The British Council have announced that their accreditation scheme will be extended to include blended/online courses with synchronous (live) teaching, starting with provision offered by providers already accredited by the British Council.
As lockdown restrictions are eased across the UK, owners and directors of ELT centres will be planning the date and nature of their re-opening for face-to-face teaching. This will not be the same for all.
The Home Office has announced that some UK Visa and Citizenship Application Centres (UKVCAS) will reopen for existing customers on 1 June 2020.
English UK and key representatives of the business, tourism and leisure industries have written to the Prime Minister, proposing the idea of 'air bridges' as an alternative to the blanket quarantining of all UK arrivals.
The UK government has announced that people arriving to the UK from Monday 8 June 2020 will need to self-isolate in their accommodation for 14 days.