Member news
  • Positivity at StudyWorld winter boosted by government travel announcement
    31 January 2022

    The opening day of our first event of 2022 was boosted by the government's announcement of the end of Covid testing for fully vaccinated adults and under-18s travelling to the UK.

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  • How UK ELT providers can engage with the British Council's new Online Teacher Community platform
    31 January 2022

    Discover more about the British Council's Online Teacher Community. 

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  • The UK government confirms easing of the remaining Covid travel requirements
    25 January 2022

    Extremely welcome news for UK ELT and our colleagues in the travel industry as the government confirms the easing of the remaining Covid-19 testing requirements for fully-vaccinated passengers.

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  • Teaching refugee students: what's in it for English language centres?
    21 January 2022

    Fiona Dunlop, Principal of Wimbledon School of English, explains what the school has got out of the their partnership with RefuAid – and why everyone should consider offering a chair to a RefuAid student.

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  • ELT staff shortage survey - understanding the scope of the problem
    19 January 2022

    We are increasingly hearing from members about serious staff shortages which we fear may stall UK ELT's recovery over the coming months. 

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  • Train up your management staff with our refreshed Student Experience Management certificate
    18 January 2022

    We are excited to relaunch our professional qualifications for ELT centre staff. The refreshed courses are more accessible, relevant, and flexible, to suit the staffing needs of our members in 2022. 

    The new online Certificate in ELT Student Experience Management (CELTSEM) covers all major aspects of the jobs done by non-teaching staff in language centres. It replaces the Certificate in Student Services Management (CertSSM). 
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  • Hungary's Foreign Language Learning Programme postponed until 2023
    10 January 2022

    We have learned that Hungary's Foreign Language Learning Programme will be postponed until 2023.

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  • Positive changes to Covid testing requirements and self-isolation
    7 January 2022

    Fully-vaccinated and all under 18s no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid test.

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  • English UK publishes ambitious environmental action plan
    6 January 2022

    Our first major project of 2022 is our environmental action plan.

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