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.

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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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  • Which airlines accept solo travellers under 16?
    16 April 2019

    EasyJet announced they will no longer accept bookings for solo travellers aged under 16. Find out which airlines do.

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  • Updated: English UK's response to the Immigration White Paper
    3 April 2019

    The immigration white paper: English UK's response

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