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‘In classes of fifty, student-centred learning descends into chaos’

13-07-2017 Hits:703 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

The head of teacher development at China’s biggest private English language teaching organization stands up for traditional Chinese teaching methods.

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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.

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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.

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, Claudia Civinini 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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The English language recently enjoyed some celebrity as seemingly every journalist in the English-speaking world was forced to write about its enduring importance.

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A total of 14 Canadian teachers working at an international school in Seoul have been forced to leave the country because they had the wrong visas, according to broadcaster CBC.

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