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Frank Pinner
This week we interview Frank Pinner, Chair of English UK East, the regional sub-group of language schools, about its activities, marketing to agents, and challenges in the area.
Article published: 18 Jan 2018
Kim Renner
Executive Director of English New Zealand

This week, we interview Kim Renner, Executive Director of English New Zealand, about the association's activities and future growth markets.

Article published: 11 Jan 2018
James Pitman
Managing Director for Higher Education UK and Europe at Study Group

This week, James Pitman, Managing Director for Higher Education UK and Europe, Study Group, writes about the impact of visa compliance on university budgets and calls for changes in immigration policy to make the UK more competitive.

Article published: 04 Jan 2018
Francesca Romana Memoli
Owner & Director
This week Francesca Romana Memoli, Owner and Director of Accademia Italiana Salerno in Italy and President of the Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language (ASILS), talks to us about her early beginnings in the study travel industry and how, aged just 24, she took the leap and founded her own language school in her hometown of Salerno.
Article published: 14 Dec 2017
Marina Khan
General Manager of Intellect Consulting Educational Agency in Kazakhstan

This week, Marina Khan, Founder and General Manager of Intellect Consulting Educational Agency in Kazakhstan, gives a warning to the study travel industry about web security threats and fraud.

Article published: 07 Dec 2017
Ella Tyler
Chair of English UK South West

This week we interview Ella Tyler, the recently appointed Chair of English UK South West, the regional sub-group of language schools, about its activities and recruitment trends in the area.

Article published: 29 Nov 2017
Jessica Ashe
English Language Center Specialist at Miami University Regionals

This week, Jessica Ashe, an English Language Center Specialist at Miami University Regionals, writes about the benefits of a project to get international students reading in local US elementary schools.

Article published: 23 Nov 2017
Mary Reeves
Executive Director at the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)

This week, we interview Mary Reeves, Executive Director at the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) in the USA on the organisation's activities and current market trends for American ELT providers.

Article published: 16 Nov 2017
Peter Lahiff
Academic Director of Future Learning Language School, Ireland

This week, Peter Lahiff, Academic Director of Future Learning Language School in Ireland, shares the results of a recent survey of their agents on demand for innovations in summer programmes.

Article published: 09 Nov 2017
Adrian Liley
Director of SuperCourses

This week, Adrian Liley, Director of SuperCourses agency, writes about the evolution of marketing to agents, drawing on experience from both sides of the industry.

Article published: 02 Nov 2017