Canada: English language school in Vancouver closes after a one-month teachers' strike https://t.co/ywLGG7Lk8r
More than twenty ‘new Canadian’ ESL students have been learning English at the outdoor classroom that is Common Roots Urban Farm on the site of a former high school in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Canada. The students – many of whom arrived as young refugees from Syrian last winter – ‘are coming once a week to help out and be involved, Matt Salusbury writes.
A language teacher in Valencia, Spain has been sentenced to prison for three and a half years for defrauding €317,283 from the ELT summer school operation of the University of St Andrews – one of Scotland’s most ancient universities, Andrea Pérez writes. The teacher, identified in the Spanish press as Begoña N., owned Language Academy SL in Valencia. Begoña N. signed a contract with St Andrews to buy its ELT summer school courses, for which she would recruit paying students from Spain and send them to the university.