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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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It’s a love-hate relationship. They both want to be involved with each other, yet there has always been a lingering distrust between them.

Around three quarters of all nurses worldwide who sit academic Ielts fail to reach the grades they would require if they wanted to practise in the UK, an EL Gazette analysis suggests.

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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Tuition fees for most ELT-related masters courses have remained stable since last year, the EL Gazette can reveal as we publish our biannual listing of courses.

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