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English UK Newsflash November 2014
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UK visa & immigration news

 

Read our visa news for updates on new study conditions from 6 November and secure English language testing.

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Action Research project transforms EFL teacher's career

 

Cambridge English Language Assessment and English UK are proud to announce the launch of the Action Research Scheme 2015 and the winner of Action Research Award 2014. Find out who won 2014 award and how to get involved next year.

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Chinese families forego traditional celebrations so children can learn English

 

Interest in juniors' English courses is so great in China that English UK members had to arrange unscheduled extra appointments with agents to meet demand on this year's China Roadshow. Find out what else happened on the promotional tour.

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The English UK Fair, Xi'an 2015 – bookings now open

 

Bookings for the English UK Fair, Xi'an 2015 are now open.

This fair will bring together English UK members with agents working in the Asia Pacific market, and will be one element of a series of events in China promoting the UK's ELT sector.

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Students affected by ETS fraud fallout offered new courses

Tier 4 students of colleges which are no longer on the Register of Sponsors, are getting letters from the UKVI giving them sixty days in which to find a new course or leave the UK.

Read our update for the latest developments in the ongoing investigations from the ETS exam fraud scandal.

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Training days: book your place for December

 

How to perfect junior summer programmes, teaching EAP, maximising IELTS teaching, and how to maximise your profits.

English UK runs a number of training days for student support staff, finance staff, teachers and managers to support your English Language centre. Find out what's on...

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Agents enjoy language plus with English UK

 

Massages, karaoke, and practising business telephone calls were all part of a very varied inward mission round London and the Home Counties.

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English UK member MPLC Licence discount 2015

As an English UK member, we have arranged a discount on Motion Picture License Company fees so your centre can show copyright films for home use to a wider audience such as a group of students.

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How green is your English language centre?

 

We are inviting members to submit their green intentions and achievements to share amongst the membership and with over 4,500 agents across the world via our quarterly newsletter.

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English UK welcomes new Marketing & Events Officer

 

English UK is pleased to welcome new Marketing & Events Officer, Louise Gow.

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English UK's Fairs attract dedicated agents

 

How good are English UK's small fairs? Good enough to spend two days travelling there on a bus, if delegates to this month's fair in Antalya are anything to go by.

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Student profile: Jose Leonardo Sanchez

 

Jose Leonardo Sanchez is 27, a psychologist, and comes from Bogota in Colombia. He is on a nine-month general English course at English UK member ELC in Brighton.

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English UK's newest Partner Agencies

 

Over the past month, four new agencies have successfully become recognised English UK Partner Agencies. Find out who and where they are...

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Partner Agency Interview: Marjorie Baumeler

 

Marjorie Baumeler, headmistress of Castle's English Institute Ltd in Switzerland, finds with the Partner Agency Scheme you can be sure of the quality of the schools you are working with.

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ELT pioneer dies at the age of 92

 

The founder of language chain the Elizabeth Johnson Organisation has died at the age of 92.

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Calculating holiday pay for workers taking overtime

In light of the recent Bear Scotland versus Fulton case by the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Croner have provided members with advice regarding calculating holiday pay for workers regularly required to work overtime.

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News from our Corporate Members

 

Every month we give members the opportunity to find out more about some of English UK's corporate members and the services they offer.

Featured this month: BMI Media, Gibbs Denley Insurance Services, Macmillan Education, Pearson Language Tests, peerTransfer, Sovereign Capital, Upstream and Perfect Host Homestay Ltd.

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Recruit worldwide in one day – exclusive member discount

English UK corporate member FPP EDU Media is offering English UK members an exclusive discount to participate in their virtual fair.

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Inaugural ‘Study in the UK’ events in Hungary

The British Business Centre and the British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary are organising a two-day, two-location event student recruitment events and are inviting English UK members to exhibit.

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25 per cent off online training for English UK members

 

English UK member NILE are offering fellow members discounted online training so your centre's teachers can continuing their professional development and fit the courses into busy lives.

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British Council Turkey Digital ELT Campaign opportunity for English UK members

 

Building on the success of the previous projects, the British Council has designed a GREAT Campaign programme for 2014-15 which comprises both online and offline components to help promote the teaching and learning of English worldwide, and to bring the UK to life as a destination for study.

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