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Petition to reduce nurses' Ielts standard reaches 9,500 signatures

28-06-2017 Hits:523 Uncategorised Claudia Civinini - avatar Claudia Civinini

A petition calling on the UK's Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to reconsider its English language requirements for foreign nurses has gained nearly 5,500 signatures over the past four weeks...

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Clay Gilliland LAOS

The Ministry of Education and Sport of the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos has signed a deal for a 33 billion kip (£3.3 million) investment in English language teaching by the English Language Institute/China (ELIC).

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At the end of January the US state of Washington was the first to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump in a bid to stop his executive order barring entry to the United States from seven countries. About a week later, over seventeen states had filed an amicus brief to support the lawsuit.

Here are the latest UK language centre rankings. 

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Receiving a box full of books signed by Noam Chomsky is probably a linguist’s ultimate dream. But this fantasy scenario really did happen to Mosab Abu-Toha, a 24-year-old English literature graduate and EFL teacher.

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Out of the box: Making education researc…

Jun 2017

A ‘blogstorm’ could help close the research–practice divide, says Anthony Schmidt, founder...

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