English UK news
  • Roll out of Controversial Vetting and Barring Scheme Halted!
    16 June 2010

    The Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced on 15th June that there would be an immediate halt to the further introduction of the Home Office’s Vetting and Barring Scheme. The Scheme will now undergo a significant and unspecified period of review termed as ‘remodeling,’ and is in line with statements previously made in both of the ruling parties election manifestos to scale the scheme back to ‘common sense levels’.

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  • Ten things about... the World Cup!
    11 June 2010

    The first game of the 2010 World Cup is on today, and England are playing their first match tomorrow! Click on the link below to learn more about the World Cup and the UK.

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  • AoC Annual International Conference
    10 June 2010

    Tuesday 15 June 2010
    CBI Conference Centre, London

    With the current demanding economic situation, the final round of PMI2 funding, and government changes, colleges are working in a demanding, uncertain and testing environment. This conference will look at challenges and opportunities facing colleges' international provision and how the sector can work together to meet them.  

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  • Lexiophiles Top Language Blog Competition
    3 June 2010

    The annual Lexiophiles Top Language Blog Competition aims to find the top 100 Language Blogs. With 495 nominated blogs and more than 20,000 user votes, the competition broke last year's record, making it probably the largest competition in its field.

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