Survey of English language schools by Go Enrol

Survey of English language schools by Go Enrol

Go Enrol have just completed their second annual survey of English language schools, and shared the highlights with us. They surveyed 46 school directors, principals and marketing managers in schools around the world. The results paint a mixed picture of the industry, with less than half of the schools reporting that they are optimistic about their prospects for the coming year.

How to be a successful education app developer

How to be a successful education app developer

When this blog was brand new (nearly two years ago), I stumbled across a post by a French indie app developer called Pierre Abel who was having great success by focussing on educational iPad apps for young learners. As someone who had spent quite a lot of time and effort trying to develop successful ELT apps while working in-house at an ELT publisher, I was interested in how an independent developer had approached it, and whether I could find any useful lessons that ELT app publishers could apply. I thought it would be interesting to see how he’s done since then and whether the same lessons still apply.

What we’re reading

What we’re reading

This week: the introduction of elves, knights and dragons into the classroom; how psychology could influence exercise design; and thoughts on whether adaptive games could replace assessment as we know it. We’re also learning to code, and finding out what ‘adaptive design’ is. Happy reading.