We provide members with in-depth analysis of the UK ELT industry's source markets to help them make informed business decisions based on rigorous data. We work with BONARD as our market intelligence and insight partner.
To support our members with robust and sophisticated market intelligence, we produce an annual student statistics report analysing the state of the UK ELT market by student weeks, student numbers, source markets, length of stay and more. All English UK member centres submit annual student data as a requirement of membership. Published in May each year, the executive summary of the report is available publicly and the full report is exclusive to English UK members.
After all eight major English language-speaking teaching destinations have released their annual student statistics, an addendum is created to give an overview of the global ELT context. This addendum is usually published by BONARD in Q3-Q4 each year.
Quarterly Intelligence Cohort (QUIC) provides in-depth analysis of the UK ELT industry's source markets every quarter. It is the most timely intelligence available to monitor the industry's changing landscape. Participation is open to English UK members only and is optional. Whilst an executive summary is available to all members (see below), the full report and Excel datasets are exclusive to QUIC participants.
This industry-leading initiative provides extensive analysis of UK ELT's source markets and introduces features not available in the annual statistics report. Much more detailed student week data on 110+ source markets is gathered and the resulting market insights are more frequent and granular, including breakdowns by age, course types, booking source and booking type.
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English UK and the British Council collaborate on joint research initiatives to provide support for accredited UK ELT institutions in recruiting students. These reports are designed to be practical 'how to' guides to help members work in the target source market.
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English Language Market Report: Japan published July 2020:English Language Market Report: Japan [member login required]
English Language Market Report: Thailand published 2018:English Language Market Report: Thailand [member login required]
The online market for UK ELT 2021 published March 2022QUIC: online market for UK ELT 2021 [member login required]
This report represents the industry's first effort to document the UK's online English language course offering. English UK commissioned BONARD to undertake a supplementary survey of its members who took part in the quarterly student statistics scheme, QUIC in 2021.
The data collected provides insight into how much this type of product has been developed as a result of the pandemic (i.e. 'emergency remote teaching') and what part of the offer is 'standalone'. (Standalone online English language courses are not normally declared in student statistics requested by English UK.)
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