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English UK Newsflash December 2013
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Season's Greetings from English UK

 

Season's Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from all the staff at English UK!

Please note that the English UK office will be closed for the holidays from 13:00 on Friday 20 December 2013 until Thursday 2 January 2014.

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UK visas & immigration news

IPPR report on the value of international students / Tier 4 Sponsor guidance / Youth Mobility Scheme 2014 for Japanese nationals / Tuberculosis testing in South Korea & Democratic People's Republic of Korea / Electronic Visa Waiver.

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Register for StudyWorld London 2014 at the early bird rate

 

Book your place at StudyWorld London 2014 at the discounted early bird rate, available until 24 March. Well over 100 educators have already registered; join them and hundreds of quality study-abroad professionals at this world renowned international student recruitment workshop.

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2014 English UK Management Conference - could you be one of our expert presenters?

Do you have something important to say to academic directors? Have you got experience and expertise in ELT management? We are looking for speakers for the 2014 English UK Management Conference, which will be held at the Bristol Marriot Royal Hotel on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 March.

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Result of ballot for English UK member subscription rates for 2014

The postal ballot on the ordinary resolution on the level of subscription for 2014 resulted in 40 ballot forms being received.

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Discounted MPLC licence fees for 2014

Centres which show copyright films bought for home use to a wider audience, such as a group of students at a social programme film night, must have this licence. It covers formats including DVD, Blu-ray, internet streaming and videocassette. English UK has arranged a bulk licence for payment of Motion Picture License Company (MPLC) fees.

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English UK Annual Conference & AGM - call for speakers

We are now accepting proposals for conference sessions at the 2014 English UK Annual Conference and AGM, taking place on 14 and 15 May 2014 at the Hotel Russell in London, situated in the heart of Bloomsbury, London.

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Trainings day in January 2014

 

As part of English UK's work to raise professional standards in our industry, we run a wide selection of training days to cover all aspects of language centres' work. See what training days are taking place in January 2014.

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The English UK Fair, Antalya 2014 - register at the early bird rate

 

The fair in Antalya is a perfect event for educators who want to expand their presence in Western and Central Asia and North Africa, with areas including the Arabian Peninsula, the Caucasus, the Levant, Iran and Turkey,

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The Touring Trotters: 3 girls from Peckham; 1 rickshaw; 3500km across India

 

From 01 - 14 January 2014, Jodie, our Senior International Manager, her twin sister Claire and friend Erica will be riding a motorised rickshaw (a.k.a 'a tuk tuk') 3500km (ish) across India from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan to Cochin, Kerala. They are also raising money for Cool Earth (the official charity of the Rickshaw Run) and St Christopher's Hospice.

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English UK pursues teacher training opportunities in South East Asia

 

The benefits of upskilling local English language teachers with specialist staff from the UK were outlined to a major conference in Malaysia last week.

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Macmillan live presentation - exclusive to English UK members

 

Macmillan English Campus are running several one-hour live presentations, exclusive to English UK members, that will tell you all you need to know about the English UK Campus online platform including what it contains, how it can be used, and how you can sign up. 

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English UK's newest Partner Agencies

 

Since November, four more agencies have successfully completed the steps to become recognised as English UK Partner Agencies. Find out who they are.

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Partner Agency interview - Lawrence Morello from the USA

 

Lawrence Morello owns All About Languages, an agency based in New Jersey, USA. Find out more about them and how becoming a partner agency has benefited the company.

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British Council report on megatrends of international education

 

New report from the Education Intelligence team at the British Council defining a list of core drivers that are believed will have a profound effect on the direction and growth of international higher education in the future.

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News from Corporate members

 

To find out more about the corporate members featured this month, click on the link below. The corporate members featured are London Host Families, Ascentis, Lost in London, Schoolworks Software Ltd, High Schools International, a2 International Education Fairs and StudyPay.

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British Council opportunities in the Gulf and Kazakhstan

 

The ELT Gulf Tour is a great opportunity for you to raise your institution's profile in the region and increase your market share, where face-to-face interaction and on the ground activities are highly valued by this culture. BC SIEM Saudi, Qatar, UAE and Kuwait are delighted to invite expressions of interest for the ELT tour in May 2014.

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