Training calendar

Training for UK ELT professionals

As part of English UK's work to raise professional standards in our industry, we run a wide selection of training events to cover all aspects of language centres' work.

Use the calendar to the right to browse and book our events or view the listings below.

If a day is sold out, you will be placed on a reserve list and we will contact you if a place becomes available. We also try to run additional days if there is high demand.

For more information, or if you would like to deliver or host training, contact Eleanor Thomas.

 

Looking for safeguarding training?

Our safeguarding training is tailored to English language teaching centres and is suitable for all types of provider.

We offer advanced safeguarding for designated leads, formerly known as level two, and specialist safeguarding training, formely known as level three.


2020

 

Workshop: Getting results through coaching and mentoring

Registration: 13:45 / start: 14:00 / end: 17:00
Wednesday 26 February | Dawn Harry | Living Learning English, Bristol

Learn how to support and develop staff through implementing your own coaching and mentoring schemes. read more +

 

Workshop: Managing underperformance through Performance Improvement Plans

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Thursday 27 February | Dawn Harry | Living Learning English, Bristol

Be better equipped to deal with underperformance in a way that leads to a positive outcome while minimising stress and anxiety for both the manager and the underperformer. read more +

 

Workshop: Managing accommodation

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Thursday 27 February | Diane Phillips | Leeds School of English, Leeds

Sharing good practice and the most up-to-date information on all aspects of managing both homestay and residential accommodation. read more +

 

March

Workshop: Recruiting safely in ELT

Registration: 13:00 / start: 13:15 / end: 17:30
Wednesday 11 March | Barbara Lewin | Globe Exeter, Exeter

What should English Language Centres be aware of when recruiting staff? What can centres get in place now to ensure recruiting is safe and follows inspection guidelines? read more +

 

Qualification: First Aid in Mental Health

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:15 / end: 17:15
Thursday 12 March | Barbara Lewin | Globe Exeter, Exeter

First Aid in Mental Health training helps you to identify and understand people who may be experiencing mental ill health and learn to respond in your ELT centre. read more +

 

Workshop: Including neurodiverse language learners

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Friday 13 March| Anne Margaret Smith | Melton College, York

This session takes participants through the process of evaluating where the learners' strengths are, as well as weaker areas, so that appropriate interventions can be put into place. read more +

 

Qualification: First Aid in Mental Health

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:15 / end: 17:15
Thursday 19 March | Barbara Lewin | Wimbledon School of English, London

First Aid in Mental Health training helps you to identify and understand people who may be experiencing mental ill health and learn to respond in your ELT centre. read more +

 

Workshop: Delivering great customer service

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Wednesday 25 March | George Pickering | Wimbledon School of English, London

Join this session to get a good grounding in customer service, and plenty of ideas to help you deliver great customer service, every time. read more +

 

Workshop: Recruiting safely in ELT

Registration: 13:00 / start: 13:15 / end: 17:30
Wednesday 25 March | Barbara Lewin | EF Manchester, Manchester

What should English Language Centres be aware of when recruiting staff? What can centres get in place now to ensure recruiting is safe and follows inspection guidelines? read more +

 

Qualification: First Aid in Mental Health

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:15 / end: 17:15
Thursday 26 March | Barbara Lewin | EF Manchester, Manchester

First Aid in Mental Health training helps you to identify and understand people who may be experiencing mental ill health and learn to respond in your ELT centre. read more +

 

Workshop: Time and stress management for language teaching managers

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Thursday 26 March | George Pickering | Wimbledon School of English, London

Before you can manage others effectively you need to learn how to manage yourself through developing appropriate time and stress management strategies and habits. read more +

 

April

Workshop: Managing accommodation

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Wednesday 1 April | Diane Phillips | Speak Up London, London 

Sharing good practice and the most up-to-date information on all aspects of managing both homestay and residential accommodation. read more +

 

Workshop: Getting results through coaching and mentoring

Registration: 13:45 / start: 14:00 / end: 17:00
Wednesday 1 April | Dawn Harry | The London School of English, London

Learn how to support and develop staff through implementing your own coaching and mentoring schemes. read more +

 

Workshop: Managing underperformance through Performance Improvement Plans

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Thursday 2 April | Dawn Harry | The London School of English, London

Be better equipped to deal with underperformance in a way that leads to a positive outcome while minimising stress and anxiety for both the manager and the underperformer. read more +

 

Workshop: Recruiting safely in ELT

Registration: 13:00 / start: 13:15 / end: 17:30
Wednesday 22 April| Barbara Lewin | London, venue TBC

What should English Language Centres be aware of when recruiting staff? What can centres get in place now to ensure recruiting is safe and follows inspection guidelines? read more +


Workshop: Emergency response and crisis management

Registration: 09:10 / start: 09:30 / end: 13:00
Wednesday 29 April | Kevin O'Donnell | London, venue TBC

This training session helps you understand how to respond to emergency situations to ensure your duty of care and comply with Accreditation UK safeguarding criteria. read more +


Workshop: Safeguarding adults in ELT

Registration: 13:40 / start: 14:00 / end: 17:30
Wednesday 29 April | Kevin O'Donnell | London, venue TBC

This session looks at the legislation and principles of adult safeguarding within the context of ELT. read more+

 

May

Workshop: Delivering great customer service

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Tuesday 5 May | George Pickering | Bournemouth, venue TBC

Join this session to get a good grounding in customer service, and plenty of ideas to help you deliver great customer service, every time. read more +

 

Workshop: Time and stress management for language teaching managers

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Wednesday 6 May | George Pickering | Bournemouth, venue TBC

Before you can manage others effectively you need to learn how to manage yourself through developing appropriate time and stress management strategies and habits. read more +

 

Workshop: Delivering great customer service

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Wednesday 20 May | George Pickering | Leeds, venue TBC

Join this session to get a good grounding in customer service, and plenty of ideas to help you deliver great customer service, every time. read more +

 

Workshop: Time and stress management for language teaching managers

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
Thursday 21 May | George Pickering | Leeds, venue TBC

Before you can manage others effectively you need to learn how to manage yourself through developing appropriate time and stress management strategies and habits. read more +

 
 

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Webinar: Visa basics with Naadiya

Naadiya Rawat

Join Naadiya for a presentation on the basic types of visas used by students. This free session is ideal for anyone new to EFL visa requirements, and anyone wanting a refresher.  

 

Webinar: on Young Learners English UK - Who are we?

Neil McLoughlin

This free webinar will tell you all about Young Learners English UK, a special interest group of English UK for accredited providers of quality English language courses for Young Learners. 

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