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Motivating online students is an art

Motivating online students is an art

Written by on 10/11/2018 in Blog

Online Education: Motivate Students With Creative Tutors and Engaging Activities E-learning, sometimes known as online learning or blended learning, is now an established teaching practice used by both academic institutions and corporate trainers. In the last few years, massive online open courses (MOOCs), have begun to deliver courses to millions of people globally. Online education […]

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Get more students in your courses. Possible?

Get more students in your courses. Possible?

Written by on 03/09/2018 in Blog

It was in January 1992 in the Thomas Watson IBM International Education Centre when I managed the Client-Server IT curriculum for EMEA. I was training IBM clients and IBM professionals in the software developed by the IBM laboratories around the world. Competition was fierce, as usual. IBM was the pioneer in computer networking. We had […]

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Setting up a campus while eating “calamares” at Baraka

Setting up a campus while eating “calamares” at Baraka

Written by on 15/11/2017 in Blog

Last summer I was on vacation at Palos Cape in the south east coast of Spain. Life was pleasant there and food spectacular. I became a frequent visitor of Baraka bar, they serve delicious calamares. One day a potential customer called me, they needed an online language school set up with ready to use English […]

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Designing a Language School business model

Designing a Language School business model

Written by on 20/09/2016 in Blog

As mentioned in my previous post, I wanted to develop with more details what would be a “laboratory design” of a business model for a Language School. Although it may look a bit theoretical, it is based on experience and always could be refined with your valuable input and comments. Let us go through the […]

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What is important to get students?

What is important to get students?

Written by on 29/07/2016 in Blog

So how does a marketer in language training get students? Here are a few, simple tips: Create a unique offer It’s important not to propose to your students the lessons you are teaching. All language schools propose them. You need to make them different by creating a solution that meets the need of a particular […]

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The New World of Language Schools

The New World of Language Schools

Written by on 15/05/2016 in Blog

Language schools and language teachers are facing a new age of business, I already explained some of the human related aspects in a previous post. Internet has been shaping a new type of business, like it has happened in other sectors and industries. Internet has been the enabler to connect students and teachers anywhere anytime. […]

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Blended Learning best practices

Blended Learning best practices

Written by on 15/01/2016 in Blog

The ones we are in the e-Learning world from its origins like us, are able to compare what has and has not changed over the years. Looking back several years in my archives I found a survey that was performed by “The e_learning Guild” focused on Best practices, which in my opinion contains many valid thoughts. […]

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Webinar “How to run a virtual class for language teaching”

Webinar “How to run a virtual class for language teaching”

Written by on 05/11/2015 in News and Events

Join our 45-minute online webinar Thursday, 19th November 2015, – 1:00 pm CET (Madrid) / 8:00 pm Singapore time – English session – 4:00 pm CET (Madrid) – English session Check your time zone according your city (Time zone converter) and join us from your desk Teaching in virtual media is a new world for […]

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Blended Learning – A new world in education

Blended Learning – A new world in education

Written by on 23/10/2015 in Blog

In today’s world, education delivery is finding the elements to move forward climbing another step of the ladder of progress by achieving its main objective: “Deliver the right education to the right people at the right time” It may look a dream to many educators, but in no more than ten years we have been […]

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Goodbye, math and history: Finland wants to abandon teaching subjects at school – Quartz

Goodbye, math and history: Finland wants to abandon teaching subjects at school – Quartz

Written by on 26/03/2015 in Curated content

Finland already has one of the best school education systems. It always ranks near the top in mathematics, reading, and science in the prestigious PISA rankings (the 2012 list, pdf) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Teachers in other countries flock to its schools to learn from a country that is routinely praised as just a really, […]

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