Vietnam - Maple Bear Vietnam is expanding!

14th December 2017

Vietnam is about to see an increase in the number of Maple Bear Canadian schools. The expansion is thanks to a recently signed agreement with Sunshine Group, a two-year-old Vietnamese real estate group which plans to open five Maple Bear kindergartens in their new housing development projects in 2018 and......

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South Korea - Crackdown on English 'kindergartens' in South Korea begins

13th December 2017

The South Korean government has launched a nationwide crackdown on private English institutes for preschoolers that promote themselves as English-teaching “kindergartens.” The education ministry recently sent a warning letter to popular online communities for parents of preschoolers. The ministry asked the parents to share the letter with English “kindergartens” and......

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Vietnam - Choosing an International Kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City

13th December 2017

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is fast-evolving into one of the most sought-after expat destinations in the Southeast Asia region. It is also a major draw for international tourists; Euromonitor’s Top City Destinations Ranking report released in November placed Ho Chi Minh City and two other Vietnamese townships in the......

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UAE ‘has highest number of international school students’

13th December 2017

With the popularity of English-medium schools in the Middle East growing and student enrolment rising dramatically, research has revealed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can claim the world’s highest number of students enrolled in premium English-medium international schools, with 602,800.Saudi Arabia, with 288,300, has the second-highest number. The figures......

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Vietnam: promising market for education investors

13th December 2017

Nguyen Anh Toan, advisor to the International Business Management (IBM), noted that one of the weak points of Vietnamese students is limited English and soft skills. In addition, textbooks for junior colleges and universities are not designed well enough. The demand for high-quality education is high, especially as Vietnamese are......

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December, 2017
9332 Total number of English-medium international schools
(not including future schools)
5071486 Total number of students

New School Records Added
Schools added each month over the last year:

Dec
34
Jan
53
Feb
95
Mar
42
Apr
75
May
154
Jun
45
Jul
42
Aug
65
Sep
73
Oct
144
Nov
106

Totals updated on the first of each month

Market Growth by Region:
School records added over the previous 12 months:

Africa 59 schools
Americas 95 schools
Asia 706 schools
Europe 66 schools
Oceania 2 schools
Database Changes
Since 17th Dec 2016
Previous year
897 School records added to the database 754
8970 Updated school records
8375
2319 Heads updated 3209
2691 Emails updated 3793