Monday, May 20, 2024

Young Learners Special

A class apart?

Melanie Butler dives into the data on boarding schools Statistics show that British boarding schools are the top-performing sector in UK EFL, based on reports from British Council inspection reports. On...

Leaning into Pisa

Melanie Butler predicts the effect of the new tests The plan to introduce, in the OECD’s 2024 Pisa tests,...

Case study: Stonyhurst Language school

Owned and run by Stonyhurst College, the summer language school takes place on the historic school campus, which...

Summing up summer schools

Under-16 specialists are the safest bet, says Melanie Butler When it comes to UK summer school operations, it pays...

Welfare is the watchword for Sidmouth

For over forty years, the team at Sidmouth International School have put children’s welfare first, they tell Melanie...

A class apart?

Melanie Butler dives into the data on boarding schools Statistics show that British boarding schools are the top-performing sector in UK EFL, based on reports...

Leaning into Pisa

Melanie Butler predicts the effect of the new tests The plan to introduce, in the OECD’s 2024 Pisa tests, an optional foreign language assessment, will...

Case study: Stonyhurst Language school

Owned and run by Stonyhurst College, the summer language school takes place on the historic school campus, which boasts four libraries, a new tennis...

Summing up summer schools

Under-16 specialists are the safest bet, says Melanie Butler When it comes to UK summer school operations, it pays to check the British Council reports:...

Welfare is the watchword for Sidmouth

For over forty years, the team at Sidmouth International School have put children’s welfare first, they tell Melanie Butler Founded in 1976 by the Dumenil...

The secret of success at Pisa English tests

Melanie Butler looks at evidence-based language policies Countries around the world have spent many years trying to improve the English language levels of their children....
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