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October 23, 2013

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Pearson to host UK growth strategy panel

pearson-logo.jpgThe PIE (Professionals in International Education) News reports on an upcoming event aimed to boost the ELT industry in the UK.

Stakeholders from the UK’s English language teaching (ELT) industry will convene next week to discuss the UK’s new growth strategy for international enrolments and its likely impact on the sector at an event hosted by education giant Pearson.

In July, the UK government announced the it wants to see 15-20% growth in overseas enrolments at its universities.

The plan includes exporting UK English language teaching standards as the global benchmark and promoting the UK as an English learning destination.

Maddalaine Ansell, Head of the International Knowledge and Innovation Unit for the Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills, will present the keynote address at the event on 31 October.

This will be an overview and explanation of the UK government’s International Education Strategy and Implications for ELT within its five themes including; international student recruitment, transnational education, education technology, partnerships, and branding.

Read the full post on The PIE News.

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