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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 number of children in Northern Irish schools who do not speak English or Irish as their first language and need help to access the curriculum has risen nearly fourfold in just twelve years, new statistics reveal.

Singapore-based pre-school operator Mindchamps is set to open its first centre in China in August. The company, which already has franchised operations in Australia, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Philippines, announced a joint venture with China First Capital Group in February, the Straits Times reports.

Kids at a Finnish primary school have a new language teacher who could eventually speak over twenty languages, writes Federica Tedeschi.

An English language school chain in Canada has decided to pull the plug on electronic devices in the classroom, writes Federica Tedeschi.

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