and intelligence on the world’s K-12 international schools market
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Helen Kavanagh, Director of International Business Development, Wellington College
Increased demand for a western education around the world has reshaped the international schools market and the students they enrol.
The international schools market in India is on the cusp of significant expansion according to ISC Research. The forecast is based upon data and intelligence that ISC Research has published in a new Market Report for India.
Investment and development of international schools is happening throughout South East Asia and more is predicted.
Why demand for an international education in China shows no sign of cooling - quite the reverse. But it's complicated.
Demand for Western education continues to increase in the Middle East
Vietnam is predicted to see significant growth of English-medium international schools in the next few years, once a new policy replacing the Vietnamese government's Decree 73 comes into place later this year.
International schools have gained a new foothold in a seemingly unstoppable global march.
At the top of the international schools market for many years and still holding the leading spot
The government of Saudi Arabia is planning to increase private sector school provision, including international schools.
The total number of students aged between 3 and 18 enrolled in English-medium international schools in the Middle East continued to increase during the past academic year.
The number of K-12 English-medium international schools in the UAE has grown 9.1% per annum since 2011, from 370 schools to 572. Enrolment has increased by 12.7% in the same time to over 583,000 students.
The first ever in-depth study into the use and demand for digital learning resources at international schools has been conducted by IERP (the International Education Research Panel), a research collaboration between ISC Research and C3 Education.
The first ever British International School Awards ceremony took place in London on January 23rd.
Amendments to Chinese Government regulations for private schools which were announced recently will impact all schools in China offering international education to local Chinese children. It is believed the motivation for the new enforcements are as a result of the increasing number of costly private bilingual schools in China, some of which have not been abiding by existing laws.
New data on the K-12 English-medium international schools market shows that although the market in the Middle East is extremely healthy, it is facing several challenges right now.
The insatiable appetite for English-medium, Western-style education for children continues to expand around the world. The new 2016 Global Report on the English-medium K-12 international schools market published by The International School Consultancy (ISC Research) indicates that the number of international schools in many countries is rising rapidly.