A number of important Scheme developments come into effect from 12th October 2009 of which members will need to be aware. The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) has been created to help prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults.
English UK’s new phonecard should make life easier for language centres and students alike. The card, which was officially launched at StudyWorld London 2009, costs just £5 and will be available for English UK member centres to sell to their students.
Bookings are now being taken for the eagerly-awaited annual English UK North Academic Conference which is being held at the University of Sheffield on Saturday, 17th October 2009. The opening plenary will be presented by Mario Rinvolucri and participants will have the opportunity to network and attend a range of sessions on CPD, skills development and new ideas. The event is supported by Cambridge ESOL. Click here for further details and to obtain a copy of the booking form.
The world’s oldest international student recruitment event celebrated its 40th anniversary last week. Professionals from more than sixty countries attended this year’s StudyWorld, which brings together study travel agents and education providers to form new business partnerships.
The English Language Promotions Group (ELPG) has launched its 2010 overseas fairs:The Dubrovnik Fair Working for Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe / March 2010The Hanoi Fair Working for the Asia Pacific / November 2010
English UK has upgraded the students' pages on its website today. The pages can now be viewed in English and ten additional languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish!