Category Archives: Junior & Teenager


Organising successful group study tours

Study Tours are a fantastic way for young learners to experience another culture, develop language skills and most of all have a lot of fun. Here at Phoenix Academy we have been hosting Study Tour groups for over 20 years. To help the organisation process go as effortlessly as possible here is some advice about things to consider: Read more

What makes a successful junior summer programme

A good, attractive, location, safe surroundings. Good combination between courses + fun, ideally also sport. Excellent student welfare with responsible team leaders who are able to create a nice, homelike and safe atmosphere as well as a great camp spirit.  It’s also important to have a balanced nationality mix.  Read more

Michelle Reynolds, Teen Programs Director, Rennert International

Michelle Reynolds, Teen Programs Director, Rennert International

The secret to a successful summer program for juniors: getting students engaged

In order to run a successful summer program for juniors, you have to get students engaged.  We’ve found that the best way to do this is by allowing students to select elective courses that speak to their passions and interests and use projects as the cornerstone of the curricula.  Read more

Sandro Humann, Marketing Manager, Estudio Sampere

Sandro Humann, Marketing Manager, Estudio Sampere

Differences between a teen and a junior summer programme

Essentially, Junior and Teen camps have a lot in common. The programme must allow for language learning, personal development through activities and meeting students from other horizons.  Here’s how we cope with different age groups at Estudio Sampere in Salamanca, Spain. Read more

Stephane Vaillant, Sales & Business Development, France Langue

Stephane Vaillant, Sales & Business Development, France Langue

Teenager language camps: 6 issues to address to reassure parents

A high quality junior programme requires 3 things : Great accommodation options, high quality level for language lessons and fun activities under a good ratio supervision. Read more

Richard Mountford, Operations Director, Studio Cambridge

Richard Mountford, Operations Director, Studio Cambridge

The essential features of a high-quality teenage language programme

Richard Mountford shares his views based on his experience as Operations Director with IALC-accredited school Studio Cambridge.

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Members of IALC share their insights on the language travel industry. Contributors are owners, directors, managers, teachers or administrative staff of IALC-accredited language schools worldwide.

IALC Workshop

IALC 2017 Workshop in Boston Massachusetts, USA - 23-26 March 2017

IALC 2017 Boston
Dates: 23-26 March 2017
Location: Boston, USA
Educators: IALC-accredited language schools worldwide
Hosted by: ELC Boston
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ELC Boston hosts the IALC 2017 workshop

IALC Study Travel Research Report 2016

Trends in the demand for foreign languages
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IALC Study Travel Research Report 2015

Perceptions of independent and boutique chain schools in language travel
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