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UK likely to ease nurses’ Ielts anguish

13-10-2017 Hits:58 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

Strict language rules that have prevented some English native speaker nurses registering to work in the UK could soon be relaxed, it has emerged.

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The UK has scooped the top two spots in the new THE World University Rankings for the first time in 13 years - but experts fear that Brexit could change the situation, writes Claudia Civinini.

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Last year was the ‘largest ever recorded’ for the ELT industry in Australia, English Australia figures reveal. While student numbers have registered just a modest two per cent growth, student weeks are increasing, with students spending on average one week longer Down Under than in 2015.

A plan to speed up the marking of the Ielts writing paper by moving it online could lower standards and mean markers do more work for less money, examiners have warned.

The Cameroon government has banned a popular English-language television station amid ongoing protests from the country’s Anglophone community. 

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