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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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Findings of the latest study of ‘phonemic learning’ in infants could fuel the native-speaker debate.

The British Council is set to open its first teaching centre in China, the organisation has said.

SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Racist graffiti and flyers aimed at Chinese international students have caused uproar at three Australian universities.

 

Teach an adult a foreign language and content simultaneously, and they’ll learn very little in either, research suggests.

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International students are ‘upset’ about US and UK immigration policies and could head elsewhere if universities fail to show their friendly side, a survey suggests.

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Fears over terrorism mean London is losing popularity among Italian students who are now choosing smaller cities and countryside destinations for ‘peace of mind’, travel agents say.

nursesWEB

Nurses’ conversation skills and familiarity with local accents are just as important as knowledge of standard English, according to a nurse who is calling for a reduction in the language level required for overseas nurses in the UK.

India bubbleEnrolments in international schools in India are booming, rising by more than 70 per cent in the past five years – and demand is expected to grow fast, a new report reveals.

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English UK London and student accommodation agency London Nest are organising a language lesson with the highest number of nationalities, in honour of the city’s diversity and openness.

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.

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