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Jun 2020

UK government bails out British Council

The UK government has given the British Council a second cash injection of £60 million, according to the Guardian newspaper. The money, which comes on top of £28 million...

Malta to open ELT in July

Maltese language schools will open in July, Julia Farrugia Portelli, Minister for Tourism, has told FELTOM (the Federation...

Punjabis prefer IELTS brides

The ancient tradition of Indian arranged marriages has taken a new twist among matchmakers in the northern state...

Korea closes language schools as Covid-19 hits hagwons

The Metropolitan Government of Seoul at the end of May ordered a programme of “special inspections” of the...

Seven language schools go in North America

A flurry of language school closures in North America demonstrates the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns on the language...

UK government bails out British Council

The UK government has given the British Council a second cash injection of £60 million, according to the Guardian newspaper. The money, which comes...

Malta to open ELT in July

Maltese language schools will open in July, Julia Farrugia Portelli, Minister for Tourism, has told FELTOM (the Federation of English Language Teaching Organisation Malta). Malta...

Punjabis prefer IELTS brides

The ancient tradition of Indian arranged marriages has taken a new twist among matchmakers in the northern state of Punjab, where “Ielts brides” –...

Korea closes language schools as Covid-19 hits hagwons

The Metropolitan Government of Seoul at the end of May ordered a programme of “special inspections” of the mega-city’s roughly 12,000 English-medium kindergartens, 343...

Seven language schools go in North America

A flurry of language school closures in North America demonstrates the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns on the language travel industry. Stafford House, owned by Chinese...

Big names, big debts, big problems?

Branded language schools are closing across the English-speaking world. Melanie Butler examines why. What do Stafford House, Global Village and inlingua have in common? They are...
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