Training news
  • English UK Accommodation Survey
    29 September 2010

    This survey asks English UK members for their views on aspects of accommodation provision for international students and particularly for those aged under 18. The survey includes short sections on criminal records checks, private fostering, homestay provision and guardianship and may help to influence future English UK policy in terms of the development of the Accreditation UK Scheme and our relations with other external agencies.

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  • New British Council Seminar: ELT and online video
    23 September 2010

    The founder of TEFL clips, Jamie Keddie, will be leading a session on online video at the British Council in Spring Gardens on Tuesday, 19 October 2010. The session will last from 18:30 to 20:30.

    This series of seminars encourages debate on areas of contemporary interest in the field of English language teaching and learning. Informal networking events are combined with more formal workshops and presentations. Previous sessions include stimulating seminars given by Mario Rinvolucri, Michael Swan, Catherine Walter, and Jeremy Harmer & Steve Bingham, highlights of which are available here.

    Click here for further details and booking information.

  • English UK North Academic Conference: too good to miss!
    23 September 2010

    Members in the north of England have just two more weeks to book if they don't want to miss this year's Academic Conference. Well done to English UK North for assembling a fantastic line up of big hitting speakers including: Seligson, Harmer, McCarthy, Carrier and Crystal.

    The event will be held on Saturday, 9 October at York St John University and is supported by Cambridge ESOL. Remember that Jeremy Harmer will also be headlining the English UK National Teachers' Conference on 13 November in London.

    For further details and booking information, please click here.

  • BELTE is back; free conference for teachers in Brighton
    17 September 2010

    Following a highly successful launch in 2009, the Brighton English Language Training Event (BELTE) is back for a second year.

    This year's event will be held on 23rd October 2010 at the Brighton Study Centre in Brighton. The event will be opened by Geoff Wells, Mayor of Brighton and Hove, with contributions from Mark Rendell, Deputy Chief Executive of English UK, and Sarah Brooker, Director of English Programmes at Bellerbys College.

    For further details, please click here

  • Harmer to open English UK Teachers' Conference
    17 September 2010

    English UK is delighted to announce that Jeremy Harmer will be delivering this year's opening plenary session at the English UK Teachers' Conference on Saturday 13th November 2010.

    Jeremy's talk is entitled, 'What do Teachers do Next?' The talk will explore how teachers can continue to maintain their enthusiasm and grow as their careers develop. Jeremy replaces Maurice Claypole who has sadly had to withdraw from this year's event but we are hoping that Maurice will speak at the 2011 event instead.

  • Bookings Now Open - Student Experience Conference 2010
    13 September 2010

    Bookings are now open for the 2010 Student Experience Conference taking place on Thursday 21st October at EThames Graduate School in London.

    This national event focuses on improving the student experience for international students, an issue identified as a key target by education policy makers that formed an integral part of the second stage of the Prime Minister's Initiative. The full day of interactive plenary and elective sessions is aimed at exploring ways that schools and colleges can improve the international student's journey throughout their time in the UK.

    To download a copy of the programme overview, click here.

    To download a copy of the booking form, click here.

    For further details please contact Beth Macchi, Professional Services Officer, on or 020 7608 7960.