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by Starling
27 May 2019, 17:08
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Do agents make 40% on every student?!
Replies: 6
Views: 4581

Re: Do agents make 40% on every student?!

This is great, thanks Firefox. I'll investigate and if I find anything of particular interest I'll post it!
by Starling
27 May 2019, 13:30
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Do agents make 40% on every student?!
Replies: 6
Views: 4581

Re: Do agents make 40% on every student?!

Thanks Joe. I was using London schools as an example but yes clearly these relationships aren't restricted to London alone. I think you answered a key question I was searching for but didn't manage to put into words. My questions partly stem from my not knowing what an 'Agent' might actually look li...
by Starling
27 May 2019, 10:35
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Do agents make 40% on every student?!
Replies: 6
Views: 4581

Re: Do agents make 40% on every student?!

Thanks for the reply Firefox 40% seems very high to me even considering overheads but I suppose the agencies are completely in control. I imagine if a London school were to challenge them, the logical conclusion would be that they would direct all their enquiries to rival schools. I think there migh...
by Starling
25 May 2019, 16:42
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Do agents make 40% on every student?!
Replies: 6
Views: 4581

Do agents make 40% on every student?!

Hello all, I have a nagging curiosity. I work for a big school in London that currently gets most of its students from Agents operating out of a number of different countries around the world. I recently discovered that these agencies charge up to 40% commission for each student. Can anyone confirm ...