Review of the English Language Teaching sector in 2021

Turbulence in Europe ELT centres in the UK had a rough start to 2021, after English UK conducted research in March finding that student numbers fell by 79%, and lost £590m of revenue in 2020. Member outlook for recovery in 2021 “was less positive than the previous...

ApplyBoard records application boom and maps future sector trends

Between March and October of this year, applications to UK institutions rose by more than 300% and Canadian applications grew by over 200%, the paper noted. Additionally, US applications spiked by 750% compared to the same period in 2020. “Over the course of 2021,...

Collaboration with sector key for new int’l ed commitment

Earlier in July the US departments of State and Education published a statement that outlined plans for federal agencies to participate in a coordinated national approach to welcome international students, and scholars to the US. “[We are] looking to continue a...

US gov promises engagement with ELT sector

Speaking at English USA’s 2021 Stakeholders Conference, Eva Millona, assistant secretary for partnership and engagement, at US Department of Homeland Security said that her department will be “working every step of the way with stakeholders” to make sure that they...