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April 2023

Two teachers’ nail-biting escapes from Sudan

Zoe Salim and Jennifer McLellan struggled to flee Sudan in the wake of sudden attacks by a paramilitary group in Khartoum. The UK called for British citizens to make...

Sudan update – 26th April

Shortly after the Gazette published the story about nine British Council staff trapped in the Council’s Khartoum headquarters...

International students in Scotland at higher risk of homelessness

1 in 5 international students likely to experience homelessness, according to a study published Monday by NUS Scotland.  In...

The British Council launch IELTS Ready: Premium

The British Council have recently announced the IELTS Ready: Premium, a new service providing personalised learning for IELTS...

BC Tokyo staff strike over forced retirement

British Council Tokyo staff have started industrial action against forced retirement at the age of 65, in what...

Secret of Nottingham Success

The University of Nottingham excels in all the ELT metrics: It features in the QS international rankings for both Linguistics and Education as it...

Homestay is where the heart is

Outside the UK, the image of a summer school is not a week at Hogwarts but a day spent at school with an afternoon...

The world’s smallest major ELT destination is full

Melanie Butler investigates the smallest and largest ELT destinations This time last year when I called MEI, the Irish association of regulated language schools, to...

English in the Mediterranean – the secrets of Malta’s success?

It has been a truism for some years that Ireland has the most English Language schools per capita of any English language destination. Outside...

The bilingual boy who showed us how language links to dyslexia

Alex has been interviewed by the BBC,” a friend e-mailed me, sending a link to an article. Which Alex? As I clicked on the...

Growth mindset

Can a growth mindset be harnessed to improve academic progress? Students with a more growth-oriented mindset do better on an academic writing course, but reading...
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