English UK: fierce about the quality of education
English UK: our 400+ members are leading the way on language teaching
English UK: combining the best of the past with the best of the future
The English UK Academic Conference combines our teachers' and management conferences into a sleek, one-stop event for ELT practitioners and their managers.
Do ELT courses need more "UK-ness" to differentiate themselves from international competition? ELT consultant Michael Carrier thinks so, and his opening speech set the tone for the first-ever English UK Academic Conference in January 2018.
Outlining reasons to be cheerful about the UK industry, he suggested key areas which could help schools take control of future growth. They included using the UK's status as a digital leader, the huge growth in English as a medium of instruction, and the importance of instrumental English which he described as "English for an ambition, a purpose, a life-changing development in a student's life." read more +