Press releases

These releases cover all aspects of the Association's work, from commenting on government policy or new research through fairs and events promoting studying in the UK to training events and conferences. To keep things simple, only major releases are posted here: check our news section to find every story about us.

We are happy to help journalists with questions about UK ELT, please contact Communications Consultant Susan Young on susan@englishuk.com.

  • English UK's small fairs are a great place to meet quality agents
    27 November 2015

    English UK's latest small fair has attracted fantastic feedback from members delighted at the quality of agents and the opportunity to spend plenty of time with them.

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  • Sad news from English UK
    18 November 2015

    English UK is very sad to announce that its Chief Executive Eddie Byers passed away suddenly on Tuesday morning. The thoughts of all our staff and board members are with his family and friends: he leaves his wife, Samantha, and children Richard and Iona.

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  • Avoid Groundhog Day in the ELT classroom with English UK's Teaching Conference
    11 November 2015

    What do the classic second language acquisition case studies have to help teachers in the classroom? How can teachers get out of their rut and invigorate lessons with something new? How can teachers help students settle, and does early emphasis on tenses hinder those learning English?

    All these questions, and many more, were discussed during English UK's annual Teachers'  Conference.

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  • New Chair for English UK
    6 November 2015

    Steve Phillips has taken over as chair of the board of English UK. He replaces Sarah Cooper, who stepped down as chair after 18 months in the post.

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  • English UK Fair attracts lots of new agents to do business
    3 November 2015

    More than three-quarters of the agents at English UK's latest Asia-Pacific fair were first-timers at the event, leading to high hopes of many new business partnerships emerging.

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