HYDERABAD, India, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - EF Education First, a leading language education company, and AIESEC, one of the world's largest student-run organizations, initiated an international partnership today at the "Youth to Business Forum 2010" in Hyderabad, India.
By joining forces, the organizations will provide a platform where talented business students can get improved access to international language training in other countries. Giving them the tools to develop into global leaders in the business world as well as in society in general.
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The "Youth to Business Forum 2010" today saw 600 youth leaders from over 100 countries meet with business leaders to discuss global trends affecting society, education systems and business. Topics centered on youth innovation, labor mobility and diversity, as well as responsible corporate behavior.
"We are very proud to support AIESEC's "Youth to Business Forum 2010" to help students become global citizens and future leaders. It is inspiring to gather the opinions from all over the world - this will help us to further strive for our organization's mission: to break down barriers of language, culture and geography" says Eva Kockum, President of EF International Language Centers. With the launch of the partnership, EF will offer exclusive rates to AIESEC members on their language education, scholarship programs as well as internship opportunities worldwide.
EF, founded in 1965 and today present in over 60 countries, sees a growing demand from university students for language education and travel to increase their career perspectives. Together with AIESEC, EF will help develop these talented students into global citizens and future leaders.
About EF Education First:
EF, the world leader in international education, was established in 1965 with the mission to break down the barriers in language, culture, and geography. With 400 schools and over 15 million students, EF specializes in language schools, academic degrees, educational travel abroad, and cultural exchange. Originally conceived in collaboration with Apple, EF's Efekta (TM) System is the world's most advanced English learning method and is used to power EF's language schools and online English courses at Englishtown.com. In addition to helping 1,200 corporations with English training, EF was the Official Language Training Supplier to the Beijing Olympics and is helping Brazil prepare for the 2014 World Cup.
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