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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 British Council hopes its English teacher training programme in North Korea will continue, despite growing tensions in the region, Irena Barker reports.

Thai candidates wanting to work as teachers in rural areas have taken to social media to decry the English language levels demanded by the government, Melanie Butler reports.

July 2017

IB or not IB?

Many university admissions officers see the International Baccalaureate as more effective at nurturing students’ global outlook and open-mindedness, a survey reveals.

The World Taekwondo Federation caused much amusement over the weekend after announcing it was to change its name because of the ‘negative connotations’ of its acronym. It will now be known as the somewhat snappier World Taekwondo, Melanie Butler writes.

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