Exploring New Markets: Balkans

When we say global education and mobility, the first thing that comes to mind are those countries that have always been great sources of international students. Yet, there are so many other talent pools out there offering huge untapped potential to diversify your student body....
Posted On 13 Feb 2019

ESTATE INPSieme 2019 Call Now Published

This year, ESTATE INPSieme allows 22.930 scholarships to eligible Italian students with a total budget of over 45 million euros. INPSieme is a well known programme in Italy funded by INPS, giving every year the opportunity to hundreds of secondary school...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

What should a European language school or work placement provider do to receive PON groups?

Due to our years of experience within the educational industry, now we are more than happy to share our knowledge about PON and what should all the language schools or work placement providers do to receive PON groups. Once the National Authority launches the mobility actions,...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019

PON Student Story: A Life – Changing Experience

My name is Chiara and I am from Italy. I am eighteen years old and I am at my fourth year of Business high school in IIS Vittone Chieri. This is a technical institute where the main focus of studies is on Business, Law, Maths and English. At IIS Vittone Chieri, it...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018

PON, INPSIEME, ITACA: Concrete funding opportunities to attract Italian students to your school

After years of uncertainty around the future of PON funds, PON funds are finally released again. Hundreds of Italian secondary schools submitted their PON projects in July 2017 and sent their students abroad for language learning and work experiences over the summer. If you are...
Posted On 12 Nov 2018

EUROACE – European Association for Cultural Exchange

ETN Focus: EUROACE was born as an association for Cultural Exchange. Tell us how you got the idea of setting EUROACE up?  EUROACE: EUROACE was set up based on the desire to create a comprehensive study abroad experience in Valencia, Spain. Our CEO’s studied abroad themselves...
Posted On 01 Nov 2018

PON Projects 101 Pt. 2: Funding, Safety, Deadlines

Recently we shared with you some PON insight straight from our network of Italian partner agencies who work within the biggest study abroad funding program within Italian secondary education. Today, couple of weeks after the Alternanza Scuola Lavoro approved projects announcement...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018

10 Tips for Successful International Student Retention

If you are reading this, you probably realise that international students mean more than just a source of diversity and income for institutions. In an increasingly globalized world, internationally mobile students are just as many (if not even more!) than domestic...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

PON Announcement: Approved projects for Alternanza Scuola Lavoro

The Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) recently published the lists of successful PON projects for the “Alternanza Scuola Lavoro” scheme. What does that mean? Following the official announcement, all Italian secondary schools whose projects have been approved...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

PON Projects 101: Accommodation, Culture, Food

PON scholarships are a very important opportunity for Italian secondary students. With generous EU funding and on the basis of their merit, students have the opportunity to go on a study abroad experience and explore a foreign culture completely free of charge. In...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017

5 Questions To Expect From Agents At One-to-One Meetings

If you attend international agent fairs, then you know that one-to-one meetings with agents are among the most important moments. Within a limited timeframe, usually 20-30 minutes, you have the opportunity to inform, impress, and be remembered. If you succeed in these...
Posted On 23 Nov 2017

Opening the discussion about hiring agents: Do’s and Don’ts

Involving agents in the student recruitment process always starts as an idea. The tricky part is how this idea turns into reality! This week we’ve been talking a lot about approaching and tackling this complex process. It requires knowledge, diplomacy and strong...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017