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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...

Suddenly it’s Summer

This year’s summer school special looks at what is changing in the vacation market and what is still...

Teacher shortage hits Hong Kong English classes

With an increasing number of Native-speaking English Teachers (NETS) failing to renew their contracts with the Hong Kong schools system, concerns are growing among...

IH Galway Students still owed €40,000.

Just before Easter, the Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) held an on-line meeting with English language students and agencies all of whom had...

Are the chains under strain?

A recent flurry of British Council Inspections has shown a drop in results for some chain-owned operations. Could this be due to the pandemic? Most...

Korean parents spend record US$20 billion on cram schools and language classes

Last year saw Korean parents spent a record 26 trillion won (US$20 billion) on private after-school classes up from 23.4 trillion in 2021 and...

Canada to deport Indian students following agent bogus letter scam

Up to 700 international students, mostly from India, are facing deportation from Canada, having entered the country on false admission letters provided to them...
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