ELT sector could welcome 120,000 fewer students due to pandemic

A spokesperson for MEI told The PIE News that the sector’s junior market had been completely wiped out and that it expects an 80% drop in overall numbers.  “The big thing is that the junior market is completely wiped out for the year” The Progressive College Network, another association, estimated that the fall in numbers […]

Aus resumes student visa processing among new measures to boost sector

International students contribute AUD$40 billion annually and support 250,000 jobs. However, as a result of border closures due to the coronavirus crisis,  around 87,000 (or 22%) of university students remain outside Australia. “Students want to study here and we want...

Adventus.io seeks sector shakeup with agent platform launch

A USP of its business model is that international education recruitment agency businesses can pay a monthly subscription fee to access the platform and process student bookings, the company said. Once approved to use the platform, agencies receive all of the...

US ESL sector blasts SEVP guidance prohibiting online provision

The announcement – also barring M-1 students from online courses – has left the sector reeling, following its transition to online provision in response to the coronavirus pandemic, stakeholders have said. Not even hybrid programming combining online with some...