Malta gov to shut all English language schools from July 14

The Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta said that its member schools were “unprepared and shocked by the government’s unexpected and rigid decision”. Local media has reported that there are currently over 12,000 students on the island and...

Sensations English lands ProfiLingua deal in Poland

The agreement will allow ProfiLingua adult ELT course participants to access Sensations English news-based video and article lessons and interactive games. Customised Sensations English Polish-language support and other modifications tailored to suit ProfiLingua’s...

50% decline in international students for intensive English programs

In 2020, there were just over 37,000 international students that studied for over half a million student weeks at US intensive English programs. By contrast in 2019 there were just over 75,000 international students that studied for over a million student weeks. “The...

83.6% fewer students in 2020 for English UK members

Calculations compiled by BONARD also found a 71.1% drop in student weeks, falling to 530,756 student weeks in total. The organisation saw an “unprecedented” fall of 69 member centres in 2020, from 415 in 2019. Some 333 reported their annual intake data for the 2020...