Places to study
April 2015 issue
News Round Up
Inside the industry
Secondary Focus 1
Secondary Focus 2
Tertiary Focus 1
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Acting as a passport to future study, employment or residential status, English language exams are an essential component of the global English language teaching industry, with millions of exams taken each year. Matthew Knott examines recent developments in the test sector, with input from examination providers and study travel agents.
With an overall growth reported by French agencies but popularity changes in destinations, Georgina Deacon looks into the reasons behind the numbers.
New Zealand secondary school survey
The percentage of students from Brazil increased in this year’s survey of secondary schools in New Zealand, while the proportion of students recruited by agents decreased. Bethan Norris presents the findings.
European secondary schools
Secondary schools across Europe welcome overseas students, giving them the opportunity to assimilate into mainstream education. And some schools are truly international in their outlook. Nicola Hancox reports..
Prepare for a smooth take-off into the aviation industry by either learning field-related English or obtaining a Commercial Pilot Licence. Georgina Deacon cruises through some options for students.
As the largest city in China, Shanghai has a timeline of history on display for students, from historical artefacts and pagodas to skyscrapers and modern conveniences. Fortified with a portion of xiaolongbao, Georgina Deacon explores this immense metropolis.
This multi-layered Mediterranean island is much more than a relaxing beach resort. Its people and climate are warm, its history compelling and its food among the tastiest in the world. Claire Twyman finds out more.