Training calendar

COVID-19 UPDATE

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community and delegates, we are seeking alternatives to planned face-to-face training and conferences, including online delivery and postponement.We do not intend to deliver any face-to-face events before May 2020. read our full event statement +

Covid-19 webinars

We are running a programme of free webinars on all aspects of UK ELT provision, from HR to delivering teaching online, as well as regular general Q&A with the English UK senior team to support our members during the Covid-19 outbreak.

> Upcoming Covid-19 related webinars
> View previous webinars


Upcoming training for English language teaching 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

March

Online workshop: Recruiting safely in ELT

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

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 +


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 +

 

Online workshop: Recruiting safely in ELT

Registration: 13:00 / start: 13:15 / end: 17:30
Wednesday 22 April| Barbara Lewin | Online

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 +

 

June

Workshop: Delivering great customer service

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
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: Time and stress management for language teaching managers

Registration: 10:10 / start: 10:30 / end: 17:00
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 +

 

September

Qualification: First Aid in Mental Health

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:15 / end: 17:15
Wednesday 30 September | 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 +

 

October

Qualification: First Aid in Mental Health

Registration: 10:00 / start: 10:15 / end: 17:15
Wednesday 21 October | 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 +

 
 

Watch again

Watch again: moving learning online

This webinar with Andy Johnson (from Wednesday 11 March) offers practical advice to institutions who are considering online delivery as part of contingency planning.

 

Watch again: Coronavirus and international student wellbeing 

This webinar with Ruth Hughes (from Thursday 12 March) will help you look after students in your care and prepare for potential mental ill health.

 

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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