A sharp decline in USA and a surge in Canadian business schools applications by international students

A new study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) highlights the relative attractiveness of the business schools in leading study destinations. The framing of the study, Early Warning Signals: Winners and Losers in the Global Race for Talent, is very compelling. It looks at trends in international application volumes and related policy, but also takes a broader view in arguing that foreign enrollment trends in business schools are also an important indicator of how talent is moving around the world.

The report examines trends around business school admissions in a number of countries but highlights the situation in the US in particular. There it finds that READ MORE

Getting to know the best Spanish schools up close and personal – FEDELE Workshop 2019

As a leading academic consultancy and language education agency in Europe, PRODIREKT, with its Verbalists Language Network, was once more invited by FEDELE to participate in the most important language travel event in Spain. This year the Vamos! Spanish in Spain FEDELE Workshop took place from September 29 to October 1 in the cities of Valencia and Denia. After the main workshop, PRODIREKT representatives took a 3-day long familiarization trip to Seville, Cadiz and Marbella to visit the Spanish schools in those cities as well.

The FEDELE Workshop is well known for its innovative format, which is based on social networking, offering cultural, touristic and gastronomic activities. The event organizers didn’t change that winning formula in Valencia and Denia and repeated the success from the previous years. This time we had an opportunity to visit ten schools and to have numerous meetings with the owners and directors of 31 schools that participated in the workshop. READ MORE

Prodirekt attended the FEDELE Tenerife event which gathered the best agents and Spanish language schools in Spain

Verbalists with best Spanish schools - FEDELE 2018 Tenerife

FEDELE, which consists of seven associations and 96 Spanish language schools accredited by Instituto Cervantes, invited PRODIREKT and the Verbalists Language Network, as well as 26 other world leading language travel agents to Tenerife for an annual gathering. This year the event took place from September 30 to October 2 in the city of Tenerife, followed by 3-day long familiarization trips to the regions of Andalusia, Valencia and Madrid. READ MORE