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 press relations manager Susan Young on susan@englishuk.com.

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  • Celtic English Academy achieves prestigious workplace equality award
    18 August 2021

    English UK member Celtic English Academy (CEA) is the first private sector and SME organisation in Wales to be awarded a Gold Standard FairPlay Employer Award for equality in the workplace.

    The award is from the inclusive working charity and consultancy, Chwarae Teg, which evaluates a workplace's approach to inclusion by recognising everyone's contribution and ensuring everyone has the chance to succeed.

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  • English UK publishes antiracism plan
    14 July 2021

    Today we published our wide-ranging antiracism plan to promote a fairer, more inclusive and equitable UK ELT sector.

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  • New Europe Future Outlook report helps ELT centres plan for recovery
    1 July 2021

    Our new research into the future of Europe as an ELT market has been made exclusively available to members and centres accredited by the British Council.

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  • English UK members tell parliamentarians what help they need to survive
    25 June 2021

    MPs and peers will lobby the government with recommendations for supporting UK ELT after an evidence session discussing the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on the sector. 

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  • Meet the new leaders of English UK's Board of Trustees
    24 June 2021

    Mark Rendell and Shoko Doherty have been voted the new chair and vice-chair of the English UK Board of Trustees. Both are active members of the ELT industry, running schools in England and Wales. They play a major role in representing the sector both locally and nationally, and believe their experience will be invaluable in helping the industry tackle the challenge of rebuilding after Covid-19 and the withdrawal of EU freedom of movement.

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