Member News
  • Doing business in the Gulf: six tips for UK ELT centres
    30 January 2020

    The Middle East is key source region for UK ELT. With UK education having a strong presence at ICEF Dubai next month, Spencer Fordham Managing Director of Capital School of English Bournemouth shares his top tips on succeeding in the Gulf region.

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  • Briefing on Hungarian scholarship opportunities at the English UK Marketing Conference
    30 January 2020

    We are excited to announce a pre-conference briefing from on a major scholarship opportunity from Hungary taking place at our Marketing Conference on Friday 7 February.

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  • Recruiting safely: training for ELT
    27 January 2020

    Recruiting safely for your ELT centre is vital for the wellbeing of your students and, for accredited centres, to keep up with compliance.

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  • Coronavirus update for English UK member centres
    24 January 2020

    What do ELT centres need to know and do about the new coronavirus outbreak?

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  • Time and stress management for language teaching managers with George Pickering
    24 January 2020

    Before you can manage others effectively, you must first learn how to manage yourself.

    This is a matter of developing appropriate time and stress management strategies and habits to manage your time more effectively and reduce your stress levels.

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  • English UK conference attracts ELT professionals from all over the world
    22 January 2020

    "Head full of ideas, mouth full of biscuits" and more about this year's ELT Conference with strands on best practice, performance management and wellbeing plus plenaries from George Pickering, Rachael Roberts, Silvana Richardson and Susie Dent.

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  • Paul Lindsay as remembered by his son
    21 January 2020

    At the end of last year, the founder of English UK member centre St Giles sadly passed away. Paul Lindsay was the former chair of ARELS (predecessor to English UK) and is warmly remembered by many in the association and the wider UK ELT industry.

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  • Community, ads and a friendly chatbot: developing your digital presence
    15 January 2020

    Are you making the most of your social media presence? With huge reach, instant sharing, and a sense of community, social media can drive bookings for your centre and needn't cost the earth.

    If you want ideas and confidence going forwards, we've got a set of sessions for you at the Marketing Conference on Friday 7 February.

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  • First aid in mental health training for UK ELT centres
    14 January 2020

    Mental health first aid training helps you to identify and understand people who may be experiencing mental ill health and learn to respond. This training is delivered from an ELT perspective so you may better know how to care for students and staff in your English language teaching centre.

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  • Delivering great customer service with George Pickering
    10 January 2020

    Staff in ELT centres face numerous customer service challenges in the workplace. Being able to deliver great customer service will improve your centre's reviews and rebookings, and even the enjoyment of work.

    Join expert trainer George Pickering to get a good grounding in customer service, and plenty of ideas to help you deliver great customer service, every time.

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  • English UK explains UK ELT to the new Parliament
    9 January 2020

    New MPs, members of the House of Lords and government officials all attended a packed briefing about the value of ELT and FE international students to the UK on Wednesday 8 January.

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  • Beyond teaching: UK ELT and climate, gender and solidarity
    9 January 2020

    Like all professions and industries, UK ELT centres and staff face questions and decisions around ethics and responsibility every day.

    We look forward to discussing how a number of key issues of our time relate to, impact and can be supported by our UK ELT industry.

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  • Rediscover your passion for the English language at the ELT Conference 2020
    6 January 2020

    Do you or your colleagues want to indulge your passion for the English language and ELT?

    Join us the ELT conference to discuss practice, strategic and global issues and trends.

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  • New member welcome: Mill Hill Summer School
    2 January 2020

    Mill Hill Summer School offer residential English summer courses for students aged 12–17...

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