Press releases

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  • Biggest-ever English UK Annual Conference creates a real buzz
    24 May 2019

    Student statistics, a panel discussion about Brexit opportunities and an explorer who claims to have eaten his own dog were among the highlights of the biggest-ever English UK annual conference.

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  • Helping people all over the world: the Eddie Byers Fund opens for new grants
    24 May 2019

    From schoolchildren in Africa and the Middle East, to refugees in the UK – it was the year when the Eddie Byers Fund broadened its reach to support a huge range of people to transform their lives through learning English.

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  • ELT centres need to be highly effective student recruiters, statistics report shows
    23 May 2019

    UK ELT showed a mixed performance in both the state and private sectors in 2018, according to the annual student statistics report.

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  • Change lives through teaching English: Eddie Byers Fund applications open
    7 May 2019

    The Eddie Byers Fund is now open to applications to fund projects that use English language teaching to change lives for the better.

    Applicants must be registered UK charities looking for funding for a specific project or activity that uses English language teaching to enrich and support individuals and communities. The Eddie Byers Fund is a grant scheme that helps to change lives through learning.

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