesses, social media is a crucial platform to stay in touch with their customer base. It is for this reason that we must learn to communicate on such platforms effectively, and this depends mainly on the knowledge of WHO we are communicating with on such platforms. Being aware of who our audiences are is very important in determining how best to communicate with them. In...
Living Learning English can help you with international travel
During the past year, Living Learning English have become experts in making international travel safe and comfortable. We've organised flights, testing, quarantine arrangements and more for hundreds of students, so we know how confusing it can be to arrange international travel during a pandemic! Drawing on our 26 years of expertise in arranging courses for students from all over the world an...
Guidance, advice and academic support for students applying to Oxford and Cambridge, entry October 2022
If you have students who are considering to Oxford or Cambridge the summer months are the time to start to plan the application. They will need to make important decisions and submit the application, and registration for admissions tests, by October 15th 2021.   This deadline and the following information is for students applying for undergraduate courses. For postgraduates the appli...
Living Learning English Guardianship students are home for the holidays!
Over the past few weeks, Living Learning English has organised around 60 students leaving the UK to return home to Spain, Italy, China, Germany, Japan, Ukraine and Russia. All of them needed a pre-departure test or hosting before leaving the UK and the help of our host teachers has been invaluable in making this possible. The guardianship team has worked extremely hard to make sure the students...
SEO Friday - Simple Voice Optimization
Today's SEO Fridays post, which is brouth to us by KAIE Marketing focuses on voice optimisation and on how we can optimise our pages for voice as well. ...
TFI préparation courses at ALC-comInternational
The TFI preparation courses are ideal for those students who are seeking entry into a French-speaking university, especially if they would like to study at the University of Montreal in Canada (UdeM) or any of its affiliate universities and colleges within its network. With the ALC-cominternational strategic preparation course, you will master the skills needed that will help you boost your sco...
The Simon Greenall Award
In memory of Simon Greenall, OBE, teacher, teacher trainer, materials writer, past president of IATEFL and friend of the global ELT community, the  Simon Greenall Award  is sponsored by Macmillan Education, International House World Organisation and International House London.  The Award aims to promote projects  that  bring people together through learning ...
Intrinsiq Support: How to choose the right School Management System for your School
Choosing the right School Management System for your school or university is a decision that will play a very important role in your Marketing and Planning Strategy. A School Management system will affect everything from budgeting, to planning, to forecasting, to business data analysis. So what should one look for when choosing the right School Management System? Here are some important tips...
Highfield & Brookham Nominated for Prestigious Award
Despite a record number of entries, Highfield and Brookham have been shortlisted in the Pre-Prep of the Year category in the Independent School of the Year awards. Offering a first-class education for children aged two to 13, academically and pastorally, Highfield and Brookham Schools has had a strong year despite Covid restrictions – adapting incredibly well to bring some sense...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: A week with Dante Alighieri
We are happy and excited to announce the start of "A week with Dante Alighieri". On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Florence joins the numerous celebrations all around the world by offering a new course dedicated to Dante. Our program , with the figure of Dante always at the center, combines the Italian language an...
Ontario, Canada – did you know?
MPS being based in the wonderful province of Ontario has a lot to boast about. We often get tons of questions from families and partners about our province. We thought it would be fun and interesting for you all to learn a few interesting details about Ontario! About Ontario, Canada Ontario covers one million square kilometers. Larger than France and Spain combined! More that 8X la...
How to Tuesday - How to Improve your Social Media Content Strategy
Using Social Media in Business is more than just a couple of random posts per day or per week. Social Media needs to be part of your Marketing plan and strategy in order for it to work and in order to ensure that you achieve your goals through this medium as well. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we take a look at some important steps you need to take to improve your social media content strategy...
Study Medicine in English in Foča, Bosnia and Herzegovina!
Looking for a study destination that will offer high-quality medical degree and enable you learn and speak in English without breaking your budget? Study Medicine in English in Foča, Bosnia and Herzegovina – it is certainly one of the most attractive destinations in Europe. Study in a country where living costs are the most affordable for students but offering equal opportunities to de...
Happy 6th Anniversary to us!
It's been 6 years since Bernice and I took over the operations of Schools & Agents. Well, technically, 6 years since we had our first business meeting and 6 years plus 2 days since we signed all the paperwork.  We are both extremely proud of the achievements Schools & Agents has had over the years, the strong business relationships we have built and the people we have become while ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Study Fashion and Design in Milan
The Italian capital of Fashion and Design Milan is definitely the capital of Italian fashion and design: with its periodical fashion shows, exhibitions and events, this city is the homeland of innovation and inspiration for many designers and artists. Milan is the unique location in Italy hosting the two most important and prestigious worldly events related to Fashion and Design: the Interna...
Diplôme de Français professionnel - A Professional French Diploma with ALC-comInternational
ALC-comInternational is committed towards getting students to reach success, and this is proved by the very high success rate in the French Professional Diploma . The French Professional Diploma is recognised internationally and it is a certificate that is valid for life, unlike many others which need to be renewed from time to time. How is the French Diploma Course designed? This course ...
Intrinsiq Support: Tracking Agent Commissions
Tracking agent commissions is a very important tool to have in your school management system, especially if you want to avoid the nasty surprise of a commission bill popping out of nowhere. At Intrinsiq , we’ve made this feature so easy to use, that any school who implements it can rest assured that the only surprises they receive are positive ones! How does Intrinsiq help with tracking...
Merrick Prep School & Testimonials
Merrick Preparatory School is a small boarding school outside of Ottawa, that welcomes students from all around the world to join the MPS family for grade 9-12 either in September or February live online as well as in person. We have a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students and 20 day (local) students and up to 30 synchronous, real-time, live online learners.  We have a powerful and BIG ...
English UK organises ELT day of action
Staff, managers and owners of English language schools will meet outside Parliament in July to demonstrate over the lack of government support for the ELT industry. The protest, on the afternoon of 19 July, will call on the government to provide business rates relief for all ELT centres from the start of the pandemic until 2022 as well as targeted grant support. Participants are asking their MP...
LanguageCert: Insider Tips on How To Pass the UK Home Office English Test
It can be an intimidating prospect to move to a new country, especially if you can’t speak the language or don’t yet know anyone there. If you arrived in the UK on a fiancé visa, a family visa, or spouse visa, and are between the ages of 18 and 65, you are going to have to pass an English exam in Speaking and Listening. LanguageCert have shared some top tips so that you can p...
How to Tuesday - How to Build your Brand through Social Media
There are some business owners who still cannot and do not see the validity of social media in a solid Marketing Strategy, and they generally quote a number of reasons for this. Some say that they want to see immediate results; others say that social media is a waste of time; others still believe that brand awareness and social media strategy do not help generate more sales. Through experience, we...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Creating Great Meta Titles
Sometimes some of us tend to ignore the importance of Meta titles and Meta descriptions when it comes to SEO. In today's SEO Friday's post, Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about why this is important and about how this helps to boost your site's search engine ranking. Today we'd also like to publically wish Korinne a very Happy Birthday :) We love you heaps Rin :) ...
LanguageCert: What to do when moving to the UK to grow your business
Although Brexit and border closures have had a negative effect on the British economy, the UK is forecasted to grow over the next two quarters of 2021. European citizens are still looking to establish their businesses within the UK, and to do this you will need to acquire a Representative of an Overseas Business Visa. For many, the first step of obtaining this visa is passing the SELT A1 exam. ...
Intrinsiq Support: Group Bookings
One of the things that members of staff in schools often complain about is the fact that it takes them a lot of time to input group bookings. Whenever we talk about Intrinsiq , we always focus on the fact that the software is easy to manage and that many things can be done at just the click of a button. When it comes to data inputting, Intrinsiq is, once again, the go-to school managemen...
Celebrating Diversity at Merrick Prep School
It is no secret that Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) has one of the most diverse student populations. Each and every year we keep diversity as our focal point throughout our recruitment process.  Since our founding in 2012 we have had students attend MPS from 33 different nationalities, with that number already growing for next year. This is an impressive number of nationalities for any scho...
Unique European market report helps accredited English language teaching centres plan for recovery
New research into the future of Europe as an English Language Teaching (ELT) market has been made exclusively available to English UK members and centres accredited by the British Council.  It is the latest in a long-running market report series jointly funded by English UK and the British Council, produced by independent market research provider BONARD. It departs from the usual format of...
How to Tuesday - How to Grow and Advertise on Social Media
When it comes to growing your business on social media, there are various strategies you an adopt in order to ensure success. In the coming weeks, starting today, we will be looking at what you can do so as to start seeing some solid RoI in your social media marketing and advertising strategy. Today we'll be looking at the first six points. Our 'How to Tuesday' posts are brought to us thanks to...
Hybrid Courses at ALC Com International
For the past year we’ve been hearing a lot about “online courses”, however, at ALC Com International we firmly believe that learning occurs mostly when there is a live interaction between teachers and students. At the same time, we also understand that right now, with everything that is going on in the world, it is not always possible for students to travel to Canada to learn E...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Has Rome always been the Capital of Italy
We are all used to thinking of Rome as the "natural" capital of Italy. The Eternal City has always been at the center of the events of our peninsula: first with the Roman Empire, then with the State of the Church, which for centuries and centuries made Rome the beating heart of Christianity. Yet Rome was only one of the three capitals of Italy that have followed one another in history! The firs...
SEO Fridays - Internal Links
We've known about the importance of links for SEO for a very long time. However, in today's SEO-Fridays post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing  explains some dos and don'ts relating to this topic. Get in touch with Korinne for more SEO help! ...
Check out this Sports Management Course at Avanza Training Academy, Malta
Sport is a demonstration of human potential and growth development, recognised as character building. Therefore appears throughout contemporary education, however, it is more than a lesson at school. It is a lifestyle, a life choice, that is central to the lives of countless players, coaches, officials and indeed spectators. Sport has endured a long history throughout mankind, however, as an acade...
Celebrating our graduating class 2021!
Our school year came to an end. We celebrated our 9 graduates this past Monday and are very proud of them. Some of them have only joined us in September 2020 and have never met us in person. Nevertheless, we continued to prepare them for universities/ colleges and they have given their very best to get into their university of choice. Here are some interesting facts of our graduating class 2021...
Intrinsiq Support: Crisis Management
To say we’ve had a strange and turbulent 18 months is an understatement. Our industry took a severe blow as a result of the global pandemic and, although we are finally beginning to see some light at the end of a long and dark tunnel, things are expected to finally get back to normal by next summer i.e. summer 2022. Therefore, we recommend that, in the meantime, schools should really use thi...
How to update or rebuild your website
Updating your current website, or rebuilding a new one from scratch involves a lot of decisions for any company. Our recommendation is that you always include your team when making such decisions, mainly because your team are the customer-facing employees and they are also the ones dealing with and updating the current website on a daily basis. They probably use the site more than you, as the owne...
Meet the new leaders of English UK’s Board of Trustees
Mark Rendell and Shoko Doherty have been voted the new chair and vice-chair of the English UK Board of Trustees. Both are active members of the ELT industry, running schools in England and Wales. They play a major role in representing the sector both locally and nationally, and believe their experience will be invaluable in helping the industry tackle the challenge of rebuilding after Covid and...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Content Length SEO
The main gist of today's SEO Fridays post, which is brought to us by Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , is that when it comes to SEO, we always need to use common sense and to keep in mind that when we optimise pages, we are doing this for a human audience. Therefore, we sometimes need to stir away from what robotic plugins tell us and add a bit of a human touch! ...
BEC: Providing prospective students with the confidence to study higher education in the UK
BEC - Who are we? The British Education Consultancy (BEC) was established to bridge the information gap for international students who intend to study in the UK. We specialise in the field of education consultation. Our student consultants are highly qualified with years of experience in the field of student support and university admissions. They support international students through app...
Creating openings for a change in mindset with Avanza Training Academy, Malta
Through the challenges encountered during the latest pandemic, historical moments like these call for a change in perspective. Simply returning back to “normal” is no longer a choice. Through the unprecedented disruption, sadness and suffering, our perspective of human fragility has shifted. Amongst the devastation, lies an opportunity for reflection, growth and innovation. A chance to...
ICEF Webinar: Three trends Driving the Evolution of Student Recruitment Marketing
An ICEF Webinar is coming up on 30th June  09:00 New York | 15:00 Berlin | 18:30 Delhi ...Save the date! In this ICEF webinar, brought to you in partnership with Salesforce, we will discuss three trends that are driving the evolution of student recruitment marketing . We will do so by highlighting the case studies of three institutions that have successfully implemented new, digital ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Studying fashion and design in Rome
Why in Rome? History and culture . Rome has always been a place of encounter between individuals and cultures. It is a city where the passage of people who come from different places in the world, with their load of sensitivity and knowledge, has shaped places and brought a wealth of ideas. The unique artistic and archaeological heritage in the world is also the result of this continuous ex...
Study in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the Faculty of Medicine in Foča!
Choosing a place of study  is one of the most important decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. We believe that the Faculty of Medicine Foča degree and experience will prove to be one of your key investments, as it will open the door to new opportunities and prepare you for a world beyond the classroom. The Faculty of Medicine was founded in 1993. For 28 years, the Faculty of...
Alpadia Language Schools: NEW Residence in Montreux!
ALPADIA offers your students a full immersion experience into the French language and the opportunity to explore the breathtaking Swiss Riviera this summer in Montreux! Discover below our brand new residence, only 10 minutes away from school on foot: LOCATION ✓ 10 minutes by foot to school  ✓ In the heart of Montreux, few minutes away from the lakeshore ✓ ...
University Qualification Year – Setting Students up for Success!
There has been much adaption to help students deal with academic challenges during this pandemic. Some of these accommodations, such as canceling exams, reducing the workload and removing expectations for completing work, does not set students up for success in university. Instead of removing the expectations and lowering the standard, here at Merrick Preparatory School we have adjusted ...
Intrinsiq Support: Managing Multiple Centres
When it comes to school management, one of the main things that schools look for is consistency and continuity, and this is especially the case when they are managing multiple centres. Schools want their centres to run and operate in exactly the same way wherever they are, and this goes for management, academics, accommodation, as well as the software that they use. This is where Intrinsiq is th...
Spanish Summer Programmes in the amazing city of Denia in Spain
TLCdénia school is already running Spanish summer programmes in the city of Denia on the Costa Blanca (Spain). If you want to learn Spanish in Spain this summer, we recommend this beautiful destination. On the 7th June the special ‘Spanish for families programme’ started. Thanks to this programme children from 5 years old and adults are able to study Spanish with the same...
SEO Fridays: Expertise - Authority - Trust
It's Friday and our SEO tips from  KAIE Marketing  are back. Korinne's expertise is in SEO strategy for the international education industry and we have tested this expertise first-hand. This is why we like the tips she shares with all of you and why we always recommend her for any international education SEO work. It is in fact the importance of expertise that today's SEO tips focus o...
Turning Student Support on its head with Avanza Training Academy, Malta
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, student support within Further and Higher Education has undoubtedly been tested. There have been times when we have all experienced uncertainty as we continue to experience the current state of flux. Because of this shift, we must endeavour to question the best possible ways to reach out and support our students. The taken for granted face-to-face opportunities to buil...
IH Study Abroad Online Experience event for agents
In May 2021, International House World Organisation, in collaboration with its IH schools, held the IH Study Abroad Online Experience event for agents. We all know that when we sell  study abroad language programmes, we are selling experiences – and it is easier to sell something which you have experienced directly! With this in mind, IHWO invited their trusted agents to join this infor...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Why attend a Fashion Design Course in Florence
There are many reasons, first of all to experience the atmosphere, history and beauty of this international city, home to the most beautiful architecture and museums in the world. The cradle of the Renaissance, where man is placed at the center of the world, with his beauty and his strength. Fashion was born here, the finest fabrics in Europe were produced here, the style has been defined in art, ...
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – one of the best in the world!
It is always hard to know which school is the right one for your child. We want to help you with this process by showing you why Merrick Preparatory School - a boutique boarding school in Ontario - is worth considering. Did you know that our student graduate with one of the best high school diplomas in the world? Did you know that with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) you can appl...
Intrinsiq Testimonial: Future Learning
At Intrinsiq we take pride in having happy clients...and today’s article focuses on one of these :) We have been working with the team at Future Learning since September 2020 and over the past months we have had quite a bit of important work done. However, this time round we’ll let Stefany Firera, who is the Digital Projects Lead at Future Learning, do the talking.  How long ...
How to Tuesday - How to Use Google Analytics
In Marketing, we are all about Metrics. We love analysing things, identifying patterns, interpreting data....and if there is one tool that can help us do that, it certainly is Google Analytics. In today's short "How to Tuesdays" graphic we take a look at how and why Google Analytics is such a useful tool for us in international education (and not just). The data presented in each report, which ...
Verbalists Education and the Malta Tourism Authority together in supporting language students travelling to Malta
With travel restrictions gradually loosening and global borders reopening, one of the world’s leading language networks Verbalists Education, owned by PRODIREKT, launched a promotional campaign aiming to position Malta as the top language tourism destination for this summer. The decision came as no surprise, as Malta has established itself as a safe destination for travelers from around the ...
Scuola Leonardo: How to get a Visa to study in Italy
Depending on the country of origin and the length of stay, a foreign student can enter Italy for study purposes: - freely; - with a tourist Visa (for stays up to a maximum of 90 days) - with a Visa for study purposes (for stays exceeding 90 days) Who has to apply for a Study Visa? Non-EU students, who want to study in Italy for a period of more than 90 days, must apply for a Visa for ...
At guard.me, we want everyone to have a voice at the table
guard.meCARES are great advocates of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and in this upcoming series of Real Talk, they are going to focus specifically on this aspect.  "We want everyone to have a voice at the table. Take action by joining our next live real talk conversation where we will be discussing the synergy between equity, diversity and inclusion." ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: What is the IMAT Test?
Is the IMAT exam in English? Yes, the test is used to assess scientific knowledge (maths, physics, biology and chemistry), logic and general knowledge, but it also evaluates the student’s level of English language, given that the degree program is entirely in English. Which Italian universities offer degree courses in Medicine and Surgery in English? At the moment, the academic prog...
SEO Friday - Know your Target Audience
Knowing your target audience is a key aspect in SEO, because your target audience with determine what info to include on your website, what tone of voice to use, and many other features. In today's post, which is brough to us by KAIE Marketing , Korinne talks to us about the important of knowing your target audience, and she also gives some tips on what you can do in order to a better-ranking an...
Maltalingua: Face-to-Face lessons have resumed!
Now that the doors of Maltalingua are open and face-to-face lessons have resumed as from the 1st of June, Malta has officially declared itself open for tourism, meaning our students have returned! Maltalingua is following all the necessary safety protocols that are in place to keep our students and staff safe. - Classroom capacity is half the usual amount to ensure that the social distancing m...
Transformative benefits of vocational education - Avanza Training Academy Malta
When attempting to conceptualise education, we typically recall the “one-size-fits-all” traditional ideology of schooling. One that was rooted in instructional learning, where the academic demands of writing essays, revising for examinations and standardised testing dominated our formative and impressionable years. Alternatively, for the past thirty years contemporary education has cen...
IH Directors' Conference 2021 – Online
This year, International House World Organisation held its annual IH Directors’ Conference and AGM online from May 24 th to 28 th , with a packed schedule of plenary sessions, workshops, and social events for IH directors. Following the success of our first online Directors’ Conference in 2020, and after a year of hosting all IH events virtually, this year’s IH Directors&r...
UPDATE from Merrick Preparatory School – time to join us! It is not too late!
Life is coming back as people in Ontario are getting vaccinated. We are all very thankful and are looking forward to welcoming our students back on campus in September. Here are a few updates for you to know from MPS: We are very excited to have students on campus in September 2021! MPS is proud to announce our "Covid19 relief support scholarships" for boarding students up to  CAD$20...
Intrinsiq Support: Classroom Management
School Management Software is always a hot potato in school offices, and this topic can become particularly heated when the main focus is on classroom management, mainly because it tends to be the area that is used the most and by the largest number of users in schools - ranging from academic staff, to teachers, to students themselves. One of the things we pride ourselves on at Intrinsiq , is th...
How to Tuesday: Make the most of your S&A membership
Today's "How to Tuesdays" post is dedicated to our memberships. We would like to share with you some tips on how to make the most of your subscription with us. Having said that, if you prefer to have a more focused chat about your specific membership, or about how your organisation can benefit from being registered with S&A, do not hesitate to contact us, and we'll be more than happy to orga...
SEO Friday - A secure website means better ranking
In marketing, we are all obsessed with getting our websites to rank better, to appear on the first page, if possible, of the various search engines, and to have our websites do their job basically, which is to attract more traffic into our funnel. However, this job would be a very difficult one for our website to do, if it is not secure in the first place. In today's SEO Friday post, Korinne Algie...
The value of work-based learning: Real-life opportunities to immerse within industry
Striking a balance between having the right qualifications and work experience in Malta can be a challenge for many. For the past thirty years inter/national Higher Education has responded to the growing demand of academia and field experience. Choosing a course that embraces work experience in Malta within its curriculum is now recognised as a path that bridges the gap between higher education an...
Intrinsiq Support: Change Management
Choosing the right School Management System for your school is no easy task and it comes with great responsibility, especially if you are considering changing one system for another. Part of this very important process includes getting your team members on board. Sometimes, one of the biggest struggles we have to face as managers and leaders is to convince our team members that, just because &ldqu...
How to Tuesday: How to choose which social media channels to be on
When it comes to chosing which social platforms to be on, many clients often tell us that they find it hard to decide and they fluctuate between wanting to be on all of them for more exposure, and ending up being on none of them because Social Media Marketing takes up too much time. Like everything else in life, we recommend Balance, and in today's article, which is brought to us thanks to BaiLog...
It's almost June, can you believe it?
Merrick Preparatory School prepares their students to graduate with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, one of the best high schools diplomas in the world to enter universities. We would love to give you an update on our current 9  graduates : They come from 7 different countries and have already received an average of 4 offers of admission from universities around Canada this year....
Maltalingua Resumes Face-To-Face Lessons From 1st June
Details have emerged from data issued by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) that Malta has the lowest Covid-19 infection and death rates in Europe. Over 70% of the population of Malta has been vaccinated, therefore reaching herd immunity! From July, it will no longer be a requirement to wear a mask outdoors alone or with one other vaccinated person. For now, it is ...
Avanza Academy Malta - A passport to making skills visible!
What are the benefits of an internationally recognised qualification? Whilst most of us are living in privileged times where qualifications, certificates and diplomas are accessible to most, do we fully understand their value? More importantly, are they becoming a taken for granted achievement? And also, why should a student consider studying in Malta? “Learning is never cumulative,&nb...
Costa de Valencia: Summer Courses
Are you planning to come to Valencia during the summer? Now is your moment. From Costa de Valencia, Spanish language school we are preparing the summer season for the entry of new students. We will conduct all classes in person, adapting to all current measures, with the aim that students can experience both Spanish life and culture. We have the Escuela ELE Segura seal and the SICTED Ce...
Cork School named “Best Language School” for the third year running
Cork English College have once again been named “Best Language School” at the Irish Education Awards making it a hat-trick of wins since 2019, on what was a fantastic night for education in Cork with UCC & MTU also picking up awards. The Education Awards celebrate quality, innovation & excellence in the Irish Education Industry with judges scoring institutes on their backgr...
SEO Friday - What is Anchor Text and Why is it important?
Once again it's Friday, which means that it is time for our weekly dose of SEO brough to us by the lovely Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . Korinne specialises in SEO strategy for the international education industry, and she comes highly recommended :) In today's graphic she talks to us about the importance of Anchor Text. ...
Hispania, escueal de español received the CorporateLiveWire Award of Innovation and Excellence 2021
We are very happy and grateful that CorporateLiveWire has awarded Hispania, escuela de español with this recognition for Innovation and Excellence . We are especially excited about this award, as innovation and excellence are two main characteristics that drive our work and always make us strive for the highest quality in teaching. More than a year ago, when the world was paralysed b...
OISC: School Holiday Revision 2021
OISC is a well-established international school situated in a historic building in the centre of  Oxford. For many years we have offered School Holiday Revision programmes, both in academic subjects and in English language. OISC is accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (grade one in all categories, which is “outstanding”), a member of COBIS and the European Associati...
Intrinsiq Support: Summer Camps
Those who run Summer Camps know that although they are, in principle, offering the same good quality in terms of Academics, Leisure, Accommodation etc. as they offer when they run ‘regular’ courses, organising summer camps is a whole different ball game. That is why we are sometimes asked by clients whether Intrinsiq also caters for summer camps, since they are not the same as runnin...
How to Tuesday - How to improve your Social Media Engagement
"I regularly post on social media but I don't get any engagement". "I don't what I have to do to interact with my audience on social media!" "I don't know how to increase my audience on my channels." Is this you? Do you ever feel like you're struggling to create the right kind of content for your social media channels? Or do you ever feel like social media takes up too much of your time? ...
Merrick Prep nominated for the PIEoneer Awards
Just the other day we talked about how we need positive things happening in our lives and then we received an email that we were nominated for one of the "Oscars in the education industry". This means the world to us that we are one of the Finalists 2021 in the category: " Secondary Learning International Impact Award ". The PIEoneer Awards celebrate innovation and achievement across the whol...
Book your summer Junior Programme with Maltalingua
Malta is a small island with a big heart, the island is safe, the locals are friendly and warm, and with the added benefit of being a bilingual country, it really is a perfect place for young learners to come and study English. Our Junior Programme officially starts on the 7th of June, with our Junior Programme Manager, Bernice Bartolo at the helm, who has dedicated her time to carefully curate...
SEO Friday - Resizing Images
 In SEO resizing images is very important, and in today's SEO Friday, Korinne from KAIE Marketing talks to us about why this is so important and about how resizing your images can help boost your SEO and your ranking.  ...
Search Tutor - A new and upcoming online learning platform designed for tutors and students from around the world
Search Tutor - Who Are We? Search Tutor is a new and upcoming education platform that provides students and tutors alike with a unique learning experience from anywhere in the world. At Search Tutor, we strive to provide a link between students and tutors located across the globe. We believe that education is the key to shaping the future, and we believe that students and tutors should have ...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: A Green Pass to Travel to Italy this Summer
Traveling in Italy this summer will be simple and safe! To move around the country, the "Green Pass" will be enough. It will be possible to travel from one region to another and reach all the schools of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci group : our schools in Florence, Milan, Rome, Turin and Viareggio all are open for on-site courses. How does the "Green Pass" work? It is the certificate at...
Community Service – a requirement to get the Ontario high school diploma.
Community Service is a requirement that each student in Ontario must fulfill in order to graduate with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. In Canada, each province is tasked with creating the framework for education. Therefor, each province in Canada has their own High School Diploma. In Ontario, after studying for 4 years from Grade 9 to Grade 12, students will graduate with the Ontario Seco...
How to Tuesdays: How to make use of Email Marketing
When should we use Email Marketing? Is it effective? How do people respond to it? These are just some of the questions that people tend to ask us in relation to email marketing. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we will be listing all the reasons why we believe it is an essential tool to use. However, we believe that a) email marketing should not be used in isolation and b) that it should be used ...
Maltalingua: €300 in vouchers for students
Our students are being given the opportunity to claim up to €300 in vouchers that are redeemable at participating restaurants and shops in Malta and Gozo. The vouchers are available from the 1 st of June for bookings of 15 – 30 nights for the sum of 10 per day. Combine the Vouchers With Our Special Offer ***10% OFF - VALID UNTIL THE END OF MAY***   As part of M...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Why should you check your External Links?
Fixing external links is a very important and significant way of optimising your website, however, it doesn't just stop there. In today's SEO Fridays post, our partner Korinne from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about the importance of checking every aspect of your website. Here's what she has to say about it! ...
PRODIREKT and Verbalists Education partner with Neurolanguage Coaching and NeuroHeart Education
PRODIREKT and  Verbalists Education & Language Network  are excited to announce yet another partnership with one of the world’s leading educators, this time with NeuroHeart Education® and Neurolanguage Coaching®. After our last year’s success with the  iTeach  project, when together with  UKLC , a reputable provider of UK-based language cou...
Developing the Creative Potential with Avanza
The European Union (EU) encourages the Members States to combine education and entrepreneurship. In response, many countries have typically introduced “entrepreneurship” as a core component to middle/secondary school education. Based on the premise that curriculum becomes the vehicle to promoting the creative and entrepreneurial behaviour of its young citizens. However, a gap remains w...
Keep.meSAFE Student Support Program scales up to meet demand
guard.me International Insurance (“ guard.me “) has augmented its keep.meSAFE Student Support Program, specializing in mental health support, in response to an increased demand for service. keep.meSAFE supports 95 secondary and post-secondary institutions across Canada, helping over 300,000 students nationwide. From March 2020, there has been a 61 percent increase in clinical cas...
Enhancing the learning process – The 5th NeuroHeart Education Conference
We are delighted to announce that  PRODIREKT  and the  Verbalists Education & Language Network  will sponsor and take part in  The   5th NeuroHeart Education Conference , which will take place online from May 14 th  until May 16 th , 2021. The conference is accredited by the International Coaching Federation, and all its proceeds will be donate...
Highfield & Brookham Schools: Is a UK boarding school worth the effort right now?
If you have families questioning whether their child would get the full benefit of joining an English boarding school at the moment, this article is for you. Sending a child to school overseas is a huge decision for any parent. During Covid the stakes are even higher; Covid tests to pay for, potentially quarantine each side of the journey, and after all that, will they still get the full experi...
Intrinsiq Support: Paperless Attendance
A lot of countries have finally started their slow return towards normality in terms of resuming face to face classes, or getting ready to start again in the near future. However, this does not mean that all safety measures have been lifted. As a result, schools still need to continue taking the necessary precautions in order to continue operating face to face. Paperless attendance is one of thes...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Ready to (re)start with two new destinations
After a rough year we are happy to announce to all our former and future agents two news for the month of May: not only is the Leonardo da Vinci School ready to restart with on-site courses but it adds two new destinations to its catalog! Two new schools to discover New schools in Viareggio and Turin are added to those in Florence, Milan and Rome: 5 beautiful destinations to welcome our st...
Stress Awareness Month: Stress vs Anxiety
One way to understand stress is to see it as part of your body’s natural alarm system, telling you when something is wrong and needs your attention. The tension you experience during these times places a demand on your body and mind, and has the same effect whether the source of stress is based on fear or excitement.  On the other hand, anxiety is quite often a unique consequence of ...
Maltalingua School of English Reopens on 1st June
It's official! Maltalingua School of English is reopening for face-to-face lessons from the 1st of June. We cannot wait to open our doors wide and welcome everyone! We are celebrating our 10 year anniversary throughout 2021 and we are proud to announce Malta is one of the safest destinations in Europe to travel to this summer. Join us for the celebrations! Get your quote now and save over 2...
How To Increase your Instagram Followers
As you may be aware by now, Instagram is one of the key social media channels you should include in your digital marketing strategy. We're sure that you also know how difficult it is to get people to follow you. This is why in our How-To Tuesday posts of  last week  and today, we're focusing on helping you understand what you need to do on this channel. On top of this, we're always her...
Boarding Schools: Making the Difference in the Development of Young Adults
Many people ask me, “why boarding school” … if the curriculum is the same as a day school, won’t the educational outcomes be the same?  Well, in fact, not at all.  At Merrick Preparatory School we have a maximum capacity of 60 boarding students and 20 day students … young men and women from all around the globe: different countries, religions, languages,...
4 Great Options for Juniors this Summer with Wimbledon School of English
Wimbledon School of English is running 4 different programmes for young learners this summer. However, our junior residential centre at Lord Wandsworth College will only return in 2022.  After much discussion, we have decided not to open our junior summer camp at Lord Wandsworth College this year.  This has been a very difficult decision but with the ongoing uncertainty about which n...
SEO Friday - Fresh Content
When it comes to SEO we are often told that it is important to keep our content fresh and unique. In this week's SEO Friday post Korinne from KAIE Marketing specifies why this is so important! ...
Introduction to Key Tuition
We started our online tuition business in the summer of 2020 so language learning could continue virtually when Coronavirus stopped us all from travelling. Happily, we have been able to continue learning with our students wherever they are and in fact, we now connect with students even more than we had done before. We have regular weekly sessions in countries from the UK to Europe to Asia and w...
Malaca Instituto: Young Adults Summer Course in Malaga - Spain
A serious but fun (seriously fun) Spanish language holiday course for teenage students in sunny Malaga – Spain. At Malaca Instituto , you will find a 2-week (or more) Summer course programme for students aged 15 to 20 which has been designed to meet the needs and interests of this age group. Whilst improving their Spanish - or learning it from scratch – and, participating in ou...
Summer Law Programs at Reach Cambridge
One of the most popular courses we offer during our residential summer programs is the Reach Cambridge law course. If you have students looking to take their first steps towards a career in law, to gain an insight into what a university law course might look like, or who just want to learn more about this multi-faceted subject, then our summer law programs might be just the opportunity they&rsqu...
Intrinsiq Support: Tracking Agent Commissions
If we’ve learned anything this past year it’s that it’s important to save up for a rainy day. When it comes to paying agents their commissions schools sometimes face the challenge that they have a really expensive agent bill that pops out of nowhere and which they have to settle. The truth is that no one likes those types of bills, so it is advisable that schools get to keep trac...
Small School = Big Advantages
With the thousands of international schools available around the world, it can be overwhelming trying to make the best decision for your child’s education. Some parents go for the glitz and glamour of the large schools with an abundance of facilities, but often forget youth need attention, and it is often difficult to get that special attention when your child is in a large class. Many of...
How to Tuesdays: How to get seen on Instagram
Getting noticed on social media is not a question of luck, but a question of strategy and skill. In today's How to Tuesdays post, which is brought to us in collaboration with our partners BaiLogik , we focus on how businesses can get noticed more on Instagram. For any questions related to this topic, do not hesitate to get in touch with us . We'd lov to help! ...
Hispania, escuela de español Invests in Newest Technology for its Hybrid Spanish Classes
Despite the setbacks of the current global situation, Hispania, escuela de español decided early to revamp the way it teaches its Spanish classes. At Hispania, escuela de español , human values and the safety and well-being of our students and staff have always been our priority . Thanks to the massive investment in new classroom technology, we are able to continue to offer...
The IH Study Abroad Online Experience
Join International House  on Thursday 6th May from 14:00 to 15:30 BST / UK time when, in collaboration with our schools, International House will host an informative and interactive event for agents: the  IH Study Abroad Online Experience . We all know that when we sell language programmes, we are selling experiences – and it is easier to sell something which you have experie...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising your Auto Response
How many of you knew that it was possible to optimise pretty much everything, including your auto responses? Well now you know! When it comes to your auto response you can optimise these in various ways. The graphic below tells us exactly how. This interesting info, together with all the other SEO Friday posts are brought to you thanks to a collaboration between Schools & Agents and KAIE Mark...
Sharpening a vision for Early Years Education – The Avanza Academy Perspective
“Early childhood education and care is the essential foundation or successful lifelong learning, social integration, personal development and later employability. It is also particularly beneficial for the disadvantaged, including those from migrant and low-income backgrounds. It can help lift children out of poverty and family dysfunction” (European Commission, 2011). According to the...
A real balancing act of one excellent social media in education
Few education media can claim the level of devotion earned by PRODIREKT and the Verbalists Education Network , home to language education and study abroad. With almost 2 million views and counting, the Verbalists YouTube Channel is easily among the world’s most popular for study abroad, while the Facebook Business Page boasts about 100,000 members. The LinkedIn pages of both PRODIRE...
Intrinsiq Support: Online Booking forms
What is it about booking forms that makes them such an important feature to have for school websites? It’s very simple really. Apart from enhancing the customer journey mainly through giving the student or parent immediacy (something which every online buyer considers to be extremely important), they also help schools convert more leads into actual sales. In today’s article we’re...
Friendships on Reach Cambridge Summer Schools: A Staff Perspective
Do you have families and students who are looking for pre-university study abroad programs that are: Small & supportive; Friendly; Truly international (i.e no one nationality or country is represented in the majority); Offering them a chance to practise and improve their English and communication skills; Based in an inspiring, academic setting such as Cambridge? If so, Reach ...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops
International House World Organisation held its most recent Online Study Abroad workshop on Monday 19th April from 15:00 to 17:30 (UK time) and on Tuesday 20th April from 09:00 to 11:30 (UK time). This event was attended by 23 representatives on behalf of 30 IH schools, 61 agents and 3 service providers. The IH schools who attended were: IH Belfast IH Berlin GLS IH Brist...
How to Tuesdays: How to Learn from Social Media Insights
Whenever we post online, or we launch a social media marketing campaign through boosting, it is very important to monitor how the campaign is performing, and we get to do that through monitoring social media insights. In today's "How to Tuesdays" post we focus on some of the areas which are extremely important in helping understand how to manage social media campaigns in a better way. To start ...
IH Bristol: Summer of exam success
While we wait for more information about the government's "traffic light" system plans for UK arrivals this summer, we want to keep our courses as accessible as possible to students whose plans have continued to be disrupted this year. We are therefore pleased to offer NEW dates for FCE/CAE preparation courses this summer: 24th May - 30th July 2021 The cost of the full 10-week package is &po...
Important information for September – Merrick Preparatory School got you covered
We saw an increase of inquiries this past week(s) and are happy that parents continue to be interested in a Canadian High School Education for their son/ daughter. But there are, of course, still concerns when they think about September 2021. MPS has got you covered and will ensure that all student can start their education with us on time, no one will be left behind. Here is what we have pl...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising the 404 Error Page
This is a very interesting SEO post today because it focuses on something which, for many years I personally thought was just something that comes up automatically and that there was nothing that could be done about it. Korinne from KAIE Marketing has, as per her usual brilliant self, solved this issue thanks to this infographic below.  ...
What does it mean to be an adult learner?
Returning to education is not an easy decision for anyone, however, a necessityn or most. Since the 1970s the notion of lifelong learning remains steadfast within our professional lives. Gaining momentum during the 1990s, higher and further education became accessible to mature students (+21 years) wishing to re-engage with education across a variety of professional disciplines (Bentley, 1998)....
Intrinsiq Support: The Search Function
The Search function is a feature that is often overlooked when choosing what School Management System to work with, and the reason is that in most cases “search” functions tend to be quite useless, in that they are often something that is just included in the package. With Intrinsiq , the Search feature is also something that can be customized based on you and your clients’ nee...
Creative and Adventurous Risks at Marlborough College Open Minds
If you are lucky enough to have childhood memories of taking part in outdoor adventures, it is very likely that you have experienced the rush that comes with taking a risk, pushing yourself and finding out what you are capable of. There is a transformational thrill that lies at the heart of every great adventure; one that comes from the growth in confidence and the deepening of self-knowledge t...
Eaquals holds online AGM & Eaquals Online 2021 event
Eaquals held their online AGM on Thursday 15 th April. Among the updates which were announced were the release of the new Eaquals Academic Management Competences Framework which is available for download from the Eaquals website. In addition, Eaquals announced the new third inspection scheme for online providers which is now ready and completes the three schemes under the Eaquals Accreditation u...
See The World in Cambridge: An International City
Initially founded by the Romans, Saxons and then the Vikings, the roots of Cambridge spread far and wide across the globe, and have never stopped reaching. It goes without saying that, when it comes to the university’s impact on the city, the University of Cambridge draws amazing minds from around the world, students and leading academics alike. But the legacy of the University isn&rsqu...
What to expect from MC Academy in the coming months!
Dear friends of MC Academy , We hope you are well and keeping safe during this time. Changes have been occurring in Manchester as our city begins to open up to the public. In light of Manchester recently opening up to the public, we would like to inform you of our current face-to-face courses available to students who wish to visit and experience what Manchester has to offer.   ...
How to Tuesdays: How to Create Effective Social Media Posts
When it comes to social media, a lot of people tend to believe that pretty much anything goes. However, even in this highly effective marketing field, it is important to remember that it's quality over quantity every time. It is not about the amount of posts that you share, but about the quality of these posts. In this "How to Tuesdays" post today, which is brought to us thanks to our partners Ba...
Insider Reviews and Perspectives Our Take: Merrick Preparatory School
Merrick Preparatory School is one of those hidden gems of the academic world. Housed in an historical inn, nestled within a smaller Ontario town, it has all the benefits of being small as well all the benefits of being proximate to some of nation’s most prominent urban centres and a wealth of notable post-secondary institutions. The school is positioned to support the needs specific to stude...
Living Learning English: What are your plans this summer half term?
We hope that your students are settling back into school and enjoying their studies. Some students find that, no matter how well prepared they are for study in the UK, they will need extra tuition in English or academic subjects in the holidays. In the current climate, students may feel they have lots to catch up on, so we can help to put minds at ease and focus on the skills t...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The importance of Headings in SEO
Another Friday, another SEO Tip thanks to our lovely friend over at KAIE Marketing , Korinne Algie. This time the focus is on Headings and how important these are to SEO. Let's take a look at what Korinne has to say about H-text! ...
Trine Plans Return to Normal for Fall Semester
Trine University plans to resume normal campus operations in August, university President Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., announced on March 9. In email messages to students, parents, faculty and staff, Brooks said this will mean fully seated classes, full resumption of student activities and welcoming back fans and family to athletic events. “We intend to return to the Trine University tha...
Intrinsiq Support: Choosing the right School Management System for your school
Choosing the right School Management System for your school or university is a very important decision to make for any education provider as this is something that will affect everything from budgeting, to planning, to forecasting, to business data analysis, and most importantly, the customer journey. And it is for this reason that research and analysis play a key role in making this important dec...
The Restart of International Travel – Join us in Cambridge this Summer
Since 2005, our residential programs in Cambridge have truly been the highlight of every year. We are delighted to confirm that we are planning to run all of our summer programs as scheduled in Cambridge this summer. We look forward to delivering an unforgettable experience for our international community of students.   This Summer We are happy to report that the UK government has ...
Adult Classes and Mini-stays for schools in Ireland
We hope that everyone in our industry is keeping well during these very strange times of Covid. The situation in Ireland is that we have been in Lockdown this time since the beginning of January, we are opening up very slowly. At the moment we are restricted to staying in our counties we cannot move around the country. All non essential shops,as well as bars and restaurants are closed. All ac...
How to Tuesdays - How to Create a Social Media Calendar
One of the things that we are constantly told by our clients when discussing social media strategy is that sometimes they refrain from posting consistently simply because they do not find enough time for it. Like everything else in life, some planning goes a very long way in getting things done effectively and efficiently. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post, which is brough to us thanks to our part...
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – Number one Choice for Students – Why?
We have looked at countries, we have talked about Canada and specifically about the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Our last article in this series gives you an overview how the OSSD compares to the IB and AP program. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) Each of these programs has its merits, with some unique and distinguishin...
Environmental Resources Created for Teens, by Teens
IH World is ambitious that all IH schools will take positive actions to  protect our planet . A key part of this is raising awareness of environmental issues, and how better to do this than bring some of our own students together to generate content that will resonate with their peers around the world? The  IH Young Environmentalists Project  aimed to bring together young ...
Advancing your professional career with Avanza Academy
We believe life itself is already your teacher, we simply provide you with space, the necessary tools to advance your knowledge and to invest in your future. Founded in 2019 Avanza Academy is a centre of excellence. With an unwavering commitment to inspire, support and care for all students and members of staff, our mission is to create a unique learning opportunity for all. Central to educatio...
UCT English Language Centre: New Programme launched
General English plus Language Excursions: Our new Language Excursion programme, introduced in January 2021, is a collaboration between the UCT English Language Centre and Kurus English . Kurus English developed this language, culture and discovery programme in 2008 and it has been a success ever since. We are now excited to offer this experiential learning programme at ELC and we already welc...
SEO Friday - How to Think like an SEO Pro
Today's SEO Fridays post, which is, as usual, brought to us thanks to Korinne from KAIE Marketing focuses on how to gear our thoughts and frame of mind in order to think with our SEO cap on. Sometimes we write things in our blogs, or on our websites or in our ALT texts and META descriptions which do not sound "natural" and this is a big problem in SEO. Here's what Korinne has to say! ...
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – number one choice for students – Why
Last week we talked about how Canada’s education system compares to other destinations – specifically the UK and USA. This week we would like to talk about Canada and specifically Ontario with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Education in Canada Canada has 10 provinces and three territories, each responsible for its own education system. Every one of Canada’s provincia...
How to Tuesdays: How to Master Email Marketing
2020 has totally changed the way in which we communicate, and as a result, businesses in general have seen an increase in the number of email campaigns that they send out. This is mainly due to the fact that we missed communicating with our clients so much, that sometimes we felt the need to compensate for it...and in some cases this has even led to "over-compensation" in the form of spamming your...
A Taste of their Future Career or University Study with Reach Cambridge
Our Reach Cambridge taster courses are mini courses that students can add on to any program with us. Taster courses are designed to supplement and augment a student’s education during their time with us in Cambridge. Students can choose to learn more about an already-existing passion, or perhaps venture into learning something completely new! Whatever students are cr...
ICEF Virtual America
ICEF Virtual Americas , the largest online networking event for international education professionals, is nearly here! 11th to 13th May 2021...Save the dates! Attended by 450+ North American education institutions, and worldwide study abroad agencies, our attendees represent hundreds of thousands of international students traveling to the Americas each year. Don’t miss this unique oppo...
Learn Spanish From Anywhere in The World With Malaca Instituto
Forget about learning Spanish on a typical online course. Welcome to the exciting world of Onlive with MALACA INSTITUTO , a Super Star School of Spanish, member of EAQUALS and IALC and accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, all guarantees of our exceptionally high standards. Having a qualified teacher giving class in real time helps students improve and learn Spanish online faster and more ef...
Intrinsiq: The software solution for Guardianship Programs
The majority of the articles that we publish about Intrinsiq and what we do, are focused on how we can help education providers within the field of international education. The main reason being that Intrinsiq was specifically developed with the field of international education in mind. However, that does not preclude other programs which have evolved to use our system too.  Why does Int...
Returning to education: A journey of transformation and self-discovery
Have you ever considered returning to education? But unsure if a full-time college or university experience is right for you? Have you considered opting for a course that is designed to fit around your existing responsibilities and commitments? A course that is based on enhancing the life skills you already have? We have all heard the term lifelong learning , but how many of us truly understa...
Costa de Valencia: Accreditation of Tourist Excellence SICTED
Congratulations! Our academy has been awarded the " Compromiso de Calidad Turística " distinction in recognition of promoting Valencia as a safe and quality tourist destination. It is a project  to improve the quality of tourist destinations promoted by the Secretariat of State for Tourism  (SET), with the support of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (F...
Comparing Education Systems in the UK, USA and Canada - Merrick Prep
“Ontario Secondary School Diploma – number one choice for students – why?” In the next 3 weeks we will share with you more information about the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. We will start by giving you some idea how  Canada, UK and USA compare to each other, followed by giving you more information about Canada, specifically the Ontario Secondary School Diploma ...
Keep.meSAFE Student Support Program scales up to meet demand
guard.me International Insurance (" guard.me ") has augmented its keep.meSAFE Student Support Program, specializing in mental health support, in response to an increased demand for service. keep.meSAFE supports 95 secondary and post-secondary institutions across Canada, helping over 300,000 students nationwide. From March 2020, there has been a 61 percent increase in clinical cases completed ...
International Friendships on a Reach Cambridge Summer Course
A truly international summer school offers innumerable benefits including a unique opportunity to practise and develop a student’s English language skills both inside and outside the classroom, to learn about different cultures and countries and to make friends for life. We are always thrilled to hear that the international connections forged during our programs last long after our summer...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: care and protect
We are pleased and excited to announce two important news to all our former and future students and agents.  Quality first of all The Scuola Leonardo da Vinci , certified as a quality school by ASILS (Association of Schools of Italian as a second language) has always been committed to guaranteeing the highest quality of services offered to its students. The Association brings toget...
How to Tuesdays: Loyalty and Resilience
Customer loyalty has always been an important factor in any marketing efforts out there. Of course, the pandemic has disrupted normality, and whilst some marketing efforts may be relevant later, loyalty and brand resilience are what can keep your business going. The three points mentioned below are simple. However, they require consistency and preparation. The positive part of it all is that it ke...
Laurel Springs Ranks Number 5 Best Online High School in U.S.
Newsweek lists Laurel Springs School among the best in online learning.  In a time when online learning became the norm, Laurel Springs became the school ranked #5 among the 50 best online high schools in America! We’re proud of the high-quality, flexible learning experience we provide students from kindergarten through grade 12 and beyond. As innovators in the distance learning spac...
SEO Fridays - Google Reviews
In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne Algie International Education Marketing explains the importance of Google Reviews and why we should reply to them. Apart from it being good customer care practice to do so, it also helps with SEO...So, all the more reason to pay attention! Contact Korinne on  k.algie@korinnealgie.com  for SEO that is tailor-made to your business. ...
ICEF: Women in International Education
This year, ICEF wanted to make a bit of a splash and celebrate the role of women within our industry. We sat down with five inspiring women, recognised for the hard work and success across the international education industry.  On a special webinar we posted on social media to celebrate International Womens' Day (8 March), Tiffany Egler spoke with Kaitlin Farris from Shorelight, Silvia D...
Dashboards made Simple (and customizable) with Intrinsiq
In Marketing, Dashboards are our go-to places for stats and info. The issue most schools face is that sometimes, one dashboard can either provide info which we are not interested in, or (and this is something we come across very often), schools might want their dashboard to provide specific info which only they are interested in. It is very difficult to have this kind of info when you go for an of...
IALC & Edvisor partner to launch Showcase Events
IALC and Edvisor, continuing to work together to help agency partners prepare for the months ahead. IALC and Edvisor are pleased to announce their plans for a series of Showcase Events that will focus on the destinations of IALC schools.  The webinars will help agencies with information about national Covid travel restrictions and quarantine laws, as well as focusing on the health and safe...
A Laurel Springs Partnership: Becoming an Educational Dream Team
Laurel Springs partners with educational institutions to offer exceptional learning experiences. Partnerships at Laurel Springs School offer customizable opportunities for organizations and consultants around the world, enabling them to provide exceptional learning experiences to their student population through an innovator and pioneer in online learning. Hayutin and Associates is an organi...
Get Creative with a Reach Cambridge Creative Writing Taster Course
Fancy yourself a budding author? A clandestine poet? A scriptwriter, lyricist, or even a rapper? Whether you’re set out to change the world with your prose, or whether you simply love the feeling of tinkering around with words, the Reach Cambridge Creative Writing Taster Course is the perfect way to further your passion. This extracurricular course is ideal for anyone who has always ...
How to Tuesday - How to Succeed on LinkedIn
In last week's "How to Tuesday" post we looked at some tips on How to use Facebook successfully within the field of International Education. This week we are going to look at another platform - this time we are focusing more on B2B business by looking at LinkedIn. Here we go: Be Specific in your profile - Remember that LinkedIn is not a CV uploader. Although it is possible to upload you...
OISC - Summer Programmes 2021
We have at last re-opened for in-person teaching, in line with UK government guidance, and are welcoming applications for our 2021 Oxford summer programme. The summer will undoubtedly look different to previous years, but we are looking forward to offering a high-quality learning experience to all students, whatever form that may take. In-person in Oxford, class sizes are small and socially-distan...
Merrickville, Ontario – a safe and welcoming community!
Merrick Preparatory School is located in the town of Merrickville, Ontario, voted the prettiest town in Canada and known for its historic charm, natural beauty and artisan shops. Students enjoy all that Merrickville has to offer including restaurants and cafes, charming shops, art galleries, an ice cream shop, a candy store and the local spa. Merrickville also offers plenty of activities in which...
Alpadia: Introducing University Pathway Blended Courses
Our Academic Pathway Programme is designed for international students (16+) interested in pursuing a Studienkolleg (Foundation), Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree in Germany at a Public University. This programme helps students build language skills, adjust to living and studying abroad, and gives them admission to their dream university. Germany offers, amongst other thi...
Laurel Springs: Students Achieve More in Less Time
Summer courses at Laurel Springs can accelerate a U.S. education. Do you have students who could use a jump start on the next school year? Taking a summer course through Laurel Springs allows students to focus on their educational goals or try a new elective. Kelsey Lichtenstein, the founder of Aspen Learning Lab, touts the value of our summer program for their students. "While summer classe...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - What is Search Intent?
When it comes to optimizing our website and blog texts, it is always of utmost importance to include key words and phrases. But what key words and phrases should we include? How do we know what is right and what is not? In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about something which is known as "Search Intent". For any SEO-related questions, you can drop us a...
3 Ways to Choose a Reach Cambridge Subject Course
Choosing an  academic subject  to study can be a difficult or daunting task, not only for a Reach Cambridge summer program, but also for life in general. Whether it’s a subject you want to continue in school, a subject you want to explore at University, or one that you want to pursue as a career, there are a lot of things to consider before making a decision. We at Reach have ...
Web Portals made Simple with Intrinsiq
“Avoid crowded places.” “Maintain social distancing.” “Minimise contact.” Over the past year, these phrases have become all too familiar...and whether we like it or not, most school receptions tend to be areas where respecting these measures could potentially be an issue due to lack of space or too many people needing the same kind of info at the same t...
How to Tuesdays: How to succeed on Facebook
In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post we are going to look at some important tips on how to use one of the most popular social media channels - Facebook. Many of our members, be it schools, agents, or industry organisations, have a facebook account, however, the questions is: How many of them are using it properly and as they should? How many of them are maximising on the potential that Facebook has a...
Spanish Summer Programme for Teens in Denia
TLCdénia school is organizing the Summmer Programme for Teens 2021 in Denia, Spain. This programme will take place in 2021 following all the health measures to make it safe for students. The programme consists in 20 Spanish lessons per week (4 each day) in a group of maximum 12 students which takes place during the morning. They practice all 4 skills (reading, listening, speaking and wri...
Cork Based ACET (Active Centre of English Training) Accredited With Business All-Star
  ACET maintains All-Star status after achieving their third  Business All-Star Accreditation from the All-Ireland Business Foundation. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Business All-Star accredited companies are defined as; progressive, indigenous Irish businesses which meet the highest standards of verified performance, trust and cust...
Interviewing Maria Castro from My German Way
Yesterday afternoon, on the Schools & Agents Facebook Page, we had the pleasure of doing a live broadcast with Maria Castro from My German Way. MyGermanWay provides German language and culture training, career coaching and job placement for doctors, medical personnel, engineers and other professionals wanting to move to Germany. MyGermanWay was founded by Maria Castro and Ana Gomez to ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - How to make your website load faster
We live in a world in which no one has time. This is reflected in our patience limits when it comes to waiting for websites whilethey load. It is a well-known fact that if a website doesn't load fast enough it is ranked lower by Search Engines, and on top of that, companies lose clients too. In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing speaks to us about the importance of havin...
FELTOM’s Reaction to New Measures in Malta
The recent spike in local coronavirus cases has been very concerning. While FELTOM welcomes the new measures introduced by the government to safeguard the nation, the closure of all educational facilities and in-person training has dealt yet another blow to our already struggling industry. Furthermore, the Central Visa Unit’s decision to temporarily suspend the issuance of visas for prosp...
Five Reasons why Cambridge is the Perfect Place for an Academic Summer School
At Reach Cambridge, we’ve been running academic summer schools for over 15 years, but the world-famous University City of Cambridge is over 800 years old. This blog outlines some of the highlights of the city and why it makes such a perfect backdrop for our spring and summer programs. It still seems like a while until the summer doesn’t it? But it is never too early to think ahead. ...
Communication made Simple with Intrinsiq
In various aspects of business communication is key, and this is just as much the case when it comes to international students studying at your schools. Be it to notify them of any last minute changes to their classes or schedules, or to communicate with them in an emergency situation, or even to save time on sending and waiting for email, a rapid form of communication is definitely the way forwar...
Wimbledon School of English & France Langue Launch ‘English in France’ junior summer camps
Wimbledon School of English is delighted to be partnering with the prestigious France Langue language centres to offer two international ‘English in France’ junior summer camps this summer. The camps are located in two of France’s top resorts – Nice & Biarritz – and provide the winning mix of the WSE academic programme which combines English, Young Leaders &...
How to Tuesday - Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes
Social Media Marketing is the art of knowing what type of content works on which channel in which region...and given how vast the world is and how many platforms there are, it is easy to get it wrong. In today's "How to Tuesday" post we will highlight some of the mistakes that schools and businesses tend to make when choosing to promote their service through social media. 1.  No social me...
MyGermanWay helps professionals find their way in Germany
German language and culture training, career counselling and job placement for talented individuals who wish to move to Germany Launched yesterday, MyGermanWay is an exciting new venture promoting and facilitating life in Germany for talented professionals. Founded by Maria Castro and Ana Gomez, MyGermanWay was born from their desire to help others enjoy the opportunities they both had as fo...
Diversity in Schools - Merrick Prep Canada
Diversity in schools, more specifically in high schools, is an increasingly important topic.  As we can now easily connect with people and places from every square inch of the planet, our children have the luxury of being exposed to more cultures, more social differences, and more unity. Diversity was once seldom discussed or present within our schools. Fortunately, now as a...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Page Speed
We live in a world in which we are constantly busy and never have the time to wait for anything. Do you ever get frustrated waiting for a page to load? What happens when you do? The likelihood is that you just close everything and move on. Did you ever stop to think about the fact that your slow-loading website could be costing you clients? In today's SEO article, Korinne Algie from tells ...
Laurel Springs: A Gap Year with Purpose
More and more students have recently chosen to postpone their college or university plans. Laurel Springs offers motivated graduates another option for students seeking a U.S. college diploma. Students obtaining academic, language, and cultural skills through a gap year will set them apart from other international students when they apply to a U.S. college or university.  Laurel Springs&...
Accounting made Easy with Intrinsiq
Many school management systems focus on the areas of Bookings and Class Allocation, however, when it comes to Accounting a lot of schools use a variety of different systems which they would have probably started using when they first set up their businesses. For this reason, members of staff often complain that it can get quite complicated to do Bookings and Accounting separately since, in real li...
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan towards a greener future!
After years of commitment and efforts in safeguarding and protecting the environment, we are pleased to announce that we have received accreditation as a Green Standard School : a global, not-for-profit association of schools that are seriously committed to protecting the environment. Since its foundation, Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan has been committed to developing projects and promoting ...
2 weeks FREE online classes with GSOE
Like every other English academy in Ireland , we are doing our classes online at the moment. We are really enjoying meeting lots of new students from all over the world. When you book an intensive online exam preparation class with us we will give you 2 weeks free included in the price. When you book 10 weeks you will get 12 weeks of classes. Bookings must be made during the first and secon...
What is a Social Science, Anyways? Discover Summer University Preparation in Law, Psychology, Politics & International Relations, Business Management & Economics, and more!
Did you know that Social Science students often have the best job prospects after graduation? At Reach, we think this makes them the perfect subjects for summer university preparation for anyone looking to visit the UK from abroad. Covering everything from Politics & International Relations to Journalism & Media , Psychology , Law , Business Management & Economics , Arc...
Check out Merrick Prep's Newsletter
It has been a challenging year but we are proud that our MPS family continues to grow and our students as well as parents are satisfied with the education and support we provide, even online. Our partners know that we are always ready to support and help and we will continue doing so. Learn more about what we have done this past semester and read our winter 2021 newsletter ! Any questions?...
Do you have students who want to get a jump start on experiencing an American based education?
Summer course registration is now available!  Students can complete year-long courses in 12 weeks and semester-long courses in only six weeks at Laurel Springs School. Taking a summer course allows students to focus on their educational goals, giving them a head start in a fiercely competitive international landscape.  Summer courses at Laurel Springs drive students to grow and excel....
An evening with EDEX
On occasion I have these strange ideas and I think lockdown is having it’s effect.   From planning paddleboard meetings to my next idea, honestly you may think it’s hairbrained but I think this is a super idea and I rarely congratulate myself on these madcap ideas..    I am going to start a series of one to one meetings with agents that are interested.  If you ar...
Why students feel safe learning Spanish in Denia
Denia is a medium-sized Spanish city located between Valencia and Alicante. It is a very attractive destination for Spanish students as it has a beautiful coastline and mountain landscapes. TLCdénia is a Spanish school located in Denia in Spain and has students from many different countries and of all ages. It has programs for all ages: from children from 5 years old, teenagers, adults...
SEO Fridays: Optimising your Contact Page
It's Friday and once again Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing  is back with another important tip for you to achieve better SEO results. If you need more help with SEO, specifically for your business, just get in touch with Korinne on  korinne@korinnealgie.com  to schedule a call!   ...
Costa de Valencia: Spanish Exam of the German
If you want to prepare for your Spanish exam of the German "Abitur", now is the perfect time to do it.  Costa de Valencia, escuela de español  offers special preparation courses for this type of Spanish exams. The Abitur Spanish Preparation Course consists of an  Intensive Course 20  and  10 individual lessons  that specifically prepare you for ...
Custom Reporting with Intrinsiq
Last week we spoke about the importance of student data, and this week’s article will also focus on data, however, we will tackle a different side to it. Anyone who is deep into the subject of Marketing would appreciate the value that data has in various aspects of our job. We use data when it comes to interpreting new and emerging trends; we use data when it comes to forecasting; we use dat...
Oh, the Humanities! Why the Humanities are the Perfect Subjects to Study at an Academic Summer School this Year
Are you a budding Renaissance thinker? Do you believe that understanding the history of the world is key to making the future better? Or that literature and philosophy can help us to understand ourselves? Every year, students from around the world join us at our British summer school for international students to ask the big questions and dive headfirst into the most exciting topics concerning ...
New Alpadia Website
While a new website can be a powerful marketing tool, a 24/7 salesperson, a reflection of our brand in every way, and often the first exposure to the brand, at the core of it, it's all about people, their effort, skills, lot of love and passion for what they do. On that note, on behalf of everybody at Alpadia Language Schools and on behalf of our partner-agents around t...
How To be Seen on Social Media
It is Tuesday, so here's our  How-To post. Social Media Management and Content Creation for the International Education Industry is what we do at  BaiLogik , and we decided to put some tips together to help you create a better presence on different social channels. Take a look at the tips below and if you need more help get in touch with us : ...
It's time to hear what Parents have to say about MPS, Canada
We all know that it takes a community to raise a child and we are thankful that parents, from all around the world, give us their trust to teach their children and help them grow academically as well as personally. Especially, this year we have seen how strongly we connected not only with our students but also with our parents. Parents and students become part of the MPS family. One of our Germ...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Optimising your Homepage
SEO is always something that we hear people and companies talking about, but we never truly understand how important it is to Marketing unless we try it out ourselves. At Schools & Agents, we cannot recommend Korinne from KAIE Marketing enough. Her understanding of the international education industry combined with her deep knowledge of SEO is a truly winning formula for success. When it ...
BELS Malta & Gozo - Special Offer Extended
Here at BELS, we are all in good health.  Personally, I am in good spirits too 😊! Our two centres (Malta & Gozo) are both open . We have around 60 students, from 10 different nationalities.   In Malta, more than 50,000 people (around 10% of the total population) have already been vaccinated & a further 40,000 doses of the AstraZenica vaccination are due to arrive lat...
Keeping track of Student info with Intrinsiq
Data is always valuable, and in a school environment this is extremely important. Think of a scenario where you have a student who has booked a course, excursions and accommodation with you; but from the moment when he or she books, to the moment when he or she arrives at the school, there are changes which are requested. And these changes involve people from different departments. Then, later on ...
Why attend ICEF Events
The international education sector is eagerly preparing for borders around the world to reopen, with millions of international students looking forward to embarking on their study journeys. To help the industry get ready and lay solid foundations for upcoming academic intakes, ICEF has run several successful virtual networking events, bringing together all the main actors, including: Educa...
Easter Holidays with Living Learning English
Staying in the UK for the Easter holidays? Need help with your English or academic subjects? Living Learning English have some excellent host teachers who can offer you a warm welcome, design a 1:1 course to meet your needs and give you time to relax with the family after lessons. See our Easter courses brochure here . ...
Special offers for online courses at IH Bristol
The UK government confirmed schools will stay online until at least 8th March 2021 . We are looking forward to welcoming students back to face-to-face/hybrid classes as soon as it is safe to do so, but in the meantime are pleased to confirm the following special offers on our online courses: - Book an online English course and receive the amount paid as free credit towards an English course...
Boost Your College Preparation with the Reach Cambridge Study Skills Courses!
College preparation can be daunting at the best of times, but with a series of tried and tested Skills Courses, Reach is here to help! Offering everything from SAT Prep to Global Leadership and Study Skills, Computer Science , English Language & Leadership , and more, we believe that the skills which help students get in to their first choice universities are the same skills that he...
How Extra-Curriculars Help Students Develop Critical Life Skills - Merrick Prep
At Merrick Preparatory School we maintain a very high and rigorous academic standard, with 100% of our graduates gaining access to their first-choice world ranked university, many on scholarship.  However, this is just one piece, albeit the main goal, of what we do.  We graduate students who will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to become contributing members of their communitie...
New Member on Schools & Agents: University of Cape Town’s English Language Centre
The University of Cape Town English Language Centre (ELC) is a proud new member on the Schools & Agents network. The University of Cape Town (UCT) just made headlines retaining its spot among the top 40 most international universities. (  https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2021-02-03-uct-retains-its-spot-among-top-40-most-international-universities ). The UCT English Language Centr...
How to Tuesdays: How to use Social Media in International Education
Yesterday evening we were very pleased to be part of a Lead5050 Webinar where we had the opportunity to speak about the importance of Social Media in International Education and to also look at some of the main pain points that our industry faces when it comes to using different social media channels. In this webinar we also highlighted the importance of content marketingand looked at various type...
SEO Friday - The Ranking Dilemma
Today's SEO Fridays article, which, as usual, is brought to us by the lovely Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , focuses on another issue that a lot of businesses,not just in international education, but across the board, sometimes have. This is the issue of ranking. In business, we are all obsessed with ranking high in search engine searches, however, sometimes we end up doing things the wrong ...
SEO Training with Korinne Algie International Education Marketing
By now, I'm sure you're all familiar with  Korinne Algie International Education (KAIE) Marketing  thanks to the SEO Friday posts that we share with you every week. These posts have been very useful for us too, and they increased our interest in SEO for the International Education Industry. We firmly believe that it can make a significant difference in one's Marketing Strategy. Such co...
Lessons for Successful Remote Schooling
The move to remote schooling was daunting for everyone, especially for schools with international pupils. So what does a successful online programme look like? When homeschooling became widespread at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, many schools felt an immediate urgency to try to replicate the school timetable at home and to provide the best online teaching. We learnt many valuable lesso...
Hybrid Classes: Hispania, escuela de español is breaking ground once again
Not giving in to the challenging times, Hispania, escuela de español has decided to invest in innovation once again and has started to offer hybrid courses. Hybrid Learning is an innovative modality that combines online educational materials with place-based classroom methods. It allows the teacher and some students to attend lessons on-campus while they learn Spanish and interact onli...
Customer Care Centre and Crisis Response Service: guard.meCARES keeps evolving
Every business, no matter their industry, will say they care about their clients. But how many truly have a customer-first outlook shared by every team member? Caring about our partners and insureds is truly at the heart of everything  guard.me  does. It’s more than a values statement; it’s who we are. So, when we decided to create a new model for customer care, it had t...
An inspirational partnership for teachers launched between, PRODIREKT and Verbalists, and UKLC and iteach
This past year has been a challenging one on many fronts. However, initiatives such as the one that has just been launched between PRODIREKT and UKLC highlight the resilience that characterizes the international education industry. In fact, the Verbalists Education & Language Network , which is owned by PRODIREKT , has forged a partnership with UKLC and its new project iteach in del...
Why STEM? Grab Hold of the Future with the Best Science Summer Camp in Cambridge
Ranked as one of the best science summer camps in Cambridge, Reach loves everything Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics-related. And every year we make sure our programmes are better than ever and stay on the cutting edge of exciting new research in every STEM-field! We know it can be a difficult task to figure out what you want to do in the future and how to prepare for university...
Automatic Attendance Tracking with Intrinsiq
If there is one thing that has become the new norm in these past months, it’s the idea of social distancing and lack of contact. In a school environment, attendance can be a bit of a headache for school owners and teachers alike, however, at Intrinsiq , we’re pleased to offer you a contact-less and Covid-friendly system. How can Intrinsiq help? Intrinsiq allows  your te...
Virtual Education Fairs and Events are Recruiting Students Online
Recruitment has never been easier! VEF is organizing virtual education fairs and events in the international education world for 5 years and giving chance to meet and recruit students online. Gathering language schools, universities, colleges, high schools and service providers with prospective students in Turkey and all around the world, VEF presents a virtual experience for both particip...
How to Tuesdays: How to Write an Effective Article
Many schools tend to ask us about what they should include when submitting an article to be published on Schools & Agents. Therefore, today, we took the advice of Marketing gurus BaiLogik , and we decided to put some tips together in order to help you write better articles. So here's our suggestions: 1. Use Simple Words and Effective Topics Remember that this is not an English writi...
University Qualification Year – setting students up for success!
There has been much adaption to help students deal with academic challenges during this pandemic.  Some of these accommodations, such as canceling exams, reducing the workload and removing expectations for completing work, does not set students up for success in university.  Instead of removing the expectations and lowering the standard, here at Merrick Preparatory School we have adjuste...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - The Truth about Keywords
Another Friday, another SEO post thanks to our International Education SEO guru Korinne, from KAIE Marketing . In this week's post we take a look at the importance of keywords in SEO. Here's what Korinne has to tell us about Keyword SEO. Don't forget that for any SEO related tips and questions you can get in touch with Korinne on korinne@korinnealgie.com ...
The Simon Greenall Award
Simon Greenall, OBE, friend of the global ELT community, passed away in September 2018  Simon described himself as traveller, writer, chef and full time friend. Many in the ELT community knew Simon through his publishing activities, his Presidency of IATEFL, his engagement with global issues in ELT, his training activities in many countries, and his friendship. You probably know of Simo...
Real Talk: The Importance of Conversation – Follow up
Today more than ever, action needs to be taken towards making positive changes within our well-being. Our current reality has presented the collective with the opportunity to pause, reevaluate life’s priorities, and highlight where in our lives we need to replenish. Through conversation we are provided the opportunity to exchange thoughts and ideas with others.  While we embrace conv...
Student Class Allocation with Intrinsiq
Classroom Allocation is something that the majority of schools around the world cannot wait to get back to. It is for this reason that we highly recommend taking a look at this really cool Intrinsiq feature which enables you and your members of staff to fill up your classes by the simple movement of dragging and dropping…..it’s just like playing a game! Setting it up Setting u...
Reach Cambridge: The Academic Summer Camp with the Perfect Balance
With more than fifteen years of experience welcoming students from all around the world to the UK, the thing we’re proudest of is the sense of community we create during our academic summer camp in Cambridge each year. We have learned that small really is better so we keep class sizes intimate, and even summer registration firmly capped. This means that programs fill up fast, but ensures ...
How to Tuesdays: How to grow your YouTube channel
Social Media has been a key element in digital marketing, whatever the area of business is, for quite a while now. A trend that marketers around the world are observing is that users are moving closer towards the idea of video content. As far as video content goes, the most relevant search engine around the world is (still) YouTube. In today's "How to Tuesdays" post, which is brought to us by Bai...
Grade 12 Science experiments, hands-on learning synchronous live online
We are finishing our 1 st semester -and our students, as we speak, are taking the final exams to complete their courses. For our graduating class that means 4 more courses to graduate in June. Early offers are arriving, and we are very proud of our seniors already. To ensure our seniors are well prepared for university, we ensure that they have opportunities (online) to get involved and to expe...
SEO Fridays - The Realities of 2021
SEO Fridays brought to you by Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing  - Today's focus is on the realities of search results in 2021. What we once knew and worked for, may no longer be the case, 100%. This is exactly why, you should be following this spot, as we bring you up-to-date information on how your SEO efforts should be shifting. You can also get in touch with Korinne  who can give...
Laurel Springs: What a Leader in Online Education Looks Like
Learn more about Laurel Springs School and how our 30 years of education experience can help you and your families.  Laurel Springs is an accredited, online private school for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, including a Postgraduate Program. When you partner with Laurel Springs, you can leverage the school’s wealth of experience and diverse curriculum to augment your ...
A Laurel Springs Partnership: What Educational Dreams Are Made Of
Leading online private K-12 school partners with Ghana-based soccer academy to help keep the dream of a high-caliber U.S. education alive amid COVID-19 crisis. Imagine being awarded a scholarship to a prestigious school in the United States and not being able to attend because of travel restrictions. This is what many students of the Right to Dream Academy in Ghana were facing as a result of th...
The benefits of having a fully-customizable School Management System
We’ve often mentioned that one of the advantages of Intrinsiq is that it is a fully-customizable School Management System. In today’s article we are going to delve deeper into this topic and look at all the reasons as to why this is an advantage. Good Value for Money While it is true that a fully-customizable system is not necessarily the cheapest option, we also want to draw you...
IH Study Abroad Online Workshops – February 2021
Following the success of the 2020 IH Study Abroad Online Workshops, International House World Organisation has the pleasure of hosting two more very special IH Study Abroad Online Workshops for agents in February 2021.  From Young Learner programmes to Language Plus courses we are excited about the options IH can offer you and your clients. IH schools are now teaching both live online less...
Learn Language and Leadership Together for the Perfect Cambridge Summer Camp Experience!
With a small, friendly community of staff and students representing over 50 different nationalities each summer, there is no better way to improve and develop your English than through the English Language and Leadership course at our Reach Cambridge summer camp. For more than 15 years, we’ve been offering successful English Language classes , helping students from around the world co...
How to Tuesdays: How to Boost your Confidence
Whether you need it in your job, or your personal life, or in both, Confidence is a very important accessory for us all to wear at all times. Being confined to working from home for a good chunk of 2020, and in some cases still working from home nowadays too, we thought of sharing this post with you today in order to give you some tips on how you can boost your own confidence in the simplest of wa...
How do we at Merrick Prep help our students with university applications and help them with their career choices?
From a students first introduction to Merrick Preparatory School (MPS) we take great interest in their dreams and aspirations and help them reach beyond their grasp.  It begins with their application interview and personal profile as we come to understand the student, and from there we build a program of success for them. As students join MPS they are placed in an Advisor Group of 6 &ndash...
ACET receives accreditation a Green Standard School
We are proud & excited to announce that we have gained accreditation as a Green Standard School .  ACET  is the first language school in Ireland to have environmental and sustainability policies recognised by this new scheme. The aim of Green Standard school accreditation is to lessen the impact that language teaching has on the environment by developing a set of policies an...
Are Your Students Looking for Single Courses?
Laurel Springs School helps students get ahead with single online courses. Do you have students who are looking to round out their education? An extra AP class could strengthen their transcripts or a World Language class could help supplement their current curriculum. If your students could use a boost in fulfilling graduation requirements, completing prerequisite courses, or getting ahead on c...
New International House Affiliate: IH Dusseldorf
International House World Organisation is proud to announce its first new affiliate for 2021! Welcome to  GoAcademy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf , now also International House Dusseldorf. In this interview with Director Michael Rönitz, we find out more about the school and why they decided to join the IH family.  How did it all start? Established in 1990, GoAcademy! Spra...
International House Bristol: OET Exam Inspection Success
In a year of great change and adaption, IH Bristol 's Exams Department was very pleased to add one particular string to its bow in 2020 - the OET.  In fact, our first OET exam took place on 7th March 2020, just before the national lockdown was announced. With an exhaustive COVID-19 safety procedure in place, we later restarted OET exams on June 13th 2020 and have run them 2-3 times a mon...
SEO Tips and Tricks with Korinne - Auditing your SEO
Today's SEO tip, brought to us by Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , is a very useful exercise for companies to do at the beginning of the year. We strongly suggest you take a look at the questions in the image here below and to get in touch with Korinne if you have any questions related to SEO. She is truly the best there is!! ...
Could Boarding Younger be Kinder?
Is sending children to boarding school younger, actually kinder? There are those who think that sending their child to a senior boarding school in the UK without any boarding experience, or experience of UK education, makes perfect sense. But is there a better alternative? Our latest international blog challenges some commonly held views. Read the full article on our website. If you h...
Easter Revision in your home or in beautiful Oxford
Every year OISC helps students, both UK and international, to realise their true potential by offering small group and individual tuition in over 30 different subjects for ALevel, GCSE, and IB.  A short revision course with experienced Oxford tutors can make a lot of difference to final results.  English Language support is also available if needed. Contact us to discuss your needs now...
IH OTTI now giving verifiable digital certificates
The IH Online Teacher Training Institute (IH OTTI) has started giving verifiable, digital certificates in order to make the post-course process more streamlined and secure for participants, as well as more environmentally friendly. After participants have finished their course and moderation has taken place (usually around 6 or 8 weeks, depending on the course), they will be sent a unique link ...
French in Normandy joins the language learning app OFFschool
International multi-award-winning French language school partners up with SUL Education, to deliver free French language online lessons for OFFschool’s users. On the 19th January 2021, Slavas Palkevicius, CEO and owner of  SUL Education  is pleased to announce a new key partnership with  French in Normandy , to manage and operate the French Language Department for ...
Reach Cambridge: A Truly International Summer School
Every summer, we proudly welcome students from over 50 different countries around the world to live and learn with us in Cambridge, and we can’t wait to welcome the world to Cambridge again for our 2021 summer programs! Scroll through below to find out how we provide a wholly international summer school experience, and why that matters to us. ‘I think other students should apply to ...
Accommodation Allocation Automatic Matching with Intrinsiq
While some schools and education providers within the field of international education are still doing manual homestay allocation, the Intrinsiq system has been developed to such an extent that it allows for students to be matched with the right family….automatically, at the click of a button. Doesn’t that sound magical? Data makes everything possible This kind of automated ma...
The BaiLogik 'How to Tuesdays' - How to use Branding
When it comes to businesses, even organisations within the field of international education, Branding is very useful to help your customers recognise you and to make you stand out. Branding covers areas such as colour schemes, fonts that you use, logos etc. In today's 'How to Tuesdays' post, which is sponsored by BaiLogik , we are going to take a look at how best to use branding in order to make...
IH InTuition to go Carbon Negative from 2021
IH InTuition  have taken the environmental bull by the horns, making the bold commitment to be carbon negative from 2021. This means they will more than offset the carbon emissions from their operations. For IH InTuition, international travel is a big driver of its carbon footprint. Students travel from their own country to a homestay location in the UK,  Ireland  or Malta, an...
Adult group courses in Winchester, England.
The best place ever to study English? English Naturally Director Chris Polatch has just announced that they will be offering group classes for adults from late spring on, by which time he believes Covid will be largely behind us (fingers firmly crossed!). “We have suffered badly in the UK, and the government has come in for a lot of criticism but recently, with the very fast and effi...
SEO Fridays - Thin Content
This week in our  How-to Tuesday post we gave you some suggestions on how you can plan for a successful year ahead. One of the main points we mentioned was the importance of taking the beginning of the year as a chance to look at your channels and work on content. And, if you don't want to take our word for it, don't worry. KAIE Marketing is back with the weekly SEO-related posts and her ...
Learning English during the lockdown at Gorey School of English
Ireland has gone back into lockdown due to the high rise in cases of covid 19, for this reason our classes are all online. Our students are doing very well while studying online to prepare for their Cambridge exams. If you have students who wish to continue their exam preparation and would like to have a very experienced native teacher who gives quality English classes please contact us. Our...
English UK launches roadmap to lead UK ELT to recovery
A roadmap for how UK ELT can rebuild lost trade after Covid-19 has been publicly launched by industry body English UK. Rebuilding the international market for UK English language teaching: a roadmap to recovery after Covid-19 was shared with stakeholders and English UK members shortly before the nation went into lockdown. The international market recovery roadmap proposes a wide campaign of...
Intrinsiq has NO student or user limit
Today’s article focuses on a very important feature for schools, universities and all education providers. We are referring to the student or user limit feature. It is a well-known fact that the majority of CRM providers on the market offer software types which have a payment structure per user. With Intrinsiq this is NOT the case. In fact, Intrinsiq has no limit on the number of users or ...
Language Agent Alexandra Vysotskaya shares her opinion about working with TLCdénia
TLCdénia school has been working with the agent Alexandra Vysotskaya for 7 years. We have a close collaboration that allows us to offer the best of the experiences for her clients who come to TLCdénia school to study Spanish in Spain . She speaks about our collaboration, our programmes and the experience of her clients. ...
Join the fun Activities and Excursions on a Reach Cambridge Summer Program!
We at Reach love Cambridge and its atmosphere with all our hearts, but we also believe that no summer school for international students should restrict itself to one city alone.  Scroll through below for information on some of our typical excursion-locations. And remember, individual classes often embark on mini-excursions of their own, so there are always plenty of opportunities to get ou...
Happy New Year from Merrick Prep
Happy New Year to all of you. I think, with the new year just starting, it is important for our future partner (and current) to know who they are working with. So let me take the chance to introduce you to our international recruiters at Merrick Preparatory School : Justin Irwin (recruiting from Asia and Africa): I have been working as a Recruitment Officer for MPS for 3 years now and lovi...
How to Prepare for the New Year
Today's post is brought to you by BaiLogik ; Schools & Agents' sister-company. In this  How-to Tuesday,  we aim to help you make the most of the start to 2021. Let's make this year count!   ...
Living Learning English: High-Quality Online Tuition
Living Learning English based in Bristol has been delivering high-quality individual English courses for over 25 years. We can also offer you online lessons with one of our experienced, professional teachers. You can book a short, intensive course over a week, or a series of lessons over a few months (or years!). Our teachers have experience in tailoring courses to match your exact requirements...
How to Settle back into your routine, post-holidays!
2021 will bring about a change in our usual "How to Tuesdays" posts. In fact, from this year, these posts will be brought to you by BaiLogik . BaiLogik is a sister-company of Schools & Agents, and it focuses on Team Building, HR and Marketing. As a partner of Schools & Agents, BaiLogik will start sponsoring the "How to Tuesdays" posts in which we will be passing on info related to Market...
Become an Entrepreneur with the Reach Cambridge Business Management & Economics Summer Program!
Looking for the perfect Business summer camp to show you how to prepare for university? As one of the most popular university subjects in the UK , and also one which promises the most job diversity, Business Management and Economics is always in high demand. At Reach, we take the responsibility of introducing students to this varied and competitive discipline seriously. Our Business Manageme...
Why Canada is a good choice to study…according to Merrick Prep
Parents often choose schools that are in close proximity to their homes, especially when their child are young.  Distance is certainly something to be considered, however, there are so many other important factors to consider when deciding on your child’s education; the country in which the school is located should be one of them, and Canada should be at the top of the list. Canada o...
Be prepared for 2021 - Intrinsiq
2020 was full of surprises, and in more ways than one they were not always pleasant ones. So at the start of the new year, which we hope will be better for everyone in our industry, we are proposing a few ways in which you can make sure to stay on top of things and be prepared for the coming weeks and months. The right CRM can help you achieve more Why do we recommend Intrinsiq ? Here are ...
2020 - Over and Out!
As the sun gets ready to rise on the final day of 2020, I debated with myself long and hard about whether or not to write my usual "Happy New Year" post. Why? Well, simply because this year has been anything but happy. It has been stressful, full of anxiety, packed with hardships, full of doubt. But on second thoughts, I realised that it has also been a year that has brought out the true colours o...
Experience Excellence on a Reach Cambridge Academic Summer Program
At Reach Cambridge, we really believe in offering students a once in a lifetime experience that is well rounded in every way. But our high standard of teaching is definitely key to what makes our academic summer programs so special and what keeps students from past years—or their siblings or their friends—coming back. Below are just some of the elements which make each educational e...
Looking for a Medicine Summer Camp in Cambridge?
More important in 2021 than ever, Medical graduates are heroes who keep our world turning, despite even the most dramatic challenges our world is facing this year. Consistently ranked among the favourite courses at the Reach Cambridge summer school, Medicine & Life Sciences is the study of the human body now, and in the future. Always taught by engaged and qualified teachers, our medicine...
Merrick Prep's 2020
The year 2020 came with lots of challenges that no one had anticipated. BUT it  helped us appreciate each other more and value the good things we have in our lives on a daily basis. Everyone at Merrick Preparatory School worked closely together to ensure the safety of our students but more than that, to make sure that our students continue their education in order to achieve their dreams. We ...
SEO Fridays: Last Minute SEO
The festive season is here and  KAIE Marketing  is giving us some tips to prepare for it! No, we're not giving you our mince pies and Christmas logs recipes, but we are giving you another very important recipe that can help your Search Engine Optimisation even if you are having a bit of a shutdown during this time of year!   ...
The Launch of EdYouGallery TV
January 2021 will bring an exciting new project to life, which is a collaboration between Giovanni Rottura, Thomas Jones and Schools & Agents. This project will be called EdYouGallery TV and it will consist of frequent broadcasts via social media on a variety of Education related matters. Education providers and teachers from around the world are being encouraged to get in touch with us to dis...
IHWO's present for ALL Academic Managers and Trainers
In 2021, for the first time, the annual conference for IH Academic Managers and Trainers will take place online and we are delighted to take this opportunity to offer Academic managers and trainers who are not currently working in an International House school the chance to get a taste of some of the great talks we will have had for IH members. Now, more than ever, International House would lik...
Does your current CRM meet all your school’s requirements?
We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again….a CRM is a vital part of a school’s day-to-day organisation and planning, therefore, it is of utmost importance that your CRM matches the way you run your Academic department, your Marketing department, your Accommodation department, your Accounting department...and so forth. Having the right CRM for your school or universi...
The Top 5 Reasons to Attend a Reach Cambridge Summer Program
Need help choosing the right Cambridge summer program to make 2021 a summer to remember? At Reach, we believe in making every summer camp experience the best yet and in sending our international summer school students home with memories they’ll treasure forever. So, without further ado, here are 5 reasons to pick Reach and come join us in glorious Cambridge this July and August! Acad...
Laurel Springs: Partner with a Proven Leader in Online Learning
Want to provide even more exceptional learning experiences for your students? Partner with Laurel Springs. At Laurel Springs School, the success of our partners is our success too. A dedicated team collaborates with each partner, based on their specific needs, and is available to provide support via video chat, phone, or email.  A partnership with Laurel Springs School supports you ever...
Monthly House Cup Challenge
Merrick Preparatory School promotes a cohesive and inclusive family atmosphere. Our House System contributes to this by promoting teamwork, creative problem solving and school spirit. Upon arrival to MPS, each student is placed into one of three Houses. Each month, Houses compete in fun activities to earn points towards the annual awarding of the House Cup. Here are our three houses (=team...
Accelerating High School Education
This year, 28 trailblazers decided to participate in the Minerva Baccalaureate program during its debut year. This is a four-year curriculum available to Laurel Springs Academy scholars who wish to elevate their high school education and benefit from an online, collaborative learning environment designed to drive real-world application of academic knowledge. Julia Payne is one of those grade 9 s...
The MC Academy - 2020 - A Year in Review
Dear friends of MC Academy, We hope you are well during this festive time. 2020 - A Year in Review 2020 has been a challenging year at MC Academy . Despite the changes made throughout the year, our dedicated teachers and staff members have succeeded in implementing an online platform for students to study from anywhere in the world, and have continued to offer face-to-face courses to st...
Laurel Springs & Syracuse University Announce Dual-Enrollment Options
Students who seek to challenge themselves academically and accelerate their college preparation now have a new academic opportunity!  Laurel Springs School , a leader in online K-12 education, and  Syracuse University , a nationally ranked, private research university located in New York State, announced a partnership that will provide dual-enrollment options for upper school stude...
SEO Fridays: 3 Key Things
In today's SEO Fridays post   KAIE Marketing , highlights the 3 things to look out for in 2021, in terms of SEO. These are: - User Experience - Mobile Optimisation - Accuracy Korinne is always happy to provide consultation on SEO, so please feel free to contact her directly, or speak to us, to put you in touch.   ...
Cambridge Summer Programs
A Summer to Shape a Lifetime We are delighted to announce that applications are open for our exceptional university preparation programs for international students aged between 14-18. Our 2021 summer academic programs run throughout July and August, a full list of dates and courses are available on our website www.reachcambridge.com . From Engineering summer courses to Business & Econo...
LONDONIST DMC have been shortlisted for... Agency Team of the Year & Innovation of the Year
Londonist DMC are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for two more awards; for the Student Accommodation Awards 2020 in the categories Innovation of The Year and Agency Team of the Year! The Awards itself is taking place virtually next Wednesday 9th December and is organised by Property Week, who are well renowned within the PBSA sector. The nomination for “Agency Team of The ...
Student Testimonials from Merrick Prep School in Canada
Our current German family , who has lived in different countries and their son is attending grade 11 with us synchronous currently, sent us the following comment: “In general we are amazed how much time and effort you put into communication with the children and parents. We moved several times and our kids have been to different schools, but we have never experienced such a wonderful, a...
Pastoral Care at Marlborough College’s School of English and Culture
Many of our students at the School of English and Culture are seasoned travellers and are well-accustomed to heading away from home for a few weeks each summer. For others, MCSEC might mark their first time in a foreign country or away from their family. Regardless of their previous experience, it is only natural for young people to feel some nervousness at the start of the course as they settle...
Grand Opening: Alpadia Zurich
Alpadia will be opening their doors in Zurich from February 1st 2021. ✓ Enrolments accepted from December 7th, 2020 ✓ Classes start every Monday, year-round from A1 to C1 levels ✓ Accommodation arrivals starting from Sunday, January 31st, 2021 ✓ Absolute beginners can start on specific dates once per month, see price list   ✓ Offering German la...
ELLCI: A Chat with Olga
Talk a little about yourself: where do you come from, how old are you and what do you do at the moment? I am 32 years old, I am from Kyiv, Ukraine. I am a pediatrician and I love working with children. Now I study Italian diligently. How long have you lived in Milan and how do you find it? This time I’ve been living there for three weeks, but I’ve been to Milan a lot before. I...
ACET: ‘The Exceptional 200 of 2020’
ACET is absolutely thrilled to receive the fabulous news yesterday that we have been awarded by Business Cork  ‘The Exceptional 200 of 2020’.  Business Cork commented : ‘This is all about acknowledging 200 exceptional Cork people and Cork businesses that made a difference to Cork life this year by doing something that helped others and providing a service th...
SEO Friday - Social Media SEO
Throughout this past week we have been posting daily tips on how to improve your social media management. Yesterday, we also had the pleasure of welcoming Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing , our SEO Guru, on our live broadcast, to talk about the importance of Social Media SEO. In case you missed it, you can re-watch the live broadcast here: On the left hand side, in the article image attach...
Cork English College’s first CELTA Course
Monday November 16th saw the beginning of CEC's inaugural Cambridge CELTA Teacher Training course. For the first time ever, CEC is proud to be training & developing some of the latest generation of EFL teachers. In keeping with the new normal, this CELTA course is 100% online with all training, feedback sessions and even teaching practice classes taking place over Zoom reflecting not only the ...
In case you've missed it, here's our Live Broadcast on Social Media SEO
Earlier on today we had a super interesting session over on our Facebook page where we had the pleasure of welcoming our long-term partner, and SEO guru Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing . The main focus of today's session was on Social Media SEO with a special focus on how to optimise your social media bio and content, as well as the latest Instagram feature which was actually released just two...
What does Experiential Learning look like?
As we are continuing to face the challenges that 2020 has given us, We are trying to provide our agents with as much information on our synchronous learning, so that those who would like to get started and don’t want to wait any longer, can sign up with MPS. Once students can travel again, the transition over to our boarding experience is really easy. We continue to offer hands-on experie...
How to Tuesdays: How to Manage Social Media Content
As announced on our social media channels earlier on this week, over the next few days we will be sharing loads of tips on how to manage your social media more effiently. Today's 'How to Tuesdays' post will focus on How to Manage Social Media Content. We often receive messages from clients expressing their concern about what to post on social media channels. Sometimes they feel that they run ou...
Sedbergh International Summer School - New for 2021: Senior Course
In addition to our Junior course (ages 8-12), our Senior course is now available for ages 13-17, extending the maximum age from 16 due to demand. We are tailoring this Senior course to make it more suitable for our older students, with more academic, mature English lesson content to prepare our students for the global community they are soon to enter. They will be introduced ...
Black Friday in Cork English College
Cork English College ’s Black Friday offer for 2020 is now live! Avail of 20% off adult tuition fees for bookings made by Friday December 4 th . This discount applies to both our short & long term programmes, including some of our most popular options like exam preparation (IELTS or Cambridge), Business English and our Study & Work Programmes. Courses must begin by Monday March...
The Intrinsiq Dashboards
On previous occasions you’ve heard us say that with Intrinsiq everything is possible at just the simple click of a button. In today’s article we are going to focus on how different teams within the school system can stay up to date and be able to view all the important details related to their specific department from one home tab. The Academics Department Intrinsiq provides an ...
Local English language school wins bid to support teachers in Vietnam
Wimbledon School of English in London will improve the skills of English teachers in Vietnam after submitting a winning bid for a national project. Teachers at Wimbledon School of English will help improve the confidence and English language skills of the teachers in Vietnam by providing teacher training to educators there. Wimbledon School of English’s project is one of 20 winning bi...
Highfield Summer School - New Brochure
Our new brochure for 2021 is ready! We will have to wait and see what restrictions remain in place for the summer, but the children’s safety will remain our paramount concern while ensuring the impact on their experience is minimal. One of the advantages of our Summer School is that it is run by us at  Highfield and Brookham Schools  – not an external company. This ensur...
SEO Friday - Fresh Content
In today's SEO Fridays post brought to you thanks to KAIE Marketing , our lovely friend Korinne talks about the importance of keeping the content on your website fresh and up to date. Check out our weekly SEO Tips and Tricks here every Friday, and do not hesitate to speak to Korinne for any SEO-related advice. There is truly no one better in the industry....tried and tested :) ...
Valencia: Your Perfect Destination All Year Round
Long beaches, sun, gastronomy, welcoming people… And Hispania, escuela de español offers you a wide selection of courses that will help you to make the most of your time in Valencia. Would you like to know the advantages of learning Spanish in such a beautiful city? Then, keep reading! Do you like the beach? Valencia is the third-largest city in Spain and has different beache...
BELS: Learning English from anywhere in the world
As you may know, a while back we introduced online classes . We're thrilled to say that these were a huge success and are still going strong. Due to further travel restrictions, we've seen a renewed interest in online classes and wished to share some information with you.  On our online courses, students can do what they usually do in class and more: - Free needs-analysis session - O...
Check out this ICEF Virtual Berlin Webinar on EdTech
If there is a term that rose to popularity throughout 2020 it's been the term "EdTech", otherwise known as new digital technologies. Three weeks ago, at Schools & Agents, we had the pleasure of attending the ICEF Virtual Berlin event and one of webinars that we really enjoyed attending during this event was specifically the one hosted by Martijn van de Veen from ICEF. Speaking about the imp...
How to Keep up Appearances on Social Media
Everyone is looking for better Customer Care - Here's how you can provide it!   1: Be present on all channels   Make sure you know which social media channels your target audience is present on, and be present there yourselves. From social media, to live chatting services, to email, to phone....if you tell your clients that you can be reached on these channels, make sure that...
Why do our students succeed at Merrick Preparatory School?
Merrick Preparatory School opened its doors in 2012. The school is able to accommodate 60 students in its boarding facilities as well as 20 local day students, since March 2020 additionally up to 30 live synchronous learners. Since our opening in 2012, we have had 110 graduates from over 30 different countries! All of our graduates have entered their first-choice university. Merrick Preparatory Sc...
Fashion e-class with Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Milan
Italy is the home of important stylists and Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Milan gave birth to online seminars for all fashion lovers A focus on what makes Italy and especially Milan famous all over the world! The experienced teacher, Veronica, has created a multi-faceted path to discover Italian fashion. Offer: 2 meetings of 1.5 hours per week When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18.30 ...
Laurel Springs School: Driving post-secondary success in the age of COVID-19
A global disruption in students' post-secondary plans has also created opportunities to become more academically competitive.  Post-Secondary Plans in the Age of COVID-19: Challenge or Opportunity? Unconventional times call for innovative measures, and an unprecedented disruption to post-secondary plans for students worldwide has also created opportunities to become more competitive.&nb...
ELLCI - Italian language online course
Milan is in lockdown once again. Things seemed to be getting better but the school , now an expert in managing this new emergency in spite of itself, has transferred and implemented all online courses. We have many offers of courses to meet all needs, with the hope of returning very soon to occupy the spaces of the school, which in the meantime is being further renovated to welcome the students ...
SEO Fridays - Google Search Categories
Although Google is something we very likely have all come across, it still brings with it, mysteries yet to be discovered. What happens behind the scenes is what helps us create better content for better SEO rankings. In today's SEO Fridays post  KAIE Marketing explains how Google sorts searches into 3 categories. Sounds simple, right?! However, if you're not sure how to get started with yo...
Wimbledon School of English News
We are looking forward to the 2021 academic year ahead here at Wimbledon School of English with some exciting new additions to our school-based and online English courses. Hybrid delivery courses: Since we re-opened in August, we have been successfully streaming live lessons to students who have had to quarantine on arrival to the UK. This allows students to participate in the school-based l...
In case you've missed it, here's our Live Broadcast with Merrick Prep School!
Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming the lovely Johanna Ziegler from Merrick Prep School on our Live Broadcast. During our very animated (also thanks to my two noisy dogs) conversation, we discussed the situation in Canada, what it's like for a student to attend a Private Boarding School in Canada, and also how Merrick Prep work with their agents and partners. So if you're interested in...
Welcome to Sedbergh International Summer School 2021
Sedbergh International Summer School returns for 2021, offering up to 7 weeks of English and Activities for ages 8-17. Some of this year’s highlights include: Adventure Week In 2019, we introduced Adventure Week, located at the stunning location of Brathay Hall in Ambleside. The course focused on outdoor activities and included 15 hours of English per week. We are delighted to be...
Intrinsiq Testimonial from Bright World Guardianships, UK
This week we are pleased to share with you what  Bright World Guardianships have to say about us and the experience they’ve had with Intrinsiq over the past years. By means of introduction, Bright World is a Boarding and Guardianships Education Provider that is based in the UK. Their relationship with Intrinsiq started over a decade ago! Speaking about this, Lana Foster who is the ...
COVID-Safety at Stonyhurst Language School
COVID-Safety has been the main priority in all educational settings over the past year. Ensuring that students and members of staff are safe is now imperative, and at Stonyhurst Language School this remains our central focus when planning for our return next summer. The fact that the school is located in a rural area , has made our job a little bit easier. As stated in our FAQs on COVID-Safet...
How to Tuesdays: How to plan your Content Strategy
When it comes to content creation, one of the biggest struggels many seem to come across is to find the time create this content. We are all very busy focusing on sales and ROI, and we sometimes forget that content is a very important part of our Marketing Strategy. Like everything else in life, a little bit of planning goes a long way in helping us to be more efficient when it comes to our conten...
Discover History of Italian Art online with Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Florence and Rome
The online courses in the history of Italian art are born from the passion and experience for the Italian culture of the teachers of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci. With the online seminars of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, you can discover the history and the artistic context of the historical period analysed and, of course, the production of the artists protagonists of each module. Who is the...
The benefits of an International Education
You can think about the benefits of international education on several levels.  Students who have the privilege of being exposed to a wide range of cultures and heritages from all over the world are given a deeper understanding beyond the classroom and are offered a very unique experience. An international education brings students both personal and professional rewards. When students h...
English UK appoints new chief executive
Jodie Gray has been appointed chief executive of English UK after taking over as interim leader in February 2020.  She said: “I’m humbled and honoured to be the Chief Executive of English UK. This is an endorsement of the English UK staff and the work that we have done together in support of the members and UK ELT and I want to acknowledge and thank every member of the tea...
Green Standard Schools
Green Standard Schools is a not-for-profit association that has been established in order to encourage the adoption of rigorous environmental standards across the language teaching sector. Our aims are: • To lessen the impact that language teaching has on the environment by developing a set of policies and practices that language teaching institutions and their stakeholders can adopt an...
SEO Fridays- Anchor Text in 2020
Today's SEO Fridays post, that is, as usual, brought to us by our favourite SEO guru and partner Korinne Algie from KAIE Marketing focuses on Anchor Text, which might be a familiar term to many of us, although we might not know exactly what it means and how it should be used. In this regard, Korinne is very kindly offering our readers some important FREE tips on what anchor text is, and how it c...
News from IHWO
International House World Organisation are very proud to present two very exciting pieces of news. The first is related to the Protect our Planet scheme which IHWO have recently launched. There was no hesitation for the IH Sustainability Badge to be awarded to  IH Rouen - French in Normandy. For many years IH Rouen have worked hard to protect the environment throughout their daily work a...
Christmas Camp at Pippa's Guardian, UK
At Pippa's Guardian , we are thrilled to introduce you to our Christmas Camp which is being held at Westonbirt School this Christmas! Our Christmas Camp will be educational, fun, relaxing and most importantly enjoyable. We also wanted to help as we appreciate many students, and their families, will be disappointed not to be able to see each other this upcoming holiday period due to quarantine an...
Highfield and Brookham: Real-Life Video Introduction by Headmaster and Pupils
Highfield and Brookham were delighted to take part in the 'INTO Boarding Prep Schools' webinar produced by the organisers of the Independent School Show recently. Watch our video clip below for a lovely, real-life introduction to Highfield and the benefits of boarding, given by our Headmaster and two of our boarding pupils. It’s particularly great to hear how pupils enjoy meeting children fr...
Gorey School of English: Five Years Later and still Growing
Here in Gorey School of English , we are celebrating our 5th anniversary. Yes, we have been in business for exactly 5 years. I remember our adult children helping us paint and decorate our first classroom and also putting together tables and chairs and how excited we all were. It seems like a long time ago but in reality, it's not. We decided to open our school in Gorey as it's our home town ...
The Advantages of Student Portals - Intrinsiq
When we asked Intrinsiq about the biggest advantage of student portals, Jonas Farrugia, the Sales and Business Associate at Intrinsiq told us that, “these portals can help each student and teacher stay within their own bubble throughout their stay as they will have a ''virtual'' notice board with all the info they need to know.” In times like these, where safety comes first but where, ...
Making Memories - EDEX
Education & Exchange in Europe (EDEX) has been working with students in Ireland since 1997.  We are regarded as one of the most trusted companies in high school placements in Ireland. We are confident in our services and as the owner I know that all our family of staff are committed to giving 100% while students are under our care.  Our staff work exceptionally hard and we all kno...
How to Tuesday: How to Improve your Networking Skills
If there is one thing that we've all missed in 2020 it's face to face networking. We work in a lively and dynamic industry, and networking is part of what makes it so lively and so dynamic, so it is normal that we are missing it. However, just because we cannot network face to face, does not mean that we have to hit the pause button on networking and wait until the pandemic is over before we can g...
10 Reasons why to start your studies synchronous online!
During these past months everyone has tried to provide an online learning environment and we have heard that parents and students are very frustrated and disappointed, felt disconnected and alone. When we talk to students/ parents, the majority feel that the best solution is to postpone and study abroad later in life. Why wait to receive a good Canadian education? Why wait when we do not know when...
Marlborough College School of English and Culture Testimonials
In describing what we have to offer at the Marlborough College School of English and Culture , it is often too easy to focus on specifics: when is the course? What activities are available? How many hours of teaching does it involve? These questions are, of course, essential to anyone considering attending a summer course but they tend to overlook what is, for us, the most important question:...
Oxford International Study Centre: Winter Programmes 2020 -2021
Winter offers from Oxford International Study Centre . In one of the most beautiful seasons to be in Oxford, our programmes run throughout January, February and March. - Low season prices (at least 10%) and group discounts (at least 20%) - Free places for group leaders - Enhanced commission for agents Programmes include: - English Language and British Culture (Families are most...
The MC Academy: New courses in 2021
New courses at The MC Academy in 2021 4-week part-time courses will be available to study at MC Academy next year. Beginning in January 2021, we are proud to introduce new 4-week courses to our academic syllabus. A new course will become available from January - March, focusing on a different skill and learning style. Who are these courses for? These courses are designed for students...
IH Bristol: UK Lockdown Update
As you will have heard, the UK government has announced a second national lockdown for England which will come into effect from Thursday 5th November for 4 weeks until 2nd December 2020. After this date, the plan (at the time of writing) is to then ease restrictions and return to the ‘tiered’ system of local and regional measures. Currently, Bristol is in Tier 1, with the least amoun...
Smart Classroom Management with Intrinsiq
Classroom Management can be a tricky discussion for some schools for various reasons: They might not know where to start from They might have started but it’s becoming too complex or too expensive They might be working with a CRM provider but are feeling restricted as to what they can and cannot do They might not know that a good CRM software is part of a good business strategy...
SEO Fridays: Content Length
In today's post,  KAIE Marketing  gives us information about the importance of content length for SEO and why  More is More! The SEO that Korinne does is industry-specific and that makes a whole lot of difference, especially since education travel is a very specific industry. We experienced this first-hand as explained in last week's post . So, if you're looking to improve you...
OFFschool goes Crowdfunding
On the 4th November 2020, OFFschool started raising funds through the UK based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs . OFFschool’s target is to collect £1 million to contribute to the financing of this project, which entered the development phase July 2020. First stage of crowdfunding is £200K. The minimum investment amount is as low as £10 which will also give inve...
The ICEF Virtual Berlin 2020 - Our Personal Experience
I’m going to start from the very beginning and tell you all a little story that I’ve told countless partners and industry friends over the years...because it is a story I have fond memories of. 7 years ago, exactly on this day 7 years ago, I walked into the Intercontinental Berlin for the very first time. I had heard many things about the famous ICEF Berlin Workshop and from what peopl...
Living Learning English: Home Tuition at Christmas
Home Tuition at Christmas We know that many boarding school and university students will be staying in the UK this Christmas and New Year holiday. Living Learning English can offer you high-quality homestays plus tuition with carefully selected welcoming, professional teachers and their families. Check out one of our students' experience here ! Covid-safe stays : W ...
Highfield and Brookham Schools - The New Normal: School Life During Covid
The first half of the Autumn Term has seen several positive steps in the right direction at Highfield & Brookham . Firstly, we were delighted to welcome our international boarders back at the start of the term, followed by all our local boarders a few weeks later, and we’ve also enjoyed a huge upsurge in new enquiries from prospective parents - in fact a 167% increase compared to the a...
Day 2 at ICEF Virtual Berlin 2020
ICEF Virtual Berlin...a long-awaited event by many of us in the international education industry. Despite the social media memories of the face to face event, and despite knowing that meeting people in person would have been much nicer, we must say that this event is still one to remember, even in 2020! Efficient technology and top organisation is what's making this event a true success. We've had...
Advantages of synchronized online learning (example MPS - Canada)
During the pandemic, educational institutions were forced to rethink their teaching ways to ensure the academic success of their students. In the past month, lots of people have seen mostly asynchronous online learning options, which is a challenge for most of the learners as it requires lots of self-motivation and drive to complete their course work on their own. Studies have also shown that...
Welcome to Day 1 of the ICEF Virtual Berlin 2020 Workshop
None of us ever though that there would be a time when the whole international education industry wouldn't all meet in Berlin at the beginning of November. However, this year, for the first time ever, the ICEF Berlin workshop is taking place virtually instead of face to face like it normally does. Having said that, safety does come first, and it is certainly in the best interest of all participant...
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci: Italian online courses
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci  offers Italian online courses allowing students to experience in the best possible way the Italian spirit and culture. Our Italian lessons online are directly conducted from Italy by our mother tongue teachers providing an authentic Italian experience to all our students all over the world. Our instructors are constantly updated on modern teaching tec...
SEO Fridays - Know your audience!
One of the things that we always insist on when we consult clients in the area of Marketing is that when they are looking for service providers to work with, they look for people who are specialised, not just in the topic, but also in the industry. Here we speak from experience. Before working with Korinne from KAIE Marketing we used to work with a company that is an expert in SEO....albeit not ...
Marketing Tip: “Be prepared for every eventuality, especially during a Crisis”, Intrinsiq
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the Scout Motto of “Be Prepared” is more relevant now than ever before. “Disaster may strike when you least expect it, and it is important that schools are equipped with the right infrastructure to handle crisis situations”, Mark Milford, CEO of Intrinsiq , told us.  Consider this situation Schools are now open an...
Highfield Summer School 2021 Dates Announced
We are delighted to announce that the next Highfield Summer School will run from Saturday 17th July – Saturday 7th August 2021. It was so sad not to be able to run the 2020 course, but with the school now back up and running and so many of our international boarding children having returned, we are making plans to run the course safely in 2021 too. The Summer School is owned and run by ...
How to Tuesdays: Writing more Effective Articles
On Tuesday we give you tips. And, today's are focused on how to write better articles, both for our platform and also for your blogs. Here we go: ...
LanguageCert SELT: Global network further expands having reached full Permit to Operate (PTO) status
LanguageCert, in partnership with PeopleCert and Prometric®, has been awarded a full Permit to Operate (PTO) for the provision of SELT exams. The PTO, issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) means that a further 41 global locations are now approved to provide SELT exams, making a total of 159 UKVI approved SELT Centres around the world. With Centres based in Africa, Asia, Oceania, t...
SEO Fridays: Longtail Keywords
Our SEO post is back, this time focusing on Longtail Keywords.  Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing  explains why these are important when you're working on your SEO. For more information and help with an SEO-strategy, get in touch with Korinne on  korinne@korinnealgie.com   ...
Marketing Tip: “Use this time to look at what Service Providers offer to make the best decision”, Intrinsiq
Observation and Internal Analysis are an important element in Marketing….and there’s no better time than the present to do this. Right now most schools are not very busy with students due to the current global situation, and it is a very wise decision to use this time to look at what services your school needs, what you are currently making use of and to also compare what’s on t...
EduSA Schools Cautiously Optimistic as Borders Re-open for International Travel
After nearly seven months of uncertainty, international students are finally able to enter South Africa to take up study programmes, as South Africa re-opened its international borders on 1 st October 2020. The English language centres of Education South Africa (EduSA) were forced to close their doors in March due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, EduSA, in conjunction with the Sou...
English Naturally Passport Refund Offer!
English Naturally, based in Winchester, offer a cash refund to students who come on mini-stays and need to get their first passport. No, you are not dreaming!  The refund is not equal to the full cost of the passport but a good contribution, which students can use as spending money when here.  What’s all this about?   As you probably know, ID cards will no lon...
Welcome Back to Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy
As this strange and turbulent year slowly comes to an end, we are all very much looking forward to returning to normal and welcoming students again to Stonyhurst Language School & Tennis Academy next summer! Over the past few months, the Language School Teachers and Activity Leaders have been finding interesting ways to keep themselves busy and used the extra time to prepare for the return ...
Courses at Living Learning English
Here's what Living Learning English (LLE) have in store for you: LLE’s new weekly online Group4 courses are up and running and feedback is good! We are now taking bookings for our next groups starting soon: - General English for Adults and Young Learners - Cambridge First - IELTS   Academic Online School Holiday Courses – October 26th to 30th October . ...
International House opens in Byron Bay and the Gold Coast
We are delighted to announce the opening of two new International House schools in Australia in Byron Bay and the Gold Coast in 2021!  The new schools are part of the  IH Sydney Training Services  group which has schools in Sydney, Bondi Beach, Darwin and Melbourne. With 14 newly renovated classrooms, IH Gold Coast will be opening for English language teaching on January 4th, ...
Open English at Marlborough College School of English and Culture
As we start a new academic year, we are looking eagerly ahead to 2021 and the chance to welcome our students back to the Marlborough College campus. This summer is an exciting one for many reasons: not only will it mark our return to in-person teaching but it will also mark the launch of our newest course, Open English. Open English will join our Open Minds course as one of two available option...
ELLCI: The Importance of Communication
At the ELLCI School- Italian language school in Milan - we always try to accompany our lectures with recreational and fun activities, which help students gain self-confidence. As we know, often the biggest problem is just understanding and expressing yourself correctly: while grammar creates security and is conceived by most learners as a comfort zone in which to take refuge, talking means reall...
SEO Fridays: Google Optimisation for Bing
It's Friday so as always we're bringing you our specialised SEO tips for the international education industry. TGIF! In today's SEO Fridays post, Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing answers the questions:  Does my Google Optimisation work for Bing? Scroll down to get your answer, and if you need help with SEO, Korinne is your go-to person. Contact her on &nbs...
Live Broadcast with IH World
Early this afternoon we had the pleasure of chatting to Giuliana and Lucy about the latest virtual IH workshop which took place on the 12th and 13th October, as well as a new environmentally-friendly initiative that IH have recently launched called 'Protect the Planet'. However, we will speak about this in further detail in our next live broadcast with IH World, so stay tuned to this space for the...
How to Tuesdays: How to handle Remote Team Building (Part 2)
Last week, thanks to our partners BaiLogik , we gave you some tips on how to maintain employee motivation and engagementhigh, especially during these stressful times for our industry. We believe that team building activities are extremely important in this regard. Therefore, today we are going to share with you another list of virtual activities that the team at BaiLogik can help you organise....
Improve your skills at MC Academy
What opportunities are available this October? Dear friends of MC Academy, we hope you are well! We have some important news to share this October! Telephone & Email Communication - Our newest course! We are proud to announce a new 4-week course to complement our diverse course timetable. Introducing the Telephone & Email Communication course! Key Information 4-week co...
What to look for when choosing a CRM for your school - Intrinsiq
Choosing the right CRM for your school or university is a very important decision to make for any education provider as this is something that will affect everything from budgeting, to planning, to forecasting, to business data analysis, and most importantly, it will play a vital role in the customer journey especially when we speak of integrated booking forms, classroom planning and accommodation...
Hybrid lessons at IH Galway
It’s such an exciting time at IH Galway . We have recently reopened our doors and we are back in our beautiful 18 th Century building in the heart of the city, on Eyre Square. Our students in Galway are thrilled to be coming back to our centre and also to stay working with our other students who are joining our lessons online in our hybrid classrooms. We are very proud to have offered...
Why is Gorey School of English different? - Our Town!
I have been thinking about the following question: "How is our school different to other schools?" When I look at all language schools we all more or less offer the same programmes to agents. We all have exam preparation classes, adult classes, mini stay programmes for secondary schools, and Summer programmes, and we are all basically doing the same thing with great teachers and activity lead...
The 9th ELT Malta Virtual Conference comes to a close
The 9th ELT Malta Conference is being held virtually this year over a period of 3 days, from the 8th until the 10th of October 2020. The theme chosen for this year’s conference was “Teaching in Challenging Times”, and this in line with the challenges that the international education industry has faced this past year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The three-day virtual event saw th...
International House World Organisation leads IH network to “Protect our Planet”
We all know that the activity of us human beings has a significant impact on the environment. We are polluting the atmosphere and rivers and seas, cutting down forests and ruining unspoilt habitats, dumping plastics into the oceans and causing climate change through the generation of greenhouse gasses. The effect of all this is the extinction of countless species of flora and fauna, extreme wea...
SEO Fridays - Link Health Check
One of the more traditional ways for a website to improve its SEO is to insert external links. However, one should be very careful when doing this because ranking will also depend on the quality of these links. In today's SEO Fridays post, our SEO guru Korinne from Korinne Algie International Education Marketing speaks to us about this topic. If you have any SEO related questions do not hesit...
guard.meCARES about World Mental Health Day
Each of us can contribute to reducing the stigma around mental health. Join us on October 10th, World Mental Health Day. ...
Eaquals supports members with Guidelines for Online Provision
In order to assist Eaquals members with their response to the online and blended learning operational context Eaquals have drawn up a list of the current Eaquals standards and indicators which are particularly relevant to quality online provision. These guidelines were made available to members last month. The list is intended to guide Eaquals members to establish a quality framework for online...
The 9th ELT Malta Virtual Conference
Like many other conferences and events in our industry, the 9th ELT Malta Conference is being held virtually this year. The event is open to English Language teachers in Malta and it will be held over a period of 3 days, from the 8th until the 10th of October 2020. The theme chosen for this year’s conference is “Teaching in Challenging Times”. Like in previous years, the confe...
Interviewing Christina Furtado from guard.meCARES about the upcoming Metal Health Awareness Day
This afternoon we had the pleasure of interviewing Christina Furtado from guard.meCARES about the upcoming Metal Health Awareness Day. On October 10th, World Mental Health Day, guard.meCARES are hosting a webinar that aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and provide participants with a better understanding of mental health. Each of us can contribute, our goal is to ensure participant...
Intrinsiq Testimonial - MC Academy
Sometimes the best kinds of recommendations come from people who have been using a product or service. It is for this reason that, at Intrinsiq , we’ve turned to our clients and partners so that you hear what they have to say about us. In this interview with Harriet Burleigh, who is the Administration Manager at MC Academy in Manchester, we spoke about the type of service that they receive...
Becari Conzatti Invites you to Join our Cultural Lecture Online:
“THE INVENTION OF AMERICA” The idea of a “discovery and conquest” of the Abya Yala or territory known in the Western world as “America” has been constructed for centuries. In this session, we will review these assumptions and question this historical process and it’s consequences in today’s world, such as anti-black and anti-indigenous racism. ...
How to Tuesdays: How to handle Remote Team Building (Part 1)
Team Building is known to be an extremely important factor in employee motivation and engagement. Our partners at BaiLogik are experts in this field, and it is for this reason that today they are sponsoring a guest post on how they can help you organise you next virtual or remote team building sessions, and help boost your employee morale especially as our industry is going through challenging t...
If you missed our Live Broadcast with The Network Plus, here it is again!
Last Friday, Schools & Agents together with our partners from fRilingue and EDEX, had a lively Facebook Live broadcast on what we do at The Network Plus, and how we plan to stay in touch with you while we wait to, hopefully, meet you face to face on the Swiss Slopes again in March 2021 :) Here's the recording of our broadcast in case you missed it. We would also like to invite you to p...
SEO Fridays - URL Best Practice
Today's SEO weekly post, that is brought to you by KAIE Marketing , focuses on the importance of paying the right attention to URL and URL creation, as this is another important aspect related to how your website ranks in Google (and other) searches. Let's take a look at what Korinne has prepared for us today, and in the meantime, if you have any SEO-related questions, do not hesitate to cont...
Integration with Intrinsiq is a piece of cake!
It is totally understandable that schools have current systems running in place, and that, as much as possible, they wouldn’t want to change absolutely everything when migrating from one CRM to the other. It is for this reason that we have come up with this important article about various kinds of software that can easily be integrated with Intrinsiq. Jotforms Intrinsiq can integrate w...
Becari Conzatti School: Join our Day of the Dead!
You cannot travel? Mexico and Oaxaca are too far from Europe? Now it's possible to enjoy our awesome traditions for the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca. Join our Virtual program we are offering at Becari Conzatti School ! DAY OF THE DEAD PROGRAM VIRTUAL PROGRAM: DURATION: 1 WEEK INCLUDES: - 10 HOURS OF SPANISH INSTRUCTION - WHY IS OAXACA SO ESPECIAL? - 1 COOKING CLASS (TAMALES OAX...
Education Export Center launches its first magazine
Education Export Center is a Russian non-profit organization that works on bringing together the best forces of Russian and international education to contribute to boosting the number of international students coming to Russia. We serve to building export capacity of Russian universities, promoting recruitment opportunities in Russia among world's leading education consultants and agenc...
How to Tuesdays: How to communicate with agents
Today's 'How to Tuesdays' post is especially dedicated to schools and the different methods that they use in order to get their message across to agents. Whenever schools sign up as members on Schools & Agents they often ask about the availability of the agents list. We always like to make it clear that even though ALL agent profiles will be visible once the school becomes an activated member,...
French In Normandy: Little Green Story
French in Normandy is so proud to have gained certification as a Green Standard School. We are the only school in France to have our environmental and sustainability policies recognised by this burgeoning and exciting new accreditation scheme. Green Standard Schools is a not-for-profit association that aims to encourage the adoption of rigorous, new environmental standards across ...
EdYOUfest is pleased to announce its FREE Double Decker Event
EdYOUfest is happy to present the next - Double Decker - Event which will be held on the 5th October 2020. The Double Decker Event will feature famous industry teacher trainers Dorothy Zemach and Lonny Gold The topics of the CPD will be as follows: - Teacher Resilience in Difficult Times - Working with the Brain instead of Against It Teachers may register for free on this event by fo...
guard.me - Sheridan’s CMTP launches 2020 season with $1 million donation
The Canadian Music Theatre Project at Sheridan College is proud to announce its 2020 lineup of new musicals. Almost A Full Moon, burden of proof, and Living the Dream will be workshopped over the next five weeks by Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Class of 2021. This year, CMTP is also delighted to announce the creation of the Keith & Sharon Segal Fund for ...
The IH - Selling Online Courses - Conference
What do customers really want when it comes to taking an online course? This very important question is something language schools around the globe are trying to answer right now. At International House, we always like to ask ourselves questions and investigate topics which are of interest to our members. For this reason, this year we organised our very first Selling Online Courses Conference, whi...
ACET receives a visit from the Irish Prime Minister
ACET received a visit from the Irish Prime Minister, Micháel Martin today in a bid to show support to local educational establishments.⁠ ⁠ As he looked around the language school he praised teachers and support staff for their hard work in keeping the school going during these difficult times.⁠ Unfortunately, ACET has been greatly impacted during the pandemic. For huge portions of the...
ELLCI Milano: the best way to learn Italian. Our fresh start!
ELLCI is an Italian school for foreigners with 30 years of experience. We are located in the heart of Milan, a few steps from Corso Buenos Aires, one of the most important shopping streets in the city. ELLCI is also home to the CELI exam, (Certificate of Knowledge of the Italian Language) of the University for Foreigners of Perugia. It has several course offers, intensive (morning or afternoon), ...
Testimonials for Dilit IH Rome
Teaching Italian to foreigners since 1974 to students from 67 different countries. This is Dilit IH Rome! Here some testimonials from people who studied at Dilit in August/September and the common messages are: - Dilit encourages its students to speak Italian a lot since day one. - Rome is a wonderful city to learn Italian and put into practise everything the students see in class. - D...
SEO Fridays - SEO for YouTube Part 3
Over the past weeks we, together with Korinne from KAIE Marketing , have brought to you articles about the importance of optimising your YouTube videos in the correct manner in order to improve your SEO all together.  Let's take a look at what Korinne has prepared for us today, and in the meantime, if you have any SEO-related questions, do not hesitate to contact Korinne by checki...
How to Tuesdays: How to keep Creative Juices flowing in the office