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English UK Newsflash October 2016
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Visa & immigration update

 

What to do about wrong entry stamps on arrival, DBS checks during compliance visits, and understanding police registration.

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Help us promote UK ELT in Latin America

 

As part of the Shakespeare Lives campaign, we are marking the 400th anniversary since Shakespeare's death, with a competition in Spanish speaking Latin America.

Help us promote UK ELT by sharing our competition on social media and with your Latin American alumni networks.

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Home Office Rules on rent checks: guidance for members

Since February 2016 in England, landlords must check their tenants' immigration status before entering into a tenancy agreement, ensuring that the tenant has a 'right to rent'.

Croner, who run English UK's Business Support Helpline, have produced a briefing document for member centres explaining the details.

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Don't wait! Early bird rate for English UK Regional Fair Middle East expires 31 October

 

Are you keen to meet high quality agents from the Middle East, Central Asia, Turkey and North Africa?

Then take this unique chance to network with top quality agents from across these destinations at our event in Abu Dhabi, and if you book now you'll save money.

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Marketing and Management conferences call for speakers

 

Do you have insight, expertise and experience of an area of management or marketing that would benefit the UK ELT industry? We are accepting submissions for our marketing and management conferences.

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Changes to the Student Emergency Support Fund

Please note that the English UK Board of Trustees has agreed a change to the terms and conditions of the Student Emergency Support Fund.

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Cambridge English/English UK Action Research Award Scheme 2017

 

Cambridge English Language Assessment and English UK are proud to announce the launch of the 2017 Action Research Award Scheme, this is the fourth year of the scheme.

We welcome any interested teachers working in English UK member schools to apply.

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81% agree international students have positive impact where they study

 

Although foreign students are currently included in net migration figures, a poll conducted by ComRes for Universities UK has revealed that only 24% of Britons think of overseas students as immigrants.

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November training sessions

 

We have a busy month of training days on the horizon, with sessions on teaching CLIL, helping learners with dyslexia, managing staff and more taking place across the country in Bristol, Chester, Edinburgh, London and Paignton.

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Falling in love with Scotland and the North of England

 

What do the school that inspired Hogwarts, the UK's oldest seaside resort and a cathedral by the architect who designed England's iconic red telephone boxes have in common?

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Abdul's experience learning English in the UK

 

"The weather is very different to Saudi Arabia - I love if it's rain. I like the places and the transport - it's easy to go anywhere." Find out more about Abdul's experience...

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English UK member part of first Cambridge English CELT-S programme in China

English UK member International House London has completed the first Cambridge English CELT-S programme to run in China with partners in the country.

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Language in London closure

Following the closure of Language in London, English UK staff would like to thank members for their overwhelming response and continued support.

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Partner Agency Interview: Shan Ding

 

Shan Ding works for English UK partner agency scheme member Beijing New Oriental Walkite International Education and Travel Co Ltd.

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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.

This month we feature: Bournemouth English Book Centre; Integro Richard Thacker; International Logistics Group; James Dixey Ltd; Learning Resource Network; PJ's Guardianship Services Ltd; Polar Choice; Redwing Interactive; and Scholastic.

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ELTons 2017 – Call for Applications!

 

Have you produced an innovative and functional ELT product or service in the last two years?

The ELTons are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching.

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Opportunity: Department for International Trade Education team seeks ELT specialist

 

The Education team at the Department for International Trade (formerly UKTI Education) is seeking to recruit a secondee from the UK ELT sector, initially for one year.

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Contribute to BETA 'Value of Youth Travel' research project

 

BETA and StudentMarketing have teamed up on a project looking at the total value of youth travel to the UK economy

A survey is now open and we would like as many English UK members, agents and other stakeholders as possible to complete it.

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