Summit welcome address from English UK and Graham Stuart MP, Minister for Exports
12:50 – 13:20, Monday 14 September
Jodie Gray, English UK's Interim Chief Executive, will be joined by Steve Phillips, a director at British Study Centres and English UK chair, and Graham Stuart MP to address delegates of English UK's first online summit.
Following his open letter to international English language students, Graham Stuart, Minister for Exports joins the summit to reassure all in the sector of the UK's expertise in English language teaching and to encourage the return of students.
In his letter he said: "We are now ready to give the warmest of welcomes to students from every part of the world"
"With restrictions now easing across the UK, our English language teaching sector is reopening alongside our restaurants, cafes, shops and tourist attractions. They are all keen to welcome students back to our shores. Our schools, staff and host families have been preparing for the return of students, focussing on their safety needs, following the latest government advice and guidance, and so ensuring that students can book their courses in the UK with confidence."
Register for the Summit seminar programme
Not yet booked to join us at the English UK Summit? Members and agents who work with ELT are welcome to join our day-long seminar programme for free on Monday 14 September.
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