March 12, 2020

1) Brexit impact on the state of the field of EFL/ESOL

One fallout from Brexit, that does not make the front pages of newspapers, is how does Brexit impact on the state of the field of EFL/ESOL? Well, at the moment, no one really knows. At the time of writing this blog,...

May 31, 2019

Around the world, every day, there are children who cannot attend class with their friends. There is a myriad reason why, for example poverty, race, their gender, disability or language. Inclusive education is where all students, no matter their race, gender, or backgr...

April 18, 2019

Easter in the UK

In the UK Easter is one of the major Christian festivals of the year. It is full of customs, folklore and food. Whilst it is commonly seen as a Christian festival, with the death or Jesus, and his rising from the dead, it is believed that Easter itself...

April 11, 2019

Being a global language, native English speakers enjoy unique career opportunities. 

Today, the world is getting smaller and smaller. Yes, air travel is shrinking distances, but it is language that is truly making the world a smaller place. And it is English that i...

December 10, 2018

To Listen or not to Listen … that is the Key Skill

It may sound counter intuitive, being able to teach listening, but since listening takes up, on average, 45% of all time spent on communication it is obvious how important it actually is. By contrast, speaking on averag...

November 23, 2018

Paul Woodcock, Academic Manager at Notting Hill College talks about how he has used not just the education and training learnt from his studies, but the tools and underlying strategies to pursue multiple career paths before finally arriving with us here in Manchester.

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