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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  • English UK and RefuAid create formal partnership
    4 October 2021

    More refugees should get access to the language support they need to work or study in the UK as a result of a partnership between English UK and RefuAid. 

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  • Optimism returns at ELT marketing events thanks to travel rule changes
    1 October 2021

    Our business events last week received a welcome bounce from the lifting of Covid travel restrictions. StudyWorld autumn enjoyed extra last minute-agent bookings and the largest-ever educator numbers for an online event, while the mood at the face to face ELT Marketing Conference was more positive than at an English UK event since the pandemic began. 

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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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