Member news
  • Spring tide risk for seaside centres
    26 March 2015

    If your school is based near the sea or your students are visiting the seaside, please be sure to check local tide times and remember the risks of tidal waters.

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  • Free webinar on Content and Language Integrated Learning for teachers worldwide
    25 March 2015

    NILE are running a free webinar on Content and Language Integrated Learning for teachers and have invited all fellow English UK members to join on Thursday 2 April, 14.00 GMT.

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  • Student profile: Noor Aalhashem from Iraq
    24 March 2015

    Pleasantly surprised by how relaxed and friendly the UK is, PhD student Noor Aalhashem from Iraq would definitely recommend learning English in the UK and likes living in Cardiff, Wales.

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  • Trust your staff, English UK Management Conference told
    19 March 2015

    The importance of a happy workplace, why you should audit your internal communications, managing difficult people and how to introduce performance-related pay were among a huge variety of sessions at English UK's Management Conference in York.

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  • Closure of A2Z centres in London and Manchester: latest information from English UK
    16 March 2015

    English UK is asking all students at the A2Z language schools in London and Manchester to get in touch with contact details, as both centres appear to have closed.

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  • Appointment sessions by day, dinner in a palace by night: all part of building relationships at the English UK Fair, Budapest
    10 March 2015

    Question: what combines a gypsy band serenade, a competition to find Ronald Reagan in Budapest and 24 appointment sessions over two days?

    Answer: the annual English UK Fair for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. As always, the workshop was very popular, attracting 48 agents from 15 countries, 33 English UK members and five service providers, to the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus in Budapest.


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  • Peter Fabian: 9 July 1919 – 1 March 2015
    6 March 2015

    With the death of Peter Fabian at the age of 95 at the beginning of March, we have lost one of the few remaining links to the start of ARELS – now English UK.

    He exemplified the origins of our industry in creative – at times eccentric – individuals, running their schools for love...

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  • Does your language centre need a teaching code of practice?
    5 March 2015

    What is a teaching code of practice, and why might your centre want one? 

    For Live Language in Glasgow, the code of practice developed from peer observations and has become a really useful tool for ensuring students can transfer between classes easily, and for teacher development.

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  • When managers should lead from the back
    3 March 2015

    Had you ever considered leading from the back? If not, a session at the English UK Management Conference aims to explain both how and why you might want to consider it.

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