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Language school principal Christine Goodwin likes to help young people when she can. Since opening the Northumbria School of English, she has hosted a group of teenagers made homeless by last year's Italian earthquake, and a group of girls from the Shatila refugee camp in West Beirut.
Every August, two huge arts festivals are held in Edinburgh - the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Click on the link below to find out more.
Language centre owner Patrick Murphy has found a strange way to celebrate his school’s 15th anniversary. He is driving 2000km across India in a 1950s-style car, dodging elephants and braving terrifying roads to raise money for charity.
English language centres in Scotland have joined forces to become English UK Scotland. The 17 centres were formerly all members of SELTIC, the independent Scottish consortium of accredited English language centres.
The English UK summer inward mission took place between Monday 26 and Friday 30 July 2010. Eighteen agents from China took part in the mission.