Introducing our partners.
The Association of British Language Schools was founded in 1993 by a group of English language providers interested in developing a quality marque which could offer choice and recognise diversity in English language provision. The Association has maintained the specific aim of promoting quality, professionalism and expertise in the field of English language tuition. All member schools must be accredited by a Home Office recognised accreditation body. ABLS is attractive to small, private, family run type schools. Members are encouraged to get involved in major policy making decisions, exchange information, share ideas and be supportive of each other. This friendly representative organisation is growing!
BOSSA was founded on December 17th, 2004. BOSSA is under the direction of the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of MOE and the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges of Beijing Municipal Commission of Education. BOSSA assists the educational departments of Chinese government to set policies on overseas study in China and abroad, provides consultations and suggestions on governmental policies, and reinforces proper management and standards on the study abroad services industry. BOSSA is a non-profit independent organization that is devoted to promoting the development of domestic and international education. BOSSA is the only organization of its kind that is established and recognized by the Chinese government. BOSSA has a membership of 68 members, including 67 overseas study service agencies and one financial institution. BOSSA has established successful business relationships with more than 70 educational organizations and institutions around the world.
For the past 30 years since its establishment in 1976, Daekyo has molded the children of the Republic of Korea. It has gradually grown into the nation's best educational and cultural service enterprise, emerging as a frontrunner in the field of education.
Furthermore, Daekyo always cherishes the value “Love of Noonnoppi” in its heart as an educational enterprise. The term Noonnoppi, which is Korean for "eye level," represents our learner-oriented educational methods. In addition, we are aiming for various educational services suitable for a globalized, diversified social structure.
Daekyo has introduced a new form of educational technique called “Noonnoppi” education, creating a new paradigm in the educational industry. Driving such achievements are righteous management that observes theories and principles, knowledge management that maximizes work efficiency, innovation management that always seeks new things, and passion for endless changes and never-say-die spirit through human-centered talent management.
At the same time, the company makes utmost efforts to create a better learning environment by providing systematic, specialized education programs including Noonnoppi educational programs, preschool education program, educational publishing programs, teaching institute programs, home school program, and online educational programs. In the advent of the global era, the company made aggressive inroads into overseas programs, endeavoring to become a world enterprise that leads global education and culture.
To practice sharing management and create a healthy corporate culture, Daekyo operates scholarship programs, educational activity support, cultural activity support, and academic support programs. Daekyo intends to fulfill its social responsibility as an enterprise by launching various social service activities including Noonnoppi Love Volunteer Group and sports activities.
For clear and opened political affairs, original and diverse university culture, and public opinions of the students. Korea University News Network (UNN) started in 1988. For the last 25 years, UNN has been active in reflecting universities and people's view in current issues. Also, UNN has always done its best to strengthen the higher education of South Korea through giving advices from sharp analysis. For the prestige of Korean universities and the students, UNN has never ceased to move forward since 1988. UNN has also diversified its service in many forms: University News Network online service (www.unn.net), CAMPUSLIFE for college students (www.campuslife.co.kr), internal university media INKI (Internet Kiosk), and Clean Campus campaign.
EAQUALS (Evaluation & Accreditation of Quality in Language Services) is an international association of institutions and organisations involved in language education. Its aim is to promote and guarantee high quality in language teaching and learning. To achieve this aim, EAQUALS has created and published a demanding set of criteria to verify the quality offered by its Accredited Members-schools offering courses in a wide variety of languages in 25 countries. These criteria are based on four charters: a General Charter, a Course Participant's Charter, a Staff Charter and an Information Charters. A further aim is to provide an international forum for the exchange and development of expertise in the field of language education, and to develop resources that will support the development of quality in all aspects of language teaching and training.
MEI is an association of recognised English Language Schools in Ireland. With origins dating back to the 1960s and a membership that includes small, medium and large schools, our association offers a high level of service and quality and a wide range of English language programmes to almost 200,000 students from all over the world each year. Quality is central to MEI's mission. Students of every age can benefit from the high quality English language programmes offered at MEI schools throughout the country. All MEI schools are recognised by the Irish Department of Education through an inspection scheme administered by ACELS (Accreditation and Coordination of English Language Services). As of January 2010, ACELS is now part of the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland. In addition MEI members adhere to the association's rules, regulations and standards.
EduSA : Education South Africa
EduSA is the national association of quality English language centres in South Africa. EduSA is committed to developing and guiding the growth of the English language travel industry in South Africa and ensuring that its members meet or exceed guaranteed minimum standards of professionalism and quality. EduSA is the national association of quality English language centres in South Africa.
Canada Embassy in Korea
Studying in Canada
There are more than 150,000 international students who go to Canada every year to study. International students bring a rich culture to our classrooms. Your knowledge and skills are welcome in our schools.
Canadian universities and colleges are respected worldwide for their high quality of education.
Tuition fees for international students in Canada, and the cost of living, are among the lowest in the world.
Eligible students can gain valuable Canadian work experience through off campus employment.
Canada ranks among the most multicultural nations in the world. Regardless of ethnic origin, students feel at home in our diverse communities and campuses.
According to the United Nations, Canada offers one of the highest standards for quality of life in the world.
Authenticating Your Transcript / Degree / Diploma
Korean organisations sometimes require that foreign documents be authenticated before they will accept them. Having a document authenticated is a two step process.
Step One – Document Authentication by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Document authentications are processed by the Authentication and Service of Documents Section (JLAC) of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. For information on authenticating Canadian documents, visit the Authentication of Documents website. Please note all special instructions under the heading of "General Information and Fees".
Step Two – Document Authentication for Use in Korea
Once your document has been authenticated by the Authentication and Service of Documents Section (JLAC) of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, you should have your document further authenticated by a Korean diplomatic mission in Canada, if required.
English Australia (EA) is the national peak body and professional association for the ELICOS sector of international education - providers offering English Language Intensive Courses to Overseas Students. The ELICOS sector has grown considerably over the last 20 years, to the stage where in 2009 over 260 accredited providers delivered English language courses to over 155,000 international students. English Australia has put together some FAQs regarding the ELICOS sector that provide more detailed information regarding the nature of the ELICOS sector in Australia. English Australia was originally formed in the early 1980s (as the ELICOS Association) and was incorporated in 1990. EA's membership comprises 106 colleges representing 134 NEAS accredited centres.
More than 600,000 students every year choose to learn English in the UK, an estimated 35% of all students who travel abroad to study English. What attracts them is the UK's reputation for excellent English language teaching, the worldwide recognition of British qualifications, and the opportunity to experience British culture alongside their language learning. English UK is the national association of accredited English language centres. Formed in 2004 from two previous associations (the Association of Recognised English Language Services and the British Association of State English Language Teaching), we have around 450 member centres in private schools, educational trusts and charities, further education colleges and universities. All our members are accredited under the Accreditation UK scheme, which we manage in partnership with the British Council. We are the world's leading language teaching association. Since 2004 we have worked tirelessly to establish ourselves as the voice of the UK English language teaching sector and now work with a wide range of partners and stakeholders worldwide to represent the interests of the English language profession. Our activities are diverse. In any one week we may be lobbying in support of international student mobility, running a training event on employment law, and attending a student recruitment exhibition in Brazil. As a UK registered charity, our work is governed by the key aim of advancing the education of international students ...
ETS TOEFL AND TOEIC
ETS is a nonprofit organization that advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide. In addition to assessments, ETS conducts educational research, analysis and policy studies and develop a variety of customized services and products for teacher certification, English language learning and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education. ETS serves individual students, their parents, educational institutions and government agencies. ETS does this by listening to educators, parents and critics, learning what students and their institutions need and leading in the development of new and innovative products and services. Today, ETS experts in research and assessment help individuals, educators and government agencies around the world find new ways to advance learning through customized, innovative assessment solutions.
FELTOM(The Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta)
The Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta – FELTOM is a self regulating, non-profit organisation, dedicated to promoting professionalism within the language learning industry. The Federation has always been at the forefront of establishing quality standards within the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) industry. FELTOM’s early Codes of Conduct formed the basis of national legislation which today regulates State licensing of English Language schools in Malta and Gozo. All FELTOM member schools must meet accreditation requirements before they can become fully accredited members of the Federation. Prospective English Language students can be assured of a quality experience when choosing a FELTOM school.
IALC - Association of Language Centres
Founded in 1983, the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) is a network of high-quality, independent language schools teaching their native language to international students. Located in the major capitals, university cities, beach resorts and historic towns worldwide, IALC accredited language schools provide effective language courses and cultural immersion for all ages, needs and interests. The quality of IALC language schools is guaranteed through minimum standards, regular inspection, a code of ethics and a philosophy of continuous improvement. IALC schools are for people who want to learn the language where it is spoken. They provide a high level of individual attention, offer language courses with accommodation, cultural activities and expert advice, and are represented by study travel agencies worldwide. IALC is an association, run by members with the support of a professional secretariat in Canterbury, UK. The benefits of membership are accreditation, professional exchange and promotion under the IALC label.
ICEF - International Consultants for Education and Fairs
ICEF connects educators, student recruitment agents and service providers to key markets and networks worldwide, helping them achieve results and effi ciencies in growing international student enrolments. ICEF has built a reputation for quality through ICEF Workshops, the industry°Øs premier networking events; The ICEF Agency Recognition Program, providing quality assurance through the recognition of screened and vetted recruitment agencies, the ICEF Agent Training Course (IATC), a practical, professional training course for agency-based international student recruitment counsellors, the ICEF Education Fund, giving donations and support for selected causes providing young people around the world access to education, and recently, the ICEF Monitor (www.icefmonitor.com) a business development and market intelligence resource delivering news, research commentary for international student recruitment.
IDP Education is the world’s largest student placement provider. It has a network of over 80 international student placement centres located in more than 25 countries worldwide, including India, China, South-East Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, IDP is co-owned by 38 Australian universities and Seek Ltd, Australia’s leading online employment and training company. IDP – a founding partner in the IELTS English language test IDP Education collaborated with the British Council and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations in the late 1980s in the development of a fair and reliable international test of English language proficiency for international education and migration.
IHWO - The International House World Organisation
The International House World Organisation (IHWO) is one of the largest and oldest groups of language schools in the world. Founded in 1953, we are a global network of over 150 affiliated private language schools in 50 countries, spanning every continent. Our schools teach English and a wide variety of other languages and are all independently owned and run. Quality is at the core of everything we do. Only schools that meet our exceptional quality standards are allowed to use the International House brand. International House pioneered Teacher Training programmes for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and our courses and centres remain some of the most sought after in the industry. International House teachers write the course books. Many of the course books used today by ELT teachers are written by teaching experts trained by International House. These include Headway, Cutting Edge, Language To Go, Natural Grammar and Fountain.
Jobkorea is a human resources development partner for all companies, and makes communication easier between corporations and talent even at the world we live beyond e-world. By making an e-market service into HR platform, Jobkorea will open the doors for corporations who want to °∞secure talent°± and for jobseekers who want to come true their dreams.
KAIE(Korea Association of University International Educators)
Korean Association of International Educators (KAIE) as a main contributor in international education of Korean universities and colleges. And it offers the member universities opportunities to share important issues of higher educational institutes of your country and to catch up with up-to-date trends of international education of Korean universities. Throughout °Æworkshop°Ø in spring and °Æannual conference°Ø in ! fall or winter with the KAIE members from more than 100 universities, KAIE has been creating exceptional and steady progresses by promoting various kinds of educational programs for the members and other international education-related institutes. Since KAIE was founded in 1998, with our systemic structure and programs, many universities and organizations have been producing numerous international professionals.
KEB(Korea Exchange Bank)
KEB is relentlessly moving forward in order to become a leading customer-centered bank providing expertise and high-caliber services in a wide range of areas including its specialty, foreign exchange.
KOSA(Korea Overseas Studies Association)
KOSA is a Korean representative of FELCA, the only agency association of South Korea. KOSA°Øs main focus is to protect and support Korean Students that are studying overseas and to develop the global education industry. KOSA maintains close cooperation relationship domestic education departments and international diplomatic offices. KOSA Strives to protect students°Ø rights, and to provide quality educational consulting. KOSA invites leading educational institutions of the world to Korea for education seminars and conferences. KOSA also hosts domestic seminars for local students, parents, and KOSA members to widen their insights and accurate knowledge on overseas education. KOSA introduces Korean education globally to foreign countries.
The Lotte Group got its name from °∞Charlotte°±, the heroine of Goethe`s masterpiece . Charlotte is a woman loved by many readers over the world. Lotte Group has developed into a leading Korean enterprise with a dream to fill the world with love, liberty and life. It is now expanding further to become a company loved by people throughout the world. As a global group leading Asia, we are committed in offering all our guests more abundant life and a beautiful future.
TEN(The English Network)
In 2010 a small group of well-respected and internationally renowned English language school leaders formed The English Network (TEN). This network of 10 like-minded and dedicated professionals has trust at its core. For over 400 years we have, between us, delivered courses and a service that clients can depend on. High standards, professionalism and honesty are key values for each TEN member. The members of TEN are now working together to share and develop their expertise for the benefit of each member and their clients. Members share information and advice on best practice. There is a common commitment to recommend, assist and advise agents and students on all aspects of English language study. TEN offers agents the chance to work with a selection of trusted, reliable, independent English language schools. TEN offers the student great schools, popular locations and above all a guaranteed valuable and memorable student experience.
The PIE News
The PIE News (www.thepienews.com) is a news site aimed at all Professionals in International Education and updated daily; its sister site The PIE Jobs (www.thepiejobs.com) provides an industry-specific jobs board within the global international education industry and a recruitment consultancy service. The PIE was launched in October by Amy Baker (ex-Study Travel Magazine) and Clare Gossage (University of the Arts London) to fill a gap in the international education industry for daily online content in a readable format – whether viewed on a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile – and a self-service jobs board for all international education professionals. Everything you need to make your working life easier is there – news, business analysis, a comprehensive events calendar and a jobs board with industry-wide vacancies .We are a new company but we boast significant industry experience and connections, and we are already an essential industry hub for the latest news and jobs online, as well as incisive comment. Our readership includes thought leaders and business influencers across our target audience of educators, education agencies and other sector stakeholders. Please visit our site and sign up for our free weekly newsletter!
The Hotel opened in March of 1979, following the intention of the late Mr. Byung Chul Lee, the founder of the Samsung Group. Hosting numerous state visits and international events, it has played the role of locomotive for the service industry in Korea with pride and responsibility as the face representing the Samsung Group and the hotel representing Korea.
THE SHILLA maintains elegance and a tradition of winning guests hearts with the aim of becoming the best hospitality company. By joining LHW, it is on par with the most luxurious hotels in the world. Meanwhile, it has added modernistic design elements on top of the roof called tradition, thus going through changes to make itself a premium life style space that upgrades the quality of life. In addition, with its know-how as a service company in the background, it started a duty-free shop business, and has built its image as the best global distribution company. Also, it is expanding its business into commissioned management of fitness facilities with five-star hotels in Korea and abroad as well as into the restaurant business. THE SHILLA promises to be a globally prestigious hospitality company that offers the best value for money by making creative innovations and continuously taking on challenges.