As attention turns to diversification, we urge a note of caution. It's great to thing big and imagine complete change, but in reality, the chances are your most successful new thing will be an incremental shift from what you're already known and sought out for.
There are two siloed versions of what a post-pandemic world will look like for the language travel industry, but as ever, the devil is in the detail, and probably lies somewhere between the two extremes. Jimmy dives in to take a look.
Lean manufacturing provides a different lens with which to look at how education providers might iterate new products and bring them successfully to market. Jimmy wastes no time in wading in.
It will have been an upheaval to get some semblance of normal into your remote working teams. Now is a good time to check you're doing this as smartly as possible. How do you fare with our six top tips? What could you improve for now and the future of work?
There's endless, exhausting mention of normal and the new normal. Here we take a look at what it will mean for the language teaching industry in particular. There's a lot to contend with, but it's all eminently doable.
You may currently be offering a form of online teaching or support to remote students in a bid to keep things moving. But what do you need to do to make this more of a permanent operation with a bit of sustainability built in?
As an ELT education provider, how can you start promoting your new online options, in an already crowded marketplace, if you never did this before? How can you go straight to your direct clients if your agents don’t want to sell this solution? Jimmy takes a look.
Whilst switching into Zoom-based teaching has been a challenge and sharp learning curve, Heather Urquhart from The Maydays argues there are lessons to be learned online which will apply favourably back to classroom-based delivery.