9 Reasons Why Students Are Not Choosing Your University

The reasons behind a student’s choice of one foreign educational institution over another are quite varied. After all, international students are not a homogeneous crowd; they represent a mixture of economic backgrounds, cultural preferences and individual aspirations....
Posted On 17 Jun 2016

Emerita Bañados: English Proficiency Will Increase Chile’s Global Competitiveness

Today we start to announce the impressive array of speakers who will lead an exclusive series of ETN Talks as part of the four upcoming ETN Focus Workshops in Latin America. During each workshop, the specially designed Focus Talk featuring local experts will shed light on some of...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016

Closing the Gap: Women’s Employability in Latin America

In a communiqué published after the G20 Summit in Brisbane back in 2014, a range of global issues were addressed – creating jobs, boosting trade and investment, dealing with corruption and reducing the gender gap in labour force participation. The group set target to decrease by...
Posted On 30 May 2016

Peru – Economic Advancement through STEM and English Bilingualism

Economic Facts Peru has one of the strongest economies in Latin America. As a democratic republic consisting of 25 regions, it is considered a fast developing country with a high Human Development Index score and a poverty level of around 25.8 percent. Main economic activities...
Posted On 30 May 2016

Chile – Strategic Location and Rising Outbound Mobility

Economic Facts Chile is a South American country with a strategic location, West of the continental divide of the Andes Mountains. The government system is a republic, and the chief of state and head of government is the president. The economy is open and market-oriented and is...
Posted On 30 May 2016

Chile – A Groundbreaking Innovation Hub

Many countries have tried to create their own variants of the Sillicon Valley and almost all of them failed. However, there is an example that is a bit different, succeeding to address the weak spot of the original US enterprise – to host young and inspired founders from abroad...
Posted On 16 May 2016

The Bilingual Target: Rising Demand for English Proficiency in Latin America

During the past decade, Latin America’s governments have prioritised education reforms and more specifically the improvement of English language skills as a step to ameliorate economic conditions within the countries. A report by Education First (EF) shows that youngsters’...
Posted On 12 May 2016

Ecuador – Transition from Traditional Farming to Leading Oil Exporter

Economic Facts Ecuador is located in North-Western South America. With population of nearly 16 million, the country is divided into 4 regions: Costa, Sierra, Oriente and Región Insular, which are further subdivided into 24 provinces. The capital city is Quito, and the majority of...
Posted On 04 May 2016

Bolivia – Traditions and Family Are What Matters Most

Economic Facts Bolivia is an upper-middle-income country with a small-sized economy, located in west-central South America. The population, estimated at 10 million, is multiethnic, including Amerindians, Mestizos, Europeans, Asians and Africans. Its main economic activities...
Posted On 29 Apr 2016