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  • Switzerland joins UK green list in latest travel update
    31 August 2021

    Changes were made to the UK's travel lists on Monday 30 August. Of most impact to UK ELT, Switzerland moved to the green list, while Thailand moved to the red list. 

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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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  • UK travel lists changes taking effect from Sunday 8 August
    9 August 2021

    There is some positive news that travel to the UK will be easier from some countries in Europe and the Middle East. And rules for travellers from France are back in line with the rest of the EU.

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  • Fond farewell to English UK's Tom and Tim
    4 August 2021

    We are losing two members of the English UK team this month – and by an amazing coincidence, both are going to train as secondary history teachers.

    Tom Weatherley and Tim Barker have both spent their professional lives in ELT, Tom starting as a graduate English teacher and Tim taking his first steps as a teen in his mother's Devon language school. Now with over 30 years' experience between them, both are well-known in ELT and to members, with Tom our conference producer and Tim business development director.

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