Jazreel Goh, director of education & sports for British Council China, has been speaking to agents in China about the impact of Covid-19 on international student mobility.
"disruption will have a huge impact on summer school groups from China. Over 90% of agents indicated that there would be no summer school groups travelling to the UK this year."
We are pleased to welcome new member, Lexis School of English. They are based in London, and are a year round centre for teens 12-15 and adult courses.
We are delighted to welcome Speakeasy School of English as a new English UK member.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the various restrictions that have been taken by educational providers to limit its spread, including the provision of online teaching, SACB would like to stress the following conditions on which Financial Guarantees will be issued in this and similar situations...
English UK has won a partial victory in its fight to get the Covid-19 business rates relief for the hospitality and tourism sector extended to ELT centres.
We have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer warning that the UK ELT industry is facing an "existential threat" from Coronavirus (Covid-19) and appealing for urgent help from the Treasury.
Two of our member centres, The English Studio in London and BLC (Bristol Language Centre) have recently informed us that they have ceased trading.