Overcoming Adversity – Resilience and Strength

In this energy booster session Michelle Griffith Robinson former Olympic athlete talked about ways to ‘bounce back’ and ‘dig deep’ in times of adversity. The last 18 months has been a challenging time for many people and companies. We have all had our OWN journey. The workshop ‘Resilience and Strength’ allowed participants to think about their

2021-10-01T16:43:06+00:00

Taking care of yourself- and your employees- can be the best professional and personal thing to do

In the midst of so many challenges, during Mental Health Month, just when leaders' and employees’ resilience is critical, we invited Silvia Garcia, to share how to boost our energy, resilience and mobilize our resources to emerge from the crisis. Silvia Garcia is the former global director of the Institute of Happiness at work, at

2021-05-12T08:49:06+00:00

ALTO Open Event

International education industry leaders gathered online to discuss the findings of the ALTO Pulse Q1 2021 report and address specific destination country issues in smaller groups last Friday. ALTO opened the invitation to non-member organisations to encourage them to find out more about the value of being part of the ALTO community and to showcase

2021-03-30T11:36:51+00:00

Drawing ALTO’s futures – Webinar by Richard Jaimes and Konstantinos Manginis

Faced with a constantly changing business environment, our leaders in international education should be ready for any possible scenarios in the short and long term future and prepare strategic plans to reduce the element of surprise to a minimum. We invited Richard Jaimes and Konstantinos Manginis Founders of TurningPoint Management Consultancy to show us

2021-09-30T12:43:57+00:00

ALTO Online: An Industry United

An event report By Matthew Knott ST Magazine News Editor The Association of Language Travel Organisations, the organisation of schools and agencies, has agreed a number of initiatives for the coming year, including the establishment of a best practice charter, a mediation panel and an industry barometer, as well as a reduction in membership fees. The plans

2020-12-10T10:14:02+00:00

Living well on the go – lifestyle tips for travellers

In this webinar, nutritionist and health expert Ruth Tongue explored the key factors influencing behaviour change and making habits ‘stick’ for life. She explained why it’s essential to consider the following factors (outlined in the Self-Determination Theory), that affect our motivation to change, when thinking about developing new habits: 1. Competence -  the need to

2020-02-24T15:28:25+00:00

Revenue is Vanity, Profit is Sanity and Cash is King – Alan Miltz

A summary message from Alan about the Berlin session so that you can repeat-repeat-repeat... A PROVEN METHOD TO IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS’S PROFIT, CASH, VALUATION & FUNDING After spending over 20 years advising Banks, Business and Accountants around the world, I have come to the realization that very few companies can bring the numbers to life.

2020-02-20T15:01:35+00:00

The “Ends” Game: Technology and the Pursuit of Lean Commerce

The Monday between Alphe UK and StudyWorld has been engraved in ALTO members’ minds as one of the full day professional development and networking events we organise annually. It has become a tradition since 2011 to allow most of our members to attend without having to take additional trips. With the majority of the language

2019-10-16T09:40:16+00:00

Driving Improved Financial Performance

Once again, we invited ALTO members to delegate their rising stars, their future leaders to our professional development session in London. The group’s presenter was Andrew Needham of Embedding Performance who previously presented to our leaders’ group, receiving excellent feedback and especially appreciated for his brilliant presentation style.   Andrew’s aim was to provide an

2019-10-16T09:41:26+00:00