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UK ELT worth 1.4 billion says English UK

18-05-2018 Hits:139 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

The British ELT industry is celebrating a 14 per cent increase in student numbers with student weeks rising 5 per cent in 2017, writes Federica Tedeschi.

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The British Council should accept teachers studying at degree level as equivalent to graduates for accreditation purposes, says Thom Kiddle

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As the EL Gazette revealed last month, over 500 non-graduate teachers were working at UK language centres at the time of their last British Council inspection. This averages out at just one teacher per centre, a very small proportion, but the numbers are not evenly distributed.

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Russia has ordered the closure of British Council offices in the country as tensions mount over the use of a deadly nerve agent to poison former spy Sergei Skripal on UK soil.


Young Chinese-speaking English language learners living in the US are almost twice as likely as Spanish speakers to become proficient in English within four years, research conducted in Pennsylvania has found.

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