The Dubrovnik Fair - review, photos and video
29 March 2010
The Dubrovnik Fair Working for Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe took place at the Radisson Blu Resort and Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens, between Tuesday 9 and Friday 12 March 2010. The workshop was organised by the English Language Promotions Group (ELPG) which comprises the British Council, English UK, UK Trade & Investment and VisitBritain. read more +
Business English UK Open Days, 3-8 May 2010
26 March 2010
Business English UK is a special interest group of English UK. It is formed by a group of leading language centres who are passionate about teaching English for business. Business English UK Open Days is aimed at offering opportunities for business English trainers outside the UK to visit Business English UK member schools and participate in the annual Business English Trainers’ Conference in London. A number of BEUK members around the UK will open their doors to welcome overseas trainers between 3 – 7 May 2010. read more +
Special offer on UKCISA Manual 2010
21 March 2010
A special half price offer is available for English UK members for the UKCISA Manual 2010, the authoritative guide to regulations and procedures relating to international students, including immigration and fees, and student support. read more +
Feedback requested on English Profile
21 March 2010
English Profile is a groundbreaking collaborative research project that is working to provide a detailed set of Reference Level Descriptions for English. Teachers and others involved in the teaching of high level learners are invited to provide feedback on draft "Can Do" statements for C level learners on the English Profile website - www.englishprofile.org. read more +
Vetting & Barring Scheme Guidance
20 March 2010
The communications team at the Vetting and Barring Scheme are pleased to announce that full guidance about the Scheme is available for download now.
A detailed briefing document about the Vetting and Barring Scheme from English UK can also be downloaded here. read more +
British Council ELT Research Partnership Scheme
17 March 2010
Call for proposals now open read more +
The British Council invites proposals for the second ELT Research Partnership Scheme. Through this scheme we aim to promote partnerships between UK and overseas academic institutions, and to encourage and facilitate research that will impact on ELT practice around the world.
Call for Papers - Business English Trainers' Conference 2010
12 March 2010
Would you like to speak at the 2010 Business English Trainers' Conference?
We are now accepting proposals for speakers for this event, taking place at International House London on Saturday 8th May 2010.
For further details on how to submit a paper please CLICK HERE
Please note that the deadline for proposals is Friday 19th March. read more +
British Council survey on student safety
12 March 2010
The British Council is undertaking its 2010 "International Student Safety Questionnaire".
The survey looks at student experiences and safety issues in the United Kingdom, and the deadline for completion is Friday 2 April 2010. read more +
Public and Commercial Services Union strike on 8th and 9th March
5 March 2010
English UK received a letter from Rob Yeldham at the UK Border Agency concerning the Public and Commercial Services Union strike on 8th and 9th March.
Please click here to view the letter.