English UK news
  • Welcome to new main board members
    30 June 2016

    We are pleased to welcome five new member representatives to the English UK Main Board, Jane Dancaster, Sarah Etchells, Nigel Paramor, Mark Rendell and Richard Simpson.

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  • The centre where you can learn legal English - with a lawyer
    27 June 2016

    It's not unusual for language centres to offer specialist English courses for lawyers. But it is more unusual to have a qualified solicitor, who has also taught in one of the UK's leading centres for trainee lawyers, running the courses.

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  • Support ELT to help build the UK’s post-EU international trade and influence
    24 June 2016

    The UK's English language teaching sector is a vital part of the country's post-EU economic and trading strategy - but it urgently needs government support to play its full part.

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  • Westminster Academy closes
    23 June 2016

    On Monday 20 June, English UK member centre, the Westminster Academy, closed.

    Students affected by this closure will be able to complete their course at another English UK member centre at no additional cost.

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  • Heading into summer: free trial webinar on safeguarding
    21 June 2016

    Summer puts pressure on most ELT organisations. Join our free pilot webinar, part of our research into ways of making our training more accessible to members, for safeguarding tips for this tricky time of year with Nigel Heritage. Attendance is limited to the first 100 registrations.

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  • The UK's competitive advantage: UK HE report
    20 June 2016

    The UK is the most recommended major English-speaking higher education destination in the world by international students, according to a UK HE International Unit report.

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  • New format for English UK inward mission pleases agents and educators
    17 June 2016

    English UK's first inward mission to include agents from all over the world has been such a success that it is likely to be repeated. 

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  • English language centres face triple threat to business as UK industry reports 13% decline
    15 June 2016

    English language teaching centres in the UK are being hit by lack of government support, increased competition from overseas and the threat of Brexit, according to English UK, the world's largest association for English language centres.

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  • English UK moves quickly on student statistics findings
    10 June 2016

    English UK is already incorporating findings from its latest student statistics report into its international marketing plans, with the key objective of arresting the decline in the UK ELT market.

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  • Chinese college seeks UK university to host English summer camps
    9 June 2016

    A Chinese international college is seeking a UK partner university to host English language and culture learning summer camps.

    Apply to SIEM by 30 June 2016.

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  • Vowel sounds and intonation: is your English crystal clear?
    8 June 2016

    With more and more people using English around the world, clarity of spoken communication has never been more important.

    To avoid misunderstanding, English UK member BLS English have launched a new Crystal Clear Speaking module.

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  • Call for Proposals - English and ELT Methodology Course for Brazilian English Teachers
    2 June 2016

    The British Council Brazil is looking for a 12-week residential English language and ELT teaching methodology course in the UK for 10 Brazilian ELT educators. Apply before Friday 10 June 2016.

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  • British Council China brings agent delegation to StudyWorld London
    2 June 2016

    StudyWorld will again welcome 12 of the best established agencies in China, on an inward mission organised by the British Council China in partnership with English UK.

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