GEMS sells off Kenyan schools in East African repositioning

The company which set up its first school in East Africa – the GEMS international School Nairobi – in 2013, acquired Hillcrest International Schools in 2019. It now says that it had reached an agreement with a local company Braeburn Schools Limited to transfer...

IALC welcomes four member schools

The four schools include Accent Français and Etoile Institut de Langue, both in France, in addition to Edu-Inter in Quebec, Canada, and Converse International School of Languages in San Diego, US. The inclusion of the new members brings IALC’s membership to 139...

Pupil numbers rise at British international schools

The 2021 COBIS Annual Research Survey, conducted in late 2021 in partnership with GL Education, found that 51% of the 115 responding schools reported pupil numbers had risen this year. In the 2020 survey, 22% of respondents had said the same. A total of 47% of schools...

Chinese view UK as top destination for boarding schools

The report, produced in partnership with British Council China and UK and Chinese education specialist Connexcel, had responses from almost 900 Chinese families. “We’d heard anecdotal evidence that interest in the UK boarding market remains strong” Some 99% of parents...