About us

Who are we?

English UK is the national association of accredited English language centres in the United Kingdom. We work to raise standards and to ensure students have a great experience learning English in the UK. read more +


We bring together accredited UK English language centres and serious study abroad agents at events around the world, and work together with third-party workshops to promote English UK members worldwide. read more +

English UK's training days

As part of English UK's work to raise professional standards in our industry, we run a wide selection of training days to cover all aspects of language centres' work. read more +

English UK language centre directory


Our member centres are all fully-accredited language-teaching centres in the state and private sector.

View our language centre directory for the most up-to-date list of English UK member centres.

Accreditation UK & how we can help

Accreditation UK is the quality assurance scheme for the English language teaching industry in the UK and is managed by the British Council with English UK. The scheme's requirements are among the most rigorous in the world... read more +

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Our subgroups

English UK has a variety of sub-groups representing either teaching specialisms or regions.

Sub-groups are intended to help our members work together for marketing, business and training, and to make it easier for agents to find suitable courses for their students... read more +

StudyWorld 2019: the best of UK education


We host over 750 delegates at StudyWorld for one-to-one meetings, industry seminars and networking receptions over two and a half days in the heart of London.

> Join us on 2 – 4 September 2019

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